Furs on Film – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Controversy. That’s what this blog is about. Today we examine the most significant controversy I made up myself in my own head. Also, it’s January, and I’m posting a Christmas movie. I considered waiting for next year, but let’s face facts, what are the odds I’ll still be doing this a year from now? Exactly.… Read More Furs on Film – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Furs on Film – What a Way to Go! (1964)

Back this week to fill in a bit more of that rather great-fur anemic decade, the 1960s. At least, the ’60s still have the charm of not being the 90s. This one is able to row against the prevailing fashion tide primarily thanks to the liberal use of fantasy sequences and parody of Hollywood “excess.”… Read More Furs on Film – What a Way to Go! (1964)

Furs on Film – This is the Night (1932)

Back this week with an actual update, one I’ve been sitting on for a while now. Another entry from the early ’30s, this one pulls out the big gun right up front but doesn’t wholly fizzle later. It also boasts two prominent female roles. That’s a sad rarity for films from this period. Put your… Read More Furs on Film – This is the Night (1932)

Anita Ekberg – Fox Fur Hat

Large fox hats are difficult to find, so surprising this one reports in from 1968. It sits rather perfectly upon the head of Swedish actress Anita Ekberg. The Flickr description says it’s from a postcard, though the postcard could be from a film. Feel free to weigh in via the comments if that’s the case.… Read More Anita Ekberg – Fox Fur Hat

Furs on Film – Three From the Thirties

I am trying something new this weekend. There are some fabulous furs in many films, particularly from the 1930s, but squeezing an entire update out of just one really nice fur in a single movie can be tricky unless you’re The Awful Truth. Since many films don’t quite warrant the complete treatment yet shouldn’t be… Read More Furs on Film – Three From the Thirties