Furs on Film – Angel (1937)

Time to go back to the 1930s, still co-champ of best fur-film-decade with the 1980s. Sadly overlooked by generations who cannot conceive of a time when they couldn’t turn their noses up at black-and-white film because that is all there was. Angel not only is from the 30s but stars one of the top fur… Read More Furs on Film – Angel (1937)

Furs on Film – Shanghai Express (1932)

So, everything is back to “normal,” which means all the reviews have been updated to replace the example shots, and all the galleries have been returned. I wanted to get that out of the way before I went ahead with a new post. I haven’t done this since October, so I should probably start with… Read More Furs on Film – Shanghai Express (1932)

Dietrich in Fur – Shanghai Express

Not sure I’ve mentioned this… oh, yes, I have… but I’m a big fan of this scene from Shanghai Express and continue to wait patiently for TCM to show the film, which used to air almost every freaking month, again. Ironically this publicity shot provides a much clearer view of exactly how much fur “isn’t”… Read More Dietrich in Fur – Shanghai Express

Paramount Postcard of Marlene Dietrich in Fur

Originally uploaded by Truus, Bob & Jan too! So, the blog survived another major WordPress update. Since the blog is technically about fashion I thought maybe a change of “clothing” was in order, so I kicked in the latest “official” theme and messed around with the background and masthead image. Presented today is Miss Marlene… Read More Paramount Postcard of Marlene Dietrich in Fur

Fur Super Star – Marlene Dietrich

I’d say I’m starting this series out on an easy one, but that’s the point. Marlene Dietrich is one of those figures who is quite clearly associated with furs. Her on screen fur wardrobe is stocked with classics. This list is not meant to be exhaustive. I’m concentrating on films I have clips from, and… Read More Fur Super Star – Marlene Dietrich