All Mary, All the Time

All Mary, All the Time

We’re so excited we can hardly sit still.

Our friend Dorian Tenore-Bartilucci (she of the fab blog Tales of the Easily Distracted) has asked us to co-host The Mary Astor Blogathon May 3-10, 2013.

This is a VERY big deal because this year marks Ms. Astor’s 107 birthday, and we’re celebrating with a Blogathon and cake.

You say you’re not a classic film blogger, but still a fan of Ms. Astor’s work? No problem! Come and join us anyway!

We’ll welcome more than one blog on any of Ms. Astor’s films. So if we receive five requests to do The Maltese Falcon, for instance, we’ll accept ’em all. After all, no two people see the same movie in the same way, n’est-ce pas?

Please let us know what movie you’d like to review and which day you’d prefer. Just post your choice in the comment section below, or send yours truly an email at rakerr2(at)telus(dot)net, or email Dorian at dorianb(at)ptd(dot)net. Be sure to take a copy of the banner at the top of this post to add to your website. We’ll be posting regular updates to keep you in the loop.

We hope you can join us! And, if you’d rather not write a blog post, we’ll hope you’ll still have some cake in Ms. Astor’s honour.

Participants:

BLOG NAME MOVIE DATE
Tales of the Easily Distracted The Palm Beach Story May 3
Another Old Movie Blog Biography of Mary Astor May 3
Critica Retro Romance of the Underworld May 3
Wide Screen World Dodsworth May 3
Stardust Meet Me in St. Louis May 3
The Last Drive-In The Man with Two Faces May 4
I Started Late & Forgot Dog Poem: Ladies Love Brutes May 4
Shadows and Satin Behind Office Doors May 4
Man on Flying Trapeze The Lost Squadron May 4
1001 Movies Dodsworth May 5
Lerner Int’l Enterprises Hurricane May 5
Joy & Agony of Movies Palm Beach Story + Act of Violence May 5
Classic Cinema Reviews/Kids The Maltese Falcon May 5
Strictly Vintage Hollywood Mary Astor: A Life in Film May 5
Classic Movie Night Dodsworth May 6
Comet Over Hollywood My Story May 6
Twenty-Four Frames Act of Violence May 6
Lasso the Movies Across the Pacific May 6
The Movie Projector Midnight May 6
She Blogged By Night Holiday May 6
The Girl with the White Parasol Desert Fury May 6
Journeys in Classic Film Meet Me in St. Louis May 6
Movies, Silently Oh, Doctor! + The Beggar Maid May 7
Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Checkmate – Brooding Fixation May 7
Movie Classics And So They Were Married May 7
FlickChick Holiday May 7
Noir & Chick Flicks The Case of the Howling Dog May 7
In So Many Words Dodsworth May 7
Immortal Ephemera The Sin Ship May 8
Silver Screenings The Great Lie May 8
Caftan Woman Kennell Murder Case + Case of the Howling Dog May 8
Kevin’s Movie Corner The Prisoner of Zenda May 8
Sea Horses & Pearls Red Dust May 8
Once Upon a Screen The Maltese Falcon May 9
Vienna’s Classic Hollywood Any Number Can Play &/or Act of Violence May 9
Random Ramblings… Thriller – Rose’s Last Summer May 9
In So Many Words Dodsworth May 9
Portraits by Jenni The Hurricane May 10
Nitrate Diva Beau Brummel of The Little Giant May 10
A Small Press Life Red Dust May 10
Pre-Code Upper World May 10
My Love of Old Hollywood Biography of Mary Astor May 10
Jim Lane’s Cinedrome Brigham Young May 10

Astorthon2While we won’t keep people from doing the same films, we will let everyone know what films have been taken so you can keep track. For those of you who need a crib sheet on the fabulous Ms. Astor’s work,Β here’s a link to her IMDB page.

The Mary Astor Blogathon, May 3-10, 2013


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