What a terrific start to the Madeleine Carroll blogathon! We have a wonderful selection of tributes for the birthday girl today.

Madeleine Carroll Bob Hope

Co-host Dorian, of Tales of the Easily Distracted, looks the Madeleine Carroll – Bob Hope partnership in My Favorite Blonde.

Madeleine Carroll Secret Agent

Once Upon a Screen pays tribute to Madeleine as the original Hitchcock blonde, in Secret Agent.


A Person in the Dark shares memories of one of Madeleine’s biggest fans, a man named John: You Stepped Out of a Dream.


Wide Screen World looks at Madeleine’s regal and dreamy-eyed performance in The Prisoner of Zenda.

Madeleine Carroll The General Died at Dawn

Speakeasy looks at the “beautiful music” Gary Cooper and Madeleine Carroll could have made together in The General Died at Dawn.


Caftan Woman joins Madeleine Carroll and Dick Powell in the little-known musical gem On the Avenue.

Madeleine Carroll Franchot Tone

Critica Retro provides some fascinating backstory to the John Ford – Madeleine Carroll film, The World Moves On.

Madeleine Carroll

Wolffian Classics Movies Digests praises Madeleine, who was once the highest-paid actress in the world, as The Queen of the British Cinema.

Madeleine Carroll

Bunnybun’s Classic Movie Blog shares memories of a childhood hero, who happens to be My Favorite Blonde.

Be sure to come back tomorrow for the Grand Birthday Finale!

Happily blogging about old movies and using the royal "We".

One Comment on “Madeleine Carroll Birthday Bash – Day 1

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