#ReelInfatuation Blogathon: Day 5


Woohoo! The Reel Infatuation Blogathon is going out with a bang!

It’s been a terrific five days, reading about your film and television character crushes. Every single post was a delight to read. Thank you for sharing these with us.

Thanks also to those who read the entries and cheered on the participants.

And a Big Thank You to Maedez of Font and Frock/A Small Press Life for developing this idea. It was heaps of fun!

If you’re on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or other social media, be sure to use the #ReelInfatuation hashtag.

Bloggers: If we missed your post this evening, never fear! We’ll watch for entries over the next few days and add you when you’re ready.

Here are the final wonderful entries!

William Holden

Define Dancing waxes poetic about J.J. Sefton (William Holden) in Stalag 17 (1953).

Harold Lloyd

Critica Retro swoons over the adorable Harold Lloyd and his glasses.

Greer Garson Random Harvest

Make Mine Criterion admires the inspiring Paula Ridgeway (Greer Garson) in Random Harvest (1942).

Rock Hudson All that Heaven Allows

Cinema Cities dishes about the romantic Ron Kirby (Rock Hudson) in All That Heaven Allows (1955).

Randolph Scott The Tall T

Portraits By Jenni cheers the middle-aged but handsome Pat Brennan (Randolph Scott) in The Tall T (1957).

Barbara Stanwyck Ball of Fire

Mildred’s Fatburgers is putty in the hands of Katherine “Sugarpuss” O’Shea (Barbara Stanwyck) in Ball of Fire (1941).


Classic Reel Girl melts at the thought of Dennis Riordan (Brian Aherne) in Beloved Enemy (1936).

Brosnan WIllis

Outspoken and Freckled reveals classic film influences on 1980s crushes David Addison (Bruce Willis, Moonlighting) and Remington Steele (Pierce Brosnan, Remington Steele).

Catherine Deneuve

4 Star Films gazes at an ethereal Geneviève Emery (Catherine Deneuve) in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964).

John Barrymore

In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood gushes over the legendary John Barrymore.


Sister Celluloid professes her love for Sam Dodsworth (Walter Huston) in Dodsworth (1936).

Leonardo diCaprio The Great Gatsby

Day 1 Recap
Day 2 Recap
Day 3 Recap
Day 4 Recap


  1. It’s been a great week. I’ve enjoyed all the entries and I really appreciate all the thoughtful people who left comments on my post.
    Thanks again for hosting. I’ll look forward to next time!

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  2. Congrats on the Reel infatuation- I’m still reel-ing it in! Haaha So many hotties! Make this a yearly event! I could totally write about more! -Emily

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  3. This was one of my favorite blogathon’s you have done, Ruth! It is so interesting to see who other people’s infatuations are. Very fun reading about them, too! I hope you do it again some time.

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