The Great Villain Blogathon 2017 – Day 1 Recap


What an incredible Day 1 of the 2017 Great Villain Blogathon!

From cowboys to robots to dangerous dames, we’ve collected an impressive bunch of villainous characters today.

Bloggers: If you’ve uploaded your entry, but it’s not included in today’s recap, never fear! We shall include it in tomorrow’s recap, hosted by Shadows and Satin.

In the meantime, enjoy today’s Featured Villains.

Love Letters to Old Hollywood
James Mason as Philip Vandamm in North by Northwest (1959)

The James Bond Social Media Project
Richard Kiel as Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979)

That Other Critic
Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th Series

Plain, Simple Tom Reviews
Robert Mitchum as Rev. Harry Powell in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Caftan Woman
An array of actors as Casper Gutman in The Maltese Falcon adaptations

The Midnite Drive-In

Yul Brunner as The Gunslinger in Westworld (1973)

I Found it at the Movies

Patrick McGoohan as Roger Devereaux in Silver Streak (1976) • Part 1

Mike’s Take on the Movies

Al Lettieri as Sollozzo in The Godfather (1972)
and Santiago in McQ (1974) • Part 1

A Viewer’s Guide to Classic Films

 Basil Rathbone as Captain Levasseur in Captain Blood (1935)

Twenty Four Frames

Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes in Misery (1990)

John V’s Eclectic Avenue

Eli Wallach as Calvera in The Magnificent Seven (1960)

The Last Drive In

Jean Simmons as Diane Tremayne in Angel Face (1953)
and Gene Tierney as Ellen Berent in Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Movies Silently

Gladys Hulette as the mischievous fairy in Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909)


Brian Doyle-Murray as Frank Shirley in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Jonesing for more villainy? Check in with Shadows and Satin tomorrow (Day 2)!



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