Reel Infatuation Blogathon 2017 – Day 1

What a beautiful day it’s been!

It’s a pleasure to read bloggers’ secret (and not-so-secret) character crushes. In a world where it’s easy to get caught up deriding folks, it’s refreshing to spend the day extolling the wonderful qualities of others.

Bloggers: If we missed your post today, fear not – we shall include you in tomorrow’s recap.

Until then, please enjoy today’s Reel Infatuation entries.

A Small Press Life
Archie Goodwin from the Nero Wolfe mystery series

Wide Screen World
Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in Fargo (1996)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood
Simon Dermott (Peter O’Toole) in How to Steal a Million (1966)

Caftan Woman
Gilbert (Michael Redgrave) in The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Superfluous Film Commentary
Jennifer Mack (Ally Sheedy) in Wargames (1983)

The Midnite Drive-In
Penelope in The Odyssey

The Story Enthusiast
Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) in Harvey (1950)

Coffee, Classics & Craziness
Ben Wade (Glenn Ford) in 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Charlene’s (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews
Farm Boy/Westley/Dread Pirate Roberts (Cary Elwes) in The Princess Bride (1987)

Christina Wehner
Bertram Potts (Gary Cooper) in Ball of Fire (1941)

Pure Entertainment Preservation Society
Michael Rand (Lew Ayres) in Night World (1932)

Thoughts All Sorts
Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) in Peaky Blinders (2013-17)

Anybody Got a Match?
Jerry (Paul Henreid) in Now, Voyager (1942)

Musings of a Classic Film Addict
Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier) in Rebecca (1940)

Be sure to come back for more Reel Infatuation crushes tomorrow on Day 2!



  1. Hi Ruth. I’m hoping to have my post ready tomorrow, but I’ll most likely be late.

    I also want to invite you to participate in my third annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon. It’s been announced for a while, but I’ve hardly got any participants. Hoping you can join. The link is below with more details.

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