If you've been following my blog since last year, you'll know that The Proud Rebel is one of my favourite Alan films. I love it so much that I included it in my Top 15 Classic Film Discoveries of 2018, and so I could not miss the chance to write about it for my blogathon. When… Continue reading Come what may: The Proud Rebel (1958)
Sadly, we must now bid farewell to the Alan Ladd Blogathon. Although there may still be some contributions coming in, including one of my own. Trust me to be slightly late for my own Blogathon. But I'm sure Alan wouldn't mind too much. I would like to thank those who wrote such wonderful pieces in… Continue reading Come back, Shane!
THIS POST IS BY VIRGINIA. I AM POSTING IT HERE BECAUSE SHE DOES NOT HAVE HER OWN BLOG. PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT HERE, BUT EMAIL YOUR THOUGHTS TO HER AT firstname.lastname@example.org Thunder in the East is the 21st picture Alan Ladd made in which he is the star. It came almost exactly halfway through his starring filmography. It… Continue reading Thunder in the East (1951)
To say what Alan Ladd means to me is almost impossible, but I will try in my own awkward, inadequate way. Alan is a classic film star that I discovered about three years ago, thanks to the You Must Remember This Podcast, which spoke about one of his best film noirs, The Blue Dahlia, co-starring his perfect match,… Continue reading Tribute to an Icon
I AM POSTING THESE TWO ARTICLES ON BEHALF OF VIRGINIA HAGLER WHO DOES NOT HAVE HER OWN BLOG. PLEASE DIRECT ALL COMMENTS TO VIRGINIA ON HER EMAIL ADDRESS email@example.com My Take on Man in the Net from VA in CA My Take on Alan Ladd’s films often takes the form of disagreeing with the majority… Continue reading Man in the Net (1959) & 13 West Street (1962)
I am posting this on behalf of VT for the The Man Who Would Be Shane: The Alan Ladd Blogathon. PLEASE DIRECT ALL COMMENTS TO VT ON THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS OF VTDorchester@protonmail.com Hello! I’m VT – a short story writer and Alan Ladd fan without a blog. (Although I do have a twitter account @VtDorch) I… Continue reading The Big Land (1957)
O.S.S is a war film of a different sort, as it tells the story of both civilians and those on the front lines, but not through the story of uniformed soldiers or by focusing on families back home. It explores the agency that was the predecessor to the know famous (and sometimes infamous) CIA. The Office… Continue reading Don’t Come Back: O.S.S. (1946)