Summer Under the Stars: Easy Living (1937)

TCM’s star of the day is Jean Arthur, and my film pick for the actress is Easy Living, which airs today at 8:00 P.M. (EST). Easy Living follows hard-working girl Mary Smith (Jean Arthur), whose life suddenly becomes more extravagant when a fur coat lands on her head. Wealthy banker J.B. Ball (Edward Arnold), who had thrown his wife’s…

2012: A Film Odyssey Part II

For the second and final part of my 2012 film odyssey, I’ll just be noting filmographies of actors (all from the classic Hollywood era) and directors I delved into in the past year. Films are listed in the order in which I watched them, and titles in italics are personal favorites.