Posts in Femininity
Classic Film Stars and the Art of Femininity, Pt. 2

When was the last time you watched Joan Crawford delight in something? She seems so calculated, as though life were one long chess game. She doesn't strike me as the type of woman who stops to smell the roses. There can be a lot of appeal to this kind of woman -- the allure of an icy, unshakable queen who reigns supreme. And that's cool, if that's your thing. But characteristic of the classically feminine? Maybe of the classical feminine villain. Oooh! That would be a fun blog post ...

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Classic Film Stars and the Art of Femininity

If you don't like Mryna, you are a doofus. She is just the utmost and I challenge anyone who says otherwise to a duel. 

Myrna Loy is a very different kind of woman than Priscilla Lane. There is nothing bubbly or effervescent about her. She is calm, cool, and collected. But she is a WOMAN in every sense of the word. Here is what Myrna brings to the discussion of the classically feminine:

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