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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Noose (The Silk Noose)


In 1948 Carole starred in the murder mystery Noose (also known as The Silk Noose). It was filmed in England. She plays Linda Medbury, an American reporter who investigates a racketeer. The cast includes Joseph Calleia, Derek Farr, and Ruth Nixon. Noose was the final film Carole made before her death. You can watch the entire movie here ...

 



With Joseph Calleia

With Derek Farr






Thursday, August 20, 2015

It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog


In 1946 Carole starred in the comedy It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog. She plays Julia Andrews, a detective who solves crimes with the help of her doberman. The cast includes Allyn Joslyn, Henry Morgan, Jean Wallace, and Rodney the dog. It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog was Carole's last film at Fox Studios. You can watch the entire movie here ....




 With Allyn Joslyn

 With Allyn Joslyn

With Rodney the dog

  
 With Allyn Joslyn

With Allyn Joslyn

 On the set with Rodney

 



Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Daredevils Of The Red Circle


In 1939 Carole starred in Daredevils Of The Red Circle, a twelve part serial made at Republic pictures. She plays Blanche, a millionaire's granddaughter who teams up with three daredevils to stop a criminal. The cast includes Charles Quigley, David Sharpe, Herman Brix, and Miles Mander. You can watch most of the series at the Internet Archive





Carole with Miles Mander

Carole wth Charles Quigley, David Sharpe, Herman Brix, and Tuffie the dog



Monday, August 3, 2015

Searching For Cadet Girl ~ Offering $1000 For A Copy


In 1941 Carole starred in the musical Cadet Girl. She plays a singer who falls in love with a West Point cadet. The cast includes George Montgomery, John Shepperd, and Chick Chandler.

Unfortunately Cadet Girl is not available on DVD and it has not been shown on television since the 1970s. There is a print in UCLA's archives but it can only be seen by request. The movie was also screened at Cinecon in 2010.

We will pay $1000 (one thousand dollars) for a complete copy of Cadet Girl !!! If you have a DVD, VHS or 16mm print please email us at LovesHollywood@gmail.com


With George Montgomery




With Chick Chandler

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Carole At Warner Brothers (1937-1938)


In the spring of 1937 eighteen year old Carole auditioned for director Busby Berkeley. He was impressed with her dancing and her beauty. Busby gave her a small role in Varsity Show, the Warner Brothers musical he was directing. Carole appeared as in a few scenes and was featured in the musical finale. Off screen she started a highly publicized romance with Busby. He helped Carole get a contract at Warner Brothers for $50 a week. She was given bit parts in more than a dozen films including Hollywood Hotel, Gold Diggers In Paris, Blondes At Work, and The Patient In Room 18. While working at the studio she changed her hair from platinum blonde to brunette. When her contract ended in 1938 Warner Brothers decided not to renew it. Shortly after her relationship with Busby also came to an end. Here are some photos from Carole's year at Warner Brothers ...




 Carole and Busby Berkeley


Carole and Rosemary Lane in Gold Diggers In Paris



 Carole on the Warner Brothers lot (Courtesy of Tammy Powell)

 Carole and Suzanne Kaaren in Blondes At Work
 
 

 
 Carole and Sterling Holloway in Varsity Show

 Carole is on the left

Carole is last on the left