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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Hidden Hollywood: Mae Clarke, Girl, Gangster, Grapefruit

Most actors are remembered for their unique personae. Clark Gable was a man’s man. The humorous gleam in his eye sent daggers to the knees of women everywhere. Bette Davis practically cornered the market on the deeply neurotic woman clawing at the boundaries of love with baroque fury. Gary Cooper was the classic taciturn American, […]

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Mae Clarke, Jimmy Cagney: The Tricks of the Trade

In Lady Killer (1933) Dan Quigley (Jimmy Cagney) a movie theater usher, gets fired and drifts into a life of petty crime with a gang of con men and their slinky, hardboiled gun moll, Myra, played by the incomparable Mae Clarke. On the lam from the police and the gang who betrays him, Dan flees […]

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Mae Clarke: Gangster, Grapefruit, Forty One Seconds to Immortality

Jimmy Cagney smashes a grapefruit in Mae Clarke’s face, The Public Enemy, 1931. Most actors are remembered for their unique personae. Clark Gable was a man’s man. The humorous gleam in his eye sent daggers to the knees of women everywhere. Bette Davis practically cornered the market on the deeply neurotic woman clawing at the […]

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