Clark Gable and Carole Lombard

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Clark Gable & Carole Lombard

They were at the height of their fame when they became the ultimate celebrity couple: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. He was known as ‘the King of Hollywood’ and she was America’s Sweetheart. They were in it for the long haul, but fate got in between. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of …

James Dean car curse

Myth: James Dean’s car was cursed

In Classic Hollywood Myths we take a look at all the myths about the Golden Age of Hollywood. What really happened? Are these ‘urban legends’ true or false? Classic Hollywood Central looks into it! Myth: James Dean’s car was cursed Legendary Classic Hollywood actor James Dean was a big fan of car racing. For insurance reasons, …

Rita hayworth orson welles

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles

Rita Hayworth was the glamorous movie star and Orson Welles the brilliant director. For awhile, they were the perfect match. Although their relationship didn’t last, they never stopped loving each other. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real-life love stories and continues this journey with the story of Rita Hayworth …

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Double Indemnity (1944)

Genre: Film noir drama Description: Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck)  convinces bored insurance agent Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) to murder her husband so they can collect his insurance policy. Everything goes as planned, until Walter’s boss Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) takes over the investigation and the pair become suspicious of each other’s motives. Cast: Fred …