References

A Partial List of References Used on this Site; This is a Work in Progress

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All Reviews

IMdb (www.imdb.com)for basic information such as cast, director, studio, and year of release, as well as awards, award nominations and verification of some trivia.

A Letter to Three Wives

Hollywood Beauty: Linda Darnell and the American Dream, Ronald L. Davis, 2014, University of Oklahoma Press

A Place in the Sun

Giant: George Stevens, a Life on Film, Marilyn Ann Moss, 2015, Terrace Books
Montgomery Clift: A Biography, Michelangelo Capua, 2015, McFarland Press

Adam’s Rib

“Garson Kanin: Self-Expression,” interview by Pat McGilligan. Published in Backstory 2 by University of California Press (Ebooks Collection)

After the Thin Man

William Powell: The Life and Films, Roger Bryant, 2006, McFarland Publishing
A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart, Tony Thomas, 2000, Citadel Press.

Arsenic and Old Lace

Interviews With Capra, edited by Leland Poague, 2004, University Press of Mississippi

The Awful Truth

Cary Grant: A Class Apart, Graham McCann, 1998, Columbia University Press

The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer

Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood, Emily W. Leider, 2012, University of California Press

Bachelor Mother

Ginger — My Story, Ginger Rogers, 1991, Harper Collins.

Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi

The Best Years of Our Lives

Dana Andrews: The Face of Noir, James McKay, 2011, McFarland Press
Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews, Carl Rollyson, 2012, University Press of Mississippi
William Wyler: Interviews, edited by Gabriel Miller, 2010, University Press of Mississippi

The Big Sleep

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi
By Myself, Lauren Bacall, 1978, Knopf.

Born Yesterday

George Cukor: Interviews, Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi

Bringing Up Baby

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi.

Camille

Garbo: A Biography, Barry Paris, 1995, Random House.

Captain Blood

Television Interview with Olivia de Havilland, The Dinah Shore Show, March 1978.

Casablanca

Ingrid Bergman: My Story, Ingrid Bergman and Alan Burgess, 1980, Delacorte Press.
Documents that Changed the World: ‘Casablanca’ Letters of Transit, 1942, Joe Janes, University of Washington
The Essential Humphrey Bogart, Constantine Santas, 2016, Rowman and Littlefield

Christmas in Connecticut

A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940, Victoria Wilson, 2013, Simon & Schuster.
Stanwyck, Axel Madsen, 1994, Harper Collins.

The Constant Nymph

Charles Boyer: The Reluctant Lover, Larry Swindell, 1983, Doubleday.

Daisy Kenyon

Dana Andrews: The Face of Noir, James McKay, 2011, McFarland Press
Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews, Carl Rollyson, 2012, University Press of Mississippi
Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography, Lawrence J. Quirk, William Schoell, 2002, The University Press of Kentucky
Not the Girl Next Door: Joan Crawford, a Personal Biography, Charlotte Chandler, 2009, Hal Leonard Publishing

Dinner at Eight

George Cukor: Interviews, Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi

Easy Living

Cinematic Flashes: Cinephilia and Classical Hollywood, Rashna Wadia Richards, 2013, Indiana University Press
Jean Arthur: A biofilmography, Jerry Vermilye, June 2012, AuthorHouse.

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

Jean Arthur: A biofilmography, Jerry Vermilye, June 2012, AuthorHouse.

The Feminine Touch

Van Heflin: A Life in Film, Derek Sculthorpe, 2016, McFarland Press
Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career, Lynn Kear, John Rossman, 2012, McFarland Press

Foreign Correspondent

Hitchcock, François Truffaut, 1983, Simon & Schuster

Gentleman’s Agreement

“When Hollywood Was Scared To Depict Anti-Semitism, It Made ‘Gentleman’s Agreement,’ ” by Saul Austerlitz, Tablet, May 15, 2014

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Gene Tierney: A Biography, Michelle Vogel, 2010, McFarland Press

Gilda

Glenn Ford: A Life,Peter Ford, 2006, University of Wisconsin Press

Hail the Conquering Hero

Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges: His Life in His Words, Preston Sturges, 1991, Simon and Shuster

Harvey

Women in American Theatre, edited by Helen Krich Chinoy and Linda Walsh Jenkins, 2006, Theater Communications Group
James Stewart, Donald Dewey, 2014, Little, Brown Books
A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart, Tony Thomas, 2000, Citadel Press.

The Heiress

William Wyler: Interviews, edited by Gabriel Miller, 2010, University Press of Mississippi
Montgomery Clift: A Biography, Michelangelo Capua, 2015, McFarland Press

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Claude Rains: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference to His Work in Film, John T. Soister, JoAnna Wioskowski, 2006, McFarland Press
Evenings With Cary Grant: Recollections in His Own Words and by Those Who Knew Him Best, Nancy Nelson, 2002, Citadel Press

His Girl Friday

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi

Humoresque

My First 79 Years, Isaac Stern, 1999, Knopf.

I Love You Again

http://www.thrillingdetective.com/trivia/triv280.html

I Remember Mama

Radio Interview with Irene Dunne (station unknown), 1979. Retrieved on YouTube.

I Was a Male War Bride

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi

In This Our Life

John Huston: Interviews, edited by Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi
The Women of Warner Brothers: The Lives and Careers of 15 Leading Ladies, Daniel Bubbeo, 2013, McFarland Press

The Invisible Man

From Fidelity to History: Film Adaptations as Cultural Events, Anna-Marie Scholz, 2013, Berghahn Books.
Claude Rains: A Comprehensive Reference to His Work in Film,  John T. Soister, JoAnnaWioskowski, 2006, McFarland Press
Claude Rains: An Actor’s Voice, David J. Skal, Jessica Rains, 2009, University Press of Kentucky.

It Happened One Night

Interviews With Capra, edited by Leland Poague, 2004, University Press of Mississippi

It Should Happen to You

George Cukor: Interviews, Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi

Kitty Foyle

1940’s Style Guide, Debbie Wells, 2014 (self-published by author)

The Lady Eve

Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges: His Life in His Words, Preston Sturges, 1991, Simon and Shuster
The Man Who Saw a Ghost: The Life and Work of Henry Fonda, Devin McKinney, 2012, MacMillan
American Cinema of the 1940s: Themes and Variations, edited by Wheeler W. Dixon, 2006, Rutgers University Press

Laura

Gene Tierney: A Biography, Michelle Vogel, 2010, McFarland Press
Easy to Remember: the Great American Songwriters and Their Songs, William Zinsser, 2006, David R. Godine Publisher
Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer, Philip Furia, 2004, MacMillan
Dana Andrews: The Face of Noir, James McKay, 2011, McFarland Press
Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews, Carl Rollyson, 2012, University Press of Mississippi

The Letter

William Wyler: Interviews, edited by Gabriel Miller, 2010, University Press of Mississippi

Libeled Lady

William Powell: The Life and Films, Roger Bryant, 2006, McFarland Publishing

The Lost Weekend

Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe, 1999, Random House
Wide-Eyed in Babylon, Ray Milland, 1974, William Morrow & Co.

Love in the Afternoon

Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe, 1999, Random House

Madame Bovary

Vincente Minnelli: Hollywood’s Dark Dreamer, Emanuel Levy, 2009, St. Martin’s Press

The Major and the Minor

Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe, 1999, Random House
Ginger — My Story, Ginger Rogers, 1991, Harper Collins

The Male Animal

Remember Laughter: A Life of James Thurber, Neil A. Grauer, 1995, University of Nebraska Press.
The Man Who Saw a Ghost: The Life and Work of Henry Fonda, Devin McKinney, 2012, MacMillan

The Maltese Falcon

John Huston: Interviews, edited by Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi
The Essential Humphrey Bogart, Constantine Santas, 2015, Rowman and Littlefield
My Story: An Autobiography, Mary Astor, 2013, Windham Press

Manhattan Melodrama

“A Spectacle of Horror — The Burning of the General Slocum,” by Gilbert King, February 21, 2012, Smithsonian.com

The Marrying Kind

George Cukor: Interviews, 2001, Robert Emmet Long, University Press of Mississippi

Marty

“Betsy Blair,” by Brian Baxter, March 16, 2009, The Guardian

Meet John Doe

Interviews With Capra, edited by Leland Poague, 2004, University Press of Mississippi

Midnight

My Story: An Autobiography, Mary Astor, 2013, Windham Press

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce, Ranald MacDougall, 1980, University of Wisconsin Press
Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography, Lawrence J. Quirk, William Schoell, 2002, The University Press of Kentucky
Interview with Turner Classic Movies, Ann Blyth, as seen on YouTube
Interview with Robert Osborne, Ann Blyth, as seen on YouTube

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Hitchcock, François Truffaut, 1983, Simon & Schuster

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood, Emily W. Leider, 2012, University of California Press
Cary Grant: A Class Apart, Graham McCann, 1998, Columbia University Press

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Interviews With Capra, edited by Leland Poague, 2004, University Press of Mississippi
Jean Arthur: A Biofilmography, Jerry Vermilye, 2012, AuthorHouse

Mrs. Miniver

William Wyler: Interviews, edited by Gabriel Miller, 2010, University Press of Mississippi
A Rose for Mrs. Miniver: The Life of Greer Garson, Michael Troyen, 2010, The University Press of Kentucky

The More the Merrier

Film Crazy: Interviews with Hollywood Legends, Patrick McGilligan, 2000, MacMillan
A to Z of American Women in the Performing Arts, Liz Sonneborn, 2014, Infobase Publishing

My Favorite Year

Film Commentary by Richard Benjamin, available as special feature on film’s DVD

My Man Godfrey

William Powell: The Life and Films, Roger Bryant, 2006, McFarland Publishing
Class Passing, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, 2005, Southern Illinois University Press

Ninotchka

Garbo: A Biography, Barry Paris, 1995, Random House
Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise, Scott Eyman, 2000, JHU Press

Now, Voyager

More than a Woman: An Intimate Biography of Bette Davis, James Spada, 1993, Bantam Books

The Palm Beach Story

Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges: His Life in His Words, Preston Sturges, 1991, Simon and Shuster
American Cinema of the 1940s: Themes and Variations, edited by Wheeler W. Dixon, 2006, Rutgers University Press

The Philadelphia Story

Cary Grant: A Biography, Marc Elliott, 2009, Random House
George Cukor, Murray Pomerance, 2015, Edinburgh University Press

Princess O’Rourke

The Women of Warner Brothers: The Lives and Careers of 15 Leading Ladies, Daniel Bubbeo, 2013, McFarland Press

Rebecca

Hitchcock, François Truffaut, 1983, Simon & Schuster

Remember the Night

A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940, Victoria Wilson, 2013, Simon & Schuster.
Stanwyck, Axel Madsen, 1994, Harper Collins.

Roman Holiday

Gregory Peck: A Biography, Gary Fishgall, 2002, Simon and Shuster
Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years, Tony Nourmand, 2007, Chronicle Books

Sabrina

Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe, 1999, Random House
Audrey and Bill: A Romantic Biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden,Edward Z. Epstein, 2015, Hachette Book Group/Running Press.
Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years, Tony Nourmand, 2007, Chronicle Books
The Essential Humphrey Bogart, Constantine Santas, 2015, Rowman and Littlefield.

The Shop Around the Corner

Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise, Scott Eyman, 2000, JHU Press
James Stewart, Donald Dewey, 2014, Little, Brown Books
A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart, Tony Thomas, 2000, Citadel Press.

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb, Clifton Webb, 2011, University Press of Mississippi
You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era, James Bawden, Ron Miller, 2017, University Press of Kentucky

Stage Door

Katharine Hepburn, Grace Carter, 2016, New Word City.

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940, Victoria Wilson, 2013, Simon & Schuster.
Stanwyck, Axel Madsen, 1994, Harper Collins.

Sunset Boulevard

Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe, 1999, Random House

Suspicion

Hitchcock, François Truffaut, 1983, Simon & Schuster

Swing Time

Ginger — My Story, Ginger Rogers, 1991 Harper Collins

Theodora Goes Wild

Screwball Comedy: A Genre of Madcap Romance, Wes Gehring, 1986, Greenwood Press

The Thin Man

William Powell: The Life and Films, Roger Bryant, 2006, McFarland Publishing

To Be or Not To Be

Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise, Scott Eyman, 2000, JHU Press

To Have and Have Not

Howard Hawks: Interviews, edited by Scott Breivold, 2006, University Press of Mississippi
By Myself, Lauren Bacall, Knopf, 1978.
The Essential Humphrey Bogart, Constantine Santas, 2015, Rowman and Littlefield.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

John Huston: Interviews, edited by Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi

Trouble in Paradise

Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise, Scott Eyman, 2000, JHU Press.
Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch, By Sabine Hake, 1992, Princeton University Press

Vivacious Lady

A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart, Tony Thomas, 1997, Citadel Press.
Once Upon a Time in Paradise: Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood, Charles Foster, 2003, Dundurn Press.

Where the Sidewalk Ends

The World and its Double: The Life and Work of Otto Preminger, Chris Fujiwara, 2015, MacMillan.
Gene Tierney: A Biography, Michelle Vogel, 2010, MacFarland Press.

Wife vs. Secretary

Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood, Emily W. Leider, 2012, University of California Press

Woman of the Year

Giant: George Stevens, a Life on Film, Marilyn Ann Moss, 2015, Terrace Books

The Women

George Cukor: Interviews, Robert Emmett Long, 2001, University Press of Mississippi

Wuthering Heights

William Wyler: Interviews, edited by Gabriel Miller, 2010, University Press of Mississippi

You Can’t Take It With You

Interviews With Capra, edited by Leland Poague, 2004, University of Mississippi Press
A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart, Tony Thomas, 2000, Citadel Press.

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