All About Thelma – Episode 1

Our first episode! This one is dedicated to the supporting ladies, Thelma Ritter, Mary Wickes and Patsy Kelly. He’s a Keeper segment features William Powell and Best Costume of the Week is dedicated to Joan Crawford’s gym outfit in Dancing Lady. Also, an honourable mention for the late director Chantal Akerman.

All About Thelma – Episode 1 by Any Ladle’s Sweet

Our first episode! This one is dedicated to the supporting ladies, Thelma Ritter, Mary Wickes and Patsy Kelly. He’s a Keeper segment features William Powell and Best Costume of the Week is dedicated to Joan Crawford’s gym outfit in Dancing Lady. Also, an honourable mention for the late director Chantal Akerman.

Sources:

A Letter to Three Wives (1949) Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz [DVD] Twentieth Century Fox.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Baby Sitter (1956) Dir. Robert Stevens
All About Eve (1950) Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz [DVD] Twentieth Century Fox.
Beauty and the Bus (1933) Dir. Gus Meins [www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8A4O2aiqfw].
Bryant, R. (2006) William Powell: The Life and Films. Jefferson: McFarland.
Dancing Lady (1933) Dir. Robert Z. Leonard. [DVD] Warner Studio.
Hadleigh, B. (1994) Hollywood Lesbians. Fort Lee: Barricade Books.
Maid in Hollywood (1934). Dir. Gus Meins. [www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyIKMu-_-W8].
Now, Voyager (1942) Dir. Irving Rapper. [DVD] Warners.
One Way Passage (1932) Dir. Tay Garnett [DVD] Warners.
Pickup on South Street (1953) Dir. Sam Fuller [DVD] Criterion, THAT scene [www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-ZuV8hg-Jg].
Rear Window (1954) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock [DVD] Universal Studios.
Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Dir. Roman Polanski [DVD] Criterion.
Staggs, S. (2000) All About All About Eve. New York: St Martin’s Press.
The Decorator (1965) Dir. Richard Kinon [www.youtube.com/watch?v=whKTEGyNh1M].
Good piece on Thelma Ritter [aurorasginjoint.com/2012/09/22/thel…at-a-character/]
Roof, Judith (2002) ‘All about Thelma and Eve: sidekicks and third wheels’
Chantal Akerman films currently screening on Hulu [www.hulu.com/search?q=chantal+akerman]

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