Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Two JOAN posters...

Of varying levels of atrocity, one of which carries a bloated asterik.

Letty Lynton! An 80-ish minute illegal spectacle whose moral seems to be that rich white people are above the law. 

Torch Song! A film that's offensive in so many ways, though it's most famous for Crawford's inexplicable use of blackface in a musical number. The film shouldn't be allowed to hide from that. Oh, and it was made in 1953. And most unsettlingly, it seems the use of blackface was something that MGM was proud of:

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