LBJBR’s Actor Chronicles – Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren has had a long and varied acting career. She has played characters that range from Elizabeth II to a young girl living in the outback in Austrailia with her grandmother, who poses nude for a painter, who awakens her sexuality. She is one of the most versatile actresses in cinema history Born Helen…

Sex Symbol of the 1930s – Jean Harlow

How do we, as a modern audience approach judgement of an actress such as Jean Harlow. Granted, despite everyone’s lofty opinion of ourselves, life varies only in the cosmetic and inconsequential. Computers and technology haven’t advanced. Elon Musk and  Stephan Hawking can bullshit us as much as they like. We are still the problem. No…

Sex Symbol of the 1930s- Carole Lombard

Though her career was cut short due to a plane crash in 1942, Carole Lombard would leave her mark on the world of cinema. Starting out in the silent era, Lombard would do her best work in as a comedy actress. She would thrive in the zany rapid fire dialogue of the “Screwball Comedies” of…