Mans Favorite Sport

foreign poster for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign flyer for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

I recently re-watched Rock and Doris Day in their second film together, Lover Come Back (1961). It was disappointing and dated, wbile Rock’s film with Howard Hawks has a contemporary freshness, and it’s funnier.

Mans Favorite Sport

Norman Alden as fake John Screaming Eagle greets fake fishing expert Rock Hudson as Roger Willoughby at the entrance to Lake Wackapoogie in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Maria Perschy, Charlene Holt and Rock Hudson in a publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss on Lake Wackapoogie in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign lobby card for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign lobby card for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Ruth Taylor as Lorelei Lee in a publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928). Ruth had 42 acting credits in her career, from a 1925 short to a 1930 short. All but four of her credits were in shorts.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

original sheet music for the 1949 Broadway version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The song was also used in Howard Hawks’ 1953 remake.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Trixie Friganza as Mrs Spoffard in an original publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928). Trixie had 23 acting credits in her career, from 1923 to a 1940 film where she played Trixie Friganza.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Ruth Taylor and Alice White as Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928), the lost original silent version of the Howard Hawks film that made Marilyn Monroe an everlasting superstar.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Ruth Taylor and Ford Sterling in a magazine article promoting the original version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928)