Mans Favorite Sport

foreign poster 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)

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

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss on Lake Wackapoogie in 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

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

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

foreign flyer 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

Alice White, Eugene Borden and Ruth Taylor in a publicity still for the lost original version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928).

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Alice White as Dorothy Shaw in the lost silent version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928). Dorothy was played by Jane Russell in the Howard Hawks remake.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Ruth Taylor as Lorelei Lee in the original lost silent version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928). Lorelei was played by Marilyn Monroe in Howard Hawks’ remake.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Alice White and Ruth Taylor in a publicity still for the lost original silent version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928). Howard Hawks’ 1953 version was mostly based on the 1949 Broadway remake with Carol Channing as Lorelei Lee and Yvonne Adair as Dorothy Shaw/