1947 Blogathon: Day 1 Recap

Day 1 of the 1947 Blogathon has been absolutely marvelous, truly stupendous, positively outstanding — just downright GREAT! Today’s posts have run the gamut from the exquisite nuns of Black Narcissus to the frenetic antics of Tom and Jerry and everything in between, and we are simply tickled pink! 

So join us in taking a gander at the Day 1 offerings, won’t you?

Now Voyaging takes us inside Black Narcissus.

Silver Screenings tells us all about that man-crazy Shirley Temple in The Bachelor and The Bobby Soxer.

B Noir Detour looks at the goings-on in A Double Life.

Caftan Woman makes the introductions in Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome.

Moon in Gemini takes us inside the world of Forever Amber.

Movie Movie Blog Blog has a thing or two to say about the Three Stooges in Hold That Lion.

Defiant Success knows the ins and outs of Odd Man Out.

Pop Culture Reverie tells us that there’s Something in the Wind.

Sepia Stories says you’ll love The Perils of Pauline.

Old Hollywood Films takes a dip with the Lady in the Lake.

Mike’s Take on the Movies takes on Variety Girl.

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and you’ll love Magic Town.

Motion Pictures Gems shines the light on the Tom and Jerry Shorts of 1947.

Wide Screen World takes us inside the shadow world of the T-Men.

Serendipitous Anachronisms knows all about Monsieur Verdoux.

Once Upon a Screen gives us the Queen of Catatonia in Possessed.

Criterion Blues shows us the beauty of Black Narcissus.

Movies Silently conquers Unconquered.

Love Letters to Old Hollywood writes a love letter to Song of the Thin Man.

Cinemaven’s Essays from the Couch goes inside The Macomber Affair.

That’s it for today’s crop of great films from 1947! Join Kristina at Speakeasy tomorrow for more awesome offerings!

~ by shadowsandsatin on July 14, 2015.

26 Responses to “1947 Blogathon: Day 1 Recap”

  1. Thanks for an excellent first day. I’ve only read a portion and am in terrific company. I’ll read the rest throughout the day.

  2. Reblogged this on Speakeasy.

  3. […] Pingback: 1947 Blogathon: Day 1 Recap | shadowsandsatin […]

  4. I believe you have earned the crown as Queen of Blogathon Public Relations! What a wonderful way to highlight the entries, the bloggers, and also get potential readers to be really interested. I’ve never seen anyone do it this way before, and it’s great — you should get a copyright (or a patent — I never know which should be which – LOL)!

  5. […] post is part of the 1947 Blogathon hosted by classic film fans Speakeasy and Shadows and Satin.  Please visit their sites by clicking on the links and read about other […]

  6. https://wordpress.com/read/post/feed/1704754/752394274 Here’s my link for Tuesday’s post for the 1947 blogathon. 🙂

  7. Thanks for having this page! We are a boutique production team passionate about Film Noir, Comedy and Neo Noir. We have created our first, which will be an episodic series of short film featuring our character/heroine, Vivian Lang. I hope you enjoy.

  8. I will second that Kristina, Ruth, and yes, you too Karen, deserve to be Queen of Blogathon Public Relations! This was a fun, small one, and the Villain and Beach Parties were a blast. I look forward to ‘partying’ with you all for a long time to come.

  9. Thanks for getting the link to my post for me. Turn out I was able to access some internet today after all!

  10. Good evening, ladies!! The link for The Man I Love is up!! Thank you so much for having me!!


    Take care,


  11. […] post is part of The 1947 Blogathon co-hosted by Shadows & Satin and Speakeasy. Click HERE to see today’s fab […]

  12. […] Blogathon, hosted by Kristina, of Speakeasy, and yours truly. Check out the wrap-up of posts on Day 1 and Day […]

  13. […] essays — a really quite exceptional collection. You can find wrapups of the first two days here and […]

  14. […] This post is my contribution to the 1947 blogathon, hosted by the wonderful Shadows and Satin and Speakeasy. Find out more about this amazing year of filmmaking by reading all the entries here. […]

  15. […] I found out about the 1947 Blogathon on Shadows and Satin, I knew I had to join in, because both of my parents were born in 1947. That makes 1947 practically […]

  16. We have our post up! ( Sorry about the late hour )


    Diana & Constance Metzinger, Silver Scenes

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