Part 2 of my Ziegfeld in Hollywood series.
Ah, Ziegfeld Girl. Even though it has some flaws, it’s one of my personal favorite movies. Ziegfeld Girl chronicles the lives of three different girls, Sandra Kolter (Hedy Lamarr), Susan Gallagher (Judy Garland), and Sheila Regan (Lana Turner), as they are each plucked from obscurity and become stars in the Ziegfeld Follies.
Looking over TCM’s schedule for April, I have to say that it’s looking like a somewhat slow month. And by “slow month,” I mean there’s a lot of good stuff, but not a lot of stuff that’s new to me. But that’s OK though, because some of the stuff that is new to me is stuff that I’ve been really wanting to see for quite a while now. However, there are also a couple of glaring omissions on the schedule: no birthday tributes to Bette Davis or Charlie Chaplin. Bette and Charlie usually get birthday tributes (well, there is one Bette Davis movie on her birthday), but not this year. Oh well, I have enough of their movies on DVD that I can have my own birthday tribute if I want. Now, on to the rest of the schedule.