Twentieth Century (20th Century)
Lily Garland formerly Mildred Plotka
Matthew J. Clark
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Twentieth Century Videos
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Overacting at its Finest
"“Of all my grandfather’s movies, Twentieth Century might be my favorite…. I always love films poke fun at actors. In this film, my grandfather says things like, ‘I never thought I’d stoop so low as to become an actor.’ Actors are very eccentric, to say it in the nicest way.” - Drew Barrymore “This is the movie in which Carole Lombard emerged as a really first-rate comedienne…. I also find it very poignant that this is the last important film John Barrymore ever starred in…."
“John Barrymore in Twentieth Century. Simply put. Every once in a while I may stumble upon a screen performance which leaves an indelible impression, b”
" Carole Lombard and John Barrymore"
"THE CLASSICS YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN BY NOW John Barrymore It must have taken a lot of energy to star in a great screwball comedy. Watch Rosalind Russell in the second half of His Girl Friday, for example. At a screwball climax, the situation runs at a fever pitch, and the actors have to keep up with the pace. Sometimes, the great screwball films feel designed to keep the audience in a continuous belly laugh for their duration. One such performance is John Barrymore’s in Howard Hawks’ screwball"