Birthday love to Ava Gardner today

Originally posted on goosepimply all over:
Celebrating Ava Gardner day on Turner Classic Movie’s Summer Under the Stars today! I admired her spunk. She was indeed a beauty and full of down-to-earth, Southern, brazen spirit. My favorite Ava films are The Sun Also Rises (1957) with Tyrone Power and The Barefoot Contessa (1954) with Humphrey…

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Originally posted on The Blonde at the Film:
via: http://grahamsdownunderthoughts.blogspot.com/2010_12_12_archive.html Unless otherwise noted, all images are are my own This isn’t exactly a Christmas movie, but Christmas does make a spectacular appearance when Judy Garland debuts the now-classic Christmas song, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” so it counts. It’s a beautiful Technicolor musical directed…