So happiness wasn't a radio station you'd arrive at, it was the wheelchair you were traveling on, and for Lionel Barrymore
it must have been an express trip all the way.
The 1946 all-time favourite starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore
is an annual treat at the Rex.
wasn't riding around in that wheelchair just for the sake of his character.
They cheered as she converted the great Lionel Barrymore
from crusty old curmudgeon to loveable grandpa in The Little Colonel, so cloyingly sentimental that the dialogue was drowned by the sound of heartfelt sniffs from the stalls.
Her highly-precocious talent caused Lionel Barrymore
to remark: "If that child had been born in the middle ages, she'd have been burned as a witch
But what a cast of characters the book has, including Dana Andrews, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore
, William Bendix, Humphrey Bogart, Charlie Chaplin, John Garfield, Greer Garson, Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Edward G.
McDonald ($238,000), who out-earned Robert Montgomery, Dick Powell and Lionel Barrymore
During the years 1943 to 1946, Ian was taking off American film stars and entertainers like Lionel Barrymore
, Ronald Colman, Charles Boyer, Lou Costello, Jack Benny, and `Snozzle' Durante, as well as British comedian Arthur Askey.
She also commented that Lionel Barrymore
was ``like a grandfather to me.
An old black and white film "You Can't Take it With You" starring Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore
was enjoyed at Film Night.
THIS pre-war Hollywood version was designed as a star vehicle for Lionel Barrymore
, who went on to play the evil Potter in festive classic It's A Wonderful Life.