Cliff Aliperti at Immortal Epherma wrote a wonderful post regarding Melvyn Douglas. Douglas had a long prolific career on stage and films. His leading man heyday was in the late thirties and early forties. Later on he came back to Hollywood and settled into one terrific character actor.
Cliff really has an incredible passion for Classic Hollywood. Immortal Epherma is a fun blog packed with incredible information. Check it out.
Speaking of immortal. Here’s Douglas in a scene with the immortal Garbo. He was always a dependable player but Ninotchka is arguably his greatest triumph as a leading man. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch the man who took the genre of romantic comedies to new heights.