Joan Blondell: The Bombshell from 91st Street

Thursday, December 20, 2007

"The Blonde Bombshell" Joan Blondell was one of Hollywood’s most versatile – and underappreciated – actresses. MoMA presents a new exhibition of 13 films starring Blondell. Matthew Kennedy’s biography is Joan Blondell: A Life Between Takes.

Joan Blondell: A Life Between Takes is available for purchase at


Matthew Kennedy

Comments [2]

bernard witlieb from white plains, ny

E. 91st & 2nd has a street sign "James Cagney Place." Earlier it was said that Blondell lived on 91st. Besides 7 films together, did they know each other from childhood?

Dec. 20 2007 12:53 PM
hjs from 11211

her father, known as Eddie Joan Blondell, Jr. (né Blustein),

Dec. 20 2007 12:46 PM

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