Articles about: Mary Astor

Mary Astor at the 14th Academy Awards ceremony
Mary Astor at the 14th Academy Awards ceremony

Mary Astor was a freelance actress who appeared in such films as The Great Lie (which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress), The Maltese FalconAcross the Pacific and The Palm Beach Story.

Joel McCrea, Claudette Colbert, and Rudy Vallee in "The Palm Beach Story"

Review: Preston Sturges’ “The Palm Beach Story,” Starring Claudette Colbert and Joel McCrea

The director of “The Lady Eve” and “Sullivan’s Travels” is back with a madcap adventure starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, and Rudy Vallee.
Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor in "Across the Pacific"

Review: John Huston’s “Across the Pacific,” Starring Humphrey Bogart

Director John Huston rebounds after the awful “In This Our Life” with a fun spy thriller reuniting him with stars Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, and Sydney Greenstreet.
Host Bob Hope at the 14th Academy Awards

“Valley” Beats “Kane;” Fontaine Wins Sister Rivalry; and More Moments From the 14th Academy...

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony saw “How Green Was My Valley” steal the show from “Citizen Kane,” along with more upsets and surprises.
Academy Award winners Gary Cooper, Joan Fontaine, Mary Astor, and Donald Crisp

The 14th Academy Awards Winners

With five wins off of ten nominations, How Green Was My Valley swept the 14th Academy Awards ceremony, as expected, on February 26, 1942.
The stage at the 13th Academy Awards ceremony

The 14th Annual Academy Award Nominees (and Where to Watch Them)

The Academy has announced the nominees for their annual awards ceremony, to take place this year on February 26.
Pearl Harbor

Hollywood Reacts to the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The biggest names in Hollywood share their thoughts after the devastating attack today on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii.
Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor and Sydney Greenstreet in "The Maltese Falcon"

Review: John Huston’s “The Maltese Falcon,” Starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor

Much like “Citizen Kane,” “The Maltese Falcon” is a movie at risk of being overshadowed by its status as a classic.

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