#ReelInfatuation Blogathon: Day 2

Some more fantastic choices! My posts about Dean Jagger are included in this round-up.

Silver Screenings

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What an exciting day here at the Reel Infaturation Blogathon! We have some terrific entries for your enjoyment – guaranteed.

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Bloggers: If we missed your post this evening, never fear! We’ll include you in tomorrow night’s recap.

Here are today’s fab entries!

Data Star Trek TNG

Scare Me on Fridays reveals the Data (Brent Spiner) we never knew on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-94).

Dean Jagger White Christmas

Font and Frock counts the ways General Thomas Waverly (Dean Jagger) is crush-worthy in White Christmas (1954): Waverly the Dream Man, Waverly the Businessman and Waverly the Stylish Man.

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The Flapper Dame discovers three of the most desirable screen detectives: Nick Charles, Mark McPherson and Jack Robinson.

Lawrence Olivier

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#ReelInfatuation Blogathon: Links to My Posts About Dean Jagger in White Christmas

The Reel Infatuation Blogathon: An Origin Story

The Reel Infatuation Blogathon is finally here! My actual entry won’t be posted for a day or two, but this piece delves into how the blogathon came into existence.

Font and Frock

I’m kind of obsessed with Christmas films. For many people, Thanksgiving marks the start of the decorating or shopping season. I, on the other hand, take it as the sign to begin watching as many holiday flicks as possible. I’d do it around the clock if I could. My husband thinks this is really strange, but he leaves me to it with nary a head shake. He’s a good man.

Sometime in mid-December of last year, after watching both White Christmas (1954) and Miracle on 34th Street (1947) a few too many times, I had a mild personal epiphany.

I realized that my two biggest film character crushes are on these guys:

John Payne as Fred GaileyJohn Payne as Fred Gailey

Dean Jagger as Major General Thomas WaverlyDean Jagger as Major General Thomas Waverly

I’ve been crushing on this holiday duo since my teen years, thus my insight was embarrassingly belated. Once I had this figured out, it was an…

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