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Happy Birthday William Horatio Powell | July 29th, 1892 – March 5th, 1984 "Unfortunately, or perhaps it is fortunate that I have always been forced to stand on my acting ability. I haven’t a personality, that attracts women and makes them like me for myself. When I am on the screen I must make them forget me entirely and think only of my acting” Powell is to dialogue as Fred Astaire is to dance.

Happy Birthday William Horatio Powell | July 29th, 1892 – March 5th, 1984 "Unfortunately, or perhaps it is fortunate that I have always been forced to stand on my acting ability. I haven’t a personality, that attracts women and makes them like me for myself. When I am on the screen I must make them forget me entirely and think only of my acting” Powell is to dialogue as Fred Astaire is to dance.

Re-watching The Thin Man on TCM today, I was reminded of why these two will always be my favorite classic screen team. I have other favorites but I'm not sure if any of them come close to the perfection of Myrna Loy and William Powell- 14 films over a span of 13 years. I've have every film…

Re-watching The Thin Man on TCM today, I was reminded of why these two will always be my favorite classic screen team. I have other favorites but I'm not sure if any of them come close to the perfection of Myrna Loy and William Powell- 14 films over a span of 13 years. I've have every film…

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