We are off to a great start so far! Here is the recap for the first week, July 1-7, 2019 – Week’s theme = Paid to be Underappreciated:

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BLOGATHON:

July 1: A Server or Bartender

  • Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about a love for Doug Coughlin (Bryan Brown) in the Tom Cruise tumbler juggling flick Cocktail. 

July 2: The Hired Help

July 3: A Shopgirl or Guy

July 4: An Educator

July 5: An Assistant or Sidekick

  • Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about bumbling, but loyal police officer Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), sidekick to Simon Pegg’s Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz.

July 6: A Nurse or Caregiver

July 7: The Protagonist’s Co-Worker

  • Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel) and her transition from co-worker to love interest in 500 Days of Summer.

REAL Always a Bridesmaid Challenge

CHALLENGE:

I’ve also enjoyed seeing the offerings on Twitter by way of the challenge portion! Here are the picks from the folks who participated:

July 1: A Server or Bartender

  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Joe the bartender (Billy Bevan) in Bringing up Baby
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Nick (Sheldon Leonard) in It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Marci  picked Carol (Helen Hunt) in As Good as it Gets
  • Movies Silently  picked Stella (Linda Hunt) in Silverado
  • Nell Minow picked Carhop (Alexandra Hay) in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
  • Gabriela  picked Carl (SZ Sakall) from Casablanca
  • Nuwan Sen picked Carl (SZ Sakall) and Sascha (Leonid Kinsky) from Casablanca
  • Erica D  picked Col (Jim Broadbent) from The Crying Game
  • Gill at  picked Doug Coughlin (Bryan Brown) in Cocktail
  • Chris Crane picked Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) in Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Scampy picked Beatnik Barman (Steve Buscemi) in The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Stone Gasman picked Nat (Howard da Silva) in The Lost Weekend
  • Will Hink picked Dillon (Peter Boyle) in The Friends of Eddie Coyle

July 2: The Hired Help

  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Polly Harrington’s staff in Pollyanna: Nancy (Nancy Olson), Angelica (Mary Grace Canfield) & Tillie Lagerlof (Reta Shaw)
  • Lisa Narciso  picked the title characters of The Help
  • Marci  picked Sadie Dugan (Thelma Ritter) in A Letter to Three Wives
  • Movies Silently  picked The Valet (Snub Pollard) in Captain Kidd’s Kids
  • Nell Minow picked Sullivan’s Valet (Eric Blore) in Sullivan’s Travels
  • Gabriela picked Mammy (Hattie McDaniel) in Gone With the Wind
  • Erica D  picked Warren Toomey (Dennis Franz) from Psycho II & Duane Duke (Jeff Fahey) from Psycho III
  • Gill at  picked Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) in The Innocents
  • Chris Crane picked Wadsworth the butler (Tim Curry) in Clue
  • Will Hink picked Frau Blucher (Cloris Leachman) and Igor (Marty Feldman) in Young Frankenstein

July 3: A Shopgirl or Guy

  • Cristiane Young @Crisopera1 picked Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) in The Women
  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Lucas (Rory Cochrane) from Empire Records
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Iona (Annie Potts) from Pretty In Pink
  • Marci  picked Betty Lou (Clara Bow) from It (1927) 
  • Nell Minow picked Elizabeth Ellis (Spring Byington) from The Devil and Miss Jones
  • Gabriela  picked Franky (Dorothy Sebastian) in Our Blushing Brides
  • Erica D  picked Mirabelle Buttersfield (Claire Danes) from Shopgirl
  • Gill at  picked Dianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche) in Chocolat
  • Chris Crane picked Andy (Steve Carell) in The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • Will Hink picked Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) from You’ve Got Mail

July 4: An Educator

  • FonHom  picked Mr. Hand (Ray Walston) in Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Adrian  picked Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) in The Innocents
  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Prof. Jacques Paganel (Maurice Chevalier) from In Search of the Castaways
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Lt. Col. Frank Slade (Al Pacino) in Scent of a Woman
  • Marci  picked Freddy Shoop (Mark Harmon) in Summer School
  • Movies Silently  picked in Neil Cornish (Milton Sills) in Miss Lulu Brett
  • Nell Minow picked Fritton (Alastair Sim) and P.W. Sgt. Ruby Gates (Joyce Grenfell) in The Belles of St. Trinian’s
  • Gabriela  picked Nicole Horner (Simone Signoret) in Diabolique
  • Erica D picked Charles Shaughnessy (Robert Mitchum) in Ryan’s Daughter
  • Gill at  picked Mr. Gilbert (Greg Davies) in The Inbetweeners
  • Chris Crane picked Freddy Shoop (Mark Harmon) in Summer School
  • Stone Gasman picked Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) in Election
  • Will Hink picked Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) in Raiders of the Lost Ark

July 5: An Assistant or Sidekick

  • Jamie Gates picked Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) from the Harry Potter movies
  • Cristiane Young @Crisopera1 picked Nan Prescott (Joan Blondell) in Footlight Parade
  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Tess Skeffington (Eileen Brennan) from Murder by Death
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Timon & Pumbaa from The Lion King
  • Marci  picked any sidekick played by Charlotte Greenwood
  • Movies Silently  picked Bout de Zan in Judex 
  • Nell Minow picked Aretha (Robin Bartlett) in Postcards from the Edge
  • Gabriela  picked Maida Rutledge (Eve Arden) in Anatomy of a Murder
  • Erica D  picked Dinger Holfield (Corey Haim) in Dream a Little Dream
  • Gill at  picked Danny Butterman (Nick Frost) in Hot Fuzz
  • Chris Crane picked the Waco Kid (Gene Wilder) in Blazing Saddles
  • Stone Gasman picked Sidney (Tom Fadden) in The Big Sleep
  • Will Hink picked Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) to Basil Rathbone’s Sherlock Holmes (various films)

July 6: A Nurse or Caregiver

  • Cristiane Young @Crisopera1 picked Lora Hart (Barbara Stanwyck) in Night Nurse
  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Maloney (Joan Blondell) in Night Nurse
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked Lora Hart (Barbara Stanwyck) in Night Nurse
  • James Mendur picked Lee (Aaron Takahashi) in Yes Man
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Stella (Thelma Ritter) from Rear Window
  • Marci  picked Smitty (Margaret Sullavan) in Cry Havoc
  • Movies Silently  picked Dolores Hicks (Mary Astor) in Oh Doctor! (1925)
  • mumlsss4 picked Madam Pomfrey (Gemma Jones) from the Harry Potter movies
  • Nell Minow picked Miss Preen (Mary Wickes) from The Man Who Came to Dinner
  • Gabriela  picked Nurse Pickford (Mary Wickes) from Now, Voyager
  • Erica D picked Hana (Juliette Binoche) from The English Patient
  • Gill at  picked Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher) in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Stone Gasman picked Hana (Juliette Binoche) from The English Patient
  • Craig picked Gaylord Focker (Ben Stiller) from Meet the Parents
  • Will Hink picked Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) from Misery

July 7: The Protagonist’s Co-Worker

  • Adrian picked Flo (Diane Ladd) from Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
  • Zoe Krainik (c’est moi)  picked Peg Costello (Joan Blondell) from Desk Set
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked Bonnie (Joan Crawford) & Bert (Cliff Edwards) in Dance, Fools, Dance
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Klara Novak (Margaret Sullavan) & Alfred Kralik (Jimmy Stewart) in The Shop Around the Corner
  • Marci  picked Cyn (Joan Cusack) in Working Girl
  • Movies Silently  picked Pinkie Moran (Lilyan Tashman) in Manhandled (1924)
  • Nell Minow picked Elizabeth Imbrie (Ruth Hussey) in The Philadelphia Story
  • Gabriela  picked Joe Wayman (Nat Pendleton) in Young Dr Kildare
  • Erica D picked Pirovitch (Felix Bressart) in The Shop Around the Corner
  • Gill at  picked Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel) in 500 Days of Summer
  • TheRealPatrick picked Milton Waddams (Stephen Root) in Office Space
  • Chris Crane picked Janine Melnitz (Annie Potts) in Ghostbusters
  • AG Knapper  picked Doctor Who (David Tennant) & Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) in Doctor Who
  • Stone Gasman picked Jeff (Gerrit Graham) in Used Cars
  • Craig picked Albert Gibson (Tom Arnold) in True Lies
  • Jerry Lambert  picked Emily (Emily Blunt) in The Devil Wears Prada

Apologies if I missed any (and if I did, please call me out in the comments so I can add you!). I made the mistake of making my list too late so tracking down some of these posts proved tricky.

Can’t wait for week 2!