Well, week 3 went by tres vite! This week’s sub-theme was Judged by Appearance or Characteristics. I learned 2 things from this week’s challenge: 1). You all really love Dorothy Malone (not that I blame you) and 2). The definition of a fashion victim is someone who follows trends so blindly that they look ridiculous, not someone who is ensemble-y challenged, as I originally thought. Still, that little slip up on my part just goes to show that part of the fun of these challenges is how folks interpret the topics. Speaking of which, they are:

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BLOGATHON

July 15: In the Film Solely to be Eye Candy

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about a very shirtless Dorian Gray (Helmut Berger) in Dorian Gray aka The Secret of Dorian Gray (1970)

July 16: Bespectacled

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about the man of steel’s alter ego, spiffy in specs Clark Kent (Christopher Reeve) in Superman

July 17: A Fashion Victim

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about independent and stylish Barbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) in Down With Love

Ruth at Silver Screenings wrote about Zasu Pitts and her outrageous hat in Breakfast in Hollywood.

July 18: A Clutz

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about clumsy, but determined Eddie Edwards (Taron Egerton) in Eddie the Eagle. 

July 19: A Bookworm or Nerd

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about hot nerd turned cool rider Michael Carrington (Maxwell Caulfield) in Grease 2 and student of literature Rita (Julie Walters) in Educating Rita.

July 20: Mocked or Underestimated Due to Appearance

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews wrote about the people who were considered “freaks” by society in The Greatest Showman. 

REAL Always a Bridesmaid Challenge

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CHALLENGE

July 15: In the Film Solely to be Eye Candy

  • William Jones picked Farida (Barrie Chase) in The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
  • D Jarrett McCall picked @DJarrettMcCall Pop Fisher (Wilford Brimley) in The Natural (1984)
  • Vicki Smith @eclecticmayhem2 picked Don John (Keanu Reeves) in Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Christian (Justin Walker) in Clueless
  • Lisa Narciso  picked The Girl (Jay Harmon) in Cool Hand Luke
  • Marci  picked every Busby Berkeley showgirl ever
  • Nell Minow picked Stupifying Jones (Julie Newmar) in Lil Abner
  • Gabriela picked Plenty O Toole (Lana Wood) in Diamonds are Forever
  • wellyousaythat @realarsenalism picked Miss Stein
  • Gill at  picked Dorian Gray (Helmut Berger) in Dorian Gray aka The Secret of Dorian Gray (1970)
  • Stone Gasman picked Josie McClellan (Jennifer Connely) in Career Opportunities

July 16: Bespectacled

  • Amanda  picked the Acme Book Shop Proprietress (Dorothy Malone) in The Big Sleep
  • William Jones picked Miriam Joyce Haines (Laura Elliott aka Kasey Rogers) in Strangers on a Train
  • Cristiane Young   picked Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan) in Clue
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked the Acme Book Shop Proprietress (Dorothy Malone) in The Big Sleep
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Sam Rothstein (Robert de Niro) in Casino
  • Lunar Adam @LunarAdam1 picked Enid (Thora Birch) from Ghost World
  • Marci  picked Paul Verrall & Billie Dawn (William Holden & Judy Holliday) in Born Yesterday
  • My Tree N’ Me @mytreenme picked Michael ‘Squints’ Palledorous (Chauncey Leopardi) in The Sandlot & Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) in Napoleon Dynamite
  • Nell Minow picked Pola (Marilyn Monroe) in How to Marry a Millionaire
  • Gabriela picked Thomas J Sennett (Macauley Culkin) in My Girl
  • Nuwan Sen picked Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) from The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • Erica D  picked Faith Thomas (Camille Coduri) in Nuns on the Run
  • wellyousaythat @realarsenalism picked Harry Palmer
  • Gill at  picked Clark Kent (Christopher Reeve) in Superman
  • Chris Crane picked Dr. Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) in Ghostbusters
  • Stone Gasman picked Harold Lloyd in various films
  • Will Hink picked Dr. Christian Szell (Lawrence Olivier) in Marathon Man

July 17: A Fashion Victim

  • Amanda  picked Deborah Bishop (Jeanne Crain) in A Letter to Three Wives 
  • William Jones picked Dignan (Owen Wilson) in Bottle Rocket
  • Cristiane Young   picked Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis) in Now, Voyager
  • Vicki Smith @eclecticmayhem2 picked Andie (Molly Ringwald) in Pretty in Pink
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Bridget Jones (Renee Zellwegger) in the Bridget Jones film series
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked Ellie (Claudette Colbert) in It Happened One Night
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) in Pretty Woman
  • Marci  picked Kate Farley (Betty Grable) in Coney Island
  • My Tree N’ Me @mytreenme picked Duckie (Jon Cryer) in Pretty in Pink
  • Gabriela picked Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) in The Women
  • Nuwan Sen picked Stella Dallas (Barbara Stanwyck) in Stella Dallas
  • Erica D  picked Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) in While You Were Sleeping
  • Gill at  picked Barbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) in Down With Love

July 18: A Clutz

  • Amanda  picked Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) in The Thin Man
  • Stephen Haller @theburbsman picked Benjy Benjamin and Ding Bell (Buddy Hackett & Mickey Rooney) in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • William Jones picked Daniel Miller(Albert Brooks) in Defending Your Life
  • Cristiane Young   picked Jerry Warriner (Cary Grant) in The Awful Truth
  • Vicki Smith @eclecticmayhem2 picked any character Stan Laurel played
  • @GracePheesh @gracepheesh picked Susan Vance (Katharine Hepburn) and David Huxley (Cary Grant) in Bringing Up Baby 
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Hickey (Buster Keaton) from In the Good Old Summertime
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) in Mean Girls
  • Marci  picked Charles (Henry Fonda) in The Lady Eve
  • My Tree N’ Me @mytreenme picked any character Jerry Lewis played
  • Neil in Rockville @NeilNRockville picked Bud Abbott in every Abbott and Costello movie
  • Nell Minow picked Lt. Dolores Crandall (Joan O’Brien) in Operation Petticoat
  • Gabriela picked Susan Vance (Katharine Hepburn) in Bringing up Baby & Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) in Ghostbusters
  • Nuwan Sen picked Mr. Bakshi (Peter Sellers) in The Party
  • Erica D  picked Stacy (Lara Flynn Boyle) in Wayne’s World
  • Dave @quigonusa picked Rob Petrie (Dick Van Dyke) in The Dick Van Dyke Show
  • Gill at  picked Eddie Edwards in Eddie the Eagle

July 19: A Bookworm or Nerd

  • Amanda  picked Ann Newton (Edna May Wonacott) in Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  • Joanna Blatchley @BlatchleyJoanna picked Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) from The Big Bang Theory tv show
  • William Jones picked David Huxley (Cary Grant) in Bringing Up Baby
  • Cristiane Young   picked David Huxley (Cary Grant) in Bringing Up Baby
  • Vicki Smith @eclecticmayhem2 picked Harold Crick (Will Farrell) from Stranger Than Fiction
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Noriko Nakagawa (Aki Maeda) from Battle Royale
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked various characters Cary Grant played (David Huxley in Bringing up Baby and Dr. Barnaby Fulton in Monkey Business)
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Gloria Mundy (Goldie Hawn) in Foul Play
  • Marci  picked Henry “Pop” Barnes (Edmund Gwenn) in Apartment for Peggy
  • Nell Minow picked the “squirrely cherubs” in Ball of Fire
  • Gabriela picked the Acme Book Shop Proprietress (Dorothy Malone) in The Big Sleep
  • Nuwan Sen picked then book lovin’ ladies in The Jane Austen Book Club
  • Pavlov’s Tortoise @PavlovsTortoise picked Zibby (Elizabeth Olsen) in Liberal Arts
  • Erica D  picked Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) in Secretary
  • Gill at  picked Michael Carrington (Maxwell Caulfield) in Grease 2 and Rita (Julie Walters) in Educating Rita

July 20: Mocked or Underestimated Due to Appearance

  • Amanda  picked Catherine Sloper (Olivia de Havilland) in The Heiress
  • William Jones picked Muriel Heslop (Toni Collette) in Muriel’s Wedding
  • Vicki Smith @eclecticmayhem2 picked Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy) in The Breakfast Club
  • Zoe Krainik  picked Rose Fenny (Lili Taylor) in Dogfight
  • Hollywood Yesterday picked The Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) in various movies
  • Lisa Narciso  picked Carrie (Sissy Spacek) in Carrie (1976)
  • Marci  picked Auggie Pullman (Jacob Tremblay) in Wonder
  • Neil in Rockville @NeilNRockville picked Piglet from Winnie the Pooh
  • Nell Minow picked Lizzie Curry (Katharine Hepburn) in The Rainmaker (1956)
  • Gabriela picked Eugene (Eddie Deezen) in Grease
  • Erica D  picked Jacquline de Ghent (Melanie Lynskey) in Ever After
  • Gill at  picked the people who were considered “freaks” by society in The Greatest Showman
  • Stone Gasman picked Lucas (Corey Haim) in Lucas
  • Will Hink picked John Merrick (John Hurt) in The Elephant Man

*If I missed any, please let me know!

The Sub-theme for week 4 is Not a Member of the 1%. Can’t wait to see what you all come up with!