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 ‚ÄúPop‚ÄĚ Barnes (Edmund Gwenn) in Apartment for Peggy
  • Nell Minow¬†picked the¬†‚Äúsquirrely cherubs‚ÄĚ 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!

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