2012 Classic Movie Actress Tournament

My friend, Monty, at his classic movie blog All Good Things, is conducting his annual Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tournament and I am honored to be doing the 1940s era for him. Of course, you all know that means Roz will be in it, and I hope she does great, I am rooting for our girl!!!!

Here are the matches that have been set up for the 1940s era, which will take place on my blog, starting on March 5th. I hope you all will vote!


Top seed is Vivien Leigh (she won last year’s 40s era)
SOPHISTICATES 
VIVIEN LEIGH VS 8 RUTH HUSSEY

GREER GARSON VS 5 GENE TIERNEY

INGRID BERGMAN VS 7 LORETTA YOUNG
LAUREN BACALL VS 6 ANN SHERIDAN
DRAMA QUEENS
1 BETTE DAVIS VS 8 CLAIRE TREVOR
4 JOAN FONTAINE VS 5 LANA TURNER 
2 KATHARINE HEPBURN VS 7 JANE GREER
3 OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND VS 6 IDA LUPINO 

Go Rozzie!

FUNNY LADIES/GIRLS NEXT DOOR
1 ROSALIND RUSSELL VS 8 JEANNE CRAIN (GO ROZ!)
4 JANE WYMAN VS 5 DONNA REED 
2 LUCILLE BALL VS 7 MAUREEN O’HARA
3 EVE ARDEN VS 6 TERESA WRIGHT

SINGERS/DANCERS
1 JUDY GARLAND VS 8 MARGARET O’BRIEN
4 BETTY GRABLE VS 5 JUNE ALLYSON
2 RITA HAYWORTH VS 7 HEDY LAMARR
3 ANN MILLER VS 6 VIRGINIA MAYO

5 thoughts on “2012 Classic Movie Actress Tournament”

  1. I’m too late for the contest but wanted to weigh in re: my love of Rosalind Russell! I’ve rented Mame, again! And, The Women.

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