Hi guys, my name is Emma and I am a 20-year-old classic movie fan from Brisbane, Australia. I am currently studying Journalism at university but when I grow up (and invent a time machine) I want to be a famous movie star like Bette Davis or Jean Harlow. My first classic movie experience wasn’t with a very famous or very technically good film, but when I saw ‘Blackbeard’s Ghost’ (1968) with the hilarious Peter Ustinov I was hooked. I slowly moved onto ‘The Parent Trap’ (1961) with Hayley Mills and the glorious films of Marilyn Monroe. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I found Precode. I stumbled across ‘She Done Him Wrong’ when looking for a relaxing comedy to pass the time and loved Mae West’s witty banter and frank discussions on sex. Again I was hooked and Precode films stuck in my brain and on my DVD shelf.
A note on my profile picture:I wish it was me, but my profile picture is of the tragic and beautiful, Evelyn Nesbit. She was born December 25, 1884 and is notorious not only for her small silent film career, famous paintings and photographs of her, a short relationship with John Barrymore but being the motive for the murder of her well-known lover by her husband. I choose her because of her strength and mesmerising beauty and, if you squint and dim the lights I kind of resemble her.