The William Holden Centenary- Third Golden Boy Blogathon

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2018 is proving to be a great year for classic film fans- and this year is extra special as one certain gentlemen and Golden Boy is turning the big 1-0-0 this year- Ladies and Gents- Yes Mr. William Franklin Beedle Jr – aka Hollywood’s Golden Boy William Holden- is hitting the big milestone on April 17.
To celebrate Bill’s big event, The Wonderful World of Cinema has invited both myself and Love Letters to Classic Hollywood to join her in her annual Golden Boy Blogathon which will run from April 15-17. I am hosting April 16. The rules are as follows:
  • Choose a Topic relating to Mr. Holden!
  • No more than TWO (2) entries per person
  • Duplicates are allowed- but no more than 2 people repeating a topic
  • Have fun and celebrate this wonderful man and gifted actor (who still is better than ever at three digits)
You can signup with myself, Ginnie (The Wonderful World of Cinema) or Michaela (Love letters to Classic Hollywood). LET’S SHOW THE WORLD WE STILL LOVE AND REMEMBER THE GOLDEN BOY and MAKE THIS THE BEST 100 Birthday tribute EVER!!
Grab a fab badge designed by the talented Michaela and Let’s Go!
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Golden Boy banner_Sabrina              Golden Boy banner_Holden in color
Golden Boy banner_Holden in black and white                  Golden Boy banner_Country Girl

ROSTER

 

PS- If you are a TCM junkie you’d be pleased to know that Miss Stefanie Powers (Bill’s partner at the time of his death) is currently recording segments with Ben Mankieweicz that will air in April- hmm??- Well yes- you’ve guessed it- Bill will probably be April Star of the Month- which is super exciting- as it will allow fans to catch up and be introduced to some of his most famous and even lesser known roles. I for one am hoping The World of Suzie Wong (1960) will be aired and discussed!

PPS- If you are interested click on this link to make a donation to the William Holden Wildlife Foundation fund. Set up by Stefanie Powers in  1982, it honors Bill’s wish of protecting wildlife and his memory. I plan on making a small donation in April for his birthday!

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