Gone Too Soon blogathon this weekend, Mar. 9 and 10

I’m very excited that next the Gone Too Soon blogathon has almost arrived. Over 30 bloggers have signed up to participate, so we will have an awesome group of article.

The way it will work is I will create a post early on Friday, Mar. 9, and as bloggers write their articles they will comment with a link to their post on my post. I will then post your link on the blog page so everyone will be able to read and comment.

If you have not already signed up, or haven’t picked someone by Friday, that is okay. Anyone is able to jump in during the blog party. If you already have an actor to write about, and feel inspired later on while the blogathon is still going on, feel free to write another post.

For those of you who still want to participate but can’t think of an actor who isn’t taken, here is a list of suggestions that aren’t taken: 

Nick Adams, Fatty Arbuckle, Lon Chaney, Dorothy Dandridge, Karl Dane, Bobby Darin, Jeanne Eagles, George Gershwin, Elizabeth Hartman, John Hodiak, Jeffrey Hunter, Barbara La Marr, Carole Landis, Mario Lanza, Charles Emmett Mack, Martha Mansfield, Marie McDonald,  Glenn Miller, Janet Munro, Ricky Nelson, Mable Normand, Elvis Pressley, Marie Provost, George Reeves, Inger Stevens, Judy Tyler, Sharon Tate

Here are the days writers are to post on: 

Friday, March 9, 2012

100 Years of Movies– F.W. Murnau

A Person in the Dark– John Gilbert

And Then They Start to Sparkle– Laird Cregar

All Things Classic- Curly Howard

All Good Things– Natalie Wood

Blame Mame – Jayne Mansfield

Classic Movies -Robert Williams (1930s actor of Platinum Blonde)

Comet Over Hollywood-Brandon de Wilde and Virginia Weidler

Crankshafts and Curse Words– Steve McQueen

Critica Retro – Olive Thomas

Far From Camelot– Leslie Howard

Forever Classics– James Dean

Frankly, My Dear– Jean Harlow

Garbo Laughs– Conrad Veidt

Great Entertainment Media Archive– Billie Holliday

Hollywood Revue-Judy Holiday and Rudolph Valentino

I Shoot the Pictures– Zbigniew Cybulski

Immortal Ephemera– Dorothy Dell

Saturday, March 10, 2012

In the Mood– Errol Flynn

Journey’s in Classic Film– Maggie McNamara

Kitty Packard’s Pictorial– Robert Walker

Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings– Carole Landis

Lindsay’s Movie Musings– Alan Ladd

Modern Musketeer– Fatty Arbuckle

The Most Beautiful Fraud in the World– Helen Twelvetrees

Movie Star Makeover– Carmen Miranda

My Love for Old Hollywood– Thelma Todd

Noir and Chick Flicks– Marilyn Monroe

Old Movies Nostalgia– Tyrone Power

Portraits by Jenni– Sal Mineo

Random Ramblings– Linda Darnell

Scarlett Olive– Judy Garland

ScribeHard On Film– John Cazale

Shadows and Satin– Steve Cochran

She Blogged by Night– Marie Provost

Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence– John Garfield

Stefanie’s Reviews– Nat King Cole

They Don’t Make ‘em Like They Used To– Montgomery Clift

Thrilling Days of Yesteryear– Renee Adoree

True Classics– Bobby Driscoll

Wide Screen World– Carole Lombard

Here are the banners bloggers are to use during the blogathon (resize if needed):

I hope everyone is excited as I am! Let me know if you have any questions. See you this weekend!

Check out the Comet Over Hollywood Facebook page for the latest updates.

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17 thoughts on “Gone Too Soon blogathon this weekend, Mar. 9 and 10

    • I wanted to write about 50’s/60’s soul singer Sam Cooke, but wasn’t sure if he would fit era wise, if ya get my drift. He is a contemporary of Elvis…

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  1. It’s not too late to get in on this is it? Really interested in looking at Maggie McNamara, especially since one of my favorite movies is The Moon is Blue!

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