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Saturday, March 31, 2012

DVD FLASHBACK : LADY GODIVA RIDES AGAIN .. OPTIMUM..

In the early days of the blog, I featured articles I had written on all of Joan's film releases, many of which are now thankfully on dvd.. Just to round up these, I have decided to repost my original articles for those who may have joined the blog just recently and who may not have time to delve into the archive's! I also will post the dvd covers to accompany the article and a link to purchase each release will appear on the side-bar.. This dvd release from Optimum Classic is a region 2 UK release of Joan's first film appearance in the 1951 comedy 'Lady Godiva Rides Again'... This dvd was first released in 2007 and has no extra features, but great to see it on dvd...

PHOTO OF THE DAY : JOAN'S VALENTINE'S HEART TO HEART WITH STEFANIE!

This photo features Joan enjoying the fun and frolics at Regine's 1982 Valentines party with musical star Peter Straker..

Friday, March 30, 2012

VIDEO UPDATE : LIVE WITH KELLY! MARCH 2012..


Here is Joan's interview with Kelly Ripa and Nick Lachey from Live With Kelly a couple of weeks ago!

PHOTO OF THE DAY : CAN HEIRONYMUS FIT ANYMORE PEOPLE ON THIS STAGE?

This photo features the cast of Joan's little seen 1969 film 'Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humpee And Find True Happiness', which also starred Anthony Newley, Milton Berle and Bruce Forsyth....

Thursday, March 29, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY : SCREEN STARS HIDE FROM THE OPPOSITE SEX!

This great shot features a bevy of legendary ladies promoting the 1956 MGM film 'The Opposite Sex'.. With Joan are June Allyson, Dolores Gray, Ann Miller, Joan Blondell and Ann Sheridan...

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY EXTRA : JOAN GOES FOR MILES TO PERFECT THE PERFECT IMAGE!

Joan recently did a photoshoot with top photographer Miles Aldridge for 'Ponystep' magazine.. Here is a sensational shot from the shoot...

PHOTO OF THE DAY : TWO UNEXPECTED FACES OF JOAN!

Here is a promo photo of Joan as she appeared in the 1980 episode of 'Tales of the Uexpected', entitled 'Georgy Porgy', where she played two roles and co-starred with John Alderton...

Monday, March 26, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY : JOANIE! WHAT'S THE DEVILS GOTTEN INTO YOU!


This still features Joan in a scene from the 1975 shocker 'I Don't Want To Be Born' where she plays Lucy, a stripper who after rejecting the advances of a midget, she is cursed with a devil child! The film was recently released on a Region 1 Dvd from Scorpion Releasing.. See link on sidebar to order!

Sunday, March 25, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY: JOAN'S THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE TO PRESENT!

This photo from 1981 features Joan at the Desilu Studios for the 7th Annual People's Choice Awards...

Saturday, March 24, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY : DARLING ! GET TO THE POINT I'VE GOT ANOTHER SIGNING TO GO TO!

This photo from March 10th, features Joan leaving the BBC after her interview with Graham Norton, Joan was off home to change for her signing event at Selfridges...

Friday, March 23, 2012

PHOTO EXTRA : DINNER WITH LOUISE IT A DEAD GOOD READ!

Joan met up with good friend Louise Fennell for dinner, both authors had a good gossip about each other bestselling books! Louise's first novel 'Dead Rich' is doing well and is now on kindle!

PHOTO OF THE DAY : FACE TO FACE WITH MRS CHEYNEY..

This photo features Joan as Mrs Cheyney in the stage production 'The Last Of Mrs Cheyney' in 1980, which also starred Simon Williams..

Thursday, March 22, 2012

PHOTO OF THE DAY : ALL EYES AND BETS ARE ON THE BITCH!

This rare photo features Joan in a scene at the races from the 1979 film 'The Bitch'...

PHOTO EXTRA : LAST NIGHT AS JOAN SIGNS OFF!

This great shot features Joan with staff at Leicester Square theatre. just before she finished her sell out run at the West-End venue..

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

EVENT UPDATE: JULIEN'S AUCTIONS .. HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS 2012..

On March 31st and April 1st, Juliens Auction House in Beverly Hills will hold their very popular Hollywood Legends auction, featuring hundreds of classic items from legendary stars and films... One of the items on sale is a cream chiffon sleeveless dress with pleated lace accented top, worn by Joan in the Fox film release 'Island In The Sun'.. The dress comes with a costumer's photo of Joan wearing the dress and the bidding starts between $600 to $800...

PHOTO OF THE DAY : WHO WRITES THIS STUFF? MOSES?

This rare photo features looking through her script on set of 1960 biblical epic 'Esther and the King'....

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

PHOTO EXTRA : DINNER WITH JOAN IS ARTFUL TIME FOR DAMIEN!


Following the Terence Higgins Trust Gala Auction Joan had dinner with artist Damien Hurst, here Damien proudly displays an artwork Joan lovingly created for him! In return he presented Joan with an unigue work of heART made especially for her!

PHOTO EXTRA : JOAN TAKES FASHIONABLE STEPS TO MAKE IT TO DINNER!

Looking every inch the Hollywood legend, Joan leaves Christies following the Terence Higgins Trust Gala Auction with Percy, for dinner at The Wolseley, where she dined with artist Damien Hirst!

PHOTO OF THE DAY : JOAN EARNS HER STRIPES IN THE FASHION STAKES!

This promo shot was used to promote Joan's guest appearance on the hit series 'The Nanny' from 1996...

Monday, March 19, 2012

EVENT UPDATE : TERENCE HIGGINS TRUST LIGHTHOUSE GALA AUCTION.. CHRISTIES LONDON.. MONDAY MARCH 19TH 2012

JOAN MEETS UP WITH FRIEND JERRY HALL
Joan attended the Annual Terence Higgins Trust Gala Auction at Christie's in London, which raises funds for the fight against HIV ... Two of the auction items included a Portrait Comission by Sacha Newley,who of course is Joan's talented artist son. The bid included a head and shoulders portrait created from a photo taken by Sacha, a 90min sitting either in London or New York was included.. Bidding began between £8,000 to £10,000... Sacha is currently working on portraits for the upcoming film 'Effie' starring Emma Thompson and Sir Derek Jacobi! Another great lot was Dinner at The Ivy with Joan and Biggins next Thursday!  Here is Joan at the auction looking as fabulous as ever!
JOAN WITH NANCY DEL'OLLIO


JOAN WITH JERRY AND TRACY EMMIN

PHOTO OF THE DAY : JOAN'S FLAIR FOR FASHION COMES WITH A WARNING!


This lobby card features Joan as Joanie Valens in the 1967 crime thriller 'Warning Shot' which also starred David Janseen and Stefanie Powers....

Sunday, March 18, 2012

PHOTO EXTRA : MEETING JOAN IS A FEATHER IN CHARLENE'S....!

One of Joan's biggest admirer's is Charlene Malarkey who attended Joan's show on Wed last.. As you can see Joan is Charlene's style icon and has dressed to impress our legendary star!

PHOTO EXTRA : THE JOAN COLLINS FAN CLUB REUNION!

Here is a lovely shot of Joan having a late dinner with Julian Clary, who attended Joan's sell-out show at Leicester Square Theatre last Thursday night.. Thanks to Joan for sharing this photo...

PHOTO OF THE DAY : JUNGLE JOAN'S HUMAN FACE!

This striking photo features Joan as Liz in a dramatic episode of the 60's ABC Television series 'The Human Jungle'.. The episode entitled 'Struggle For A Mind' was Joan's first UK tv guest role.. Delighted that the complete series will be released on dvd from Network in June. You can pre-order from a link on the side....

TV ALERT : LIVE WITH KELLY! MONDAY 19TH MARCH .. ABC ...

JOAN BACKSTAGE WITH KELLY
When Joan was in the USA recently she recorded an interview for Live With Kelly! You can see Joan's talking about her latest book 'The World According To Joan' on Monday mornings show broadcast in the US on ABC.. Joan will join Kelly Ripa and guest host Nick Lachey, check listing for timings which vary!
JOAN FACES THE CAMERA!

Saturday, March 17, 2012

PHOTO EXTRA EXTRA! ... JOAN SIGNS OFF AT LEICESTER SQUARE ..

Joan upped the Hollywood glamour quota as she left for dinner with Percy, after Friday's nights performance of 'One Night With Joan'..