October is finally here, which this year means not only is the 103rd anniversary of Carole Lombard's birth on the horizon (Oct. 6, as many of you probably know), but so is "Carole-tennial(+3)!", the first-ever Lombard blogathon, scheduled to run from Oct. 6 to 9. (We did this so participants who are pressed for time during the week can sit down and compose an entry over the weekend.)
Here's how we'll do it: Once you have an entry done and up on your board, respond at this entry, please give the title and a brief summary of what it's all about, and most importantly, provide a link. If you'd promised an entry for a particular day and have to change for some reason, no problem. Each day during the blogathon, I'll summarize what's been received.
If earlier pledges to enter hold up, we should have close to two dozen entries on Lombard, her life and times. I'm looking forward to it, and so I'm sure are you.
And so, somewhere, is Carole, even though she may be reluctant to publicly admit it...
The top photo was taken by Preston Duncan to promote Lombard's final Pathe film, "The Racketeer." Some 82 years later, we're using it to promote "Carole-tennial(+3)!"
If you'd like to learn more, go to http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/427564.html and http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/428554.html.