Tag: Joyce Compton

  • The Artwork of Joyce Compton

    After Joyce Compton’s contact with First National ended in 1927, she freelanced for a variety of studios. Freelancing meant sticking close to home and waiting for the phone to ring. During those lean times, the Comptons began breeding and selling Belgian Griffons. “I also discovered I had some art talent, and while being home bound […]

  • Happy Birthday, Joycie!

    Today, I lift a toast and pay tribute to one of the best.  Happy Birthday, Joyce Compton! Born this day (January 27) in 1907, Joyce’s career in films extended from the mid-1920s into the 1950s. In the early 1990s, she and I put together her memoirs. Check it out, if you haven’t.  https://michaelgankerich.wordpress.com/the-real-joyce-compton-behind-the-dumb-blonde-movie-image/ To commemorate her […]