The Dual Roles Blogathon: Day 1 Recap

30 Sep

I’m seeing double! In this case, it’s a positive thing. Thanks so much everyone for helping get Day 1 of the Dual Roles Blogathon off to a fantastic start. If you don’t see your post recapped today, don’t worry. We will make sure we include it in tomorrow’s recap.

804cd-peacock1Thoughts All Sorts gives us Cillian Murphy as Emma and John Skillpa in Peacock.  

cat-ballou-castPlain, Simple Tom Reviews presents Lee Marvin twice over in Cat Ballou.

hero_eb20080214reviews869514178ar1The Movie Rat shows the unique challenges facing a child actor in a dual role in The Spiderwick Chronicles.

sisters2Twenty Four Frames reviews Brian De Palma’s Sisters.

tomhardy-e1475255624587Realweegiemidget Reviews writes about Tom Hardy as the real-life gangster twins in Legend.

p-11MovieMovieBlogBlog gives us TWO films with multiple role playing: first with Buster Keaton in The Playhouse and next with Laurel and Hardy in Our Relations.

albumOnce Upon a Screen writes about A Double Dose of Elvis: Kissin Cousins.

9Love Letters to Old Hollywood writes about the dual roles Rock Hudson plays in both Pillow Talk and Lover Come Back.

paulsundayAnna, Look! explores the two roles of Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood.

deadringer1964bettedaviskarlmaldendvdrip01247417-26-22B Noir Detour writes about Bette Davis as twins in Dead Ringer.

vlcsnap-2016-09-20-23h23m01s751Cinematic Scribblings writes of the three roles Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni assay in Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

mulholland_drive_movie-207802Pop Culture Pundit explores how David Lynch uses dual roles in his film, Mulholland Drive.

image_cropSilent-ology gives us the comedic genius of Constance Talmadge in two roles in Her Sister From Paris.

the-life-and-death-of-colonel-blimp-1Cinema Cities writes about Deborah Kerr’s three roles in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp.


Posted by on September 30, 2016 in Movies


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15 responses to “The Dual Roles Blogathon: Day 1 Recap

  1. Silver Screenings

    September 30, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Reblogged this on Silver Screenings and commented:
    What a terrific first day of the Dual Roles Blogathon! Check out today’s great entries!


  2. realthog

    September 30, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    What a great collection of essays — well done, both, for organizing it! Wish I could have taken part but I’m rushing around doing a lot of promotional stuff at the moment.

    Liked by 2 people

    • christinawehner

      September 30, 2016 at 11:11 pm

      Thanks! We would have loved to have you, but I hope your promotional stuff goes excellently! 🙂


  3. WB Kelso

    September 30, 2016 at 11:46 pm

    Great stuff so far! My post for Beach Dickerson and TEENAGE CAVEMAN is finished and will go live in about ten minutes for Saturday viewing. Thanks again for hosting!


  4. CineMaven

    October 1, 2016 at 4:10 am

    What a GREAT IDEA for a blogathon. Good luck this weekend. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Simoa

    October 1, 2016 at 11:32 am


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