The Sixth Van Johnson Blogathon has arrived!


It's one of my favorite times of the year: my annual Van Johnson blogathon! For the next three days, a wonderful group of bloggers will be joining me to honor this delightful man and his 106th birthday.

If you're a participant, please leave me the link to your post below and I'll update the roster as quickly as I can!

Make Mine Noir | Scene of the Crime (1949)

Taking Up Room | Killer Crocodile (1989)

Critica Retro | Three Guys Named Mike (1953)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood | Van's appearances in fan magazines

Whimsically Classic | Van's friendship with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

18 Cinema Lane | In the Good Old Summertime (1949)


  1. Michaela,
    My post about Van Johnson in Scene of the Crime is up for the blogathon. What a great film, and Johnson is great in it. Thank you so much for hosting. I love finding out how actors not really known for noir actually did quite well "on the dark side"!

    1. Thanks, Marianne! So glad you enjoyed that one -- it's quite underrated!

  2. Hi, Michaela! Here's mine post:

  3. Here's Van Johnson as Mike in Three Guys Named Mike:


    Here's my post about Van Johnson and his friendship with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

  5. Just posted my review of 'In The Good Old Summertime'!


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