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Top 1920’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Gold Rush (1925)
  2. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  3. The Circus (1928)
  4. The Kid (1921)
  5. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  6. The General (1926)
  7. Nosferatu (1922)
  8. Sunrise (1927)
  9. Big Business (1929)
  10. Metropolis (1927)
  11. Our Hospitality (1923)
  12. Wings (1927)
  13. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  14. Safety Last! (1923)
  15. The Jazz Singer (1927)

Fan Top Silent Films (see all)

  1. The Gold Rush (1925)
  2. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  3. City Lights (1931)
  4. The Circus (1928)
  5. The Kid (1921)
  6. Modern Times (1936)
  7. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  8. The General (1926)
  9. Nosferatu (1922)
  10. Sunrise (1927)
  11. Metropolis (1927)
  12. Wings (1927)
  13. Our Hospitality (1923)
  14. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  15. Safety Last! (1923)

Fan Top Socialites Movies (see all)

  1. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  2. Holiday (1938)
  3. You Can't Take It With You (1938)
  4. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  5. Houseboat (1958)
  6. Gigi (1958)
  7. My Fair Lady (1964)
  8. High Society (1956)
  9. Dark Victory (1939)
  10. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  11. Dinner at Eight (1933)
  12. The Razor's Edge (1946)
  13. Platinum Blonde (1931)
  14. From the Terrace (1960)
  15. Mrs. Parkington (1944)

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Marni Nixon, the Singing Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86
(Jul 25, 2016 | New York Times)By MARGALIT FOXMarni Nixon did the singing for, from left, Deborah Kerr in "The King and I," Natalie Wood in "West Side Story" and Audrey Hepburn...

Kino Lorber Releases Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a 5-Disc Collection of Newly-Restored, Groundbreaking Films by Early Independent African-American Filmmakers
(Jul 22, 2016 | Kino Lorber)Available on Blu-ray and DVD July 26, 2016Featuring Music Scores by Artists Including DJ Spooky, Samuel Waymon and Max Roach Packed...

Kino Lorber Releases Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a 5-Disc Collection of Newly-Restored, Groundbreaking Films by Early Independent African-American Filmmakers
(Jul 21, 2016 | Kino Lorber)Available on Blu-ray and DVD July 26, 2016Featuring Music Scores by Artists Including DJ Spooky, Samuel Waymon and Max Roach Packed...

Garry Marshall, Happy Days creator and Pretty Woman director, dies at 81
(Jul 20, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly)By Oliver GettellGarry Marshall, the director, writer, and producer who developed such television shows as The Odd Couple and Happy Days and who helme...

Appreciating Garry Marshall, a Giant Whose Work Revealed His Big Heart
(Jul 19, 2016 | Variety)by Maureen Ryan RICH FURY/INVISION/APIt's unclear what we've done to make the universe angry, but Death keeps taking legends from us: D...

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Classic Movie Hub is giving away FIVE copies of Pioneers of African-American Cinema, courtesy of Kino Lorber. This one-of-a-kind historical collection features the vital works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers. In stores July 27th, but you can win it here at CMH all month long! Winners' choice of DVD or Blu-Ray...    Click here to enter...

Legend Tribute: William Powell

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, William Powell, born today, July 29 in 1892! William Powell: Master of the Screwball Comedy. More so than Cary Grant, more so than Clark Gable, more so than James Stewart; in my humble opinion, Powell represents the best and the brightest that the genre has...  read more...

Mini Tribute Morgan Wallace

Born July 26, 1881 Morgan Wallace! Morgan Wallace appeared in over 120 film roles, many uncredited, and is perhaps best known for his role as Mr. Fitchmueller in the ‘kumquat scene’ from the W.C. Fields’ comedy, It’s a Gift! Morgan Wallace as Mr. Fitchmueller “I want 10...  read more...

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The Prowler: Review

“So I’m no good, but I’m no worse than anybody else.” Film gris, noir’s politically apt little brother, typically goes undiscussed within the genre’s wider worldview. Granted, it’s far less sexy than a private eye picture or a femme fatale flick, but gris, a term coined......Read more

“Pioneers of African-American Cinema” featured on TCM, and releasing on DVD/Blu-Ray PLUS Special Offer for CMH Fans

Paying Tribute to the Vital Works of America’s First African-American Filmmakers… As you probably already know, CMH is giving away five copies of “Pioneers of African-American Cinema” this month (through July 30), courtesy of Kino Lorber.  This historic 5-disc set features si......Read more

TCM Big Screen Classics: Animal House Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (July 22 Aug 6)

Win Tickets to see “Animal House” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide August 14 & August 17! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! This month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tickets to see “TCM Big Screen C......Read more

Don Knotts: Three Fine Summer Flicks

Born July 21, 1924, Don Knotts…  Don Knotts played Barney Fife, the bumbling deputy on The Andy Griffith Show, so well and so memorably that the part would come to define the man. Don, who would have turned 92 today, July 21, spent the rest of his career trying to escape Barney’s long, slender......Read more

Max Fleischer Universe: Swing You Sinners

Born July 19, 1883 Max Fleischer… As I write this blog on the very day that would have been MAX FLEISCHER’S 133rd birthday (Max was born in Krakow on July 19th 1883) I am here to sing the praises of what is to me the absolute apogee of FLEISCHER STUDIOS’ creative output — a g......Read more

Announcing the Classic Movie ‘Hub Club’…

Join The Hub Club where you can Get Exclusives, Earn Points and Win Prizes… yes, and it’s Free CMH is sooooo happy to announce the launch of our ‘Hub Club’ – where fans can go to share content, earn points and win fun prizes — every month.  This is the perfect p......Read more

TCM Big Screen Classics: Planet of the Apes Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (July 1 – July 16)

Win Tickets to see “Planet of the Apes” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide July 24 & July 27! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our fabulous monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tickets to......Read more

TCM Star of the Month: Olivia de Havilland

  Turner Classic Movies: Star of the Month Olivia de Havilland  A lot can happen in a century. Between 1916 and 2016, there have been two world wars, the rise and fall of the Soviet Union, the advent of the internet along with the rapid rise of globalization. Yes, the world has changed quite a ......Read more

Max Fleischer Universe: Brother Dave Fleischer

Dave Fleischer, the Creative Soul of the Fleischer Studios…   In addressing the phenomenon of legendary Max Fleischer and his pioneering animation empire, it is hard not to give the biggest of props to Max’s younger brother Dave – the listed director (although more often the actual......Read more

Sweet Smell of Success: Review

“Match me, Sidney…” Hollywood had become overrun with exposés by the 1950s. Films like Sunset Boulevard (1950), Ace in the Hole (1951), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) peeled back the scum of their respective industries, dropping men and women into society’s underbelly with little in the ......Read more

"George Sanders: Memoirs of a Professional Cad" Book Giveaway (via Twitter July)

“George Sanders: Memoirs of a Professional Cad” Book Giveaway! Entry Task for Twitter Contest “At number 6 Petroffski Ostroff, to Margaret and Henry Sanders, a son of dazzling beauty and infinite charm was being born. It was I.” - George Sanders in Memoirs of a Professional Cad I am happ......Read more

Enter to Win a Basket Full of Goodies! #WillyWonka

Your Golden Ticket to Scrumpdiddlyumptious Fun! Thanks to our friends at Fathom Events, CMH will be giving away one fun basket full of scrumdiddlyumptious sweets and a copy of Roald Dahl’s beloved book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! For your chance to win — just follow us on Twitter @Class......Read more

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Classic Movie Events

The Road Back
Auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago, IL)
Jul 27
The Road Back (1937)
Auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago, IL)
Jul 27

The Great Dictator
Rialto Theater Center (Loveland, CO)
Jul 27

Planet of the Apes
Fathom Events Nationwide (Nationwide US, )
Jul 27

Born Yesterday (1950) / It Sh...
Stanford Theatre (Palo Alto, CA)
Jul 27 To Jul 29

Seriously Funny: The Films of...
Museum of Modern Art / MOMA (New York City, NY)
Jul 18 To Jul 31

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Santa Fe Trail (1940)
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Sean Connery Statue in Tallinn, Estonia?

A bronze sculpture in honor of Oscar-winning actor Sir Sean Connery has been unveiled in the Estonia... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 2006, A Time Out of War starring the legendary Corey Allen, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 52 years after its initial release (1954).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

George Jessel's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1949. So were Richard Widmark, Jeanne Crain, Jean Hersholt, Anne Baxter...  see more