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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. The General (1926)
  6. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  7. Nosferatu (1922)
  8. Sunrise (1927)
  9. Big Business (1929)
  10. Wings (1927)
  11. Metropolis (1927)
  12. Our Hospitality (1923)
  13. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  14. Safety Last! (1923)
  15. The Jazz Singer (1927)
  16. The Crowd (1928)
  17. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  18. 7th Heaven (1927)
  19. In Old Arizona (1929)
  20. The Skeleton Dance (1929)
  21. Street Angel (1928)
  22. Seven Chances (1925)
  23. Two Arabian Knights (1927)
  24. Bulldog Drummond (1929)
  25. Sadie Thompson (1928)

Fan Top Science Fiction Movies (see all)

  1. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  2. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  3. Frankenstein (1931)
  4. Monkey Business (1952)
  5. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  6. The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
  7. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  8. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
  9. On the Beach (1959)
  10. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  11. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  12. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
  13. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
  14. Barbarella (1968)
  15. The Fly (1958)
  16. The Time Machine (1960)
  17. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  18. Them! (1954)
  19. Metropolis (1927)
  20. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Fan Top Battle of the Sexes Movies (see all)

  1. Adam's Rib (1949)
  2. His Girl Friday (1940)
  3. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
  4. Pillow Talk (1959)
  5. The Quiet Man (1952)
  6. Woman of the Year (1942)
  7. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
  8. The Great Race (1965)
  9. Day-Time Wife (1939)
  10. Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
  11. Kiss Me Kate (1968)
  12. The Love Parade (1929)
  13. June Bride (1948)
  14. Seventh Heaven (1937)

Enter to Win Horror Classics from Kino Lorber!

This month we celebrate Halloween with a 10 DVD/Blu-Ray Classic Horror and Mystery giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of five iconic titles, including Nosferatu, Phantom of the Opera and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari!    

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Monthly Column: Silents are Golden!

This month Lea Stans talks about the art and function of those 'unwieldy' title cards in Learning To Love Those Title Cards! And believe it or not, they may add a level of participation to your film viewings that you may never have experienced before....

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Monthly Column: Minoo's Musings!

This month Minoo shares five fun facts about horror icon, Bela Lugosi, who seems to have been 'born' to play Dracula. But that's not all, see if any of these facts surprise you!

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Monthly Column: Vitaphone View

This month, Ron Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project, talks about major discoveries of lost films in Australia, including one by The Three Stooges, in his column Discoveries Galore "Down Under"...

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New Monthly Column: Noir Nook

In this month's Noir Nook, Karen Burroughs Hannsberry takes a look at hidden gem and guilty pleasure, Wicked Woman (1953), directed by Russell Rouse and starring none other than Rouse’s wife, Beverly Michaels...

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Monthly Column: Film Noir Review

“Police work is not all glamour and excitement and glory” This month, Danilo Castro of Film Noir Archive reviews the 1948 noir, He Walked by Night starring Richard Basehart, Scott Brady and James Cardwell...

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Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

In this month's Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi talks censorship, or lack of, in “Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities: The Opium Advisory Committee vs. The Department of State vs. the Production Code Administration (PCA) vs. Paramount ...    

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New Monthly Column: Classic Movie Travels

This month Annette Bochenek takes us on a visit to the Chicago Illinois area in search of Barbara Hale sites, including her childhood home and The Drake Hotel...

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Introducing our New Monthly Column: The Funny Papers

A Big Welcome Kellee Pratt and her new monthly column, The Funny Papers! This month Kellee kicks off by celebrating comedy bromance 'on the road' with legendary comic duo Bob Hope and Bing Crosby...

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Never Watched a Classic Film? Ben Mankiewicz Gives Tips On Where To Start
(Oct 19, 2017 | Classic Movie Hub)By Tim O'Shei | Published October 19, 2017If you've never watched a classic film before, what's a good one to start? We asked Ben Manki...

TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz Loves Buffalo- and Wants More Movies Set Here
(Oct 18, 2017 | Classic Movie Hub)TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will be in Buffalo for a special screening of "The Natural." (Getty Images)TCM host Ben Mankiewicz loves Buffalo - and wants m...

Cary Grant's Palm Springs Hangout Is On The Market
(Oct 17, 2017 | Classic Movie Hub)Cary Grant's Palm Springs hangout is on the market'Villa Paradiso' listed at $13 millionPosted: 8:53 AM, October 17, 2017Updated: 8:54 AM, October 17,...

5 'PSYCHO' Surprises: Inside The Most Familiar Scene In Movies
(Oct 17, 2017 | New York Times)5 'Psycho' Surprises: Inside the Most Familiar Scene in MoviesBy ROBERT ITOOCT. 17, 2017Continue reading the main storyShare This PageShareTweetP...

(Oct 12, 2017 | TCM)ANTHONY PERKINS - FRIDAYS IN OCTOBER ON TCMAt the beginning of his film career, Star of the Month Anthony Perkins promised to become a gangly, earnest...

Legend Tribute: Margaret Dumont

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Margaret Dumont, born on October 20, 1882! I must say that Margaret Dumont is one of my favorite Character Actresses of all time! And, although she has appeared in over 55 films, I just can’t help but associate her with the Marx Brothers, so much so, in...  read more...

Mini Tribute Jackie Coogan

Born October 26, 1914 Child Actor, Jackie Coogan! Couldn’t resist this one! Jackie Coogan — ADORABLE as a kid and kinda ‘cute’ as Uncle Fester too!!! Coogan appeared in 140 roles — most famously as The Kid in Charlie Chaplin‘s silent classic, The Kid… and of...  read more...

5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko in former Austria-Hungarian Empire. His hometown of Lugos was only abou......Read more

“Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities

“Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities: The Opium Advisory Committee vs. The Department of State vs. the Production Code Administration (PCA) vs. Paramount A rather aimless musical spiked with one murder investigation, two dead bodies, and plenty of cheeky asides, Murder at the Van......Read more

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

 Mel and Anne, Hollywood’s best matched opposites… Was one of entertainment’s oddest couples – the dramatic actress Anne Bancroft and the wacky comic genius Mel Brooks – all that much a mismatch? That’s a question I pondered at times when I explored her career for my new biography Anne Bancrof......Read more

Hollywood at Play: Photo Favorites Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

Hollywood at Play: Photo Favorites Before the advent of television and the internet, motion picture studios relied on publicity stills published in magazines and newspapers to sell entertainment to filmgoers. The studios shot millions of photographs to fit any kind of topic or story journals could c......Read more

Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir’ Side: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir Side’ In her twenties actress Anne Bancroft had just what a film noir needed, the kind of smoky beauty a guy would take a bullet for. She turned up in a handful of movies in the 1950s that might qualify as “dark films,” usually nifty little crime pictures made......Read more

Saddle Up with Anne Bancroft: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Saddle Up with Anne Bancroft When I think of actress Anne Bancroft, I picture the sexy, seductive Mrs. Robinson of The Graduate (1967) or the determined Annie Sullivan of The Miracle Worker (1962). Or a feisty New Yorker, whether she’s the woman who loves books in 84 Charing Cross Road (1984) or the......Read more

The Funny Papers: Comedy Bromance, On the Road with Bob and Bing

Comedy Bromance: On the Road with Bob and Bing Two actors with successful careers in Hollywood, one known for his crooning skills and the other for his vaudevillian gags of comedy, paired together to make a series of films of chums on an adventure. Bob Hope and Bing Crosby made a total of seven film......Read more

Men in Drag: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

Men in Drag As if it weren’t enough that men dominated silent film comedy in general there were a few male comics who specialized in drag and often played female characters. Drag was a common and sure-fire laugh getter and almost every comedian, male and female, took advantage of it at some point. I......Read more

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is an Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy, NC?

The Andy Griffith Museum houses a treasure trove of Andy Griffith memorabilia including actual props... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Wild Boys of the Road, starring the legendary Frankie Darro, was released in 1933. In 2013, 80 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Joe E. Brown's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1936. So were Al Jolson, Freddie Bartholomew, Bing Crosby, Victor McLaglen...  see more