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Top 1940’s Movies (see all)

  1. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  2. Double Indemnity (1944)
  3. The Lady Eve (1941)
  4. Adam's Rib (1949)
  5. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  6. Ball of Fire (1941)
  7. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  8. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  9. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
  10. The Big Sleep (1946)
  11. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  12. Bambi (1942)
  13. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  14. Casablanca (1942)
  15. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  16. Holiday Inn (1942)
  17. His Girl Friday (1940)
  18. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
  19. My Favorite Wife (1940)
  20. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
  21. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  22. Notorious (1946)
  23. Easter Parade (1948)
  24. Meet John Doe (1941)
  25. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

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. Wings (1927)
  12. Metropolis (1927)
  13. Our Hospitality (1923)
  14. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  15. Safety Last! (1923)
  16. The Crowd (1928)
  17. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  18. A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
  19. 7th Heaven (1927)
  20. Street Angel (1928)

Fan Top Remake Movies (see all)

  1. Ben-Hur (1959)
  2. Holiday (1938)
  3. Mogambo (1953)
  4. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  5. Silk Stockings (1957)
  6. Show Boat (1951)
  7. High Society (1956)
  8. Bundle of Joy (1956)
  9. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
  10. House of Wax (1953)
  11. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
  12. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
  13. State Fair (1945)
  14. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
  15. Billy the Kid (1941)
  16. That Certain Woman (1937)
  17. That Wonderful Urge (1948)
  18. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
  19. All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)
  20. Walk, Don't Run (1966)

Enter to Win Western Classics from Kino Lorber!

This month we celebrate Classic Westerns with a 10 DVD/Blu-Ray giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of five classic titles, including The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and Elmer Gantry, and The Missouri Breaks!    

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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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New Monthly Column: Silents are Golden!

A Big Welcome to Lea Stans and her new monthly column, Silents are Golden! Of all the eras of cinema, the silent era is perhaps the most stereotyped and the least understood. This month Lea takes a look at four of the most common misconceptions about the Silents in “But They’re So Primitive!”...

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New Monthly Column: Noir Nook

In this month's Noir Nook, Karen Burroughs Hannsberry takes a look at those noir quotes that aren’t quite as well known, yet are just as deserving of their moment in the shadows in Noir Talk...

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New Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

In this month's Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi explores The Puzzling Case of Phyllis Barry with some intriguing details and discrepancies about the life and career of the mysterious pre-code actress...    

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New Monthly Column: Film Noir Review

“This place is dangerous. The time right deadly. The drinks are on me, my bucko!” This month, Danilo Castro of Film Noir Archive reviews the 1951 noir, His Kind of Woman starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell and Vincent Price...

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New Monthly Column: Vitaphone View

This month, Ron Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project, talks about 'the relativity' of the Early Talkies... how some relatives of these bygone stars lend a hand in the restoration of these historic and rare shorts...

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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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Debbie Reynolds' family ranch and dance studio to hit the auction block in October
(Sep 16, 2017 | LA Times)Debbie Reynolds' family ranch and dance studio to hit the auction block in OctoberThe ranch sits on more than 44 acres in Creston, Calif., with a main...

Harry Dean Stanton, Quintessential American Actor, Dies at 91
(Sep 15, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter)Harry Dean Stanton, Quintessential American Actor, Dies at 919/15/2017 by Mike Barnes and Duane ByrgeRarely a leading man, the Kentucky nati...

Scorsese Screens September on TCM: Elia Kazan
(Sep 6, 2017 | TCM)SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS ON TCMIn partnership with The Film Foundation, Turner Classic Movies is proud to bring you this exclusive monthly column by iconi...

TCM Tuesdays in September: Jennifer Jones
(Sep 3, 2017 | TCM)JENNIFER JONES - TUESDAYS IN SEPTEMBERA brunette beauty with apple cheeks and luminous brown eyes, Jennifer Jones was a sensitive actress with a scree...

TCM Remembers Jerry Lewis
(Sep 3, 2017 | TCM)TCM REMEMBERS JERRY LEWIS - 9/4Turner Classic Movies pays tribute to Jerry Lewis on Monday, September 4 with the following festival of films. This pro...

Legend Tribute: Mickey Rooney

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Mickey Rooney, born September 23, 1920! Even though it’s a cliche phrase, I’m going to say it anyway: What can possibly be said about Mickey Rooney that hasn’t already been said? The man has won two different kinds of Academy Award (Juvenile and Honorary),...  read more...

Mini Tribute Paul Petersen

Born September 23, 1945 Child Actor Paul Petersen Child star Paul Petersen started his acting career at age 10 as a Mouseketeer on the Mickey Mouse Club. His most notable film roles include playing Cary Grant’s son David in Houseboat (1958) and, much later (at age 22), playing Fred MacMurray’s...  read more...

Classic Movie Travels: Barbara Hale, Chicago Illinois

Classic Movie Travels: Barbara Hale, Chicago Area Barbara Hale “It hit every paper the next day: the Cinderella story. Of course they said it was a starring role. I had one line, but you know about those things.” -Barbara Hale Actress Barbara Hale was one who performed on many different ......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

Silents are Golden: But Theyre So Primitive!– Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films

“But They’re So Primitive!” Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films It’s a conversation that fans of silent film are all very familiar with. You tell someone you love watching silents. They laugh. Then it dawns on them that you aren’t kidding, and they put on a serious expression a......Read more

Noir Nook: Noir Talk

Noir Talk One of my favorite aspects about film noir is the words. They’re not just your garden-variety lines; noir serves up the kind of dialogue that makes you laugh out loud in sheer delight and complete appreciation. And sometimes it even makes you think. There are many quotes from noir that are......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

Pre-Code Corner: The Puzzling Case of Phyllis Barry

The Puzzling Case of Phyllis Barry In March 1933, Film Weekly reported on Samuel Goldwyn‘s newest discovery, Phyllis Barry, the British newcomer who “achieves the next best thing to actual stardom (a leading ladyship to Ronald Colman)” in Cynara (1932). The publication went on to w......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

Film Noir Review: His Kind of Woman (1951)

“This place is dangerous. The time right deadly. The drinks are on me, my bucko!” There’s an old saying that all films are made at least three times: once, when the screenwriter commits the story to paper; again, when the director captures the story on film; and finally, when the story is constructe......Read more

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Anne Bancroft Book Giveaway!

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Did you know that there is a Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta, GA?

Operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House features guided tours of the apa... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 2000, Dracula starring the legendary Bela Lugosi, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 69 years after its initial release (1931).
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