Cooking with the Stars: Debbie Reynolds? Eggplant Casserole
As we all navigate this strange new reality, I like to find comfort in the things that make me the happiest and the things that I find familiar. I had already intended to spotlight Debbie Reynolds in this April edition of Cooking wit......Click here to read Samantha’s article
Western RoundUp: Streaming Westerns at Home
This month many of us find ourselves unexpectedly forced to stay
home for an indefinite period, so I thought this would be the right time to
take a look at some excellent Westerns which are available for streaming. A
good Western is always a welcome div......Click here to read Laura’s article
Cooking With the Stars: Doris Day?s Green and Gold Salad
Top of the morning, classic movie fans! It’s March, I wanted to bring out another Old Hollywood recipe for you all to try. Last year I paid tribute to Maureen O’Hara with my overview of her life and career and my r......Click here to read Samantha’s article
Silents are Golden: The Mysterious Disappearance of Louis Le Prince
If I asked you to name the first person who
ever shot moving images on film, what would your guess be? Thomas Edison? The
Lumi?re brothers? Someone more familiar to film buffs, like William K.-L.
Dickson? Maybe you would try to b......Click here to read Lea’s article
Once in a New Moon
What makes us watch a movie for the first time?
Often it?s because of our favorite stars. Perhaps a notable director. It can be from the recommendation of a friend. But sometimes all I need is an interesting plot description.
That was the case for Once in a New Moon, a 19......Click here to read Toni’s article
Noir Nook: Dame Name Noirs
One of my favorite things about film noir is the female characters. Not just the femmes fatales ? although they, of course, are quite the selling point. But all of noir?s dames aren?t bad girls ? some are just badass if you know what I mean.
This month?s Noir Nook is......Click here to read Karen’s article
Silver Screen Standards: How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable & Lauren Bacall in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
There?s a lot to love in the CinemaScope spectacle of Twentieth Century Fox?s How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), even if it sometimes plays like a de......Click here to read Jennifer’s article
Classic Movie Travels: June Knight
June Knight was a celebrated Broadway and film actress, talented in singing, dancing, and acting. On-screen, her characters are energetic and vibrant?a far cry from her weak self as a child, struggling through a variety of serious health issues.
......Click here to read Annette’s article
Western RoundUp: Seven Ways Fron Sundown (1960)
This month we’ll be taking a “close-up” look at a single Western, the very entertaining Audie Murphy film?Seven Ways From Sundown?(1960).
Seven Ways Fron Sundown (1960) Lobby Card
Murphy plays the awkwardly named Seven Ways F......Click here to read Laura’s article
Seberg is inspired by true events in the life of French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart), who in the late 1960s was targeted by the FBI because of her support of the civil rights movement and her romantic involvement with Hakim Jamal (Anthony Mackie), among ot......Click here to read Danny’s article
Legend Tribute: Alec Guinness
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Alec Guinness, born April 2nd, 1914! Some actors are divas. We?ve all heard the rumors of insane dressing room demands and the so-called ?no-eye contact? clause. Yes, in our current celebrity culture. actors and actresses who obtain even the minutest amount of... read more...
Mini Tribute Producer Pandro S. Berman
Born March 28, 1905 Legendary Producer Pandro S. Berman! Before I start, I must add a quick ‘disclaimer’ –? this post is only labeled a ‘Mini’ tribute because it is ‘mini’ in ‘written’ content — but given that Pandro S. Berman produced some... read more...
Don Knotts and the Bullet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)
Did a Little Boy?s Toy Bullet Inspire the Most Famous Photograph of Barney Fife?
Anyone familiar with the great Don Knotts and his best-known character, the over-caffeinated deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, will recognize the photo. It pictures Barney, head cocked, eyes na......Read more
The Directors’ Chair: Psycho
The Directors’ Chair: Psycho (1960)
Some directors specialize in comedy, others in suspense. Still others delve in horror, romance or westerns. There are directors known for many films and some known only for one. Directors can put their stamp all over their films, while others get the ......Read more
Exclusive Interview with Claude Jarman Jr. Part Two: High Barbaree
Claude Jarman Jr. Child Star of The Yearling Talks about his 2nd Film, High Barbaree
CMH is thrilled to present our 2nd exclusive video interview with Claude Jarman Jr. You will probably remember Claude as ‘Jody Baxter’ in his feature film debut, The Yearling, opposite Gregory Peck a......Read more
Exclusive Interview with Claude Jarman Jr. Part One: The Yearling and Clarence Brown
Claude Jarman Jr. Child Star of The Yearling
Talks about The Yearling, Director Clarence Brown and More
CMH is thrilled to say that we’re kicking off a series of exclusive video interviews and articles with Claude Jarman Jr. today. Claude made his feature film debut starring as ‘Jody......Read more
The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty, and Madness
The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty and Madness – an Unforgettable Film even 62 Years Later…
In honor of the anniversary of the US theatrical release of The Bridge on the River Kwai on December 14, 1957, a mere 62 years ago today, I am reprinting an article that I wrote for Sony......Read more
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