getTV Salutes the OSCARS every Thursday Night in Feb. with Classics
(Feb 2, 2016 | Sony getTV)getTV SALUTES THE OSCARS® WITH A BLOCK OF COLUMBIA PICTURES AWARD WINNERS, STARTING WITH TWO WEEKS OF FRANK CAPRA CLASSICS STARRING GARY COOPER &...
TCM Classic Film Festival to Pay Tribute To Golden Globe-Nominee Gina Lollobrigida
(Feb 2, 2016 | TCM)TCM Classic Film Festival to Pay Tribute To Golden Globe-Nominee Gina Lollobrigida
Festival Appearances Include Oscar Winner Marlee Matlin for 30th A...
TCM: 31 Days (and 360 Degrees) of Oscar
(Feb 1, 2016 | TCM)In TCM's own variation of the popular parlor game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon", the Channel presents its annual "31 Days of Oscar" salute in a fun for...
getTV Honors Black History Month on Monday Nights
(Jan 31, 2016 | Sony getTV)getTV HONORS BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH A MONDAY NIGHT VARIETY LINEUP FEATURING AFRICAN-AMERICAN ICONS RICHARD PRYOR, MICHAEL JACKSON, MARTIN LUTHER KIN...
Actor Frank Finlay dies aged 89
(Jan 31, 2016 | BBC)Mark Gatiss, Sir Roger Moore and Alexander Armstrong are among those who have paid tribute to actor Frank Finlay, who has died aged 89.Finlay, a star ...
TCM 31 Days of Oscar Kicks Off February 1
(Jan 29, 2016 | TCM)TCM Celebrates its 21st Edition of "31 Days of Oscar" this year from February 1 through March 2 -- in which every film shown is either a past Academy ...
Legend Tribute: Jack Lemmon
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Jack Lemmon, born February 8th, 1925! Some stars are created. They spend years perfectly crafting their screen images, refining everything from their manner of speech to the way they dress to the minutia of a little thing called their past. Others stars just,... read more...
Mini Tribute Character Actor Mack Swain
Born February 16, 1876 Character Actor Mack Swain! Character Actor Mack Swain appeared in over 160 films and shorts — including over 50 ‘Ambrose’ shorts, The Idle Class, Pay Day, The Pilgrim — and most famously (and my favorite) as Big Jim McKay in The Gold Rush opposite Charlie... read more...
Some Credit, Please, for Aunt Bee
Some Credit, Please, for Aunt Bee…
A reader named Larry posed an interesting question by e-mail the other day: Why wasn’t Frances Bavier‘s name listed on the opening credits of The Andy Griffith Show?
Why not, indeed? Frances was one of only three Griffith Show regulars who stuck w......Read more
Happy Birthday! February Classic Movie Birthday Calendar!
In Celebration of February Classic Movie Birthdays!
Yes, it’s February, so in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re showing some Classic Movie Love with our February Classic Movie Birthday Calendar. Lots of fabulous birthdays this month including legends Clark Gable, James Dean, John Bar......Read more
The Oscars: A Time to Talk
A Time to Talk
Finally its here! February always seems to be Movies Lovers’ favorite time of year. And why, some of you may be asking… Well, its simple: The Oscars. Yes, its that time of year when Hollywood votes on what they deem the most ambitious and a......Read more
An Invitation to Mayberry
An Invitation to Mayberry…
Woody Allen once said 80 percent of success is showing up. Had Art Spelman followed that advice half a century ago, its just possible we might be honoring him today as a celebrated alumnus of Mayberry.
Edward Arthur Spelman appeared one day on the Desilu set of The ......Read more
Five Facts About Fred MacMurray
Five Facts About Fred MacMurray
Other than that he was beautiful…
He was a super hero
Can you see it?
Fred MacMurray has the power of superhuman strength/speed, flight as well as a genius level intellect. OK, so maybe MacMurray himself doesnt have these powers but DC superh......Read more
The Other California Film History (Exclusive Guest Post by Author H. P. Oliver)
The Other California Film History
Most vintage movie fans know about southern California’s motion picture heritage and the region’s outstanding museums dedicated to preserving film history. Relatively few of those fans, however, know about the unique role northern California played in mo......Read more
My Fair Ernest T. Bass
My Fair Ernest T. Bass
The woman at the book signing sounded more dismayed than angry. Why, she asked, hadnt I devoted a single sentence of Andy & Don to Ernest T. Bass?
Ernest T. was the Tasmanian devil of Mayberry. Though he appeared in only five episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, Ern......Read more
Top Ten Songs You Didn't Know Came From Ziegfeld Shows
Top Ten Songs You Didnt Know Came From Ziegfeld Shows
Youve probably heard certain songs a million times without knowing they are a lot older than you think! A large portion of American standards originated in one producers shows: Florenz Ziegfeld. Below is a list of just ten songs from Ziegfeld......Read more
Happy National Spaghetti Day!
Just for Fun…
Yes the incredibly gorgeous Sophia Loren is a great believer in the power of pasta… So, to celebrate today, National Spaghetti Day, (as they say in Italian) ‘mangia’…
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub
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How many Films did Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre Star in Together?
An Iconic Pair: Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre
Sydney Greenstreet made his Feature Film Debut in 1941 at the age of 62 as “Fat Man” Kasper Gutman in The Maltese Falcon. The film also featured Peter Lorre, as the shady Joel Cairo, and of course Humphrey Bogart as private eye Sam Spade......Read more
Announcing our Year-Long Partnership with Fathom Events: We’re Giving Away “TCM Big Screen Classics” Movie Tickets All Year Long in 2016!
CMH partners with Fathom Events for 2016!
“TCM Big Screen Classics” Movie Ticket Giveaways All Year Long!
CMH is thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Fathom Events for 2016! Each month in 2016, CMH will be giving away multiple pairs of tickets to see a “TCM Big Screen C......Read more
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