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Top 1950’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Band Wagon (1953)
  2. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  3. North by Northwest (1959)
  4. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  5. All About Eve (1950)
  6. Rear Window (1954)
  7. The African Queen (1951)
  8. Ben-Hur (1959)
  9. Born Yesterday (1950)
  10. Funny Face (1957)
  11. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  12. Vertigo (1958)
  13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  14. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  15. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  16. Auntie Mame (1958)
  17. Bus Stop (1956)
  18. On the Waterfront (1954)
  19. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  20. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  21. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  22. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  23. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  24. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  25. Roman Holiday (1953)

Fan Top Film Adaptation (see all)

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  2. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  3. The African Queen (1951)
  4. The Big Sleep (1946)
  5. Bambi (1942)
  6. Ben-Hur (1959)
  7. Another Thin Man (1939)
  8. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  9. Psycho (1960)
  10. Vertigo (1958)
  11. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
  12. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  13. Auntie Mame (1958)
  14. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  15. Holiday (1938)
  16. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
  17. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  18. Rebecca (1940)
  19. The Graduate (1967)
  20. The Women (1939)

Fan Top Gambling Movies (see all)

  1. The Lady Eve (1941)
  2. Show Boat (1951)
  3. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  4. Little Miss Marker (1934)
  5. Johnny Eager (1941)
  6. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
  7. Saratoga (1937)
  8. Street Angel (1928)
  9. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
  10. Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
  11. Guys and Dolls (1955)
  12. Barbary Coast (1935)
  13. The Mississippi Gambler (1929)
  14. 40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
  15. The Mississippi Gambler (1953)
  16. 5 Card Stud (1968)
  17. A Free Soul (1931)
  18. Angels Over Broadway (1940)
  19. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
  20. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)

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Monthy Column: Film Noir Review

“If I let you change me, will that do it? If I do what you tell me, will you love me?” As cinema’s reigning “Master of Suspense”, Alfred Hitchcock usually made a point of keeping his audience in the loop. He believed that information and tension went hand in hand, and that by telling us ......
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Monthy Column: Silents are Golden

Before the Nickelodeon: The Era of Traveling Moving Picture Shows We’ve all seen pictures of beautiful 1920s movie palaces, complete with columns, statues, and enormous lit-up marquees. And their ancestor, the Nickelodeon, is fairly well known–those small, crowded little theaters that charged ......
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Monthy Column: Vitaphone View

Vitaphone View: Talkies For The Home With the silent-to-sound revolution in full swing in 1928, it was only a matter of time before talkies for home consumption were developed. Many Americans were enjoying the fruits of a vibrant and growing economy. And with that came more disposable income and buy......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: The Ends of Noir In my first several Noir Nook posts of this year, I focused on beginnings – how some of our favorite noir actors and actresses got their big breaks in Hollywood. This month, I’m looking at endings. As you know, films noir are characterized by a tone of cynicism and hopele......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Robert Young – Chicago, Seattle, Pasadena, Los Angeles Robert Young The 1950s were an era in which television flourished as a competitor to film. Audiences could welcome actors into their living rooms by merely turning on the television and enjoying the latest shows. While man......
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Monthy Column: Pre-Code Corner

“I Didn’t Know You With All Your Clothes On”: The Best of Pre-Code Warren William Warren William is so entrenched with the pre-Code period in my mind that it’s not surprising to learn that, aside from two appearances credited as Warren Krech in 1922 and 1923, he soared to stardom during the er......
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Monthy Column: Looking at the Stars

“Nobody likes for his life to be disrupted. But when the country calls, they need you.” - Audie Murphy By the age of 19, Audie Murphy had won two Silver Stars and the Distinguished Service Cross. He won the Medal of Honor at that age by operating a machine gun on a burning tank destroyer......
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Classic Movie News:

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Joseph Campanella, 93, Ubiquitous Character Actor, Dies
(May 17, 2018 | New York Times)Joseph Campanella, a versatile actor whose television career began in the 1950s on anthology series and continued for decades on shows like "Mannix," ...

Georges Melies: Why Google Honours Him Today
(May 3, 2018 | Classic Movie Hub)On May 3, 1912, the French illusionist and film director released what is considered as his greatest masterpiece.Described as "the father of special e...

Dyan Cannon Says Cary Grant Will Be Part of Upcoming Musical
(Apr 3, 2018 | Fox News)Cary Grant and his then-wife Dyan Cannon with their daughter Jennifer Grant.  (Getty)by Stephanie NolascoApril 3, 2018Dyan Cannon is feeling at p...

Lena Waithe Really Wants To Do a Biopic of Mary Tyler Moore
(Apr 2, 2018 | Time)By CADY LANG April 2, 2018Emmy-winning writer, actor, and producer Lena Waithe has made a name for herself with projects like...

Martin Scorcese On His Latest Project: Educating Students About The Power Of Film
(Mar 28, 2018 | Parade)by Mara ReinsteinMarch 28, 2018Growing up in a working-class family in the mean streets of New York City's Little Italy neighborhood, Martin Scor...

Legend Tribute: Bob Hope

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Bob Hope, born today,           May 29 in 1903! As Actor, Bob Hope won FIVE non-competitive Academy Awards: 1941 Honorary Award: In recognition of his unselfish services to the motion picture industry (special silver plaque) 1945 Honorary Award: For his...  read more...

Mini Tribute Barbara Luddy

Born May 25, 1908 Barbara Luddy! Barbara Luddy ‘appeared’ in over 35 roles but is probably best remembered as the voice of Lady in Walt Disney’s animated classic, Lady and the Tramp. Barbara Luddy as herself and as Lady from Disney’s Lady and the Tramp ….. Annmarie Gatti from Classic...  read more...

Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters

Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters Classic flapper girls! “They’re Beautiful…They’re Glamorous…They’re Scandalous!” So read the tagline for Twentieth Century Fox’s glossy, highly fictionalized biopic about the famous (and infamous) Dolly Sisters. In the film, Betty ......Read more

Day Two: Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

  And now for Day Two of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Blogathon… The time has come to celebrate famous movie pairings of yesteryear for the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon. I am thrilled to host the second of two days of entries, preceded by the fabulous Aurora at Once Upon a Screen......Read more

Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Always Good for a Smile I’m not exactly sure when I first ‘discovered’ the Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedies, but I do remember that it was at some point in my childhood when my parents shared them with me. And, as many classic movie fans will attes......Read more

The Funny Papers: Make Love, Not War The Sex Comedies of the Sixties

Make Love, Not War: The Sex Comedies of the Sixties Wedged between the cookie-cutter conformities of the fifties and the Women’s Lib movement of the funky seventies, the swinging sixties exploded into history. The film world has a way of reflecting the styles, trends and changes in our society. Rom......Read more

Announcement: Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

  Announcing the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon Long ago and not so far away I teamed with the fabulous Once Upon a Screen to form a partnership in honor of memorable movie duos. Time, work and numerous other events have prevented us from resurrecting this topic, which was met with grea......Read more

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story – Interview with Daniel Raim

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Interview with director Daniel Raim What comes to mind when you think of the word Hollywood? Glamour? Yup. Scandal? Sure. Stardom? Of course. But film maker Daniel Raim wants to show you a different side of Hollywood – a more human side. The side tha......Read more

The Whales of August – Interview with Michael Kaplan

The Whales of August Questions An Interview with Michael Kaplan As I cozied up on my couch to watch The Whales of August on a delightful winter day, I had no idea what to expect. Well, that’s not entirely true…I did know to expect Bette Davis and Lillian Gish, but that was about it. The......Read more

Gene Coon: From Beatrice Nebraska to Star Trek and Beyond

Gene Coon: From Beatrice Nebraska to Star Trek and Beyond Interview with Local Historian Jeanelle Kleveland, Gage County Classic Film Institute “To me, in many ways, Gene L. Coon was the heart and soul of Star Trek.” -David Gerrold, screenwriter, The Trouble with Tribbles This weekend......Read more

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Classic Movie Events

The Story of G.I. Joe
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center (Silver Spring, MD)
May 26 To May 28
The Postman Always Rings Twic...
Egyptian Theater (Hollywood, CA)
May 26

Easy Rider
The Autry at Griffith Park (Los Angeles, CA)
May 26

Dr. Strangelove
Paramount Theatre (Austin, TX)
May 26

The Bride Wore Black
The Brattle Theatre (Cambridge, MA)
May 26

Shadow of a Doubt
The Brattle Theatre (Cambridge, MA)
May 26

Work / Looking for Sally / Co...
Edison Theater / Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum (Fremont, CA)
May 26

Sons of the Desert
Dryden Theatre / George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
May 26

Shoulder Arms
Paramount Theatre (Austin, TX)
May 26
The Apartment
DTOS Senate Theater (Detroit, MI)
May 26
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Mack Sennet Studios (former) in Los Angeles, CA?

Although currently a Self Storage Facility, this building was once part of the original Mack Sennett... ..  read more

National Film Registry

A Night at the Opera, directed by the legendary Sam Wood, was released in 1935. In 1993, 58 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Cary Grant's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1951. So were Susan Hayward, Hildegard Knef, Oskar Werner...  see more