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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. Ball of Fire (1941)
  5. Adam's Rib (1949)
  6. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  7. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  8. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
  9. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  10. The Big Sleep (1946)
  11. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  12. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  13. Holiday Inn (1942)
  14. Bambi (1942)
  15. The Philadelphia Story (1940)




Fan Top Mystery Movies (see all)

  1. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  2. North by Northwest (1959)
  3. After the Thin Man (1936)
  4. The Big Sleep (1946)
  5. Another Thin Man (1939)
  6. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  7. The Thin Man (1934)
  8. Rear Window (1954)
  9. Charade (1963)
  10. Psycho (1960)
  11. Vertigo (1958)
  12. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  14. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  15. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
  16. Suspicion (1941)
  17. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  18. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
  19. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  20. The Killers (1946)

Fan Top Easter Movies (see all)

  1. Easter Parade (1948)
  2. King of Kings (1961)







Cagney, the Musical: Exclusive Interview with Robert Creighton

CMH sits down and chats with Robert Creighton, the Star and Co-Author of the musical, Cagney for this exclusive 20-minute video interview! Cagney is currently playing at the Westside Theatre in NYC...   

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Adam West, TV's 'Batman,' Dies at 88
(Jun 10, 2017 | Variety)JUNE 10, 2017 | 08:19AM PTAdam West - an actor defined and also constrained by his role in the 1960s series "Batman" - died Friday nigh...

Roger Smith, '77 Sunset Strip' Star and Ann-Margret's Husband, Dies at 84
(Jun 5, 2017 | Variety)Roger Smith, who starred in the series "77 Sunset Strip" and was married to actress Ann-Margret, died Sunday in Sherman Oaks. He was 84.The hands...

Newport Beach dedicates newly named John Wayne Park
(May 26, 2017 | LA Times)John Wayne is part of Newport Beach's history, and now, its geography.City officials past and present dedicated a renamed park Friday in honor of the ...

Ronald Berkeley, Journeyman Make-up Artist, 1930 - 2017
(May 25, 2017 | Make-Up Artist)Ronald Berkeley, a longtime personal make-up artist for Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, died May 9, 2017. Per imdb.com, he was 86 years old. The ...

Behind the Scenes With John Wayne in 1969
(May 25, 2017 | Time)John Wayne - born 110 years ago, on May 26, 1907 - embodied a very particular kind of American hero. In 1969, in the wake of what LIFE called a "splen...



Legend Tribute: Billy Wilder

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Billy Wilder, born today, June 22 in 1906! The dictionary describes a hero as follows: A person who is admired for courage or noble qualities. And of course, every child has a hero growing up. For some it was Superman, for others it was their parents and for me?...  read more...

Mini Tribute Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a Pictorial Tribute to Billy Wilder...  read more...


Happy Father’s Day to All… Classic Movie Dads and their Classic Movie Kids…

Wishing a Happy Father’s Day to all those Dads out there! And Celebrating the Day with a Quick Pictorial… This is just a simple post with some pictures of Classic Movie Dads and their Classic Movie Kids. I’m sure I’m missing a whole bunch, so consider this ‘part oneR......Read more

Film Noir Review : The Hoodlum (1951)

“You cheap hood. Always looking for a fall guy and never realizing you’re it.” Decency, while more prominent in genres like westerns or comedies, is inherent to film noir. In fact, it is an integral part of the noir structure, as characters are constantly being faced with its exist......Read more

Warner Archive Instant Interview with Classic Movie Hub

Talking ‘Classics’ with Warner Archive Instant A Big Thank You to Carley and Mike of Warner Archive Instant for hosting a Facebook Live Video Chat today with yours truly. What a pleasure it was to meet them both, and to talk about our love for classic movies! Couldn’t think of a be......Read more

Film Noir Review: Harper (1966)

“Hey, this detective work is really fun!” Harper is the rare case of a film whose literary origin and cinematic style come from the same source. It was adapted from Ross Macdonald’s novel The Moving Target, which, upon publication in 1949, was a blatant attempt at emulating the private e......Read more

A Very Happy Classic Movie Easter Pictorial!

Happy Easter from Classic Movie Hub! Just wanted to share some fun Easter photos…  Just love Bugs… And that hat is to die for ….. Doris Day chillin’ in a comfy Easter basket… ….. Look at the smile on their faces… I remember smiling like that when I was ......Read more

Classic Movie Travels: Nova Scotia, Canada – The King and I, and Titanic

Classic Movie Travel Sites in Halifax, Nova Scotia I had the pleasure of visiting Nova Scotia over the summer, and as any true-blue Classic Movie Fan would do, I just had to find some classic-movie-related sites to make my trip complete! That said, I’d like to share some photos and a youtube c......Read more

Breaking Barriers: Rita Moreno

Breaking Barriers Rita Moreno  To quote Barack Obama at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, “[Rita Moreno] is still a leading lady of her era, a trailblazer with courage to break through barriers and forge new paths.” That’s not the only political powerhouse to show love to Moreno. Supreme Court Judge S......Read more

Film Noir Review: Dark City (1950)

“Guys like you seldom get arrested. You get killed first.” Dark City is a devious example of intermingled genres. It’s upfront in its blend of horror and noir, an agenda that’s hinted at within the film’s opening sequence. Danny Haley (Charlton Heston) confidently walks down ......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden

5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Sterling Hayden! ….. He was a beauty So pretty. Sure, most stars during the classic era of Hollywood were beautiful but Paramount decided to take it to the next level with Hayden. In 1941......Read more

Breaking Barriers: Hattie McDaniel

  Breaking Barriers Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel has the distinct honor of being the first black actor in history to win an Academy Award. On February 29th, 1940, she defied the odds and beat four white actresses, including her own co-star Olivia de Havilland, to win that Oscar gold. This wa......Read more

Breaking Barriers: Dorothy Dandrige

  Breaking Barriers Dorothy Dandridge Multi-talented, incredibly beautiful, and disciplined in the performing arts since childhood, Dorothy Dandridge could have been as big as Beyonce if she was just born 80 years later. Instead she was born in 1922. A time when opportunities  for African Amer......Read more

Breaking Barriers: Lena Horne

  Breaking Barriers Lena Horne When Lena Horne signed a long-term contract with MGM it was a very big deal. The year was 1942 and prior to that no black actor had ever been privy to such lucrative contract with any major studio. More importantly, no black actor had ever wielded as much power in......Read more

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Pride of the Yankees Book Giveaway!

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Bing Crosby Library / Student Center in Spokane, WA?

In the 1950's, Gonzaga recognized the need of a good library, and alumnus Bing Crosby became a majo... ..  read more

National Film Registry

The Grapes of Wrath, starring the legendary Henry Fonda, was released in 1940. In 1989, 49 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Danny Thomas's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1954. So were James Mason, Alan Ladd, Edmund Purdom, Van Heflin...  see more