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Top 1930’s Movies (see all)

  1. Bringing up Baby (1938)
  2. It Happened One Night (1934)
  3. Top Hat (1935)
  4. The Gay Divorcee (1934)
  5. Swing Time (1936)
  6. After the Thin Man (1936)
  7. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  8. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  9. The Awful Truth (1937)
  10. Another Thin Man (1939)
  11. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  12. The Thin Man (1934)
  13. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  14. Shall We Dance (1937)
  15. Libeled Lady (1936)

Fan Top Western Movies (see all)

  1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  3. The Gold Rush (1925)
  4. Annie Oakley (1935)
  5. The Searchers (1956)
  6. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
  7. Calamity Jane (1953)
  8. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
  9. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  10. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
  11. Union Pacific (1939)
  12. The Harvey Girls (1946)
  13. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  14. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
  15. Stagecoach (1939)

Fan Top Haunted Houses Movies (see all)

  1. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  2. The Ghost Breakers (1940)
  3. The Haunted Palace (1963)
  4. Hold That Ghost (1941)
  5. The Innocents (1961)
  6. 13 Ghosts (1960)
  7. Scared Stiff (1953)
  8. House of the Damned (1963)
  9. A Place of One's Own (1945)
  10. The Cat and the Canary (1939)
  11. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
  12. The Smiling Ghost (1941)
  13. The Spirit is Willing (1967)

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Gloria DeHaven, star of '40s musicals, dies at 91
(Aug 1, 2016 | LA Times)Gloria DeHaven in her classic Hollywood heyday, left, and for "The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies" in January 2001. (Courtesy Harry N. Abrams Inc. publ...

Gloria DeHaven, Effervescent Star of MGM Musicals, Dies at 91
(Jul 31, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter)Gloria DeHaven and Frank Sinatra in 1944's 'Step Lively' RKO Radio Pictures Inc./Photofest 7/31/2016 by Mike Barnes an...

Marni Nixon, the Singing Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86
(Jul 25, 2016 | New York Times)By MARGALIT FOXMarni Nixon did the singing for, from left, Deborah Kerr in "The King and I," Natalie Wood in "West Side Story" and Audrey Hepburn...

Kino Lorber Releases Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a 5-Disc Collection of Newly-Restored, Groundbreaking Films by Early Independent African-American Filmmakers
(Jul 22, 2016 | Kino Lorber)Available on Blu-ray and DVD July 26, 2016Featuring Music Scores by Artists Including DJ Spooky, Samuel Waymon and Max Roach Packed...

Enter to Win "W.C. Fields by Himself"

Classic Movie Hub is giving away TWELVE copies of W.C. Fields by Himself", courtesy of Taylor Trade Publishing. Fields never got around to writing his autobiography, but at his death in 1946, he left behind a vast assortment of notes, outlines, scrapbooks, letters, scripts, scenarios, and photographs. Now his grandson, Ronald J. Fields, has edited and woven this wealth of previously unpublished material into a unique new portrait of the Great One–in his own words. And, you can win it here at CMH all month long!...    Click here to enter...

Legend Tribute: Ingrid Bergman

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ingrid Bergman, born on August 29, 1915. Ingrid Bergman was not a Classic Hollywood star. No. To call her that would be limiting to her sphere of influence known as the globe.  Bergman was an International Star, a globetrotting, world-weary actress whose talent...  read more...

Mini Tribute Byron Foulger

Born August 27, 1899, Character Actor Byron Foulger! Foulger appeared in over 465 roles on film and TV — from storekeepers and hotel clerks to morticians and confidence men. He was equally adept at playing humble, as well as, shady characters. My favorite Byron Foulger role??? Train conductor...  read more...

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TCM Big Screen Classics: Dr. Strangelove Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (Aug 26 – Sept 10)

Win Tickets to see “Dr. Strangelove” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide September 18 & September 21! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our fabulous monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tic......Read more

Classic Movie Anecdote: The Wizard of Oz and “Over the Rainbow”

Celebrating the Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz on August 25, 1939 with a Classic Movie Anecdote! The Wizard of Oz was released nationally in the US on this day in 1939. That said, I just wanted to share this fun little anecdote told by Meredith Ponedel, niece of Dottie Ponedel who was Judy Garland&......Read more

Film Noir Review: Lady in the Lake (1947)

“Some cases, like this one, kind of creep up on you on their hands and knees and the first thing you know, you’re in it up to your neck.” First person perspective was a trick that film noir flirted with throughout the 1940s. Delmer Daves spent the first half of Dark Passage (1947) hiding Humph......Read more

Five Fun Facts about ‘Fred Flintstone’

 “Yabba Dabba Doo!” Five Fun Facts about ‘Fred Flintstone’… Well, perhaps the title of this post is a little misleading, in that our facts are not so much about Fred Flintstone ‘himself,’ but rather about Alan Reed, who was the actor who ‘voiced’ Fred Flints......Read more

TCM Big Screen Classics: The King and I Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (August 5 – August 20)

Win Tickets to see “The King and I” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide August 28 & August 31! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tickets to see “TCM......Read more

W.C. Fields by Himself Book Giveaway (via Twitter August)

“W.C. Fields by Himself” Book Giveaway! Entry Task for Twitter Contest It’s time for our next giveaway! And I am happy to say that, this time, CMH will be giving away TEN COPIES of “W.C. Fields by Himself: His Intended Autobiography with Hitherto Unpublished Letters, Notes, Scripts, and Articl......Read more

The Prowler: Review

“So I’m no good, but I’m no worse than anybody else.” Film gris, noir’s politically apt little brother, typically goes undiscussed within the genre’s wider worldview. Granted, it’s far less sexy than a private eye picture or a femme fatale flick, but gris, a term coined......Read more

“Pioneers of African-American Cinema” featured on TCM, and releasing on DVD/Blu-Ray PLUS Special Offer for CMH Fans

Paying Tribute to the Vital Works of America’s First African-American Filmmakers… As you probably already know, CMH is giving away five copies of “Pioneers of African-American Cinema” this month (through July 30), courtesy of Kino Lorber.  This historic 5-disc set features si......Read more

TCM Big Screen Classics: Animal House Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (July 22 Aug 6)

Win Tickets to see “Animal House” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide August 14 & August 17! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! This month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tickets to see “TCM Big Screen C......Read more

Don Knotts: Three Fine Summer Flicks

Born July 21, 1924, Don Knotts…  Don Knotts played Barney Fife, the bumbling deputy on The Andy Griffith Show, so well and so memorably that the part would come to define the man. Don, who would have turned 92 today, July 21, spent the rest of his career trying to escape Barney’s long, slender......Read more

Max Fleischer Universe: Swing You Sinners

Born July 19, 1883 Max Fleischer… As I write this blog on the very day that would have been MAX FLEISCHER’S 133rd birthday (Max was born in Krakow on July 19th 1883) I am here to sing the praises of what is to me the absolute apogee of FLEISCHER STUDIOS’ creative output — a g......Read more

Announcing the Classic Movie ‘Hub Club’…

Join The Hub Club where you can Get Exclusives, Earn Points and Win Prizes… yes, and it’s Free CMH is sooooo happy to announce the launch of our ‘Hub Club’ – where fans can go to share content, earn points and win fun prizes — every month.  This is the perfect p......Read more

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Charlie Chaplin Studios (former) in Hollywood, CA?

Chaplin built this English cottage-style studio in three months beginning in November 1917. Chaplin ... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 2013, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring the legendary Elizabeth Taylor, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 47 years after its initial release (1966).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Yul Brynner's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1956. So were Deborah Kerr, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, George Stevens...  see more