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    Fan Top Musical Movies (see all)

    1. Top Hat (1935)
    2. The Band Wagon (1953)
    3. The Gay Divorcee (1934)
    4. Swing Time (1936)
    5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
    6. Holiday Inn (1942)
    7. Funny Face (1957)
    8. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
    9. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
    10. The Sound of Music (1965)
    11. Shall We Dance (1937)
    12. Mary Poppins (1964)
    13. Easter Parade (1948)
    14. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
    15. Follow the Fleet (1936)
    16. Flying Down to Rio (1933)
    17. Bus Stop (1956)
    18. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
    19. Roberta (1935)
    20. An American in Paris (1951)

    Fan Top College Movies (see all)

    1. A Yank at Oxford (1938)
    2. Apartment for Peggy (1948)
    3. Girl Crazy (1943)
    4. A Chump at Oxford (1940)
    5. College Swing (1938)
    6. Blondie Goes to College (1942)
    7. Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944)
    8. Bathing Beauty (1944)
    9. Charley's Aunt (1941)
    10. Where's Charley? (1952)
    11. The Freshman (1925)
    12. College (1927)
    13. Father was a Fullback (1949)
    14. The Male Animal (1942)
    15. College Humor (1933)
    16. College Holiday (1936)
    17. A Woman of Distinction (1950)
    18. Son of Flubber (1963)
    19. Compulsion (1959)
    20. Bonzo Goes to College (1952)




    Enter to Win Bob Hope Classics from Kino Lorber!

    This month we celebrate Legendary Funny Man Bob Hope with a 10 DVD/Blu-Ray giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of five classic titles, including Road to Rio, Road to Bali and My Favorite Brunette!    

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    New Monthly Column: Noir Nook

    In this month's Noir Nook, Karen Burroughs Hannsberry takes a look at five films from the noir era with amnesia themes in her column Am-noir-sia: The Amnesia Motif in Film Noir...

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    New Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

    In our second installment of Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi talks 'naughty' about the 1932 pre-code comedy, It's Tough to be Famous, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Mary Brian...    

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    Introducing our New Monthly Column: The Funny Papers

    A Big Welcome Kellee Pratt and her new monthly column, The Funny Papers! This month Kellee kicks off by celebrating comedy bromance 'on the road' with legendary comic duo Bob Hope and Bing Crosby...

    Click here to read Kellee's article

    Introducing our New Monthly Column: Classic Movie Travels

    We are happy to announce the relaunch of our Classic Movie Travel column by Annette Bochenek! This month Annette 'visits' Colleen Moore's famous "Fairy Castle" at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago...

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    Introducing our New Monthly Column: Vitaphone View

    Welcome Ron Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project! Ron's monthly column, The Vitaphone View, kicks off with an introduction to the Project and all of their good work locating previously lost soundtrack discs and restoring early sound shorts...

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    Introducing our Next New Monthly Column: Noir Nook

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new monthly column, Noir Nook, with the first in a series called Uncommon Ladies of Noir by author Karen Burroughs Hannsberry. Think you know Noir? Well, you might want to think again... This month's Lady of Noir may surprise you...

    Click here to read Karen's article

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    CINECON film festival in Hollywood Labor Day weekend honors Norman Lloyd, Patricia Morison with legacy awards
    (Aug 21, 2017 | Classic Movie Hub)Cinecon 53 GuestsNorman Lloyd and Patricia Morison to be honored with special awardsThe Cinecon Board of Governors has selected actor/producer/directo...

    Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dies at 91
    (Aug 20, 2017 | Variety)By Richard Natale, Carmel DaganAUGUST 20, 2017 | 10:50AM PT     ERIK PENDZICH/REX/SHUTTERSTOCKJerry Lewis, the bras...

    Jerry Lewis, comedy genius, is dead at 91
    (Aug 20, 2017 | USA Today)Bryan Alexander, USA TODAYThe comedian, director and actor was also known for his career-long battle against muscular dystrophy. He hosted The Jerry L...

    Jerry Lewis, Nonpareil Genius of Comedy, Dies at 91
    (Aug 20, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter)10:43 AM PDT 8/20/2017 by Duane Byrge , Mike BarnesChristopher PateyHe dominated show business with Dean Martin in the 1950s, star...

    Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81
    (Aug 8, 2017 | New York Times)By MICHAEL POLLAKAUG. 8, 2017Continue reading the main storyShare This PageGlen Campbell playing guitar as host of the NBC television show "The M...


    Legend Tribute: Gene Kelly

    Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gene Kelly, born on August 23, 1912! As mentioned before with James Cagney, a prerequisite for stardom in classic Hollywood cinema was to hold the moniker triple threat. But what about a quadruple threat? Someone who can sing, dance, act, and direct? Surely such...  read more...

    Mini Tribute Cecil Kellaway

    Born August 22, 1890, Character Actor Cecil Kellaway! Hollywood’s favorite Leprechaun, Cecil Kellaway, just happened to be Santa Claus’ (Edmund Gwenn‘s) cousin! But on a more serious note: Kellaway played 140+ roles, many times as wise or mischievous characters. He was nominated...  read more...


    Noir Nook: Am-noir-sia: The Amnesia Motif in Film Noir

    Am-noir-sia: The Amnesia Motif in Film Noir Along with rain-swept streets, voiceover narration, and shadows neatly sliced by venetian blinds, one of film noir’s common features is the character suffering from memory loss. This month’s column takes a look at five films from the noir era with the amne......Read more

    Pre-Code Corner: It’s Tough to Be Famous, but It’s Easy to Be Naughty

    It’s Tough to Be Famous, but It’s Easy to Be Naughty Without a doubt, part of the lure of pre-Code pictures are those racy bits of dialogue that surprisingly retain the ability to shock or even make audiences blush over 80 years after they were first uttered. Though by now I expect these......Read more

    The Funny Papers: Comedy Bromance, On the Road with Bob and Bing

    Comedy Bromance: On the Road with Bob and Bing Two actors with successful careers in Hollywood, one known for his crooning skills and the other for his vaudevillian gags of comedy, paired together to make a series of films of chums on an adventure. Bob Hope and Bing Crosby made a total of seven film......Read more

    Classic Movie Travels: Colleen Moores Fairy Castle

    Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle One of the most memorable flappers of the 1920s was actress Colleen Moore. In fact, beloved writer F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote: “I was the spark that lit up Flaming Youth, Colleen Moore was the torch. What little things we are to have caused all that trouble.......Read more

    Men in Drag: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

    Men in Drag As if it weren’t enough that men dominated silent film comedy in general there were a few male comics who specialized in drag and often played female characters. Drag was a common and sure-fire laugh getter and almost every comedian, male and female, took advantage of it at some point. I......Read more

    Vitaphone View: Early Talkies Talk Again

    Early Talkies Talk Again! The Vitaphone Project was formed in 1991 by several film buffs and 78rpm record collectors with the goal of seeking out the 16 inch diameter shellac soundtrack disks that provided the audio portion of 1926-30 early sound films. These disks were shipped to theatres with the ......Read more

    Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Rosemary DeCamp

    Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Rosemary DeCamp Quick – think of an actress associated with film noir. Who’d you come up with? Barbara Stanwyck? Audrey Totter? Jane Greer? Claire Trevor? There’s a whole list of dames that would fit the bill, but I’ll bet you dollars to donuts that you didn’t name Rosemary ......Read more

    Buster’s Girls: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

    Buster’s Girls The most often seen silent comediennes are probably Sybil Seely and Virginia Fox, the leading ladies of Buster Keaton, as his popular shorts, such as One Week (1920), The Playhouse (1921), and Cops (1922), are still viewed and enjoyed today. Both women had started their careers as Mac......Read more

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    Classic Movie Travel Sites

    Did you know that there is a Fairmount Historical Museum in Fairmount, IN?

    The Fairmount Historical Museum houses artifacts related to the town plus many pieces related to, an... ..  read more

    National Film Registry

    In 2011, The Iron Horse starring the legendary George O'Brien, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 87 years after its initial release (1924).
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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