During this isolated time of quarantine, I?ve been catching up on some of my favorite conversations with the classic movie artists that I love. One of the greatest conversations I?ve ever seen among show biz folk occurred in 1958 on Small World, a TV show created by award-winning radio and TV broadc......Read Danny’s article
Silents are Golden: Animal Stars of the Silent Era
The silent era boasted an incredible number of
stars, from sweet ingenue types to ?grotesque? comedians to dashing heroes. But
not all stars were flappers or sheiks–some were furry and even came on four
legs. I?m talking about the animal st......Read Lea’s article
The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest (1959)
NORTH BY NORTHWEST ( 1959 ) ~ TO BE or NOT TO BE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME
A case of mistaken identity takes a dull Madison Avenue advertising exec on a journey across the United States, hooking up with a cool blonde, biddin......Read Theresa’s article
Noir Nook: Spring Trivia
There are not many things I love in life more than classic movie trivia. In celebration of spring, this month?s Noir Nook is serving up some trivial tidbits on some of my favorite noir actors and actresses and some of their iconic noir films. Enjoy!
Au......Read Karen’s article
Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943)
Lately, I?ve only been interested in comedies and musicals, the kinds of pictures that make the viewer feel happy in spite of whatever madness is at work in the world outside. Depression and World War II-era mood boosters were quite literally m......Read Jennifer’s article
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 many... Read more...
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...
Claude Jarman Jr, Child Star of The Yearling Talks about the Iconic MGM 25th Anniversary Silver Jubilee Photo
In our 4th interview with Claude Jarman Jr, Claude tells us about his participation in one of the most famous classic movie photos of all time — the MGM 25th Anniversary Silver Jub......Read more
Claude Jarman Jr. Child Star of The YearlingTalks about his First Western, Roughshod (1949)
In our 3rd interview with Charles Jarman Jr, he talks about starring in his first western, Roughshod (1949), opposite Robert Sterling and Gloria Grahame. Claude talks about working with up-and-coming actr......Read more
Did a Little Boy?s Toy Bullet Inspire the Most Famous Photograph of Barney Fife?
Anyone familiar with the great Don Knotts and his best-known character, the over-caffeinated deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, will recognize the photo. It pictures Barney, head cocked, eyes na......Read more