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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. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  11. Funny Face (1957)
  12. Vertigo (1958)
  13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  14. On the Waterfront (1954)
  15. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  16. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  17. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  18. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  19. Auntie Mame (1958)
  20. Bus Stop (1956)
  21. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  22. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  23. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  24. Roman Holiday (1953)
  25. Pillow Talk (1959)

Fan Top Western Movies (see all)

  1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  3. Annie Oakley (1935)
  4. The Gold Rush (1925)
  5. The Searchers (1956)
  6. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
  7. Calamity Jane (1953)
  8. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
  9. Stagecoach (1939)
  10. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  11. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
  12. The Big Country (1958)
  13. Union Pacific (1939)
  14. The Harvey Girls (1946)
  15. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  16. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
  17. High Noon (1952)
  18. True Grit (1969)
  19. Winchester '73 (1950)
  20. My Darling Clementine (1946)

Fan Top Korean War Movies (see all)

  1. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
  2. The Hook (1963)
  3. The Hunters (1958)
  4. Hold Back the Night (1956)
  5. Battle Hymn (1957)
  6. I Want You (1951)
  7. Time Limit (1957)
  8. Battle Circus (1953)
  9. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
  10. The Steel Helmet (1951)
  11. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
  12. Take the High Ground! (1953)
  13. Japanese War Bride (1952)
  14. Retreat, Hell! (1952)
  15. Pork Chop Hill (1959)
  16. One Minute to Zero (1952)
  17. All the Young Men (1960)
  18. Sayonara (1957)
  19. Men in War (1957)
  20. Marines, Let's Go (1961)

Enter to Win Noirs from Kino Lorber!

This month we celebrate Noirvember with a 12 DVD/Blu-Ray film noir giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of four titles, including Daisy Canyon and The Man Who Died Twice...   

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Monthly Column: Silents are Golden!

This month Lea Stans talks about the origins of 'moving pictures' and pioneers Eadweard Muybridge, Etienne-Jules Marey, Thomas Edison, the Lumiere Brothers & more in LPaving The Way For The Movies -- A Nod To Victorian Film Pioneers.

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Monthly Column: Vitaphone View

Over 90% of pre-1930 black and white motion pictures have decomposed and no longer survive. The survival rate of films made in the early 2-c Technicolor process is even lower. Hear what Ron Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project, has to say about that in his column Finding Early Technicolor Films...

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Monthly Column: Noir Nook

In this month's Noir Nook, Karen Burroughs Hannsberry takes a look at two two noirs that are first-rate and appreciated by many, but don’t often get the raves afforded to the better-known features....

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Monthly Column: Film Noir Review

This month, Danilo Castro of Film Noir Archive brings us ten horror-noir crossovers that’ll make you hang up your fedora and think twice about answering your door come nightfall.

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Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

In this month's Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi talks about Cecil B. DeMille’s The Sign of the Cross (1932), one of the most audacious pictures of the pre-Code period....    

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Monthly Column: Classic Movie Travels

This month Annette Bochenek takes us on a visit to Milwaukee Wisconsin in search of Spencer Tracy sites, including his childhood home, Trowbridge Elementary School and Ripon College...

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Monthly Column: Minoo's Musings!

This month Minoo shares five fun facts about horror icon, Bela Lugosi, who seems to have been 'born' to play Dracula. But that's not all, see if any of these facts surprise you!

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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...

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Della Reese, Music Legend and Touched By an Angel Star, Dead at 86
(Nov 20, 2017 | Runtagh November 20, 2017 12:40 PMDella Reese, the vocal powerhouse who later starred as heaven-sent Tess on the television series To...

Veterans Day on TCM
(Nov 10, 2017 | TCM)VETERANS DAY on tcm - 11/11, 11/12 (DAYTIME)In honor of the service of the brave individuals who have fought for our country, we are dedicating the we...

A Petition, "House Of Cards" Should Recast Julie Andrews As Frank Underwood
(Nov 9, 2017 | Elle)BY R. ERIC THOMASNOV 9, 2017Director Ridley Scott announced this week that he was making the nearly unprecedented choice to replace Kevin Spacey ...

Why Carol Burnett Says Rehearsing Her Variety Hour Was Like Making A Broadway Show Every Week
(Nov 9, 2017 | Playbill)Why Carol Burnett Says Rehearsing Her Variety Hour Was Like Making a Broadway Show Every WeekBY RUTHIE FIERBERGNOV 09, 2017 The legendary, t...

Legend Tribute: Boris Karloff

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Boris Karloff, born on November 23, 1887! Horror Icon, Boris Karloff, played some of the best (and scariest) monsters, madmen and villains of all time! Of course there’s Frankenstein (aka ‘The Monster” or — as listed in the opening credits...  read more...

Mini Tribute Boris Karloff

Born November 23, 1887 Horror Icon Boris Karloff Boris Karloff appeared in over 200 film and television roles, silent and sound, including Frankenstein, The Mummy, Tower of London, The Body Snatcher, The Black Cat — and of course The Grinch! Boris Karloff as Frankenstein, himself, and The Grinch...  read more...

Hollywood at Play: The History and Use of Publicity Stills, Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

The History and Use of Publicity Stills In the early decades of the Twentieth Century before the invention of television and the internet, the Hollywood motion picture industry sold itself and its products to the general public through the use of still photographs distributed to magazines and newspa......Read more

The Politics of Yankee Doodle Dandy – Exclusive Guest Post by Author Alan K. Rode (Michael Curtiz: A Life)

The Politics of Yankee Doodle Dandy The notion for a biographical film about legendary show business powerhouse George M. Cohan had been kicking around Hollywood since the late 1930s. The father of American musical comedy claimed to be born on July 4, 1878 and began treading the boards at age eight ......Read more

10 Classic Film Noir-Horror Crossovers

10 Classic Film Noir-Horror Crossovers Horror and film noir have always been kindred spirits. The bleakest of movie genres, they’ve spent decades exploring the dirty crevices of humanity and projecting their findings on the big screen. They have their cosmetic differences of course, with noir fixati......Read more

You Aint Heard Nothin Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywoods Golden Era – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet Interviews with Classic Horror Stars If you’re an actor best known for playing monsters, madmen or maniacal killers, how do you cope with a career image that’s so mired in the dark side of life? Well, it’s interesting how many different solutions to that pro......Read more

German Expressionism 101 – Part One

  German Expressionism 101 Part One In case you haven’t noticed, Classic Movie Hub is having a giveaway contest this month. Thanks to our long-standing partnership with Kino Lorber, we are giving away eight horror-esque movies every Sunday throughout October. Three of those of titles, The Cabin......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko in former Austria-Hungarian Empire. His hometown of Lugos was only abou......Read more

“Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities

“Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities: The Opium Advisory Committee vs. The Department of State vs. the Production Code Administration (PCA) vs. Paramount A rather aimless musical spiked with one murder investigation, two dead bodies, and plenty of cheeky asides, Murder at the Van......Read more

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

 Mel and Anne, Hollywood’s best matched opposites… Was one of entertainment’s oddest couples – the dramatic actress Anne Bancroft and the wacky comic genius Mel Brooks – all that much a mismatch? That’s a question I pondered at times when I explored her career for my new biography Anne Bancrof......Read more

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Michael Curtiz Book Giveaway!

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a James Dean Bust in Los Angeles, CA?

A bronze bust of James Dean sits just outside the dome of The Griffith Observatory. The Observatory ... ..  read more

National Film Registry

It Happened One Night, directed by the legendary Frank Capra, was released in 1934. In 1993, 59 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Jane Wyman's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1952. So were Ava Gardner, Clifton Webb, Olivia de Havilland...  see more