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: Peter Lorre
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Peter Lorre, born today, June 26 in 1904! When I think of Peter Lorre two things come to mind: those big, buggy eyes and that sneery, nasally voice. I guess it makes sense that the Austria-born actor would go on to be typecast as the sinister foreigner. So,... read more...
Mini Tribute Georgia Hale
Born June 24, 1905 Silent Actress Georgia Hale! Georgia Hale appeared in 22 films (21 silents and 1 talkie) but is probably best remembered as Georgia the Dance-Hall Girl (Charlie Chaplin’s ‘crush’) in The Gold Rush… Georgia Hale and Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush (1925, Charles... 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 Macdonalds 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
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. Thats 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 films 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
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
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
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
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!
CMH is giving away TEN COPIES
of the new book "The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic" ... Click here to enter...
Deal of the Day: Tyrone Power Matinee Idol Collection...
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