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Top 1960’s Movies (see all)

  1. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  2. The Apartment (1960)
  3. The Birds (1963)
  4. Charade (1963)
  5. Psycho (1960)
  6. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  7. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
  8. The Sound of Music (1965)
  9. Mary Poppins (1964)
  10. That Touch of Mink (1962)
  11. Father Goose (1964)
  12. The Graduate (1967)
  13. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  14. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  15. Barefoot in the Park (1967)
  16. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
  17. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  18. Batman (1966)
  19. Bullitt (1968)
  20. The Odd Couple (1968)
  21. The Thrill of It All (1963)
  22. Alfie (1966)
  23. Spartacus (1960)
  24. Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  25. The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)

Fan Top Sports Movies (see all)

  1. Woman of the Year (1942)
  2. Golden Boy (1939)
  3. The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
  4. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
  5. Damn Yankees (1958)
  6. National Velvet (1944)
  7. Pat and Mike (1952)
  8. The Set-Up (1949)
  9. A Day at the Races (1937)
  10. Angels in the Outfield (1951)
  11. Kid Galahad (1937)
  12. The Great Race (1965)
  13. Horse Feathers (1932)
  14. Blood and Sand (1941)
  15. A Yank at Oxford (1938)
  16. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
  17. The Long Gray Line (1955)
  18. Night and the City (1950)
  19. Body and Soul (1947)
  20. Blood and Sand (1922)

Fan Top Swordfights Movies (see all)

  1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  2. The Black Swan (1942)
  3. Captain Blood (1935)
  4. The Mark of Zorro (1940)

Monthy Column: Pre-Code Corner

Pre-Code Corner: Baby Face (1933) – Ten Steps to Perfectly Pre-Code In the era of Pre-Codes, there are a few films that stand out. When I think of Pre-Code films, sometimes it’s the violent nature, or perhaps a few nods to bathtub gin with women barely clad in lingerie, casually checking their stock......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Quotable Noir As we enter a new year, I thought I’d ring in 2019 at the Noir Nook with 10 of my favorite noir quotes. Enjoy! And Happy Noir Year! Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett in The Woman in the Window (1944). “There are only three ways to deal with a blackmailer. You can pay him a......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Mel Tormé – Chicago Mel Tormé Mel Tormé was one of the great jazz singers of his day. Nicknamed “The Velvet Fog,” he was responsible for entertaining many audiences with his singing, in addition to composing the holiday classic, “The Christmas Song”. An American musician, comp......
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Monthy Column: Musical Interlude

  Musical Remakes Remakes are nothing new. Since films began, they were remade. Stories are revised, plot lines are shifted and new actors are cast in roles someone else made their own years before. Other times, the story, scenes and lines are exactly the same as they were in the original. Toda......
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Monthy Column: Vitaphone View

Vitaphone View: The Talkies – How Could They Be So Wrong? They all laughed at Christopher Columbus When he said, the world was round They all laughed when Edison recorded sound They all laughed at Wilbur and his brother When they said that man could fly They told Marconi Wireless was a phony It̵......
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Monthy Column: Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: A Trio of Wyatt Earp Westerns Real-life Western lawman Wyatt Earp (1848-1929) has been portrayed in countless films over the years. The stories always take a fair amount of dramatic license, but Earp’s legend was such that his name and incidents from his life were a seemingly ......
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Monthy Column: Film Noir Review

10 More Classic Film Noirs for the Holidays Novelist Douglas Coupland once said that “Christmas makes everything twice as sad.” His quote may have stemmed from a place of tender melancholy, but here at CMH’s Film Noir section, we’d like to apply it to the lushes and low-lifes that inhabit the holida......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

 Classic Movie Travels: Danny Thomas Actor and philanthropist, Danny Thomas. Many remember Danny Thomas as an individual who made his mark upon the entertainment industry as a nightclub comedian, singer, actor, and producer. His lengthy career included a starring role in a situation comedy, in addit......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Five Things You Need to Know About Christmas Holiday (1944) Christmas Holiday is a 1944 noir starring Deanna Durbin as a devoted young bride who slowly comes to realize that her husband, played by Gene Kelly, is a charming sociopath and killer. The cast includes Gale Sondergaard as Kelly’......
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Penny Marshall, TV Sitcom Star and Hollywood Director, Dies at 75
(Dec 18, 2018 | New York Times)By Anita GatesDec 18. 2018Penny Marshall, the nasal-voiced co-star of the slapstick sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" and later the chronically self...

Hollywood Flashback: 'Mary Poppins' Success Helped Walt Create Disney World in 1964
(Dec 10, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter)Credit: Walt Disney Pictures/Photofestby Bill Huggins 12/10/2018The musical film - a sequel starring Emily Blunt hits theaters Dec. 19 - topped the bo...

Film Academy Museum, Yet To Open, Reveals Inaugural Exhibitions
(Dec 4, 2018 | New York Times)by Brooks BarnesLOS ANGELES - When the long-awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opens next year, it will offer a mix of scholarship and sparkle ...

William Goldman, Writer Behind 'Butch Cassidy,' 'Princess Bride,' Dies At 87
(Nov 16, 2018 | Camila DomonoskeNovelist and screenwriter William Goldman has died at the age of 87.Peter Jones/Corbis via Getty ImagesNovelist and screenwriter Wi...

Roy Clark, Legendary Country Guitarist and 'Hee Haw' Star, Dies at 85
(Nov 15, 2018 | Variety)by Jem AswadRoy Clark, the legendary guitarist and singer, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member, Grammy, ACM and CMA aw...

Legend Tribute: Cary Grant

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Cary Grant, Born January 18th, 1904! If there were an equation for the perfect Hollywood Male Star persona it would probably go a little something like this: ridiculou good looks + charm  ­+ debonair style  + self-deprecating humor + approachability – laughable...  read more...

Mini Tribute Character Actor Harry Davenport

Born January 19, 1866 Character Actor Harry Davenport! A veteran stage actor, Harry Davenport made his film debut at age 48. In his 37-year film career, he appeared in over 160 films and shorts, playing his share of grandfathers, judges and doctors. His films include Gone with the Wind (as Dr. Meade),...  read more...

This World Needs Its Dreamers: Clarence Browns National Velvet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young)

“This World Needs Its Dreamers” Clarence Brown’s National Velvet (1944) Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young In a reappraisal of National Velvet written in the 1960s, Pauline Kael observed that “it touches areas in our experience that movies rarely touch — the passions and obsessions ......Read more

A Big Thank You from CMH: The 2nd Annual “Give a Gift, Get a Gift” Promotion

Last Year was so Awesome (Thank You), We’re Doing it Again… The Give A Gift, Get a Gift Holiday Contest. ….. Greetings CMH Fans and Followers!  We had so much fun last year – and are truly grateful that you all took the time to read and comment on our Contributor posts – tha......Read more

Clarence Brown, Hollywood’s Forgotten Master (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young)

Exclusive Guest Post by Gwenda Young, Author of Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s Forgotten Master “Garbo’s Favorite Director” was how many journalists chose to eulogize Clarence Brown when he died in 1987. By referring to Garbo — then alive, still elusive and still the object of curiosity — they hoped t......Read more

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Edison Theater / Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum (Fremont, CA)
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Jan 20 To Jan 22

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Jan 22

BABY FACE (1933)
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Jan 25

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Jan 25 To Jan 27

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Silent Sundays Series: Ella C...
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Jan 27
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum in Fremont, CA?

The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum and Theater is a center for the history of Niles, for the Essan... ..  read more

National Film Registry

One Froggy Evening, starring the legendary Bill Roberts, was released in 1955. In 2003, 48 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