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Top 1920’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  2. The Gold Rush (1925)
  3. The Circus (1928)
  4. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  5. The General (1926)
  6. The Kid (1921)
  7. Nosferatu (1922)
  8. Sunrise (1927)
  9. Big Business (1929)
  10. Wings (1927)
  11. Metropolis (1927)
  12. Our Hospitality (1923)
  13. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  14. Safety Last! (1923)
  15. The Jazz Singer (1927)
  16. The Crowd (1928)
  17. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  18. Street Angel (1928)
  19. 7th Heaven (1927)
  20. In Old Arizona (1929)
  21. The Skeleton Dance (1929)
  22. Seven Chances (1925)
  23. Two Arabian Knights (1927)
  24. Bulldog Drummond (1929)
  25. Blood and Sand (1922)

Fan Top Romance Movies (see all)

  1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  3. Casablanca (1942)
  4. The African Queen (1951)
  5. Ben-Hur (1959)
  6. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  7. The Sound of Music (1965)
  8. On the Waterfront (1954)
  9. Grand Hotel (1932)
  10. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  11. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  12. An American in Paris (1951)
  13. Mogambo (1953)
  14. Stella Dallas (1937)
  15. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  16. Captain Blood (1935)
  17. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
  18. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  19. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  20. West Side Story (1961)

Fan Top Freedom Movies (see all)

  1. You Can't Take It With You (1938)
  2. Spartacus (1960)
  3. Easy Rider (1969)

Enter to Win Holiday Classics from Kino Lorber!

This month we celebrate the holidays with a 10 DVD/Blu-Ray giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of three holiday classics, including Angel in my Pocket and I'll Be Seeing You...   

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Monthly Column: Film Noir Review

If you've grown weary of watching the same five Christmas specials, and yearn for something a bit stronger than spiked eggnog, join Danilo Castro of Film Noir Archive as he combs the darkest and seediest, alleys in Hollywood for some classic films noir to watch during the holidays.

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Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

In this month's Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi ponders "To Pre-Code, or Not to Pre-Code?" as she discusses Brief Moment, the play and the film...    

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Monthly Column: The Funny Papers

As we enter the zany holiday season, Kellee Pratt talks about her favorite Screwball dames and imagines how they would handle the chaos of the typical holiday mayhem...

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Monthly Column: Minoo's Musings!

This month Minoo shares insight into the historical context of German Expressionism.Like pretty much every other artistic movement since the inception of art itself, German Expressionism was a reaction to the harsh realities of its time.

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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: 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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Catherine Zeta-Jones shares birthday message for father in law Kirk Douglas as he turns 101
(Dec 9, 2017 | Hello Magaznie)The star posted a heart-warming picture on InstagramDECEMBER 09, 2017 - 16:04 CET BY SOPHIE HAMILTONCatherine Zeta-Jones has paid a loving t...

South Pacific, White Christmas Among 13 Films Heading Back To The Silver Screen
(Dec 1, 2017 | Playbill)Grease, South Pacific, White Christmas Among 13 Films Heading Back to the Silver ScreenBY ANDREW GANSDEC 01, 2017 The screenings will k...

Jim Nabors, the Cheerful Gomer Pyle on Two TV Series, Dies at 87
(Nov 30, 2017 | AM PST 11/30/2017 by Mike Barnes and Duane ByrgeThe Alabama native with the rich baritone voice also had his own CBS variety show and r...

Anthony Harvey, Oscar-Nominated Director of 'The Lion in Winter,' Dies at 87
(Nov 29, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter)Anthony Harvey, Oscar-Nominated Director of 'The Lion in Winter,' Dies at 8711:07 AM PST 11/29/2017 by Rhett Bartlett , Mike Barne...

10 Heartwarming Facts About MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
(Nov 26, 2017 | Classic Movie Hub)ARROWENTERTAINMENT10 Heartwarming Facts About Miracle on 34th StreetBY TARA AQUINO NOVEMBER 26, 201720TH CENTURY FOXFor more than 70 years, ...

Legend Tribute: Margaret Hamilton

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend Margaret Hamilton, born on December 9, 1902. ….. When you think Margaret Hamiliton it’s easy to picture a crotchety old woman with an icy stare and menacing disposition. I mean, she is the woman who portrayed The Wicked Witch of The West, one of the most...  read more...

Mini Tribute Margaret Hamilton

Born December 9, 1902 Character Actress, Margaret Hamilton! Character Actress, Margaret Hamilton appeared in over 115 film/TV roles — and is most famously known for her iconic role as The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz!  I must confess, however, that I also remember her fondly as...  read more...

German Expressionism 101 – Part Two

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack of innovation and primitive story-telling. After the war the G......Read more

Barbara La Marr: Life on Her Own Terms, Exclusive Guest Post by Author Sherri Snyder

Barbara La Marr: Life on Her Own Terms Guest Post by Author Sherri Snyder Barbara La Marr, circa early 1924; Melbourne Spurr image. Born into an era governed by stifling Victorian mores, a time when many women led lives of submissive domesticity, Barbara La Marr played by her own rules, charted her ......Read more

The Funny Papers: Surviving Holiday Mayhem

  Surviving Holiday Mayhem With These Ladies of Screwball Comedy   Dan (Ralph Bellamy): “I certainly learned about women from you.” Aunt Patsy (Cecil Cunningham): “Here’s your diploma.” (As she hands him Lucy’s break-up letter) In The Awful Truth (1937), Ralph Bellamy as wealthy cowpoke......Read more

From Heavies to Heroes – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller (You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet)

From Heavies to Heroes Interviews with Classic Stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood Ever since Humphrey Bogart went from being a gangster-type heavy in the 1930s to being a tough guy anti-hero in the 1940s, actors have been able to argue that glamour boy looks aren’t necessary to being a movie lea......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

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Fritz Lang Silent Film Set Giveaway!

CMH is giving away a copy of the deluxe 12 Blu-Ray Set "Fritz Lang: The Silent Films" courtesy of Kino Lorber. This riveting set includes Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse, Destiny and more!... Click here to enter...

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Hollywood Museum in Hollywood, CA?

The Hollywood Museum features an extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia. It houses movie memo... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Red River, starring the legendary John Wayne, was released in 1948. In 1990, 42 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Hayley Mills's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1964. So were Dean Martin, Peter Sellers...  see more