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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. Funny Face (1957)

Fan Top Film Adaptation (see all)

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  2. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  3. The African Queen (1951)
  4. The Big Sleep (1946)
  5. Bambi (1942)
  6. Ben-Hur (1959)
  7. Another Thin Man (1939)
  8. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  9. Psycho (1960)
  10. Vertigo (1958)

Fan Top Spies Movies (see all)

  1. North by Northwest (1959)
  2. Notorious (1946)
  3. Father Goose (1964)
  4. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  5. Duck Soup (1933)
  6. Stalag 17 (1953)
  7. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
  8. The General (1926)
  9. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
  10. The 39 Steps (1935)

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Monsters and Matinees

‘The Blob’ is based on a what?! “Do you know the movie The Blob, Aunt Toni?” I’ve never heard a sweeter question than that one recently asked by my 11-year-old niece, Grace. As classic movie fans, we all hope to inspire younger generations to discover classic f......
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Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Noir Vets on Mystery Science Theater 3000 I don?t know about you, but I have a tendency to get into cinematic obsessions. One week, I won?t want to watch anything but William Holden movies, another week, nothing but westerns. You get the idea. Well, I?m currently in the midst of a Myst......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Ruby Keeler Ruby Keeler When thinking of early musicals, the output of Warner Bros. studios is certainly worth noting. In the Gold Digger musicals and so many others, a wide variety of Warner Bros.’s triple-threat talents shone in the musical genre. Though Ruby Kee......
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Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: Review ? The Cariboo Trail (1950) It’s hard to believe, but this month’s column marks two years since the Western Roundup debuted here at Classic Movie Hub. My introductory post covered Five of My Favorite Westerns, and since then it’s been a great hono......
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The Directors Chair

The Directors? Chair: Foreign Correspondent FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT (1940) What a nifty little spitfire of a movie Foreign Correspondent is. Joel McCrea stands in for America in this ?thirty-seconds-before-WWII-begins? thriller. A Dutch ambassador (poignantly played by Albert Basserma......
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Legend Tribute: Ginger Rogers

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ginger Rogers, born today, July 16 in 1911! When I think of Ginger Rogers, I can’t help but think of Fred Astaire. Who doesn’t? The two are among the finest on-screen couples to ever grace the silver screen. It seems almost tragic, though, that her...  Read more...

Mini Tribute Tod Browning

Born July 12, 1880 Director Tod Browning! Tod Browning directed over 60 films from 1915 through 1939, and is probably best known for directing Dracula (1931) and Freaks (1932), as well as his silent film collaborations with Lon Chaney. After running away from home at the age of 16, Browning started...  Read more...

Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop

Marilyn Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop ?Hold on to your chairs, everybody, and get set for a rattling surprise,? announced crusty New York Times critic Bosely Crowther, ?Marilyn Monroe has finally proved herself an actress in Bus Stop. She and the picture are swell! She gives a performance in th......Read more

Marilyn: Behind the Icon Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn: Behind the Icon — Monroe Catapults to Global Fame in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Gentlemen Prefer Blondes signified an ideal pairing of star & role, catapulting Marilyn Monroe into global superstardom, endearing her to the public, and cementing her comedic & musical talent......Read more

Free Streaming in July on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever Santa Fe Trail, And Then There Were None, Penny Serenade and More

Classic Movie Hub’s July picks for our CMH-Curated BCE ChannelMore than 40 Titles Streaming Free All Month Long! As we announced last month, we are thrilled?to have?partnered?with?Best Classics Ever (BCE), a mega streaming channel dedicated to classic films and TV shows! And, we are prou......Read more

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Did you know that there is a Thomas Edison's Black Maria in West Orange, NJ?

While working on the phonograph, Edison began working on a device that, "does for the eye what the p... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 1998, Pass the Gravy starring the legendary Max Davidson, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 70 years after its initial release (1928).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Robert Duvall's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 2011. So were Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn...  see more