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Top 1950’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Band Wagon (1953)
  2. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  3. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  4. North by Northwest (1959)
  5. The African Queen (1951)
  6. All About Eve (1950)
  7. Ben-Hur (1959)
  8. Rear Window (1954)
  9. Born Yesterday (1950)
  10. Funny Face (1957)
  11. Vertigo (1958)
  12. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  13. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  14. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  15. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Fan Top Crime Movies (see all)

  1. Double Indemnity (1944)
  2. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  3. The Lady Eve (1941)
  4. Ball of Fire (1941)
  5. After the Thin Man (1936)
  6. The Big Sleep (1946)
  7. Another Thin Man (1939)
  8. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  9. The Thin Man (1934)
  10. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  11. Vertigo (1958)
  12. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  13. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  14. On the Waterfront (1954)
  15. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)

Fan Top Satire Movies (see all)

  1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  2. Duck Soup (1933)
  3. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  4. Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  5. The Fortune Cookie (1966)
  6. The Great Race (1965)
  7. Tom Jones (1963)
  8. The Court Jester (1956)
  9. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
  10. The Great Dictator (1940)
  11. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  12. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
  13. The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
  14. Finian's Rainbow (1968)
  15. Divorce Italian Style (1961)

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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Has Shirley MacLaine Retired?
(Feb 24, 2017 | Parade)Not at all! Shirley MacLaine, 82, appeared on TV's Glee (as socialite June Dolloway) and has worked on several films since wrapping her role...

Forget La La Land, the real goddesses of the silver screen had substance as well as style
(Feb 24, 2017 | Guardian)La La Land, a favourite to win at the Oscars, has been celebrated as not only a tribute to the great films of classic Hollywood, but as a movie t...

Sidney Poitier And Denzel Washington's Longstanding Connection Is About More Than Oscars
(Feb 24, 2017 | Huffington Post)Denzel Washington has always admired the historic achievements of Sidney Poitier. This year Washington made some history of his own by becom...

Fate of Bob Hope estate pits the family against an L.A. councilman
(Feb 24, 2017 | LA Times)Fading memories might be all that remain of a 1939 Toluca Lake estate that Bob and Dolores Hope owned for six decades.That would suit the late couple ...

'The African Queen': THR's 1951 Review
(Feb 20, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter)On Feb. 20, 1952, The African Queen opened at the Capitol Theatre in New York. The sweeping drama was nominated for four Oscars at the 24th ...

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In celebration of Oscar Season, we will be giving away a total of 10 Classic DVDs/Blu-Rays this month – a mix of Oscar Winners, Oscar Noms, and cinematic masterpieces that pre-date the Oscars — all courtesy of Kino Lorber!    

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Enter to Win We'll Always Have Casablanca!

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Casablanca’s premiere, we’ll be giving away TEN COPIES of “We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie” by acclaimed author and film historian Noah Isenberg, courtesy of W. W. Norton!    

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Legend Tribute: Sidney Poitier

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Sidney Poitier, Born February 20th, 1927! It’s always a hard task to write about a ground breaker. It’s an even harder task to write about an African American ground breaker during black history month. I mean, what can I possibly say about the accomplishments...  read more...

Mini Tribute Child Star Bobby Driscoll

Born March 3, 1937, Child Actor Bobby Driscoll! In his 22-year career (1943-1965), Bobby Driscoll appeared in over 50 films and television shows, but is probably best known for his Disney roles as Johnny in Song of the South (1946), Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island (1950) — and as the voice (and...  read more...

5 Things You May Not Know About Sidney Poitier

  5 Things You May Not Know About Sidney Poitier Like that today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend Sidney Poitier. ….. 1.) He’s a Loyalist and a Patriot… Loyal to Both The States and The Crown Sidney Poitier has dual citizenship in the United States and Great Britain, and......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon

5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 106th Birthday to the legend Merle Oberon! ….. She was not always who she said she was…. The face of deception We all know many classic Hollywood stars manufactured their personal history for more popu......Read more

Oscar Losers – Not Even in the Buidling

Oscar Losers – Not even in the Building The Never Nominated Club. Angela Lansbury. Peter O’Toole. Glenn Close. Deborah Kerr. Those are the names that always pop up when the conversation steers towards The Oscars. All great actors, all with great performances who, somehow, despite almost two-do......Read more

90 Years of Sidney Poitier Blogathon: To Sir with Love (1967)

Happy 90th Birthday Sidney Poitier! A Blogathon Celebration! “The time has come for closing books and long last looks must end. And as I leave, I know that I am leaving my best friend… a friend who taught me right from wrong — and weak from strong — that’s a lot to learn… But, what can I give you in......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter

  5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 115th Birthday to the legend Thelma Ritter! 1.) She was a born romantic The face of romantic… Well, perhaps she wasn’t a born a romantic but she was born on the most commercially romantic......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton   Like the fact that he was very handsome but, then again, I guess we already knew that ….. 1.) English was his second language His native Wales in the background Yup, despite his reputation as one of the great Shakespearean actors and one of the ......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson

  5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson   Like that today, February 9th, 2017, would have been her 95th birthday!  ….. 1.) She owes her singing Career to a Janitor I just really want to draw your attention to those snake skin wedges…glorious. When Grayson was a pre-teen,......Read more

Oscar Losers – And the Nominees are…

Oscar Losers – And the nominees are… Actors that Never Won February 28th, 2016: a day that will live in infamy. After years of struggle and loss – a lifetime of being denied what seemed to be his over and over again – Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an academy award. And the in......Read more

Film Noir Review: The Bribe (1949)

“I never knew a crooked road could look so straight.” In his book Dark City, Eddie Muller discusses the 1949 film Thieves’ Highway. He calls it a case of “Steinbeck noir,” in reference to the bleak spin put on fruit markets and the Southern California of the author’s youth. Suddenl......Read more

Carole Lombard: The Profane Angel Blogathon – Lombard and Gable Pictorial

In Celebration of the Lovely Carole Lombard, a Behind-the-Scenes Pictorial of ‘Ma’ and ‘Pa’… As many of us classic movie fans know, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable met in 1932 while co-starring in No Man of Her Own.  At that time, Lombard was married to William Powell, a......Read more

Classic Movie Coincidence: Ethel Merman, Katy Jurado and Ernest Borgnine

If we have enough good times together, I’m gonna get down on my knees. I’m gonna beg that girl to marry me. -Ernest Borgnine as Marty Well, here’s something a little different than our usual Classic Movie Coincidences… Both Ethel Merman and Katy Jurado share a birthday today,......Read more

A Very Merry Christmas… Fond Memories and Musings Pictorial

Merry Christmas and a Very Happy Holiday Season to All! Classic Movie and TV Christmas moments… “And what happened, then? Well, in Whoville they say – that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day. And then – the true meaning of Christmas came through, and the......Read more

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a James Garner Statue in Norman, OK?

A bronze statue of James Garner as Bret Maverick was unveiled in Garner's hometown of Norman, Oklaho... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Singin' in the Rain, directed by the legendary Stanley Donen, was released in 1952. In 1989, 37 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Bob Hope's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1943. So were Dorothy Lamour, Betty Grable, Monty Woolley, Gary Cooper...  see more