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Top 1980’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Elephant Man (1980)
  2. Airplane! (1980)
  3. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. The Shining (1980)
  5. Superman II (1980)
  6. Flash Gordon (1980)
  7. Caddyshack (1980)
  8. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
  9. Xanadu (1980)
  10. Nine to Five (1980)
  11. Private Benjamin (1980)
  12. Oh, God! Book II (1980)

Fan Top Comedy Movies (see all)

  1. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  2. Bringing up Baby (1938)
  3. It Happened One Night (1934)
  4. Top Hat (1935)
  5. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  6. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  7. After the Thin Man (1936)
  8. The Lady Eve (1941)
  9. The Band Wagon (1953)
  10. Adam's Rib (1949)
  11. The Apartment (1960)
  12. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  13. Ball of Fire (1941)
  14. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  15. The Gay Divorcee (1934)
  16. Swing Time (1936)
  17. The Awful Truth (1937)
  18. The Thin Man (1934)
  19. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  20. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

Fan Top Reporters Movies (see all)

  1. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  2. It Happened One Night (1934)
  3. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  4. His Girl Friday (1940)
  5. Libeled Lady (1936)
  6. Woman of the Year (1942)
  7. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  8. Nothing Sacred (1937)
  9. High Society (1956)
  10. Big Brown Eyes (1936)
  11. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  12. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
  13. That Wonderful Urge (1948)
  14. Teacher's Pet (1958)
  15. Platinum Blonde (1931)
  16. The Front Page (1931)
  17. The Luck of the Irish (1948)
  18. A New Kind of Love (1963)
  19. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
  20. Cairo (1942)

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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Bradford Dillman, multifaceted and prolific actor of stage and screen, dies at 87
(Jan 19, 2018 | Washington Post)By Adam Bernstein January 19 at 7:11 PM Bradford Dillman, a dashingly handsome star of stage and screen who burst to acclaim as the pen...

Dorothy Malone Dies at 93; Star of TV's 'Peyton Place
(Jan 19, 2018 | New York Times)Dorothy Malone with Rock Hudson in the 1956 movie "Written on the Wind." Ms. Malone won an Academy Award for her performance. CreditPhotofestBy&n...

Jean Porter, Petite Starlet of MGM Films in the 1940s, Dies at 95
(Jan 14, 2018 | PM PST 1/14/2018 by Mike BarnesPhotofestJean Porter with Lou Costello in the 1945 comedy 'Abbott and Costello in Hollywood'She appeare...

Doreen Tracey, Original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer, Dies at 74
(Jan 12, 2018 | Entertainment Weekly)MAUREEN LEE LENKER January 12, 2018 AT 01:39 PM ESTDoreen Tracey, one of the Mouseketeers on Disney's original 1950s iteration of The Mickey...

African-American Filmmakers Featured on TCM Jan 15th
(Jan 11, 2018 | TCM)AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILMMAKERS FEATURED, 1/15 on TCMOn Martin Luther King Jr., Day the nation commemorates the birthday of the great civil rights leader ...

Legend Tribute: Patricia Neal

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Patricia Neal, born January 20, 1926! The first time I saw Patricia Neal, I was completely smitten. The film was A Face in the Crowd and I must have been in ninth or tenth grade. Now, although the film as a whole is absolutely amazing and most walk away remembering...  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...

5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt

  5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt  Like today is his birthday. Happy 125th Birthday to the legend Conrad Veidt! ..… 1. Conscription: The Alt-Theater Camp And who says war is good for absolutely nothing Due to a little thing called World War I, simply know as The Great War back the......Read more

CMH Just For Fun, Loretta Young

Just for Fun… What’s Her Name? No contest here, just a fun (hopefully) trivia question to test your classic movie knowledge!  If you’re stumped and need to find the answer, you can click through to our Loretta Young bio page   ….. –Annmarie Gatti for Classic Mov......Read more

Hollywood at Play: Evolution of Photography Styles with Publicity Stills, Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

  Evolution of Photography Styles with Publicity Stills Never a trendsetter, always a follower, motion picture still photography has evolved over 100 years, aping popular processes and styles inaugurated and practiced for decades by art photographers and journalists. Technological advancements ......Read more

The Funny Papers: Christmas in Connecticut – Holiday Classic or Feminist Screwball?

Christmas in Connecticut: Holiday Classic or Feminist Screwball? For classic film fans, the holiday season represents a time to wax nostalgic over those classic films that pop up this time of year. Everyone has his or her own must-see favorites. Perhaps you prefer a mainstream flavor like White Chri......Read more

Classic Movie Memories by Classic Movie Hub’s Mom

  Happy Birthday Mom! Classic Movie Memories and More… In celebration of my mother’s birthday today, I’m sharing a YouTube clip of an interview with my mom about her lifelong love of classic movies and her classic movie memories.  First she is interviewed by my fabulous friend......Read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable

  5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 101th Birthday to the legend Betty Grable! ….. 1.) That Stage Mother Tho I couldn’t find a photo of Grable as a child, but I did one of Grable with her children. So, I was close. If ......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

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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...

Deal of the Day: Randolph Scott Round-Up - Volume Two - 6...

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Classic Movie Events

From Here to Eternity
Dryden Theatre / George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
Jan 23
The Bride Wore Red
LACMA / Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles, CA)
Jan 23

Beggars of Life
Cinema Arts Centre (Huntington, NY)
Jan 24

The Busby Berkeley Blogathon
Jan 25 To Jan 28

Tom Jones
Dryden Theatre / George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
Jan 26

The Invisible Man
Coolidge Corner Theatre (Brookline, MA)
Jan 26

D.O.A. (1950)
TCM Party
Jan 27

A Man for All Seasons
Dryden Theatre / George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
Jan 27

Film Forum (New York City, NY)
Jan 28 To Jan 29
The Lion Hunters
Film Forum (New York City, NY)
Jan 28 To Jan 29
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Rosemary Clooney House & Museum in Augusta, KY?

The Rosemary Clooney House features the largest collection of “White Christmas” memorabilia anywhere... ..  read more

National Film Registry

The Bank Dick, starring the legendary W.C. Fields, was released in 1940. In 1992, 52 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

John Wayne's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1950. So were Lana Turner, Bette Davis, William Lundigan...  see more