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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. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  11. Funny Face (1957)
  12. Vertigo (1958)
  13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  14. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  15. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  16. Auntie Mame (1958)
  17. Bus Stop (1956)
  18. On the Waterfront (1954)
  19. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  20. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  21. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  22. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  23. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  24. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  25. Roman Holiday (1953)




Fan Top Fantasy Movies (see all)

  1. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  3. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  4. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  5. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  6. Mary Poppins (1964)
  7. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
  8. Harvey (1950)
  9. Dracula (1931)
  10. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
  11. Topper (1937)
  12. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  13. King Kong (1933)
  14. Cat People (1942)
  15. Blithe Spirit (1945)
  16. Nosferatu (1922)
  17. Help! (1965)
  18. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
  19. Brigadoon (1954)
  20. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Fan Top Freedom Movies (see all)

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




Monthy Column: Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: The Iconic Careers of Lillian and Dorothy Gish ?I remember one day in the early summer going through the gloomy old hall of the Biograph Studio when suddenly all gloom seemed to disappear. This change in atmosphere was caused by the presence of two young girls sitting side by ......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Peggy Cummins ? Her Path to Film Noir As we begin another noir year, I thought this would be a perfect time to take a look at one of my favorite noir femmes, Peggy Cummins, and the path that she traveled to reach the realm of film noir. A diminutive blonde with emerald-green eyes, t......
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Monthy Column: Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955) I turn to colorful, upbeat musicals whenever I feel sick or depressed, especially in the winter, when I most need a bright escape from dark, dreary days stuck indoors. Recently I found myself revisiting one of my very favorite examples of the genre......
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Monthy Column: Classic Conversations

Barbara Rush with Rock Hudson and Jeffrey Hunter It?s no secret that I?m in love with Barbara Rush, star of stage, screen, and television. She appeared in some of my favorite movies and added immeasurably to every one of them. And her co-stars were equally legendary. The Young Philadelphians with......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Nell O?Day Nell O’Day While the Golden Age of Hollywood has stars that are iconic to this day, some are more underrated. After viewing the restoration of King of Jazz (1930), many up-and-coming performers–some of whom were already established vaudev......
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Monthy Column: Cooking with the Stars

Cooking with the Stars: Loretta Young?s Chicken Curry Loretta Young It’s a new year, which means it’s time for more stars and more delectable recipes! I feel like Loretta Young has been on my ever-growing list of stars that I’ve wanted to cover for ages, but this month seemed......
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Monthy Column: Western RoundUp

Noir-Tinged Westerns Around this time last year, in a column titled Christmas in the West, I took a look at a pair of Christmas-themed films starring Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. Alas, there are very few Westerns with a Christmas theme, so this year I’m going to swing in a totally opp......
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Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Respiratory Failure from Lung Cancer:
(Aug 16, 2019 | People.com)Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the younger brother of Jane Fonda, has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 79.Peter's family confirme...

Quiet Man director's love for Maureen O'Hara revealed in letter
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold, the Opera Composer Who Went Hollywood
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David Hedison, Actor in 'Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea' and 'The Fly', Dies at 92
(Jul 22, 2019 | Variety)By MACKENZIE NICHOLS David Hedison, a film, television, and theater actor known for his role as Captain Lee Crane in the sci-fi adventure te...

Valentina Cortese, Italian Actress Nominated for Oscar, Dies at 96
(Jul 10, 2019 | Variety)Valentina Cortese, an Italian actress who held the extremely rare distinction of having been nominated for best supporting actress for her work in a f...


Legend Tribute: Paul Newman

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Paul Newman, norn January 26th, 1925. Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill director) Let me tell you a little story about my freshman year at College.? The date is September 26th, and I had been a student in the Purchase Film...  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...


Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955)

Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955) I turn to colorful, upbeat musicals whenever I feel sick or depressed, especially in the winter, when I most need a bright escape from dark, dreary days stuck indoors. Recently I found myself revisiting one of my very favorite examples of the genre......Read more

Monsters and Matinees: Tiny terrors bring big thrills

Have you ever felt a weird sensation on your leg and reached down to bat it away? Or thought you saw something on the floor and jerked your leg thinking it was a spider ? or worse? Me too. A lot. As much as I am fascinated by movies with oversized bugs, I also am intrigued by the opposite ? fi......Read more

Classic Conversations: Chatting with Barbara Rush on Her 93rd Birthday

Barbara Rush with Rock Hudson and Jeffrey Hunter It?s no secret that I?m in love with Barbara Rush, star of stage, screen, and television. She appeared in some of my favorite movies and added immeasurably to every one of them. And her co-stars were equally legendary. The Young Philadelphians with......Read more

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Classic Movie Events

It's Film Shorts Night
Edison Theater / Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum (Fremont, CA)
Jan 25
White Heat
The Belcourt Theater (Nashville, TN)
Jan 25

Odds Against Tomorrow
The Belcourt Theater (Nashville, TN)
Jan 25

Noir City: International Noir...
Castro Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
Jan 24 To Feb 02

Rear Window
Austin Film Society Cinema (Austin, TX)
Jan 24 To Jan 25

Night Train to Munich
Egyptian Theater (Hollywood, CA)
Jan 26

The Killers
The Belcourt Theater (Nashville, TN)
Jan 26

Sweet Smell of Success
The Belcourt Theater (Nashville, TN)
Jan 26

The Last of Sheila
Egyptian Theater (Hollywood, CA)
Jan 26
Rear Window
Austin Film Society Cinema (Austin, TX)
Jan 27
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Stan Laurel Statue in Bishop Auckland, England?

A Stan Laurel Statue stands on the site of the Eden Theater (which Stan's father refurbished/managed... ..  read more

National Film Registry

The Music Box, directed by the legendary James Parrott, was released in 1932. In 1997, 65 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Bebe Daniels's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1929. So were Marion Davies, Janet Gaynor, Joan Crawford...  see more


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