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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 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. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  6. Ben-Hur (1959)
  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. Stella Dallas (1937)
  14. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  15. Captain Blood (1935)
  16. Mogambo (1953)
  17. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
  18. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  19. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  20. West Side Story (1961)

Fan Top Gambling Movies (see all)

  1. The Lady Eve (1941)
  2. Show Boat (1951)
  3. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  4. Little Miss Marker (1934)
  5. Johnny Eager (1941)
  6. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
  7. Saratoga (1937)
  8. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
  9. Street Angel (1928)
  10. Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
  11. Guys and Dolls (1955)
  12. Barbary Coast (1935)
  13. 5 Card Stud (1968)
  14. The Mississippi Gambler (1929)
  15. 40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
  16. The Mississippi Gambler (1953)
  17. A Free Soul (1931)
  18. Angels Over Broadway (1940)
  19. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
  20. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)




Enter to Win Oscar Classics from Kino Lorber!

This month we celebrate the Oscars with a 12 DVD/Blu-Ray giveaway from Kino Lorber! Each winner will have a choice of four Oscar-winning classics - Marty, Witness for the Prosecution, The Ox-Bow Incident and A Farewell to Arms...   

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Monthly Column: Film Noir Review

In this month's Film Noir Review, Danilo Castro of Film Noir Archive discusses celebrated American filmmaker Orson and his 1943 thriller Journey into Fear, starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio, Ruth Warrick and Agnes Moorehead...

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Monthly Column: Pre-Code Corner

In this month's Pre-Code Corner, Kim Luperi discusses Three on a Match, the notorious 1932 pre-Code jam packed with scenes featuring drunkenness, dope, illicit sex and gangsters, all within a cool 63 minutes...    

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Monthly Column: Silents are Golden!

No appreciation for the history of cinema can be complete without getting to know one of its most influential, most visionary, and most joyfully energetic individuals: the great pioneer Georges Melies. This month Lea Stans shares insights about the Magician of Cinema...

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Monthly Column: Vitaphone View

This month, Ron Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project, shares his insights on how the coming of sound affected theatres and exhibitors, in the first of his two part series The Coming of Talkies - The Theatre's Angle...

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Monthly Column: Noir Nook

In this month's Noir Nook, Karen Burroughs Hannsberry takes a look at at four of her favorite noir fellas, and how they got their starts on the silver screen...

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Monthly Column: Classic Movie Travels

This month Annette Bochenek takes us on a visit to South Pittsburg in honor of silent star Jobyna Ralston's 105th birthday,...

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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: The Funny Papers

As we wind down from the zany holiday season, Kellee Pratt talks about her favorite Screwball dames and imagines how they would have handled the chaos of typical holiday mayhem...    

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Lassie Lou Ahern, Child Actress in the 'Our Gang' Comedies, Dies at 97
(Feb 16, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter)2:43 PM PST 2/16/2018 by Mike BarnesCourtesy of Little Mickey Grogan Restoration/gofundme.comLassie Lou AhernShe played a boy in the 1927 ep...

Liza Minnelli Is Auctioning Off 'Cabaret' Costumes and Custom Halston Gowns
(Feb 16, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter)9:45 AM PST 2/16/2018 by Sam ReedVenturelli/Getty ImagesMore than 1,000 lots will be up for grabs - including items from her famous parents,...

Cary Grant's Former Beachfront Home Hits Market for $12 Million
(Feb 15, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter)Courtesy of Rogers and CowanThe 5,530-square-foot French Normandy home on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica sits on a spacious lot and has some se...

Vic Damone Dead: Legendary Pop Singer and Actor Dies Aged 89
(Feb 12, 2018 | independent.ie)Vic Damone dead: Legendary pop singer dies aged 89He passed away on SundayIlana Kaplan New York Monday 12 February 2018       &nbs...

John Gavin, Actor and Ambassador to Mexico Under Reagan, Dies at 86
(Feb 9, 2018 | New York Times)Mr. Gavin with Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." CreditSilver Screen Collection/Getty ImagesBy ROBERT D. McFADDENFEB. 9, 2018 ...


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 Victor Fleming at Work

Born February 23, 1889 Legendary Director Victor Fleming! Although this post is labeled ‘Mini’ there is certainly nothing ‘mini’ about the respect due to Legendary Director, Victor Fleming!  This post is simply labeled ‘mini’ because I am paying a pictorial tribute...  read more...


5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine

  5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Ernest Borgnine! ….. In the Navy Borgnine donning his Cheif Petty Officer hat Borgnine enlisted in the Navy right after high school in 1935. He served the contracted four years be......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

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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, CA?

The Museum of the American West was established in 1988 by Gene Autry (as "Gene Autry Western Herita... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Gerald McBoing-Boing, directed by the legendary Robert Cannon, was released in 1951. In 1995, 44 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Clark Gable's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1937. So were W.S. Van Dyke, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Fredric March...  see more