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Feitiço do Rio / Blame it on Rio (1984)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Aug 29, 2014

Feitiço do Rio / Blame it on Rio (1984) Não existe pecado do lado de baixo do Equador. Esta é a visão que Hollywood sempre teve do país em que eu vivo: o Brasil. Um lugar muito sensual, com praias, mulheres lindas, muita música, festas religio read more
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One more legal artifact from the Lombard estate

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Aug 28, 2014

Carole Lombard, Clark Gable and furs are the subjects of today's entry, albeit under rather unhappy circumstances. In recent months, we've run some legal documents Gable signed as executor of Lombard's estate following her death in January 1942. This read more
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The Major and the Minor (1942)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Aug 28, 2014

The Major and the Minor  Directed by Billy Wilder Written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder; suggested by a play by Edward Childs Carpenter; from a story by Fanny Kilbourne 1942/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Susan Applegate: read more
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Movies in Our Time : Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century - A Book Review

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 28, 2014

Author and film blogger, Jacqueline T. Lynch has recently released a collection of articles from her blog, Another Old Movie Blog, in her latest book entitled Movies in Our Time: Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century available to pu read more
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Fun Size Review: The Red Lily (1924)

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Aug 28, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on August 28, 2014 in Blog, Fun Size Review Ramon Novarro and Enid Bennett– both best remembered for their unabashedly heroic roles– take a dip into some very dark waters with this Parisian drama. It’s all about an read more
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Pic of the Day: “Convicts 4″ revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Aug 28, 2014

In honor of today being the 84th birthday anniversary of the late great Ben Gazzara, today’s pic is another from Convicts 4 (1962), directed by Millard Kaufman. John Resko ponders his predicament after unexpectedly meeting up with his childhood read more
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Classic Films in Focus: THE INCREDIBLE MR. LIMPET (1964)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 28, 2014

Don Knotts stars in The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), one of the weirdest war comedies ever made, in which a nearsighted amateur ichthyologist transforms into a fish and then becomes an unlikely hero during World War II. This family-friendly picture read more
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GARBO TALKS for the 1984-a-Thon

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Aug 28, 2014

Occupying the number 145 spot on Box Office Mojo’s list of top money makers of 1984 is GARBO TALKS, a relatively small dramedy directed by the late, great Sidney Lumet.  That’s certainly nothing to brag about, particularly for a filmmaker read more
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The Diary of Anne Frank–episode 10

The Old Movie House Posted by Tom on Aug 28, 2014

All dialog in brown text is taken from the movie script at www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk Ok, we’re half way through the film. But instead of writing another 9 separate blogs about the second half I’ll try to shorten things up. The tens read more
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Classic Television Thursday #002 – Twilight Zone: The Obsolete Man (1961)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Aug 28, 2014

I could easily do an entire series of entries that solely focused on the screenplays written by Rod Serling. Mr. Serling has long been considered one of the greatest-ever writers ffor television, and it is easy to see why. Even if one discounts the n read more
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Who did Abbott and Costello Meet?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Aug 28, 2014

  Who did Abbott and Costello Meet? No, it’s not a trick question. And believe it or not it has nothing to do with baseball. Starting in 1948, the comedy team of Abbott and Costello began to take their proven comedic formula in an interest read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 28, 2014

Source Charles Boyer (1899-1978) James Wong Howe (1899-1976) Donald O’Connor (1925-2003) read more
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Tyrone Power Goes Gambling on the Mississippi

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Aug 28, 2014

Mark:  Since you spare me only a moment, I'll tell you very bluntly: You and I are in love with each other and we always will be. We've known it since that first moment in St. Louis.  Angelique:  I could have you run out of town for read more
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The 87th Annual Valentino Memorial Service

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Aug 28, 2014

When Rudolph Valentino died in 1926 at the age of 31, he left in his wake a massive audience of heartbroken fans—and one of those tragic, inherently private situations that the Hollywood spectacle machine enjoys stoking the most. For days before read more
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Video of the Week: Art Fein’s Poker Party revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Aug 28, 2014

Our video for this week is another one from the archives. It’s one of Timothy’s priceless appearances on Art Fein’s Poker Party from September 29, 1989. It’s rare that we get a chance to see him just being himself. And what a read more
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Mini-Review: Fright Flick

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Aug 28, 2014

Fright Flick Allyn Carrell in Fright Flick (Breaking Glass Pictures) The story is that of a series of murders on a film set. One of the first problem this film runs into is that it’s about a cheesy low budget horror movie. It starts with a fil read more
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Holiday Inn (1942)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Aug 27, 2014

Holiday Inn Directed by Mark Sandrich Written by Claude Binyon and Edgar Rice from an idea by Irving Berlin 1942/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Holiday Inn has a whole lot more going for it than “White Christmas”. Jim read more
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News From the Lake for August 27th, 2014

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 27, 2014

What’s the in the news this week: Another Hollywood passing, a remake no one wants, Universal removing a piece of Hollywood history, what’s coming up on a few classic TV stations, events, and what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray. Another read more
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The Old Dark House (1932, James Whale)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 27, 2014

The Old Dark House is a strange film about strange people doing strange things. Director Whale and screenwriter Benn W. Levy rarely let the film get a set tone–unless one counts the consistent mix of comedy and horror. It’s not straight read more
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Silent Movie Rule #2: The key to surviving a peasant uprising? Good skin care.

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Aug 27, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on August 27, 2014 in Blog, Humor, Silent Movie Rules Life lessons from the people of silent film. Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any consequences you might suffer from actually following this advice. So you are a princess and read more
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Jessica Finch on Aug 27, 2014

The Trouble with Bliss is a mish-mash of stories and film styles. At its core, it’s a coming of age story, that’s vaguely Wes Anderson-esque. Michael C. Hall is the titular character, Morris Bliss, who is a 35 year old unemployed loser, still living read more
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It helps to have icons!

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Aug 27, 2014

It helps to have icons! In the September 2014 issue of Glamour magazine, Editor-In-Chief Cindi Leive asks: Who do you channel when you're standing in front of your closet in the morning weighing your options? Her answer was comic book heroine read more
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M: A Serial Killer’s Story about Us

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Aug 27, 2014

I’ve always been puzzled by The Silence of the Lambs becoming more successful than Manhunter. The latter’s subtlety, especially Brian Cox’s portrayal of Hannibal Lecter, was far more alarming to me than the campy style of Anthony Hopkins. The former read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 27, 2014

Source Tuesday Weld (70) Martha Raye (1916-1994) read more
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New From Warner Archives: Out of the Past (1947) on Blu-ray and Teresa Wright in Enchantment (1948)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 27, 2014

Watching the newly-released Blu-ray of Out of the Past (1947) took home viewing to a new level for me. It's jaw dropping beauty can be described endlessly, but is best experienced. The picture is sharp and clear, but shimmers with just the righ read more
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Big Changes at Turner Broadcasting – Will They Affect TCM?

Cinematically Insane Posted by Will McKinley on Aug 27, 2014

The average U.S. household receives 189 TV channels, but regularly watches only 17 of them. If you’re an Old Movie Weirdo, however, that number may be closer to one: Turner Classic Movies. TCM is the only U.S. TV channel airing classic films 24 read more
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Possible historic horror: A 'Phantom' stage could be razed

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Aug 27, 2014

Carole Lombard made two films at Universal, both in 1936: "Love Before Breakfast" and the screwball par excellence "My Man Godfrey" (she's shown above with fellow cast members Alice Brady, Mischa Auer and William Powell as well as director Gregory La read more
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BROADMINDED

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Aug 27, 2014

One of the latest DVD-R releases from the Warner Archive Collection will be of special interest to old movie buffs--not because of the film's star, but because of two of the film's supporting players. BROADMINDED (1931) is a comedy released by Warn read more
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How Classic Movies Helped Me Write My Novel

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 27, 2014

So, my first novel is now available on Amazon Kindle, and I'm about as proud as a new parent handing out cigars. Two years of working, writing, and thinking will hopefully pay off in a story that people enjoy reading. As always, my ongoing love affai read more
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Errol Flynn, Humphrey Bogart, The Glamor Boys

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Aug 26, 2014

Glamour Boys: Get them while they're Hot Fishing for glamour boys? The term glamor boy was assigned to a group of good looking, well dressed male celebrities many of them actors primarily in the 1930s through the mid-1960s.  A mid-1938 Life Ma read more
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