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The Diary of Anne Frank–episode 6

The Old Movie House Posted by Tom on Jul 29, 2014

All dialog in brown text is taken from the movie script at www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk Mr. Frank explains the basic rules for life in the attic when suddenly a siren is heard. It seems to be getting closer and everybody is overcome with terror. read more
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Classic Films in Focus: THE UNDYING MONSTER (1942)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jul 29, 2014

At first glance, The Undying Monster (1942) looks like yet another routine programmer of its era, one of many low-budget B horrors churned out by various studios in the wake of the Universal monsters’ success. It clocks in at just over an hour, read more
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Another Man’s Poison (1951)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 29, 2014

Another Man’s Poison  Directed by Irving Rapper Written by Val Guest based on a play by Leslie Sands 1951/USA Angel Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime Instant Video   This did not work for me at all. Janet Frobisher i(Bette Davis) is read more
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Pic of the Day: “Quaker Girl” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jul 29, 2014

It’s time to take another look at “Quaker Girl,” the episode of Gunsmoke that first aired on December 10, 1966. It’s the second of two episodes of the legendary Western series in which Timothy appears. Charles “Buster read more
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Hollywood's neglected towering beauty

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jul 29, 2014

Hollywood -- both in the literal and figurative sense -- was in Carole Lombard's soul. Most of her films were made at studios which then called Hollywood home (Paramount, Columbia and RKO), she was one of the few stars who actually lived in Hollywood read more
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In Praise of Vintage: 10 Classic TV Shows + Where to Watch Them

Cinematically Insane Posted by Will McKinley on Jul 29, 2014

“I can’t stand old movies,” my Uncle Tommy once said to me. “Any time I see a guy wearing a hat, I change the channel.” Despite his dismissal of a filmmaking era I love, and have since childhood, I kept my cool. (I learned that from Cary Grant, read more
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How Many Films did William Powell and Myrna Loy Star in Together (Asta too)?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jul 29, 2014

How Many Films did Myrna Loy and William Powell Star in Together? William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Asta, The Thin Man Goes Home (photo: doctormarco.com) William Powell and Myrna Loy starred in 14 films together: Manhattan Melodrama (1934) (Warner Home read more
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Birthday of the Week: William Powell

Mildred's Fatburgers Posted by Beth Daniels on Jul 29, 2014

William Horatio Powell, July 29, 1892 to March 5, 1984 Biography/Filmography William Powell: The Life and FilmsBy Roger Bryant, McFarland, 2006 Who Rocks the Thin Mustache? Sorry, David Niven. It's impossible n read more
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The Verdict (1946)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 29, 2014

The Verdict Directed by Don Siegel Written by Peter Milne from a novel by Israel Zangwill 1946/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Warner Archive DVD   This Sidney Greensreet/Peter Lorre locked room mystery didn’t grab me. The story opens in 19 read more
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A Versatile Blogger, I

The Man on the Flying Trapeze Posted by David on Jul 29, 2014

Well, Andrew D. over at "1001 Movies I (Apparently) MUST See Before I Die" has been nice enough to nominate me for a Versatile Blogger Award, which I am told comes with a sizable cash prize! (Whispering off stage) Oh. I mean to say, which I have read more
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The Lighter Side: Silent Movie Bingo

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jul 29, 2014

How’s about we play a little game of Silent Movie Bingo? Take this handy card with you and mark every time someone says a variation of one of these phrases. First one to get a Bingo wins a prize! (There is no prize.) I am not responsible for a read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jul 29, 2014

Theda Bara (1885-1955) Clara Bow (1905-1965) William Powell (1892-1984) Maria Ouspenskaya (1876-1949) Image Source read more
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Top 250 Tuesday #196 – The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jul 29, 2014

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #196 on the list,  Tobe Hooper‘s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list read more
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Starman (1984, John Carpenter)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 29, 2014

Starman’s first forty or so minutes speed by–director Carpenter gets as much information across as quickly as he can to discourage the viewer from paying too much attention. There aren’t exactly plot holes, but there’s a lot read more
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McLintock! (1963)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

John Wayne tackles the Bard in McLintock!, our second film in the last week of The July Five. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, McLintock! is a broad, bawdy comedy about a squabbling husband and wife. Our couple is evenly squa read more
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Dressing Male Stars in Old Hollywood BYOC Bring Your Own Clothes

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Jul 29, 2014

1930's & 40's Men's Fashions in Movies: Hollywood male film stars rebelled against high wardrobe costs Dial M for MurderRobert Cummings and Grace Kelly;Maybe they looked at her dressbut he wanted to look great, too. "Next time you see Rober read more
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TruffautHitchcockVillela: Part 2

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Jul 29, 2014

This article is a partially fictitious account wherein I imagine myself in conversation with two of the greatest minds in cinema: Truffaut and Hitchcock. This work was inspired by the series of interviews the two conducted which was later turned into read more
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The Lawrence Welk Show ( 1955-1982 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 29, 2014

Every Saturday night at 7pm a myriad of loyal fans gather around in front of their television screens to watch an American institution unfold. A fanfare of trumpets heralds the approaching wave of bubbles that float down upon the scree read more
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In a Lonely Place (1950)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 28, 2014

In a Lonely Place  Directed by Nicholas Ray Written by Andrew Solt and Edmund H. North from a story by Dorothy B. Hughes 1950/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation/Santana Pictures Corporation Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Video #242 of 1001 Movies You read more
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Fritzi’s Scrapbook: Carol Dempster Trading Card

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jul 28, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on July 28, 2014 in Blog, Fritzi's Scrapbook Silent movie memorabilia is a fairly new thing for me. I swore I would never do it and yet here I am. I would like to say that I was one of those people who kept a carefully curated colle read more
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Review: Bicycling with Molière

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

It’s interesting, on an ancillary note, to consider the English and French titles of this film. The English title is, of course, the above referenced Bicycling with Molière. The French title is Alceste à bicyclette, which translates literally to read more
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A Thousand Clowns

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Jul 28, 2014

For nearly four years now I have been searching for A Thousand Clowns.  This film seemed to be always out of my grasp, never on DVD, never on Netflix and never on TCM.  That is, until a little while ago.  During TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar, I was finally read more
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The Reckless Moment (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 28, 2014

The Reckless Moment Directed by Max Ophüls Written by Mel Dinelli, Sidney Garson, et al from the Ladies Home Journal story “The Blank Wall” 1949/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation First viewing/Korean import DVD #226 of 1001 Movies You Mus read more
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Deadpool (2012, Tim Miller)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 28, 2014

Deadpool is an effects test by Miller to prove a feature is possible. It’s unclear, in terms of a narrative, if the ninety second short answers that question in the positive but it doesn’t much matter. These ninety seconds of a strange m read more
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My favourite film soundtracks of all time!

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jul 28, 2014

My favourite film soundtracks of all time! I feel very strongly about film soundtracks, especially if that film is a musical. A soundtrack can make or break a film and if it's a particularly stellar soundtrack, it can make me love a movie I'd read more
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“That’s Very American of You, Charlie.”

True Classics Posted by on Jul 28, 2014

The Americanization of Emily (1964) is a wonderfully satirical, dark comedy about a “dog robber” in the US Navy serving during WWII. Starring James Garner as Charlie, a self-proclaimed coward, the film tells the story of this unscrupulous officer read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jul 28, 2014

Laird Cregar (1913-1944) Barbara La Marr (1896-1926) Joe E. Brown (1892-1973) Rudy Vallee (1901-1986) Image Source read more
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Pitfall: A Suburban, Middle-Class Film Noir

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

In a 2006 article for L.A. Weekly, French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier called Pitfall (1948) "a film to rank among the best, the sharpest and the most original of noirs." I'm not sure I'd rank Pitfall with the genre's finest, but it's nonetheles read more
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The High and the Mighty (1954)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jul 28, 2014

It’s all about the Duke this week as I enter the uncharted territory (personally) of John Wayne’s filmography. The High and the Mighty entered this list after watching a TV commercial for it during a panel about marketing TCM at the TCM C read more
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Sliding at the party

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

Carole Lombard's party at the Venice pier amusement park in June 1935 (she's shown with Frances Drake and Josephine Hutchinson) has become the stuff of legend. It received substantial coverage from the press of the time, such as this report in Florid read more
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