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Musical Monday: Blue Hawaii (1961)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jul 20, 2020

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: Blue Hawaii (1961) – Musica read more

Blue Hawaii (1961)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jun 25, 2017

Blue Hawaii Directed by Norman Taurog Written by Hal Kanter; story by Allan Weiss 1961/USA Hal Wallis Productions First viewing?/Netflix rental Sarah Lee Gates: I know you’re right, Daddy, but if I don’t tell myself there was a war, I have a most depressive feeling Chadwick’s ju read more

Ready to honeymoon in Hawaii

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Feb 20, 2014

When both newlyweds are actors, they should know how to properly pose for the camera, and Carole Lombard and William Powell don't disappoint as they give press photographers what they were looking for only hours after their wedding. The couple were aboard the oceanliner Malolo, heading to Hawaii and read more

Jack Lord x 2 = 1st Episode of "Hawaii Five-O" + "Walk Like a Dragon"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Oct 14, 2013

One could argue that the first episode of the original Hawaii Five-O TV series was the "pilot" broadcast on CBS on September 20, 1968. While the pilot certainly established the show's premise--and introduced Wo Fat, its most famous villain--it was still a trial run. When the series was given th read more

Discovering Oahu, Hawaii with Charlie Chan ~ Part 3

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Sep 3, 2012

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. In the Charlie Chan film The Black Camel (1931), Shelah Fane (Dorothy Revier) has an appointment to meet with Tarneverro (Bela Lugosi), a mystic, at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. This meeting read more

Discovering Oahu, Hawaii with Charlie Chan - Part 2 - The Black Camel (1931) and Kailua Beach

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Aug 31, 2012

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. The Black Camel (1931) "In May 1931, a small, wrinkled old man visited the production set of a film on Oahu's Kailua Beach...the man... was none other than Chang Apana."Yunte Huang - C read more

Discovering Oahu, Hawaii with Charlie Chan - Part 1

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Aug 29, 2012

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. In July, Carlos and I traveled from Boston to Hawaii for our honeymoon. And what a grand time we had! We did lots of fun things including parasailing, kayaking, hiking, swimming, g read more

Blue Hawaii (1961).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 12, 2010

Another one of my favorite beach movies is the film, Blue Hawaii (1961) a musical filmed in Hawaii. Cast: Elvis Presley. After two years in the Army, Chad Gates returns home to Hawaii, happy to be back with his surfboard and beach buddies. He rebels against his wealthy and domin read more