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Oscar Season: Walter Huston in The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Mar 26, 2022

Oscar Season: Walter Huston in The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948) On March 26, 2022 By CarolIn Uncategorized Image in doctomacro It’s Oscar season! Woohoo! I was going through the Garden’s previous Oscar posts, and I realized I have never talked ab read more

Six classics, zero Oscar nominations

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 13, 2020

Six classics, zero Oscar nominations On February 13, 2020February 13, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized It’s Oscar season! For the past four years during the month of February, I’ve talked about Oscar races – Best Actress of 1942/43 and Best Su read more

TCM links Lombard to Oscar

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Feb 11, 2020

OK, so Carole Lombard never won an Academy Award. That's not stopping Turner Classic Movies from including her in its 31 Days Of Oscar celebration tomorrow night.At 8 p.m. (Eastern), TCM will show the 1942 Ernst Lubitsch classic dark comedy "To Be Or Not To Be," whose only Oscar nomination came for read more

Classic Conversations: Oscar Winners Sandy Powell and John Myhre on How the Classic Film Inspired Their Work on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Aug 20, 2019

Classic Conversations: Oscar Winners Sandy Powell and John Myhre on How the Classic Film Inspired Their Work on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins (1964) and Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Mary Poppins was one of the first films I saw in a movie theater as a child read more

OH OSCAR : The real THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (An Opinion)

Stardust and Shadows Posted by Terry on Feb 24, 2019

STARDUST AND SHADOWS takes a brief break from our content to offer an opinion of on the troubled institution for Film fans which of course is The Academy Awards. Unless you live some place where there is no News or frankly you really “don’t give a damn” you would know that the Aca read more

Silêncio de ouro: filmes mudos no Oscar / Golden silence: silent films at the Oscars

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Feb 24, 2019

Silêncio de ouro: filmes mudos no Oscar / Golden silence: silent films at the Oscars O primeiro prêmio da Academia para Melhor Produção foi dado para o maravilhoso sucesso de público “Asas” (1927). No ano seguinte, com o som invadindo Hollywood, o vencedor do prêmio foi um read more

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon – Best Supporting Actress nominees of 1952/53

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 23, 2019

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon – Best Supporting Actress nominees of 1952/53 On February 23, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized I’ll be honest with you, out of the four acting categories at the Oscars, Best Supporting Actress is probably my least fa read more

31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON: Irving Berlin at the Oscars

Caftan Woman Posted by on Feb 22, 2019

Time again for our best bib and tucker as Once Upon A Screen, Outspoken and Freckled, and Paula's Cinema Club host the gala blogathon 31 Days of Oscar. Thanks, Aurora, Kellee, and Paula! Irving Berlin, born Israel Isadore Baline May 11, 1888 - September 22, 1989  A poor lad from a read more

31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON: Best Dance Direction nominee, She (1935)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Feb 23, 2018

It's that wonderful time of year! Paula's Cinema Club, Outspoken and Freckled, and Once Upon a Screen are our hosts for the 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon. Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.   During his Hollywood career, Merian C. Cooper produced a variety of quality films, but is most reve read more

31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON: Best Dance Direction nominee, She (1935)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Feb 23, 2018

It's that wonderful time of year! Paula's Cinema Club, Outspoken and Freckled, and Once Upon a Screen are our hosts for the 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon. During his Hollywood career, Merian C. Cooper produced a variety of quality films, but is most revered for the creation of King Kong. 1935s Sh read more

Kino Lorber Oscar (Facebook/Blog) Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Contest (Feb)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Feb 3, 2018

Celebrating Oscar Month with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles Now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Oscar Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO Kino Classic titles via Facebook and this blog, courtesy of Kino Lorber. Each read more

Kino Lorber Oscar Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Promotion (February via Twitter)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jan 28, 2018

Celebrating Oscar Month with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles This month we celebrate the Oscars courtesy of Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that we have TEN classic DVD or Blu-Rays to giveaway on Twitter this month, winners’ choice of four titles. But please read more

An Oscar winner's tragic end

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 4, 2018

A Carole Lombard trivia question: Which Academy Award winners did she co-star with? The catch is this: They already had to have won the award at the time they appeared on screen with Carole, so Clark Gable, James Stewart and Paul Lukas don't count. (Lukas won his Oscar for 1943's "Watch on the Rhine read more

Oscar (1991, John Landis)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 31, 2017

Excluding prologue and epilogue, Oscar has a present action of roughly four hours. The movie runs just shy of two hours. A lot happens with a lot of characters. And, while the film’s based on a play–which explains the limited setting–and even though it’s not like director Landis does anything read more

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 3

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 25, 2017

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 3 On February 25, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized Myrna Loy She had quite a prolific career. And she was one of those people who could do anything, from Pre-Code to screwball to drama. One of her best pe read more

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 2

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 23, 2017

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 2 On February 23, 2017February 23, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized   Carole Lombard My Man Godfrey, 1936/37 I love Carole Lombard in everything. I am constantly amazed at how effortlessly funny and read more

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 1

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 20, 2017

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 1 On February 20, 2017February 20, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized Before we crack on with this list, I should point out that in no way do I think Oscars are the sole measurement for greatness when it com read more

11 Classic Film Stars who Never Won an Oscar

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 19, 2017

From the dawn of time, or at least as early as May, 1929, when the first Oscar Ceremony took place, all people from pundits to the general public have squabbled and made a general stink about the egregious omissions throughout the decades. After all, acting performances are subjective, each year is read more

11 Classic Film Stars who Never Won an Oscar

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 19, 2017

From the dawn of time, or at least as early as May, 1929, when the first Oscar Ceremony took place, all people from pundits to the general public have squabbled and made a general stink about the egregious omissions throughout the decades. After all, acting performances are subjective, each year is read more

Never Considered: Jake Gyllenhaal’s Repeated Oscar Snubs

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Feb 18, 2017

I’m tired of the assumption that there must be buzz about a star before he/she can be considered “snubbed” by the Academy. Let’s look at the term, shall we? Oxford Dictionary: snub: ” rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.” “Ignore disdainfully” inclu read more
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