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Gary Cooper: “Peaches and Champagne in the middle of the day!”

Christy Putnam Posted by Christy Putnam on Aug 29, 2015

This post may see me in hot water; however, I hope it’s sprinkled with shrimp boil and fresh lemon juice following an afternoon of busy deveining and chopping okra to prepare the gumbo and jambalaya of my memory. I often understood Anne Rice’s choice of New Orleans as the setting for he read more

Five Fingers (1952)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Aug 29, 2015

Five Fingers Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Written by Michael Wilson from the novel “Operation Cicero” by L.X. Moyzisch USA/1952 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant Somehow I had never heard of this excellent spy movie before I started this exercise. read more

Carole, and Cortez

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 29, 2015

I pulled this pic of Carole Lombard and Ricardo Cortez from the May 1933 issue of Movie Classic at the Media History Digital Library two Augusts ago, but I'm not sure if I ever did anything with it. I wrote an entry about items in that issue (http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/624350.html), and ye read more

A CENTENARY REMEMBRANCE TO INGRID BERGMAN ON HER 100TH BIRTHDAY.

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Aug 29, 2015

This post is part of “The Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon”, hosted by my good friend Virginie from The Wonderful World Of Cinema. Click here to read the other articles being exhibited during the event. Happy 100th Birthday Ingrid. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ing read more

Anastasia (1956, Anatole Litvak)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 29, 2015

Anastasia manages that fine line between being dramatic and a constant delight. Ingrid Bergman’s performance is magnificent, with Arthur Laurents’s screenplay–and Litvak’s direction of her–never quite letting the viewer in. It’s a mystery after all–is Bergm read more

Summer Under the Stars Guide: George C. Scott

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 29, 2015

Today's star is actor's actor George C. Scott. TCM is celebrating the career of George C. Scott with 11 movies on Aug. 29.  Here's what you need to know about Scott, who was the first actor to turn down an Academy Award. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go read more

The Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon: Cactus Flower

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Aug 29, 2015

Ingrid Bergman as the ‘uptight outta sight’ Miss Dickinson… in Cactus Flower… Cactus Flower, starring Walter Matthau, Goldie Hawn and the lovely Ingrid Bergman Why do I love this film? Well, there are so many reasons… the spiraling-out-of-control plot, the witty dialog, read more

Summer Under the Stars: Day 29 – George C. Scott

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 29, 2015

George C. Scott is the star for today! Below, you’ll find links to those participating and honoring Scott (updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of his work throughout the years. Classic Movie Blog JCF REVIEWS The Changeling (1980) The Rescuers Down Under (1990) Fill in your details read more

The Enemy Below (1957)–part 10

The Old Movie House Posted by Tom on Aug 28, 2015

All dialog in brown text is taken from the movie script at www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk Captain Murrell becomes overconfident and underestimates the experience of Kapitan von Strolberg. He repeats a seeming harmless manoeuvre, only to find his ship under attack from four torpedoes.  Sona read more

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Aug 28, 2015

Ingrid Bergman was an internationally renowned actress who’s still considered among the best the silver screen has ever featured.  Known for her beauty and talent, Bergman played all types of women on screen – from the simple and pure to the complicated, historical figure and in scenario read more

The Life of Oharu (1952)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Aug 28, 2015

The Life of Oharu (Saikaku Ichidai Ona) Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi Written by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda from a novel by Saikaku Ihara 1952/Japan Koi Productions/Shintoho Film Distribution Committee Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This story of a woman in medieval Japan is a beautiful film read more

Classic Films in Focus: BATHING BEAUTY (1944)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 28, 2015

Although she makes appearances in two earlier feature films, Bathing Beauty (1944) marks the debut of Esther Williams as a fully realized Hollywood star, with plenty of opportunities to show off her attractive figure and her signature swimming skills. This light, frothy comedy from director George S read more

Joana D’Arc / Joan of Arc (1948)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Aug 28, 2015

Joana D’Arc / Joan of Arc (1948) O filme nem precisa começar para termos certeza de que estamos assistindo a uma obra do diretor Victor Fleming. É um filme longo (145 minutos!) e os atores nos são apresentados em uma lista muito semelhante à que aparece no início de “E o Vento read more

Summer Under the Stars Guide: Ingrid Bergman

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 28, 2015

Today's star is the radiant Ingrid Bergman. TCM is celebrating the career of Ingrid Bergman with 13 movies on Aug. 28.  Here's what you need to know about this actress whose centennial is Saturday. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go to www.tcm.com&nb read more

Summer Under the Stars: Day 28 – Ingrid Bergman

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 28, 2015

Ingrid Bergman is the star for today! Below, you’ll find links to those participating and honoring Bergman (updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of her work throughout the years. Meredy.com gives an overview of Bergman’s life and career Phyllis Loves Classic Movies Classic read more

Four from Cinelandia, and Vin is in for his 67th

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 28, 2015

Whomever ran the Spanish-language film magazine Cinelandia was a fan of Carole Lombard. In the span of just under a decade (November 1929 to August 1939), Carole appeared on the monthly publication's cover six times -- either by herself or with a co-star. That's a pretty impressive ratio.Above is th read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Aug 28, 2015

A The Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon Blogathon review https://thewonderfulworldofcinema.wordpress.com/tag/the-wonderful-ingrid-bergman-blogathon/ Today’s post is a post for the Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon as it is a  Blogathon honoring Blogathon as it runs from august 27 to 29 wh read more

The Bells of St Mary's

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 27, 2015

Today, I'm celebrating Ingrid Bergman's 100th birthday with an article about her wonderful performance in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945). Here she is with Bing Crosby in a publicity still for this family drama. This article is part of The Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful read more

Scaramouche (1952)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Aug 27, 2015

Scaramouche Directed by George Sidney Written by Written by Ronald Millar and George Froeschel from the novel by Rafael Sabatini 1952/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental   It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a good swashbuckler and this qualifies. It is France read more

Classic Television Thursday #38 – Mission: Impossible (1966-1973)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Aug 27, 2015

I know that I said I would be following up the last Classic Television Thursday post with more on the Amos and Andy TV show, and I will be in a couple of weeks, but I decided that could wait a little bit when, during a discussion with one of my younger co-workers of the new Mission: Impossible movie read more
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