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Pic of the Day: “He’ll Never See Daylight” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Nov 25, 2014

Today’s pic takes another look at Matty Trifon, the gangster who enjoys nothing more than taking his friends out to dinner and stuffing them with yummy food. He appeared in the very first Baretta episode, “He’ll Never See Daylight&# read more
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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)–episode 10

The Old Movie House Posted by Tom on Nov 25, 2014

All text in brown are quotations from the script which can located at the following address - http://www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk/ Fred arrives at Bellevue to visit Kris. Kris is really depressed, and Fred couldn’t be more puzzled at Kri read more
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The Lodger (1944)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 25, 2014

The Lodger Directed by John Brahm Written by Barré Lyndon from the novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes 1944/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Slade: You can! And it’s a problem then… There’s no doubt read more
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Silent Movie Rule #9: When challenged, remember that the gizzard is a vital spot.

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Nov 25, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on November 25, 2014 in Blog, Humor, Silent Movie Rules Ah! What would we ever have done without dueling? (Answer: Have a more civilized society, for one thing.) More to the point, what would movies do without dueling? From Errol Fl read more
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Review: A Life in Dirty Movies

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Nov 25, 2014

A Life in Dirty Movies is a documentary about the life and films of Joe Sarno who was professed as “The Ingmar Bergman of 42nd Street,” a titan of sexploitation cinema from the 1960s through the mid-1970s. Early on in watching A Life in Dirty Movies read more
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A Couple of Trailers I’m Excited About – Why Don’t You Play In Hell? (2014) and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Nov 25, 2014

I finally got around to seeing Birdman at Nashville’s Belcourt Theater yesterday, and in front of it were a couple of trailers for films that will soon be showing there (and if you’re lucky enough, theaters near you also) that really caug read more
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A Question of Human Nature: Rita Hayworth in The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

True Classics Posted by on Nov 25, 2014

Elsa: The Chinese say, it is difficult for love to last long. Therefore, one who loves passionately is cured of love, in the end. Michael: Sure, that’s a hard way of thinking. Elsa: There’s more to the proverb: Human nature is eternal. Th read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 25, 2014

Ricardo Montalban (1920-2009) Image Source read more
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Nosferatu Remixed – An Interview with Director David Lee Fisher

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Nov 25, 2014

  Nosferatu Remixed An Interview with Director David Lee Fisher I have a question for you: What goes through your head when I say the words “German Expressionism?” For some of you, the answer will surely be films like The Cabinet of Dr. Caligar read more
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Top 250 Tuesday – #072 Blue Velvet (1986)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Nov 25, 2014

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #072 on the list,  David Lynch‘s Blue Velvet. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here read more
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“The Original Christmas Classics” DVD Giveaway Twitter Contest (Week of November 25)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Nov 25, 2014

Wishing you a Holly Jolly Christmas with “The Original Christmas Classics” DVD Giveaway! Time for some big smiles and fond memories — with the first of our “Original Christmas Classics” DVD Giveaway! In order to qualify for this read more
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The Hungarian Rhapsody – Vilma Banky

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Nov 24, 2014

Vilma Banky began her acting career in 1919 in Hungary. She was brought to the United States by Samuel Goldwyn in 1925 and was called “The Hungarian Rhapsody”. She had three talkies and out of her 24 films, only 8 exist in their entirety. Her first read more
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Mini-Review: Deadfall

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Nov 24, 2014

Deadfall The hook in Deadfall, or what pulls you into the story, is the inevitable collision course of events and people at a Thanksgiving dinner. From the start when a bank heist escape goes awry in a blizzard and characters split up, you can feel read more
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Musical Monday: “Tanned Legs (1929)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Nov 24, 2014

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 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals read more
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Movie censorship around the world 1910s-1950s

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Nov 24, 2014

Film Censorship Japan, France, Britain, more What did countries such as Japan and France think of American movies? How did they censor their own films and imports? When did the British Board of Film Censors appear? And much later, in 1979 did the read more
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Gilda's "Amado Mio" Gown at Auction

Creme de la Creme Posted by Inge Gregusch on Nov 24, 2014

    On November 24, 2014 TCM & Bonhams are presenting the CLASSIC MOVIE MEMORABILIA AUCTION.  Among the treasures to be sold is the Jean Louis designed two-piece gown Rita Hayworth wears in the 1946 film classic, Gilda. Rit read more
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“Tyrone Power: Man, Myth and Movie Idol” Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum – Ticket Giveaway Contest on Twitter (November 24 – December 12)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Nov 24, 2014

Win Tickets to see “Tyrone Power: Man, Myth and Movie Idol” at The Hollywood Museum Do you live near, or expect to be in, the Los Angeles area before January 11, 2015? If the answer is yes, then here’s a fun giveaway contest for you to enter! read more
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Good things come in threes – Once Upon a Screen…A Third Anniversary

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Nov 24, 2014

Once Upon a Screen celebrates its third anniversary this week and I have a lot to be thankful for… For one – who’d a thought?! It still surprises me that I’m part of a community made up of fantastic writers whose passion for c read more
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Too Much Of A King – Why I Hope The Trailer For Selma (2014) Is Misleading

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Nov 24, 2014

I’ve written and talked quite a bit lately about misleading trailers. You know the kind I mean: trailers that are cut in a way that studios think they’ll put audience butts in seats, but in the process misrepresent the tone or even the re read more
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The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 24, 2014

The Curse of the Cat People Directed by Gunther von Fritsch and Robert Wise Written by DeWitt Bodeen 1944/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental   The bigwigs at RKO decided The Curse of the Cat People would be a dandy title for read more
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Help Wanted: You choose my reviews

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Nov 24, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on November 24, 2014 in Blog, News I haven’t done one of these is while so I thought it would be fun. This coming March, I am going to put the site into the hands of my readers. Your mission: Choose which silent films I will b read more
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A double dose of horsing around

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Nov 24, 2014

Once again, we get to see Carole Lombard, horsewoman; in fact, we'll do it twice. First, it's feeding time for Lombard's lovable Palomino gelding, Pico -- and once that's out of the way, Carole will take her horse for a brief walk:This pair of Paramo read more
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Modernizing A Horror Classic: Nosferatu (1922)

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Nov 24, 2014

Modernizing A Horror Classic: Nosferatu (1922) NOSFERATU ARTWORK BY MATT ESKEW This is not a remake. Film director David Fisher is on a mission to modernize NOSFERATU (1922), the great horror classic that has been giving its audience nightma read more
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“Hope: Entertainer of the Century” Book Giveaway Twitter Contest (Week of November 24)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Nov 24, 2014

Book Giveaway: “Hope: Entertainer of the Century” by Richard Zoglin  — Qualifying Entry Task for this week’s  Twitter Contest Okay, we have the last Bob Hope Book Giveaway… Good Luck to All! In order to qualify for this week’s Hope: read more
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“Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life” Book Giveaway Twitter Contest (Week of November 24)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Nov 24, 2014

Book Giveaway: “Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life” by Peter Ackroyd  — Qualifying Entry Task for this week’s  Twitter Contest Okay, here we go… This is our first Charlie Chaplin Book Giveaway — and I’m happy to say that, in read more
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Irving Allen, Happy Birthday! Producer and Director in Four Decades

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Nov 24, 2014

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Howard Duff, Happy Birthday! A Voice as Professional as Could Be

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Nov 24, 2014

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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 24, 2014

Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913-2005) Garson Kanin (1912-1999) Image Source read more
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New From Warner Archive: Peter O'Toole Breaks Out in The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1959)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 24, 2014

It's interesting how time can affect the way we view a film, not just because of changing trends and culture, but also in the way we view the actors on the screen. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England is a sturdy, low-key thriller, with plenty of read more
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The Slipper and the Rose: A Different Musical Take on Cinderella

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Nov 24, 2014

Richard Chamberlain as the Prince. Pleasant, but only modestly successful, The Slipper and the Rose (1976) follows in the footsteps of two better-known musical versions of Cinderella: Walt Disney's 1950 animated classic and the Rodgers and read more
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