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On her 79th angel day

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 16, 2021

I admittedly haven't written much of late about Carole Lombard and classic Hollywood on this site. It's not health-related -- aside from a weak chest, I've felt fine, and I take every precaution when going outside to protect others as well as myself. It's simply that in the world we're in right now, read more

Valley of Decision (1945): Greer Garson & Gregory Peck

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 16, 2021

Gregory Peck’s pleasantly resonant voice brings us into the moment. The scene is unimaginative yet unmistakable with its obviously scaled-down establishing shot. Pittsburgh. Smokestacks and steel. These are the days of Andrew Carnegie and the transcontinental railroad wrapping its way east to read more

I answer your questions!

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Jan 15, 2021

I answer your questions! On January 15, 2021 By CarolIn Uncategorized That was fun! I had a blast answering your questions, thank you again for submitting them! Dina asked: ‘Why is there still sexism in Hollywood to a certain degree?’ read more

Portrait of a Lady ( 1968 ) - BBC

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 15, 2021

In 1968, BBC produced an excellent television adaptation of Henry James' critically acclaimed 1880 novel "The Portrait of a Lady". It aired as a two-part mini-series in January of that year. Suzanne Neve starred as Isabel Archer, the beautiful and spirited American woman who travels to England read more

William Powell and Carole Lombard in “My Man Godfrey”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jan 15, 2021

William Powell and Carole Lombard in “My Man Godfrey” My Man Godfrey (1936) is an American screwball comedy directed by Gregory La Cava and starring William Powell and Carole Lombard. The film is based on a short novel, 1101 Park Avenue by Eric S. Hatch. My Man Godfrey is considered read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Jan 15, 2021

Katharine Hepburn‘s brownie recipe is one that certainly intrigues classic film fans. When I first encountered the recipe in a cook book, I immediately wanted to get a “taste” of classic film history and indulge in this recipe from a confident and celebrated classic film star. The read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Jan 15, 2021

“I will never retire. Put that down and underline it. The world is too nice – and so have been all the breaks.” –Miriam Hopkins Miriam Hopkins is among some of the most celebrated Pre-Code film stars. A versatile actress with an especially impressive roster of films from the read more

CD Review: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Original Soundtrack Expanded Edition

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on Jan 14, 2021

 I've mentioned on this blog and on Facebook several times how the very first movie soundtrack I ever bought was for THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY. That purchase was on audio cassette, and I've bought it many times since, including a vinyl re-release just last summer. Now, Quartet Records read more

Madame Curie (1943): Starring The Indomitable Greer Garson

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 14, 2021

Physics and Mathematics are the two primary focuses of Marie Curie’s life. In the early days, when she was one of the few solitary women in a Parisian sphere of academia, dominated by dismissive men, she still went by her maiden name and took on the rigors of study with ardent relish. Thus, w read more

Happy 5th Anniversary to Three Enchanting Ladies!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jan 14, 2021

Three Enchanting Ladies I created this blog five years ago already! Curiously enough, this is the first time I’m celebrating the anniversary of this blog. Since I publish, like, two posts a year (ok, maybe a bit more), I didn’t think it was significant to celebrate each year. However, five years read more

RD 2 Land Yacht Cars Tourney

All Good Things Posted by monty on Jan 14, 2021

 Here we go with rd 2:Match 1: 57 Desoto Fireflite vs 76 Oldsmobile 98https://www.poll-maker.com/poll3346491x7C404038-102Match 2: 75 Buick Park Avenue vs 68 Pontiac Bonnevillehttps://www.poll-maker.com/poll3346497x65004274-102Match 3: 73 Oldsmobile Toronado vs 58 Pontiac Bonnevillehttps://www. read more

Book Review--Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jan 13, 2021

  Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s Kimberly Truhler Good Knight Books, 2020  Having read as many books about film noir as humanly possible, with the publication of Kimberly Truhler’s Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s I was surprised to realize it was the first I’d r read more

Pride and Prejudice (1940): Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 12, 2021

When you grow up with a sister, I imagine most people are aware of books like Pride and Prejudice, Little Women, Anne of Greene Gables, and Little House on The Prairie. However, especially when you’re young, you rarely appreciate them fully or comprehend how notable they are as cultural artif read more

Silver Screen Standards: Tallulah Bankhead

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jan 12, 2021

Silver Screen Standards: Tallulah Bankhead Early in her life, Tallulah’s beauty won her the chance at stardom, but her indomitable personality made her a legend. Tallulah’s mother, who died a few weeks after giving birth, is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama. A local perform read more

FILM NOIR STYLE: THE KILLER 1940s Launches Today!

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 12, 2021

It's here! At long last, we have arrived at the official launch day of my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s! As most of you know, it has been a battle to get here with all the challenges the pandemic threw my publisher's way. But we persevered and orders are now shipping out from book read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Jan 12, 2021

“I don’t want to go back to Hollywood if I can help it. I want to go back to the stage. The trouble with Hollywood is everybody is crazy for money. The producers are trying to make pictures cheaper and faster. They do not realize the public is becoming more critical, and can see the chea read more

Musical Monday: The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jan 11, 2021

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: The Glenn Miller Story (195 read more

Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jan 11, 2021

Michael Redgrave as Crocker-Harris. After 18 years at a prestigious English boys' school, Andrew Crocker-Harris has accepted a less-stressful position teaching at an institution for "backward boys." Once a promising scholar, Crocker-Harris's career stalled many years ago and he's now plagued by ill read more

REMAKE AVENUE: Three on a Match, 1932 and Broadway Musketeers, 1938

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jan 11, 2021

Mervyn LeRoy directed Three on a Match for Warner Brothers in 1932 with a screenplay by Lucien Hubbard based on a story by Kubec Glasman and John Bright. The film's 63 minutes is packed with the verve typical of LeRoy's work in this era (Five Star Final, Little Caesar, Big City Blues). Joan Bl read more

VALLEY OF THE ZOMBIES

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on Jan 10, 2021

 VALLEY OF THE ZOMBIES is a 1946 thriller from Republic Pictures, a company best known for their Western movies. I saw it for the first time last night, and while it's not a great film by any means, it is a cut above similar product made by the likes of Monogram and PRC. Veteran character read more
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