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Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on May 24, 2015

Billy Wilder’s classic Hollywood crime drama Double Indemnity returns to the movies https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are partnering again to bring Bill read more
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Quote of the Week

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 24, 2015

The three wonderfully distinctive personalities I encountered and will mention in this series were all outspoken, eccentric to be sure, but full of passion for the unusual things in life. They all shared a sharp and wicked sense of humour and a youth read more
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Almost a Bride (1949)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 24, 2015

(Note: This film is also known as A Kiss for Corliss. You can find it under this title for viewing on the free version of Hulu, if you’re interested!) Kenneth Marquis (David Niven) is a charming and wealthy man in the process of divorcing his t read more
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The Essential Films of 1939: Nurse Edith Cavell

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 24, 2015

Nurse Edith Cavell is a great choice for a Memorial Day movie. It tells the story of a different kind of war hero: An English nurse who helped prisoners of war return home during World War I.  The photo above shows Cavell (Anna Neagle) being read more
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DVD Spotlight: Roger Moore as The Saint

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 24, 2015

Already tired of summer TV offerings from the major networks? Then, you're in luck because the Timeless Media Group will release all six seasons of Roger Moore's The Saint in a deluxe DVD set on May 26th. If you watched one of the 118 episodes e read more
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Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on May 24, 2015

Many have noticed i have really reviewed movies with a new scale called the ruth rating. My grading scale is all based upon 10 grade system which means it is 10 scale based from 10/10 to zero was the older way of rating movies. It was basically gradi read more
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Into the Grizzly Maze (2014, David Hackl)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 24, 2015

Should Into the Grizzly Maze be any good? It’s the story of two bickering brothers who have to hunt a giant killer bear. In Alaska. With the deaf wife of one brother–the cop–and the ex-girlfriend of the other brother. And the other read more
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Col. Maggie Raye: A One Woman USO

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on May 24, 2015

During world wars and conflicts, celebrity USO shows travel to military bases and overseas to raise morale for the men and women fighting for freedom. One film star who is the most associated with entertaining troops is Bob Hope, who entertained dur read more
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Cate Blanchett: Wicked-Chic Stepmother

Creme de la Creme Posted by Inge Gregusch on May 23, 2015

Cate Blanchett gets top billing in Disney's 2015 version of Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh. As Lady Tremaine, Ella's dastardly stepmom, Cate steals the show. Part of the credit for this highway robbery goes to brilliant, two time Oscar- read more
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TCM Essentials: Friendly Persuasion

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 23, 2015

TCM will air the historical drama Friendly Persuasion (1956) at 8 p.m. May 23 as part of its Essentials series. The film stars Gary Cooper as a peace-loving Quaker who is trying to keep his family together during the Civil War. I'll outline three thi read more
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Classics of the Corn: The Giant Claw (1957)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 23, 2015

Some B-movies are dull, some are hilariously bad, and some walk the line between “so-bad-it’s-good” and brilliant. The Giant Claw belongs to that last type — incredibly corny, and at the same time 100% enjoyable. The film open read more
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Moore, with Mr. Powell and his ex

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on May 23, 2015

His "ex" being Carole Lombard, of course, but the "Moore" is that woman shown with William Powell, Grace Moore. Known as the "Tennessee Songbird" and a one-time star of the Metropolitan Opera, she was Columbia Pictures' version of Jeanette MacDonald, read more
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SIFF 2015: The Rich World of The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on May 23, 2015

Armenian director Sergei Parajanov's The Color of Pomegranates explores the life of 18th century poet and musician Saya-Nova in a visual, poetic style. With a series of brightly-hued tableaux it attempts to explore his inner life and the way his sur read more
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Third Man on the Mountain ( 1959 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 23, 2015

In the late 1950s, Walt Disney took a vacation to Zermatt, Switzerland and, upon his return home to the States, was inspired to produce a film that was as entertaining as the summer holiday he had taken. So, with his usual infallible skill in selecti read more
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James Stewart: A Golden Star

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on May 22, 2015

Just like one of my very favourite actresses, Grace Kelly, James Stewart was born in Pennsylvania. I’m happy to have seen this garden state twice in my life, when I was on my way to Washington DC… I can’t remember exactly what was read more
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A honeymoon souvenir

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on May 22, 2015

Carole Lombard had two husbands and one honeymoon. That came with William Powell in mid-1931, a ship voyage to Hawaii. Carole would fall ill there, in retrospect perhaps a sign that their relationship would be more successful as friends than as lover read more
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All the King’s Men (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on May 22, 2015

All the King’s Men Directed by Robert Rossen Written by Robert Rossen from a novel by Robert Penn Warren 1949/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Riveting story of the rise and fall of a demagogue and those around read more
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Stand By Me

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on May 22, 2015

There’s a short window of time where boyhood seems to peak before snapping off to adolescence and movies like Stand By Me capture it in all its raw glory and terror.  Directed by Rob Reiner, the film is based off Stephen King’s story, The Body, read more
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William Holden - Golden Boy

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 22, 2015

We got archaeological fever here at Silver Scenes! For our newest post series we will be digging up buried treasures from the tattered remains of movie magazines of yor and sharing these treasures with our readers. Movie magazines of t read more
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The Palm Beach Story (1942, Preston Sturges)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 22, 2015

The Palm Beach Story is a narrative. Director Sturges opens with a rapidly cut prologue showing stars Claudette Colbert and Joel McCrea getting married, where he inserts clues for what will eventually be the film’s utterly pointless deus ex ma read more
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All I Desire (1953)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 22, 2015

NOTE: This film was viewed for the Barbara Stanwyck Filmography Project. I’m watching (or re-watching) and reviewing every Barbara Stanwyck film! For more posts in this series, visit the Listography page. Naomi Murdoch (Barbara Stanwyck) is a f read more
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Could Silent Films Woo Non-Classic Movie Fans?

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on May 22, 2015

I recently caught It at a theater with live music, and am still buzzing from it. I liked the film before. With live music, it was a revelation. The talented composer, Jeff Rapsis, used the term “moving picture” rather than film to discus read more
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Classic Links

Classic Movies Posted by KC on May 22, 2015

I've been enjoying the coverage of the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs at Laura's Miscellaneous Musings. It sounds like a wonderful event and I definitely plan to attend one year. Raquel has just launched her third annual Summer Read read more
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Biopic Theatre: Grace of Monaco (2014)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on May 22, 2015

I’ve probably said this about Lifetime biopics before: attacking them is like picking low-hanging fruit. As Lifetime becomes the de facto biopic factory, they’ve certainly injected an added air of quality to their work, as evidenced by th read more
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Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on May 22, 2015

Sleeping Beauty review https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Filled with jealousy, the evil witch Maleficent ) curses Princess Aurora (Mary Costa) to die on her 16th birthday. Thanks to Aurora’s guardian fairies (Verna Felton, B read more
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JAMAICA INN On Blu-ray

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on May 22, 2015

A couple years ago, I raved about the Cohen Media Group's Blu-ray release of the Douglas Fairbanks silent epic THE THIEF OF BAGDAD. Now Cohen has come out with a stunning restoration of one of the most obscure Alfred Hitchcock films, 1939's JAMAICA I read more
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Pic of the Day: “Naked Gun” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 21, 2015

It’s time we took another look at the low-budget Western Naked Gun (1956), directed by Edward (Eddie) Dew and an uncredited Paul Landres. Timothy’s hot-headed henchman Hartman has just had a knock-down-drag-out fight and is being escorted read more
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On the Town (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on May 21, 2015

On the Town Directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly Written by Adolph Green and Betty Comden from their Broadway musical 1949/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #233 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   The cast is read more
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Old Hollywood Road Trips: Malabar Farm

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 21, 2015

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married 70 years ago today (May 21) at Malabar Farm in Lucas, Ohio. Here's the happy couple cutting the wedding cake after the ceremony. The rolling hills of central Ohio are usually havens of tranquility, read more
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Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on May 21, 2015

swing time review https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Swing time is a gem. its considered to be the best of the Ginger Rogers/Fred Astaire series of movies which stands alongside top hat as the best of the series. Ginger Rogers and read more
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