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Me and My Gal (1932): Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 23, 2022

Spencer Tracy falls easily into the role of an Irish cop on the beat, Danny Dolan, working in the heart of the pier on the Lower East Side. What stands out immediately is his humanity and good-natured benevolence extended to his neighbors. In a matter of minutes, he’s nabbed himself a banana, read more

Book Review: The Films of Delmer Daves by Douglas Horlock

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 23, 2022

At long last, the career of Delmer Daves, one of Hollywood's most under-appreciated filmmakers, has received an in-depth, scholarly treatment courtesy of Douglas Horlock's The Films of Delmer Daves: Visions of Progress in Mid-Twentieth Century America (University of Mississippi Press, 248 pages read more

Musical Monday: Maytime (1937)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on May 23, 2022

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: Maytime (1937) – Musical read more

Mere Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar in "The Lodger"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on May 23, 2022

Mere Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar in "The Lodger" The Lodger (1944) is an American horror-suspense film directed by John Brahm and starring Merle Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar. The film is based on Jack the Ripper and is a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's silent version, read more

Announcing The MGM Blogathon!

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 22, 2022

Get Ready to Roar! To celebrate one of the greatest film studios of Hollywood, the grand-daddy of them all, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Silver Scenes will be hosting The MGM Blogathon that will take place right smack In the Good Ol' Summertime - June 26-28th, 2022. It will be a three-day read more

The Right Stuff

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on May 22, 2022

 (1983) Written and directed by Philip Kaufman; Based on the book The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe; Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Veronica Cartwright, Lance Henriksen, Harry Shearer and Jeff Goldblum; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: * read more

THE CURSE OF THE CRYING WOMAN

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on May 21, 2022

 The Mexican legend of "La Llorona", or the Crying Woman, has been the basis of several films. THE CURSE OF THE CRYING WOMAN (original title LA MALDICION DE LA LLORONA) is an excellent black & white 1961 Mexican film dealing with the character. The movie starts with a pre-title sequenc read more

Of Human Bondage (1934): Bette Davis Ascends

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 21, 2022

“There’s usually one who loves and one who is loved.” Philip Carey (Leslie Howard) is a sympathetic man who made a go at an artist’s life in Paris. However, a mentor tells him to move on; worse than a failure, he’s a mediocre talent. Although he has the industry, he la read more

Dell Movie Classics: The Lost World ( 1960 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 21, 2022

In the 1950s, Dell Comics launched a fantastic movie tie-in series that featured comic books of current hit films. The majority of the titles they chose for this series were aimed at children, so Walt Disney titles often graced the cover of their comics, but also a good number of action and adventur read more

Film Albums: The Great Race : Music from the Film ( 1965 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 20, 2022

Blake Edward's classic zany comedy The Great Race featured a great cast of actors ( Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, etc ), great location filming, great set design, AND a great soundtrack....by none other than Henry Mancini. This talented composer was at his peak in the 1960s and read more

CMBA Blogathon: Fun in The Sun 1967 Double Feature

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 19, 2022

In honor of the Classic Movie Blog Association’s latest spring blogathon “Fun in The Sun,” I wanted to highlight two movies that might be outside the normal purview of what we cover on the blog. However, if it’s not apparent already, I do have at least a minor interest in the read more

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Sparkling Marion Davies

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on May 19, 2022

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Sparkling Marion Davies One of the most well-known actresses of the 1920s screen, Marion Davies is one of the few silent stars whose personal life was not only inseperable from her career, but in more recent decades tended to overshadow it. But nowadays read more

THE WITCH'S MIRROR

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on May 19, 2022

 THE WITCH'S MIRROR is a 1960 Mexican Gothic horror film, directed by Chano Urueta (who had an important acting role in THE WILD BUNCH) and produced by Abel Salazar (who starred and produced in the incredible THE BRAINIAC) . The film's original Mexican title is EL ESPEJO DE LA BRUJA. I bou read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on May 18, 2022

“It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me, and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.” –Esther Williams Esther Williams was a beloved actress and competitive swimmer, setting regional and national records as a teenager. Bo read more

Basil Rathbone in Summer Stock

The Baz Posted by Neve on May 18, 2022

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Scarlet Empress (1934): Marlene The Great

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 18, 2022

In the case of his excursions into historical drama, director Joseph Von Sternberg only used the past as a kind of malleable tableau on which to impart his own creative vision. Once more the cornerstone of this vision is Marlene Dietrich, and she is poised to become the greatest monarch of her time read more

The Woman on the Beach (1947)

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on May 17, 2022

Yes, this movie is a mess: confusing dialogue, incomprehensible character development, choppy plot development, and some truly unfortunate music choices. But there are three good reasons to still watch Jean Renoir’s curious noir, my choice for the Classic Movie Blog Association Fun in the Sun! read more

Fun in the Sun: Excitement on the French Riviera in Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief" (1955)

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on May 17, 2022

 Romance, adventure and intrigue, plus dashing Cary Grant and delectable Grace Kelly. All of this along with a tour of the French Riviera courtesy of Alfred Hitchcock. Who could resist such high style fun in the sun - and moonlight?What rapidly turns into an adventure begins with a mundane shot read more

Fun in the Sun: A Trip to Trouville

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on May 17, 2022

This is my entry in the Classic Movie Blog Association's Fun in the Sun Blogathon. For more sun-kissed movie moments, click here and feel the warmth.Isn't it great when everyone on a little trip has a good time? For all five participants,  the seaside jaunt to Trouville in "Gigi" proves to read more

Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones in Ernst Lubitsch's production of "Cluny Brown"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on May 17, 2022

Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones in Ernst Lubitsch's production of "Cluny Brown" Cluny Brown (1946) is a romantic comedy produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Margery Sharp. The cinematograp read more
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