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Bidding adieu to Mr. Powell

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 13, 2020

When William Powell died at 91 in early March of 1984, people became aware of the answer to an overlooked Hollywood trivia question -- "Clark Gable was Carole Lombard's second husband. Who was her first?" After all, Powell had largely been out of the public eye for nearly three decades after making read more

Rear Window: In the Heat of the Night

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Sep 13, 2020

Exclusive Guest Article By: Robert Jones This article is the first in a series of four guest articles to appear on this page in celebration of Universal’s release of ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection.’  “How do you know what the world is like? Do you know the world is read more

ROUGH RIDERS

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on Sep 12, 2020

My latest cheap home video acquisition ($5 at Walmart) is a DVD of the 1997 2-part cable TV movie ROUGH RIDERS, co-written and directed by John Milius. The movie dramatizes the events surrounding Theodore Roosevelt's military adventures in the Spanish-American War. The idea for ROUGH RIDERS came fr read more

Monsters and Matinees: The handsome face of horror in ‘I Married a Monster from Outer Space’

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Toni Ruberto on Sep 12, 2020

When classic movie fans think of the faces of horror, we rightly go to some of the most iconic creatures in film history: the Universal monsters and the images that have defined the look of vampires, Frankenstein’s monster and other creatures for nearly 90 years; grotesque aliens and horrific mythol read more

A trio of intriguing pics

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 12, 2020

Carole Lombard poses with her beloved dachshund Commissioner in this 1938 color portrait taken by John Engstead. Great shot, though I'm a bit miffed for the doxie's sake that Engstead couldn't work his entire face in.That's one of three new Lombard images we have for you. Next up, also from '38 (May read more

'No One Man,' just one old script

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 11, 2020

"No One Man" marked Carole Lombard's first top-billed production, released by Paramount in early 1932 (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/942614.html). Despite two solid co-stars in Paul Lukas (seen above) and Ricardo Cortez in yet another ill-fated antagonist role, the film drew tepid reviews u read more

River of No Return (1954): Mitchum and Monroe on a Raft

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 10, 2020

River of No Return is nearly worthwhile for its opening visuals alone. There stands the vestige of American manhood: Robert Mitchum — unmistakably himself — felling a tree. He pulls off his hat, wipes his brow, and we get a gorgeous lingering look at his backyard. God’s majesty as read more

Musical Monday: Sorority House (1939)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Sep 10, 2020

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them. As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, th read more

Noir Nook: 10 Things About The Asphalt Jungle (1950) That You May Not Know

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Sep 10, 2020

Noir Nook: 10 Things About The Asphalt Jungle (1950) That You May Not Know Of all of the noirs I’ve seen in my lifetime, one of the absolute best, in my estimation, is The Asphalt Jungle (1950). It has so much going for it – a stellar ensemble cast, hard-hitting dialogue, a simple but riveting read more

Heaven's stage to Dame Diana: You're needed

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 10, 2020

Peter Cushing, who'll be Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Month for October, worked with just about everybody. In "Vigil In The Night" (1940), only his fourth film, Cushing has a scene with Carole Lombard's lead character, British nurse Anne Lee. Nearly three decades later, Cushing moved to the me read more

Watching 1939: Sorority House (1939)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Sep 10, 2020

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them. As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, th read more

REMAKE AVENUE: The Guardsman, 1931 and The Chocolate Soldier, 1941

Caftan Woman Posted by on Sep 9, 2020

Lynn Fontanne, Alfred Lunt The Guardsman, 1924 New York's Theatre Guild, the post-WWI iteration of the Washington Square Players was looking for a boost to their box office in 1924 to accompany and add to their lustre as the home of theatrical integrity and innovation. The Board's Theresa Helburn read more

Happy 100th, KNX!

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 9, 2020

It would be wrong to say Carole Lombard grew up with radio; the Peters family she was part of probably didn't own a radio set until she was in her early teenage years. But while it then wasn't considered as attractive a career option as motion pictures -- after all, people only heard you, didn't see read more

SCREENPLAY BY: Jules Furthman

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Sep 9, 2020

SCREENPLAY BY: Jules Furthman On September 9, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized One of only six screenwriters to feature on one of my t-shirts (Big Sleep poster, woop!), Jules Furthman remains one of the most underrated screenwriters of his generation. read more

Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman are "Notorious!"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 9, 2020

Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman are "Notorious!" Notorious (1946) is a film noir/spy thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, and Claude Raines. The film’s screenplay was written by Ben Hecht (Nothing Sacred) with cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff (My Man read more

Vera Cruz (1954): Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 8, 2020

Below the Mexican border, during Antebellum days, a diverse array of Americans find themselves in the middle of the fight against Maximillian of France. Vera Cruz is far from a history lesson, however. It need not be. Still, it plays as an important footnote in a different type of history altogether read more

Announcing the 120 “Screwball” Years of Jean Arthur Blogathon!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Sep 8, 2020

The first time I saw Jean Arthur in a film, I didn’t immediately become a fan of her. I was one of those people who was irritated by her unique voice, and my attention was overall more dragged towards Gary Cooper (the film was Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Frank Capra, 1936)). However, I have learne read more

Silver Screen Standards: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 8, 2020

Silver Screen Standards: The Night of the Hunter (1955) The Night of the Hunter (1955) is such a haunting and unusual film that I often wonder what else Charles Laughton might have produced had he directed any more movies, but if he was only going to direct once at least we got this picture to sh read more

Space Truckers

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Sep 8, 2020

(1996) Directed by Stuart Gordon; Written by Ted Mann and Stuart Gordon; Starring: Dennis Hopper, Stephen Dorff, Debi Mazar, Charles Dance, George Wendt and Vernon Wells; Available on Blu-ray (Region B) and DVD (Out of Print) Rating: *** “I had this idea that had been kicking around for year read more

Carole and Clark conquer Atlanta

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 8, 2020

It's been more than eight decades since Carole Lombard and Clark Gable visited Atlanta for the world premiere of "Gone With The Wind," the Civil War epic in which Clark played the role of a lifetime as Rhett Butler. One wonders what the couple would think of the debate on whether "GWTW" glorifies sl read more
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