Posted by on Jul 27, 2020
Athos, Aramis, and Porthos walk into a bar --- the Coq d'Or. And are lost to the rest of the picture.
There is no site in all Paris more popular for the settling of disputes than the tavern Coq d'Or on the Rue Pigalle.
The three intrepid musketeers and BFFs played by Douglass Dumbrille, John "Du read more
Posted by on Jul 17, 2020
Gabriela's site Pale Writer is hosting The Queen of Sass: Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon on July 17-18. The blogathon event we need in these times! Join the party HERE.
The anthology series The Barbara Stanwyck Show ran for one season on NBC in the 1960/1961 season. The Emmy won by Barbara Stan read more
Posted by on Jul 13, 2020
Warning: this look at The Glass Key is not a spoiler-free zone.
Dashiell Hammett's novel The Glass Key was published in 1931 following its serialization in Black Mask. It is the story of political power, rampant gangsterism, love, and murder.
Paul Madvig is the boss of a mid-western city. From read more
Posted by on Jun 29, 2020
Leo Rosten's 1961 novel Captain Newman, M.D. remained on the New York Times Best Seller List for 24 straight weeks. The film adaptation by Richard Breen (A Foreign Affair) and Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron (The Jackpot) was Oscar-nominated for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from An read more
Posted by on Jun 22, 2020
Mythologized, demonized, revered, and lampooned, the gentlemen of the press make for good copy. From real-life crusader Nellie Bly who became as famous as her exposes to the fictional Charles Foster Kane who thought it would be fun to run a newspaper, audiences are as fascinated with the purveyors o read more
Posted by on Jun 13, 2020
Pale Writer is hosting The Suave Swordsman: Basil Rathbone Blogathon on June 13th and 14th. Click HERE to read about the actor's exciting life and career. Thank you, Gabriela.
Richard III plays a dangerous game of thrones in Tower of London, 1939 from Universal Studios. The historical epic wa read more
Posted by on Jun 10, 2020
The Midnite Drive-In and Dubsism are hosting (cue: thunder and lightning) the DISASTER BLOG-A-THON! Start your journey HERE, if you dare.
Manakoora is a South Sea Island under the dubious protection of France. Governor Paul DeLaage played by Raymond Massey comes from a long line of burea read more
Posted by on May 27, 2020
Do you like Shakespeare? Do you like jazz? Have you seen Basil Dearden's 1962 film All Night Long? If not, you are in for a unique and memorable treat in this riff on Othello.
Marti Stevens, Richard Attenborough, Paul Harris
We are invited to Rod Hamilton's place, one of his places, for a read more
Posted by on May 21, 2020
These days are trying and many of us are looking for comfort. Movie magic soothes the soul. With this obligation, we're asking that you generate a "TOP 5" list of comfort movie recommendations to enjoy as the CMBA presents the CLASSICS FOR COMFORT Blogathon running from May 19-22. Co read more
Posted by on May 16, 2020
National Classic Movie Day is here again. Founded by Classic Film and TV Cafe and supported by an annual blogathon, this year's topic is 6 FROM THE '60s. "Per its title, the goal is for each participant to list his or her six favourite films from the 1960s and explain why they deserve read more
Posted by on May 14, 2020
Zoe at Hollywood Genes is hosting The Great Ziegfeld Blogathon on May 15 - 17.
Follies star Fanny Brice
Legendary impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867-1932) was brought up with an appreciation of culture from his Belgium and German immigrant parents. Flo's American roots gave him the energet read more