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Classic Movie Travels: Marion Stadler

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annette Bochenek on Nov 7, 2019

Classic Movie Travels: Marion Stadler Marion Stadler When viewing the restored The King of Jazz (1930) film, the act that captivates my attention most is the energetic duo performance by Marion Stadler and Don Rose. In learning about the vaudeville backgrounds of several other performers read more

Cooking with the Stars: Joel McCrea’s (and Frances Dee’s) Boot Kicking Range Top Casserole

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Samantha Ellis on Nov 5, 2019

Cooking with the Stars: Joel McCrea’s (and Frances Dee’s) Boot Kicking Range Top Casserole Joel McCrea & Frances Dee As the leaves have started to fall from the trees and I’ve begun bringing out the autumnal decorations in the house, my mind has been wandering towards com read more

Western RoundUp: Hop-a-long Cassidy (1935) on Location in Lone Pine

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Laura Grieve on Oct 29, 2019

Western RoundUp: Hop-a-long Cassidy (1935) on Location in Lone Pine Earlier this month I had a wonderful time at the 30th Lone Pine Film Festival, which I previewed here in September. 2019 Lone Pine Film Festival programs My seventh year attending the festival was a busy long week read more

Film’s First Family – Book Giveaway (Nov)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Oct 29, 2019

“Film’s First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos” We have FOUR Books to Give Away this month! “It is as gripping as an epic novel” – Kevin Brownlow, Filmmaker and Film Historian It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! This month CMH is very happy read more

Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: When Harry Met Sally (30th Anniversary)” (Giveaway runs now through Nov 16)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Oct 29, 2019

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: When Harry Met Sally” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 1 and Tues Dec 3 “I’ll have what she’s having.” CMH continues with our 4th year of our partnership with Fathom Events – with the 14th of our 14 movie read more

Monsters and Matinees: How Movies With Dad Spawned A Classic Horror Fan

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Toni Ruberto on Oct 23, 2019

How Movies With Dad Spawned A Classic Horror Fan It was a moment of serendipity that had me nearly bouncing out of my seat. Classic Movie Hub was looking for stories about “classic sci-fi movies and horror and …” I didn’t give Annmarie Gatti a chance to finish the sentence – instead, read more

Blu-Ray Giveaway – Ida Lupino: Filmmaker Collection (4 disc set) (now through Nov 23)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Oct 21, 2019

Celebrating Women Pioneer Filmmakers!We’re Giving Away FIVE Ida Lupino Blu-Ray Filmmaker Collection Sets! This month we continue our Women Pioneers Filmmaker Celebration with another special giveaway! We are happy to say that we’re giving away FIVE COPIES of the Ida Lupino Filmmaker Collecti read more

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Oct 17, 2019

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) The indisputable masterpiece of German Expressionism is The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari–both because it’s a perfect example of the style done right (which was less common than you’d think!) and because it’s just plain read more

Noir Nook: Five Things You Need to Know About Guest in the House (1944)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Oct 10, 2019

Noir Nook: Five Things You Need to Know About Guest in the House (1944) Guest in the House movie poster Guest in the House (1944) is a little-known noir starring Anne Baxter as Evelyn Heath, who has been in the hospital due to a heart ailment and, upon her release, goes to stay with the family read more

CMH Silver Screen Standards: Lassie Come Home (1943)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Oct 8, 2019

CMH Silver Screen Standards: Lassie Come Home (1943) Hollywood is releasing a steady stream of sentimental dog movies these days, from A Dog’s Purpose (2017) and A Dog’s Journey (2019) to A Dog’s Way Home (2019) and The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019), which makes this a perfect time to revisit read more

Classic Movie Travels: Hal LeRoy

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annette Bochenek on Oct 3, 2019

Classic Movie Travels: Hal LeRoy Hal Le Roy, 1934 The Golden Age of Hollywood boasted many wonderful dancers, with some remembered more than others. While often overlooked, Hal LeRoy was one of the top dancers in early Hollywood, often appearing in early Vitaphone and Warner Brothers shorts. read more

Cooking with the Stars: Gloria Stuart’s Cream Vermont

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Samantha Ellis on Oct 1, 2019

Cooking with the Stars: Gloria Stuart’s Cream Vermont Gloria Stuart Happy October to all of my Hollywood-obsessed readers out there! As we ease into fall and get ourselves into the Halloween spirit, it’s time to break out the chilling old scary movies and pay tribute to the screen read more

Hitchcock and the Censors – Book Giveaway (June)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Oct 1, 2019

“Hollywood at the Races” We have FOUR Books to Give Away this month! It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! This month CMH is very happy to announce that we will be giving away FOUR COPIES of Hollywood at the Races: Film’s Love Affair with the Turf by Alan Schubak, courte read more

Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Godfather Part II” (Giveaway runs now through Oct 26)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Sep 29, 2019

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Godfather Part II” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Nov 10, Tues Nov 12 and Wed Nov 13 “My father taught me many things here – he taught me in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” read more

Classic Conversations: Director Rupert Goold on Renée Zellweger’s Remarkable Transformation into ‘Judy’

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Danny Miller on Sep 26, 2019

The new film is bound to cause controversy among classic movie fans but Zellweger’s performance is Oscar-worthy Winter 1968: Showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London to perform in a sell-out run at Talk of the Town. It’s been decades since she shot to global stard read more

Western RoundUp: Preview of the 2019 Lone Pine Film Festival

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Laura Grieve on Sep 24, 2019

Western RoundUp: Preview of the 2019 Lone Pine Film Festival Last fall I shared some of the history of Westerns filming in Lone Pine, California, along with a look at five movies filmed in the area. Those five films were just a tiny percentage of the Westerns which have been filmed i read more

Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Sep 18, 2019

Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd If we can credit a single figure for being a silent comedy legend, a gifted performer, a pioneer of the cinema, and the very personification of the can-do spirit of the 1920s, it’s comedian Harold Lloyd. While he’s perhaps not as well known today read more

Noir Nook: Just the Facts on Double Indemnity

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Sep 12, 2019

Noir Nook: Just the Facts on Double Indemnity Not long ago, I was interviewed on a podcast about my very favorite film noir – Double Indemnity (1944). I had an absolute ball talking about the superb writing and direction, the distinctive cinematography and music, and the first-rate performances read more

Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 10, 2019

Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford Rutherford’s Miss Marple is a quirky character, seen here sticking out her tongue while riding a train in Murder, She Said. The 2018 documentary, Truly Miss Marple – The Curious Case of Margaret Rutherford, is currently available for streaming on read more

Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 10, 2019

Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford The 2018 documentary, Truly Miss Marple – The Curious Case of Margaret Rutherford, is currently available for streaming on Amazon Prime, so this is a perfect time to learn more about the iconic character actor and revisit some of her most memorable rol read more
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