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Bette Davis and the Hollywood Canteen

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 24, 2017

Today, I'm writing about Bette Davis' role in co-founding and running the famous Hollywood Canteen. The photo above shows her serving coffee and doughnuts to World War II servicemen. This article is part of The Second Annual Bette Davis Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywoo read more

Bette Davis in The Jailer Episode of Gunsmoke

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 23, 2017

Today, I'm writing about The Jailer episode of Gunsmoke starring James Arness, Amanda Blake (center), and Bette Davis. This article is part of the Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon hosted by A Shroud of Thoughts. U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon (James Arness) faced many formidable foes in the long read more

Behind the Door (1919) Blu-ray/DVD Giveaway

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 22, 2017

Old Hollywood Films is partnering with Flicker Alley to give away one Blu-ray/DVD copy of the newly restored World War I classic, Behind the Door (1919). April 2, 1917, marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I, That momentous event forever changed the course of the 20th cent read more

1001 Classic Movies: Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 20, 2017

Tarzan the Ape Man (1932), starring Maureen O'Sullivan and Johnny Weissmuller, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). The new f read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of March 20, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 19, 2017

The Wizard of Oz (1939), starring Margaret Hamilton and Judy Garland, is one of the classic movies airing during TCM's March Malice film festival. This week, TCM is taking its cue from the annual March Madness basketball tournament with a March Malice movie marathon. The event runs from Monday pr read more

Joan's Back in Flamingo Road

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 18, 2017

Today, I'm reviewing Warner Archive's new DVD re-release of the Flamingo Road (1949), starring Joan Crawford. The good folks at Warner Archive are bringing six classic Joan Crawford movies back into print. Each Friday in March and the first Friday in April, I'll have a review of one of these movi read more

1001 Classic Movies: At the Circus

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 13, 2017

At the Circus (1939) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. The photo shows from left: Groucho Marx; Charles Gemora in the gorilla suit; Harpo Marx; Florence Rice, and Chico Marx. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of March 13, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 12, 2017

TCM will honor Robert Osborne with a 48-hour tribute this week. This week, TCM is honoring host Robert Osborne with a 48-hour tribute on Saturday and Sunday. Osborne, who passed away March 6 at age 84, was the face of TCM for 23 years. The network will honor his contributions to classic movies by read more

Top 5: Mothers and Daughters in Old Hollywood Films

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 11, 2017

Here's a list of the top five mothers and daughters in old Hollywood films. Joan Crawford and Ann Blyth in Mildred Pierce (1945) are on the list. The bond between mother and child is a subject that old Hollywood movies explore again and again. The many films about mothers include heartwarming fam read more

Joan's Back in A Woman's Face

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 10, 2017

Today, I'm reviewing Warner Archive's new DVD re-release of A Woman's Face (1941), starring Joan Crawford and Conrad Veidt. The good folks at Warner Archive are bringing six classic Joan Crawford movies back into print. Each Friday in March and the first Friday in April, I'll have a review of one read more

1001 Classic Movies: King Kong (1933)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 6, 2017

King Kong (1933) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). The new film, Kong: Skull Island (2017) has brought the monkey movie ba read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of March 6, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 5, 2017

Where Eagles Dare (1968), starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood, is one of the classic movies airing on TCM this week. This week, TCM is airing a week of films featuring star-of-the-month Richard Burton. Plus, they are showing movies from women filmmakers and African-American star Dorothy Da read more

Humoresque (1946)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 4, 2017

Today, I'm writing about the melodrama Humoresque (1946), starring Joan Crawford and John Garfield. This article is part of John Garfield: The Original Rebel Blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. Before there was James Dean, Marlon Brando, and Montgomery Clift, there was John Garfi read more

Joan's Back in Dancing Lady

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 3, 2017

Today, I'm reviewing Warner Archive's new DVD re-release of the musical Dancing Lady, starring Joan Crawford. The good folks at Warner Archive are bringing five classic Joan Crawford movies back into print. Each Friday in March, I'll have a review of one of these movies, starting today with the read more

1001 Classic Movies: Charade

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 27, 2017

Charade (1963), starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). February's theme is the leading read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Feb. 27, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 26, 2017

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane (1962), starring Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, is one of the Oscar-winning movies airing on TCM this week. TCM is wrapping up its annual 31 Days of Oscar film festival this week. This year's festival will present Academy Award winning and nominated films in alphab read more

A Visual History of the Oscar Gown

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 25, 2017

Today, I'm taking a tour through Oscar couture from 1929-1969. The article includes Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy gown that she wore to the 1954 ceremony. FYI: The best way to read this article is to scroll to the bottom of the page and hit the full screen button (the button with four arrows pointi read more

1001 Classic Movies: An Affair to Remember

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 21, 2017

An Affair to Remember (1957), starring Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). February's theme is read more

Love Among the Ruins

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 20, 2017

Today, I'm reviewing the made-for-TV movie, Love Among the Ruins (1975), starring Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier. This article is part of The Movie of the Week Blogathon hosted by Classic Film and TV Cafe. By the mid-1970s, the new auteur-driven style of  cinema had swept many old read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Feb. 20, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 19, 2017

The Quiet Man (1952), starring Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne, is one of the Oscar-winning movies airing on TCM this week. TCM is continuing its annual 31 Days of Oscar film festival this week. This year's festival will present Academy Award winning and nominated films in alphabetical order. Thi read more
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