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Summer Magic ( 1963 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 24, 2017

Kate Douglas Wiggin's popular 1911 novel "Mother Carey's Chickens" was an ideal bit of literary property for Walt Disney Studios. It featured genteel characters, old-fashioned humor, a sweet story line, and a healthy dose of gaps in the plot ideal for musical intervals. The story centered around a read more

The Impossibly Difficult Name that Movie Game

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 23, 2017

"Mangiare, Mangiare!" This family is getting ready to sit down for a hearty supper and if you look closely you may recognize Mama and Papa. They both made many great films!  As always, if you are not familiar with the rules to The Impossibly Difficult Name that Movie game or the prize, click he read more

Bill Bixby and Fatherhood

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 17, 2017

"Reach out for your child. Reach out and touch him, because I didn't and my father didn't. I couldn't even talk to my parents. Maybe that's why this show ( The Courtship of Eddie's Father ) is so important to me. It probably represents a lot of things I didn't have."  Actor Bill Bixby spoke th read more

From the Archives : Bon Voyage! ( 1962 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 13, 2017

Deborah Walley bids farewell to Michael Callan in this charming scene from Walt Disney's Bon Voyage! ( 1962 ). One year later Walley would team up with Callan's look-a-like, James Stacey, in Disney's Summer Magic.  From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from read more

Listen, Darling ( 1938 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 9, 2017

For many years Freddie Bartholomew was one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's biggest box-office drawing child actors but, like most child stars, he found his popularity waning as he grew into adolescence. In 1938, he was no longer a wide-eyed little aristocratic tyke, but had matured into a handsome - if a t read more

Fred Astaire and his Long Lost Hair

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 6, 2017

A bald Fred in 1944 Fred Astaire has always been more famous for his fancy feet than for his hair, but if one was to take a closer examination of his hair style one would notice that it was quite unique. So unique that even as a Rankin/Bass puppet ( in The Easter Bunny is Coming to Town ) he was re read more

Tim Considine - A Disney Legend

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 3, 2017

Tim Considine was one of Disney’s most popular television actors and was in fact one of the very first of TV’s teen idols in 1955. Born Dec. 31, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, Tim grew up not very much unlike his first screen roles – the restless son from a wealthy family. His read more

From the Archives : Dolores Hart and Carl Boehm

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 27, 2017

Carl Boehm and Dolores Hart take a break from filming Come Fly With Me ( 1963 ) to have some lovely publicity photos taken....one of which is this shot. They are posing in front of a beautiful schloss in Vienna, Austria.  From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos fr read more

Sir Roger Moore - An Endearing Bond

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 23, 2017

Today we witnessed the passing of Sir Roger Moore, at the ripe age of 89 years. As the media notes, this marks the first death of a Bond actor.....but, for me, Roger Moore was so much more than 007. He was one of the most manly and charismatic personalities since Errol Flynn leaped onto the big scre read more

The Impossibly Difficult Name that Movie Game

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 21, 2017

There's nothing quite so memorable as an evening of dinner and dancing...especially in such a beautiful location as this. A few of these characters remembered this evening well, but how sharp are your memory skills? Does this scene look familiar? If it does, tell us the title of the film you think i read more

A Majority of One ( 1961 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 17, 2017

“Any man more right than his neighbors constitutes a majority of one” Leonard Spigelgass’ poignant story of racial prejudice, A Majority of One, focuses on emphasizing the truth of the above quotation as well as teaching a gentle and humorous lesson on the folly of judging o read more

Five Stars Blogathon - National Classic Movie Day

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 16, 2017

In celebration of National Classic Movie Day, The Classic Film and TV Cafe is hosting the Five Stars Blogathon, an event that lets bloggers share their top five favorite actors and actresses.....undoubtedly a tough decision for any avid film fan to make, but I'm giving it the old college try. & read more

Ten Favorite Classic Movie Mothers

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 14, 2017

For this Mother's Day we felt a tribute to some of those wonderful on-screen movie mothers was in order. They are such a joy to watch and their warmth and tenderness seem to reach out to the audience, making you appreciate and, hopefully, aspire to be like these women. Below we have gathered togethe read more

TV/Movie Set - When Ladies Meet ( 1941 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 7, 2017

Back in the studio-system days of Hollywood, if a film turned out to be successful at the box-office, within a decade you can be sure that a remake would be filmed. Why chance a new script when you have a winner on hand? Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer loved digging out old scripts and re-working them for their read more

Belle Fountaine - "The Chalk Garden" House

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 6, 2017

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and Love Letters to Old Hollywood have teamed up to host The Favorite Film and TV Homes Blogathon ( great idea Phyllis! ) which is taking place today and tomorrow. This brilliant event gives architecture enthusiasts a chance to gush about their favorite sets. Hopefully t read more

Edwige Feuillère - La Grande Actrice Française

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 27, 2017

On November 13, 1998, the day that Edwige Feuillère died, France mourned. A beloved icon of the silver screen and the grand dame of the Paris theater had passed on and the wave of tributes that poured in befitted a political head of state.  "Many actresses have been called La Divine, but none read more

From the Archives: Joan Fontaine in Suspicion ( 1941 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 24, 2017

Joan Fontaine posing for a quick costume shot during the making of Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion. Joan always knew how to wear high collars and top-heavy hats like a queen.  From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from the Silverbanks Pictures collection. Some read more

Book Review - Hollywood in Kodachrome

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 20, 2017

Over 35 years ago John Kobal assembled a number of excellent coffee table books featuring stunning photography from Hollywood's golden era. Among these books was "Hollywood Color Portraits", which presented a beautiful collection of Kodachromes of some of Hollywood's biggest stars of the 1930s-1950s read more

Classic Bible and Religious Films

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 16, 2017

With Easter and Passover here I thought it would be nice to put together a list of some famous ( and rarer ) classic religious films. I have such fond memories of watching these movies, especially David and Bathsheba and Ben-Hur.  When I was a youngster, my family would often go to Our Lady read more

The Impossibly Difficult Name that Movie Game

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 13, 2017

All aboard! Is it the Hogwarts Express pulling out of the station? No, not quite. Time seems to stand still at this train station and the passengers have no complaints about waiting for the train to depart.  As always, if you are not familiar with the rules to The Impossibly Difficult Name th read more
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