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Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Sep 27, 2017

 Mel and Anne, Hollywood’s best matched opposites… Was one of entertainment’s oddest couples – the dramatic actress Anne Bancroft and the wacky comic genius Mel Brooks – all that much a mismatch? That’s a question I pondered at times when I explored her career for my new biography Anne read more

Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir’ Side: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Sep 14, 2017

Anne Bancroft’s ‘Noir Side’ In her twenties actress Anne Bancroft had just what a film noir needed, the kind of smoky beauty a guy would take a bullet for. She turned up in a handful of movies in the 1950s that might qualify as “dark films,” usually nifty little crime pictures read more

Anne Bancroft: A Life: Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (September)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Sep 10, 2017

“Anne Bancroft: A Life” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our “Anne Bancroft: A Life”  Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and this blog, courtesy of University Press of Kentucky. read more

Saddle Up with Anne Bancroft: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Aug 31, 2017

Saddle Up with Anne Bancroft When I think of actress Anne Bancroft, I picture the sexy, seductive Mrs. Robinson of The Graduate (1967) or the determined Annie Sullivan of The Miracle Worker (1962). Or a feisty New Yorker, whether she’s the woman who loves books in 84 Charing Cross Road (1984) or read more

Anne Bancroft: A Life Book Giveaway (via Twitter in September)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Aug 27, 2017

“Anne Bancroft: A Life” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “Anne Bancroft: A Life” by Douglass K. Daniel, courtesy of University Press of Kentucky, from Aug 28 through Sept 30. (plus ONE more copy via Facebook read more

Anne Bancroft, Winner for The Miracle Worker

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Feb 6, 2016

The 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon is finally back! This is one of my favourite blogathons, so I was very excited to participate again. As always, it is hosted by the fantastic Aurora from Once Upon a Screen, Kellee from Outspoken and Freckled and Paula from Paula’s Cinema Club. Today, we start t read more

For the film, The Graduate(1967). Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, and Katharine Ross earned Oscar nominations for their performances. The film also received nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 1, 2013

The Graduate(1967). Comedy/drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel, The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from College. The screenplay was by Buck Henry, who makes a cameo appearance as a hotel clerk. Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Anne Bancroft

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Sep 17, 2012

Happy Birthday to Classic Move Legend, Anne Bancroft, Born September 17, 1931! There are some quotes in film history that can’t help but conjure up an iconic image. “Toto, I think we’re not in Kansas anymore,” brings to mind the magical Land of Oz. “As God is my witness, I’ll never go hungry read more

Anne Bancroft: A Life by Douglass K. Daniel

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

Anne Bancroft: A Life by Douglass K. Daniel University Press of Kentucky 408 pages September 2017 Hardcover ISBN: 9780813169682 Amazon — Barnes and Noble — Powell's "Personally and professionally, she was determined to live by her own terms." - Douglass K. Daniel If ever there was a w read more