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Douglas Fairbanks: The Half Breed / The Good Bad Man DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 6, 2018

Douglas Fairbanks Double Feature DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway Thanks to our fine friends at Kino Lorber, we have another cool giveaway this month…  This time, we’ll be giving away FIVE copies of a Douglas Fairbanks silent movie double feature: The Half Breed and The Good Bad Man… In order to qualify read more

Book Review--The First King of Hollywood: Douglas Fairbanks

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 30, 2015

The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks Tracey Goessel 2015 Gatsby on a jungle gym. -Critic Michael Sragow, about Fairbanks In an epic new biography, pioneering film star Douglas Fairbanks finally gets an in depth exploration of his eventful life. This entertaining book is heavy read more

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. on Franchot Tone

Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone Posted by Franchot Tone Fan on Sep 14, 2015

In his autobiography, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. who was, of course, married to Joan Crawford when she met Franchot Tone on the set of the 1933 film Today We Live, called Franchot “a fine actor from New York.” Fairbanks, Jr. also said: Today we would call Tone a concerned citizen—he read more

Summer Under the Stars Blogathon: Day 15 – Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 15, 2015

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is the star for today! Below, you’ll find links to those participating and honoring Fairbanks (updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of his work throughout the years. Read a profile and over of Fairbanks, Jr.’s career at Meredy.com JCF REVIEWS Morning read more

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. – a remembrance

How Sweet It Was Posted by Aurora on Dec 8, 2013

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. would have celebrated a birthday this week (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) and in tribute I present three entertaining examples of his work.  These are distinguishable not only by way of the different mediums, but by his role in each. First, from 1949 – NBC Thea read more

Douglas Fairbanks

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Aug 20, 2013

Before Errol Flynn, Douglas Fairbanks was the original swashbuckler.  Before Clark Gable, he was the original King of Hollywood.  Prior to the movies Fairbanks had a successful career on Broadway.  Although he started out in comedies and westerns, his costume adventures are what he is best known read more

Douglas Fairbanks: The Greatest Romantic

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Dec 1, 2010

When we consider the word "romance" or "romantic" we usually think of romantic, sexual love. In the silent era, the great  romantic male lovers were Valentino, Gilbert and other smoldering latin lover types. We usually don't think of Douglas Fairbanks, high-spirited, happy-go-lucky adventurer, read more