Monthly Archives: April 2013

BEYOND CASABLANCA Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (Monday April 29)

Okay, here we go… It’s time for the Trivia Question (red font below) which will determine this week’s winner of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching!  (remember, in order to win, you must have already pre-qualified via the Qualifying … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Fred Zinnemann

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Fred Zinnemann, born April 29th, 1907! In his heyday, Fred Zinneman was as revered a name as his peers Hitchcock, Capra, and Wyler. Now enter 2013, where the other three are icons of the film … Continue reading

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Fred Flintstone’s Big Break: Gary Granite’s Stunt Double…

Roll-’Em, Action! Classic Movie Cartoon Tribute! Although Cary Grant did not do the voice acting for his cartoon debut in The Flintstones, I guess you could still say that he still was ‘immortalized in stone’ — as Hollyrock Matinee Idol, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Shirley MacLaine

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Shirley MacLaine, born April 24th, 1934! The “Hooker with a Heart of Gold” is pretty common trope, dating back to ole the pre-feudalism days. The trope is pretty self-explanatory: you have a character who’s … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Eddie Albert

Born April 22, 1906 Eddie Albert! Eddie Albert appeared in over 200 film and TV roles, including Roman Holiday, Oklahoma and The Longest Day. Perhaps Albert’s most famous role was on TV sitcom Green Acres as lawyer-turned-farmer Oliver Wendell Douglas! … Continue reading

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BEYOND CASABLANCA Qualifying Entry Task (Wk of April 22)

BEYOND CASABLANCA: This Week’s Qualifying Entry Task: In order to qualify for this week’s Beyond Casablanca Book Giveaway, you must complete the following task by Monday, April 29 at 2PM EST (i.e. any time between now and Monday, April 29 … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Child Actor Rex Downing

Born April 21, 1925 Child Actor Rex Downing! Rex Downing appeared in over 25 films but is probably best known for his roles as the young Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights and the young Juan in Blood and Sand. Rex Downing … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd needs a little Help!

Just for Fun: A fitting Tribute to The King of Daredevil Comedy… This Harold Lloyd Video Tribute, set to The Beatles song “Help!”, includes clips from An Eastern Westerner (1920), The Freshman (1925), Girl Shy (1924), Hot Water (1924), The Kid … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Harold Lloyd

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend Harold Lloyd, born April 20th, 1893! Harold Lloyd in Safety Last (1923, Fred C. NewMeyer director) You see that still frame above you? The only one that’s there? With Harold Lloyd? Well,  in my opinion, that … Continue reading

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BEYOND CASABLANCA Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (Friday April 19)

Oh this is an easy one, so you’ll need to be quick…  It’s time for the Trivia Question (red font below) which will determine this week’s winner of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching!  (remember, in order to win, … Continue reading

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