Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

Laughs, love, danger and adventure – TIMES TWO!  It’s the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon! In a co-host gig with the fabulous Once Upon a Screen (@CitizenScreen), Classic Movie Hub (@ClassicMovieHub), is happy to announce this upcoming blogathon event dedicated … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Mel Blanc

Born May 30, 1908 Legendary Voice Actor Mel Blanc! Mel Blanc ‘appeared’ in an amazing 1,025+ shorts and films, and is the voice of some of the most iconic, lovable, and sometimes ‘despicable’ cartoon characters — including Bugs Bunny, Daffy … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Hollywood Stars that Served their Countries

Wishing everyone a Happy Memorial Day as we honor and remember all those who so bravely served our countries… In the Classic Movie ‘theme’ some stars who served (photo): James Stewart, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, David Niven, Clark Gable, Humphrey … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Barbara Luddy

Born May 25, 1908 Barbara Luddy! Barbara Luddy ‘appeared’ in over 35 roles but is probably best remembered as the voice of Lady in Walt Disney’s animated classic, Lady and the Tramp. Barbara Luddy as herself and as Lady from Disney’s … Continue reading

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Four Fun Classic Movie Dances on Roller Skates: Charles Chaplin, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, Donald O’Connor and Gene Kelly

Just for Fun: 1936:  Charlie Chaplin, marvelous — poetic and funny — on roller skates in Modern Times, with Paulette Goddard (1936, Charles Chaplin director) ….. 1937:  Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers skating to “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” in … Continue reading

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TCM Film Festival Day Four: I’m going to be one of the first to enlist (for next year!)

  Turner Classic Movies Festival Day Four: Sunday, April 28 The Birds with Tippi Hedren Interview by Ben Mankiewicz (TCL Chinese Theater): Yes, another highlight for me! I always love to hear Stars talk about working with renowned directors — … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Henry Fonda

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Henry Fonda, born May 16th, 1905! Some people are introduced to Henry Fonda via The Grapes of Wrath. For others, it’s On Golden Pond. As for me, well, my first Henry Fonda film … Continue reading

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Atticus Finch: Classic Movie Characters with Kickass Confidence

Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, played by Gregory Peck (Academy Award for Best Actor) I saw To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time 40 years ago. To this day, it still moves me to tears when I … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Joseph Cotten

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Joseph Cotten, born May 15th, 1905! A favorite performance is a matter of taste. Some people are moved by grand gestures of feeling, the kind of acting where it seems as if the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Katharine Hepburn

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legends, Katharine Hepburn, born May 12, 1907! The Great Katharine Hepburn While growing up, pretty much every teenager looks for an idol – that unobtainable being that serves as both mentor and deity. For some … Continue reading

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