Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations — Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow!

AVA GARDNER: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Book Giveaway starts tomorrow! How exciting for us!  Classic Movie Hub is happy to announce that we will be giving away four copies of the hot-off-the-presses Ava Gardner biography — Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations … Continue reading

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Funny Lady Blogathon: Kathleen Howard

And My Funny Lady Blogathon Pick is… Kathleen Howard… I am so excited to be participating in the Funny Lady Blogathon. I just adore comedy, so I was really excited about writing this post! A Big Thank You to the … Continue reading

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All in the Family: Jeanette MacDonald and Marie Blake

Sisters Jeanette MacDonald and Marie Blake… Marie Blake, also known as Blossom Rock (Rock being her married name), was born Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald on August 21, 1895 in Philadelphia to Daniel and Anne MacDonald.  Marie was the elder sister … Continue reading

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Screen Queens: Judy Garland

  Judy Garland: Queen of Them All To call Judy Garland a gay icon is something of an understatement. Her life and legacy is more entwined with the gay cultural and gay liberation movement than perhaps any other star in … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Anne Revere

Born June 25, 1903 Character Actress Anne Revere! Anne Revere appeared in over 45 film and TV roles. She played her share of hard-working and wise mothers, as well as sympathetic and sometimes sharp-tongued friends.  She won an Oscar for … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Georgia Hale

Born June 24, 1905 Silent Actress Georgia Hale! Georgia Hale appeared in 22 films (21 silents and 1 talkie) but is probably best remembered as Georgia the Dance-Hall Girl (Charlie Chaplin’s ‘crush’) in The Gold Rush… Georgia Hale and Charlie … Continue reading

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Screen Queens: Elizabeth Taylor

  Elizabeth Taylor: Queen of Glamour Of all the classic stars of yesteryear, no one took to the title of “Gay Icon” as much as Elizabeth Taylor. Elizabeth Taylor, winner of ‘best jewelry’ from now until the end of time Of … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Buddy Adler at Work

  Born June 22, 1909 Producer Buddy Adler! Buddy Adler produced 24 movies in a span of only ten years (1948-1958) including the classic films From Here to Eternity (for which he won the Best Picture Oscar), Love is a … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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CMH Classic Movie Events Calendar!

Classic Movies on the Big Screen and much, much more! For me, there’s nothing like watching my favorite Classic Movies on the Big Screen with like-minded fans! My only frustration has been in trying to keep track of when and … Continue reading

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