Monthly Archives: March 2014

John Wayne: The Life and the Legend Qualifying Entry Task (for Twitter Contest, Wk of Mar 31)

John Wayne: The Life and the Legend — Qualifying Entry Task for this week’s  Twitter Contest In order to qualify for this week’s John Wayne Book Giveaway on Twitter, you must complete the following task by Friday, April 4 at 5PM EST (i.e. … Continue reading

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John Wayne: The Life and the Legend — Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow!

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND Book Giveaway starts tomorrow! During the month of April, Classic Movie Hub will be giving away copies of the latest biography from acclaimed author Scott Eyman – John Wayne: The Life and Legend, courtesy of Simon & Schuster. … Continue reading

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John Wayne: The Life and Legend – Exclusive Interview with Author Scott Eyman

John Wayne: The Life and Legend – Exclusive Interview with Acclaimed Biographer Scott Eyman Even 30+ years after his death, John Wayne is still ‘larger than life’ —  a cultural icon whose impressive on-screen persona evokes dignity, integrity and courage, … Continue reading

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How many Films did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Star in Together?

  How many Films did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Star in Together? Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor and  as Antony and Cleopatra in Cleopatra (1963, directors Joseph L. Mankiewicz,  Rouben Mamoulian [uncredited] and Darryl F. Zanuck [uncredited]) Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton made ELEVEN films … Continue reading

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Before there was Hollywood, there was Chicago: The Chicago Silent Era (Part 1)

  Before there was Hollywood, there was Chicago Dancing Annabelle Whitford The city of Chicago and the film industry have shared a connection since the days of Thomas Edison. Chicago-based dancer Annabelle Whitford was chosen as one of Edison’s first … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Coincidence: Steve McQueen, Norman Fell, Murray Hamilton and Harry Houdini!

A String of Classic Movie Coincidences for March 24… Murray Hamilton appeared in The Graduate with Norman Fell, who appeared in Bullitt with Steve McQueen, who appeared in the Blob which featured scenes shot at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Paula Winslowe

Born March 23, 1910 Actress Paula Winslowe!  Paula Winslowe appeared in over 30 roles, mostly on TV — including Mrs. Martha Conklin in Our Miss Brooks (radio and TV), Mary Dunkle / Mrs. Peabody on  The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV) and … Continue reading

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Big Stars on the Small Screen Blogathon: Murder She Wrote and Representing the Ladies

  Murder She Wrote and Representing the Ladies Like any other child with a busy parent and no babysitter, I spent a lot time getting to know my favorite television and book characters. Unlike most other children, however, my taste … Continue reading

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Sleuthathon: A Classic Mystery Blogathon – A Shot in the Dark’s Inspector Clouseau

“I believe everything and I believe nothing. I suspect everyone and I suspect no one. I gather the facts, examine the clues, and before you know it, the case is solved.” – Inspector Jacques Clouseau The original Inspector Clouseau played … Continue reading

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How many Alfred Hitchcock Films did James Stewart star in?

How many Alfred Hitchcock Films did James Stewart star in? James Stewart starred in FOUR films directed by Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock: Rope (1948) On DVD, Blu-ray and Instant Video (Warner Bros.) Rear Window (1954) On DVD, Blu-ray and … Continue reading

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