Monthly Archives: March 2014

Classic Movie Coincidence: Barry Fitzgerald and Richard Haydn

Barry Fitzgerald and Richard Haydn share a birthday and a film: Both Barry Fitzgerald and Richard Haydn appeared in And Then There Were None — and both were born today March 10 (17 yrs apart!). Richard Haydn as butler Thomas Rogers and Barry Fitzgerald as … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Hub’s Top Ten Film Noir Picks

Classic Movie Hub’s 10 Must-See Films for a Better Understanding of Film Noir.   The Original: The Maltese Falcon Widely considered by critics and historians to be the first film noir, this 1941 classic set the standards for the genre. … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Mary Astor

  TCM Star of the Month Mary Astor This month Turner Classic Movies is celebrating Mary Astor as its Star of the Month. Although with someone like Astor, I’m not quite sure I would call her a star. Instead, I … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: You Can’t Take It With You

“Maybe it’ll stop you trying to be so desperate about making more money than you can ever use . You can’t take it with you, Mr. Kirby. So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only … Continue reading

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Majestic Hollywood: Interview with Mark A. Viera

  Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 (Running Press)  An Interview with author Mark A.Vieira As pretty much every classic movie fan knows, the year 1939 is considered special, well, extraordinary really. Film historians refer to it as the greatest … Continue reading

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