Monthly Archives: May 2014

Classic Movie Coincidence: Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan

Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan share a birthday, a film — and a marriage! Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan were both born today, May 16 (4 years apart). They starred in one film together, The Moon’s Our Home (1936), — … Continue reading

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TCM’s “Mom in the Movies” — Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (for Twitter, Friday May 16)

Time for today’s Trivia Question (red font below) that will determine this week’s winner of TCM’s Mom in the Movies by Richard Corliss, courtesy of Simon & Schuster!  (remember, in order to win, you must have already pre-qualified via the Qualifying Entry Task posted earlier this week) … Continue reading

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Just for Fun! Asta the Dog — Hollywood’s Most Famous Canine Scene-Stealer!

Just for Fun! Asta the Dog! One of Hollywood’s most famous Canine Scene Stealers, Asta the terrier was born ‘Skippy’ in 1931 (or possibly 1932).  Asta* appeared in 12 film and television roles, most notably as ‘Asta the Dog’ in The … Continue reading

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“Stella: Mother of Modern Acting” Qualifying Entry Task (for Twitter Contest, Wk of May 13)

“Stella: Mother of Modern Acting” Qualifying Entry Task for this week’s  Twitter Contest In order to qualify for this week’s Stella: Mother of Modern Acting Book Giveaway on Twitter, you must complete the following task by Saturday, May 17 at 5PMEST (i.e. any time between now and … Continue reading

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How Many Films did Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Star in Together?

How Many Films did Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Star in Together? photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy starred in Nine films together: Woman of the Year (1942) (Warner Home Video) Without Love (1945) (Warner Home Video) Adam’’s … Continue reading

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TCM’s “Mom in the Movies” Entry Task (for Twitter Contest, Wk of May 12)

TCM’s “Mom in the Movies” Qualifying Entry Task for this week’s  Twitter Contest In order to qualify for this week’s Mom in the Movies Book Giveaway on Twitter, you must complete the following task by Friday, May 16 at 5PM EST (i.e. any time between … Continue reading

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How many Films did Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Star in Together?

How Many Films did Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Star in Together? Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Top Hat (1935, director Mark Sandrich) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers starred in Ten films together: Flying Down To Rio (1933) (Warner Home … Continue reading

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“Stella: Mother of Modern Acting” Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (Saturday May 10)

Okay, it’s time for today’s Trivia Question (red font below) that will determine this week’s winner of the new Stella Adler Biography — Stella! Mother Of Modern Acting, by Sheana Ochoa, courtesy of Applause Books. (remember, in order to win, you must have already pre-qualified … Continue reading

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TCM’s “Mom in the Movies” — Enter-to-Win (Facebook Giveaway, week of May 10)

Yeah, I am very happy to say that CMH will be giving away another copy of TCM’s Mom in the Movies by Richard Corliss, courtesy of Simon & Schuster. This time via a random drawing!   All you have to do to enter is … Continue reading

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TCM’s “Mom in the Movies” — Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (for Twitter, Friday May 9)

Okay, here we go!  Time for today’s Trivia Question (red font below) that will determine this week’s winner of TCM’s Mom in the Movies by Richard Corliss, courtesy of Simon & Schuster!  (remember, in order to win, you must have already pre-qualified via the Qualifying Entry Task … Continue reading

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