Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mini Tribute: Billy Gray

Born March 17, 1904 Billy Gray (and not the one you’re thinking of!) Most of us are very familiar with Billy Gray, the actor who starred as ‘Bud’ in Father Knows Best — but that’s not who we are celebrating … Continue reading

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“The Sound of Music (50th Anniversary Edition CD): The Celebration Continues…

“The Sound of Music” 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues… Wow, these past few months have been really good ones for Classic Movie Fans! And, it looks like it’s even getting better…  As most of us know, there’s lots happening to celebrate … Continue reading

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Announcing “We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart” Book Giveaway Contest in April

“We’ll Have Manhattan” – April Book Giveaway! Ah… “Manhattan,” “My Funny Valentine,” “Blue Moon,” “Bewitched,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “Isn’t It Romantic?” — shall I go on… Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart are one of the defining duos of … Continue reading

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“A Touch of Stardust” March Book Giveaway

“A Touch of Stardust” Book Giveaway (via Facebook and this Blog) This month, CMH will be giving away another copy of A Touch of Stardust, this time via Facebook and this Blog, courtesy of Doubleday Books… As I mentioned before (for our Twitter contest), … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Jack Benny Plaza and Statue

Celebrating Waukegan’s Favorite Son… On a 1959 episode of the television game show What’s My Line?, Jack Benny quipped the following line to host John Charles Daly: “They say that I put Waukegan on the map. But it’s not true. … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Child Star Bobby Driscoll

Born March 3, 1937, Child Actor Bobby Driscoll! In his 22-year career (1943-1965), Bobby Driscoll appeared in over 50 films and television shows, but is probably best known for his Disney roles as Johnny in Song of the South (1946), Jim Hawkins … Continue reading

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“A Touch of Stardust” March Book Giveaway (via Twitter)

“A Touch of Stardust” Book Giveaway (via Twitter March 2 – March 31) This month, CMH will be giving away FOUR copies of A Touch of Stardust via TWITTER, courtesy of Doubleday Books… This is the first time we’ll be giving away … Continue reading

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How many Films did Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Star in Together?

How many Films did Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Star in Together? Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman had one of the longest-standing marriages in ‘Hollywood’ (although they lived in Connecticut for quite some time)… The couple met early on in … Continue reading

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