Monthly Archives: May 2015

The World’s Most Daring Drivers (and Cameramen)

The World’s Most Daring Drivers (and Cameramen) May 31 marks the 104th anniversary of the first Indy 500 race. While it may be difficult to imagine turn of the century cars taking on such an intense endurance test, it’s possible … Continue reading

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Announcing the “Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & Dave & Sue & Me: A Memoir” Book Giveaway!

“Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & Dave & Sue & Me: A Memoir” Giveaway Starts Monday June 1 and Runs Through Saturday July 5! I am happy to announce that Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David … Continue reading

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Ziegfeld and the Showgirl

Sara and Cynthia Brideson — and The Great Ziegfeld…  Classic Movie Hub is very happy to welcome our two newest CMH Blog Contributors — Sara and Cynthia Brideson — twin sisters and co-authors of the soon-to-be-released Ziegfeld and His Follies: … Continue reading

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“You Fascinate Me So: The Life and Times of Cy Coleman” Book Giveaway (via Facebook and Blog, May)

“You Fascinate Me So” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for our Facebook and Blog Contest “Witchcraft,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “Big Spender,” “Hey, Look Me Over,” “The Best is Yet to Come”… Okay, now it’s time for … Continue reading

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In Celebration of National Classic Movie Day: “My Favorite Classic Movie” Blogathon — You Can’t Take It With You

“You can’t take it with you… So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only thing you can take with you is the love of your friends.”   -Grandpa Vanderhoff ….. Anyone who knows me, knows that … Continue reading

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The Epic and Western J.M. Harrison Book Giveaway (via Facebook and Blog, May)

“Ready When You Are CB” and “Head ‘Em Off at the Pass” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for our Facebook/Blog Contest We’re ready for our next contest! This time we’ll be giving away ONE COPY EACH of J. M. Harrison’s Ready When You … Continue reading

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From a Lord to a Queen: Katharine Hepburn Blogathon

From a Lord to a Queen: Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn, Peter O’Toole and Anthony Hopkins star in The Lion in Winter (1968, Anthony Harvey director) It only makes sense that The Great Katharine Hepburn would take on the role as … Continue reading

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“You Fascinate Me So: The Life and Times of Cy Coleman” Book Giveaway (via Twitter May 11 through June 6)

“You Fascinate Me So” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for our Twitter Contest “Witchcraft,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “Big Spender,” “Hey, Look Me Over,” “The Best is Yet to Come”… In celebration of composer Cy Coleman’s birthday … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: The Bing Crosby Collection

 Bing’s Spokane and  Gonzaga University… I’d like to take us to the Pacific Northwest to explore the life of an iconic crooner—Tacoma’s Bing Crosby. Bing, or Harry Lillis Crosby Jr., was the fourth of seven children born to brewery bookkeeper … Continue reading

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The Epic and Western J.M. Harrison Book Giveaway (May Twitter Contest)

“Ready When You Are CB” and “Head ‘Em Off at the Pass” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for Twitter Contest Yes, it’s May, and time for another contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO COPIES EACH of J. M. … Continue reading

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