Monthly Archives: June 2015

Classic Movie Auction to Feature Rare Movie Memorabilia from the Morris Everett Jr Collection…

54 Years Ago a Young Man Walks into a Movie Memorabilia Store and Decides to Collect Something on Every Movie Ever Made! Yes, that’s the true story of Morris Everett Jr., one of the most deliberate and methodical collectors of historic vintage … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Cliff Edwards Disney Legend

  Born June 14, 1895 Cliff Edwards! Cliff Edwards was a popular Vaudeville, Broadway and singing star, better known as “Ukelele Ike” in his heyday during the 1920s and 1930s.  In 1929, while playing at the Orpheum Theater in LA, … Continue reading

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TCM And Fathom Events Announce Extended Partnership: Six Months of Classic Movie Fun on the Big Screen!

TCM and Fathom Events Extend Partnership for TCM Presents Theatrical Classic Movie Series Although we can enjoy watching classic movies to our heart’s content thanks to TV, DVDs and streaming — let’s face it, there’s nothing, nothing, like watching a … Continue reading

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National Name Your Poison Day!

Yes, really, June 8th is National Name Your Poison Day! Okay, well maybe, not really… since I can’t find any concrete online history to support it… so let’s say instead that, apparently, today is National Name Your Poison Day… how’s that? … Continue reading

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How Many Films Did Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Star in Together?

  How Many Films Did Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Star in Together? Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis met for the first time at New York City’s Glass Hat Club where both were performing in 1945, then teamed up to … Continue reading

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Just for Fun: Gone with the Wind Screen Tests

  Just for Fun: the Many ‘Potential’ Faces of Scarlett… As many of us know, the casting for Gone with the Wind was quite an endeavor. Many actresses were considered for the much-sought-after role of Scarlett, and about 30 actually … Continue reading

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“Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & Dave & Sue & Me: A Memoir” Book Giveaway (Facebook & Blog, June)!

“Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & Dave & Sue & Me: A Memoir” Book Giveaway - Qualifying Entry Task for Facebook/Blog Contest And, now, for our next contest… I am happy to say that CMH is giving away TWO COPIES … Continue reading

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“Orson Welles: Power, Heart, and Soul” Book Giveaway (via Facebook and Blog, June)

“Orson Welles: Power, Heart and Soul” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for Facebook/Blog Contest Okay, now it’s time for our next Contest… I am happy to say that CMH will be giving away TWO copies of Orson Welles: Power, Heart, and Soul via FACEBOOK and … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Essanay Studios Chicago

Before Hollywood, there was Chicago… As a Chicago native, I’ve always been fascinated by my town’s place in early cinema. After all, this was the place for moviemaking. The filmmaking industry had not yet been localized to sunny California just yet. As … Continue reading

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“Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer” Book Giveaway (via Twitter June 1 through June 30)

“Ziegfeld and His Follies” Book Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task for TWITTER Contest As you may already know, our newest CMH Contributors, Sara and Cynthia Brideson, are releasing their latest book, Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer, on … Continue reading

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