Monthly Archives: March 2016

“The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney” Book Giveaway Facebook/Blog Contest (April)

“The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney” Book Giveaway! Qualifying Entry Task for Facebook/Blog Contest Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney Giveaway contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO copies of the book courtesy of Gallery … Continue reading

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“The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney” Book Giveaway (via Twitter March 28 through April 30)

“The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney” Book Giveaway! Qualifying Entry Task for Twitter Contest Happy to say it’s time for our next giveaway! CMH will be giving away TEN copies of The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney via TWITTER, courtesy of Gallery Books, from … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Cedric Gibbons

Born March 23, 1893 Cedric Gibbons Over the course of his 32-year film career, Cedric Gibbons served as Supervising Art Director for over 1500 MGM films (his contract specified that he receive an art director credit for every MGM film … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: W.S. Van Dyke at Work

Born March 21, 1889 Director W.S. Van Dyke! Woody Strong Van Dyke started his film career working as an assistant to the legendary D. W. Griffith. In 1917, he directed his first film, The Land of Long Shadows for Essanay Studios, followed by five … Continue reading

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Classic Movies and More: Interview with 6-year Old Classic Movie Fan!

“Classic Movies and More” YouTube Show: Episode 3 We are very pleased to share our next “Classic Movies and More” episode today! An episode that makes me smile every time I see it — an interview with bona fide Classic … Continue reading

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“GOG” DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway (March)!

“GOG” Sci-Fi 3D Restoration DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway Qualifying Entry Task Earlier this month, we launched our “Classic Movies and More” YouTube Show via an interview with Bob Furmanek, CEO and Director of the 3-D Film Archive, about his latest film restoration, GOG (1954). Well, we … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Henry Hathaway at Work

Born March 13, 1898 Director Henry Hathaway! Henry Hathaway learned his directorial craft during the Silent Era working as an assistant to notable directors including Victor Fleming, Josef von Sternberg and Fred Niblo. He made his credited directorial debut in … Continue reading

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Five Character Actors Who Were Once Ziegfeld Stars

Five Character Actors Who Were Once Ziegfeld Stars We, as classic film fans, have likely all experienced feelings of déjà vu after seeing the same supporting actors and actresses enough, seemingly doing the same things each time we see them. … Continue reading

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Max Fleischer Universe: A Clean Shaven Man

Max Fleischer Universe: A Clean Shaven Man The Max Fleischer universe is something I felt strangely at home in from my very first glimpse of his pioneering animation work, as a little shaver watching local Syracuse tv personality Salty Sam’s … Continue reading

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“TCM Big Screen Classics: The Ten Commandments” Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (Now – March 12)

Win Tickets to see “The Ten Commandments” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide March 20 & March 23! CMH is thrilled to announce our next monthly movie ticket giveaway this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of tickets to … Continue reading

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