Monthly Archives: October 2017

“Hank and Jim” Book Giveaway (Oct 30 – Dec 2)

“Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart” We have TEN Copies to Give Away! The remarkable story of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured through all … Continue reading

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Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film Book Giveaway (via Twitter in Novemer)

“Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH is happy to say that we will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” by Alan K. Rode, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Spencer Tracy and Milwaukee Wisconsin

Classic Movie Travels: Spencer Tracy and Milwaukee Wisconsin “The kids keep telling me I should try this new ‘Method Acting’ but I’m too old, I’m too tired, and I’m too talented to care.” –Spencer Tracy Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy … Continue reading

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Interviews with Classic Horror Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller (You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet)

You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet Interviews with Classic Horror Stars If you’re an actor best known for playing monsters, madmen or maniacal killers, how do you cope with a career image that’s so mired in the dark side of life? … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part One

  German Expressionism 101 Part One In case you haven’t noticed, Classic Movie Hub is having a giveaway contest this month. Thanks to our long-standing partnership with Kino Lorber, we are giving away eight horror-esque movies every Sunday throughout October. … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat: A CMH Halloween “Universal Classic Monsters Collection” DVD Giveaway (Oct 22 – Oct 28)

A Special Halloween Treat for CMH Fans! The Universal Classic Monsters Collection DVD Giveaway! Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Toby and Philip! We’re so excited to be running a VERY SPECIAL giveaway this week, just in … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Learning To Love Those Title Cards

Learning To Love Those Title Cards So there you are, a wide-eyed silent film newbie, getting ready to pop in a pre-1927 film for the very first time. With your popcorn and beverage at the ready, you settle into the … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Discoveries Galore “Down Under”

Discoveries Galore “Down Under”  During the 1960’s there were a number of major film vault fires that destroyed the only known prints or negatives of silent and early sound films.  The worst of these was on May 13, 1967 at … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Little-Known Gems – Wicked Woman (1953)

Little-Known Gems: Wicked Woman (1953) Even classic film lovers who aren’t film noir aficionados have heard of such classics as Double Indemnity, Laura, and Out of the Past, am I right? But what of those low-budget Bs that no one … Continue reading

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