Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Film Noir Review: He Walked by Night (1948)

“Police work is not all glamour and excitement and glory. There are days and days of routine, of tedious probing, of tireless searching.” Rarely have a director and cinematographer worked as succinctly as Anthony Mann and John Alton. During the … Continue reading

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You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (October)

“You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era” Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Classic Horror Blu-Ray/DVD Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (October)

Celebrating Classic Horror All-Month Long with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 5 Iconic Classics Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Classic Horror Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away two Kino Classic Horror Classics via Facebook … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: “Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities

“Sweet Marijuana” and Murder at the Vanities: The Opium Advisory Committee vs. The Department of State vs. the Production Code Administration (PCA) vs. Paramount A rather aimless musical spiked with one murder investigation, two dead bodies, and plenty of cheeky … Continue reading

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“You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet” Book Giveaway (via Twitter in October)

“You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber ‘Classic Horror’ Blu-Ray/DVD October Giveaway Promotion (via Twitter)

Celebrating Classic Horror this Halloween with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 5 Classic Titles Just in time for Halloween! This month we celebrate Classic Horror courtesy of our friends at Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Casablanca (75th Anniversary)” (Giveaway runs October 1 – October 28)

Win Tickets to see “Casablanca” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, November 12 & Wednesday, November 15! “Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine.” CMH is thrilled … Continue reading

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