Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Funny Papers: Christmas in Connecticut – Holiday Classic or Feminist Screwball?

Christmas in Connecticut: Holiday Classic or Feminist Screwball? For classic film fans, the holiday season represents a time to wax nostalgic over those classic films that pop up this time of year. Everyone has his or her own must-see favorites. … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Memories by Classic Movie Hub’s Mom

  Happy Birthday Mom! Classic Movie Memories and More… In celebration of my mother’s birthday today, I’m sharing a YouTube clip of an interview with my mom about her lifelong love of classic movies and her classic movie memories.  First … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: What are the Top Ten Oldest Films? (That Still Survive)

What Are The Top 10 Oldest Films? (That Still Survive) We’ve all seen clips of early, scratchy films showing a woman dancing or blacksmiths at work, films more like experimental documentaries than anything else. But have you ever wondered: what … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Betty Garrett – Missouri, Washington State and New York

  Betty Garrett – St. Joseph Missouri, Seattle & Tacoma Washington and New York City   “I loved the farm. It was my favorite time of the year.” -Betty Garrett No musical cast is complete without fabulous supporting cast mates, … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable

  5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 101th Birthday to the legend Betty Grable! ….. 1.) That Stage Mother Tho I couldn’t find a photo of Grable … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Christmas Holiday

Noir Nook: Christmas Holiday  It’s called Christmas Holiday. It stars famed hoofer Gene Kelly and popular singer Deanna Durbin. This is noir? You bet your rain-swept streets it is. Christmas Holiday, 1944, stars Deanna Durbin and Gene Kelly Released in … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Victor Pict-Ur-Music: In Case the Silents Hang Around

Victor Pict-Ur-Music: In Case the Silents Hang Around It is hard to believe, nine decades after the talkie revolution began, that at the time many felt sound films would be a passing fad soon rejected by the public.  After all, … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (70th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs December 14 – December 30)

Win Tix to see “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, Jan 14 and Tuesday, Jan 16! “Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part Two (The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari)

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack … Continue reading

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Barbara La Marr: Life on Her Own Terms, Exclusive Guest Post by Author Sherri Snyder

Barbara La Marr: Life on Her Own Terms Guest Post by Author Sherri Snyder Barbara La Marr, circa early 1924; Melbourne Spurr image. Born into an era governed by stifling Victorian mores, a time when many women led lives of … Continue reading

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