Monthly Archives: January 2018

5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt

  5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt  Like today is his birthday. Happy 125th Birthday to the legend Conrad Veidt! ..… 1. Conscription: The Alt-Theater Camp And who says war is good for absolutely nothing Due to … Continue reading

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Silents Are Golden: Georges Méliès, The Magician of the Cinema

  Georges Méliès, The Magician of the Cinema No appreciation for the history of cinema can be complete without getting to know one of its most influential, most visionary, and most joyfully energetic individuals: the great pioneer Georges Méliès. In … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Vaudeville in a Can

Vaudeville in a Can The prime motivation for the Warner Bros in pursuing Vitaphone and sound films had little to do with actors talking on the screen.  Harry Warner was quoted as saying “Who the hell wants to hear actors … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Noirish Beginnings

Noirish Beginnings  Happy Noir Year – I mean, Happy New Year! The new year is always a great time for beginnings, isn’t it? The beginning of fulfilling resolutions, the beginning of big plans, the beginning of promising relationships. It’s simply … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Jeanne Crain – Inglewood and Los Angeles, CA

Jeanne Crain – Inglewood and Los Angeles CA Jeanne Crain When thinking of some of 20th Century-Fox’s greatest stars, one will surely recall Jeanne Crain and the many film roles she carried out when under contract there. Though not a … Continue reading

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Miriam Hopkins Book Giveaway (Facebook/Blog January)

  “Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our of  “Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one … Continue reading

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“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” Movie Ticket Giveaway (Chicago) (Jan 6 through Jan 17)

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” Movie Ticket Giveaway Contest: Chicago “A thoroughly engaging, eye-opening showbiz doc!” – The Hollywood Reporter Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Angela and Paola! Do you live near, or expect to be in, the … Continue reading

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CMH Just For Fun, Loretta Young

Just for Fun… What’s Her Name? No contest here, just a fun (hopefully) trivia question to test your classic movie knowledge!  If you’re stumped and need to find the answer, you can click through to our Loretta Young bio page … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: 13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight No one would take a film seriously that centers on a so-called “half-caste” who uses the mystical power of suggestion and superstition to extract revenge years later upon former classmates for … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Philadelphia Story (Giveaway runs through Feb 3)

Win Tickets to see “The Philadelphia Story” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Feb 18 and Wed Feb 21! “I don’t want to be worshipped. I want to be loved.” CMH continues into our 3rd year of our … Continue reading

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