Monthly Archives: January 2018

Kino Lorber Oscar Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Promotion (February via Twitter)

Celebrating Oscar Month with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles This month we celebrate the Oscars courtesy of Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that we have TEN classic DVD or Blu-Rays to giveaway on Twitter … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Journey into Fear (1943)

“Oh, by the way, have you a gun in your luggage?” The public’s fascination with Orson Welles continues to grow over the years, much like the man’s waistline in his older age. This is partly by design (the fascination, not … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine

  5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Ernest Borgnine! ….. In the Navy Borgnine donning his Cheif Petty Officer hat Borgnine enlisted in the Navy … Continue reading

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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 Yay! The contest is over and the winner is: Gloria E. Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our of  “Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of … 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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