Monthly Archives: February 2018

Silents Are Golden: A Look At Six (Very) Early Film Directors

A Look At Six (Very) Early Film Directors You’ve likely all heard about Thomas Edison’s irreplaceable contributions to the development of cinema — particularly as a business — and are probably familiar with the iconic work of Georges “A Trip … Continue reading

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The Covered Wagon (1923) Silent Classic DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway (now through March 24)

The Covered Wagon DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway It’s time for our next giveaway, courtesy of Kino Lorber. This time, we’ll be giving away FIVE copies of the 1923 silent classic The Covered Wagon, starring J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson and Alan Hale… This is the … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Four Noir Fellas: Show Biz Beginnings

Four Noir Fellas: Show Biz Beginnings Last month’s Noir Nook focused on the opening scenes from some of my favorite noir features. In a further nod to the start of the new year, this month I’m taking a look at … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Vertigo” (60th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs through March 3)

Win tickets to see “Vertigo” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Mar 18 and Wed Mar 21! “You shouldn’t keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn’t have been that sentimental.” CMH continues into our 3rd year of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Jobyna Ralston and South Pittsburg

  Jobyna Ralston and South Pittsburg Jobyna Ralston While fans of silent film may easily recall comedian Harold Lloyd  working with many terrific actors, one of my favorite co-stars of his is Jobyna Ralston. Jobyna easily projects an image of … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: The Coming of Talkies – The Theatre’s Angle, Part 1

Vitaphone View: The Coming of Talkies The Theatre’s Angle, Part 1 This  is the first of my two-part blog series on how the coming of sound affected theatres and exhibitors. In the conversion to the exhibition of talking pictures, Western … Continue reading

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“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” Movie Ticket Giveaway (Landmark Theaters) (Feb)

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” Landmark Theatres Movie Ticket Giveaway: Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Berkeley “A thoroughly engaging, eye-opening showbiz doc!” – The Hollywood Reporter Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Mikary, Rochelle, … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Oscar (Facebook/Blog) Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Contest (Feb)

Celebrating Oscar Month with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles Now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Oscar Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO Kino Classic titles via Facebook and this blog, courtesy of Kino … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: Oh, No You Don’t – Or Yes, You Do? Three on a Match and Kidnapping

Oh, No You Don’t – Or Yes, You Do?: Three on a Match and Kidnapping Three on a Match (1932) doesn’t play around. The notorious pre-Code jam packs scenes featuring drunkenness, dope, illicit sex, gangsters, and suicide all within a … Continue reading

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