Monthly Archives: May 2018

What’s Happening in Classics: June 2018

The CMH Guide for June 2018: Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More! Welcome to our first monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! There’s so much going on every month in the wonderful world of classics, we thought we’d launch a monthly guide … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: A Love Letter to Danny Kaye

A Love Letter to Danny Kaye “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.” – Danny Kaye According to my baby book, my first crush was Donny Osmond. Don’t judge – it was … Continue reading

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Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters

Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters Classic flapper girls! “They’re Beautiful…They’re Glamorous…They’re Scandalous!” So read the tagline for Twentieth Century Fox’s glossy, highly fictionalized biopic about the famous (and infamous) Dolly Sisters. In the film, Betty Grable and June … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Vertigo (1958)

“If I let you change me, will that do it? If I do what you tell me, will you love me?” As cinema’s reigning “Master of Suspense”, Alfred Hitchcock usually made a point of keeping his audience in the loop. … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: West Side Story” (Giveaway runs through June 9)

Win tickets to see “West Side Story” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun June 24 and Wed June 27! “When you’re a Jet, you’re a Jet all the way! from your first cigarette your last dyin’ days.” … Continue reading

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Day Two: Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

  And now for Day Two of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Blogathon… The time has come to celebrate famous movie pairings of yesteryear for the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon. I am thrilled to host the second of two days … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Always Good for a Smile I’m not exactly sure when I first ‘discovered’ the Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedies, but I do remember that it was at some point in my childhood when my parents … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Springtime Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Promotion (Blog/Facebook)

Celebrating Springtime 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 Springtime DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO Kino Classic titles via Facebook and this blog, courtesy of Kino Lorber. Each … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Before the Nickelodeon – The Era of Traveling Moving Picture Shows

Before the Nickelodeon: The Era of Traveling Moving Picture Shows We’ve all seen pictures of beautiful 1920s movie palaces, complete with columns, statues, and enormous lit-up marquees. And their ancestor, the Nickelodeon, is fairly well known–those small, crowded little theaters … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Talkies For The Home

Vitaphone View: Talkies For The Home With the silent-to-sound revolution in full swing in 1928, it was only a matter of time before talkies for home consumption were developed. Many Americans were enjoying the fruits of a vibrant and growing … Continue reading

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