Monthly Archives: July 2018

What’s Happening in Classics: August 2018

The CMH Guide for August 2018: Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More! Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome August! We’re hoping this classic movie & TV guide will help you plan some classic viewing fun… If we’re … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: John Wayne Favorites

Western Roundup: John Wayne Favorites – Leading Ladies When film fans think of John Wayne Westerns, his classic films with John Ford and Howard Hawks are often the first which come to mind. Similarly, when one thinks of Wayne’s leading … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Sound Without Talking

Vitaphone View: Sound Without Talking The early months of 1928 saw the transition from silent pictures to talkies ramp up big time. After The Jazz Singer premiered in October 1927, Warner Bros committed to releasing virtually all of its features with … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: South Pacific” (60th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs through August 11)

Win tickets to see “South Pacific” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Aug 26 and Wed Aug 29! “When all you care about is here, this is a good place to be.” CMH continues into our 3rd year … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Dapper Max Linder

Silent Superstars: The Dapper Max Linder Today, we tend to consider famous folks like Mary Pickford or Charlie Chaplin to be our earliest movie stars. But there were some screen actors and actresses who rose to fame even before they … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Bad Guy Burr

Noir Nook: Bad Guy Burr Raymond Burr Raymond Burr may be beloved to millions as the wily defense attorney in Perry Mason or the indefatigable, wheelchair-bound detective in Ironside – but to me, he was behind some of noir’s most … Continue reading

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Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters, Book Giveaway (now through August 18)

Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee’s Book and the Iconic American Film Mean To Us Today Book Giveaway Meticulous attention to detail… Readers not familiar with the stories behind the novel and film will find much to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Donald O’Connor – Illinois and Wisconsin

Classic Movie Travels: Donald O’Connor Chicago, Danville, Milwaukee and More Donald O’Connor In Singin’ in the Rain (1952), Cosmo Brown (Donald O’Connor) jokes that Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) is a triple threat: she can’t sing, can’t dance, and she can’t … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: So You Want to be a Nurse – Tricks of the Trade, Pre-Code Style

So You Want to be a Nurse: Tricks of the Trade, Pre-Code Style You know how it goes: You score a new job you’re stoked for and arrive day one full of positivity, high hopes, good cheer, and ambition. And … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: The Long Goodbye (1973)

“That’s you Marlowe. You’ll never learn, you’re a born loser.” In the pantheon of great film detectives, Philip Marlowe stands alone. Sam Spade might have been first, and Mike Hammer might have more in common with the action heroes of … Continue reading

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