Monthly Archives: October 2018

Western Roundup: Universal Gems

Western Roundup: Universal Gems I love Westerns of all kinds, from John Ford and John Wayne to Tim Holt and Hopalong Cassidy…that said, it just might be that my favorite Westerns are those released by Universal Pictures from the late … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: White Christmas” (Giveaway runs through November 24)

Win tickets to see “White Christmas” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 9 and Wed Dec 12! “How can a guy THAT ugly have the nerve to have sisters?” CMH continues into our 3rd year of our … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: When Scary is Funny

  When Scary is Funny… Autumn is such a beautiful and fun time of year. With it, come the crisp leaves and cooler temps but also all the Halloween fare, including the spooky comedy films. As a kid, these films … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Just What the Heck Was German Expressionism?

Silents are Golden: Just What the Heck Was German Expressionism? Many of you have likely seen The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, or at least have seen a few famous stills. The dramatic sets, the stylized costumes, the deliberately artificial look…it’s … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Early Talkies in Widescreen? Yup!

Vitaphone View: Early Talkies in Widescreen? Yup! In previous blogs, I’ve discussed just how massive and fast the transition to sound films was. It was also very expensive. Consider for example the cost of wiring over 12,000 theatres for sound. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Fall with a Kino Classics Giveaway (Blog/Facebook)

The Fall Celebration Continues with Kino Lorber! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 4 Classic Titles If you didn’t win our Twitter contest earlier this month, no worries, there’s still two more chances to win our Kino Lorber fall giveaway – … Continue reading

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I Am Max: A Max Linder Docudrama Film

I Am Max: A Max Linder Docudrama Film Silent film fans all over the world have lauded their favorite on-screen comedians, particularly enjoying the works of legendary comedians such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd. While each of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Loretta Young

Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Loretta Young Some film fans remember Loretta Young from her popular television show, where she’d sweep into the frame each week with an elegant flourish of her floor-length gown. Others think of her … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat: A CMH Halloween “Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters Collection” DVD Giveaway (Oct 8 – Oct 27)

A Special Halloween Treat for CMH Fans! The Abbott and Costello Monsters Collection DVD Giveaway! “I know there’s no such person as Dracula. You know there’s no such person as Dracula…” “But does Dracula know it?” We’re so excited to … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: Man Wanted – Experience Necessary

Pre-Code Corner: Man Wanted – Experience Necessary “Can’t you get it through your fat head that today there’s just as many serious-minded women in business as men. When you meet them you don’t have to treat them as if you … Continue reading

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