Monthly Archives: May 2019

Musical Interlude: Doris Day in Musicals

Musical Interlude: Doris Day in Musicals As a teen, Doris Day had dreams of becoming a dancer, but after her leg was broken in an accident when a train hit her car, her original plan of heading to Hollywood to … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Dark Passage (1947) Is Bogie & Bacall’s Unsung Classic

“It’s wonderful when guys like you lose out. Makes guys like me think maybe we got a chance in this world.” Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall remain one of the most famous couples in Hollywood history. Between the former’s gruff … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Unique Career of Theda Bara

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Unique Career of Theda Bara With her pale makeup, thick black hair, and large eyes rimmed heavily with black makeup, she was – and is – one of the most iconic actresses of … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Western Stars in The Military

Western RoundUp: Western Stars in The Military With Memorial Day being celebrated this month and thoughts turning to those who have served our nation in the armed forces, I’d like to pay tribute to several Western stars and directors who … Continue reading

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Cooking with the Stars: Joan Crawford’s Meatloaf

Cooking with the Stars: Joan Crawford’s Meatloaf When I first began my Cooking with the Stars column, I knew that there were two Old Hollywood icons who were destined to be a part of it. The first, Vincent Price, was … Continue reading

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TCM Classic Film Tour NYC Ticket Giveaway (May/June)

The TCM Classic Film Tour NYC Ticket GiveawayWe’re giving away THREE PAIRS of Tickets in May and June! “New York, New York, It’s a Wonderful Town” We’re VERY EXCITED to announce our 2nd giveaway with NYC’s On Location Tours, the Concierge Choice Award Winner … Continue reading

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Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant – Book Giveaway (May and June)

Olivia de Havilland: Lady TriumphantWe have SEVEN Books to Give Away via Twitter or this Blog A tribute to one of Hollywood’s greatest legends… It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! And we’re very excited about this one! That … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Field of Dreams” (Giveaway runs now through June 1)

Win tickets to see “Field of Dreams” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun June 16, Wed June 18 “If you build it, he will come.” CMH continues with our 4th year of our partnership with Fathom Events – … Continue reading

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Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Jeanne Crain

Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Jeanne Crain Sweet-faced Jeanne Crain was perhaps best-known for her performances in such fluffy, lighthearted romps as State Fair (1945), Margie (1946), and Cheaper By the Dozen (1950). But Crain also shared her talents with the … Continue reading

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TCM Classic Film Festival 2019 Red Carpet Event

TCMFF’s 10th Anniversary Red Carpet Event Well, another TCM Classic Film Festival has come and gone, and as always, as soon as I start heading home, I also start counting the days until next year’s Festival. For me, the TCMFF … Continue reading

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