Monthly Archives: June 2019

Pre-Code Corner: Sins in The Cheat (1931)

Pre-Code Corner: Sins in The Cheat (1931) One of the captivating traits found in a Pre-Code film is a dark tone, that often reflects a discernible note of danger. I suppose it’s a flair for the dramatics that draws many … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: McCrea Ranch

Western Roundup: McCrea Ranch Joel McCrea has been one of my favorite actors since I was a teenaged classic film fan, and in the ensuing decades my admiration for Joel, as both an actor and a person, has only deepened. … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A (Brief) History of Early Hollywood

Silents are Golden: A (Brief) History of Early Hollywood Today Hollywood, California is one of the most famous places in the world, the thriving axis of the movie industry. For decades it’s drawn countless dreamers hoping to make it in … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Glory” (Giveaway runs now through July 6)

Win tickets to see “Glory” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun July 21 and Wed July 24 CMH continues with our 4th year of our partnership with Fathom Events – with the 8th of our 14 movie ticket … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Summer Drive-In Double Feature – Bachelor Flat (1962) and How Sweet It Is! (1968)

The Funny Papers: Summer Drive-In Double Feature – Bachelor Flat (1962) & How Sweet It Is! (1968) Summertime brings back nostalgic reflections for all of us. Depending upon your generation, background, and interests, your particular memories will bring you back … Continue reading

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Cooking with the Stars — Montgomery Clift’s Crabmeat Rarebit

Cooking with the Stars — Montgomery Clift’s Crabmeat Rarebit If you’ve read my Cooking with the Stars column in the past, you may know that I usually choose the actors and recipes that I review for a reason. Most of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Rosalind Russell

Classic Movie Travels: Rosalind Russell – Connecticut and San Francisco Throughout her career, Rosalind Russell portrayed a wide range of strong female characters. From her witty performance as Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday (1940) to Mame Dennis in Auntie … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson

Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson If you know me at all, you’ll know that my favorite noir, hands-down, no question, is Double Indemnity (1944), which tells the story of an insurance salesman who teams with … Continue reading

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Hitchcock and the Censors – Book Giveaway (June)

Hitchcock and the CensorsWe have SIX Books to Give Away this month John Billheimer meticulously catalogs the filmmaker’s battles with the censors, both mischievous and profound, in fantastically readable fashion.”― Eddie Muller, Film Noir Foundation founder, and TCM Host It’s … Continue reading

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