Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Big Thank You from CMH: The 3rd Annual “Give a Gift, Get a Gift” Promotion

That’s Right, We’re Doin’ It Again! The Give A Gift, Get a Gift Holiday Contest. Greetings CMH Fans and Followers!  For the past 2 years, we’ve run a special holiday giveaway contest to express my sincere gratitude to our followers … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving… A Macy’s Day Parade Vintage Pictorial

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Fond Memories! I have such fond memories of the Macy’s Day Parade from when I was a little kid… waking up early in the morning, running downstairs to the living room, and turning on the TV to … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: ‘Tarantula’ – Or why I’m afraid to look out my bedroom window

Tarantula – Or why I’m afraid to look out my bedroom window My childhood bedroom had two windows: one by the headboard and one near the other end of the bed. They were great to let a cool breeze in … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: Western Film Book Library – Part 2

Western Film Book Library – Part 2 Last summer I shared a few of the favorite books on Westerns in my library.  Some of the books I wrote about encouraged my love of Westerns from an early age, while other … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Silver Screen Standards: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) I’m in the process of moving houses this fall, and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) is one of the reasons. Faced with the terrifying prospect of completely remodeling … Continue reading

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“Buttons: A Christmas Tale” DVD Giveaway (now through Dec 7)

“Buttons: A Christmas Tale”We have TWO DVDs to Give Away!“ CMH is thrilled to announce this very special giveaway – just in time for the holidays! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be giving away TWO COPIES of the DVD … Continue reading

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“Lewis Milestone: Life and Films” Book Giveaway (now through Dec 21)

“Lewis Milestone: Life and Films”We have FOUR Books to Give Away this month! It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! CMH is happy to announce that we will be giving away FOUR COPIES of “Lewis Milestone: Life and Films” … Continue reading

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The Marx Brothers – Family Rules!

A Visit to Harpo’s Place: The Marx Brothers Family Rules and More As many of you may already know, I am a huge fan of The Marx Brothers. I’ve enjoyed their movies ever since I was a little kid, thanks … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: What Was The Deal With Silent Film Makeup?

Silents are Golden: What Was The Deal With Silent Film Makeup? If you’re a new fan of silent films, you’re probably getting used to the slightly quicker speed, the old-fashioned acting styles, and the occasional scratchy film print. But maybe … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Cry of the City (1948)

Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Cry of the City (1948) The other night, I participated in a #FilmNoirFriday thread on Twitter, where I offered up a film noir recommendation. I selected The Big Combo (1955), which is one of the … Continue reading

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