Monthly Archives: March 2020

Western RoundUp: Streaming Westerns at Home

Western RoundUp: Streaming Westerns at Home This month many of us find ourselves unexpectedly forced to stay home for an indefinite period, so I thought this would be the right time to take a look at some excellent Westerns which … Continue reading

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Cooking With the Stars: Doris Day’s Green and Gold Salad

Cooking With the Stars: Doris Day’s Green and Gold Salad Top of the morning, classic movie fans! It’s March, I wanted to bring out another Old Hollywood recipe for you all to try. Last year I paid tribute to Maureen … Continue reading

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Don Knotts and the Bullet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

Did a Little Boy’s Toy Bullet Inspire the Most Famous Photograph of Barney Fife? Anyone familiar with the great Don Knotts and his best-known character, the over-caffeinated deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, will recognize the … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: Psycho

The Directors’ Chair: Psycho (1960) Some directors specialize in comedy, others in suspense. Still others delve in horror, romance or westerns. There are directors known for many films and some known only for one. Directors can put their stamp all … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: The Mysterious Disappearance of Louis Le Prince

Silents are Golden: The Mysterious Disappearance of Louis Le Prince If I asked you to name the first person who ever shot moving images on film, what would your guess be? Thomas Edison? The Lumière brothers? Someone more familiar to … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: A British Village is Pulled into Space and Everyone Drinks Tea

Once in a New Moon What makes us watch a movie for the first time? Often it’s because of our favorite stars. Perhaps a notable director. It can be from the recommendation of a friend. But sometimes all I need … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Dame-Name Noirs – Nina Foch

Noir Nook: Dame-Name Noirs One of my favorite things about film noir is the female characters. Not just the femmes fatales – although they, of course, are quite the selling point. But all of noir’s dames aren’t bad girls – … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

Silver Screen Standards: How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) There’s a lot to love in the CinemaScope spectacle of Twentieth Century Fox’s How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), even if it sometimes plays like a demo reel for its technological … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: June Knight

Classic Movie Travels: June Knight – Los Angeles June Knight was a celebrated Broadway and film actress, talented in singing, dancing, and acting. On-screen, her characters are energetic and vibrant—a far cry from her weak self as a child, struggling … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Claude Jarman Jr. Part Two: High Barbaree

Claude Jarman Jr. Child Star of The Yearling Talks about his 2nd Film, High Barbaree CMH is thrilled to present our 2nd exclusive video interview with Claude Jarman Jr. You will probably remember Claude as ‘Jody Baxter’ in his feature … Continue reading

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