Monthly Archives: May 2020

Classic Movie Coincidence: June Birthdays – Errol, Basil, Marilyn, and More

Classic Movie Birthday Coincidences:Errol, Basil, Marilyn & More I am happy to be starting a new monthly series today, looking at ‘classic movie coincidences’ among stars born in the same month.  Honestly, I thought it would be difficult to find … Continue reading

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Exclusive Blog Series by Author Gary Vitacco-Robles

Marilyn: Behind the Icon Blog Series I am so happy to announce that, in celebration of Marilyn Monroe’s birthday tomorrow, June 1, CMH will be launching an exclusive Marilyn: Behind the Icon blog series, penned by author Gary Vitacco-Robles. The … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 3

Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 3 A silver lining to spending this spring at home has been time to watch more Westerns – and also more time to read about them! I previously shared recommendations of titles … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Vivien Leigh Slays in Zoom Call with Samuel Goldwyn, Kenneth Tynan, and Edward R. Murrow

During this isolated time of quarantine, I’ve been catching up on some of my favorite conversations with the classic movie artists that I love. One of the greatest conversations I’ve ever seen among show biz folk occurred in 1958 on … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Animal Stars of the Silent Era

Silents are Golden: Animal Stars of the Silent Era The silent era boasted an incredible number of stars, from sweet ingenue types to “grotesque” comedians to dashing heroes. But not all stars were flappers or sheiks–some were furry and even … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest

The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest (1959) ….. NORTH BY NORTHWEST ( 1959 ) ~ TO BE or NOT TO BE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME A case of mistaken identity takes a dull Madison Avenue advertising exec on a … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Spring Trivia

Spring Trivia – Audrey Totter, Joseph Cotten, Jane Russell, Vincent Price and Marie Windsor There are not many things I love in life more than classic movie trivia. In celebration of spring, this month’s Noir Nook is serving up some … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: A Rare In-Depth Interview with the Great Katharine Hepburn

Celebrating Katharine Hepburn’s birthday by watching her fascinating two-part 1973 interview with Dick Cavett Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943)

Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943) Lately, I’ve only been interested in comedies and musicals, the kinds of pictures that make the viewer feel happy in spite of whatever madness is at work in the world outside. Depression … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror

Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror We’re hearing a lot about Quibi these days, a new video platform touting a “quick bite” philosophy of short-form videos. Classic horror fans been ahead of the curve on this idea, … Continue reading

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