Monthly Archives: August 2021

Western RoundUp: Hour of the Gun (1967)

Western RoundUp: Hour of the Gun (1967) It’s been a few months since I devoted a Western RoundUp column to a single film, so this month I’ll focus on my first-ever viewing of Hour of the Gun (1967). In doing so, I’m … Continue reading

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Cecil B. DeMille’s Hollywood – Book Giveaway (Sept)

“Cecil B. DeMille’s Hollywood”We have Four Books to Giveaway this Month! CMH is happy to announce our next Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! This time, we’ll be giving away FOUR COPIES of “Cecil … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Where Danger Lives (1950)

“I didn’t fall in love with a woman – I fell in love with a patient.” Robert Mitchum was part of a generation of leading men who rose to prominence in film noir. Along with Burt Lancaster, Alan Ladd, and … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: 5 Flapper-Themed Films From The 1920s

Silents are Golden: 5 Flapper-Themed Films From The 1920s In the mood for a film about the Roaring Twenties? Something lighthearted with plenty of bobbed hair, short skirts, hip flasks, and jazz? (Personally, my answer is always “yes.”) Save your … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: New-to-Me Noir – The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Noir Nook: New-to-Me Noir – The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) One of the many things that helped sustain me throughout the more-than-year-long COVID-19 shutdown was participating in a weekly classic movie Meetup. Each week, we were assigned a classic … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: With Beauty and Brains, Mara Corday Battled the Beasts

With Beauty and Brains, Mara Corday Battled the Beasts My lifelong obsession with the horror classic Tarantula is well known among my family and friends. The second column I wrote for Classic Movie Hub detailed my love for the film … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Eliza’s Voice in My Fair Lady (1964)

Silver Screen Standards: Eliza’s Voice in My Fair Lady (1964) The socio-economic and geographical markers of dialect loom large in George Bernard Shaw’s influential play, Pygmalion, its 1938 film adaptation, and the splashy musical version that stars Audrey Hepburn as … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: Male Beauty, Masculinity and Stardom in Hollywood – Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gillian Kelly

Celebrating Robert Taylor with Author Gillian Kelly After dedicating 10 years to researching and writing about Robert Taylor, I was delighted to be asked to be a guest speaker at Gage County Classic Film Institute’s 110th birthday celebration for the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Guy Kibbee

Classic Movie Travels: Guy Kibbee Guy Kibbee was a beloved character actor, appearing frequently in Warner Bros. films and Pre-Code musicals. He was born Guy Bridges Kibbee in El Paso, Texas, on March 6, 1882, or 1886, to James and … Continue reading

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Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father’s Unsolved Murder – Book Giveaway (August)

“Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father’s Unsolved Murder”We have Four Books to Giveaway this Month! CMH is happy to announce our next Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! This time, we’ll be giving … Continue reading

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