Monthly Archives: December 2021

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 4

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 4 This month I’ll be sharing another round of what I like to call “Hidden Gems,” Westerns which are lesser-known yet entertaining films worth seeking out. Below are brief sketches of a trio of worthwhile … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Touch of Evil (1958)

“Your future’s all used up.” Orson Welles was an architect of film noir before the style had even been identified. His debut release, Citizen Kane (1941), was revolutionary for the artform as a whole, but the film’s shadowy visuals and … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood, Olivia de Havilland and Alla Nazimova – Happy Holiday Three-Book Giveaway (Happy Holidays)

“Natalie Wood: A Life” “Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant” &“Nazimova: A Biography”Three Books for Two Lucky Winners! 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 … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – Free Streaming at Best Classics Ever

12 Classic Movies Streaming at Best Classics Ever! CMH is happy to say that our friends over at Best Classics Ever have made 12 classic movies available for free streaming as a Happy Holidays gift to us classic movie fans! … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Eidoloscopes, Praxinoscopes, And Other (Very) Early Cinematic Inventions

Silents are Golden: Eidoloscopes, Praxinoscopes, And Other (Very) Early Cinematic Inventions The invention of cinema was very much a fast-paced race. Starting in the late 19th century, dozens of inventors worked on machines to create moving images, everything from optical … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Clark Gable – From Country Boy to Hollywood Star

Lives Behind the Legends: Clark Gable – From Country Boy to Hollywood Star Clark Gable was known as ‘The King of Hollywood’. He was charming, masculine, talented, and popular. Men wanted to be him and women wanted to be with … Continue reading

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Enter to Win ‘Best Classics Ever’ Streaming Subscriptions and More!

A Season of Free Holiday Movies and Giveaways, courtesy of Best Classics Ever CMH is happy to announce that Best Classics Ever is giving away lots of BCE Streaming Subscriptions to celebrate the Holiday Season! Plus a few amazon fire … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: All in a Dysfunctional Family with ‘Frankenstein’s Daughter’

All in a Dysfunctional Family with ‘Frankenstein’s Daughter’ Teens, cars, kissing, music, dancing and a pool party: you might be thinking it’s time to settle in with a 1950s hot-rod film. Not so fast. Meet Frankenstein’s Daughter, a 1958 film … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Iconic Moments in Film Noir

Noir Nook: Iconic Moments in Film Noir As another holiday season rolls around, this month’s Noir Nook is devoted to gift-giving. If you like to visit this website, you’re obviously a classic film lover, and one of the many great … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951)

Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951) Some of the earliest Westerns I watched and loved as a child were Joel McCrea films for Universal Pictures.  In fact, I credit those films with helping to develop my love of classic films in … Continue reading

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