Monthly Archives: January 2022

Silents are Golden: The One-Of-A-Kind Harry Langdon

Silents are Golden: The One-Of-A-Kind Harry Langdon For a long time, most silent comedians were very much of the same “type.” Their appearances might vary and some had more distinctly “dimwitted” personalities than others, but practically all of them had … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness

Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness If there ever was a quintessential classic Hollywood gentleman, it was Cary Grant. Sure, he was handsome, but it was his charm and sophistication that set him apart from the rest. … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top Films Noir – Part 1

Noir Nook: Top Films Noir – Part 1 Every film noir lover has their best-loved features from this shadowy era of filmmaking. As we begin another year, I’m taking a look at my favorite films noirs. One of the reasons … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: My Man Godfrey (1936)

Silver Screen Standards: My Man Godfrey (1936) I’m a big fan of screwball comedy, so of course, I enjoy the wacky antics of Gregory La Cava’s 1936 classic, My Man Godfrey, which stars William Powell and Carole Lombard as an … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: In search of the Yeti

Monsters and Matinees: In search of the Yeti Horror movies of the 1950s fed off real-world fears in a way – it feels so wrong to say – many of us have enjoyed. Paranoia about nuclear war and Communism, among … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Betty White

Classic Movie Travels: Betty White Betty White was an American actress and comedian who has worked across many different mediums and is a beloved icon today. He career has spanned over nine decades within the entertainment industry, with her having … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Orson Welles – Book Giveaway (Jan)

“What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career”We have Four Books to Giveaway this Month! CMH is happy to announce our first 2022 Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of … Continue reading

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