Monthly Archives: February 2022

Film Noir Review: Call Northside 777 (1948)

“It’s a good world, outside.” No actor better represents American decency than James Stewart. In both his military and movie career, Stewart was the everyman, the humble hero who managed to get the job done through sheer force of will. … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places A few years ago I shared photographs of the final resting places of several Western stars who served in our armed forces. Over the last few years I’ve been honored to pay my respects at the gravesites … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: What Were Films Like in The Nickelodeon Era?

Silents are Golden: What Were Films Like in The Nickelodeon Era? We’re all at least somewhat familiar with nickelodeons, the tiny 1900s-era theaters where patrons paid a nickel each to watch some films. And we all know that these quaint … Continue reading

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Five Fun Facts about Father’s Little Dividend (1951)

Five Fun Facts about Father’s Little Dividend Like many classic movie fans, I just love discovering interesting connections and fun little tidbits of trivia while watching my classic movie favorites. That said, each month, I’ll be sharing some quick and … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Creature Feature Fans owe a Debt to ‘The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms’

Creature Feature Fans owe a Debt to ‘The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms’ With its thick legs, protective scales, spiked back and laser-sharp teeth, the 200-foot-long fictional Rhedosaurus is a terrifying creature. As the title character of The Beast from 20,000 … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Five Things I Love About Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Noir Nook: Five Things I Love About Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) If you’ve read my past posts here at the Noir Nook, you might know that I’ve been participating the last few years in a film group that meets virtually … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Egg and I (1947)

Silver Screen Standards: The Egg and I (1947) Adapted from the 1945 bestseller by Betty MacDonald, The Egg and I (1947) depicts the misadventures of newlywed couple Betty and Bob (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) as they struggle to transform … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: John Fiedler

Classic Movie Travels: John Fiedler – Wisconsin and New Jersey A longtime actor, John Fiedler made his mark upon the stage, film, and radio, in addition to notably voicing the beloved Piglet in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh. Fiedler was born … Continue reading

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