Category Archives: Blogathons

Day Two: Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

  And now for Day Two of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Blogathon… The time has come to celebrate famous movie pairings of yesteryear for the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon. I am thrilled to host the second of two days … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Always Good for a Smile I’m not exactly sure when I first ‘discovered’ the Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedies, but I do remember that it was at some point in my childhood when my parents … Continue reading

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Announcement: Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon

  Announcing the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon The Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon just got more exciting. Thanks to Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Kino Lorber, we are giving away eight DVD prizes! The winners will be chosen at random … Continue reading

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90 Years of Sidney Poitier Blogathon: To Sir with Love (1967)

Happy 90th Birthday Sidney Poitier! A Blogathon Celebration! “The time has come for closing books and long last looks must end. And as I leave, I know that I am leaving my best friend… a friend who taught me right from wrong … Continue reading

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Carole Lombard: The Profane Angel Blogathon – Lombard and Gable Pictorial

In Celebration of the Lovely Carole Lombard, a Behind-the-Scenes Pictorial of ‘Ma’ and ‘Pa’… As many of us classic movie fans know, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable met in 1932 while co-starring in No Man of Her Own.  At that time, Lombard … Continue reading

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The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon: A Silent Desperation

  Agnes Moorehead in All That Heaven Allows A Silent Desperation  “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” The quote’s probably Henry Thoreau’s most famous, and lies at the center of Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows. Like much of … Continue reading

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The Cary Grant Blogathon: My Favorite Wife (1940)

“Make up your mind old man. You’re not allowed to have two wives, you know”… Like many Classic Movie fans, I just adore Cary Grant — and I just adore about every film that he ever made in his 30+ year … Continue reading

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The Animals in Film Blogathon: The Cheshire Cat in Alice In Wonderland (1951)

“Well, some go this way, and some go that way. But as for me, myself, personally, I prefer the short-cut.” I have always been a huge fan of Alice in Wonderland. I have distinct memories of reading the book as … Continue reading

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National Classic Movie Day: 5 Movies on an Island Blogathon

If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only watch five movies over and over, what would they be??? When Rick from Classic Film and TV Cafe announced the ’5 Movies on an Island’ Blogathon, I was elated. … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words! The CMBA Spring Blogathon: Robert Riskin

 The Wonderful Words of Robert Riskin “Behold the walls of Jericho! Maybe not as thick as the ones that Joshua blew down with his trumpet, but a lot safer. You see, I have no trumpet.” – Clark Gable in It … Continue reading

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