Category Archives: Blogathons

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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The Universal Pictures Blogathon: Dracula (1931)

“I never drink…wine” Bela Lugosi as Dracula, need I say more? I’d venture to guess that many classic movie fans have fond (or not so fond) memories of being scared out-of-their-wits when they were kids as they watched Frankenstein, Dracula, … Continue reading

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CMBA Blogathon: Planes, Trains and Automobiles Blogathon – A Hard Day’s Night

 ”A train and a room, and a car and a room, and a room and a room…”  A Hard Day’s Night has been touted by fans and critics alike as one of the most influential musical films of all time and … Continue reading

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Lauren Bacall Blogthon: Behind-the-Scenes with Baby

  In Celebration of the Lovely Lauren Bacall, a Behind-the-Scenes Pictorial… As probably all of us classic movie fans know, Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart met while filming To Have and Have Not (1944). Bacall was only 19 at the … Continue reading

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