Category Archives: Guest Posts

Werewolf of London (1935)

“Neither man nor wolf…” Stuart Walker’s Werewolf of London (1935) succeeds in terrifying sensitive souls. The movie tells the story of botanist, Wilfred Glendon (Henry Hull) who goes on an expedition to Tibet where the rare mariphasa lupina lupina can … Continue reading

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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Bing Crosby and John Wayne – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Four of a Four-Part Series The dominant musical movie star of the “golden age” surely was Bing Crosby, but not all his co-stars were big fans, … Continue reading

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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Greta Garbo and Marilyn Monroe – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Three of a Four-Part Series Melvyn Douglas, who first co-starred with Greta Garbo in As You Desire Me [1932], remembered her as “icy and distant.” He … Continue reading

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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Two of a Four-Part Series Though two-time Oscar winner Spencer Tracy is widely regarded as one of the acting greats of the “golden age,” not all … Continue reading

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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Joan Crawford – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

 CMH is thrilled to share the first in a special four-part series by James Bawden and Ron Miller, authors of “Conversations with Classic Film Stars: Interviews from Hollywood’s Golden Age”… And don’t forget, you can enter to win a copy … Continue reading

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The Other California Film History (Exclusive Guest Post by Author H. P. Oliver)

The Other California Film History Most vintage movie fans know about southern California’s motion picture heritage and the region’s outstanding museums dedicated to preserving film history. Relatively few of those fans, however, know about the unique role northern California played … Continue reading

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Five Fun Facts about Debbie Reynolds (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Dorian Hannaway)

 Five Fun Facts about Debbie Reynolds… And a Sneak Peek for January… CMH is happy to welcome a very special Guest Blogger today —Dorian Hannaway — co-author (with Debbie Reynolds) of the new book, Make ‘Em Laugh: Short-Term Memories of … Continue reading

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Five Timeless Andy-Barney Skits from The Andy Griffith Show (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

55 years ago today, on October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show debuted on CBS! In celebration of this wonderful Classic TV Anniversary, CMH is happy to welcome a very special Guest Blogger today — Daniel de Visé — Don Knott’s … Continue reading

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Classic TV and the Golden Age of Hollywood (Part One): I Love Lucy and the Birth of Sitcoms (1950s)

 Lucille Ball, TV’s First Sitcom Star… Even in its early days, movie stars were no strangers to television. Many made guest appearances on various shows in the Fifties and Sixties. Bette Davis guest starred on Wagon Train (three episodes, nonetheless), … Continue reading

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Ziegfeld and the Showgirl

Sara and Cynthia Brideson — and The Great Ziegfeld…  Classic Movie Hub is very happy to welcome our two newest CMH Blog Contributors — Sara and Cynthia Brideson — twin sisters and co-authors of the soon-to-be-released Ziegfeld and His Follies: … Continue reading

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