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The Funny Papers: Summer Drive-In Double Feature – Bachelor Flat (1962) and How Sweet It Is! (1968)

The Funny Papers: Summer Drive-In Double Feature – Bachelor Flat (1962) & How Sweet It Is! (1968) Summertime brings back nostalgic reflections for all of us. Depending upon your generation, background, and interests, your particular memories will bring you back … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson

Noir Nook: Top Five Reasons Why I Love Phyllis Dietrichson If you know me at all, you’ll know that my favorite noir, hands-down, no question, is Double Indemnity (1944), which tells the story of an insurance salesman who teams with … Continue reading

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Hitchcock and the Censors – Book Giveaway (June)

Hitchcock and the CensorsWe have SIX Books to Give Away this month John Billheimer meticulously catalogs the filmmaker’s battles with the censors, both mischievous and profound, in fantastically readable fashion.”― Eddie Muller, Film Noir Foundation founder, and TCM Host It’s … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Dark Passage (1947) Is Bogie & Bacall’s Unsung Classic

“It’s wonderful when guys like you lose out. Makes guys like me think maybe we got a chance in this world.” Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall remain one of the most famous couples in Hollywood history. Between the former’s gruff … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Steel Magnolias” (Giveaway runs now through May 4)

Win tickets to see “Steel Magnolias” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun May 19, Tues May 21 & Wed May 22 “I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a very bad mood 40 years!“ CMH continues with our … Continue reading

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“Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)” – Children’s Book Giveaway (now through May 4)

Charlie Chaplin Picture Book Giveaway We have Ten Books to Giveaway This Month! “Children meet Chaplin in this intimate biography of the iconic silent-film comedian… ” – Publisher’s Weekly And now for something a little different… This month, we are … Continue reading

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Part Two: Exclusive Interview with Victoria Riskin, author of “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir”

  Part Two of our Exclusive Interview with Victoria Riskin, author of “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir” Today we’re sharing Part Two of our Exclusive Interview with Victoria Riskin (daughter of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin) about … Continue reading

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Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, The Blogathon – Day Two

Day Two of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, The Blogathon WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Aurora and I chose a name at random from each of the two days of the Wray and Riskin Blogathon. Each winner will receive a signed copy of … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: 8 Forgotten Hit Films of the Silent Era

Eight Forgotten Hit Films of the Silent Era Much like today, silent era audiences flocked to big-budget spectacles, witty comedies and other crowd pleasers (well, maybe “witty comedies” are a rarity nowadays). If you found a list of the top … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd, The Slapstick Buddy Duo

The Funny Papers: Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd, The Slapstick Buddy Duo Lately, I’ve been binge-watching an Amazon Prime show which has also garnered attention at the Golden Globes, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. It’s a hilarious delight that many classic … Continue reading

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