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Silver Screen Standards: Bette Davis

Silver Screen Standards: Bette Davis Recently I rewatched What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, the 1962 film starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford as aging sisters in a deliriously dysfunctional relationship. Baby Jane Hudson gave Davis a chance to horrify … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Gale Storm

Classic Movie Travels: Gale Storm – Houston Gale Storm was an actress and singer who found herself starring in two popular television shows of the 1950s. Several of her songs were top ten hits, with “I Hear You Knockin’” being … Continue reading

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“Buttons: A Christmas Tale” DVD Giveaway (now through Dec 7)

“Buttons: A Christmas Tale”We have TWO DVDs to Give Away!“ CMH is thrilled to announce this very special giveaway – just in time for the holidays! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be giving away TWO COPIES of the DVD … 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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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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Pre-Code Corner: Baby Face (1933) – Ten Steps to Perfectly Pre-Code

Pre-Code Corner: Baby Face (1933) Ten Steps to Perfectly Pre-Code In the era of Pre-Codes, there are a few films that stand out. When I think of Pre-Code films, sometimes it’s the violent nature, or perhaps a few nods to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Toby Wing

Classic Movie Travels: Toby Wing Martha Virginia “Toby” Wing. When thinking of some of the top stars of the 30s, Toby Wing’s name does not immediately come to mind. A chorus girl that went unbilled often, Wing was never a big … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in Classics: October 2018

The CMH Guide for October 2018: Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More! Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome October! We’re hoping this classic movie and TV guide will help you plan some classic viewing fun… If we’re missing a classic channel, just let … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Ace in the Hole (1951)

Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Ace in the Hole (1951) For this month’s Noir Nook, I’m starting a new series, taking a look at several films noirs that are based on real-life events. I confess that I’ve always … Continue reading

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“About Face: The Life and Times of Dottie Ponedel, Make-up Artist to the Stars” Book Giveaway (June 4 – July 7)

“About Face: The Life and Times of Dottie Ponedel, Make-up Artist to the Stars” We have TEN Copies to Give Away in July! It’s time for our next book giveaway! And, this is a very special one for me, as … Continue reading

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