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Film Noir Review: Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)

“Things have been awfully dead around here.” I am forever indebted to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. The duo were my entry point into classic film as a kid, and many of their comedies (Buck Privates, Rio Rita, Abbott & … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Boris Karloff

Silver Screen Standards: Boris Karloff It was an early afternoon in June as I trooped along from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile near George IV Bridge with my family in tow. We were headed for Greyfriars Kirkyard to poke around the tombs … Continue reading

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Cheers and a Very Merry Christmas to All!

  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of our CMH readers. And to help keep the merriment alive, we offer you the gift of joy – in the form of our favorite classic film stars. Enjoy! ….. Shirley Temple having what … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Boris Karloff

Born November 23, 1887 Horror Icon Boris Karloff Boris Karloff appeared in over 200 film and television roles, silent and sound, including Frankenstein, The Mummy, Tower of London, The Body Snatcher, The Black Cat — and of course The Grinch! Boris … Continue reading

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Who did Abbott and Costello Meet?

  Who did Abbott and Costello Meet? No, it’s not a trick question. And believe it or not it has nothing to do with baseball. Starting in 1948, the comedy team of Abbott and Costello began to take their proven … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! All Hallows Eve is upon us and you know what that mean: tricks, treats, scary ghouls and scary movies. However, if being terrified is not exactly your thing then fear not, for we here at CMH have the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Boris Karloff

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Boris Karloff, born on November 23, 1887! Horror Icon, Boris Karloff, played some of the best (and scariest) monsters, madmen and villains of all time! Of course there’s Frankenstein (aka ‘The Monster” or — … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Mae Clarke

Born August 16, 1910, Actress Mae Clarke! Grapefruit anyone??? 🙂 All kidding aside, actress Mae Clarke appeared in over 115 roles. She is probably best remembered as Henry Frankenstein’s (Colin Clive’s) fiancee, Elizabeth, in the 1931 classic, Frankenstein, and as … Continue reading

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