Tag Archives: Cary Grant

The Funny Papers: In Praise of Hildy and His Girl Friday

In Praise of Hildy and HIS GIRL FRIDAY A raven-haired beauty. She’s a tall drink of water and commands the room with her confidence and radiance, with a wit as sharp as her perfectly slanted hat and Kalloch suit. Only … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Silver Screen Standards: Bringing Up Baby (1938) Katharine Hepburn was one of my earliest classic movie star idols, and I love all of her films, but the chaotic, eccentric, funny Kate of Bringing Up Baby (1938) remains my absolute favorite. … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest

The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest (1959) ….. NORTH BY NORTHWEST ( 1959 ) ~ TO BE or NOT TO BE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME A case of mistaken identity takes a dull Madison Avenue advertising exec on a … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Silver Screen Standards: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) I’m in the process of moving houses this fall, and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) is one of the reasons. Faced with the terrifying prospect of completely remodeling … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Ted Donaldson: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Once Upon a Time and more

Exclusive Interview with Ted Donaldson about his career, special memories of Cary Grant, Harry Cohn, Elia Kazan and more… I’m so excited to say that I was able to sit down with Ted Donaldson for an exclusive video interview! I … Continue reading

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Oscar Losers – And the Nominees are…

Oscar Losers – And the nominees are… Actors that Never Won February 28th, 2016: a day that will live in infamy. After years of struggle and loss – a lifetime of being denied what seemed to be his over and … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Two (Feb 8)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two ….. Sunday February 8th: Gaslight at Midnight EST Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, and Joseph Cotten in Gaslight (1944, George Cukor director) This is one of those movies where … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week One (Feb 1)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week One ‘Tis the season to be jolly.  No, I am not talking about the Holidays… I’m talking about every movie lover’s favorite time of the year: Awards Season. Yes, … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant

  5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant Like that today is his birthday. Happy 111th Birthday to the legend Cary Grant. ….. 1) He wasn’t actually Cary Grant… Cary Grant or Archibald Leach? You decide. Cary Grant. … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month for December: Cary Grant

Turner Classic Movies’ December Star of the Month: Cary Grant Cary Grant Charming, athletic with dashing good looks and an effortlessly carefree attitude, Cary Grant remains the ultimate Hollywood star. From his breakout-leading role in the George Cukor flop Sylvia … Continue reading

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