Tag Archives: cecil b. demille

Silent Chicago: Murder in the Windy City: The Story Behind “Chicago”: The Chicago Silent Era (Part 8)

  Murder in the Windy City: The Story Behind “Chicago” The story of Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly has been told time and time again in the form of musicals, Broadway shows and films, but it began as a play … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Cecil B. DeMille

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Cecil B. DeMille, born on August 12th, 1881! Some directors are known for their nuanced touch, a subtle attention to detail that causes the viewer to pay the utmost attention in order to understand … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 42 and 41 — Cimarron (1931) and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

42. Cimarron (1931) Other Nominated Films: East Lynne, The Front Page, Skippy, Trader Horn One of the first films to ever win an Oscar, it’s interesting watching it now, to say the least. It’s one of those films that, for the time … Continue reading

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