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This World Needs Its Dreamers: Clarence Brown’s National Velvet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young)

“This World Needs Its Dreamers” Clarence Brown’s National Velvet (1944) Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young In a reappraisal of National Velvet written in the 1960s, Pauline Kael observed that “it touches areas in our experience that movies rarely … Continue reading

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Clarence Brown, Hollywood’s Forgotten Master (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young)

Exclusive Guest Post by Gwenda Young, Author of Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s Forgotten Master “Garbo’s Favorite Director” was how many journalists chose to eulogize Clarence Brown when he died in 1987. By referring to Garbo — then alive, still elusive and … Continue reading

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Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s Forgotten Master – Book Giveaway (November)

“Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s Forgotten Master” We have Five Books to Give Away via Twitter or this Blog It’s time for our next book giveaway! CMH is happy to say that we will be giving away FIVE COPIES of  Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s … Continue reading

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The getTV Mickey Rooney Blogathon – The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood

  Mickey Rooney and The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood Mickey Rooney was a powerhouse of career longevity. From his earliest screen appearances as a baby during the silent era to his final performance in the still unreleased Dr. Jekyll and … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Anne Revere

Born June 25, 1903 Character Actress Anne Revere! Anne Revere appeared in over 45 film and TV roles. She played her share of hard-working and wise mothers, as well as sympathetic and sometimes sharp-tongued friends.  She won an Oscar for … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Mickey Rooney

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Mickey Rooney, born September 23, 1920! Even though it’s a cliche phrase, I’m going to say it anyway: What can possibly be said about Mickey Rooney that hasn’t already been said? The man … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear it for the Dads: Three Father-Centric Classic Films

If you’ve been to, oh say, any store in the last couple of weeks, you are well aware of what time of year it is — Father’s Day. And of course all the stores are telling you, in brightly colored … Continue reading

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