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Breaking Barriers: Lena Horne

  Breaking Barriers Lena Horne When Lena Horne signed a long-term contract with MGM it was a very big deal. The year was 1942 and prior to that no black actor had ever been privy to such a lucrative contract … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon

5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 106th Birthday to the legend Merle Oberon! ….. She was not always who she said she was…. The face of deception We … Continue reading

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Election Day is Here! Classic Films about American Politics…

  Election Day is Here! GET OUT AND VOTE! After a year and half stuck in a sea of seemingly non-stop political inundation, the day of reckoning has finally arrived: Election Day. Well, at least for our American readers anyway… … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Elsa Lanchester

5 Things You May Not Know about Elsa Lanchester   Like that today is her birthday. Happy 114th Birthday to the legend Elsa Lanchester. …. 1.) She had some pretty hip parents I couldn’t find any photos of her parents, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Classic Movie Hub! Ah, Halloween. That beautiful time of a year when I eat an entire bag of Milky Way mini bars while dressed up in lobster costume, and no one will judge me for it! Anyway, we … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Claudette Colbert

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Claudette Colbert, born on September 13th, 1903! The realm of Classic Hollywood sometimes gets a bad rap for being a place rife with misogyny. And, of course, these criticisms are not without merit. … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movie Film Festival: Day One

  Turner Classic Movie Film Festival Day One On Thursday April 28th, I have to admit I woke-up in somewhat of a panic. You see, dear readers, it was at that precise moment that the gravity of my situation sank … Continue reading

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The Oscars: A Time to Talk

  The Oscars: A Time to Talk ….. Finally it’s here! February always seems to be us movies lovers’ favorite time of year. And why? Well, it’s simple:  The Oscars. Yes, it’s the time of year when Hollywood votes on … Continue reading

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5 Little Facts: Happy Birthday to Gene Kelly

5 Little Facts: Happy Birthday to Gene Kelly Celebrating Gene Kelly’s birthday ….. 1) It wasn’t exactly Rain he was singing in… Considering it’s Kelly’s most famous of all dance numbers, you’d think it’d be rain that the legendary song … Continue reading

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From Frazer to Fairbanks to Flynn – Robin Hood in Film (Remakes and the Early Days of Film, 5)

  From Frazer to Fairbanks to Flynn – Robin Hood in Film As recently as 2010, the character of Robin Hood appeared on the silver screen to steal from the rich, give to the poor, and chase Prince John from … Continue reading

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