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Silents are Golden: Animal Stars of the Silent Era

Silents are Golden: Animal Stars of the Silent Era The silent era boasted an incredible number of stars, from sweet ingenue types to “grotesque” comedians to dashing heroes. But not all stars were flappers or sheiks–some were furry and even … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943)

Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943) Lately, I’ve only been interested in comedies and musicals, the kinds of pictures that make the viewer feel happy in spite of whatever madness is at work in the world outside. Depression … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (Giveaway runs through September 29)

Win tickets to see “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Oct 14 and Wed Oct 17! “I always get a great kick out of that part of the Declaration of Independence.” CMH … Continue reading

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The Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon: Lionel Barrymore in You Can’t Take It With You

“You can’t take it with you… So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only thing you can take with you is the love of your friends.”    Lionel Barrymore as Grandpa Vanderhoff ….. Anyone who knows … Continue reading

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In Celebration of National Classic Movie Day: “My Favorite Classic Movie” Blogathon — You Can’t Take It With You

“You can’t take it with you… So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only thing you can take with you is the love of your friends.”   -Grandpa Vanderhoff ….. Anyone who knows me, knows that … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: You Can’t Take It With You

“Maybe it’ll stop you trying to be so desperate about making more money than you can ever use . You can’t take it with you, Mr. Kirby. So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Three (Feb 15)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two Saturday February 15:  Talk of the Town at 8:00AM 7 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Writing Original Story, Best Writing Screenplay, Best Cinematography Black-and-White, Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration Black-and-White, Best Film Editing, Best … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Coincidence: Jean Arthur and Rita Hayworth

Jean Arthur and Rita Hayworth share a birthday and a film: Both Jean Arthur and Rita Hayworth starred in Only Angels Have Wings — and both were born today October 17 (18 years apart!). Rita Hayworth as Judy MacPherson (left) and Jean Arthur as Bonnie Lee (right) opposite … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Valentine’s Day: Some Gifs for You!

Some Valentine’s Day Gifts (oops I mean Gifs) for You! Just a few of my favorite Classic Movie Kisses in celebration of Valentine’s Day… Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea from The More The Merrier (GIF from Bellecs Tumbler) ….. Tony … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Jean Arthur

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Jean Arthur, born October 17, 1900. How do you do it, Jean Arthur? How do make comedy look so effortless? This is what I think every time I watch a Jean Arthur movie. … Continue reading

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