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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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Mini Tribute: Tod Browning

Born July 12, 1880 Director Tod Browning! Tod Browning directed over 60 films from 1915 through 1939, and is probably best known for directing Dracula (1931) and Freaks (1932), as well as his silent film collaborations with Lon Chaney. After … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day!

Just for Fun! In honor of everyone scrambling for ‘tax day’ today…  One of my favorite scenes from You Can’t Take It With You: Lionel Barrymore (as Grandpa Vanderhoff) and Charles Lane (as Wilbur G. Henderson from the IRS) in … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: John Barrymore

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, John Barrymore, born February 15th, 1882! Theatrical Royalty. Super Stardom. Tragic Decline… Barrymore was born into the famous Barrymore/Drew theatrical family; his parents were Maurice Barrymore and Georgie Drew Barrymore (formerly Georgiana Emma Drew) … 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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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 18 and 17 — Grand Hotel (1932) and Midnight Cowboy (1969)

18. Grand Hotel (1932) Other Nominated Films: Arrowsmith, Bad Girl, The Champ, Five Star Final, One Hour with You, Shanghai Express, The Smiling Lieutenant One of the first films to feature an ensemble cast in the history of cinema, Grand Hotel succeeds … Continue reading

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