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The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959)

The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959) There are classic comedies that capture the perfect blend of superior direction, cast, writing, and appealing aesthetics. You can tell that it works well when we find ourselves forming nostalgic bonds to such films. … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest

The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest (1959) ….. NORTH BY NORTHWEST ( 1959 ) ~ TO BE or NOT TO BE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME A case of mistaken identity takes a dull Madison Avenue advertising exec on a … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week One (Feb 1)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week One ‘Tis the season to be jolly.  No, I am not talking about the Holidays… I’m talking about every movie lover’s favorite time of the year: Awards Season. Yes, … Continue reading

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Cary Grant DVD Giveaway: North by Northwest (Twitter Contest Week of January 12)

Cary Grant “North by Northwest” DVD Giveaway! Entry Task for this week’s Twitter Contest. Okay, we’re ready for our next Cary Grant DVD Giveaway on Twitter this month —  in celebration of Cary’s birthday on the 18th!  This week CMH is giving … Continue reading

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Darkness Visible: Hitchcock’s Greatest Film (Book Review)

   Darkness Visible: Hitchcock’s Greatest Film By Brian Hannan Book review by Minoo Allen With over 50 directorial credits to his name, Alfred Hitchcock’s legacy in the realm of both film and pop-culture is of almost mythic proportions. His films … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 5 — Rebecca (1940)

5. Rebecca (1940) Other Nominated Films: All This and Heaven Too, Foreign Correspondent, The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Dictator, Kitty Foyle, The Letter, The Long Voyage Home, Our Town, The Philadelphia Story Finally, we are at the Top 5. … Continue reading

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