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Top 1960’s Movies (see all)

  1. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  2. The Apartment (1960)
  3. The Birds (1963)
  4. The Sound of Music (1965)
  5. Charade (1963)
  6. Psycho (1960)
  7. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  8. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
  9. Mary Poppins (1964)
  10. That Touch of Mink (1962)

Fan Top Silent Films (see all)

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  2. The Gold Rush (1925)
  3. City Lights (1931)
  4. The Circus (1928)
  5. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  6. The General (1926)
  7. Nosferatu (1922)
  8. The Kid (1921)
  9. Modern Times (1936)
  10. Wings (1927)

Fan Top Mad Scientists Movies (see all)

  1. Frankenstein (1931)
  2. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  3. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  4. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
  5. Help! (1965)
  6. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
  7. The Fly (1958)
  8. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  9. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  10. The Invisible Man (1933)

Silents are Golden

7 Remarkable Lillian Gish Films You may have heard about the great actress Lillian Gish, whose film career lasted from the early days of film in the 1910s all the way to her final movie appearance in The Whales of August (1987). But if you haven?t seen much of her work, you might be wondering whe......
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Western RoundUp

Final Resting Places: More Western Filmmakers This month we’ll be taking another of our unique tours through Western film history, paying tribute to a variety of actors as we visit their final resting places. We begin with longtime “B” Western star Johnny Mack Brown. I was gl......
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Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: Heaven Can Wait (1943) While you might expect a movie about the balance of a man?s life being judged at the gates of Hell to be heavy existential stuff, Ernst Lubitsch?s Heaven Can Wait (1943) serves it up as a sparkling romantic comedy in the director?s quintessential st......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Bobby Hutchins Bobby Hutchins Robert Eugene Hutchins was born on March 29, 1925, in Tacoma, Washington, to James and Olga Constance Hutchins. As a child, Hutchins was extremely outgoing and family friends persuaded his parents to take him to Hollywood to be photographed.......
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Monsters and Matinees

Louise Mandore was just a child when she wandered off during a family funeral and accidentally locked herself in a burial chamber. The experience left her haunted by nightmares and with a lifelong fear of being buried alive. She made sure that would never happen. Her will mandated the followin......
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Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: Joe Kidd It may be hard to believe, given my love for Westerns, but up to this point the only Clint Eastwood Western I’d seen was his early film Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958), which I reviewed here close to two years ago. I watch relatively few post ......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Jean Darling Jean Darling Dorothy Jean LeVake was born on August 23, 1922, in Santa Monica, California, to Rollin Darling and Dorothy Hamilton. Her name was changed to Jean Darling at five months old when her mother and father separated. By the next month, she began appe......
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Legend Tribute: Stanley Donen

Happy Birthday to Classic ?Movie Legend, Stanley Donen, born April 13th, 1924! Stanley Donen has a special place in my heart. Though never reaching the levels of cultural fame achieved by his peers such as Vincent Minnelli or frequent co-worker Gene Kelly, his contribution to the movie musical is undeniable....  Read more...

Mini Tribute Director Stanley Donen

? Born April 13, 1924 Director and Choreographer Stanley Donen! Short and sweet, three of my favorite Stanley Donen dance scenes, in no particular order: “I’m singin’ and dancin’ in the rain” – Gene Kelly, Singin’ in the Rain (1952, director Stanley Donen)...  Read more...

Noir Noir: Oscar Omission Barbara Stanwyck

Noir Noir: Oscar Omission ? Barbara Stanwyck It?s about that time again ? awards season! My favorite time of year. As I write this, I?m in the midst of my annual quest to see as many Oscar-nominated films and peformances as possible. (Luckily, with streaming, I?m now able to see all of the entrie......Read more

Revisiting the shades of fear in ‘The Leopard Man’

We?ve all been there. There’s a noise behind us. A rustling of bushes. Or a movement in a dark street corner. Is someone there? We casually walk a little faster while telling ourselves it?s just our imagination ? or is it? Yes, we?ve all been there (admit it, guys) and that?s wh......Read more

A killer gaze: Richard Burton and his ‘Medusa Touch’

A severely beaten man who has survived a heinous assault is unconscious in a London hospital. His head and face are wrapped in bandages with only his eyes (a key thing) and mouth visible. The heart monitor near his bed is flatlined, but inexplicably there is a small blip of brain activity. He isn......Read more

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Did you know that there is a Jack Benny Statue in Waukegan, IL?

Waukegan, Illinois, pays tribute to 'favorite son', comedian Jack Benny with an 8-foot tall bronze s... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 1997, Knute Rockne All American starring the legendary Pat O'Brien, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 57 years after its initial release (1940).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Paul Newman's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1963. So were Joanne Woodward, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Mervyn LeRoy...  see more