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Top 1900’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  2. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)
  3. The Country Doctor (1909)
  4. Bill Sharkey's Last Game (1909)
  5. At the Altar (1909)
  6. Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908)
  7. The Golden Louis (1909)
  8. The Sealed Room (1909)
  9. The Lonely Villa (1909)
  10. Lady Helen's Escapade (1909)

Fan Top Action Movies (see all)

  1. North by Northwest (1959)
  2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  3. Ben-Hur (1959)
  4. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  5. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  6. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  7. The Black Swan (1942)
  8. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  9. Captain Blood (1935)
  10. Gunga Din (1939)

Fan Top Father Daughter Movies (see all)

  1. It Happened One Night (1934)
  2. Mary Poppins (1964)
  3. Houseboat (1958)
  4. Father of the Bride (1950)
  5. Father's Little Dividend (1951)
  6. Now, Voyager (1942)
  7. Hobson's Choice (1954)
  8. Baby Take a Bow (1934)
  9. Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  10. Bonjour tristesse (1958)

Monsters and Matinees

It?s October, the time of year when the world realizes it?s OK to watch scary movies every day ? and horror film fans are right there with suggestions whether you?ve asked for them or not. This year I thought it would be fun to share ideas based on horror film subgenres like vampires, witches, ha......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes Best known for portraying Scarlett O?Hara?s little sister, Evelyn Keyes had a lengthy career that extended far beyond her time in Gone with the Wind (1939). Born Evelyn Louise Keyes on November 20, 1916, in Port Arthur, Texas, she was the daugh......
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Film Noir Review

“Some guys can sell out; some guys can’t.” Humphrey Bogart is the icon of film noir. Despite working tirelessly in genres like drama, romance, and comedy, the man affectionately known as ?Bogie? is best remembered for the dozen or so noir films he made between 1940 and his death......
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Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: Preview ? 2021 Lone Pine Film Festival The 31st Lone Pine Film Festival ? October 7-10, 2021 After a challenging year and a half, it’s wonderful to see some beloved aspects of “normalcy” returning here in the United States. One such example is the Lon......
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Classic Conversations

TCM host Ben Mankiewicz, grandson of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz Among classic movie lovers, the topic of the greatest film of all time is one that always leads to a lot of controversy. I tend to be an outlier when I read such lists. I?m shocked by all the people who call?Vertigo?the best f......
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Legend Tribute: Lillian Gish

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend Lillian Gish, born October 14 in 1893! Lillian Gish has a particularly important role, not only is the realm of Classic Hollywood Cinema, but in the world of Hollywood Cinema as a whole. And why is she so important you ask? Well, it?s simple, really. Lillian Gish...  Read more...

Mini Tribute Melville Cooper

Born October 15, 1896 Character Actor Melville Cooper! Plump-faced, droopy-eyed, Character Actor, Melville Cooper, appeared in over 100 film and TV roles — playing pompous ineffectual types — blunderers, cowards, thieves, disdainful servants, snobs. Most notably, he played the High Sheriff...  Read more...

Lives Behind the Legends: Hedy Lamarr – The Beautiful Inventor

Lives Behind the Legends: Hedy Lamarr – The Beautiful Inventor Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr is known as one of the most beautiful actresses to come out of classic Hollywood. She was so alluring, that the looks of animated characters such as Snow White and Catwoman were inspired by her. But He......Read more

Cinemallennials: Casablanca (1942)?

Cinemallennials: Casablanca (1942)? For those of you who are unfamiliar with Cinemallennials, it is a bi-weekly podcast in which I, and another millennial, watch a classic film that we?ve never seen before, and discuss its significance and relevance in today?s world. In this episode, I tal......Read more

Robert Taylor: Male Beauty, Masculinity and Stardom in Hollywood – Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gillian Kelly

Celebrating Robert Taylor with Author Gillian Kelly After dedicating 10 years to researching and writing about Robert Taylor, I was delighted to be asked to be a guest speaker at Gage County Classic Film Institute?s 110th birthday celebration for the actor taking place in his home state of Nebras......Read more

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Did you know that there is a James Dean Bust in Fairmount, IN?

James Dean Memorial Park at Main Street and 2nd Street in Dean's hometown of Fairmount, IN, was ded... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 1994, Freaks starring the legendary Wallace Ford, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 62 years after its initial release (1932).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Wallace Beery's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1931. So were Marie Dressler, Jackie Cooper...  see more