Silents are Golden: Silent Directors ? The Adventurous Nell Shipman
It?s fascinating how many silent era directors
were more than willing to risk life and limb in pursuit of authentic filming
locations. Nell Shipman is a prominent example. Known mainly to silent film
buffs today, ......Read Lea’s article
Classic Movie Travels: Darla Hood
Darla Jean Hood was born on November 8, 1931, in Leedey,
Oklahoma. She was born to James and Elizabeth Hood. James worked as a bank
teller, while Elizabeth was a housewife. Elizabeth was instrumental in
introducing Hood to song and dance, regularly ......Read Annette’s article
If you were a moviegoer 100 years ago in 1923, you would have been treated to laughs courtesy of comedy greats Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. You might have held your breath as Harold Lloyd hung dangerously from a clock high above a city street in Safety Last!
You would have been awed by the ......Read Toni’s article
Noir Nook: Supportive Fellas of Film Noir
A couple of years ago at the Noir Nook, I remedied my penchant for focusing on the distaff side of noir by shining the spotlight on some of my favorite noir actors. Now that 2023 is upon us, I thought it was about time to show a little more love to the ge......Read Karen’s article
Silver Screen Standards: Twentieth Century (1934)
Although it?s not as widely celebrated today as Bringing Up Baby (1938), director Howard Hawks? Twentieth Century (1934) is another go-for-broke screwball comedy with protagonists who are all bonkers. This earlier picture stars John Barrymore and ......Read Jennifer’s article
Western Roundup: The Furies (1950)
This month my Western RoundUp column takes a look at The Furies (1950), an Anthony Mann Western with Barbara Stanwyck heading a top cast.
When I wrote about Forty Guns (1957) here last May, I wasn’t planning to do a series on Sta......Read Laura’s article
Classic Movie Travels: Lori Nelson
Dixie Kay Nelson was born on August 15, 1933, in Santa Fe,
New Mexico. She was the daughter of the superintendent of the American Metal
Mine Company and the great-grandniece of John J. Pershing.
Nelson?s time in the entertainment industry began......Read Annette’s article
Legend Tribute: Paul Newman
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Paul Newman, norn January 26th, 1925. Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill director) Let me tell you a little story about my freshman year at College.? The date is September 26th, and I had been a student in the Purchase Film... Read more...
Mini Tribute Character Actor S. Z. “Cuddles&...
Born February 2, 1883 Character Actor S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakall! Character Actor S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakall appeared in over 100 films. He started his career in Hungarian and German silent films and early talkies, but is probably best remembered for his Hollywood era films including... Read more...
“Ain’t We Lucky We Got ‘Em” Good Times Blog: Interview with Karen Burroughs Hannsberry
Karen Burroughs Hannsberry Talks about theLaunch of her “Good Times” Blog with CMH
I’m so happy to share that Karen Burroughs Hannsberry, author of Classic Movie Hub?s Noir Nook column, has launched a new blog! It’s called ?Ain?t We Lucky We Got ?Em,? and it focuses on the......Read more
Exclusive Interview with Greg Schreiner of Marilyn Remembered
Marilyn Monroe – Her Life and Legacy
Classic Movie Hub is proud to share an exclusive interview — our friend and fellow film fan, Nina Boski interviews Greg Schreiner, the founding member and president of Marilyn Remembered, the longest-running Marilyn Monroe fan club in existence tod......Read more
Monsters & Matinees: Let’s cast our votes for horror films on the National Film Registry
Every year when the slate of new movies going into the National Film Registry is announced, the list creates a buzz among film buffs.
Not only does the name National Film Registry sound
important, it is important.
Established by Congress with the National Preservation Act of 1988 to ?showcase ......Read more
Fan Favorites: Sports Films (see full chart)