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Top 1920’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  2. The Gold Rush (1925)
  3. The Circus (1928)
  4. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  5. The General (1926)
  6. Nosferatu (1922)
  7. The Kid (1921)
  8. Wings (1927)
  9. Sunrise (1927)
  10. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Fan Top Historical Movies (see all)

  1. Ben-Hur (1959)
  2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  3. The Black Swan (1942)
  4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  5. Spartacus (1960)
  6. The Ten Commandments (1956)
  7. Anastasia (1956)
  8. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  9. Quo Vadis (1951)
  10. Billy the Kid (1941)

Fan Top Civil War Movies (see all)

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  2. The General (1926)
  3. Little Women (1933)
  4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  5. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
  6. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  7. The Little Colonel (1935)
  8. Silver River (1948)
  9. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
  10. Arizona (1940)

Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places In my last Western RoundUp?column?I shared photographs of the final resting places of a number of Western sidekicks and supporting Western players. That column was focused on male actors, and this time around we’ll be sharing the gravestones of a bak......
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Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: Destry Rides Again (1939) The Western was new territory for leading man James Stewart in 1939, when he starred in director George Marshall?s star-studded, action-packed take on the oater, Destry Rides Again, but the film would usher Stewart into a genre where he clearly f......
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Film Noir Review

“It would give me great pleasure to see you do something foolish.” The private detective struggled to find footing in the swinging sixties. The occupation, as far Hollywood was concerned, almost went extinct in the decade prior (save for a few exceptions: Kiss Me Deadly being the most......
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Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The Son of the Sheik (1926) After covering the iconic film The Sheik a couple months ago, I thought it?d be fitting to visit its equally iconic sequel. I hope you enjoy it! Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky. A lot happened to Rudolph Valentino in the f......
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Monsters and Matinees

Say the name Dracula and who do you see? Most likely Bela Lugosi. The Hungarian actor remains the face of Bram Stoker?s iconic character even for some who have never seen him play the role. So here?s a surprising fact that I have to remind myself of: Lugosi only played Count Dracula twice on film......
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Noir Nook

Noir Nook: In Living Color Noirs If there?s one thing that?s certain about film noir, it?s that it encompasses a lot of uncertainty. All noirs don?t have femmes fatales. They?re not all set in urban areas. They don?t all have detectives or Joe Normal characters led astray by bad women. And the......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Betty Compson Betty Compson Betty Compson was born Eleanor Luicime Compson on March 19, 1897, in Beaver, Utah. Her parents were Virgil and Mary Compson. Her father worked as a mining engineer and gold prospector, in addition to owning a grocery store. Her mother worked a......
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Legend Tribute: Agnes Moorehead

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Agnes Moorehead, born December 6, 1900. Agnes Moorehead leads what I like to call a ?career double life,? a fairly common condition amongst classic film actors turned small screen stars. So, what do I mean by ?double life?? Well, think of it like this: Humphrey...  Read more...

Mini Tribute Garson Kanin at work

Born November 24, in 1912, Director/Writer Garson Kanin Garson Kanin started his show biz career as a musician, comedian and stage actor, making his Broadway debut in 1933 in the drama Little Ol’Boy. He became assistant to Broadway director George Abbot, and in a few short years, Kanin was writing...  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

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

The James Dean Memorial Gallery was established in 1988 in the actor's hometown of Fairmount, Indian... ..  read more

National Film Registry

The Gang's All Here, directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley, was released in 1943. In 2014, 71 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Jack Benny's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1941. So were Carmen Miranda, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor, Rudy Vall?e...  see more