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Top 1950’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Band Wagon (1953)
  2. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  3. North by Northwest (1959)
  4. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  5. All About Eve (1950)
  6. Rear Window (1954)
  7. The African Queen (1951)
  8. Ben-Hur (1959)
  9. Born Yesterday (1950)
  10. Funny Face (1957)
  11. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  12. Vertigo (1958)
  13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  14. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  15. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  16. Auntie Mame (1958)
  17. Bus Stop (1956)
  18. On the Waterfront (1954)
  19. Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
  20. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  21. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  22. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  23. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  24. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  25. Roman Holiday (1953)




Fan Top Drama Movies (see all)

  1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  3. North by Northwest (1959)
  4. All About Eve (1950)
  5. Casablanca (1942)
  6. The African Queen (1951)
  7. Ben-Hur (1959)
  8. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  9. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  10. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  11. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  12. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  13. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  14. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
  15. Notorious (1946)
  16. On the Waterfront (1954)
  17. Grand Hotel (1932)
  18. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  19. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  20. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Fan Top Pre-Code Cinema Movies (see all)

  1. Frankenstein (1931)
  2. Animal Crackers (1930)
  3. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  4. King Kong (1933)
  5. Dinner at Eight (1933)
  6. Baby Face (1933)
  7. The Public Enemy (1931)
  8. 42nd Street (1933)
  9. The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
  10. Night Nurse (1931)
  11. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  12. Footlight Parade (1933)
  13. The Merry Widow (1934)
  14. Anna Christie (1930) (1930)
  15. The Mummy (1932)
  16. Dancing Lady (1933)
  17. Blonde Crazy (1931)
  18. The Divorcee (1930)
  19. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  20. Little Caesar (1931)




Monthy Column: Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) Our new house got a surprise addition last month when a neighbor showed up with a little stray kitten in her arms. Mojo Jinx Mephisto is now an official member of the family, bringing the total number of cats up to three, and I spen......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Burl Ives Burl Ives In reflecting upon the many stars who entertained audiences throughout the Golden Age of Hollywood, it is easy to notice that the vast majority of these individuals were multi-talented. Their combination of many skills made them highly employable and ......
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Monthy Column: Cooking with the Stars

Cooking with the Stars: Lucille Ball?s Apple John Lucille Ball cooking It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As the temperature drops, I’ve begun thinking about where Cooking with the Stars was at this time last year. I had decided to turn the concept into a column, but on my o......
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Monthy Column: Western Roundup

Last summer I shared a few of the favorite books on Westerns in my library.? Some of the books I wrote about encouraged my love of Westerns from an early age, while other titles were fairly recent. At the time I promised there would be a “Part 2,” and here it is, just in time for Chri......
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Monthy Column: Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) I?m in the process of moving houses this fall, and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) is one of the reasons. Faced with the terrifying prospect of completely remodeling our old house, I thought of the expression of pure......
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Monthy Column: Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: What Was The Deal With Silent Film Makeup? If you?re a new fan of silent films, you?re probably getting used to the slightly quicker speed, the old-fashioned acting styles, and the occasional scratchy film print. But maybe there?s one thing that still stands out, and keeps piq......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: YouTube Noir ? Cry of the City (1948) The other night, I participated in a #FilmNoirFriday thread on Twitter, where I offered up a film noir recommendation. I selected The Big Combo (1955), which is one of the many noirs that I love, but which doesn?t get a lot of attention. This first......
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Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Respiratory Failure from Lung Cancer:
(Aug 16, 2019 | People.com)Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the younger brother of Jane Fonda, has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 79.Peter's family confirme...

Quiet Man director's love for Maureen O'Hara revealed in letter
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold, the Opera Composer Who Went Hollywood
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David Hedison, Actor in 'Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea' and 'The Fly', Dies at 92
(Jul 22, 2019 | Variety)By MACKENZIE NICHOLS David Hedison, a film, television, and theater actor known for his role as Captain Lee Crane in the sci-fi adventure te...

Valentina Cortese, Italian Actress Nominated for Oscar, Dies at 96
(Jul 10, 2019 | Variety)Valentina Cortese, an Italian actress who held the extremely rare distinction of having been nominated for best supporting actress for her work in a f...


Legend Tribute: Margaret Hamilton

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend Margaret Hamilton, born on December 9, 1902. ….. When you think Margaret Hamiliton it?s easy to picture a crotchety old woman with an icy stare and menacing disposition. I mean, she is the woman who portrayed The Wicked Witch of The West, one of the most...  read more...

Mini Tribute Margaret Hamilton

Born December 9, 1902 Character Actress, Margaret Hamilton! Character Actress, Margaret Hamilton appeared in over 115 film/TV roles — and is most famously known for her iconic role as The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz!? I must confess, however, that I also remember her fondly as...  read more...


Monsters and Matinees: B-movie or kids’ film? ‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’ is both

This is tough to admit, but sometimes horror and sci-fi B-movies don?t have a particularly scary monster. Sometimes, they are just ? bizarre. That?s true in Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Until I saw this infamous 1964 B-movie, I equated Martians with that creepy three-fingered hand with suct......Read more

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty, and Madness

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty and Madness – an Unforgettable Film even 62 Years Later… In honor of the anniversary of the US theatrical release of The Bridge on the River Kwai on December 14, 1957, a mere 62 years ago today, I am reprinting an article that I wrote for Sony......Read more

Silver Screen Standards: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Silver Screen Standards: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) Our new house got a surprise addition last month when a neighbor showed up with a little stray kitten in her arms. Mojo Jinx Mephisto is now an official member of the family, bringing the total number of cats up to three, and I spen......Read more

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Classic Movie Events

Fifth Annual The Sound of Mus...
Indiana University Cinema (Bloomington, IN)
Dec 15
Sherlock Jr.
Coolidge Corner Theatre (Brookline, MA)
Dec 15

Pal Joey
The Colonial Theatre (Phoenixville, )
Dec 15

It's a Wonderful Life
Dryden Theatre / George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
Dec 15

White Christmas
Artcraft Theatre (Franklin, IN)
Dec 13 To Dec 15

White Christmas Sing-along
The Cary Theatre (Cary, NC)
Dec 13 To Dec 15

It's a Wonderful Life
The Brattle Theatre (Cambridge, MA)
Dec 13 To Dec 15

Sing-Along White Christmas
Tampa Theater (Tampa, FL)
Dec 14 To Dec 15

The Women
Stanford Theatre (Palo Alto, CA)
Dec 14 To Dec 15
The Old Maid
Stanford Theatre (Palo Alto, CA)
Dec 14 To Dec 15
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a High Noon House in Columbia, CA?

The Wilson-McConnell House, located in California's Columbia State Historic Park (aka High Noon's to... ..  read more

National Film Registry

The Tall T, starring the legendary Randolph Scott, was released in 1957. In 2000, 43 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Mary Pickford's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1927. So were Douglas Fairbanks, Norma Talmadge, Norma Shearer, Harold Lloyd...  see more


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