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Top 1910’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  2. Broadway Love (1918)
  3. Shoulder Arms (1918)
  4. His New Job (1915)
  5. Mabel's Married Life (1914)
  6. By the Sea (1915)
  7. The Professor (1919)
  8. The Cure (1917)
  9. A Jitney Elopement (1915)
  10. The Vagabond (1916)

Fan Top Film Adaptation (see all)

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  2. The African Queen (1951)
  3. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  4. The Big Sleep (1946)
  5. Bambi (1942)
  6. Ben-Hur (1959)
  7. Another Thin Man (1939)
  8. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  9. Psycho (1960)
  10. Vertigo (1958)

Fan Top Addiction Movies (see all)

  1. Three on a Match (1932)
  2. Heroes for Sale (1933)
  3. A Hatful of Rain (1957)
  4. Monkey on My Back (1957)

Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at ? Way Down East (1920) One of the most influential early directors of all time was D.W. Griffith, who rose to acclaim for the excellent short dramas he directed for Biograph and went on to create some of the biggest features of the 1910s. Controversial today b......
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Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: Tallulah Bankhead Early in her life, Tallulah?s beauty won her the chance at stardom, but her indomitable personality made her a legend. Tallulah?s mother, who died a few weeks after giving birth, is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama. A local perform......
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Classic Conversations

In my opinion, the most extraordinary documentary series in the history of the medium is the late director Michael Apted?s ?Up? films. Beginning in 1964 with ?Seven Up,? a group of 14 British children from various socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed about their lives, hopes, and dreams for t......
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Monsters and Matinees

To start this new year of Monsters and Matinees let?s take a deep breath, exhale all the anxiety from 2020 and laugh. Yes, even here in the world of Monsters and Matinees, we need to laugh and remember that horror and comedy are two sides of the same coin. So this column is dedicated to the monst......
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Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhail Betty Jaymes and Doug McPhail in Babes in Arms (1939) While Doug McPhail?s name may not be well remembered today, his brief time in the film industry is to be appreciated. Typically appearing in lighthearted musical fare with his booming, melodious voice, M......
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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...

How Many Films did Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne Star in Together?

How many Films did Maureen O’Hara andJohn Wayne Star in Together? John Wayne and the lovely Maureen O’Hara “There?s only one woman who has been my friend over the years andby that I mean a real friend, like a man would be. That woman is Maureen O?Hara.” -John Wayne, fro......Read more

Whats Streaming in Jan on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? His Girl Friday, Cyrano de Bergerac, Road to Bali.

Our January Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelJanuary Birthdays and Chasing Away the Winter Blues! It?s that time again? We have our monthly free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) ? the mega streaming channel for classi......Read more

Working Night & Day: Max Steiner, Fred Astaire, and the RKO Movie Musical (Exclusive by Author Steven C. Smith)

Max Steiner, Fred Astaire, and the RKO Movie Musical(Exclusive by Author Steven C. Smith) In 1933 ? the same year he recorded his landmark score for King Kong ?Max Steiner achieved another ambition he?d sought since becoming RKO?s musical director: oversight of a sophisticated, successful movie ......Read more

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Did you know that there is a Stan Laurel Statue in Bishop Auckland, England?

A Stan Laurel Statue stands on the site of the Eden Theater (which Stan's father refurbished/managed... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Chinatown, directed by the legendary Roman Polanski, was released in 1974. In 1991, 17 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Clark Gable's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1937. So were W.S. Van Dyke, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Fredric March...  see more