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Top 1900’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  2. Lady Helen's Escapade (1909)
  3. Those Awful Hats (1909)
  4. Resurrection (1909)
  5. After Many Years (1908)
  6. The Hessian Renegades (1909)
  7. A Drunkard's Reformation (1909)
  8. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)
  9. The Country Doctor (1909)
  10. Bill Sharkey's Last Game (1909)

Fan Top Animation Movies (see all)

  1. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  2. Bambi (1942)
  3. Pinocchio (1940)
  4. Cinderella (1950)
  5. Dumbo (1941)
  6. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  7. The Jungle Book (1967)
  8. Fantasia (1940)
  9. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  10. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Fan Top Lawyers Movies (see all)

  1. Adam's Rib (1949)
  2. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  4. The Fortune Cookie (1966)
  5. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  6. Roxie Hart (1942)
  7. The Divorce of Lady X (1938)
  8. Wives Under Suspicion (1938)
  9. Danger: Love at Work (1937) (1937)
  10. The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933)

Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at ? Greed (1924) With its deeply, grittily realistic story and grand, almost operatic themes, Frank Norris?s 1899 novel McTeague is one of the great American books of the late 19th century. While many critics disliked it at the time for being overly ?vulgar,? ?d......
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Monsters and Matinees

?When was the last atomic test in Vegas?? That question is never a good sign for people in a horror/sci-fi film from the 1950s, but it is for the viewers who know that this is what they came to watch. The atom bomb, radiation etc. have been the catalyst for favorite films of the era as they c......
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Noir Nook

Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir There are so many noirs out there ? some are good, some are not so good. Some are great. And some are legendary. This month, the Noir Nook is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the release of five legendary films from the classic noir era. A generation has ......
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Silver Screen Standards

Silver Screen Standards: Vincent Price Vincent Price, “The Merchant of Menace” During the Halloween season we naturally think of Vincent Price, that undisputed icon of horror whose many roles in the genre put him in the exalted company of Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, and......
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Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: Lone Pine Film Locations In past Western RoundUp columns, I’ve written on multiple occasions about Westerns filmed in Lone Pine, California. Countless Westerns were filmed in Lone Pine’s Alabama Hills and other nearby areas. Past columns include a look at Hop-......
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Legend Tribute: Boris Karloff

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Boris Karloff, born on November 23, 1887! Horror Icon, Boris Karloff, played some of the best (and scariest) monsters, madmen and villains of all time! Of course there’s Frankenstein (aka ‘The Monster” or — as listed in the opening credits...  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...

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 Thomas Edison's Black Maria in West Orange, NJ?

While working on the phonograph, Edison began working on a device that, "does for the eye what the p... ..  read more

National Film Registry

In 2002, The Black Stallion starring the legendary Kelly Reno, was inducted into The National Film Registry, 23 years after its initial release (1979).
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Ginger Rogers's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1939. So were Judy Garland, Jane Withers...  see more