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Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on May 12, 2021

Skippy, also known as Asta, was a beloved Wire Fox Terrier best known for portraying Asta in The Thin Man (1934), among many other roles. Born in Van Nuys, California, he was trained by Frank and Rudd Weatherwax as well as by his owners, Henry and Gale East. Skippy could execute tricks on command th read more

Katharine Hepburn on The Dick Cavett Show, October 1973

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on May 12, 2021

Katharine Hepburn on The Dick Cavett Show, October 1973 On May 12, 2021 By CarolIn Uncategorized I’m not saying Katharine Hepburn’s once in a lifetime appearance on The Dick Cavett Show is one of my favorite things that’s ever hap read more

Imitation of Life (1934): Stahl Vs. Sirk

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 11, 2021

The opening shot of Imitation of Life is memorable for its sheer novelty and the very simplicity of the space. It’s not an establishing shot of a place or a person. Instead, it’s of a rubber duck bobbing in the bathwater as a little girl whines about wanting her “Quack Quack” read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on May 11, 2021

Born in Los Angeles, California, in 1925, Pal the Wonder Dog would become best known for originating the role of Pete the Pup in Hal Roach’s Our Gang comedies. Appearing with a natural trademark ring around his eye (sometimes enhanced with dye during filming), this UKC-registered American Pit Bull read more

Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on May 11, 2021

Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934) The Gay Divorcee (1934) I knew I wanted to write about Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for this month’s column, but with ten movies to choose from the hard part was deciding which one I particularly wanted to watch again. Top Hat (1935) and Swing read more

THE PASSAGE (1979)

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on May 11, 2021

 THE PASSAGE is another one of those 1970s international productions that have a action-war element to the storyline and a star-studded cast. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson, who had made two excellent WWII films--ICE COLD IN ALEX and THE GUNS OF NAVARONE. THE PASSAGE is a far cry from those read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on May 10, 2021

Rin Tin Tin was a male German Shepherd born in Flirey, France, who became an international star in motion pictures. A beloved canine hero of the screen, Rin Tin Tin actually owed his life to American soldier, Lee Duncan, who rescued him from a World War I battlefield. While in France, read more

Watch FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2021 on Vimeo!

GlamAmor Posted by on May 10, 2021

Last Wednesday, attendees of the virtual TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) came together online to celebrate the Fashion in Film of TCMFF 2021! The 5th annual event delved into the stories behind the style of both the actors and actresses starring in 7 films featured in the festival's programm read more

Love, Hogs, and Mincemeat at the State Fair!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 10, 2021

Ann-Margret and Pat Boone.This bright 1962 remake of the Rodgers-Hammerstein musical State Fair (1945) was clearly intended to attract the young adult audience. Top-billed Pat Boone had scored a #1 hit song with "Moody River" the previous year. Co-star Bobby Darin was still churning out hit singles read more

Musical Monday: Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on May 10, 2021

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: Annie Get Your Gun (1950) read more

Mean…Moody…Magnificent!: Jane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend – Book Giveaway (May)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 9, 2021

“Mean…Moody…Magnificent!: Jane Russell and theMarketing of a Hollywood Legend”We have Four Books to Giveaway this Month! CMH is happy to announce our next Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! This time, we’ll be giving away read more

Waterloo Bridge (1931): Pre-Code Edition

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 8, 2021

Many might best remember Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor in the 1940 version of Waterloo Bridge. It’s immediately obvious this movie has a very different flavor from the outset. It’s an earthier more boisterous version of Waterloo Bridge before the Production Codes took their axes to the read more

Monsters and Matinees: Modern sci-fi owes a debt to ‘Day of the Triffids’

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Toni Ruberto on May 8, 2021

In a continuing quest to enjoy as many classic movie monsters as possible, it was time to revisit The Day of the Triffids. Seeing it with fresh eyes after so long brought a sense of Déjà vu in the most unexpected way. There, in Day of the Triffids, was one of my favorite sequences from The Walkin read more

Check It Out! - The Definitive Guide to "Murder, She Wrote" Website

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 8, 2021

Are you a "Murder, She Wrote" fan? If you're not yet, then a visit to the website The Definitive Guide to "Murder, She Wrote" will make you one! The highly addictive mystery series premiered in 1984 with a star-studded pilot episode and went on to become one of the longest-running drama series read more

Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford have a “Lust for Gold”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on May 7, 2021

Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford have a “Lust for Gold” Lust for Gold (1949) is an American western directed by S. Sylvan Sime and starring Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford. The supporting cast includes Gig Young, William Price, Will Geer, Edgar Buchanan, and Paul Ford. The movie is based on read more

Classic Conversations: Jacqueline Bissett and the Stars of ‘West Side Story’ Talk About the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Danny Miller on May 6, 2021

George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, and Russ Tamblyn of West Side Story I have attended all of the TCM Classic Film Festivals since TCM premiered the festival in Hollywood in April 2010. It is my favorite classic movie event and many of us look forward to it all year long, talking about it on our Faceb read more

Johnny Eager (1941): Taylor and Turner Spark Dynamite

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 6, 2021

“Are you thinking of allowing her to play Roxanne to your Cyrano?” – Van Hefflin to Robert Taylor Pretty faces don’t always add up to a quality movie and if you want to find where the faults lie, you might look between the players and the script then split the difference. Jo read more

HANDS ACROSS THE TABLE

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on May 6, 2021

 The best film in the 3-disc "Carole Lombard Collection II" Blu-ray set from Kino is HANDS ACROSS THE TABLE, a 1935 romantic comedy co-starring Fred MacMurray and directed by Mitchell Leisen. Carole Lombard plays Regi Allen, a manicurist at a ritzy hotel. Regi is unhappy with her life and read more

Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annette Bochenek on May 6, 2021

Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake Tom Drake While Tom Drake is arguably best remembered as the “Boy Next Door” to Judy Garland’s Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Drake also made his mark as an actor in a variety of films as well as television appearances. Drake was born Alfred read more

The 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival is Here!

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 6, 2021

Four Fantastic Days of Films, Interviews,Special Presentations and More! Well, what can I say, except that, year after year, I look soooo forward to attending the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. And, although times have changed over the past year (understatement), I have to give big kudos to read more
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