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Cinemallennials: Shane (1953)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Dave Lewis on May 5, 2021

Cinemallennials: Shane (1953) 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. On today’s episode, I read more

What’s Streaming in May on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Angel and the Badman, Meet John Doe and Cheating Blondes

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 2, 2021

Our May Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelMay Birthdays and Mysterious Mayhem! Here we go… This month’s free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) – the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows! That read more

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look – The General (1926)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Apr 29, 2021

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look – The General (1926) Often called one of the finest silent films of all time – some people even consider it the finest – Buster Keaton’s masterwork The General (1926) still feels wonderfully fresh nearly 100 years later. Handsomely photographed and proudly read more

Noir Nook: Not Your Average Noir

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Apr 23, 2021

Noir Nook: Not Your Average Noir Ladies in Retirement (1941) What are the characteristics of film noir? Femme Fatales? Voiceover narration? Flashbacks? Cynical anti-hero? Deep shadows and single-source lighting? Urban setting? Unique camera angles? Hard-boiled detective? Yes. And no. read more

How Many Films did James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart Star in Together?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 20, 2021

How Many Films did James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart Star in Together? Cagney and Bogart, two very well-dressed but ruthless, gangsters read more

“Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life” & “Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography” Book Giveaway (April)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 19, 2021

Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life andJoan Crawford: The Essential BiographyTwo Biographies for Two Lucky Winners! 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 celebrating two iconic actresses, read more

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Marvelous Mabel Normand

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Apr 15, 2021

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Marvelous Mabel Normand If Charlie Chaplin is considered the king of slapstick, then Mabel Normand certainly is its queen. Much-loved by audiences in her day, everyone who knew and worked with Mabel also remembered her fondly, describing her as “wonderf read more

Monsters and Matinees: Nature Strikes Back in Eco-horror Films

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Toni Ruberto on Apr 10, 2021

Nature Strikes Back in Eco-horror Films Is there anything scarier in horror movies than the truth factor? It doesn’t matter how far-fetched the plot or how loosely it may be based in reality, just a touch of “this did happen” or “this could happen” sets me on edge. (I haven’t watched read more

Cinemallennials: Some Like It Hot (1959)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Dave Lewis on Apr 7, 2021

Cinemallennials: Some Like It Hot (1959) 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 today’s read more

Silver Screen Standards: Stagecoach (1939)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Apr 5, 2021

Silver Screen Standards: Stagecoach (1939) I took a short ride in a stagecoach once, at the Old Tucson Western theme park in Arizona, and it permanently altered my impression of films like Stagecoach (1939), where travelers make long journeys in those noisy, dusty, bumpy conveyances. Anybody who read more

Classic Movie Stars Born in Nebraska

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 5, 2021

Happy National Nebraska Day! In celebration of National Nebraska Day today, April 5th, I just thought I’d share some Classic Movie Nebraska birthdays with you! Many thanks to my friend and fellow film fan @Nebraskanellie who ‘educated’ me on all the iconic stars born in Nebrask read more

Screen Classics Discussion Video Series: “Growing Up Hollywood” with Victoria Riskin, William Wellman Jr. and Alan Rode

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 5, 2021

“Growing Up Hollywood” Screen Classics Discussion DebutVictoria Riskin & William Wellman Jr, moderated by Alan Rode We’re so happy to share the Very First Event in our Exclusive Classic Movie Hub Screen Classics Discussion Video Series with University Press of Kentucky and c read more

“Growing Up Hollywood” Book Giveaway: Victoria Riskin, William Wellman Jr. and Alan Rode

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 5, 2021

“Growing Up Hollywood” Book GiveawayA Prize Package to Kick Off our Screen Classics Discussion Series CMH is happy to announce the very first of our year-long monthly book giveaways as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! Our first book giveaway is in celebration of read more

What’s Streaming in April on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Royal Wedding, Oliver Twist, The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 2, 2021

Our April Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelApril Birthdays and Springtime Fun! Here we go… This month’s free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) – the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows! That said, here are some read more

Classic Movie Travels: Jean Porter

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annette Bochenek on Apr 1, 2021

Classic Movie Travels: Jean Porter Jean Porter Jean Porter was one of Hollywood’s many ingénues, appearing in roles both on television and in films. Though her film career was short-lived in comparison to some of her peers, she remains a cheery and energetic presence in several classic films. read more

Western RoundUp: Will Penny (1967)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Laura Grieve on Mar 30, 2021

Western RoundUp: Will Penny (1967) In my February Western RoundUp column, I wrote about Rio Bravo (1959), an old favorite I’ve seen countless times over most of my life. This month I chose to write about a film I’ve never seen before, which is also possibly the “newest” read more

Announcing our Long-Term Partnership with University Press of Kentucky for Exclusive Screen Classics Interviews and Book Giveaways

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 29, 2021

CMH partners with University Press of Kentucky for 2021!With Exclusive Screen Classics Discussion Video Seriesand Lots of Classic Movie Book Giveaways Classic Movie Hub is thrilled to announce our partnership with University Press of Kentucky to bring you exclusive classic movie video interviews read more

Classic Movie Chat with Victoria Riskin

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 28, 2021

Classic Movie Chat with Victoria Riskin(Daughter of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin) I’m so excited to share our Facebook Live Chat with Victoria Riskin from a few weeks ago (now posted on YouTube as well). Aurora from Once Upon a Screen and I were able to spend some quality time with Victoria t read more

Lives Behind the Legends: Grace Kelly

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Arancha van der Veen on Mar 23, 2021

Grace Kelly: The Family Outsider Grace Kelly Grace Kelly is a legend unlike any other: both classic Hollywood star and real-life princess. She seemed to embody the glamour and class of Hollywood’s Golden Age. With her timeless sense of style and effortless beauty, she is still a role model to read more

Silents are Golden: The Makeup of Silent Clowns

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Mar 18, 2021

Silents are Golden: The Makeup of Silent Clowns One of my 2019 articles for Classic Movie Hub concentrated on the distinct makeup that was used in silent films. Now let’s take a closer look at the era’s most distinct-looking makeup of all! So if you ask me, one of the best things about the read more
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