Monthly Archives: May 2021

Screen Classics Discussion Video Series: Jane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend with Author Christina Rice

“Mean…Moody…MagnificentJane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend.” Facebook Live Chat with author Christina Rice I’m so happy to announce that we’ll be hosting our next Facebook Event for the Screen Classics Discussion Video Series, with University Press of … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 3

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 3 It’s time for another look at some Western “Hidden Gems”! These are relatively lesser-known yet entertaining movies that deserve a look from fans of the Western genre. I’ve found both of these films, which … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe – The Intellectual Over the years, Marilyn Monroe has become more icon than person. The Marilyn the world knows is mostly defined by two things: appearance and tragedy. She is seen as the ditzy, blonde bombshell who giggles … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Adam-Michael James Brings the Beloved ‘Bewitched’ Characters Back to Life in His New Book ‘Samantha’s Seventies’

There’s no one on the planet who knows more about the classic TV series Bewitched than talented writer Adam-Michael James. His deliciously comprehensive first book, The Bewitched Continuum, was an encyclopedic tome packed with everything you ever wanted to know about the series that ran … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top 10 Noirs I Adore

Noir Nook: Top 10 Noirs I Adore I love a good list. And some of my favorite lists have to do with film noir.  I’m always fascinated by the favorite noirs of other fans of this era – they vary so … Continue reading

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How Many Films did Clark Gable and Jean Harlow Star in Together?

How Many Films did Clark Gable andJean Harlow Star in Together? “She didn’t want to be famous. She wanted to be happy.”-Clark Gable (about Jean Harlow) Clark Gable and Jean Harlow starred in SIX films together. The Secret Six (1931), … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Silver Screen Standards: 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 … Continue reading

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

“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 … Continue reading

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

Modern Sci-fi owes a Debt to ‘Day of the Triffids’ 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 … Continue reading

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The 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival is Here!

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 … Continue reading

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