Monthly Archives: June 2021

Cinemallennials: The Great Escape (1963)

Cinemallennials: The Great Escape (1963) 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 … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Harvey Girls (1946)

Silver Screen Standards: The Harvey Girls (1946) I’ve had a particular fondness for The Harvey Girls (1946) since the first time I saw it, but my love increased when I visited the El Tovar Hotel in the Grand Canyon some … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Honoring Ray Harryhausen, a ‘Titan of Cinema’

Honoring Ray Harryhausen, a ‘Titan of Cinema’ Picture yourself standing in the middle of a fight with Ray Harryhausen’s skeleton army from Jason and the Argonauts. OK, it’s not the “real” skeletons, but it’s still pretty cool experience. This movie … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – The Hitch-Hiker (1953) Ever seen an episode of the classic TV show Perry Mason? Remember Mason’s weekly nemesis, Hamilton Burger, played by William Talman? Well, you should check out Talman’s character in the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Joan McCracken

Classic Movie Travels: Joan McCracken While the name Joan McCracken may not be familiar to many these days, in her heyday, she was a renowned actor, dancer, and comedian, notable for originating the role of Sylvie in Oklahoma!, taking on … Continue reading

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Vitagraph: America’s First Great Motion Picture Studio – Book Giveaway (June)

“Vitagraph: America’s First Great Motion Picture Studio”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 FOUR … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Corriganville

Western RoundUp: Corriganville Some of the best-known Western movie locations are beyond Southern California… places like Lone Pine’s Alabama Hills, further north in California, or Monument Valley, where John Ford shot Westerns on the Arizona-Utah border. However, hundreds of Westerns, … Continue reading

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