Monthly Archives: October 2021

Charles Boyer: The French Lover – Book Giveaway (Nov)

“Charles Boyer: The French Lover”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 COPIES of “Charles Boyer: … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: 10 (More) Film Noir-Horror Crossovers

10 (More) Film Noir-Horror Crossovers Horror and noir are the demented cousins of cinema. Dark in style and content, they approach the worst elements of mankind from different angles, though they often arrive at the same morbid destination. Given how … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Silent Directors – The Ingenious F.W. Murnau

Silents are Golden: Silent Directors – The Ingenious F.W. Murnau Very tall and described as having an “icy, imperious disposition,” F.W. Murnau certainly fit the stereotypical idea of a German silent film director. Highly cultured, his love of the arts … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: YouTube Bs – Highway Dragnet (1954)

Noir Nook: YouTube Bs – Highway Dragnet (1954) YouTube is a treasure trove of film noir classics – on it, for free, you can find gems like Scarlet Street (1945), The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), House of Strangers … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Haunting (1963)

Silver Screen Standards: The Haunting (1963) If anyone tries to tell you that old horror movies aren’t scary, The Haunting (1963) is there to prove them wrong. This terrifying adaptation of the novel by Shirley Jackson still has plenty of … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: From Villain to Wronged Man, the Diverse Horror Roles of Vincent Price

From Villain to Wronged Man,the Diverse Horror Roles of Vincent Price It’s October, the time of year when the world realizes it’s OK to watch scary movies every day – and horror film fans are right there with suggestions whether … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Evelyn Keyes

Classic Movie Travels: Evelyn Keyes Best known for portraying Scarlett O’Hara’s little sister, Evelyn Keyes had a lengthy career that extended far beyond her time in Gone with the Wind (1939). Born Evelyn Louise Keyes on November 20, 1916, in … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Hedy Lamarr – The Beautiful Inventor

Lives Behind the Legends: Hedy Lamarr – The Beautiful Inventor 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 … Continue reading

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