Monthly Archives: August 2022

Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 6

Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 6 It’s been over a year since my last “Western Film Book Library” post, and in the intervening time I’ve made several interesting additions to my library, so this seems like a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – The Sheik (1921)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – The Sheik (1921) One of the great sensations of the early 1920s screen, The Sheik (1921) is the kind of silent film that’s almost too easy to mock: it’s melodramatic, it’s cheesy, … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Exploring the Cinematic Roads to ‘The Lost World’

Exploring the Cinematic Roads to ‘The Lost World’ Meet Professor George Edward Challenger, a clever and gruff man with an adventurous spirit but impossible behavior. He lives up to his name by being a challenge to everyone he meets while … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Femme Entrances – Part 2

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances – Part 2 Last month, I offered up four femmes who provided us with some of the best entrances in film noir: Cora Smith (Lana Turner) in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Bombshell (1933)

Silver Screen Standards: Bombshell (1933) Played a different way, Bombshell (1933) would be a tragic drama about the relentless pressures and manipulation faced by a young actress in 1930s Hollywood, and certainly that was a reality that many stars, including … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Greg Schreiner of Marilyn Remembered

Marilyn Monroe – Her Life and Legacy Classic Movie Hub is happy to share an exclusive interview — our friend and fellow film fan, Nina Boski interviews Greg Schreiner, the founding member and president of Marilyn Remembered, the longest-running Marilyn … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Betty Grable

Classic Movie Travels: Betty Grable Betty Grable was one of World War II’s most celebrated pin-up girls, in addition to being a gifted actress, singer, model, and dancer. A top box office star, she was one of the highest-paid women … Continue reading

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