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Monsters and Matinees: A protective poltergeist? Only at the ‘House in Marsh Road’

A glass of milk – so calming, so pure. Mothers give it to their children. Kids leave glasses for Santa. A husband hands one to his wife to help her relax. Wait. Take go back to that husband. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: It’s only a Horror Movie – unless it’s True

It’s only a Horror Movie – unless it’s True Horror films can sometimes be too much even for the most fervent fan. Maybe it’s a scene so gross that you close your eyes. Or the minute you realize there’s a … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Harvey (1950)

Silver Screen Standards: Harvey (1950) Adapted from a hit play that won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, the 1950 film Harvey celebrates gentle, odd characters whose eccentricities make life more interesting for everyone around them. If you’ve spent much time … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Betty Compson

Classic Movie Travels: Betty Compson Betty Compson was born Eleanor Luicime Compson on March 19, 1897, in Beaver, Utah. Her parents were Virgil and Mary Compson. Her father worked as a mining engineer and gold prospector, in addition to owning … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part I

Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part I If you know me, you’ll know I love a good list. And what better lists to make than lists about classic film noir features? This time around, I’m serving up … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: The Wrong Man (1956)

“An innocent man has nothing to fear, remember that.” Alfred Hitchcock was nothing if not a dramatist. He loved taking trivial settings and inundating them with so much tension that something as trivial as delivering a glass of milk or … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: John Fiedler

Classic Movie Travels: John Fiedler – Wisconsin and New Jersey A longtime actor, John Fiedler made his mark upon the stage, film, and radio, in addition to notably voicing the beloved Piglet in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh. Fiedler was born … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hell Bent for Leather (1960)

Western RoundUp: Hell Bent for Leather (1960) It’s been just about two years since I wrote here about Audie Murphy in Seven Ways From Sundown (1960), an entertaining Western which costarred Barry Sullivan. It’s also been a year since my husband Doug and I … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness

Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness If there ever was a quintessential classic Hollywood gentleman, it was Cary Grant. Sure, he was handsome, but it was his charm and sophistication that set him apart from the rest. … Continue reading

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“Hitchcock and the Censors” & “Alfred Hitchcock: The Legacy of Victorianism” – Book Giveaway (Oct)

“Hitchcock and the Censors” &“Alfred Hitchcock: The Legacy of Victorianism”Two Hitch Books 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 … Continue reading

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