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Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball

Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball The world can be a sad, scary place much of the time, and when I feel overwhelmed by bad news there are certain kinds of classic movies that ease my anxiety and remind me to … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Clark Gable – From Country Boy to Hollywood Star

Lives Behind the Legends: Clark Gable – From Country Boy to Hollywood Star Clark Gable was known as ‘The King of Hollywood’. He was charming, masculine, talented, and popular. Men wanted to be him and women wanted to be with … 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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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – The Misfits

Marilyn: Behind the Icon –Monroe is Forlorn Perfection in The Misfits Producer Frank Taylor announced that The Misfits, an independent film, would be the “ultimate motion picture,” the joint vision of a leading American playwright and an internationally prominent actress. … Continue reading

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Cooking with the Stars: Loretta Young’s Chicken Curry

Cooking with the Stars: Loretta Young’s Chicken Curry It’s a new year, which means it’s time for more stars and more delectable recipes! I feel like Loretta Young has been on my ever-growing list of stars that I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck

FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck My First Log-in to the Streaming Movie Service As part of our long-term partnership with FilmStruck (which includes lots of monthly giveaways throughout the year), we are launching a monthly CMH column called FilmStruck Forum in which … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Hattie McDaniel

Breaking Barriers Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel has the distinct honor of being the first black actor in history to win an Academy Award. On February 29th, 1940, she defied the odds and beat four white actresses, including her own co-star … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Classic Movie Hub!

  Wishing Everyone a Very Happy and Healthy New Year! Let’s celebrate the day with some of our favorite classic movie stars! ….. Olivia de Havilland tripping into the New Year. Or, ya know, how I do the entire year. … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Jack Conway at Work

Born July 17, in 1887 Director Jack Conway! Jack Conway started out as an actor, first in theater, then in films in 1908 (mostly shorts).  By 1911 he was a member of D.W. Griffith’s stock company, appearing primarily in westerns.  … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: David O. Selznick

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, David O. Selznick, born May 10th, 1902! David O. Selznick on what I can only think of as his Producers Throne. Oh, David O Selznick. What is there to say about you that … Continue reading

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