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Noir Nook: “Killer” Noir

Noir Nook: “Killer” Noir Film noir is not easy to define. Sometimes, it’s not even easy to determine whether a film is noir or not. Whenever I’m asked to describe film noir, I respond that generally speaking, noir films portray … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: New-to-Me Noir – The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Noir Nook: New-to-Me Noir – The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) One of the many things that helped sustain me throughout the more-than-year-long COVID-19 shutdown was participating in a weekly classic movie Meetup. Each week, we were assigned a classic … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Cinematic Fascination with The Big (and Sometimes Blended) Family

The Funny Papers: Cinematic Fascination with The Big (and Sometimes Blended) Family When my husband and I married a dozen years ago, we were each going to the altar for the second time. We became a blended family, bringing with … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Sound of Music” (Giveaway runs through Aug 25)

Win tickets to see “The Sound of Music” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Sept 9 and Wed Sept 12! “Silver white winters that melt into springs, these are a few of my favorite things” CMH continues … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Child Actress Kym Karath

  Born August 4, 1958, Child Actress Kym Karath! Kym Karath is probably best known for her role as the youngest Von Trapp, Gretl, in The Sound of Music… Why am I always last? -Kym Karath as Gretl in The … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Richard Rodgers

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Music Legend, Richard Rodgers, born June 28 in 1902! I must confess, I absolutely love classic music!  And in celebration of one of the most prolific composers in American history, here is a brief pictorial … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Eleanor Parker

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Eleanor Parker, born June 26 in 1922! Eleanor Parker, a versatile actress if I ever saw one. Her range was so expansive she would later be dubbed “Woman of a Thousand faces.” So, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Christopher Plummer Part 2

With a career that spans seven decades, Christopher Plummer is one of the most important actors of our time. Plummer was born on December 13, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario to Isabella Mary and John Orme Plummer. Through his mother, Plummer … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Christopher Plummer

After paying tribute to some of the greatest award-winning films to ever hit the big screen, it’s only fair to pay tribute to some of the greatest Classic Movie actors and actresses who are still living and working today. These … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 14 and 13 — The Sound of Music (1965) and Marty (1955)

14. The Sound of Music (1965) Other Nominated Films: Darling, Doctor Zhivago, Ship of Fools, A Thousand Clowns Now this is one of the weeks I’ve been looking forward to writing about! There are a lot of movies I’ve enjoyed … Continue reading

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