What’s Streaming in May on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Angel and the Badman, Meet John Doe and Cheating Blondes

Our May Picks on the Classic Movie Hub Channel
May Birthdays and Mysterious Mayhem!

Here we go… This month’s free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) – the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows!

That said, here are some of our May classic movie picks available for FREE STREAMING all month long on the CMH Channel. All you need to do is click on the movie/show of your choice, then click ‘play’ — you do not have to opt for a 7-day trial.

In celebration of May Birthdays, we’re featuring western icon John Wayne (born May 26, 1907) with Angel and the Badman co-starring Gail Russell – and dance icon Fred Astaire (born May 10, 1899) with Royal Wedding opposite Jane Powell. We’re also celebrating Gary Cooper’s and Frank Capra’s birthdays (May 7, 1901, and May 18, 1897, respectively) with Meet John Doe, and director Howard Hawk’s birthday (May 30, 1896) with screwball comedy His Girl Friday starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy. We’ll also be showing Road to Bali in honor of both Bing Crosby’s and Bob Hope’s birthdays this month (May 3, 1903, and May 29, 1903). And more…

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From 1947, Angel and the Badman was written and directed by James Edward Grant, and starred John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, and Bruce Cabot. It is the first film that Wayne produced as well as starred in.
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Screwball comedy, His Girl Friday, from 1940, was directed by Howard Hawks, and starred Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, and Ralph Bellamy.
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A classic among classics, Meet John Doe, from 1941, was directed and produced by Frank Capra, written by Robert Riskin, and starred Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. 


We’re also celebrating Mysterious Mayhem with some mysteries and noirs.

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And Then There Were None, from 1945, is a film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1939 mystery novel of the same name, directed by René Clair.
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Cheating Blondes, a 1933 precode mystery, was directed by Joseph Levering, and starred Thelma Todd, Ralf Harolde, and Inez Courtney.


For those of you who aren’t familiar with the service, Best Classics Ever is a new mega streaming channel built especially for classic movie and TV lovers. The idea of the channel is to make lots of classic titles accessible and affordable for all. That said, Classic Movie Hub is curating titles each month that our fans can stream for free on the Classic Movie Hub Channelat Best Classics Ever. If you’d like access to the entire selection of Best Classics Ever titles, you can subscribe to everything for a low monthly fee of $4.99/month (Best Stars Ever, Best Westerns Ever, Best Mysteries Ever, Best TV Ever) or for an individual channel for only $1.99/month.

You can read more about Best Classics Ever and our partnership here.

Hope you enjoy!


–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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