This is a place to connect with fans of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Let's see how well we classic film fans know the names of the characters of the films we watch. It's easy to play. Someone names a character (well-known or lesser known character, but the lesser knowns will, of course, be more challenging). The…Continue
Let's connect the stars! I saw this game on a classic film blog and thought it would be fun to play here. This is not a closed group...any and all of you are welcome to jump in at any time. The object is to connect two stars in as few "moves" as…Continue
I thought I would add a thread to discuss the last "classic" movie you watched. As opposed to just any movie. I might start a thread for modern films later. I would prefer that you post more than just a title.KevinContinue
Each year, my family makes a wishlist on amazon just to make it easier for all of us to shop for each other. I am usually after my family members to keep their lists up-to-date. They don't have that trouble with me. My wish list is full of classic…Continue
I don't cry at movies, as a rule, though I plead guilty to sobbing through the last 10 minutes of The Bridges of Madison County. I'm a hopeless romantic, what can I say?Have any of you ever choked up, even a little bit, at one of your favorite…Continue
OK HERE'S ONE FOR OUR GANG : IF YOU COULD COME BACK AS A STAR FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD, WHO WOULD IT BE? WHY?My first pick would have to be Marion Davies - even though Hearst kinda suffocated her, she really lived a charmed life at the San…Continue
By which I mean, who's your favorite actor to portray the Count, of course. A possible but not exhaustive list of candidates:Max SchreckBela LugosiCarlos Villarias ('31 Spanish-Language version)The Manniquin in the Coffin in DRACULA'S DAUGHTERLon…Continue
I'm kind of surprised that the "Social Club" area doesn't get used more. I'm a member on several other boards that are subject driven but the social areas are the places where I get to know members more personally.So, I thought I'd open a discussion…Continue
Christmas Eve (1947)
George Raft, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell, & Dolores Moran
The Top 50 Greatest Comedy Movies
In the first of a 3 part Xmas special Derek McLellan and Maria Ciaccia present their Top 50 Greatest Comedy Movies. In this episode they discuss the movies ranked 50 to 33.
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Derek McLellan is joined by film historian Matthew Kennedy to discuss some of the greatest movies ever made.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
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MURDER IN BABYLON, my novel about the William Desmond Taylor murder case, is now available and shipping from Amazon or your favorite bookseller.
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Remembering Austrian director and producer OTTO PREMINGER (1905 – 1986), who was born on December 5th. He directed over 35 feature films in a five-decade career. He first gained attention for film noir mysteries such as Laura (1944) and Fallen Angel (1945) while in the 1950s and '60s, he directed a number of high-profile adaptations of popular novels and stage works. Several of these later films pushed the boundaries of censorship by dealing with topics which were then taboo in Hollywood, such as drug addiction (The Man with the Golden Arm, 1955), rape (Anatomy of a Murder, 1959) and homosexuality (Advise & Consent, 1962). He was twice nominated…Continue
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