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Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group The Rubbersuit Monster Club
"NHK World Godzilla's 60th Anniversary The amazing world of Japanese Special Effects (Tokusatsu) "
7 hours ago
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Today's passings in Hollywood history: 1968 - Bobby Driscoll, American actor (b. 1937) 1971 - Selmer Jackson, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 82 1985 - Harold Peary, actor (Herb-Blondie, Willy), dies of heart attack at 76 1986…"
20 hours ago
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Happy Birthday to: 1899 - Irving Thalberg, US producer (MGM) 1919 - Ramsay Ames, actress (G-Men Never Forget, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves) 1922 - Turhan Bey, actor (Dragon Seed, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria 1929 - Richard Dysart…"
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julie blair posted photos
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Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Today's passings in Hollywood history: 1982 - Rudy Bond, actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68 1986 - Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79 1989 - Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women &…"
yesterday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Happy Birthday to: 1914 - Phil Foster (Feldman) stand-up comedian; actor: Bang the Drum Slowly, Conquest of Space, Hail; died July 8, 1985 1918 - Pearl (Mae) Bailey jazz singer: Takes Two to Tango, A Little Learnin’ is a Dangerous Thing…"
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Liz posted a discussion

Fashion

My all time favorite is Edith Head. What a wonderful & sucessful lady. http://glamourdaze.com/2012/06/edith-head-hollywoods-greatest-costume-designer.htmlHollyywood today should take another look back and see the TIMELESS styles.She's also another person from the past,in the future. …See More
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Liz commented on Liz's photo
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Home--torn down--gone

"My thoughts also,Tally. I would of fixed it up & put the museum there. For many years they had the family step stone. Now it also is gone. They lived one place before this one. Only for a few years. This was where the kids remember really…"
Saturday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Today's passings in Hollywood history: 1950 - Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67 1960 - Ian Keith, US actor (Ramses I-10 Commandments), dies at 61 1965 - Jack Hoxie, American actor and rodeo performer (b.…"
Saturday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Today in Hollywood History: 1977 - Rocky, Network, All the President’s Men. Titles to remember from the 49th Annual Academy Awards presentation, held this day at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Hosted by a cast of, uh, four…"
Saturday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group HOLLYWOOD MILESTONES
"Happy Birthday to: 1907 - Irving (Paul) ‘Swifty’ Lazar Hollywood talent agent to the stars: Humphrey Bogart, Cole Porter, Lillian Hellman, Ernest Hemingway; died Dec 30, 1993 1912 - Frank Lovejoy actor: House of Wax, Strategic Air…"
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kareng left a comment for Ryan McKenna
"Hi Ryan. Welcome. Feel free to join in the games and discussions. Enjoy your time here."
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rochelle hudson

"The beautiful Rochelle Hudson."
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kareng commented on Alyssa's photo
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Bette Davis.

"Love when she looked like this!"
Saturday
kareng replied to Ktrek's discussion What's the last DVD you purchased?
"Wonderful movie.  Saw it at the movies in 3D Gold Class no less.  Was a great experience!!!"
Saturday
Tally Haugen commented on Liz's photo
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Home--torn down--gone

"What a lovely Dutch Colonial! HOW could they tear it down??It's a crime!"
Saturday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group SciFi/Fantasy Base
"Surprise double feature at the SciFi/Fantasy Cinema: WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST "
Saturday
Liz posted photos
Saturday
Dave Miller commented on Dave Miller's group SciFi/Fantasy Base
"New at the SciFi/Fantasy Cinema: THE AMAZING COLOSSAL MAN "
Saturday
Liz commented on Ilsa Lund's group Fans of Jimmy "Aw, Shucks" Stewart.
"Living ever close to Jimmy's home here,is very nice. Only once for years in making his movies,he was here for the tribute of the statue of himself. I miss it. Guess it was a mad house there. A good home town boy who grew up to make it onto the…"
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Fashion

Started by Liz in Social Club on Sunday. 0 Replies

My all time favorite is Edith Head. What a wonderful & sucessful lady. …Continue

What's the last DVD you purchased?

Started by Ktrek in DVD/Video. Last reply by kareng on Saturday. 855 Replies

I thought it might be fun to see what everyone is purchasing these days. And please do NOT feel like you need to limit your response to just classic films. As a matter of fact my last purchase was not a classic film at all but the latest Stargate…Continue

"Connect the Stars" game

Started by Patti in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by kareng on Friday. 3746 Replies

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

A Game I Play

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by kareng Feb 26. 19096 Replies

UPDATE:We've done many categories since this game started. I announce the current category in the game, but if you can't find the announcement, just ask any of the…Continue

Holiday Classics showing at the Tampa Theatre

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Feb 21. 1 Reply

The Tampa Theatre has just released its line-up of…Continue

Tags: holiday, christmas, theatre, theater

The Spy Files Network FB Page

Started by Bob Griffith in Other Movie Topics Jan 31. 0 Replies

Started a new Facebook group. Welcome to The Spy Files Network. A page dedicated to ALL things "Spy". If it is espionage related, it belongs here! Movies, TV shows, reviews, books, news, memorabilia, toys, secret intel and so on! Enjoy, post, share…Continue

What was the last "classic" movie you watched?

Started by Ktrek in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Philip C Binstead Jan 14. 305 Replies

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

Here's the Character, Name the Movie (a game)

Started by Patti in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Ginny Dec 15, 2014. 212 Replies

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

Tags: games

What's your movie Christmas list look like?

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Ginny Dec 2, 2014. 18 Replies

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

Tags: list, dvd, movies, christmas

Any classic dramas ever made you cry?

Started by Miss Kubelik in Classic Dramas. Last reply by Ginny Nov 24, 2014. 187 Replies

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

 

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Reaching For The Moon

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Douglas Fairbanks & Bebe Daniels

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Columbia Lady History

Posted by Dave Miller on March 11, 2015 at 11:09pm 0 Comments

In one incarnation or another, the Columbia Lady has preceded Columbia Pictures films almost since the studio began making movies in 1924. But who is she? Every few years there’s another story about who inspired the signature icon of Columbia Pictures. People magazine claimed that it knows, Bette Davis’ autobiography speculates about the source, and an actress claimed in a Midwestern newspaper that she’s the real Lady. Could one of them be right? Just who is the Columbia Lady?

Dream Factory Podcast 90

Posted by Classic Movie Man on March 6, 2015 at 11:47am 0 Comments

Derek McLellan and film historian, lecturer and author Matthew Kennedy discuss classic movies.

 
Episode 90
 
Vincente Minnelli
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Dream Factory Podcast 89

Posted by Classic Movie Man on February 28, 2015 at 1:31pm 0 Comments

Derek McLellan and film historian Maria Ciaccia discuss classic movies.

Episode 89

Oscars Special 2015

http://www.adrive.com/public/nkkkTB/DreamFactory89.mp3

Matt's Classic Movies : Bob Le Flambeur (1956)

Posted by Classic Movie Man on February 22, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Derek McLellan is joined by film historian Matthew Kennedy to discuss some of the greatest movies ever made.


Bob Le Flambeur (1956)


To download / play :

http://www.adrive.com/public/ejcuQk/BobLeFlambeur.mp3

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