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A Game I Play

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by John Frederick Ackroyd 4 hours ago. 19622 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

Michael Curtiz

Started by M.T. Fisher in Great Directors. Last reply by Stephen Butler Sep 22. 9 Replies

He was tyrannical, yet intelligent, speaking five languages - all of them badly. His English was mangled to when he wanted a puddle on the set, someone brought him a dog. But he knew how to make films. Ten performers were nominated for their…Continue

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What Are You Watching?

Started by Ktrek in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by kareng Sep 21. 103 Replies

A companion thread to my "What's the Last DVD You Purchased?" thread. I thought it might be fun to discuss what we all are watching or have recently watched. Below will be my first post in this thread.KevinContinue

How many can you name?

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Aug 10. 4 Replies

Just for fun, I made up a new quiz. The theme is professions. Some of these are easy and some are harder. See how many you can name.In what film wasBarbara Stanwyck a mail-order bride?Clark Gable a safari guide?Mary Astor a concert pianist?James…Continue

If Classic Films Were Remade as Sci-Fi

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Aug 7. 12 Replies

The other day a friend and I started this list, and maybe it was just my mood at the time, but I was laughing my head off, so I thought I would share this with my GAOH friends.I think it's fairly self-explanatory. Feel free to add your own ideas!The…Continue

Looking for movie posters

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Jul 31. 2 Replies

A few years back, I got these two movie posters while shopping at Ross. They're really nice posters. Not your usual paper posters, but more of composition board.The Gone with the Wind one has TM Turner Entertainment Co. & The Stephens Mitchell…Continue

Dorothy McGuire?

Started by Rodolfo (Rudy) Carreon in Great Performers. Last reply by Rodolfo (Rudy) Carreon Jul 27. 4 Replies

I ran a search for discussions of Dorothy McGuire.  Amazingly, I only found four mentions of her back in 2008 and 2009.  That's it?  What a great actress she was.  How can anyone forget "Gentleman's Agreement"?  Of course, she has previous stellar…Continue

Happy Fourth!

Started by Rosie Sayer in Social Club. Last reply by kareng Jul 5. 3 Replies

To all my GAOH friends who are celebrating the American Independence Day this Monday, have a wonderful weekend, enjoy the fireworks, and let us hope it's not the last 4th of July for GAOH!Just to remind you players of The Game and let everyone else…Continue

"Connect the Stars" game

Started by Patti in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by kareng Jun 14. 3839 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

Plot: girls team up, pretend to be rich to snag a rich husband

Started by Rosie Sayer in Classic Comedies. Last reply by kareng Jun 11. 1 Reply

I was watching a movie called Three Blind Mice, starring Loretta Young, and I thought, "Wait, I've run across this plot before."The basic plot is that 3 girls team up and pretend to be rich to try to land a rich husband for at least one of them.…Continue


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About the movie musical "The Joslon Story"

Posted by wenshuo on October 13, 2016 at 11:41pm 0 Comments

Today, I purchased the book of songs of a Hollywood movie "The Joslon Story" in the period of the Republic of China, covers all the songs of this film, lyrics in English and Chinese. which in "Swanee"in 1919 by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Irving Caesar.

Monster Of the Month-This October...Only on TCM

Posted by B.G. on September 30, 2016 at 6:18pm 2 Comments

Monster of the Month: Frankenstein - Sundays in October

One of the most enduring icons in the literature of horror, Frankenstein's Monster was created by Mary Shelley in her 1818 novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. The creature first appeared on film in the sound era in James Whale's Frankenstein (1931), in a definitive characterization by Boris Karloff. He has also been played by Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, our Star of the Month Christopher Lee, Glenn Strange and, in a hilarious parody, Peter Boyle in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein (1974).

Our tribute includes two more Karloff classics, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) and Son Of Frankenstein (1939), as well as three TCM premieres: The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), with Chaney in the role; Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), with Lugosi taking his turn opposite Chaney's Wolf Man; and House of Frankenstein (1944), with Strange as the monster and Karloff in another role as a mad scientist. Strange repeated the part in the very amusing Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948).

The monster's first appearance in a Hammer Films production was as played by Lee in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), followed by The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958), with Michael Gwynn playing a variation of the creature. More Hammer versions of the mad doctor's creation came in Frankenstein Created Woman (1967), with Susan Denberg as a murderous female monster; and Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1970), with Freddie Jones…


Bad News From Ning

Posted by Ktrek on September 9, 2016 at 11:00pm 21 Comments

I unfortunately got bad news from Ning this week. It seems that Ning is going to raise the rates on hosting our site. Not just raising it a little but actually almost double what we were paying effective in October. Fortunately we pay our bill annually and so it will not affect us until next July, but it will affect us. I don't see how I can ask the membership for $600 every year to keep the site going. $300 was manageable but $600 is a little steep. I'm not sure what options are left to keep GAOH alive. Maybe a bi-annual drive where we try and raise half the funds around Christmas time and the rest in July? Post a permanent donation button on the front page and hope we have enough resources come July? Move to another site if we could find one? That would probably mean losing most of what we have archived here though. I don't know the answer at this point but I'm willing to have some input. If anyone has some viable options let me know.


It Was Summer Under The Stars all month long too !

Posted by B.G. on September 9, 2016 at 11:26am 1 Comment

This Month Schedule Was not posted >The Reason: It Was Summer Under The Stars all month long too !

as TCM  looked at a film Star every day for a month in August-I hope that you watched et enjoyed each Star films the month Of August - Coming up >September TCM Schedule too !

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