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What Are You Watching?

Started by Ktrek in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer on Tuesday. 34 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

A Game I Play

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by John Frederick Ackroyd on Tuesday. 19505 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

What's the last DVD you purchased?

Started by Ktrek in DVD/Video. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Apr 14. 884 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 Mar 26. 3837 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

Classic Film Series

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Ginny Mar 1. 12 Replies

There have been a lot of classis film series made. These movies have the same main characters - usually, but not always, played by the same actors. I was wondering what some of your favorite movie series are.Continue

Tags: series, film, movie, classic

If Classic Films Were Remade as Sci-Fi

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Ktrek Feb 3. 1 Reply

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

Universal Vault Series

Started by Ginny in DVD/Video. Last reply by Ginny Jul 28, 2015. 4 Replies

I'm pleased to see it would seem Universal Studios has released several classic movies on DVD. It's known as their "Universal Vault Series," and if you search this in amazon.com you'll have a long list of movies to choose from. Looks like I'll be…Continue

Tags: Series, DVD, Universal

Looking for movie posters

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics Jul 28, 2015. 0 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

Holiday Classics showing at the Tampa Theatre

Started by Ginny in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Ginny Jul 28, 2015. 4 Replies

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

Tags: holiday, christmas, theatre, theater

Hard to find/Rare DVDs

Started by film_eccentrik in DVD/Video. Last reply by Philip C Binstead May 18, 2015. 6 Replies

Hey everyone,I've been on a bit of an out of print DVD/ video search rampage for a few seemingly non-existent films and was wondering if anyone can help me. Actually, 2 of them I found, but they were selling for 19.95, and for films which you know…Continue

Tags: Allyson, films, rare

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The Strange Case of Basil Rathbone: The Life and Work of the Man Who Made Olivier — and Audiences — Swoon

Posted by Dave Miller on May 2, 2016 at 6:34pm 0 Comments

“That God-damned play I bought for a song and made such a great success in — a great money success — it ruined me with its promise of an easy fortune. I didn’t want to do anything else, and by the time I woke up to the fact I’d become a slave to the damned thing and did try other plays, it was too late. They had identified me with that one part, and didn’t want me in anything else. They were right, too. I’d lost the great talent I once had through years of easy repetition, never learning a new part, never really working hard. Thirty-five to forty thousand dollars net profit a season like snapping your fingers! It was too great a temptation.” — James Tyrone, Long Day’s Journey into Night

In 1921, when he was still in his teens, Laurence Olivier went on a school…

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Olivia de Havilland and the Most Notorious Sibling Rivalry in Hollywood

Posted by Dave Miller on May 2, 2016 at 9:28am 1 Comment

Olivia de Havilland relaxes at her home in Beverly Hills, 1942.
Photograph by Bob Landry/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images; Digital Colorization by Impact Digital
After winning two Oscars, the Gone with the Wind actress decided to leave Los Angeles and decamp to Paris in 1955. What made her walk out? William Stadiem finds out the answer from the golden-age screen goddess herself, as she approaches her 100th birthday.
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More Classic Posters

Posted by Philip C Binstead on April 29, 2016 at 4:33pm 0 Comments

 
 
 

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