The Golden Age of Hollywood

Classic Comedies (10)

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

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…

Started by Rosie Sayer

4 Mar 10
Reply by Midge

The Gilded Lily (1935)

Okay, I was browsing online deciding on my final online film  purchase when I came across this title.  The reviews sound relatively good bu…

Started by film_eccentrik

1 Feb 22
Reply by Rosie Sayer

Cozy, Cuddly Comedies

These are the films I watch when I don't want to be challenged in any way, shape or form, I just want to be soothed. (In other words, most…

Started by Rosie Sayer

153 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Paul Petro

Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator is Charlie Chaplin's first talking picture. He plays the roles of a dictator named Hynkle of a fake country called Tomai…

Started by FilmFanatic

4 May 23, 2011
Reply by FilmFanatic

Bachelor Mother question

Hey everyone.  Merry Christmas.  I watched "Bachelor Mother" again today and have been wondering the same thing that I was wondering the fi…

Started by Matthew

6 Jan 6, 2011

Remember the Night-Stanwyck and Macmurray

I bought this film online 2 weeks ago because of the spectacular reviews on imdb and watched it the other night. It is what they say, funny…

Started by film_eccentrik

11 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by film_eccentrik

Announcement: the Screwball Comedies Group has reached 100 members!

Just want to let you all know that our little group has passed the 100-member mark! That means there are quite a few fans of screwball come…

Started by Rosie Sayer

8 Nov 7, 2010
Reply by Ktrek

Harvey

Recently rewatched Harvey, with Jimmy Stewart. I'd forgotten how good this movie is. Jimmy isn't interested in the ladies... he saves the…

Started by The Luvely Rae

0 Oct 29, 2010

Why don't they give us the Stan and Ollie??

Anybody have any Idea why the bulk of the great Laurel and Hardy talkie-shorts have not made it to legitimat DVD yet?..save for a few measl…

Started by Christopher

38 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Christopher

Favorite Classic Comedies

I have several All Time Favorite Classic Comedies - "Some Like It Hot", "Fancy Pants". "His Girl Friday", "Bringing Up Baby", "Pillow Talk"…

Started by Mark Broy

5 Oct 18, 2010
Reply by Sue Lee

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Three’s a Crowd: Daisy Kenyon (1947)

To view Daisy Kenyon click here. Daisy Kenyon (1947) is a rarity. It’s a romantic Hollywood movie made for adults that refuses to sentimentalize its subject and treats all its characters respectfully despite their failings and their flaws. Joan Crawford stars as Daisy, an ambitious commercial artist who becomes involved in a complicated love triangle […]

The Slipper and the Rose (1976): A Different Kind of Cinderella Story

To view The Slipper and the Rose click here. For some movies, finding a receptive audience is all a matter of timing, Upon its initial release, The Slipper and the Rose (1976), a sterling reinterpretation of the Cinderella story, missed its window of opportunity because it came out after a string of box office disasters […]

Wrapped Around Her Finger: Elena and Her Men (1956)

To view Elena and Her Men click here. In its time Elena and Her Men (1956) was something of a disaster for Jean Renoir, a succession of problems (contested rights, fevers, bad accents) for which he struggled to find solutions. It was a box office and critical dud, and ended any hope of Renoir returning to Hollywood. To read its […]

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