The Golden Age of Hollywood

Classic Musicals (20)

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Started by Rosieyposie7

14 Sep 11
Reply by Rosie Sayer

has anyone heard of this actor?

Thomas B. Strunk born abt 1895 and listed in 1930 census as an actor.

Started by Sunny

1 Nov 20, 2016

Fox / MGM DVD's

Screen Archives Entertainment has a sale on Fox and MGM dvd's, there are some great movies starring Alice Faye, Betty Grable, John Payne, S…

Started by Philip C Binstead

0 Nov 1, 2013

MGM Musicals

I'm currently watching a documentary"That's Entertainment", which is about MGM musicals. Would anyone agree with me when I say that MGM mad…

Started by Josh R.S. Lech

15 Sep 28, 2012
Reply by Philip C Binstead

Doris Day's Birthday & Connie Francis on Baltimore Net Radio

Just curious if any f you had a chance to listen to Baltimore Net Radio's  ALL DAY Doris Day Birthday celebration yesterday?  We had some g…

Started by Mary Anne Barothy

2 Apr 4, 2012
Reply by Mary Anne Barothy

TOP HAT (1935)

Since this is the first discussion I thought I'd make a film which is one of my favourites and a film which everyone would know about and t…

Started by film_eccentrik

14 Nov 20, 2011
Reply by film_eccentrik

Favorite movie based on musical plays?

Mine are: West Side Story (1961) Babes In Toyland (1961) Bye Bye Birdie (1963) The Sound Of Music (1965) Oliver! (1968) The Rocky Horror P…

Started by Josh R.S. Lech

7 Jul 1, 2011
Reply by film_eccentrik

How do other forum readers/posters rate Mae West?

I'm a manic fan of the late great Miss Mae West - I actually telephoned * , and spoke to her on August 17th 1977 to wish her a Happy Birthd…

Started by Muir Hewitt

16 Apr 10, 2011
Reply by Brenda Loew

Who is your favorite musical star?

Okay, I love musicals, so this category needs another thread :) Are you into the dancing or the singing? Gene Kelly or Barbra Streisand (o…

Started by Miss Kubelik

68 Apr 9, 2011
Reply by Cinemaven

DORIS DAY Birthday Celebration on Baltimore Net Radio

Just wanted to let you know about how you can be a part of a Birthday Tribute for Doris Day...join the party and celebrate America's Sweeth…

Started by Mary Anne Barothy

0 Mar 17, 2011


TCM Blog

On Dave Kehr and “Movies That Mattered”

When I was in the film program at Northwestern University in Chicago, my peers and I were required to read the works of Walter Benjamin, John Berger, Michel Foucault and even Freud, Jung and Marx. The idea was to apply their theories to the cinema to better understand how film worked, or how it related […]

Making the Leap: Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Talkies

To view The Private Life of Don Juan click here. Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. made his last movie in 1934. The Private Life of Don Juan was, quite accidentally, a fitting farewell to one of the first megastars of the movie industry. It wasn’t clear while filming it that it would be Fairbanks’ last movie but […]

The Greatest Early Douglas Sirk: Lured (1947)

To view Lured click here. Writer and director Douglas Sirk is mainly known today for his exquisite technicolor melodramas, such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955), Written on the Wind (1956) and Imitation of Life (1959), his last feature-length film. His work throughout the 1950s, and specifically these four films, are not […]

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