The Golden Age of Hollywood

Classic Musicals (20)

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Started by Rosieyposie7

8 Jul 7
Reply by Stephen Butler

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



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This Land is Your Land: The Southerner (1945)

To view The Southerner click here. Jean Renoir considered The Southerner (1945) to be his “only work of a personal nature carried out in Hollywood.” Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel Hold Autumn in Your Hand, by George Sessions Perry, it follows a year in the life of a struggling Texas tenant farmer and his family. A lyrical portrait of do-it-yourself […]

The Man Ray Movie Challenge: Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

To view Caesar and Cleopatra click here. In 1951, surrealist artist Man Ray, who was a fan of the cinema, quipped, “The worst films I have ever seen, the ones that put me to sleep, contain ten or fifteen marvelous minutes. The best films I have ever seen only contain ten or fifteen worthwhile ones.” […]

Shoot First, Die Later (1974)

To view Shoot First, Die Later click here. Here’s how I’d pitch Fernando Di Leo’s Shoot First, Die Later (1974) to any of my friends: If you’d like to see a gritty Italian crime movie that evokes The French Connection (1971) and surely influenced Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino, look no further than this grim […]

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