The Golden Age of Hollywood

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"I remember watching this on TV late at night when I was a teenager. It must have mad…"

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"He was a good character actor, but struggled with poor health most of his life."

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"Charlie Chan is known for his wise sayings, Here is one of his best! "Mind like par…"

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"  12. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)-   starring Warner Oland as the famous Orie…"

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"I recently treated myself to the great Frank Capra comedy classic Mr Deeds Goes to T…"

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"Great news Karen! I tried to pledge some money last night but I got there too late.…"

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"Right on, Stephen. It's like an oasis in a desert, or a bright beacon in a dark sky.…"

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"  10. Circus Fever (1925) -Hal Roach "Our Gang" two reel comedy silent starring the…"

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"I need to see this one, Karen!"

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Affairs of the Heart: The Wedding Night (1935)

To view The Wedding Night click here. The Wedding Night was doomed from the start. It was producer Samuel Goldwyn’s final attempt at making the Ukrainian actress Anna Sten into a Garbo-level star, and his persistence had become something of a Hollywood joke. The Wedding Night became known around town as “Goldwyn’s Last Sten,” but […]

Murnau and the Phantoms of Germany

To view Phantom click here. It’s that time of year when Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau’s interpretation of Dracula, appears on lists of recommended horror films. The oldest, existing film version of Bram Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu is likely Murnau’s most watched title. It’s eerie Expressionist style was a major influence on the American horror genre, but […]

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