The Golden Age of Hollywood

John Frederick Ackroyd's Groups (7)

  • Movie of the Week

    20 members Latest Activity: Jan 14

    This is a group to discuss and also archive the Movie of the Week.

  • Films of the Golden Age

    20 members Latest Activity: Jun 27, 2016

    This is a group to archive my blogs about Films of the Golden Age Magazine and also to discuss articles from the issues.

  • Picture Humor and More!

    20 members Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2016

    A group to post funny pictures, videos, comics & jokes we find on the web. 

  • Claude Rains

    31 members Latest Activity: May 12, 2016

    One of the screen’s most versatile, and most interesting actors. From Prince John to Mr. Skeffington, Mr. Jordan to the…

  • Film Noir-Darkest Before Dawn...

    116 members Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2017

  • Classic Movie Comedians

    76 members Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2013 Covering the films and lives of the star comedians of the 20s, 30s and 40s including Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Laurel and…

  • Alfred Hitchcock Fans

    117 members Latest Activity: Mar 9, 2017 Come and discuss films of the great director, Alfred Hitchcock.

TCM Blog

Jean Harlow, Mary Dees, and SARATOGA

I watched SARATOGA again last night for the first time in years and still found it very depressing. It is so sad to watch Harlow, clearly weak and listless, playing each scene when you know how sick she is. And every time I saw her double Mary Dees’ back turned to the camera, all I […]

Man’s Castle 1933

Embarrassed to say but I just watched Frank Borzage’s Man’s Castle for the first time this week. Wow, what a movie! Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young are both excellent but the way the movie plows headlong into the plight of desperate people during the despression is remarkable. There are some obvious hard cuts in the movie […]

How’s It Going, Everybody?

Every now and then I stop back in to look at some of the updated comments and I’m surprised, and gladdened, to see that there still are comments! Now, I no longer get paid to post here so this is just a “Hi, how are you?” to everyone who still comments here (so don’t freak […]

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