The Golden Age of Hollywood

Stephen Butler's Groups (9)

  • Movie of the Week

    19 members Latest Activity: Jul 11

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

  • Silent Films and Early Talkies

    123 members Latest Activity: Jan 1 I'm currently working on a book describing silent films and early talkies that are currently available on DVD. This seems to be a good way to get…

  • The Eighth Wonder of the World

    10 members Latest Activity: Jan 1 This group is dedicated to the film that saved the crippled film studio RKO during the early years of the depression, "King Kong".

  • Classic Movie Composers

    15 members Latest Activity: Jan 1

    Is there anyone out there who would like to join me in discussing the film composers of classic cinema?  Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Max Steiner,…

  • Hollywood Sound Tracks

    27 members Latest Activity: Jan 1

    This is the place to hear the classic, and not so classic, film scores that enhance some of our favorite movies. I hope this will be a suitable…

  • Coming to Blu-Ray!

    15 members Latest Activity: Jan 1

    This is a group to discuss classic movies on Blu-Ray. Discussions and comments can be about release announcements, Blu-Ray reviews, special…

TCM Blog

William Wyler’s Wuthering Heights (’39)

To view Wuthering Heights click here. Following the success of Dead End (written about here) in 1937, director William Wyler headed over to Warner Bros. to direct Jezebel (1938), a romantic drama set in the antebellum South, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Davis her […]

“He Don’t Believe in Anything” – Mr. Freedom

To view Mr. Freedom click here. There’s a scene in Arthur Miller’s American Clock, a lesser known and not very successful later work of his, where a father and son go to a government office during the Depression to try and get the son a work voucher since the father won’t let him live at […]

Taking Issue with A Boy and His Dog (1975)

A guest post provided by former TCM intern, Alexandra Greenway. To view A Boy and His Dog click here. A Boy and His Dog follows 18-year-old Vic (Don Johnson) and his telepathic dog, Blood (voiced by Tim McIntire), as they scavenge for women in the dystopian Wild West in the year 2024. The film is […]

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