Life Is Beautiful, All About Eve, Mr. Skeffington, Robin Hood, 3 Steps, The Women, War of the Roses, The Children's Hour,
Who are your favorite stars?
Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia De Haviland, Joan Crawford, Doris Day, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Marilyn Monroe, Virginia Mayo,
Who are your favorite directors?
Sydney Pollack, Alfred Hitchcock,
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I am a stay at home mom with two young sons. I enjoy photography, exploring urban ruin, libraries, museums, rainy days and playing board games. I love old films, any kind. There is something about being able to see into the past that intrigues me.
Charlie Chaplin—an icon of cinema—flirted with the fine arts. He sketched on occasion, and he could converse about art and music in social situations, but his strongest connection to the world of art was his friendship with illustrator Ralph Barton. During the 1920s, Barton was a highly successful caricaturist and cartoonist, whose work was elevated […]
To view The Last Laugh click here. Nowadays when I talk with my friends about F.W. Murnau (1888 – 1931) they are usually familiar with Nosferatu (1922) or Sunrise (1927). Between those two classics is another masterpiece released in 1924 that is usually overlooked, and one that Georges Sadoul, in his Dictionary of Film Makers […]
To view Stella Dallas click here. Children rarely understand the sacrifices their parents make for them. Nor should they. The difficult decisions and problems that parents often have to deal with aren’t ones that should be the concerns of a child. In my own life, my parents made sacrifices that I didn’t fully realize or […]