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Charissa
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What are your favorite movies?
The Freshman, Sunrise, Withnail & I, Modern Times, M, The Third Man, Night of the Iguana, Gaslight, The Cameraman, The Magnificent Ambersons, Night of the Hunter, Lilies, The Unknown, The Seventh Seal, Now, Voyager, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Night Nurse, L'Eclisse, The Strawberry Blonde, Priceless, Broken Blossoms, The Divorcee, Private Lives, Camille, Night Must Fall, Design for Living, Ponyo
Who are your favorite stars?
Buster Keaton, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Errol Flynn, Marion Davies, Cary Grant, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Cillian Murphy, Orson Welles, James Cagney, Monica Vitti, Bebe Daniels, Kay Francis, Nita Naldi, Tallulah Bankhead, Jetta Goudal, Joan Crawford, Mabel Normand, Alain Delon, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., more but I'll stop here!
Who are your favorite directors?
Murnau, Lang, Bergman, Welles, Keaton
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I'm interested in almost everything, but classic film has been a constant, unchanging interest for the past 8 years or so. I never get tired of it. :)
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At 6:58am on October 9, 2012, kareng said…

Hi Charissa, I just love your blog, "the loudest voice".  It been getting me through "the boring-est temp jobs"!  Thank you!  I think I'd have gone insane by now without it..... Lol.  

Cheers, Karen

At 11:53pm on October 21, 2011, dennisleecleven said…
I thank you for the friend request. I do recommend the Nancy Carroll films. She was a really fine actress but do see ones such as "The Devil's Holiday", "Stolen Heaven", "Laughter" which are her drama films. She was in musicals with Charles "Buddy" Rogers but she really couldn't sing beyond a trilling sound. The ones with Phillips Holmes were some of her best films and his best, too. Both were put into rather mediocre films and their careers faded out. "An American Tragedy" is an excellent film for Phillips Holmes. Sylvia Sidney is superb as always. Frances Dee has much less to do than Elizabeth Taylor in the glossier remake, "A Place in the Sun". Helen Twelvetrees was a really fine actress and I think my favourite of hers is "Her Man" which is a gritty pre-code. Her co-star is Phillips Holmes. He had a number of really fine films but the roles got smaller. I love Dorothy Mackaill and she holds her own with Basil Rathbone in "The Flirting Widow". I like all of her films. Ann Harding is a strong favourite and her best films were in the 1930s. I love all of Sylvia Sidney's 30s films and all are well worth seeing. Marion Davies was best up to 1934 while at MGM. She was a marvelous comedienne. Her latter silent films really hold up so well today such as "Tillie the Toiler", "The Fair Co-Ed", "The Patsy", and "Show People". I see you have a photo of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in "Union Depot". That is a great film! And I do have it in my collection. Best to You! Dennis.
At 9:57pm on October 21, 2011, diane said…

Thank you so much for making me your friend Charissa. I know it's

the same old excuse but "I thought we were friends already"!!!

The same thing happened with Shirlee, I went to leave a message

and realised we weren't official friends!!

At 6:57pm on October 20, 2011, dennisleecleven said…

Thank you, Charissa! I love your photos. What a wonderful variety. Do I see that you are a Joan Crawford fan? Also, Rudolph Valentino and Lon Chaney. I have SO many films that I don't even know what is my collection. I have to be careful when I get anymore because I have traded with someone and found I already had the film.

Are you familiar with some of the early films of Nancy Carroll such as "The Devil's Holiday", "Stolen Heaven", "Laughter", etc.? She was great. Helen Twelvetrees is underrated and so is Phillips Holmes.

All the Best to you!

Dennis.

At 11:05am on October 1, 2011, Rosie Sayer said…

Charissa, I felt so awkward calling you "Eachday." I like your new name and avatar much better! Do you pronounce the "ch" like "charity" or like "charisma"? I didn't realize till now that we are fellow Floridians, although I'm one of the newcomers. I live in Tampa.

See you at the game, where your presence is much appreciated,

Rosie

At 4:39pm on July 15, 2011, Shirlee Vaughn said…

Hi eachday...; ) how nice! thank you for the invitation to be included on your friends list!

It's such fun being with you on the games. I hope your week-end is off to a good start.

At 12:00am on July 13, 2011, MothGirl Wings said…
I'm just so very pleased that you are here now - you've been here for a bit, but I just wanted to remind you that I'm happy about it.
At 4:27pm on April 26, 2011, Nicole Loeser said…
Thanks for the welcome, for liking my blog, I like yours too.
At 12:34am on April 19, 2011, MothGirl Wings said…
Even Buster is excited about that and wants to come over and watch it with you.  Be sure to record it!  xo
At 5:20pm on April 10, 2011, Paco Malo said…

Dear Charissa,

Thank you for your kind note. I don't have these hibiscus studies online anywhere, but here's another shot -- this time in full sunlight.

It was great to see you stop by Rosie's game today. Hope to see you there again soon.

All my best,

Jim

 
 
 

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