Panorama of Ealing From a Moving Tram, Ingeborg Holm, Kid Auto Races at Venice Cal., Der Lezte Mann, Sunrise, The Wind, Spione, Pandora's Box, City Lights, Footlight Parade, A Night at the Opera, Swing Time, Sons of the Desert, The Wizard of Oz, Angels With Dirty Faces, Dumbo, Citizen Kane, Sullivan's Travels, The Maltese Falcon, To Be Or Not To Be, Casablanca, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Meet Me In St. Louis, Double Indemnity, My Darling Clementine, The Best Years of Our Lives, Leave Her to Heaven, Black Narcissus, Bicycle Thieves, White Heat, The Ladykillers, The Third Man, Sunset Boulevard, Singin' in the Rain, From Here to Eternity, Tokyo Story, A Star Is Born, The Man From Laramie, Vertigo, Some Came Running, Hiroshima Mon Amour, Some Like It Hot, Pickpocket, Les Quatre Cents Coup, Peeping Tom, Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, 8 1/2, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Conformist, The Godfather, Mean Streets, Spirit of the Beehive, The Shootist, Annie Hall.
Who are your favorite stars?
James Stewart, Cary Grant, Kim Novak, Marlene Dietrich, Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Buster Keaton.
Who are your favorite directors?
Charlie Chaplin, Preston Sturges, Buster Keaton, Victor Sjöström, F.W. Murnau, Michael Curtiz, Raoul Walsh, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Today's song of the day on my black GAOH Jukebox is quite remarkable. An Irish songwriter pulling together, in Celtic folk, themes from early, raw Willie Nelson to Adam Clayton, Jr. on Elvis' Harley.
The Atlantic Ocean is often called the Pond. It's size is truly a state of mind. It all comes together here in this family, my 2nd cousins, Chicago band's 2002 release, "Galway to Graceland", as covered by Donnybrook.
I'll stake my life that I went by the Jimmy Stewart museum just today.But that isn't hard when you are an Indiana native.Here is a question for Christian Hayes that few others can answer.What actor played eight different roles in a western movie.He rode eleven different horses and three mules.Only two of his characters lived to ride off into the sunset.The actor was from Indiana,Pennsylvania...but it wasn't jimmy stewart.Only the man with the Custer golden mane and the narrow Eastwood face will know that answer.Mainly Christian Christo!
That's a very kind offer. You never know, I may take you up on it! I would love to make my way back to the States, particularly for a festival. I do in particular plan to visit the Jimmy Stewart museum when I get a chance...
I noticed you listed among your favourites, Kid Auto Races at Venice, Cal... I was just discussing last week how after many years of neglect they have restored the canals to their former glory. If no one seems to fully appreciate the history of Chaplin's camera, at least the same now can't be said of the Venice Canals...
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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 […]
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