"15. Kansas City Bomber (1972) Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom. Stars: Raquel Welch, Kevin McCarthy, Helena Kallianiotes. Director: Jerrold Freedman"
"13. Chariots of Fire (1981) In the class-obsessed and religiously divided United Kingdom of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson), a devout Christian born to Scottish…"
Of Mice and Men, Casablanca, Raiders of the Lost Ark, To Kill a Mockingbird, King Kong, Godzilla, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman, Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Maltese Falcon, The Lost Squadron, Ben Hur (silent), City Lights, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Hercules, Samson and Delilah, Rear Window, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Phantom of the Opera (silent) and many more.
Who are your favorite stars?
Karloff, Bogart, Cagney, Jean Rogers, Hepburn, Grant, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, Lauren Bacall, Myrna Loy, Edward G. Robinson, Sidney Greenstreet, Wallace Beery, all of the Barrymores, George Sanders, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Lionel Atwill, George Zucco, Basil Rathbone, and many more.
Who are your favorite directors?
Hitchcock, Ford, Wellman Scorsese, etc.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I collect all kinds of stuff. Movies, tv shows, radio shows, comics, pulps, and stuff related to owls.
To view Daisy Kenyon click here. Daisy Kenyon (1947) is a rarity. It’s a romantic Hollywood movie made for adults that refuses to sentimentalize its subject and treats all its characters respectfully despite their failings and their flaws. Joan Crawford stars as Daisy, an ambitious commercial artist who becomes involved in a complicated love triangle […]
To view The Slipper and the Rose click here. For some movies, finding a receptive audience is all a matter of timing, Upon its initial release, The Slipper and the Rose (1976), a sterling reinterpretation of the Cinderella story, missed its window of opportunity because it came out after a string of box office disasters […]
To view Elena and Her Men click here. In its time Elena and Her Men (1956) was something of a disaster for Jean Renoir, a succession of problems (contested rights, fevers, bad accents) for which he struggled to find solutions. It was a box office and critical dud, and ended any hope of Renoir returning to Hollywood. To read its […]