"I was lucky enough to meet Robert Osborne back in 2009 at the 70th Anniversary celebration for Gone With the Wind in Atlanta. He was charming, gracious and so very nice. Meeting him was a high point of the weekend. RIP, Robert. You were a class act!"
Ninotchka, Meet Me in St. Louis, Libeled Lady, Kitty Foyle, Love Crazy, Dial M for Murder, Suspicion, Father of the Bride, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, In Name Only, Made for Each Other, The More the Merrier, Talk of the Town, A Guy Named Joe, My Favorite Wife, Move Over Darling, Come Live With Me, The Heavenly Body, Rear Window, Philadelphia Story, The Best Years of Our Lives, Since You Went Away, Mrs. Miniver, Homecoming, The Clock, The Major and the Minor, The Bachelor and the Bobby-soxer, Mildred Pierce, Sadie McKee, Gone With the Wind, Waterloo Bridge, The Divorcee, Dark Victory, and so many more.
Who are your favorite stars?
Carole Lombard, Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Clark Gable, Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Joseph Cotten, JeanHarlow, Irene Dunne, Doris Day, Ginger Rogers, Katharine Hepburn, and so many more.
Who are your favorite directors?
Alfred Hitchcock, George Cukor, John Cromwell, Victor Fleming, Clarence Brown, George Stevens, and so many more.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I have been in love with classic movies for most of my life. I love watching them, collecting them and reading about them. It is not an exaggeration to say that I am obsessed.
To view The Southerner click here. Jean Renoir considered The Southerner (1945) to be his “only work of a personal nature carried out in Hollywood.” Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel Hold Autumn in Your Hand, by George Sessions Perry, it follows a year in the life of a struggling Texas tenant farmer and his family. A lyrical portrait of do-it-yourself […]
To view Caesar and Cleopatra click here. In 1951, surrealist artist Man Ray, who was a fan of the cinema, quipped, “The worst films I have ever seen, the ones that put me to sleep, contain ten or fifteen marvelous minutes. The best films I have ever seen only contain ten or fifteen worthwhile ones.” […]
To view Shoot First, Die Later click here. Here’s how I’d pitch Fernando Di Leo’s Shoot First, Die Later (1974) to any of my friends: If you’d like to see a gritty Italian crime movie that evokes The French Connection (1971) and surely influenced Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino, look no further than this grim […]