Children of Paradise; Out of the Past; Dr. Mabuse; Murder, My Sweet; My Man Godfrey; Pan's Labyrinth; Open Range; all Paramount Marx Brothers; La Strada; Rebel Without a Cause; A Slight Case of Murder; The Big Heat; The Maltese Falcon; Shadow of a Doubt; Young and Innocent (Hitchcock); anything with Buster Keaton; & more!
Who are your favorite stars?
William Powell; Robert Mitchum; Rita Hayworth; Humphrey Bogart; Joan Blondell; Fay Wray; Edward G. Robinson; Montgomery Clift; Jean Gabin; Louise Brooks; Marx Brothers; Buster Keaton; Laurel & Hardy; Myrna Loy; Mary Astor; Dana Andrews; Peter Lorre; Robert Duvall
Who are your favorite directors?
Fritz Lang, John Huston, Nicholas Ray, Hitchcock (esp. pre-color); Marcel Carne; Jean Cocteau; Kurosawa; Jean Renoir; Fellini; Rossolini;
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Movies have always been a fascination. Remember crying uncontrollably after watching 'La Strada' on Million Dollar Mover circa 1958 (age 11). Lived in Ann Arbor in early '60s where Cinema Guild movies (50-cent tickets!) opened up a vast world. My mother could name every actor in 30s & 40s Hollywood movies (even those with one line).
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