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What are your favorite movies?
The Gold Rush, The Freshman, Ikuru, The Long Hot Summer, Mildred Pierce, Raging Bull, Dr. Strangelove, Metropolis, All About Eve, Sunset Boulevard, Citizen Kane, Paths of Glory, La Strada, Annie Hall, The Passion of Joan of Arc but not necessarily in that order.
Who are your favorite stars?
Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Cary Grant, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck
Who are your favorite directors?
Chaplin, Murnau, Scorese, Kubrick, Fritz Lang, Buster Keaton, Woody Allen, Vincente Minnelli
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I am a computer consultant and graphic designer. I am very interested in learning all I can about the silent film era.
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Happy New Year GAOH!

Posted on December 31, 2009 at 6:51am 1 Comment

I just want to take a moment to remember all my wonderful friends here at Golden Age of Hollywood, and wish you all the best for the coming year. I'm looking forward to another year of information and insight on classic film. Thank you all. And here's looking forward to the new folks who'll be joining us in 2010!

My, Where Has the Year Gone?

Posted on November 18, 2009 at 7:44pm 3 Comments

I've been asking myself that question, too. Well, it's almost Thanksgiving -- the time of year to start thinking about putting in my order for the best silent film calendar ever! Compiled by Rodney Sauer of the Mont-Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, and several of his fellow silent film lovers, the calendar project benefits silent film preservation. Total net proceeds (after printing expenses) are used to benefit silent film restoration. Last year's proceeds went to help fund an internship in film… Continue

Morning Edition talks to Novelist George Pelecanos about "Tough Guy" Films

Posted on October 9, 2009 at 7:30am 0 Comments

I wanted to share this interesting interview I heard on NPR's Morning Edition today with novelist George Pelecanos. His choices of favorite films are quite interesting--and all of them are classics!

"Our Movie Houses" Awarded THS Outstanding Book of the Year Award

Posted on September 6, 2009 at 10:29am 0 Comments

This in from the Theatre Historical Society of America's Facebook page:

THS Outstanding Book of the Year Award was formally presented to NORM KIEM of Syracuse NY for his book "Our Movie Houses" detailing the history of theaters and movie history in Central NY. The award notification was made in January after the THS Board voted at its January Board Meeting.

An excellent, well-researched… Continue

Early Twentieth Century Films Found in Polish Cellar

Posted on August 23, 2009 at 10:52am 4 Comments

I never give up hope that some film long considered lost may be sitting in a basement somewhere. This find seems to be quite promising. (Thanks to Chuck Lovelace for posting this article to his Facebook page.)…


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At 12:07am on November 8, 2009, MothGirl Wings said…

Thank you for joining the Fans Of Warner Brothers Studios group - I hope you will enjoy the ride!
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At 8:16am on September 12, 2009, sandra said…
thanks for war welcome;) I'm glad that I've found somenting like this....I adore old movies since I was a kid. I know i will like it:)
At 10:57pm on September 7, 2009, Abdullah aka Chuck said…
Thank you for the birthday wishes, Joanne!
At 8:17am on August 22, 2009, Sophie C said…
Thanks very much for your warm welcome! I do feel this website has so many things to offer.
I will definitely go to the video section and look for Cary Grant vids! Thanks for advising!
At 9:17pm on August 14, 2009, Art Pierce said…
Thanks, Joanne and everybody. It looks as if there's some interesting stuff here!
At 10:47pm on June 30, 2009, Tina H. said…

At 10:04pm on June 29, 2009, Tina H. said…
Hi Joanne, Thank you for the comment about my page. I may change it though. I hope you can get a copy of Miriam Cooper's book.
At 12:01pm on April 18, 2009, Rupert Alistair said…
Joanne, in response to your comment on Paulette Goddard playing Scarlett, I completely agree. Have you ever seen her screen test on the GWTW documentary?
At 6:55am on April 6, 2009, Rupert Alistair said…
Oh, I meant to mention to you that I saw where Gregory Peck was one of your favorite actors. I don't know if you knew it or not but yesterday was his birthday.

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