A little bit of everything,Gone With The Wind, the films of Laurel and Hardy, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Phantom of The Opera, Animal House, The Wizard of Oz, The Last Man on Earth, Singin' In The Rain, The Illusionist, The Evil Dead, Lord of The Rings trilogy and many, MANY others ...
Who are your favorite stars?
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, Abbott & Costello, The Three Stooges, The Marx Brothers, John Wayne, Michael Caine, Catherine-Zeta Jones, Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and again, numerous others ...
Who are your favorite directors?
Victor Fleming, John Ford, Tim Burton, Steven Spielberg, Sam Raimi, Peter Jackson
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Born in a humble log cabin ... (just kidding!) Born and raised in Louisville, Ky., a life-long film buff. One of my earliest movie-going memories is seeing the mid-60's re-release of "Gone With The Wind" at The Uptown Theater in my old neighborhood, because my mother couldn't find a babysitter for that evening.
Currently happily married (5 years this past August) to a wonderful woman who must truly love me, because anyone else would've chloroformed me and stuffed me into a burlap sack a looong time ago ... *chuckle*
Glad to have you back Lucian! A few of us have joined another Ning social network called Fan Central. It focuses on comics, science fiction and horror. I started a classic science fiction and horror group there that you are welcome to join. Here is the link:
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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 […]
To view Phantom click here. It’s that time of year when Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau’s interpretation of Dracula, appears on lists of recommended horror films. The oldest, existing film version of Bram Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu is likely Murnau’s most watched title. It’s eerie Expressionist style was a major influence on the American horror genre, but […]