"The Wizard of Oz used to scare me. I used to hide behind the couch with my brother during the scenes with the witch, and then would come back out to see Dorothy.
The Picture of Dorian Gray ( 1942 ) didn't scare me scare me, but Dorian was kind…"
"I haven't seen all of them yet, but I saw Destry Rides Again last weekend ( Jimmy's first Western! ) and I loved it. I saw a little of Jimmy's Mr. Smith in Destry Jr., as he was a little naive at the beginning, but began to adopt a…"
"I love classic movies because there was always an innocent quality to many of them. When they do refer to things like sex and violence, it was always subtly. That's one of the good things about the Production Code--it enabled directors to be…"
"I'd kill to be Gloria Stewart! But celebrity..I guess I'd be Donna Reed ( mainly because of the telephone scene in "It's a Wonderful Life"! ) or Olivia de Havilland ( who I just realized is still living ). The latter Jimmy…"
A very warm welcome from me too! Thank you for commenting on my Jimmy Stewart & Maggie Sullavan video! Glad you like it. :) They were such sweethearts, weren't they?^^ I hope you will have a great time here!
Hello Mary and welcome to The Golden Age of Hollywood. Your favorite film of all time looks even better than ever. It was just released on Blu-Ray and is stated to be the best the film has ever looked. Nice to see another young person join. I hope we can stimulate your interests in classic movies even more. It can be a life long love affair. Enjoy the site.
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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 […]