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What are your favorite movies?
Thin Man, Holiday Inn, Big Sleep, Spirit of St. Louis, Road to Rio, Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer, Narrow Margin, Strange Love of Martha Ivers,
Who are your favorite stars?
William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney (my daughter's middle name is Tierney), Charles McGraw, Claude Raines, Bing Crosby
Who are your favorite directors?
Mankiewicz, Wyler
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
My love of old movies started when I was in my 20's. I was exposed to several of the classics by my mother, but it really did not take hold until much later. My interest in them grows as I get older. I also love Big Band/Swing music, which is a rarity - especially for someone my age. I usually get people rolling their eyes at my music at work (I listen to it through XMRadio and I have two wonderful children and a little dog named "Max". I really enjoy spending time with my children. When not busy with the kids I have gotten into gardening, and have had some success with a bluebird house in my backyard. I also am working on home improvement, e.g. painting, landscaping.
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16mm Films

Posted on November 30, 2010 at 8:25pm 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

I like collecting lobby cards. My girlfriend was on ebay and found what she thought was a lobby card of the Road to Utopia movie. When I looked at it, it was not a lobby card at all but rather a 16mm print of the movie. I did not bid on it but this got the wheels spinning about how fun it might be to watch a movie on a projector from an old print. Does anyone else do this? Does anyone have any good sources for movies or a projector? Any ideas would be greatly… Continue

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At 8:30am on June 24, 2008, M.T. Fisher said…
Matt, always a pleasure to meet fans of William Powell. Thanks for the addition, and looking forward to yakking with you. Is NC as beautiful as they say?
At 10:06pm on June 13, 2008, Ktrek said…
Welcome to the Golden Age of Hollywood Matthew! You sound like my kind of fan! Hope you will make us part of your daily habits!!

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