Gone With the Wind, Casablanca, A Streetcar Named Desire, It Happened One Night (really everything that Clark Gable has done), Guess Who's Coming For Dinner, An Affair To Remember, The Maltese Falcon, The Great Dictator, 20th Century, Showboat, Some Like It Hot, On The Town, Red Dust, Mogambo
Who are your favorite stars?
Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Spencer Tracy, Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart, Vivien Leigh, Joan Crawford, Judy Garland, Claudette Colbert, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Hattie McDaniel, Charlie Chaplin, Jean Harlowe
Who are your favorite directors?
W.S. Van Dyke, Victor Fleming, Frank Capra, Charlie Chaplin
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I'm really an old soul. I've always had a natural affinity towards classic movies and the golden age of hollywood, because my mom and dad watched a lot of that stuff. I've subsequently become an Gable addict in a decade when friends say, "Who????" I strive to enlighten all whom I can rope in.
Yes totally understand what you mean of people not understanding the old and dead actor thing. I got a poster for my birthday. It's my profile pic. One of my dear friends saw it in my room. She asked me who are those people? Talking about Gable and Leigh. She had never heard of them. I exampled GWTW and what huge deal it was in the 1930's etc...Her next question was what movies have they been in lately? I told her that Clark and Vivien were no long living. She told me with a funny facial expression. You have dead people on your wall?! I laughed and told her Yes I Do! I knew who Clark Gable was before. I saw GWTW my sister watched it but like you I was too young to understand the story. BTW My sister's name is Tara! Also if I ever have a son I want to name him Rhett or Clark.. For obvious reasons!
One night during the filming, a local tavern locked the doors and gathered everyone's cell phones. Only the people who were already in the bar were allowed to stay and no one else was admitted.The patrons had no idea what was happening, but gave up their cell pnones for the promise of a huge suprise. Jonny Depp came in and, along with the film crew, bought drinks for everyone for several hours.
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