About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I am an author of books about Hollywood. My father was the actor Dennis Hoey who playedf Inspector Lestrade in the Universal Sherlock Holmes series. I have been a writer, director and producer of films and television series and had a lengthy career in both.
Michael, it would be great if you could send me a link to your new book. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. By the way....did you know that this Saturday night on Me TV, Svengoolie is showing "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man"?
Hello Michael and welcome to The Golden Age of Hollywood! What a privilege to have you join our humble little corner of the web. I always enjoyed your father's performances as Lestrade and his many other roles. He was a great character actor alongside many others, without whom the classic films could never been made. Thanks for joining and I hope you enjoy the site. It would be cool if you maybe you could post some blogs about your father and his many roles.
To view Betty Blue click here. We might have a few NSFW films lurking around here at FilmStruck (1974′s Sweet Movie springs to mind right off the bat), but for my money, nothing you could watch here at this moment combines the beautiful and the shocking in quite the same way as Betty Blue (1986). […]
To view The Southerner click here. Jean Renoir considered The Southerner (1945) to be his “only work of a personal nature carried out in Hollywood.” Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel Hold Autumn in Your Hand, by George Sessions Perry, it follows a year in the life of a struggling Texas tenant farmer and his family. A lyrical portrait of do-it-yourself […]
To view Caesar and Cleopatra click here. In 1951, surrealist artist Man Ray, who was a fan of the cinema, quipped, “The worst films I have ever seen, the ones that put me to sleep, contain ten or fifteen marvelous minutes. The best films I have ever seen only contain ten or fifteen worthwhile ones.” […]