Casablanca, Some Like it Hot, Hell's Angles (31),Laura, The Godfather, The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Nashville, Flying Down to Rio, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Goldiggers 1933, Footlight Parade, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, North By Northwest, Sunset Boulevard, Stagecoach, Palm Beach Story, China Town, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Test Pilot (38)
Who are your favorite stars?
Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, William Powell, Jean Harlow, Edward G Robinson, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Leslie Howard, Andy Divine, Veronica Lake,Paul Newman, Beryl Ives, Dana Andrews
Who are your favorite directors?
Michael Curtiz,Billy Wilder, Robert Altman, Afred Hitchcock, Stanley Kramer, Preston Sturgis
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Since a teen, I felt movies were the source of my understanding of life much more than religion. I studied theology and film at Yale and expanded my interest to include theology of culture at Syracuse University. As a psychotherapist I use film and television programs to illustrate the human condition. Personally I love most films before 1960 especially pre-code Hollywood.
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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 […]