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What are your favorite movies?
Til We Meet Again[1940], Its a Mad Mad Mad Mad World,
King Kong, old and new versions, Xanadu, In Person 1935, Storm Warning 1951,Mandalay, The Prestige, Safe In Hell[Wellman],Golddiggers of 1933, Blondie Johnson, Libeled Lady, Midnight Mary, Robert Youngson comedy compilations, The Last of Sheila,
Invasion of the Body Snatchers(original),Once Upon A Time in America, Millenium Trilogy [EU original], Inception.
Who are your favorite stars?
In my eyes, the most beautiful woman EVER: Fay Wray, then, Maureen O'Sullivan, Genevieve Tobin, Carole Lombard, Jean Harlow, JoanBlondell, Ginger Rogers, Kay Francis. Margaret Lindsay, Dorothy Mackaill. Male stars: George Brent, Ricardo Cortez, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Ladd, Warren William, Karloff, Bela, Peter Lorre, Errol Flynn, Dennis Farina, Michael Caine,Sean Connery,Gene Hackman, George Raft, Lee Marvin, Jack LaRue
Who are your favorite directors?
Haven't studied directors but most films I like are directed by:
Robert Florey, Chas Brackett, Michael Curtiz, William Wellman,
Samuel Fuller, Edmund Goulding, Jack Conway
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Baby boomer. Became film buff watching GOLD CUP MATINEE,
and MOVIETIME USA, on Dayton, Ohio TV as a kid. Bought many books regarding cinema, 8mm 2-reelers, movie stills, film magazines. Fell in love with film women who were old enough to be my great grandmother in real life. I've had a few careers:
Keyline artist, copywriter, field photographer, graphics business partner, color separations sales rep, over-the-road truck driver. Hobbies are limited these days
to reading, collecting internet images, and producing a few
PhotoShop colorizations to share on GAOH. Army Reserves 1965-1971, Photography and Photo Lab.
Retired. Widowed 2010.
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Single

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Posted on December 1, 2009 at 4:21pm 143 Comments

Really don't have a blog. I occasionally offer unprofessional opinions here, on various subjects of concern.

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At 8:29am on March 28, 2017, Rosie Sayer said…

I suppose if there were a FB group for fans of screwball comedy, I could become addicted to it, but I would still come back here. This site is a second home for me.

At 11:59am on March 12, 2017, Rosie Sayer said…

Nice to see you around! It's been a while, hasn't it?

 
 
 

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