The Thin Man, Midnight, The More the Merrier, Libeled Lady, The Awful Truth, My Man Godfrey, Sunrise, The Crowd, On the Waterfront, The Women, A Place in the Sun, This Property is Condemned, The 39 Steps
Who are your favorite stars?
Jean Arthur, Myrna Loy, Cary Grant, William Powell, Carole Lombard, James Cagney, Montgomery Clift, Claudette Colbert, Audrey Hepburn
Who are your favorite directors?
Frank Capra, F.W. Murnau, King Vidor
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I'm a college student taking a year off to work. I've loved classic films since I was about 6 years old. I'm addicted to youtube and livejournal making videos and picspams of classic movies, current movies and tv shows
Charlie Chaplin—an icon of cinema—flirted with the fine arts. He sketched on occasion, and he could converse about art and music in social situations, but his strongest connection to the world of art was his friendship with illustrator Ralph Barton. During the 1920s, Barton was a highly successful caricaturist and cartoonist, whose work was elevated […]
To view The Last Laugh click here. Nowadays when I talk with my friends about F.W. Murnau (1888 – 1931) they are usually familiar with Nosferatu (1922) or Sunrise (1927). Between those two classics is another masterpiece released in 1924 that is usually overlooked, and one that Georges Sadoul, in his Dictionary of Film Makers […]
To view Stella Dallas click here. Children rarely understand the sacrifices their parents make for them. Nor should they. The difficult decisions and problems that parents often have to deal with aren’t ones that should be the concerns of a child. In my own life, my parents made sacrifices that I didn’t fully realize or […]