"Kevin, I know this site is a labor of love for you and we DO appreciate it, don't give it up. Figure how much each member would need to contribute to keep it going and send out an e-mail. I'm sure if everyone chipped in it wouldn't…"
Grapes of Wrath, Dr. Zuivago, Gone With the Wind, Giant, This Property is Condemed, Casablanca, Have and Have Not, Music Man, War and Peace, Pawn Broker, Shane, The Strawberry Blond,
The Way WE Were, Inside Daisy Clover, Wizard of Oz, Stargate,Contact, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Country Girl, North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby, Long Hot Summer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, It Happened One Night, Affair to Remember, Sleepless in Seattle. To name but a few.
Who are your favorite stars?
James Cagney, Natalie Wood, Jimmy Stewart, Betty Hutton, Ginger Rogers, Bing Crosby, Henery Fonda, Cary Grant, Cathrine Hepburn, Clark Gable, Liz Taylor, Paul Newman & Joann Woodward, Frank McHugh, Barry Fitsgerald, F. Z. Zacall (cuddles),
Barbara Stanwick, John Garfield, Leslie Howard, Hedy Lamar, Randolf Scott, JohnWayne, David Wayne, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Jack Nicholson, Lana Turner, Robert Redford ect.
Who are your favorite directors?
Hitchcock, Lean, Ford, Capra,
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I grew up watching old black and white movies, mainly from the 30's on forward and in my opinon from late 30's to the 60's was the real Golden Age of Movies. There has been a few good ones since but not many. That was when the acters were most adept at their craft. I used to sneek off to the movies when ever I got the chance.
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.” […]
To view Shoot First, Die Later click here. Here’s how I’d pitch Fernando Di Leo’s Shoot First, Die Later (1974) to any of my friends: If you’d like to see a gritty Italian crime movie that evokes The French Connection (1971) and surely influenced Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino, look no further than this grim […]