Gone with the Wind, On Golden Pond, Somewhere in Time, African Queen, The Ghost and Mrs. Muier, The Wizard of Az, The Philadelphia Story. Blackboard Jungle, Jayne Eyre, An affair to Remember. Funny Face, Anna Karenina, A farewell to Arms, Close Encounters, Jaws..
Who are your favorite stars?
Clark Gable, Marland Brando, Vivian Leigh, Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Katherine Hepburn, Marjorie Riordan, Lana Turner, , Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Jane Powell, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Peter Lawford, Cary7 Grant, Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Ingrid Bergman, Helen Hayes, Yul Brynner
Who are your favorite directors?
Can't think of a single name off hand.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Retired Nurse of 40 years, grandmother of to many to count. Love old movies where happier times are had by all, drama where good comes out over evil, light hearted comedys, Sonya Heny ice skating and Fred Astaire's dancing.
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When I was in the film program at Northwestern University in Chicago, my peers and I were required to read the works of Walter Benjamin, John Berger, Michel Foucault and even Freud, Jung and Marx. The idea was to apply their theories to the cinema to better understand how film worked, or how it related […]
To view The Private Life of Don Juan click here. Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. made his last movie in 1934. The Private Life of Don Juan was, quite accidentally, a fitting farewell to one of the first megastars of the movie industry. It wasn’t clear while filming it that it would be Fairbanks’ last movie but […]
To view Lured click here. Writer and director Douglas Sirk is mainly known today for his exquisite technicolor melodramas, such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955), Written on the Wind (1956) and Imitation of Life (1959), his last feature-length film. His work throughout the 1950s, and specifically these four films, are not […]