West of Zanzibar, Pride and Prejudice, It, Stagecoach, The Angel and the Badman, The Ten Commandments, A Good Year, Nanook of the North, Snow White.
Who are your favorite stars?
Lon Chaney, Sr., Clara Bow, Marie Dressler, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Joan Bennett, Al Pacino, Martin Sheen, Nicole Kidman, Tommy Steele, Leslie Anne Warren, Jack Nicholson.
Who are your favorite directors?
John Huston, John Ford, Tod Browning, Cecil B. DeMille, Walt Disney, Eric Von Stroheim.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Customer Service Professional, formerly a management consultant and human resources executive. Have always appreciated fine acting, and especially enjoy the work of underrated, often overlooked actors and actresses.
Lovely Mary Astor pics, Stephen! Great actress with a distinguished list of film credits. I like her in The Man With Two Faces from 1934 with Edward G Robinson and Louis Calhern. Great ensemble cast. Hope you're enjoying GAOH. Welcome! :D
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 […]