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The Films of John Ford

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patti Mar 13, 2014. 13 Replies

Would contributors like to say which John Ford film is a favourite, and why?  It is hard to choose, but I think "Grapes of Wrath" is my personal fave, along with "The Searchers" and "How Green Was My…Continue

Karl Theodor Dreyer's "Jeanne d'Arc"

Started Nov 17, 2010 0 Replies

What do bloggers think about this amazing film?   In particular the lead actress, Falconetti, who had never acted before.  I think the burning scenes at the end went on too long, but otherwise the…Continue

Research topic for University

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue Lee Nov 12, 2010. 4 Replies

Hello everyone,I'm looking for a topic for a PhD dissertation on Film, starting 2012.  I have vaguely thought about the Production Code and its impact on the depiction of women but I need to refine…Continue

Silent Classics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue Lee Oct 31, 2010. 2 Replies

G.W. Pabst's masterpiece, "Pandora's Box" is an absolute favourite, as are many of the Lon Chaney films.  He was a fabulous actor, born of parents who were both profoundly deaf.  He had to…Continue

 

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What are your favorite movies?
The Best Years of Our Lives
Picnic
Ninotchka
Stalag 17
1,2,3
The Seven Year Itch
The Man Who Wasn't There
Friendly Persuasion
The Good Earth
A Star is Born
Adam's Rib
Pride and Prejudice (1939)
Sabrina
To Kill a Mockingbird
Joan of Arc
Sunrise
Pandora's Box
The Lady Eve
His Girl Friday
The Southerner
Les Enfants du Paradis
The Big Lebowski
Talk of the Town
Who are your favorite stars?
Judy Garland
John Wayne
William Holden
Gregory Peck
Jessica Lange
James Stewart
Carole Lombard
Fred Astraire
Tracey and Hepburn
Cary Grant
Judy Holliday
Grace Kelly
Orson Welles
Daniel Day-Lewis
Joaquin Phoenix
Monty Clift
Rosalind Russell
Gary Cooper
Who are your favorite directors?
Ford, Hawks, Hitchcock, Wilder, Cukor, Wyler, Lubitsch, Stevens, (Preston) Sturges, Lang, Pabst, Murnau, Dreyer, Carne, Coen Brothers
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Loved cinema since I was 15 and never stopped. Specially love classic and foreign film.
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Vale Tony Curtis

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

I'm sorry to learn, today, of the death of this terrific actor. Who will ever forget his memorable films?!

Rouben Mamoulian

Posted on September 29, 2010 at 5:43pm 3 Comments

This is a true story.



In the 1970's I was working for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. One of our Producers had a guest film director for an interview as he was in Australia to attend the Sydney Film Festival. The wife of this Producer was a friend of mine and one day she asked me: "Sue, Rouben Mamoulian is in the next office with Brian. Would you like to go and meet him?" I replied that I'd pass because I'd never heard of him (I was only 24). Some years later, when I realized… Continue

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At 6:44am on December 19, 2010, Juan Ramos said…

Hi Sue

 

Thanks for your comment. I'm doing a course on film and TV history in 2011 and am really forward to it!

 

Merry Christmas to you too!

At 8:03am on November 17, 2010, Juan Ramos said…
Hey Sue

I do love classic films! I haven't seen Pandora's box yet but it is definitely on my (ever expanding list). I've only seen a few early European talkies (German and French) which I have really enjoyed so I'm curious to watch (and discuss) more of them.
At 12:13pm on September 29, 2010, Abdullah aka Chuck said…
Welcome to the GAOH Sue! Hope you enjoy yourself here!
 
 
 

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