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"A Game I Play"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Sep 12. 1 Reply

Ladies and Gentlemen,I have been reading previous rounds of "A Game I Play," and it sounds like fun, so I would like to start a round. As I understand it, one person names a film genre or category,…Continue

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Tiffany Brannan replied to Rosie Sayer's discussion A Game I Play
"It is so interesting to know about the Technicolor parts of "Ben Hur." I had never heard of that. 33. Head from 1968. This is a movie with the Monkees, and it is in color, but I understand that there are clips from several earlier films,…"
Oct 31
Tiffany Brannan replied to Ktrek's discussion What Are You Watching?
"Without Love is a grand movie. It's humorous, tender, and so delicate. Keenan Wynn is very funny in a supporting role."
Oct 17
Tiffany Brannan commented on William Ferry's blog post THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON!
"Dear Bill, I really appreciate your support. It is so kind of you to promote my blogathon for me. I have enjoyed getting to know you and many of the other interesting members of this club. You have a swell sense of humor! Yours Hopefully, Tiffany…"
Oct 15
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for William Ferry
"Dear Mr. Ferry, Here is the link to today's roster: https://pureentertainmentpreservationsociety.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/the-great-breening-blogathon-day-1/. I hope you enjoy reading all the interesting articles. Yours Hopefully, Tiffany…"
Oct 13
William Ferry left a comment for Tiffany Brannan
"Hi Tiffany! Thanks very much for your kind review. Sometimes when you're writing, and you're more and more motivated as you go along, the words flow and everything clicks. I'm looking forward to your link, and I'll be delighted…"
Oct 11
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for William Ferry
"Dear Mr. Ferry, Thank you very much for sending your article to me early. I appreciate it. I read your article. It is very interesting and well-written. I will publish it on my website on Friday, the first day of the Blogathon. If you would like to…"
Oct 11
William Ferry left a comment for Tiffany Brannan
"Hi Tiffany, I finished my DODSWORTH article for your GREAT BREENING BLOG-A-THON. I know we had discussed my giving you the first option, so I'm sending you a copy. Would you prefer that I post it on my blog, if that's easier for…"
Oct 10
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for Jenni Donovan
"Dear Jenni, That's wonderful! I look forward to seeing you at my site! Thank you for the compliment about my picture. Yours is also very cute. Yours Hopefully, Tiffany Brannan"
Oct 10
Jenni Donovan left a comment for Tiffany Brannan
"Thank you so much for your comment! I feel much love here and everyone is so welcoming! I'll definitely check out your site once I get the chance & I love your profile picture!"
Oct 9
Tiffany Brannan replied to Ktrek's discussion What Are You Watching?
"That's very interesting. I have never seen "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre," but I am sure it is very interesting. I agree that the 1948 Academy Award for Best Actor didn't turn out as one might have hoped. Lew Ayres, my…"
Oct 9
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for Jenni Donovan
"Dear Miss Donovan, Welcome to the Golden Age of Hollywood! I have been a member for a few months, and I have found the people to be extraordinarily friendly and kind. I'm sure you will enjoy it. I know what you mean about loving the past and…"
Oct 9
Kenneth Walker left a comment for Tiffany Brannan
"Thanks for the invitation  Tiffany . Ive been a movie fan since age seven in 1941 and still going strong. I saw your name tonight during the chat. Again thank you and have a great week. Ken Walker."
Oct 7
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for Kenneth Walker
"My name is Tiffany Brannan. I don't think I have ever seen you online while I have been here. It is nice to meet you! By the way, I would like to invite you to join my blogathon, "The Great Breening Blogathon:"…"
Oct 7
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for Greg McLeod
"My name is Tiffany Brannan. I don't think I have ever seen you online while I have been here. It is nice to meet you! By the way, I would like to invite you to join my blogathon, "The Great Breening Blogathon:"…"
Oct 7
Tiffany Brannan left a comment for Dave Miller
"My name is Tiffany Brannan. I don't think I have ever seen you online while I have been here. It is nice to meet you! By the way, I would like to invite you to join my blogathon, "The Great Breening Blogathon:"…"
Oct 7
Tiffany Brannan replied to Rosie Sayer's discussion A Game I Play
"There have been some excellent films listed recently. I haven't mentioned one in a while since I didn't know any more to do, but I just stumbled on one. 28. "Dixiana" from 1930 is a pre-Code Wheeler and Woolsey comedy set in the…"
Oct 6

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What are your favorite movies?
My favorite movies are "Holiday" from 1938, "Broadway Serenade" from 1939, the Dr. Kildare movie series from 1938-1942, and "Night World" from 1932. I have a special affection for 1930s films, but I love all Code films sealed by Mr. Breen (between 1934 and 1954).
Who are your favorite stars?
My favorite actors are Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Nelson Eddy, Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Bing Crosby, and Fred Astaire. My favorite actresses are Jeanette MacDonald, Laraine Day, Eleanor Powell, Kathryn Grayson, Mae Clarke, Audrey Hepburn, and Kathryn Hepburn.
Who are your favorite directors?
My favorite directors are George Cukor, W. S. Van Dyke, and Richard Quine. I like all directors who knew how to make brilliant, believable films without breaking the Code.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I have watched old movies all my life. I have never watched any movies except those from the Golden Era of Hollywood. My love for old movies eventually led me to discover the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 and the amazing impact it had on Hollywood and America. As I learned more about it, I began to love it more and more. In October of 2016, my sister and I started the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society, an organization specifically dedicated to bringing back the Code and celebrating old, beautiful entertainment. I love the 1930s very much. They are my favorite time in Hollywood history. I celebrate the whole true Code era, which is from 1934 to 1954, when Joseph I. Breen was the head of the Production Code Administration. He is my favorite film contributor because he was a moral, talented man who kept films clean and glorious for everyone. I have been deeply influenced by the Code era and old entertainment. I never leave the house without a vintage-style dress or blouse and a skirt plus a hat. I live my life like it is a Code film.
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The Great Breening Blogathon!

At my website, I am hosting a blogathon that is all about the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930, the Production Code Administration, Joseph I. Breen, the man who enforced the Code, and the Golden Age it and he produced. Anyone can join and use this opportunity to clean up uncodish classics and write about their own movie ideas. Visit the official announcement at the PEPS website to join: https://wordpress.com/post/pureentertainmentpreservationsociety.wordpress.com/4911. Let the breening begin!

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Ice Cream Soda and Soda Jerks at the Egyptian Theatre

Posted on September 22, 2017 at 2:20pm 4 Comments

                         Image result for pictures of the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

The Egyptian Theatre had a wonderful event on that Sunday afternoon. It was a beautiful September day in Hollywood, and the courtyard was filled with people who were standing in line, waiting for ice cream sodas. As the soda jerk whipped up the colorful sodas, the patrons listened to the music of a ukulele player, who sang and Egyptian Theatre.jpg whistled to his own music. After an enjoyable hour and a half in the shaded, Egyptian style courtyard, the eager…

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EXTRA: "The Great Breening Blogathon!"

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 8:42pm 0 Comments

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Ladies and gentlemen, the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society is now making the official announcement of our very first blogathon, the Great Breening Blogathon! It is centered around October 14, which is the 129th birthday of Joseph I. Breen, the head of the Production Code Administration. We like to think of him as the man who made the Golden Era golden. To celebrate his birthday, join us in the…

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At 9:13pm on October 11, 2017, William Ferry said…

Hi Tiffany!

Thanks very much for your kind review. Sometimes when you're writing, and you're more and more motivated as you go along, the words flow and everything clicks. I'm looking forward to your link, and I'll be delighted to post it and plug it on my blog page.

Regarding Mr. Lloyd, among his short films HAUNTED SPOOKS is my favorite, in part because it was one of the few Lloyd films I had as a young man when I was collecting in 8mm. For his features, I'll make an unusual choice: THE CAT'S PAW. It lost money, and Lloyd thought it an interesting failure, largely because it was more a screwball than a slapstick comedy. It actually works quite well, even with the relative lack of sight gags. This could have been a good career transition for him, as he was too old to play the eager young man on his way up.

At 10:27pm on October 10, 2017, William Ferry said…

Hi Tiffany,

I finished my DODSWORTH article for your GREAT BREENING BLOG-A-THON. I know we had discussed my giving you the first option, so I'm sending you a copy. Would you prefer that I post it on my blog, if that's easier for you?

Dodsworth%20%281936%29.txt

At 6:50pm on October 9, 2017, Jenni Donovan said…

Thank you so much for your comment!

I feel much love here and everyone is so welcoming!

I'll definitely check out your site once I get the chance & I love your profile picture!

At 11:32pm on October 7, 2017, Kenneth Walker said…

Thanks for the invitation  Tiffany . Ive been a movie fan since age seven in 1941 and still going strong. I saw your name tonight during the chat. Again thank you and have a great week.

Ken Walker.

At 2:43pm on September 26, 2017, Skip Clark said…
Thanks for the invitation. I’m thinking of some films that might fit the category right now.
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At 10:14pm on May 17, 2017, kareng said…

You're very welcome Tiffany :D  Enjoy!

At 6:03pm on May 12, 2017, Ktrek said…

Welcome to The Golden Age of Hollywood. We hope you enjoy the site. 

Kevin

PS. Thanks for taking the time to fill in your profile with so much detail. It was a delight!

 
 
 

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