Discovered by Samuel Goldwyn while still a high school student, Farley Granger had bee-stung lips and soulful looks and was immediately plugged into The North Star (1943), a propaganda film of World War II, in which he played a freedom-loving…
Added by Dave Miller on March 29, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments
TCM is running a program with 2 hours of extremely rare FRAGMENTS OF LOST FILMS on April 3rd. Including the surviving reel of Colleen Moore's legendary FLAMING YOUTH (1923). Also snippets of Clara Bow in Color from RED HAIR (1928), and THREE WEEKENDS. What survives of Chaney's THUNDER, and I'm sure there will be many surprises.This is followed by two more hours of UNSEEN CINEMA.
Here is an article about the…Continue
In winter I love snuggling with my throw, and a large cup of coffee on Saturday mornings, while treating myself to a good old black and white movie. This past Saturday I was obliged to feast my eyes on a vehicle of…Continue
It has been quite some time since I posted here but sometimes the demands on my time can be great.
However, I wanted to make mention of the film I recently watched (captioned above) because it seemed like one of those little known films that deserve more attention. I believe Last Holiday has been one of the Criterion selections that is about to be discontinued and they are selling it now at a discount for a limited time.
The film stars Alec Guiness who always seems to…Continue
Added by Bill on March 15, 2011 at 9:32am — No Comments
What looked liked a final match between number 1 Bette Davis and number 2 Katherine Hepburn has now become something else. I will be the first to admit my surprise as 4th seed Vivien Leigh and 3rd seed Ingrid Bergman stormed back today to win their respective semi-final matches to set up a showdown starting immediately. Leigh, who was trailing Davis at one point by 9 points came back to win 37-36 in a match that had several ties throughout Saturday. While it's a shame seeing another…Continue
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Added by Classic Movie Man on March 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Just wanted to remind everyone that my classic movie actress tournament is still going on and that it's in week 2, focusing on the top women of the 1940's. There are two semi-final matches going on right now that features the top 4 women of this bracket: Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, and Vivien…Continue
Another packed edition of THE Podcast on classic movies.
Presented by Derek McLellan with renowned film historian Maria Ciaccia.
Main feature : Jean Harlow
Derek and Maria discuss the great classic era star on her centenary.
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Added by Classic Movie Man on March 4, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Hi everyone, I forgot to send this out yesterday but there is still time to vote for your favorites in round one.
Finally it has begun. The first day of my Classic Movie Actress Tournament. I've chosen 64 actresses to compete in a winner takes all contest to see who is the favorite among classic movie fans. Like I mentioned in an earlier post, I broke the…Continue
Added by Monty on March 1, 2011 at 6:20pm — No Comments