The Golden Age of Hollywood

March 2014 Blog Posts (16)


It goes without saying that people watch pictures from the Classic Hollywood era for sheer enjoyment. l have discussed at length in posts the nostalgia factor and will continue to do so as l am a romantic at heart.

I have been fortunate to attend the 2011 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL, and while waiting for a screening to begin, an interesting event took place. We were in the theatre when a young university age fellow approached a group of people in front on us. He announced to them that…


Added by Terry Sherwood on March 31, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments


Added by Ktrek on March 31, 2014 at 5:29pm — 13 Comments

Warner Archive's 5 for $50.00 sale!

Once again Warner Archive has a 5 for $50 sale going on. So, if you have been thinking about buying some titles but unwilling to spend $17 or $18 a title then now's the time to stock up. They have some really good titles in their growing archive collection. I've been wanting to get the eight Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy films for quite a while (even…


Added by Ktrek on March 20, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments


As most of you know, you only turn 100 once!  It's not like me turning 40 every year.

I hope you will help us by sending notes to TCM asking them to honor Tyrone either as Star of the Month in May or on his birthday of May 5.

Here are the links:

suggest any Tyrone…


Added by Suspira on March 16, 2014 at 7:14pm — 2 Comments

Crash Course: The Art of Film Stuntwork by Turner Classic Movie’s Scott McGee

Posted by on Jan 27 2014 | Guest Blog, Motion Pictures

Guest blog by…


Added by Dave Miller on March 14, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

Dream Factory Podcast 58

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Derek McLellan and Maria Ciaccia discuss historic perceptions and the reality of life in Hollywood.

More podcasts :…


Added by Classic Movie Man on March 14, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Announcing The Great Katharine Hepburn Blogathon!

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The time has come! After three years participating in the classic film blogging community, Margaret Perry is finally ready to host her very own blogathon. What will the topic of this blogathon be, you ask? Who else but my most favorite classic movie star ever, the great Katharine Hepburn…


Added by Margaret Perry on March 13, 2014 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Podcast about RAMONA (1928) Restoration and Screening March 29th in LA.

Here is a fascinating Podcast interview with film Historians Hugh Neely and Frank Thompson about the various film versions of RAMONA, focusing on the brand new LOC Restoration of the long lost RAMONA (1928) with Dolores Del Rio, and Warner Baxter, Directed by Edwin Carewe. Screening for the first time anywhere at UCLA 's Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.on March 29th with Live scoring by Rodney Sauer and Mont…


Added by The Giant on March 12, 2014 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Matt's Classic Movies - The Blue Angel (1930)

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Added by Classic Movie Man on March 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

You could win a $50.00 Amazon gift card!

The following email was sent by broadcast to all GAOH members last night. However, if your email is not current or our email went into your spam box I am posting the contents here as well.

Greetings fellow members of GAOH!

To keep from just copying a long message to you all I am providing a link to my blog post about our six year…


Added by Ktrek on March 9, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Dream Factory Podcast 57

For download / to play :

In the second episode marking the Oscars Derek McLellan and Maria Ciaccia discuss the…


Added by Classic Movie Man on March 9, 2014 at 9:45am — No Comments

Six Years and Counting

Greetings fellow members of The Golden Age of Hollywood!

March 7th was the sixth year anniversary of GAOH's move to the Ning social platform. Some of you were with us on the old Invision Free message board and we're happy you have stuck with us. For those of you who were not I will give a little history of GAOH.

Sometime in early…


Added by Ktrek on March 8, 2014 at 10:30pm — 22 Comments


My new stage play, B MOVIE, dramatizes the ill-fated Franchot Tone/Barbara Payton/Tom Neal triangle.


Added by Michael B. Druxman on March 7, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

WE ALL REMEMBER By Terry Sherwood

I have just had the opportunity to view the picture MR SKEFFINGTON (1944), directed by the black listed Vincent Sherman. What can you write about actor Claude Rains that would be different? This was a very private man, who, while apparently being held in high regard by many people, never spoke of his numerous marriages.  I could not help but think of some of the actors we have lost recently to illness, or reckless living. Perhaps it was just their time.

   I speak about Peter O’…


Added by Terry Sherwood on March 1, 2014 at 6:07pm — No Comments

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