Another packed edition of THE Podcast on classic movies.
Added by Classic Movie Man on April 29, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Hers was a Hollywood fairy-tale existence few, if anybody, can live: being the child of arguably the most famous movie star in the world – and, certainly, the…Continue
This month marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of our nation's Civil War. I thought I would use the occasion to ask everyone what they believe is the greatest Civil War film. It's not as simple as one would think. For example, what IS the definition of a Civil War film? Does it have to include a battle scene? Does a western set in the years 1861 to 1865…Continue
Added by Shirlee Vaughn on April 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Ginger's 100th birthday will be here soon, July 16th. I am in the process of writing my tribute to
her. I have finished the first 13 chapters. I have posted them at viviantalksgingerrogers.blogspot.com/. I have included photos from my own collection of memorabilia. Hope you will enjoy
reading my thoughts about Ginger.
I am hopeful that TCM will give Ginger her day in the sun on
the anniversary of her 100th birthday. Ginger is number one because…
Added by Vivian on April 23, 2011 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Breaking news from our pal Elif at the Nederlands EYE Film Institute. Two long lost Olive Thomas feature films from 1919, each of them discovered about 7 or 8 years ago, have finally been restored! What's more they are apparently peddling these around to DVD labels, trying to find a distributor as we speak.…Continue
The Classic Movie Actress Final is set...Vivien Leigh vs Irene Dunne. After the two semi-final matches ended today with Leigh trouncing Natalie Wood 38-24 and Dunne edging out Grace Kelly 39-33, the finale is now set. Due to Blogger's problems on Friday, one day of voting was lost, so the competition had to be re-started. The results were the same as Leigh and Dunne won their respective matches. Vivien Leigh seeded 4th is one of the stronger actresses with a considerable fanbase. But…Continue
Added by Monty on April 2, 2011 at 7:53pm — No Comments
This film had 3 Academy Award nominations and also won several other awards. How I happened to have missed seeing this back when it was released is bit of mystery to me but nevertheless I have now seen it and enjoyed it very much. Samantha Eggar was one of the nominees for best actress and she is perfect for this thriller. IMO, Terrance Stamp who won the best actor award at Cannes should also have been nominated by the academy but was not. The director was William Wyler (also a nominee)…Continue
Added by Bill on April 1, 2011 at 8:58pm — No Comments