The Golden Age of Hollywood

April 2016 Blog Posts (9)

More Classic Posters

Added by Philip C Binstead on April 29, 2016 at 4:33pm — No Comments

More Classic Movie Posters.

Added by Philip C Binstead on April 16, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments

Some colourful artwork on Classic Movie Posters.

Added by Philip C Binstead on April 16, 2016 at 2:19am — No Comments

Book Signing in Burbank on April 17th

If you are in the Los Angeles area next Sunday (4/17), please stop by Dark Delicacies in Burbank at 2 pm.

I'll be signing copies of MURDER IN BABYLON, my novel based on the William Desmond Taylor murder. 

It would be nice to meet some of you that I've never met face-to-face.

The address is 3512 W. Magnolia Blvd.

See you there.

Added by Michael B. Druxman on April 10, 2016 at 6:09am — 1 Comment

PAUL MUNI is Back-in-Print

Paul Muni was the original SCARFACE.



This Oscar-winning actor (THE STORY OF LOUIS PASTEUR) was also the subject of my first book, which has been OOP for 40 years. Now, BearManor Media has published an updated edition of PAUL MUNI: His Life and His Films, which also contains a new Introduction.



Muni, who starred in such classic…

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Added by Michael B. Druxman on April 8, 2016 at 10:50am — No Comments

More Classic Movie Posters.

Added by Philip C Binstead on April 5, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

The massive Circus Maximus set built for Ben Hur 1925.

A view from the air of the huge Circus Maximus set, you can see the wooden structuring at the back of the arena inner facade, the white line is the centre of the stadium around which Ramon Navarro, Francis X. Bushman and the other charrioteers took there lives in their hands to create cinematic history. All long gone, now prime real estate. Can't wait to see the new Ben Hur in 3D released in the UK in august.…

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Added by Philip C Binstead on April 4, 2016 at 5:10am — No Comments

A Mix of Motion Picture Posters 2

Added by Philip C Binstead on April 3, 2016 at 4:05am — No Comments

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StreamLine Has Moved to Tumblr!

On November 1, 2017 FilmStruck’s blog, StreamLine, moved to Tumblr. This archive will remain active for anyone looking to access older content, but going forward our daily posts dedicated to cinema will appear on FilmStruck’s Tumblr page. See the the link below to be redirected to our new location. http://filmstruck.tumblr.com/tagged/streamline-blog  

Affairs of the Heart: The Wedding Night (1935)

To view The Wedding Night click here. The Wedding Night was doomed from the start. It was producer Samuel Goldwyn’s final attempt at making the Ukrainian actress Anna Sten into a Garbo-level star, and his persistence had become something of a Hollywood joke. The Wedding Night became known around town as “Goldwyn’s Last Sten,” but […]

Murnau and the Phantoms of Germany

To view Phantom click here. It’s that time of year when Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau’s interpretation of Dracula, appears on lists of recommended horror films. The oldest, existing film version of Bram Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu is likely Murnau’s most watched title. It’s eerie Expressionist style was a major influence on the American horror genre, but […]

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