The Golden Age of Hollywood

May 2015 Blog Posts (4)

THE STORY BEHIND… THE COLUMBIA PICTURES LOGO

In “The Story Behind…” series I take a look at movie related things, with this time the focus on a logo. It is something we see every time a movie starts, but do you know the history of them? This week I look into the logo of Columbia Pictures. It was founded in 1919 and…

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Added by Dave Miller on May 31, 2015 at 11:08am — No Comments

Dream Factory Podcast 93

Derek McLellan is joined by film historian Maria Ciaccia to discuss classic movies.

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Added by Classic Movie Man on May 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Matt's Classic Movies : Footlight Parade (1933)

Derek McLellan and film historian, author and lecturer …
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"12 ANGRY MEN" — HOW TO MAKE A GREAT FILM ON A TINY BUDGET

How do you make a legendary film in a few weeks’ time, all with a budget that would make even the most miserly studio head giddily twirl his mustache? Ask Sidney Lumet.

12 Angry Men

1957

Unquestionably, “12 Angry Men” (1957) is one of the finest films of the 1950s, with three Oscar…

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Added by Dave Miller on May 7, 2015 at 6:17pm — No Comments

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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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