The Golden Age of Hollywood

November 2012 Blog Posts (4)

LOVES OF CARMEN (1927)

I finally saw this rare Raoul Walsh feature with Dolores Del Rio, Don Alvarado, and Victor McLaglen. Holy Mama! Restore this film now! Del Rio positively smoulders up the screen. Her performance is comic, tragic, feisty, flirtatious and Sexy all rolled into one. Arguably the best roll I have ever seen her in.



The gypsy Senora…

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Added by The Giant on November 27, 2012 at 10:51pm — 5 Comments

Steven Spielberg and Hollywood History

What does Steven Spielberg have to do with Classic Hollywood? Probably more than you think.

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Added by Dan Day, Jr. on November 24, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments

Picture Palaces

Image: Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California.

Welcome all to Picture Palaces. The group is dedicated to the theaters which brought to us all the great movies and their galaxy of stars that we all love to watch. This is the place to come to to share stories of past experiences, good…

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Added by Dave Miller on November 18, 2012 at 11:12am — No Comments

Frank Capra--The Early Collection

My latest blog is about the recently released DVD set "Frank Capra--The Early Collection" at…

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Added by Dan Day, Jr. on November 2, 2012 at 7:13pm — No Comments

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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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