The Golden Age of Hollywood

December 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Happy New Year to the Golden Age of Hollywood

I hope everybody at GAOH has a happy, safe, healthy, and prosperous 2013! 

Dave Miller

Added by Dave Miller on December 31, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Charles Durning, R.I.P.

Charles Durning, the two-time Oscar nominee who was dubbed the king of the character actors for his skill in playing everything from a Nazi colonel to the pope, died Monday at his home in New York City. He was 89.…


Added by Dave Miller on December 25, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Jack Klugman, R.I.P.

Jack Klugman dies at 90; star of TV's 'The Odd Couple,' 'Quincy'

Klugman, a three-time Emmy winner, portrayed the slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison opposite Tony Randall on the 'Odd Couple' and later played a crime-solving medical examiner on 'Quincy.'…


Added by Dave Miller on December 24, 2012 at 10:50pm — 1 Comment

Merry Christmas!

I wish everyone at GAOH a very Merry Christmas! And if you don't celebrate Christmas then have a Merry whatever!


Added by Ktrek on December 24, 2012 at 1:35am — No Comments


Added by Dan Day, Jr. on December 22, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy

Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy

Hi all,

Please come join me at Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy. The boys entertained us from the silent days, both as a team and separately, and well into the talkie era. Now it's our chance to discuss the greatness of Stan and…


Added by Dave Miller on December 20, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

"Desperately in Need, of Some Stranger's Hand, in a Desparate Land"

Lieutenant Colonel Kilgore (Robert Duvall):…

Added by Paco Malo on December 19, 2012 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Weekend Chat Sessions

Hi All,

The Golden Age of Hollywood has this wonderful chat room that is just collecting dust, and I have come up with an idea that I hope many will like.

I love chatting with people, and have been involved with a chat area that may go bye-bye soon.…


Added by Dave Miller on December 16, 2012 at 8:23pm — 1 Comment


One of the last survivors of Hollywood's Golden Days...and what a survivor he is!  Hard living never seemed to slow him down one bit. 

Here he is, age 30, in his screen debut in the mesmerizing film noir, “The Strange Love of Martha Ivers” (1946.)

 Producer Hal B. Wallis was on his way to…


Added by Catherine on December 11, 2012 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah to all the celebrators in the Golden Age of Hollywood.


Added by Dave Miller on December 8, 2012 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment

Please come join House of Whodunits

House of Whodunits

Come join the House of Whodunits where we can discuss the great, and not so great, mystery movies of the silver screen. From Sherlock Holmes to Charlie Chan to Philo Vance and all the great movie detectives.

Everyone is invited to join…


Added by Dave Miller on December 8, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Rare Metropolis poster poised for auction record

For full story as it appears in Dec 7 issue of The Hollywood Reporter, click on the link

One of four known one-sheets from Fritz Lang's 1927 masterpiece could fetch $1 million in bankruptcy court-ordered sale on December 13, 2012 at the U.S. Bankruptcy court in downtown Los…


Added by kareng on December 5, 2012 at 7:04am — No Comments

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