Grapes of Wrath, Dr. Zuivago, Gone With the Wind, Giant, This Property is Condemed, Casablanca, Have and Have Not, Music Man, War and Peace, Pawn Broker, Shane, The Strawberry Blond,
The Way WE Were, Inside Daisy Clover, Wizard of Oz, Stargate,Contact, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Country Girl, North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby, Long Hot Summer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, It Happened One Night, Affair to Remember, Sleepless in Seattle. To name but a few.
Who are your favorite stars?
James Cagney, Natalie Wood, Jimmy Stewart, Betty Hutton, Ginger Rogers, Bing Crosby, Henery Fonda, Cary Grant, Cathrine Hepburn, Clark Gable, Liz Taylor, Paul Newman & Joann Woodward, Frank McHugh, Barry Fitsgerald, F. Z. Zacall (cuddles),
Barbara Stanwick, John Garfield, Leslie Howard, Hedy Lamar, Randolf Scott, JohnWayne, David Wayne, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Jack Nicholson, Lana Turner, Robert Redford ect.
Who are your favorite directors?
Hitchcock, Lean, Ford, Capra,
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I grew up watching old black and white movies, mainly from the 30's on forward and in my opinon from late 30's to the 60's was the real Golden Age of Movies. There has been a few good ones since but not many. That was when the acters were most adept at their craft. I used to sneek off to the movies when ever I got the chance.
Embarrassed to say but I just watched Frank Borzage’s Man’s Castle for the first time this week. Wow, what a movie! Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young are both excellent but the way the movie plows headlong into the plight of desperate people during the despression is remarkable. There are some obvious hard cuts in the movie […]
Every now and then I stop back in to look at some of the updated comments and I’m surprised, and gladdened, to see that there still are comments! Now, I no longer get paid to post here so this is just a “Hi, how are you?” to everyone who still comments here (so don’t freak […]
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