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.
To view Wuthering Heights click here. Following the success of Dead End (written about here) in 1937, director William Wyler headed over to Warner Bros. to direct Jezebel (1938), a romantic drama set in the antebellum South, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Davis her […]
To view Mr. Freedom click here. There’s a scene in Arthur Miller’s American Clock, a lesser known and not very successful later work of his, where a father and son go to a government office during the Depression to try and get the son a work voucher since the father won’t let him live at […]
A guest post provided by former TCM intern, Alexandra Greenway. To view A Boy and His Dog click here. A Boy and His Dog follows 18-year-old Vic (Don Johnson) and his telepathic dog, Blood (voiced by Tim McIntire), as they scavenge for women in the dystopian Wild West in the year 2024. The film is […]