The Golden Age of Hollywood

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All time favourite golden age hollywood actors?

Started by Jenni Donovan in Great Performers. Last reply by Gerda Gerrits Nov 3. 9 Replies

I don’t know if this has already been discussed (if so I apologize) but I thought it would be fun to discuss everybody’s favourite hollywood actor from the golden era and why?Mine is Marilyn Monroe though I’m pretty sure the mass majority favors…Continue

What's the last DVD you purchased?

Started by Ktrek in DVD/Video. Last reply by M.T. Fisher Oct 24. 920 Replies

I thought it might be fun to see what everyone is purchasing these days. And please do NOT feel like you need to limit your response to just classic films. As a matter of fact my last purchase was not a classic film at all but the latest Stargate…Continue

A Game I Play

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Gem Data Oct 23. 20089 Replies

UPDATE:We've done many categories since this game started. I announce the current category in the game, but if you can't find the announcement, just ask any of the…Continue

Is anyone still burning classic movie DVDs off of TV, and how?

Started by Rosie Sayer in DVD/Video. Last reply by M.T. Fisher Oct 13. 8 Replies

It seems increasingly difficult nowadays to burn TV content to DVD due to copy protections. I was wondering if anyone is still doing this, and if so, from what channels, and using what sort of technology? I'd like to save to permanent storage some…Continue

Movie about classic film fans - Man in the Chair

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by M.T. Fisher Oct 10. 3 Replies

Has anyone seen Man in the Chair? It's a 2007 release starring Christopher Plummer and Michael Angarano about a young classic film buff and a retired film gaffer he meets in a movie theater. It turns out the older man is the only surviving crew…Continue

What Are You Watching?

Started by Ktrek in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Sep 25. 312 Replies

A companion thread to my "What's the Last DVD You Purchased?" thread. I thought it might be fun to discuss what we all are watching or have recently watched. Below will be my first post in this thread.KevinContinue

This Beautiful Corner of the Internet

Started by Stephen Butler in Social Club. Last reply by kareng Jul 30. 4 Replies

Hello, I just want to say to Kevin that I am extremely grateful that the site has now been reprieved for another year, thank you for your efforts.  And thank you to all the people that donated; you have all made my life that bit easier by continuing…Continue

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Did anyone here get to see The 70th Birthday Screening of Casablanca?

Started by Kenneth Lawson in Classic Dramas. Last reply by kareng Jul 20. 6 Replies

I was able to go and see the screening of Casablanca  last month, To see theses movies as they should be seen in a pleasure we all should be able to enjoy.Continue

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Irish & Scottish Themes

Started by Rosie Sayer in Other Movie Topics. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Jan 27. 1 Reply

I'm reposting this list, not only for St. Patrick's Day (not so far off) but also for St. Andrew's Day in the fall. These are all feel-good movies or clips. Additional suggestions are welcome!IRISH MOVIES FOR ST. PATRICK'S DAYThe Quiet Man  Little…Continue

The Perfect Marriage - David Niven & Loretta Young

Started by Rosie Sayer in DVD/Video. Last reply by Rosie Sayer Sep 15, 2017. 4 Replies

Does anyone have this film, other than the commercial VHS release? I no longer have a VCR, so I haven't been able to watch it in years. I want this on DVD so badly, but it has never been released on DVD.I would appreciate anyone's help. Thanks!Continue


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Posted by M.T. Fisher on October 7, 2018 at 5:18pm 0 Comments

I just saw Bullitt on the big screen, and it was naturally, a wow.  The car chase actually made me a tad ill, seeing them go over the hills of San Francisco that way in the cinema.  (McQueen's granddaughter said the same thing happened to her.)  And it's so nice seeing a good cop show in the movies where there isn't one computer being used.  Just good police work.

2 Hollywood Scandals of the 1950s

Posted by Michael B. Druxman on September 21, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

The Franchot Tone - Barbara Payton - Tom Neal Affair

The Lana Turner/Johnny Stompanato Relationship

These were certainly the 2 most sensational Hollywood scandals of the 1950s.

Come join us and talk about them.

Treasure Trove of Pre-Codes

Posted by Rosie Sayer on September 6, 2018 at 5:12pm 2 Comments

Since I generally prefer to watch comedies, I have a lot of pre-Code melodramas/potboilers/morality tales in my collection that I still haven't watched. These were all gifts from friends. I have a huge backlog now, and today I was realizing what a treasure-trove it is.

I have several boxed sets of movies with dozens of Pre-Code movies starring great actors such as Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Barbara Stanwyck, and on and on--all new to me!

I don't know much about these, but I'm curious to find out more. I'm currently watching Midnight Mary, starring a young and stupendously beautiful Loretta Young. She was 20 years old and already had 16 years of screen appearances behind her. Some of the other titles include:

Merrily We Go to Hell (Fredric March & Sylvia Sidney)

Hot Saturday (Cary Grant, Randolph Scott & Nancy Carroll)

Torch Singer (Claudette Colbert)

Search for Beauty (Ida…


Edward G. Robinson & George Raft

Posted by Michael B. Druxman on August 21, 2018 at 9:56pm 0 Comments

If you are a fan of Edward G. Robinson and/or George Raft, come join or new group on FaceBook.


Posted by Michael B. Druxman on August 9, 2018 at 7:37am 0 Comments

The Oscars are now going to add a new category, "Most Popular Picture".


The Oscars are supposed to honor the "Best Picture," not the "Most Popular".

The "Most Popular" Picture is determined by the box-office gross. Why does the Academy have to vote on that?

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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.  

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