The Golden Age of Hollywood

Classic Comedies (10)

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Plot: girls team up, pretend to be rich to snag a rich husband

I was watching a movie called Three Blind Mice, starring Loretta Young, and I thought, "Wait, I've run across this plot before." The basic…

Started by Rosie Sayer

4 Mar 10
Reply by Midge

The Gilded Lily (1935)

Okay, I was browsing online deciding on my final online film  purchase when I came across this title.  The reviews sound relatively good bu…

Started by film_eccentrik

1 Feb 22
Reply by Rosie Sayer

Cozy, Cuddly Comedies

These are the films I watch when I don't want to be challenged in any way, shape or form, I just want to be soothed. (In other words, most…

Started by Rosie Sayer

153 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Paul Petro

Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator is Charlie Chaplin's first talking picture. He plays the roles of a dictator named Hynkle of a fake country called Tomai…

Started by FilmFanatic

4 May 23, 2011
Reply by FilmFanatic

Bachelor Mother question

Hey everyone.  Merry Christmas.  I watched "Bachelor Mother" again today and have been wondering the same thing that I was wondering the fi…

Started by Matthew

6 Jan 6, 2011

Remember the Night-Stanwyck and Macmurray

I bought this film online 2 weeks ago because of the spectacular reviews on imdb and watched it the other night. It is what they say, funny…

Started by film_eccentrik

11 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by film_eccentrik

Announcement: the Screwball Comedies Group has reached 100 members!

Just want to let you all know that our little group has passed the 100-member mark! That means there are quite a few fans of screwball come…

Started by Rosie Sayer

8 Nov 7, 2010
Reply by Ktrek

Harvey

Recently rewatched Harvey, with Jimmy Stewart. I'd forgotten how good this movie is. Jimmy isn't interested in the ladies... he saves the…

Started by The Luvely Rae

0 Oct 29, 2010

Why don't they give us the Stan and Ollie??

Anybody have any Idea why the bulk of the great Laurel and Hardy talkie-shorts have not made it to legitimat DVD yet?..save for a few measl…

Started by Christopher

38 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Christopher

Favorite Classic Comedies

I have several All Time Favorite Classic Comedies - "Some Like It Hot", "Fancy Pants". "His Girl Friday", "Bringing Up Baby", "Pillow Talk"…

Started by Mark Broy

5 Oct 18, 2010
Reply by Sue Lee

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A Far From Perfect Understanding (1933)

To view Perfect Understanding click here. In 1929, after a successful career in silent film and at the height of her popularity, Gloria Swanson was preparing for her transition to “talkies,” the earliest, raw experiments in bringing sound to motion pictures. Her sound debut was in the 1929 drama written and directed by Edmund Goulding, The […]

Werner Herzog and the Burden of Dreams (1982)

To view Burden of Dreams click here. “If I abandon this project I would be a man without dreams and I don’t want to live like that. I live my life or I end my life with this project.” That’s how Werner Herzog responded to his investors in Germany asking him if he had the will […]

The Living and the Dead: L’Eclisse (1962)

To view L’Eclisse click here. FilmStruck is currently streaming 11 films featuring Alain Delon as part of their “Icons: Alain Delon” theme and for the next 4 weeks I’ll be spotlighting a few of my favorite titles in this collection. To learn more about the French actor please see a previous post I wrote in 2010 […]

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