"I just ordered The Shaggy Dog. I like having a bunch of feel good movies from my childhood around when I need a good pick-me-up. Shortly before that I bought The Parent Trap. I haven't had a chance to watch them yet, but I'm looking…"
"I love this movie! It was always one of those "feel good" fluff films I'd watch just whenever. The musical number on the plane which features Louis Armstrong, Dorothy Lamour, etc., is lots of fun, but the "comedy" during…"
"I completely agree, kareng! I watched this movie with my mom many years ago. We both have long arms, and I have a tendency to whack my elbows on things a lot. After seeing this movie, my mom would always make the comment, "It's those Joan…"
"2. Anchors Aweigh (1945) This extremely fun sailors-on-leave movie starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra also features famous conductor and pianist Jose Iturbi playing himself. His character shows up in the movie a few times. "
"50. Pat and Mike (1952) I hope this one hasn't been used already. I didn't see it. This happens to be one of my favorite movies. Spencer Tracy plays a promoter and sports trainer who adds Katharine Hepburn to his small group of athletes.…"
"I love those old Warners programmers with all the familiar faces: Bogart, Davis, Robinson. Good stuff! I don't remember this one. I think I recorded it off TCM years ago along with a hundred others, but alas, I don't have a working VCR…"
"42. The Kid from Left Field (1953) I remember watching this as a child and thinking the little boy who plays Dan Dailey's son was so cute. It's another baseball movie. If I remember correctly, Dan Dailey plays a washed up player who is…"
"40. The Freshman (1925) This is one of my all-time favorite Harold Lloyd movies. He plays a hopeless college freshman who yearns to be the most popular boy in school. He tries out for the college football team and is made to think he's actually…"
Some Like It Hot, The Lady Eve, Singin' in the Rain, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Court Jester, The Odd Couple, Stalag 17, Casablanca, Thin Man movies, Casanova's Big Night, I Remember Mama, Roman Holiday, It's a Wonderful Life, Remember the Night, Sound of Music, Easy Living, Father of the Bride (Spencer Tracy), My Sister Eileen, The Women, many many more!!!
Who are your favorite stars?
Cary Grant, William Powell, Irene Dunne, Myrna Loy, Charles Chaplin, Barbara Stanwyck, Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Spencer Tracy, Jack Lemmon
Who are your favorite directors?
Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Howard Hawks, Ernst Lubitsch, William Wyler, Frank Capra
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I've been watching classic movies since I was a small child. I grew up mostly watching the classic movie channels and developed an interest in many different genres, especially screwball comedies.
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