film noir, pre-code, Universal horror, Warner Bros 1930s gangster cycle, silent film
Who are your favorite stars?
Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, E. G Robinson, Ronald Colman, Joan Crawford, Robert Donat, Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Barbara Stanwyck, Marlon Brando, Spencer Tracy, Jean Arthur, Marx Brothers
Who are your favorite directors?
Frank Capra, King Vidor, Billy Wilder, Borzage, Murnau, DeMille
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Fell in love with classic film as a child through my grandmother and have never looked back. Looking to a career in writing, inspired by classic film and hoping to learn and discover more about classic film!
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To view The Wedding Night click here. The Wedding Night was doomed from the start. It was producer Samuel Goldwyn’s final attempt at making the Ukrainian actress Anna Sten into a Garbo-level star, and his persistence had become something of a Hollywood joke. The Wedding Night became known around town as “Goldwyn’s Last Sten,” but […]
To view Phantom click here. It’s that time of year when Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau’s interpretation of Dracula, appears on lists of recommended horror films. The oldest, existing film version of Bram Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu is likely Murnau’s most watched title. It’s eerie Expressionist style was a major influence on the American horror genre, but […]