Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Ballet Sequences in Old Hollywood Films


Today, I'm celebrating dance in film with a look at old Hollywood ballet sequences like this one from An American in Paris (1951), featuring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron.

This article is part of Gotta Dance! A Celebration of Dance in Film hosted by Classic Reel Girl.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of May 23, 2016


They Were Expendable (1945), starring John Wayne, Donna Reed, and Robert Montgomery, is one of the classic movies airing on TCM this week.

Ma and Pa Kettle Plus Strawberry Rhubarb Pie


Today, I'm pairing a classic movie with a delicious dessert for the Classic Movie Ice Cream Social blogathon hosted by Movies Silently.

My selections are the always endearing Pa and Ma Kettle, as portrayed by Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main, and a delicious strawberry-rhubarb pie that is easy to make.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Old Hollywood Villains: Boris Lermontov in The Red Shoes (1948)


Today, I'm looking at the character of Boris Lermontov as played by Anton Walbrook in The Red Shoes. He is with Moira Shearer in this photo.

This article is part of The Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Silver Screenings, Speakeasy, and Shadows and Satin.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

5 Movies on an Island


Today, I'm celebrating National Classic Movie Day (it's May 16) by recommending the five movies I would take on a desert island.

This article is part of the 5 Movies on an Island Blogathon hosted by Classic Film and TV Cafe.