Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Mummy

Today, I'm all wrapped up in the horror classic, The Mummy (1932), starring Boris Karloff.

This article is part of the Universal Pictures Blogathon hosted by Silver Scenes.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Silent Film Career of Rin Tin Tin

Today, I'm writing about the silent film career of one of old Hollywood's great canine stars, the original Rin Tin Tin. Here's Rinty in one of the many signed autographs that were distributed by his owner, Lee Duncan. 

This article is part of The Silent Cinema Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Lauren Champkin.

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Joad's Journey in The Grapes of Wrath

Today, I'm writing about the Joad's journey from Oklahoma to California in The Grapes of Wrath (1940). This production still shows Dorris Bowdon (left), Jane Darwell, and Henry Fonda packed into the front seat of the family's Hudson Super Six Sedan.

This article is part of the Classic Movie Blog Association's Fall Blogathon on Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Santa Fe Trail: A Viewer's Guide

Cavalry officers George Custer (Ronald Reagan, third from left) and J.E.B. Stuart (Errol Flynn, fourth from left) form a lifelong friendship in Santa Fe Trail (1940).

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Border Incident

Today, I'm writing about the great film noir Border Incident (1949) starring one of old Hollywood's leading Hispanic stars, Ricardo Montalban.

This article is part of Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon hosted by Once Upon a Screen.

Friday, October 9, 2015

The Shop Around the Corner and Its Remakes

Today, I'm writing about The Shop Around the Corner (1940) starring Margaret Sullavan and James Stewart, and the two remakes of that classic romantic comedy, In the Good Old Summertime (1949) and You've Got Mail (1998).

This article is for the They Remade What?! blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies.

Friday, October 2, 2015

What's New on Netflix for Classic Movie Fans

October features a fairly good selection of classic movies on Netflix, especially if you're a fan of Frank Sinatra, Stanley Kubrick, and Laura (1944). Here's Dana Andrews contemplating Gene Tierney's iconic portrait in the classic film noir.