Monday, May 22, 2017

The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #9


Welcome to the Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #9. I'm going to be co-hosting with Elaine Hodges from Classic Movie Treasures and Steve Bailey from Movie Movie Blog Blog for the next two weeks. Feel free to jump in and add your links about anything and everything classic-movie related.

Friday, May 19, 2017

1001 Classic Movies: Woman of the Year


Woman of the Year (1942) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. This romantic comedy stars Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn as dueling newspaper reporters who fall in love.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7 Women


Today, I'm writing about director John Ford's final film 7 Women (1966). The historical drama stars from left: Anne Bancroft (seated); Sue Lyon; Mildred Dunnock; Margaret Leighton; Hans William Lee; unidentified; Eddie Albert, and Betty Field.

This article is part of Underseen and Underrated: The CMBA Spring '17 Blogathon from the members of the Classic Movie Blog Association.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Old Hollywood Top 5: Movie Stars


Today, I'm celebrating National Classic Movie Day (it's May 16) with an article about my top five favorite movie stars.

This article is part of the Five Stars Blogathon hosted by Classic Film and TV Cafe.

The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #8


Welcome to The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #8. I'm going to be co-hosting with Elaine Hodges of Classic Movie Treasures for the next three weeks so jump in an add your links about everything and anything classic-movie related.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Old Hollywood Top 5: Tearjerker Endings



Today, I'm writing about the top five tearjerker endings in old Hollywood films. Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas (1937) is on the list.

This article is part of The "No, You're Crying" Blogathon: Our Favorite Tearjerker Films hosted by Moon in Gemini.

Friday, May 12, 2017

1001 Classic Movies: Now, Voyager


Now, Voyager (1942) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. It stars Bette Davis as a woman who gains independence from her domineering mother (Gladys Cooper).

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #7

The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #6

Welcome to The Classic Movie Marathon Link Party #7! I'm going to be co-hosting with Elaine Hodges for the next four weeks so jump in add your links about everything and anything classic-movie related.

Early Women Filmmakers Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway


Old Hollywood Films is partnering with Flicker Alley to give away one Blu-ray/DVD copy of Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology. Click below to enter and learn some fascinating information about women in film.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Old Hollywood Villains: Nero in Quo Vadis (1951)


Today, I'm writing about Peter Ustinov's Academy Award-nominated performance as Roman Emperor Nero in Quo Vadis (1951).

This article is part of The Great Villain Blogathon 2017 hosted by Speakeasy, Shadows and Satin, and Silver Screenings.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Five Graves to Cairo


Today I'm reviewing the World War II thriller, Five Graves to Cairo (1943), starring Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, and Erich von Stroheim.

This article is part of The Franchot Tone Blogathon hosted by Finding Franchot.

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Country Girl


Today, I'm reviewing the drama, The Country Girl (1954), starring William Holden (left), Grace Kelly, and Bing Crosby.

This article is part of The Second Golden Boy Blogathon: A William Holden Celebration hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Love Me or Leave Me


Today, I'm reviewing the musical Love Me or Leave Me (1955), which stars Doris Day as torch singer Ruth Etting.

This article is part of The Doris Day Blogathon hosted by Love Letters to Old Hollywood.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of April 3, 2017


The World War II drama The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) is one of the classic movies airing on TCM this week. The photo shows from left: Harold Russell; Teresa Wright; Dana Andrews; Myrna Loy; Hoagy Carmichael, and Fredric March.

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Odd Couple (1968)


Today, I'm reviewing the comedy, The Odd Couple (1968), starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau as battling roommates.

This article is part of The Jack Lemmon Blogathon hosted by Critica Retro and Wide Screen World.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)


Today, I'm reviewing Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) from pioneering director Dorothy Arzner. The film stars Lucille Ball (left) and Maureen O'Hara.

This article is part of the Early Women Filmmakers Blogathon hosted by Movies Silently.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Bette Davis and the Hollywood Canteen


Today, I'm writing about Bette Davis' role in co-founding and running the famous Hollywood Canteen. The photo above shows her serving coffee and doughnuts to World War II servicemen.

This article is part of The Second Annual Bette Davis Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

1001 Classic Movies: At the Circus


At the Circus (1939) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. The photo shows from left: Groucho Marx; Charles Gemora in the gorilla suit; Harpo Marx; Florence Rice, and Chico Marx.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Humoresque (1946)


Today, I'm writing about the melodrama Humoresque (1946), starring Joan Crawford and John Garfield.

This article is part of John Garfield: The Original Rebel Blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Love Among the Ruins


Today, I'm reviewing the made-for-TV movie, Love Among the Ruins (1975), starring Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier.

This article is part of The Movie of the Week Blogathon hosted by Classic Film and TV Cafe.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Lilies of the Field (1963)


Today, I'm reviewing the inspirational film, Lilies of the Field (1963), starring Sidney Poitier as an itinerant carpenter who helps a group of nuns build a chapel.

This article is part of the 90 Years of Sidney Poitier Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema.