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Saturday night at the Astor

When I first started coming to the Astor, as a teenager, the shows were BUSY. I remember always queuing for tickets, the ladies cloaks’ and the candy bar. 554 more words

Classic Films

Quote of the Day - Alfred Hitchcock

“Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”- Alfred Hitchcock

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. ( Dir Elia Kazan, 1945) 4/4

It’s hard to write a bout a film that you truly love and I have loved A Tree Grows in Brooklyn for as long as I can recall.   510 more words

Haiku About Orson Welles' Tragic Figure of Citizen Kane

Haiku About Orson Welles’ Tragic Figure of Citizen Kane

World was his oyster
but he lost pearl of great price
his priceless Rosebud


"Here 'tis, little Fats Waller. Mama's favorite 285 lbs of jam, jive and everything!"

  May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943

Title sums it up. “Jam, Jive and Everything!.”  Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller is one of the most charming, talented and prolific artists to ever tickle the ivories of a  284 more words

Film History

Brothers, fists & philharmonics...

Watching Cagney’s City for Conquest & thinking of it as inspiration for 2013 christian bale starrer “the furnace” & 2010 “the fighter”.

Great brave brothers bailing out their troublesome, tormented brothers using their fists. 18 more words


Hollywood's Golden Era

As August draws to a close, I have to admit that I haven’t been too faithful in keeping up with Dean Street Society’s instagram #StyleMeAugust challenge. 238 more words