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Today I watched the classic film, “Goodbye, Mr Chips” (1969), starring Peter O’Toole and Petula Clark.  It’s a wonderful story and musical, worth repeated viewings—and this particular song moves me so, I had to share it with you.

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Making Magic


I absolutely adore this video. In two minutes and twenty seven seconds it’s aptly able to capture the magic of making movies and reminds me why is it we all love movies so much.   36 more words

Behind The Scenes

I Know, I Swore I Was Finished with School...

And then comes this: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will launch an online course next month (in conjunction with Ball State University, IN) called Into Darkness: Investigating Film Noir… 130 more words


The Blue Angel

Last weekend, Marilyn and I watched a fabulous classic film: The Blue Angel starring Marlene Dietrich and Emil Jannings produced in 1930.  The story follows an older professor, Jannings, as his life takes a downward twist when he falls in love with a nightclub singer (Dietrich). 110 more words

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Franchot Tone's Films Marathon

Franchot Tone to me, was always a profoundly underrated but immensely gifted actor of the silver screen who was unable to garner the cinematic recognition that he truly deserved; he remains to this day one of my personal favorites. 1,484 more words


Little Women (1933) - Katharine Hepburn Project #1

Yes indeed, today marks the first official installment of my Katharine Hepburn project. I’ve started with the earliest of her films available on iTunes,  1,277 more words

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Watching Sexist Movies as a Feminist

I was watching VERTIGO the other day, and I decided: watching old, classic films can be really difficult for a feminist. I mean, I know that society has progressed since the 50’s, but it still makes me cringe to see a woman get trampled on by men because “that’s how it is”. 970 more words

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