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EXCITING UPDATE! Flicker Alley is sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!

Since we published the announcement for the upcoming Classic Movie History Project Blogathon the enthusiasm and response have been extraordinary!  I expect it’ll get even more so now that… 1,921 more words

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Old Movie of the Week: Going to Bed Under Difficulties (1900)

Unfortunately, the ending was lost to this short comedy, though other sources say that the end the weary man collapses in a fit. The quicker the man tries to take off one piece of clothing, the quicker more clothing appears. 136 more words

Film History

Preston Sturgis rules for comedy film making

His “golden rules” for successful comedy:

A pretty girl is better than a plain one

A leg is better than an arm

A bedroom is better than a living room… 55 more words

History Of Film

The Music Lovers

One of the films that helped to establish director Ken Russell’s bad boy reputation, The Music Lovers purports to be a biopic about Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Richard Chamberlain). 477 more words


This Day in Disney History May 23rd

1929-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Karnival Kid is released.

1931-Silly Symphony Cartoon The China Plate is released.

1982-Television show Computers are People too! airs.

1983-Television special… 88 more words


Actually Missing the Soviets

Every once in a while at classically educated, we take a few minutes to think about stuff.  It generally isn’t our first choice of activities, but we can be bludgeoned into it.   929 more words

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