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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

I refer to this movie as one of my guilty pleasures, but in truth there should be no guilt associated with it.  Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, director Henry Koster’s amusing 1962 look at family togetherness offers plenty of laughs… Read More ›

To Doris Day, Happy Birthday

If you visit the TCM website you’ll see a very special feature prominently displayed, a TCM Original recording of an audio interview conducted by Robert Osborne with Doris Day.  The interview, which is a must listen for all fans is part… Read More ›

A Place in the Sun (1951)

The nominees for Best Motion Picture in 1952 for film achievements in 1951 were Vincente Minnelli’s An American in Paris, Anatole Litvak’s Decision Before Dawn, George Stevens’ A Place in the Sun, Mervyn LeRoy’s Quo Vadis, and Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar… Read More ›

TCM honors The Queen of Diamonds

There are a couple of days to go before Turner Classic Movies (TCM) begins its month-long extravaganza honoring the Oscars, but tonight the network is dedicating the evening to three of the four recipients of Honorary Awards presented last November by the Board of… Read More ›

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2014

“I’ll tell you this about the Oscars – they’re real.” – William H. Macy And so is this blogathon! For the second year in a row Kellee (@IrishJayHawk66) of Outspoken and Freckled, Paula (@Paula_Guthat) of Paula’s Cinema Club and Aurora (@CitizenScreen) of Once Upon a Screen bring you a… Read More ›

Dancing Lady (1933)

Last June I dedicated a post to the film collaborations of Joan Crawford and Clark Gable as part of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon, Gable and Crawford: King and Queen of Hollywood.  The two superstars made eight films… Read More ›

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