History of Columbia Pictures, Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part post. To read part 1, which covers the early years of Columbia Pictures, please go here or access it on this blog’s home page.  Reading Part 1 first is highly recommended. The History of Columbia Pictures, Part 2… Tyranny The culture within Columbia Pictures was complex, as […]


History of Columbia Pictures, Part 1

I’ve had this entry, a history of Columbia Pictures, done for some time but it never seemed the right time to publish it last year given 2012 was a year of Centennial celebrations for both Paramount Pictures and Universal Studios. It didn’t seem quite right to post the Columbia story then, but it does now. […]


Morality and Relationships, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

The home of the classics, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) played Frank Capra‘s 1934, Best Picture Academy Award winner, It Happened One Night this past weekend.  This is, for some reason, a film I never think of when I consider Capra’s great films, and he made many of them, but I was reminded on Sunday of […]