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 […]


Josephine Hull in HARVEY

Josephine Sherwood decided to study drama at Radcliffe College because she couldn’t fight the urge to perform.  The Newtonville, Massachusetts native began her journey to become one of the greats of […]


The inimitable voice of Cary Grant

“For all anyone knows, God could be Cary Grant.”  Carol Morin This post surfaces not because I adore him, but because he was one of the greats and today would […]


To remember Carole

No one needs a reason to remember Carole.  Or to dedicate a post in her honor.  But I do so today because it happens to be the anniversary of her […]


It’s a Wonderful Life

All you can take with you is that which you give away. A man finds out what the world would have been like if he’d never been born in…  It’s […]


Hitchcock’s masterpiece, REAR WINDOW

The camera pans across a courtyard bypassing windows, showing glimpses of life.  The view is – counter-clockwise and in full circle – from a rear window.  Our perspective changes as […]


High Society in The Philadelphia Story

For the most part, I am not a fan of film remakes and am certainly against the remaking of great classic films.  There’s just no need for it.  Remakes are very […]

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The Hitchcock Signature

For the Love of Film: The Film Preservation Blogathon III _____________________________________________ Everyone knows that all Alfred Hitchcock films have a lot in common, all that is Alfred Hitchcock. The mark […]