Take your daily dose of funny ghosts in ‘The Spirit is Willing’ (1967)

Directed by William Castle Starring: Sid Caesar, Vera Miles, Cass Daley, John McGiver, Jill Townsend Featuring: John Astin, Mary Wickes, Jesse White, Jay C. Flippen * Published specifically for The CMBA Fall Blogathon: Laughter is the Best Medicine hosted by The Classic Movie Blog Association. * ¤¤¤ There is a modern proverb that suggests “the … More Take your daily dose of funny ghosts in ‘The Spirit is Willing’ (1967)

Power Couple: Glenn Ford & Gloria Grahame in ‘The Big Heat’ (1953) and ‘Human Desire’ (1954)

* Published specifically for The Glenn Ford Blogathon hosted by Eva at Coffee, Classics, and Craziness & Rachel at Hamlette’s Siloquy * ¤¤¤ Over the course of Glenn Ford’s long and illustrious career, he had the opportunity to star alongside the Golden Age of Hollywood’s most beautiful leading ladies. Rita Hayworth is probably the best … More Power Couple: Glenn Ford & Gloria Grahame in ‘The Big Heat’ (1953) and ‘Human Desire’ (1954)

Celebrating Josephine Baker in ‘The Josephine Baker Story’ and at the Château des Milandes

* Published specifically for The Biopic Blogathon hosted by Annette at Hometowns to Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Unlike quite a few of my classic film contemporaries, I did not grow up around people who were interested in Old Hollywood or who enjoyed watching movies for fun. The most that I received was random tidbits of juicy, … More Celebrating Josephine Baker in ‘The Josephine Baker Story’ and at the Château des Milandes

Things are screwbally in the Keystone State: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (1940)

The Philadelphia Story (1940) Directed by George Cukor Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey * Published specifically for The Celluloid Road Trip Blogathon hosted by Annette at Hometowns to Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Introduction MGM Studios was in their prime during the later part of the 1930s and into the 1940s. In 1939 … More Things are screwbally in the Keystone State: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (1940)

An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Sealed Cargo (1951) Directed by Alfred Werker Starring: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn * Published specifically for The Third Annual Claude Rains Blogathon hosted by Tiffany & Rebekah Brannan at The Pure Entertainment Preservation Society * ¤¤¤ Narrative When War engulfs the world, giant forces are marshalled for conflict. Smashing victories are … More An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

The Body Snatcher (1945) Directed by Robert Wise Starring: Boris Karloff, Béla Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Russell Wade * Published specifically for The 1st Annual Spooky Classic Movie Blogathon hosted by Kristen at KN Winiarski Writes * ¤¤¤ Story Edinburgh 1831. A young man and an elderly woman are speaking to one another in a church … More Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

Under Spencer Tracy’s spell in ‘Mannequin’ (1937)

Mannequin (1937) Directed by Frank Borzage Starring: Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy, Alan Curtis, Ralph Morgan * Published specifically for The Third Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood & Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Story Hester Street in the Lower … More Under Spencer Tracy’s spell in ‘Mannequin’ (1937)

Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Sylvia Scarlett (1935) Directed by George Cukor Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Edmund Gwenn, Brian Aherne * Published specifically for The Third Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood & Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ This is an article that … More Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Eleanor Parker shows her screwy side in ‘A Millionaire for Christy’ (1951)

A Millionaire for Christy (1951) Directed by George Marshall Starring: Fred MacMurray, Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Una Merkel * Published specifically for The Eleanor Parker Blogathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films * My friend Kate interviewed Eleanor’s son and fourth child, Paul, and featured the interview on her podcast. Please click … More Eleanor Parker shows her screwy side in ‘A Millionaire for Christy’ (1951)

Celebrating Britain in Film with Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Manxman’ (1929)

The Manxman (1929) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Anny Ondra * Published specifically for The 7th Annual Rule, Brittania Blogathon hosted by Terence at A Shroud of Thoughts * ¤¤¤ Narrative The story takes place in an unspecified coastal village on the Isle of Man. Pete Quilliam (Carl Brisson) is one … More Celebrating Britain in Film with Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Manxman’ (1929)