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Day 6: Classic Movie History Project – Family Business and A Foreign Affair

Originally posted on Once upon a screen…:
The last day of this year’s Classic Movie History Project is upon us and to end things we circle back to The People with a focus on The Family Business and A Foreign Affair.  Here are our general descriptions of these topics: The Family Business Some of the most interesting…

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Classic Movie History Project: Day 5 – The Films

We’re having a barrels o’ fun with Day 5 of the Classic Movie History Project. Today’s essays show a real passion for film history. Enjoy! Movie Disasters Sometimes making movies is difficult, whether it’s the bickering between the director and lead actor, or the harsh conditions while filming on location. Then there are the box-office… Continue reading Classic Movie History Project: Day 5 – The Films

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Day 3: Classic Movie History Project – The People

Originally posted on Once upon a screen…:
Welcome to Day 3 of The Classic Movie History Project.  With the focus now shifting to The People today we feature the topics of Groundbreakers and Before They Were Stars.  If you need a refresher as to what we mean, here ya go… Groundbreakers “The openers” is how John Steinbeck referred…

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Classic Movie History Project: Day 2 – The Films

It’s been an incredible Day 2 here at the Classic Movie History Project, with remarkable essays on animation history and the production code. No kidding: If you aspire to be a film history geek, read these entries. You’re welcome. The Wizardry of Animation F for Films: The Animated Films of Winsor McCay Winsor McCay created… Continue reading Classic Movie History Project: Day 2 – The Films

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Big Announcement! The Classic Movie History Project 2016

It’s Back, Bigger Than Ever! We’re thrilled to announce the Classic Movie History Project 2016! Fritzi of Movies, Silently, Aurora of Once Upon a Screen and yours truly are exploring the history of classic film. The past two years of this project have been incredible. Participants have shared research, provided thoughtful commentary, and written amazing… Continue reading Big Announcement! The Classic Movie History Project 2016

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Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: Modern Era

Welcome to the swanky Modern Era of the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon (a.k.a. FREE Film History classes). Our partners in crime (Fritzi and Aurora) have already covered the Silent Era and the Golden Age, so be sure to swing by their sites for more movie history knowledge. Thanks to Flicker Alley for sponsoring and promoting this event. They have two historical (and… Continue reading Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: Modern Era

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The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon Launches in a Few Days!

We’re so excited for this blogathon we can hardly contain ourselves! The post below is from the fabulous Fritzi at Movies, Silently, who is the brains behind this outfit. I’m excited. Boy, am I excited! Just a few days remain until the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon gets underway. My co-hosts are Ruth of Silver Screenings and Aurora… Continue reading The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon Launches in a Few Days!

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Update: Flicker Alley is Sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!

BIG NEWS! Thanks to Fritzi at Movies, Silently and the folks at Flicker Alley, we have an exciting update for the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon! We are very pleased to announce that Flicker Alley is going to be sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon. Flicker Alley has always been about releasing rare and important films in… Continue reading Update: Flicker Alley is Sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!