Welcome to the Day 1 recap of the Classic Movie History Project! Day 1 looks at the studio system and its publicity machine. These are awesome entries, and you can find ’em on Day 1 hosting site, Movies Silently.
“You just ask anyone about me,” he says with a sweep of his arm that seems to indicate the greater Los Angeles area. It’s early morning on Hollywood Boulevard. The sun is beginning to warm the sidewalk, along with pungent Morning After smells. The man leans against a light post as he flags down a stranger, a visitor to the… Continue reading Classic Movie Snapshots of Hollywood Boulevard
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!
It’s ba-a-ack! The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon is coming at the end of June! Hooray! Fritzi at Movies, Silently is the mastermind behind this event, and is co-hosted by yours truly and the fab Aurora at Once Upon a Screen. Here’s the announcement (and banners) designed by Fritzi (insert drum roll): Announcement: The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon… Continue reading Anouncing the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon
It’s been a blast celebrating Madeleine Carroll’s birthday with all of you. Today we have the final tributes to this beautiful and talented British actress. Old Movies Nostalgia looks at the on-screen partnerships formed through Madeleine’s Frequent Movie Collaborations. Silver Screenings presents a Madeleine who gives villains a reason to worry in The 39 Steps. Movie… Continue reading Madeleine Carroll’s Birthday Bash – Day 2
We’re having so much fun we can hardly stand it! Today is Day 3 of the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon, and the contributions are as amazing as they’ve been during the past two days. Today’s posts prove Miriam enthrals audiences today as much as she did at the peak of her career. As our co-host, Maedez, says, “There’s just something about… Continue reading Day Three: Miriam Hopkins Blogathon
We’re going to brag. Today is Day 2 of the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon, and the contributions are just as stellar as the ones we boasted about yesterday. Today’s posts provide background and context for Miriam’s career; they give us a greater appreciation for her contributions to Hollywood film history. This blogathon is celebrating the talent of a remarkable… Continue reading Day Two: Miriam Hopkins Blogathon
We’re feeling the Miriam love today! Today is the first day of the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon, and we’re off to an amazing start. Today’s reviews reveal the surprising versatility and depth Miriam conveys on the screen. This blogathon is celebrating the talent of a remarkable actress, and launching the new site, Font and Frock, with our friend and fellow book/movie lover, Maedez,… Continue reading Day One: Miriam Hopkins Blogathon
Yay! Tomorrow the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon begins. Miriam’s celebration is in conjunction with the launch of Font and Frock, a new website about film, fashion, [flash] fiction, and feminism. This artfully-conceived site is curated by our chic, smarty-pants co-host, Maedez, who’s also the brains behind the literary A Small Press Life. Click HERE for a list of blogathon… Continue reading Miriam Hopkins Blogathon Starts Tomorrow!
The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon starts soon! We, along with our über-chic friend Maedez of A Small Press Life/Font & Frock, will be celebrating All Things Miriam from January 22-25. Click HERE for details. To those who have signed up: We can’t wait to read your entries. To those who haven’t signed up: Come on! You know you want to. We’ll be going – ahem – full… Continue reading Get Ready: Miriam Hopkins Is Coming to Town