Friday, April 2, 2010

This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks:

I'm really looking forward to TCM April' s Star of the month, because have not seen many of Robert Taylor (pictured above) films. This is going to be a new adventure for me. Tuesday, is also Walter Huston's Birthday. TCM, is going to Spotlight him all day April 6th. If you are interested, please check local listings for featured movies and times.

This Weeks Chick Flicks at the Movies Spotlight is: The Great American West of John Ford. It is a look back at the career of six-time Academy Award winning director John Ford (1894–1973) as told by John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, and Henry Fonda both. Filmed in Monument Valley and the location of the former back lot of Twentieth Century Fox, as well as in the den of Ford, the story goes back to Ford's start in the silent era up through the early 1960's. I thought this John Ford documentary was VERY interesting.

ON TCM This Week:

Sat. April 3rd. Red Dust (1932). Romantic/ drama. Director; Victor Fleming. The picture is the second of six movies Clark Gable and Jean Harlow made together and was produced during the Pre-Code era of Hollywood. Please check local listings for times.

Wed. April 7th. Black Swan(1942). Swashbuckler film by Henry King, based on a novel by Rafael Sabatini. Cast: Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara. It was nominated for three Academy Awards. Please check local listing for times. Look for review on: Chick Flicks: Period Film Page.

Happy Easter! :)

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