Sunday, February 12, 2012

This Week On N and CF.

On TCM Feb. 13th: North by Northwest (1959). Please click  Here for the movie review for the thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason, and featuring Leo G. Carroll and Martin Landau.

Happy Birthday: Kim Novak!(born February 13, 1933). Who is a film and television actress. She began her career with her roles in, Pushover and Phffft! (both 1954) but she became better known in the 1955 film Picnic. She also performed in the films, The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), Pal Joey (1957), and Bell, Book and Candle (1958). She is best known for her dual role as Judy/Madeleine in the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock film Vertigo. Please click Here for more info.

On TCM Feb. 14th. Summertime (1955). A lonely American woman who unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy. Please click Here for movie review.

Happy Birthday: John Barrymore. (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942). John Barrymore is mostly known for his roles in movies like, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920), Grand Hotel (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Twentieth Century (1934), and Don Juan (1926). Please click Here  for movie reviews.

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On TCM Feb. 16th. Sundown (1941). Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives who helps them in overcoming the Germans. Please click Here  for review.

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Happy Birthday: Vera-Ellen. (February 16, 1921 – August 30, 1981). Actress and dancer, known for her filmed dance partnerships with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Danny Kaye and Donald O'Connor. Please click Here to learn more.

On TCM Feb. 17th. Gone With the Wind (1939). Please click Here for movie review.

ON TCM Feb. 18th. Camille (1936)A romantic drama film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. The film stars Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph, Henry Daniell, and Laura Hope Crews. Please click Here for review.

Happy Birthday: Lee Marvin.(February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) . Film actor known for his gravelly voice, white hair and 6' 2" stature, Marvin at first did supporting roles, mostly villains, soldiers and other hardboiled characters, but after winning an Academy Award for Best Actor for his dual roles in Cat Ballou (1965), he landed leading roles.

ON TCM Feb. 19th. The Razor's Edge. Is the first film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel. It was released in 1946 and stars Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert Marshall, supporting cast Lucile Watson, Frank Latimore and Elsa Lanchester. Marshall plays Somerset Maugham. The film was directed by Edmund Goulding. Please click Here for review.

Article of the week is from: Random Rambling of a Broadway Film TV Fan Blogspot.

Gilby shares with us her amazing evening with Piper Laurie at the Loew's Jersey Theatre. Her husband David have been going to this venue since September of 2010. Please stop by and check out her post..


  1. Dawn, as always, your latest weekly round-up is chock full of so many great things, I don't know where to start! :-) Thanks for the reminder about my favorite movie NORTH BY NORTHWEST tomorrow as part of TCM's 31 DAYS OF OSCAR! Incidentally, if you're interested, here's my January 2011 NORTH BY NORTHWEST post:

    Keep those fab posts coming!

  2. DorianTB, Thank you. The weekly roundup, is my favorite post to write up. I will add your NORTH BY NORTHWEST post to mine..

    Take care...

  3. Thank you kindly for offering to link our NORTH BY NORTHWEST blog post links, Dawn! If you ask me, there's no such thing as too much NORTH BY NORTHWEST! :-)

  4. Dorian TB, i'm having trouble with the link that you provided.. Could you please double check the address.

  5. Dawn, I'm puzzled and sorry the NORTH BY NORTHWEST link didn't work. Please try the link below, and let me know if it works:

  6. DorianTB, OK.. This time the link worked. You can find it on my North By Nortwest post. Thank you. :)

  7. Thanks for highlighting my Piper Laurie article!


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