Friday, June 1, 2012

What N and CF will be watching this coming week.

JUNE 3RD: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TONY CURTIS. . Fun Fact: His favorite movie star was Cary Grant. Please click picture on side bar to learn more.

Video: Tony and wife Janet silent home movie.


ON TCM JUNE 3RD: TALK OF THE TOWN(1942). Starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan, and Glenda Farrell. Please click picture on side bar for movie review. Video: Full length movie for those of you who do not have TCM.

JUNE 4TH HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROSALIND RUSSELL. Gypsy (1962), Russell portrayed the mother of famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. The Trouble with Angels (1966), Russell appeared with the real life Gypsy Rose Lee. Please click picture on side bar to learn more. Video: Some of the best scenes from the classic film, The Trouble with Angels (1966).

ON TCM JUNE 5TH: A NIGHT AT THE TRAIN STATION. Since You Went Away(1944), The Clock (1945), Union Depot(1932), In the Heat of the Night(1967) and The Harvey Girls(1946).. Please click picture on side bar to read other movies about trains. A scene from the classic film, Union Depot(1932).

JUNE 7TH HAPPY BIRTHDAY: DEAN MARTIN. Though best known for the 51 films he made, Dean Martin was a prizefighter, steel mill laborer, gas station attendant and card shark before seeing the first glimmer of fame Please click picture on side bar to learn more.


ON TCM JUNE 8TH: CREEPY OLD MANSIONS. The Spiral Staircase(1945), The Innocents (1961), The Black Cat(1934) and Gaslight(1940). Video: is Angela Lansbury, talking about her role in the classic film, Gaslight(1940.

ON TCM JUNE 9TH: EARLY 6 MOVIE HENRY FONDA TRIBUTE. Jezebel(1938), Drums Along the Mohawk(1939), The Mad Miss Manton(1938), Wings of the Morning(1937) , Slim(1937) and Let Us Live(1939). Please click picture on side bar to learn more. Video: Jezebel(1938)movie trailer.

Article of the week is from: Silver Screen Modiste: fashion shows in film(1925-1930). The Silver Screen Modiste is written by Christian Esquevin, who wrote a wonderful article on classic film costumes in film.. Please click on link to read more... Video: Betty Boop cartoon: No! No! A Thousand Times No!!

Have a great week!


  1. I definitely plan to stay home on Creepy Old Mansions night! Great list!

  2. N and CF - thanks for the plug for my Fashion Shows in Film blog post. I appreciate your nod and send all my best wishes to you.

  3. Kristen, Don't forget to leave all the light on. :O

    Christian Esquevin, Your welcome. It is a awesome post which I'm sure everyone would love to read.

    Thank you for the well wishes. Thankfully.. It looks like I'm not going to have to go through chemo. I feel like I dodged a huge bullet.

  4. Ooh, creepy mansions, flashbacks (including Bogart and Lizabeth Scott in DEAD RECKONING, no less) -- I can hardly wait, Dawn! Even cooler, it's my birthday this coming Friday, and that's my kind of celebration! (I'm weird, I know! :-))! Looking forward to it, Dawn!

  5. DorianTB, Happy Birthday!!!


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