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Breaking News Blogathon: Day 2 Roundup

Thanks to all who contributed yesterday! We’ve got another great group today, so without further ado: – Lara at Backlots takes a look at journalist Barbara Stanwyck’s creation of a political everyman in Capra’s Meet John Doe. – Carley at … Continue reading

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Breaking News Blogathon: Arise, My Love (Leisen, 1940)

Firstly, I want to thank all the bloggers who signed upĀ  for our event. I was so happy to see so many responses to this topic, and I’m looking forward to reading all the contributions over this weekend. Over the … Continue reading

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Update: Schedule for the Breaking News: Journalism in Classic Film Blogathon

Hi All, If you haven’t checked already, my co-host Jessica at Comet Over Hollywood has put together the schedule for the weekend. We’re really excited about the group of bloggers and films we have, and look forward to everyone’s posts! … Continue reading

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Summer Under the Stars Blogathon: The Bad and the Beautiful (Minnelli, 1953)

This post is a contribution to the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon. Thanks to Jill and Michael for hosting again this year! For director Vincente Minnelli’s follow-up to the Best Picture-winning An American in Paris, The Bad and the Beautiful … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duos In Classic Film: Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda

This post is a part of the Dynamic Duos In Classic Film Blogathon, hosted by Once Upon a Screen and Classic Movie Hub. There have been many famous friendships in Hollywood, and one of the longest and most cited is … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the Livin’ is Easy…

Well, I have survived my first year of graduate school! Don’t get me wrong, I’ve loved every minute of being back in school, especially since I’m studying film this time around. However, I am looking forward to catching up on … Continue reading

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Horseathon: Broadway Bill (Capra, 1934)

In this day and age, horse racing as a sport suffers from both a lack of mainstream coverage, and damaging negative press. The average person probably knows about the Kentucky Derby, peaks an interest if the Triple Crown is on … Continue reading

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Gone Too Soon: Alan Ladd

This is my contribution to Comet Over Hollywood’s Gone Too Soon Blogathon. To be honest, the image that comes to my mind when Alan Ladd’s name is brought up is the soft-spoken sharpshooter in Shane. At the height of his … Continue reading

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