A preview of Hake’s Americana Auction #203 including some of my own back story with them and photos of me holding up their gigantic auction catalog. Auction closes June 21-23.
My quite imperfect, heavily qualified, Top 10 List of Lionel Barrymore talkies illustrated with ten vintage movie cards and collectibles.
The Bambino in street clothes and Speedy holding the baseball bat on this late 1920s Ross Verlag postcard featuring Babe Ruth and Harold Lloyd.
I still plan to get my hands dirty with a night of research and put together a good Wallace Beery biographical post some time in the future, but April 1 is Wally Beery’s birthday and I didn’t want to let it pass unnoticed because he’s yet another of those Golden Age stars who tend to […]
When I was recently researching some background information for the review I wrote about The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) over on my Warren William fan site, I stumbled across a TIME Magazine review which talked only briefly about the picture but then provided more information about Claire Dodd, a personal favorite from the […]
A look at a 1913 postcard sized promotional advertising card featuring Norma and Constance Talmadge on front and an ad announcing the debut of The Picturegoer Magazine on back.
Photo ID Guide shows a Mabel Normand Supplement Photo from No. 2 of Kinema Comic dated May 1, 1920. Normand is shown as she appears in Sis Hopkins (1919).
I tried to choose 5 somewhat different favorite Alan Hale roles leading my list to show off 5 slightly different types the character actor played throughout the 1930’s and 40’s.
Well, I bet you’ve seen at least two Colin Clive movies, haven’t you? I swear, when I was a kid bitten by the monster madness which was the first seed of my current love of classic movies Colin Clive was bigger to me than Gable, Cagney, or any other leading man of the period. C’mon, […]
A brief biography of Kay Francis illustrated with vintage movie cards and collectibles and including TCM’s complete 2010 birthday schedule of Francis films.