Tag Archives: Peter Sellers

How About 139 Worthwhile Movies? Part One

Why another list of old movies? With the Biograph Theatre’s 40th anniversary celebration on the horizon, my lofty hope is that a reader might be persuaded to take a chance on one or two on this list, titles they’ve previously … Continue reading

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A Modern Deluge of Jewish Movie Stars

Back in the day, the glorious days of Hollywood, especially the 1930s and 1940s, Jewish characters were kept at a minimum and stereotyped as immigrants. Hollywood was the greatest Protestant plastic art form – ironically – built and created by Jews … Continue reading

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“The Cat’s-Paw” a sound Harold Lloyd classic

Forgotten by many, silent film comic genius Harold Lloyd had a successful sound career in the early 1930s. Films like Welcome Danger, The Milky Way and Movie Crazy were big comedy hits and often featured high production values, exotic locations … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: War/Anti-War

    As a setting for a compelling story, the extremes of war have been useful to the tellers of tales for centuries. After plenty of short films set during various wars had been made in the early years of … Continue reading

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