Tag Archives: Turner Classic Movies

Post-Post-Holiday Purchase Recommendation: The Penalty

I first came across Lon Chaney‘s The Penalty (1920) shortly after my youngest, Lorna, was born. Lorna was roughly a week old and still sleeping in a bassinet in our bedroom. Lorna’s two older brothers had already fallen asleep, but my … Continue reading

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Christmas Classic: Holiday Affair

“The trouble with you is you don’t believe in happy endings.” – Steve Mason (Robert Mitchum) If there’s one movie I get jazzed about seeing this time of year, it’s this one. Released by RKO on December 24th, 1949, HOLIDAY … 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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