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A Photographer To The Stars star
George Hurrell left a legacy of photography exemplifying what made the legends legendary.

A Tribute to John Barry star
A tribute to John Barry's career.

A Tribute to Robert Osborne star
A short bio and tribute to Turner Classic Movies' host Robert Osborne

Alice In Wonderland star
Did you know there was an adaptation of "Alice In Wonderland" which starred Gary Cooper, Cary Grant and W.C. Fields amongst the cast?

An Appreciation for Jerry Goldsmith star
An appreciative article for the work of Academy Award-winning film composer Jerry Goldsmith.

Baby's A Real Joe star
Profile of Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart's relationship both on and off screen.

Behind The Shower Curtain star
It is considered to be one of the most frightening moments of classic film. Yet the knife never strikes the victim. How did Alfred Hitchcock do it?

Bill Douglas Centre star[offsite link]
Virtual exhibitions on the history of cinema.

Bio of Movie Producer Hal Roach star
A brief bio of Hal Roach's career.

Biography of Lois Weber star
This is a short biography of female director Lois Weber.

Brief History Of Oscar Hosts star
A brief history of Oscar hosts from Douglas Fairbanks to Billy Crystal.

Brief History On The Serials star
A brief history on the movie serials.

Celebrated African American Roles star
A brief list of classic films that helped overcome racism towards African American actors and their portrayal on the silver screen.

Classic Film in Contemporary Music star
How classic film and old Hollywood has influenced contemporary music over the decades.

Classic Les Miserables Adaptations star
The interesting history behind certain adaptations of Hugo's classic novel.

Desire Streetcar star[offsite link]
Learn the history of the Desire streetcar from A Streetcar named Desire.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde star
How the pre-code era and the Hays Code affected one story.

Film History by Decade star[offsite link]
Comprehensive site which lets you choose which year you are interested in researching.

Film Sound History star[offsite link]
Organized by decades for easy searching.

Films About the RMS Titanic star
Some notable films about the RMS Titanic - both the historical and the bizarre.

Frances Marion and Mary Pickford star
She was the highest paid screenwriter of her time. She was a famous silent film star. Together they made movie magic.

From Black and White To Color star
TCM creator Ted Turner sparked controversy when he started to colorize previously black-and-white films. Today, colorizing is being taken to a digital age. Is it right or wrong?

Great Films by Year star[offsite link]
Do you know what great films were in the theaters when you were born or married?

Gregg Toland and Orson Welles star
Their collaboration over "Citizen Kane" (1941).

Hedda Hopper Attacks Charlie Chaplin star
Hollywood's leading gossip columnist Hedda Hopper attacks multi-talented Charlie Chaplin for being a Communist.

Here Comes The Nelsons star
The Nelson family is at large, a musical family. But they also contributed a small part to classic film.

History of the Hollywood Sign star
A brief history of the Hollywood sign as a California landmark.

Hollywood Ten Website star[offsite link]
This is a great website with lots of Hollywood Ten resources.

Hollywood's First Motion Picture Unit star
When Warner Bros. and the US Army Air Force worked together to produce a series of propaganda films during World War II.

In Remembrance 2010 star
Remembering the ones who have passed away in 2010.

Irving Berlin's Revue Adapted Into Film star
During WWI, Irving Berlin is inspired by his patriotism and writes a revue. Later it becomes the classic film, "This Is The Army Now."

Ithaca´s Silent Movie History star[offsite link]
With numerous cliffs, waterfalls, and gorges, Ithaca, NY, was a popular location for filming early movies. This site includes photos and information about the films.

Kauai Movie History star[offsite link]
Listed chronologically, dating back to 1933, along with some trivia.

King of Comedy star
Although he was discouraged from pursuing a theatrical career, Mack Sennett left a legacy in the world of comedy.

Longest Speech In Oscar History star
Greer Garson holds the place for the longest speech in Oscar history. It was reportedly three hours long. Or was it?

Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland star
Both were talented individuals. Together, they became an iconic partnership.

Music For The Silent Films star
Everything had its start with the silent films - including music.

No Orchids For Miss Blandish star
One of the more controversial films of its time is now only remembered by some.

Not a Christmas Movie? star
"It's A Wonderful Life" (1946) was not originally intended as a Christmas film.

Notable Bond Theme Songs star
A brief list of beloved Bond theme songs.

Orson Welles and War Of The Worlds star
Before Orson Welles' genius stirred Hollywood, he first caused a wave of hysteria with his radio dramatization of "War Of The Worlds."

Remembering Esme Chandlee star
From the mail room to managing her own PR firm, we remember Esme Chandlee.

RKO's Dream House for Mr. Blandings star
The story behind "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" (1948) and the special promotion for the film.

Thalberg Was MGM's Boy Wonder star
He made 100 classic films into a reality by being their producer. He reinvented The Marx Brothers career. He also managed to produce some of his wife's most memorable films. His name was Irving Thalberg

The Barrymores star
About the legacy of the Barrymore dynasty.

The Black Dahlia star
One of Hollywood's unsolved mysteries still captures everyone's attention.

The Brown Derby Restaurant star
A brief star-studded history of one of Hollywood's most frequented restaurant chain.

The Burtons star
A brief article about the epic love story between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

The Colors of Costume star
Colors have a stunning effect on a character's development in a film.

The Design of the Oscar star
A brief history of the Oscar statuette.

The First Academy Awards star
Who was the host? Who was the big winner of the night? Who did not show up to receive their Oscar?

The Freed Unit of MGM star
Arthur Freed and his talented group of individuals who created MGM's memorable musicals of the 1940s and 50s.

The History of a Film's Shape star
A brief article about the shape of the way a film is shot and the way we view them as an audience member.

The Importance of Wings star
The importance of "Wings" (1927) to film history.

The Influence of The Wild One star
One film influenced Hollywood, Fashion and Music.

The Lady in Black star
The sensation of Rudolph Valentino's death has a legend of its own.

The Novelists Go To Hollywood! star
Legendary novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald tortured himself with trying to perfect the elusive medium known as screenwriting with little reward. And other novelists found similar disappoint and success in Hollywood as well.

The Partnership of Rodgers and Hart star
About the collaboration between Richard Rodgers and Lornez Hart.

The Sherman Brothers and Walt star
The collaboration between the Sherman Brothers and Walt Disney.

The Strange Death Of Thomas Ince star
Did William R. Hearst's possessive nature over Marion Davies commit murder? Or was it by natural cause?

The Woman Who Discovered Valentino star
June Mathis discovered Rudolph Valentino as well as becoming the first female executive in Hollywood.

Their Disastrous First Screen Tests star
Fred Astaire. Norma Shearer. Bette Davis. All three are legends in their own right. But in the beginning, they did not impress the studios.

This Day in Film History star[offsite link]
Births, Deaths and Marriages of all those in the movie industry.

To Tell The Story Right star
When committing to tell "The Fountainhead" on screen, Barbara Stanwyck and Ayn Rand fought to see it through.

Today in History on BellaOnline star
I run the Today in History site and have famous birthday, deaths, and events for each day.

When Hollywood Was Once Sin City star
Hollywoodland was once down and dirty with taboo subjects otherwise known as "Pre-Code Films." After The Production Code, films were wholesome again.

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