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The Champ

This movie defines a classic> you could take the script and performances and release it tomorrow and audiences would react exactly the same as in 1931. 94 more words

1930s Film

The Moviegoings Podcast #7: King Kong

Join us for a discussion of the 1933 fantasy-adventure classic King Kong . . . a film that has been endlessly imitated and remade, but never improved upon. 33 more words



Jezebel was released in 1938, Gone With The Wind was released in 1939. Both movies are about southern belles during the Civil War. Southern bells that teeter on the edge of sexy, tempestuous charm, and pure evil. 299 more words

1930s Film

Halloween 2014 - From the Artists' Viewpoint

There are a number of talented modern-day artists who have turned their skills to the Classic Horror Films of Hollywood’s Golden Age. These individuals have made their works available on the Internet so what follows is a Halloween roundup with credit given where it is properly deserved. 173 more words

Old Hollywood

Things to Come

H. G. Wells wrote Things to Come (1936) is a wild wide of speculative science fiction. I do wonder what people in 1936 thought of it. 374 more words


Prisons of the Body, Prisons of the Soul: Mervyn LeRoy's I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

Rebecca Gillie explores the agonies of the body in the final instalment of our Prisons of the Body, Prisons of the Soul series.

One of the first ever ‘prison movies’, Mervyn LeRoy’s  966 more words


Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
by James Hilton
Hodder & Stoughton
126 pages

Disclaimer: I read this book 10 years ago. Please comment if you spot an error, and I will correct it. 1,415 more words