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Rick’s Journal  –  MY FILM CAREER


Orphans of the Storm     D.W. Griffith     1921

Robert E. Sherwood (!) wrote:  “There is scarcely a scene or an effect in the entire production that is not beautiful to look upon, and there is scarcely a moment that is not charged with intense dramatic power.” 395 more words


August 22, 1893: Have Tongue, Will Travel

Alien encounters of a different sort used to take place at the Round Table of the Algonquin Hotel in New York City where its literary members gathered for lunch – humorist Robert Benchley, playwright Robert E. 233 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Will R. Bird's "Kind to Dogs" (1931)....

This is the eighth post in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines.

One of my long-term projects is to eventually track down some of the Australian & New Zealander fiction of the First World War, to see (amongst other things) how it compares to Canadian war fiction.  785 more words

Movie Quote of the Day - The Preacher's Wife, 1996 (dir. Penny Marshall)

Julia Biggs: Every fire dies sometime, Dudley. What do you do when you need to decide if the memory of it is enough?
Dudley: What do you do?

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Movie Quote Of The Day

The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) - reviewed by George

This old film, in black and white, sounds as though it might be a history lesson, but it is an adventure film with a lot of clever dialogue, and a final action sequence featuring hordes of horsemen attacking the palace of Kublai Khan in Peking. 318 more words


Waterloo Bridge (1940) - Waterloo Bridge Three Post Series # I

When I first watched the movie Waterloo Bridge from 1940 with Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor, my reaction was twofold; I reacted to the movie itself and to it as a remake of the 1931… 1,499 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Samuel S. Hinds, actor (1875-1948)
See Samuel S. Hinds today in The Big Shakedown (1934) at 9:30AM (ET). The Big Shakedown all features Bette Davis whose birthday is tomorrow. 38 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays