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Beauty Personified : Maureen O'Hara (1920 - 2015)

Just receiving the news of Maureen O’Hara’s death. Instant goose bumps and a heavy heart. She brought this young boy countless romantic notions thanks to appearing opposite so many of my favorite leading men while growing up watching Sunday afternoon television. 260 more words

Daily Take


 Greetings again from the darkness. “Made it, Ma. Top of the world!” That line was famously bellowed by James Cagney in the 1949 film… 571 more words


"They said I led too dull a life"

When I was growing up, I thought everything was dull unless I was watching classic movies. From the stars, the glamour, the music, I was enthralled by everything about classic Hollywood.  1,087 more words

The Magician (1958)

Monday, I watched The Magician on TCM. They were honoring the work of Max von Sydow. I had never heard of this film but I seen that it was written and directed by the great Ingmar Bergman and I couldn’t resist. 235 more words


Riding the Movies: A review of the recent changes to The Great Movie Ride at DIsney's Hollywood Studios

Today’s post is a bit of a departure from the norm. This week’s typical “helpful thot” will only be helpful if you are a fan of the Disney theme parks in Florida. 939 more words

Fact checking TCM's To Trap a Spy presentation

TCM on July June 13 showed To Trap a Spy, the movie version of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. pilot during prime time, part of a evening featuring films with actor Robert Vaughn, the original Napoleon Solo. 624 more words

The Other Spies

Comet Walking Around Hollywood: Turner Classic Film Festival 2015

Comet Over Hollywood is covering the Turner Classic Film Festival for my third year this week. The festival runs from Thursday, March 26, through Sunday, March 30. 262 more words

Turner Classic Movie Film Festival