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Reefer Madness

Francis Levy | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Back in the 60's college film societies used to show a l930's film called Reefer Madness as a joke. The film was reminiscent of another jeremiad the ...

Oscar Winner Joan Fontaine Dies

AP | BOB THOMAS and HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.16.2013 | Celebrity

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and "Rebe...

A Look Back: Olivia De Havilland Riding In Style

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of Olivia De Havilland riding a bicycle in 1938...

Clark Gable: King of Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we kick off Oscar month tomorrow, we also honor the birthday of Clark Gable, who picked up a statuette at the seventh Academy Awards ceremony in 1935.

The Greatest Hollywood Director You May Never Have Heard Of

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Which Hollywood director actually made the most great movies? In the Alsace area of Germany, future director William Wyler was born. Here is a sampling of his best movies covering three full decades.

Bisset, De Havilland & Kerr Feted by French Legion & BFI/TCM Festival to Open With Caron Classic

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones in classic film, which focused primarily on iconic leading ladies, dominated the news and will be r...

Books That Crush Intolerance

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

With a nod to Santayana, many feel that history's greatest lesson is the ability it can afford one to travel back in time, to discover one's self, in ...

A Tale of Two Sisters: Hollywood's Longest Running Feud

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.

Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penelope Andrew

Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.