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Category: Book Takes

Hollywood Enigma : Dana Andrews

by Carl Rollyson Seeing Dana Andrews name on any cast list catches my eye as I’m confident it does with many fans of “classic” films. While I’m sure I didn’t […]

I Owe Russia $1200 … by Bob Hope

This tale of travel from the legendary Bob Hope is one with heart around all the laughs that features Bob giving us a narrative of the many USO tours he […]

Dietrich & Riefenstahl

Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century In Two Lives By Karin Wieland Having read previous books on Marlene Dietrich, I came into this latest edition on her life well versed on […]

Andy & Don

The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show ……… by Daniel de Vise I guess I should start by clearly stating that The Andy Griffith Show is my […]

The Friedkin Connection : A Memoir

By William Friedkin Quick! Name a film directed by William Friedkin. Did you think of The Exorcist first? I usually do. This self penned tale of his own journey growing […]

Wild Bill Wellman ; Hollywood Rebel

By William Wellman Jr. What do you know about Wild Bill? Me? I think of airplane pictures and tough guy actors that populated his films. Titles like Wings and The […]

The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney

Authored by Richard A. Lertzman and William J. Birnes. Released by Gallery Books. Having finally put down this recent release encompassing much of Mickey’s private and professional life I’m tempted […]

Just Hit Play

The Good, the Bad and sometimes Ugly in film

Strother Martin Film Project

What we've got here is failure to communicate

Sophia Riley Kobacker

it's all about the story, possums...

Wolfmans Cult Film Club

Cult, B-Movies, cheesy fun films to Film Noir to classics new to me.

CINESPIRIA

Shining a light on the deep recesses of film history

cinema cities

a personal odyssey through film

Mark David Welsh

Watching the strangest movies - so you don't have to...

Scenes from the Morgue

The Lost Art of Pulp Ads: Film, Booze, Smokes & More!

Film Speech

All things film and television

Diary of A Movie Maniac

A Personal Journey Through Cinema & Television

portraitsbyjenni

My perspective on life & Classic Movie Recommendations

Statis Pro 1978 Replay

Methodically replaying every game of the 1978 baseball season!

4 Star Films

Looking deeper at the best classic movies

everythingnoir

Movies, Television, Books....Everything Noir

Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more)

by John Bengtson "the great detective of silent film locations" New York Times

Sister Celluloid

Where old movies go to live

Silent-ology

Uncovering the silent era

Canadian Cinephile

"For me, cinema is a vice. I love it intimately." Fritz Lang

Noirish

The annex to John Grant's *A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir*

Cinema Monolith

Reviews of movies from my giant DVD tower, and more.

Sunset Boulevard

Writings of a Cinephile

The Bogie Film Blog

A Film by Film Affair with Humphrey Bogart

Vienna's Classic Hollywood

Vintage Hollywood films and stars

The Film Authority

You're ten seconds from watching an amazing film...

Once upon a screen...

...a classic film and TV blog

shadowsandsatin

. . where the worlds of film noir and pre-code collide . .

hitchcockmaster

Where Suspense Lives!

Tipping My Fedora

Enjoying mystery, crime and suspense in all media

Silver Screenings

an irreverent blog of old movies

monsterminions

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To

Comet Over Hollywood

Home for classic movie lovers

filmgeek101

classic movie views for the classic and not-so-classic movie fan

Riding the High Country

Reviews and ramblings