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Star Gazing

Star Gazing, the newest addition to Classic, is a new blog for the new decade. With big plans for the new year, read all about what is planned for the website and what's going on in the world of Old Hollywood--and my opinions on it! Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

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"Bardelys the Magnificent" - 1926

Posted on January 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

"Bardelys the Magnificent" (1926) was thought to be lost, all copies of this movie gone forever. But that all changed in 2004, when in France, one lone copy of this movie was found and restored. Some reels had been lost, however, but luckily, so many photographs of the movie were taken, the scenes were reconstructed using photographs.

"Bardelys" starred John Gilbert in�the title role, who makes a bet with a friend, Chatellerault (played by Roy D'Arcy), who looks a bit like Capta...

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Starting Over

Posted on January 20, 2010 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I've realized that I wasn't happy with the way the blog was looking. I felt like I was being forced to write movie reviews, and while I enjoy watching them, I don't feel like I want to write about them every single Sunday. I don't need the pressure! I think I'm going to much prefer writing about what I like pertaining to old Hollywood, and maybe a few movie and book reviews in between wouldn't be so bad, either.

Anyhow, I'm going to start this blog off with something I've been r...

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"Night Nurse" - 1931

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

So, as I was checking my TCM Guide (Yeah, I'm a TCM whore, what ya gonna do about it!?) last night, I realized "Night Nurse" was going to be on this morning. And while I haven't seen all that much with Barbara Stanwyck, Clark Gable is one of my favorite actors, and sure, he is nice to look at. To wrap this up, I got up this morning to record and watch it at the same time. At seven in the morning. If you haven't discovered it yet, I AM CRAZY about such things.

Basically, "Night N...

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