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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Laurence Olivier

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Laurence Olivier

Today, May 22, 1907, the great actor, Laurence Olivier was born. Known for Shakespeare, but also for Hollywood and British films, Laurence Olivier was not only a proficient actor, but also a director. His career spanned from the 1920’s until his death, [...]

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Lynn Reviews Greta Garbo in Camille (1936)

Lynn Reviews Greta Garbo in Camille (1936)

The role of Marguerite is generally regarded as Greta Garbo's finest screen performance. In it she plays the beautiful but sickly Parisian courtesan, who fatefully falls in love with a young Frenchman. It is widely also considered the definitive version [...]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES MASON

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES MASON

Today, May 15, 1909, the wonderful actor, James Mason was born.  We want to remember this great British actor who did so many wonderful films on his birthday today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES MASON!  Please visit our JAMES MASON SECTION here on Classic Movie Favorites where [...]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Katharine Hepburn

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Katharine Hepburn

Today, May 12, 1907, the great KATE HEPBURN was born. We want to remember our favorite actress today on her birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATHARINE HEPBURN!  Please visit our KATHARINE HEPBURN SECTION here on Classic Movie Favorites where you can find out more about him, see photos, watch [...]

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Julie Reviews Greta Garbo in The Kiss (1929)

Julie Reviews Greta Garbo in The Kiss (1929)

The Kiss is a particularly significant film, as it was Greta Garbo’s final silent film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer before she entered the talkies. Whilst the transition of film to sound spelled the end for many a star of the silent screen, MGM [...]

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Happy Birthday Orson Welles

Happy Birthday Orson Welles

Today, MAY 6, 1915, the the great genius of film and theater, Orson Welles was born. We want to remember this amazing Renaissance man on his birthday today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ORSON WELLES!    Why not click on the banner below to learn more about this great director, [...]

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Behind the Scenes with Greta Garbo

Behind the Scenes with Greta Garbo

One of my favorite things to do is to look into how a film was shot and what went into the making of these fabulous classic films. So, I just purchased the book, "In The Picture: Production Stills from the [...]

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