Tag Archives: Golden Era

Camille, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on August 16 (USA)

Camille, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on Wednesday, August 16 at 12:30 p.m. est. This is the love story of all love stories and shouldn’t be missed. This film further proves that the assembly-line system of Hollywood studios back then … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor on Garbo

The following is from the book Garbo by Robert Gottlieb. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021, pp. 385-386 and 419. There’s something about Garbo’s silences and her concentration that gets you, way down inside. The woman is one of … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on June 6 (USA)

Small Town Girl, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, June 6 at 12 noon For most of her career Janet Gaynor did nothing but play small town girls, the best known being Esther Blodgett. But I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Broadway Melody of 1938, 1937, Is Playing on TCM on June 3 (USA)

Broadway Melody of 1938, 1937, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, June3 at 3 p.m. est   The film cost $1,588,000 and made a profit of $271,000 or $4,609,188.57 in today’s money.  Broadway Melody of 1938 is one of those … Continue reading

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The Secret Land, 1948, Is Playing on TCM on June 1

The Secret Land, 1948, is Playing on Turner Classic Movies on Weddnesday, June 1 at 3:30 a.m. Land, 1948, is a documentary about Admiral Richard Byrd and his explorations of the Antartic.  It is narrated by Cmdr. Robert Montgomery USNR, … Continue reading

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