Category Archive: Classic movies

Happy Birthday!

Mel Brooks (1926-), actor, writer, producer, director, Oscar winner for The Producers, Oscar-nominated Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) composer, Oscar-winner for State Fair Ian MacDonald (1914-1978), actor, High Noon, Johnny Guitar,… Continue reading

Ronald Reagan was NOT a bad actor

Yesterday I mentioned Ronald Reagan’s supporting role in  Dark Victory. I don’t know why he got the 1981 Razzie for Worst Career Achievement. How can he have a worst career achievement with a… Continue reading

Dark Victory (1939)

Dark Victory was released in 1939, considered Hollywood’s best year in filmaking.  This film is a hoot.  Bette Davis plays a dying socialite who has everything except her health.  She’s obviously the star… Continue reading