Daddy Long Legs (1955)
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Daddy Long Legs (1955)

Daddy Long Legs is the story of philanthropist Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) and his relationship with the orphan he puts through college, Julie Andre (Leslie Caron). The story gets started with Jervis’ business trip to Paris. While driving through rural roads on the outskirts of the city, he gets into some car trouble and has … Continue reading

Let’s talk about William Holden!
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Let’s talk about William Holden!

My latest Old Hollywood crush is William Holden. This all came about because of an Instagram post celebrating his birthday last month. Which led me to an impromptu William Holden filmfest. First up – Sunset Boulevard.  Can you believe I’d never seen it? This is the first real film noir I’ve seen. Everything I knew about the genre came from … Continue reading

Easter Parade (1948)
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Easter Parade (1948)

I can’t believe I’ve never seen Easter Parade before! For Classic Movies, I usually write about my favorites, which means movies I’ve seen so many times. So this is a first. The movie stars Fred Astaire as Don Hewes and Judy Garland as Hannah Brown. Peter Lawford also plays Astaire’s best friend Johnny, while Ann … Continue reading

High Society (1956)
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High Society (1956)

“Just take that scenery floating by, we’re now approaching Newport, Rhode I..” This song by Louis Armstrong opens High Society, the musical adaptation of The Philadelphia Story. This is one movie loved by every single one of my whole family. Usually it’s just me who’s into classic Hollywood, but everyone in my family knows and … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauty (1944)

Happy Monday! After my TCM marathon last week I decided to do a regular feature on classic movies. And what better choice for my first movie than Bathing Beauty? This is the first classic Hollywood movie I ever watched.  My uncle brought us some videos when he visited from the States and Bathing Beauty was … Continue reading