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by srowley75
April 27th, 2008, 8:10 pm
Forum: General TV and Media
Topic: How do we pass the Cinematic Torch?
Replies: 41
Views: 6373

Re: How do we pass the Cinematic Torch?

Hey Lynn, Below are my responses, for what they're worth. Is there a seat at the big top of film (TCM, the channel) for [younger viewers] or should TCM not try to engage young people with their programming for fear that it is a giant step on that slippery slope that will result in the AMC-fication o...
by srowley75
April 27th, 2008, 6:21 pm
Forum: Movies and Features on TCM
Topic: Abel Gance Night on TCM
Replies: 13
Views: 2905

I've been counting the days til tonight. La Roue was listed in 1001 Films You Must See Before You Die, and I'm especially eager to get that one on DVD.

I believe both films are also being released commercially to DVD as well.

-Stephen
by srowley75
April 27th, 2008, 6:19 pm
Forum: Movies and Features on TCM
Topic: Harvey
Replies: 3
Views: 1315

Nice comments, Lynn. Harvey is one of my favorite films as well. I honestly believe Oscar winner Josephine Hull is the strongest performer in the cast, though I do love Stewart as Elwood. True, few actors could have played that role with as much warmth as Stewart, but Hull cracks me up every time I ...
by srowley75
April 27th, 2008, 4:24 pm
Forum: The Marketplace
Topic: This Day and Age ('33), We are Not Alone ('39)
Replies: 1
Views: 9933

This Day and Age ('33), We are Not Alone ('39)

Gonna give this a shot... Does anyone have either of these titles available for trade? I have an extensive collection of classics (too large to list here) - and would be happy to trade for either of these. I missed the latter when it aired on TCM some time ago and despite my prolonged efforts with t...
by srowley75
April 26th, 2008, 2:50 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: Eve Arden
Replies: 8
Views: 14561

I recently acquired several episodes of Arden's 1950s television comedy series Our Miss Brooks , and I've enjoyed it very much - almost as much as the radio version (in fact, several of the television episodes were adapted from the radio scripts). Personally, I find this series much funnier on avera...
by srowley75
April 26th, 2008, 1:34 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: Rosalind Russell
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Re: Rosalind Russell

Any thoughts, pro or con ? :wink: Roz will be July's star of the month on TCM. I'm looking forward to seeing Bob Osborne's take on her films. Several rarities will be shown, including 1950's A Woman of Distinction and Craig's Wife from 1936. I consider Russell one of my favorite actresses. Like Kat...
by srowley75
April 26th, 2008, 1:15 pm
Forum: Silents & PreCodes
Topic: Underworld (1927)
Replies: 15
Views: 5758

Re: Underworld (1927)

Has anybody else here, seen this movie before??? :?: I just acquired it in an online purchase about 2-3 months ago. I've been collecting like mad lately and am way behind on my viewing, but once I get to watch it I'll post a review. Speaking of Bancroft, I've been searching like crazy for a good co...
by srowley75
April 25th, 2008, 3:07 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: Which Comedian had the best CAREER on the big screen?
Replies: 14
Views: 4274

Re: Which Comedian had the best CAREER on the big screen?

Judging from their entire body of work on film, which comedian do you think has had the best celluloid career? Why? Were they influential on the genre or on other comedians? Wow...very tough question, as it's difficult to name one film comedian that didn't have his or her share of misfires. However...
by srowley75
April 25th, 2008, 2:02 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: Which Comedian is like Fingers on a Chalkboard for you?
Replies: 39
Views: 9964

Re: Which Comedian is like Fingers on a Chalkboard for you?

Which comic actors can absolutely drive you to drink? From the classic era, I'd name Wheeler and Woolsey. I've recorded and watched a few of their films from TCM and all of them so far have been excruciating. The highlight of one was a very early appearance by Spanky McFarland, who stole the show. ...
by srowley75
April 25th, 2008, 1:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Member poll -- how did you find us?
Replies: 64
Views: 19497

Hi Steve, and welcome! And where IS your neck of the woods??? Nancy Thanks, Nancy [and moirafinnie]. I lived in West Virginia for most of my life, then moved to South Carolina. Neither have been what you might call a classic movie buff's paradise. In my early 20s, I had to join online film rental w...
by srowley75
April 25th, 2008, 11:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Member poll -- how did you find us?
Replies: 64
Views: 19497

I just did a Google search for classic movie forums (or something similar). There aren't many in my neck of the woods that are even slightly interested in classics, so I was grateful to find this message board.

-Stephen