“Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison” from 1957; “A Perfect Marine in a Perfect Un-Code Film” for The Send in the Marines Blog-A-Thon

Today is Veterans Day, so I would like to thank all the veterans who read this for their fearless and selfless service in defense of our country. Yesterday and today, J-Dub of Dubsism and Gill Jacobs of ReelWeegieMidget Reviews are hosting The Send in the Marines Blogathon. This blogathon is intended to commemorate the 244th … Continue reading “Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison” from 1957; “A Perfect Marine in a Perfect Un-Code Film” for The Send in the Marines Blog-A-Thon

52 Code Films – Week #45: “Key Largo” from 1948

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article! Today's feature is the forty-fifth in the series. I have seem a lot of wonderful Code movies during this year so far, and there are still seven weeks left in the series for this year! In late December, I will announce my plans … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #45: “Key Largo” from 1948

Film Fashion Friday 19. Claude Rains’s Double-Breasted Tuxedo in “Notorious” from 1946; “A Dapper Villain” for The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon

Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Fridays. Every week, I choose a different costume from a Code film (1934-1954) made in America, and I describe how it can be reproduced with items from Amazon. Thus, I hope to encourage my readers to adopt a vintage fashion as their regular style. There … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 19. Claude Rains’s Double-Breasted Tuxedo in “Notorious” from 1946; “A Dapper Villain” for The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon

Round up the Usual Suspects! “The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon” is here!

  Gather 'round, everyone! "The Claude Rains Blogathon" is here at last! Do not be alarmed. This is merely "the customary round-up of refugees, liberals, and, of course, a beautiful young girl for Monsieur Renault, the prefect of police." Over the next three days we will be celebrating this great star of the cinema as … Continue reading Round up the Usual Suspects! “The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon” is here!

52 Code Films – Week #44: “Cover Girl” from 1944

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article. Every week, I choose a movie which I have never seen before, and I watch it. It can be any movie, as long as it is an American film made between 1934 and 1954. We call this period the American Breen Era. It … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #44: “Cover Girl” from 1944

Film Fashion Friday 18. Ladies’ Handkerchiefs

Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Friday article. I started this series to encourage people to take fashion inspiration from the vintage glamour in classic films, as we do. The costumes from Code films provide a wealth of outfit ideas for ladies and gentlemen of all ages. By providing links to … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 18. Ladies’ Handkerchiefs

Breening Thursday #42: “Svengali” from 1931; “Hypnotism and High Notes” for The Gothic Horror Blogathon

Today is Thursday, so it's time for another Breening Thursday article! Since today is October 31, this will be our last article this month. This year, Hallowe'en happens to be on a Thursday, so today's article is also our Hallowe'en post. As soon as I realized that Hallowe'en is on Thursday, I decided to breen … Continue reading Breening Thursday #42: “Svengali” from 1931; “Hypnotism and High Notes” for The Gothic Horror Blogathon

52 Code Films – Week #43: “It’s a Wonderful World” from 1939

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article. Every week, I watch at least one movie made in the United States between July of 1934 and 1954. This is the time period which many call the Golden Era of Hollywood. We call this specific period the American Breen Era, since it … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #43: “It’s a Wonderful World” from 1939

Film Fashion Friday 17. Katharine Hepburn’s Golf Outfit in “Pat and Mike” from 1952

Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Friday article. This weekly series is meant to inspire people to wear vintage-themed fashion. There is no better source of vintage fashion than classic film costumes. Every week, I choose a different outfit from a movie and suggest products from Amazon which are similar. I … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 17. Katharine Hepburn’s Golf Outfit in “Pat and Mike” from 1952

Breening Thursday #41: “Love Me Tonight” from 1932

Well, ladies and gentlemen, it's time for another Breening Thursday article! On October 14, I breened The River from 1984 for The Third Annual Great Breening Blogathon. It has been several weeks since I have published a regular breening article on Thursday. I decided to breen a pre-Code film today. I started breening this movie … Continue reading Breening Thursday #41: “Love Me Tonight” from 1932