Sunday, June 22, 2014

Around the Blogosphere This Week

Miscellaneous bits of news and fun stuff from around the Internet...

...This week TCM announced the special guests for the TCM Classic Cruise which will take place on the Disney Magic this October. In addition to TCM's Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz, "friends of TCM" Illeana Douglas and Eddie Muller will be in attendance, along with Ann Blyth (this alone makes me want to go!), Shirley Jones, Richard Dreyfuss, Diane Baker, Tab Hunter, Roger Corman, James Karen, and Alex Trebek. Bruce Goldstein of New York's Film Forum, who did a terrific "Pre-Code 101" lecture at this year's TCM Classic Film Festival, will also be on hand.

...ClassicFlix has the list of August releases from Olive Films, which include Ginger Rogers and David Niven in MAGNIFICENT DOLL (1947) and Don Ameche and Catherine McLeod in THAT'S MY MAN (1947).

...Goldwyn films coming from Warner in October: Gary Cooper in THE WESTERNER (1940) and Bob Hope and Virginia Mayo in THE PRINCESS AND THE PIRATE (1944).

...Lou Lumenick has posted clips from 64 movies which aren't available on DVD.

...Lindsay attended last week's screening of FOOTLIGHT PARADE (1933) at the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles and wrote about it at Lindsay's Movie Musings. It's a shame the print wasn't better, but otherwise it sounds like a wonderful opportunity to visit an historic venue.

...Here's information on a proposed 400-page book on THE ART OF RALPH MCQUARRIE. The publisher is seeking pre-purchase commitments via Kickstarter.

...Notable Passing: Choral conductor-arranger Johnny Mann has passed on at 85.

...This is a relatively short link roundup; for many more links please visit last Tuesday's Around the Blogosphere post!

...Regular readers may also wish to note there will not be an Around the Blogosphere column next weekend, as I'll be enjoying time in the Sierras! Around the Blogosphere This Week will return Independence Day weekend.

Have a great week!


Post a Comment

<< Home

Newer›  ‹Older