...There's another terrific classic film being screened nationwide this coming November 29th and December 1st: ROMAN HOLIDAY (1953), the classic romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, directed by William Wyler. The movie will have a special introduction by Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies. It sounds like a great idea to round off the upcoming holiday weekend! Visit Fathom Events to check for a local theater and/or purchase advance tickets.
..."16 Struggles That Are All Too Real For Movie Buffs." My oldest daughter sent this to me and I think film fans will smile and nod in recognition at many items on the the list -- I know I did!
HOLLYWOOD CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS: 1920-1970 by Karie Bible and Mary Mallory, published by Schiffer. Karie is a regular attendee at Los Angeles area classic film screenings and is well known as a tour guide at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. I'm looking forward to checking out this book!
...I was unaware of the documentary HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY (2015) until reading Raquel's review at Out of the Past. It sounds very interesting.
...Glenn Erickson's recent DVD Savant reviews include Dick Powell in PITFALL (1948) and Marie Windsor in NO MAN'S WOMAN (1955).
HOLLYWOOD CAFE: COFFEE WITH THE STARS by Stephen Rea.
...Here's Cliff of Immortal Ephemera on Mary Brian and Glenda Farrell in GIRL MISSING (1933). I really enjoyed this film in 2013.
...Here are wonderful photos of Charlton Heston's home -- love his library and pool especially.
...Jacqueline pays tribute to the wonderful character actor Jerome Cowan at Another Old Movie Blog. It's part of the What a Character blogathon -- for more links start out by visiting one of the blogathon cohosts, Once Upon a Screen, and keep going from there!
The Cinema Dilettante. It will take place January 3-6, and I plan to participate, writing about AND NOW TOMORROW (1944).
...Attention Southern Californians: The Archive Treasures 50th Anniversary Celebration at UCLA continues well into December. Films on the schedule include SAFETY LAST! (1923) and THE BIG SLEEP (1945) to name just a couple.
...Coming up at the Egyptian Theatre this holiday weekend, the American Cinematheque presents REAR WINDOW (1955) in 35mm and GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) in a digital presentation.
Lindsay for pointing out that the Academy is hosting a 75th Anniversary Holiday Screening of REMEMBER THE NIGHT (1940) at the Linwood Dunn Theater on December 10th.
...Notable Passing: Actor Rex Reason has passed away at the age of 87. He may have been best known for the sci-fi film THIS ISLAND EARTH (1955). I also remember him as the gambler in the Western RAW EDGE (1956).
...For more recent classic film links on books, DVDs, and much more, please visit last week's roundup.
Have a great week, and Happy Thanksgiving!