Tag Archives: Technicolor

HMWYBS: Gone With The Wind (Part 1)

  “With God as my witness, I’ll never go hungry again!” It’s a good line for an act one closer. In fact, it’s a good line for a film closer. Gone With The Wind could easily have stopped right at this … Continue reading

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4 Films to Vote for the National Film Registry

Now’s the time to vote! For a few weeks a year, the National Film Preservation Board opens up voting for the National Film Registry to the public. The National Film Registry is a list of films that the Library of … Continue reading

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5 Weird Colors From Merriam Webster As Seen In Technicolor

Did you miss these Top 5 lists? I know I did. Last week’s brief (that’s right, 2,500 words count as brief) history of the Queen of Technicolor lends itself perfectly to a list of Top 5 Technicolor Movies You Really … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Natalie Kalmus, Queen of Technicolor!

I can’t believe how little I’ve talked about Technicolor on this blog. It is far and away my favorite subject. I’ve touched on it a few times here, but if you’ve ever met me in person and talked to me … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Wizard Of Oz

I was almost giddy when The Film Experience chose The Wizard of Oz for the first “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Challenge. “The answer is obvious!” I thought. “Everyone knows what the most Historic And Aesthetically Significant shot of this film … Continue reading

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“Ben-Hur” For Easter

Happy Easter and Passover everyone! When deciding on an Easter movie, I had a wealth of films to choose from. But since I’m not Catholic enough to appreciate “The Passion of the Christ,” not stoic enough to labor through “The … Continue reading

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The First Star Is Born (1937)

The original “A Star Is Born” (1937 starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March) is a Depression-era fable about the joys and sorrows of Hollywood.  Though the first of its name, the story is actually lifted from an earlier Depression-era fable … Continue reading

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