Birthday love to Ava Gardner today

Originally posted on goosepimply all over:
Celebrating Ava Gardner day on Turner Classic Movie’s Summer Under the Stars today! I admired her spunk. She was indeed a beauty and full of down-to-earth, Southern, brazen spirit. My favorite Ava films are The Sun Also Rises (1957) with Tyrone Power and The Barefoot Contessa (1954) with Humphrey…

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Originally posted on The Blonde at the Film:
via: Unless otherwise noted, all images are are my own This isn’t exactly a Christmas movie, but Christmas does make a spectacular appearance when Judy Garland debuts the now-classic Christmas song, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” so it counts. It’s a beautiful Technicolor musical directed…

Detroit Indie Movie House Launches Fundraising Campaign to Bring Classics to the Big Screen

Originally posted on cinematically insane:
When classic film lovers gather, the conversation often turns to one question: what movies would I play if I ran my own theater? For Paula and Tim Guthat, those fantasies became a life-changing reality in 2013 when they founded Cinema Detroit, one of only two seven-day-a-week movie theaters in the City…

Lauren Bacall in The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

This post is part of the “The Lauren Bacall Blogathon”, hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. Thanks so much, Crystal, for the opportunity to celebrate Lauren Bacall and her birthday today! When I had to decide on which Lauren Bacall film I’d share my thoughts for this blogathon, The Big Sleep didn’t … More Lauren Bacall in The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)