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I Love Old Movies

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    Like eighties movies based on true stories One

    of my favorite and very powerful movie is " from homeless to Harvard " And anyone who think low of themselves Needs to see this. Than Hannibal Rising, story about a lil boy who survives nazi war in Europe somewhere 1940 ties! I'm not sure how am I with my grammar and...
    Mamalove163 Mamalove163 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Off To See The Wizard

    Long before Lord Of the Rings there was The Wizard of Oz. I loved that movie since I was a kid.  I can't count the amount of time's I've watched it, and it never gets old.  Thank God for DVDs..
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Just saw an old movie "dear john" This made me

    cry too much 😞 I miss him. He is in army too. Btw its strange how I start comparing every movie's story with my life 😱. Does that happen to everybody?
    tashu786 tashu786 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Nothing Like A Old Movie When I Have Time To Watch It

    I love Old movies too. I like The Widzard of Oz I like all Elizabeth Taylor's movies She was a great actor and very pretty in her younger days I also like old Western movies John Wayne I like Richard Prayor's movies he was funny. And many more....
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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    My First Film Was Wuthering Heights

    I've loved old films since my first memories of watching the telly. The first thing I remember seeing was the film Wuthering Heights when I was about 3 years old, and it became an instant favourite of mine, I watched it over and over. I loved the characters, the setting and the...
    angelicaB angelicaB 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Old Fashion Gal

    I love old movies. I'm an old fashion type girl....I very much love and typically move against the trends in almost everything I do. I grew up in a close knit family enviroment, for sometime..I have always lived around my late granpparents. I loved the stories told, I am TRUE...
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    FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO (1943) - Franchot Tone,

    Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim, Akim Tamroff, Peter van Eyck, directed by William Wyler..... This is a little b&w gem of war time movie set in a small inn in a coastal town on the edge of Egyptian desert during the African campaign when Rommel's Afrika Korps created havoc...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    HANNIBAL (1959) with Victor Mature.

    ....... I saw this movie on dvd borrowed from the local library down the train line from me. This is the second time I borrowed the movie. For the life of me, I could not see any copy in any store in Sydney. Hannibal the Carthage-an general of 200's BC led his force across the...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Feb 5

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    NIAGARA (1953)- Marilyn Monroe,

    Jean Peters and Joseph Cotten....... This film as the name suggests is more or less entirely shot at location at Niagara Falls. The wife, Rose (Marilyn Monroe), and her sick transient rancher, George (Joseph Cotten), are staying at Niagara Falls for a while when a couple...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response May 10

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    Tonight, I watched a 1958 film,

    Miss Lonelyhearts, starring Montgomery Clift, Robert Ryan and Myrna Loy.......... Montgomery Clift got a job with a news paper after he befriended with the editor's wife, Myrna Loy. The editor, Robert Ryan, is a sadistic and cruel damaged man with not much compassions for the...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Jan 16

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    Made In 1952 And Still Amazing!!

    The Quiet man official trailer!
    Purefootball Purefootball 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    A Matter Of Life And Death (1946) Aka "Stairway To Heaven"

    This was the Royal Film Performance of 1946. David Niven is an RAF pilot in WWII who's plane is on fire. His crew are all dead after a German air attack and he manages to speak to a young female American radio operator stationed in England, played by Kim Hunter. He has to bail...
    screamqueen1994 screamqueen1994 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    The Red Balloon (1956)

                                              The most wonderful short film ever : )
    Funkadelic Funkadelic 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    THE EGYPTIAN (1954) - Edmund Purdom,

    Victor Mature, Michael Welding, Peter Ustinov, Gene Tierney, and Bella Darvi, directed by Michael Curtiz, produced by Darryl F Zanuck............ This EPIC is a mix of human nature (good, ambitious, and selfish), faux history, and misrepresentation of other religion in the...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    TENDER IS THE NIGHT (1962)- Jennifer Jones,

    Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine.... This movie is based on the novel by Scott Fitzgerald of the Great Gatsby fame. Set, again, in the days of the heady 1920's but in Europe, a wealthy heiress (Jennifer Jones) is recovering in a psychiatric hospital in Switzerland where another...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Some Halloween Favorites!!!

    I think late October is a great time for movies. Light a fire in the fireplace, make some tea or hot chocolate... wrap up in a blanket with someone you enjoy spending time with and turn on a good movie. Lately, I have been watching some classic horror and Sci Fi... these...
    MattB765 MattB765 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    In a Lonely Place (1950) Director: Nicholas

    Ray With: Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame This movie is really important to me! I remember I used to think bad things about old movies. When I was younger, I used to think that old movies had nothing new to show me. I don't remember why I have decided to watch this old...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I CONFESS (1953)- Montgomery Clift,

    directed by Alfred Hitchcock........ This b&w Alfred Hitchcock film is a less known masterpiece from the Hitchcock stable. Set in Qubec, Canada, a Catholic priest (Montgomery Clift) listens to a confession of a murder by a murderer who happens to be a worker he has given job...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Mar 20

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    LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDOURED THING (1955).

    ...... Jennifer Jones and William Holden..... This film is based on a semi-autobiograph of an Eurasian lady (Chinese father, Flemish-Belgium mother) and her romance with a British reporter. In the film the British reporter is made out to be American as it is a US production. At...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Mar 8

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    Why I Love Old Movies

    In the 90s when I was a teenager, I often had trouble sleeping at night and I would catch these wonderful old movies on AMC( back when they still showed true classics) I would stay up almost all night sometimes watching them. I think someone my age almost has to adapt themselves...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    I just don't know why

    but i am a Classic-kind-of-Guy, My best old movies are Stalag 17, 7th Voyage of Sinbad, and A guy named Sergeant.
    HandfulOfPaper HandfulOfPaper 13-15, M Jun 13

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    I have my favorite actors

    and actress and their favorite movies. Cary Grant: monkey business, people will take, and how to catch a thief, etc… Audrey Hepburn: funny face and breakfast at Tiffany's Marilyn Monroe: monkey business, bus stop, how to marry a millionaire, and 7 year itch. And the scarlet...
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    As a youngster, I was fascinated by the movies

    depicting an apocalyptic future....The Day the Earth Stood Still (Klaatu Barada Nicto), or The Incredible Shrinking Man. Or how about Jason and the Argonauts, with the fighting skeletons? Jules Verne's Journey to the Centre of the Earth? Or another tack with Ice Cold in Alex...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15

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    I just watched on Youtube an old movie called

    Romanoff and Juliet. This is a modified version of Romeo and Juliet. Peter Ustino, John Gavin and Sandra Dee are the main players. The story is set in a fictions tiny impoverished European country- Concordia. During the UN assembly voting for a resolution, Concordia's president...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Some people don't appreciate old movies.

    I have a collection of old movies most of which are martial arts films. Three in particular include three of the four Black Cobra films starring Fred Willamson. Usually blaxploitation films are a mix bag of the good, bad, and the ugly, if you look pass the quality and other...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Feb 27

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    Some of The Great Films

    and The Great Actors/Actresses that Sadly Are No Longer With Us from the Golden Days of the Cinema........ The Razor's Edge- Tyrone Power (my favourite movie of all time for all ages. Power died of massive heart attack while filming Solomon and Sheba otherwise he would have...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Today, Eleanor Parker passed away in her home.

    ................    For those that are not aware who she was, she played the baroness in the Sound of Music.  Eleanor Parker was a really beautiful woman and a first rate actor of her days. I have dvd's of several of her films including The Naked Jungle with Charlton Heston...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Thank You TCM !

    I'm fifteen now and when I was 10 I as flipping through channels and stopped on TCM . That's when I learned about my love of classic movies ! Baby Jane , The Mummy , Fuller brush man (or just anything with Bob Hope !) , etc. you know things of that nature !
    MickieS98 MickieS98 16-17, F Nov 15, 2013

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    I'm watching the rise of planet of the apes

    and so far it's extraordinary, and uniquely different then any other movie I've ever seen😵
    Adamz155 Adamz155 22-25, M May 30

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    12 Angry Men (1957)

    The best courtroom drama ever (although technically it's a jury room drama) and it holds up pretty well today. Henry Fonda votes "not guilty" and stands alone against 11 others who are totally convinced that a young Hispanic boy fatally stabbed his father with a switchblade knife...
    screamqueen1994 screamqueen1994 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    I reeeallyy like Shirley Temple movies &

    watching her old movies got me watching other older movies
    mickeyelles mickeyelles 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Random Harvest with Greer Garson

    and Ronald Colman (1942)......... This is a romantic movie set in post WW One England. Ronald Colman was a major in the Britsh Army in France near the end of the Great War when he lost his memory due to combat injuries-shell shock induced conditions. For months, he spent in this...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    The Classics

    I love old movies. Sound of Music, Grease, A Night At The Opera, Arsenic and Old Lace.... Ah, so many good movies... They just don't make 'em like they used to!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 15, 2008

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    I love the black and white,

    Humphrey Bogart films also old horror films Boris Karloff an the like. When I was a kid I used to watch old movies with my dad on week ends an have a late night every Friday when I was 6 or 7 we'd stay up and watch 'Frankenstein' 'The Mummy's Curse' these films were like hens...
    AnonymousPet AnonymousPet 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Gotta Love the Old Movies

    Well, the first time that I truly fell in love with old moviies I was just flipping through the channels and found a movie on TCM that was called "Broadway Melody". It was amazing! I kept watching and did a lot of research on some old actors and actresses. I am an old...
    ArtFreak ArtFreak 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    I love the simplicity

    and charm of a classic film. Its somewhat amusing to watch movies from an era where a skirt above the knee was considered scandalous...how times have changed.
    angelasm angelasm 18-21, F Jan 19

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    What Happened

    I just saw a list of movies that are coming out this summer and all I could think of is ... WTF!!!! Now I know I no longer fall in the desired the demographics that Hollyweird is striving to serve and get ticket money from but still these have to be a collection of the worst...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx 51-55, M 2 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Classic Art

    I dunno what it is, it must be in the way the actors move. Nowadays the shots are becoming seconds long. Shot of this guy's face, shot of the other guy's face...it's so fast paced. Our attention spans have definitely shrunk. The actresses back then also seem so much more...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2011

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    The Merry Widow (1952) with Lana Turner

    and Fernado Lamas......... Thanks to a kind fellow EP member (see below) who gave me a link to the movie, I finally got to see it for the first time in over 20 years. I have seen it twice already. This film is a really nice musical. It has great witty dialogue, wonderful music...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    The Academic Award Winner,

    Joan Fontaine, passed away in her bed, aged 96, today.......................... She was first nominated for the best Oscar leading actress award for Rebecca which is her best in my book. The following year, in Suspicion opposite Cary Grant, she won the award. Both were Alfred...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Dec 16, 2013

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    I may be living in an era

    where most movies are technology oriented.But what i feel is no movies from today can bring feelings and life like movies from those days could.Movies like Sound of Music,Singin in the rain,Grease are few of my favourite.But there are so many amazing movies that can't even be...
    wondergirlchoca wondergirlchoca 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    BLOOD and SAND (1941)- Tyrone Power,

    Linda Darnel and Rita Hayworth, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck..... This is a film based on the novel by Vincete Blasco Ibanez.. Tyrone Power, the boy in a family of generations of bull-fighters, lived with his poor mother after his own glorious father's life fell into ruin at...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M May 23

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    African Queen

    Hepburn and Bogart - Classic! First I saw the movie and then I read th9e book. I was 14.
    saknyc saknyc 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    One Of My Guilty Pleasures...

    I adore old movies.  If it's black & white and the credits run at the beginning I'm hooked!  Some of my favorites are the World War I & II propaganda films...Destination Tokyo, White Cliffs of Dover, Waterloo Bridge, Casablanca, the list goes on and on.  And don't get me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    I like the world of simplicity

    and innocence in which you find yourself in old movies.
    Tennacious Tennacious 16-17, M Jan 4

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    Old Movies Are The Best

    With all the options, I still find myself checking out TCM. I like film noir, westerns, comedy, drama, etc. Just something about B&W movies. I like color too. I like seeing the actors in early roles and the stories were well written. Speaking of color, I just watched "Once Upon a...
    rtpnickc rtpnickc 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Bogie Sleepers

    As far as the Bogart movies I like you can "round up the usual suspects" But there are two lesser known Bogie movies from the fifties I think are worth seeing. Beat the Devil came out in 1953 with less than rave reviews by the public and the critics. It didn't fit any known...
    duke54 duke54 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    SHANE (1953), Alan Ladd,

    Van Helfin, Jean Harlow, directed by George Stevens........ I do not usually watch western and certainly would not have bought the same western title for dvd and blu-ray discs. To me, western in general do not depict much interests to me. Shane, however, is a totally different...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Feb 11

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    SEPTEMBER AFFAIR (1950)- Joan Fontaine

    and Joseph Cotten.......This is a wonderful romance story set against two lovely music pieces- September Song, a short song with beautiful lyrics, and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto #2.Manina (Joan Fonatine), the American concert pianist, is flying to US for the first time since...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Mar 14

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