4 Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd Movies

Though they only appeared in four movies together, Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd were one of the great onscreen couples of the classic era.

Cary Grant and Howard Hawks Classic Movies

A master of multiple genres, director Howard Hawks enjoyed fruitful collaborations with top stars of the classic era like Gary Cooper, John Wayne, and Humphrey Bogart. With those actors, Hawks thrived in genres like the Western, film noir, and even Oscar-winning biopics. But with Cary Grant, he was able to cut loose and use his actor’s breezy, carefree persona in several popular screwball comedies, a couple of which have stood the test of time as all-time classics. Their partnership spanned 15 years over three different decades and produced five great films. Here are the movies made between Cary Grant and Howard Hawks.

Classic Movies on Blu-ray for January 2014,…

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TCM Releases New John Ford Box Set

In case you’ve missed it, Turner Classic Movies, Columbia Pictures, and the Film Foundation joined forces last month to release a five-film box set featuring some off-the-radar titles directed by John Ford . … Read Full Post

Burt Lancaster is TCM’s Star of the Month

As they do every month, Turner Classic Movies showcases the work of a classic movie star and this November features one of the greatest actors of all time, Burt Lancaster . Starting tomorrow and continuing every Wednesday this month, TCM will show 29 movies starring Lancaster, some of which feature some of the best performances ever put on film. Lancaster’s career was as diverse as it was iconic, and Turner aims to display that diversity with a wide range of his movies. … Read Full Post

Sundays With Hitchcock on Turner Classic Movies

In case you don’t already know, Turner Classic Movies will spend every Sunday in September showcasing the work of the Master himself, Alfred Hitchcock . On September 15 th , TCM will feature a great day of movie watching no Hitchcock fan should miss. The day actually starts off with a laugh when the classic movie channel airs Hitch’s only comedy, The Trouble With Harry (1955), in the late morning. … Read Full Post

What to Watch on Turner Classic Movies This Weekend

Whether you’re looking to beat the heat by staying indoors or just love spending a lazy summer day watching classic movies, Turner Classic Movies has a great lineup in store this weekend. … Read Full Post

Iconic ‘Maltese Falcon’ Set for Auction

The jewel-encrusted falcon that drove the plot of John Huston ‘s classic film noir The Maltese Falcon (1941) will be put up for auction in New York this November. Obtained directly from Warner Bros’ prop department, the falcon will be sold to the highest bidder at What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic at Auction, as Curated by Turner Classic Movies . Appraised by fine art auctioneers Bonhams as well as TCM, the famed blackbird will be sold on Nov. 25th, with part of the proceeds going to benefit Martin Scorsese ‘s Film Foundation. … Read Full Post

What to Watch on Turner Classic Movies This Fourth of July

As Americans everywhere celebrate Independence Day, Turner Classic Movies will spend the holiday airing classic patriotic movies for all to enjoy. The Fourth of July starts early with the Revolutionary War-set drama The Howards of Virginia (1940), starring Cary Grant and Martha Scott, which will be followed by Guy Hamilton’s adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s political satire The Devil’s Disciple (1959), featuring Laurence Olivier , Burt Lancaster , and Kirk Douglas. … Read Full Post

What to Watch on TCM This Memorial Day Weekend, Part 2

On Sunday, Turner Classic Movies will continue its all-weekend salute to veterans by showcasing a string of John Wayne war movies throughout the day. Starting in the early morning hours, viewers can see Wayne play a downed Air Force flyer trying to escape the Nazis with the help of a French woman ( Joan Crawford ) in Jules Dassin’s Reunion in France (1942). After playing an anti-Nazi Prussian sea captain in The Sea Chase (1955), be sure to catch Wayne in one of his better World War II movies , Back to Bataan (1945), where he was an Army colonel who leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese. … Read Full Post