It's almost 2020! Can you believe it? I feel so strange about the arrival of the new decade and I know I haven't been writing much towards the end of this year, but one event beckoned me back to Musings of a Classic Film Addict: none other than the second-coming of The Fred Astaire and… Continue reading The Second Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon — Having Wonderful Time (1938)
There are so many wonderful things for fans of classic cinema to celebrate in November, and I've been spending my time appreciating as many as I can this month! From amazing birthdays like those of Vivien Leigh, Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea, and more to the ever-present theme of November to fans of the dark side… Continue reading The Luso World Cinema Blogathon — Down Argentine Way (1940)
Long time no see, classic film fans! I know it's been a little while since I've written anything for you guys, but I'm back with an awesome announcement! Virginie of The Wonderful World of Cinema, who has previously hosted four amazing blogathons in honor of Grace Kelly, recently got in touch with me and asked… Continue reading Announcing The Fifth Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon!
It feels like it's been forever since I've properly participated in a blogathon, even if it's actually only been a few weeks. One would think that the summer would bring about lots of fun and exciting events for classic movie fans to participate in, but whether there are fewer blogathons in general or simply fewer… Continue reading The Joan Bennett Blogathon — Two in a Crowd (1936)
Janet Leigh is one of those classic film actresses who has always intrigued me from afar. During my discovery of vintage cinema, I've had the pleasure of watching some of her most influential pictures like Psycho (1960), Touch of Evil (1958), and most recently Holiday Affair (1949), which has become a recent holiday classic on… Continue reading The Janet Leigh Blogathon — The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
In the three years that I've been participating in blogathons, I've seen scores of original ideas come my way. Usually the blogathons that I've noticed and participated in honor a particular classic movie star, film genre, or anniversary, and I've even seen a few that are centered around the holidays that occur throughout the year.… Continue reading The Calls of Cornwall: The Daphne du Maurier Blogathon — Frenchman’s Creek (1944)
I feel like it's been forever and a day since I've written an article for a blogathon! In reality it's only been just over a month, but I'm still so glad that I'm able to participate in The Joan Crawford: Queen of the Silver Screen Blogathon hosted by two of my favorite bloggers, Gabriela of… Continue reading The Joan Crawford: Queen of the Silver Screen Blogathon — Johnny Guitar (1954)