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ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT — At The

ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT — At The Source.

  Hello, everybody. Joe Morella and Frank Segers here introduce our three-part series on German author Erich Maria Remarque, and the great 1930 screen classic inspired by his novel, “All Quiet on the Western Front.” To capture the full force of this movie,  it helps to know something about the source material, Remarque’s masterful 1929 novel. Thus we turn to […]

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WHO WAS DEANNA DURBIN?

WHO WAS DEANNA  DURBIN?

                Hello, everybody.  Joe Morella and Frank Segers, your Classic Movie guys here again to declare without reservation that we love reader comments, the more informed and passionate the better. A passing mention of Thirties child star Deanna Durbin in our “More Child Stars” blog in late August […]

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We Forgot Pacino !

We Forgot Pacino !

  A few weeks ago we mentioned various actors who had had two chances to win an Oscar in the same year. They included  oldtimers such as Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, George Arliss, Maurice Chevalier, Fay Bainter  and Barry Fitzgerald. But we forgot to mention not-so-old-timer Al Pacino. Hello everybody.  Joe Morella and Frank Segers back […]

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