Monthly Archives: February 2017

Classic Horror Films

After last week’s ‘love-fest’ of Marilyn and Valentine’s Day, how about a little horror to bring us back to reality of our world? We’ve selected just four of our choice classic horror films from our film vaults for your featured viewing entertainment this week: Blood Thirst with Robert Winston and Katherine Henryk, Bloodtide with James Earl Jones and Jose Ferrer, Lady Frankenstein with Joseph Cotton and Rosalba Neri, and The Pyx with Karen Black and Christopher Plumber. There’s nothing like a scary movie to make you feel alive!

Yours Truly,
Where you’ll find Movies you love with Stars you know.


Blood Thirst

“BloodBlood Thirst, with Robert Winston and Katherine Henryk starring in Newt Arnold’s 1971 black & white horror film tells the story of a South American belly dancer who uncovers an ancient Aztec secret for eternal life involving regular blood transfusions so she enlists a monstrous club owner to help fill her needed pipeline…



“Bloodtide”Bloodtide, with James Earl Jones and Jose Ferrer starring in Richard Jefferies’ 1982 horror film tells the tale of a treasure hunter who accidentally frees a monster and forces the local villagers to revisit the demonic practice of sacrificing virgins.


Lady Frankenstein

“CHANGELady Frankenstein, with Joseph Cotton and the fabulous Rosalba Neri starring in this 1971 Mel Welles horror drama tells the story of a recently graduated daughter who picks up where her mad scientist father left off – assembling bodies from the dead. Only this time, it’s different!


The Pyx

“TheThe Pyx with Karen Black and Christopher Plumber star in this 1973 Harvey Hart horror crime thriller about a grizzly murder that puts an investigating detective in the middle of the occult surrounded by prostitution, drug addition and conspiracy with all of her suspects mysteriously dropping like flies.

Marilyn Monroe’s Most Glamorous Romantic Comedies

For Valentine’s Week, what better star to feature than sex-goddess Marilyn Monroe and 4 of her most glamorous romantic comedy films – 1956’s Bus Stop, 1953’s Gentlemen Prefer Blonds, 1953’s How to Marry a Millionaire and 1957’s The Prince and the Showgirl. Just remember – for Valentine’s Day and any other day – Diamonds are a Girl’ Best Friend!

Yours Truly,
Where you’ll find Movies you love with Stars you know.


Bus Stop – Marilyn with Don Murray

“BusBus Stop is the 1956 Joshua Logan romantic drama/comedy starring Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O’Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray and Hope Lange and tells the story of a naive virgin cowboy’s overly-enthusiastic wooing of a talentless but ambitious performer bent on ‘making it’ in Hollywood all taking place at bus stop in the middle of nowhere. Oh, those chance encounters!


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Marilyn with Jane Russell

“GentlemenGentlemen Prefer Blondes is the 1953 Howard Hawks romantic comedy starring Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn, Elliot Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow and Marcel Dalio telling the story of two showgirls struggling to find what the want in a relationship versus what they need in a marriage partner. Of course these girls go through laughable shenanigans on their way to the alter!


How to Marry a Millionaire – Marilyn with Lauren Bacall and Betty Grable

“HowHow to Marry a Millionaire is the 1953 Jean Negulesco romance, comedy/drama starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell and Alexander D’Arcy telling the story of how three women in search of financial security share a Manhattan apartment to snare a rich husband. Sounds like a good plan, but there are speed bumps in their execution plans that send them in different directions, helping them to find love and riches of the heart. Yes, karma works in love matters, too!


The Prince and the Showgirl – Marilyn with Laurence Olivier

“TheThe Prince and The Showgirl is the 1957 romantic comedy directed by and co-starring Laurence Olivier with Marilyn Monroe, Richard Wattis, Sybil Thorndike, Jean Kent, Jeremy Spenser and David Horne. Set in London in 1911, it tells the tale of a dignified prince in London for Royal business that falls in love with a traveling showgirl and their whirlwind courtship during the pompous Royal festivities. With their diverse backgrounds, can they make it work? Love always wins!

Classic Pairings

This week is all about Classic Pairings as we feature just 4 of Hollywood’s greatest movies in our collection with 9 of Hollywood’s most legendary actors: 1951’s Another Man’s Poison with Bette Davis and Gary Merrill, 1954’s The Last Time I Saw Paris with Elizabeth Taylor and Van Johnson, 1955’s The Man With the Golden Arm with Kim Novak and Frank Sinatra, and 1939’s The Women with Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer and Rosalind Russell. All of them are glamorous feature films from Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Yours Truly,
Where you’ll find Movies you love with Stars you know.


Another Man’s Poison – with Bette Davis and Gary Merrill

“AnotherAnother Man’s Poison is Irving Rapper’s 1951 black & white mystery crime drama starring Better Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steele, Barbara Murray, Reginald Beckwith and Edna Morris. It tells the story of a privileged but philandering mystery writer whose tangled relationships develop into a macabre, murderous cat-and-mouse game.


The Last Time I Saw Paris – with Elizabeth Taylor and Van Johnson

“TheThe Last Time I Saw Paris is the 1954 Richard Brooks romance/drama starring Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed, Eva Gabor, Kurt Kasznar and George Desher. It tells the story of an American soldier who returns to Paris after the war to try to capture his dream of family, success and acclaim, but fate has other plans for him during his journey where none of his dreams are assured.


The Man with the Golden Arm – with Kim Novak and Frank Sinatra

“TheThe Man With The Golden Arm is Otto Preminger’s 1955 black & white drama starring Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin, Jon Conte and Doro Merande telling the story of an ex-convict, ex-heroin addict and former musician trying to get his life together amid the temptations of the big city of Chicago.


The Women – with Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell

“CHANGEThe Women is George Cukor’s black & white 1939 classic comedy/drama starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Phyllis Povah and the fabulous Joan Fontaine. The Women follows the lives of Manhattan’s women of society and how gossip shrinks the big city to a mere scandalous neighborhood.