Halloween Movie Fest – The Spooky 1940’s Way

Our first annual movie picks for thrill seekers seeking shrieks and shivers. Chilling! Tantalizing! Just Plain Frightful! Gather the family, dim the lights, and enjoy a classic evening of watching things that go bump in the night. "The Corpse Vanishes" from 1942. A newspaper reporter begins to investigate after a series of brides die suddenly during their wedding. [download id=”42″] "Scared To Death" from 1947. …

Gangster Squad – 1940s Los Angeles

Gangster Squad (the movie) is based on a series of 2008 articles in the Los Angeles Times by Paul Lieberman, and looks at the true story of an LAPD unit formed in the mid-1940s to fight back at the growing influence of the Mafia coming in from the east coast. It was a police squad with the blessing of a …

1940s Classic Movie Scripts – Free Download

Now available on 1940s.org, are movie scripts from the following movies: Casablanca, Citizen Kane, Double Indemnity, It's a Wonderful Life, The African Queen, The Big Sleep, The Grapes of Wrath, The Lost Weekend, The Maltese Falcon, and The Naked City. There are more to come, they are free to download and enjoy, and can be found  HERE .

Betty Hutton – A Vitamin Pill With Legs

I can remember being very young and my mom telling me that her favorite entertainer was Betty Hutton. For some reason I would get the picture of Bette Davis in my mind, and I don't know about you.. but Bette Davis scared me! By this time, I had watched the movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Yikes! Later, I would …