The Art of Wartime Newsreels – 1940 through 1946

Newsreels in America were used during the general time period of the silent film era, through the 1960s. Universal newsreels (produced by Universal Studios) were released twice a week between 1929 and 1967. During World War II, American movie-goers were shown these popular newsreels as part of the total entertainment that accompanied the feature film. Because news of ... Read More »

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... Read More »

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