NOIR CITY Film Festival – Hollywood

The Noir City Film Festival returns to Hollywood and begins April 1st and runs through April 20th at the Egyptian Theater. The Egyptian Theater originally opened in 1922 and was operated by Sid Grauman, who later built the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater across the street. What a great place it must be to watch film noir. The Film Noir Foundation puts on the Noir City  film festival, …

Vintage Video (1940s)

Now in the rotation of film from the 1940s, (that you’ll see on the left side of this page) are: Cab Calloway singing about that funny ‘Reefer Man”, the trailer from The Ghost And Mrs. Muir, Drum Boogie with Barbara Stanwyck singing, and Gene Krupa on drums (priceless!), A 1940s automobile commercial, a couple of fashion clips, the Nicholas Brothers dance routine, Veronica Lake …

Welcome

I am nostalgic for a time I did not live in. I believe the forties decade gave us the finest entertainers, musicians, movies, (film noir is my favorite), radio, and fashion. Above all, I have a true appreciation for the sacrifices, determination, and the character of our people and our country during those times. Men, women, and children. Tom Brokaw had it right when he …