Sunday, January 15, 2017

Bringing Up Baby- Movie Clip- Torn Dress (1938)

Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 comedy starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. This clip features David Huxley (Grant) and Susan Vance (Hepburn) in a crowded ballroom. As they argue, she inadvertently rips his tuxedo coattails. He gets angry and asks her to leave unaware that he is standing on the hem of her dress. As she angrily storms off, her dress is ripped. Huxley follows her and attempts to cover her backside with his top hat and then his hands. When she discovers that her dress has torn, she asks for his help.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

A Family Affair- Movie Clip (1937)

This clip is from the 1937 comedy A Family Affair, the first entry in the sixteen Andy Hardy film series. In this scene, Andy Hardy reluctantly goes to the home of his childhood sweetheart named Polly to take her to a dance. He is pleasantly surprised when he sees how much she has changed since the last time he saw her. Mickey Rooney plays the role of Andy Hardy and Polly Benedict is played by actress Margaret Marquis. This film was released on March 12, 1937.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Somewhere In Dreamland (1936)

Somewhere in Dreamland is a 1936 animated short and is part of Max Fleischer's Color Classics series. The story opens with a brother and sister bringing firewood home to their poor mother. Along the way home they admire goodies displayed in a bakery window. Once they get home, their mother feeds them pieces of dried bread and water for supper and sends them to bed. Later that night, the children dream of a land filled with ice cream cones, popcorn fields, toys, and nice comfortable beds. They wake up the next morning to find a feast on the table and toys around the house brought to their house by three of the merchants they passed on their way home the night before.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Dreaming

"Dreaming" is a hit single by the British band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. The song was released on January 25, 1988 and was featured on the album The Best of OMD. The song peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 6 on the dance chart.