Mickey Rooney Movies: Music & Murder

Mickey Rooney movies on TCM: Music and murder (image: Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland ca. 1940) Mickey Rooney is Turner Classic Movies' “Summer Under the Stars” star today, August 13, 2013. According to the IMDb, Mickey Rooney, who turns 93 next September 23, has been featured in more than 250 movies – in shorts and features, in Hollywood and international productions, in cameos and starring […]

'The Goose Woman' Review: Great Louise Dresser in Clarence Brown Drama

THE GOOSE WOMAN (1925) Dir.: Clarence Brown Cast: Louise Dresser, Jack Pickford, Constance Bennett, Marc McDermott, George Nichols, Gustav von Seyffertitz Scr.: Melville W. Brown, titles by Dwinelle Benthall; from Rex Beach's story Highly Recommended Louise Dresser, Jack Pickford, The Goose Woman At the 2011 San Francisco Silent Film Festival, the Clarence Brown-directed 1925 Universal release The Goose Woman was introduced by author and film […]

Clarence Brown, Forgotten Film Director

Greta Garbo and John Gilbert in Flesh and the Devil (1926)   Jack Neely's “The Forgotten Dir.: Who was Clarence Brown?” at Metro Pulse: “Dr. Gwenda Young, a film-studies professor at University College Cork, came across [Clarence] Brown by an unlikely route. Her Ph.D. thesis was about Jacques Tourneur, the French director of cult classics like Cat People and I Walked With a Zombie. 'My […]

Greta Garbo DVDs: From 'Anna Christie' to 'Camille'

Greta Garbo in the 1930 'Anna Christie.' Greta Garbo DVD box set 'Garbo: The Signature Collection' Greta Garbo is the star of the DVD box set “Garbo: The Signature Collection,” which is scheduled to come out on Sept. 6, '05. The release has been timed to coincide with what would have been Garbo's centenary on September 18. (Image: Greta Garbo 1930 Anna Christie movie.) The […]