Classic Movie Resources
The 1928 Film Theater in Richmond Virginia, Carytown
Historic Beverly Cinema - Hollywood theater in downtown Hollywood
Mount Pony Theater
The Mount Pony Culpeper Virginia Movie Theater is where an archive of classic cinema is kept near Washington DC at a re-used nuclear attack bomb shelter from the Cold War years. The theater picks up from the Mary Pickford Theater that was at the Library of Congress in downtown Washington DC.
Internet Resources on Old Movies
The internet is a calvacade of images and written material on 'old' movies. Some of the locations I know about are:
Doc Macro a repository of classic film stills, promo materials, even MP3s. A deep archive of photography and more.
Greenbriar Picture Show - John McElwee talks about films both old and new, and does it in an engaging style with a plethora of stills, newspaper ads, and all sort of interesting detritus about the films and movie stars he praises, kids, and ponders. And, if you want someone to kick the gas out of a new, big modern film, he seems to do it with panache.
David Paris Vintage Stars – A lot of actresses and their glamour shots
Silent Film Stars Tumblr – Tumblr account concentrated on silent era actors
FrockFlick – Discussions of movie costuming - often includes classic film
The Astounding B Monster – Emphasis on B-monster movies with a great deal of good, singular content. Site stopped updating in 2006 but remains usable.
Sources for Classic Film on disc:
Original Page January 2019 | Update Feb 2021
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- Strangers on a Train - 1951
- Santo vs The Vampire Women 1962
- Salome, Where She Danced – 1945
- Picnic – 1955
- I Was A Male War Bride – 1949
- Here Come the Girls – 1953
- The Brass Bottle – 1964
- The Girl Can't Help It – 1957
- Uncharted – 2022
- Cyclotrode X – 1966
- L'emmerdeur (aka A Pain in the Ass) – 1973
- Robot Monster – 1953