Six Films—Six Decades Blogathon

This post is part of Classic Film and TV cafe’s Six Films—Six Decades Blogathon for National Classic Movie Day. To view other blogger’s favorites from six decades of classic film, visit the blogathon’s main page here.

Anyone who has made a list before knows the labor of love required to whittle down dozens or hundreds of your favorites to select just a few.…

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Faust on Film: Faust (1926) and The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

This review is part of The 2021 Classic Literature On Film Blogathon hosted by Silver Screen Classics. You can read the rest of the blogathon’s wonderful lineup at the blogathon’s main page here.

Legends become so enmeshed in the cultural consciousness that they appear in numerous forms and adaptations centuries after they are first created.…

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The Beginnings of Utah Film History: Mormon Exploitation Films

The state of Utah is best known for two things: snow and Mormons. While Utah’s snow has been a feature of the state since Lake Bonneville dried up millennia ago, Mormons didn’t reach the state until 1847, first settling on native Ute land by the Great Salt Lake and later spreading through the state and much of the Western United States.…

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