Mar 1, 2013

Classic Links

I never realized how much psychology was at play in movie theater popcorn sales, or that they pretty much saved the movies. This is an interesting history--CBS News

Page's Terrorthon sounds like a lot of fun. What's the scariest classic film you've ever seen?--My Love of Old Hollywood

Audrey Hepburn's sons gave permission for this company to reanimate their mother for a chocolate bar ad. What do you think? I think she's charming, but the whole idea is so creepy--The Fabulous Audrey Hepburn

Nicole Kidman as Grace of Monaco looks like Nicole Kidman in a pretty dress. I wonder if she'll get the voice right?--The Guardian

While I do agree that 1939 was an amazing year for film, I like this theory that it is actually just the centerpoint of a few years that together formed one of the true high points of the industry--The Lady Eve's REEL Life

I didn't know whether to smile or cry while watching this rare Polish color footage from 1938. These happy people were months away from having their lives changed forever by the Nazis--Haaretz

This post about creepy movie locations simultaneously made me want to visit and completely avoid most of these places--Mental Floss

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