CATEGORY: Film
8 Classic Films That Ran Afoul of Hollywood Censors
March 31, 2015

Eighty-five years after the beginning of Hollywood’s most famous era of self-censorship, learn the stories behind eight famous films that tested the limits of what was acceptable content for the silver screen Read More

The Real History Behind “The Sound of Music”
March 2, 2015

On the 50th anniversary of the premier of “The Sound of Music,” explore the true history behind one of the most popular films of all time. Read More

The Original Godzilla Attacks Tokyo, 60 Years Ago
November 3, 2014

The classic Japanese science fiction film “Gojira,” about a prehistoric monster brought back to life by nuclear testing, made its debut on November 3, 1954. Read More

Archaeologists Unearth Giant Sphinx—in California
October 21, 2014

California archaeologists have unearthed a piece of Hollywood history—a plaster sphinx from the 1923 Cecil B. DeMille epic “The Ten Commandments.” Read More

The Lumière Brothers, Pioneers of Cinema
October 3, 2014

On the 150th anniversary of the birth of Louis Lumière, take a look back at the Lumière brothers and their groundbreaking invention, the Cinématographe. Read More

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9 Things You May Not Know About Alfred Hitchcock
August 13, 2014

On the 115th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the man known as the big screen’s “Master of Suspense.” Read More

The Real-Life Story Behind “The Monuments Men”
May 13, 2014

Find out more about the unlikely World War II heroes who saved Europe’s art treasures and inspired the film. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Charlie Chaplin
April 16, 2014

On the 125th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s birth, explore some surprising facts about the renowned silent-film star. Read More

From Child Star to Diplomat: Remembering Shirley Temple Black
February 11, 2014

After becoming history’s most famous child movie star during the Depression era, Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014) reinvented herself as an accomplished diplomat. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Superman
January 16, 2014

On the 75th anniversary of the first Superman comic strip, explore eight surprising facts about the Man of Steel. Read More

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