Tag Archives: Warner Archive Collection

Saturday Morning Lives Again with Warner Archive

I know I’m in the right room when an audience cheers for Space Ghost. That’s what happened on Saturday at New York Comic Con, when Warner Archive podcasters Matt Patterson and D.W. Ferranti joined comic book writer Danny Fingeroth and … Continue reading

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GOD’S GIFT TO WOMEN (1931) from Warner Archive: One Kiss and You Die!

The year is 1931. Three undressed women catfight over the lover they share – wrestling in his bed, tearing at each other’s skimpy negligees. One of them is Louise Brooks, pansexual star of some of the sultriest silent films ever … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF CONSENT (1932) from Warner Archive: Pre-Code Passion At Its Most Lustful

People in old movies don’t seem to know how to kiss. Without a doubt, there are plenty of iconic lip locks from the films of the 1930s and ‘40s, often accompanied by lush orchestrations that infer burning passion. But characters … Continue reading

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Vincent Price in CONFESSIONS OF A OPIUM EATER (1962) – Still Trippy After All These Years

What attracted me first to CONFESSIONS OF AN OPIUM EATER (1962) was the poster. Our story, courteous reader, begins in late November of 2008. I was in Framingham, Massachusetts, working on the production of a meeting for pharmaceutical sales reps. … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Classics Shine Again in “Forbidden Hollywood” Volumes 4 and 5 from Warner Archive

“For me, the real ‘Classic Era’ in Hollywood was the mid-1930s until about 1959,” host Robert Osborne said at the third annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April. Coincidentally, those years also bookend the period during which the Motion Picture … Continue reading

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