Misha Crews

Every story deserves a happily-ever-after.

THE 4TH ACADEMY AWARDS Well, unfortunately this week we have another film that’s not available for home viewing in any way, shape or form.  The movie, East Lynne, is described below. And the nominees are…. East Lynne 1931 Starring: Ann Hardy, Clive Brook and Conrad Nagel Directed by: Frank Lloyd What’s the story?  Based on …

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By the end of the 1930s, things seem grim.  On the world scene, Nazis become the second-largest party in Germany over communists; Hitler claims he would scrap Versailles treaty if he were in charge.  A giant meteorite lands deep in the Amazon rain forest; the explosion is the equivalent of 10 Hiroshima bombs. Here in …

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Well, we’re only two weeks into this cinematic adventure, and I’m already learning a lot!  In 1930, there were actually two – that’s right, two – Academy Award ceremonies!  The first ceremony (and the one on which this week’s blog focuses) honored films released between August 1, 1928 and July 31, 1929.  1930 (January – June): …

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