Fritzi of Movies Silently & I just wanted to remind everyone about our upcoming event and maybe scare up some more contributors to our sensational Chaney Blogathon coming up November 15-18th! celebrating the 88th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
So grab one of these spectacular banners (below) and stick it on your site and get ready for a really really thrilling Blogathon!
If you haven’t decided whether to join in yet and/or have questions contact either Movies Silently or me by either leaving comments at our blog or emailing me at:
Joey -The Last Drive In -email@example.com
And say, there’s still so many interesting features available, so come on and join in- there’s thousands of titles and faces to cover- these guys were so prolific!
There’s still Mr Wu (1927), The Road To Mandalay (1926), The Black Bird (1926), The Shock (1923), The Monster (1925) Shadows (1922) or Flesh and Blood (1922), so much more… just run over to IMDb profile and view Chaney Sr’s impressive filmography.
And… if you’re flavor is Chaney Jr there’s still fantastic selections left up for grabs like The Defiant Ones, Man Made Monster, The Alligator People, Witchcraft, The Devil’s Messenger, 13 Demon Street, and a myriad of memorable television series appearances why just look here- IMDb profile
You can grab more banners here- Movies Silently
Here are some of the faces that are contributing to our gala event-
Asta’s Doghouse– Lon Chaney Jr. Double Feature- Man Made Monster & The Indestructible Man- Nov. 15th
Cable Car Guy– Lon Chaney Scrapbook 1 Nov.15th, Chaney Scrapbook 2, Nov.16th, Lon Chaney Jr Scrapbook 1 Nov. 17th, & Lon Chaney Jr Scrapbook 2 Nov.18th
Cinemalacrum– Laugh, Clown Laugh Nov.17th
Cinematic Catharsis– West of Zanzibar 1928 Nov.17th
Classic Movie Hub– Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein Nov.18th
Critica Retro The Penalty Nov.16th
Destroy All Fanboys The Defiant Ones Nov. 16th, The Indestructible Man Nov. 18th
Donald Mania– The Hunchback of Notre Dame & Laugh, Clown Laugh Nov.16th
Durnmoose Movie Musing – Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman Nov.16th
Esther J Cepeda– Mockery Nov.18th
Forgotten Films– The Mummy’s Curse Nov.15th
Furious Cinema– The Alligator People
Girls Do Film– The Unknown Nov. 17th
Goregirl’s Dungeon–House of Frankenstein Nov.17th
Grand Old Movies– BIG HOUSE USA Nov.15th
Immortal Ephemera Dead Man’s Eyes Nov.18th
The Last Drive In The Unknown Nov.15th,, Musical Tribute Nov.17th & Man Made Monster-(Slide Show) Nov.18th
Midnight Palace Interview with Ron Chaney Nov.18th
Movie Magazine World –Lon Chaney vs Jack Pierce: A Monster Makeup Smackdown Nov.16
Movies Silently– Phantom of the Opera Nov 15th, Mark of the Vampire Nov 16th, Nomads of the North Nov 17 & Review of Lon Chaney Biography Nov.18th
Nitrate Glow–The Ace of Hearts– Nov.15th
Once upon a screen… Pictorial of father and son Nov. 15th, The Wolf Man 1941 Nov. 18th
Paddyfitz– He Who Gets Slapped Nov.16th, Top Ten Lon Chaney Jr Films Nov.17th
Portraits By Jenni- Tell it to the Marines Nov.15th
Pre-Code- The Unholy Three (1930) Nov. 15th
Silent Volume– Oliver Twist Nov.16th, The Unholy Three (1925) Nov.18th
Silver Scenes– The Wolf Man Nov.15th & Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein Nov.16th
Silver Screenings– Of Mice and Men Nov. 16th
Speakeasy –Strange Confession & The Frozen Ghost Inner Sanctum Mysteries Nov.17th
Tales of The Easily Distracted –Dorian –My Favorite Brunette Nov. 16th, Vinnie-Spider Baby Nov.16th
The Artistic Packrat– The Hunchback of Notre Dame– Nov. 15th
The Great Katherine Hepburn– The Hunchback of Notre Dame Nov.15th
The Hitless Wonder– Tribute to Lon Chaney Sr. Nov.18th
The Last Drive In– The Unknown Nov 15th, Musical Tribute/Film Montage
The Motion Pictures– The Black Sleep 1956 Nov.17th
The Nitrate Dive– He Who Gets Slapped & The Phantom of the Opera Nov.18th
Thrilling Days of Yesteryear– High Noon Nov.15th, Ace of Hearts Nov. 17th
TV’s Fault– The Monster Nov.18th
Wide Screen World Of Mice and Men Nov. 18th
Still swinging from the rafters- your little phantom Joey!
13 thoughts on “We’re swinging from the chandeliers in November!”
Joey, Fritzi, I’m jumping and rolling like a pup, and Vinnie and I are looking forward to your awesome Chaney Blogathon with both SPIDER BABY and my new and improved version of MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE! We’ve got our ads on, too! Awesome Blogathon, gals! Thanks for including us! :-D
Dori you peach of a gal! We couldn’t do this blogathon without including you and hubby’s fabulous style. It’s going to be a grand bash for the whole gang…. Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us. Happy as a clam you’re joining us- Your Pal Joey
I’m really pumped about this. Not only will I learn more about the Chaneys, I know there’ll be a whack of films I haven’t yet seen & can add to my Must-See list. Yay!
I know I’ve said this before, but one of the GREAT things about doing these blogathons is uncovering films or artists you might not have considered before. I’m so excited for this event. And I’m really happy that you’re joining us!!! BTW I listened to your podcast about The Smallest Show on Earth. I love that little gem, and your wonderful descriptions and journey took me right back to the warmth I felt when I first stumbled onto it. Fabulous podcast- Brava
Oh, thanks for your kind words, Joey! That is a terrific film, isn’t it? Very modest flick but, before you know it, you realized you’ve been sucked in by those wonderful characters.
Absolutely… I experienced it the same way… Wonderful.!
Pssst! Hey, Joey! I realize this is unrelated to the CHANEY Blogathon, but it occurred to me that my new TALES OF THE EASILY DISTRACTED blog post about IMPACT (ripped right out of THE DARK PAGES!) had also been reviewed on your own wonderful THE LAST DRIVE-IN! It’s fave, Jo — kismet! :-) Anyway, if you’d like the fun of contrasting IMPACTs, here’s the link; hope you’ll enjoy it, my friend!
Pssst!!! Dor- Yes I did cover Impact a while back. It’s a fabulous bit of film noir and I’ll have to run over to ToTED and get my fill of the wonderful facts, cheeky humor and great commentary and captions. I’m not surprised we share the same love for Brain Donlevy and his films. We’re birds of a feather my dear friend… I’ll let you know what I think of your take on the film- your Pal Joey
Joey, you’re a darling in addition to your being a sugar bowl with 2 handles, with turbanado sugar! Beaucoup thanks, dear friend, and I hope your weekend will have all the nifty things you deserve! Also, we can hardly wait for the Chaney Blogathon in starting November 15th! The fun never ends! :-D
So true so true about the fun never ending. When you have an incredible community of bloggers who love to get together seemingly regularly at this point to join in the thematic Blogathons it just can’t be bad. – If I’m still the sugar bowl, you’re still the peaches & cream!!!- We can’t wait to see what you and hubby Vinnie have in store for us for the Chaneython-
Aw, Joey, you’re always peaches and cream in Team Bartilucci’s book! Thanks, Kiddo!
BTW, though IMPACT is still on for those who want to check it out, in addition to your fab Cheney Blogathon, Team B. will soon have a “Morley, The Merrier” comedy-thriller double-feature: HOT MILLIONS with Peter Ustinov and Maggie Smith, and WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE?, with George Segal and Jacqueline Bisset and lots of gourmet food! Details coming soon!
Oh my… I faintly remember WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE- wonderful topic as always. You cover such memorable films and stars. And I love everybody you’ve mentioned here. I’ll get back to you about IMPACT because I’d love to share thoughts on that overlooked noir gem… I’m glad I’m aces with Team Bartilucci cause you’re both the cats with me…. Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend. Your pal Joey
Groovy! :-D In the meantime, have yourself a pleasant Sunday, dear friend!