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Name: DAN SMITH
E-mail address: dans@iupiu.edu
Comments:Finally signing your guest book after all these years! Loved going on (2) TCM Cruises with you and mom and will miss you both on the upcoming TCM Cruise on 12/8/2013. I'll be sure to take your Clifton Webb book so that Robert Wagner can sign it! You are both an inspiration!!
Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 - 09:11:15 AM
Name: Sam Dodson
E-mail address: dodson03@insightbb.com
Homepage URL: http://www.massproduction.tv
Comments:Hi Dr. Smith- I hope all is well with you and yours. Sam
Sunday, June 2nd 2013 - 08:58:02 AM
Name: Dennis Hollenbeck
E-mail address: space35@saber.net
Homepage URL: http://N/A
Comments:Prof. Smith, you have a very interesting web site, and enjoy reading your information on movie stars, etc. Oh yes! Thank you for the book on CLIFTON WEBB. I was glad I was of some help to you on WEBB who was my cousin and was born as WEBB HOLLENBECK. Oh boy I am in it too! Thank you! Keep writing! Yours, Dennis Hollenbeck
Wednesday, May 15th 2013 - 12:01:17 AM
Name: James Reed
E-mail address: preed@lincolntech.com
Comments:I just wanted to say hello and join all the people that you have touched in your time at BSU. I graduated in '94 and want to thank you for the way you taught your classes and the way you treated your students. I now teach electronics at a technical college I hope that I measure up to you with your ability to teach and keep students engaged in learning. You are one of the best and thank you once again.
Thursday, May 2nd 2013 - 09:26:35 AM
Name: Tim Bowman
E-mail address: tbowman@simon.com
Comments:Mr. Smith - I was a TCOM student of yours at Ball State in the late 80's. I remember fondly you taking your class on a field trip to Indy to see the movie Citizen's Kane. It was at one of your friend's house where he had an old time movie theatre set up in his basement .. with popcorn and all. That trip left quite an impression with me ... thank you. Glad to see your are still at it and doing well. God Bless, Tim Bowman BSU Class of 1987
Friday, April 26th 2013 - 08:39:28 AM
Name: Carolyn Gentner
E-mail address: carolyngentner@yahoo.com
Comments:Hi Mr. Smith! I am Chris' friend from Westfield, IN. We have been long time friends and I love your daughter dearly! She is a lifetime pal! I will never forget the day that she told me that "you were the guy" that hosted a show that I grew up watching! When movies were movies, was a regular thing for me and my mother. We SO enjoyed that. There will never be another show like it and my fondest movie memories were watching that with mom. I wish they would do it again and re-run it. I think it would get a HUGE audience! many of us would appreciate that "blast form the past" and all of those wonderful movies! There will never be movies like the ones that we all enjoyed as much as we did, will there Mr. Smith? My personal favorite was "The Heiress" with Olivia de Havilland. The BEST! Thank you for your contribution to some of the best times of my life Carolyn Earl Gentner
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Saturday, November 24th 2012 - 08:45:37 AM
Name: Stan daMann
E-mail address: sfs46@hotmail.com
Comments:I used to watch "When Movies were MOVIES" at 10:30 PM central time on WGN-TV Channel 9 in the Chicago area, in the early 1970s. I thought it was also on in the late 1960s, but you said you started it in 1971. The show played the classics of the 1930s and 1940s. Did the show originate in Indiana with you? The "series" had a great opening theme song, that I never learned the name of. Could you please send me an email with the name of that theme song? There were no words. It was an upbeat tune with classical instruments, and may have been a semi-march. Thanks. I recently suggested to MeTV that they should re-invent that very show.
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Friday, August 26th 2011 - 10:08:45 PM
Name: steve brower
E-mail address: calie01@live.com
Comments:I used to watch your show when I lived in Indy over 25 years ago. It was fun to find you on the web! I was first introduced to old gold movies watching your selectios on WISH TV. My favorite station now days is Turner Classic Movies. You had the idea first I believe! Thanks for the memories!
Friday, December 31st 2010 - 07:48:50 PM
Name: Vince Meades
E-mail address: meadesvt@webtv.net
Comments:I've just discovered your website.... My story is a long one...but here goes as short a possible.. I've collected Movie Music for 35 years...I'm now 80 years old.. Donated my collection to San Diego State University 12 years ago... I'm working on getting it, plus other donations, into working order... we hope to have it all listed soon.... There must be 10,000 sheets, possibly more, in the Movie Music and Silent Movie Collection ... There are holes in the collection, but now that I've found you maybe you will be able to fill in some of those holes..... I have also worked on the UCLA collection in the 1980's with Dr. David Morton.... I hope that I hear from you..... The reason why I started to collect Sheet Music is to keep the music of my Parents, Grandparents and the Music of my time period, together so that all that wonderful music wouldn't be forgotten..... I loved going to the "Pictures" in England, when I was a youngster during WW2, it was such a joy to sit there and watch those Wonderful musicals with that wonderful, singable, music... Those were the days.... Vince If you would care to read about me, SDSU gave me a site...just put in my Name..Vince Meades...
Saturday, September 18th 2010 - 08:13:15 PM
Name: Clay Lowe
E-mail address: claytonklowe@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://claytonklowe.blogspot.com
Comments:Dave Smith: Many years ago you got me started in broadcasting at WISH-TV in that wonderful year of 1960. Beginning as a part-time floorman I worked my way up to become the arms of Selwyn's "Handy Devine," with special thanks also to Ray Sparenberg. From then on I knew I was on the way up. Soon becoming a cameraman, and finally with your support, the first producer-director of the evening news in the new building up the street from the old piano store studios in the Reddick Building. Winning the CASPER award for a documentary you set me up with I was hired away by WLW-I TV where I directed the Don Melvoin Show, then their evening news. From there, with the help of Greg Bowler, I went to work for WOSU-TV in Columbus, worked on my PH.D. at Ohio State, taught at the University of Georgia, then spent some twenty years teaching video & film at Ohio State. And to think it all began with Handy Devine & Dave Smith . . . a belated but heartfelt thanks (and special regards to Handy.
Friday, October 23rd 2009 - 02:26:00 AM
Name: scottlord
E-mail address: lord02141@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlord12.html
Comments:Hello, I didn't know that you know Tom Gunning and earlier gave you the url to my page on Greta Garbo. Please look at my Silent Film page, it was difficult to find writing on "the cinema of attractions" in regard to European film....the Danish had a cameraman named Peter Elfeldt that took a while to find. Best of luck on any writing with Garbo, Rathbone, Herbert Marshall and "classical cinema". Sincerly, Scott Lord
Thursday, October 2nd 2008 - 05:33:06 PM
Name: scottlord
E-mail address: lord02141@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlordgretagarbo.html
Comments:Thanks, I like your page. It reminded me of A Thousand and One Nights, by Terry Ramsaye. (Its a huge book on early filmmaking, but fun) Please visit my page and write to me with your favorite book on film. Scott Lord
Thursday, October 2nd 2008 - 05:27:52 PM
Name: David Stone
E-mail address: davlstone@hotmail.com
Comments:I remember fondly watching your broadcast in Indianapolis where I lived from birth until graduation from college. I was very glad to come across your website and have the opportunity to say thanks and wish you well. Sincerely, David Stone, U.S. Consul Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
Wednesday, April 30th 2008 - 07:57:04 PM
Name: OWERRI ABA
E-mail address: oweri@msn.com
Comments:THIS IS AN INTRESTING SITE
Tuesday, April 22nd 2008 - 01:21:01 AM
Name: Electronic
E-mail address: elfilm@narod.ru
Homepage URL: http://elfilm.narod.ru
Comments:Nice site
Thursday, November 29th 2007 - 11:31:40 AM
Name: Ron
E-mail address: radams_hsi@hotmail.com
Comments:...and I just read the reviews section. Mr. Smith - how could you not mention how good it was to see Andy Griffith in "Waitress"?! That was a nice surprise to see him still acting. Would've been even better if Don Knotts had still been around to have played a charcter in the movie too!
Saturday, October 13th 2007 - 04:26:50 PM
Name: Ron
E-mail address: radams_hsi@hotmail.com
Comments:I am one of Mr. Smith's many former students from Ball State University, and I sure increased my knowledge of old films in his classes. He spoke in my town, Columbus, Indiana last week at the library. Besides the embarrasing techincal snafu by the library staff trying to set up the Power Point, it was a very enjoyable talk by Mr. Smith about Hoosiers in Hollywood. He knows hows to tell interesting stories about actors and it's obvious he has done his research. I sure learned some new things!
Saturday, October 13th 2007 - 04:20:15 PM
Name: Marty Smith
E-mail address: martysmith@get-on-top.com
Homepage URL: http://www.get-on-top.com
Comments:Hello, In appreciation of your website. We have put a link on www.get-on-top.com. Marty
Thursday, August 30th 2007 - 11:17:33 AM
Name: Rich McDonald
E-mail address: rmc0703@yahoo.com
Comments:Dave truly enjoyed your Website and can't believe that I've been stuck on it for over an hour. Looking forward to getting your new book. Great job!
Thursday, May 17th 2007 - 06:54:48 PM
Name: S P Hill
E-mail address: S (DASH) HILL4 (AT) UIUC (DOT) EDU
Homepage URL: http://None.
Comments:To David L Smith -- When I wrote to your E-Mail address (which I got from clicking "Contact Me" at your web-site for "When Movies Were Movies") -- my message bounced back to me. ("E-Mail address invalid.") Do you currently have a valid E-Mail address, and, if so, what is it? Thanks in advance from Prof Steven P Hill, Cinema Studies, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL.
Saturday, May 12th 2007 - 09:19:44 AM
Name: Art Booth
E-mail address: earthurb@sbcglobal.net
Comments:Dave...just goes to show you what a simple google search of WMWM turns up. A real nice site. I'll pass it along to the BSU brothers of the old RTM Center. Glad to see you're keeping busy!
Friday, April 13th 2007 - 11:07:49 PM
Name: Carl Jenkins
E-mail address: info@pullmylink.com
Homepage URL: http://www.pullmylink.com
Comments:Really enjoyed reading your reviews. Definitely agree with you regarding Children of Men...great movie..
Saturday, March 24th 2007 - 08:58:45 PM
Name: Tom Gunning
E-mail address: ftgunner@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://www.tomgunning.com
Comments:Enjoyed our luncheon today at the Pier in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please tell your brother Bob hello from me. Hope to see you again next year.
Thursday, March 15th 2007 - 01:39:02 PM
Name: Steve Brower
E-mail address: sbrower1@suddenlink.net
Comments:I lived in Indiana from 1958 until 1987. I used to really look forward to When Movies Were Movies came on at night. I liked the trivia and storyline behind the scenes that Mr. Smith would tell about. It made the movie even more interesting. I like older movies much better than now. They are all about special effects now, not about the story.
Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 03:23:31 AM
Name: donna
E-mail address: illuminatedangel@yahoo.com
Comments:Hello, I found one called "When they were young" with Michael Jackson, Bruce Springstein and Little Richard. It's marked and stamped by TV Guide 1985. It's not a photo, it's actually a coloured sketch or painting. Either way, it says TV Guide Cover Portrait and is stamped as such on the back with 1985 on it. Would you have any idea what it's worth? It's in very good condition. Thank you very much. Your collection is nice. :)
Monday, February 19th 2007 - 09:24:12 PM
Name: Deidre
E-mail address: mzouiser@gmail.com
Comments:What a breath of fresh air! I was doing a search for photos of Ann Christy (I watched "Speedy" this morning) and came across your site. I have long been a fan of silents and pre-war films. This was such a treat, reading up on films I know and love, and lots more I've yet to see! (Thank heaven for Turner Movie Classics!) Thanks for putting this all up for the world to see, and reminding the younger generations of these great talents!
Thursday, February 1st 2007 - 07:01:05 AM
Name: emily
Comments:its good well i can't describe it because it is so good
Thursday, January 25th 2007 - 12:46:05 PM
Name: laura selm
E-mail address: selm@earthlink.net
Comments:My mother and I enjoyed your talk to the Rush Co. Historical Society last night. I had remembered your show fondly. My kids have missed out on the beauty of randomly turning on the tv and discovering a movie because there is nothing else on. We don't have cable! Thanks so much. Laura Selm
Tuesday, October 24th 2006 - 09:32:15 AM
Name: francisca
E-mail address: franis.cost@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://http://www.dontbeavictim.org/background-checks/2.html
Comments:Thanks, your site was of great help to me!!
Tuesday, October 17th 2006 - 11:26:13 PM
Name: Ray
E-mail address: http://movie.fizkult.org/
Comments:Great movie!
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Name: Ray
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Sunday, October 8th 2006 - 10:40:54 PM
Name: Lizzi Young
Homepage URL: http://www.divorceguide.com
Comments:Great website. Keep it up!
Sunday, October 8th 2006 - 07:05:08 PM
Name: sammy
E-mail address: byington200@xoomail.com
Comments:Great Site. I love movies.
Sunday, October 8th 2006 - 05:27:58 AM
Name: Mike
E-mail address: cooldude.mike@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.golfing-advice.com
Comments:The movies are simply great! They bring into different time dimensions, and they really capture my imagination.
Tuesday, October 3rd 2006 - 05:32:50 PM
Name: Shawn
E-mail address: donesy27@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.all-tanning-beds.com
Comments:I practically enjoyed the site. It's nice to just simply walk down memory lane through classical movies.
Thursday, September 28th 2006 - 06:31:51 PM
Name: Mary
Homepage URL: http://www.golfing-advice.com
Comments:Great work. Keep it up.
Monday, September 25th 2006 - 11:47:05 PM
Name: Constance
E-mail address: constance_midler@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.lapelpinweb.com
Comments:Movies before were eternal, classic. I wish there'll be more Fred Astaires, Bette Davis, and Katherine Hepburn today.
Tuesday, September 12th 2006 - 10:33:09 PM
Name: Bridgette
E-mail address: bridgette.manning@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.paint-ball-guns.net
Comments:Great reviews. Good job.
Tuesday, September 12th 2006 - 12:09:44 AM
Name: Debbie
E-mail address: itsdebbieallen@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.easydvdburning.com/
Comments:You do have excellent and sensible reviews. :) I really appreciate them. Hope to read more.
Wednesday, September 6th 2006 - 07:26:40 PM
Name: Susan
E-mail address: hollister.susan@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.search-snake.com
Comments:I hope to read more reviews soon. :) But I do appreciate what are contained in this site.
Wednesday, September 6th 2006 - 12:31:52 AM
Name: Meghan
E-mail address: brutalhoney15@comcast.net
Comments:There was an article about a book Hoosiers in Hollywood, but came across this website while searching online for it. Must say it's a great site. I'm from Northwest In, or as we like to call it "The Region". I absolutely love James Dean, but it was cool to see who else was from here. I was really surprised to see learn Steve McQueen was too. In the movie section though, the movie Now & Then (1995) was based in the town of Shelby, Indiana and was not included. I'm not sure where it was filmed, however.
Friday, September 1st 2006 - 09:24:23 PM
Name: Robyn
E-mail address: haywood.robyn@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.dontbeavictim.org
Comments:Hi. Great website. Nice reviews.
Thursday, August 31st 2006 - 05:57:39 PM
Name: Laura
E-mail address: collinlaura@gmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.voip-architecture.com
Comments:This is great. I like your movie reviews.
Thursday, August 31st 2006 - 12:18:40 AM
Name: Stephanie
E-mail address: miller.stephanie@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.hvachome.net
Comments:My, good job! :) My hats off to those movie fanatics who unselfishly share their entertainment knowledge. A big hand to all of you.
Wednesday, August 30th 2006 - 07:19:30 PM
Name: Candy
E-mail address: csimons62@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://breathlesswhispers.com
Comments:Highly informative site. You really did your homework. Thank you for sharing.
Wednesday, August 2nd 2006 - 01:00:50 AM
Name: Brian Swift
E-mail address: brownwell77@hotmail.com
Comments:Okay, this website is now bookmarked -- good work, as always, Mr Smith. I grew up in Naptown (remember when people used to call it that?), and even as a kid I knew there was something special going on with the programming at WISH. Didn't know until much later that you were to thank for airing those great films, although you made a personal impression as the host for "When Movies were Movies". Your extra commentary lifted each film even higher, but lord the late showtimes turned me into a lifelong nightowl. Congratulations for converting a young impressionable mind into a certifiable movie geek. (What kid today would get a dose of the brief career of LaIrD cReGaR?!) A few of those movies have proved to be impossible to find ever since I saw them lo so many years ago on Channel 8. Sorry I had to miss your book signing yesterday. Thanks again.
Sunday, July 9th 2006 - 10:42:00 AM
Name: Keith
E-mail address: Keith@redcarpettalk.com
Homepage URL: http://www.redcarpettalk.com
Comments:Very cool site!! Make sure you visit www.redcarpettalk.com for all your entertainment news..
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Name: Logan
E-mail address: logan@telusplanet.net
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Thursday, June 15th 2006 - 02:09:59 PM
Name: Richard Bollen
E-mail address: Richbollen@juno.com
Comments:You mentioned my brother who had 19 movies to his credit before he passed away, but you only cited two. I fell ther is so much more to tell about this man and the hardships he encountered on his way to becoming a Hollywood film actor. I would really like speaking with you if at all possible
Friday, June 9th 2006 - 12:52:16 PM
Name: DeWayne Knight
E-mail address: deknight2005@yahoo.com
Comments:I can vividly remember when I had David L. Smith as a professor for the Programming, Audiences and Analysis course at Ball State University. I graduated at the same time from BSU as future singer Jennifer McCoy (now Jennie DeVoe). I also loved the detailed entry Mr. Smith gave for actress Joyce DeWitt, whom I have had a crush on since I was only a 14 year old boy! (Of interest--Joyce DeWitt's former BSU roommate, Deborah Hightshue, was my English and French teacher at Edinburgh Community High School in Edinburgh, Indiana!) I was recently diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome and would be interested in writing a Broadway play about Joyce DeWitt.
Sunday, June 4th 2006 - 10:36:02 AM
Name: Ray Jung
E-mail address: rjw2999@aol.com
Comments:Wow Dave, for a while I was a kid again. What a refreshing read. Thank you !
Friday, March 24th 2006 - 08:04:30 PM
Name: maria joćo
E-mail address: mjl767@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://---------
Comments:hi!!! i'm from portugal and i must say that your site is wonderful!! has all the type of information that anyone would thing about these decades. just a suggestion:::: write abou the 50's and 60's that were also nice cinema decades.. THANKS AND KISSE OR "BEIJOS"
Sunday, January 15th 2006 - 11:29:20 AM
Name: david hunt
E-mail address: davidehunt@sbcglobal.net
Comments:H-MEN THE FRAT SUSAN P. KELLY O. DUSTIN L. HOUSE OF WAX I MISS THE RIVOLI
Wednesday, January 4th 2006 - 07:04:02 AM
Name: Dale Ogden
E-mail address: dogden@dnr.in.org
Comments:Hey Dave, Plagerizing you mercilessly. See you next week. Dale
Thursday, September 1st 2005 - 09:50:20 AM
Name: Kent
E-mail address: a3dc2c2f6a6a7@yahoo.com
Comments:Movies are still movies. But given what was had to make them then, they are in a class by themselves. Great to see a fansite like this. Thanks.
Wednesday, August 3rd 2005 - 10:56:37 AM
Name: cliff wood
E-mail address: cliffwood@supanet.com
Comments: A Fan
Sunday, April 10th 2005 - 11:05:15 AM
Name: Elvince
E-mail address: ElvinceRocks@aol.com
Comments:memory lane memories WONDERFUL!!!!!
Wednesday, March 30th 2005 - 07:16:59 PM
Name: Rick Chandler
E-mail address: chandler@tiptontel.com
Comments:Professor Smith, Excellent website, very comprehensive! Dave is not only a knowledgeable film expert, but he's also an excellent professor and a wonderful guy! Keep up the great work!
Wednesday, March 16th 2005 - 09:06:47 PM
Name: Paulette
E-mail address: dapabo2@comcast.net
Comments:I didn't see "Pushed Too Far," starring Claude Akins, on your list of movies shot in Indiana. It was filmed in Greenfield in 1988, however, it never gained wide-spread distribution. Greenfield resident John Kleiman wrote the screenplay and produced the movie. A collector's edition DVD is currently being sold to help raise money for the renovation of the Village Theatre in downtown Greenfield, which opened in 1946 as the Weil Theater. The Hancock County Visitors Bureau hopes to reopen the theater in October, 2005, as an arts and cultural center.
Sunday, February 6th 2005 - 06:36:18 AM
Name: john ego
E-mail address: ego_int@elvis.com
Comments:Very enjoyable information on classic movies. Thank you for the time
Thursday, October 14th 2004 - 03:31:20 AM
Name: walter
E-mail address: wabere57@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.tiburonesperu.com
Comments:nice site”
Saturday, September 11th 2004 - 01:35:22 PM
Name: Les Graven
E-mail address: rubygray85@wmconnect.com
Wednesday, May 19th 2004 - 10:09:50 AM
Name: Doug Snedden
E-mail address: dougsnedden@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/aliensworldview/seeing_the_future.html
Comments:I enjoyed my visit. Stay well.
Saturday, February 21st 2004 - 11:14:36 PM
Name: Mick
E-mail address: 121love@fastermail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.UKHotMovies.com
Comments:Great site; keep up the good work! http://www.UKHotMovies.com
Tuesday, November 18th 2003 - 10:21:16 PM
Name: ryan dunbar
E-mail address: radunbar@purdue.edu
Comments:Cool site....but where's "A Christmas Story"?
Sunday, November 9th 2003 - 09:57:58 PM
Name: Jacobo Villegas
E-mail address: jacobo@elfica.com
Homepage URL: http://www.elfica.com
Comments:Movies, Movies Great site. Brings back a lot of good memories.
Saturday, September 27th 2003 - 10:37:40 PM
Name: John E. Blazier
E-mail address: blazer1017@hotmail.com
Comments:Hi Dave--I to have worked at a television station in Bloomington, WTIU. Majored in Radio and Television at I.U. Have appeared in 11 films some which are on www.imdb.com. Please feel free to include me in your list of notable Hoosiers if you like and if I qualify. Wanted you to know I think your website is wonderful and will be back often to visit. Thanks for taking the time to honor those Hoosiers who have contributed to the history of film. All the best to you!
Sunday, August 24th 2003 - 09:21:03 AM
Name: reel revival
E-mail address: feedback@reelrevival.net
Homepage URL: http://www.reelrevival.net/
Comments:Great site. I hope you check out mine sometime. Reel Revival
Wednesday, July 9th 2003 - 01:07:58 PM
Name: Rick Johnson
E-mail address: ricoj@aol.com
Comments:Hello, Your brother came into our Antique shop on Indy's Eastside in Irvington and told us about your website. He had said you were writing a book on Indiana people who went on to Hollywood to become stars. I will be looking for it. Thanks for your site Rick and Nancy Johnson Tiqueibles Of Irvington
Sunday, July 6th 2003 - 01:19:09 PM
Name: Linda
E-mail address: carpetgames@aol.com
Comments:Dave Great website! I would like to purchase a photo for sale on your website. Could you please send me your current email address. Thanks Linda
Friday, July 4th 2003 - 03:24:59 AM
Name: John S. Foulks
E-mail address: john.foulks@noaa.gov
Comments:She was a great actress, a traget lost for everyone.
Monday, May 5th 2003 - 07:08:48 AM
Name: Stephen Alexander DeBurgen
E-mail address: productions@attbi.com
Comments:Hello, I as a member of the Industry for over 27 years can appreciate this site. I is the truth in those days you had producers , directors and writers that put all of the heart and soul into what they were creating. Today it is about a quick buck and that's about it in the percentage of HollyWood. The actors, some if you want to relate to them as stars are very plastic people. Money is theonly thing that matters not quality or respect of the parts. Just give me my 20 Million and 15 body gaurds and some nose candy, and ignorance and arrogance, that's a star today. It is a disgrace. That's why public opinion and respect for the industry is collapsing, a little at a time. You have no decent people in the top spots any more , either inherited or related not talent or quality. Just crank them out and load my pockets. Sad, there still may be hope, someday. You have a great day.
Sunday, April 27th 2003 - 01:48:20 PM
Name: Delia
E-mail address: delia@cuteandsingle.com
Homepage URL: http://cuteandsingle.com
Comments:Splendid work. I appreciate your site.
Wednesday, April 16th 2003 - 01:01:41 AM
Name: Lisa Jenson
E-mail address: lj@lisajenson.com
Homepage URL: http://www.lisajenson.com
Comments:Just thought i'd let you know i think ya got a great site there, lisa
Thursday, April 10th 2003 - 05:29:32 AM
Name: Bill
E-mail address: bill@premierenow.com
Homepage URL: http://www.premierenow.com
Comments:Very enjoyable information on classic movies. Thank you for the great site!
Monday, April 7th 2003 - 04:10:24 PM
Name: Greg
E-mail address: gfmolloy@ukonline.co.uk
Homepage URL: http://www.digipro.co.uk
Comments:interesting site well done
Wednesday, March 12th 2003 - 04:10:18 PM
Name: CNM AL
E-mail address: cnm@coolnewmovies.com
Homepage URL: http://www.coolnewmovies.com
Comments:Hey, this is a great source for information about classic films. Personally, I'm still excited about new stuff (that's why I run http://www.coolnewmovies.com), but this is great fun and a nice place to see where all the new stuff comes from.
Wednesday, November 13th 2002 - 02:21:19 PM
Name: Vickie Poynter Travis
E-mail address: Vickee1@msn.com
Comments:Hi Dave,I'm sure you don't remember me but I am Ruth&Dewey Hardesty's Granddaughter.I lived with them ,my mother was Margie.I'm Lynda'sage I'm58.I remember you doing Texco,news and also magic at family reunions.That was a day or two back.I talk to Aunt Shirley and told her about finding your site.Also talked her into getting a computer,I know she will enjoy it.For now she's afraid she'll break it but she'll be okay with it before long.It was scary for me too at first,I still don't know as much as I would like but I do stay occupied.I found out about you from reading Tech's message board some people were decussing your site and I checked it out.I remember my Grandmother and I stopping by your house when you lived on Ewing we would be walking home from the movie.I think it was the Rivoli on 10th St.That was the good old days.When you have the time I would love to hear from you,maybe you could tell me alittle about yourself and Lois,Bobby,andLynda and their lives.Please excuse my grammer.Have a blessed day,Vickie
Friday, November 8th 2002 - 11:30:50 AM
Name: Wes
E-mail address: wl12986@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://hometown.aol.com/daltonrayne/myhomepage.html
Comments:Found this page on a fellow Indiana native.
Wednesday, September 25th 2002 - 09:01:40 PM
Name: E. L. Bennett
E-mail address: agapebenn@juno.com
Comments:My grandfather was first cousin to Monte Blue. I'm looking for more biographical material. I've searched several of your links and others. Any ideas?
Thursday, September 12th 2002 - 06:31:36 PM
Name: E. L. Bennett
Thursday, September 12th 2002 - 06:26:58 PM
Name: Dave Sitbon
E-mail address: nobtis5@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/nobtis5/Nobtis.html
Comments:Great site! I enjoyed my visit here very much. Please stop by my site for a visit...I know you'll all LOVE it. Please keep up the good work as I'll surely visit again. Thanks, and take care.
Friday, July 5th 2002 - 09:22:27 PM
Name: joe weierbach
E-mail address: WWCC19ball@webtv.net
Comments:with the end of the 40's hollywood had eclipsed the art of filmmaking! to be sure some movies in the later decades caused a stir of conversation in the cafe' shops and soho art houses but the inane glib talk of the fellow travellers made being at home with a 30's or40's entertaining movie an extremely succesfull evening! like visiting this site!Great.
Thursday, April 11th 2002 - 03:46:27 PM
Name: Esther Luttrell
E-mail address: estherwrites@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://www.screenwritersnews.com
Comments:I absolutely love this site, Dave. I don't get tired of coming here. It's like a stream in the country ... makes the soul feel good ... Esther
Friday, March 1st 2002 - 05:39:59 PM
Name: Nancy Kriplen
E-mail address: nkriplen@mindspring.com
Comments:Dave: What a great web site. I am impressed. I stumbled across this while trying to do some research for Duncan for the wall of Hoosier musicians. Alas, your actor Tom Seidel is not the Emil Seidel I'm trying to get a birth date for. Nancy
Saturday, February 16th 2002 - 09:49:37 AM
Name: Jeff Dwyer
Comments:Loved the web site. It was interesting reading about your career from the beginning. All I remember was WISH, When Movies Were Movies, and of course, BSU....Go Cards! Keep up the good work
Saturday, February 2nd 2002 - 12:48:43 PM
Name: Many
E-mail address: Movieinfobuzz@movieinfobuzz.freeservers.com
Homepage URL: http://www.movieinfobuzz.freeservers.com
Comments:Great Site and Guestbook! www.movieinfobuzz.freeservers.com is the best movie site on the web.It tells you whats in theatres,coming to vide,old movies,and movies coming out in later years.If you are a movie Lover come to MOVIE INFO BUZZ!
Sunday, January 6th 2002 - 02:50:47 PM
Name: Belinda E. Boyles
E-mail address: belindabg@earthlink.net
Comments:Hi there - count me in as a permanent fan of this era and these films! Favorite Actors include Gary Cooper, Clark Gable and John Barrymore and Actresses would be Barbara Stanwyck, Clara Bow, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Now, these folks had some class and knew how to ACT! Not like the drivel being produced today! Please keep me in mind for any Cooper or Stanwyck items from the early days, late 20's to 30's and for anything at all on John Barrymore!
Monday, December 24th 2001 - 06:03:50 PM
Name: Alec
E-mail address: ammusical@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.amazon.de
Comments:Hi there! I just found a new recommendable book on Musicals, including extended analyses of "South Pacific", "West Side Story", "Sunday in the Park with George", and many more: Bauch, Marc. "Themes and Topics of the American Musical after World War II." Edition Wissenschaft. Reihe: Amerikanistik. Band 16. Marburg, Germany: Tectum Verlag, 2001. ISBN: 3828811418 The book is written in English. First reviews can be found at www.amazon.de. Best wishes, Alec
Thursday, December 20th 2001 - 04:01:49 PM
Name: Sonya Baker-Hallett
E-mail address: i-give@ingrantmakers.org
Comments:Thank You. Thank You. Thank You. I am taking a graduate-level film studies class at Univesity of Indianapolis where I will complete the usual 12-page scholarly paper and a 5-minute oral report. Being a Hoosier through and through, my first interest was to report on Hoosier Directors. I'm a Franklin College grad, and I've had the wondeful opportunity to attend the Heartland Film Festival events for the past four years where I've dined next to Robert Wise, Angelo Pizzo, and other Hoosiers in the film world. This year I attended a great session with William and Scott Bindley where the talked about their grand adventures making Madison. But, when I began my research on Indiana directors...no one knew where I could find anything for weeks. Each likely suspect in Indiana I called was a dead end except to say that if I completed my paper they would love to have access to it. I was a little excited as an English student and thought I might turn this paper into a book for Indiana, but I'm always a big proponent of "There's nothing new under the sun." So, am glad to have found your Web site--will open the eyes of my fellow students and professor with wonderful and properly cited information from your Web site--and hope that as soon as you get your Hoosiers in Hollywood book completed that you share it with several places in Indiana. I will be happy to share the list of organizations I've contacted with you if you are interested. Again, THANKS
Saturday, December 1st 2001 - 12:00:33 PM
Name: Gregory Goliathscott Sims
E-mail address: Cowboyscott@indy.rr.com
Comments:Awesome Site Dave !
Monday, November 12th 2001 - 07:09:05 PM
Name: Ben Murray
E-mail address: benyarrum@hotmail.com
Comments:Hey Dave, Ran across your website while browsing the BSU TCOM site. Sounds like you are keeping busy. I am an Account Executive with Insight Media Advertising, and my wife and I have two children Chandler 3 & Sophia 4mo. I missed your interview on A&E or Biography, do you know if they plan to replay it?
Thursday, November 1st 2001 - 07:58:19 PM
Name: Florian Ulrich
E-mail address: Florian-Ulrich@gmx.de
Homepage URL: http://members.tripod.de/Florian_Ulrich
Comments:Wow, you have a great Site here...
Tuesday, August 28th 2001 - 02:11:53 PM
Name: Ron Walton
E-mail address: rjgmw@cs.com
Comments: Great site. Brings back a lot of good memories. Thank you. By the by, the person who directed me to your site said he was once in Indianapolis. He claims to be Richard Oliver, but he is so old he is not sure.
Saturday, July 28th 2001 - 08:43:47 PM
Name: Johnny Miller
E-mail address: xhoosur@whc.net
Comments:Dear Tappa Kegga Dae member. I am here with my beautiful grand daughter named Kellye (with an E) and I am telling her about the funny man who used to be my high school friend and is now just a funny old man. I wanted to show her your web page. Actually if she was living in Indianapolis now, her brother might have talked to you about a career in visual engineering. Anyway, goodbye, and I will tell them to keep your website in mind. Tappa Kegga Dae.
Monday, June 11th 2001 - 03:51:59 PM
Name: Great Movies
Homepage URL: http://greatm.homestead.com/movie.html
Comments:Rank the best movies!
Friday, June 8th 2001 - 11:35:09 PM
Name: Geri Sears
E-mail address: agsears@worldnet.att.net
Comments:I think your website is great. At first I thought you missed a couple of Ind. born Actors, but I found them on other pages. Margorie Main was one of them. My neighbor was some relation to her and John Bromfield. She said they came from around Acton, Ind. She's gone now also. Is John Bromfield still alive. Thanks for all of this information, it is really interesting. You have done a great job, as always. I loved watching you on TV and get all of the information then. Thanks. Geri
Sunday, May 27th 2001 - 10:02:53 AM
Name: Casy Summers
E-mail address: yohan_5@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.futuremovies.co.uk
Comments:<A HREF="http://www.futuremovies.co.uk" target=new > <IMG src="http://www.futuremovies.co.uk/banners/fm1.gif" border=0 alt=" Movie making resource and reviews "></A>
Wednesday, May 23rd 2001 - 02:11:50 AM
Name: Casy
E-mail address: http://www.futuremovies.co.uk
Homepage URL: http://www.futuremovies.co.uk
Comments:A real good stab at a web site - keep the good work going
Tuesday, May 22nd 2001 - 03:03:58 PM
Name: NEIL SEIPPEL(NEIL FITZPATRICK)
E-mail address: neilsacting@yahoo.com
Comments:I was an actor in (MO>ILL<KS) NY, but mostly HOLLOWOOD FROM 1958 TO 1965 FEB , THEN CAME TO SAN FRANCSICO TO BE A MERCAHNT MARINE AND SAIL THE WORLD??!!" THEN COLLEGE 1971 TO JAN 77, BA IN FILM(EH?), BUT WRONG CONNECTIONS NONE AND 3 MOUTHS TO FEED A WIFE AND DAUGHTER!!" SO THERE MOSTLY YOU HAVE "IT" MY LIFE(??) ANY WAY PLEASE HELP ME WITH MY RESEACHES RESEARCH!"
Friday, May 18th 2001 - 03:44:08 PM
Name: Rick Such
E-mail address: jorainbo@home.com
Comments:Hi Dave! Great web site! I hope you are doing well and having fun. Take care, and thanks again for everything you did for me during my years at BSU. Sincerely, Rick Such
Friday, April 27th 2001 - 08:01:13 PM
Name: dan
Homepage URL: http://www.webofcharity.com
Comments:great website
Saturday, April 7th 2001 - 05:00:14 PM
Name: Brad Rickel
E-mail address: fc.fcps.k12.va.us
Comments:Dave-This is a great web site. I grew up in Muncie, IN and now live in Waashington, D.C. where I teach theatre and film to high school students. I particularly enjoy your section on Hoosier Actors. May I suggest that you look in to the career of Cinda Williams? She went to Northside High School in Muncie and graduated from Ball State in about 1990 or so. She has been in Spike Lee's MO BETTER BLUES, TALES OF THE CITY, and I have seen her in Vanity Fair Magazine as well.She certainly should be included in that section. Thanks . Brad Rickel
Tuesday, March 27th 2001 - 05:14:23 AM
Name: don tillman
E-mail address: mccarco@aol.com
Comments:Just checking to see if you cleared the service marks for the movie posters you are using on your website. Hollywood is always watching... Hosted one of your Ball State kids for the annual Academy Student Awards ceremony. He turned me on to your website. Let me know how things are in your life. By the way that is a really old picture of you. All the best, The other Late Night Movie Host in Indianapolis Don Tillman
Monday, March 12th 2001 - 03:59:07 PM
Name: Fred (Skip) Harris
E-mail address: fph1@email.msn.com
Comments:Hello David! It's really been a long time sice Brookside EUB Church and your stint at WISH and mine at SONY! This looks like this will be one of my "bookmarked" sites. You are doing and have done a terrific job with the site. I'll sign off for now (more later) and just say, "I'll see you at the movies"
Sunday, February 25th 2001 - 04:54:47 PM
Name: Robert F. Young
E-mail address: Ryoung5768@aol.com
Comments:Marvel's old flame.
Saturday, February 17th 2001 - 03:19:18 PM
Name: Dr. Philip Spears
E-mail address: pwspears@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://pspears@mccsc.k12.in.us
Comments:I really enjoy seeing and reading about the old movies as well as what is new and exciting. I was born in 1938 and my early memories are my great Mom and Dad, always young at heart and in love, listening to the music and radio shows. Then it was off to the Marines for my Dad, in early 1943 to San Diego, Mom soon followed, got a job in a bomber factory. She soon came back for me and we listened to the radio and sang all the way, in our 38 Ford. The movies became my baby- sitter, since they kept me entertained while Mom and Dad could spend some precious moments together. Thus became the movies as my second love. Thanks for bringing back the memories again. Thanks, Phil
Friday, February 16th 2001 - 03:55:55 PM
Name: Dr. Philip Spears
E-mail address: pwspears
Comments:I really enjoy seeing and reading about the old movies as well as what is new and exciting. I was born in 1938 and my early memories are my great Mom and Dad, always young at heart and in love, listening to the music and radio shows. Then it was off to the Marines for my Dad, in early 1943 to San Diego, Mom soon followed, got a job in a bomber factory. She soon came back for me and we listened to the radio and sang all the way, in our 38 Ford. The movies became my baby- sitter, since they kept me entertained while Mom and Dad could spend some precious moments together. Thus became the movies as my second love. Thanks for bringing back the memories again. Thanks, Phil
Friday, February 16th 2001 - 03:51:20 PM
Name: Scott Bronner
E-mail address: sringo@netdirect.net
Homepage URL: http://bsuvc.bsu.edu/home/smbronner
Comments:Sir, This is very impressive. I would like to speak with you sometime.
Wednesday, February 14th 2001 - 08:02:42 AM
Name: Phillip Owens
E-mail address: PhillipG.Owens1@Prodigy.net
Comments:Hello, I just wanted to tell you that I've really enjoyed my visit to your website. I remember growing up and watching your TV show. I was rally sad when it went off the air. Thanks to it (and you) I was introduced to a really great era in movie-making. I was born in 1956 in Anderson and missed the "Golden Age Of Movies," but thanks to you and my late parents, I was treated to literally hundreds of great movies. My favorite genre are the "Cops 'N Robbers" movies, like: "Where The Sidewalk Ends," "The Petrified Forest," "Invisible Stripes," etc. Anyway, thanks for a great website. Sincerely yours, Phillip Owens
Saturday, February 3rd 2001 - 11:59:15 PM
Name: Melinda Hensley
E-mail address: mshensley@bsu.edu
Comments:I really enjoyed your site. Can't wait to see it again in the future.
Saturday, January 20th 2001 - 06:55:28 AM
Name: Eli Raisovich, Jr.
E-mail address: dr-pretorious@home.com
Homepage URL: http://members.home.net/eraisovich/itsalive/itsalive1.htm
Comments:WONDERFUL page!!! I certainly remember you hosting your TV show and the great job you did. I really miss local programming too.
Friday, September 29th 2000 - 10:23:03 PM
Name: Richard "Rich" Oliver
E-mail address: richlizrich@aol.com
Comments:I agree with Hermanon the handsome guy thing. Really enjoyed you site and have some photos to send you,that you might like. One is of another handsome devil. Keep up the good work ,as it is great to see someone that has a taste for the "OLD" good life. Rich Oliver...."Dick" to my ole buddies.
Tuesday, September 26th 2000 - 10:58:07 AM
Name: Eric J. Matzke
E-mail address: ejmatzke@intrstar.net
Homepage URL: http://members.theglobe.com/matzke/homepage.htm
Comments:Your web site has grown since I first checked it out at your suggestion. The recent adittion of 30 & 40's film reviews are great and I enjoy the interesting sidelites which you generously include. An excellent web site Dave!
Friday, September 22nd 2000 - 05:34:35 PM
Name: JOHN BRUNSO/KAREN RIDGE
Comments:GOOD SITE! WE WERE IMPRESSED. WE WILL BE BACK.
Thursday, September 7th 2000 - 08:03:43 PM
Name: Sherry Radtke Maberto
E-mail address: sherry@edsads.com
Comments:Dear Dave, Very impressive and informative!
Monday, June 26th 2000 - 10:04:55 AM
Name: barbara ann
E-mail address: bablas56@yahoo.com
Comments:thank you for making this page possible. thank you for your hard work and effort and all that you do to continue to make this page available for "movies that were movies" folk like me... long live the TRUE MOVIES!!!! barbara ann
Tuesday, June 6th 2000 - 04:22:36 AM
Name: Tanya
E-mail address: greeneyes2055@yahoo.com.au
Comments:Dear Dave, this is a great website. I've learned in two hours as much as in last couple of years. Thanks!!!
Tuesday, May 16th 2000 - 03:04:09 AM
Name: HERM LOHSS
E-mail address: alice@tampabay.rr.com
Comments:DEAR DAVE, YOU HANDSOME DOG. I THINK THAT LOOKS GREAT. HERM
Monday, April 10th 2000 - 05:35:38 PM
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