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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Saturday, January 01, 2005

Senior Contributing Editor: ERIC JAMBORSKY

Eric Jamborsky

CONTRIBUTIONS: 66 Performers: Iris Adrian, Lionel Atwill, Roy Barcroft, Wallace Beery, Ralph Bellamy, Joe Besser, Richard Boone, William Boyd, Joe E. Brown, Johnny Mack Brown, Yul Brynner, Edgar Buchanan, Harry Carey, Jr., Richard Carlson, Sean Connery, Hans Conried, Larry "Buster" Crabbe, Donald Crisp, Richard Dix, Billie Dove, Julia Faye, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Janet Gaynor, Hoot Gibson, James Griffith, Margaret Hamilton, Percy Helton, David Hemmings, Charlton Heston, Shemp Howard, Rex Ingram, Sam Jaffe, Leatrice Joy, Alan Ladd, Burt Lancaster, Lash LaRue, Charles Laughton, Herbert Lom, Edmund Lowe, David Manners, Joel Mc Crea, Charles Middleton, Toshirô Mifune, Thomas Mitchell, Robert Mitchum, Antonio Moreno, Rita Moreno, Janet Munro, Robert Newton, Peter O'Toole, Mary Philbin, Edward Platt, George Raft, Michael Rennie, Robert Ryan, Gale Sondergaard, Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino, John Wayne, Mae West, Chill Wills, Lois Wilson, Joseph Wiseman, Monty Woolley, Hank Worden;
15 Behind the Scenes Operators: Don't Know...DOROTHY ARZNER?, Don't Know...SAMUEL BRONSTON?, Don't Know...FRANK CAPRA?, Don't Know...CHARLES CHAPLIN?, Don't Know...HENRY KING?, Don't Know...ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD?, Don't Know...ARTHUR LUBIN?, Don't Know...WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES?, Don't Know...ALFRED NEWMAN?, Don't Know...JACK P. PIERCE?, Don't Know...MACK SENNETT?, Don't Know...MAX STEINER?, Don't Know...DIMITRI TIOMKIN?, Don't Know...JAMES WHALE?, Don't Know...BILLY WILDER?;
1 Behind the Scenes Operator Team: Don't Know...THE ARCHERS?;
5 Lost But Not Forgottens: Please Don't Forget...GILBERT M. "Broncho Billy" ANDERSON!, Please Don't Forget...JOHN BUNNY!, Please Don't Forget...ELSIE FERGUSON!, Please Don't Forget...ALEC B. FRANCIS!, Please Don't Forget...FRANK MAYO!;
2 Reviews or Memories: Eric Jamborsky's THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, Eric Jamborsky's REMEMBERING CHARLTON HESTON;
2 Favorites Lists: Eric Jamborsky's FAVORITE HUMOROUS HORROR FILMS; Eric Jamborsky's TOP 20 FAVORITE SILENT STARS
3 Characters: That Character: DAVY CROCKETT?, That Character: EBENEZER SCROOGE?, That Character: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA?

Other Contributions: Classically Tuned

E-MAIL CONTACT: mrsolo1@comcast.net

WEB SITE/BLOG: http://cinemaventure.blogspot.com/

LOCATION: Tennessee, U.S.A.

BIRTHDAY: December 15, 1948


INTERESTS: Movies; Movie Music; Magic (as in Prestidigitation, not the card game); Collect soundtracks (CDs and LPs); movies on DVD, VHS and Film; Special fondness for penguins (except for Danny Devito-Burgess Meredith was better); Old time radio shows (small collection); Books, books and even more books

MOVIE MEMORABILIA: Posters, lobby cards, stills, souvenir books, soundtrack albums, autographs.

PERFORMERS MET: Harry Carey, Jr., Chill Wills, Don Ameche, Lash LaRue, Iron Eyes Cody, Jock Mahoney, Maria Von Trapp, Alan Young, John Saxon, Gene Evans, Sunset Carson, Monte Hale, Carole Borland, John Agar, William Shallert, David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Paula Raymond, Tex Ritter, Johnny and June Carter Cash, Earl Scruggs, Janis Ian, Audrey Meadows, Fess Parker, Shirley Eaton and others.

FAVORITE MOVIES: Ten Commandments [sound (1956) and silent (1923)], Ben Hur [sound (1959) and silent (1925)], Phantom of the Opera (1925 and 1943), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Captain Blood (1935), The Sea Hawk (1940), Eric Jamborsky and John AgarThe Thing From Another World (1951), The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951), Forbidden Planet (1956), The Time Machine (1960), The Alamo (1960), The Last Command (1955), The Birth of a Nation (1915), Broken Blossoms (1936), Gone With The Wind (1939), A Night To Remember (1958), The Longest Day (1962), From Russia With Love (1963), Dr. No (1962), Goldfinger (1964), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Giant (1956), Night Passage (1957), The Mark of Zorro [Sound (1940) & Silent (1920)], The Black Pirate (1926), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), The Uninvited (1944), The Haunting (1963), Land of the Pharaohs (1955), El Cid (1961), True Grit (1969), Stagecoach (1939), Bambi (1942), Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), The Great Locomotive Chase (1956), Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier (1955), Beau Geste (1939), King Kong (1933), The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), Jason and The Argonauts (1963), How The West Was Won (1962), Mysterious Island (1961), The 13th Warrior (1999), The Vikings (1958), The Long Ships (1964), Lord Jim (1965), The Quiet Man (1952) and very many more.

FAVORITE ACTORS/ACTRESSES: Lon Chaney, Sr., Lillian Gish, Mary Pickford, Ronald Colman, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, Fay Wray, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joan Crawford, Maureen O'Hara, Chill Wills, Ward Bond, John Wayne, John McIntyre, Barry Fitzgerald, Eric Jamborsky and Shirley Eaton Una O'Connor, Tyrone Power, Diana Rigg, Gene Tierney, James Stewart, Errol Flynn, Ray Milland, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Laurel and Hardy, The Marx Brothers, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Abbott and Costello, W.C. Fields, Shemp Howard, Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Richard Widmark, Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Clark Gable, Thomas Mitchell, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Sean Connery, Joel Mc Crea, William Holden, Gene Kelly, Henry Fonda, Angela Lansbury, Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Howard Keel, Irene Dunne, Jean Arthur, Andy Devine, Walter Brennan, James Garner, Joan Hackett, Richard Carlson, Arthur Hunnicutt, Robert Mitchum, Keenan Wynn, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, James Arness, Barbara Stanwyck, Orson Welles, and many more.

TESTIMONY: They don't make them that way any more. The scripts were better and few of today's "stars" have true Star Quality.

*Contributed by: "Eric Jamborsky" Date: Tues, Jun 18 2002 / 17:32:56 PST

Performers photographed with Eric Jamborsky: Don Ameche, John Agar and Shirley Eaton.

Updated: Sat, Jun 4 2011 / 12:14:02 PST