America. The post-WWII years. You’re young and full of dreams and one of your dreams is to become a movie actor/actress. So, where do you go to make your aspiring acting dreams come true: Hollywood. The question is, how does one become a Hollywood star? It all depends. What are you willing to do? Or should I say sacrifice?

If you’ve read some of my blogs, you probably know that I truly love Classic Hollywood movies and vintage fashion. And there is much to love. The stories, the sharp dialogues (with interesting hidden meanings), the class and charismatic actors and actresses. Classic Hollywood movies and movie stars have influenced the world until this day. However, not everything was peaches and cream for a lot of people. As much as I love Classic Hollywood movies, the Netflix serie has sparked some thoughts about the movie industry that I would like to share with you.

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Netflix golden oldies
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A few weeks ago, I was ready for season 6 of my favorite series on Netflix. Oh the deception, when I realized I had to wait at least 11 months for the last season, which was apparently not on Netflix. I was not ready for another series (yet), so I browsed to the movie section. Then I wondered: how many golden oldies would be available on Netflix? Well, surprisingly there were more than I thought!

Here are 10 golden oldies for your Netflix watchlist. If you’re a newbie in Classic Hollywood land, these movies are definitely worth watching. If you’re not a newbie: when is the last time that you’ve watched these classics?
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Classic Hollywood style

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Another Vintage meets Present episode! Today, I have a special ode to the nowadays digital (GIFS) era. If you look at my social media channels, it’s fair to say that I really like social media. If you look back on my social networks journey, then it’s fair to say that I am an early adopter of social networks. Very Present indeed. These days it’s easier than ever to make the past come alive. How? Read along: Read more