Sister Celluloid

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The “…And Scene!” Blogathon Is Here! Time to Relive Some Favorite Movie Moments

Breathes there a classic movie lover who has never burst forth with those immortal words…


Well, read on, my kindred spirits!

The “…And Scene!” Blogathon has arrived!!

Twenty-five fabulous bloggers and I go into passionate detail about our favorite classic film scenes—the ones we replay over and over, so the DVD (or VHS tape—c’mon, some of us still have them!) has a little groove in it. The ones we catch ourselves mouthing the words to. The ones where our loved ones tiptoe out of the room because they know we’re going to get all weepy or crazy or giddy again. Yeah. Those scenes…


And what a great assortment of movies, spanning five decades from the silents to the psychodelic ’60s, crossing two continents, and celebrating just about every genre. As articles are posted, I’ll be adding the live links to the roster below. So please join us in reliving these wonderful moments. And a humongous thank you to every writer who made a scene!

The Roster:

Sister Celluloid     The love scene in D.O.A.

Back to Golden Days     The gin rummy scene in Born Yesterday

Writer’s Rest     The porch scene in It’s a Gift

Second Sight Cinema   The stoop scene in The More the Merrier

Caftan Woman     The “silent farewell” scene in The Searchers

Old Hollywood Films     The filibuster scene in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

MovieFanFare     The Maharaja scene from Three Little Pirates

Another Old Movie Blog      The bathtub scene in Katie Did It

Vienna’s Classic Hollywood     The “Maida revealed” scene in In Name Only

Movie Movie Blog Blog     The Looking for Trouble scene in The French Line

Defiant Success     The party scene in Seconds

Love Letters to Old Hollywood     The Ballin’ the Jack scene in On the Riviera

Cary Grant Won’t Eat You     The courtroom scene in I’m No Angel

Sepia Stories     The “getting ready for dinner with the boss” scene in It

Movies Silently     The fight scene in Tol’able David

Critica Retro     The funhouse scene in The Lady from Shanghai

Wide Screen World     The “Barton gets suspicious” scene in Double Indemnity

Back to the Viewer   The grapefruit scene in Public Enemy

Litlover12    The drunk scene in The Philadelphia Story

Wolffian Classic Movies Digest     The shower scene in Psycho

Nitrate Glow     The “descent into the lair” scene in the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera

Girls Do Film     The “bumpy night” scene in All About Eve

The Wonderful World of Cinema     The opening scene in To Be or Not to Be

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies     The “house plan” scene in Blandings Builds His Dream House

Reel Distracted     The heist scene in Rififi

Melanie Surani      The kidnapping scene from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (click here for the link:






  1. Le

    The funhouse scene has arrived:

    Now up to do the reading of the other entries!

  2. Gina

    I planned to do mine today, but got home later than expected. Tomorrow for sure!

  3. Hi! The initial announcement on the blogathon is coming back as an error when I link to it. I changed mine to the updated one instead, but just in case others were using the original link, I wanted to let you know–

  4. Hi Janet, my post is up. This is such a fun blogathon. Thank you for hosting!

  5. my blog entry for the event. The psycho shower scene making of a killing. behind the scene of hitchcock’s classic shower scene.

  6. Gina
    • Thank you so much! Please forgive my delay in posting the link; I had a family emergency. Thank you for your understanding! (Mercifully only one person got cranky!)

      • That’s fine. I hope everything is okay!

      • It is now, thank you so much!!

  7. Here is my contribution to the blogathon 🙂 (opening scene of To Be or Not to Be):

    • Thank you Virginie! The link is up! I had a family matter to help with: I apologize for the delay!

    • Not late at all!! But I was delayed in posting the link because of a family emergency. But all is well now! Thank you for your patience!!

      • No worries at all, glad to hear everything is ok!

      • Thank you so much for your kindness!!

    • Just noticed there is no link for my post and several others. Hope you can fix this soon!


  1. Mae West as a Deadpan Plaintiff in I’m No Angel | Cary Grant Won't Eat You
  2. The psycho shower scene making of a killing. | wolffian classics movies digest
  3. The More the Merrier (1943): Kissin’ on the Stoop | Second Sight Cinema
  4. The And… Scene! Blogathon: To Be or Not to Be Opening Scene | The Wonderful World of Cinema
  5. All About Eve: it’s going to be a bumpy night! | Girls Do Film
  6. Clara Bow Getting Ready for Dinner “with the boss” scene from It – And…Scene! Blogathon |
  7. Melanie Surani

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