Author Archives: Jeff

Robert Mitchum – Night of the Hunter 1955

Movies That Are Awesome Is there a more creepy film that this? Is there a better bad guy that Robert Mitchum? The shot of Shelley Winters at the bottom of the lake! WOW! Why didn’t Charles Laughton direct anything else! … Continue reading

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Robert Osborne, Touch of Evil, and Life of an American Fireman.

OK, so, a bunch of people came to this site last week but no one clicked through to my YouTube page. That’s fine! I’ve got thick skin! So, I’ve been watching Turner Classic Movies Tribute to the fantastic Robert Osborne. … Continue reading

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You Should Watch because I’m a Genius

It is Sunday morning and I am watching a great movie, Bowfinger, and publishing my latest Vlog on YouTube. I was wondering why last weeks Vlog, which is probably one of the best Vlogs ever posted to the Internet, only … Continue reading

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The Story of Alice Guy Blaché, Film Pioneer!

Alice Guy Blaché was there from almost the beginning, yet she has been slowly forgot about. What are others remembered from the early days of cinema and this wonderful lady has been forgotten. She had a career that lasted 24 … Continue reading

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The story of Auguste and Louis Lumière

On December 26, 1895 at the Salon Indien du Grand Café in Paris, a 20-minute presentation of 10 shorts films became the talk of Paris. It wasn’t the first time people had paid to watch a movie, but this event … Continue reading

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A little Orson Welles Talk

For about 5 minutes, I walk about Orson Welles. Visit my Old Man Kelley Film History YouTube Channel. Thanks!

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The History of Film 01 – G. A. Smith

In 1903 that G. A. Smith did something that would change filmmaking forever! In his film called Sick Kitten, he did something unexpected. Smith wanted to the audience to see the cat eating its medicine, so he did something that … Continue reading

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A Word from Jeff

The year is coming to an end and we at Coffee With Jeff thank all those that support the show. Your emails and messages on Facebook and Twitter are always a great thrill to read. And we actually sold a … Continue reading

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Manners!

Marcia West: What are manners? Little rules for little people! From the Film: It’s Love I’m After from 1937.

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Lillian Darlene Calkins – Women’s Airforce Service Pilot

A listener to the Coffee With Jeff podcast named Tina sent me these photos. The were of her mother, Lillian, who was one of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilot during World War two.  We did a story on the WASP’s and you … Continue reading

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