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Dead of Night (1945)

UK 102m, B&W Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Robert Hamer, Basil Dearden: Cast: Anthony Baird, Roland Culver, Renée Gadd, Sally Ann Howes, Mervyn Johns, Barbara Leake, Mary Merrall, Frederick Valk. … Continue reading

11/12/2016 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

US 133m, B&W Director: William Wyler; Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney Mrs. Miniver is a celebrated wartime melodrama based … Continue reading

11/03/2016 · 2 Comments

Sciuscià (1946)

Italy 93m B&W Director: Vittorio De Sica; Cast: Franco Interlenghi, Rinaldo Smordoni, Annielo Mele, Bruno Ortenzi, Emilio Cigoli Purchasing a horse with money they earned from selling stolen goods, two … Continue reading

02/27/2015 · Leave a comment

City for Conquest (1940)

US 104m, B&W Director: Anatole Litvak; Cast: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Arthur Kennedy, Frank Craven, Anthony Quinn, Elia Kazan Combining music, dance, boxing and romance, City for Conquest is an … Continue reading

02/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

US 77m, B&W Director: Edward F. Cline; Cast: W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol, Franklin Pangborn, Margaret Dumont With its title taken from the last scene of Poppy (1936), Never … Continue reading

01/18/2015 · 6 Comments

On the Town (1949)

US 98m, Colour Directors: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen; Cast: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin, Ann Miller, Betty Garrett, Vera-Ellen On the Town is the kind of golly gee, isn’t life … Continue reading

05/11/2014 · 2 Comments

The Heiress (1949)

US 115m, B&W Director: William Wyler; Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson An engrossing love story about a naive and shy young woman whose overbearing father has contributed … Continue reading

05/11/2014 · Leave a comment