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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Well. The Best Years of Our Lives is quite a film. It runs for about two hours and fifty minutes but it’s not long – there’s hardly a moment wasted. 867 more words


The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Dir. William Wyler. Starring Fredric March, Teresa Wright, Dana Andrews

In 1979, Jimmy Carter gave a speech that, in my mind, ranks with George Washington’s Farewell Address or Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural as one of the most important in the history of the American executive. 2,070 more words

Actor Showcases

Among My Souvenirs: The Timeless Gifts of "The Best Years of Our Lives"

This post was prompted by the “Try It, You’ll Like It!” Blogathon, a celebration of classic films for the benefit of those who haven’t yet found their entry point into the wonderful world of time-honoured cinema. 3,575 more words

Noirvember Feature #5 - They Live by Night (1948)

They Live by Night (1948)

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

The story of two young lovers on the run from the law is a wildly popular tale in Hollywood history, and many of its origins can very likely be traced back to 1948’s They Live by Night.   899 more words


The Best Years of Our Lives is a Timeless Classic That Still Resonates Today

The Best Years of our Lives is a classic. In this film, three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed, their old lives gone forever. 30 more words


Film Noir Friday: They Live By Night (1948)

Nicholas Ray makes his directorial debut with the wonderful They Live By Night, a 1948 film noir based on Edward Anderson’s novel Thieves Like Us… 688 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Sebastian Cabot, actor (1918-1977)

Laverne Andrews, singer (1911-1967)
Billy Mauch, actor (1921-2006)
Bobby Mauch, actor (1921-2007)
Nancy Davis Reagan, actress & First Lady of the United States (1921- ) 33 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays