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A Woman's Face (1938, En kvinnas ansikte)

Synopsis:

Anna Holm (Ingrid Bergman, For Whom the Bell Tolls) is a vicious, disfigured kingpin who concocts a devious plan to make money that involves killing the heir to a large fortune. 424 more words

Classic Era

The Bette Davis Project: Storm Center (1956)

Synopsis:

A highly respected librarian, played by Bette Davis, is asked to remove a book, The Communist Dream, from the public library. She refuses and the small town turns against her, accusing her of being anti-American. 512 more words

Classic Era

Street Scene (1931)

Synopsis:

One day in the lives of several tenants in a poor New York City neighborhood.

Reaction & Thoughts:

This early sound movie still packs quite a wallop. 409 more words

Classic Era

Director’s Spotlight: Alfred Hitchcock’s Secret Agent (1936)

Synopsis:

At the height of World War I, British officials send three spies (John Gielgud, Chariots of Fire, Madeline Carroll, The 39 Steps, and Peter Lorre, … 571 more words

Classic Era

Sinbad the Sailor (1947)

Synopsis:

In ancient Persia, legendary Middle Eastern adventurer, Sinbad the Sailor (Douglas Fairbanks’s Jr., Gunga Din), recounts his search for the lost treasure of Alexander the Great to a group of incredulous bystanders. 439 more words

Classic Era

Director’s Spotlight: Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps (1935)

Synopsis:

A Canadian vacationing in London, England, Richard Hannay (Robert Donat, Goodbye Mr. Chips), is drawn into a complicated web of international intrigue after he meets a mysterious woman at a music-hall. 661 more words

Classic Era

Universal Monsters: Drácula (1931, Spanish-language Version)

Synopsis:

 A mysterious Transylvanian aristocrat, Conde Drácula (Carlos Villarias), moves to London, England. Dracula is really a blood-thirty vampire who begins to terrorize the city. An intrepid intellectual, Professor Van Helsing (Eduardo Arozamena), is determined to stop Drácula at any cost. 596 more words

Classic Era