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“Though nothing can bring back the hour

Of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower, 895 more words


A Trip to The Moon

Le Voyage Dans la Lune also known in English as A Trip to the Moon is a 1902 French silent film directed by Georges Méliès. Inspired by a wide variety of sources, including Jules Verne’s novels From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon, the film follows a group of astronomers who travel to the Moon in a cannon-propelled rocket ship.While it may be one of the first examples of science fiction the short film has a much more of a fantasy element in it than it does a science fiction vibe. 515 more words


Street Without End

Directed by Mikio Naruse, Street Without End centers on Sugiko, a beautiful young waitress. All the customers are smitten with her and when she walks down the street a talent agent stops her to get her into the movies. 193 more words

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Pretty Baby (1950)

Patsy Douglas (Betsy Drake) is a woman with bad luck. If she isn’t falling all around on the subway, she’s making a fool of herself in front of her boss. 374 more words


325. The Philadelphia Story


Love is love and then some in this snappy, intelligent and soothingly sardonic rom-com that hasn’t aged a day since 1940. Katherine Hepburn bouts any nearby suitor or sinner with punchy dialogue, as James Stewart and Carey Grant try to carve their initials into Hepburn’s statuesque demeanor. 544 more words

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town  (1936) Director: Frank Capra

Starring Gary Cooper and Arthur Jean, Mr. Deeds Goes To Town is a charming tale of small town dreams and big city delusions. 354 more words

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7 Things about Gilbert Roland

Old Hollywood’s history of Hispanic and Latin actors/actresses is sometimes overlooked and there’s a lack of exploring the breadth of their contributions to film. Roland appeared in films alongside Clara Bow, Mae West, Errol Flynn, and Kirk Douglas but he’s probably best remembered for his portrayal of… 1,218 more words

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