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Maid's Night Out (1938)

Bill Norman (Allan Lane) is the heir to a very successful dairy company, but he wants nothing to do with the family business. Instead, he has a great interest in studying tropical fish. 407 more words

Film

Throwback Thursday: 'Rebecca' (1940)

Temptation leads Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine) to explore the rooms once occupied by Rebecca – the deceased first wife of Mr. de Winter (Laurence Olivier). 11 more words

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Why The Women Can Never be Successful as a Remake

I remember the first time I saw The Women (1939). It was the first film I’d ever seen Norma Shearer star. She was spectacular and the kind of woman every other woman wants for a best friend. 745 more words

1940s

[Last Film I Watched] Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Title: Letter from an Unknown Woman
Year: 1948
Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Max Ophüls
Screenplay: Howard Koch
based on the novel of Stefan Zweig… 428 more words

Film Review

The Reel Infatuation Blogathon: Laurence Olivier in Rebecca (1940)

Hi, everybody! I’m back with another blogathon entry! Unfortunately for my followers (but fortunately for me), I may be taking somewhat of a break from blogging in order to focus more fully on the college course hosted by TCM that I’ll be participating in from June 26th until August 7th,  996 more words

Blogathons

The Bigamist (1953)

I despise you and I pity you. ~ Edmund Gwenn as Mr. Jordan

The Bigamist is at first a delightful noir — in one aspect unassuming and yet groundbreaking when put in a broader context. 906 more words

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