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The Heiress (1949) Review

Helmed by director William Wyler, The Heiress was originally a play by Ruth and Augustus Goetz based on Henry James’ Washington Square.

Set in 1850’s New York, It opens with our introduction to Catherine Sloper (Olivia de Havilland) and the people in the Sloper household.It is here we see her as the plain, shy woman who is undesirable to men. 489 more words

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New episode! "Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini

Greetings, folks!  I just finished the latest Bookworm History episode over on the youtube channel.  This time we’re setting sail as we discuss the history and books behind Rafael Sabatini’s epic swashbuckler “Captain Blood”.   17 more words

The Male Animal (1942)

Tommy Turner (Henry Fonda) is an English professor at Midwestern University. He and his wife Ellen (Olivia de Havilland) are preparing to host a cocktail party, with honored guests Frederick (Ivan Simpson) and Blanche Damon (Minna Phillips) — the Dean and his wife — among others. 540 more words


Captain Blood (1935)

80th Anniversary
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland
U.S., 119 min

First Look: Though Errol Flynn had appeared in five films prior to Captain Blood, it was this swashbuckling adventure that made him an instant American star. 408 more words

First Look

MOVIE: Light in the Piazza (1962)

MOVIE: Light in the Piazza (1962)

Written by: Elizabeth Spencer

Screenplay by : Julius J. Epstein

Directed by: Guy Green

Olivia de Havilland, Yvette Mimieux, Rossano Brazzi, George Hamilton… 167 more words

Classic Movies 1960's

Four's a Crowd; Review by Robin Franson Pruter


Originally released 3 September 1938
Written by Casey Robinson and Sig Herzig from a story by Wallace Sullivan
Directed by Michael Curtiz

Starring Errol Flynn, Rosalind Russell, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, and Walter Connolly… 792 more words

3 Stars