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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey
Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey Synopsis of Holiday Affair Holiday Affair deals with a romantic triangle between a lovely — and lonely — war widow, her lawyer boyfriend, and a dreamer that she meets while working. Also involved is her young son, and the memory...
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Vivacious Lady

Vivacious Lady, starring Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi
Vivacious Lady, starring Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi, Frances Mercer Synopsis of Vivacious Lady Vivacious Lady – A young botany professor impulsively marries a free-spirited nightclub singer while on a visit to New York, and then the couple try to keep their union secret, with embarrassing results.
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Joy of Living

Joy of Living (19  ) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer
Joy of Living (1938) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer Synopsis of Joy of Living Hard-working and successful Broadway star Maggie Garret (Irene Dunne) is not only emotionally and financially drained by her parasitic family (Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball and Warren...
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All That Heaven Allows

All That Heaven Allows (19) starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Hayden Rourke
All That Heaven Allows (19) starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Hayden Rourke Synopsis of All That Heaven Allows All That Heaven Allows – Friends and family want a rich widow to end her romance with a tree farmer about 15 years her junior.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac, starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince
Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince Synopsis of Cyrano de Bergerac France, 1640: Cyrano de Bergerac, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian.
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Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday (1950) starring Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
Born Yesterday (1950) starring Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford Synopsis of Born Yesterday  Broderick Crawford wants his girlfriend Judy Holliday to be cultured.  He hires William Holden to teach her in a hilarious Garson Kanin comedy set in Washington, D.C. Priceless Judy repeated Broadway triumph and won an Oscar(r)...
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Maisie Gets Her Man

Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton In Maisie Gets Her Man, Ann Sothern stars as Maisie Ravier in this seventh entry in the “Maisie” series — here, vaudeville performer Maisie has to leave the knife-throwing act when her partner, “Professor Orco” is jilted by...
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Maisie

Maisie, starring Ann Southern, Robert Young, Ian Hunter, Ruth Hussey
Maisie, starring Ann Southern, Robert Young, Ian Hunter, Ruth Hussey Synopsis of Maisie  Down-on-her-luck showgirl Maisie Ravier takes a job at a dude ranch, falls in love with the foreman, meddles in a couple’s unhappy marriage, and rescues the foreman from a wrongful murder charge. Cast of characters in Maisie Masie Ravier...
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Week-end in Havana

Weekend in Havana, starring Alice Faye, John Payne, Cesar Romero, Carmen Miranda - directed by Walter Lang
Week-end in Havana (1941), starring Alice Faye, John Payne, Cesar Romero, Carmen Miranda – directed by Walter Lang Synopsis of Week-end in Havana In Weekend in Havana, a salesgirl (Alice Faye) threatens to cause trouble when cruise ship runs aground and vacation is ruined.  As compensation, she gets a...
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet, starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, John Barrymore
Romeo and Juliet (1936), starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard,  Basil Rathbone,  Edna May Oliver,  John Barrymore,  C. Aubrey Smith Synopsis of  Romeo and Juliet  Romeo and Juliet is  Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and youth ruined by a family feud. The Montagues and the Capulets, two powerful families...
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