This Land is Mine (1943) starring Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O’Hara, Walter Slezak
This Land is Mine is the story of a Nazi-occupied town in France, where a meek schoolteacher is accused of murdering a resistance fighter. He’s in love with the dead man’s sister, and is later tried for killing a Nazi collaborator.Read More »This Land Is Mine
Batman 1943 movie serial, starring Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft
In many ways, Batman is an interesting, but unremarkable, movie serial from the 1940’s. It’s noteworthy for being the very first Batman movie. Batman/Bruce Wayne and Robin/Dick Grayson are government agents, fighting against Japanese saboteurs.Read More »Batman 1943 serial
Song lyrics to They’re Either Too Young or Too Old (1943). Music by Arthur Schwartz, Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Performed by Bette Davis in Thank Your Lucky Stars
They’re either too young, or too old
They’re either too gray or too grassy green
The pickings are poor and the crop is lean
What’s good is in the army
What’s left will never harm me
Song lyrics to Love Isn’t Born It’s Made (1943). Music by Arthur Schwartz, Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Performed by Ann Sheridan and chorus girls in Thank Your Lucky StarsRead More »Love Isn’t Born It’s Made [song lyrics]
Song lyrics to The Dreamer (1943). Music by Arthur Schwartz, Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Sung by Dinah Shore in Thank Your Lucky Stars
The Dreamer is a song about a farm girl waiting for her soldier boyfriend to return home after World War II. In Thank Your Lucky Stars, it is firstsung by Dinah Shore. Later, it’s comically reprised by Olivia de Havilland, George Tobias, and Ida Lupino.Read More »The Dreamer [song lyrics]
Song lyrics to Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943). Music by Arthur Schwartz, Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Performed by Dinah Shore in the movie, Thank Your Lucky Stars
How’s your love life?
Well thank your lucky stars,
Yes thank your lucky stars,
It’s doin’ fine!
Keep your love life
As sweet as candy bars,
And thank your lucky stars
Like I thank mine.