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Dangerous When Wet, starring Esther Williams, Jack Carson, Fernando Lamas

Dangerous When Wet

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Dangerous When Wet (1953), starring Esther Williams, Jack Carson, Fernando Lamas

Synopsis of Dangerous When Wet

Buy from Amazon In Dangerous When Wet, Esther Williams stars as a spirited member of a fitness-obsessed family who sets out to swim the English Channel and finds romance along the way.

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Zachary Scott

Mildred Pierce

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Mildred Pierce (1945) starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Ann Blyth, Eve Arden

Synopsis of Mildred Pierce

In Mildred Pierce, a mother’s love can lead to murder! Joan Crawford delivers an Academy Award-winning performance as a woman clawing her way to success. In order to provide her daughters with everything she lacks. A woman named Mildred Pierce. Dying of gunshot wounds, Monte Beragon (Zachary Scott) croaks the name “Mildred”. The police believe he has named his murderer … and Pierce confesses to the crime. Now, as her story unfolds, the police learn of a woman who divorces her philandering husband. Then she takes a job as a waitress. And does anything to achieve success–only to be betrayed by the daughter she adores.

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Doris Day, Jack Carson, Lee Bowman, Eve Arden

My Dream is Yours

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My Dream is Yours (1949) starring Doris Day, Jack Carson, Lee Bowman, Eve Arden

In My Dream is Yours, an agent discovers a talented singer who’s also a single mom. He tries to make her a radio star, not expecting to fall in love with her.

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A Star is Born (1954) starring Judy Garland, James Mason

A Star is Born

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A Star is Born (1954) starring Judy Garland, James Mason

As a band singer guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, Judy Garland performs one superb song after another (most by Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin) in a production – also starring James Mason and directed by George Cukor – that exhilarates with its craft and style even as it moves toward a heartbreaking finale. Shortened after its 1954 premiere and reconstructed to near its original length in 1983, A Star Is Born endures as one of Hollywood’s supreme triumphs.

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Romance on the High Seas (1948), starring Doris Day, Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, S.Z. Sakall, Eric Blore, Franklin Pangborn, Oscar Levant directed by Michael Curtiz

Romance on the High Seas

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Romance on the High Seas (1948), starring Doris Day, Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, S.Z. Sakall, Eric Blore, Franklin Pangborn, Oscar Levant directed by Michael Curtiz

Synopsis of Romance on the High Seas

In Romance on the High Seas, Elvira is supposed to go on a cruise, but decides to stay home when she suspects her husband is cheating on her. Her husband suspects the same of his wife, and sends an investigator to spy on her on the cruise – but he is really spying on Elvira’s husband.

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Having Wonderful Time (1938) starring Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Having Wonderful Time

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Having Wonderful Time (1938) starring Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. – Red Skelton’s film debut as camp social director. He does his famous Dunking donuts routine, amongst the romance and conflict …

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Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) starring C.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall, Edward Everett Horton, Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Joan Leslie

Thank Your Lucky Stars [Eddie Cantor]

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Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) starring C.Z. “Cuddles” Sakall, Edward Everett Horton, Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Joan Leslie

Synopsis of Thank Your Lucky Stars

In Thank Your Lucky Stars, theater producers (Horton and Sakall) are staging a wartime charity program.  However, the production is taken over by their egotistical star (Eddie Cantor). Meanwhile, an aspiring singer (Dennis Morgan) and his songwriter girlfriend (Joan Leslie) conspire to get into the charity program by replacing Cantor with their look-alike friend, tour bus driver Joe Simpson (Eddie Cantor).

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