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High Sierra (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde

High Sierra

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High Sierra (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino High Sierra stars Humphrey Bogart as a self-destructive ex-con. He’s “just rushing toward death” after an attempted… Read More »High Sierra

Born to Be Bad (1950) starring Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott, Joan Leslie

Born to Be Bad

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Born to Be Bad (1950) starring Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott, Joan Leslie

Synopsis of Born to Be Bad

In Born to Be Bad, a manipulative gold digger sets her sights on a wealthy man. A man who’s already engaged. She ignores the advances of a rugged writer who loves her despite her flaws.

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Sergeant York (1941) starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

Sergeant York

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Sergeant York (1941) starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

Synopsis of Sergeant York

Sergeant York is the story of World War I hero who captured German position single-handedly. It begins with his early life, and conversion, and his inner conflict over going to war.

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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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