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It’s a Wonderful Life

Movie review of Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.
Movie review of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. It’s a Wonderful Life is a wonderful film, and a perennial classic at Christmas time. It’s the story of a man named George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) at the end of his rope. He’s...
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High Barbaree [Van Johnson, June Allyson]

High Barbaree (1947) starring Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Maxwell Synopsis At it’s heart, High Barbaree is the story of a young man who gives up on his dreams, regrets it, and tries to turn around. As two World War II airmen are shot down, afloat...
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High Noon

High Noon (1952) starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Ian MacDonald High Noon – starring Gary Cooper & Grace Kelly. Cooper won an Academy Award for his role as the aging lawman who stands alone to defend his town from hardened outlaws.
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The Fighting Sullivans

The Fighting Sullivans (1944) starring  Anne Baxter,  Thomas Mitchell,  Selena Royle  There are a great many positive things to say about  The Fighting Sullivans. It’s set against the backdrop of World War II. But at it’s heart it’s the story of a loving Irish Catholic family. As they...
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Moontide [Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell]

Moontide (1942) starring Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, directed by Fritz Lang   and Archie Mayo Moontide is a variety of things — a forgotten movie with excellent acting, a character study, a film noir. It’s the story of a French wanderer named Bobo (Jean Gabin).  Bobo...
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Bataan

Bataan (1943) starring Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz Bataan“ is a World War II movie of a desperate delaying action. It’s remembered as Desi Arnaz’ best dramatic role
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