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Third Finger, Left Hand

An adorable, fun film starring two of my favorite unsung actors…Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas. Loy stars as a single lady who pretends to be married to keep all unwanted suitors away…one in particular. Through a series of comic events, Douglas begins passing himself off as her husband, who was supposedly away on business. Myrna […]

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The Classics on DVD Decade by Decade From The National Film Registry

1900s-1920s Blacksmithing Scene (1893) (part of the Treasures From American Film Archives) Great Train Robbery, The (1903) From The Manger to the Cross (1912) In the Land of the War Canoes (1914) Birth of a Nation, The (1915) The Cheat (1915) Regeneration (1915) Hell’s Hinges (1916) (part of the Treasures From American Film Archives) Intolerance (1916) […]

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Classic Love Stories and Romantic Comedies for Valentine’s Day

Adam’s RibAffair to Remember, AnAll That Heaven AllowsAnnie HallApartment, TheAwful Truth, TheBachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Barefoot in the ParkBorn YesterdayBreakfast at Tiffany’sBride Came C.O.D., The Brief Encounter Bringing Up BabyCasablancaCome SeptemberDesire Under the Elms Desk SetDoctor Zhivago From Here to Eternity Gentlemen Prefer BlondesGilda Glass Bottom Boat, TheGone With the WindGraduate, TheHis Girl […]

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Arsenic and Old Lace

When I first saw this one years ago, I thought it was too much of a farce…too over the top…too silly. But, re-watching it, I am able now to see it’s fine details as one of America’s great broad comedies. Cary Grant is at his wackiest here…as the nephew of two matronly ladies who have […]

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