|Andy Hardy's Private Secretary 1941 N/R, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: George B. Seitz
Cast: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Fay Holden, Ann Rutherford, Sara Haden, Ian Hunter, Kathryn Grayson, George P. Breakston, Todd Karns, Addison Richards, Gene Reynolds, Margaret Early, Joseph Crehan, Bertha Priestley, Lee Phelps
Andy Hardy (Mickey Rooney) has failed his final exam, so it looks like he will not be graduating from high school. But, Andy has hired a social secretary Kathryn Land (Kathryn Grayson), who now offers to help Andy study. With help from Kathryn and his girlfriend Polly (Ann Rutherford), Andy does well on his second test, and all ends happily.
|The Big Cat 1949 N/R, 75 min.|
Genre: Western / Adventure / Drama
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Lon McCallister, Peggy Ann Garner, Preston Foster, Forrest Tucker, Skip Homeier, Sara Haden, Irving Bacon, Gene Reynolds
During the Depression, in 1933, city-boy Danny Turner (Lon McCallister) visits his rancher uncle Gil (Forrest Tucker) in Utah. A cougar is on the loose, and, while Danny is not of much use as a ranch hand, he proves pivotal when Gil's life is threatened by the big cat.
|The Blue Bird 1940 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy
Director: Walter Lang
Cast: Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Eddie Collins, Sybil Jason, Jessie Ralph, Helen Ericson, Johnny Russell, Laura Hope Crews, Russell Hicks, Cecilia Loftus, Gene Reynolds, Leona Roberts, Al Shean
In a change of character for Shirley Temple, she plays a little brat, Mytyl, who leaves home with her brother Tyltyl (Johnny Russell) and follow the Fairy Berylune (Jesse Ralph) on a trip through the past, present, and future in search of the Blue Bird of Happiness. But, Mytyl finds that happiness can only be found through unselfishness.
|Boys Town 1938 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds, Addison Richards, Edward Norris, Minor Watson, Jonathan Hale, Bobs Watson, Mickey Rentschler, Frankie Thomas, Sidney Miller, Martin Spellman, Jimmy Butler
As Father Edward J. Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) strives to set up a community for homeless boys, he runs into trouble with one boy, Whitey Marsh (Mickey Rooney), whose older brother (Edward Norris) is a gangster. Whitey runs away a number of times and finally manages to join his brother's gang. But, Father Flanagan and the boys capture the gang, and Whitey, at last, respects Father Flanagan's program and has hope for the future. Spencer Tracy won an Academy Award as Best Actor for his role in this film (his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar). Nominations were received for Best Picture and Director, and another Oscar was received for Best Original Story.
|The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1954 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Mark Robson
Cast: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney, Charles McGraw, Earl Holliman, Dennis Weaver, Robert Strauss, Richard Shannon, Willis Bouchey, Keiko Awaji, Charles Tannen, Gene Reynolds, Dickie Jones, Corey Allen
Harry Brubaker (William Holden) leaves his law firm to fly Navy jets in Korea. When his wife, Nancy (Grace Kelly), visits him, Admiral Tarrant (Fredric March) tells her that her husband flies dangerous missions, and–for the first time–Nancy understands the dangers of being a jet pilot during wartime.
|The Californian 1937 N/R, 59 min.|
aka: The Gentleman from California
Director: Gus Meins
Cast: Ricardo Cortez, Marjorie Weaver, Katherine DeMille, Maurice Black, Morgan Wallace, Nigel De Brulier, George Regas, Pierre Watkin, Jim Farley, Edward Keane, Gene Reynolds, Ann Gillis
During 1855, Ramon Escobar (Ricardo Cortez) returns to California after completing school in Spain and discovers that corrupt politicians are using tax collectors to force old Californians off their land. Ramon takes on the cause to bring justice back to the area.
|The Country Girl 1954 N/R, 104 min.|
Director: George Seaton
Cast: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden, Anthony Ross, Gene Reynolds, Eddie Ryder, Robert Kent, Frank J. Scannell, Jacqueline Fontaine, "Snub" Pollard, John W. Reynolds, Franklyn Farnum, Jon Provost, Ida Moore, Dan White
Devoted Georgie (Grace Kelly) must deal with her alcoholic husband, Frank (Bing Crosby), whose acting career is fading. Georgie plays the foil to hide her husband's problem with alcohol. Grace Kelly won an Oscar for her role; the film also won an Academy Award for Best Writing and had nominations for Best Picture, Actor (Crosby), Director, Cinematography, and Art Direction/Set Decoration.
|Of Human Hearts 1938 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Gene Reynolds, Beulah Bondi, Guy Kibbee, Charles Coburn, John Carradine, Ann Rutherford, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart
Life for a 19th-century preacher (Walter Huston) and his son (James Stewart) is not always easy as they struggle to settle their differences as well as the Midwest. John Carradine is in the final scene as Abraham Lincoln giving advice on the values of family.
|The Santa Fe Trail 1940 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Western / Adventure / Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, William Lundigan, Van Heflin, Gene Reynolds, Henry O'Neill, Ward Bond, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Alan Baxter, Moroni Olsen, David Bruce, John Litel
In 1854, just before graduating from West Point, cadets Jeb Stuart (Errol Flynn) and George Armstrong Custer (Ronald Reagan) are given a dangerous assignment of reporting to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to confront abolitionist John Brown (Raymond Massey) who is using his own unique methods to free the slaves. While a cat-and-mouse game ensues, Stuart and Custer seek the affection of Kit Carson Halliday (Olivia de Havilland).
|They Shall Have Music 1939 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Archie Mayo
Cast: Jascha Heifetz, Andrea Leeds, Joel McCrea, Gene Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Porter Hall, Terry Kilburn, Marjorie Main, Paul Harvey, Tommy Kelly, Gale Sherwood, Mary Ruth
Professor Lawson (Walter Brennan) runs a musical school for underprivileged children in this film effort by Samuel Goldwyn to popularize classical music through film.
|1. Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)|
2. The Big Cat (1949)
3. The Blue Bird (1940)
4. Boys Town (1938)
5. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
6. The Californian (1937)
aka: The Gentleman from California
7. The Country Girl (1954)
8. Of Human Hearts (1938)
9. The Santa Fe Trail (1940)
10. They Shall Have Music (1939)
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