|Anna Karenina 1948 N/R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Julien Duvivier
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster, Mary Kerridge, Niall MacGinnis, Michael Gough, Patrick Skipwith, Sally Ann Howes, Helen Haye, Marie Lohr, Frank Tickle, Heather Thatcher, Mary Marlew, Ruby Miller
Greta Garbo takes on the title role of Anna Karenina in this film, which tells Leo Tolstoy's story about Anna leaving her husband Karenin (Basil Rathbone) and her young son Sergie (Freddie Bartholomew) to be with military officer Count Vronsky (Fredric March). But happiness is elusive, and Anna's tragic tale ends with her suicide.
|Babes in Bagdad 1952 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Cast: Paulette Goddard, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles, Sebastian Cabot, Christopher Lee, MacDonald Parke, Hugh Dempster, Thomas Gallagher, Natalie Benesh
Things go well in the caliph's (John Boles) harem until Kyra (Paulette Goddard) comes along and demands equal rights for women. This comedy fails to entertain, even with a cast of stars.
|Happy Go Lovely 1951 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Cast: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes, Diane Hart, Gordon Jackson, Barbara Couper, Gladys Henson, Sandra Dorne, Hugh Dempster
Stuffy millionaire B.G. Bruno (David Niven) gives young Janet (Vera-Ellen) a lift. Janet is a member of an American movie production shooting in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is seen exiting the limo. Rumors fly after the sighting, and the director, needing money, thinks B.G. might help. Meanwhile, a love affair takes place between B.G. and Janet. All ends well. Vera-Ellen's dance routines are a highlight.
|1. Anna Karenina (1948)|
2. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
3. Happy Go Lovely (1951)
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