|13th Letter 1951 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Linda Darnell, Charles Boyer, Michael Rennie, Judith Evelyn, Constance Smith, Francoise Rosay, Guy Sorel, June Hedin, Jacques Auger, J. Leo Gagnon, Camille Ducharme, Paul Guevremont, Robin Hughes, Ovila Legare, Patrick O'Moore
Inspired by the Nazi film, "Le Corbeau," this remake is an adventure in intrigue as residents of a small town in France become upset when they receive poison-pen letters telling of their hidden pasts.
|I Remember Mama 1948 N/R, 134 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: George Stevens
Cast: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn, Cedric Hardwicke, Edgar Bergen, Rudy Vallee, Barbara O'Neil, Florence Bates, Ellen Corby, Peggy McIntyre, June Hedin, Steve Brown, Hope Landin, Edith Evanson
This film centers on memories of Katrin (Barbara Bel Geddes) as she grew up in her Norwegian immigrant family's home. Irene Dunne received an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of "Mama," the solid core who holds the family together as they adapt to life in San Francisco. Oskar Homolka, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Ellen Corby also received nominations.
|The Member of the Wedding 1952 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Cast: Julie Harris, Ethel Waters, Brandon DeWilde, William Hansen, Arthur Franz, Nancy Gates, James Edwards, Dickie Moore, Danny Mummert, Harry Bolden, Charlcie Garrett, Hugh Beaumont, June Hedin, Ann Carter
The relationship between 12-year-old Frankie (Julie Harris) and her Black nanny (Ethel Waters) is one-sided. Frankie is so caught up in her brother's (Arthur Franz) wedding plans that she ignores her nanny's needs as they prepare for the wedding. Harris, at age 27, was nominated for Best Actress playing 12-year-old Frankie in this, her first film.
|1. 13th Letter (1951)|
2. I Remember Mama (1948)
3. The Member of the Wedding (1952)
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