|All My Sons 1948 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Irving Reis
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians, Louisa Horton, Howard Duff, Arlene Francis, Harry Morgan, Elisabeth Fraser, Frank Conroy, Lloyd Gough, Helen Brown, Jerry Hausner, Al Murphy, Richard LaMarr, Therese Lyon
This is the screen adaptation of Arthur Miller's powerful play about greed inherent in Capitalism. After their son dies in a World War II incident, the Keller family realizes that the father, Joe (Edward G. Robinson) is indirectly responsible because he knew that military equipment was faulty but sold it for the sole interest of profit.
|Heidi 1937 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Allan Dwan
Cast: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher, Helen Westley, Pauline Moore, Sidney Blackmer, Sig Ruman, Thomas Beck, Mary Nash, Mady Christians
Shirley Temple stars as the little girl who is unhappy when taken away from her grandfather's home in the Alps.
|Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Max Ophuls
Cast: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, Art Smith, Howard Freeman, Erskine Sanford, Lois Austin, Otto Waldis, Audrey Young
Shy Lisa Berndle (Joan Fontaine) spends years obsessed with concert pianist Stefan Brand (Louis Jourdan). Finally, she spends one night with him and later has his child. This is good soap opera fare.
|Seventh Heaven 1937 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Henry King
Cast: Simone Simon, James Stewart, Jean Hersholt, Gregory Ratoff, Gale Sondergaard, J. Edward Bromberg, John Qualen, Victor Kilian, Sig Ruman, Thomas Beck, Georges Renavent, Mady Christians, Rafaela Ottiano, Rollo Lloyd, Edward Keane
Diane (Simone Simon) is exploited as a prostitute by her sister Nana (Gale Sondergaard) and then thrown out of the house. A Parisian sewer worker, Chico (James Stewart), rescues Diane, and she moves into his slum apartment. World War I breaks out just as Chico realizes that he is in love with Diane, but he is drafted and leaves for the front. Four years later, Chico, blinded during the war, returns to a loving Diane who is waiting for him.
|1. All My Sons (1948)|
2. Heidi (1937)
3. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
4. Seventh Heaven (1937)
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