|The Bishop's Wife 1947 N/R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Haden, Regis Toomey, Sarah Edwards, Karolyn Grimes, Tito Vuolo, Margaret McWade, Anne O'Neal, Ben Erway
Bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven) and his wife Julia (Loretta Young) lead busy lives ministering to their flock. However, when Henry becomes so ensnared in his "churchly" duties that he ignores his own wife, a Heaven-sent angel, Dudley (Cary Grant), shows him the error of his ways. Academy Award nominations were received for Best Picture and Director. There were two other nominations and an Oscar for Best Sound Recording.
|It's a Joke, Son 1947 N/R, 63 min.|
Director: Benjamin Stoloff
Cast: Kenny Delmar, Una Merkel, June Lockhart, Kenneth Farrell, Douglass Dumbrille, Jimmy Conlin, Matt Willis, Ralph Sanford, Vera Lewis, Margaret McWade, Ida Moore, Byron Foulger
The character "Senator Beauregard Claghorn" from Fred Allen's radio show comes to film. In this story, he finds himself in financial trouble and is talked into running for the state senate. Later, he learns that he is running against his own wife.
|The Lost World 1925 N/R, 101 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Horror
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
Cast: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Lloyd Hughes, Alma Bennett, Arthur Hoyt, Bull Montana, Charles Wellesley, Margaret McWade, Frank Finch Smiles, Jules Cowles, George Bunny, Arthur Conan Doyle, Virginia Brown Faire, Leo White
Based on a novel by A. Conan Doyle, this is the first of several versions of the book. Professor Challenger (Wallace Beery) insists that dinosaurs still live in the headwaters of the Amazon. An expedition is funded, and, indeed, the good professor is correct. Good special effects for the time, and this silent film holds up well today.
|Remedy for Riches 1940 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Erle C. Kenton
Cast: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Edgar Kennedy, Jed Prouty, Walter Catlett, Robert Baldwin, Warren Hull, Maude Eburne, Margaret McWade, Hallene Hill, Renie Riano, Barry Macollum, Lester Sharpe, Prudence Penny, Stanley Blystone
Dr. Paul Christian's (Jean Hersholt) friend, Tom Stewart (Warren Hull), claims there is oil on his land and is selling shares to anyone willing to buy. But Stewart is a charlatan. Will Dr. Christian expose him?
|1. The Bishop's Wife (1947)|
2. It's a Joke, Son (1947)
3. The Lost World (1925)
4. Remedy for Riches (1940)
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