|Always Leave Them Laughing 1949 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Roy Del Ruth
Cast: Milton Berle, Virginia Mayo, Ruth Roman, Bert Lahr, Alan Hale, Jerome Cowan, Lloyd Gough, Max Showalter, Iris Adrian, Wally Vernon, Grace Hayes, Ransom M. Sherman, Kit Guard, Stuart Holmes, Sid Melton
Comedian Kip Cooper's (Milton Berle) career has endured as many highs as lows. This story was remade as "Mr. Saturday Night" with Billy Crystal as the star.
|Always Together 1948 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Cast: Robert Hutton, Joyce Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Ernest Truex, Humphrey Bogart, Jack Carson, Alexis Smith, Errol Flynn, Janis Paige, Dennis Morgan, Don McGuire, Ransom M. Sherman, Douglas Kennedy, Barbara Bates, Ralph Brooks
Jane Barker (Joyce Reynolds) inherits $1,000,000 when millionaire Jonathan Turner (Cecil Kellaway) believes that he is dying. Just when Jane and her husband Donn (Robert Hutton) begin plans to enjoy their newfound wealth, the benefactor recovers–and wants his $1,000,000 back! Throughout her problems, Jane imagines that her experiences are movies, and real actors are part of her imagination.
|The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer 1947 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Irving Reis
Cast: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee, Ray Collins, Harry Davenport, Irving Bacon, Don Beddoe, Johnny Sands, Veda Ann Borg, Lillian Randolph, Dan Tobin, Ransom M. Sherman, William Bakewell, Ian Bernard
Teenager Sharon (Shirley Temple) is so infatuated with 40-year-old playboy artist Dick Nugent (Cary Grant) that she sneaks into his apartment one night hoping to model for him. When this is discovered by Sharon's older sister, Judge Margaret Turner (Myrna Loy), she threatens Dick with jail if he does not agree to date Sharon for one week to help Sharon get over her infatuation with him. Dick agrees to take Sharon out, but as the week progresses, it is he and Margaret who discover mutual interests in each other.
|Gentleman's Agreement 1947 N/R, 118 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm, Anne Revere, June Havoc, Albert Dekker, Jane Wyatt, Dean Stockwell, Sam Jaffe, Nicholas Joy, Harold Vermilyea, Ransom M. Sherman, Curt Conway, Kathleen Lockhart
Recently widowed, journalist Philip Schuyler Green (Gregory Peck) pretends to be Jewish for an article that he is writing on anti-Semitism, and, in the process he encounters bigotry. This experiment affects his family when his son Tommy (Dean Stockwell) suffers prejudice at school as a direct result of his father's article. Green's anger at what is occurring in his life affects his romance with Kathy Lacy (Dorothy McGuire) whose uncle, John Minify (Albert Dekker), is Green's publisher. The film won the Best Picture Academy Award, Elia Kazan won for Best Director, and Celeste Holm carried away an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Nominations went to Peck, McGuire, and Anne Revere.
|1. Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)|
2. Always Together (1948)
3. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
4. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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