|Baby Face 1933 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: Alfred E. Green
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Margaret Lindsay, Douglass Dumbrille, John Wayne, Arthur Hohl, Robert Barrat, Nat Pendleton, Henry Kolker, Alphonse Ethier, Theresa Harris, Maynord Holmes, Grace Hayle, Frank Darien
Lily (Barbara Stanwyck), a.k.a. "Baby Face", is a beautiful woman who uses sex in exchange for financial gain and uses her unique charms to attain security.
|Blossoms in the Dust 1941 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt, Fay Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Kathleen Howard, George Lessey, William Henry, Henry O'Neill, John Eldredge, Marc Lawrence, Clinton Rosemond, Charles Arnt, Theresa Harris
This is the true story of Edna Gladney (Greer Garson) who started the Texas Children's Home and Aid Society in Fort Worth. Edna's early life was hard until she met and married Samuel (Walter Pidgeon), the owner of a flour mill in Texas. After their baby died in infancy and she couldn't have more children, she decided to start the Children's Home, specializing in illegitimate children (a problem that had hurt her in the past). After her husband's death, Edna became a strong force in changing laws relevant to illegitimacy. The heavy melodrama won an Academy Award for Best Interior Set Decoration and was nominated for three others, including Best Picture and Actress.
|Cat People 1942 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy / Romance / Horror / Thriller
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Jack Holt, Alan Napier, Elizabeth Russell, Alec Craig, Bud Geary, Eddie Dew, Murdock MacQuarrie, Donald Kerr, Theresa Harris
Following their wedding, Oliver Reed (Kent Smith) learns that his wife Irena (Simone Simon) believes that she is a Cat Woman as a member of an ancient Serbian tribe and has a genetic tendency to turn into a panther when emotionally aroused. Oliver tries to help Irena by getting her psychiatric help from Dr. Louis Judd (Tom Conway), but Oliver runs into major problems. The marriage is failing, and Oliver becomes romantically interested in coworker Alice Moore (Jane Randolph). Now, a jealous Irena's stalking of Alice turns into a night of terror in a swimming pool.
|The File on Thelma Jordan 1949 N/R, 100 min.|
aka: Thelma Jordan
Director: Robert Siodmak
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly, Joan Tetzel, Stanley Ridges, Richard Rober, Minor Watson, Barry Kelley, Theresa Harris, Basil Ruysdael, Kasey Rogers, Jane Novak, Gertrude Hoffman, Harry Antrim, Kate Drain Lawson
Attorney Cleve Marshall (Wendell Corey) leaves his wife Pamela (Joan Tetzel) and falls in love with Thelma Jordan (Barbara Stanwyck). The ill-fated romance leads to murder and atonement.
|Hold Your Man 1933 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess, Elizabeth Patterson, Garry Owen, Paul Hurst, Theresa Harris, Inez Courtney, Blanche Friderici
Ruby (Jean Harlow) sticks by Eddie (Clark Gable) even through brushes with the law that will bring a jail term.
|I Walked with a Zombie 1943 N/R, 69 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller / Romance
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: James Ellison, Frances Dee, Tom Conway, Edith Barrett, James Bell, Theresa Harris, Christine Gordon, Jeni Le Gon, Sir Lancelot, Darby Jones
When a Canadian nurse Betsy Connell (Frances Dee) arrives on a Caribbean island to care for Jessica (Christine Gordon), the zombie-like wife of planter Paul Holland (Tom Conway), she discovers voodoo and black magic in this near-classic horror story.
|Jezebel 1938 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Fay Bainter, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Spring Byington, Richard Cromwell, Henry O'Neill, John Litel, Gordon Oliver, Janet Shaw, Irving Pichel, Theresa Harris, Margaret Early
Set in New Orleans during the1850s, a Southern belle (Bette Davis) plays mind games with her two suitors (Henry Fonda and George Brent), but the results are not what she planned. Bette Davis received an Oscar for Best Actress, and Fay Bainter won for Best Supporting Actress. A nomination for Best Picture was also received.
|Merrily We Go to Hell 1932 N/R, 78 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Dorothy Arzner
Cast: Fredric March, Sylvia Sidney, Adrienne Allen, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher, Kent Taylor, Cary Grant, George Irving, Esther Howard, Florence Britton, Charles Coleman, Harry Cording, Edwin Maxwell, Dennis O'Keefe, Harry Strang, Theresa Harris
A young heiress, Joan Prentice (Sylvia Sidney), marries dashing reporter Jerry Corbett (Fredric March) and–too late–discovers his problem with alcohol. Adding to the problem is Claire (Adrienne Allen) who has her eyes set on Jerry and works to get him away from Joan. Joan gets fed up, leaves Jerry, and returns to her father's (George Irving) home. Now, Joan learns that she is pregnant, and Jerry, meanwhile, dumps Claire when he realizes that he really loves Joan. Love does conquer all of the problems, and Jerry swears off alcohol in order to build a life together with Joan.
|Morocco 1930 N/R, 97 min.|
Director: Josef von Sternberg
Cast: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt, Eve Southern, Francis McDonald, Paul Porcasi, Juliette Compton, Michael Visaroff, Albert Conti, Emile Chautard, Theresa Harris
French Foreign Legionnaire Tom Brown (Gary Cooper) falls in love with singer Amy Jolley (Marlene Dietrich) at Lo Tinto's cabaret in this top-notch love story. Four Academy Award nominations were received, including Best Actress (Dietrich) and Director.
|1. Baby Face (1933)|
2. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
3. Cat People (1942)
4. The File on Thelma Jordan (1949)
aka: Thelma Jordan
5. Hold Your Man (1933)
6. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
7. Jezebel (1938)
8. Merrily We Go to Hell (1932)
9. Morocco (1930)
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