Make it a Marathon: 24 Hours of Films from 1937

You may remember that at the beginning of the year I participated in the Classic Movie History Project blogathon, covering the year 1937. While crafting that post, I realized just how many great films were released in 1937. It’s not the first year that comes to mind when we think of Hollywood’s greatest, but it…

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

I’ve noticed patterns in the years when my most beloved films were released. Stella Dallas, True Confession, The Awful Truth, You Only Live Once, Topper, It’s Love I’m After… so many great films hit theaters in 1937, and yet it isn’t one of the first years that comes to mind when you think of Hollywood’s…

Stella Dallas (1937)

A note from Lindsey: This film was viewed as part of TMP’s Barbara Stanwyck Filmography project. Check out Listography for a full list of the project’s progress! Stella Martin (Barbara Stanwyck) is a working-class girl who falls for a rich, high-class man named Stephen Dallas (John Boles). Despite the differences in their backgrounds, the two marry…