Tell No Tales (1939)

Michael Cassidy (Melvyn Douglas) is celebrating the 75th anniversary of his newspaper when he gets horrifying news from the paper’s owner, Matt Cooper: the paper is to stop publication immediately. When anger brews over the suddenness of the announcement and combines with Michael’s pride for the paper, he hatches a plan to solve a kidnapping … More Tell No Tales (1939)

Happily Buried (1939) – for SHORTS!: A tiny blogathon

Musical short films can be many things. Sometimes their stories are light, and sometimes they’re complex, but delivered in concise little packages. Sometimes they’re sweet, and sometimes they’re strange. One thing is certain: they’re virtually always fun to watch. Falling on the “light and strange” side of the spectrum is 1939’s Happily Buried, a musical … More Happily Buried (1939) – for SHORTS!: A tiny blogathon

Remember? (1939)

Sky (Lew Ayres) and Linda (Greer Garson) have had a whirlwind romance, meeting on vacation and soon becoming engaged. Upon returning home, Sky introduces Linda to his best friend, Jeff (Robert Taylor). In an unintended and awful twist for Sky, Linda and Jeff fall in love and decide to marry, with Linda completely disregarding any … More Remember? (1939)

Love Affair (1939)

Beautiful American singer Terry McKay (Irene Dunne) is traveling aboard a ship across the Atlantic Ocean when she meets womanizing French painter Michel Marnet (Charles Boyer). Both are already engaged to other people – Terry to Kenneth Bradley (Lee Bowman) and Michel to Lois Clarke (Astrid Allwyn) – but they find themselves falling for each … More Love Affair (1939)