One year, one film: 1945 – The Clock

One year, one film: 1945 The film: The Clock, dir. Vincente Minnelli starring Judy Garland and Robert Walker Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE “Every second a heart-beat,” reads the poster for 1945’s The Clock, a sweet and sentimental wartime romance. The film tells the story of Corporal Joe Allen (Robert Walker), who has a two-day leave in New… Read More One year, one film: 1945 – The Clock

One year, one film: 1939 – The Women

The film: The Women, dir. George Cukor starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, etc. Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE The poster may scream “It’s all about men!,” and in a way, it is… but more than anything, The Women is a stellar showcase of some of old Hollywood’s most talented ladies. Norma… Read More One year, one film: 1939 – The Women

One year, one film: 1938 – The Mad Miss Manton

The film: The Mad Miss Manton, dir. Leigh Jason starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Before I began the Barbara Stanwyck Filmography Project, I reviewed and fell in love with The Mad Miss Manton, giving it a “Super Five” (5/5!) rating. The film follows Melsa Manton (Stanwyck), a socialite who is… Read More One year, one film: 1938 – The Mad Miss Manton