Love Letters (1945)

Alan Quinton (Joseph Cotten) is an officer on the front in Italy during World War II. A fellow officer, Roger Morland (Robert Sully), has enlisted Alan’s help with a personal project. Before heading off to war, Roger met a girl named Victoria (Jennifer Jones), and he needs help coming up with romantic things to say … More Love Letters (1945)

Happy Valentine’s Day from TMP! Mom’s Sparks ranking + My classic hate-to-love favorites

Valentine’s Day is not usually a day I care much about, as a perpetually single gal. But despite my life’s own lack of romance, I have a soft spot for romantic films. Tuesdays are usually a quiet day on TMP, but to bring some sweetness into the world for a moment, the blog is dedicating itself … More Happy Valentine’s Day from TMP! Mom’s Sparks ranking + My classic hate-to-love favorites

The Opposite Sex (1956)

In Manhattan’s high society, the salon is the place to go for a makeover… and for a heaping spoonful of gossip. Sylvia Fowler (Dolores Gray) is getting a manicure one afternoon when her manicurist, Olga (Alice Pearce), tells her that Steven Hilliard (Leslie Nielsen) is having an affair with a chorus girl named Crystal Allen (Joan … More The Opposite Sex (1956)

Period film: Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) has inherited a farm from her uncle. Independent and fiercely determined, Bathsheba will do anything it takes to not only keep the farm in working order, but restore it to its former glory. But as a woman in Victorian England, Bathsheba is expected to do more than just farm her uncle’s … More Period film: Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

Embraceable You (1948)

Eddie Novoc (Dane Clark) is acting as the getaway driver for a killer when he accidentally hits Marie Willens (Geraldine Brooks) while fleeing the scene of the killer’s latest crime, which took the life of a gambler. Eddie, plagued with guilt, begins visiting Marie in the hospital. He poses as a concerned friend of her … More Embraceable You (1948)

Lydia (1941)

Lydia MacMillan (Merle Oberon) is an elderly woman who has never married, and whose life’s focus is philanthropy. After attending a dedication ceremony for a children’s home she’s given an endowment to, Lydia is visited by Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick (Joseph Cotten), a man she has not seen in nearly four decades. Michael had once hoped … More Lydia (1941)