Our Town (1940)

Grovers Corner is a small town that slowly finds itself going through changes at the beginning of the 20th century. It’s a pretty typical country town made up of hard-working people. All of the residents know each other on a first-name basis. Everyone feels comfortable and safe in this rural, by all accounts completely normal place. One of the town’s residents, Doc Gibbs (Thomas Mitchell), … Continue reading Our Town (1940)

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 to marry Lydia, and the two reminisce about the past. … Continue reading Lydia (1941)