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 … More Our Town (1940)

Golden Boy (1939)

A note from Lindsey: This film was viewed as part of TMP’s Barbara Stanwyck filmography project. This is the 37th film I’ve watched from Stanwyck’s filmography, and the 40th title if we’re including television.  Joe Bonaparte (William Holden) is a talented violinist who decides that he wants to become a boxer much to the chagrin … More Golden Boy (1939)

Born Yesterday (1950)

Born Yesterday, based on the play by Garson Kanin and directed by George Cukor, stars Judy Holliday and William Holden. Holliday won an Oscar in the category of Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Billie Dawn, an ex-showgirl who is dating a big-shot tycoon named Harry Brock (Broderick Crawford). Soon after … More Born Yesterday (1950)