Favorite things about… The Letter (1940)

The favorite film: The Letter, a 1940 crime drama directed by William Wyler The cast: Bette Davis as Leslie Crosbie Herbert Marshall as Robert Crosbie James Stephenson as Howard Joyce Frieda Inescort as Dorothy Joyce Gale Sondergaard as Mrs. Hammond The synopsis: Leslie Crosbie has just shot and killed a man, Jeff Hammond. When pressed … More Favorite things about… The Letter (1940)

Favorite things about… How to Steal a Million (1966)

The favorite film: How to Steal a Million, directed by William Wyler The synopsis: Monsieur Bonnet has a legendary art collection. He sells select works for great prices at auction, and lends others to museums for special exhibits. His father was also in the art business. But the Bonnets have a secret: they’re forgers, not … More Favorite things about… How to Steal a Million (1966)

Symbiotic Collaborations: Audrey Hepburn and William Wyler

William Wyler was, without a doubt, one of the greatest directors to ever work in Hollywood. With a career spanning from the silent era all the way up to 1970, his credits are numerous and varied, with some of classic film’s greatest titles among the list. From the epic Ben-Hur to The Best Years of Our Lives, one … More Symbiotic Collaborations: Audrey Hepburn and William Wyler

Favorite things about… Roman Holiday (1953)

The favorite film: Roman Holiday, a 1953 romantic comedy directed by William Wyler and released by Paramount Pictures The synopsis: Princess Ann is feeling stifled by the confines of her royal family’s conventions. While on a publicity tour of Europe, Ann makes a plan to rebel against those restrictions and sneak out of her room … More Favorite things about… Roman Holiday (1953)