Category Archives: 1950-1959

Maverick (ABC) Rated TV-14

The Maverick brothers roam from town to town looking for a good gambling table. Starring Jack Kelly, James Garner, and Roger Moore.  This series revolves around two brothers who only want to gamble but always get involved with those in … Continue reading

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White Christmas (1954) Rated NR

A song and dance team becomes romantically linked to a sister act while trying to save their former commanding general’s lodge. Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, and Rosemary Clooney. This is a classic Christmas film and should be seen every … Continue reading

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Winchester ’73 (1950) Rated NR

A cowboy is obsessed with a stolen gun as it travels from owner to owner in the West. Starring James Stewart, Shelley Winters, and Dan Duryea. This is a brilliant story that follows the prize gun from owner to owner … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Rated PG

A couple, whose son gets kidnapped in Morocco, sets off an international scheme. Starring James Stewart, Doris Day, and Brenda de Banzie. This film is a remake of the 1934 film, both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I will say that I … Continue reading

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Picnic (1955) Rated NR

During a small town picnic for Labor Day, a drifter comes to town and emotions run high. Starring William Holden, Kim Novak, and Betty Field. Holden is the drifter who floats into town and tries to make amends for the … Continue reading

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Mutiny (1952) Rated TV-PG

During the War of 1812, a U.S. Captain must sail through the enemy blockade to get a French loan in gold. When his secret mission gets out, many people want the gold, including his crew. Starring Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, … Continue reading

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Ben-Hur (1959) Rated TV-PG

A Jewish prince is sent into slavery by a Roman friend; once released, he comes back for revenge. Based on the book, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. Starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, and Haya Harareet. This … Continue reading

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Rated NR

Two showgirls head to Paris and are followed by a private investigator hired by one of their future fathers-in-laws and other admirers. Starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, and Charles Coburn. This film is a classic 1950s film. We have two … Continue reading

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How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) Rated NR

Three women set out to find millionaire husbands but find love inside. Starring Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, and Lauren Bacall. This film is a cute rom-com. Here we have three women hiding their real personalities in order to find wealthy … Continue reading

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There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954) Rated NR

The Donahues have three children, and they perform together as the Five Donahues until their oldest meets a girl. Starring Ethel Merman, Donald O’Connor, and Marilyn Monroe. This film showcases the music of Irving Berlin. It follows the Donahues from … Continue reading

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