Category Archives: 1959

The Nun’s Story (1959) Rated PG

Sister Luke struggles with her faith through crisis, disappointments, and WWII.  Based on the novel by Kathryn Hulme. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Colleen Dewhurst. This remarkable, heart-rending film reveals the inner struggle of a young nun as … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Rated NR

A murder trial has the defendant pleading temporary insanity due to the victim raped his wife. Based on the book Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver. Traver was the pseudonym for Supreme Court justice John D. Voelker, who based the … Continue reading

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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Rated NR John Wayne stars as a Union cavalry colonel during the Civil War, who was ordered behind Confederate lines to sabotage the enemy. Starring John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers Based on the real raid of Col. Benjamin Grierson (Grierson’s Raid) this movie … Continue reading

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North by Northwest (1959)

Rated NR An advertising executive who looks like someone else and is forced to go on the run. A classic Alfred Hitchcock film. One of the best. Cary Grant stays cool in his debonair way as he’s accused to be someone he … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Disciple (1959)

Rated NR The Devil’s Disciple is a play by George Bernard Shaw. It takes place in a small town during the Revolutionary War. We follow two men, the black sheep in town and the minister, as they learn their true vocations during … Continue reading

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