Tag Archives: 1930s

All Creatures Great and Small (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The adventures of a small town veterinarian practice in the 1930s and 40s in the countryside of Yorkshire. Based on the series by James Herriot. Starring Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, and Samuel West. I was pleasantly surprised by this remake … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take It with You (1938) Rated NR

A man from a rich family gets engaged to a woman from and eccentric family. Starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, and James Stewart. This film is a cute romp of humor. It takes on the social and class messages of … Continue reading

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Lawless (2012) Rated R

Set in the 1930s, three bootlegging brothers are confronted by a new deputy and other authorities who threaten their profits. Based on the book, The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. Starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy … Continue reading

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Chloë Grace Moretz

 Bolt (2008) Rated PG for some mild action and peril The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross-country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just … Continue reading

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Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (1987) Rated NR

An actress has an illicit love affair which could ruin her career in 1930s Hollywood. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo, George Murdock, Holland Taylor This is an interesting concept but poorly conceived movie. The script is an compilation of two stories … Continue reading

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Joan Fontaine 1917-2013

1917-2013  Gunga Din (1939) Rated NR Three British soldiers — Sgt. Cutter, Sgt. Ballantine and Sgt. McChesney — are sent to India to investigate sabotaged telegraph wires. Ballantine’s loyalties are divided, however, since all he longs for is to settle down with … Continue reading

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George Cukor

 My Fair Lady (1964) Rated G In this classic cinematic version of the Broadway smash, Audrey Hepburn is at her most radiant as Eliza Doolittle, the Cockney flower girl transformed into a poised duchess by Professor Henry Higgins.  The Philadelphia … Continue reading

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12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (2012) Rated PG

Based on the book 12 Dogs of Christmas by Emma Kragen. This is a sequel to the  first 12 Dogs of Christmas. Emma returns home for a funeral only to find out that puppy orphanage is being shut down. She … Continue reading

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