Tag Archives: 40s

Black Hills (1947) Rated NR

 Two frontiersmen try to avenge a struggling rancher. Starring  Eddie Dean, White Cloud, and Roscoe Ates.  This film is a B Western made in the 40s. It doesn’t have much going for it, and it’s the last theatrical film that … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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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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Eating History (History) Rated TV-PG

Vintage food experts find and taste the oldest foods that have survived history. Starring Josh Macuga and Gary Mitchell. Two men who enjoy collecting vintage food decide to taste the food that they collect. They taste food from the 40s … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (2015) Rated NR

Supper Clubs were trendy in the 40s and 50s, where people could meet and mingle with food and drinks. Starring Terese Allen, Brenda Bredahl, and Jim Draeger. Supper Clubs hit their highlight in the 40s and 50s, but their staying … Continue reading

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Angels and Ornaments (2014) Rated NR

A woman wishes for romance at Christmas, and an angel shows up at door.  She must then decide between the man she is seeing and the friend who has always been there. Starring Jessalyn Gilsig, Sergio Di Zio, Graham Abbey, … Continue reading

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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Rated NR

The biography of Jerome Kern, the writer of many Broadway musicals. Starring June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Van Johnson, Tony Martin, Robert Walker As the lover of many of Kern’s musical scores- most notably Show Boat-I had … Continue reading

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The Glenn Miller Story (1953)

Rated G Based on the true story of Glenn Miller. One of the top band leaders of the 40s, whose big songs are, In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, and Chattanooga Choo-choo. Starring James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Louis Armstrong This is … Continue reading

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The Man Who Came To Dinner (1942)

Rated NR An arrogant lecturer falls on the way to dinner. He’s assigned to bed rest at his host’s home and decides to help the family by fixing their issues. Starring Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley Although, this is … Continue reading

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