Tag Archives: wwI

Wings (1927) Rated NR

Two men, one rich and one middle class, fall in love with the same woman and become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. This film took me by surprise. It is … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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War Horse (2011) Rated PG-13

Albert’s horse is sold to the cavalry during World War I. In order to find and reclaim his horse, Albert must join the cavalry too. Based on the children’s book, War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. Starring Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, … Continue reading

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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(1925-2015)    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an … Continue reading

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Theodore Bikel (1924-2015)

(1924-2015)  My Fair Lady (1964) Rated NR A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  Knight Rider (1982) Rated TV-PG A lone crime fighter … Continue reading

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The Shopworn Angel (1938) Rated G

A Texan GI is sent to New York for basic training before being shipped out to WWI. While there he meets a worldly actress and falls for her. Starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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This is the Army (1943)

Rated NR This is the Army was written by the famous composer Irving Berlin as a tribute to the wartime soldiers during WWII. Berlin first wrote a broadway show Yip Yip Yaphank during WWI which this film was based from. The movie includes … Continue reading

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The Trench (1999)

Rated NR This film is a gritty character take on WWI. We are in the trench on the eve of the Battle of the Somme. The Trench has very little combat scenes but a closer look at what life was … Continue reading

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