Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock


Bad Day at Black Rock

Release Year: 1955 Director: John Sturges Screenwriter(s): Don McGuire, Millard Kaufman, Howard Breslin (short story) Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine Rating: Cannes Film Festival Best Actor (Spencer Tracy), Nominated for Palme d’Or, Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Actor (Spencer Tracy), Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay   Moviegeek ..

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

  Release year: 1964 Director: Jacques Demy Screenwriter: Jacques Demy Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel, Ellen Farner, Mireille Perrey, Jean Champion Ratings: 5 Oscar nominations: Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Song, Best Music, Best Score. Palme d’Or 1964. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #23, week 46 2014 Sixteen year old Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve) ..

Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding


Royal Wedding

Release date: 1951 Director: Stanley Donen Screenwriter: Alan Jay Lerner Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill, Keenan Wynn, Albert Shape Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song Moviegeek Sunday Classic #22, week 45 2014 Tom (Fred Astaire) and Ellen (Jane Powell) are a brother and sister who has a dance act together. They ..

The Towering Inferno

The Towering Inferno


The Towering Inferno

Release year: 1974 Director: John Guillermin Screenwriter: Stirling Silliphant, Richard Martin Stern (Novel), Thomas N. Scortia (Novel), Frank M. Robinson Starring: Paul Newman, Steven McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Jennifer Jones, Fred Astaire, Richard Chamberlain, William Holden, Susan Flannery, Robert Wagner, Robert Vaughn, O.J. Simpson Ratings: 3 Oscars: Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Song. 5 Oscar ..

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man


The Invisible Man

Release year: 1933 Director: James Whale Screenwriter: R.C. Sherriff, Preston Sturges, Philip Wylie, H.G. Wells (Novel) Starring: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers, Una O’Connor, Forrester Harvey Moviegeek Sunday Classic #20, week 43 2014 A mysterious man shows up at Lion’s Head Inn, covered from head to toe, asking for a room. It ..

The Omen

The Omen


The Omen

Release year: 1976 Director: Richard Donner Screenwriter: David Seltzer Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Troughton, Martin Benson Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Original Score. 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #19, week 42 2014 To spare his beloved wife (Lee Remick) from the sorrow of losing a ..

The Haunting

The Haunting


The Haunting

  Release year: 1963 Director: Robert Wise Screenwriter(s): Nelson Gidding, Shirley Jackson (novel) Starring: Julie Harris, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Claire Bloom   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #18, week 41 2014   A researcher in the field of the paranormal invite two women to stay with him in the haunted Hill House. They are accompanied by the young man who ..

How to Marry a Millionaire

How to Marry a Millionaire


How to Marry a Millionaire

Release year: 1953 Director: Jean Negulesco Screenwriter: Nunnally Johnson, Zoë Akins (Play), Dale Eunson (Play), Katherine Albert (Play) Starring: Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Alexander D’arcy, William Powell, Fred Clark Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Costume Design   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #16, week 39 2014 Schatze (Lauren Bacall), Pola ..

East of Eden

East of Eden


East of Eden

Release year: 1955 Director: Elia Kazan Screenwriter: Paul Osborn, John Steinbeck (Novel) Starring: Julie Harris, James Dean, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Dekker, Lois Smith Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Jo Van Fleet). 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (James Dean), Best Director, Best Screenplay. 1 Golden Globe: Best Picture ..

Pal Joey

Pal Joey


Pal Joey

Release year: 1957 Director: George Sidney Screenwriter: Dorothy Kingsley, John O’Hara (Musical) Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Rita Hayworth, Barbara Nichols, Bobby Sherwood, Hank Henry, Elizabeth Patterson Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, Best Film Editing. 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor Musical/Comedy (Frank Sinatra)   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #14, week ..

Lady and the Tramp

Lady and the Tramp


Lady and the Tramp

Release year: 1955 Director: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske Screenwriter: Ward greene (story by), Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ralph Wright, Don DaGradi, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Louis Pollock Starring (voices): Peggy Lee, Larry Roberts, Bill Baucom, Verna Felton, George Givot, Stan Freberg, Lee Millar, Barbare Luddy   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #13, week 36 2014 Lady ..