Release year: 1952 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson Starring: Doris Day, Ray Bolger, Claude Dauphin, Eve Miller, George Givot, Paul Harvey, Herbert Farjeon Moviegeek Sunday Classic #199, week 15 2018 A mistake means chorus girl Ethel ‘Dynamite’ Jackson (Day) is invited to Paris to represent America at an art exposition. S. Winthrop ..
Release year: 1979 Director: Hal Ashby Screenwriter: Jerzy Kosinski, Jerzy Kosinski (novel) Starring: Peter Sellers, Melvyn Douglas, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart, Ruth Attaway, David Clennon Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Support Actor (Melvyn Douglas). 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actor (Peter Sellers). 2 Golden Globes: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Peter Sellers), Best Supporting Actor ..
Release Year: 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: Alec Coppel (screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (screenplay), Pierre Boileau & Thomas Narcejac (based on their 1954 novel D’entre les morts), Maxwell Anderson (contributing writer – uncredited) Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby Rating: Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best ..
Release Year: 1940 Directors: Hamilton Luske (supervising director), Ben Sharpsteen (supervising director), Norman Ferguson (sequence director), T. Hee (sequence director), Wilfred Jackson (sequence director), Jack Kinney (sequence director), Bill Roberts (sequence director) Writers: Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia, Bill Peet (uncredited), Carlo Collodi (based on his ..
Release year: 1964 Director: Henry Hathaway Screenwriter: Ben Hecht, Julian Zimet, James Edward Grant, Bernard Gordon, Nicholas Ray Starring: John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Smith, Katharyna, Katherine Kath Ratings: 1 Golden Globe: Best Song. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress (Rita Hayworth). Moviegeek Sunday Classic #195, week 11 2018 ..
Release Year: 1966 Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Edward Albee (based on his 1962 play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis Rating: Won 5 Oscars: Best Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Best Supporting Actress (Sandy Dennis), Best Cinematography – Black & White, Best Art Direction – Black & ..
Release Year: 1962 Director: Robert Mulligan Writers: Horton Foote (screenplay), Harper Lee (based on her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird) Starring: Gregory Peck, Philip Alford, Mary Badham, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Brock Peters, Ruth White, Estelle Evans, Paul Fix, Collin Wilcox Patton, James Anderson, Alice Ghostley, Robert Duvall, William Windom Rating: Won 3 ..
Release year: 1967 Director: Stuart Rosenberg Screenwriter: Donn Pearce, Frank Pierson, Hal Dresner, Donn Pearce (novel) Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J. D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet, Clifton James Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (George Kennedy), 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Paul Newman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original ..
Release year: 1957 Director: Leo McCarey Screenwriter: Delmer Daves, Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram, Donald Ogden Stewart Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson, Cathleen Nesbitt, Robert Q. Lewis, Charles Watts, Fortunio Bonanova Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design. Best Orginal Song, Best Music. Though both in other relationships, Nickie (Grant) ..
Release Year: 1931 Director: Charles Chaplin Writer: Charles Chaplin Starring: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia, Hank Mann Moviegeek Sunday Classic #190, week 6 2018 A tramp (Charles Chaplin) falls in love with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) who mistakes him for a millionaire. When he befriends a drunken ..
Release Year: 1978 Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Writers: Heywood Gould (screenplay), Ira Levin (based on his 1976 novel The Boys from Brazil) Starring: Gregory Peck, Laurene Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen, Denholm Elliott, Steve Guttenberg, Rosemary Harris, John Dehner, John Rubenstein, Jeremy Black, Bruno Ganz, Walter Gotell, Michael Gough Rating: Nominated for 3 Oscars: ..
Release year: 1936 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Screenwriter: Charles Bennett, Joseph Conrad (novel) Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder, Joyce Barbour, Matthew Boulton, S.J. Warmington, William Dewhurst Scotland Yard detective Ted Spencer (Loder) goes undercover to observe Verloc (Homolka), a man suspected of sabotage. But as Ted gets close to the suspect, he ..