Classic Film
Films dealing with serious topics.

A Face in the Crowd Wields Influence star
Those who think “influencers” are a harmless byproduct of the internet generation should consider the warnings in the 1957 film “A Face in the Crowd.”

Art Reflects Life in Dodsworth star
Like many couples who have been in a relationship for over 20 years and have amassed enough money to retire, the Dodsworths have arrived at an unforeseen, yet not uncommon, crossroad.

Beware of Ladies star
It’s an election year, and the corrupt William’s machine is facing a tough opponent in George Martin, a hard-working, clean-living, and all-around good guy. But when it comes to winning the all-important women’s vote, it is going to take more than the issues to get the right man elected.

Bogart and Davis Support Fox in The Bad Sister star
Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis met onscreen for the first time in "The Bad Sister," but they were not the stars of the picture. The star was stage actress and film newcomer Sidney Fox.

Cary Grant and Betsy Drake Make Room for One More star
Cary Grant and his third wife, Betsy Drake, were married for thirteen years, the longest of all of Grant’s marriages. The two had no children of their own, but Grant and Drake made two films together both of which focused on having children and raising a family.

Lessons From Bright Road star
Tucked into the rural countryside of Alabama, is a little schoolhouse with a new teacher. Miss Jane Richards, played by Dorothy Dandridge, has been assigned to her very first class. With her, comes all of the passion and insecurity a new teacher might experience.

Put “Holiday Affair” on Your Christmas List star
This 1949 film was a box office failure when it originally premiered. Decades later, it has become a contender as a seasonal holiday tradition.

Street Scene star
If you have ever looked out of the window of a vehicle as it cruises through an unknown part of town and wondered about the lives of the people who live there, you’ve experienced the street scene.

Success Is Tragic In Room At The Top star
Struggles in the post-war world might, for some, be quite noble. In the case of Joe Lampton, ambition fueled by insecurity and validation secured by wealth, winning his internal war comes with an irrevocable loss.

The Great Lie star
With Bette Davis and Mary Astor in the cast, does The Great Lie ensure a great film?

The Magnificent Ambersons star
Silhouettes, shadows, and creative camera angles play their own role in the telling of Booth Tarkington’s Pulitzer Prize winning tale of the wealthy Midwestern family known as the Ambersons.

The Perpetual Relevance of Pinky star
Of the four films produced in the 1940’s that addressed racism head on, only one focused on the treatment of women of color. While the film remains relevant to this day, Pinky’s journey is often overshadowed by the casting of Jeanne Crain as the lead.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to See Harvey star
Pandemic getting you down? Perhaps this is a good time for you to meet Harvey. During challenging times, he's just what the doctor ordered.

You're Gonna Hear From Daisy Clover star
What is inside teenage Daisy Clover? The best way to find out is to peek in her diary.

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