CRIME. James Stewart stars as the Western drifter wrongly imprisoned. He survives through his indomitable spirit and his invention of a revolutionary new rifle. 1952. O: Richard Thorpe. N: James Stewart, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey, Carl Benton Reid, Paul Stewart.
MUSICAL. MGM glitter galore in this musical drama about three Ziegfeld Follies girls - Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr. 1941. O: Robert Z. Leonard. N: James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner.
Meet Me In St. Louis
MUSICAL. Judy Garland performs a host of unforgettable tunes in Vincente Minnelli's superb musical. Margaret O'Brien almost steals the show as her little sister. 1944. O: Vincente Minnelli. N: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Lucille Bremer, Tom Drake, Mary Astor.
The Hill. WAR. There are fine performances from Sean Connery, Harry Andrews and Michael Redgrave in Sidney Lumet's drama set in a harsh military stockade in WWII Africa. 1965. O: Sidney Lumet. N: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Hendry, Michael Redgrave, Ian Bannen.
All The Fine Young Cannibals
DRAMA. The habits of the idle rich are exposed in this romantic melodrama, inspired by the life of jazz musician Chet Baker. Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood star. 1960. O: Michael Anderson. N: Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton.
DRAMA. Spectacular natural disasters, an infamous bandit and a beautiful woman (Grace Kelly) keep prospector Stewart Granger on his toes in this pacy adventure. 1954. O: Andrew Marton. N: Grace Kelly, Stewart Granger, Paul Douglas, John Ericson, Murvyn Vye.
The Little Hut
COMEDY. Lively farce, in which the love-starved wife of a busy civil servant seeks solace in the arms of her husband's best friend. Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger and David Niven star.. N: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, David Niven, Walter Chiari.
Little Women. DRAMA. Re-telling of Louisa M. Alcott's classic story of four New England sisters growing up during the American Civil War. June Allyson and Elizabeth Taylor star. 1949. O: Mervyn LeRoy. N: Elizabeth Taylor, June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor.
Pennies From Heaven
MUSICAL. Dennis Potter's landmark TV drama, which made Bob Hoskins' reputation, gets the big-screen treatment with Steve Martin and Christopher Walken. 1981. O: Herbert Ross. N: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Walken, Jessica Harper.
CRIME. Robert Duvall heads the cast of this taut and explosive Mob revenge story, in which an ex-con takes on the Mafia to avenge the death of his brother. 1973. O: John Flynn. N: Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Joe Don Baker, Robert Ryan.
Dirty Harry. CRIME. Clint Eastwood stars in this story about a maverick cop's obsessive attempts to bring a cold-blooded serial killer to justice before he kills again. 1971. O: Don Siegel. N: Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, John Vernon, Andy Robinson, Reni Santoni.
DRAMA. A visually arresting celebration of American counter-culture, based around the adventures of a group of campus radicals. 1970. O: Michelangelo Antonioni. N: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix.
DRAMA. Susan Hayward stars as a former call girl who marries a U.S. state governor - much to the chagrin of his advisors. Also starring Dean Martin. 1961. O: Daniel Mann. N: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ralph Meeker, Martin Balsam.