It Happened One Night (1934)

Genre: Romantic Comedy


Spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) has eloped with pilot and fortune-hunter King Westley (Jameson Thomas) against the wishes of her wealthy father. He wants to have the marriage annulled because he knows Westley is really only interested in her money. Continue reading “It Happened One Night (1934)”

The Misfits (1961)

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Genre: Drama


The recently divorced Roslyn Taber (Marilyn Monroe) falls for down-on-his-luck cowboy Gaylord Langland (Clark Gable). She joins him and his partners Guido (Eli Wallach) and Perce (Montgomery Clift) in the Nevada country. But Roslyn gets angry with the men when she finds out that the reason they look for ‘misfits’ (wild horses that are too small for any work) is to have them killed and turned into dog food. Continue reading “The Misfits (1961)”

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

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Genre: Comedy

Like many other Manhattanites Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) packs his wife (Evelyn Keyes) and child off to summer vacation, while he stays behind to work. He begins to fantasize about other women and the opportunities he has now that his wife is out of town, but he promises himself he will not act on it. But then, he meets the girl who rented the apartment upstairs for the summer (Marilyn Monroe)…. Continue reading “The Seven Year Itch (1955)”