The Golden Age of Hollywood

Classic Dramas (15)

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Any classic dramas ever made you cry?

I don't cry at movies, as a rule, though I plead guilty to sobbing through the last 10 minutes of The Bridges of Madison County. I'm a hope…

Started by Miss Kubelik

189 Sep 2
Reply by Anthony Beyle

The Films of John Ford

Would contributors like to say which John Ford film is a favourite, and why?  It is hard to choose, but I think "Grapes of Wrath" is my per…

Started by Sue Lee

13 Mar 13, 2014
Reply by Patti

Did anyone here get to see The 70th Birthday Screening of Casablanca?

I was able to go and see the screening of Casablanca  last month, To see theses movies as they should be seen in a pleasure we all should b…

Started by Kenneth Lawson

5 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by film_eccentrik

Hollywood Babylon: From "Sunset Blvd.", Down Ventura, by Woltz International Studios, To a Hush-Hush Martini a la "LA Confidential"

What's your favorite Hollywood Babylon movie? My top three: 1. LA Confidential (Hanson) 2. Sunset Boulevard (Wilder) 3. In A Lonely Place…

Started by Paco Malo

26 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Paco Malo

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

Not sure if this is a drama or an epic considering how long and expansive it is. I had been wanting to see this for years and finally decid…

Started by film_eccentrik

5 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by FilmFanatic

Separate Tables (1958)

I read this play, by Terrence Rattigan, about three months ago but never expected to see its film counterpart unless I ordered it online. S…

Started by film_eccentrik

0 Dec 28, 2010

Old Time Radio

I have been a big fan of old time radio for many years and was wondering if many of the members here had any interest. I have been collecti…

Started by Dave Allen

17 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Dave Allen

And Then There Were None

Just finished watching this version of Agatha Christie's marvelous tale.  Rene Clair seems to film it like the stage play it originally was…

Started by M.T. Fisher

2 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Ollie

Of Human Bondage (1934)

Based on W. Somerset Maughm novel, directed by John Cromwell and features Leslie Howard and Bette Davis. Considered to be Bette Davis's bre…

Started by Steph

3 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by FRANK

Susan Lenox - Her Fall and Rise (1931)

Greta Garbo ... Susan Lenox Clark Gable ... Rodney Spencer Jean Hersholt ... Karl Ohlin John Miljan ... Burlingham Alan Hale ... Jeb Mond…

Started by Ktrek

4 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by Terry Qunn


TCM Blog

William Wyler’s Wuthering Heights (’39)

To view Wuthering Heights click here. Following the success of Dead End (written about here) in 1937, director William Wyler headed over to Warner Bros. to direct Jezebel (1938), a romantic drama set in the antebellum South, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Davis her […]

“He Don’t Believe in Anything” – Mr. Freedom

To view Mr. Freedom click here. There’s a scene in Arthur Miller’s American Clock, a lesser known and not very successful later work of his, where a father and son go to a government office during the Depression to try and get the son a work voucher since the father won’t let him live at […]

Taking Issue with A Boy and His Dog (1975)

A guest post provided by former TCM intern, Alexandra Greenway. To view A Boy and His Dog click here. A Boy and His Dog follows 18-year-old Vic (Don Johnson) and his telepathic dog, Blood (voiced by Tim McIntire), as they scavenge for women in the dystopian Wild West in the year 2024. The film is […]

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