Gone With the Wind
Thin Man series with William Powell & Myrna Loy
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
North By Northwest
That Touch of Mink
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W. S. Van Dyke
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
Though I've always enjoyed movies from the early days of sound films, I have recently become more involved in watching, researching, and sharing my love for them. With the advent of Turner Classic Movies in 1994, discovering and Re-discovering those jewels from the past has become much easier and a real joy. I enjoy collecting favorites on DVD, though I also have a large collection of movies recorded on VHS, some of which are still not available elsewhere.
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