1940s

Christmas Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Christmas Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The hard-to-wrap-one’s-head-around story of Deanna Durbin as a prostitute-ish character married to a homicidal psychopath played by Gene Kelly.

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Announcing the Made in 1944 Blogathon!

Announcing the Made in 1944 Blogathon!

A blogathon about pop culture released and cultural influencers born in 1944.

The Bells of St. Mary’s; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Bells of St. Mary’s; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Manipulatively inspirational pablum elevated by Ingrid Bergman’s stellar performance.

The Clock; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Clock; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Most Romantic Film Ever Made, IMO.

To Each His Own; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

To Each His Own; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Outstanding romantic drama of a woman’s struggles through two world wars.

Margie; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Margie; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A delightful confection of a movie about a teenage girl coming of age in the late 1920s.

State of the Union; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

State of the Union; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Legendary duo Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy shine in Frank Capra’s populist take on presidential politics.