Classics

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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The Mad Miss Manton; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Mad Miss Manton; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Romantic screwball mystery misses the mark of a true classic but offers fine performance by Stanwyck.

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Wholesome, overly sweet Durbin vehicle lacks appeal for modern viewers.

Where the Boys Are (1960); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Where the Boys Are (1960); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A surprisingly complex and engrossing tale of young love, sex, and sexism.

Tea and Sympathy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Tea and Sympathy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

When you talk about this movie, and you will, be kind.

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.