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Some Like It Hot
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After witnessing a crime, a pair of male musicians joins an all-female band with a gig in Florida. Hilarity ensues. Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and (stealing every scene) Marilyn Monroe star. After witnessing a crime, a pair of male musicians joins an all-female band with a gig in Florida. Hilarity ensues. Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and (stealing every scene) Marilyn Monroe star. Show less
Algiers
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Charles Boyer cements his romantic bad-boy image as Pépé le Moko, a thief hiding out in the Casbah in Algiers. There he meets beautiful socialite, Gaby (...Show more Charles Boyer cements his romantic bad-boy image as Pépé le Moko, a thief hiding out in the Casbah in Algiers. There he meets beautiful socialite, Gaby (played by Hedy Lamarr) and is tempted to give up everything for love. Fun facts: Boyer's character is a a heavy influence for the Warner Brothers character, Pépé Le Pew (the legendary lover/stalker skunk). This is also the movie where Boyer didn't say "Come with me to the Casbah..." - one of Hollywood's great misquotes. Show less
My Man Godfrey
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At the height of the depression, a spoiled socialite and her friends participate in a scavenger hunt that includes collecting a “forgotten man.” She finds...Show more At the height of the depression, a spoiled socialite and her friends participate in a scavenger hunt that includes collecting a “forgotten man.” She finds Godfrey, who is down on his luck. Through a series of mishaps he comes to work as her butler, and they both get more than they bargained for. Carole Lombard and William Powell star. Show less
His Girl Friday
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This is one of the funniest movies ever made, but you have to pay close attention because the dialogue is delivered at rapid-fire speed. Cary Grant plays...Show more This is one of the funniest movies ever made, but you have to pay close attention because the dialogue is delivered at rapid-fire speed. Cary Grant plays a charming and manipulative newspaper editor who is willing to try every trick in the book to keep his star reporter (and ex-wife) from getting married. Show less
Penny Serenade
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This melodrama starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne follows the ups and downs (mostly downs, to be honest) of a beautiful couple. It’s one of those films you want to watch if you’re looking to cry and be depressed. In a good way, of course. This melodrama starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne follows the ups and downs (mostly downs, to be honest) of a beautiful couple. It’s one of those films you want to watch if you’re looking to cry and be depressed. In a good way, of course. Show less
Stage Door Canteen
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There is a plot to this film, but it's not really all that important. What IS important is the sheer number of amazingly talented artists who sing, act, ...Show more There is a plot to this film, but it's not really all that important. What IS important is the sheer number of amazingly talented artists who sing, act, and joke their way through this variety show/propaganda piece made at the height of World War II. Show less
Funny Face
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Audrey Hepburn is the title character in this wonderful (slightly misogynistic) musical about a too-serious girl with a funny face who becomes a model and finds love (just what every girl REALLY wants). Fred Astaire is her age-inappropriate suitor. Audrey Hepburn is the title character in this wonderful (slightly misogynistic) musical about a too-serious girl with a funny face who becomes a model and finds love (just what every girl REALLY wants). Fred Astaire is her age-inappropriate suitor. Show less
Charade
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Audrey Hepburn stars as an unhappily married woman whose husband dies suddenly - with lots of secrets worth killing for. Cary Grant is her age-inappropri...Show more Audrey Hepburn stars as an unhappily married woman whose husband dies suddenly - with lots of secrets worth killing for. Cary Grant is her age-inappropriate suitor. Seriously, though, this is a funny, clever film that twists and turns right up to the very end. Show less
Sabrina
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A pair of rich brothers vie for the affections of their chauffeur's young daughter, who has just returned from Paris - polished and all grown up. Audrey H...Show more A pair of rich brothers vie for the affections of their chauffeur's young daughter, who has just returned from Paris - polished and all grown up. Audrey Hepburn stars as Sabrina and Humphrey Bogart as her age-inappropriate suitor. Ummm... I'm seeing a pattern here. Show less
Cary Grant: A Gentlemen's Gentleman
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BONUS: As you may have noticed, I’m quite partial to Cary Grant. This documentary looks at his life and career. BONUS: As you may have noticed, I’m quite partial to Cary Grant. This documentary looks at his life and career. Show less
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