Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939)

NOTE: I’m posting this review and the next one as part of the Classic Movie Blog Association’s “Fabulous Films of the 30s” spring blogathon. When I committed to writing about “Intermezzo” (both versions), I honestly didn’t know whether they would classify as ‘fabulous’ or not, since I hadn’t watched the 1939 version in many years, […]

Intermezzo (1936)

“Is it a crime to realize I can’t live without you?” Synopsis: An aspiring pianist (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with the violinist-father (Gosta Ekman) of one of her pupils (Britt Hagman), eventually causing the break-up of Ekman’s marriage to his long-suffering wife (Inga Tidblad). Genres: Ingrid Bergman Films Musicians Scandinavian Films Star-Crossed Lovers Review: […]

Cheaper By the Dozen (1950)

“They’re all mine — and believe me, it’s no picnic!” Synopsis: A work-efficiency expert (Clifton Webb) and his wife (Myrna Loy) raise twelve children — six boys and six girls (including Jeanne Crain) — in the early 20th century. Genres: Clifton Webb Films Historical Drama Jeanne Crain Films Myrna Loy Films Raising Kids Review: This […]

Spotted — GFTFF!

A friend shared this still from a three-part BBC documentary called Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies. Check out the shiny blue spine behind the man being interviewed! This is also a good time to remind readers that a documentary about Peary is in the works — click here to read more!