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Gone With the Wind (1939)

Until I saw Gone With the Wind, I had believed that The Adventures of Robin Hood was the most lavish and beautiful …

The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

If there is one thing to be said about The Great Ziegfeld, it is lavish. And long, but that’s to be expected from a …

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

  OK, I’m going to be completely honest: I didn’t really like this movie. It was too long. The actors were all …

It Happened One Night (1934)

A name like this makes me imagine a movie occurring over the course of a single, crazy night. Something like The Out of Towers …

Grand Hotel, MGM 1932.

Grand Hotel (1931-32)

As with All Quiet on the Western Front, this film fascinates me as an example of storytelling archetypes which have long been …