Greatest Movies Through 1960

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Gone With The Wind (1939)

Posted by Technoheaven on January 1, 1939

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238 min – rated G / PG – view video trailer

Director: Victor Fleming
Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Hattie McDaniel, Olivia de Haviland

Genres: Drama, History, Romance

IMDB 8.2 / Amazon 4.5 / MRQE 92% / MovieGuide 4 stars

Oscars won 8 of 13: Best Picture, Actress (Vivien Leigh), Supporting Actress (Hattie McDaniel), Director (Victor Fleming), Art (Lyle Wheeler), Cinematography (Ernest Haller, Ray Rennahan), Film Editing (Hal Kern, James Newcom), Writing/Screenplay (Sidney Howard) / nominated: Actor (Clark Gable), Supporting Actress (Olivia de Haviland), Effects (Jack Cosgrove, Fred Albin, Arthur Johns), Music (Max Steiner), Sound (Thomas Moulton)

Ranked #3 Greatest Movies Through 1960, in 34 of 41 best movies lists, a Zagat Top Movie

American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction. IMDB rating: 8.2 from over 114,260 users

Period romance. War epic. Family saga. Popular fiction adapted with crowd-pleasing brilliance. Star acting aglow with charisma and passion. Moviemaking craft at its height. Amazon 4.5 stars from over 1,052 users

An American masterpiece, this evergreen giant will forever reign as the king of Hollywood productions. Scarlett O’Hara gains husbands and money, but not happiness as her lifestyle crumbles around her. Not only does this movie feature some of the most intricate plotting and masterful acting ever portrayed on screen, it documents America’s greatest tragedy, the Civil War. Movie Guide 4 of 4 stars with light language, light violence, light sex, no nudity.

MRQE 92% from over 103 reviews linked

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It Happened One Night (1934)

Posted by Technoheaven on January 1, 1934

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105 min – view video trailer

Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly

IMDB 8.3 / Amazon 4.8 / MRQE 89% / Decent Films A-

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Oscars: nominated for 5, won 5 (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Writing)

Ranked #26 Greatest Movies Through 1960, a Zagat Top Movie

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who’s actually a reporter looking for a story. IMDB 8.3 rating from over 34,760 users

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert team up for laughs as mismatched lovers in this 1934 screwball comedy classic… a spirited entertainment and an uplifting experience. Amazon 4.8 stars from over 153 users

One of the most enduring romantic comedies of Hollywood’s golden age, Capra’s It Happened One Nightis an unassuming road picture starring Clark Gable as an out-of-work newspaperman and Claudette Colbert as a spoiled heiress who travel together from Miami to New York. Decent Films A-

MRQE 89% from over 34 reviews

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