One of the delightful Carole Lombard screwball comedies from the 1930's. The movie is a bit stiff compared to MY MAN GODFREY, but she is nothing short of absolutely delightful...
A Star Is BornEsther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom only to have them shattered by a ruthless, cold-hearted town without pity, where the chances of finding fame are one in a hundred thousand. Enter falling (and falling down drunk) movie star Norman Maine (Fredric March), whom...Subscribe to to watch now
Nothing SacredHe's an unscrupulous newspaperman eager to exploit the story of a young woman's death by radium poisoning. She knows she's not really dying but can't pass up a free trip to New York with all the trimmings. So begins William Wellman's wonderful black comedy NOTHING SACRED, starring Frederic March...Subscribe to to watch now
It has all the usual stereotypes of its time, but all the more interesting to compare it with the later version, featuring Judy Garland and James Mason...