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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #113

Clip description: Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn take the battle of the sexes to hilarious heights in George Cukor’s classic courtroom comedy; ADAM’S RIB (1949). Based on an original screenplay by the married writing team of Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, ADAM’S RIB sparkles with their sophisticated humor that’s mixed with a dash of slapstick, and will have you rolling …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #112

Clip description: Marlon Brando gives an iconic performance while Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden walk off with the Oscars in Elia Kazan’s version of Tennessee Williams’ volcanic “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1951). Shot in beautiful black and white with a haunting jazz score by Alex North, this is the ultimate version of a Williams’ play, directed by the …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #111

Clip description: For Valentine’s Day, here’s a touch of Hitchcock. Psychiatrist Ingrid Bergman treats and falls in love with an amnesic and possibly homicidal doctor played by Gregory Peck in David O. Selznick’s lavish production of Alfred Hitchcock’s SPELLBOUND (1945). With Oscar nominated support from legendary Russian actor Michael Chekhov and a haunting — and Oscar winning score — by …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #110

Clip description: The legendary Greta Garbo gives the romantic performance of her cinematic career in George Cukor’s visually lush production of Camille (1936). With handsome Robert Taylor as her lover Armand and with able support from Henry Daniel, Jesse Ralph and the irrepressible Laura Hope Crews, it is an unforgettably sensitive, romantic and ultimately tragic love story that will live …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #109

Steve Hayes writes: On New Year’s Eve, the world turns upside down for the star studded cast of Irwin Allen’s classic disaster film “The Poseidon Adventure” (1972). Gene Hackman leads an all-star cast in this adventure film based on a novel by Paul Gallico and directed by Ronald Neame. Oscar winners Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Jack Albertson and Shelly Winters …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #108

Steve Hayes writes: “Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan spend their war time holidays together in Peter Godfrey’s charming comedy “Christmas In Connecticut” (1945). With help from two of Warner Brothers’ favorite character players – Sydney Greenstreet, in one of his rare comic roles and the adorable Austrian actor S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakal, it’s a sweet, funny, romantic and lighthearted way …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #107

1946’s Brief Encounter starring Celia Johnson.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #106

1961’s Mysterious Island, starring Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood and Herbert Lom. Special effects by Ray Harryhausen.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #105

“Gregory Peck stars with Ava Gardner, Hildegarde Knef and the incomparable Susan Hayward in Henry King’s adaptation of Hemingway’s The Snows Of Kilimanjaro (1952).”

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #104

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1943 classic, Shadow Of A Doubt.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #103

1959’s Some Like It Hot, starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. Directed by Billy Wilder.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #102

1959’s The Best Of Everything starring Hope Lange, Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, and Suzy Parker.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #101

1947’s Out Of The Past, starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #100

1950’s All About Eve, starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe, and George Sanders.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #99

1951’s Rawhide starring Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #98

1941’s Ball Of Fire starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #97

1942’s Reap The Wild Wind, starring Paulette Goddard, John Wayne, Ray Milland and Susan Hayward. Directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #96

1945’s Fallen Angel starring Dana Andrews and Alice Faye.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #95

The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, starring Maggie Smith.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #94

1954’s Sabrina starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. Directed by Billy Wilder.

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