Made for Each Other (February 10, 1939) Synopsis Couple gets married at the spur of the moment, couple finds being grown-up difficult and sometimes boring. Couple decides to break up but are re-united by their shared anxiety over the health of their son, who needs a serum flown in from Utah on a stormy New Year’s […]
You Can’t Take it With You (August 23, 1938) Synopsis Alice Sycamore is from an eccentric, spirited family where each person does whatever makes them happy. Alice’s boyfriend, Tony Kirby, is from a wealthy banker’s family where stuffiness and wealth reign supreme. Alice wants the families to meet before she marries Tony and the joint dinner […]
fadedsignals: How ABC News responded to another tumultuous year in U.S. history: 1969.
The Shopworn Angel (July 15, 1938) Synopsis A chorus girl lets a sweet, naive WWI soldier from Texas pretend she’s his girlfriend to impress his fellow soldiers. She starts to really like and respect him and agrees to marry him so he can go to war filled with happiness and hope. Meanwhile, the girl and […]
Last night wasn’t the first time a presenter was given the wrong envelope at the Oscars. It happened back in 1964, but the resulting confusion was a little less dramatic. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Vivacious Lady (May 10, 1938) Synopsis A college professor goes to New York to fetch his Black Sheep cousin and returns married to a nightclub singer (played by Ginger Rogers). He has to try to explain the unexpected marriage to his stern, disapproving father and weak-hearted mother and find some time to be alone with […]
Of Human Hearts (February 11, 1938) Synopsis A boy is such a jerk to his parents that President Lincoln, a man trying to hold together a warring nation, needs to step in and set him right. Thoughts That synopsis is perhaps unfairly reductive, but it’s essentially what happens. Jason doesn’t get along with his preacher […]