Classic Films

The More the Merrier (April 7, 1943) Synopsis A housing shortage in Washington, D.C. during World War II causes Constance Milligan to rent out part of her apartment as an act of patriotism. Mr. Benjamin Dingle worms his way into the spare room and then plays matchmaker for Constance and “some high type, clean cut, […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (October 19, 1939) Synopsis Jefferson Smith is appointed senator by his state’s governor to fill a vacant seat without causing any trouble, but he starts doing just that when he uncovers corruption in his state government and refuses to stand by and watch it happen. Thoughts I went to Washington, D.C. for […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

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 […]