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, […]

Classic Films

It Happened One Night (February 23, 1934) Synopsis An heiress and a newspaper reporter find themselves thrown together on a cross-country road trip and find their initial antagonism morphing into affection.   Thoughts  I love romantic comedies so much that now I’m kicking myself for not looking back in the archives sooner. This movie was […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

Come Live With Me (January 31, 1941) Synopsis A writer marries a wealthy woman so she will be allowed to stay in the country. In exchange she pays his living expenses ($17.80 a week!) Spoiler alert: they fall in love. Thoughts There’s a reference to current events when Johnny (Hedy Lamarr) tells Bill that she needs […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

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 […]