This week is all about Classic Pairings as we feature just 4 of Hollywood’s greatest movies in our collection with 9 of Hollywood’s most legendary actors: 1951’s Another Man’s Poison with Bette Davis and Gary Merrill, 1954’s The Last Time I Saw Paris with Elizabeth Taylor and Van Johnson, 1955’s The Man With the Golden Arm with Kim Novak and Frank Sinatra, and 1939’s The Women with Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer and Rosalind Russell. All of them are glamorous feature films from Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Where you’ll find Movies you love with Stars you know.
Another Man’s Poison is Irving Rapper’s 1951 black & white mystery crime drama starring Better Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steele, Barbara Murray, Reginald Beckwith and Edna Morris. It tells the story of a privileged but philandering mystery writer whose tangled relationships develop into a macabre, murderous cat-and-mouse game.
The Last Time I Saw Paris is the 1954 Richard Brooks romance/drama starring Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed, Eva Gabor, Kurt Kasznar and George Desher. It tells the story of an American soldier who returns to Paris after the war to try to capture his dream of family, success and acclaim, but fate has other plans for him during his journey where none of his dreams are assured.
The Man With The Golden Arm is Otto Preminger’s 1955 black & white drama starring Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin, Jon Conte and Doro Merande telling the story of an ex-convict, ex-heroin addict and former musician trying to get his life together amid the temptations of the big city of Chicago.
The Women – with Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell
The Women is George Cukor’s black & white 1939 classic comedy/drama starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Phyllis Povah and the fabulous Joan Fontaine. The Women follows the lives of Manhattan’s women of society and how gossip shrinks the big city to a mere scandalous neighborhood.