Friday Night Classic: Ball of Fire (1941)

barbara stanwyck ball of fireThis isn’t going to be a long, detailed post. I stumbled upon a trio of screwball comedies tonight on TCM – My Man Godfrey, Bringing Up Baby, and Ball of Fire. For some reason I always forget how much I love Ball of Fire. Maybe because I’m blinded by the total adoration of Bringing Up Baby.

Anyways. Barbara Stanwyck in this scene is everything. No wonder she’s the kind of woman who makes whole civilizations topple.

Do I need to elaborate more? Okay.

That’s all.

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Friday Night Classic: Stormy Weather (1943)

On Tuesdays, I run a classic film screening. On Fridays, I write about these movies.

This week’s film: Stormy Weather (1943) – directed by Andrew L. Stone; starring Lena Horne and Bill Robinson.

Friday Night Classic: Show Boat (1951)

On Tuesdays, I run a classic film screening. On Fridays, I write about these movies.

This week’s film: Show Boat (1951) – directed by George Sidney; starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, and Ava Gardner.

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Friday Night Classic: Ride The High Country (1962)

On Tuesdays, I run a classic film screening. On Fridays, I write about these movies.

This week’s film: Ride the High Country (1962) – Dir: Sam Peckinpah; starring Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott.

Friday Night Classic: Sabrina (1954)

On Tuesdays, I run a classic film screening. On Fridays, I (try to) write about these movies.

This week’s film: Sabrina (1954) – Dir: Billy Wilder; starring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, and William Holden.

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