.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Sunday, January 02, 2005

THE FILMS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

Pillow Talk (1959)
Each performer showcase recommends five films to acquaint you with a particular performer or performing team that you may not know or know well. It lists one main recommendation (a headlined film) and four additional films. Here is a complete list of those main headliners. Look over this list of 258 recommended films, find something that you haven't seen and then, give it a try.


    #

  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)
    A
  • Ace in the Hole (1951)
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  • The African Queen (1951)
  • The Alamo (1960)
  • Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
  • All About Eve (1950)
  • Anastasia (1956)
  • And Then There Were None (1949)
  • Angels in the Outfield (1951) [aka: Angels and the Pirates (UK)]
  • Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
  • Anthony Adverse (1936)
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • Arabian Nights (1942)
  • Arizona Cyclone (1941)
  • Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  • Atlantis The Lost Continent (1961)
  • Away All Boats (1956)
  • The Awful Truth (1937)
    B
  • Bangville Police (1913)
  • The Battle of Britain (1969)
  • Beau Geste (1939)
  • Becket (1964)
  • The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Big Business (1929)
  • The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  • Blackbeard the Pirate (1952)
  • The Black Cat (1934)
  • The Black Pirate (1926)
  • The Bohemian Girl (1936)
  • Born Yesterday (1950)
  • Boys Town (1938)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  • The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) ^
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • The Browning Version (1951)
  • The Brute Man (1946)
  • Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Buffalo Bill (1944)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    C
  • Cactus Flower (1969)
  • Captains Courageous (1937)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1968)
  • Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)
  • Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  • Cimarron (1931)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Come September (1961)
  • The Court Jester (1956)
  • The Covered Wagon (1923)
  • A Cure For Pokeritis (1912)
    D
  • Daddy-Long-Legs (1919)
  • Darby O'Gill And The Little People (1959)
  • Dark Passage (1947)
  • Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1952)
  • Dear Brat (1951)
  • The Desert Hawk (1950) ^
  • Desk Set (1957)
  • Detective Story (1951)
  • Dinner at Eight (1933)
  • Dodsworth (1936)
  • Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Double Wedding (1937)
  • Dracula (1931)
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  • Dr. No (1962)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Duck Soup (1933)
    E
  • Easter Parade (1948)
  • The Enchanted Forest (1945)
    F
  • The Fallen Idol (1948)
  • The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
  • Female on the Beach (1955)
  • Flash Gordon (1936)
  • Follow the Fleet (1936)
  • Footlight Parade (1933)
  • Forever [aka: Peter Ibbetson; The Great Romance (working title: USA)] (1921) ^
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • Friendly Persuasion (1956)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • From Russia With Love (1963)
  • The Fuller Brush Man [aka: That Mad Mr. Jones (UK)] (1948)
  • Funny Girl (1968)
    G
  • The Geisha Boy (1958)
  • The General (1927)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
  • Gigi (1958)
  • Gilda (1946)
  • The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
  • Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • Good News (1947)
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  • Grand Hotel (1932)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  • The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)
  • Green Pastures (1936)
  • Gunga Din (1931)
  • A Guy Named Joe (1943)
    H
  • Hands Across the Table (1935) ^
  • The Hasty Heart (1949)
  • Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
  • The Heiress (1949)
  • High Noon (1952)
  • His Girl Friday (1940)
  • Holiday Affair (1949)
  • Hop-Along Cassidy (1935)
  • Horror of Dracula (1958)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
  • House of Dracula (1945)
  • House of Wax (1953)
  • How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  • The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
    I
  • I Married a Witch (1942)
  • Imitation General (1958)
  • In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
  • It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    J
  • Johnny Belinda (1948)
  • Johnny Eager (1942)
    K
  • Keep 'Em Flying (1941)
  • The Killers (1946)
  • The King and I (1956)
  • The King of Kings (1927)
  • Kings Row (1942)
  • Knights of the Round Table (1953)
    L
  • Lady of Burlesque (1943)
  • The Last Command (1955)
  • Laura (1944)
  • Law Of The Lash (1947)
  • Der Letzte Mann (1924) [aka: The Last Laugh (USA)] ^
  • Libeled Lady (1936)
  • The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp (1943)
  • Little Caesar (1931)
  • The Little Princess (1939)
  • The Long Hot Summer (1958)
  • The Longest Day (1962)
  • Lord Jim (1965)
  • Lost Horizon (1937)
  • The Lost Weekend (1945)
  • The Love Bug (1969) 
  • Love Me Tender (1956)
    M
  • M (1931)
  • Mad About Music (1938)
  • The Major and the Minor (1942)
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941)
  • Manhunt Of Mystery Island [aka: Captain Mephisto and the Transformation Machine] (1945)
  • Manslaughter (1922) ^
  • Marie Antoinette (1939)
  • Marty (1955)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Masterson of Kansas (1954) ^
  • Maytime (1937)
  • Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • The Misfits (1961)
  • Modern Times (1936)
  • Moon Over Miami (1941)
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  • Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  • Murder, My Sweet (1944)
  • The Music Man (1962)
  • My Little Chickadee (1940)
  • My Man Godfrey (1936)
  • Mystery Of The Wax Museum (1933)
    N
  • The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Ninotchka (1939)
  • North by Northwest (1959)
    O
  • Oklahoma! (1955)
  • Old Yeller (1957)
  • On Moonlight Bay (1951)
  • On the Town (1949)
  • Operation Petticoat (1959)
  • Outward Bound (1930)
    P
  • The Paleface (1948)
  • Patton (1970)
  • The Parent Trap (1961)
  • People Will Talk (1951)
  • The Phantom Empire (1925)
  • The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  • Phantom of the Opera (1943) ^
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
  • Pillow Talk (1959)
  • Pride and Prejudice (1940)
    Q
  • Queen Kelly (1929)
  • The Quiet Man (1952)
    R
  • Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
  • Rebecca (1940)
  • Red Dust (1932)
  • Red, Hot and Blue (1949)
  • Rhapsody (1954)
  • Road to Morocco (1942)
  • The Roaring Twenties (1939)
  • Robin and the Seven Hoods (1964)
  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • Room For One More [aka: The Easy Way] (1952)
    S
  • Sadie Thompson (1928)
  • Safety Last (1923)
  • Sayonara (1957)
  • Scarface (1932)
  • Scrooge (1951)
  • The Sea Chase (1955)
  • The Searchers (1956)
  • Sergeant York (1941)
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
  • Shane (1953)
  • She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (1949)
  • A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  • Show Boat (1951)
  • Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  • Sitting Pretty (1948)
  • Six Days (1923) ^
  • Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • The Song of Bernadette (1943)
  • The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Stage Door (1937)
  • Stagecoach (1939)
  • Star is Born, A (1937)
  • Star is Born, A (1954)
  • Straight Shooting (1917)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Sunrise At Campobello (1960)
  • Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  • Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
    T
  • A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
  • Tea For Two (1950)
  • Teacher's Pet (1958)
  • The Ten Commandments (1923)
  • Texas (1941)
  • That Night in Rio (1941)
  • Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
  • The Thin Man (1934)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  • To Sir With Love (1967)
  • Twilight in the Sierras (1950)
    U
  • The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
    V
  • Violent is the Word For Curly (1938)
    W
  • War and Peace (1956)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • What Price Hollywood? (1932)
  • White Christmas (1954)
  • Winchester '73 (1950)
  • Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • The Wolf Man (1941)
    Y
  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
    Z
  • Z (1969)


  • *Provided by: "Elizabeth Van Cleve Randolph"

    Movie still displayed: Pillow Talk (1959)

    The ^ notation signifies those films hyperlinked to poster, lobby card or other images rather than movie stills. See Pictures Wanted! for more details.

    Updated: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 / 09:38:52 PST

    0 Comments: