2022 Movie of the Week
Archive of Classic Friday Night Movies
Stop by Friday’s for a fresh selection of the classic film we’ll be watching on the weekend!
This 1956 drive-in classic, Three Bad Sisters features Marla English, Kathleen Hughes, Sara Shane, and John Bromfield in a tale about a millionaire’s death, and the struggle to control his wealth through his three daughters.
Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie. This 1949 comedy, Father Was A Fullback stars Fred McMurray, Maureen O’Hara, and Thelma Ritter.
In the 1951 comedy, The Model and the Marriage Broker, Thelma Ritter stars as the marriage broker who has plans on making a match between a model and radiologist.
An American woman visiting Venice falls for a handsome, but married man in Summertime. The 1955 film stars Katherine Hepburn and Rossano Brazzi.
In Las Vegas, a group of assorted criminals plans the robbery of an armored truck hauling casino money to the bank. Guns Girls Gangsters is a 1959 drive-in film featuring Mamie Van Doren, Gerald Mohr, and Lee Van Cleef.
The More the Merrier is a 1943 romantic comedy with Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, and Charles Coburn about three unlikely roomates during the housing crunch in WWII Washington, DC.
Her Husband’s Affairs has Lucille Ball and Franchot Tone starring in this fun 1947 comedy as newlyweds involved in an amazing new men’s grooming invention.
Blondie Takes A Vacation is a 1939 comedy based on the popular comic strip where Blondie and Dagwood take on management of a mountain inn. Starring Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake.
The 1952 drama, Deadline U.S.A. stars Humphrey Bogart and features Ethel Barrymore and Kim Hunter in a story about an editor trying to save the newspaper after it is sold.
The File on Thelma Jordan – Wendell Corey stars in this 1950 film as a married Assistant DA who becomes involved with Barbara Stanwyck, the niece of a murder victim.
The Heartbreak Kid – Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin, and Cybill Shepherd are featured in this 1972 Neil Simon film about a newly married man who falls for a woman other than his wife on his honeymoon.
In early 1900s’ Pennsylvania, The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children in this 1959 comedy featuring Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Charles Coburn, and Jill St. John.
Susan Hayward, William Lundigan, and Rory Clahoun are featured in I’d Climb the HIghest Mountain, a 1951 film about about a minister and his wife in southern Appalachia in the early 20th century.
The 1959 comedy, Holiday for Lovers stars Clifton Webb as a psychiatrist on holiday with his family in Brazil after his daughter has extended her stay there to study under an elder mentor. Dad is not at all pleased with the Brazilian influence on his daughter. Also features Jane Wyman, Jill St.John, and Carol Lynley.
There is plenty of music and dancing in this 1955 film Fred Astaire is an American millionaire anonymously sponsoring a young Leslie Caron as a French orphan through college. Daddy Long Legs also features Terry Moore and Thelma Ritter.
The 1945 film, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is based on the classic novel about a young girl, making the best of life with her struggling family in their Brooklyn apartment. Starring Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, and Peggy Ann Garner. Directed by Elia Kazan. Two Academy Awards, James Dunn for Best Supporting Actor, and Peggy Ann Garner for Best Juvenile Award.
As Young As You Feel is a 1951 film about a 65-year-old printer who uses his individual initiative to keep from being forced into retirement. Starring Monty Wooley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne, and Marilyn Monroe.
Lady In Cement is a 1968 action-packed Tony Rome mystery thriller. The private investigator discovers a woman’s body while diving for treasure and sets to solve the mystery of the woman in cement, at the bottom of the ocean.
Starring Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Richard Conte, Martin Gabel, and Lainie Kazan.
An unemployed NYC dancer and her young daughter find themselves living with an off-Broadway actor after her live-in boyfriend moves on. The 1977 Neil Simon romantic comedy features Richard Dreyfuss (winner of the Best Actor Academy Award for his role as Elliot Garfield), Marsha Mason, and Quinn Cummings.
Lana Turner, Lee Philips, and Lloyd Nolan are featured in this 1957 soap opera of a movie that exposes all of the drama of a small town.
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is a 1974 drama/comedy starring Ellen Burstyn and Kris Kristofferson about a 30-something widow/singer/waitress struggling to make a future for her son and herself. Martin Scorsese directed. Won Oscar Award for Burstyn as Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Only You is a 1994 rom-com, directed by Norman Jewison features Marisa Tormei, Eobert Downey Jr., and Bonnie Hunt searching Italy for one young woman’s soulmate.
The Stepford Wives, is based on the Ira Levin novel about an NYC family moving to a Connecticut town where the wives seem a bit off. This 1975 version features Katherine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, and Tina Louise.
Stowaway is about a young girl, lost in Shanghai, a young girl is found by a playboy and his girlfriend. Starring Shirley Temple, Robert Young, and Alice Faye.
In The Notorious Landlady Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, and Fred Astaire are featured in this comedy about an American diplomat in London, his mysterious landlady, and a missing husband.
Paris Blues stars Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Diahann Carroll, and Joanne Woodward star in this jazz film about two musicians who find love in Paris.
The Stranger (1946) stars Edward G. Robinson, Orson Welles, and Loretta Young about an investigator from the War Crimes Commission is on the hunt for a Nazi.
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