The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) – John Cromwell

  The next title up for review in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book, as we return to the action section was the delightful, and previously reviewed, Adventures of Robin Hood, amongst its recommendations however, was this delightful jewel I had never seen. Ronald Colman takes on double duty as Major Rudolph Rassendyll…

The Maltese Falcon (1941) – John Huston

Humphrey Bogart stars in this classic film noir that is the first recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of The Big Sleep. Dashiel Hammett’s book comes to life under the direction of John Huston, who also penned the adapted screenplay, with gumshoe Sam Spade (Bogart) finding himself…

The Palm Beach Story (1942) – Preston Sturges

  Preston Sturges wrote and directed this screwball romantic comedy that is one of the recommendations from Bringing Up Baby in the Great Movies – 1oo Years of Film book I am working my way through. This one is a little out there, and deals with sex, love, divorce and money in an entertaining way,…