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Sunday, March 4 2012

The One That Started It All: 'A Star is Born'

Perhaps more than a morality tale, this film was a strategy to give post-Great Depression audiences hope, so long as they admired Hollywood from afar.

Wednesday, September 15 2010

'Eleven Men and a Girl' and a Mouth

A type of 1930s-era entertainment that today would be unnecessary and inconceivable.

Sunday, September 17 2006

Track of the Cat (1954)

The film traps the viewer inside the cabin with the family one minute, then out in the snow the next, watching the windows and waiting.

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