|Airport 1970 G, 137 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Helen Hayes, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy, Van Heflin, Maureen Stapleton, Lloyd Nolan, Dana Wynter, Barry Nelson, Barbara Hale, Gary Collins, Jessie Royce Landis, Whit Bissell
Based on Arthur Haley's novel by the same name, this film is filled with suspense. Lincoln International Airport manager Mel Bakersfeld (Burt Lancaster) struggles to keep the airport open during a VERY snowy night. Making his problems worse is the fact that his wife Cindy (Dana Wynter) announces that she is divorcing him. Now, a plane is stuck on the needed runway when a plane–on which a mad bomber, D.O. Guerrero (Van Heflin), has exploded a bomb–needs to land. Meanwhile, Mel's brother-in-law Vernon Demerest (Dean Martin) challenges the airport while suffering his own problems involving preganat stewardess Gwen Meighen (Jacqueline Bisset). It is a night to remember. Helen Hayes won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as stowaway passenger Ada Quonsett; nominations included Best Picture and Supporting Actress (Maureen Stapleton) for her role as Inez, the wife of the mad bomber.
|Bon Voyage! 1962 N/R, 130 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Adventure
Director: James Neilson
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Jane Wyman, Michael Callan, Deborah Walley, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Ivan Desny, Jessie Royce Landis, Max Showalter, Georgette Anys, James Millhollin, Alex Gerry, Howard Smith, Francoise Prevost, Marcel Hillaire
The Willard family leaves Terre Haute, Indiana, and goes on a European vacation in this Disney film. What the children consider fun and adventures prove troublesome for their parents, Harry and Katie (Fred MacMurray and Jane Wyman).
|Boys' Night Out 1962 N/R, 113 min.|
Director: Michael Gordon
Cast: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Duff, Janet Blair, Jessie Royce Landis, Oskar Homolka, Zsa Zsa Gabor, William Bendix, Jim Backus, Patti Page, Howard Morris, Anne Jeffreys, Fred Clark, Larry Keating
Four young executives–Fred Williams (James Garner), George Drayton (Tony Randall), Doug Jackson (Howard Duff), and Howard McIllenny (Howard Morris)–with families in suburbia, rent a penthouse flat in the city; they staff it with a young woman, Cathy (Kim Novak), who–unbeknownst to the four amorous men–is a sociology student using them for her research paper.
|Critic's Choice 1963 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Don Weis
Cast: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Maxwell, Rip Torn, Jessie Royce Landis, John Dehner, Jim Backus, Marie Windsor, Richard Deacon, Jerome Cowan
Loosely based on Ira Levin's play, this is the story of stage critic Parker Ballantine's (Bob Hope) dilemma when his own wife Angela's (Lucille Ball) play is about to be produced on Broadway.
|The Girl He Left Behind 1956 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: David Butler
Cast: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus, Henry Jones, Murray Hamilton, Alan King, James Garner, David Janssen, Vinton Haworth, Wilfred Knapp, Les Johnson, Raymond Bailey, Florenz Ames, Fredd Wayne
An Army recruit, Andy L. Shaeffer (Tab Hunter), is failing in college and becomes an Army draftee. He leaves for Camp Ord, and his girlfriend, Susan Daniels (Natalie Wood), awaits his return. Although Andy, at first, does not want to be in the Army, he becomes a man under the influence of his military training, saves the lives of four fellow soldiers, and decides to serve out his time.
|Goodbye Again 1961 N/R, 120 min.|
Director: Anatole Litvak
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins, Jessie Royce Landis, Diahann Carroll, Pierre Dux, Lee Patrick, Peter Bull, Michele Mercier
Based on a story by Francoise Sagan, the plot for this film involves an older woman (Ingrid Bergman) who is torn between her longtime paramour (Yves Montand) and a dashing younger man (Anthony Perkins).
|It Happens Every Spring 1949 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley, Ted de Corsia, Ray Collins, Alan Hale Jr., Jessie Royce Landis, Gene Evans, Edward Keane
What happens every spring is, of course, baseball season. This is the story of a college professor, Vernon Simpson (Ray Milland), who invents a formula that enables a ball to avoid bats–and the fun begins.
|Mr. Belvedere Goes to College 1949 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Elliott Nugent
Cast: Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Tom Drake, Alan Young, Jessie Royce Landis, Kathleen Hughes, Paul Harvey, Jeff Chandler, Taylor Holmes, Alvin Greenman
In this continuing series of "Mr. Belvedere" films, our genius Mr. Belvedere (Clifton Webb) heads for college where he becomes involved in the social, as well as the academic sphere, of his education.
|My Foolish Heart 1949 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Mark Robson
Cast: Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward, Kent Smith, Lois Wheeler, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith, Gigi Perreau, Karin Booth, Marietta Canty, Phillip Pine
Susan Hayward was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in her role of a woman who falls in love and becomes pregnant by a soldier. He dies before learning of the expected baby, and she tries to marry to legitimize her infant's name.
|My Man Godfrey 1957 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: June Allyson, David Niven, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith, Eva Gabor, Jay Robinson, Martha Hyer, Jeff Donnell, Herbert Anderson, Eric Sinclair, Dabbs Greer, Harry Cheshire, Fred Essler, Jack Mather, Paul Levitt
While on a scavenger hunt for a "Forgotten Man," socialite Irene Bullock (June Allyson) finds down-on-his-luck Godfrey (David Niven) and brings him back to the party hoping to win the prize. That event leads to Godfrey being taken into the Bullock home where he serves as the family's butler and works to bring some sense into the lives of the screwball Bullock family.
|North by Northwest 1959 N/R, 136 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Leo G. Carroll, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Ober, Josephine Hutchinson, Edward Platt, Les Tremayne, Adam Williams, Robert Ellenstein, Philip Coolidge, Patrick McVey, Ken Lynch
A Madison Avenue businessman (Cary Grant) is pursued by foreign agents who mistakenly think he is a spy. He has a torrid affair with a stranger (Eva Marie Saint) during a train ride while eluding the agents. The chase takes place from New York City, through Midwest corn fields, and culminates at the top of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota's Black Hills. One of Hitchcock's and filmdom's greats. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Film Editing, and Writing.
|A Private's Affair 1959 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Sal Mineo, Christine Carere, Barry Coe, Barbara Eden, Gary Crosby, Terry Moore, Jim Backus, Jessie Royce Landis, Alan Hewitt, Bob Denver
A group of young entertainers gather together to put on a television show while performing at an Army base.
|The Swan 1956 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Charles Vidor
Cast: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead, Jessie Royce Landis, Brian Aherne, Leo G. Carroll, Estelle Winwood, Robert Coote, Doris Lloyd, Van Dyke Parks, Christopher Cook, Edith Barrett, Bess Flowers, Jennifer Raine
Set in 1910's Hungary, Princess Alexandra (Grace Kelly) finds herself falling in love with Dr. Nicholas Agi (Louis Jourdan) although she is promised in marriage to Prince Albert (Alec Guinness).
|To Catch a Thief 1955 N/R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Georgette Anys, Paul Newlan, Lewis Charles, John Alderson, Jean Martinelli, Eugene Borden, Eugene Blancard, Steven Geray, Bess Flowers
Retired jewel thief John Robie (Cary Grant), now living on the French Riviera, is suspected of returning to his former profession. He sets out to prove his innocence, and, with the aid of detective H.H. Hughson (John Williams), he checks out the Riviera vacationers. Among the wealthy tourists are Jessie Stephens (Jessie Royce Landis) and her daughter Frances (Grace Kelly). John meets Frances, and Frances is attracted to him, but John has no time for romance. When Jessie's jewels are stolen, Frances steers the police in John's direction, but then the chemistry between Frances and John heats up, and love is definitely in the air. Now, Jessie is so much in love with John that she does not seem to care whether or not John is really a jewel thief.
|1. Airport (1970)|
2. Bon Voyage! (1962)
3. Boys' Night Out (1962)
4. Critic's Choice (1963)
5. Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)
6. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
7. Goodbye Again (1961)
8. It Happens Every Spring (1949)
9. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)
10. My Foolish Heart (1949)
11. My Man Godfrey (1957)
12. North by Northwest (1959)
13. A Private's Affair (1959)
14. The Swan (1956)
15. To Catch a Thief (1955)
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