In one classic collection, these 20 films call to mind the Hollywood greats of an era not soon to be forgotten. Featuring three Academy Award®-nominated movies—The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, Royal Wedding and Penny Serenade—sprinkled with memorable performances from your favorite cinema stars.
HIGH SCHOOL CAESAR
Matt Stevens has appointed himself the kingpin of his high school by establishing a small-scale crime empire.
Mickey Rooney stars as Danny Brady, a well-meaning mechanic whose whole life is shattered in the matter of a week.
A vengeance-seeking high school student joins up with a gang of roughnecks who agree to help him hunt down his father’s murderer.
THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS
Martha Ivers is the public mogul of Iverston, PA, but not everything about her is as it seems. Nominated for an Academy Award® (Best Writing-Original Story, 1947).
LEO TOLSTOY’S ANNA KARENINA
Anna Karenina is a Russian noblewoman who becomes caught up in a torrid affair. As rumors begin to spread, the scandal eventually destroys her reputation and her marriage.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S AS YOU LIKE IT
Rosalind falls for the handsome Orlando (Laurence Olivier), but when Orlando doesn’t return her affection, she dresses as a boy and befriends him.
When Fred Staples is recruited to work for a major corporation, he slowly comes to realize that he is replacing an ailing executive his boss is trying push out the door.
DAVID AND GOLIATH
David and Goliath tells the tale of the war between the Philistines and Israelites. Featuring Orson Welles.
HILL NUMBER ONE
This portrayal of Christ’s resurrection boasts an all-star cast and features James Dean in an inspired performance as John the Baptist.
A marriage is put to the test when the couple is barely able to scrape by. Featuring Cary Grant in an Academy Award®-nominated role (Best Actor, 1942).
THE AMAZING ADVENTURE
Ernest Bliss (Cary Grant) is the heir to an incredible fortune, but uselessness and boredom have gotten the best of him.
ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD
Road To Hollywood offers a vivid portrait of Bing Crosby’s life, his early recordings and his rise to fame.
BEAT THE DEVIL
A group of four crooks (including Humphrey Bogart) travel to Africa and end up in a string of misadventures.
The townsfolk of Suddenly are celebrating the arrival of the United States President—everyone except a bitter WWII vet. Starring Frank Sinatra.
A brother (Fred Astaire) and sister dance duo travel to London to perform, but dancing takes a back seat to romance when the leading lady falls in love. Nominated for an Academy Award® (Best Music-Original Song, 1952).
ESTHER AND THE KING
Joan Collins stars as Esther, the femme fatale who becomes the focus of the newly-widowed King Ahasuerus.
POT O’ GOLD
When James Haskell (James Stewart) falls for the lovely Molly McCorkle, the pair attempts to persuade James’ wealthy father to sponsor their friend’s radio program.
MADE FOR EACH OTHER
Carole Lombard and James Stewart star as newlyweds Jane and John Mason in this comedy-drama that highlights the ups and downs of married life.
THE MAGIC SWORD
A classic fantasy tale, The Magic Sword follows Sir George as he sets off on a quest to save Princess Helene.
FATHER’S LITTLE DIVIDEND
The Banks family experiences uproarious chaos when Kay (Elizabeth Taylor) and her husband Buckley become parents.