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barbara-froman's picture
Dec.11.2012
Get the hankies ready.... Today's heart-rending clip is from my favorite adaptation of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge (1951), directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Alastair Sim plays the title character.  For me, there is no other Scrooge.
barbara-froman's picture
Dec.10.2012
From O'Henry's Full House (1952):  "The Gift of the Magi" directed by Jean Negulesco, and narrated by John Steinbeck.
barbara-froman's picture
Dec.05.2012
Judy Garland's moist eyes and rich, soulful voice.... Is there anything more lovely, more wistful than this? Meet me in St. Louis (1944) Dir. Vincente Minnelli