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  • "No one is better than Bette when she's bad!" Academy Award winners Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland and Hattie MacDaniel star in this story of a shameless woman who destroys the lives of everyone around her,In This Our Life!

    Beautiful, wealthy, spoiled Stanley Timberlake (Davis) abandons her fiancé to seduce her sister's (de Havilland) husband, Peter (Dennis Morgan). But after their relationship drives Peter to alcoholism and suicide, the remorseless Stanley comes home to steal her sister's new beau. Soon after her return, Stanley kills a mother and daughter in a hit-and-run automobile accident, and feeling no remorse, Stanley blames the deaths on the family's innocent African American servant (MacDaniel - Gone With The Wind).

  • Who murdered Miles Archer? No one knows. But what Archer’s partner, Private Eye Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart), does know is that Archer was killed while investigating the disappearance of a priceless statue...and now Spade has three mysterious clients who want him to find it - at any cost! 

    A film noir materpiece that marked John Huston’s directorial debut and redefined Bogart’s screen persona, The Maltese Falcon is “an outstanding four-star detective drama” (Leonard Maltin). Co-starring Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet, and nominated for three 1941 Academy Awards®, this suspense-filled classic remains one of the most enthralling mystery-thrillers ever made. “As Sam Space, Humphrey Bogart Defines the Archetypal Movie Private Eye - Insolent, cynical but a man of honour",  TOTAL FILM

  • Academy Award winner James Cagney leads an all-star cast in a story of cowardice and courage based on the true-life experiences of Catholic priest Father Duffy assigned to a scrappy unit of Irish Americans The Fighting 69th.

    World War I. Cocky, streetwise tough Jerry Plunkett (Cagney) arrives in the 69th with an attitude that he can defeat the enemy single-handedly and an unwillingness to follow orders. But in his first firefight, Plunkett's cowardice costs the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. Now, Plunkett must find the courage to redeem himself and his unit--even if it comes at the cost of his life

  • The 75th Anniversary edition of Gone with the Wind with special features and commentary is out now on Blu-ray.

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland and Hattie McDaniel star in this classic epic of the American South. On the eve of the American Civil War, rich, beautiful and self-centred Scarlett O'Hara (Leigh) has everything she could want - except Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard). But as the war devastates the South, Scarlett discovers the strength within herself to protect her family and rebuild her life. 

    Through everything, she longs for Ashley, unaware that she is already married to the man she really loves (Gable) - and who truly loves her - until she finally drives him away. Only then does Scarlett realize what she has lost... and decide to win him back. Considered one of the greatest classic American movies, Gone With The Wind won 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, Hattie McDaniel, the first Oscar awarded to an African-American actor.

  • Academy Award winners Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney star in this story of three friends who return from World War I to the United States in the era of jazz, speakeasies and bootleggers-- The Roaring Twenties ! 

    George Hally (Bogart), Eddie Bartlett (Cagney) and Lloyd Hart (Jeffey Lynn) become rich and powerful working both sides of the law in the decade after the War. But the stock market crash and a woman, Jean Sherman (Priscilla Lane), loved by both Hally and Hart, spell a violent end to their lives of crime. Based on the story "The World Moves On" by columnist Mark Hellinger.

  • Since the time of Sir Francis Drake, English lads have come to Brookfield School as frightened boys… and emerged years later as able young men ready to shoulder the burdens of Empire. The best of England is the Brookfield tradition — a tradition embodied by the aging headmaster affectionately known as Mr. Chips. 

    In his Academy Award® winning performance, Robert Donat portrays a stiff, unpopular schoolmaster converted by love into an inspirational molder of lives. Greer Garson makes her Oscar® - nominated movie debut as the lady whose zest for life schools the schoolmaster. The lesson sticks. So does this timeless, affectionate movie. All who treasure the memory of a beloved teacher will treasure Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

  • James Cagney created his career-defining role in William Wellman's landmark gangster movie also starring Jean Harlow, Mae Clarke, and Joan Blondell. The film, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay, traces the rise and fall of prohibition-era mobster Tom Powers. 

    From his childhood corrupted by the beer hall, pool parlor, and false friends, to his adulthood as a henchman of ruthless but innately decent bootlegger Paddy Ryan, Tom rises to the top of the heap, with all the accoutrements of success: custom-tailored tuxedoes, fancy cars, and gorgeous girls. But fate soon takes Tom down another path. Tommy's degeneration from brash kid to vicious lowlife is brought home in a famous scene in which he smashes a grapefruit in the face of his latest mistress (Mae Clarke).