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Answer to merc?s question: What are my favorite classics

Discussion in 'Movie Lounge' started by mark j, May 18, 2007.

  1. mark j

    mark j New Member

    To Admins You can move this if need be.

    Merc I have a lot of classics that I like. I don't think there is just one but I will try to list some of my top films. Many films on my list are there because of the actors or actresses in them. So let me start films with my favorite people. And this list is just some top favorites that I can think of.

    Here are some of my favorites for:

    Humphrey Bogart:
    The Petrified Forest
    The Maltese Falcon
    Casablanca
    To Have and Have Not
    The Big Sleep
    Dark Passage
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    The African Queen This needs to be put on DVD some time.
    Beat the Devil
    The Caine Mutiny

    James Stewart
    You Can't Take It with You
    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
    The Shop Around the Corner
    The Philadelphia Story
    Harvey
    The Glenn Miller Story
    Rear Window
    Strategic Air Command
    The Man Who Knew Too Much
    The Spirit of St. Louis
    Vertigo
    Anatomy of a Murder
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
    Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
    The Flight of the Phoenix
    The Cheyenne Social Club

    Audrey Hepburn
    Roman Holiday
    Sabrina
    Funny Face
    Breakfast at Tiffany's
    Charade
    My Fair Lady

    Other films
    I have all of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films. I have many of Gen Kelly?s films. The complete set of the Thin Man films. I have most of Cary Grant films. I have many of John Wayne films. I have many of the Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn films. There are too many to list but many of these films I have watch many times and always look forward to watching them.

    And the list goes on?

    Just remember the Road to pictures, got them all.
     
  2. mark j

    mark j New Member

    A few more

    William Holden
    Stalag 17
    The Bridge on the River Kwai
    The Counterfeit Traitor

    Rita Hayworth
    Only Angels Have Wings
    Cover Girl
    Gilda

    Danny Kaye
    Wonder Man
    The Inspector General
    Hans Christian Andersen
    White Christmas
    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
    The Court Jester

    Judy Garland
    The Wizard of Oz
    Ziegfeld Girl
    For Me and My Gal
    Meet Me in St. Louis
    The Harvey Girls
    Ziegfeld Follies
    The Pirate
    Easter Parade
    A Star Is Born

    Henry Fonda
    Drums Along the Mohawk
    The Grapes of Wrath
    The Lady Eve
    The Ox-Bow Incident
    My Darling Clementine
    Mister Roberts
    The Wrong Man
    12 Angry Men

    Errol Flynn
    Captain Blood
    The Charge of the Light Brigade
    The Adventures of Robin Hood
    The Sea Hawk
    They Died with Their Boots On

    Clark Gable
    It Happened One Night
    Mutiny on the Bounty
    Gone with the Wind
    Run Silent Run Deep

    Alec Guinness
    Great Expectations
    Oliver Twist
    Kind Hearts and Coronets
    The Lavender Hill Mob
    The Man in the White Suit
     
  3. My Goodness Mark... that is one incredible list. Big Thumbs Up from me. I don't see a single movie in your lists which I would refuse to watch, at least one more time. Some of those movies I've seen a dozen or more times. :)
     
  4. Ron-P

    Ron-P Well-Known Member

    I've never seen any of those, not a one. Except for a couple that had remakes.
     
  5. Pete Apruzzese

    Pete Apruzzese New Member

    Great list, Mark. Nearly every one of them is essential viewing.

    Ron - You've never seen The Wizard of Oz?
     
  6. Tyson

    Tyson New Member

    That is quite a list and there are many I have not seen.

    Seen:
    The Maltese Falcon
    Casablanca
    To Have and Have Not
    The Big Sleep
    Dark Passage
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    The African Queen

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
    The Philadelphia Story
    Rear Window
    The Spirit of St. Louis
    Vertigo
    Breakfast at Tiffany's
    My Fair Lady

    Stalag 17
    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Wizard of Oz
    The Grapes of Wrath

    Gone with the Wind
    Great Expectations
    Oliver Twist
     
  7. Ron-P

    Ron-P Well-Known Member

    Parts of it yes but I cannot sit and watch it...ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
     
  8. mark j

    mark j New Member

    Thanks guys. All of these movies I have seen multiple times.

    Just FYI These movies are pre-1960.
     

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