#PayClassicsFoward

As seen on twitter here’s my contribution! Choices were tough!!!!


One Directorial Debut- Billy Wilder – The Major and the Minor (1942)

Two Duos- 1- William Powell and Myrna Loy/ 2- John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara

Three Foreign Films1- M (1930) 2- Pandora’s Box (1929) 3Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)

Four Soundtracks1The Wizard of Oz (1939) 2Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)  3- Top Hat(1935)  4- Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Five Westerns- 1- The Shootist (1976) 2McLintock! (1963) 3- High Noon (1952) 4- True Grit (1969)5- The Cowboys (1972)

Six Dance Routines- 1- Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off (Shall We Dance, 1937) 2-Never Gonna Dance (Swing Time, 1936) 3– We’re in the Money (The Gold Diggers of 1933) 4- Girl Hunt Ballet (The Band Wagon, 1953) 5– Get Happy (Summer Stock, 1950) 6- They Can’t Take that Away from Me (The Barkleys of Broadway 1949)

Seven Comedies– 1- Some Like it Hot (1959), 2- The Awful Truth (1937) 3- You Can’t Take it with You (1938) 4- Nothing Sacred (1937), 5Love Crazy (1940) 6- The Philadelphia Story (1940) 7- The Palm Beach Story (1942)

Eight Films Noir1- Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)  2- Murder, My Sweet (1944) 3- The Killers(1946) 4Niagara (1953) 5- Kiss Me Deadly (1955) 6- Gun Crazy (1950) 7- Sunset Blvd (1950) 8-Gilda (1946)

Nine Inspiring Films- 1- The Best Years of our Lives (1946) 2- It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 3- Mrs Miniver (1942) 4Miracle on 34th Street (1947) 5To Kill a Mockingbird (1963) 6- Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) 7- Mr Smith Goes to Washington (1939) 8- Witness for the Prosecution (1957) 9- State of the Union (1948)

Ten Performances- 1-Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953) 2- Grace Kelly in To Catch a Thief (1955) 3- Gene Tierney in Leave Her to Heaven (1945) 4- Ingrid Bergman in Notorious (1946) 5-Cary Grant in Charade (1963) 6- Clark Gable in It Happened One Night (1934) 7- Jean Arthur in The More the Merrier (1943) 8- Carole Lombard in My Man Godfrey (1936) 9- Katharine Hepburn InHoliday (1938) 10- Maureen O’Hara in The Quiet Man (1952)

Eleven Children’s Movies (not animated and assuming everyone’s seen The Wizard of Oz– hardest one!)- 1- Meet Me In St Louis (1944) 2- Singin’ in the Rain (1952) 3- Mary Poppins (1964) 4- The Sound of Music (1965) 5-Bringing up Baby (1938) 6- Chitty, Chitty Bang, Bang (1968) 7- Girl Crazy(1943) 8- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) 9- Lassie Come Home (1943) 10- National Velvet (1944) 11- The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

12 Heros- 1- Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1942) 2- William Holden as Harry Brubaker in The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954) 3- John Wayne as Ethan Edwards in The Searchers(1956) 4- Henry Fonda as Juror #8 in 12 Angry Men (1957) 5- Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan inBoys Town (1938) 6- William Powell as Nick Charles in The Thin Man (1934) 7- Dana Andrews as Mark McPherson in Laura (1944) 8- James Stewart as L.B Jefferies in Rear Window (1954) 9-Gary Cooper as John Doe/Long John Willoughby in Meet John Doe (1941) 10- Charlie Chaplin as the Jewish Barber in The Great Dictator (1940) 11- Irene Dunne as Martha “Mama’ Hanson in I Remember Mama (1948) 12- Clara Bow as Betty Lou Spence in It (1927)

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