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A Farewell To Arms (1932)

A Farewell To Arms (1932)

Director: Frank Borzage
Year: 1932

An Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, A FAREWELL TO ARMS is a ravishing adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's legendary novel, starring Gary Cooper (High Noon) as Lt. Frederic Henry, a young ambulance driver for the Italian army in WWI, more interested in chasing women than the enemy. When seeking cover during an air raid, he encounters Nurse Catherine Barkley (a radiant Helen Hayes), and the world shifts under his feet.

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Nowhere in Africa

Nowhere in Africa

Director: Caroline Link
Year: 2002

A love story spanning two continents, NOWHERE IN AFRICA is the extraordinary true tale of a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film (2002).

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Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field

Director: Ralph Nelson
Year: 1963

Mastered in HD! Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture and winner of the Best Actor Oscar (Sidney Poitier, In the Heat of the Night). Homer Smith (Poitier), an itinerant handyman, is driving through the Arizona desert when he meets five impoverished nuns. Stopping to fix their leaky farmhouse roof, Homer discovers that not only will the Mother Superior not pay him for the job, but she also wants him to build their chapel - for free!

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Bad Girl

Bad Girl

Director: Frank Borzage
Year: 1931

The great Frank Borzage (A Farewell to Arms) directed this pre-code classic set during The Great Depression, James Dunn (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn) and Sally Eilers (The Black Camel) play a poor couple who must marry when she becomes pregnant.

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Separate Tables

Separate Tables

Director: Delbert Mann
Year: 1958

A cast of characters and their adventures at a British seaside hotel, guests include an alleged war hero (David Niven), a timid spinster (Deborah Kerr) and her domineering mother (Gladys Cooper), and a divorced couple (Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth) trying to re-ignite their romance despite the presence of his mis- tress (Wendy Hiller). Their lives intertwine as the story examines love affairs and secrets. Winner of 2 Academy Awards (Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress), and nominated for 5 more Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress (Kerr) and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Director: William Wellman
Year: 1937

From maverick filmmaker William A. Wellman (The Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred) comes the original, timeless tale of Hollywood fantasy and heartbreak: A STAR IS BORN. Janet Gaynor stars as Esther Blodgett, a small-time girl who get a lucky break in Hollywood with help from movie star Norman Maine (Fredric March).

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Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Director: Richard Lester
Year: 1966

A wily Roman slave discovers that his master's son is in love with the girl next door, he promises to help win her heart in exchange for his freedom. The road to romance is blocked with mayhem and the wildest chariot race ever! Stars Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton and Michael Crawford.

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Since You Went Away (Roadshow Edition)

Since You Went Away (Roadshow Edition)

Director: John Cromwell
Year: 1944

With her husband Tim off to war, Anne Hilton (Claudette Colbert) struggles to be a pillar of strength for her daughters Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Bridget (Shirley Temple). During America's darkest hours, she bravely steers her girls through heartbreak and hardships as she eagerly awaits news from overseas and wonders if life will ever be the same.

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Marty

Marty

Director: Delbert Mann
Year: 1955

Four Oscars; Best Picture, Director (Delbert Mann), Best Actor (Ernest Borgnine), and Best Screenplay went to this touching adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's teleplay. A husky, middle-aged Bronx butcher, brilliantly portrayed by Ernest Borgnine, gets an unexpected chance to escape his lonely lifestyle and domineering mother when he meets a plain schoolteacher at a dance hall. Available for the first time on Blu-ray.

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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

Director: Richard Kaplan
Year: 1965

Pulitzer prize winner Archibald MacLeish scripted this touching portrait of the woman who emerged from a privileged but painful childhood to become a powerful humanitarian. Academy Award winner for Best Documentary. Introduced by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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