A Star Is Born is the 1937 American dramatic film about a young farm girl, Esther Victoria Blodgett (Janet Gaynor), who comes to Hollywood to try to make it as an actress. There she meets one of her acting idols, an alcoholic aging movie star, Normain Maine (Frederic March), who helps her launch her career. With his help she becomes an overnight success, and accepts his marriage proposal.This film is available to viewers worldwide.
Love Affair is the 1939 American dramatic film about a romance between French playboy Michel Marnet (Charles Boyer) and American nightclub singer Terry McKay (Irene Dunne) who fall in love onboard a ship. Although the two are both already engaged, they plan to secretly reunite in six months at the Empire State Building. Tragically, Terry gets into a car accident on her way to the rendezvous, and decides not to try and contact Michel. But fate has other plans. The film was nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Picture, and Best Actress. This film is available to viewers worldwide.
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Nothing Sacred is a 1937 American screwball comedy. After writing a false story, Walley Cook, a New York newspaper reporter is demoted to writing obituaries. He travels to Vermont to interview Hazel Falgg who believes she is dying of radium poisoning from her factory with only a few weeks to live. When Hazel learns she isn't dying after all, she keeps the information from Walley. Walley writes the story of her "imminent" death. They fall in love and her story becomes a huge hit in New York. But the truth comes out in the end. This film is available to viewers worldwide.
Cyrano de Bergerac is the 1950 American black-and-white film based on the 1897 French verse drama of the same name by Edmond Rostand. Taking place in 17th century Paris, Cyrano de Bergerac, the charismatic swordsman-poet with an absurd nose, is hopelessly in love with the beautiful Roxane. Before he has a chance to confess, Roxane tells Cyrano that she has fallen in love with the handsome guardsman, Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano helps the tongue-tied Christian woo Roxane, with tragic results. José Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. The film also stars Mala Powers as Roxane and William Prince as Christian de Neuvillete. Directed by Michael Gordon. This film is available to viewers worldwide.
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