Film Festival: The Holidays Americans had a lot to get used to in the years immediately following World War II. The war signaled the end of the Great Depression, but the boys who made it back needed jobs, and war widows needed to support their families. Holiday Affair (1949) gives a glimpse of life in…
Lisa’s Home Bijou: Remember the Night
Film Festival: The Holidays CAN A THIEF AND a prosecutor find happiness together at Christmas? That’s the situation Preston Sturges creates for Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Remember the Night (1940). Though not as well known as other holiday classic films, this romantic comedy is a great demonstration of an old-fashioned loving family celebration….