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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (2008) Phillip Dye, Robert S. Birchard, Leslie Caron, Carol Channing
The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies Read More »
In New Orleans, prizefighter Socks Barbarrosa suddenly runs out of the ring before his title bout, and swears he’ll never fight again. Read More »
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. Read More »
The Story of Three Loves (1953) Vincente Minnelli, Gottfried Reinhardt, Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Leslie Caron
Three loosely connected love stories. The first story: Paula is a talented dancer who cannot truly live unless she dances. Read More »
Promise Her Anything (1966) Arthur Hiller, Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings, Comedy, Romance
A young lady has been widowed and left with a baby son to bring up alone. Read More »
A Very Special Favor (1965) Michael Gordon, Rock Hudson, Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Comedy, Romance
The long-lost father (Charles Boyer) of a frigid, uptight Freudian psychologist (Leslie Caron) contracts a rich American playboy who owes him an urge to kidnap his daughter. Read More »
Leo is a 28 year old writer who doesn’t have any friends because he finds normal people too shallow and so he hasn’t found love. Read More »
An American in Paris (1951) Vincente Minnelli, Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Musical, Romance, Drama
Jerry Mulligan, a struggling American painter in Paris, is “discovered” by an influential heiress with an interest in more than Jerry’s art. Read More »
Members of a circus troupe “adopt” Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. Read More »
The Doctor’s Dilemma (1958) Anthony Asquith, Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Comedy, Drama
Mrs. Dubedat loves and idolizes her artist husband, Louis, but he is dying of tuberculosis. She goes to a doctor and convinces him to save her husband. The doctor can keep only so many patients, and must choose who is worth saving, but is convinced that Louis’ artistic talents make him worthy.
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Father Goose (1964) Ralph Nelson, Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!
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The Glass Slipper (1955) Charles Walters, Leslie Caron, Michael Wilding, Keenan Wynn, Musical, Romance
In a small pleasant European village, there is one unhappy person: Ella. She is despised by everyone, and mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters. Out feeling miserable one day, Ella meets a handsome young man, who falls for her. He is really Prince Charles, the son of the Duke, but he tells her he is the son of the cook, and invites her to a great ball at the Duke’s castle. A strange woman who lives in the mountains by herself befriends Ella, and dresses her up so she can attend the ball. She goes, and is a great success, but must run out at midnight. In her haste, she drops a single glass slipper. The Prince uses the slipper to find her.
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On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendelton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in New England. She writes him letters, which he doesn’t read. After 3 years, he goes to visit her at a dance, not telling her that he is her benefactor. They fall in love, but the usual movie-type difficulties get in the way before they can get together at the end.
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