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Classic

The genre formally known as "Nostalgia", we determine "Classics" to be all titles that now pre-date 1990(!), but donít hold us to itÖ

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Scarlet Pimpernel, TheScarlet Pimpernel, The (1934)
Dir. Harold Young
Feat. Leslie Howard, Raymond Massey, Merle Oberon
Leslie Howard leads a double-life as an aristocratic fop by day and swashbuckling hero by night in the dark days of the French Revolution. Expert romantic adventure, with a lightness of touch and sporting opponentry from Raymond Massey.
Awful Truth, TheAwful Truth, The (1937)
Dir. Leo McCarey
Feat. Cary Grant, Irene Dunne
Cary Grant stars in this delightful screwball comedy about a divorced couple who, through misadventure, decide they are best for each other.
Woman Called Golda, AWoman Called Golda, A (1982)
Dir. Alan Gibson
Feat. Ingrid Bergman, Ned Beatty, Judy Davis
Much-praised biopic in which Ingrid Bergman gives her final performance as Israeli Prime Minister and so-called "mother of Israel', Golda Meir.
Strange World of Gurney Slade, The (TV Series)Strange World of Gurney Slade, The (TV Series) (1960)
Feat. Anthony Newley
An unpredictable, wildly inventive comedy where an actor (Anthony Newley) walks off the set of a banal sit-com and into an absurd fantasy world of his own imagination. Hugely influential in its time, this lives up to its reputation as a surrealist classic.
Chimes at MidnightChimes at Midnight (1965)
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud
Orson Welles' late-career masterpiece in which one of the Bard's great supporting characters Falstaff is given his due through a series of picaresque adventures.
Ride LonesomeRide Lonesome (1959)
Dir. Budd Boetticher
Feat. Randolph Scott, James Best, Lee Van Cleef
Randolph Scott stars as a bounty hunter tasked with escorting a killer back to the gallows, all the while using him as bait to lure his murderous outlaw brother. James Coburn's film debut.
Mysterious IslandMysterious Island (1961)
Dir. Cy Endfield
Feat. Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan
Robust adventure yarn finds a group of Yankee soldiers escaping a Confederate jail using a hot air balloon during the American Civil War. After this thrilling opener they find themselves on the titular island which is ruled by Captain Nemo (Lom), the story revealing itself to be a sequel to 20000 LEAGUES…