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Beau GesteBeau Geste (1939) Recommended
Dir. William A. Wellman
Feat. Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston
Classic Hollywood gallantry with, Gary Cooper as the eldest of three brothers who run away to join the French Foreign Legion, only to clash bayonets…
This Gun for HireThis Gun for Hire (1942)
Dir. Frank Tuttle
Feat. Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston
Dynamite film noir, with Alan Ladd leaping to prominence as an unsmiling hitman embroiled in a vicious revenge quest for a traitorous confederate,…
Whispering SmithWhispering Smith (1948)
Dir. Leslie Fenton, Mel Epstein
Feat. Alan Ladd, Robert Preston, Brenda Marshall
Swish, action–packed western features Alan Ladd chasing train robbers and sentimental skirt. Good stuff.
Tulsa Tulsa (1949)
Dir. Stuart Heisler
Feat. Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Pedro Armendariz
Glossy melodrama with Hayward whose determination to save her ranch from a greedy oil baron sees her enter the cut throat world of prospecting.
Music Man, TheMusic Man, The (1962) Recommended
Dir. Morton DaCosta
Feat. Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett
A lively and delightful Broadway musical adaptation with conman Robert Preston (reprising his stage role) diddling a small Iowa town in 1912. Full of…
How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won (1962)
Dir. Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall
Feat. James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds, Henry Fonda
The history of the West through three generations, with three directors each contributing an instalment. Headed by a cast to match its ambitions and…
Junior BonnerJunior Bonner (1972)
Dir. Sam Peckinpah
Feat. Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino
Rodeo–rider Steve McQueen is on the end of a losing streak when he revisits his hometown, and a last chance at a new life. Filled with amiable…
Semi-ToughSemi-Tough (1977)
Dir. Michael Ritchie
Feat. Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh
A running back and wide receiver scrimmage over the adorable Jill Clayburgh in this loose–lipped satire of professional sport by way of the…
S.O.B.S.O.B. (1981)
Dir. Blake Edwards
Feat. Julie Andrews, William Holden, Richard Mulligan
Blake Edwards' satire of the film industry and Hollywood society in which a movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by…
Victor VictoriaVictor Victoria (1982)
Dir. Blake Edwards
Feat. Julie Andrews, James Garner, Lesley Ann Warren
Blake Edwards boudoir–farce with Julie Andrews playing a male impersonator in 30s Paris.

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