Watching Old Movies: The Tale of the Fox (1937)

1937 Highest Grossing Film: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Best Picture: The Life of Emile Zola What happened this year? So apparently this was a surprisingly good year for literature. Not only was it the year Of Mice and Men and To Have and Have Not were finally published, but it was also the year that... Continue Reading →

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Watching Old Movies: Modern Times (1936)

1936 Highest Grossing Film: San Francisco- $5,273,000 Best Picture: The Great Ziegfeld What happened this year? Getting away from Germany for once, this year saw the death of King George V in January, leading to his son Edward VIII taking the throne… only to abdicate in December to marry an American woman (and also because he might’ve... Continue Reading →

Watching Old Movies: 1935

1935 Highest Grossing Film: Mutiny on the Bounty- $4,460,000 Best Picture: Mutiny on the Bounty What happened this year? You know, I don’t usually like to start these yearly summaries off on a downer note, but I’ll make an exception here. After all, this year led to the beginning of years of strife and torment, the likes... Continue Reading →

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