Hervey. ANTHONY ADVERSE.
The adventures of an ambitious young man
in early 19th-century America. A 1936 film starring
Olivia de Havilland and Fredric March.
Maxwell. KEY LARGO.
A returning war veteran fights gangsters
on the Florida keys. A 1948 film starring Humphrey
George. THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH: A ROMANTIC COMEDY.
A married man has daydreams about the girl
upstairs. A 1955 film starring Marilyn Monroe
Philip. THE PHILADELPHIA STORY.
A stuffy heiress about to be married for
the second time finally softens and returns to
husband number one. A 1940 film starring Katharine
Hepburn, Cary Grant, and James Stewart.
Frank. THE WIZARD OF OZ.
Dorothy runs away to adventures in a
fantasy land and learns that happiness can be found
in one's own back yard. A 1939 film starring Judy
Vicki. GRAND HOTEL.
The lives of various hotel guests become
entwined. A 1932 film starring Wallace Beery and
At a lonely motel horrible murders take
place. A 1960 film starring Anthony Perkins.
Pierre. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI.
British POWs in Burma are employed by
their captors to build a bridge. A 1957 film
Max. DESTRY RIDES AGAIN.
A mild-mannered sheriff finally gets upset
and straps on his gun. A 1939 film starring Marlene
Dietrich and James Stewart.
James M. MILDRED PIERCE.
A dowdy housewife breaks free only to
suffer more because of an ungrateful daughter. A
1945 film starring Joan Crawford.
The life of a brawling Texas cattle
rancher through two generations. A 1956 film
starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James
Jack. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS.
Aliens threaten to take over by replacing
people with pod-grown duplicates. A 1956 film
starring Dana Wynter, and a 1978 film starring
Peter. DR. STRANGELOVE.
A mad USAF general launches a nuclear
attack on Russia. 1964 film starring Peter Sellers
in several roles.
Dashiell. THE MALTESE FALCON.
Private eye Sam Spade looks for a
priceless statuette. A 1941 film starring Humphrey
Joseph. DESPERATE HOURS.
Three escaped convicts take over a
suburban house. A 1955 film starring Humphrey
Bogart and Fredric March.
Lillian. THE LITTLE FOXES: A PLAY.
A family of schemers in post-Civil War
days will stop at nothing to outwit each other. A
starring Bette Davis.
Laura Keane Zametkin. GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT.
A journalist poses as a Jew in order to
write about anti-semitism. A 1947 film starring
George S. DINNER AT EIGHT: A PLAY.
Guests at a society dinner party
find themselves in dramatic circumstances. A 1933
film starring Wallace Beery and John Barrymore.
Rafael. CAPTAIN BLOOD, HIS ODYSSEY.
A young British surgeon wrongly condemned
escapes and becomes a pirate. A 1935 film starring
Samuel. CAPTAIN FROM CASTILE.
A young 15th-century Spaniard hopes for
fame and fortune in the New World. A 1947 film
starring Tyrone Power.
Robert E. THE PETRIFIED FOREST.
Travelers at an Arizona waystation are
held up by gangsters. A 1936 film starring Humphrey
Eleanor Furneaux, Lady. THE MAN IN GREY.
In Regency times a girl's love for her
less fortunate friend leads to treachery. A 1943
Booth. THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS.
A wealthy family rises and falls. A 1942
film starring Orson Welles.
B. THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE.
Three gold prospectors come to grief
through greed. A 1948 film starring Humphrey Bogart
and Walter Huston.
Sloan. THE MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT.
A young Madison Ave. executive must face
his past and his family. A 1956 film starring
Herman. THE CAINE MUTINY: A NOVEL OF WORLD WAR
Jealousies and frustrations on a peacetime
destroyer come to a head when a neurotic
loses his nerve in a typhoon. A 1954 film starring
Percival Christopher. BEAU GESTE.
Three English brothers join the French
foreign legion. A 1939 film starring Gary Cooper,
Robert Preston, and Ray Milland.
by Elisa Birdseye-Clark, General Library Adult