Writer: Nunnally Johnson

The Woman in the Window (1944)

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Edward G. Robinson is still, more than 35 years after his death, best remembered for his breakout role in Little Ceasar in 1931, which catapulted him to stardom and cemented his screen persona as fast-talking gangster type. Off screen, Robinson was a culture man who could speak seven language, loved classical music. He was a […]

The House of Rothschild (1934)

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Set roughly between 1780 and 1815, the film nominally tells the story of the first and second generations of the powerful financial family that rose from the Jewish ghetto of Frankfurt to the level of English nobility, countering anti-semitism with familial loyalty, shrewd lending policies, and making difficult decisions that not only made them enormous […]

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“Mrs. King, I happen to dislike all children intensely. But I can assure you that I can readily attend to their necessary though unpleasant wants.”
-Lynn Belvedere (Clifton Webb)
from Sitting Pretty