Great Expectations (1946)

I have come back Miss Havisham, i have come back, to let in the sunlight! The legendary  David Lean directs this British adaptation  of Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. Having recently written a dissertation about the relationship between the two female characters Miss Havisham and Estella, I write this particular  blog post in… Continue reading Great Expectations (1946)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

‘Toto, i have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore’ Victor Fleming’s iconic musical produced by AGM tells the story of Kansas girl Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) who finds herself transported to the land of OZ by a twister. Her farm house lands in munchkin land where she is greeted by the inhabitants (munchkins) and… Continue reading The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Now, Voyager (1942)

 Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars. Irving Rapper directs this classic film starring Bette Davis as Charlotte Vale, the depressed and frumpy young woman who is controlled by her oppressive mother (Gladys Cooper). After seeking help from a psychiatrist Dr Jaquith (Claude Reins) she spends time in a sanitorium… Continue reading Now, Voyager (1942)