Best Picture Collection
Director Elia Kazan and producer Darryl F. Zanuck caused a sensation with "the most spellbinding story ever put on celluloid" (Hollywood Reporter), which won three Academy Awards including Best Picture. One of the first films to directly tackle racial prejudice, this acclaimed adaptation of Laura Z. Hobson's bestseller stars Gregory Peck in an Oscar nominated role as a journalist assigned to write a series on anti-Semitism. Searching for an angle, he decides to pose as a Jew- and soon discovers what it is to be a victim of religious intolerance. Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Dean Stockwell and June Havoc also star in this riveting World War II classic.
New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits. Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five Academy AwardsÂ® in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Hackman.
All About Eve
Joseph Mankiewicz's "captivating" (Variety) 1950 Best Picture Academy Award-winning film about backstage backstabbing earned an Oscar nomination for star Bette Davis in the performance many consider her finest. Nominated for a record 14 awards, the scintillating film also led to Oscars for Mankiewicz as Director and Writer, the honors also went to Sound Recording and Costume Design, and George Sanders was named Best Supporting Actor
Sound Of Music
Share the magical, heartwarming true-life story that has become the most popular family film of all time- Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound Of Music. Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, the spirited young woman who leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of Captain Von Trapp, an autocratic widower whose strict household rules leave no room for music or entertainment.
How Green Was My Valley
Seen through the eyes of a boy (Roddy McDowall, How Green Was My Valley) is the inspiring yet heartbreaking story of young parents (Donald Crisp and Sara Allgood) struggling to keep their family together as they endure severe hardship in a small Welsh mining town. Co-starring Maureen O'Hara and Walter Pidgeon, this acclaimed classic captures the sentiments and issues of its time while reminding us of the dreams, struggles and triumphs every family that can touch every family.