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by loveclassicmovies created on Jul 30, 2013 (a list of 8 films )
1. The Private Life of Henry VIII
The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 film about Henry VIII, King of England. It was written by Lajos BirĂ³ and Arthur Wimperis, and directed by Sir Alexander Korda.Charles Laughton won the 1933 Academy Award as Best Actor for his performance as Henry. The film was the first British production to... read more...
2. White Woman
White Woman is a 1933 film directed by Stuart Walker and starring Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, and Charles Bickford. A young widow remarries and accompanies her husband to his remote jungle rubber plantation. The film was based on the play Hangman's Whip by Norman Reilly Raine and Frank Butler.... read more...
3. Mutiny on the Bounty
Mutiny on the Bounty is a 1935 film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, and directed by Frank Lloyd based on the Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall novel Mutiny on the Bounty.The film was one of the biggest hits of its time. Although its historical accuracy has been questioned (inevitable... read more...
4. Rembrandt
Rembrandt is a 1936 British biographical film made by London Film Productions of the life of 17th century Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The film was produced and directed by Alexander Korda from a screenplay by June Head and Lajos BirĂ³ based on a story by Carl Zuckmayer. The music score was by ... read more...
5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1939 American monochrome film. It is considered by some reviewers to be the best of the many film versions of Victor Hugo's classic novel.The plot differs considerably from that of the original novel. The main differences are that Esmeralda and Quasimodo remain alive... read more...
6. Jamaica Inn
Jamaica Inn is a 1939 film made by Alfred Hitchcock adapted from Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel of the same name, the first of three of du Maurier's works that Hitchcock adapted (the others were her novel Rebecca and short story "The Birds").The film is a period piece set in Cornwall in 1819; the re... read more...
7. Salome
Salome (1953) is a Biblical epic film made in Technicolor by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by William Dieterle and produced by Buddy Adler from a screenplay by Harry Kleiner and Jesse Lasky Jr. The music score was by George Duning, the dance music by Daniele Amfitheatrof and the cinematography ... read more...
8. Spartacus
Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast. The life story of the historical figure Spartacus and the events of the Third Servile War were adapted by Dalton Trumbo as a screenplay.The film stars Kirk Doug... read more...