Canterville

The Canterville Ghost (1944)

Originally published August 13th, 2013 Pint-sized actress Margaret O’Brien’s movies aren’t always winners (Tenth Avenue Angel), but her exuberance and maturity, all while remaining innocent and precious, elevates the work everytime. The Canterville Ghost was a film I’ve been dying to see, especially as it was released the same year as her indelible performance as Tootie…

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh (1945)

We conclude Gene Kelly week a bit disappointed. On the Town was a charming musical taking three separate stories, separated and combined them, presenting a solid, albeit thin tale in a well paced ninety minutes. Now imagine reducing that story to two sailors and one girl, adding in a love triangle, Jose Iturbi, Tom and…