81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Entries Tagged as 'Fox Film Corporation'

How Green Was My Valley

September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · 1941, Adaptation, Black and White, Composer: Alfred Newman, Donald Crisp, Drama, Earl Hamner Jr., Fox Film Corporation, How Green Was My Valley, John Ford, Left-Leaning Politics, Roddy McDowell

How Green Was My Valley opens with a first-person, voice-over narrator describing the beauty and bounty of his childhood home, a verdant valley in South Wales in a poor, turn-of-the-century coal-mining town.
In the movie, the narrator is represented by Huw, a very young Roddy McDowell, another of my favorite character actors. I fondly remember [...]

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Cavalcade

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments · 1932-1933, Adaptation, Black and White, Cavalcade, Drama, Fox Film Corporation, Frank Lloyd, Herbert Mundin, Mordaunt Hall, Not Released In United States, War

I didn’t think I was going to be able to watch this movie today.
Cavalcade is one of only two Oscar-winning movies (the other being the 1927 silent film Wings) that has not been released on DVD in the United States. So don’t look for it in your local Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, FYE, or [...]

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