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  • The Kid

    The Kid

    In Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy, the Tramp finds an abandoned child and brings him up in the ways of the street.

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    Howard Hawks reteamed Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall for this stylish and seductive adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s labyrinthine private-eye novel.

  • Mildred Pierce

    Joan Crawford is the upwardly mobile waitress/restaurant owner in Michael Curtiz’s adaptation of James M. Cain’s novel.

  • Dial M for Murder

    Dial M for Murder

    One of Hitchcock’s stagier thrillers, confined largely to a single set, where Grace Kelly kills in self-defence only to find herself accused of her attacker’s murder.

  • Rebel without a Cause

    James Dean plays a troubled young man with much to prove in this iconic film.

  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    Arsenic and Old Lace

    Cary Grant is panic-stricken when he suspects his seemingly sweet spinster aunts harbours a dark secret, in Frank Capra’s uncharacteristic foray into twisted farce.

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