Lists by ForAuldLangSyne
Movies I wish more people had seen. In other words, movies whose greatness I think is mostly overlooked. In other words, movies I want to talk about. In other words, movies you should watch.
The most romantic films of the 1940s, in order of how romantic they are.
Mellowest, most pleasant, attractive voices in movies. Admittedly slanted towards old movies, just because I'm not a practiced brainstormer when it comes to modern actors.
NOT a list of most the distinctive, iconic, etc... Evaluated according to how long I could listen to them without finding them annoying. I love Cary Grant, Gregory Peck, and James Stewart, but if I had to listen to them, for instance, read an entire audio book I might change my mind.
The term "screwball comedy" gets applied rather loosely, a lot of movies have screwball elements, but here's my list of the true pillars of the genre, in order of proto-typicality.
These are the actors who had the best performances in the 1930s. I'm not counting Charlie Chaplin, on account of his being a genre and practically an art form unto himself.