actor: Fredric March

A Christmas Carol (1954)

December 8, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

Most people have read or seen the wonderful story written by Charles Dickens about a man who has spirit visitors on Christmas Eve. They come to show him a better way to live his life. This classic is a charming black-and-white version that was shown on TV in the 1950s. This version of the popular [...]

Christopher Columbus (1949)

June 23, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Columbus was a daring and brave explorer. He persevered for years with the single-minded vision of convincing Queen Isabella of Spain to allow him the ships, money and men for a voyage which would test the limits of the known world. The Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria set sail. After 71 days at sea, [...]

A Star is Born

June 6, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"A Star is Born" is the story of a young country girl who has big dreams of becoming a star in Hollywood. When Esther's grandmother encourages her to follow her dreams, she leaves her small community for the land of stars and studios. Esther makes friends with a man named Danny, who gets her a [...]

The Desperate Hours

June 10, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a good watch. Humphrey Bogart is famous for his role in "Casablanca" but he plays a menacing bad guy type very well in this film. It is a nuanced performance as he shows concern for his younger brother, who is helping him and one other convict to hold a family hostage as they hide out at [...]