TITLE

Grade-school classicism

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Steve
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Entertainment Weekly;3/6/92, Issue 108, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a list of motion pictures classics produced in the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s that may be suitable for viewing by children. Moral codes and standards adopted by the motion picture industry during these decades, making the films viewable for children; Assessment of Alfred Hitchcock's "39 Steps," "Saboteur," and "North by Northwest"; On the road pictures from Bing Crosby and Bob Hope; Western films; Biographical films; Gangster films.
ACCESSION #
14934063

 

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