Hollywood, The Fabulous Era - 100 Stars in Classic Movie Highlights

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Henry Fonda hosts this documentary of the biggest classic stars in Hollywood. Starting with the sound era it goes into the 30's, 40's, & 50's using many rare clips. Over 100 Stars include: Bogart, Bacall, Cooper, Ladd, Monroe, Bergman, Rooney, Swanson, Astaire, Rogers, Jolson, Cagney, Robinson, Harlow, Gable, Garland, Temple, Liz Taylor, John Wayne, Tony Curtis, Cary Grant, The Marx Bros. & more!
Directors
Jack Haley Jr.
Starring
Henry FondaHumphrey BogartGary Cooper
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ComedyDramaDocumentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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George GoldbergReviewed in the United States on September 11, 2020
3.0 out of 5 starsOK, but just OK
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For some reason, I can’t think of a good one, this entire film is in black-and-white. Many many former stars are shown, but only for a moment or two, everything flashing by so fast it’s hard to keep track. Some of the transitions are jarring, like going from Marlon Brando’s heartbreaking “I coulda been a contender” scene from On the Waterfront to Fred Astaire’s featherlight singing to his top hat. A trip into nostalgia? Well, I lived through almost the entire period and few of my heartstrings were plucked. After all, if you want to see one of the old movies, it’s probably available online, so why watch ten seconds of it when you can see the whole thing? So, OK, but just OK.
SoCleverReviewed in the United States on April 7, 2020
5.0 out of 5 starsThis is a gem!
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This is a gem. Very entertaining and well done. Especially considering it was made in 1962. It was fun seeing rare clips of some of my favorite Hollywood stars and films from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Highly recommend this documentary for any film buff. Narrated by Henry Fonda.
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Me2Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2021
5.0 out of 5 starsThoroughly Enjoyed this one!
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Henry Fonda is one of my favorites so hearing his voice narrating this journey through cinema was a treat. Loved everything about this one..... the history (some I knew & some I didn't). It was fun seeing those stars I watched on the big screens & being reminded of those days. All in all a fun nostalgic 52 minutes! Escapism at it's best!
tony breenReviewed in the United States on August 11, 2019
5.0 out of 5 starsfabulous
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to whoever at amazon who found this and decided to put it on thank you
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