You Can't Take It With You

10 classic movies never seen but should

You Can’t Take It With You 1938 – James Stewart and Jean Arthur are joined by Lionel Barrymore in this comedy film. A wealthy man meets the girl of his dreams, but finds out his only relative, his entrepreneur uncle, has long been mortal enemies with her eccentric but lovable family.

Girl Crazy 1943 – Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland, this hilarious film centers around a playboy who is sent to a boys ranch by his father. Mickey Rooney plays a poor city boy who know absolutely nothing about the outdoors, and has a big adjustment to make from his pampered, wealthy life. Judy Garland shines as the ranch owner’s lovely daughter and postmistress.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1952 – Featuring Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner, this adventure packed drama explores love and loss as a journalist lies injured years later in Africa.

For Me and My Gal 1942 – This musical features Gene Kelly and Judy Garland as vaudeville performers. When drafted during World War 1, Gene Kelly’s character purposely injures his hand to avoid the draft in order to stay with his long time love, Miss Garland’s character. When she discovers his fraud her disdain for him causes her to leave and breaks her heart. How far will he have to go to recover her affection?

Funny Face 1957 – Fred Astair and Audrey Hepburn play photographer and model in this sweet love story with a few surprising twists.

Father of the Bride 1950 – Elizabeth Taylor co-stars with Spencer Tracy in this original film that was the inspiration for the 1991 version with Steve Martin. You’ll be surprised at how much of the dialogue and story line is the same in this charming version.

The Last Time I Saw Paris 1954 – An award winning cast with Van Johnson, Elizabeth Taylor, Walter Pidgeon and Donna Reed.

The Pirate 1948 – Where does fantasy end and reality begin? Find out for yourself along with Judy Garland and Gene Kelly.

The Great Ziegfeld 1936 – You won’t be able to keep from getting swept away by the star-studded cast featuring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Fannie Brice, Ray Bolger, Frank Morgan, and many others in the incredible story of the legendary Florenz Ziefeld.

Meet Me in St. Louis 1934 – Starring Judy Garland, this delightful film that follows Judy as Esther Smith and her three other sisters as they share good times and bad times together, and as Esther falls in love with the “boy next door.”