In David Lean’s dreamy 1955 romance, the Hollywood icon subtly plays with her usual screen persona.
Dorothy Arzner gave Golden Age female stars like Katharine Hepburn and Rosalind Russell intelligent, complex roles.
The 41st Academy Awards went ahead without a host, and signalled the transition from Old to New Hollywood.
By Adam Scovell
Howard Hawks’ screwball is one of the first truly great sound comedies.
Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s anti-chemistry is palpable in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? from 1962.