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.