Classic Movies

A Bloody Tale (1969)

A Bloody Tale is an impactful, harsh and well-acted film that is wholeheartedly recommended.

The Yellow Balloon (1953)

A 1953 British Coming-of-Age thriller, "The Yellow Balloon" tells the story of a boy who is coerced into aiding a local criminal.

Cup Fever (1965)

A film worth a look for any soccer fan in a historical context, but the strong storyline and direction give it universal appeal. Vintage family fun with a historical twist.

Night Hair Child (AKA What the Peeper Saw) (1972)

A film with a cleverly written screenplay, daring themes, and an ending that possesses one of the most shocking final twists of its era.

The Brave One (1956)

"The Brave One" tells the story of Leonardo – a young Mexican boy who raises a fighting bull from calf-hood.

The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

The story of a boy who wakes up one morning and discovers he has green hair and bemoans the fact that it makes him different.

Burning Secret (1988)

A young boy, played magnificently by David Eberts, befriends a mysterious baron while staying at an Austrian spa during the 1920s.

Tarzan and the Jungle Boy (1968)

Tarzan helps a female journalist search for a young boy who lives in the jungle after surviving a plane crash which killed his father 7 years earlier.

The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)

An engaging story about an orphaned boy raised by traveling medicine show crooks who expect him to steal for them.

No Kidding (1960)

No Kidding is a delightful comedy with quirky characters that is guaranteed to brighten your day.

The Pupil (1996)

A 12-year-old boy finds a true friend and soul mate in a young man hired to tutor him.

Agostino (1962)

Some of the best films I know were the ones made in the 60's and 70's. Agostino, directed by Mauro Bolognini, is no exception. The film is based on the novel of the same name --Agostino, written in 1945 by Alberto Moravia .

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