Wednesday, February 1

1947 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1947 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Boomerang!

Boomerang!

The true story of a prosecutor’s fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

Crossfire

Crossfire

A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of demobilized soldiers he met in a bar. But which one? And why?

Gentleman's Agreement

Gentleman’s Agreement

A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

It's a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.

Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out

A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.

Shoeshine

Shoeshine

Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.

The Overlanders

The Overlanders

It’s the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a “scorched earth” policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a…

To Live in Peace

To Live in Peace