Sunday, May 19

1957 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1957 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.

A Hatful of Rain

A Hatful of Rain

A Korean War veteran’s morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

This biographical drama/part-time documentary, narrative written by Dr. Albert Schweitzer and spoken by Fredric March, traces the life of Dr. Schweitzer (with actors playing the characters)…

Funny Face

Funny Face

An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

The Bachelor Party

The Bachelor Party

Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them. As the night wears on and the drink starts to tell, they become more confidential …

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

British POWs build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors, oblivious of the Allies’ plans to destroy it.

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below

During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

The Rising of the Moon

The Rising of the Moon

Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault…

The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis

Charles ‘Slim’ Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.