There is nothing better than watching a classic old movie that is popular, even in today’s world. There are many of these movies that have been remade, but even still, the older version is preferred. The holidays are a great time of year to revisit some of the classics.
L. Frank Baums’s classic tale was filmed in 1939. The star of the movie was Judy Garland as Dorothy. This movie starts with a tornado that hits her home in Kansas and whisks her into a fantasy land with her little dog, Toto. Dorothy then finds herself on quite the interesting adventure with a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion. She even encounters a witch. This movie will always be a classic with viewers of all ages.
Sherwood Forest got interesting with this great film made in 1938. A king, a maid, and a hero make this movie so much fun. This movie won Academy awards for the best original music score, best film editing, and best production design. The Adventures of Robin Hood was also nominated for Best Picture.
This movie was filmed in 1933, but also has been remade as well. While filming this movie, the crew had to travel to the Indian Ocean for location shoots to get the right look for a jungle scene. Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack were the directors of this movie, and it earned a TV land award: best movie to watch at the drive-in.
Walt Disney produced this great movie in 1937. Lasting one hour and twenty-eight minutes, this fairytale fit perfectly in the fantasy/romance category. This movie has received many great reviews, earning a spot in the top old movies roster. Who wouldn’t love a movie with seven sweet dwarfs who each have unique personalities? Plus, the songs in this movie are also very addicting.
Which old movie will you be watching this Christmas?