That EXTRAORDINARY Year –1939 (And Not Just For The Reasons You Suppose)

Film historians always point to 1939 as the year Hollywood made an exceptional number of great pictures. This was the year, after all, that generated Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Stagecoach, Ninotchka, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Wuthering Heights, Goodbye, Mr. Chips and Jesse James, among other canons of the classic library. […]