Disney’s early foray into “high culture” is probably weirder to than you remember and also includes a satisfying amount of dinosaur-on-dinosaur violence.
Tag Archives: 1940
THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940)
Charlie Chaplin’s skewering of Adolf Hitler was ahead of its time, then stood the test of time.
THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940)
Camps of migrants, driven out of their homes by economic hardship, hated by the locals and oppressed by the police. It’s hard to be an Oklahoman.
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940)
The sheer star power and charm of Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart still shines through 80 years later.