Gone with the Wind (1939)–Trailer
An American historical film adapted from Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, and Hattie McDaniel. Set in the 19th-century American South, the film tells a story of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era from a white Southern point of view.
The film received ten Academy Awards (eight competitive, two honorary), a record that stood for 20 years until “Ben Hur” surpassed it in 1960.
“Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957)– Theme Song
A British World War II movie directed by David Lean, starring William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sir Alec Guinness and Sessue Hayakawa. The film is a work of fiction but borrows the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942–43 for its historical setting. The movie was filmed in Sri Lanka.
“Ben Hur” (1959)–Chariot Race
An American epic movie directed by William Wyler and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith and Haya Harareet. It won 11 Academy Awards. The picture contains a nine-minute chariot race which has become one of the most famous sequences in cinema.
“A Fistful of Dollars” (1964)—–Trailer
An Italian Spaghetti western film, directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood. Released in Italy in 1964 and then in the United States in 1967. It was followed by “For a Few Dollars More” (1965) and “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (1966) also starring Clint Eastwood. These three films are commonly known as the “Dollar Trilogy” or “The Man With No Name Trilogy”. In the United States, the publicity campaign referred to Eastwood’s character in all three films as the “Man with No Name”. The movie was filmed in Spain.
“For A Few Dollars More” (1965)– Theme Song
An Italian Spaghetti western film, directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Gian Maria Volonte’. German actor Klaus Kinski also plays a supporting role as a secondary villain.The film was released in the United States in 1967 and is the second part of what is commonly known as the “Dollars Trilogy”.
“The Good The Bad and the Ugly” (1966)– Finale
An Italian Spaghetti western film, directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach. It is the third film in the “Dollar Trilogy” following “A Fistful of Dollars” (1964) and “For a Few Dollars More” (1965) . The plot revolves around three gunslingers competing to find buried Confederate Gold amid the violent chaos of gunfights, hangings, and American Civil War battles.
“Mackenna’s Gold” (1969)—Theme Song (Old Turkey Buzzard)
A western (Cowboy) film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas (“Kojak” fame), Camilla Spray, and Julie Newmar. The movie was shot in Utah and Arizona states of USA.
“Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969)–Song (‘Rain Drops Keep Fallin’ on My Head’)
An American Western movie directed by George Roy Hill, starring. Paul Newman (as Butch Cassidy), Katharine Ross (as Etta Place) and Robert Redford (as the Sundance Kid). The film tells the story of Wild West outlaws ‘Butch Cassidy’ and his partner ‘Sundance Kid’ as they migrate to Bolivia while on the run from the law in search of a more successful criminal career.
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