The Wild One

In The Wild One, Marlon Brando was the original “rebel without a cause” (as this film came out a year before James Dean’s film). Brando plays Johnny, the leader of a motorcycle gang, who cruises into a small town with his pack of hooligans and pretty much terrorizes the folks. When a local girl asks …

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The Women (1939)

Mary Haines (Norma Shearer), wife and mother, is basically a saint. She cuddles with her daughter (also named Mary) as they coo over pictures from her honeymoon, explaining how love is different when you are an adult (totally grossing out the kid). Yeah, adult love is different all right. Mary’s Park Avenue friends are already …

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