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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 78 romance films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • About Face
  • About Mrs. Leslie
  • The Admiral Was a Lady
  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba
  • Affair in Trinidad
  • Affair with a Stranger
  • All Mine to Give
  • The Ambassador's Daughter
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • Anna di Brooklyn
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • April in Paris
  • Arms and the Man
  • Beautiful Stranger
  • The Belle of New York
  • The Best of Everything
  • Bhowani Junction
  • The Black Dakotas
  • The Black Tent
  • Bombers B-52
  • Born to Be Loved
  • Her Bridal Night
  • The Broken Star
  • The Brute
  • Buccaneer's Girl
  • The Burning Hills
  • Captain China
  • Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
  • Cavalry Scout
  • A Certain Smile
  • Circus of Love
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Cuban Fireball
  • Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
  • Dear Brat
  • The Diamond Queen
  • Intimate Relations
  • Chrichina
  • Dream of a Cossack
  • The Earrings of Madame de...
  • The End of the Affair
  • The Farmer Takes a Wife
  • Female on the Beach
  • Fighting Coast Guard
  • La Fille de feu
  • Foxfire
  • Francis Covers the Big Town
  • Francis Goes to West Point
  • Francis in the Navy
  • The French Line
  • Frou-Frou
  • The Game of Love
  • The Gift of Love
  • Golfo-Girl of the Mountains
  • The Glass Slipper
  • The Golden Gloves Story
  • Goodbye, My Fancy
  • Gorilla
  • The Green Glove
  • Green Mansions
  • Gunslinger
  • Harem Girl
  • Hiawatha
  • The House of the Three Girls
  • The Idiot
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Istanbul
  • It Happened in Rome
  • Jaguar
  • Katie Did It
  • Kiss Them for Me
  • The Lady and the Bandit
  • The Lady is a Square
  • The Lady Says No
  • The Seekers
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Lilacs in the Spring
  • The Little Hut