Christine

Classic Wedding/Romance Movies

In 2011, Inspiration, May 2011 on May 30, 2011 at 12:51 am

As part of my attempt to re-create a vintage feel for my wedding, I have decided I need to watch some classic 1930s-1950s movies (oh dear, however will I survive).

But now the challenge arises, I can’t actually name that many classic movies that I know have weddings in them, so I’m on a quest to find them.

I’ll include a list here (in no particular order), but feel free to comment with any others to help me along:

1. Father of the Bride – 1950s style.
I had no idea that the ‘modern’ Father of the Bride was a re-make of an old movie. I look forward to seeing what it was originally meant to be like. Stars Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor

2. It Happened One Night – 1934
Starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert

3. The Quiet Man – 1952
Starring John Wayne and Mareen O’Hara

4. How to Marry a Millionare – 1953
Starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Gable & Lauren Bacall

5. Sabrina – 1954
Starring Huphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn

6. An Affair To Remember – 1957
Starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr

7. The Philadelphia Story – 1940
Starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn

8. Roman Holiday – 1953
Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn

9. Let’s Make it Legal – 1951
Starring Claudette Colbert

10. Dream Wife – 1953
Starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr

11. Once Upon a Honeymoon – 1942
Starring Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers

12. Without Love – 1945
Starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn

13. East Side, West Side – 1949
Starring James Mason and Barbara Stanwyck

14. Here Comes the Groom – 1951
Starring Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman

15. We’re Not Married! – 1952
Starring Marilyn Monroe and Ginger Rogers

16. Anna Karenina – 1935
Starring Greta Garbo, Fredric March and Freddie Bartholomew

17. I Was a Male War Bride – 1949
Starring Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan and Marion Marshall

18. A Foreign Affair – 1948
Starring Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich and John Lund

19. Dodsworth – 1936
Starring Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton and Paul Lukas

20. Since You Went Away – 1944
Starring Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten

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