Pot O’ Gold (1941)

Before his music shop goes under, James Stewart moves to the big city to work at his uncle’s factory. He gets caught in the middle of a feud between his uncle and a neighboring musical family, and catches the eye of the singing daughter (Paulette Goddard).

The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)

Bing Crosby stars as Father O’Malley, who is transferred to a soon-to-be-condemned school run by Sister Benedict (Ingrid Bergman), where they have different ideas for turning the place around.

Life with Father (1947)

A turn-of-the-century businessman (William Powell) presides over his family of four red-headed boys with straitlaced efficiency, but it is the mother (Irene Dunne) who really rules the roost. The film co-stars Edmund Gwenn and a young Elizabeth Taylor.

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Alec Guinness stars as a mild-mannered bank clerk who plots to steal gold bullion in this British caper film comedy, which also features Stanley Holloway and Audrey Hepburn.

My Favorite Brunette (1947)

Bob Hope is a baby photographer who is mistaken for a detective by a beautiful baroness (Dorothy Lamour). The fake gumshoe is soon in all kinds of trouble in this comedic film noir parody that co-stars Alan Ladd, Peter Lorre and Lon Chaney, Jr.