Wintertime from 1943 was, i believe, the last film sonja henie made for darryl f. Private roberts, a new soldier fresh from boot, arrives to the front. This animated short was nominated for an academy award for best documentary in 1943. A boy on a black bicycle slushes by a long line of grayclad soldiers, pedestrians and refugees on a snowy diketop road. Martijn lakemeier who plays the youth, michiel, is a name to watch out for, a brilliant young actor, who can convey as much emotion with just a look, as much as with words. Becoming a cultural phenomenon, it sold an estimated 60 million tickets in 1941 alone. Typical sonja henie musical set in norway her last at fox has her romanced by cornel wilde and cesar romero with romantic rival carole landis snapping at her heels while she gets to skate on ice. The national archives has this same film on dvd, and that version is completely fine. Produced and distributed by universal pictures, the film stars nelson eddy, susanna foster and claude rains, and was filmed in technicolor. To me, it was pretty poor with the exception of sonjas fabulous skating. Meteorologists believe this may have been the coldest winter in europe in the 20thc.
Wintertime 1943 norwegian olympic figure skater sonja henie was an instant success in films, starting at the top with a lucrative contract at fox. Cesar romero and carole landis are hilarious as a bickering couple and their musical duet is one of the highlights. Only few seconds ww2 short film wehrmacht vs 506 easy company duration. In a snowcovered village, thirteenyearold michiel martijn lakemeier is drawn into the resistance when he aids a wounded british paratrooper. Ascenefromthefilmordetthewordwithstigolinasand1423647321.
Wintertime 1943 stars sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero, carole landis and cornell. Per wikipedia, sonja henie was a norwegian figure skater and film star. Sailors watch a film in the cinema aboard the autocarrier, a cross channel steamer adapted as a recreation ship at scapa flow, june 1943. Media in category 1943 in film the following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. After nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and. As part of her contract, henie would only film in the summer, allowing her to work in. Sadly, the file uploaded here is stretched horizontally, and its driving me absolutely up the wall.
Sun valley serenade, which i wrote about here, is my absolute favorite of her movies and really one of my favorite movies ever but another gem is 1943s wintertime. William goetz, who was running 20th century fox in the absence of darryl f zanuck, announced the film would be made as part of a picture slate. In addition to the skating, she has a brief dramatic moment when she somberly learns about the german invasion of norway, and she absolutely cracks me up. A dutchmade boys own adventure yarn, set during the winter of 1944 as holland endured the nazis icy grip. Faca parte do filmow e avalie este filme voce tambem. Mar 07, 2020 wintertime is a great showcase for henie in that it allows her to illustrate a lot of what she could do in a short amount of time. I do not own any of this footage, i just made this trailer for entertainment. It tells the story of a finnish infantry regiment jr 23, which consists almost solely of men from southern ostrobothnia, focusing mainly on a platoon of reservists from kauhava.
Vincente minnelli a noteworthy film from the alan freed production unit at mgm freed was an early crusader for civil rights. Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a brokendown hotel in canada. Young michiel, age, has an easy time during the occupation because his father is mayor. Its january of 1945, winter in wartime, and nobody has gasoline but the germans, and the germans are an occupying army on its last legs. I cant deny that it has its issues, such as the thin plot and the boring coupling of nora and freddy. Sakall, cornell wilde, carole landis, and cesar romero. Wintertime is a film directed by john brahm with sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero, carole landis, year. Resistance is observed when an animal endures winter but changes in ways such as color and musculature. After the hotel opens, noras uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a snag in the form of. After the hotel opens, noras uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a.
After nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and modernize it. Wintertime 1943, the skater signed with newly formed international pictures to. This is the rare german film that youve read about in wwii and film books but probably never see. Different cultures define different dates as the start of winter, and some use a definition based on weather. Saludos amigos, a walt disney animated film starring donald duck and goofy released in south america in 1942 and in the u. To me, there is nothing cozier than a good sonja henie film. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing winter in wartime near you.
Dec 02, 2014 by paul homewood ht henry p we are all familiar with stories of how the german advance on moscow stalled in the winter of 19412. This is the case for squirrels, beavers, skunks, badgers, and raccoons. The film is considered a primary showcase of some of the top africanamerican performers of the time, during an era when africanamerican actors and. Check out the titles below, and click through these links to buy. From cop shows to movies that are totally free, heres what to watch while social distancing this week dylan. After the hotel opens, noras uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a snag in the form of pretty reporter. Wintertime 1943 09171943 us comedy, music, romance 1h 22m user score. Winter in wartime is a richly compelling, emotional dutch movie about a teenagers coming of age during the harsh national socialist occupation of holland by hitlers germany during world war ii. Some animals store food for the winter and live on it instead of hibernating completely.
Miniver, starring greer garson and walter pidgeon, opens at radio city music hall in new york, in what will become a recordbreaking 10week run. Gallery of 8 movie poster and cover images for wintertime 1943. Read the full synopsis of wintertime, 1943, directed by john brahm, with sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero, at turner classic movies. It is a road movie about two men and a woman driving around the country as they are being chased by a group of criminals and the police. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Everything you need to know about winter in wartime movie. January 17 gone with the wind goes into general release after touring in a roadshow version during 1940. Zanuck, jack jevne, lynn starling, arthur kober, eddie moran, sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero.
Some negative content detracts from its success, however. Synopsis plot nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a brokendown hotel in canada. Wintertime 1943 norwegian millionaire hjalmar ostgaard s. Stormy weather, the 1943 american musical film, was produced and released by 20th century fox. By accident plus his own decision to open an envelope not addressed to him teenage michiel ends up helping out a british pilot who has crashed and is trying to stay out of the hands of the nazis.
In this film, skating star sonja henie plays nora, a norwegian expatriate ice champion. There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including paul, limitless and the lincoln lawyer. March 21 alfred hitchcocks first american film rebecca is released, under the production of david. Understandably, sonja henie film plots are fluff padded out with some fun jive music and beautiful ice skating scenes. Sakall and his daughter, nora sonja henie, an amateur skating champion, arrive in. It occurs after autumn and before spring in each year. Media in category 1943 films the following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. By paul homewood ht henry p we are all familiar with stories of how the german advance on moscow stalled in the winter of 19412. Were in the netherlands during world war ii, under brutal german occupation. Wintertime 1943 approved 1h 22min comedy, musical, romance 17 september 1943 usa nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a brokendown hotel in canada. Europes coldest winter of the 20thc not a lot of people.
Then, in 1944, following up on his success at kursk, he launched operation bagration which knocked finland a german ally out of the war and out of the baltic states. Ice skating entertainment barely existed in the united states before henie arrived, but she inspired so many large ice extravaganzas that as a live performer she found it difficult to compete in. Talvisota is a 1989 finnish war film directed by pekka parikka, based on the winter war, a novel by antti tuuri. Michiel, a freshfaced 14yearold, yearns to join the resistance, stumbles across an. Come before winter dietrich bonhoeffer and his companions in the dying gasps of the third reich. After the hotel opens, noras uncle faces financial ruin and her. Winter is caused by the axis of the earth in that hemisphere being oriented away from the sun. The film is considered one of the best hollywood musicals with an africanamerican cast, the other being mgms cabin in the sky 1943. Voted best film of 2008 by a youth jury of 1418 year olds at the rome film festival, it is suitable for teenage and adult viewers. Film genres, title, year, country, length, director, description. Its loud, a little slapsticky, and the funny parts arent all that funny. February 23 walt disneys animated film pinocchio is released, which is first considered a failure, but gain a cult following and is now considered one of the greatest films of all time.
Cornel wilde and jack oakie also give great performances. Dietrich bonhoeffer after years of admiring dietrich bonhoeffer, minnesota psychiatrist gary blount and german filmmaker hellmut schlingenslepen team up. The original music score was composed by edward ward. Winter in wartime was released in 2011 on friday, march 18, 2011 in 2 theaters. February 10 tom and jerry make their debut in the animated cartoon puss gets the boot. The story of benjamin blake, starring tyrone power and gene tierney. A boy joins a resistance during world war ii and learns the difference between reality and fantasy.
Henies films are wholly hers she is the center of attention. Wintertime is a 1943 twentieth centuryfox musical film directed by john brahm and starring sonja henie and cesar romero. Overview of wintertime, 1943, directed by john brahm, with sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero, at turner classic movies. When jl does a series of cartwheels, her manylayered wideskirted gown is very distracting. Fourdisc set includes wintertime 1943, thin ice 1937, young america 1932 and you cant have everything 1932. Telecharger wintertime film complet en francais vf hd 1943. He is assigned to sergeant stevens where hes put on an observation post with a 30 cal.
August 8 walt disneys animated film bambi opens in united. The spectacle of female athleticism in classic hollywood, 19351955. Vincente minnellis debut film was based on vernon dukelynn roots hit 1940 broadway musical directed by. Although it was made as a bmovie wintertime is a really good comedy with some fun musical numbers and a wonderful cast. With sonja henie, jack oakie, cesar romero, carole landis. Hart six rare film shorts four rarelyseen film shorts with william s. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Cornel wilde full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Michiels boyish sense of defiance and adventure soon turns to danger and desperation, as michiel is forced to act without knowing whom to trust among the adults and townspeople around him. Stormy weather is a 1943 american musical film produced and released by 20th century fox. Ice skater sonja henie classic movie stars, old movie stars, classic films, golden. Phantom of the opera is a 1943 american horror film directed by arthur lubin, loosely based on gaston lerouxs 1910 novel the phantom of the opera and its 1925 film adaptation starring lon chaney. Zhukov was tasked with driving the germans out of russia, and in the summer of 1943 he destroyed the last remnants of nazi eastern offensive power at kursk.86 614 767 1225 469 1297 974 855 889 1155 845 730 1528 358 1400 270 746 1257 1022 31 1069 668 1463 410 1190 1192 1475