Melodramas of the 1950s & 1960s from Hollywood and Beyond

"And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable - they should be taken absolutely seriously." — Rainer Werner Fassbinder

  • About Mrs. Leslie
  • Act of Love
  • Act One
  • Ada
  • An Affair to Remember
  • All Fall Down
  • All I Desire
  • All Mine to Give
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • All the Fine Young Cannibals
  • All the Way Home
  • Angel Baby
  • Angel, Angel, Down We Go
  • The Angry Silence
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • The Arrangement
  • As Young As We Are
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall
  • The Bachelor Party
  • Back Street
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • The Bad Seed
  • Band of Angels
  • Banning
  • The Barefoot Contessa
  • Because of You
  • Becket
  • Beloved Infidel
  • The Best of Everything
  • The Big Bounce
  • The Big Cube
  • The Big Knife
  • The Bigamist
  • Bigger Than Life
  • Blue Denim
  • The Blue Veil
  • The Bold and the Brave
  • Bonjour Tristesse
  • The Bramble Bush
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Bright Leaf
  • BUtterfield 8
  • By Love Possessed
  • Caged
  • The Candy Man
  • Career
  • The Caretakers
  • Carmen Jones
  • Carnival Story
  • The Carpetbaggers
  • Carrie
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • The Ceremony
  • A Certain Smile
  • The Chalk Garden
  • The Chapman Report
  • The Chase
  • The Children's Hour
  • Claudelle Inglish
  • Cleopatra
  • The Cobweb
  • A Cold Wind in August
  • Come Back, Little Sheba
  • The Come On
  • The Cool and the Crazy
  • The Country Girl
  • Crime of Passion
  • The Crooked Web
  • The Crowded Sky
  • A Cry in the Night
  • The Damned Don't Cry
  • The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
  • Dark Purpose
  • David and Lisa
  • Days of Wine and Roses
  • Dead Ringer
  • Dear Heart
  • The Deep Blue Sea
  • Desire in the Dust
  • Desire Under the Elms
  • Diamond Head
  • The Diary of a High School Bride
  • East of Eden
  • The Eddy Duchin Story
  • Eighteen and Anxious
  • Elephant Walk
  • The End of the Affair
  • Executive Suite
  • Exodus
  • Eye of the Cat
  • The Eyes of Annie Jones
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • Fate Is the Hunter
  • The Female Animal
  • Female on the Beach
  • A Fever in the Blood
  • Foxfire
  • From Here to Eternity
  • From the Terrace