Films of '59

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As movies flood the market in this summer of ’09, Sara Fishko is thinking about the movies of nineteen-fifty-nine. From romantic comedies to sword-and-sandal spectacles, the films of that year spoke volumes about what was happening off screen.

For more about the movies of '59, including trailers and theme songs, visit the Art.Cult blog.

Get a copy of Fred Kaplan's book 1959: The Year Everything Changed here.

Read Andrew Sarris's New York Obersver archives here.