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one thousand three hundred seventy-third category

Family life in the 40s

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LIFE BEGINS FOR ANDY HARDY (1941)
LIFE WITH FATHER (1947)
FAMILY HONEYMOON (1949)

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BICYCLE THIEVES (1948)

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944)

THE LITTLE FOXES (1941)

THE YEARLING (1946)

NATIONAL VELVET (1944)

MRS. MINIVER (1942)

THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940)

SHADOW OF A DOUBT (1943)

THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS (1942)

MILDRED PIERCE (1945)

MR. BLANDINGS BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE (1948)

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80's films about 40's family life

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The Best Years of Our Lives

The Philadelphia Story

Shadow of a Doubt

A Date With Judy

Janie

Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Since You Went Away

Sitting Pretty

A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob

The Very Thought of You

The War Against Mrs Hadley

Good Sam

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes

State Fair

Three Daring Daughters

All My Sons

The Ma and Pa Kettle movies

The Gildersleeve movies

The Nancy Drew movies

It's a Wonderful Life

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one thousand three hundred seventy-fourth category

Wartime comedy

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SEE HERE, PRIVATE HARGROVE (1944)
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
M*A*S*H (1970)

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STALAG 17

KING OF HEARTS

LOVE AND DEATH

THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA

CATCH-22

THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK

OPERATION PETTICOAT

SEVEN BEAUTIES

MISTER ROBERTS

HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO

BILOXI BLUES

HOW I WON THE WAR

WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, DADDY?

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THE INCREDIBLE MR LIMPETT

TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT

FATHER GOOSE

I WAS A MALE WAR BRIDE

THE WHACKIEST SHIP IN THE ARMY

THE BIG NOISE

BUCK PRIVATES

TO BE OR NOT TO BE

The FRANCIS movies

THE GENERAL

DUCK SOUP

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Does the Cold War count? If so, I'd like to add THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING! THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!

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I'm always amazed at how great the examples are, provided each day on the thread. I love it when you all mention films that never crossed my mind!

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On the English front:

Oh! What a Lovely War

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A Private Function

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The Virgin Soldiers

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one thousand three hundred seventy-fifth category

More music than dialogue

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HAIR (1979)
EVITA (1996)
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (2007)

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RENT (2005)

THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (1964)

MARY POPPINS (1964)

THE MUSIC MAN (1962)

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Not sure how many examples there might be for today's category, but I think it's an interesting topic:

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one thousand three hundred seventy-sixth category

Supporting characters given their own movies

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Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) led a series of movies after Dr. Kildare (Lew Ayres) left Blair General.

The Kettles had their own adventures after THE EGG AND I.

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The Huggett Family series started with their vacation at Holiday Camp  Related image

There are a lot of tv series that were created to star a supporting character...

Rhoda and Phyllis from The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Frasier from Cheers

Mama's Family from The Carol Burnett Show

Laverne and Shirley from Happy Days

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The Simpsons started on The Tracey Ullman Show, before they got their own series and starred in their own movie.

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James Spader was a defendant on THE PRACTICE before he became the lead actor on BOSTON LEGAL

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