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Can anybody tell me the theme?


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I'm usually able to figure out the "theme of the day" (performer, title, subject matter), but the lineup of 09/06/2018 has me stumped. Can anyone tell me what these films have in common?

I Take This Woman, Men in White, Knockout, The World Changes, Oil for the Lamps of China, An American Romance, The Power and the Prize.

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13 hours ago, bundie said:

I'm usually able to figure out the "theme of the day" (performer, title, subject matter), but the lineup of 09/06/2018 has me stumped. Can anyone tell me what these films have in common?

I Take This Woman, Men in White, Knockout, The World Changes, Oil for the Lamps of China, An American Romance, The Power and the Prize.

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Troubled relationships?

 

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Each lead men in each film is destined for either fame, wealth, notariety, great achievements or success in one way or another.

Each story shows a chronological progression of their respective careers, their personal relationships, family history and critical life-altering decisions and how each of these influences the rise, fall & eventual outcome of their various successes and/or failures.

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15 hours ago, bundie said:

I don't think Clark Gable's character was married in Men in White...

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The plot description from Leonard Maltin (who isn't always accurate!) says Gable is "torn between his medical practice and his marriage to a society girl".

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