'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 34 romance films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies
  • At Long Last Love
  • Avanti!
  • Bed and Board
  • Bye Bye Monkey
  • California Dreaming
  • Caravans
  • Carry On Henry
  • Fellini's Casanova
  • Cinderella Liberty
  • The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County
  • Conversation Piece
  • A Different Story
  • The Divine Nymph
  • Dracula
  • Emma Mae
  • The Europeans
  • Fedora
  • For Pete's Sake
  • Ginger in the Morning
  • Gold
  • The Great Waltz
  • The Hawaiians
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
  • Honky
  • Ice Castles
  • Interval
  • Jeremy
  • Joseph Andrews
  • Lady Oscar
  • Life Study
  • A Little Night Music