Possessed (1931)

If you can get hold of a copy of Possessed, the 1931 movie starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable, it’s a really interesting slice of movie history. Firstly, it cemented Joan Crawford as one of the top stars in Hollywood. She would go on to star in similar rags-to-riches stories about Depression-era dancers or shop…

Thelma and Louise (1991)

Did Thelma and Louise feature the world’s first selfie? The photo, freeze-framed at the end of the film, was taken on a Polaroid before the two best friends from Arkansas are supposed to embark on a fun weekend escape in the mountains. The photo shows Susan Sarandon’s Louise buttoned up in a conservative white shirt,…