"Cohen Film Classics" offers viewers a chance to watch some of the most iconic films that defined the 20th century cinema landscape. The new Friday night series highlights movies featuring Alfred Hitchcock, Vivien Leigh, Fritz Lang, Laurence Olivier, Luc Besson and more. 

The series is hosted by producer Charles Cohen, an influential patron, innovator and visionary of culture and the arts. To bring this series to life, Cohen opened his vault of over 700 titles to create a curated mix of ten films — documentaries, musicals, comedies, animation, dramas and avant-garde works. Cohen has made it his mission to share his passion for collecting rare films and bringing them back to life with the care and attention they deserve, many of which have been beautifully restored to their original condition.

 

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Sudden Fear

A successful Broadway playwright rejects a young actor as the lead in her new play. They meet later, she's swept off her feet and marries him. He learns of her plans to leave the bulk of her fortune to a foundation and plots her murder in cahoots with an old girlfriend; the playwright learns of the plan and plots to kill her conniving husband! CAST: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennet, Virginia Huston, Mike "Touch" Connors

Fire Over England

During the reign of England's Queen Elizabeth I, a young naval officer (Laurence Olivier) spies on the Spanish and discovers their plans to send the Armada against England. This wins him the love of the Queen's lady-in-waiting (Vivien Leigh) as he takes the British fleet into battle. The cast includes Vivien Leigh, Flora Robson, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Raymond Massey, and James Mason

Dark Journey

Radiant Vivien Leigh plays an Allied double agent in 1915 Stockholm. When the Germans, suspicious that she's passing secrets to the French, send Chief of Intelligence Conrad Veidt to catch her, the two fall hopelessly in love. The cast includes Cecil Parker, Conrad Veidt, and Vivien Leigh.

The Beauty of the Devil

Approaching the end of his life, a prominent professor of alchemy makes a bargain with the Devil that will gain him youth, fame and riches in exchange for his soul. The cast includes Gérard Philipe, Michel Simon and Nicole Besnard

The Thief of Bagdad

One of the most imaginative of all silent movies, "The Thief of Bagdad" is a dazzling Arabian Nights adventure fantasy. Douglas Fairbanks is at his best as the dashing Ahmed, the thief who wins a princess. The cast includes Anna May Wong, Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston and Snitz Edwards.