THE NOTEBOOK
2004, Warner Bros., 123 min, Dir: Nick Cassavetes

Wealthy socialite Allie (Rachel McAdams) and working-class dreamer Noah (Ryan Gosling) fall passionately in love in one of the most ardently beloved screen romances of the last decade, based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks. Torn apart by status differences and the onset of World War II, the two go their separate ways - Allie to university and Noah to the army. But time and even great misunderstanding can't suppress true love, and when the two meet again after the war - despite Allie's impending marriage to another man - they are confronted with their real feelings and desires. With Gena Rowlands and James Garner.


THE BLACK MARBLE
1980, 113 min, Dir: Harold Becker

Paula Prentiss is a cop who falls in love with her new partner (Robert Foxworth), but his alcoholic struggle to deal with the realities of his work creates a major obstacle. Adapted from a novel by Joseph Wambaugh. With James Woods, Harry Dean Stanton and Christopher Lloyd.


MAN'S FAVORITE SPORT?
1964, Universal, 120 min, Dir: Howard Hawks

This later-era Howard Hawks classic stars Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss as Roger and Abby, two headstrong overachievers wrangled into the ultimate battle of the sexes when Roger, the leading expert on sports fishing, is entered in a local fishing contest. The problem? Roger's never fished in his life. Delightful mayhem ensues as Roger and Abby unskillfully deal with the great outdoors.


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