The following descriptions of what's playing on Turner Classic Movies this month actually provide some truisms about life.
"A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed."
"After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober."
"A society woman courts heartache when she falls in lover with her chauffeur."
"A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building."
"A father's blind devotion turns his son into a lying cad."
"A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III."
"A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire's life."
"A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family."
"A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters."
"A scarred veteran and a homely woman are transformed by love."
"A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest."
"An ambitious duke uses his executioner henchman to kill his way to the crown."
"A detective tries to solve a murder in a house full of suspects."
"When she's branded as a 'bad girl' a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval."
"A good girl raises her popularity when pretends to be bad."
"A young girl dreams of winning acceptance from a gang of surfers."