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Classic Movies
This is the Classic Movie catalogue. Here you can browse through the thousands of titles that we have available for licensing. From the early silent movies of Charlie Chaplin to the famous westerns of John Wayne.
Classic Movies

ABDUCTION 1975-USA;92M;COLOR

DRAMA. D: JOSEPH ZITO; C: LIEF ERICKSON, DOROTHY MALONE, JUDITH-MARIE BERGAN, DAVID PENDLETON, LAWRENCE TIERNEY, GREGORY ROZAKIS. EXPLICIT AND STRAIGHTFORWARD ACCOUNT OF A YOUNG WOMAN - NOT UNLIKE PATTY HEARST - WHO IS KIDNAPPED AND TRANSFORMED FROM DISTRAUGHT CAPTIVE TO KNOWING PARTICIPANT. BASED ON THE NOVEL ‘BLACK ABDUCTER’ BY HARRISON JAMES.

 


ABE LINCOLN OF 9 TH AVE. (AKA: STREETS OF NEW YORK) 1939-USA;73M;B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: JACKIE COOPER, MARTIN SPELLMAN. A YOUNG MAN ASHAMED OF HIS BROTHER’S CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES OWNS NEWS STAND AND STUDIES LAW AT NIGHT SCHOOL IN ORDER TO STAY STRAIGHT.

 


ABILENE TOWN 1946-USA; 90M; B&W

WESTERN, D: EDWIN L. MARIN; C: ANN DVORAK, RANDOLPH SCOTT, EDGAR BUCHANAN, LLOYD BRIDGES. AN UPRIGHT SHERIFF FINDS HIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF A WAR BETWEEN CATTLEMEN AND HOMESTEADERS IN KANSAS. WELL-PRODUCED, ENJOYABLE WESTERN.

 


ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1930-USA; 91M; B&W

DRAMA. D: D.W. GRIFFITH; C: WALTER HUSTON, UNA MERKEL, EDGAR DEARING, RUSSELL SIMSON, HENRY B. WALTHALL. A STORY OF LINCOLN’S LIFE OF POLITICS AND YEARS OF POWER. THIS STRAIGHTFORWARD BIOPIC ADDS THE VIRTUES OF SINCERITY AND FIDELITY TO THE FACTS.

 


ACES AND EIGHT 1936-USA; 62M;B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY. TIM MCCOY STOPS A GAMBLER FROM FLEECING A SMALL TOWN.

 


ACROSS THE PLAINS 1939-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SPENCER BENNETT; C: JACK RANDALL. TWO BROTHERS, SEPERATED AS CHILDREN, MEET AGAIN ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE LAW.

 


ADMIRAL WAS A LADY, THE 1950-USA; 85M;B&W

COMEDY. D: ALBERT S. ROGELL; C: EDMOND O’ BRIEN, WANDA HENDRIX, RUDY VALEE, JOHNNY SANDS, STEVEW BRODIE. FOUR EX-AIRMEN LIVING ON THEIR WITS ARE ASKED TO WATCH OVER A YOUNG WOMAN (AN EX-WAC) UNTIL SHE IS REUNITED WITH HER FIANCEE. BUT COMPLICATIONS OCCUR WHEN THE FOUR MEN VIE FOR HER HAND.

 


ADVENTURE ISLAND 1947-USA; 66M;B&W

ACTION ADVENTURE. D: PETER STEWART; C: RORY CALHOUN, RHODA FLEMING, PAUL KELLY, JOHN ABBOTT. SMUGGLERS AND THEIR INNOCENT PASSENGERS ARE SHIPWRECKED ON A SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RULED BY A MADMAN.

 


ADVENTURES OF GALLANT BEES, THE: 1948-USA;73M;COLOR

ADVENTURE-DRAMA D: LEW LANDERS; C: CAMERON MITCHELL, AUDREY LONG, FUZZY NIGHT. A YOUNG RODEO STAR CAPTURES A WILD HORSE AND ENTERS IT FOR PRIZE MONEY. HE IS TORN BETWEEN HIS HORSE AND HIS GIRL.

 


ADVENTURES OF THE FLYING CADETS (SERIAL –PART 1) 1943-USA; 169M;B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: RAY TAYLOR, LEWIS D. COLLINS; C: JOHNNY DOWNS, BOBBY JORDON, WARD WOOD, WILLIAM BENEDICT, EDUARDO CIANNELLI, ROBERT ARMSTRONG. A MYSTERIOUS FIGURE KNOWN AS THE BLACK HANGMAN HAS LOCATED A SECRET DEPOSIT OF HELIUM IN AFRICA AND PLANS TO SELL IT TO THE NAZIS. THE FLYING CADETS HAVE BEEN FALSELY IMPLICATED IN A SERIES OF MURDERS AND SET OUT TO CLEAR THEIR NAMES AND BRING THE TREACHEROUS AGENT TO JUSTICE. GOOD CAST WITH THRILLING ACTION SEQUENCES.

 


ADVENTURES OF THE FLYING CADETS (SERIAL –PART 2) 1943-USA; 169M;B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: RAY TAYLOR, LEWIS D. COLLINS; C: JOHNNY DOWNS, BOBBY JORDAN, WARD WOOD, WILLIAM BENEDICT, EDUARDO CIANNELLI, ROBERT ARMSTRONG. A MYSTERIOUS FIGURE KNOWN AS THE BLACK HANGMAN HAS LOCATED A SECRET DEPOSIT OF HELIUM IN AFRICA AND PLANS TO SELL IT TO THE NAZIS. THE FLYING CADETS HAVE BEEN FALSELY IMPLICATED IN A SERIES OF MURDERS AND SET OUT TO CLEAR THEIR NAMES AND BRING THE TREACHEROUS AGENT TO JUSTICE. GOOD CAST WITH THRILLING ACTION SEQUENCES.

 


ADVENTURES OF THE TEXAS KID, THE 1943-USA; 59M;B&W

WESTERN. D: LAMBERT HILLYER; C: JOHNNY MACK BROWN, RAYMOND HATTON, MARSHALL REED, KERMIT MAYNARD, SHIRLEY PATTERSON, EDMUND COBB, CHARLES ‘BLACKIE’ KING. TWO U.S. MARSHALLS ARE ASSIGNED TO STOP THE TAGECOACH-ROBBING SULLY GANG. A COWBOY QUITS AN OUTLAW GANG TO GO STRAIGHT.

 


AFFAIR, THE 1973-USA;73M;COLOR

DRAMA. D: GILBERT CATES; C: NATALIE WOOD, ROBERT WAGNER, BRUCE DAVISON, JAMIE SMITH JACKSON, KENT SMITH, FRANCES REID, PAT HARRINGTON. SENSITIVE, TOUCHING, HONEST STORY OF A FEMALE SONGWRITER WITH POLIO, NATALIE WOOD, EXPERIENCING HER FIRST LOVE AFFAIR WITH ATTORNEY ROBERT WAGNER. UNUSUALLY WELL-ACTED WITH EXCELLENT CAST, EXPERT SCRIPT BY BARBARA TURNER.

 


AFRICA SCREAMS 1949-USA ; 78M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES BARTON; C: BUD ABBOTT, LOU COSTELLO, MAX BAER, SHEMP HOWARD. ABBOTT AND COSTELLO ARE HIRED BY CROOKS TO DRAW A TREASURE MAP, FOUND IN THE BACK OF A BOOK IN AFRICA, THAT THEY HAD SOLD IN THE DEPARTMENT STORE IN WHICH THEY WORKED. THEY END UP GOING ON THE SAFARI WHEN THEY LEARN THE TREASURE IS DIAMONDS. A HILARIOUS COMEDY ENSUES WHEN COSTELLO DOESN’T KNOW HOW TO DRAW THE MAP AT ALL, BUT MAKES IT UP AS HE GOES ALONG.

 


AGAINST A CROOKED SKY 1975 –USA; 89M;COLOR

WESTERN, FAMILY. D: EARL BELLAMY; C: RICHARD BOONE, STEWART PETERSON, GEOFFREY LAND, JEWEL BLANCH, HENRY WILCOXON, CLINT RICHIE. A BOY ALONG WITH AN AGEING TRAPPER (BOONE) , SEARCH FOR HIS SISTER, WHO’S BEEN KIDNAPPED BY INDIANS. A SIMPLISTIC, TRADITIONAL FAMILY WESTERN. THIS IS A REMAKE OF THE JOHN WAYNE ‘SEARCHERS’ FILM.

 


AGAINST ALL HOPE 1978-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: MICHAEL PUCCINI; C: MICHAEL MADSEN, MAUREEN MCCARTHY. A MAN TURNS TO DRINKING WHEN HE LOSES HIS JOB, WHICH EVENTUALLY COSTS HIM HIS FAMILY AND HIS POSITION IN THE COMMUNITY. WITH THE HELP OF THE LOCAL PRIEST, HE IS MADE WHOLE AGAIN AND ACCEPTED BACK INTO HIS FAMILY.

 


ALGIERS 1938-USA ; 100M ; B&W

MELODRAMA. D: JOHN CROMWELL; C: CHARLES BOYER, HEDY LAMARR, SIGRID GURIE, GENE LOCKHART. BOYER, AS A NOTORIOUS THIEF OF THE CASBAH, FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE ALLURING LAMARR WHO PLAYS A SPOILED RICH GIRL VISITING THE EXOTIC CASBAH DISTRICT OF ROMANTIC ALGIERS. BOYER’S MOST FAMOUS ROLE IN WELL CAST ROMANCE.

 


ALICE IN PARIS (AKA: ALICE IN WONDERLAND IN PARIS AND ALICE IN WONDERLAND IN NEW ADVENTURES) 1966-USA; 52M;COLOR

ANIMATION-FAMILY. D: GENE DIETCH. VOICE OF CARL REINER. ALICE TRAVELS TO FRANCE TO MEET HER HEROINE MADELINE AND ADVENTURE ENSUES. ANIMATED FANTASY, GOING BEYOND LEWIS CARROLL’S STORY.

 


ALL THE KIND STRANGERS 1974-USA; 72M;COLOR

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: BURT KENNEDY; C: STACY KEACH, SAMANTHA EGGAR, JOHN SAVAGE, ROBBY BENSON. THIS TALE OF QUIET TERROR BEGINS WITH PHOTOGRAPHER-JOURNALIST KEACH GIVING A YOUNG BOY A RIDE TO HIS SECLUDED FARMHOUSE WHERE HE MEETS THE REST OF THE KIDS AND A YOUNG WOMAN (EGGAR) WHOM THEY CALL OTHER. THE ORPHANS ARE FORCING STRANGERS TO BE THEIR PARENTS AND IF THEY DON’T MEASURE UP, THEY ARE MURDERED.

 


ALONG THE SUNDOWN TRAIL 1942-USA; 59M;B&W

WESTERN. D: PETER STEWART; C: LEE POWELL, BILL BOYD. UNDERCOVER MARSHALS ARE AFTER CROOKS WHO ARE TRYING TO ROB A TUNGSTEN MINE.

 


AMAZING MR. X, THE (AKA: THE SPIRITUALIST) 1948-USA; 78M;B&W

MYSTERY, THRILLER, DRAMA. D: BERNARD WORHAUS; C: TURHAN BEY LYNN BARI, CATHY O’DONNEL, RICHARD CARLSON, DONALD CURTIS, VIRGINIA GREGG. PHONEY MYSTIC TRIES TO CHEAT A GRIEVING YOUNG WIDOW OF HER FORTUNE. HE GETS MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR WHEN HER SUPPOSEDLY DEAD HUSBAND TURNS UP VERY MUCH ALIVE IN AN ELABORATE FRAUD SCHEME. ENTHUSIASTIC PERFORMANCES, EXCELLENT SPOOKY DIRECTION, AND STUNNING CINEMATOGRAPHY BY JOHN ALTON.

 


AMAZING TRANSPARENT MAN 1960-USA; 58M; B&W

SCI-FI, ACTION, THRILLER. D: EDGAR G. ULMER; C: MARGUERITE CHAPMAN, DOUGLAS KENNEDY, JAMES GRIFFITH, IVAN TRIESAULT, BOYD ‘RED’ MORGAN. EX-MAYOR OF THE CITY FORCES A SCIENTIST TO DEVELOP A RADIATION-BASED FORMULA TO INDUCE INVISIBILITY. HE WANTS TO CREATE AN INVISIBLE ARMY THAT HE CAN SELL TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER. HE BREAKS A SAFECRAKER OT OF PRISON AND USES THE FORMULA ON HIM, BUT FINDS OUT THAT IT HAS A SIDE EFFECT HE DIDN’T COUNT ON. FILMED ON THE TEXAS STATE FAIR GROUNDS IN DALLAS.

 


ANATOMY OF AN ILLNESS 1984-USA; 98M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: RICHARD T. HEFFRON; C: ED ASNER. ELI WALLACH, MILLIE PERKINS. AN ACCOUNT OF EDITOR-LECTURER NORMAN COUSIN’S WINNING BATTLE AGAINST A PAINFUL DISEASE USING LAUGHTER, VITAMIN C, AND DETERMINED CHEER. COUSIN’S DECISION TO FIGHT THE ILLNESS WITH THE MIND INSTEAD OF DRUGS IS A WELL-TOLD STORY.

 


ANATOMY OF A PSYCHO 1961-USA; 75M; B&W

THRILLER, MYSTERY. D: BROOKE L. PETERS; C: RONNIE BURNS, PAMELA LINCOLN, DARRELL HOWE, RUSS BENBER. THE EXECUTION OF A CONVICTED KILLER DRIVES HIS BROTHER CHET (DARRELL HOWE) TO EMBARK ON A MURDEROUS CAMPAIGN AGAINST THOSE WHO HELPED SEND HIS BROTHER TO THE GAS CHAMBER. AFTER ALMOST BEATING TO DEATH THE SON OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND SETTING FIRE TO THE JUDGE’S HOUSE. CHET LEARNS THAT HIS SISTER’S BOYFRIEND WAS THE PRIMARY WITNESS WHOSE TESTIMONY LED TO THE DEATH PENALTY CONVICTION. CHET ALSO BLAMES THE BOYFRIEND FOR THE ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF ONE OF HIS FRIENDS, AND SETS INTO MOTION HIS FINAL MURDEROUS ACT OF REVENGE.

 


ANGEL AND THE BADMAN 1947-USA; 101M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JAMES EDWARD GRANT; C: JOHN WAYNE, GAIL RUSSELL, HARY CARY. WHEN NOTORIOUS GUNSLINGER WAYNE IS WOUNDED DURING A SHOOT-OUT, A QUAKER FAMILY TAKES HIM IN TO NURSE HIM. THE DAUGHTER’S (RUSSELL) LOVE FOR HIM CONVINCES WAYNE TO REFORM, BUT NOT UNTIL HE FINDS THE OUTLAW (CABOT) WHO KILLED HIS FATHER.

 


ANGEL ON MY SHOULDER 1946-USA; 102M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ARCHIE MAYO; C: PAUL MUNI, CLAUDE RAINS, ANNE BAXTER, ERSKINE SANFORD, GEORGE CLEVELAND, ONSLOW STEVENS. ENTERTAINING FANTASY OF A MURDERED CONVICT WHO MAKES A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL IN THE HOPE OF ETERNAL LENIENCY BY AGREEING TO RETURN TO EARTH AS A RESPECTED JUDGE AND STOP THE JUDGE’S CAMPAIGN FOR LAW AND ORDER. HE THEN ATTEMPTS TO OUTWIT SATAN WHILE STILL IN MORTAL FORM.

 


ANIMAL KINGDOM, THE (AKA: THE WOMAN IN HIS HOUSE) 1932-USA; 85M; B&W

COMEDY/DRAMA. D: EDWARD H. GRIFFITHS; C: LESLIE HOWARD, ANN HARDING, MYRNA LOY. SOPHISTICATED STORY OF PUBLISHER’S RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ARTIST AND MARRIAGE TO MANIPULATIVE WOMAN. HIS WIFE ACTS LIKE A MISTRESS AND HIS MISTRESS ACTS LIKE A WIFE.

 


ANTONIO 1973-USA; 86M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: CALDIO GUZMAN; C: TRINI LOPEZ, LARRY HAGMAN, NOEMI GURREFO, PEDRO BECKER, MARVIN WALKENSTEIN. IN THIS GOOD-HEARTED STORY. A SOUTH AMERICAN VILLAGE POTTER’S LIFE GETS COMPLICATED AFTER AN ECCENTRIC TEXAS OILMAN (HAGMAN) GIVES HIM A CAR, SO HE SETS OUT TO RETURN IT. HAGMAN STARS BEFORE HIS ROLE AS ‘JR’ IN ‘DALLAS’, ON THE RUN FROM HIS WIFE AND HER DIVORCE LAWYER.

 


APE, THE 1940-USA; B&W

HORROR. D: WILLIAM BEAUDINE. C: BORIS KARLOFF. A MAD DOCTOR EXPERIMENTS WITH AN APE, TRYING TO SAVE A BEAUTIFUL GIRL.

 


ARCH OF TRIUMPH 1985-USA; 95M; COLOR

HORROR. D: WARIS HUSSEIN: C: ANTHONY HOPKINS, LESLEY-ANNE DOWN, DONALD PLEASENCE. IN PARIS, AN AUSTRIAN REFUGEE DOCTOR FALLS IN LOVE JUST BEFORE THE NAZIS ENTER THE CITY. REMAKE OF THE 1948 FILM.

 


ARIZONA BOUND 1941-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET; C: BUCK JONES, TIM MCCOY, RAYMOND HATTON, DENNIS MOORE, LUANA WALTERS, SLIM WHITAKER. THE FIRST OF THE ROUGHRIDERS MOVIES. THIS ENTRY KEEPS SECRET THE FACT THAT BUCK ROBERTS (JONES), TIM MCCALL (MCCOY) AND SANDY HOPKINS (HATTON) ARE TEXAS RANGERS WHO WORK TOGETHER. FANS OF CLASSIC WESTERNS WILL BE FAMILIAR WITH THE BEST COWBOY-TRIO SERIES OF THEM ALL. IN THIS CASE, THEY’RE CALLED UPON TO SAVE A STAGECOACH LINE FROM CROOKS OPERATING IN MESA CITY.

 


ARIZONA DAYS 1937-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN ENGLISH ; C: TEX RITTER, ELEANOR STEWART, SYD SAYLOR, WILLIAM FAERSHAM. ENTERTAINING SHOOT-EM-UP AS SOMBRE-VOICED TEX RITTER EXPOSES THE VILLIAN WHILE SHYLY WOOING THE GIRL OF HIS DREAMS. CONTAINS SOME NICE MUSICAL TUNES AND KNOCKDOWN, DRAG-OUT CLIMAX.

 


ARIZONA STAGECOACH 1942-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RAY CORRIGAN, AMX TERHUNE, KERMIT MAYNARD, CHARLES ‘BLACKIE’ KING, JOHN ‘DUSTY’ KING. THE RANGE BUSTERS HELP CLEAR A MAN FALSELY ACCUSED OF MURDER.

 


ASSASSIN OF YOUTH 1937-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: ELMER CLIFTON. C: LUANA WALTERS, ARTHUR GARDNER. A STORY WITHIN A STORY IN WHICH A YOUNG GIRL, WHO IS INTRODUCED TO MARIJUANA, BECOMES INVOLVED IN WILD TEENAGE PARTIES; AND A COURAGEOUS REPORTER GOES UNDERCOVER TO INFILTRATE THE CULT.

 


ASTRAL FACTOR, THE 1977-USA; 59M; B&W

SUSPENSE-CRIME. D: SUE LYON; C: ROBERT FOXWORTH, ELKE SOMMERS, STEPHANIE POWERS, SUE LYON, LESLIE PARRISH. A SUSPENSEFUL TALE OF INTRIGUE, MURDER AND THE SUPERNATURAL. A MURDERER HAS ESCAPED FROM AN INSTITUTION FOR THE CRIMINALLY INSANE AND SETS OUT TO KILL THOSE WHO TESTIFIED AGAINST HIM. DETECTIVES RACE AGAINST TIME TO FIND HIM.

 


ATLANTIC FLIGHT 1937-USA; 59M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: DICK MERRILL, JACK LAMBLY, PAULA STONE, WELDON HEYBURN. AN AVIATOR EMBARKS ON A TRANS-ALANTIC FLIGHT TO BRING SERUM TO A DYING FRIEND.

 


ATTACK ON FEAR 1984-USA; 100M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: MEL DAMSKI. C: JOHN HARKISN, JERRY HARDIN, LINDA KELSEY, TOM VILLARD, BARBARA BABCOCK, PAUL MICHAEL GLASSER, KEVIN CONWAY, ALAN FUDGE. THIS DOCU-DRAMA FOLLOWS TWO SMALL-TOWN NEWSPAPER REPORTER, WHO BEGIN PUBLISHING EVIDENCE AGAINST THE FAMED SANTA MONICA DRUG-REHAB CENTRE SYNANON AFTER REVEALING INVESTIGATION. DESPITE LEGAL PRESSURE FROM SYNANON AND BIZARRE ANONYMOUSLY MAILED THREATS, THE STORY RESULTS IN A MAJOR INVESTIGATION OF THE REVERED INSTITUTION.

 


ATTACK OF THE GIANT LEECHES 1959-USA; 62M; B&W

HORROR. D: BERNARD KOWALSKI. C: JAN SHEPARD, GENE ROTH, YVETTE VICKERS, DAN WHITE, BRUNO VE SOTA. STRANGE SUCKER MARKS ARE FOUND ON A BLOOD-DRAINED BODY, ALONG WITH STORIES OF BODIES BEING DRAGGED OFF BY SWAMP CREATURES. AFTER MORE BODIES DISAPPEAR, THE LOCAL GAME WARDEN DECIDES TO TAKE ACTION WITH EXPLOSIVES. A DRIVE-IN FAVOURITE.

 


AT WAR WITH THE ARMY 1950-USA ; 93M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: HAL WALKER; C: DEAN MARTIN, JERRY LEE LEWIS, POLLY BERGEN, ANGELA GREENE, MIKE KELLIN, JIMMIE DUNDEE. IN THEIR FIRST STARRING FEATURE, DEAN MARTIN AND JERRY LEE LEWIS ARE IN THE SERVICE. SINCE THEY ARE A COUPLE OF SONG AND DANCE MEN, THEY HAVE TROUBLE IN THE ARMY AS RECRUITS. VERY FUNNY COMEDY SEQUENCES INCLUDING MEMORABLE SODA MACHINE GAG. AMERICAN SERVICE FARCE FILM THAT SEALED DEAN’S AND JERRY’S SUCCESS.


BACK DOOR TO HEAVEN 1939-USA; 81M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM K. HOWARD; C: WALLACE FORD, ALINE MACMAHON, STUART ERWIN, JIMMY LYDON, BERT FROHAM, VAN HEFLIN. A BOY BORN ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS IS PREVENTED FROM GOING STRAIGHT AND AFTER ESCAPING EXECUTION, HE IS MURDERED BY GANGSTERS. SUPERB PERFORMANCES BY A TALENTED CAST. ARTIST DRAMA.

 


BADGE OF HONOR 1934-USA; 94M; B&W

ADVENTURE/DRAMA. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET; C: BUSTER CRABBE, BETTY BLYTHE, RUTH HALL, RALPH LEWIS. BUSTER UNCOVERS A CITY-WIDE SCANDAL WHILE WORKING FOR A NEWSPAPER AS A REPORTER.

 


BAD MAN OF DEADWOOD 1942-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GABBY HAYES. TRYING TO START A NEW LIFE, ROY FINDS HIMSELF FIGHTING OUTLAWS CONTROLLED BY LOCAL MERCHANTS.

 


BAIL OUT 1988-USA; 88M; COLOR

ACTION/DRAMA. D: MAX KLEVEN; C: DAVID HASSELHOFF, JOHN VERON, LINDA BLAIR.

A FUNNY, AND OFTEN OUTRIGHT SILLY, ACTION COMEDY ABOUT THREE BOUNTY HUNTERS WHO MUST BRING THE DAUGHTER OF A MILLIONAIRE TO TRIAL ON DRUG CHARGES. LOTS OF ACTION AND SOME GREAT ONE-LINERS.

 


BALLAD OF ANDY CROCKER, THE 1969-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: LEE MAJORS, JOEY HEATHERTON, JIMMY DEAN, BOBBY HATFIELD, MARVIN GAYE. THE FIRST TV MOVIE TO DEAL WITH THE VIETNAM WAR, WRITTEN BY ACTOR STUART MARGOLIN. A RETURNING VETERAN DISCOVERS THAT HIS GIRLFRIEND HAS BEEN FORCED INTO MARRIAGE, HIS SMALL BUSINESS IS IN RUINS AND BUDDIES ARE IN SHORT SUPPLY. IN THE PART OF THE GIRL’S MOTHER, VETERAN ACTRESS AGNES MOOREHEAD MADE HER TV-MOVIE DEBUT.

 


BANK ALARM 1937-USA; 62M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: LOUIS J. GASNIER; C: CONRAD NAGEL. A PRETTY GIRL HELPS AN INVESTIGATOR HUNT DOWN A GANG OF BANK ROBBERS.

 


BAR 20 1943-USA; 54; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, ROBERT MITCHUM, VICTOR JORY, GEORGE REEVES, DOUGLAS FOWLEY, ANDY CLYDE. HOPPY RECOVERS VALUABLES FOR A GIRL AND HER MOTHER AFTER A STAGECOACH ROBBERY.

 


BARON, THE 1977-USA; 90M;COLOR

DRAMA. D: PHILLIP FENTY; C: CALVIN LOCKHART, RICHARD LYNCH, CHARLES MCGREGORY, JOHN BLONDELL, GAIL STRICKLAND, RAYMOND ST. JACQUES, MARLENE CLARK, LEONARD JACKSON, SAMM WILLIAMS, GREGORY FALEY, BEVERLY JOHNSON. VENGEANCE IS THE NAME OF THE GAME WHEN AN UNDERCOVER BOSS GETS STIFFED ON A MOVIE DEAL. FAST PACED STREET DRAMA. LYNCH IS NASTY AS ALWAYS.

 


BASHFUL BACHELOR 1942-USA; 77M; B&W

COMEDY. D: MALCOLM ST. CLAIR; C: LUM AND ABNER (CHESTER LAUCK & NORRIS GOFF), ZASU PITTS. SHY ABNER TRADES HIS DELIVERY CAR FOR A RACEHORSE, HOPING TO WIN A BIG RACE AND BE A HERO TO A SMALL TOWN GIRL.

 


BASKETBALL FIX, THE 1951-USA; 68M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: FELIX E. FEIST; C: JOHN IRELAND, MARSHALL THOMPSON, VANESSA BROWN, WILLIAM BISHOP, HAZEL BROOKS, JOHNNY SANDS. A COLLEGE BASKETBALL STAR COLLABORATES WITH ORGANISED CRIME AND BECOMES INVOLVED IN ‘POINT SHAVING’. A SPORTSWRITER TRIES TO GET HIM BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK.

 


BEAST FROM HAUNTED CAVE 1960-USA; 64M; B&W

HORROR, SCI-FI, THRILLER. D: MONTE HELLMAN. C: MICHAEL FOREST, RICHARD SINATRA, SHELIA CARROLL, FRANK WOLFF, WALLY CAMPO. FLEEING ROBBERS ENCOUNTER A MYSTERIOUS SPIDER-LIKE CREATURE. INSPIRED BY ROGER CORMAN AND BROTHER GENE.

 


BEAU IDEAL 1931-USA; 79M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: HERBERT BRENON; C: LORETTA YOUNG. AN AMERICAN JOINS THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION IN ORDER TO LOCATE HIS CHILDHOOD FRIEND. HE FINDS AND RESCUES HIM FROM AN ARABIAN PRISON.

 


BECKY SHARP 1935-USA; 83M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: ROUBEN MAMOULIAN; C: MIRIAM HOPKINS, FRANCES DEE, CEDRIC HARDWICKE, BILLIE BURKE, ALISON SKIPWORTH, NIGEL BRUCE. WITTY ADAPTION OF THACKERAY’S ‘VANITY FAIR’ WITH HOPKINS AS SELF RELIANT GIRL WHOSE SOLE CONCERN IS HERSELF. HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AS FIRST FULL-TECHNICOLOR (3 COLOR) FEATURE.

 


BEHAVE YOURSELF 1951-USA; 81M; B&W

COMEDY. D: GEORGE BECK; C: FARLEY GRANGER, SHELLEY WINTERS, WILLIAM DEMAREST, FRANCIS L. SULLIVAN, LON CHANEY. A YOUNG MARRIED COUPLE ADOPT A DOG TRAINED TO ACT AS A LINK TO A MILLON-DOLLAR HIJACKING SETUP BY A GANG OF HOODLUMS.

 


BEHIND THE GREEN LIGHTS 1935-USA; 70M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: CHRISTY CABANNE; C: SIDNEY BLACKMER. A CORRUPT LAWYER TRIES TO OBTAIN A GANGSTER’S ACQUITTAL.

 


BEGGARS IN ERMINE 1934-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: LIONEL ATWILL, HENRY B. WALTHAL, BETTY FURNESS, JAMESON THOMAS, ASTRID ALLWYN. A STEEL WORKER WHO LOSES HIS LEGS AND HIS LIVELIHOOD ORGANISES BEGGARS INTO A WEALTHY UNION. CURIOUS SEMI-FANTASY, GIVEN GOOD MARKS FOR UNUSUAL STORY.

 


BELLS OF SAN FERNANDO 1947-USA; 76M; B&W

WESTERN. D: TERRY MORSE; C: DONALD WOOD, GLORIA WARREN, MONTE BLUE, BYRON FOULGER, IN THIS STORY OF EARLY CALIFORNIA, AN IRISH CRAFTSMAN AND EVIL SPANISH RANCH OVERSEER FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO MARRY A YOUNG GIRL.

 


BELOVED ROGUE, THE (SILENT) 1927-USA; 102M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: ALAN CROSSLAND; C: JOHN BARRYMORE, HENRY VICTOR. ROUSING, STUNNINGLY FILMED STORY OF POET-ADVENTURER FRANCOIS VILLON, HIS BATTLE OF WITS WITH LOUIS XI AND HIS SWASHBUCKLING ROMANCE WITH A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS.

 


BELLS OF SAN ANGELO 1947-USA ; 130M ; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS, ANDY DEVINE, JOHN MCGUIRE, TRIGGER. ROY ROGERS MEETS P WITH A WESTERN WRITER WHO HE DESPISES BECAUSE HE RESENTS HER WRITING STYLE. TOGETHER THEY TEAM UP TO BREAK A SILVER SMUGGLING GANG ACROSS THE MEXICAN BORDER. MEANWHILE, ONE OF ROY’S BEST FRIENDS IS BEING HUNTED BY SCOTLAND YARD, BUT NOT FOR THE REASONS THEY SUSPECT. ONE OF THE BEST ACTION-PACKED ROGERS FILMS.

 


BENEATH THE 12 MILE REEF 1953-USA ; 101M ; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: ROBERT D. WEBB; C: ROBERT WAGNER, TERRY MOORE, GILBERT ROLAND, RICHARD BOONE, PETER GRAVES. JEALOUSY, TRAGEDY AND ROMANCE ARE ALL THEMES IN THIS MOVIE ABOUT TWO RIVAL GROUPS OF DIVERS COMPETING FOR SPONGE BEDS OFF THE FLORIDA COAST. BREATHTAKING UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY. ONE OF THE FIRST CINEMA SCOPE FILMS.

 


BETRAYAL 1974-USA; 74M; COLOR

DRAMA D: GORDON HESSLER; C: AMANDA BLAKE, TISHA STERLING, DICK HAYMES, SAM GROOM, AMANDA BLAKE, IN HER MOVIE DEBUT AND HER FIRST ROLE AFTER 18 YEARS ON GUNSMOKE, IS A LONELY WIDOW WHO HIRES A YOUNG WOMAN COMPANION, UNAWARE THAT THE GIRL AND HER BOYFRIEND ARE KILLER-EXTORTIONISTS PLANNING TO MAKE HER THEIR NEXT VICTIM.

 


BEWARE 1946-USA; 60M; B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA D: BUD POLLARD; C: LOUIS JORDON, VALERIE BLACK. LOUIS’ BAND IS STRANDED AT HIS ALMA MATER WHERE HE DISCOVERS FISCAL MISDEALINGS AND SAVES THE SCHOOL.

 


BEYOND TOMORROW 1940-USA; 84M; B&W

ROMANCE. D: EDWARD SUTHERLAND; C: RICHARD CARLSON, JEAN PARKER, C. AUBREY SMITH, HARRY CAREY, CHARLES WINNINGER. SENSITIVE, LONELY FABLE OF THREE GHOSTS WHO RETURN FROM THE GRAVE TO HELP TRUE LOVE. SUDDEN SUCCESS GOES TO SINGER RICHARD CARLSON’S HEAD. HE SWITCHES HIS AFFECTIONS FROM FIANCEE JEAN PARKER TO CAPTIVATING STAGE STAR HELEN VINSON. AN ENCHANTING STORY FOR THE YULETIDE SEASON.

 


BIG CAT, THE 1949-USA;73M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: PHIL KARLSON; C: LON MCCALLISTER, PEGGY ANN GARNER, PRESTON FOSTER, FORREST TUCKER. A STORY OF THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL OF NEW INHABITANTS IN THE ‘HIGH COUNTRY’ OF UTAH IN 1933, DURING THE WORST DROUGHT THEY HAVE KNOWN. A ‘BIG CAT’ (COUGAR) COMES LOOKING FOR WATER FOR HIS SURVIVAL. EXCITING OUTDOOR STORY.

 


BIG CHANCE, THE 1933-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA, FAMILY. D: AL HERMAN; C: JOHN DARROW, MICKEY ROONEY, MERNA KENNEDY, MATTHEW BETZ, J. CARROLL NAISH, NATALIE MOOREHEAD. DARROW IS AN ASPIRING BOXER WHO FALLS IN WITH BAD COMPANY. HE IGNORES THE ADVICE OF HIS TRAINER, BUT IS SAVED BY FAITHFUL KENNEDY. ROONEY IS A YOUNG KID WHO WORSHIPS THE FIGHTER.

 


BIG LIFT, THE 1950-USA; 120M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: GEORGE SEATON; C: MONTGOMERY CLIFT, PAUL DOUGLAS, O.E. HASSE, BRUNI LOBEL. WHEN THE RUSSIANS BLOCKADE BERLIN, BRITISH AND U.S AIRMEN GET SUPPLIES VIA A MASSIVE AIRLIFT. TWO MEN ON ONE PLANE HAVE OPPOSITE VIEWS OF THE MATTER AND BOTH HAVE CHASTENING EXPERIENCES. CLIFT GIVES AN EMOTIONALLY CHARGED PERFORMANCE AS AN AIR FORCE PILOT WHO BECOMES ROMANTICALLY INVOLVED WITH A YOUNG GERMAN GIRL.

 


BIG NEWS 1929-USA; 66M; B&W

COMEDY-MYSTERY. D: GREGORY LA CAVA; C: ROBERT ARMSTRONG, CAROLE LOMBARD. ARMSTRONG PLAYS A BOOZINGNEWSPAPER REPORTER WHO GETS FRAMED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS EDITOR. HIS WIFE (LOMBARD) WRITES A WOMEN’S COLUMN FOR A RIVAL PAPER AND PUTS IN SOME TIME TRYING TO SOBER UP HER HUBBY AND CLEAR HIM OF THE CRIME. INTERESTING AND FAST PACED.

 


BIG TIMERS 1945-USA; 40M; B&W

MUSICAL COMEDY. D: BUD POLLARD; C: STEPIN FETCHIT, FRANCINE EVERETT, DUKE WILLIAMS, ROCKY BROWN, GERTRUDE SAUNDERS. ALL BLACK MUSICAL. A BLUE COLLAR GIRL FALLS FOR AN ARMY OFFICER WHO BELIEVES SHE IS SOCIETY.

 


BIG TOWN AFTER DARK (AKA: UNDERWORLD AFTER DARK) 1947-USA; 69M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: WILLIAM THOMAS; C: HILLARY BROOKE, PHILIP REED, RICHARD TRAVIS, ANNE GILLIS. A CRUSADING NEWSPAPER REPORTER BATTLES BIG-CITY MOB GAMBLING INTERESTS.

 


BIG TREES, THE 1952-USA; 89M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: FELIX FEIST; C: KIRK DOUGLAS, EVE MILLER, PATRICK WYMORE, EDGAR BUCHANAN. RUGGED ADVENTURE STORY. AN UNSCRUPULOUS TIMBER BARON TRIES TO EXPLOIT CALIFORNIA’S GIANT REDWOOD FORESTS, BUT IS WON OVER BY THE LOCAL QUAKERS WHO HOLD THE TREES IN AWE. A PLEASING, OLD FASHIONED OUTDOOR STORY.

 


BIG WHEEL, THE 1949-USA; 90M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: EDWARD LUDWIG; C: MICKEY ROONEY, SPRING BYINGTON, THOMAS MITCHELL, MARY HATCHER. THE SON OF A RACING DRIVER IS DETERMINED TO FOLLOW IN HIS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS, DESPITE THE MAN’S DEATH ON THE TRACK. NEARLY CAUSES TRAGEDY. EXCELLENT INDIANAPOLIS RACING SCENE IN WELL-DONE PLOT.

 


BIGAMIST, THE 1953-USA; 79M; B&W

DRAMA. D: IDA LUPINO; C: EDMOND O’ BRIEN, JOAN FONTAINE, IDA LUPINO. A LONELY MAN FINDS HIMSELF MARRIED, AND IN LOVE WITH TWO DIFFERENT WOMEN. ONE OF HIS WIVES BECOMES SUSPICIOUS AND LEARNS HIS SECRET. EXTREMELY WELL ACTED. ONE OF LUPINO’S BEST DIRECTORIAL EFFORTS.

 


BILL AND COO 1947-USA; 61M; B&W

FAMILY. D: DEAN RIESNER; NARRATED BY KEN MURRA. A CHARMING, UNIQUE LIVE-ACTION FILM INVOLVING THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF THE INHABITANTS OF CHIRPENDALE, ENACTED ENTIRELY BY LIVE, TRAINED BIRDS WEARING MOSTLY HATS AND NECKTIES, CHILDREN WILL ESPECIALLY LOVE THE BIRDS, BUT IT IS ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. A SPECIAL ACADEMY AWARD WINNER.

 


BILLY THE KID-FRONTIER OUTLAWS 1944-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: BUSTER CRABBE, AL ST JOHN, FRANCES GLADWIN, MARIN SAIS, CHARLES KING, JACK INGRAM, KERMIT MAYNARD, ED CASSIDY, EMMETT LYNN, BUD BUSTER, FRANK ELLIS. BILLY STOPS A GANG FROM GAINING CONTROL OF THE VALLEY.

 


BILLY THE KID RETURNS 1938-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, SMILEY BURNETTE, LYNNE ROBERTS, TRIGGER. ROGERS PLAYS A LOOK-A-LIKE TO THE DEAD BILLY THE KID AND RESTORES THE TRANQUILITY OF LINCOLN COUNTRY AFTER SUBDUING THE CRIMINAL ELEMENT. GOOD FUN.

 


BILLY THE KID- TRAPPED 1942-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SHERMAN SCOTT; C: BUSTER CRABBE, AL ST JOHN, BUD MCTAGGART, ANNE JEFFREYS, GLENN STRANGE. AFTER THREE OUTLAWS CLAIM TO BE BILLY THE KID, HE RESCUES A LAWMAN AND ROUNDS UP THE BADMEN.

 


BIOGRAPHY 1950-USA; 60M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DONALD DAVIS; C: GETRUDE LAWRENCE, KEVIN MCCARTHY. A FREE SPIRITED PAINTER DECIDES TO WRITE HER MEMOIRS WHICH ARE FAR FROM DULL.

 


BIRD OF PARADISE 1932-USA; 85M; B&W

EROTIC-DRAMA. D: KING VIDOR; C: JOEL MCCREA, DOLORES DEL RIO, JOHN HALLIDAY, SKEETS GALLEGHER, LON CHANEY JR. EXOTIC SOUTH SEAS ROMANCE AS ADVENTURER ON AN ISLAND FALLS IN LOVE WITH A NATIVE GIRL, MARRIES HER, AND CAUSES TROUBLE. SENSUAL DETAIL AND EROTICISM.

 


BIRTH OF A LEGEND 1973-USA; 96M; COLOR

DOCUMENTARY. D: DICK ROBINSON. STORY OF AN ORPHANED COYOTE AND HIS CHIEF CLAIM TO FAME. HE’S BEEN TRAINED TO HERD SHEEP AND TO KEEP HIS MOUTH SHOUT WHILE DOING SO.

 


BIRTH OF A NATION. THE (SILENT) 1915-USA; 159M; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: D.W. GRIFFITHS; C: LILLIAN GISH, HENRY B. WALHALL, MAE MARSH, MIRIAN COOPER. A FIRST TRUE FILM, A LAVISH CIVIL WAR EPIC IN WHICH GRIFFITH VIRTUALLY INVENTED THE BASICS OF FILM GRAMMAR. STILL A ROUSER, AND OF GREAT HISTORICAL INTEREST. SILENT WITH MUSIC SCORE. BATTLE SCENES AND RECONSTRUCTION PERIOD RECREATED ALONG WITH TOUCHING SCENES OF FAMILY REUNION.

 


BLACK BOOK, THE (AKA: REIGN OF TERROR) 1949-USA; 87M; B&W

THRILLER. D: ANTHONY MANN; C: ROBERT CUMMINGS, ARLENE DAHL, RICHARD BASEHART, RICHARD HART, ARNOLD MOSS. A MEMBER OF A SECRET ORGANISATION WHICH PLANS TO REPLACE ROBESPIERRE WITH A MODERATE GOES UNDERCOVER WITH THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONAIRES. MELODRAMA WITH AN ATTRACTIVE LOOK.

 


BLACK BRIGADE (AKA CARTER’S ARMY) 1969-USA; 90M; COLOR

WAR DRAMA. D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: STEPHEN BOYD, ROBERT HOOKS, PAUL STEWART, RICHARD PRYOR, SUSAN OLIVER, GLYNN E, TURMAN, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS. SET DURING WWII, AN ARMY CAPTAIN (STEPHEN BOYD) WITH NO FONDNESS FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS IS ASSIGNED TO AN ALL-BLACK COMPANY, AND IS THEN FORCED TO SHARE HIS COMMAND WITH A LIEUTANANT (ROBERT HOOKS). RACIAL TENSIONS ERUPT WITHIN THE GROUP, BUT THEY EVENTUALLY PULL TOGETHER IN ORDER TO DESTROY AN IMPORTANT NAZI BRIDGE. AN HONEST LOOK AT THE WAY IN WHICH AFRICAN AMERICANS WERE TREATED IN WWII, WHILE DEDICATING THEMSELVES TO SERVING THEIR COUNTRY IN ANY WAY THEY COULD.

 


BLACK COBRA, THE 1987-USA ; 61M ; B&W

ACTION. C: FRED WILLIAMSON, KARL LANDGREN, EVA GRIMALDI, JACK PALANCE. A BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHER SEEKS THE HELP OF A TOUGH COP TO PROTECT HER, AFTER PHOTOGRAPHING A PSYCHOPATH IN THE PROCESS OF KILLING SOMEONE. THE LEADER OF THE BLACK COBRAS GANG GIVES CHASE.

 


BLACK DRAGONS 1942-USA; 61M; B&W

THRILLER. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: BELA LUGOSI. MEMBERS OF JAPAN’S BLACK DRAGON SOCIETY ARE TRANSFORMED INTO AMERICANS BY PLASTIC SURGERY, PERFORMED BY A NAZI DOCTOR LUGOSI.

 


BLACK FIST 1976-USA; 94M; COLOR

CRIME-DRAMA. D: TIMOTHY GULFAS, RICHARD KAYE; C: RICHARD LAWSON, PHILIP MICHAEL THOMAS, DABNEY COLEMAN, ROBERT BURR. A STREET FIGHTER TRAINED BY THE MOB SETS OUT ON HIS OWN. TWO HITMEN GET A CONTRACT TO KILL HIM BUT THE PLAN GOES AWRY AND HIS WIFE AND CHILD ARE KILLED. HE SETS OUT ON A PERSONAL VENDETTA TO GET THE HITMEN. COLEMAN’S GRITTY PERFORMANCE AS A CROOKED COP ELEVATES THIS FILM ABOVE OTHERS OF THE GENRE.

 


BLACK GOLD 1936-USA; 84M; B&W

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE. C: FRANKIE DARRO. OILFIELD SUSPENSE THRILLER IN WHICH FRANKIE IS AN AMATEUR DETECTIVE WHO FINALLY SOLVES A CRIME.

 


BLACK MARKET RUSTLERS 1943-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S ROY LUBY; C: RAY ‘CRASH’ CORRIGAN, RANGE BUSTERS. THE BOYS ARE CALLED IN TO BREAK UP A BLACK MARKET MEAT OPERATION.

 


BLACK PIRATE (SILENT) 1926-USA; 85M; COLOR

ADVENTURE, FAMILY. D: ALBERT PARKER; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR, BILLIE DOVE, ANDERS RANDOLF, DONALD CRISP, TEMPE BIGOTT, SAM DE GRASSE. A NOBLEMAN TURNS PIRATE AFTER BEING VICTIMIZED BY CUT-THROATS. ONE OF SUPER STAR DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS’ MOST POPULAR FILMS, THIS EARLY SILENT COLOR PRODUCTION PACKS ENOUGH THRILL FOR A DOZEN PICTURES. WITH SWEEPING ACTION SEQUENCES SPRAWLING OVER THE SCREEN, PIRATE CONTAINS A DUEL TO THE DEATH WITH CUTLASSES ON THE BEACH. A DARING UNDERWATER RAID ON A PIRATE SHIP AND THE FAMOUS MOVIE STUNT OF FAIRBANKS’ RIDE DOWN THE SHIP’S SAIL ON A KNIFE.

 


BLACK RAVEN, THE 1943-USA; 64M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: GEROGE ZUCCO, WANDA MCKAY. VARIOUS PEOPLE ARE STRANDED DURING A STORM AT A HIGHWAY INN, WHICH BECOMES THE SCENE OF THIEVERY, VENGEANCE, ROMANCE AND OF COURSE, MURDER.

 


BLACK WATER GOLD 1970-USA; 73M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: ALAN LANDBURG; C: KEIR DULLEA, LANA WOOD, RICARDO MONTALBAN, BRADFORD DILLMAN, FRANCE NUYEN, ARON KINCAID. THE INTENSE STORY OF SEVERAL DIFFERENT FACTIONS DIVING FOR THE SAME SUNKEN SPANISH GALLEON TREASURE OF PANAMA EAGLES. EXHILARATING STORY WITH BEAUTIFUL BAHAMA LOCATIONS. EXCITING ADVENTURE.

 


BLADE 1973-USA; 90M; COLOR

ACTION. D: ERNEST PINTOFF; C: JOHN MARLEY, JON CYPHER, KATHRYN WALKER, WILLIAM PRINCE, JOHN SCHUCK, RUE MCCLANAHAN. NEW YORK MADE ACTIONER ABOUT FEMALE-HATING CYPHER, WHO INDULGES IN VIOLENT KILLINGS, AND TOUGH POLICE LT. MARLEY, WHO TRACKS HIM DOWN. ABSORBING.

 


BLAKE OF SCOTLAND YARD 1936-USA; 73M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: BOB HILL; C: RALPH BYRAD, JOAN BARCLAY, LLOYD HUGHES, HERBERT RAWLINSON, DICKIE JONES, BOB TERRY, NICK STUART. THE FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL. A SCOTLAND YARD INSPECTOR TRIES TO STOP THE SCORPION FROM STEALING AN ATOMIC DEATH RAY WHILE CREATING A REIGN OF TERROR.

 


BLAZING BARRIERS 1937-USA; 65M; B&W

THRILLER. D: AUBREY SCOTTO; C: FRANK COUGLAN, FLORINE MCKINNEY, EDWARD ARNOLD JR, MILBURN STONE, IRENE FRANKLIN, GUY BATES POST, HERBERT CORTHELL. TWO BOYS JOIN CIVILLIAN CONSERVATION CORPS TO EVADE CAPTURE, BUT LEARN THEIR LESSON.

 


BLONDE SAVAGE 1947-USA; 62M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: S.K. SEELEY; C: LEIF ERICKSON, GALE SHERWOOD, VEDA ANN BORG, DOUGLAS DUMBRILLE, FRANK JENKS, MATT WILLIS, ERNEST WHITMAN. CHARTING AFRICAN TERRITORIES, AN ADVENTURE ENCOUNTERS A WHITE JUNGLE QUEEN SWINGING AMONGST THE VINES. A FEMALE TARZAN MOVIE.

 


BLOODLUST 1959-USA; 68M; B&W

HORROR. D: RALPH BROOKE; C: ROBERT REED, WILTON GRAFF, JUNE KENNEY, LILYAN CHAUVIN. BASED ON THE CLASSIC ‘MOST DANGEROUS GAME’, ROBERT REED (KNOW FOR THE BRADY BUNCH) IS THE NON-HERO WHO MATCHES WITS WITH A MADMAN PORTRAYED BY WILLIAM GRAFF. GRAFF LOVES TO HUNT HUMANS AND HAS A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TROPHY CASE TO DISPLAY THEM.

 


BLOOD SABBATH 1975-USA; 86M; COLOR

HORROR. D: BRIAN MURPHY; C: TONY GEARY, SUSAN DAMANTE, SAM GILMAN, STEVE GRAVERS. A YOUNG INNOCENT MAN FALLS VICTIM TO A COVEN OF BEAUTIFUL, BUT EVIL AND SADISTIC WITCHES.

 


BLOOD AND SAND (SILENT) 1922-USA; 90M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: FRED NIBLO; C: RUDOLPH VALENTINO, NITA NALDI, LILA LEE, GEORGE FIELD, WALTER LONG, LEO WHITE. A BULLFIGHTER IN A SMALL TOWN IN SPAIN BECOMES ONE OF THE MOST IDOLIZED MATADORS IN HIS COUNTRY. VALENTINO IS TORN BETWEEN GOOD-GIRL LEE AND VAMPISH NALDI.

 


BLOOD ON THE SUN 1945-USA ; 94M ; B&W

WAR-ACTION. D: FRANK LLOYD; C: JAMES CAGNEY, SYLVIA SIDNEY, ROSEMARY DECAMP, ROBERT ARMSTRONG, WALLACE FORD. IN PRE-WAR JAPAN, CAGNEY, AS AN AMERICAN EDITOR OF A TOKYO NEWSPAPER, UNCOVERS THE JAPANESE MILITARY PLANS FOR WORLD CONQUEST IN A TALE OF POLITICS, VIOLENCE, AND INTRIGUE. THE WARLORDS TRY TO SILENCE HIM IN THIS FAST-PACED, SUSPENSEFUL MELODRAMA. PLENTY OF ACTION.

 


BLOOD TIDE (AKA: THE RED TIDE) 1982-USA; 82M;COLOR

HORROR. D: RICHARD JEFFERIES; C: JAMES EARL JONES, JOSE FERRER, LILA KEDROVA, MARY LOUISE WELLER. LOVELY GREEK SCENARY SETS THE STAGE FOR THIS FILM IN WHICH A MONSTER FROM THE DEEP IS UNLEASHED, CAUSING MAYHEM. GOOD CAST.

 


BLOODY WEDNESDAY 1985-USA; 96M; COLOR

HORROR. D: MARK G. GILHUIS; C: RAYMOND ELEMENDORF, PAMELA BAKER, NAVARRE PERRY, TERSEA MAE ALLEN. AN UNPREDICATABLE PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR STORY ABOUT A MAN WHO SUFFERS A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. HIS BROTHER THEN SETS HIM UP AS THE CARETAKER OF A VACANT HOTEL. HE ENCOUNTERS STRANGE ATTACKERS WHO MAY NOT OR MAY NOT BE REAL. HE SLOWLY DESCENDS INTO MADNESS.

 


BLUEBEARD 1944-USA; 72M; B&W

SUSPENSE, THRILLER, MYSTERY. D: EDGAR ULMER; C: JOHN CARRADINE, JEAN PARKER, NILS ASTHER, LUDWIG STOSSEL, GEORGE PEMBROKE, IRIS ADRIAN, EMMETT LYNN. SUPRISINGLY EFFECTIVE STORY OF INCURABLE STRANGLER CARRADINE, WHO FALLS FOR SMART MODEL PARKER. SHE COURAGEOUSLY VOWS TO BRING HIM TO JUSTICE WHEN SHE DISCOVERS HIS TERRIBLE SECRET. SHE BECOMES HIS DOWNFALL. PROBABLY THE FINEST PERFORMANCE OF CARRADINE’S CAREER.

 


BLUE STEEL 1934-USA ; 55M ; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, ELEANOR HUNT, GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, ED PELL, YAKIMA CANUTT, GEORGE CLEVELAND. JOHN WAYNE IS AN UNDERCOVER GOVERNMENT AGENT WHO SETS OUT TO SAVE A TOWN FROM THE “POLKA DOT BANDIT”. THE BANDIT IS STEALING ALL THE SUPPLIES COMING INTO TOWN IN ORDER TO RUN THE PEOPLE OFF THEIR LAND, WHICH IS SITTING ON TOP OF THE RICHEST GOLD MINE EVER DISCOVERED.

 


BOARDING HOUSE BLUES 1948-USA; 90M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: JOSH BINNEY; C: JACKIE ‘MOMS’ MABLEY, DUSTY FLETCHER. TENANTS OF A HARLEM BOARDING HOUSE PUT ON A SHOW TO SAVE THEIR HOME.

 


BOOB TUBE, THE 1975-USA; 60M; COLOR

EROTIC-COMEDY. D: CHRISTOPHER ODIN; C: JOHN ALDERMAN, SHARON KELLY, LOIS LANE, PAXTON QUIGLEY, JOHN REIGROD, LYLLAN TORENA, BECKY SHARPE. TELEVISON STATION KSEX ARE OUT TO CHANGE THEIR AUDIENCE’S VIEWING HABITS WITH THEIR UNUSUAL PROGRAMMING. THE TV STATION IS WILDLY EROTIC, AS THE STARS DISROBE ON THE SOAP OPERAS WHILE A DOCTOR ON AIR VENTURES INTO THE WORLD OF SEXUALLY UNSATISFIED YOUNG WOMEN AND TRIES TO ’CURE’ THEM ON AIR. MUCH NUDITY IN THIS COMIC LOOK AT TELEVISION WITHOUT CENSORS.

 


BOOT HILL BANDITS 1942-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C; RAY ‘CRASH’ CORGAN, RANGE BUSTERS, JEAN BROOKS, JOHN KING, JOHN MERTON, GLENN STRANGE. THE TRIO BREAK UP A GANG THAT IS ROBBING THE WELLS FARGO STAGELINE.

 


BORDER CABALLERO 1936-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY. A FORMAL FEDERAL AGENT WORKING AS A MEDICINE SHOW SHARPSHOOTER, REJOINS THE SERVICE TO CATCH KILLERS OF A FRIEND.

 


BORDERLINE 1950-USA; 90M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: WILLIAM SEISTER; C: FRED MACMURRAY, CLAIRE TREVOR, RAYMOND BURR, ROY ROBERTS, TREVOR AND MACMURRAY WORK WELL TOGETHER AS LAW ENFORCERS TRACKING DOWN DOPE SMUGGLERS ON THE MEXICAN BORDER, NEITHER KNOWING THE OTHER ISN’T A CROOK.

 


BORDER MENACE 1934-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JACK NELSON; C: BILL CODY, MIRIAM RICE. A DANGEROUS OUTLAW MEETS HIS MATCH.

 


BORDER ROUNDUP 1942-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: GEORGE HOUSTON, AL ST JOHN, DENNIS MOORE, CHARLES KING, I. STANFORD JOLLEY. THE ‘LONE RIDER’ (HOUSTON) COME TO THE AID OF A FRIEND WHO HAS BEEN FRAMED FOR MURDER BY OUTLAWS ATTEMPTING TO STEAL HIS GOLD MINE. NATURALLY THERE IS A CROOKED BANKER INVOLVED.

 


BORN TO BE SOLD 1981-USA; 100M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: BURT BRINCKERHOFF, C: HAROLD GOULD, LYNDA CARTER, PHILIP STERLING, DEAN STOCKWELL, SHARON FARRELL. AN ILLEGAL BABY-SELLING OPERATION IS UNCOVERED BY SOCIAL WORKER LYNDA CARTER IN THIS DRAMA. STOCKWELL AND FARRELL RUN THE SHADY HOME FOR UNMARRIED MOTHERS THAT SUPPLIES GOULD’S EQUALLY SHADY ADOPTION AGENCY.

 


BORN TO BE WILD 1938-USA; 53M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: RALPH BYRD, DORIS WESTON, WARD BOND, ROBERT EMMETT KEANE, BENTLEY HEWLETT, CHARLES WILLIAMS. A PAIR OF WILDCAT TRUCK DRIVERS ARE COMMISSIONED TO DELIVER A SHIPMENT OF DYNAMITE. THE DYNAMITE WILL BE USED TO DESTROY A DAM, PREVENTING THE SURROUNDING LAND FROM FALLING INTO THE HANDS OF UNSCRUPULOUS LAND BARONS.

 


BORN TO FIGHT 1936-USA; 64M; B&W

ACTION. D: CHARLES HUTCHINSON; C: FRANKIE DARRO, SHELIA BROMLEY, MONTE COLLINS JR, JACK LARUE. A FIGHT MANAGER DISCOVERS A PROMISING YOUNG BOXER WHILE ON THE RUN AND SUCCESSFULLY TRAINS HIM. LOTS OF RING ACTION.

 


BORN TO SADDLE 1954-USA; 77M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAMS BEAUDINE; C: LEIF ERICKSON. A CROOKED GAMBLER BEFRIENDS A YOUNG BOY.

 


BORN TO WIN (AKA: ADDICT AND SCRAPING BOTTOM) 1971-USA; 85M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: IVAN PASSER ; C: GEORGE SEGAL, ROBERT DE NIRO, KAREN BLACK, HECTOR ELIZONDO, PAULA PRENTISS, JAY FLETCHER. EX-HAIRDRESSER IN NEW YORK TRIES TO DEAL WITH HIS 100 DOLLAR A DAY HEROIN ADDICTION. THERE ARE MONMENTS OF BRILLIANCE AND HUMOUR DUE TO PASSER’S DIRECTION. THE PORTRAYAL OF THE BIG APPLE DRUG CULTURE IS HARROWING AND SEGAL IS ASTONISHING IN HIS ROLE AS THE HAIRDRESSER WHOSE FAST LANE LIFESTYLE ENGULFS HIM. RECOMMENDED FILM WITH EXCELLENT CAST.

 


BORROWERS, THE 1973-USA; 81M; COLOR

FAMILY-FANTASY. D: WALTER C. MILLAR; C: EDDIE ALBERT, TAMMY GRIMES, DAME JUDITH ANDERSON, KAREN PEARSON,. AN ENGAGING FANTASY ABOUT A FAMILY OF MINIATURE PEOPLE WHO LIVE BENEATH THE FLOORBOARDS OF A VICTORIAN COUNTRY HOUSE IN PEACE AND QUIET UNTIL DISCOVERED BY AN EIGHT YEAR OLD BOY.

 


BOSS OF BIG TOWN 1943-USA; 65M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. D: ARTHUR DREIFUSS; C: JOHN LITEL, FLORENCE RICE, H.B. WARNER, JEAN BROOKS, JOHN MILJAN, MARY GORDON, JOHN MAXWELL. MOBSTERS TRY TO TAKE OVER THE CITY MILK INDUSTRY.

 


BOWERY AT MIDNIGHT 1942-USA; 63M; B&W

HORROR. D: WALLACE FOX; C: BELA LUGOSI, JOHN ARCHER, WANDA MCKAY, TOM NEAL, VINCE BARNETT. A KINDLY PSYCHIATRIST WHO LEADS A DOUBLE LIFE AS A CRIMINAL MASTERMIND IN THE BOWERY SECTION OF NEW YORK. HE BECOMES A KILLER AT NIGHT, TURNING CRIMINALS INTO ZOMBIES WHO COMMIT CRIME FOR THE DOCTOR’S BENEFIT.

 


BOWERY BLITZKREIG 1941-USA; 62M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: WALLACE FOX; C: LEO GORCEY, BOBBY JORDAN, HUNTZ HALL, SUNSHINE SAMMY MORRISON, DONALD HAINES, DAVID GORCEY, WARREN HULL, CHARLOTTE HENRY, KEYE LUKE, BOBBY STONE, DENIS MOORE. EAST SIDE KID STORY. GAMBLERS TRY TO BRIBE MUGGS (JORDAN) TO THROW A BOXING MATCH.

 


BOY, GIRL AND A DOG 1946-USA; 90M; B&W

FAMILY-ADVENTURE. D: HERBERT KLINE; C: JERRY HUNTER, SHARYN MOFFIT. TWO CHILDREN AND A STRAY PUP GET INTO SERIES OF SCRAPES.

 


BOY OF THE STREETS 1937-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: JACKIE COOPER, MAUREEN O’ CONNOR, MAJORIE MAIN, KATHLEEN BURKE, ROBERT EMMETT O’ CONNOR , GEORGE CLEVLAND. YOUNG BOY GROWS UP IN THE TENEMENT SECTION OF THE BOWERY, AND HERO-WORSHIPS FATHER, A SLIMY POLITICAN. ATMOSPHERIC.

 


BOYS OF THE CITY 1940-USA; 65M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: JOSEPH H. LEWIS; C: BOBBY JORDAN, ELO GORCEY, DAVE O’ BRIEN, VINCE BARNATT. PART OF THE ‘BOWERY BOYS’ SERIES. SEQUEL TO ‘EAST SIDE KIDS’ HAS THE BOYS AGAIN PLAYING DETECTIVES. THE CASE INVOLVES THE MURDER OF A JUDGE IN A SEMI-HAUNTED HOUSE.

 


BOY’S REFORMATORY 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: FRANKIE DARRO, GRANT WITHERS, DAVID DURAND, WARREN MCCOLLUM. TWO BROTHERS ARE FRAMED FOR A CRIME, AND THE OLDER BOY IS SENT TO REFORM SCHOOL AS A RESULT OF PROTECTING HIS YOUNGER BROTHER. BUT THE OLDER BOY BREAKS OUT OF THE REFORMATORY TO HUNT AFTER THE REAL CRIMINALS.

 


BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE 1963-USA; 81M; B&W

HORROR, COMEDY, SCI-FI. D: JOSEPH GREEN. C: JASON EVERS, HERB EVERS, VIRGINIA LEITH, LESLIE DANIELS, ADELE LAMONT, BONNIE SHARI, PAULA MAURICE. SURGEON TRIES TO FIND A BODY TO WHICH HE CAN ATTACH THE DECAPITATED, BUT STILL LIVING, HEAD OF HIS FIANCEE. HE PROWLS THE BARS AND STRIPCLUBS LOOKING FOR A BEAUTIFUL BODY TO ATTACH HIS HEAD TO. HIS FIANCEE PLEADS WITH HIM TO LET HER DIE, AND WHEN HE REFUSES SHE PLOTS HER REVENGE. FILM HAS A LARGE FOLLOWING AS A CULT MOVIE.

 


BRAND OF THE DEVIL 1944-USA; 62M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY FRASER; C: TEXAS RANGERS. THE TEXAS RANGERS STOP AN OUTLAW GANG THAT HAS BEEN TERRORIZING RANCHERS.

 


BRASS RING 1983-USA; 81M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: BOB BALABAN. C: DINA MERRILL, SYLVIA SIDNEY. AN EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED WIFE AND MOTHER, DESPERATELY IN NEED OF TREATMENT, REFUSES TO HEED THE WARNINGS OF HER FAMILY AND DOCTOR, THUS LEADING TO DIRE CONSEQUENCES.

 


BREAKFAST IN HOLLYWOOD 1946-USA; 91M; B&W

MUSICAL COMEDY. D: HAROLD SCHUSTER; C: TOM BRENEMAN, BONITA GRANVILLE, BEULAH BONDI, EDWARD RYAN. BASED ON THE OLD RADIO SERIES OF THE SAME NAME, A YOUNG COUPLE MEET AND FALL IN LOVE AT A POPULAR RADIO SHOW. GREAT MUSICAL ACTS INCLUDING NAT KING COLE AND SPIKE JONES.

 


BRIDE OF THE GORILLA 1951-USA; 65M; B&W

HORROR. D: CURT SLODMAK; C: RAYMOND BURR, BARBARA PAYTON, LON CHANEY, JR, TOM CONWAY, PAUL CAVANGH. SUPRISINGLY WATCHABLE TRASH MOVIE HAS HULKING BURR MARRYING SEXY PAYTON, ONLY TO FIND HIMSELF THE VICTIM OF A VOODOO CURSE. ENGROSSING.

 


BRITISH INTELLIGENCE: 1940-USA; 62M; B&W

ACTION-THRILLER. D: TERRY MORSE; C: BORIS KARLOFF, MARGARET LINDSAY, MARIS WRIXON, HOLMES HERBERT, LEONARD MUDIE. GIVES KARLOFF A PART AS VALDAR, A BUTLER WHO WORKS FOR A BRITISH CABINET MINISTER DURING WWII, AND WHO MAY JUST BE A SPY. HE TANGLES WITH SECRET AGENT LINDSAY, WHO MAY JUST BE A DOUBLE AGENT. REMAKE OF THREE FACES EAST (1930).

 


BROADWAY LIMITED 1941-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D: GORDON DOUGLAS; C: DENNIS O’ KEEFE, VICTOR MCLAGEN, MAJORIE WOODWORTH, ZASU PITTS, PATSY KELLY, GEORGE E STONE, LEONID KINSKY. A MOVIE STAR ON AN EAST BOUND TRIAN PRETENDS SHE HAS A BABY AS A PUBLICITY STUNT, ONLY TO FIND THAT IT IS A KIDNAPPED CHILD.

 


BROKEN BLOSSOMS (SILENT) 1919-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. D: D.W. GRIFFITHS; C: RICAHRD BARTHELMESS, LILLIAN GISH, DONALD CRISP. A POETIC CLASSIC OF TWO YOUNG PEOPLE AND A DOOMED LOVE. THE BOY IS A POOR CHINAMAN, THE GIRL A PITIFUL WAIF MISTREATED BY HER BRUTAL FATHER. THIS CLASSIC LOVE STORY CAN STILL TUG AT THE HEARTSTRINGS. GRIFFITHS ALLOWED GISH AND BARTHELMESS TO PLAY THE ROMANTIC DUO WITH REALISTIC ENTHUSIASM. CRISP, ONE OF HOLLYWOOD’S MOST DISTINGUISHED CHARACTER ACTORS, IS HATEFUL AND MENACING AS GISH’S VICIOUS EX-PRIZEFIGHTER FATHER. A LOVELY FILM.

 


BROKEN DREAMS 1933-USA; 68M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ROBERT VIGNOLA; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, JOSEPH CAWTHON, MARTHA MARLEY, BUSTER PHELPS, ADEL ST. MAUR. AFTER HIS WIFE DIES A FATHER REJECTS HIS SON, THEN RECONSIDERS. HE REMARRIES, BUT FINDS HIS NEW WIFE AND SON IN CONFLICT.

 


BRONZE BUCKAROO 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BERNARD RAY; C: HERB JEFFREYS, ARTIE YOUNG. VILLIANS TRY TO GET HOLD OF A FAMILY’S RANCH WITH GOLD ON THE LAND.

 


BROTHERS O’ TOOLE 1973-USA; 94M; COLOR

COMEDY-WESTERN. D: RICHARD ERDMAN C: JOHN ASTIN, PAT CARROLL, LEE MERIWEATHER. WESTERN SPOOF ABOUT CON-ARTIST CHARACTERS AT LARGE IN 1890 COLORADO. THE COMEDY IS CENTERED AROUND A GOLD HUNT WITH GOOD FAMILY FUN.

 


BROTHERS OF THE WEST 1937-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN D: SAM KATZMAN; C: TOM TYLER, LOUIS WILDE. A COWBOY MUST FIND THE REAL MURDERER TO SAVE HIS BROTHER WHO HAS BEEN FRAMED FOR THE CRIME.

 


BUCKET OF BLOOD, A 1959-USA; 66M; B&W

HORROR. D: ROGER CORMAN; C: DICK MILLER, BARBARA MORRIS, BERT CONVY, ANTONY CARBONE, JULIAN BURTON, ED NELSON. A SCULPTOR FINDS COVERING LIVING THINGS WITH CLAY MORE FUN THAN SCULPTING. HE IS A WIMPY BUSBOY WHO IMPRESSES HIS COFFEEHOUSE SUPERIORS WITH AMAZING ‘LIFELIKE’ SCULPTURES. NIFTY SEMI-SPOOF OF DEAD BODIES-IN-THE-WAX-MUSEUM GENRE. WRITER CHARLES GRIFFITHS’ PREDECESSOR TO HIS ‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’. CULT ACTOR MILLER’S FINEST PERFORMANCE.

 


BUFFALO BILL IN TOMAHAWK TERRITORY 1952-USA; 66M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BERNARD RAY; C: CLAYTON MOORE, SHARON DEXTER. BEFORE THE ‘LONE RANGER’ CLAYTON MOORE PLAYED THE FAMED FRONTIERSMAN WHO BATTLES OUTLAWS OF THE WEST.

 


BUFFALO STAMPEDE (AKA: THE THUNDERING HERD) 1934-USA; 1934; B&W

WESTERN. D: HENRY HATHAWAY; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, BUSTER CRABBE. A MAN TRIES TO STOP A GANG OF OUTLAWS FROM HIJACKING SHIPMENTS OF BUFFALO HIDES.

 


BULLDOG DRUMMOND COMES BACK 1937-USA; 53M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: LOUIS KING; C: JOHN BARRYMORE, JOHN HOWARD, LOUISE CAMPBELL, REGINALD DENNY, E.E CLIVE, J. CARROLL NAISH, JOHN SUTTON, DRUMMOND PURSUES THE KIDNAPPERS OF HIS FIANCEE TO A GLOOMY OLD CASTLE. BARRYMORE IS A HOOT AS HIS MASTER.

 


BULLDOG DRUMMOND ESCAPES 1937-USA; 65M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: JAMES HOGAN; C: RAY MILLARD, GUY STANDING, HEATHER ANGEL, PORTER HALL, REGINALD DENNY, E.E CLIVE, FAY HOLDEN. DRUMMOND UNMASKS A COUNTERFEITING AND ESPIONAGE RING, WHILST FALLING FOR THE PRETTY HEIRESS HE’S BEEN HIRED TO PROTECT FROM SPIES.

 


BULLDOG DRUMMOND’S BRIDE 1939-USA; 57M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: JAMES HOGAN; C: JOHN HOWARD, HEATHER ANGEL, H.B. WARNER, REGINALD DENNY, EDUARDO CIANNELLI, ELIZABETH PATTERSON. DRUMMOND AND HIS FIANCEE HAVE THEIR WEDDING PLANNED IN FRANCE. HOWEVER BOMBS, A BANK ROBBERY AND MURDER THREATEN ITS END, ALL BEFORE IT REALLY BEGINS. FAST PACED ENTRY IN SERIES.

 


BULLDOG DRUMMOND’S PERIL 1938-USA; 66M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: JAMES HOGAN; C: JOHN BARRYMORE, JOHN HOWARD, LOUISE CAMPBELL, REGINALD DENNY, E.E CLIVE, PORTER HALL, NYDIA WESTMAN. DRUMMOND SOLVES THE CASE OF A SCIENTIST WHO INVENTS A FORMULA FOR MAKING ARTIFICIAL DIAMONDS. PLEASING AND SWIFT-MOVING.

 


BULLDOG DRUMMOND’S SECRET POLICE 1939-USA; 56M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: JAMES HOGAN; C: JOHN HOWARD, HEATHER ANGEL, H.B. WARNER, REGINALD DENNY, LEO G. CARROLL, ELIZABETH PATTERSON. STORY FEATURES A MAD SCIENTIST, TORTURE CHAMBERS AND AN EERIE OLD CASTLE. DRUMMOND MUST FIND A SECRET TREASURE IN DRUMMOND TOWERS DURING THE TIME OF CHARLES I. CARROLL IS EXCELLENT IN THREE VILLAINOUS ROLES.

 


BULLETS AND SADDLES 1943-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ANTHONY MARSHALL; C: RANGE BUSTERS. THE TRIO STOP A GREEDY LANDOWNER, WHO IS BUYING UP ALL THE RANCHES ALONG A RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY.

 


BURIED ALIVE 1939-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D: VICTOR HALERIN; C: ROBERT WILCOX, BEVERLY ROBERTS, GEORGE PEMBROKE, TED OSBORNE, PAUL MCVEY, ALDEN CHASE. A MAN IS SENT TO PRISON ON TRUMPED UP CHARGES. ONLY THE PRISON NURSES BELIEVE HE IS INNOCENT AS A CROOKED POLITICIAN STRIVES TO KEEP HIM BEHIND BARS.

 


BURLESQUE ON CARMEN (SILENT) 1916-USA; 57M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN, EDNA PURVIANCE. CHAPLIN POTRAYS DARN HOSIERY, A SOLDIER WHO IS SEDUCED BY A GYPSY GIRL, CARMEN. VIOLENCE ENSUES WHEN SHE LEAVES HIM FOR ANOTHER. THE SEND-UP ENDING REVEALS ALL THE MURDEROUS SHENANIGANS HAVE BEEN HOAXES.

 


BUSH PILOT 1946-USA; 55M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: STERLING CAMPBELL; C: JACK LARUE, ROCHELLE HUDSON, FLORYNCE KENNEDY, FRANK PERRY, AUSTIN WILLIS. TWO BROTHERS RUN COMPETING AIR SERVICES IN RUGGED COUNTRY.

 


BUSHWHACKERS 1952-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROD AMATEAU; C: JOHN IRELAND, DORTHOTHY MALONE. A SOLDIER RETURNS HOME AFTER CIVIL WAR TO FIND THAT A MAN AND HIS DAUGHTER NOW CONTROL THE TERRITORY.

 


BUZZY RIDES THE RANGE (AKA: WESTERN TERROR) 1940-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RICAHRD C. KAHN; C: ROBERT ‘BUZZY’ HENRY, DAVE O’ BRIEN, CLAIRE ROCHELLE, GEORGE ELDREDGE, GEORGE MORRELL, FRANK MORLO, DON KELLY, PHIL ARNOLD. YOUNG BOY EXPOSES A GANG OF RUSTLERS.

 


BOY IN THE PLASTIC BUBBLE 1976-USA ; 94M ; COLOR

DRAMA. D: RANDAL KELISER; C: JOHN TRAVOLTA, GLYNNIS O’CONNOR, ROBERT REED, DIANA HYLAND, RALPH BELLAMY, KAREN MORROW, JOHN FRIEDRICH, BUZZ ALDRIN, ANNE RAMSEY. TRAVOLTA IS FORCED TO LIVE IN AN ISOLATION BUBBLE BECAUSE HE’S BEEN BORN WITHOUT IMMUNITIES. AN ENGROSSING LOOK AT A BOY’S COMING OF AGE UNDER UNUSUAL AND CHALLENGING CIRCUMSTANCES. SCRIPT BY DOUGLAS DAY STEWART, FROM HIS AND JOSEPH MORGENSTERN’S STORY.

 


BUSTER KEATON SHORTS COLLECTION COMEDY. 7 HOURS. USA ; B&W

EXPRESSIONLESS, DARK-HAIRED, SOULFUL-EYED AMERICAN COMEDIAN OF THE SILENT SCREEN. BUSTER KEATON WAS DUBBED ‘THE GREAT STONE FACE’, HE BROUGHT THE MECHANICS OF VISUAL COMEDY DOWN TO A FINE ART. MUCH REVERED IN POST-WAR TIMES, ESPECIALLY IN EUROPE, HE FOUND FRESH INSPIRATION IN HIS LAST FEW YEARS HE WAS AWARDED A SPECIAL ACADEMY AWARD IN 1959.


CALL OF THE FOREST 1950-USA; 60M; B&W

FAMILY, WESTERN. D: JOHN F. LINK; C: ROBERT LOWERY, KEN CURTIS, MARTHA SHERRILL, CHIEF THUNDERCLOUD, CHARLES HUGHES. STORY OF YOUNG BOY IN THE WEST AND HIS ANIMALS.

 


CALL OF THE WILDERNESS (AKA: TRAILING THE KILLER) 1932-USA; 64M; B&W

FAMILY, ACTION ADVENTURE. D: HERMAN C. RAYMAKER; C: CAESAR, THE WOLF DOG, FRANCES MACDONALD, TOM LONDON, JOSE DE LA CRUZ, PEDRO REGAS. AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE FILM WITH A GOOD GUY, TRACKING DOWN THE BAD GUYS.

 


CALLIE AND SON (AKA: RAG TO RICHES) 1981-USA; 97M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: WARIS HUSSEIN; C: LINDSAY WAGNER, JAMESON PARKER, DABNEY COLEMAN, JOY GARRETT, MICHELLE PFEIFFER. CALLIE (LINDSAY WAGNER) WAS A TROUBLED TEENAGE MOTHER WHOSE SON WAS TAKEN FROM HER AFTER HIS BIRTH AND SOLD ON THE BLACK MARKET. VOWING TO FIND HIM SOMEDAY, SHE INITIALLY BECOMES A WAITRESS AND EVENTUALLY BECOMES A WEALTHY TEXAS SOCIALITE. HER HUSBAND (JAMESON PARKER), A NEWSPAPER EDITOR, USES HIS SOURCES TO EVENTUALLY FIND CALLIE’S NOW ADULT SON RANDY (DABNEY COLEMAN). HOWEVER CALLIE ASPIRATIONS FOR HIS SUCCESS ARE THWARTED BY HIS WIFE (MICHELLE PFEIFFER) WHEN RANDY IS CHARGED WITH MURDER. THROUGHOUT THE COURTROOM DRAMA THAT ENSUES, CALLIE SUPPORTS HER SON ALL THE WAY TO THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION OF THE MOVIE.

 


CAPE TOWN AFFAIR, THE 1967-USA;103M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: ROBERT D. WEBB; C: CLAIRE TREVOR, JAMES BROLIN, JACQUELINE BISSET, BOB COURTNEY, JON WHITELEY, GORDON MILHOLLAND. INTEREST HERE IS SEEING BISSET AND BROLIN AT THE BEGINNINGS OF THEIR CAREERS AND TREVOR MAKING SOMETHING DIFFERENT OF THE OLD THELMA RITTER ROLE. STORY DEALS WITH AN ELUSIVE ENVELOPE CONTAINING TOP SECRET MICROFILM.

 


CAPATAIN CALAMITY 1936-USA; 66M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: JOHN REINHARDT; C: GEORGE HOUSTON, MARIAN NIXON, VINCE BARNETT, JUAN TORENA, MOVITA, CRANE WILBU. SHIP’S CAPTAIN RAISES FUNDS FOR A VOYAGE BY CONVINCING INVESTORS THAT HE HAS FOUND TREASURE. HE MUST FIGHT OFF THIEVES AND PIRATES.

 


CAPTAIN KIDD 1945-USA ; 89M ; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: ROLAND V. LEE; C: CHARLES LAUGHTON, JOHN CARRADINE, RANDOLPH SCOTT, GILBERT ROLAND, BARBARA BRITTO, REGINALD OWEN, SHELDON LEONARD. ADVENTURES OF THE PIRATE, CAPTAIN KIDD, PLAYED WITH GUSTO BY CHARLES LAUGHTON, AND HIS TREASURE SEARCH ON THE HIGH SEAS. HE TRICKS KING WILLIAM III INTO GIVING HIM ROYAL ORDERS, BUT ENEMIES HE BELIEVES DEAD RETURN TO SEE HIM HANGED. NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR MUSIC SCORING.

 


CAPTAIN SCARLETT 1953-USA; 80M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. WITH M&E TRACK. D: THOMAS CARR; C: RICHARD GREENE, LEONORA AMAR, ISABEL DEL PUERTO, NEDRICK YOUNG. CAPTAIN SCARLETT RETURNS FROM GALLIVANTING AROUND THE COUNTRY-SIDE AFTER THE NAPOLEONIC WARS AND FINDS LIFE IN SOUTHERN FRANCE VERY DIFFERENT. HE SAVES A BEAUTIFUL PRINCESS FROM AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE TO AN EVIL COUNT, PROTECTS MANY OF THE POOR PEOPLE FROM BEING PERSECUTED BY THE DUKE OF CORLAIS, AND EVENTUALLY RIDS THE COUNTRY OF THE SCOURGE OF CORLAIS’ POWER.

 


CAPTURE, THE 1950-USA; 91M; B&W

DRAMA-WESTERN. D: JOHN STURGES; C: TERESA WRIGHT, LEW AYRES, VICTOR JORY, DUNCAN RENALDO. AYRES PLAYS A MAN ON THE RUN FOR A MURDER HE DID NOT COMMIT. AS HE SEARCHES FOR THE REAL MURDERER, HE FALLS IN LOVE AND MARRIES THE WIDOW (WRIGHT). WHEN THE MURDERER IS KILLED, AYRES IS AGAIN SUSPECTED. AYRES AND WRIGHT GIVE EXCELLENT PERFORMANCES.

 


CAPTURED IN CHINATOWN 1935-USA; 50M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: MARION SHILLING, CHARLES DELANEY, PHILO MCCULLOUGH, ROBERT ELLIS, ROBERT WALKER, TARZAN THE WONDER DOG. A JEWEL THEFT SPURS THE FEUD BETWEEN CHINATOWN-BASED TONG GANGS, WITH DOG TARZAN SNIFFING OUT TROUBLE AND CHASING VILLIANS.

 


CAREER GIRL 1943-USA; 66M; B&W

MUSICAL DRAMA. D: WALLACE W. FOX; C: FRANCES LANGFORD, IRIS ADRIAN, GLADYS BLAKE, LINDA BRENT, ALEC CRAIG, ARIEL HEATH, CHARLES JUDELS, LORRAINE KRUGER. A YOUNG SINGER FROM THE COUNTRY WANTS TO BE A BROADWAY STAR. SHE STAYS AT A VAUDEVILLE HOTEL WHILE GETTING STARTED.

 


CARNIVAL OF SOULS 1962-USA ; 80M ; B&W

HORROR. D: DEREK HARVEY; C: CANDACE HILLIGOSS, SIDNEY BERGER, FRANCIS FEIST, SPOOKY, EFFECTIVE SLEEPER ABOUT A YOUNG WOMAN TRAPPED IN A DISTURBING WORLD SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. PHANTOM FIGURE PURSUES A GIRL AFTER SHE HAS APPARENTLY DROWNED. EERIE STORY WITH CULT STATUS.

 


CARNIVAL STORY 1954-USA; 95M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: ANNE BAXTER, STEVE COCHRAN, LYLE BETTGER, JAY C. FLIPPEN, GEROGE NADER. A LOVE TRIANGLE AND DANGER IN THE CIRCUS ATMOSPHERE OF A GERMAN CARNIVAL. HARDENED BAXTER IS INVOLVED WITH SLEAZY COCHRAN. NICE GUY BETTGER TAKES HER ON AS A PROTÉGÉ, AND THERE ARE COMPLICATIONS.

 


CARSON CITY KID 1940-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOESPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, BOB STEELE, NOAH BERRY JR, PAULINE MOORE, FRANCIS MCDONALD, WALLY WALES. ROY TRIES TO PROVE THAT A CROOKED GAMBLER KILLED HIS YOUNGER BROTHER.

 


CAT AND THE CANARY, THE (SILENT) 1927-USA; 75M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: PAUL LENI; C: LAURA LAPLANTE, CRIEGHTON HALE, TULLY MARSHALL, FLORA FINCH. ORIGINAL SILENT VERSION OF THE CLASSIC TALE ABOUT A YOUNG WOMEN WHO INHERITS A SPOOKY OLD HOUSE. WONDERFULLY EXPRESSIVE AND CLEVER SPECIAL EFFECTS MADE THIS AN IMPORTANT WORK IN AMERICAN MOVIE HISTORY. THE FORERUNNER OF ALL ‘OLD DARK HOUSE’ MYSTERIES. DELIGHTFUL SILENT CLASSIC WITH A NICE TOUCH OF HUMOR THROUGHOUT IT.

 


CATHOLICS (AKA: CONFLICT, THE) 1973-USA; 78M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JACK GOLD; C: MARTIN SHEEN, TREVOR HOWARD, RAF VALLONE, CYRIL CUSACK, ANDREW EIR, MICHAEL GAMBON, LEON VITALE. POWERFUL FUTURISTIC RELIGIOUS DRAMA PITTING STRONG-WILLED ABBOT HOWARD AGAINST EMISSARY-OF-CHANGE SHEEN, SENT BY THE VATICAN TO SECLUDE HIS MONASTERY. THE IRISH PRIESTS AND MONKS REFUSE TO DISCARD TRADITIONAL WAYS AND BELIEFS. REVOR HOWARD IS EXCELLENT AS THE REBELLIOUS IRISH ABBOT. SPLENDID ADAPTATION OF BRIAN MOORE’S NOVEL. SUPERB, THOUGHT-PROVOKING FILM.

 


CAUSE FOR ALARM 1951-USA; 74M; B&W

THRILLER. D: TAY GARNETT; C: LORETTA YOUNG, BARRY SULLIVAN, BRUCE COWLING, MARGALO GILLMORE. A WOMAN IS TERRORIZED BY MAN WHO SUSPECTS HER OF INFIDELITY. SHE IS FRANTIC AS SHE TRIES TO RETRIEVE A POSTED LETTER CONTAINING EVIDENCE WHICH MAY PUT HER ON A MURDER CHARGE. SIMPLE, YET EFFECTIVE THRILLER. TENSION BUILDS, AND THERE IS A NEAT PLOT TWIST.

 


CAVALRY 1936-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, FRANCES GRANT. A UNION ARMY LIEUTENANT IS REUNITED WITH HIS FAMILY AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, BRINGING THEM HAPPINESS AND JOY.

 


CB HUSTLERS (AKA: HOT BOX HIGHWAY) 1973-USA ; 78M ; COLOR

COMEDY. D: STU SEGALL; C: EDWARD ROEHM, JAKE BARNES, JOHN ALDERMAN, VALDESTRA, TIFFANY JONES. WHEN BIG WHEEL TRUCKERS NEED RELIEF, THE CB HUSTLERS USING TWO VANS, KEEP THEIR CLIENTELE INFORMED OF THEIR WHEREABOUTS AND SCHEDULES BY CD RADIO UNTIL THEY ENTER A TERRITORY WHERE MORALS ARE STRICTLY UPHELD.

 


C.C. & COMPANY (AKA: CHROME HEARTS) 1970-USA ;85M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: SEYMOUR ROBBIE; C: JOE NAMATH, ANN-MARGARET, WILLIAM SMITH, JENNIFER BILLINGSLEY, TEDA BRACCI, GREG MULLAVEY, SID HAIG AND THE C.C. RIDERS. BROADWAY JOE GETS SACKED IN HIS FIRST STARRING ROLE AS A MOTORCYCLIST WHO TANGLES WITH SMITHS BIKER GANG WHILE TRYING (NOT VERY HARD) TO FIGHT OFF ANN-MARGARET’S ADVANCES.

 


CHAINED FOR LIFE 1951-USA; 81M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HARRY FRASER; C: HILTON SISTERS. CAMP CLASSIC STARRING SIAMESE-TWIN SISTERS. WHEN A GIGOLO DESERTS ONE TWIN ON THEIR WEDDING NIGHT, THE OTHER TWIN SHOOTS HIM DEAD. THE TWINS GO ON TRIAL AND THE JUDGE ASKS THE VIEWER TO HAND DOWN THE VERDICT.

 


CHANDU ON THE MAGIC ISLAND 1934-USA; 67M; B&W

ADVENTURE, ACTION, SCI-FI. D. RAY TAYLOR; C: BELA LUGOSI, MARIA ALBA, CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG. CHANDU THE MAGICIAN BATTLES A DEVIL CULT ON A LOST ISLAND TO STOP THE SACRIFICE OF A PRINCESS. FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL, WITH CHANDU THE MAGICIAN TAKING HIS MAGIC POWERS OF THE OCCULT TO THE MYSTERIOUS LOST ISLAND OF LEMURI TO BATTLE THE EVIL CULT OF UBASTI.

 


CHARADE 1963-USA ; 112M ; COLOR

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE. D: STANLEY DONEN; C: CARY GRANT, AUDREY HEPBURN, WALTER MATTHAU, JAMES COBURN, GEORGE KENNEDY, NED GLASS. AS SLICK AND SOPHISTICATED AS ITS TWO CHARMING STARS, WITH A DELIGHTFUL HEPBURN AS THE NERVOUS REGGIE, WHO MEETS THE DEBONAIR GRANT ABOUT THE SAME TIME THAT HER HUSBAND IS MURDERED. IT SEEMS HER LATE SPOUSE SWINDLED SOME CRONIES OUT OF A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS IN GOLD. NOW THEY THINK SHE KNOWS WHERE THE LOOT IS STASHED. THE ENSUING GAME OF ‘CHARADE’ AND HIDDEN IDENTITY IS PLAYED OUT WITH WIT AND MENACE AMID THE MARVELLOUS EUROPEAN SETTINGS.

 


CHASE, THE 1946-USA;86M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: ARTHUR RIPLEY; C; ROBERT CUMMINGS, MICHELLE MORGAN, PETER LORRE, STEVE COCHRAN, LLOYD CORRIGAN. CUMMINGS TAKES A JOB AS A CHAUFFEUR, NOT REALISING THAT HIS BOSS IS A MOBSTER. COMPLICATIONS ARISE WHEN HE FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE GANGSTER’S WIFE, AND THE TWO PLAN TO ELOPE. THE MOB BOSS AND HIS BODYGUARD LORRE TAKE OFF AFTER THE ELUSIVE COUPLE AS THEY MAKE THEIR WAY FOR HAVANA. FINE PERFORMANCES AND GENUINE SUSPENSE MAKE FOR A PLEASING TIME.

 


CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK 1930-USA; 78M; B&W

COMEDY. D: MELVILE BROWN; C: AMOS AND ANDY (FREEMAN GODSEN AND CHARLESCORRELL), SUE CAROL, CHARLES NORTON. RADIO’S ORIGINAL AMOS ’N’ ANDY HELP SOLVE A LOVER’S TRIANGLE, RESULTING IN NON-STOP COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT. WAS RKO’S BIGGEST HIT FOR THE 1930 SEASON AND NADE GODSEN AND CORRELL THE TOP STARS FOR THAT YEAR. MUSIC BY DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS BAND.

 


CHEERS FOR MISS BISHOP 1941-USA; 95M; B&W

DRAMA. D: TAY GARNETT; C: MARTHA SCOTT, WILLIAM GARGAN, EDMUND GWENN, STERLING HOLLOWAY. SENTIMENTAL STORY OF A YOUNG GIRL WHO GRADUATES FROM NEW COLLEGE AND STAYS ON TO TEACH ENGLISH FOR OVER 50 YEARS. NICELY DONE.

 


CHEYENNE KID, THE 1940-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: JACK RANDALL, LOUISE STANLEY, KENNE DUNCAN FRANK YACONELLI, REEF HOWES, CHARLES KING, FORREST TAYLOR. CROOKS FRAME AN EX-OUTLAW TO HUNT A GANG OF RUSTLERS.

 


CHEYENNE RIDES AGAIN 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT F. ‘BOB’ HILL; C: TOM TYLER, LUCILLE BROWNIE, JIMMY FOX , LON CHANEY JR, ROGER WILLIAMS, CHARLES ‘SLIM’ WHITAKER. CHEYENNE POSES AS AN OUTLAW TO HUNT A GANG OF RUSTLERS.

 


CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT 1985-USA; 94M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: ROBERT MARKOWITZ; C: KATHLEEEN QUNLAN, NICHOLAS CAMPBELL, MARIO VAN PEEBLES , LAR PARK-LINCOLN, WALLY WARD. SAD TEENAGE PROSTITUTE STORY, SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF A YOUNG SOCIOLOGIST (QUINLAN) WHO PROVIDES A HOME FOR ABUSED KIDS.

 


CHOICES 1982-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA, FAMILY. D: SILVIO NARIZZANO, RAMI ALON; C: DEMI MOORE , VICTOR FRENCH, PAUL CARAFOTES, VAL AVERY. PARTIALLY DEAF TEENAGER CARAFOTES BECOMES ALIENATED WHEN PREVENTED FROM PLAYING FOOTBALL BECAUSE OF HIS HANDICAP. MOORE’S FILM DEBUT.

 


CHRISTMAS EVIL (AKA: YOU BETTER WATCH OUT) 1980-USA; 100M; COLOR

HORROR. D: LEWIS JACKSON; C: BRANDON MAGGART, DIANNE HULL, SCOTT MICKAY, JOE JAMROG, PETER FRIEMAN, RAY BARRY, BOBBY LESSER, SAM GRAY. A GRIPPING, WELL-MADE THRILLER ABOUT A CHRISTMAS-HATING MANIAC KILLER DISGUISED AS SANTA CLAUS, WHO TURNS THE ‘SEASON-TO-BE-JOLLY’ INTO A BLOODY NIGHTMARE. A SLEEPER, SURE TO ATTAIN MAJOR CULT STATUS IN DUE TIME.

 


CHRISTMAS WITHOUT SNOW, A 1980-USA; 100M; COLOR

DRAMA. MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: JOHN KORTY; C: MICHAEL LEARNED, JOHN HOUSEMAN, RAMON BIERI, JAMES CROMWELL, VALERIE CURTIN. SENTIMENTAL HOLIDAY TALE OF DIVORCEE FROM SAN FRANCISCO WHO MOVES TO A SMALL NEBRASKA TOWN WITH HER SON TO START A NEW LIFE AND JOINS THE CHURCH CHOIR THAT IS UNDER THE STRICT LEADERSHIP OF A PERFECTIONIST DIRECTOR WHO IS STRIVING FOR A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL PRESENTATION OF HANDEL’S ‘MESSIAH’.

 


CITY WITHOUT MEN 1943-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: SIDNEY SALKOW; C: LINDA DARNELL, MICHAEL DUANE, SARA ALLGOOD, EDGAR BUCHANAN. IN A BOARDING HOUSE BY A PRISON, WOMEN WAIT FOR THEIR MEN TO GET OUT.

 


CLANCY STREET BOYS, THE 1943-USA; 66M; B&W

COMEDY. D: WILLIAM BEAUDINE; C: EAST SIDE KIDS, LEO GORCERY, HUNTZ HALL, BOBBY JORDAN. A RICH UNCLE HAS BEEN SENDING THE MCGINNIS FAMILY MONEY AND WANTS TO MEET ALL HIS NON-EXISTENT RELATIVES.

 


C-MAN 1949-USA; 75M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: JOSEPH LERNER; C: DEAN JAGGER, JOHN CARRADINE, HARRY LANDERS, RENE PAUL. ACCEPTABLE PROGRAMMER WITH JAGGER AS CUSTOMS AGENT INVOLVED IN A MURDER AND THEFT CASE.

 


COACH OF THE YEAR 1980-USA; 95M; B&W

DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: DON MEDFORD; C: ROBERT CONRAD, ERIN GRAY, RED WEST, DAPHNE MAXWELL. A FORMER FOOTBALL HERO COMES BACK FROM THE VIETNAM WAR IN A WHEELCHAIR AND TRIES TO PUT HIS LIFE BACK TOGETHER BY COACHING YOUNGSTERS IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.

 


COCAINE FIENDS (AKA: PACE THAT KILLS, THE) 1937-USA ; 62M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM O’CONNER; C: LOIS JANUARY, NOEL MADISON, DEAN BENTON, SHEILA MANNERS. A SMALL TOWN GIRL IS LURED TO THE BIG CITY BY A PROMISE OF MARRIAGE BUT THE FIANCEE TURNS OUT TO BE A DRUG DEALER.

 


COCKFIGHTER (AKA: BORN TO KILL; GAMBLIN’ MAN; AND WILD DRIFTER) 1974-USA; 84M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MONTE HELLMAN; C: HARRY DEAN STANTON, TROY DONAGHUE, MILLIE PERKINS, RICHARD B. SHULL, WARREN OATES. THE STORY OF A MAN SO OBSSESSED WITH COCKFIGHTING THAT HE LOSES HIS MONEY, POSSESSIONS AND LOVE BECAUSE OF IT. OFFBEAT, VIOLENT, BUT INTERESTING DRAMA. FILMED IN GEORGIA.

 


CODE OF THE FEARLESS 1939-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: FRED SCOTT, CLAIRE ROCHELLE, JOHN MERTON, HARRY HARVEY, WALTER MCGRAIL, ROGER WILLIAMS. MEDICINE SHOW SINGER SAVES A TOWN FROM OUTLAWS.

 


CODE OF THE RED MAN 1937-USA; 62M; B&W

WESTERN. C: DAVE O’ BRIEN. INDIANS TAKE ON A GANG OF HORSE THIEVES.

 


COLLEGE (SILENT) 1927-USA; 98M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: JAMES HORNE; C: BUSTER KEATON, FLORENCE TURNER, ANNE CORNWALL, GRANT WITHERS, SNITZ EDWARDS. EGGHEAD KEATON TRIES TO WIN HIS COLLEGE SWEETHEART BY BECOMING A SPORTS HERO. IN THE PROCESS HE TRIED EVERY SPORT POSSIBLE. HILARIOUS.

 


COLONEL EFFINGHAM’S RAID 1945-USA; 70M; B&W

COMEDY. D: IRVING PICHEL; C: CHARLES COBURN, JOAN BENNETT, WILLIAM EYTHE, DONALD MEEK. A RETIRED ARMY COLONEL USES MILITARY TACTICS TO KEEP AN OLD HISTORICAL COURTHOUSE OPEN AND DEFEAT SOME CROOKED POLITICIANS IN THE PROCESS.

 


COLORADO SUNDOWN 1952-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D; WILLIAM WITNEY; C: REX ALLEN, MARY ELLEN KAY, SLIM PICKENS, JUNE VINCEN, KOKO. REX TRIES TO HELP A FRIEND KEEP HIS RANCH FROM A CONNIVING BROTHER AND SISTER ONLY TO FIND HIMSELF ACCUSED OF MURDER.

 


COLT COMRADES 1943-USA;67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, ANDY CLYDE, VICTOR JORY, HERBERT RAWLINSON, ROBERT MITCHUM, GEORGE REEVES. HOPALONG CASSIDY AND HIS SADDLE PALS CATCH A CROOK AND DECIDE TO BUY A RANCH AND SETTLE DOWN WITH THE REWARD MONEY.

 


COME ON RANGERS (AKA: COME ON RANGER) 1938-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOE KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES. ROY ROGERS AND HIS FRIENDS GO TO TEXAS TO AVENGE THE DEATH OF A COMRADE.

 


CONFESSIONS OF A YOUNG AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE 1978-USA; 85M; B&W

DRAMA-EROTIC. D: JOE SARNO; C: JENNIFER WELLAS, REBECCA BROOKE, CHRIS JORDAN, ERIC EDWARDS, DAVID HAUSMSN, ZANA JOYCE, ERICA EATON, ARLANA BLUE. A RECENT DIVORCEE MOVES IN WITH TWO YOUNGER COUPLES AND EXPERIENCE SEXUAL LIBERATION. EROTIC NUDITY.

 


CONGRATUALTIONS IT’S A BOY 1971-USA; 79M; B&W

COMEDY, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: WILLIAM A. GRAHAM; C: BILL BIXBY, DIANE BAKER, JACK ALBERTSON, TOM BOSLEY, ANN SOUTHERN. COMEDY-DRAMA. A HAPPY BACHELOR’S SWINGING LIFE DISRUPTED BY THE ARRIVAL OF A TEENAGER WHO CLAIMS TO BE HIS SON. A NICE, SATISFYING FAMILY FILM.

 


CONVICTS AT LARGE 1938-USA; 58M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: SCOTT E.BEAL; C: RALPH FORBES, PAULA STONE, BILL BOYLE, JOHN KELLY, GEORGE TRAVELL, CHARLES BROKAW, FLORENCE LAKE. AN ESCAPED CONVICT MUGS AND STEALS THE CLOTHES OF AN INEPT ARCHITECT. LEFT WITH ONLY PRISON CLOTHES, THE ARCHITECT STUMBLES ONTO THE BAD SIDE OF TOWN AND GETS INVOLVED WITH A SINGER AND THE MOB.

 


CORPSE VANISHES, THE 1942-USA; 64M; B&W

HORROR. D: WALLACE FOX; C: BELA LUGOSI, LUANA WALTERS. BELA LUGOSI PLAYS A CREEPY PROGRAMMER AND HE’S AT HIS BEST. SOME BLUSHING BRIDES AREN’T AROUND TO ENJOY THEIR WEDDING RECEPTIONS AS BELA NABS THEM. HE TRIES TO USE THEIR FLUIDS TO REJUVENATE HIS WIFE.

 


CORREGIDOR 1943-USA; 73M; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: WILLAM NIGH; C: OTTO KRUGER, ELISSA LANDI, DONALD WOODS, FRANK JENKS, RICK VALLIN, WANDA MCKAY, IAN KEITH. A LOVE TRIANGLE IS SET AGAINST WARTIME AS THE JAPANESE ATTACK CORREGIDOR DURING WWII.

 


COTTER 1973-USA; 94M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: PAUL STANLEY; C: DON MURRAY, CAROL LYNLEY, RIP TORN, SHERRY JACKSON. AFTER A TRAGIC RODEO INCIDENT, UNHAPPY INDIAN CLOWN (MURRAY) STRUGGLES TO RE-ESTABLISH HIMSELF IN HIS HOME TOWN. GOOD CAST AND SCRIPT.

 


COUNTRY GENTLEMEN ` 1936-USA; 54M; B&W

COMEDY. D: RALPH STAUB; C: OLE OLSEN, CHIC JOHNSON, JOYCE COMPTON, LILA LEE. VAUDEVILLE TEAM, OLSEN AND JOHNSON, PLAY FAST TALKING CONMEN WHO SELL SHARES IN A WORTHLESS OIL FIELD TO A BUNCH OF WORLD WAR I VETERANS.

 


COURAGEOUS DR. CHRISTIAN, THE 1940-USA; 67M; B&W

DRAMA. D: BERNARD VORHAUS; C: JEAN HERSHOLDT, DOROTHY LOVETT. AN EPIDEMIC OF MENINGITIS BREAKS OUT IN A SHANTY TOWN AS DR. CHRISTIAN FIGHT THE TOWN;’S INDIFFERENCE TO IT’S PROBLEMS.

 


COWBOY AND THE SENORITA, THE 1944-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS. THE FIRST PICTURE WITH ROGERS. DALE IS A LADY OUT TO PROTECT HER SISTER FROM OUTLAWS.

 


CRASHING THRU 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: JAMES NEWILL, JEAN CARMEN, WARREN HULL, DAVE O’ BRIEN, STANLEY BLYSTONE, MILBURN STONE, IRON EYES CODY, TED ADAMS. A CANADIAN MOUNTIE SETS OUT TO CATCH GOLD THIEVES.

 


CRASH OF MOONS 1959-USA; 90M; B&W

SCI-FI. D: HOLLINGSWORTH MORSE; C: RICAHRD CRANE, SALLY MANSFIELD, SCOTTY BECKETT, MAURICE CASS, ROBERT LYDEN, CHARLES MEREDITH, PATSY PARSONS, HARRY LAUTER. TWO CIVILIZATIONS ARE THREATENED WHEN THEIR TWIN WORLDS HEAD FOR COLLISION. TWO ‘GYPSY MOONS’, ONE INHABITED, ORBIT AROUND EACH OTHER. THEY ARE HEADED FOR A COLLISION WITH ANOTHER INHABITED MOON. THE ‘UNITED WORLDS’ SEND SPACE RANGER ROCKY JONES AND HIS FRIENDS TO SAVE EVERYONE. ONE OF THE MOON’S LEADER IS QUITE COOPERATIVE, BUT THE OTHER IS RULED BY AN EVIL QUEEN WHO WANTS TO DESTROY THEM. EDITED FROM THE POPULAR ‘ROCKY JONES SPACE RANGER’ TV SERIES.

 


CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA 1961-USA; 74M; B&W

HORROR. D: ROGER CORMAN; C: ANTONY CARBONE, BETSY JONES-MORELAND, EDWARD WAIN, E.R. ALVAREZ, ROBERT BEAN. GANGSTER TRIES TO COVER CRIME WAVE BY CREATING PANIC WITH STORY OF SEA MONSTER….THEN REAL SEA MONSTER SHOWS UP. COSTAR WAIN IS ACTUALLYOSCAR WINNING SCREENWRITER ROBERT TOWNE. REMAKE OF NAKED PARADISE.

 


CRIMSON ROMANCE 1934-USA; 70M; B&W

WAR/ACTION/DRAMA. D: DAVID HOWARD. C: BEN LYON, SARI MARITZA, ERICH VON STROHEIM, HARDIE ALBRIGHT, JAMES BUSH, WILLIAM BAKEWELL, HERMAN BING, BODIL ROSING, VINCE BARNETT, OLCAR APFEL, JASON ROBARDS SR, BRANDON HURST. VERY PROVOCATIVE, INTERESTING STORY SET DURING WWI. IMPETUOUS AMERICAN TEST PILOT LYON, WHOSE GERMAN-BORN PAL RETURNS TO THE FATHERLAND UPON THE OUTBREAK OF WAR, JOINS HIM PRIOR TO AMERICA’S INVOLVEMENT. HE FINDS HMISELF AT ODDS WITH THE SADISTIC COMMANDANT VON STROHEIM.

 


CROOKED CIRCLE, THE 1932-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY-COMEDY. H: BRUCE HUMBERSTONE, C; BEN LYON, ZASU PITTS, JAMES GLEASON, C; HENRY GORDON, RAYMOND HATTON, ROSCOE KARNS. SPORTS EDITOR BECOMES SUSPICIOUS OF THE DEATH OF A PRIZE FIGHTER. SLAPSTICK POLICEMAN GLEASON GOES UNDERCOVER AS A SWAMI.

 


CROSSBAR 1979-USA; 77M; COLOR

SPORTS-DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: JOHN TRENT. C: BRENT CARVER, KIM CATTRALL , KATE REID, JOHN IRELAN. THE COMPELLING STORY OF AN OLYMPIC HIGH JUMPER, PLAYED BY BRENT CARVER, WHO LOSES HIS LEG AND YET DOGGEDLY PERSISTS IN HIS PURSUIT OF ATHLETIC GLORY. ADAPTED FROM A TRUE STORY.

 


CRY BLOOD APACHE 1970-USA; 81M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: JACK STARRETT; C: JOEL MCCREA, JODY MCCREA, DAN KEMP, MARIA GAHUA, ROBERT TESSIER. JOEL MCCREA TELLS IN FLASHBACK HOW HE AND A BUNCH OF WESTERN PROSPECTORS MASSACRED A BAND OF INDIANS. A GIRL, THE LONE SURVIVOR OF THE MASSACRE, PROMISES TO LEAD THEM TO A SECRET GOLD MINE.

 


CRY OF THE INNOCENT 1980-USA; 94M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: MICHAEL O’ HERLIHY; C: ROD TAYLOR, JOANNA PETIT, NIGEL DAVENPORT, CYRIL CUSACK, WALTER GOTELL, ALEXANDER KNOX. ACTION-PACKED THRILLER ABOUT A VIETNAM VET OUT TO FIND A GROUP OF IRISH TERRORISTS THAT KILLED HIS FAMILY. STORY BY FREDRICK FORSYTH. EXCITING.

 


CRY PANIC 1974-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JAMES GOLDSTONE; C: JOHN FORSYTHE, EARL HOLLIMAN, RALPH MEEKER. A DRAMA ABOUT A MAN WHO ACCIDENTALLY RUNS OVER AND KILLS A PEDESTRIAN ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF A SMALL TOWN WHOSE CITIZENS, INCLUDING THE SHERIFF, ARE HIDING A DEADLY SECRET ABOUT THE VICTIM.

 


CUBA CROSSING (AKA: SWEET DIRTY TONY AND ASSIGNMENT KILL CASTRO 1980-USA; 90M; COLOR

ADVENTURE/ESPIONAGE. D: CHUCK WORKMAN; C: CAREN KAYE, STUART WHITMAN, ROBERT VAUGHN, WOODY STRODE, RAYMOND ST. JACQUES, SYBIL DANNING, ALBERT SALMI. A KEY WEST BOAT SKIPPER IS BLACKMAILED INTO HELPING A C.I.A AGENT CARRY OUT AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON FIDEL CASTRO. BEAUTIFUL KEY WEST FLORIDA LOCATIONS.

 


CURLEY 1947-USA; 53M; COLOR

FAMILY-COMEDY. D: BERNARD CARR; C: LARRY OLSEN, FRANCES RAFFERTY, EILENE JANSSEN, WALTER ABEL. HIGH SPIRITED YOUNGSTERS PLAYING PRANKS ON THEIR SCHOOLTEACHER. A PART OF THE HAL ROACH COMEDY CARNIVAL.

 


CURSE OF THE SWAMP CREATURE 1966-USA; 80M; COLOR

HORROR. D: LARRY BUCHANAN; C: JOHN AGAR, FRANCINE YORK, SHIRLEY MCLINE, BILL THURMAN, JEFF ALEXANDER. A MAD SCIENTIST IN THE EVERGLADES ATTEMPTS TO CREATE A MONSTER THAT IS HALF-HUMAN AND HALF-ALLIGATOR. IN TURN, A GEOLOGICAL EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ATTEMPTS TO STOP HIS EXPERIMENTATION.

 


CYCLONE OF THE SADDLE 1935-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: REX LEASE, BOBBY NELSON, WILLIAM DESMOND, YAKIMA CANUTT. THE ARMY ASSIGNS AN OFFICER TO STOP PROBLEMS BETWEEN SETTLERS AND INDIANS.

 


CYRANO DE BERGERAC 1950-USA ; 107M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: MICHAEL GORDON; C: JOSE FERRER, MALA POWERS, WILLIAM PRINCE, ELENA VERDUGO. THE CLASSIC STORY OF CYRANO, THE TRAGIC WIT RENOWNED FOR HIS NOSE, AND HIS UNREQUITED LOVE FOR THE BEAUTIFUL ROXANNE. STANLEY KRAMER’S PRODUCTION OF THE 17 TH CENTURY LONG-NOSED POET, PHILOSOPHER, AND BUFFOON, WHO WRITES LETTERS ENABLING A FRIEND TO WIN OVER THE LADY HE LOVES. JOSE FERRER WON AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR WITH HIS FLAMBOYANT, MOVING PERFORMANCE.


DAMAGED LIVES 1937-USA; 61M; B&W

DRAMA. D: EDGAR G. ULMER; C: JASON ROBARDS, SR, DIANE SINCLAIR, LYMAN WILLIAMS, CECELIA PARKER, GEORGE IRVING. MELODRAMA PREACHING AGAINST THE PERILS OF EXTRA-MARITAL FLINGS WHICH, IN THIS CASE, LEADS TO VENEREAL DISEASE.

 


DANCE OF LIFE 1929-USA; 115M; B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA. D: JOHN CROMWELL; C:NANCY CARROLL, HAL SKELLY, RALPH THEADORE, CHARLES D. BROWN, DOROTHY REVIER, AL ‘FUZZY’ ST. JOHN, OSCAR LEVANT. A LOOK AT THE BACKSTAGE GOINGS ON AT A BURLESQUE THEATER. A SUCCESSFUL ENTERTAINER’S LIFE GOES DOWN THE TUBES WHEN HE HITS THE BOTTLE. HIS WIFE LEAVES HIM BECAUSE OF HIS PHILANDERNIG, BUT RETURNS WHEN SHE SEES HOW MUCH HE REALLY NEEDS HER. ONE SCENE OF THE ZIEFELD FOLLIES USES TWO-TONE TECHNICOLOR TECHNOLOGY. THIS WAS RE-MADE TWICE: AS ‘SWING HIGH, SWING LOW’ IN 1937 AND AS ‘WHEN MY SMILES AT ME’ IN 1948. CARROLL REPLACED THE STAGE LEAD, WHO WAS SAID TO HAVE NO ‘NAME RECOGNITION’. BARBARA STANWYCK.

 


DANCING PIRATE, THE 1936-USA; 60M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: LLOYD CORRIGAN; C: FRANK MORGAN, STEFFI DUNA, CHARLES COLLINS, RITA HAYWORTH, FRANK MORGAN, JACK LA RUE. A DANCING MASTER IS KIDNAPPED BY PIRATES AND JUMPS SHIP IN MEXICO, WHERE HE ROMANCES A MAJOR’S DAUGHTER. ACTION COMEDY WITH SCORE BY RODGERS AND HART. NOTABLE FOR AN EARLY APPEARANCE BY HAYWORTH AND THE EARLY USE OF TECHNICOLOR.

 


DANGER AHEAD 1940-USA; 60M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: RALPH STAUB; C: JAMES NEWILL, DOROTHEA KENT, GUY USHER, DAVE O’ BRIEN, BOB TERRY. SGT. RENFREW OF THE MOUNTED POLICE SAVES A YOUNG WOMAN FROM A BAND OF KILLERS.

 


DANGER FLIGHT 1939- USA; 53M; B&W

ADVENTURE-SUSPENSE, FAMILY. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: MAJORIE REYNOLDS, JOHN TRENT, TOMMY BAKER, MILBURN STONE, EDDIE PARKER, JASON ROBARDS SR, DENNIS MOORE. TAILSPIN TOMMY HELPS YOUNG PUNKS GET OFF THE STREET BY GETTING THEM INTERESTED IN BUILDING MODEL AIRPLANES AND USING THEM TO SKYWRITE. THIS HELPS SAVE HIS LIFE AFTER A TERRIBLE CRASH IN HIS OWN PLANE.

 


DANGER ON WHEELS 1940-USA; 87M; B&W

ADVENTURE/THRILLER. D: CHRISTY CABANNE; C: RICHARD ARLEN, ANDY DEVINE, PEGGY MORAN, HERBERT CORTHELL, LANDERS STEVENS, SANDRA KNIG, VINTON HAWORTH, HARRY BRADLEY. AUTO DRIVER TESTS DANGEROUS NEW ENGINE.

 


DANGEROUS APPOINTMENT 1934-USA;67M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. C: CHARLES STARRETT, DOROTHY WILSON. A YOUNG WOMAN’S AFTER HOURS ENCOUNTER LEADS TO MURDER. SHE IS ACCUSED AND STARRETT MUST CLEAR HER.

 


DANGEROUS CHARTER 1962-USA; 76M; COLOR

MYSTERY-ADVENTURE. D: ROBERT GOTTSCHALK; C: CHRIS WARFIELD, SALLY FRASER, RICHARD FOOTE, PETER FORSTER, CHICK CHANDLER. THREE FISHERMEN FIND AN ABANDONED YACHT WITH A CORPSE ON BOARD. THEY INVESTIGATE AND DISCOVER DRUG SMUGGLERS.

 


DANGEROUS HOLIDAY 1937-USA; 54M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: NICHOLAS BARROWS; C: RAY HOULD, HEDDA HOPPER, GUINN WILLAMS, JACK LARUE, GRADY SUTTON, FRANKLIN PANGBRON. PARENTS FORCE SON TO PLAY VIOLIN SO HE RUNS AWAY FROM HOME. THEY CALL OUT THE FEDS, THINKING HE’S BEEN KIDNAPPED. HOPPER IS GOOD, AND CHARACTER ACTORS SUTTON AND PANGBORN ARE WONDERFUL IN THEIR PARTS.

 


DANGEROUS PASSAGE 1944-USA; 61M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM BURKE; C: ROBERT LOWERY, JACK LARUE. A YOUNG HEIR BOARDS A BOAT TO ESCAPE FORTUNE SEEKERS.

 


DANIEL BOONE, TRAIL BLAZER 1956-USA ; 73M ; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D; ALBERT C. GANNAWAY, ISMAEL RODRIGUEZ; C: BRUCE BENNETT, LON CHANEY, FARON YOUNG, KEM DIBBS. THE STORY OF THE LEGENDARY FRONTIER SCOUT, DANIEL BOONE, AS HE CONQUERS THE SAVAGE FRONTIER. HE GUIDES A PARTY OF SETTLERS FROM NORTH CAROLINA TO KENTUCKY AND FACES INDIANS, FOOD SHORTAGES, AND BAD WEATHER ALONG THE WAY.

 


DANNY BOY 1946-USA; 67M; B&W

COMEDY-DRAMA. D: TERRY MORSE; C: ROBERT HENRY, RALPH LEWIS. A RETURNING WAR DOG FINDS IT DIFFICULT TO ADJUST TO CIVILIAN LIFE.

 


DARK HOUR, THE 1936-USA; 71M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: CHARLES LAMONT; C: RAY WALKER, IRENE WARE, BERTON CHURCHILL, HEDDA HOPPER, HOBART BVOSWORTH, E. CLIVE. A CRIMINOLOGIST INVESTIGATES THE DEATH OF A MUCH DESPISED MAN. NATURALLY THERE ARE MULTIPLE SUSPECTS. BASED ON SINCLAIR GLUCK’S NOVEL ‘THE LAST TRAP’.

 


DARK MOUNTAIN 1944-USA; 56M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: WILLIAM BERKE; C: ELLEN DREW, ROBERT LOWERY, REGIS TOOMEY, EDDIE QUILLAN. BLACKMAIL MEETS MURDER IN A RURAL MOUNTAIN RESORT WHEN A FOREST RANGER DISCOVERS HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND HAS A SHADY DRUG DEALER HUSBAND.

 


DAUGHTER OF THE TONG 1939-USA; 56M; B&W

DRAMA-CRIME. D: RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: DAVE O’ BRIE, EVELYN BRENT, GRANT WITHERS, DOROTHY SHORT. AN FBI AGENT PULLS OUT ALL THE STOPS IN AN EFFORT TO BUST A SMUGGLING RING, HEADED UP BY A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN.

 


DAWN RIDER 1935-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, MARION BURNS, YAKIMA CANUTT, REED HOWES. WAYNE’S LOVING FATHER IS KILLED DURING A ROBBERY, AND IT’S UP TO THE DUKE TO GET REVENGE ON THE GANG THAT MURDERED HIM.

 


DAY OF THE WOLVES 1973-USA; 95M; COLOR

ACTION. D: FERDE GROFE JR; C: RICHARD EGAN, MARTHA HYER, RICK JASON, JAN MURRAY. EX-SHERIFF EGAN TRIES TO THWART BIZARRE ATTEMPT BY A GANG TO ISOLATE HIS TOWN FOR THREE DAYS, IN ORDER TO PULL OFF THE ‘PERFECT CRIME’.

 


DAYS OF JESSE JAMES 1939-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, DON BARRY, HARRY WOODS. ROY SETS OUT TO PROVE THAT JESSE JAMES, AS PLAYED BY DONALD BARRY, DIDN’T STAGE THE FAMOUS NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA BANK ROBBERY. IT WAS THOSE CORRUPT BANKERS WHO SET IT UP.

 


DAY’S PLEASURE, A (SILENT) 1920-USA; 22M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN. THIS FILM IS REMINISCENT OF A NUMBER OF CHAPLIN’S EARLIER TWO-REELERS. THE FUN IS IN THE ACTION AS THE LITTLE TRAMP SUCCEEDS IN GETTING OUT UNSCATHED WHILE THOSE AROUND HIM FIND THEMSELVES HELPLESSLY ENTANGLED IN THE MESS HE LEAVES BEHIND.

 


DEADLY COMPANIONS 1961-USA ; 90M ; COLOR

WESTERN. D: SAM PECKINPAH; C: MAUREEN O’HARA, BRIAN KEITH, STEVE COCHRAN, CHILL WILLS. EX-ARMY OFFICER ACCIDENTLY KILLS O’HARA’S SON AND HE MAKES AMENDS BY ESCORTING THE FUNERAL PROCESSION THROUGH INDIAN COUNTRY. PECKINPAH’S FIRST FILM.

 


DEADLY ENCOUNTER (AKA: THE MEAL) 1975-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: R. JOHN HUGH; C: DINA MERRILL, CARL BETZ, LEON AMES, SUSAN LOGAN, VICKI POWERS, STEVE POTTE. SYMBOLIC BUT BRUTAL FILM ABOUT A WEALTHY WOMAN WHO INVITES A GROUP OF RICH AND POWERFUL TO A BANQUET, LETS THEM DEVOUR THE FEAST AS THEY EXPOSE AND DEVOUR EACH OTHER.

 


DEAD MEN WALK 1943-USA; 654M; B&W

HORROR. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: MARY CARLISLE, GEORGE ZUCCO, NEDRICK YOUNG, DWIGHT FRYE, FERN EMMETT. ZUCCO PLAYS TWIN BROTHERS (ONE GOOD AND ONE EVIL) IN THIS VAMPIRE TALE.

 


DEAD OR ALIVE 1944-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: TEX RITTER, DAVE O’ BREIN. A JUDGE ASKS TEX AND TWO OTHER TEXAS RANGERS TO DISGUISE THEMSELVES AS OUTLAWS IN ORDER TO JOIN A GANG TERRORIZING A TOWN.

 


DEATH COLLECTOR (AKA: FAMILY ENFORCER; PAYMENT DUE AND PAY OR DIE 1975-USA; 90M; COLOR

CRIME-DRAMA. D; FRANK DEVITO; C: JOE PESCI, JOSEPH CORTESE, LOU CRISCULO, BOBBY ALTO. SUPRISINGLY GOOD CRIME DRAMA. A SMALL-TIME HOODLUM IS BENT ON BECOMING THE BEST ENFORCER IN AN UNDERWORLD SOCIETY. CORTESE PLAYS A KID WHO, AFTER GETTING MIXED UP WITH MOBSTERS, WANTS OUT, BUT IS PREVENTED FROM DOING SO. A COMMANDING PERFORMANCE IN ONE OF JOE PESCI’S FIRST FILMS.

 


DEATH FROM A DISTANCE 1935-USA; 73M; B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE. D: FRANK STRAYER; C: RUSSELL HOPTON, LOLA LANE, GEORGE F. MARION, JOHN ST. POLIS, LEE KOHLMAR, LEW KELLY, WHEELER OAKMAN, ROBERT FRAZER, CORNELIUS KEEFE. A REPORTER AND A DETECTIVE TRY TO SOLVE A MYSTERIOUS DEATH AT THE PLANETARIUM.

 


DEATH KISS, THE 1933-USA; 98M;B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE. D: EDWIN MARIN; C: BELA LUGOSI, DAVID MANNERS, ADRIENNE AMES, EDWARD VAN SLOAN, VINCE BARNETT. EERIE HAPPENINGS AT A MAJOR HOLLYWOOD FILM STUDIO WHERE A SINISTER KILLER DOES AWAY WITH HIS VICTIMS WHILE A MOVIE SPECTACULAR IS UNDER PRODUCTION.

 


DEATH OF A PROPHET 1981-USA; 60M; COLOR

DOCUDRAMA. D: WOODIE KING. C: MORGAN FREEMAN, TOMMIE HICKS, YOLANDA KING, OSSIE DAVIS. A DRAMATIC DEPICTION OF FEBRUARY 21, 1965, THE LAST DAY IN THE LIFE OF MALCOM X (MORGAN FREEMAN). INCLUDES A SERIES OF INTERVIEWS WITH THOSE WHO WERE CLOSE TO THE GREAT LEADER.

 


DEATH OF RICHIE 1977-USA; 98M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: PAUL WENDKOS; C: BEN GAZZARA, ROBBY BENSON, EILEEN BRENNAN, LANCE KERWIN. A CONFUSED TEENAGER TURNS TO DRUGS, LEADING TO ERRATIC OUTBURSTS IN SCHOOL AND VIOLENT QUARRELS WITH HIS STRAIGHT-EDGED FATHER. GAZZARA IS SPLENDID AS THE FATHER WHO BRINGS HIMSELF TO KILL THE BOY, INTELLIGENT SCRIPT BY JOHN MCGREEVEY FROM THOMAS THOMPSON’S NON-FICTION BOOK RICHIE.

 


DEATH RIDES THE RANGE 1940-USA; 57M; COLOR

WESTERN-MYSTERY. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: KEN MAYNARD, FAY MCKENZIE, RALPH PETERS, JULIAN RIVERO, CHARLES ‘BLACKIE’ KING, JOHN ELLIOTT, BUD OSBORNE,. RUSSIAN SPIES START A RANGE WAR TO COVER SPY OPERATION TO PIPE HELIUM OVER THE BORDER. MAYNARD IS AN UNDERCOVER FBI AGENT OUT TO STOP THEM.

 


DEATH SCREAMS 1981-USA; 86M; COLOR

HORROR. D: DAVID NELSON, C: SUSAN KIGER, MARTIN TUCKER, WILLIAM E. HICKS, JENNIFER CHASE. ATTRACTIVE COLLEGE COEDS HAVE A PARTY AND GET HACKED TO PIECES FOR THEIR TROUBLES BY A MACHETE-WIELDING MANIAC.

 


DEATH SENTENCE 1974-USA ; 74M ; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: E.W. SWACKHAMER; C: CLORIS LEACHMAN, LAURENCE LUCKINBILL, NICK NOLTE, ALAN OPPENHEIMER. A JUROR IN A MURDER CASE COMES TO THE CONCLUSION THAT THE WRONG MAN IS ON TRIAL, AND THEN FINDS HER OWN LIFE THREATENED BY THE REAL KILLER – HER HUSBAND.

 


DEATH VALLEY 1946-USA; 70M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: LEW LANDERS; C: ROBERT LOWERY, HELEN GILBERT. A MAN BUYS A FAKE MAP TO A GOLD MINE IN DEATH VALLEY AND IS DRIVEN MAD BY HIS SEARCH.

 


DEEP RED: HATCHET MURDERS (AKA: DRIPPING DEEP RED, PROFONDO ROSSO) 1975-USA; 70M; COLOR

HORROR, THRILLER, MYSTERY. D: DARIO ARGENTO; C: DAVID HEMMINGS, GABRIELE LAVIA, DARIA NICOLODI, GLAUCO MAURI, CLARA CALAMAI. A MUSICIAN WITNESSES THE MURDER OF A FAMOUS PSYCHIC AND TEAMS UP WITH A FIESTY REPORTER TO FIND THE KILLER WHO IS BENT ON KEEPING A DARK SECRET BURIED. DURING THE INVESTIGATION, SEVERAL CLUES ARE DISCOVERED THAT LEAD HEMMINGS AND NICOLODI ON A DANGEROUS QUEST THAT ENDS IN A FINAL CONFRONTATION WITH THE KILLER. THIS FILM HAS BECOME THE MASTERPIECE OF ITALIAN HORROR DIRECTOR DARIO ARGENTO’S FILMOGRAPHY AND HAS INSPIRED MANY COPYCAT HORROR FILMS IN THE YEARS SINCE ITS INITIAL RELEASE.

 


DELINQUENT DAUGHTERS 1944-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ALBERT HERMAN; C: JUNE CARLSON, FIFI D’ORSAY, TEALA LORING, A HIGH SCHOOL GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE AND A REPORTER AND POLICEMAN TRY TO FIND OUT WHY.

 


DEMENTIA 13 1963-USA ; 81M ; B&W

HORROR. D: FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA; C: WILLIAM CAMPBELL, LUANA ANDERS, BART PATTON, MARY MITCHELL, PATRICK MAGEE. GORY HORROR FILM, SET IN IRELAND, ABOUT A SERIES OF AXE MURDERERS. A FAMILY IS PLAGUED BY VIOLENT AXE MURDERS THAT ARE SOMEHOW CONNECTED WITH THE DEATH OF THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER MANY YEARS BEFORE. CREEPY LOCATIONS AND ATMOSPHERIC MUSIC MAKE THE FILM A SUCCESS. COPPOLA’S FIRST FILM AS DIRECTOR.

 


DEMON FOR TROUBLE 1934-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BOB HILL; C:BOB STEELE, GLORIA SHEA. A COWBOY INTERFERES WITH A GANG WHO ROBS AND MURDERS INVESTORS AFTER THEY BUY RANGE LAND.

 


DESERT TRAIL, THE 1935-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: CULLEN LEWIS; C: JOHN WAYNE, MARY KORNMAN. RODEO STAR WAYNE’S BUDDY IS FRAMED FOR A HOLD-UP AND IT IS UP TO WAYNE TO CLEAR HIM.

 


DETOUR 1945-USA; 69M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: EDWARDS G. ULMER; C: TOM NEAL, ANN SAVAGE, CLAUDIA DRAKE, EDMUND MACDONALD, TIM RYAN, ESTHER HOWARD. WHILE HITCHHIKING CROSS-COUNTRY. A PIANO PLAYER MEETS A BEGUILING, DESTRUCTIVE WOMAN WHO USES HIS INFATUATION FOR HER MURDEROUS SCHEME. SKILLFULLY CONSTRUCTED, IT HAS LONG BEEN CONSIDERED THE BEST LOW BUDGET FILM EVER MADE, ACHIEVING MASSIVE CULT STATUS.

 


DEVIL BAT, THE (AKA: KILLER BATS) 1941-USA; 69M; B&W

THRILLER, HORROR, MYSTERY. D: JEAN YARBROUGH; C: BELA LUGOSI, SUZANNE KAAREN, DAVE O’ BRIEN, GUY USHER. A BLOODTHIRSTY MAD SCIENTIST RAISES BATS AND TRAINS THEM TO SUCK BLOOD FROM HIS ENEMIES. GOOD THRILLER. CHEESY YET HIGHLY ENTERTAINING.

 


DEVIL DIAMOND 1937-USA; B&W

MYSTERY. C: KANE RICHMOND, FRANKIE DARO, JOAN GALE, ROSITA BAKER, ROBERT FISKE, BURR CARUTH. AFTER THE CAPTURE OF JEWEL THIEVES, TWO AMATEUR DETECTIVES ENCOUNTER DANGER.

 


DEVIL MONSTER 1937-USA; 63M; B&W

ADVENTURE, HORROR. D.S. EDWARD GRAHAM; C: BARRY NORTON, BLANCHE MEHAFFEY. A WORLD-WEARY TRAVELLER SEARCHES FOR A GIRL’S FIANCE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC, AND IS ATTACKED BY A GIANT MANTA RAY.

 


DEVIL’S DAUGHTER 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

HORROR. D: ARTHUR LEONARD; C: NINA MCKINNEY, JACK CARTER, IDA JAMES, HAMTREE HARRINGTON. A GIRL RETURNS TO TAKE OVER HER LATE FATHER’S JAMAICAN PLANTATION…ONLY TO FIND VOODOO IS ALIVE.

 


DEVIL’S HAND, THE 1962-USA; 71M; B&W

HORROR. D: WILLIAM HOLE, JR; C: ROBERT ALDA, LINDA CHRISTIAN, NEIL HAMILTON, ARIADENE WELTER. ALDA FINDS A DOLL IN A TRINKET SHOP THAT REPRESENTS HIS IDEAL WOMAN. THE SHOP’S OWNER NEIL HAMILTON INFORMS HIM THAT THE WOMAN WHO MODELLED FOR THE DOLL LIVES NEAR BY. ALDA MEETS THE WOMAN, BUT FINDS THAT SHE IS PART OF A VOODOO CULT THAT IS HEADED BY HAMILTON. ALDA FINDS HIMSELF BECOMING DRAWN INTO THE CULT’S MURDEROUS WAYS.

 


DEVIL’S PARTY 1938-USA; 65M; B&W

MYSTERY, THRILLER. D: RAY MCCAREY; C: VICTOR MCLAGLAN, WILLAM GARGAN, PAUL KELLY, BEATRICE ROBERTS, FRANK JENKINS. A TENEMENT BOY’S REUNION PARTY TURNS INTO A NIGHT OF TERROR WHEN THE GUESTS ARE KILLED ONE AT A TIME.

 


DIAMOND TRAIL 1932-USA; 60M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: HARRY FRASER; C: REX BELL, FRANCES RICH, BUD OSBORNE. A NEW YORK CITY REPORTER INFILTRATES A GANG OF JEWEL THIEVES.

 


DICK TRACY (SERIAL- PART 1) 1937-USA; B&W

SPY-THRILLER. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: RALPH BYRD, ALAN JAMES. ‘THE LAMER ONE’ KIDNAPS TRACY’S BROTHER AND TURNS HIM INTO A CRIMINAL THROUGH AN OPERATION. GREAT STUNTS AND PLENTY OF ACTION.

 


DICK TRACY (SERIAL- PART 2) 1937-USA; B&W

SPY-THRILLER. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: RALPH BYRD, ALAN JAMES. ‘THE LAMER ONE’ KIDNAPS TRACY’S BROTHER AND TURNS HIM INTO A CRIMINAL THROUGH AN OPERATION. GREAT STUNTS AND PLENTY OF ACTION.

 


DICK TRACY, DETECTIVE (AKA: DICK TRACY) 1945-USA; 61M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: WILLIAM BERKE; C: MORGAN CONWAY, ANNE JEFFREYS, LYLE LATELL. TRACY HUNTS THE MURDERER ‘SPLITFACE’, A MANIACAL MURDERER BENT ON REVENGE. BASED ON THE CHARACTER FROM THE COMIC SERIES AND LATER MADE INTO A BIG-BUDGET MOTION PICTURE.

 


DICK TRACY MEETS GRUESOME 1947-USA; 65M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: JOHN RAWLINS; C: RALPH BYRD, BORIS KARLOFF, ANNE JEFFREYS. BORIS KARLOFF IS THE VILLIAN WHO USES SUSPENDED ANIMATION GAS FOR HIS CRIMES. FAST MOVING, COMIC STRIP MELODRAMA.

 


DICK TRACY’S DILEMMA 1947-USA; 60M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: JOHN RAWLINS; C: RALPH BYRD, LYLE LATELL, KAY CHRISTOPHER, JACK LAMBERT, IAN KEIT. TRACY IS AFTER SOME FUR ROBBERS, BUT HIS ADVERSARY IS ‘THE CLAW’ WHO IS A VICIOUS MURDERER WITH A HOOK FOR A HAND. FAST PACED.

 


DICK TRACY VS CUEBALL 1946-USA; 63M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: JOHN RAWLINS; C: MORGAN CONWAY, ANNE JEFFREYS, LYLE LATELL. SLAM-BANG MOVIE WITH TRACY AFTER A JEWEL THIEF GANG BUT ‘CUEBALL’, WHOM THE THUGS DOUBLE-CROSSED, KEEPS BEATING TRACY TO THE GEM-NABBERS AND KNOCKING THEM OFF. ‘CUEBALL’ SPECIALIZES IN STRANGLING HIS VICTIMS WITH A BRAIDED CORD.

 


DIRTIE GERTIE FROM HARLEM, USA 1946-USA; 60M; B&W

DRAMA. D: SPENCER WILLIAMS; C: GERTIE LARUE, FRANCINE EVERETT, DON WILSON. A TWO-TIMING SHOWGIRL, ON THE RUN, HIDES IN AN ISLAND HOTEL WINNING THE HEART OF THE OWNER.

 


DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT 412, THE (AKA: SOMETHING IN THE AIR) 1974-USA; 90M; COLOR

MYSTERY, ACTION, SCI-FI, MADE FOR TV. D: JUD TAYLOR; C: GLENN FORD, BRADFORD DILLMAN, DAVID SOUL, GUY STOCKWELL, ROBERT F. LYONS. AFTER TWO JETS MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEAR WHILE PURSUING UFOS AND THE AIR FORCE OFFICIALLY REFUSES TO RECOGNIZE THE INCIDENT, FLIGHT COMMANDER FORD DISOBEYS ORDERS FROM THE MILITARY COMPLEX TO LEARN WHAT HAPPENED TO HIS MEN. HE DISCOVERS A RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT.

 


DISHONORED LADY 1947-USA; 83M; B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE. D: ROBERT STERENSON; C: HEDY LAMARR, DENNIS O’ KEEFE, JOHN LODER, WILLIAM LUNDIGAN, NATALIE SCHAFFER, PAUL CAVANAGH, MORRIS CARNOVSKY. A BEAUTIFUL AND GLAMOROUS ART DIRECTOR WITH A PAST IS ACCUSED OF MURDERING HER FORMER BOYFRIEND AND REFUSES TO TESTIFY AT HER TRIAL. SHE IS CLEARED BY HER PSYCHIATRIST.

 


DIVORCE HIS-DIVORCE HERS 1973-USA; 74M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: WARIS HUSSEIN; C: ELIZABETH TAYLOR, RICHARD BURTON, CARRIE NYE, BARRY FOSTER, GABRIELE FERZETTI. GOOD PERFORMANCES SPARK THIS ANALYSIS OF THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE DISINTEGRATION OF A MARRIAGE, VIEWED FROM BOTH SIDES. FIRST, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE HUSBAND ARRIVING IN ROME. THEN THROUGH THE EYES OF HIS WIFE WHO HAS A NEW LOVER.

 


DIXIANA 1930-USA; 83M; COLOR/B&W

MUSICAL, FAMILY. D: LUTHER REED, C: BEBE DANIELS, EVERETT MARSHALL, BERT WHEELER, ROBERT WOOLSEY, JOSEPH CAWTHORN, JOBYNA HOWLAND, DOROTHY LEE, BILL ‘BOJANGLES’ ROBINSON. AMBITIOUS EARLY TALKIE MUSICAL SET IN 1840S NEW ORLEANS, WITH DANIELS AS A CIRCUS STAR WHO FALLS IN LOVE. COMEDY RELIEF BY WHEELER AND WOOLSEY AND A BEAUTIFUL MARDI GRAS FINALE, WITH A SHOWSTOPPING TAP DANCE SOLO BY BOJANGLES.

 


DIXIE JAMBOREE 1945-USA; 69M; B&W

COMEDY-MUSICAL. D: CHRISTY CABANNE; C: GUY KIBBEE, LYLE TALBOT, FRANCES LANGFORD. A MEDICINE MAN ON THE LAST SHOW BOAT ON THE MISSISSIPPI IS MISTAKEN BY GANGSTERS AS A BOOTLEGGER AND HAS TO EVADE THEM .

 


D.O.A. (AKA: DEAD ON ARRIVAL) 1949-USA; 80M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: RUDOLPH MATE; C: EDMOND O’ BRIEN, PAMELA BRITTON, NEVILLE BRAND, LUTHER ADLER, LYNN BAGGETT, BEVERLY CAMPBELL (GARLAND). ACCOUNTANT O’ BRIEN SLOWLY DYING FROM RADIATION POISONING, SEEKS THOSE RESPONSIBLE IN THIS FAST-PACED, STYLISED FILM NOIR THRILLER. MOST UNUSUAL IS THE DEVICE OF HAVING THE VICTIM PLAY DETECTIVE AND HUNT HIS KILLER AS TIME RUNS OUT. NEVILLE BRAND IS EXCELLENT AS PSYCHOPATH WHO TRIES TO TURN THE TABLES ON THE VICTIM BEFORE HE CAN INFORM THE POLICE. TAUT AND SUSPENSEFUL MELODRAMA. MUSIC BY DIMITRI TIOMKIN REMADE IN 1988 WITH DENNIS QUAID AND MEG RYAN.

 


DOG’S LIFE, A (SILENT) 1918-USA;36M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN, EDNA PURVIANCE, CHUCK RIESNER, HENRY BEWRGMAN, ALBERT AUSTIN, SCRAPS. A TRAMP AND A STRAY MONGREL HELP EACH OTHER TOWARD A HAPPY ENDING. THREATENING SENTIMENT IS KEPT AT BAY BY AMUSING SIGHT GAGS IN THIS PLEASING STAR FEATURETTE.

 


DON’T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT 1973-USA; 95M; B&W

HORROR. D: S.F. BROWNRIGG; C: ANNE MACADAMS, JESSIE KIRBY, ROSIE HOLOTIK, GENE ROSS, MICHAEL HARVEY. IN AN EXPERIMENTAL HOSPITAL FOR THE CRIMINALLY INSANE, THE PIONEERING DIRECTOR ALLOWS SEVERAL PATIENTS TO ACT OUT THEIR TWISTED FANTASIES. WHEN A NEW NURSE ARRIVES, ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE. THE DIRECTOR IS AXED TO DEATH AND THE ASYLUM IS TAKEN OVER BY ITS MOST DANGEROUS INMATES. CAN THE NEW NURSE TRUST THE DIRECTOR’S SUCCESSOR, DR. GERALDINE MASTERS, OR IS SHE ANOTHER INSANE PATIENT ACTING OUT HER DEMENTED FANTASY.

 


DOOMED TO DIE 1940-USA; 57M; B&W

ACTION. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: BORIS KARLOFF, GRANT WITHERS, MAJORIE REYNOLDS, MELVIN LANG. MR WONG SOLVES THE MYSTERY OF THE MURDER OF A SHIPPING TYCOON AND HIS MISSING BONDS.

 


DOOMSDAY CHRONICLES 1979-USA; 97M; COLOR

POLITICAL DRAMA. D: JAMES THORNTON III. C: WILLIAM SCHALLERT. A FASCINATING LOOK AT THE ISSUE OF THE EXISTENCE OF HUMANS BEYOND THE 20 TH CENTURY IF WARS, NATURAL DISASTERS, AND POLLUTION CONTINUE. VARIOUS APOCALYPTIC SCENARIOS ARE REPRESENTED FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

 


DOUBLE DEAL 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: ARTHUR DREYFUS; C: MONTE HAWLEY, EDWARD THOMPSON. A GANGSTER ROBS A JEWELLERY STORE AND PROCEEDS TO DOUBLE-CROSS HIS BOSS AND IMPLICATE A HONEST MAN.

 


DOUBLE NICKELS 1977-USA; 85M; COLOR

ACTION. D: JACK VACEK; C: JACK VACEK, PATRICE SCHUBERT, ED ABRAMS, HEDI SCHUBERT, MICK BRENNAN. A HIGHWAY PATROLMAN NAMED SMOKEY REPOSSESSES CARS THAT ARE REALLY STOLEN. LOTS OF SPEEDY CARS AND ACTION.

 


DR. CHRISTIAN MEETS THE WOMEN 1940-USA; 68M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM MCGANN; C: JEAN HERSOLT, DOROTHY LOVETT. THE GREAT HUMANITARIAN FIGHTS AN UNSCRUPULOUS DOCTOR WHO’S ENDANGERING THE HEALTH OF THE FEMALE POPULATION WITH UNSAFE DIET PILLS.

 


DRAGNET PATROL (AKA: LOVE REDEEMED) 1932-USA; 56M; B&W

ACTION-SUSPENSE. D: FRANK R. STAYER; C: GLENN TYRON, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, MARJORIE BEEBE, VERON DENT, WALTER LONG, VERA REYNOLDS. THE HARBOUR PATROL PURSUE UNEMPLOYED SAILORS WHO MIX UP WITH SMUGGLERS.

 


DRAGON PRINCESS 1981-USA; 90M; COLOR

ACTION-MARTIAL ARTS. C; SUE SHIOMI, SONNY CHIBA. THIS MARTIAL ARTS ACTIONER STARS SONNY CHIBA AS THE KARATE MASTER AND SUE SHIOMII AS THE DRAGON PRINCESS WHO WORK TOGETHER TO CONFRONT THE BLIND MASTER OF THE ‘BLOODY BLADES’ AN EXCITING GENRE ENTRY WITH FANTASTIC DEMONSTRATING KUNG FU.

 


DREAMING OUT LOUD 1940-USA; 65M; B&W

COMEDY. D: HAROLD YOUNG; C: LUM AND ABNER. LUM AND ABNER TRY TO BRING PROGRESS TO THEIR SMALL TOWN.

 


DRESSED TO KILL-SHERLOCK HOLMES 1946-USA; 108M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: ROY WILLIAM NEILL; C: BASIL RATHBONE, NIGEL BRUCE, PATRICIA MORISON, EDMOND BREON, CARL HARLORD. SHERLOCK HOLMES IS ASKED BY WATSON TO INVESTIGATE THE THEFT OF AN INEXPENSIVE MUSIC BOX AT THE HOME OF A FRIEND, WHO IS LATER MURDERED. THE MUSIC BOX HOLDS THE KEY TO FIVE POUND PRINTING PLATES STOLEN FROM THE BANK OF ENGLAND. A CONVICT HIDES THE CLUES TO THE LOCATION TO THE BANK PLATES IN THE NOTED OF THE MUSIC BOXES HE BUILDS IN PRISON. THREE UNSUSPECTED VICTIMS OBTAIN THE MUSIC BOXES AT AN AUCTION. HOLMES, WITH HIS FAITHFUL PARTNER, WATSON, FOLLOWS THEIR TRAIL OF DEATH TO THE KILLERS AND EVENTUALLY THE HIDDEN PLATES. HOLMES MUST DEAL WITH ONE OF THE MOST CUNNING FEMALE ADVERSARIES HE HAS EVER DEALT WITH, WELL WRITTEN AND DIRECTED, AND THE PERFORMANCE WILL HOLD HOLMES FANS ON THE EDGE OF THEIR SEATS AS THE SUSPENSE BUILDS.

 


DRIFT FENCE, THE 1937-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: OTHO LOVERING; C: BUSTER CRABBE, ZANE GREY. A COWBOY STANDS IN FOR AN EASTERNER TO HELP THE MAN TAKE CONTROL OF A RANCH HE HAS INHERITED, AND A WAR SEEMS IN THE MAKING WHEN THE TENDERFOOT RANCHER PLANS TO SET UP A FENCE TO STOP CATTLE THEFTS.

 


DR. KILDARE’S STRANGE CASE 1940-USA; 77M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HAROLD S, BUCQUET; C: LIONEL BARRYMORE, LEW AYRES, LARAINE DAY. GILLESPIE AND KILDARE HAVE TO COPE WITH A PATIENT WITH A MENTAL DISORDER.

 


DRUMS IN THE DEEP SOUTH 1951-USA; 86M; COLOR

WAR-DRAMA. WITH M&E TRACK. D; WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES; C: JAMES CRAIG, GUY MADISON, CRAIG STEVENS, BARBRA DAYTON, BARTON MACLARE. GOOD BUDDIES AT WEST POINT, BOTH IN LOVE WITH THE SAME GIRL, FIND THEMSELVES ON OPPOSITE SIDES WHEN THE CIVIL WAR BREAKS OUT. THEIR RIVALRY TURNS UGLY. EXCITING HISTORICAL DRAMA.

 


DUEL CHAMPIONS 1961-USA; 90M; COLOR

ACTION. D: FERNANDO BALDI & TERENCE YOUNG; C: ALAN LADD, LUCIANO MARIN, PIERO PALMERIA. SET IN ANCIENT ROME. THIS FILM FOLLOWS THE STRUGGLE OF ROMAN TRIPLETS AS THEY BATTLE THEIR ALBAN ARCH-ENEMIES TO PREVENT ROME FROM BEING ANNEXED TO ALBA.

 


DUKE IS TOPS, THE (AKA: BRONZE VENUS, THE) 1 938-USA; 80M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: WILLIAM L. NOLTE; C: LENA HORNE, RALPH COOPER, THE BASIN STREET BOYS, RUBBER NECK BOYS, MARIE BRYANT, LAURENCE CRINER, MONTE HAWLEY, VERNON MCCALLA, EDWARD THOMPSON, RUBBERNECK HOLMES, NEVA PEOPLES. A SINGER GOES TO NEW YORK SEEKING SUCCESS, WHILE HER BOYFRIEND JOINS A TRAVELLING MEDICINE SHOW. LENA HORNE’S FIRST APPEARANCE.

 


DYNAMITE 1949-USA; 69M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM PINE; C: WILLIAM GARGAN, VIRGINIA WELLES, RICHARD CRANE. AN APPRENTICE AND A VETERAN DYNAMITER CLASH OVER THE AFFECTIONS OF THE SAME WOMAN. ALL HOSTILITY IS PUT ASIDE WHEN ONE OF THEM IS TRAPPED IN A TUNNEL WITH SEVERAL TONS OF TNT ABOUT TO EXPLODE. A FAST-ACTION, EXCITING MOVIE.


EAGLE, THE (SILENT) 1925-USA; 70M; B&W

ROMANCE. D: CLARENCE BROWN; C: RUDOLPH VALENTINO, VILMA BANKY, LOUISE DRESSE. THIS ROMANTIC STORY OF CZARIST RUSSIA WAS ADAPTED FROM A STORY BY ALEXANDER PUSHKIN. A YOUNG COSSACK OFFICER BECOMES THE OBJECT OF THE AMOROUS CZARINA’S AFFECTIONS. HE IS BANISHED WHEN HE REJECTS HER, AND BECOMES THE DASHING ROBIN HOODESQUE BANDIT: THE EAGLE. CHARMINGLY ACTED. LOUISE DRESSER IS A STAND OUT AS CZARINA. ONE OF VALENTINO’S BEST FILMS.

 


EARTHWORM TRACTORS 1936-USA; 63M; B&W

COMEDY. D: RAY ENRIGHT; C: JOE BROWN, JUNE TRAVIS, GUY KIBBEE, DICK FORAN, GENE LOCKHART. A SALEMAN, WHOSE FIANCEE WANTS HIM TO THINK BIG, TURNS TO TRACTORS. UPSON’S STORIES ABOUT FAST-TALKING TRAVELLING SALESMAN, ALEXANDER BOTTS, MAKES A VERY GOOD VEHICLE FOR BROWN, WITH A STRONG SENSE OF TIME AND PLACE.

 


EAST OF BORNEO 1931-USA; 76M; B&W

ROMANCE. D: GEORGE MELFORD; C: CHARLES BICKFORD, ROSE HOBART. A DESPERATE WOMAN TREKS INTO THE JUNGLE TO FIND HER PHYSICIAN HUSBAND.

 


EAST SIDE KIDS 1940-USA; 62M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ROBERT F. HILL; C: HARRIS BERGER, HALLY CHESTER, FRANKIE BURKE, DONALD HAINES, DAVE O ‘ BRIEN, DENNIS MOORE. SLUM KIDS TAKE ON COUNTERFEITERS AS THEY ASSIST POLICE OFFICERS TRYING TO CAPTURE BAD GUYS.

 


EASY MONEY 1936-USA; 66M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: ONSLOW STEVENS, ALLEN VINCENT, NOEL MADISON, KAY LINAKER, ROBERT HOMANS, ROBERT GRAVES, ROBERT FRAZER. INSURANCE FRAUD RACKET AS CROOKS FAKE ACCIDENTS.

 


EEGAH 1962-USA; 90M; COLOR

HORROR. D: NICHOLAS MERRIWETHER (ARCH HALL SR); ARCH HALL JR, RICHARD KIEL, MARILYN MANNING, WILLIAM WATTERS (ARCH HALL JR). THE STORY OF A GIGANTIC NEANDERTHAL WHO IS DISCOVERED TO BE LIVING IN A CAVE IN MODERN CALAFORNIA’S MOJAVE DESERT BY THE TEENAGE GIRL. HE IMMEDIATELY FALLS IN LOVE AND KIDNAPS HER, LEAVING A HANDSOME YOUNG LEADER OF A ROCK AND ROLL BAND TO COME TO HER RESCUE. THE POLICE EVENTUALLY SHOOT AND KILL THE NEANDERTHOL.

 


EL DIABLO RIDES 1939-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. C: BOB STEELE, CARLEETON YOUNG, KIT GUARD. A COWBOY IS CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A CATTLEMEN-SHEEPHERDER WAR.

 


ELLIS ISLAND 1936-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: DONALD COOK, PEGGY SHANNON, ROBERT FRAZER, JOYCE COMPTON, JACK LARUE, BRADLEY PAG, BRYANT WASHBURN, JOHNNY ARTHUR. AN IMMIGRATION OFFICER ON NEW YORK’S ELLIS ISLAND SETS OUT TO SOLVE A ROBBERY THAT TOOK PLACE YEARS EARLIER.

 


EMBRYO (AKA: CREATED TO KILL) 1976-USA; 208M; COLOR

SCI-FI, ACTION, THRILLER. D: RALPH NELSON; C: ROCK HUDSON, BARBARA CARRERA, DIANE LADD, RODDY MCDOWALL, ANN SCHEDEEN, DR. JOYCE BROTHERS. A PREGNANT MOTHER IS MORTALLY WOUNDED IN A HORRIFIC CAR ACCIDENT, SURVIVING ONLY LONG ENOUGH FOR HER FOETUS TO BE RETRIEVED AND PLACED IN AN ARTIFICIAL WOMB. A SCIENTIST (ROCK HUDSON), LOOKING TO CREATE THE PERFECT WOMAN, BEGINS EXPERIMENTING ON THE FOETUS AND DISCOVERS A METHOD TO ACCELERATE THE FOETUS’ GROWTH INTO A FULLY DEVELOPED ADULT WOMAN WITHIN A FEW DAYS. BUT THE BEAUTIFUL WOMAN NAMED VICTORIA (BARBARA CARRERA) SOON BEGINS TO DETERIORATE QUICKLY AND BECOMES A DEMENTED RUTHLESS KILLER, WHOM ROCK HUDSON MUST STOP AT ALL COSTS.

 


EMPEROR JONES, THE 1933-USA; 72M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DUDLEY MURPHY; C: PAUL ROBESON, DUDLEY DIGGES. EUGENE O ‘NEIL’S TRAGIC ALLEGORY OF THE PULLMAN PORTER WHO RISES TO BECOME KING OF HAITI.

 


EMPEROR’S NIGHTINGALE, THE 1955-USA; 56M; COLOR

FAMILY-ANIMATION. D: JIRI TRNKA. NARRATION: PHYLISS MCGINLEY; NARRATOR BORIS KARLOFF. ANIMATED CLASSIC STORY BASED ON HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALE. AN ORIENTIAL EMPEROR IS CUT DOWN TO SIZE WHEN HE LEARNS A LESSON FROM A BIRD.

 


ENEMY OF WOMEN 1944-USA; 88M; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: ALFRED ZEISLER; C: RALPH MORGAN, CLAUDIA DRAKE, PAUL ANDOR, DONALD WOOD, H.B. WARNER, SIGRID GURIE. DURING WWII. THE STUDIO CONTRIBUTED IN TURNING OUT ANTI-NAZI MOVIES. THIS ONE USES THE INFAMOUS MINISTER OF PROPAGANDA, JOSEPH GOEBELS, AS ITS CHIEF SUBJECT.

 


ERNIE KOVACS STORY, THE USA-80M; B&W

DOCUMENTARY. THE BIOGRAPHY OF THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN’S LIFE AND CAREER, ENDING WITH HIS DEATH IN A TRAGIC AUTO ACCIDENT IN 1962.

 


ESCAPE FROM ANGOLA (AKA: RETURN TO AFRICA) 1977-USA; 95M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: LESLIE MARTINSON; C: STAN BROCK, ANNE COLLINGS, IVAN TORS, DAVID TORS. AFTER THEIR LAND ROVER BREAKS DOWN, TWO ANIMAL TRAINERS EMBARK ON A DANGEROUS TREK THROUGH THE JUNGLE TO SEEK HELP. THEY ARE CAUGHT IN A STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL AGAINST MAN-EATING CROCODILES, DEADLY COBRAS, AND ARMED TERRORISTS.

 


ESCAPE FROM DEATH ROW 1982-USA; 79M; COLOR

ADVENTURE, ACTION. D: BENET SPECTOR; C: LEE VAN CLEEF, JAMES LANE, BARBARA MOORE, JAMES LOVE, ALICE BELIOS. A CONVICTED CRIMINAL MASTERMIND, SENTENCED TO DEATH, DEVISES A BRILLIANT AND DARING PLAN OF ESCAPE ON THE EVE OF HIS EXECUTION.

 


ESCAPE FROM SOBIBER 1987-USA; 79M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JACK GOLD; C: ALAN ARKIN, JOANNA PACULA, RUTGER HAULER, HARTMUT BECKER, JACK SHEPHERD. SEARING DRAMA DETAILING THE LARGEST PRISONER ESCAPE FROM A WW2 NAZI DEATH CAMP, WITH A MEMORABLE ARKIN PERFORMANCE AS THE LEADER, AND A TERRIFIC SCRIPT BY VETERAN WRITER REGINALD ROSE, BASED ON RICHARD RASHKE’S BOOK.

 


ESCAPE TO PARADISE 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: ERLE C. KENTON; C: BOBBY BREEN, KENT TAYLOR, MARIA SHELTON, JOYCE COMPTON, ROSINA GALLI, FRANK YACONELLI. BREEN IS A SOUTH AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE-TAXI DRIVER ACTING AS A GUIDE TO TOURIST TAYLOR. WHEN BREEN SETS TAYLOR UP WITH SHELTON, TROUBLE ENSUES. BREEN SINGS ‘RHYTHM OF THE RIO’ AND SEVERAL OTHERS.

 


ETERNALLY YOURS 1939-USA; 90M; B&W

COMEDY. D: TAY GARNETT; C: LORETTA YOUNG, DAVE NIVEN, BRODERICK CRAWFORD, ZASU PITTS, BILLIE BURKE, EVE ARDEN. A WITTY MAGICIAN’S CAREER THREATENS TO BREAK UP HIS MARRIAGE. AMIABLE ROMANTIC COMEDY FEATURING YOUNG AS THE RESENTFUL WIFE OF THE MAGICIAN, NIVEN, WHO SPENDS TOO MUCH TIME ON HIS TRICKS.

 


EVIL KNIEVEL 1972-USA ; 90M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: MARVIN CHOMSKY; C: GEORGE HAMILTON, SUE LYON, BERT FREED, ROD CAMERON. BIOGRAPHY OF DAREDEVIL MOTORCYCLIST. IT CONTAINS SOME GREAT ACTION FOOTAGE – MODEST BUT EFFECTIVE FILM.

 


EXILED TO SHANGHAI 1937-USA; 52M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ARMAND SCHAFFER; C: WALLACE FORD, DEAN JAGGER, JUNE TRAVIS, WILLIAM HARRIGAN, SARAH PADDEN. A COUPLE OF NEWSREEL MEN INVENT A TELEVISION DEVICE THAT REVOLUTIONIZES THE BUSINESS.

 


EYES OF TEXAS 1948-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, LYNNE ROBERTS, ANDY DEVINE, NANA BRYANT, ROY BARCROFT. BRYANY, A LAWYER WHO USES A PACK OF KILLER DOGS TO GET THE LAND SHE IS AFTER, IS PURSUED BY A U.S. MARSHALL, WELL PLAYED BY ROGERS.


FABULOUS DORSEYS, THE 1947-USA; 88M ; B&W

MUSICAL. D: ALFRED E. GREEN; C: TOMMY DORSEY, JIMMY DORSEY, JANET BLAIR, PAUL WHITEMAN. THE BIOGRAPHY OF THE DORSEY BROTHERS. THOUGH THE BIG BAND ERA CROWNED THE DORSEY BROTHERS AS ONE OF SWINGDOM’S GREATEST MUSICAL TEAMS, THEIR FUEDING SINCE CHILDHOOD WAS ALSO LEGENDARY. QUARRELLING BROTHERS ARE REUNITED WITH THE DEATH OF THEIR FATHER. THIS IS THEIR BIOGRAPHY FEATURING MANY OF THEIR HIT SONGS, SUCH AS “MARIE” AND “GREEN EYES” HIGHLIGHTED BY JAM SESSION WITH ART TAUM, CHARLIE BERNET, ZIGGY ELMAN, AND RAY BAUDUC.

 


FAIR PLAY 1972-USA; 83M; COLOR

WESTERN, COMEDY, FAMILY. D: JAMES A. SULLIVAN; C: PAUL FORD, TERRY WILSON, ROBERT MIDDLETON, CHARLIE DELL. IN FAIR PLAY, TEXAS, A BOY GOES TO VISIT HIS UNCLE WHOSE SALOON IS A HAVEN FOR OUTLAWS. TWO CON ARTISTS TRY TO SELL A FAKE GATLING GUN TO BOTH HIS UNCLE AND HIS HATED ENEMY PURVIS. EVENTUALLY THE HOTEL AND SALOON ARE BLOWN UP DURING A SHOOTOUT BETWEEN THE TWO WARRING FACTIONS.

 


FANGS OF THE WILD 1938-USA; 57M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: RIN-TIN-TIN, DENNIS MOORE, LUANA WALTERS, TOM LONDON, GEORGE CHESEBRO, JIM AUBREY, MARTIN SPELLMAN. FUR THIEVES USE A DOG LOOK-A-LIKE IN ORDER TO CATCH FOXES. BUT OUR DOG SAVES THE DAY, BY HELPING THE RANGERS CATCH THE BAD GUYS.

 


FAREWELL TO ARMS, A 1932-USA ; 75M ; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: FRANK BORZAGE; C: HELEN HAYES, GARY COOPER, JACK LARUE, ADOLPHE MENJOU, MARY PHILIPS. BASED ON HEMINGWAY’S CLASSIC NOVEL. AN AMERICAN AMBULANCE DRIVER IN ITALY DURING WWI MEETS AN ENGLISH NURSE WHILE RECOVERING FROM WOUNDS. THEIR LOVE IS TRUE BUT FRAGILE, AND THE FATEFUL ENDING IS ONE OF THE MOST MOVING EXPERIENCES EVER PORTRAYED ON FILM. ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY BY CHARLES LANG.

 


FAR FRONTIER, THE 1948-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS , ANDY DEVINE, CLAYTON MOORE, GAIL DAVIS, FRANCIS FORD, ROY BARCROFT, ROBERT STRANGE. ROY SAVES THE DAY BY THWARTING A BAND OF OUTLAWS WHO ARE SMUGGLING THEMSELVES ACROSS THE BORDER IN SOYABEAN OIL CANS. INCLUDES MUSICAL NUMBERS AND HORSE TRICKS.

 


FAST AND THE FURIOUS, THE 1954-USA; 73M; B&W

ACTION. D: EDWARDS SAMPSON; C: JOHN IRELAND, DOROTHY MALONE. A MAN FLEES A MURDER SCENE AND JOINS UP WITH A WOMAN WITH A FAST SPORTS CAR.

 


FAST BULLETS 1936-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY S. WEBB; C: TOM TYLER, REX LEASE, MARGARET NEARNING, AL BRIDGE, WILLIAM GOULD, ROBERT WALKER. A GOVERNMENT RANGER, WHO IS AFTER A GANG OF SMUGGLERS, ENLISTS THE AID OF GANG MEMBER WHOSE SISTER IS THE OBJECT OF THE GANG LEADER’S AFFECTION.

 


FATAL HOUR, THE 1940-USA; 68M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: BORIS KARLOFF , MAJORIE REYNOLDS, GRANT WITHERS, CHARLES TROWBRIDGE, JOHN HAMILTON, FRANK PUGLIA, JASON ROBARDS, SR. FOURTH MYSTERY OF MR. WONG SERIES, WITH THE DETECTIVE BECOMING INVOLVED IN THE INVESTIGATION OF A COP’S DEATH.

 


FATHER’S LITTLE DIVIDEND 1951-USA; 81; B&W

COMEDY. D: VINCENTE MINNELLI; C: SPENCER TRACY, JOHN BENNETT, ELIZABETH TAYLOR, BILLIE BURKE, DON TAYLOR. A FATHER (TRACY) FEARS THAT HIS PEACE AND QUIET IS ABOUT TO BE INTERRUPTED WHEN HE FINDS OUT THAT HE’LL SOON BE A GRANDFATHER. SEQUEL TO ‘FATHER OF THE BRIDE’ WITH SAME CAST. LAUGHS ARE FAST AND FURIOUS IN THIS FAMILY COMEDY.

 


FATHER STEPS OUT 1941-USA; 63M; B&W

COMEDY-DRAMA. D: JEAN YARBROUGH; C: FRANK ALBERTSON, FRANK FAYLEN, JED PROUTY. A RAILROAD TYCOON FALLS IN WITH A BUNCH OF HOBOS WHO HELP HIM DEFEAT HIS RIVAL.

 


FAT SPY 1965-USA; 75M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: JOSEPH CATES; C: JANE MANSFIELD, PHYLISS DILLER, JACK E. LEONARD, BRIAN DONLEVY. A SECRET ISLAND PROJECT AND RIVAL COSMETIC MANUFACTURERS PROVIDE THE PLOT FOR THIS CAMP COMEDY. STORY OF THE SEARCH FOR THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH.

 


FEAR IN THE NIGHT 1947-USA; 72M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: MAXWELL SHANE; C: PAUL KELLY, DEFOREST KELLEY, ANN DORAN, KAY SCOTT, ROBERT EMMETT KEANE. TENSE, EXCITING CHILLER INVOLVING MAN WHO IS MADE TO THINK HE HAS COMMITTED MURDER WHILE UNDER HYPNOSIS. OUTSTANDING FILM REMADE IN 1956 AS ‘NIGHTMARE’.

 


FEUD OF THE RANGE 1939-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY S. WEBB; C: BOB STEELE, VICTOR ADAMSON, ROBERT BURNS, RICHARD CRAMER, BUD BUSTER, JACK INGRAM, CHARLES KING. A COWBOY STOPS A CROOK WHO HAS STARTED A FEUD TO STEAL LAND.

 


FEUD OF THE TRIAL, THE 1937-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT HILL; C: TOM TYLER, LAFE MCKEE. TYLER, WORKING AS A CATTLEMAN’S ASSOCIATION AGENT, LOOKS LIKE AND IS MISTAKEN FOR THE SON OF A RANCHER. THIS PUTS HIM SQUARE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AGE-OLD LAND GRAB PLOT.

 


FIGHTER 1951-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HERBERT KLINE; C: RICHARD CONTE, VANESSA BROWN, LEE J. COBB. IN REVOLUTION-TORN MEXICO OF 1910, A YOUNG PATRIOT OFFERS HIS SERVICES AS A BOXER TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE CAUSE. WELL MADE AND ABSORBING DRAMA.

 


FIGHTING CARAVANS 1931-USA; 80M; B&W

WESTERN. D: OTTO BROWER; C: GARY COOPER, LILY DAMITA, ERNEST TORRENCE, FRED KIHLER, TULLY MARSHALL. GARY COOPER, AVOIDING JAIL TALKS LILY DAMITA INTO POSING AS HIS WIFE ON A WAGON TRAIN WEST. HE FALLS IN LOVE WITH HER AND TAKES ON THE RESPONSIBILITY AS THE SOLE TRAIL GUIDE FOR THE WAGON TRAIN. HE SAVES THEM FROM A GUN-RUNNER. FULL OF INTRIGUE, ACTION, AND ROMANCE. GOOD ZANE GREY WESTERN.

 


FIGHTING MAD 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: JAMES NEWILL, MILBURN STONE, SALLY BLANE, BENNY RUBIN, DAVE O’ BRIEN, CHIEF THUNDERCLOUD, WALTER LONG. A MOUNTIE TANGLES WITH BORDER CROSSING ROBBERS AND SAVES THE REPUTATION OF A WOMAN THEY EXPLOIT. SHE HAS WITNESSED A MURDER. ONE OF THE ‘RENFREW OF THE MOUNTIES’ SERIES.

 


FIGHTING MUSTANG 1950-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: OLIVER DRAKE; C: SUNSET CARSON. TWO COWBOYS TRY TO STOP A HORSE STEALING GANG.

 


FIGHTING STALLION 1950-USA; 63M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT TANSEY; C: BILL EDWARDS. A WAR VETERAN WHO IS GOING BLIND CAPTURES AND TRAINS A WILD STALLION.

 


FIGHTING TEXAN 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D; CHARLES ABBOTT; C: KERMIT MAYNARD. A RANCHER TRIES TO DETERMINE WHO KILLED HIS PARTNER.

 


FIGHTIN’ THRU (AKA: CALIFORNIA IN 1878) 1930-USA; 61M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: KEN MAYNARD, JEANETTE LOFF, WALLACE MACDONALD, CARMELITA GERAGHTY, WILLIAM L. THRONE, CHARLES KING. TWO SUCCESSFUL MINERS ARE ROBBED BY A EVIL SHERIFF HENCHMEN, KILLING ONE OF THE MINERS IN THE PROCESS. THE REMAINING MINER, MAYNARD ESCAPES FROM THE SHERIFF AND BECOMES A FUGITIVE. AS HE TRIES TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE ON THE RUN, HE MEETS AND FALLS IN LOVE WITH A PRETTY GIRL. LOTS OF HARD RIDING AND SHOOTING. A CLASSIC WESTERN STORY.

 


FIGHTING TROOPER 1934-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: KERMIT MAYNARD. A MOUNTIE PURSUES A GANG OF CROOKS.

 


FIGHTING WESTERNER (AKA: ROCKY MOUNTAIN MYSTERY) 1936-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D: CHARLES BARTON; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, CHARLES SALE, LESLIE CARTER, KATHLEEN BURKE, ANN SHERIDAN, GEORGE F. MARION. LAWMAN SCOTT IS ASSIGNED TO SOLVES A SERIES OF MURDERS AT A RADIUM MINE. THIS WESTERN MYSTERY INVOLVES THE HUNT FOR AN UNKNOWN KILLER WITH SUSPECTS GALORE. FEATURES AN EARLY APPEARANCE BY ANN SHERIDAN. FROM THE NOVEL BY ZANE GREY.

 


FINAL EYE (AKA: COMPUTERCIDE) 1977-USA; 100M; COLOR

SCIENCE FICTION, MYSTERY. D: ROBERT M. LEWIS. C: JOE CORTESE, SUSAN GEORGE, TOM CLANCY, DONALD PLEASENCE. IN THE NEAR FUTURE, JOE CORTESE PLAYS MIKE STRINGER, THE LAST PRIVATE EYE LEFT ON EARTH. STRINGER IS HIRED BY SUSAN GEORGE TO INVESTIGATE THE STRANGE GOINGS ON AT A POSH RESORT NAMED EDEN ISLE. IT SEEMS HER FATHER IS A FINANCIER WHO HAD CREATED THE RESORT TWENTY YEARS EARLIER AND HASN’T AGED A DAY. DIGGING A BIT TOO DEEP, STRINGER UNCOVERS AN INSIDIOUS CONSPIRACY LINKED TO A MASTER COMPUTER.

 


FIRE ALARM 1938-USA; 67M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: KARL BROWN; C: JOHNNY MACK BROWN, NOEL FRANCIS. A YOUNG MAN JOINS THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND WINDS UP SAVING THE LIFE OF HIS GIRLFRIEND IN A BURNING BUILDING.

 


FIREBIRD 2015 A.D. 1981-USA; 97M; COLOR

SCIENCE FICTION. ADVENTURE. D: DAVID ROBERTSON. C: MARY BETH RUBENS, GEORGE TOULIATOS, BARBARA WILLIAMS, ALEX DIAKUN, DARREN MCGAVIN, DOUG MCCLURE. IN THE FUTURE, A CRIPPLING GASOLINE SHORTAGE DRIVES THE GOVERNMENT TO DENY CITIZENS THE RIGHT TO OWN VEHICLES. A SPECIAL TASK FORCE IS CREATED TO FIND AND DESTROY THE NOW-ILLEGAL CARS. UNFORTUNATELY, AN UNBALANCED MEMBER OF THE FORCE (ALEX DIAKUN) TORCHES BOTH VEHICLES AND THE OWNERS.

 


FIREHOUSE 1973-USA ; 75M ; COLOR

DRAMA. D: ALEX MARCH; C: RICHARD ROUNDTREE, VINCE EDWARDS, ANDREW DUGGAN, RICHARD JAECKEL. CONFLICT ERUPTS WITHIN THE CLOSE-KNIT ENGINE COMPANY OF A BIG CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT WHEN A BLACK RECRUIT AND A BIGOTED WHITE VETERAN CLASH DURING A WAVE OF SUSPECTED ARSON IN THE GHETTO.

 


FISHERMAN WHARF 1940-USA; 77M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: BERNARD VORHAUS; C: BOBBY BREEN, LEO CARRILLO, HENRY ARMETTA, LEE PATRICK, ROSINA GALLI, LEON BELASCO. A YOUNG BOY RUNS AWAY FROM HOME WHEN HIS AUNT AND BRATTY COUSINS MOVE IN WITH HIM IN THIS MUSICAL DRAMA.

 


FIST OF FEAR, TOUCH OF DEATH 1977-USA ; 84M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: MATTHEW MALLINSON; C: FRED WILLIAMSON, RON VAN CLIFF, ADOLPH CEASAR. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IS THE SCENE FOR A HIGH STAKES MARTIAL ARTS FACE-OFF. HIGHLIGHTED BY SHORT CLIPS OF THE LATE BRUCE LEE.

 


FLAMING SIGNAL 1933-USA; 64M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: GEORGE JESKE AND C. EDWARD ROBERTS; C: NOAH BERRY, MISCHA AUER, CARMELITA GERAGTHY, FLASH, HENRY B. WALHALL, JOHN DAVID HORSLEY, MARCELINE DAY. THIS ACTION-PACKED FILM HAS A PILOT CRASH LANDING HIS PLANE NEAR A PACIFIC ISLAND, JUST AS THE NATIVES, PROVOKED BY AN EXPLOITATIVE GERMAN TRADER, ARE RISING UP AGAINST THE WHITES. BERRY’S SIDEKICK IS FLASH THE WINDER DOG LABRADOR WHO HELP HIM ESCAPE DANGER.

 


FLAMING URGE, THE 1953-USA; 67M; B&W

MYSTERY. C: HAROLD LLOYD JR, CATHY DOWNS. A SMALL TOWN IS PLAGUED BY MYSTERIOUS FIRES. A PYROMANIAC IS ON THE LOOSE, AND IT APPEARS TO BE THE WORK OF CHILDREN.

 


FLASH GORDON CONQUERS THE UNIVERSE (SERIAL-12 CHAPTS) 1940-USA; B&W

SCI-FI. D; FORD BEEBE, RAY TAYLOR; C: BUSTER CRABBE, CAROL HUGHES. THE EARTH IS IN JEOPARDY AS MING, THE MERCILESS SPREADS AN EPIDEMIC IN YET ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO RULE THE UNIVERSE.

 


FLESH AND THE SPU 1957-USA; 78M; B&W

WESTERN. D; EDWARD L. CAHN; C: JOHN AGAR, MIKE CONNERS, MARLA ENGLISH, RAYMOND HATTON, MARIA MONAY, JOYCE MEADOWS, KENNE DUNCAN. A COWBOY SEARCHING FOR HIS TWIN BROTHER ENCOUNTERS A GIRL AND A GUNFIGHTER WHO STAKE HIM INTO OUTLAW TERRITORY.

 


FLIGHT TO NOWHERE 1946-USA; 75M; B&W

ACTION. D: WILLIAM ROWLAND; C: EVERLYN ANNKERS, ALAN CURTIS, JACK HOLT, JEROME COWAN, MICHELINE CHIREL, JOHN CRAVEN, INEZ COOPER, HOOT GIBSON. ACCOUNT OF FORMER FEDERAL AGENT CURTIS, WHO AGAINST HIS WILL BECOMES INVOLVED IN AN EFFORT TO RECOVER A MAP OF URANIUM DEPOSITS.

 


FLIRTING WITH DANGER 1934-USA; 90M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: VIN MOORE; C: WILLIAM CAGNEY, MARIA ALBA, ROBERT ARMSTRONG, MARION BURNS, GINO CORRADO, EDGAR KENNEDY, GUY USHER. THREE FRIENDS WORKING IN SOUTH AMERICA FIND THAT WOMEN AND DYNAMITE DON’T MIX WELL. AN EXPLOSIVE STORY.

 


FLYING BLIND 1941-USA; 63M B&W

ADVENTURE-SUSPENSE. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: RICHARD ARLEN, JEAN PARKER. A FLYING PROTECTS VITAL DEFENCE SECRETS FROM EVIL FOREIGN AGENTS OPERATING IN THE UNITED STATES DURING WWII. SCRIPT IS BY MAXWELL SHANE.

 


FLYING DEUCES 1939-USA; 63M; B&W

COMEDY. D; EDWARD SUTHERLAND; C: LAUREL AND HARDY, JEAN PARKER, REGINALD GARDINER, JAMES FINLAYSON. OLLIE’S BROKEN HEART PUTS LAUREL AND HARDY IN THE FOREIGN LEGION. THE PAIR ESCAPE A FIRING SQUAD ONLY TO CRASH IN A PLANE, RESULTING IN HARDY BEING REINCARNATED AS A HORSE. THE TEAMWORK AND TIMING OF THE COMIC DUO IN THIS MOVIE REFLECT THEM AT THE PEAK OF THEIR CAREERS.

 


FLYING FOOL 1929-USA; 73M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: TAY GARNETT; CC: WILLIAM BOYD, MARIE PREVOST, RUSSELL GLEASON, JAMES GLEASON. STUNT WORK IS ALL A FORMER ACE PILOT CAN FIND IN THIS EARLY TALKIE. THE PROTECTIVE OLDER BROTHER AND HIS YOUNGER SIBLING FALL FOR THE SAME GIRL. FILM HAS TOP-NOTCH DIALOGUE AND SPECTACULAR AVIATION SEQUENCES, COMBINING FOR GOOD ENTERTAINMENT.

 


FLYING WILD 1941-USA; 64M; B&W

COMEDY. D: WILLIAM WEST; C: EAST SIDE KIDS, BOWERY BOYS. AN OUT OF CONTROL AIRPLANES AND MYSTERIOUS FOREIGN AGENTS MAKE FOR FUN TIMES.

 


FOG ISLAND 1945-USA; 72M; B&W

MYSTERY, THRILLER, HORROR. D: TERRY MORSE; C: LIONEL ATWILL, GEORGE ZUCCO, TERRY MORSE, JEROME COWEN, SHARON DOUGLAS, VEDA ANN BORG. A GROUP OF PEOPLE IN A MYSTERIOUS MANSION SUSPECT EACH OTHER OF A SERIES OF MURDERS. ENTERTAINING LOW BUDGET FILM WITH GOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS.

 


FOOLISH WIVES (SILENT) 1922-USA; 113M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: ERICH VON STROHEIM; C: ERICH VON STROHEIM, MAE BUSCH. VON STROHEIM’S 3 rd FILM AS A DIRECTOR IS A SOPHISTICATED, FASCINATING TALE OF SEDUCTION, FAKE COUNTS, BLACK MAIL, SUICIDE AND MURDER. GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY AND AN INCREDIBLE SET OF A MONTE CARLO CASINO DESIGNED BY VON STROHEIM AND RICHARD DAY.

 


FORBIDDEN TRAILS, THE 1941-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BUCK JONES, TIM MCCOY, RAYMOND HALTON,. TWO HARDENED OUTLAWS FORCE A YOUNGSTER TO TAKE PART IN THEIR EVIL SCHEMES. THE ROUGH RIDERS COME TO THE RESCUE.

 


FORCE ON THE THUNDER MOUNTAIN 1977-USA; 93M; B&W

SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE, FAMILY. D: GEORGE GALE. C: CHRISTOPHER CAIN, TODD DUTSON. WHILE ON A FAMILY TRIP INTO THE MOUNTAINS, A MAN AND HIS SON ENCOUNTER SOME STRANGE THINGS AS A RESULT OF AN ANCIENT INDIAN TALE.

 


FORTY THIEVES 1944-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD. HOPPY LOSES HIS JOB AS SHERIFF IN A CROOKED ELECTION.

 


FOUR DEUCES 1975-USA ; 83M ; COLOR

CRIME-ACTION. D: WILLIAM H. BUSHNELL, JR; C: JACK PALANCE, CAROL LYNLEY, WARREN BERLINGER, ADAM ROARKE, E.J. PEAKER, GIANNI RUSSO. A GANG WAR IS UNDERWAY BETWEEN THE CHICO HAMILTON MOB AND VIC MORANO AND THE FOUR DEUCES DURING THE DEPRESSION. PALANCE IS THE GANG LORD AND LYNLEY HIS GIRLFRIEND HE LOVES AND FIGHTS FOR.

 


FRECKLES COME HOME 1942-USA; 63M; B&W

COMEDY. D; JEAN YARBROUGH; C: GALE STORM, JOHNNY DOWNS, IRVING BACON, BETTY BLYTHE, LAURENCE CRINER, MAX HOFFMAN JR. A YOUNG MAN ON HIS WAY HOME FROM COLLEGE MEETS A BIG TIME MOBSTER.

 


FROLICS ON ICE (AKA: EVERYTHING ON ICE) 1940-USA; 70M; B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: ERLE C. KENTON; C: ROSCOE KARNS, LYNNE ROBERTS, IRENE DARE, EDGAR KENNEDY, ERIC LINDEN, GEORGE MEEKER, BOBY WATSON. PLEASANT STORY ABOUT FAMILY MAN SAVING TO BUY THE BARBER SHOP HE WORKS AT. IRENE DARE IS FEATURED IN SEVERAL ICE-SKATING PRODUCTION NUMBERS.

 


FROM HELL TO BORNEO 1964-USA; 81M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: GEORGE MONTGOMERY; C: GEORGE MONTGOMERY, TORIN THATCHER, JULIE GREGG, LISA MORENO. A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE MUST DEFEND HIS SECLUDED ISLAND FROM PIRATES AND GANGSTERS. FILMED IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE THE REMOTE LOCATION ADDS TO THE RICHNESS OF THE STORY.

 


FRONTIER JUSTICE 1935-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT MCGOWAN; C: HOOT GIBSON, RICHARD CRAMER, JANE BARNES, ROBERT WILLIAMS, JOHN ELLIOTT, FRANKLIN FARNUM. SHEEPHERDERS AND CATTLEMEN FIGHT. GIBSON RESTORES THE PEACE, AND BRINGS THE BAD GUYS TO JUSTICE.

 


FRONTIER PONY EXPRESS 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D; JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS. A CROOKED POLITICAN TRIES TO SET UP HIS OWN REPUBLIC IN CALIFORNIA DURING THE CIVIL WAR.

 


FRONTIER SCOUT 1938-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFILED; C: GEORGE HOUSTON, BETH MARION, DAVE ‘TEX’ O’BRIEN, JACK INGRAM, MANTAN MORELAND. ACTION-PACKED STORY HAS WILD BILL HILCOCK (HOUSTON) FORCING GENERAL LEE’S SURRENDER IN THE CIVIL WAR BEFORE PURSUING CATTLE RUSTLERS OUT WEST. HE STILL MANAGES TO HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO WIN THE HAND OF THE RANCH OWNER’S SISTER.

 


FRONTIERSMAN, THE 1938-USA; 75M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, GEORGE; ‘GABBY’ HAYES, RUSSELL HAYDEN, EVELYN VENABLE. HOPALONG CASSIDY AND HIS PALS TAKE A BREAK FROM UPHOLDING THE LAW TO HELP A SCHOOLTEACHER EDUCATE A GROUP OF CHILDREN. HOPPY FALLS IN LOVE WITH A TEACHER AND CONSIDERS SETTLING DOWN.

 


FRONT PAGE, THE 1931-USA; 100M; B&W

ACTION-SUSPENSE. D: LEWIS MILESTONE; C: PAT O’ BRIEN, ADOLPHE MENJOU, MARY BRIAN, EDWARD EVERETT HORTON. A PRISON ESCAPE WHERE THE CONVICT IS HIDDEN IN A ROLL TOP DESK, IS THE CENTREPIECE FOR THIS FUN EXCURSION INTO THE DAILY LIFE OF REPORTERS. A FILM CLASSIC WITH FAST AND FURIOUS ACTION AND DIALOGUE. FLAMBOYANT DIRECTION.

 


F. SCOTT FITZGERALD AND ‘THE LAST OF THE BELLES’ 1974-USA; 98M; COLOR

DRAMA. D; GEORGE SCHAFFER; C: RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, BLYTHE DANNER, SUSAN SARANDON, DAVID HUFFMAN. INTERESTING ATTEMPT TO DRAMATISE A PORTION OF FITZGERALD’S LIFE AND HIS SHORT STORY, ‘THE LAST OF THE BELLES’, THE ACTION IS INTERCUT BETWEEN TWO SEPARATE DRAMAS, WITH THE SHORT STORY, ABOUT A SMALL-TOWN FLIRT WHO KEEPS A STEADY FLOW OF WWII ARMY OFFICERS BUZZING AROUND HER, COMING OFF BEST.

 


FUGITIVE VALLEY 1941-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S, ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. THE BOYS JOIN ‘THE WHIP’S GANG IN ORDER TO BREAK IT UP.


GALLOPING DYNAMITE 1937-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HENRY FRASER; C: KERMIT MAYNARD, STANLEY BLYSTONE, JOHN MERTON, DAVID SHARPE. A TEXAS RANGER CATCHES THE CROOKS WHO KILLED HIS BROTHER TO GET A VALUABLE GOLD CLAIM. BASED ON A JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD STORY.

 


GAMBLER’S CHOICE 1944-USA; 66M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. D; FRANK MCDONALD; C: CHESTER MORRIS, NACY KELLY, RUSSELL HAYDEN, LEE PATRICK, LYLE TALBOT, SHELDON LEONARD. THREE KIDS GROW UP, ONE BECOMES A POLICE LIEUTENANT, THE OTHER A SHADY GAMBLER, THE THIRD THE NICE GIRL THEY BOTH LOVE.

 


GANG BULLETS 1938-USA; 63M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. D: LAMBERT HILLYER; C: ANNE NAGEL, ROBERT KENT, CHARLES TROWBRIDGE, MORGAN WALLACE, J. FARRELL MCDONALD, ARTHUR LOFT, JOHN MERTON. A MOBSTER TRIES TO CONTINUE HIS DIRTY TRICKS IN A NEW TOWN, BUT FINDS THE LEGAL FORCE INCORRUPTABLE.

 


GANG BUSTERS 1955-USA; 78M; B&W

ACTION-SUSPENSE. D: BILL KARAN; C: MYRON HEALY, ALICE FAYES, CARMEN MIRANDA. THE STORY CENTRES ON ONE OF THE GREAT ESCAPE ARTISTS IN PRISON HISTORY-JOHN PINSON.

 


GANG’S ALL HERE, THE (AKA: IN THE NIGHT) 1941-USA; 61M; B&W

CRIME-THRILLER, MYSTERY. D: JEAN YARBOROUGH; C: FRANKIE DARRO, MARCIA MAE JONES, JACKIE MORAN, MANTAN MORELAND, KEYE LUKE. FRANKIE JOINS A TRUCKING COMPANY WHOSE RIGS ARE BEING RUN OFF THE ROAD BY A RIVAL TRUCKING COMPANY. FEATURE ‘CHARLIE CHAN’ REGULARS KEYE LUKE AND MANTAN MORELAND. MORELAND STEALS THE SHOW AGAIN WITH HIS COMIC ROUTINES.

 


GANG’S INC. 1941-USA; 72M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: JOAN WOODBURY, JACK LARUE, ALAN LUDD, JOHN ARCHER. THE STORY OF A GIRL WITH AN UNHAPPY PAST WHO SEEKS JUSTIFICATION IN A LIFE OF CRIME.

 


GANGSTER’S BOY 1938-USA;80M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: JACKIE COOPER, ROBERT WARWICK,. JACKIE IS A STAR STUDENT AND ATHLETE, BUT HE IS OSTRACISED WHEN HIS FATHER, A FORMER GANGSTER, COMES TO TOWN.

 


GANGSTER’S DEN 1945-USA; 55M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: SAM NEWFIELD’ C: BUSTER CRABBE. BILLY STOPS A CROOK FROM STEALING A GIRL’S LAND.

 


GANGSTERS OF THE FRONTIER 1944-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: TEX RITTER, DAVE O’ BRIEN. THE TEXAS RANGERS, WITH TEX, ARE IN HOT PURSUIT OF AN OUTLAW.

 


GANGSTERS OF THE SEA 1931-USA; 60M; B&W

CRIME-ADVENTURE. C: SIDNEY TOLER. A SHIP’S CAPTAIN MAKES A DEAL TO SINK HIS SHIP FOR INSURANCE MONEY.

 


GANGSTER STORY 1959-USA; 70M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: WALTER MATTHAU; C: WALTER MATTHAU, CAROL GRACE, BRUCE MCFARLAN, GARRETT WALLBERG. THE STORY CENTRES ON THE WAY IN WHICH THE INDEPENDENT MOBSTER JACK MARTIN HONED IN ON ANOTHER CRIME LORD’S TURF. EVENTUALLY THE TWO TEAM UP AND THIS MARKS THE END OF THEIR REIGN OF TERROR.

 


GATLING GUN (AKA: KING GUN) 1972-USA; 90M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: ROBERT GORDON; C: GUY STOCKWELL, WOODY STRODE, PATRICK WAYNE, ROBERT FULLER, BARBARA LUNA, JOHN CARRADINE, PAT BUTTRAM, PHIL HARRIS. CAVALRY, RENEGADE SOLIDERS, FIGHT OVER A GATLING GUN.

 


GAY RANCHERO, THE 1942-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, ANDY DEVINE, TITO GUIZAR, JANE FRAZEE, ESTELITA RODRIGUEZ. ROY TEAMS WITH GUIZAR TO STOP CROOKS WHO ARE SABOTAGING AIRPLANES IN AN ATTEMPT TO TAKE OVER AN AIRPORT.

 


GENERAL, THE (SILENT) 1926-USA ; 83M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: BUSTER KEATON; C: BUSTER KEATON, MARION MACK, GLEN CAVANDER. THE GENERAL IS BUSTER KEATON’S MOST FAMOUS FILM AND IS CONSIDERED BY FILM HISTORIANS TO BE THE LAST TRULY CLASSIC COMEDY OF THE SILENT ERA. A VIRTUOSO ACCOMPLISHMENT FOR DIRECTOR/ACTOR, KEATON, THIS SPOOF ON CIVIL WAR ESPIONAGE INCLUDES SPECTACULAR BATTLE SCENES INTERSPERSED WITH SEQUENCES OF KEATON’S CELEBRATED DRY, PANTOMIME WIT. REFUSED ENLISTMENT IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY BECAUSE HE IS CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL, A CIVILIAN RAILROAD ENGINEER, JOHNNY GRAY (KEATON) PROCEEDS, SINGLE-HANDEDLY TO WIN THE WAR (WELL, ALMOST) WHEN HIS BELOVED LOCOMOTIVE (‘THE GENERAL’) IS KIDNAPPED IN A SPY RAID. HE INVADES THE NORTHERN LINES TO GET IT BACK. AS GAG MAN, KEATON WAS AND IS UN-PARALLELED.

 


GENTLEMAN FROM DIXIE 1941-USA; 63M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ALBERT HERMAN; C: JACK LARUE, MARTIN MARSH, CLARENCE MUSE, MARY RUTH, ROBERT KELLARD, JOHN HOLLAND, HERBERT RAWLINSON. AN EX-CONVICT COMES TO STAY AT HIS BROTHER’S RANCH AND SEEKS REVENGE ON THE MAN WHO PUT HIM THERE.

 


GET CHRISTIE LOVE 1974-USA ; 75M ; COLOR

DRAMA-ACTION. D: WILLIAM A. GRAHAM; C: TERESA GRAVES, HARRY GUADINO, LOUISE SOREL, PAUL STEVENS. A FOXY FEMALE COP GOES UNDERCOVER TO BUST A DRUG EMPIRE IN THIS PILOT FOR THE FIRST OF THE ‘POLICEWOMAN’ SERIES (1974-75). LOTS OF ACTION, BASED ON DOROTHY UHNAK’S DETECTIVE NOVEL.

 


GET THAT MAN 1935-USA; 61M; B&W

CRIME-MYSTERY. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNETT; C: WALLACE FORD, LEON AMES, LILLIAN MILES, E. ALLEN WARREN. WHEN A TAXI DRIVER IS MISTAKEN FOR A MURDERED HEIR, HIS LIFE SUDDENLY BECOMES VERY COMPLEX.

 


GHOST PATROL 1936-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY. A SCIENTIST INVENTS A RAY TO BRING DOWN MAIL PLANES IN THIS ALL-ACTION WESTERN.

 


GHOSTS ON THE LOOSE 1943-USA; 65M; B&W

COMEDY-SUSPENSE. D: WILLIAM BEAUDINE; C: EAST SIDE KIDS, BELA LUGOSI, AVA GARDNER. LUGOSI IS AN UNDERGROUND NAZI AND GARDNER MAKES HER FILM DEBUT AS A NICE GIRL IN THIS COMEDY-SUSPENSE TALE.

 


GHOST TOWN LAW 1942-USA; 62M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HOWARD P. BRETHERTON; C: BUCK JONES, TIM MCCOY, RAYMOND HATTON,. PART OF THE ROUGH RIDER SERIES. THEY COME TO THE AID OF A WOMAN WHOSE BROTHER HAS DISAPPEARED. THE OUTLAWS DEFEND THEIR HIDEOUT BY MURDERING ANYONE WHO APPROACHES.

 


GIANT GILA MONSTER, THE 1959-USA; 82M; B&W

HORROR, SCI-FI. D: RAY KELLOGG. C: DON SULLIVAN, LISA SIMONE, SHUG FISHER, JERRY CORTWRIGHT, BEVERLY THURMAN. A SCI-FI TALE OF A GROUP OF HOT-ROD ENTHUSIASTS WHO ENCOUNTER A GIANT GILA MONSTER WHICH DESTROYS AND TERRORISES A SMALL COMMUNITY. SULLIVAN EVENTUALLY IS ABLE TO BLOW IT UP BEFORE IT EATS HIS KID SISTER, FILMED IN TEXAS, IT HAS ACHIEVED CULT STATUS FOR LOVERS OF BAD CINEMA.

 


GIGOLETTES OF PARIS 1933-USA; 60M; B&W

ROMANCE-COMEDY. D: GORDON WILES; C: GILBERT ROLAND, HENRY KOLKER, MADGE BELLAMY, ALBERT CONTI, NATALIE MOORHEAD, MOLLY O’DAY. A MILLIONAIRE FALLS FOR A SALES LADY.

 


GINGER IN THE MORNING 1973-USA; 90M; COLOR

ROMANTIC-COMEDY. D: GORDON WILES; C: SISSY SPACEK, MONTE MARKHAM, MARK MILLER, SUSAN OLIVER, SLIM PICKENS. AFTER THE BREAK-UP OF HIS MARRIAGE, A LONELY ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE (MARKAM) PICKS UP ATTRACTIVE HITCHHIKER (SPACEK) WHOSE FRESH INDEPENDENCE WARMS HIM. SHE IS DRAWN TO HIS OLD-FASHIONED ROMANTICISM. GOOD FUN.

 


GLOVE, THE (AKA: THE GLOVE-LETHAL TERMINATOR) 1978-USA; 128M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: ROSS HAGEN; C: JOHN SAXON, ROSEY GRIER, JAON BLONDELL. AN EX-COP TURNED BOUNTY HUNTER HAS HIS TOUGHEST ASSIGNMENT EVER BRINGING IN A 6FT 5IN. (2 METRES) 250 POUNDS (113 KILOS) EX-CON.

 


GOD TOLD ME TO (AKA: DEMON) 1977-USA ; 88M ; COLOR

CRIME/SCI-FI/HORROR. D: LARRY COHEN; C: TONY LO BIANCO, SANDY DENNIS, SYLVIA SIDNEY, DEBORAH ROFFIN, RICHARD LYNCH. A DEMON IS POSSESSING ORDINARY PEOPLE AND CAUSING THEM TO COMMIT HEINOUS CRIMES. NEW YORK COP (LO BIANCO) INVESTIGATES. WELL DONE.

 


GO FOR BROKE 1951-USA; 92M; B&W

WAR-ACTION. D: ROBERT PIROSH; C: VAN JOHNSON, LANE NAKANO, HENRY NAKAMURA, GEORGE MIKI. FINE WWII DRAMA WITH JOHNSON, A BIGOTED TEXAN, ASSIGNED TO TRAIN AND LEAD THE 44ND REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM, COMPOSED MOSTLY OF JAPANESE-AMERICANS (NISEI) . PIROSH ALSO SCRIPTED.

 


GOOD AGAINST EVIL 1977-USA; 74M; COLOR

HORROR. D; PAUL WENDKOS; C: DACK RAMBO, ELSSA DAVALOS, RICHARD LYNCH, DAN O’ HERLIHY, KIM CATTRALL. AN EXORCISM MOVIE IN WHICH A YOUNG COUPLE IS BESET BY EVIL FORCES-SHE’S BEEN SPOKEN FOR BY THE DEVIL.

 


GORILLA, THE 1939-USA; 66M; B&W

COMEDY,HORROR. D: ALLAN DWAN; C: THE RITZ BROTHERS (JIMMY, HARRY AND AL), BELA LUGOSI, ANITA LOUISE. THE BOYS ARE FUMBLING DETECTIVES POKING AROUND IN AN OLD HOUSE AFTER A MURDERER.

 


GRAND CANYON TRAIL, THE 1948-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D; WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, JANE FRAZEE, ANDY DEVINE, ROBERT LIVINGSTON. ROY IS SADDLED WITH WHAT HE THINKS IS A USELESS MINE, AND FORMER SERIAL HERO LIVINGSTON JUST ABOUT SUCCEEDS IN SWINDLING HIM OUT OF WHAT IS ACTUALLY A BONANZA IN SILVER. FAST PACED AND TONGUE IN CHEEK.

 


GRAVEYARD TRAMP (AKA: INVASION OF THE BEE GIRLS) 1973-USA 85M; B&W

SCI-FI. D: DENNIS SANDERS; C: VICTORIA VETRI, WILLIAM SMITH, ANITA FORD, CLIFF OSMOND, WRIGHT KING, BEN HAMMER. WONDERFULLY ENJOYABLE, CHEESY (YET SEXY) SCI-FI ABOUT A STRANGE FORCE THAT’S TRANSFORMING WOMEN INTO DANGEROUS CREATURES WHO ‘MATE’ MEN TO THEIR DEATHS IN A SMALL CALIFORNIA TOWN. WRITTEN BY NICHOLAS MEYER (‘SEVEN PERCENT SOLUTION’).


GREAT DAN PATCH, THE 1949-USA; 94M; B&W

FAMILY, ACTION. D: JOSEPH NEWMAN; C: DENNIS O’ KEEFE. THE STORY OF THE GREAT RACEHORSE.

 


GREAT GABBO, THE 1929-USA; 82M; B&W

DRAMA. D: JAMES CRUZE; C: ERICH VON STROHEIM, BETTY COMPSON, DON DOUGLAS, BETTY BRONSON, MARGIE KANE. THIS IS VON STROHEIM’S FIRST TALKING FILM. HE GIVES A FASCINATING PERFORMANCE AS A DISGRUNTLED VENTRILOQUIST.

 


GREAT GUY 1936-USA; 73M; B&W

DRAMA. D; JOHN BLYSTONE; C: JAMES CAGNEY, MAC CLARK, EDWARD BROPHY. CAGNEY IS AN EX-PRIZEFIGHTER TURNED MEAT INSPECTOR WHO STILL ENJOYS USING FISTS AGAINST CORRUPTION IN THE MEAT INDUSTRY. THIS FILM IS AS ENJOYABLE AS ANY OF HIS 30’S VEHICLES.

 


GREAT RUPERT, THE 1950-USA; 86M; B&W

COMEDY, FAMILY. D: IRVING PICHEL; C: JIMMY DURANTE, TERRY MOORE, TOM DRAKE, FRANK ORTH, SARA HADEN. A TRAINED SQUIRREL FINDS A GREAT DEAL OF MONEY HIDDEN IN A HOUSE AND GIVES IT TO DURANTE, AN IMPOVERISHED VAUDEVILLE PERFORMER. HE IS SUSPECTED OF STEALING THE MONEY BY THE POLICE, BUT EVERYTHING IS STRAIGHTENED OUT AND DURANTE RETURNS TO THE STAGE WITH RUPERT, THE SQUIRREL, AS HIS PARTNER GEORGE PAL DOES THE STOP-MOTION ANIMATION VERY CONVINCINGLY.

 


GREAT ST. LOUIS TRAIN ROBBERY 1959-USA; 85M; B&W

ACTION, CRIME, THRILLER. D: CHARLES E. GUGGENHEIM, JOHN STIX; C: STEVE MCQUEEN, DAVID CLARKE, GRAHAM DENTON, MOLLY MCCARTHY, JAMES DUKAS. BASED ON AN ACTUAL BANK HEIST, AND EVEN USING THE SAME BANK TELLERS, CUSTOMERS, AND POLICEMAN WHO STOPPED THE ROBBERS. MCQUEEN STARS AS THE DRIVER OF THE GETAWAY CAR FOR THE FOUR BANK ROBBERS. THE ROBBERY IS METICULOUSLY PLANNED, BUT THEY DO NOT FORESEE WHAT CAN HAPPEN BY CHANCE. RESULTS IN OLD-FASHIONED SHOOTOUT.

 


GREAT WHITE DEATH 1983-USA; 88M; B&W

DOCUMENTARY-ADVENTURE. JOIN GLENN FORD AS HE SEARCHES FOR THE GREAT WHITE SHARK IN A REAL LIFE UNDERWATER ADVENTURE.

 


GREEKS HAD A WORD FOR THEM, THE (AKA: THREE BROADWAY GIRLS) 1932-USA; 79M; B&W

DRAMA-ROMANCE. D: LOWELL SHERMAN; C: JOAN BLONDELL, INA CLAIRE, MADGE EVANS, LOWELL SHERMAN, DAVID MANNERS, PHILLIPS SMALLEY. THREE GOLDDIGGERS TRY TO STRIKE IT RICH IN ROMANCE. THEY RENT A LUXURIOUS PENTHOUSE APARTMENT, AND DRESS AND ACT LIKE MILLIONAIRES, IN THE HOPE OF ATTRACTING WEALTHY BOYFRIENDS. THE ORIGINAL ‘ HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE’ LOOK FOR PIN UP STAR BETTY GRABLE IN AN EARLY SMALL ROLE. FROM ZOE AKIN’S STAGE COMEDY.

 


GREEN GLOVE, THE 1952-USA; 89M; B&W

WAR-MYSTERY. D: RUDOLPH MATE; C: GLENN FORD, CEDRIC HARDWICKE. A JEWEL THIEF (FORD) STEALS A BEAUTIFUL RELIC FROM A CHURCH, BUT WWII PREVENTS HIM FROM SELLING IT. MEANWHILE, THE CHURCH HAS SENT OUT A RELENTLESS ALLY TO TRACK AND FIND THE THIEF. EXCELLENT ACTION SEQUENCES.

 


GREEN PROMISE, THE 1949-USA; 102M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM RUSSELL; C: MARGUERITE CHAPMAN, WALTER BRENNAN. A FARMER REFUSES TO MOVE FROM THE DUST BOWL AREA AND A LANDSLIDE CAUSES A FLOOD.

 


GROOM WORE SPURS, THE 1951-USA; 80M; B&W

COMEDY. D: RICHARD WHORF; C: GINGER ROGERS, JACK CARSON, JOAN DAVIS, STANLEY RIDGES. A PRETTY WOMAN ATTORNEY IS HIRED TO KEEP A HIGH-FLYING COWBOY MOVIE STAR OUT OF TROUBLE. SHE MARRIES THE ACTOR, DIVORCES HIM, BUT COMES TO HIS DEFENCE IN A CRIMINAL CASE. A ZESTY COMEDY WITH THE FAMOUS ROGERS AND CARSON DUO.

 


GUEST IN THE HOUSE 1944-USA; 100M; B&W

MELODRAMA. D: JOHN BRAHM; C: ANNE BAXTER, RALPH BELLAMY, RUTH WARRICK, ATMOSPHERIC, GRIPPING STORY OF A YOUNG NEUROTIC WOMAN’S EFFECT ON THE FAMILY OF HER BETROTHED.


GUILTY CONSCIENCE 1985-USA; 94M; B&W

THRILLER, MYSTERY, DRAMA. D: DAVID GREENE. C: ANTHONY HOPKINS, BLYTHE DANNER, SWOOZIE KURTZ, RUTH MANNING, WILEY HARKER. CRIMINAL ATTORNEY HOPKINS PLANS HIS WIFE’S (DANNER) MURDER WITH HIS MISTRESS (KURTZ) SO THAT SHE WON’T GAIN ALL HIS ASSETS IN THEIR DIVORCE. LINEAR TIME IS SUSPENDED AS HE IMAGINES SEVERAL DIFFERENT SCENARIOS, SO THE AUDIENCE NEVER KNOWS FANTASY FROM REALITY. GREAT FOR MYSTERY FANS.

 


GUILTY OF TREASON 1949-USA; 86M; B&W

DRAMA. D; FELIX E. FEIST; C: CHARLES BICKFORD, PAUL KELLY. A HUNGARIAN CARDINAL IS PERSECUTED BY THE COMMUNIST REGIME. SPLENDID ACTING.

 


GULLIVER’S TRAVELS 1939-USA ; 72M ; COLOR

ANIMATION. D: DAVE FLEISCHER; C: SINGING VOICES: LARRY ROSS, JESSICA DRAGONETTE. JONATHAN SWIFT’S ANIMATED CLASSIC SATIRICAL FANTASY OF AN ENGLISH SAILOR, GULLIVER, SHIPWRECKED ON THE SHORES OF THE KINGDOM OF LILLIPUT, INHABITED BY A RACE OF TINY FOLK. SOON HE FINDS HIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF A WAR WITH THEIR NEIGHBOURS. BRIGHT, DELIGHTFUL, AND IDEAL FOR ALL AGES. NOMINATED FOR TWO ACADEMY AWARDS FOR BEST MUSIC, BEST SONG AND BEST ORIGINAL SCORE.

 


GUN AND THE PULPIT, THE 1974-USA; 74M; B&W

WESTERN, ACTION. D: DANIEL PETRIE; C: MAJORIE GORTNER, SLIM PICKENS, DAVID HUDDLESTON, ESTELLE PARSONS, GEOFFREY LEWIS, PAMELA SUE MARTIN. SET IN THE DAYS OF THE OLD WEST, A GUNSLINGER WITH A BOUNTY ON HIS HEAD DISCOVERS THE BODY OF A TRAVELLING MINISTER WHO HAD BEEN KILLED IN AN AMBUSH AND DECIDES TO STEAL HIS IDENTITY. NOW DISGUISED AS A PREACHER, HE GAINS ENORMOUS POPULARITY BY WIELDING A SIX-GUN IN THE PULPIT WHENEVER HE IS FACED WITH HOSTILE NON-BELIEVERS.

 


GUNG HO 1943-USA ; 89M ; B&W

WAR-ACTION. D: RAY ENRIGHT; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, GRACE MCDONALD, ALAN CURTIS, ROBERT MITCHUM, NOAH BEERY JR. MARINE RAIDERS, IN A NEW OUTFIT, TRAIN FOR INVASION DURING GRIPPING WWII ACTION FILM. THE BLOODTHIRSTY MISFITS OF THE ‘GUNG HO’ SQUADRON BECOME FIERCE FIGHTING MACHINES.

 


GUNMAN FROM BODIE 1941-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET; C: BUCK JONES, TIM MCCOY, RAYMOND HATTON, DAVE O’ BRIEN. THE SECOND FILM IN THE ROUGH RIDER SERIES, CONSIDERED BY MOST AFICIONADOS TO BE THE BEST. THE ROUGH RIDERS ARE MARSHALLS WHO SET OUT TO CAPTURE A GANG OF CATTLE THIEVES. THE POWER AND PERSONALITY OF THREE STARS MAKE THIS FILM A FIRST RATE EXAMPLE OF THE GENRE.

 


GUNS IN THE DARK 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D:SAM NEWFIELD; C: JOHNNY MACK BROWN, CLAIRE ROCHELLE. A MAN RETURNS TO THE U.S. AFTER HE BELIEVES HE HAS KILLED A FRIEND IN A BORDER SALOON BRAWL. HE VOWS TO NEVER USE A GUN AGAIN.

 


GUNSMOKE MESA 1944-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY FRASER; C: TEXAS RANGERS. THREE RANGERS ARE ARRESTED FOR A MURDER AND BREAK JAIL TO CATCH THE REAL CRIMINALS.

 


GUYANA TRAGEDY: THE STORY OF JIM JONES (PART 1) 1980-USA; 94M; B&W

DRAMA. D; WILLIAM A. GRAHAM; C: POWERS BOOTHE, NED BEATTY, IRENE CARA, VERONICA CARTHWRIGHT, ROSALIND CASH, RANDY QUAID, LEVAR BURTON, JAMES EARL JONES, DIANE LADD, MEG FOSTER, ALBERT HALL. THEN-RELATIVELY UNKNOWN, POWERS BOOTHE’S DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE AS THE CHARISMATIC SELF-STYLED PREACHER WHO LED THE SETTLERS TO JONESTOWN, GUYANA, TO MASS SUICIDE IN LATE 1978, WON HIM THE EMMY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACTOR.

 


GUYANA TRAGEDY: THE STORY OF JIM JONES (PART 2) 1980-USA; 94M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM A. GRAHAM; C: POWERS BOOTHE, NED BEATTY, IRENE CARA, VERONICA CARTWRIGHT, ROSALIND CASH, RANDY QUAID, LEVER BURTON, JAMES EARL JONES, DIANE LADD, MEG FOSTER, ALBERT HALL. THEN-RELATIVELY UNKNOWN, POWERS BOOTHE’S DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE AS THE CHARISMATIC SELF-STYLED PREACHER WHO LED THE SETTLERS OF JONESTOWN, GUYANA, TO MASS SUICIDE IN LATE 1978, WON HIM THE EMMY AWARD AS OUTSTANDING ACTOR.


HALF A HOUSE 1977-USA; 83M; B&W

DRAMA. D: BRICE MACK. C: ANTHONY EISLEY, KAZ GARAS, FRANCINE YORK, MARY GRACE CANFIELS, PAT DELANEY, ANGUS DUNCAN. AN ESTRANGED COUPLE WORKS TO REBUILD THEIR RELATIONSHIP AS THEY CONSTRUCT THEIR DREAM HOUSE.

 


HALF A SINNER 1940-USA; 59M; B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE. D: AL CHRISTIE; C: HEATEHR ANGEL, EMMA DUNN, CLEM BEVANS, HENRY BRANDON, SUNNY BUPP, WALTER CATLETT. A GIRL FINDS A DEAD GANGSTER IN THE BACK SEAT OF HER CAR.

 


HALF SHOT AT SUNRISE 1930-USA; 78M; B&W

COMEDY. D: PAUL SLOANE; C: WHEELER AND WOOLSEY. THE COMIC ADVENTURES OF TWO AMERICAN DOUGHBOYS AWOL IN PARIS DURING WWI.

 


HANDS ACROSS THE BORDER 1944-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, RUTH TERRY. ROY AND HIS PAL FOIL A RUTHLESS RANCHER AND SAVE A WILD HORSE FROM EXTERMINATION.

 


HANDS OF A STRANGER 1962-USA; 86M; B&W

DRAMA. D: NEWTON ARNOLD; C: PAUL LUKATHER, JOAN HARVEY, BARRY GORDON, JAMES STAPLETON. A PIANIST RECEIVES A HAND TRANSPLANT FROM A CRIMINAL, CAUSING HIM TO GO BERSERK.

 


HANGED MAN, THE 1974-USA; 78M; COLOR

WESTERN. D; MICHAEL CAFFEY; C: STEVE FORREST, DEAN JAGGER, CAMERON MITCHELL, SHARON ACKER, WILL GEER. GUNSLINGER FORREST MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVES HIS OWN EXECUTION AND BECOMES AN OLD WEST SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.

 


HARD KNOX 1984-USA; 95M; B&W

COMEDY, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: PETER WERNER; C: ROBERT CONRAD, RED WEST, JOAN SWEENY, BILL ERWIN. ROBERT CONRAD IS AN AGEING MARINE CORPS PILOT WHO IS GROUNDED AND AGREES TO TAKE OVER THE RUNNING OF HIS OLD ALMA MATER, A MILITARY SCHOOL. WITH HIS LONG-TIME AIDE, RED WEST, HE PROCEEDS TO SHAPE UP THE YOUNG MISFITS WITH HIS STRICT, NO-NONSENSE APPROACH.

 


HARLEM RIDES THE RANGE 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RICAHRD C. KAHN; C: HERB JEFFRIES, LUCIUS BROOKS, ARTIE YOUNG, F.E. MILLER, SPENCER WILLIAMS JR, CLARENCE BROOKS, TOM SOUTHERN. COWBOY KEEPS CROOK FROM STEALING A VALUABLE RADIUM MINE.

 


HARMONY LANE 1935-USA; 89M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: JOSEPH STANLEY; C: DOUGLAS MONTGOMERY. THE MUSICAL STORY OF STEPHEN FOSTER.

 


HARRAD EXPERIMENT, THE 1973-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA, D: TED POST; C: DON JOHNSON, JAMES WHITMORE, TIPPI HENDREN, BRUNO KIRBY. HENDREN AND WHITMORE RUN AN EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE THAT MAKES EXPLORATION OF SEXUAL FREEDOM THE PRIMARY HANDS-ON CURRICULUM OF THE STUDENT BODY. THE STUDENTS BASICALLY SLEEP TOGETHER TO LOSE THEIR SEXUAL HANGUPS. MELANIE GRIFFITH (AT AGE 14) APPEARS AS AN EXTRA.

 


HARVEST MELODY 1943-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: ROSEMARY LANE, JOHNNY DOWNS, SHELDON LEONARD, CHARLOTTE WYNTERS, LUIS ALBERNI, CLAIRE ROCHELLE, SYD SAYLOR. A STAR ATTEMPTS TO REVIVE HER CAREER BY TRAVELLING TO THE COUNTRYSIDE AS A PUBLICITY STUNT. SHE SOON DISCOVERS THAT SHE PREFERS THE SIMPLER COUNTRY LIFE THOUGH, AND ABANDONS HER FILM CAREER.

 


HATS OFF 1936-USA; 70M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: BORIS PETROFF; C: MAE CLARKE, JOHN PAYNE, HELEN LYND, LUIS ALBERNI, SKEETS GALLAGHER, FRANKLIN PANGBORN. RIVAL PRESS AGENTS BECOME ROMANTICALLY ENTWINED WITH APPEARANCES BY ‘THE TWO STOOGES’ AND ‘THE THREE RADIO ROGUES’. SAM FULLER CO-WRITE THE SCREENPLAY AND THIS WAS PAYNE’S FIRST STARRING FILM.

 


HEADING FOR HEAVEN 1947-USA; 73M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: LEWIS D. COLLINS; C: STUART ERWIN, GLENDA FARRELL, IRENE RYAN, MILBURN STONE, SELMER JACKSON, JANIS WILSON. WELL MEANING ERWIN TRIES TO BUILD A MODEL MIDDLE-INCOME BRACKET COMMUNITY, BUT IS BEING FLEECED BY RACKETEERS.

 


HEADLINE WOMAN 1935-USA; 75M; B&W

COMEDY. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: HEATHER ANGEL, ROGER PRYOR, CONWAY TEARLE. AN ONGOING FUED BETWEEN POLICE COMMISSIONER AND A NEWSPAPER’S CITY EDITOR CAUSES A REPORTER TO MAKE A DEAL WITH A POLICEMAN IN EXCHANGE FOR NEWS.

 


HEARTBEAT 1946-USA; 102M; B&W

COMEDY/ROMANCE. D: SAM WOOD; C: GINGER ROGERS, BASIL RATHBONE. LADY PICKPOCKET FALLS FOR A DIPLOMAT AND ATTAINS HER PLACE IN SOCIETY. PLEASANT COMEDY WITH GOOD CAST. ELABORATE PRODUCTION.

 


HEART OF THE GOLDEN WEST 1942-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOASEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, SMILEY BURNETTE, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, RUTH TERRY. THIS MODERN DAY ADVENTURE PITS ROY AND HIS FELLOW RANCHERS AGAINST CHEATING CITY SLICKERS INTENT ON DEFRAUDING THE COWBOYS AND PUTTING THEM OUT OF BUSINESS. ENJOYABLE.

 


HEART OF ROCKIES 1951-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, PENNY EDWARDS, GORDON JONES, RALPH MORGAN, FRED GRAHAM, MIRA MCKINNEY. ROY ALONG WITH TRIGGER AND HIS DOG, SUPERVISES HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION USING JUVENILE OFFENDERS. HE MUST PROVE THEM INNOCENT OF NEW CRIMES THEY ARE ACCUSED OF.

 


HEART OF HUMANITY 1932-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. D: CHRISTY CABANNE; C:JEAN HERSHOLT, JACKIE SEARL, J. FARRELL MCDONALD, CLAUDIA DELL, CHARLES DELANEY, LUCILE LAVERNE. THE WARM STORY OF A BEAT COP AND HIS NEIGHBOURHOOD.

 


HEIDI 1968-USA; 105M; COLOR

FAMILY. D: DELBERT MANN; C: MAXIMILLIAN SCHELL, JEAN SIMMONS, MICHAEL REDGRAVE, WALTER SLEZAK, JENNIFER EDWARDS, PETER VAN EYCK. WELL-MADE VERSION OF THE CLASSIC STORY, WITH EDWARDS (DAUGHTER OF BLAKE EDWARDS) LEADING GOOD CAST. SCRIPT BY EARL HAMNER JR. OF ‘THE WALTON’ FAME.

 


HELLDORADO 1946-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS. ROY HELPS TO CATCH CURRENCY VIOLATERS.

 


HELL’S HOUSE 1932-USA; 80M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HOWARD HIGGEN; C: BETTE DAVIS, JUNIOR DURKIN, PAT O’ BRIEN, CHARLEY GRAPEWINN. FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF HIS MOTHER, A YOUNG BOY GOES TO THE CITY TO LIVE WITH RELATIVES. HE BECOMES INVOLVED WITH DAVIS AND A BOOTLEGGER AND IS SENT TO A BRUTAL REFORM SCHOOL. DAVIS IN ONE OF HER EARLIEST ROLES, SNUGGLES UP TO BOOTLEGGER O’ BRIEN TO GET HER BOYFRIEND RELEASED.

 


HELL TOWN (AKA: BORN TO THE WEST) 1938-USA ; 56M ; B&W

WESTERN. D: CHARLES BARTON; C: JOHN WAYNE, MARSHA HUNT, JOHNNY MACK BROWN, ALAN LADD, JAMES CRAIG, MONTE BLUE, LUCIEN LITTLEFIELD. THIS WESTERN ADVENTURE IS BASED ON ZANE GREY’S NOVEL. WAYNE PLAYS A HAPPY-GO-LUCKY COWHAND WHO FALLS IN WITH RUSTLERS MUCH TO THE CHAGRIN OF HIS SERIOUS-MINDED RELATIVE, LAWMAN JOHNNY MACK BROWN. WAYNE ALSO FALLS FOR HIS BOSSES’ GIRL. THIS IS A REAL FIND FOR FANS OF JOHN WAYNE – A PRE-‘STAGECOACH’ WESTERN OF GOOD QUALITY. THIS WAS THE LAST OF PARAMOUNT’S SERIES OF FILMS BASED ON THE ZANE GREY STORIES AND ONE OF HIS BEST OF HIS EARLY DAYS.

 


HER FAVOURITE PATIENT 1945-USA; 72M; B&W

ROMANCE, COMEDY. D: ANDREW STONE; C: RUTH HUSSEY, JOHN CARROLL, ANNE RUTHERFORD. RUTH HUSSEY IS A FEMALE SURGEON WHO STRUGGLES TO BECOME ACCEPTED IN A SMALL TOWN. A TEST PILOT (CARROLL) FAKES A HEAD INJURY AFTER FALLING IN LOVE WITH HUSSEY, WITH ROMANTIC RESULTS.

 


HEROES IN BLUE 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM WATSON; C: DICK PURCELL, CHARLES QUIGLEY, BERNADENE HAYES. TWO BROTHERS SIGN UP FOR THE POLICE ACADEMY, BUT ONE GOES ASTRAY AND HOOKS UP WITH GANGSTERS. PLENTY OF ACTION.

 


HE WALKED BY NIGHT 1948-USA ; 82M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: ALFRED WERKER; C: RICHARD BASEHART, SCOTT BRADY, JACK WEBB. A BURGLAR BECOMES A COP KILLER AND IS HUNTED DOWN BY THE POLICE. ‘GRADE A DRAMA.’ AN EXCITING, TENSE AND ABSORBING FILM. BASEHART IS SUPERB AS A KILLER.

 


HIDDEN ENEMY 1940-USA; 62M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: WARREN HULL, KAY LINAKER, WILLIAM VON BRINKEN, A SCIENTIST DEVELOPS A NEW METAL ALLOY THAT IS STRONGER THAN STEEL YET LIGHTER THAN ALUMINIUM. SOON AFTER, SPIES ARE HANGING AROUND, TRYING TO STEAL THE FORMULA.

 


HIDDEN GOLD 1940-USA; 61M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, RUSSEL HAYDEN, BRITT WOOD, ROY BARCROFT, LEROY MASON. HOPALONG CASSIDY TAKES THE JOB OF A RANCH FOREMAN FOR A GIRL TO STOP A CROOK WHO WANTS TO PLUNDER A GOLD MINE.

 


HI DIDDLE DIDDLE 1943-USA; 72M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ANDREW STONE; C: ADOLPHE MENJOU, DENIS O’ KEEFE, MARTHA SCOTT, JUNE HAVOC. WACKY COMEDY ABOUT YOUNG LOVERS WHO YEARN FOR CONVENTIONAL BLISS, BUT ARE SADDLED WITH CON-ARTIST PARENTS WHO ENJOY BENDING THE LAW.

 


HI DI HO 1947-USA; 60M; B&W

MUSIC-JAZZ. D: JOSH BINNEY; C: CAB CALLOWAY, IDA JAMES, PETERS SISTERS. THE GREAT CAB CALLOWAY AND HIS RED HOT JAZZ ARE FEATURED IN THIS FILM. PLENTY OF GREAT MUSIC.

 


HIGH LONESOME 1950-USA; 81M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ALAN LEMAY; C: JOHN BARRYMORE, CHILL WILLIS, JACK ELAM. A YOUNG MAN BELIEVED TO BE MURDERED FLEES INTO THE DESERT AND RETURNS TO ESTABLISH HIS INNOCENCE.

 


HIGH RISK 1981-USA; 94M; B&W

ACTION ADVENTURE. D: STEWART RAFFILL; C: JAMES BROLIN, CLEAVON LITTLE, BRUCE DAVISON, CHICK VENNERA, ANTHONY QUINN, JAMES COBURN. JAMES BROLIN STARS AS ONE OF FOUR FRIENDS WHO DECIDES HE IS TIRED OF A LIFE WITH HARD WORK AND LITTLE PLAY. THE GROUP DECIDES TO TAKE A TRIP TO COLOMBIA AND STEAL MONEY FROM A REPUTED DRUG LORD. THINGS DO NOT GO AS PLANNED, AND A CHASE FOR THE FOUR THIEVES ENSUES.

 


HIGH SCHOOL CEASAR 1960-USA; 72M; B&W

DRAMA. D: O’ DALE IRELAND; C: JOHN ASHLEY, GARY VINSON, LOWELL BROWN, JUDY NUGENT. A RICH KID SETS UP HIS OWN CRIME EMPIRE IN SCHOOL. WELL DONE.

 


HIGH VOLTAGE 1929-USA; 57M; B&W

COMEDY. D: HOWARD HIGGIN; C: CAROLE LOMBARD, WILLIAM BOYD, GWEN MOORE, BILLY BEVAN. A FAST MOVING COMEDY ADVENTURE SET IN THE HIGH SIERRAS.

 


HILLBILLY BLITZKRIEG 1942-USA; 65M; B&W

COMEDY. D; ROY MACK; C: EDGAR KENNEDY, BUD DUNCAN, CLIFF NAZARRO, DORIS LINDEN, LUCIEN LITTLEFIELD, ALAN BALDWIN. TWO SOLDIERS ARE SENT OUT TO RURAL AREAS TO GUARD A TOP-SECRET MISSLE FROM ENEMY AGENTS. COMIC STRIP CHARACTERS COME TO LIFE AND JOIN THE ANTICS.

 


HIS BROTHER’S GHOST 1945-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFILED; C: BUSTER CRABBE. FUZZY’S BROTHER SENDS FOR HIM AND BILLY AFTER BEING AMBUSHED. WHEN THE BROTHER DIES FUZZY STANDS IN FOR HIM AS HIS GHOST.

 


HIS DOUBLE LIFE 1933-USA; 67M; B&W

ROMANCE, COMEDY. D: ARTHUR HOPKINS; C: LILLIAN GISH, ROLAND YOUNG, MONTAGUE LOVE. YUONG IS A RECLUSIVE PAINTER WHO CHANGES PLACES WITH HIS SUDDENLY DECEASED VALET. GISH, WHO HAD BEEN CARRYING ON A ROMANTIC CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE SERVANT BEFORE HIS DEATH, MEETS YOUNG AND MARRIES HIM AS HER BELOVED.

 


HIS GIRL FRIDAY 1940-USA ; 92M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: HOWARD HAWKS; C: CARY GRANT, ROSALIND RUSSELL, RALPH BELLAMY, HELEN MACK, GENE LOCKHART. A REPORTER HELPS A CONDEMNED MAN ESCAPE. ‘HIS GIRL FRIDAY’ IS EVEN BETTER THAN THE VERY GOOD ORIGINAL. ‘FRONT PAGE.’ HOWARD HAWKS AND CARY GRANT HAVE RARELY HANDLED COMEDY BETTER, AND ROSALIND RUSSELL GIVES ONE OF HER MOST MEMORABLE PERFORMANCES. CARY GRANT STARS AS WALTER BURNS, A NEWSPAPER EDITOR WHOSE TOP REPORTER, HILDY JOHNSON (RUSSELL), IS LEAVING THE PAPER TO GET MARRIED. WALTER WANTS HER TO STAY IN ORDER TO COVER THE IMPENDING EXECUTION OF A CONVICTED MURDERER, BUT HILDY REFUSES, LEADING TO A CONTINUING BATTLE OF WITS BETWEEN THEM. HAWKS WAS ALWAYS INTERESTED IN WHAT MAKES THE PROFESSIONAL TICK. ALMOST ALL OF HIS FILMS TOUCHED ON THIS THEME IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.

 


HIS PRIVATE SECRETARY 1933-USA; 60M; B&W

COMEDY. D: PHILP H. WHITMAN; C: JOHN WAYNE, EVALYN KNAPP, ALEC B. FRANCIS, REGINALD BARLOW, NATALIE KINGSTON, ARTHUR HOYT. A HUMOROUS TOUR OF AMERICAN BUSINESS IN THIS EARLY JOHN WAYNE DRAMA. HE PLAYS THE SON OF A WEALTHY BUSINESSMAN WHO WANTS HIS SON TO SETTLE DOWN.

 


HILTER, DEAD OR ALIVE 1943-USA; 70M; B&W

ACTION. D: NICK GRINDE; C: WARD BOND, DOROTHY TREE. THREE EX-CONS TRY TO KIDNAP ADOLPH HITLER FOR A REWARD.

 


HITLER’S S.S. – PORTRAIT IN EVIL (PRT 1) 1985-USA ; 75M ; COLOR

WAR-DRAMA. D: JIM GODDARD; C: JOHN SHEA, BILL NIGHY, LUCY GUTTERIDGE, TONY RANDALL, JOSE FERRER. THE TALE OF TWO BROTHERS IN NAZI GERMANY – ONE AN S.S STORMTROOPER AND ONE AN S.S. OFFICER.

 


HITLER’S S.S. – PORTRAIT IN EVIL (PRT 2) 1985-USA ; 75M ; COLOR

WAR-DRAMA. D: JIM GODDARD; C: JOHN SHEA, BILL NIGHY, LUCY GUTTERIDGE, TONY RANDALL, JOSE FERRER. THE TALE OF TWO BROTHERS IN NAZI GERMANY – ONE AN S.S STORMTROOPER AND ONE AN S.S. OFFICER.

 


HIT THE SADDLE 1937-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: MACK V. WRIGHT; C: THREE MESQUITTERS, RITA HAYWORTH. STONEY FALLS FOR A GOLD DIGGING FANDANGO DANCER PLAYED BY RITA HAYWORTH, BUT THIS GETS IN THE WAY OF HIM CATCHING A BAND OF RUSTLERS.

 


HOAX, THE 1972-USA; 90M; COLOR

COMEDY-SUSPENSE. D: ROBERT ANDERSON; C: BILL EWING, FRANK BONNER, JACQUES AUBCHON, SHARON DE BORD, DON DUBBINS, HARRIETT GIBSON, ANN MORRISON. TWO MEN SCUBA DIVING OFF LOS ANGELES, DISCOVER A HYDROGEN BOMB WHICH HAS ACCIDENTLY FALLEN FROM A U.S. AIR FORCE PLANE. THEY DECIDE TO HOLD THE CITY UP FOR A ONE DOLLAR PER RESIDENT RANSOM OR THEY WILL DETONATE THE BOMB. THE LAUGHS ARE NON-STOP LEADING UP TO A SURPRISE ENDING.

 


HOLD THAT WOMAN 1940-USA; 66M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: SHERMAN SCOTT; C: JAMES DUNN, FRANCES GIFFORD. DUNN AND GIFFORD PLAY HUSBAND AND WIFE, WHICH IS WHAT THEY WERE IN REAL LIFE. A FUN MYSTERY ENSUES AS THEY WIND UP PURSUING A GANG OF NOTORIOUS JEWEL THIEVES FOR THEIR HONEYMOON.

 


HOLLOW TRIUMPH (AKA: SCAR, THE) 1948-USA; 86M; B&W

SUSPENSE, THRILLER. D: STEVE SEKELY; C: PAUL HENREID, JOAN BENNETT, EDUARD FRANZ, LESLIE BROOKS, JOHN QUALEN. A CONVICT ESCAPES FROM PRISON AND MURDERS A DOCTOR, HE THEN HAS HIS FACE RE-MADE INTO A DUPLICATE OF THE VICTIM AND FOOLS THE LAW UNTIL A NURSE NOTICES SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT THE DOCTOR. A TENSE MELODRAMA.

 


HOLLYWOOD ON PARADE 1932-34-USA; 90M; B&W

VARIETY. C: FREDRIC MARCH, GINGER ROGERS, JEAN HARLOW, JEANETTE MACDONALD, MAURICE CHEVALIER, AMY PICKFORD, JACKIE COOPER, BELA LUGOSI. PRODUCED BY PARAMOUNT STUDIOS, THIS COLLECTION OF SHORTS FEATURES MANY OF THE MAJOR STARS OF THIS ERA SINGING, DANCING, OR TAKING PART IN UNUSUAL SKETCHES.

 


HOLLYWOOD THRILLMAKERS (AKA: HOLLYWOOD STUNTMEN) 1953-USA; 83M; B&W

ACTION. D: BERNARD B. RAY; C: JAMES GLEASON, WILLIAM HENRY, JAMES MACKLIN, THELIA DARIN, JOAN HOLCOMBE. EXCITING STORY ABOUT HOLLYWOOD STUNTMEN.

 


HOLLYWOOD WITHOUT MAKEUP 1965-USA; 51M; B&W

DOCUMENTARY. D; KEN MURRAY; C: KEN MURRAY, HOLLYWOOD STARS. FROM THE TIME KEN MURRAY ARRIVED IN HOLLYWOOD IN 1929, HE BEGAN FILMING ALL HIS ACTOR FRIENDS WHILST AT HOME AND AT PLAY. SEE ALSO ‘HOLLYWOOD MY HOMETOWN’.

 


HOME IN OKLAHOMA 1946-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYE, CAROL HUGHE, TRIGGER. ROY TEAMS UP WITH A NEWSPAPER WOMAN TO FIND THE MURDERER OF A RANCHER.

 


HOMESTEADERS OF PARADISE VALLEY 1947-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: R.G. SPRINGSTEEN; C: ALLAN LANE, BOBBY BLAKE, MARTHA WENTWORTH. RED RYDER HELPS HOMESTEADERS WHO ARE TRYING TO BUILD A DAM.

 


HOME TOWN STORY 1951-USA ; 62M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: ARTHUR PIERSON; C: MARILYN MONROE, JEFFREY LYNN, ALAN HALE JR, DONALD CRISP, MARJORIE REYNOLDS. ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING PERFORMANCES BY MONROE, WHO PLAYS A SECRETARY FOR LYNN. AN EMBITTERED NEWSPAPER EDITOR ATTACKS A MANUFACTURER WHO DEFEATED HIM IN AN ELECTION.

 


HONEYMOON LIMITED 1935-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ARTHUR LUBIN; C: NEIL HAMILTON, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, JUNE FIMLER, JOY FILMER, IRENE HERVEY, RUSSELL HICKS. WRITER MAKES A BET THAT HE CAN WALK FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO. BASED ON A NOVEL BY VIDA HURST.

 


HONOR OF THE RANGE 1934-USA; 61M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ALAN JAMES; C: KEN MAYNARD. MAYNARD PLAYS THE ROLE OF A SHERIFF AFTER HIS LOOK-A-LIKE BROTHER.

 


HOODLUM, THE 1951-USA; 64M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: MAX NOSSEC; C: LAWRENCE TIERNEY, ALLENE ROBERTS, MAJORIE RIORDAN, EDWARD TIERNEY. A CRIMINAL DOES HIS BEST TO REHABILITATE AND WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS BROTHER IS ABLE TO HOLD DOWN A STEADY JOB. HOWEVER THE CRIME BUG DIES HARD AND WHEN HE SPOTS AN ARMOURED CAR, HE JUST CAN’T RESIST THE TEMPTATION. TIERNEY’S REAL LIFE BROTHER PLAYS HIS ON-SCREEN BROTHER.

 


HOOK, LINE AND SINKER 1930-USA; 72M; B&W

COMEDY. D: EDDIE CLINE; C: WHEELER AND WOOLSEY. TWO COMICS AGREE TO HELP A HEIRESS RESTORE A DILAPIDATED HOTEL.

 


HOOSIER SCHOOLBOY 1937-USA; 62M; B&W

MELODRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGHT; C: MICKEY ROONEY, ANNE NAGEL. A BRAVE TEACHER SAVES A BOY FROM A LIFE OF POVERTY AND THE WRATH OF HIS ALCOHOLIC FATHER.

 


HOOSIER SCHOOLMASTER 1935-USA; 76M; B&W

DRAMA. D: LEWIS D. COLLINS; C: NORMAN FOSTER, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, TOMMY BUPP, CHARLOTTE HENRY. AFTER THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, AN EX-UNION OFFICER SETS OUT TO BECOME A TEACHER IN A SMALL TOWN, DESPITE MANY OF THE RESIDENTS HARBOURING RESENTMENT TOWARDS ‘YANKEES’.

 


HOPPY SERVES A WRIT 1943-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD; C: WILLIAM BOYD, ANDY CLYDE, VICTOR JORY, GEORGE REEVES, ROBERT MITCHUM, BYRON FOULGER. HOPPY PRETENDS TO BE A CATTLE BUYER IN THE OKLAHOMA TERRITORY IN ORDER TO CATCH A THIEF WHO HAS FLED TEXAS. FAST PACED. AN EARLY APPEARANCE FORM MITCHUM.

 


HORACE TAKES OVER (AKA: ONE THRILLING NIGHT) 1942-USA; 66M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM BEAUDINE; C: WANDA MCKAY, JOHN BEAL, WARREN HYMER, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, BARBARA PEPPER, TOM NEAL, ERINE ADAMS, LAYTON BRENT, PIERCE LYDEN, GENE O’ DONNELL. NEWLYWEDS DISCOVER A CORPSE IN THEIR HONEYMOON SUITE.

 


HOTEL CONTINENTIAL 1932-USA; 70M; B&W

THRILLER. D; CHRISTY CABANNE; C: PEGGY SHANNON, THEODORE VON ELTZ, ALAN MOWBRAY, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, ROCKCLIFFE FELLOWES, ETHEL CLAYTON. EX-CONVICTS TRIES TO RETRIEVE A FORTUNE FROM A SOON TO BE DEMOLISHED HOTEL.

 


HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL 1958-USA; 75M; B&W

HORROR. D; WILLIAM CASTLE; C: VINCENT PRICE, CAROL OLMART, RICAHRD LONG, ALAN MARSHALL, CAROLYN CRAIG, ELISHA COOK JR, JULIE MITCHUM. THE SINISTER PRICE INVITES HIS ENEMIES TO SPEND THE NIGHT IN HIS DECAYING, OLD CREEPY MANSION WITH A VIOLENT PAST. HE OFFERS THEM $10,000 EACH IF THEY CAN SPEND THE WHOLE NIGHT THERE. HE GIVES EACH ONE A TINY COFFIN WITH A GUN ENCLOSED AND THEN COMES UP WITH ALL SORTS OF DEVICES TO CAUSE THEM TO USE THE GUNS ON EACH OTHER. THE REAL VILLIANS ARE HIS WIFE OLMART AND HER LOVER MARSHALL. A PERENNIAL FAVOURITE OF HORROR FANS.

 


HOW AWFUL ABOUT ALLAN 1970-USA; 70M; COLOR

THRILLER. D: CURTIS HARRINGTON; C: ANTHONY PERKINS, JULIE HARRIS, JOAN HACKLETT, KENT SMITH, ROBERT H. HARRIS. A CHILLER ABOUT A MAN WHO IS TORMENTED BY GUILT OVER HIS FATHER’S DEATH AND BY STRANGE VOICES AND AN UNSEEN MENACE.

 


HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, THE (SILENT) 1923-USA; 90M; B&W

THRILLER. D: WALLACE WORSELEY; C: LON CHANEY, PATSY MILLER. THE FIRST LAVISH FILM OF VICTOR HUGO’S CLASSIC NOVEL. THE FILM HOLDS UP WELL WITH CHANEY’S PORTRAYAL OF HIS CHARACTER. HIS MAKE UP IS STILL INCREDIBLE TO LOOK AT.

 


HUNTER: SCREAM OF THE WOLF (AKA: SCREAM OF THE WOLF) 1974-USA; 78M; B&W

ACTION, HORROR, THRILLER. D: DAN CURTIS; C: PETER GRAVES, CLINT WALKER, JO ANNE PFLUG, PHILIP CAREY, BRIAN RICHARDS. A ONCE-FAMOUS HUNTER COMES OUT OF RETIRMENT TO HELP TRACK DOWN WHAT SEEMS TO BE A MAD KILLER WOLF AND DISCOVERS THAT HUNTERS DISCOVERS THAT IT IS NO MERE ANIMAL HE IS STALKING BUT AN ANIMAL THAT MAY TAKE HUMAN FORM.

 


HUNTERS OF THE DEEP 1955-USA; 64M; COLOR

DOCUMENTARY. D: BEN CHAPMAN; NARRATED BY DAN O’ HERLIHY. EXPLORATION OF DEEP-SEA EXCITEMENT.

 


HURRICANE 1974-USA; 72M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: JERRY JAMESON; C: LARRY HAGMAN, WILL GEER, RAYMOND MASSEY, MARTIN MILNER, JESSICA WALTER, BARRY SULLIVAN, MICHAEL LEARNED, PATRICK DUFFY. VIVID HURRICANE FOOTAGE IN THIS TALE OF DEVASTATION, AS RESIDENTS IN A GULF COAST TOWN ARE TRAPPED IN THE DISASTER. BASED ON A TRUE INCIDENT SURROUNDING THE ASSAULT OF THE KILLER HURRICANE ‘CAMILLE’ IN 1969. POWERFUL AND DAZZLING.

 


HURRICANE EXPRESS (SERIAL-PART 1) 1932-USA; 111M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: J.P. MCGOWAN, ARMAND SHAEFER; C: TULY MARSHALL, JOHN WAYNE. THE DUKE PLAYS AN AVIATOR ON THE TRAIL OF THE MYSTERIOUS ‘WRECKER’ WHO DERAILS TRAINS AND KILLS HIS FATHER. HIGH ENERGY AND EXCITING. TOTAL OF BOTH PARTS EQUALS 223 MINUTES.

 


HURRICANE EXPRESS (SERIAL-PART 2) 1932-USA; 111M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: J.P. MCGOWAN, ARMAND SHAEFER; C: TULY MARSHALL, JOHN WAYNE. THE DUKE PLAYS AN AVIATOR ON THE TRAIL OF THE MYSTERIOUS ‘WRECKER’ WHO DERAILS TRAINS AND KILLS HIS FATHER. HIGH ENERGY AND EXCITING. TOTAL OF BOTH PARTS EQUALS 223 MINUTES.

 


HURRICANE EXPRESS, THE 1932-USA; 77M; B&W

WESTERN. D: J.P. MCGOWAN, ARMAND SCHAEFER; C: JOHN WAYNE, JOSEPH GIRARD, CONWAY TEARLE, SHIRLEY GREY. ADAPTED FROM THE 12 EPISODES SERIAL, JOHN WAYNE PITS HIS COURAGE AGAINST AN UNKNOWN, POWERFUL INDIVIDUAL OUT TO SABOTAGE A RAILROAD.

 


HUSTLING 1975-USA; 96M; COLOR

DRAMA, CRIME, MADE-FOR-TV. D: JOSEPH SARGENT; C: JILL CLAYBURGH, LEE REMICK, ALEX ROCCO, MONTE MARKHAM, ALEX ROCCO, MELANIE MAYRON, HOPE ATKINSON, BURT YOUNG. A REPORTER WRITING A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON PROSTITUTION IN NEW YORK CITY TAKES AN INCLUSIVE LOOK AT THEIR UNUSUAL AND SOMETIMES BRUTAL WORLD. SHE FINDS THAT MANY OF THE CITY’S RICHEST AND MOST POWERFUL FAMILIES BENEFITED FROM THE PROSTITUTION. EMMY AWARD NOMINATION WENT TO JILL CLAYBURGH FOR ACTING AND FAY KANIN FOR WRITING.


I ACCUSE MY PARENTS 1943-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. D; SAM NEWFIELD; C: MARY BETH HUGHES, ROBERT LOWELL, JOHN MILJAN. A STARTLING EXPOSURE OF THE TRUTH BEHIND WAYWARD YOUTHS IN THE 1940S.

 


I BEHELD HIS GLORY 1953-USA; 60M; COLOR

BIBLICAL. C: GEORGE MACREADY, ROBERT WILSON, VIRGINIA WAVE. A MOVING STORY BASED ON THE EXPERIENCE OF CORNELIUS, THE ROMAN CENTURION WHO GUARDED CHRIST’S TOMB.

 


I BURY THE LIVING 1958-USA; 76M; B&W

MYSTERY, THRILLER, HORROR. D: ALBERT BAND. C: RICHARD BOONE, THEODORE BIKEL, PEGGY MAURER, HOWARD I. SMITH. A BONE-CHILLING STORY OF THE MANAGER OF A CEMETARY (BOONE) WHO COMES TO BELIEVE HE IS GOD. AFTER STICKING PINS INTO A MAP OF GRAVE PLOTS AND SEEING THE OWNERS DIE, HE BELIEVES HE HAS POWERS OF LIFE AND DEATH. WELL DONE AND ACTED.

 


I CONQUER THE SEA 1936-USA; 63M; B&W

ADVENTURE-ROMANCE. D: VICTOR HALPERIN; C: STEFFI DUNA, DENNIS MORGAN, DOUGLAS WALTON, GEORGE CLEVELAND, JOHNNY PIRRONE. TWO WHALERS, WHO ARE BROTHERS, FALL IN LOVE WITH THE SAME PORTUGUESE WOMAN. WHILE ON A WHALING TRIP ONE OF THE BROTHERS LOSES HIS ARM AND HAS MANY OBSTACLES TO OVERCOME.

 


I COVER THE WATERFRONT 1933-USA; 61M; B&W

SUSPENSE–DRAMA. D: JAMES CRUZE; C: CLAUDETTE COLBERT, BEN LYON, ERNEST TORRENCE, HOBART CAVANAUGH. IN THIS GRITTY DOCKSIDE DRAMA, A WATERFRONT REPORTER ROMANCES A SEA CAPTAIN’S DAUGHTER IN ORDER TO EXPOSE THE CAPTAIN’S OPERATION OF SMUGGLING CHINESE IMMIGRANTS INTO THE USA. COLBERT GIVES AN EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE AS GIRL TORN BETWEEN LOVE OF HER FATHER AND THE REPORTER.

 


IDAHO 1943-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D; JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, SMILEY BURNETTE, BOB NOLAN AND SONS OF THE PIONEERS, VIRGINIA GREY, HARRY SHANNON, ONA MUNSON, DICK PURCELL, ONSLOW STEVENS, HAL TALIAFERRO, REX LEASE, TOM LONDON, JACK INGRAM. THE KING OF THE COWBOY TANGLES WITH LOCAL EVIL INFLUENCES AS HE HELPS PUT AN END TO BAD-GIRL MUNSON’S VICE DENS. A JUDGE WITH A SHADY PAST IS BEING BLACKMAILED.

 


IDENTITY UNKNOWN 1945-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WALTER COLMES; C: RICHARD ARLEN, CHERYL WALKER, ROGER PRYOR, BOBY DRISCOLL, LOLA LANE, IAN KEITH, JOHN FORREST, SARA PADDEN. PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA ABOUT A SOLDIER WITH AMNESIA, WHO TREKS AROUND THE COUNTRY ATTEMPTING TO DISCOVER HIS IDENTITY.

 


IDLE CLASS, THE (SILENT) 1921-USA; 27M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN. CHAPLIN PLAYS TWO ROLES THAT LEAD TO A DELIGHTFUL CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY. AS THE BEAUTIFULLY TAILORED BUT INEBRIATED HUSBAND OF A SOCIETY LADY, HE NEGLECTS HIS HEART-BROKEN WIFE. AS THE LITTLE TRAMP, HE PLAYS A MEAN GAME OF GOLF AND FANTASISES A WONDERFUL LIFE WITH THE SAME LADY.

 


I DREAM OF JEANNIE 1952-USA; 91M; B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA. D: ALLAN DWAN; C: RAY MIDDLETON, BILL SHIRLEY, MURIEL LAWRENCE, LYNN BARI, LOUISE BEAVERS, JAMES KIRKWOOD. STORY OF HOW STEPHEN FOSTER, 19 TH CENTURY AMERICAN COMPOSER, CAME TO WRITE MANY OF HIS FAMOUS TUNES, SUCH AS ‘SWANEE RIVER’ AND ‘ I DREAM OF JEANNIE’, ALONG WITH HIS LOVERS AND FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.

 


I EAT YOUR SKIN (AKA: VOODOO BLOOD BATH AND ZOMBIES) 1964-USA; 82M; B&W

HORROR. D: DEL TENNEY; C: HEATHER HEWITT, WILLIAM JOYCE, ROBERT STANTON, DAN STAPLETON, BETTY HYATT LINTON, WALTER COY. A WRITER TRAVELS TO A LUSH TROPICAL ISLAND IN SEARCH OF MATERIAL ON VOODOO LEGENDS FOR HIS NOVEL, ONLY TO DISCOVER A MAD SCIENTIST EXPERIMENTING WITH A PROCESS TO REVERSE AGEING.. UNFORTUNATELY, ALL HIS ‘PAITENTS’ HAVE BEEN TURNED INTO AN ARMY OF BUG-EYED ZOMBIES IN THE PROCESS, BENT ON MURDER AND REVENGE.

 


IF TOMORROW COMES 1971-USA; 74M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: PATTY DUKE, FRANK MICHAEL LIU, ANNE BAXTER, JAMES WHITMORE. A YOUNG COUPLE, A CALIFORNIA GIRL AND A JAPANESE-AMERICAN BOY, IGNORE LOCAL PREJUDICES AND MARRY SECRETLY, ON DECEMBER 7, 1941, MINUTES BEFORE THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT PEARL HARBOR HAS BEEN BOMBED.

 


I LIVE ON DANGER 1942-USA; 73M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: SAM WHITE; C: CHESTER MORRIS, BILY NELSON, EDWARD NORRIS, JEAN PARKER, ROGER PRYOR, DICK PURCELL, RALPH SANFORD, PATSY NASH. A RADIO REPORTER IS DETERMINED TO SOLVE A MURDER.

 


IMPACT 1949-USA; 108M; B&W

THRILLER-SUSPENSE. D: ARTHUR LUBIN; C: BRIAN DONLEVY, ELLA RAINES, CHARLES COBURN, HELEN WALKER. A WOMAN AND HER LOVER PLOT TO KILL HER RICH, INDUSTRIALIST HUSBAND. THINGS GETS VERY COMPLICATED WHEN THE PLOT BACKFIRES, THE HUSBAND LIVES, AND ASSUMES ANOTHER NAME. ENTERTAINING DRAMA WILL KEEP YOU GUESSING.

 


INCIDENT ON A DARK STREET 1973-USA; 96M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: BUZZ KULIK; C: WILLIAM SHATNER , JAMES OLSON, DAVID CANARY, ROBERT PINE, RICHARD CASTELLANO. A SMALL-TIME HOOD IS MURDERER AS HE IS ABOUT TO BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THE SYNDICATE IN THIS PILOT FOR A PROSPECTIVE SERIES ABOUT THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IN THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.

 


INDECENT (AKA: VANITY FAIR) 1938-USA; 78M; B&W

DRAMA. D; CHESTER M. GRANKLIN; C: MYRNA LOY, CONWAY TEARLE. THACKERY’S CLASSIC TALE OF ENGLISH MANNERS IN AN UPDATED SETTING.

 


INDESTRUCTABLE MAN, THE 1956-USA; 70M; B&W

MELODRAMA. D: VITTORIO DESICA; C: JENNIFER JONES, MONTGOMERY CLIFT, GINO CERVI, RICHARD BEYMER. STORY SET IN ROME’S RAILWAY STATION, WITH JONES THE ADULTEROUS WIFE MEETING LOVER CLIFT FOR ONE LAST TIME.

 


INDISCREET 1931-USA; 81M; B&W

COMEDY. D: LEO MCCAREY; C: GLORIA SWANSON, BEN LYON, BARBARA KENT. ROMANTIC COMEDY-DRAMA WITH SWANSON TRYING TO KEEP HER SCARLET PAST FROM LYON.

 


INNER SANCTUM 1948-USA; 62M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: LEW LANDERS; C: CHARLES RUSSELL, AMY BETH HUGHES, LEE PATRICK, NANA BRYANT. PLEASING STORY OF A FAMOUS RADIO SHOW, WITH FORTUNE-TELLER PREDICTING TRAGEDY FOR A YOUNG GIRL ON A TRAIN.

 


INNOCENT LOVE, AN 1982-USA; 95M; COLOR

DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: ROGER YOUNG; C: MELISSA SUE ANDERSON, DOUG MCKEON, ROCKY BAUER. A 14-YEAR OLD MATHS PRODIGY, ENROLLED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, IS HIRED AS A TUTOR TO 19-YEAR OLD COED WHO NEEDS TO RAISE HER GRADES TO STAY ON THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM. ROMANCE BLOSSOMS IN THE THEN-FASHIONABLE OLDER WOMAN-YOUNGER MAN MODE, MUCH TO THE CONSTERNATION OF HER CAMPUS JOCK BOYFRIEND.

 


IN OLD CALIENTE 1939-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, MARY HART, GEROGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, JACK LARUE, KATHERIEN DE MILLE, FRANK PUGLIA, TRIGGER. SET DURING THE TIME OF TRANSITION WHEN SPANISH CALIFORNIA WAS OCCUPIED BY AMERICAN SETTLERS, ROGERS PLAYS THE FOREMAN FOR A SPANISH ARISTOCRAT FRIENDLY TO THE SETTLERS. THE VILLIANS, LA RUE, ROB THE MAN’S SON OF $40,000 AND BLAME IT ON THE AMERICANS. ROGERS SAVES THE DAY IN AN EXCITING SEASHORE BATTLE WITH LARUE. SONGS INCLUDE, ‘WE’RE NOT COMING OUT TONIGHT’, ‘SUNDOWN ON THE RANGELAND’, AND ‘RIDE ON VAQUERO’.

 


IN OLD CHEYENNE 1941-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOESEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GABBY HAYES, JOAN WOODBURY, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, SALLY PAYNE, GEORGE ROSENER. BANK HOLDSUP, CATTLE RUSTLING, FIST FIGHTS AND EVEN CAR CRASHES MIX WITH SOME GOOD GUITAR PLAYING. ROY ROGERS FANS WILL LOVE THIS ONE.

 


IN OLD MONTANA 1939-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D; RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: FED SCOTT, JEANE CARMEN, HARRY HARVEY, JOHN MERTON. RANCHER’S SON AND CAVALRY LIEUTENANT IS DRAWN INTO A CONFLICT BETWEEN SHEEP MEN AND CATTLE MEN.

 


INSIDE THE LAW 1942-USA; 62M; B&W

COMEDY. D; HAMILTON MACFADDEN; C: WALLACE FORD, FRANK SULLY, HARRY HOLMAN, LUANA WALTERS, LAFAYETTE MCKEE, DANNY DUNCAN, EARLE HODGINS. CRIMINALS HIRE ON AT A BANK AS TELLERS AND HAVE TROUBLE STAYING WITHIN THE LAW.

 


INSIDE THE LINES 1930-USA; 76M; B&W

WAR-ACTION-DRAMA. D: ROY POMEROY. C: RALPH FORBES, BETTY COMPSON, MONTAGU LOVE, MISHA AVER, IVAN SIMPSON. WRITTEN BY CHARLIE CHAN CREATER EARL DERR BIGGERS. TWO BRITISH AGENTS THINK THE OTHER IS A GERMAN AGENT OUT TO DESTROY THE BRITISH FLEET DURING WWII.

 


INSPECTOR GENERAL, THE 1949-USA; 98M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: HENRY KOSTER; C: DANNY KAYE, WALTER SLEZAK, BARBARA BATES, GENE LOCKHART, ALAN HALE, ELSA LANCHESTER. HILARIOUS STORY OF AN ASSISTANT ELIXIR SALESMAN WITH A TRAVELLING FAIR MISTAKEN BY VILLAGERS FOR THE DREADED INSPECTOR GENERAL. A CLASSIC DANNY KAYE VEHICLE WITH THE MASTER COMIC PORTRAYING A BUFFOON.

 


INTERNATIONAL CRIME 1937-USA; 87M; B&W

MYSTERY. D; CHARLES LAMONT; C: ROD LA ROCQUE, ASTRID ALLWYN, WILLIAM VON BRINKEN. ‘THE SHADOW’ SOLVES A TOUGH CRIME IN THIS THRILLER.

 


IN THE YEAR 2889 1968-USA; 80M; COLOR

SCI-FI. D: LARRY BUCHANAN; C: PAUL PETERSON, QUINN O; HARA, CHARL DOHERTY, NEIL FLETCHER. SEVEN SURVIVORS OF A NUCLEAR WAR BICKER WITH EACH OTHER WHILE FIGHTING OFF TELEPATHIC, CANNIBAL MUTANTS IN THIS CHEESY SCIENCE FICTION STORY.

 


INTIMATE AGONY 1983-USA; 95M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: PAUL WENDKOS; C: ANTHONY GEARY, JUDITH LIGHT, ROBERT VAUGHN, MARK HARMON, ARTHUR HILL. DAYTIME TELEVISION SOAP OPERA STARS ANTHONY GEARY AND JUDITH LIGHT HAVE THE LEADS AS VISITING DOCTOR AND A RESORT COMMUNITY RESIDENT IN THIS EXPLOSIVE DRAMA DEALING WITH HERPES OUTBREAK THAT DEVELOPER ROBERT VAUGHN WANTS HUSHED UP BEFORE THIS SCANDAL RUINS HIM.

 


INTOLERANCE (SILENT) 1916-USA; 162M; B&W

MELODRAMA. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: D.W. GRIFFITHS; C: LILLIAN GISH, ROBERT HARRON, MAE MARSH, CONSTANCE TALMADGE, BESSIE LOVE, SEENA OWEN, ALFRED PAGET, ELMO LINCOLN, TULLY MARSHALL, EUGENE PALETTE, TOD BROWNING, MONTE BLUE, ERICH VON STROHEIM. THIS MILESTONE SILENT EPIC TELLS AND BLENDS FOUR STORIES OF INJUSTICE, MODERN AND ANCIENT. SURELY ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREAT MOVIES. DIRECTED WITH SKILL AND LAVISHNESS BY THE GREAT D.W. GRIFFITHS. THE GIGANTIC PALACE SET IN ANCIENT BABYLON MAY BE THE MOST ELABORATE EVER BUILT FOR A FILM. ONE SCENE ALONE INVOLVED 
15,000 PEOPLE AND 250 CHARIOTS

 


INVISIBLE GHOST 1941-USA; 64M; B&W

HORROR. D: JOSEPH H. LEWIS; C: BELA LUGOSI, POLLY ANN YOUNG, JOHN MCGUIRE, CLARENCE MUSE. A MAN CARRIES OUT A SERIES OF GRISLY STRANGLINGS WHILE UNDER HYPNOSIS BY HIS INSANE AND DOMINEERING WIFE.

 


IRISH LUCK 1939-USA; 58M; B&W

MYSTERY-COMEDY. D: GRANT WITHER, SCOTT R. DUNLAP; C: FRANKIE DARRO, DICK PURCELL, SHELIA DARCY. A BELLHOP TURNS DETECTIVE TO FIGURE OUT THE MYSTERIOUS HAPPENINGS IN HIS HOTEL.

 


IRON MASK, THE (SILENT) 1929-USA; 87M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE, SILENT. D: ALLAN DWAN; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, NIGEL DE BRULIER, BELLE BENNETT, MARGUERITE DE LA MOTTE, DOROTHY REVIER, VERA LEWIS, ROLFE SEDAN. D’ARTAGNAN AND HIS FELLOW MUSKETEERS SET OUT TO SAVE THE LIFE OF KING LOUIS XIV, THE RIGHTFUL KING OF FRANCE. HE HAS BEEN IMPRISONED IN A REMOTE CASTLE DUNGEON BY HIS BROTHER AND FORCED TO WEAR AN IRON MASK. THEY SUCCEED BUT AT A HEAVY PRICE. THIS WAS FAIRBANK’S LAST SILENT FILM, AND THE ONLY ONE OF HIS CAREER IN WHICH HE DIED ON SCREEN.

 


ISLAND OF ADVENTURE 1981-USA; 85M; COLOR

ACTION. SPY. DRAMA. C: WILFRED BRAMBELL, JOHN RHYS-DAVIS, NORMAN BOWLER. IN THIS ACTION ADVENTURE FILMED AT TEENS, FOUR BRITISH TEENS ON SUMMER VACATION VISIT AN ISLAND AND DISCOVER THAT A TERRORIST GROUP IS USING IT AS THEIR HEADQUARTERS.

 


IT HAPPENED IN NEW ORLEANS (AKA: RAINBOW ON THE RIVER) 1936-USA; 83M; B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: BOBBY BREEN, MAY ROBSON, CHARLES BUTTERWORTH, LOUISE BEAVERS, ALAN MOWBRAY, BENITA HULME, HENRY O’ NEIL. AFTER THE US CIVIL WAR, AN ORPHAN IS BROUGHT UP BY A BLACK MAMMY AND LATER DISCOVERED TO BE RICH. SENTIMENTAL DRAMA WITH SONGS FROM ITS BOY STAR, BREEN.

 


IT’S GOOD TO BE ALIVE (AKA: ROY CAMPANELLA STORY) 1974-USA; 98M; COLOR

DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: MICHAEL LANDON; C: PAUL WINFIELD, LOU GOSSETT, RUBY DEE, RAMON BIERI. DETAILS THE STRUGGLES OF FORMER BROOKLYN DODGER CATCHER ROY CAMPANELLA TO ADAPT TO LIFE IN A WHEELCHAIR FOLLOWING HIS CRIPPLING AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT IN 1949. APPEARANCES ARE MADE IN THE MOVIE BY SOME OF HIS FAMILY INCLUDING ROY, ROXIE, JONI, TONY AND ROUTH.

 


I WONDER WHO’S KILLING HER NOW? 1976-USA; 81M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: STEVEN H. STERN; C: BOB DISHY, JOANNA BARNES, BILL DANA, VITO SCOTTI. LUCKLESS HUSBAND TAKES OUT A LARGE INSURANCE POLICY ON HIS WIFE AND THEN HIRES SOMEONE TO BUMP HER OFF FOR THE INSURANCE MONEY. THEN HE TRIES TO CALL IT OFF. A FUNNY FARCE, WRITTEN BY WOODY ALLEN’S ONE-TIME COLLABORATOR MICKEY ROSE.


JACK AND THE BEANSTALK 1952-USA ; 78M ; B&W/COLOR

COMEDY. D: JEAN YARBROUGH; C: BUD ABBOT AND LOU COSTELLO, DOROTHY FORD, BARBARA BROWN, BUDDY BAER. MOVIE VERSION OF THE FAIRY TALE. BEGINS IN SEPIATONE, THEN CHANGES TO COLOR. COSTELLO FALLS ASLEEP AND DREAMS INTO THE FAIRY TALE WORLD OF JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. WONDERFUL FOR ABBOT & COSTELLO FANS.

 


JACK LONDON (AKA: LIFE OF JACK LONDON, THE ADVENTURES OF JACK LONDON) 1943-USA ; 94M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: ALFRED SANTELL; C: MICHAEL O’SHEA, SUSAN HAYWARD, OSA MASSEN, HARRY DAVENPORT, FRANK CRAVEN, VIRGINIA MAYO. EXCITING BIOGRAPHICAL ADVENTURE STORY OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER OF FAMED WRITER, JACK LONDON. IT IS THE STORY OF A POOR BOY WHO GAINED AND THEN ALIENATED THE LOVE OF AMERICA AND THE WORLD. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE-BEST MUSICAL SCORE.

 


JACKIE ROBINSON STORY, THE 1950-USA ; 77M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: ALFRED E. GREEN; C: JACKIE ROBINSON , RUBY DEE, MINOR WATSON. STRAGHTFORWARD BIOGRAPHY OF ROBINSON, THE FIRST BLACK MAN TO PLAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. FASCINATING.

 


JAMES DEAN 1976-USA; 94M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ROBERT BUTLER; C: STEPHEN MCHATTIE, MICHAEL BRANDON, MEG FOSTER, CANDY CLARK. RECOLLECTION OF THE 1950s ACTOR’S EARLY DAYS BY HIS BEST FRIEND, BILL BAST (PLAYED BY BRANDON), WHEN THE TWO MET AT UCLA AND STRUGGLED TOGETHER IN NEW YORK.

 


JAMES DEAN STORY, THE 1957-USA; 82M; B&W

DOCUMENTARY. D: GEORGE W. GEORGE, ROBERT ALTMAN. NARRATED BY MARTIN GABEL. THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST IN-DEPTH STUDIES OF JAMES DEAN. INCLUDED IS A RE-ENACTMENT OF THE WRECK THAT CLAIMED HIS LIFE, INTERVIEWS WITH HIS ASSOCIATES, AND MUCH MORE.

 


JESSE JAMES AT BAY 1941-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS. JESSE JAMES COMES TO THE AID OF FARMERS BEING CHEATED BY THE RAILROAD.

 


JIGSAW (AKA: GUN MOLL) 1949-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE. D: FLETCHER MARKLE; C: FRANCHOT TONE, JEAN WALLACE, MYRON MCCORMICK, MARC LAWRENCE, BETTY HARPER (DOE AVEDON). ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY TONE IS ON THE TRAIL OF A JOURNALIST’S KILLER, UNCOVERED A RACIST HATE GROUP. SPARKED BY UNBILLED APPEARANCES OF MARLENE DIETRICH, HENRY FONDA, JOHN GARFIELD, BURGESS MEREDITH, MARSHA HUNT. REMARKABLE FOR IT’S COURAGE DURING THE TIME OF RED-BAITING.

 


JIVE JUNCTION 1943-USA; 62M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: EDGAR ULMER; C: DICKIE MOORE, TINA THAYER. WEIRD WORLD WAR II MUSICAL ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC STUDENTS WHO TURN TO JIVE IN ORDER TO HELP THE WAR EFFORT! HOW?? BY OPENING UP A CANTEEN WHERE SOLIDERS CAN DANCE THEIR TROUBLES AWAY. WRITTEN BY FUTURE NOVELIST, IRVING WALLACE.

 


JOE LOUIS STORY, THE 1953-USA ; 88M ; B&W

BIOGRAPHY-ACTION. D: ROBERT GORDAN; C: COLEY WALLACE, PAUL STEWART, HILDA SIMMS, JAMES EDWARDS, JOHN MARLEY, DOTS JOHNSON. REAL-LIFE BOXER COLEY WALLACE BRINGS A SENSE OF AUTHENTICITY TO THIS STORY OF THE GREAT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION. NEWSREEL FOOTAGE ELEVATES THE STORY. OSSIE DAVIS HAS A BIT PART.

 


JORY 1972-USA; 99M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: JORGE FONS; C: JOHN MARLEY, B.J. THOMAS, ROBBY BENSON. A FIFTEEN YEAR OLD BOY MUST GROW UP QUICKLY AND BECOME A MAN IN THIS OLD WEST STORY WHEN HIS FATHER IS MURDERED IN A SALOON FIGHT. EXCITING AND SUSPENSFUL WHILE TAKING TIME TO MAKE COMMENTARY ABOUT MANHOOD AND MACHISMO IN AN ADULT, THOUGHTFUL MANNER.

 


JOSHUA (AKA: BLACK RIDER) 1976-USA; 84M; COLOR

WESTERN. LETTER-BOXED. D: LARRY SPANGLER; C; FRED WILLIAMSON, ISELA VEGA, BRENDA VENUS, STACEY NEWMAN, KATHRYN JACKSON. WILLIAMSON PATIENTLY TRACKS DOWN AND KILLS ONE BY ONE THE BANDITS WHO MURDERED HIS MOTHER, MAID TO A FRONTIER FAMILY.

 


JUDGE, THE 1949-USA; 69M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: MILBRUN STONE, KATHERINE DEMILLE, PAUL GUILFOYLE. TALE DETAILING MAN’S MORAL DISINTEGRATION FROM RESPECTED ATTORNEY TO FUGITIVE CRIMINAL.

 


JUDGE PRIEST 1934-USA; 70M; B&W

COMEDY. D: JOHN FORD; C: WILL ROGERS, ANITA LOUISE, TOM BROEN, HENRY WALTHALL, ROCHELLE HUDSON, DAVID LANDU, STEPIN FETCHIT. SMALL TOWN JUDGE (WILL ROGERS) IN THE OLD SOUTH STIRS UP THE PLACE WITH STINGING HUMOR AND COMMON-SENSE OBSERVANCE AS HE TANGLES WITH PREJUDICES AND CIVIL INJUSTICE. FUNNY, WARM SLICE OF AMERICAN 19 th CENTURY LIFE. ONE OF THREE COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN ROGERS AND JOHN FORD.

 


JUNGLE BOOK, THE 1942-USA; 105M; COLOR

FAMILY-ADVENTURE. D: ZOLTAN KORDA; C: SABU, JOSEPH CALLEIA. A STORY OF A BOY WHO GROWS UP WITH A FAMILY OF WOLVES IN AN INDIAN FOREST. LEARNING THEIR LANGUAGE AND HABITS. BASED ON KIPLING’S TALE. COLOURFUL AND EXCITING, HOLDING THE VIEWER FROM START TO FINISH. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY- MIKLOS ROZSA. WONDERFUL, THRILLING FAMILY FARE.

 


JUNGLE BRIDE 1933-USA; 66M; B&W

ACTION. D: HARRY O. HOYT AND ALBERT KELLEY; C: CHARLES STARRETT, ANITA PAGE. THREE PEOPLE ARE SHIPWRECKED AND ONE OF THEM IS SUSPECTED OF MURDER.

 


JUNGLE SIREN 1942-USA; 68M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: BUSTER CRABBE, ANN CORLO, EVERLYN WAHL, MILTON KIBBEE. NAZIS IN AFRICA TRY TO CREATE REBELLION AMONGST BLACK NATIVES AGAINST WHITE RESIDENTS. CRABBE AND A WHITE WOMAN RAISED IN THE JUNGLE SETS THINGS RIGHT.

 


JUNIOR G-MEN (SERIAL- PART 1) 1940-USA; 118M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D; FORD BEEBE, JOHN RAWLINS; C: BILLY HALOP, HUNTZ HALL, GABRIEL DELL. G-MAN JIM BRADFORD AND JR. G-MAN HARRY TRENT DO THEIR BEST TO REFORM THE DEAD END KIDS AND INVOLVE THEM IN SEARCH FOR LEADER BILL BARTON’S FATHER, A FAMOUS INVENTOR WHO WAS KIDNAPPED BY GREEDY TRAITORS. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 237 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


JUNIOR G-MEN (SERIAL PART-2) 1940-USA;118M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D; FORD BEEBE, JOHN RAWLINS; C: BILLY HALOP, HUNTZ HALL, GABRIEL DELL. G-MAN JIM BRADFORD AND JR. G-MAN HARRY TRENT DO THEIR BEST TO REFORM THE DEAD END KIDS AND INVOLVE THEM IN SEARCH FOR LEADER BILL BARTON’S FATHER, A FAMOUS INVENTOR WHO WAS KIDNAPPED BY GREEDY TRAITORS. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 237 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


JUST BEFORE DAWN 1981-USA; 90M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: JEFF LIEBERMAN; C: GEORGE KENNEDY, MIKE KELLIN, CHRIS LEMMON, DEBORAH BENSON, GREGG HENRY. IN THIS TALE OF STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL, HUMANS RESORT TO THEIR ANIMAL INSTINCTS. A FAMILY CAMPING IN THE WOODS IS SET UPON BY A PAIR OF MURDEROUS MOUNTAIN MEN. FROM THE TALENTED DIRECTOR OF “SQUIRM” AND “BLUE SUNSHINE.”



KANSAN, THE 1943-USA; 73M; B&W

WESTERN. D: GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD; C: RICHARD DIX, JANE WYATT, VICTOR JORY. A WESTERN MARSHAL TAMES A ROUGH TOWN, OVERCOMING CORRUPT OFFICALS IN THE PROCESS. ENJOYABLE.

 


KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL 1952-USA; 98M; B&W

WESTERN. D: PHIL KARLSON: C: JOHN PAYNE, COLEEN GRAY, PRESTON FOSTER, NEVILLE BRAND, LEE VAN CLEEF, JACK ELM. AN EX-COP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW LAUNCHES A SOPHISTICATED ARMOURED CAR HEIST. A DISGRUNTLED EX-CON GETS ARRESTED FOR THE CRIME ON CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. WHEN RELEASED, HE SCOURS THE UNDERWORLD FOR THE REAL THIEVES.

 


KANSAS PACIFIC 1953-USA ; 72M ; COLOR

WESTERN. D: RAY NAZARO; C: STERLING HAYDEN, EVE MILLER, BARTON MACLANE, REED HADLEY, IRVING BACON. AN ENGINEER (HAYDEN) HELPS BUILD THE KANSAS PACIFIC RAILROAD PRIOR TO THE CIVIL WAR, WHILE BATTLING PRO-CONFEDERATE SABOTEURS INTENT ON HINDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RAILROAD. HE FINDS TIME TO ROMANCE MILLER.

 


KATHERINE (AKA: THE RADICAL) 1975-USA ; 97M ; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JEREMY KAGAM; C: SISSY SPACEK , ART CARNEY, JANE WYATT, HENRY WINKLER, JULIE KAVNER. ABSORBING STORY OF A YOUNG HEIRESS WHO REJECTS HER PAMPERED LIFESTYLE AND BECOMES A VIOLENT REVOLUTIONARY REBELLING AGAINST SOCIAL INJUSTICES AND THE SYSTEM THAT SPAWNED THEM. SPACEK IS REMARKABLY CONVINCING IN THIS DEMANDING ROLE. THE MOVIE TENDS TO REMIND ONE OF THE PATTY HEARST CASE AND FEATURES GOOD, SOLID NARRATION.

 


KELLY OF THE SECRET SERVICE 1936-USA; 63M; B&W

MYSTERY, DRAMA. D: ROBERT F.’BOB’ HILL, C: LLOYD HUGHES, SHELIA MANNORS, FUZZY KNIGHT, SYD SAYLOR, JACK MULHALL, FORREST TAYLOR. SECRET SERVICE AGENT INVESTIGATES THE THEFT OF PLANS FOR A NEWLY DESIGNED REMOTE CONTROLLED MISSILE. HE DISCOVERS THE PLANS WERE STOLEN BY THE BOGUS SCIENTIST WHO CLAIMED CREDIT FOR THE DESIGN. THIS LEADS TO A STUNNING CONFRONTATION BETWEEN THE FEDERAL AGENT AND THE THIEF.

 


KENNEL MURDER CASE, THE 1933-USA; 85M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: MICHAEL CURTIZ; C: WILLIAM POWELL, MARY ASTOR, JACK LA RUE, PAUL CAVANAUGH. DETECTIVE PHILO VANCE PROVES A CLEARCUT, SIMPLE CASE OF SUICIDE TO ACTUALLY BE MURDERED IN THIS COMPLEX, WELL-DONE MYSTERY.

 


KEPT HUSBANDS 1931-USA; 76M; B&W

DRAMA. D: LLOYD BACON; C: JOEL MCCREA, DOROTHY MACKALL, ROBERT MCWADE, FLORENCE ROBERTS, CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG, MARY CARR, NED SPARKS. A STEEL WORKER MARRIES A MILLIONAIRE’S FRIVOLOUS DAUGHTER.

 


KID, THE (SILENT) 1921-USA; 69M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN, EDNA PURVIANCE, JACKIE COOGAN. THE FIRST OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S SILENT FEATURE FILMS IS A SKILFUL BLEND OF COMEDY AND PATHOS. IT HAS HIS FAMOUS TRAMP ALTER EGO ADOPTING AN ABANDONED BABY BOY WHOSE MOTHER, YEARS LATER, SUDDENLY APPEARS TO CLAIM HIM. CHAPLIN IS MAGNIFICENT. COOGAN’S PERFORMANCE IN THE TITLE ROLE MADE HIM THE FIRST CHILD SUPERSTAR.

 


KID DYNAMITE 1943-USA; 73M; B&W

COMEDY. D: WALLACE FOX; C: EAST SIDE KIDS. A BOWERY BOYS SERIES EPISODE. EAST SIDE BOXING CHAMPION, GORCEY, IS KIDNAPPED TO PREVENT HIM FROM FIGHTING A MAJOR BOUT. THE REAL FIGHTING OCCURS WHEN HIS BROTHER TAKES HIS PLACE, AND GORCEY SUSPECTS THAT HE IS RESPONSIBLE.

 


KID RANGER 1936-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT NORTH BRADBURY, C; BOB STEELE, WILLIAM FARNUM. A RANGER SHOOTS THE WRONG MAN WHILE PURSUING A GANG OF OUTLAWS, BUT LATER SETS THINGS STRAIGHT BY BRINGING IN THE REAL BAD GUY.

 


KID’S LAST RIDE, THE 1941-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. THE TRIO SAVES A YOUNG MAN WHILE PURSUING A GANG OF OUTLAWS.

 


KILLERS FROM SPACE 1954-USA; 72M; B&W

SCI-FI. D: W LEE WILDER; C: PETER GRAVES, JAMES SEAY, STEVE PENDLETON, BARBARA BESTAR, FRANK GERSTLE. A SCIENTIST ( GRAVES) WHO IS KILLED IN A PLANE CRASH, IS BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE BY ALIENS FROM THE PLANET ASTRON DELAT. THEY’RE PLANNING TO INVADE EARTH AND WANT HIM TO PILFER AN ATOMIC BOMB.

 


KILLER SHREWS 1959-USA; 70M; B&W

HORROR. D: RAY KELLOGG. C: JAMES BEST, INGRID GOUDE, KEN CURTIS. PEOPLE ISOLATED ON AN ISLAND ARE MENACED BY SHREWS THAT, ONCE INJECTED WITH NEWLY CREATED SERUM, CAUSE THEM TO TAKE ON A HORRENDOUS THIRST FOR BLOOD. THE SHREWS ARE ACTUALLY DOGS IN MAKE-UP. GOUDE WAS MISS UNIVERSE IN 1957.

 


KILLING AFFAIR, A 1988-USA; 104M; COLOR

ACTION. D: DAVID SAPERSTEIN; C: PETER WELLER, KATHY BAKER, JOHN GLOVER, BILL SMITROVICH. IN 1943, WELLER KILLS BAKER’S HATEFUL HUSBAND, MOVES IN WITH HER, AND THEN DEVELOPS A TURBULENT RELATIONSHIP. BOTH ARE PLAGUED BY THEIR PAST AND PERSONAL SECRETS. BASED ON ROBERT HOUSTON’S NOVEL ‘MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY’ THIS MARKS WRITER SAPERSTEIN’S DIRECTING DEBUT.

 


KILLING KIND, THE 1973-USA; 95M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: CURTIS HARRINGTON; C: ANN SOTHERN, JOHN SAVAGE, RUTH ROMAN, CINDY WILLIAMS. SAVAGE’S STARRING DEBUT AS A MISUNDERSTOOD MAMA’S BOY WITH HOMICIDAL BENT. AFTER SERVING A SOMEWHAT UNFAIR PRISON SENTENCE FOR RAPE. A NOW PSYCHOTIC YOUNG MAN IS RELEASED AND SEEKS REVENGE ON THE WOMAN HE HOLDS RESPONSIBLE. AN INTERESTING STORY, WELL WORTH SEEING.

 


KING KELLY, USA 1934-USA; 66M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: LEONARD FIELDS; C: EDGAR KENNEDY, GUY ROBERTSON, IRENE WARE, FRANKLIN PANGBORN, JOYCE COMPTON, FERDINAND GOTTSCHALK, WILLIAM VON BRINKEN, OTIS HARLAN. ROBERTSON CARRIES ON AN UNFORGETTABLE ROMANCE WITH A PRINCESS ABOARD A TRANS-ATLANTIC LINE.

 


KING MURDER, THE 1932-USA; 58M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: RICHARD THROPE; C: COMWAY TEARLE, NATALIE MOORHEAD, MARCELINE DAY, DOROTHY REVIE. HIGH SOCIETY SLEUTH TRIES TO SOLVE THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF A BEAUTIFUL EXTORTIONIST, NO WEAPON IS FOUND, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE MURDER.

 


KING OF THE COWBOY’S 1943-USA ; 80M ; B&W

WESTERN. C: ROY ROGERS . ROY BREAKS UP A SABOTAGE RING INVOLVING A FAKE MIND READER.

 


KING OF THE NEWSBOYS 1937-USA; 68M; B&W

DRAMA. D: BERNARD VORHAUS; C: LEW AYERS, HELEN MACK, ALISON SKIPWORTH, VICTOR VARCONI, SHELIA BROMLEY, MARJORIE MAIN, ALICE WHITE. A FORMER NEWSBOY OUTWITS A GANGSTER.

 


KING OF THE SIERRAS (AKA: REX-KING OF THE SIERRA) 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAMUEL DIEGE; C: HOBART BOSWORTH, HARRY HARVEY, HARRY HARVEY JR, JIM CAMPEAU. A YOUNG BOY LEARNS ALL ABOUT HORSES FROM HIS UNCLE WHO TELLS THE STORY OF A WHITE HORSE SAVING HIS MARES FROM A BLACK STALLION.

 


KING OF THE ZOMBIES 1941-USA; 67; B&W

HORROR, WAR, COMEDY. D: JEAN YARBROUGH; C: DICK PURCELL, MATAN MORELAND, JOSH WOODBURY, HENRY VICTOR, LEIGH WHIPPER, MARGUERITE WHITTEN, JOHN ARCHER, PATRICIA STACEY. A SCIENTIST CREATES ZOMBIES ON A CARIBBEAN ISLAND FOR USE BY THE NAZI’S DURING WORLD WAR II. HE IS INTERRUPTED WHEN AN AMERICAN AGENT, LOW ON FUEL, CRASH LANDS ON THE ISLAND SLONG WITH HIS BUTLER AND PILOT. THE BUTLER AND THE PILOT ARE ENTRANCED BEFORE THE AGENT SOLVES THE MYSTERY. BLACK COMEDIC ACTOR MORELAND IS REALLY THE STAR OF THIS MOVIE, WHERE THE SERVANTS ARE THE ONES WHO REALLY KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON. HE IS JOINED BY WHIPPER AND WHITTEN.

 


KLANSMAN, THE (AKA: THE BURNING CROSS) 1974-USA ; 101M ; COLOR

DRAMA-ACTION. D: TERENCE YOUNG; C: LEE MARVIN, RICHARD BURTON , CAMERON MITCHELL, O.J. SIMPSON , LUCIANA PALUZZI, LINDA EVANS. IN THE SOUTH, A WHITE LIBERAL AND A SHERIFF ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF RACIAL TENSIONS WHICH END IN A MASSIVE SHOOTOUT BETWEEN THE KLANSMEN AND AFRICAN AMERICANS. BASED ON A NOVEL BY WILLIAM BRADFORD HUIE. GOOD CAST.

 


KNIGHTS OF THE RANGE 1940-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: RUSSELL HAYDEN. AN OUTLAW TRIES TO GO STRAIGHT.



LADY AND THE HIGHWAY MAN, THE 1989-USA; 93M; COLOR

ROMANCE-DRAMA. D: JOHN HOUGH; C: EMMA SAMMS, OLIVER REED, HUGH GRANT. AN ADVENTURE-ROMANCE SET IN THE 17 TH CENTURY BETWEEN AN ARISTOCRAT AND AN ENDANGERED NOBLEMAN. ADAPTED FROM BARBARA CARTLAND’S NOVEL.

 


LADY COCOA 1975-USA; 93M; COLOR

ACTION. D: MATT CIMBER; C: LOLA FOLANA ‘MEAN’ JOE GREEN, ALEX DREIER. STORY OF A YOUNG WOMAN WHO GETS RELEASED FROM JAIL FOR 24 HOURS AND SETS OUT FOR LAS VEGAS TO FIND THEM AN WHO FRAMED HER.

 


LADY CONFESSES, THE 1945-USA; 66M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: HUGH BEAUMONT, MARY BETH HUGHES, CLAUDIA DRAKE, EMMETT VOGAN. MYSTERY IN WHICH HUGHES IS TRYING TO CLEAR HER BOYFRIEND OF MURDER.

 


LADY OF BURLESQUE 1943-USA; 85M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM WELLMAN; C: BARBARA STANWYCK, MICHAEL O’SHEA, J. EDWARD BROMBERG, IRIS ADRIAN, MARION MARTIN, PINKY LEE. STRIPPERS ARE STRANGLED BACKSTAGE, WITH ONE OF THE GIRLS EVENTUALLY FIGURING OUT THE SOLUTION. ENTERTAINING BOISTEROUS MYSTERY BASED ON GYPSY ROSE LEE’S ‘THE G-STRING MURDERS’. STANWYCK IS WELL CAST AND WELLMAN’S DIRECTION IS GOOD IN THIS RACY MURDER MYSTERY.

 


LADY REFUSES, THE 1931-USA; 72M; B&W

DRAMA. C: BETTY COMPSON, JOHN DARROW, MARGARET LIVINGSTON. A THREE-SIDED LOVE AFFAIR LEADS TO TRAGEDY.

 


LADY SAYS NO, THE 1951-USA; 83M; B&W

COMEDY. D: FRANK ROSS; C: DAVID NIVEN, JOAN CAUFIELD, JAMES ROBERTSON JUSTICE. A MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHER INTERVIEWS A WOMAN WHO’S WRITTEN AN BOOK PROMOTING AN ANTI-MALE VIEWPOINT AND BREAKS DOWN HER ROMANTIC RESISTANCE. COMEDY HAS GOOD CAST.

 


LAND OF HUNTED MEN 1943-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: BUSTER. THE BOYS ARE AFTER AN OUTLAW GANG THAT HAS BEEN TERRORIZING THE COUNTRYSIDE.

 


LASER MISSION (AKA: SOLIDER OF FORTUNE) 1989-USA;95M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE, CRIME. D: BEAU ‘B.J’ DAVIS. C: BRANDON LEE, ERNEST BORGNINE, DEBI MONAHAN, WERNER POCHATH, GRAHAM CLARKE. A PROFESSOR (ERNEST BORGNINE) IS KIDNAPPED BY SOVIET TERRORISTS AND IS FORCED TO BUILD A LASER CANNON FOR THEM. CIA INTELLIGENCE AGENTS BRANDON LEE AND DEBI MONAHAN ARE SENT TO SAVE HIM BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE FOR HIM AND THE WORLD. BRANDON LEE’S FIRST AMERICAN STARRING ROLE, FILMED THREE YEARS BEFORE HIS TRAGIC DEATH WHILE FILMING ‘THE CROW’.

 


LAST ALARM, THE 1940-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM WEST; C: POLLY ANN YOUNG, WARREN HULL, MARY GORDON, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, GEORGE PEMBROKE. THE ARSON SQUAD HUNTS DOWN A FIREBUG.

 


LAST DAYS OF PATTON, THE 1986-USA; 155M; COLOR

WAR/ACTION. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: DELBERT MANN; C: GEORGE C. SCOTT, EVA MARIA SANIT, RICHARD DYSART, MURRAY HAMILTON, ED LAUTER. FILM DEPICTS THE AGEING GENERAL’S AUTUMN YEARS AS A CONTROVERSIAL EX-NAZI DEFENDER AND DESK BOUND WORLD WAR II HISTORIAN. SCOTT REPRISES HIS FEATURE FILM ROLE.

 


LAST MAN ON EARTH (AKA NIGHT CREATURES) 1964-USA; 86M; B&W

HORROR, SCI-FI. D: UBALDO RAGONA, SIDNEY SALKOW; C: VINCENT PRICE, FRANCA BETTOJA, EMMA DANIELI, GIACOMO ROSSI-STUART. IN A POST-EPIDEMIC NIGHTMARE WORLD, A SCIENTIST (PRICE) IS THE ONLY MAN IMMUNE TO THE PLAGUE THAT HAS TRANSFORMED THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF EARTH INTO VAMPIRE-LIKE CREATURES. HIS SENSE OF ISOLATION AND NUMBING DAILY ROUTINE OF KILLING VAMPIRES IN THEIR SLEEP BEGINS TO EAT AWAY AT HIS HUMANITY. HE GAINS HOPE WHEN HE CURES ONE OF THE VAMPIRES (BETTOJA), ONLY TO BE SOON AFTER HUNTED DOWN AND KILLED BY THE OTHER VAMPIRES.

 


LAST MILE, THE 1932-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. D: SAM BISCHOFF; C: PRESTON FOSTER, HOWARD PHILLIP. STARK ATMOSPHERIC DRAMA ABOUT LIFE ON DEATH ROW. KILLER LEADS THE TAKEOVER OF A CELL BLOCK.

 


LAST OF THE MOHICANS (SILENT) 1920-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MAURICE TOURNEUR, CLARENCE BROWN, C: WALLACE BEERY, BARBARA BEDFORD, ALBERT ROSCOE, LILLIAN HALL, HARRY LORRAINE, THEODORE LERCH. CORA AND HER YOUNGER SISTER ALICE ARE ON THEIR WAY TO FORT WILLIAM HENRY, ESCORTED BY THE TRACHEROUS MAGUA. THEY ARE UNAWARE THAT THE FORT, UNDER THE COMMAND OF THEIR FATHER, IS BESIEGED BY INDIANS WHO ARE IN LEAGUE WITH THE FRENCH. THE SISTERS ARE SAVED BY HAWKEYE AND THEIR FATHER, IS BESIEGED BY INDIANS WHO ARE IN LOVE WITH NOBLE UNCAS, THE LAST OF HIS TRIBE. BUT MAGUA STILL HAS EVIL PLANS. ENJOYABLE VERSION OF JAMES FENMORE COOPER’S CLASSIC NOVEL.

 


LAST SONG, THE 1980-USA; 92M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: ALAN J. LEVI; C: LYNDA CARTER, RONNY COX, NICHOLAS PRYOR, PAUL RUDD, JENNY O’ HARA. IN HER FIRST TV MOVIE FOLLOWING HER STAR-MAKING WONDER WOMAN SERIES, LYNDA CARTER IS AN ASPIRING SINGER WHO UNWITTINGLY COMES INTO POSSESSION OF SEVERAL TAPES FOR WHICH HER ENGINEER HUSBAND AND HIS PARTNER IN THEIR ELECTRONIC EAVESDROPPING BUSINESS WERE MURDERED, AND DISCOVERS THAT SHE AND HER DAUGHTER ARE NOW BEING STALKED BY THE KILLERS.

 


LAST TIME I SAW PARIS, THE 1945-USA; 111M; COLOR

ROMANCE. D: RICHARD BROOKS; C: ELIZABETH TAYLOR, ROGER MOORE, VAN JOHNSON, DONNA REED, EVA GABOR, WALTER PIDGEON. A SUCCESSFUL WRITER REMINISCES ABOUT HIS LOVE AFFAIR WITH A WEALTHY AMERICAN GIRL IN POST WWII PARIS. SUMPTIOUS FILM WITH THE BEAUTIFUL MISS TAYLOR. BASED ON F. SCOTT FITZGERALD’S STORY, ‘ BABYLON REVISITED’.

 


LAST WOMAN ON EARTH, THE 1960-USA; 71M; COLOR

SCI-FI. D. ROGER CORMAN; C: ANTONY CARBONE, EDWARD WAIN, BETSY JONES-MORELAND. ENTERTAINING FILM OF A LOVE TRIANGLE INVOLVING THE LAST SURVIVORS ON EARTH AFTER DISASTER KILLS EVERYONE ELSE. THIS WAS ROBERT TOWNE’S FIRST SCREENPLAY.

 


LAUGHING AT LIFE 1933-USA; 72M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: FORD BEEBE; C: VICTOR MCLAGLAN, WILLIAM BOYD, LOIS WILSON, HENRY B. WALTHALL, REGIS TOOMEY. A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE LEAVES HIS FAMILY TO FIGHT IN A SOUTH BORDER REVOLUTION. YEARS LATER HE IS THE LEADER OF THE COUNTRY AND MEETS A MAN WHO TURNS OUT TO BE HIS SON.

 


LAWLESS FRONTIER 1935-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, SHELIA TERRY, GABBY HAYES, EARL DIVINE. A BANKER ATTEMPTS TO DRIVE OUT THE LOCAL RANCHERS AND GET HIS HANDS ON SOME RICH GOLD MINES. WAYNE, SENT BY THE GOVERNER, TAKES CARE OF THE BAD BANKER.

 


LAW OF THE JUNGLE 1942-USA; 61M; B&W

ACTION, WAR, ADVENTURE. D: JEAN YARBOROUGH; C: ARLENE JUDGE, JOHN KING, MANTAN MORELAND, MARTIN WILKINS, ARTHUR O’ CONNELL, C. MONTAGUE SHAW. JUDGE, A FORMER MEMBER OF A DANCE TROUP, EARNS A TEMPORARY LIVING SINGING IN A CAFÉ IN RHODESIA, DURING WW II. SHE DISCOVERS HER BOSS IS A NAZI AGENT AND ESCAPES TO THE JUNGLE WITH AN AMERICAN SCIENTIST AND HIS SERVANT. SHE UNKNOWINGLY HAS A REPORT WITH VALUABLE INFORMATION ON THE NAZI ACTIVITIES.

 


LAW OF THE LASH 1947-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D; RAY TAYLOR; C: LASH LARUE. LARUE IS A U.S. MARSHAL WHO RESTORES ORDER TO A TOWN RUN BY OUTLAWS.

 


LAW OF THE PAMPAS 1939-USA; 75M; B&W

WESTERN. D: NATE WATT; C: WILLIAM BOYD, RUSSELL HAYDEN, SIDNEY BLACKMER, SIDNEY TOLER, PEDRO DE CORDOBA, GLENN STRANGE. HOPPY GOES TO SOUTH AMERICA WITH A HERD OF CATTLE. THIS IS A GOOD HOPALONG CASSIDY MOVIE WITH ALL THE RIGHT ELEMENTS AND AN EXOTIC LOCATION TO BOOT.

 


LAW OF SEA 1932-USA; 63M; B&W

ACTION. D: OTTO BROWER; C: REX BELL, PRISCILLA DEAN, SALLY BLAINE, RALPH ICE, WALLY ALBRIGHT, FRANK LARUE, EVE SOUTHERN. A FAMILY ON A SINKING SHIP IS RESCUED BY A LECHEROUS SEA CAPTAIN WHO MAKES ADVANCES ON THE WIFE AND BLINDS THE HUSBAND IN A FIGHT. TWENTY YEARS LATER, THE HUSBAND MEETS HIM AGAIN RECOGNIZES HIS LAUGH AND EXACTS REVENGE.

 


LAW OF WOLF 1942-USA; 55M; B&W

FAMILY-DRAMA. D; RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: RIN-TIN-TIN, GEORGE CHESEBORO, STEVE CLARK, ROBERT FRAZER, JACK INGRAM, DENIS MOORE. LOTS OF ACTION AND RIN-TIN-TIN.

 


LEGACY OF BLOOD (AKA: BLOOD LEGACY) 1971-USA; 83M; B&W

HORROR. D: CARL MONSON; C: JOHN CARRADINE, FAITH DOMERGUE, JOHN RUSSELL, MERRT ANDERS, JEFF MORROW, RICHARD DAVALOS. TO CLAIM INHERITANCE, HEIRS TO A FORTUNE MUST SPEND THE NIGHT IN A ‘HAUNTED HOUSE’.

 


LEGEND OF BIG FOOT, THE 1976-USA; 92M; COLOR

HORROR. EDITED: PAULA LABROT; NARRATOR DARRELL COOPER. DOCUMENTARY ON SIGHTING OF BIG FOOT WITH ACTUAL FOOTAGE.

 


LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER 1949-USA; 69M; B&W

WESTERN. C: CLAYTON MOORE, JAY SLIVERHEELS. THE STORY OF HOW THE LONE RANGER ORIGINATED AND ABOUT HIS FIGHT AGAINST THE CAVANDISH GANG.

 


LEGEND OF VALENTINO, THE 1975-USA; 95M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: MELVILLE SHAVELSON; C: FRANCO NERO, SUZANNE PLESHETTE, JUDD HIRSCH, YVETTE MIMIEUX. ROMANTICISED VERSION OF THE LIFE OF RUDOLPH VALENTINO, THE LEGENDARY SILENT FILM STAR. THOUROUGHLY ENJOYABLE.

 


LET’S GET TOUGH 1942-USA; 62M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WALLACE FOX; C: EAST SIDE KIDS. THE BOYS ENCOUNTER ORIENTAL INTRIGUE AS THEY TRY TO UNDERMINE THE BLACK DRAGON SOCIETY OUT TO OVERTHROW THE U.S. GOVERNMENT.

 


LETS SING AGAIN 1936-USA; 74M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: BOBY BREEN, HENRY ARMETTA, GEORGE HOUSTON. A YOUNG ORPHAN RUNS AWAY TO JOIN A TRAVELLING SHOW AND IS TAKEN UNDER THE WING OF A FADING OPERA STAR. THE BOY LEARNS TO SING AND EVENTUALLY TAKES NEW-YORK BY STORM.

 


LETTER OF INTRODUCTION 1938-USA; 102M; B&W

DRAMA. D: JOHN M. STAHL; C: ADOLPHE MENJOU, ANDRA LEEDS, EDGAR BERGEN, GEORGE MURPHY, EVE ARDEN, ANN SHERIDAN, CHARLIE MCCARTHY. SMOOTH TALE OF A STRUGGLING YOUNG ACTRESS ( LEEDS) WHO IS ENCOURAGED IN HER CAREER BY AN AGEING STAR, (MENJOU) WHOM SHE DOES NOT KNOW IS REALLY HER FATHER. ENTERTAINING WITH GOOD PERFORMANCES FROM EXCELLENT CAST.

 


LIGHTIN’ BILL CARSON 1936-USA; 71M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; TIM MCCOY. A U.S. MARSHALL PURSUES THE BROTHER OF THE GIRL HE LOVES.

 


LIGHT OF THE WESTERN STARS, THE 1940-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: VICTOR FORY, RUSSELL HAYDEN, JO ANN SAYERS, MORRIS ANKRUM. A PRIM AND PROPER ENGLISH WOMAN GOES WEST AND FALLS FOR A DRUNKARD.

 


LIGHT OF OLD SANTA FE 1944-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: FRANK MCDONALD’ C: ROY ROGERS, DLAE EVANS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, BOB NOLAN, THE SONS OF THE PIONEERS. ROY RESCUES A BEAUTIFUL RODEO OWNER FROM BANKRUPTCY, AS A RIVAL OWNER TRIES TO SABOTAGE HER OPERATION.

 


L’IL ABNER 1940-USA; 78M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ALBVERT S. ROGELL; C: BUSTER KEATON, GRANVILLE OWEN, MARTHA O’ DRISCOLL. AL CAPP’S DOGPATCH COMIC STRIP IS BROUGHT TO LIFE.

 


LIL’ SCRATCH 1973-USA; 89M; COLOR

FAMILY-ADVENTURE. D: LARRY JONES. A MAN SETS OUT FOR AN ADVENTURE IN THE FOREST AND ENCOUNTERS A LOT OF WILDLIFE. HE COMES UPON AN ORPHAN BEAR CUB THAT HE NAMES SCRATCH. HE AND HIS DOG, HOMER, MAKE THE CUB PART OF THEIR LIVES.

 


LITTLE DOG LOST (AKA: POCO) 1977-USA; 88M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: DWIGHT BROOKS; C: CHILL WILLS, MICHELLE ASHBURN, JOHN STEADMAN. THE STORY OF POCO, A SHAGGY LITTLE DOG WHO TRAVEL ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO SEARCH FOR THE YOUNG GIRL THAT OWNS HIM, AFTER BEING SEPERATED IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.

 


LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY 1936-USA ; 62M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: JOHN CROMWELL; C: AUBREY SMITH, FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW, MICKEY ROONEY. A WELL-CAST PRODUCTION OF THIS CLASSIC TALE OF AN AMERICAN BOY WHO TURNS OUT TO BE THE LONG-LOST HEIR OF A BRITISH FORTUNE. HE IS SENT TO LIVE WITH THE COLD, UNSENTIMENTAL LORD, WHO OVERSEES THE TRUST. CHARMING AND AFFECTING ENTERTAINMENT. A TRUE HEARTWARMER.

 


LITTLE MEN 1940-USA; 84M; B&W

DRAMA. D: NORMAN Z. MCLOUD; C: KAY FRANCIS, GEORGE BANCROFT, JACK OAKIE, JIMMY LYDON, ANN GILLIS, CHARLES DESMOND, WILLIAM DEMAREST. THE CONTINUATION OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S ‘LITTLE WOMEN’’. JO MARCH (FRANCIS) MARRIES HER PROFESSOR AND RUNS AN UNCONVENTIONAL BOYS SCHOOL. THERE, A YOUNG BOY (LYDON) LEARNS ALL ABOUT CON MEN (OAKIE).

 


LITTLE MOON & JUD MCGRAW 1978-USA; 92M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: BERNARD GIRARD; C: JAMES CAAN, SAMMY DAVIS JR, STEFANIE POWERS, ALDO RAY. A WRONGED INDIAN WOMAN AND A FRAMED COWPOKE TAKE THEIR REVENGE ON A SMALL, CORRUPT TOWN, DESTROYING IT OVERNIGHT.

 


LITTLE PRINCESS, THE 1939-USA ; 94M ; COLOR

FAMILY. D: WALTER LANG; C: SHIRLEY TEMPLE, RICHARD GREENE, ANITA LOUISE, IAN HUNTER, CESA ROMERO, ARTHUR TREACHER. THE STORY OF A LITTLE RICH GIRL IN VICTORIAN LONDON, WHO DOESN’T BELIEVE THAT HER MISSING ARMY OFFICER FATHER IS REALLY DEAD. FROM THE BOOK BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. AMAZINGLY EFFECTIVE AND ENJOYABLE FOR ALL AGES.

 


LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE, THE 1936-USA; 59M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES LAMONT; C: DICKIE MOORE, FRANK COGHLAN JR, ANN DORAN. A TEENAGER IS SENT TO THE REFORMATORY AFTER TROUBLES IN HIGH SCHOOL.

 


LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE 1960-USA ; 77M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: ROGER CORMAN; C: JACK NICHOLSON, JONATHAN HAZE, JACKIE JOSEPH, MEL WELLES. ONE OF CORMAN’S BEST FILMS. A MAN WORKING IN A CITY FLORIST SHOP WHO UNKNOWINGLY CULTIVATES AN INTELLIGENT PLANT THAT DEMANDS HUMAN MEAT FOR SUSTENANCE. HILARIOUS, UNPRETENTIOUS FARCE.

 


LITTLE TOUGH GUY 1938-USA; 63M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HAROLD YOUNG; C: BILLY HALOP, MAJORIE MAIN. CONVICT’S SON GETS IN WITH THE BAD CROWD AND END UP IN THE REFORMATORY.

 


LOCAL BAD MAN, THE 1932-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN.OTTO BROWER; C: HOOT GIBSON, SALLY BLANE, EDWARD PIEL, EDWARD HEARN, JACK CLIFFORD, SKEETER BILL ROBBINS, HOOPER ATCHLEY. TWO CROOKED BANKERS PLAN TO ROB THEIR OWN EXPRESS SHIPMENT AND BLAME THEIR DRIVER.

 


LONELY WIVES 1931-USA; 90M; B&W

EROTIC-COMEDY. D: RUSSELL MACK; C: EDWARD EVERETT HORTON, PATSY RUTH MILLER, LAURA LA PLANTE, ESTHER RALSTON, SPENCER CHARTERS. MAUDE EBURNE. FUNNY SEX FARCE INVOLVING MISTAKEN IDENTITY.

 


LOOK OUT SISTER 1948-USA; 67M; B&W

SATIRE-MUSICAL. D: BUD POLLARD; C: LOUIS JORDAN, SUZETTE HARBIN, MONTE HAWLEY. JORDON AND AN ALL-BLACK CAST STAR IN THIS MUSICAL SATIRE OF WESTERNS.

 


LOST CITY, THE 1934-USA; 74M; B&W

HORROR. D: HARRY REVIER; C: KANE RICHMOND, WILLIAM BOYD, GABBY HAYES. THE FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL. A MAD SCIENTIST PLANS TO CONQUER THE WORLD WITH A MAN MADE DISASTER.

 


LOST HONEYMOON, THE 1947-USA; 71M; B&W

COMEDY. D: LEIGH JASON; C: FRANCHOT TONE, ANN RICHARDS, FRANCES RAFFERTY, UNA O’ CONNOR, WINSTON SEVERN, TOM CONWAY, ADELE DAVENPORT, CLARENCE KOLB. AMNESIAC TONE DISCOVERS HE IS THE FATHER OF TWO CHILDREN.

 


LOST JUNGLE, THE 1934-USA; 65M; B&W

ACTION. D: DAVE HOWARD, ARMAND SCHAEFER; C: CLYDE BEATTY. THE FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL ANIMAL TRAINER BEATTY, BATTLE JUNGLE TREASURE SEEKERS.

 


LOST WORLD, THE (SILENT) 1925-USA; 68M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: HARRY HOYT; C: BESSIE LOVE, WALLACE BEERY, LEWIS STONE, LLOYD HUGHES. STILL-EXCITING SILENT VERSION OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE’S CLASSIC ADVENTURE STORY WHICH FEATURES THE ECCENTRIC PALEONTOLOGIST PROFESSOR CHALLENGER, WELL PLAYED BY BEERY. THE PLOT CONCERNS A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO SOUTH AMERICA, WHERE PREHISTORIC CREATURES ARE DISCOVERED LIVING ON A DESOLATE PLATEAU. NATURALLY, THE EXPLORERS DECIDE TO TAKE BRONTOSAURUS BACK TO LONDON WITH THEM, WHERE IT RUNS AMOK IN THE STREETS. AN AMBITIOUS PRODUCTION, IT IS REMARKABLE FOR IT’S SPECIAL EFFECTS OF RECREATING THE PREHISTORIC BEAST BY WILLIS O’ BRIEN, WHO LATER CREATED ‘KING KONG.’ INTERESTING AS FILM HISTORY AND ENORMOUSLY ENTERTAINING DESPITE ITS AGE.

 


LOVE AFFAIR 1939-USA; 87M; B&W

ROMANCE, FAMILY. D: LEO MCCAREY; C: CHARLES BOYER, IRENE DUNNE, MARIA OUSPENSKAYA, LEE BOWMAN, ASTRIDALLWYN. WITTY ROMANTIC FILM OF A SHIPBOARD ROMANCE BEGUN ON A TRANS-ALANTIC CROSSING. IT IS CONTINUED ON SHORE DESPITE MANY INTERRUPTIONS. MISUNDERSTANDINGS, AND EVEN PHYSICAL ACCIDENTS. TOUCHING ACTING BY BOYER AND DUNNE. SUPERIOR DIRECTION.

 


LOVE IS FOREVER (AKA: PASSION AND VALOR) 1983-USA ; 100M ; COLOR

ROMANCE. D: HALL BARTLETT; C: MICHAEL LANDON, PRISCILLA PRESLEY, MOIRA CHEN, JURGEN PROCHNOW, EDWARD WOODWARG. CONTROVERSIAL DRAMATISATION OF JOURNALIST JOHN EVERINGHAM’S HERALDED RESCUE OF HIS LAOTAIN GIRLFRIEND FOLLOWING THE COMMUNIST TAKEOVER OF HER COUNTRY. FILM WAS PRODUCED BY LANDON, WHO ALSO TOOK SOME ROLE IN DIRECTING.

 


LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY HARDY 1946-USA ; 93M ; B&W

COMEDY-ROMANCE. D: WILLIS BOLDBECK; C: MICKEY ROONEY, LEWIS STONE, SARA HADEN. ANDY COMES BACK FROM MILITARY SERVICE AND PURSUES ROMANCE IN THIS ALL-TIME FAVOURITE COMEDY SERIES.

 


LOVE TAKES FLIGHT 1937-USA; 72M; B&W

DRAMA. D: CONRAD NAGEL; C: BRUCE CABOT, ASTRID ALLWYN, BEATRICE ROBERTS, BILL ELLIOT, EDWIN MAXWELL, JOHN SHEEHAN, GRADY SUTTON, HARRY TYLER. A PILOT FINDS HIMSELF WITH A FILM CAREER.

 


LOVERS AND LOLLIPOPS 1956-USA; 80M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MORRIS ENGEL; C: CATHY DUNN, R. ORKIN, LORI MARCH. WIDOW WORRIES WHETHER HER YOUNG DAUGHTER WILL ACCEPT A NEW SUITOR. GOOD PERFORMANCE.

 


LUCKY TEXAN 1934-USA; 52M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, BARBARA SHELDON, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES GOOD MINER, WAYNE AND HAYES, STRIKE IT RICH. BEFORE THEY CAN CASH IN THEIR CLAIM, GABBY IS FALSELY ACCUSED OF ROBBERY AND MURDER. THE DUKE RIDES TO HIS AID. GOOD FUN FOR WAYNE FANS.

 


LUMBERJACK 1944-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SLEANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD. HOP-A-LONG CASSIDY CATCHES A BAND OF OUT OUTLAWS IN LUMBER COUNTRY.

 


LYING LIPS 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: OSCAR MICHEAUX; C: EDNA MAE HARRIS, CARMEN NEWSOME, EARL JONES, AMANDA RANDOLPH. A NIGHT CLUB SINGER IS FRAMED FOR MURDER AND SENT TO PRISON ONLY TO BE PROVEN INNOCENT BY HER DETECTIVE BOYFRIEND.



MADE FOR EACH OTHER 1939-USA ; 92M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: JOHN CROMWELL; C: CAROLE LOMBARD, JAMES STEWART, CHARLES COBURN, LUCILLE WATSON, WARD BOND. YOUNG NEWLYWEDS (STEWART AND LOMBARD) STRUGGLE TO ENDURE THE PRESSURES OF CAREER, POVERTY, ILLNESS, AND PARENTHOOD ONLY TO BE FACED WITH THE NEAR DEATH OF THEIR INFANT SON. FINE ACTING. POWERFUL.

 


MAD MONSTER, THE 1942-USA; 72M; B&W

HORROR. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: GEORGE ZUCCO, JOHNNY DOWNS, ANNE NEAGLE, SARAH PADDEN, GLENN STRANGE. A MAD SCIENTIST (ZUCCO) CHANGES HIS ASSISTANT INTO A WOLFMAN. HE UNLEASHES HIS CREATION ON THE OTHER SCIENTISTS ATTEMPTING TO OUST HIM FROM HIS POSITION. SOON THE MONSTER IS OUT OF CONTROL AND ONLY A REPORTER ( DOWNS) AND THE MAD SCIENTIST’S DAUGHTER (NAGEL) HAVE A CHANCE OF STOPPING THE MONSTER. TENSE AND ATMOSPHERIC, AND A PERENNIAL CULT FAVORITE.

 


MAGIC SWORD 1962-USA; 80M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: BERT I. GORDON; C: BASIL RATHBONE, ESTELLE WINWOOD, GARY LOCKWOOD, ANNE HELM, LIAM SULLIAN, JACQUES GALLO. ENTERTAINING AND HILARIOUS SWASHBUCKLER WITH SPOOFY TONE AND LOTS OF SPECIAL EFFECTS. YOUNG KNIGHT LOCKWOOD SETS OUT TO RESCUE THE BEAUTIFUL PRINCESS HELM, WHO’S BEEN KIDNAPPED BY AN EVIL SORCERER (RATHBONE). HE SLAYS THE EVIL ORGE AND A DRAGON, AND BESTS THE WICKED SORCERER TO WIN THE HAND OF THE FAIR PRINCESS. RATHBONE IS GREAT AS THE EVIL SORCERER, RELISHING HIS FOUL DEEDS EAGERLY PLANNING NEW TRANSGRESSIONS.

 


MAGNIFICENT ROGUE 1947-USA; 74M; B&W

COMEDY-DRAMA. D: ALBERT S. ROGELL; C: WARREN DOUGLAS, LYNNE ROBERTS, GERALD MOHR, STEPHANIE BACHELOR, ADELE MARA. WHILE HER HUSBAND IS FIGHTING AT WWII A YOUNG WIFE ESTABLISHES HER OWN ADVERTISING AGENCY. THE BUSINESS IS A SUCCESS YET PROBLEMS ARISE WHEN HER HUSBAND RETURNS HOME AND EXPECTS HER TO CARRY ON AS A HOUSEWIFE.

 


MAKE A WISH 1937-USA; 76M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: BOBY BREEN, BASIL RATHBONE. A BROADWAY COMPOSER IS HAVING TROUBLE WITH WRITING HIS NEW MUSICAL WHEN HE MEETS A CHILD SINGING PRODIGY AT SUMMER CAMP.

 


MANDARIN MURDER MYSTERY, THE 1936-USA; 54M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: RALPH STAUB; C: EDDIE QUILLAN, CHARLOTTE HENRY, RITA LE ROY, WADE BOTELER, FRANKLIN PANGBORN, GEORGE IRVING. FAMOUS SLEUTH ELLERY QUEEN SOLVES LOCKED-ROOM MURDER PUZZLE AND RECOVERS STOLEN STAMP WORTH $50.000.

 


MANFISH 1956-USA; 76M; COLOR

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: W. LEE WILDER; C: JOHN BROMFIELD, LON CHANEY, VICTOR JORY, BARBARA NICHOLAS. TWO MEN VENTURE OUT IN A BOAT, THE MANFISH, TO HUNT FOR SUNKEN TREASURE IN THE CARIBBEAN. ONLY ONE SURVIVES THE TRIP AS GREED DESTROYS. THE OTHER VARIATION OF TWO EDGAR ALLEN POE STORIES, ‘GOLD BUG’ AND THE TELL-TALE HEART’.

 


MAN FROM CHEYENNE, THE 1942-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GALE STROM, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, SALLY PAYNE. ROY CATCHES RUSTLERS WHO HAVE BEEN STEALING GOVERNMENT BEEF AND TERRORISING HIS TOWN.

 


MAN FROM HELL’S EDGE, THE 1932-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, NACY DREXEL, JULIAN RIVERO, ROBERT E. HOMANS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES. AN INNOCENT COWBOY ESCAPES FROM JAIL AND BRINGS THE REAL OUTLAW TO JUSTICE, AFTER SAVING THE LIFE OF THE SHERIFF AND BECOMING HIS DEPUTY.

 


MAN FROM UTAH, THE 1934-USA; 52M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, POLLY ANN YOUNG, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, YAKIMA CANUTT. WAYNE IS A LAWMAN WHO GOES UNDERCOVER TO CATCH SOME CROOK USING A RODEO TO CHEAT UNSUSPECTING COWBOYS.

 


MANHATTAN MERRY GO-ROUND 1938-USA; 80M; B&W

ROMANCE. D CHARLES RIESNER; C: PHIL REGAN, ANN DVORAK, LEO CARRILLO, JAMES GLEASON. A GANGSTER TAKES OVER A RECORDING COMPANY. ROMANTIC SUBPLOT WITH MUSICAL PERFORMANCS BY THE LEGENDARY CAB CALLOWAY, LOUIS PRIMA, GENE AUTRY, AND THEKAY THOMPSON SINGERS, JUST TO NAME A FEW.

 


MANIAC (AKA: SEX MANIAC) 1934-USA; 52M; B&W

HORROR. D: DWAIN ESPER; C: BILL WOODS, HORACE CARPENTER, TED EDWARDS, PHYLLIS DILLER, THEO RAMSEY, JENNY DARK. A LUNATIC ACTOR MURDERS A MAD DOCTOR AND ASSUMES HIS IDENTITY. HIGH POINTS INCLUDE A PASSIONATE SOLILOQUY ON INSANITY, PULLING OUT A CAT’S EYE AND EATING IT, AND A CLIMATIC FIGHT BETWEEN TWO WOMEN ARMED WITH HYPODERMIC NEEDLES.

 


MAN IN THE ATTIC 1954-USA; 82M; B&W

THRILLER. D: HUGO FREGONESE; C: JACK PALANCE, CONSTANCE GINTH, BYRON PALMAR. IN THIS REMAKE OF THE ‘LODGER’, LONDON IS TERRIFIED OF A HOMICIDAL MANIAC. PALANCE IS EXCELLENT.

 


MAN OF THE FRONTIER (AKA: RED RIVER VALLEY) 1936-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: B. REEVES ‘BREEZY’ EASON; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTE, FRANCES GRANT. AUTRY IS AN UNDERCOVER AGENT OUT TO STOP A GANG BENT ON SABOTAGING CONSTRUCTION OF A MUCH NEEDED DAM. VERY ENJOYABLE.

 


MAN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER 1949-USA; 85M; COLOR

PSYCHOLOGICAL-THRILLER. D: BURGESS MEREDITH; C: CHARLES LAUGHTON, FRANCHOT TONE, BURGESS MEREDITH, ROBERT HUTTON, JEAN WALLACE, PATRICIA ROC, WILFRED HYDE-WHITE, BELITA, TAUT PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA FILMED IN PARIS. A POLICE INSPECTOR CRAFTILY BREAKS DOWN THE RESISTANCE OF A MURDERER WHEN EVIDENCE IS LACKING. INTELLIGENT, SUSPENSEFUL FIRST EFFORT BY MEREDITH.

 


MAN’S BEST FRIEND 1935-USA; 51M; B&W

WESTERN. D: EDWARD A. KULL, THOMAS STOREY; C: KANE RICHMOND, FRANK BROWNLEE, PATRICIA CHAPMAN, DOUGLAS HAIG, MARY MACLAREN. RANCHER RESCUES A DOG FROM A TRAP AND IN TURN, IS SAVED BY THE DOG.

 


MAN WHO WALKED ALONE, THE 1945-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. C: DAVE O’ BRIEN. A HITCH-HIKER IS PICKED UP BY A LIGHT HEARTED FAMILY.

 


MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM 1955-USA ; 119 ; B&W

DRAMA. D: OTTO PREMINGER; C: FRANK SINATRA, ELEANOR PARKER, KIM NOVAK, DARREN MCGAVIN. A POWERFUL STORY OF A DRUG ADDICT WHO’S TRYING TO LEAVE HIS POKER-DEALING PAST BEHIND AFTER HE RETURNS HOME FROM PRISON. FROM THE NOVEL BY NELSON ALGREN. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR ART DIRECTION, SET DIRECTION AND MUSIC.

 


MARIE GALANTE 1934-USA; 88M; B&W

SUSPENSE-DRAMA. D: HENRY KING; C: SPENCER TRACY, KETTI GALLIAN, NED SPARKS, HELEN MORGAN, SIG RUMANN, LESLIE FENTON, STEPIN FETCHIT. A FRENCH GIRL STRANDED IN THE CANAL ZONE BECOMES INVOLVED IN INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE. FINE SPY DRAMA AND ROMANCE. TRACY IS STRIKING IN HIS PERFORMANCE AS HE RUNS INTO GALLIAN IN PANAMA (YEARS EARLIER SHE HAD BEEN LEFT THERE AFTER KIDNAPPING). HE FINDS HER MOST HELPFUL IN HIS ATTEMPT TO THWART THE BOMBING OF THE PANAMA CANAL. FROM THE NOVEL BY JACQUES DEVAL. GOOD PRODUCTION VALUES.

 


MARIJUANA 1936-USA; 62M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DWAIN ESPER; C: HARLEY WOOD, HUGH MCARTHUR, PAT CARLYLE, PAUL ELLIS, DOROTHY DEHN, RICHARD ERSKINE. SOME NAIVE, FUN LOVING KIDS PUFF ON THE WEED, OFFERED TO THEM BY A MAN YOU KNOW IS EVIL INCARNATE BECAUSE HE HAS A MOUSTACHE, AND THE RESULT IS NUDE SWIMMING, A DROWNING… AND WORSE! THIS EXPLOITATION MOVIE IS A REAL SCREAM, ALMOST MIND BOGGLING IN IT’S DOPINESS.

 


MARKED TRIALS 1944-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: J.P. MCCARTHY; C: HOOT GIBSON, BOB STEELE. CLUB LEADS GIBSON AND STEELE TO THE GUILTY OUTLAWS.

 


MARK OF ZORRO, THE (SILENT) 1920-USA; 93M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: FRED NIBLO; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR, MARGUERITE DE LA MOTTE, NOAH BERRY. DOUGLAS FAIRBANK THRILLS AUDIENCES WITH HIS SKILLED SWORDPLAY AS THE ROBIN HOOD FIGURE OF OLD SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN THIS ACTION ADVENTURE CLASSIC, HIS FIRST SWASHBUCKLER AND PERHAPS HIS BEST FILM. NON-STOP FUN. ENORMOUS SETS GAVE HIM PLENTY OF ROOM TO SWASHBUCKLE IN.

 


MARK, I LOVE YOU 1980-USA; 92M; COLOR

MELODRAMA. D: GUNNAR HELLSTROM; C: KEVIN DOBSON, JAMES WHITMORE, CASSIE YATES, DANA ELCAR. KEVIN DOBSON IS A PAINTER AND A DISTRAUGHT WIDOWER, CAUGHT IN A BITTER CUSTODY BATTLE WITH HIS LATE WIFE’S PARENT OVER HIS TEN-YEAR OLD SON, FOLLOWING HIS PLANS TO REMARRY AND MOVE OFF TO CALIFORNIA WITH THE BOY. MOVING MELODRAMA.

 


MARRIAGE CIRCLE, THE (SILENT) 1924-USA; 104M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ERNEST LUBITSCH; C: FLORENCE VIDOR, MONTE BLUE, MARIE PREVOST, CREIGHTON HALE, ADOLPHE MENJOU, HARRY MYERS, DALE FULLER, ESTHER RALSTON,. ARGUABLY ERNEST LUBITSCH’S BEST AMERICAN SILENT CLASSIC INFLUENTIAL COMEDY ABOUT THE FLIRTATIONS AND INFIDELITIES OF SEVERAL WELL-TO-DO CHARACTERS IN VIENNA. A PROFESSOR’S WIFE FLIRTS WITH HER BEST FRIEND’S HUSBAND, WHO IN TURN FLIRTS WITH A HANDSOME YOUNG DOCTOR SOPHISTICATED COMEDY, PLAYED WITH GREAT FLAMBOYANCE BY THE ACTORS. REMADE BY LUBITSCH AND GEORGE CUKOR AS THE MUSICAL ‘ONE HOUR WITH YOU’.

 


MARSHALL OF CEDAR ROCK 1953-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY KELLER; C: ALLAN ‘ROCKY’ LANE, PHYLLIS COATES, ROY BARCROFT, WILLIAM HENRY, ROBERT SHAYNE, EDDY WALLER. MARSHALL ROCKY LANE LETS A YOUNG MAN ESCAPE FROM PRISON IN ORDER TO LEAD HIM TO MONEY. THE MONEY APPARENTLY STOLEN IN A BANK ROBBERRY. INSTEAD, THE TRAIL LEADS HIM STRAIGHT INTO A RAILROAD LAND-GRAB SWINDLE.

 


MARSHALL OF MADRID 1971-USA ; 98M ; COLOR

ACTION-WESTERN. D: RICHARD DONNER; C: GLENN FORD, EDGAR BUCHANAN, ED ASNER. EPISODES OF CADE’S COUNTY. SPRAWLING MADRID COUNTY, CALIFORNIA WAS THE SETTING FOR THIS CONTEMPORARY WESTERN/POLICE DRAMA. SHERIFF SAM CADE HUNTS DOWN A MODERN DAY STAGECOACH ROBBER IN THIS EPISODE. THE ROBBER RIDES A HORSE, CARRIES A BAZOOKA AND ROBS ARMOURED VEHICLES.

 


MAYBE I’LL COME HOME IN THE SPRING (AKA: DEADLY DESIRE) 1970-USA; 71M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JOSEPH SARGENT; C: SALLY FIELD, JACKIE COOPER, ELEANOR PARKER, LANE BRADBURY, DAVID CARRADINE, HARRY LAUTER. FILM GOES THROUGH A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF THE MILLER FAMILY. DENISE (FIELD) CAN’T TAKE HOME-LIFE, SO SHE SPLITS AND JOINS A COMMUNE. SHE RETURNS HOME AFTER DISILLUSIONMENT AND DRUG EXPERIENCES HAVE TAKEN THEIR TOLL. LINDA RONSTADT PERFORMS THE SONGS.

 


MCMASTER, THE (AKA: BLOOD CROWD, THE) 1970-USA; 82M; COLOR

ACTION-DRAMA. D: ALF KJELLIN & HAROLD JACOB SMITH; C: BROOK PETERS, BURL IVES, JACK PALANCE, DAVID CARRADINE, JOHN CARRADINE, NANCY KWAN,. AN EX-SLAVE, WHO FOUGHT IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR FOR THE UNION, RETURNS TO HIS SOUTHERN HOMETOWN, WHERE HIS FORMER MASTER BURL IVES MAGNANIMOUSLY GIVES HIM SOME LAND TO FARM. HE CAN’T FIND ANYONE TO WORK FOR HIM UNTIL NATIVE AMERICAN, LED BY DAVID CARRADINE, HELP. BIGOTS, LED BY JACK PALANCE, TRY TO SHUT HIM DOWN.

 


MEDICINE MAN 1930-USA; 66M; B&W

COMEDY-DRAMA. D: SCOOT PEMBROKE; C: JACK BENNY, BETTY BRONSOB, EVA NOVAK, E. ALYN WARREN, ADOLPH MILAR. SMOOTH-TALKING MEDICINE MAN BENNY COMES TO THE AID OF BRANDON AND HER BROTHER, WHO LIVE WITH THE MOST ABUSIVE FATHER IN SCREEN HISTORY.

 


MEDUSA 1974-USA; 103M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: GORDON HESTLER; C; GEORGE HAMILTON, CAMERON MITCHELL, LUCIANNA PALUZZI. A BIZARRE SERIES OF EVENTS OCCUR WHEN AN ABANDONED YACHT IS FOUND ON THE AEGEAN SEA CONTAINING TWO LIFELESS BODIES.

 


MEET JOHN DOE 1941-USA ; 117 ; B&W

DRAMA. D: FRANK CAPRA; C: GARY COOPER, BARBARA STANWYCK, EDWARD ARNOLD, WALTER BRENMAN, SPRING BYINGTON, JAMES GLEASON. AN UNEMPLOYED, DOWN AND OUT MAN IS SELECTED TO REPRESENT THE ‘TYPICAL AMERICAN’ BECAUSE OF HIS HONESTY. UNFORTUNATELY, HE FINDS THAT HE IS BEING USED TO FURTHER THE CAREERS OF CORRUPT POLITICIANS. BARBARA STANWYCK IS THE NEWSPAPERWOMAN WHO FIRST USES HIM AND WITH WHOM HE PREDICTABLY FALLS IN LOVE. NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST WRITING OF AN ORIGINAL STORY.

 


MEET THE BOYFRIEND 1937-USA; 54M; B&W

DRAMA. D: RALPH STAUB; C: CAROL HUGHES. MANGER OF A SINGER TRIES TO KEEP HIM SINGLE.

 


MEET THE MAYOR 1938-USA; 54M; B&W

COMEDY. C: FRANK FAY, RUTH HALL, FRANKLIN PANGBORN, GEORGE MEEKER, ESTHER HOWARD, HALE HAMILTON, NICK COPELAND, BERTON CHURCHILL. A SMALL TOWN ELEVATOR OPERATOR IS THRUST INTO THE MAYORAL RACE.

 


MELODY FOR THREE 1941- USA; 63M; B&W

DRAMA. D; ERLE C. KENTON; C: JEAN HERSHLOT, FAY WRAY. MUSIC TEACHER IS REUNITED WITH HUSBAND BY DR. CHRISTIAN.

 


MEMORIES IN MIND 1977-USA; 84M; COLOR

DRAMA, ROMANCE. D: DAVID WORTH; C: MICHAEL CHRISTIAN, DONNA WILKES, KEENAN WYN. ON THE RUN FROM THE LAW, A DRIFTER SEEKS REFUGE WITH A FARMER AND FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE MAN’S DAUGHTER.

 


MICKEY 1948-USA; 87M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: RALPH MURPHY; C: LOIS BUTLER, BILL GOODWIN. A TOMBOY BECOMES A WOMAN EVEN AS SHE PLAYS MATCHMAKER FOR HER OWN FATHER AND SINGS A FEW SONGS. BASED ON THE NOVEL ‘CLEMENTINE’ BY PEGGY GOODIN.

 


MIDNIGHT LIMITED 1940-USA; 61M; B&W

MYSTERY-CRIME. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: JOHN KING, MAJORIE REYNOLDS, GEROGE CLEVELAND, EDWARD KEANE, PAT FLAHERTY, MONTY COLLINS, I. STANFORD JOLLEY. A RAILROAD DETECTIVE SETS OUT TO THWART THE CRIMINALS WHO WOULD ROB THE ‘MIDNIGHT LIMITED’ TRAIN ON IT’S ROUTE FROM NEW YORK TO MONTREAL.

 


MILKYWAY, THE 1936-USA; 89M; B&W

COMEDY. D: LEO MCCAREY; C: HAROLD LLOYD, ADOLPHE MENJOU, HELEN MACK. A MILKMAN ACCIDENTLY KNOCKS OUT MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION. SCHEMING FIGHT PROMOTER RECRUITS HIM. ONE OF LLYOD’S BEST COMEDIES.

 


MILLIE 1931-USA; 80M; B&W

CRIME-MELODRAMA. D: JOHN FRANCIS DILLON; C: HELEN TWELVETREES, ROBERT AMES, LILYAN TASHMAN, JOAN BLONDELL, PETER HALLIDAY, JAMES HALL, ANITA LOUISE, FRANK MCHUGH. A DIVORCEE WHO WANTS EVERY MAN BUT THE ONE WHO WANTS HER DAUGHTER. WHEN HE IGNORES HER WARNINGS TO LEAVE THE DAUGHTER ALONE, SHE KILLS HIM.

 


MILLION DOLLAR KID 1944-USA; 65M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: WALACE FOX; C: EAST SIDE KIDS, GABRIEL DELL. THE KIDS STRAIGHTEN OUT A MILLIONAIRE’S SON WHO HAS CHOSEN A LIFE OF CRIME.

 


MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND 1948-USA; 72M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: GENE RAYMOND; C: GENE RAYMOND, FRANCIS LEDERER, STEPHANIE PAULL (OSA MASSEN), ROBERT WARWICK, JAMES CROWN. GOOD MYSTERY STORY WITH RECOGNISABLE CAST. STOCKBROKER STEALS FIRM’S MONEY AND HEADS FOR HAWAII, WHERE COMPLICATIONS SNOWBALL.

 


MINESWEPER 1943-USA; 66M; B&W

DRAMA. D; WILLIAM BERKE; C: RICHARD ARLEN, CHARLES BROWN, CHICK CHANDLER, EMMA DUNN. A DISGRACED NAVAL OFFICER REDEEMS HIMSELF, AS HE SACRIFICES HIS LIFE TO DEFUSE A NEW KIND OF ENEMY BOMB.

 


MISSION : MONTE CARLO 1975-USA ; 96M ; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: BASIL DEARDEN, ROY WARD BAKER; C: ROGER MOORE, TONY CURTIS, SUSAN GEORGE, ANNETTE ANDRE, ALFRED MARKS, LAURENCE NAISMITH. AN EPISODE FROM THE TELEVISION SERIES “THE PERSUADERS,” WHEREIN OUR TWO VACATIONING ADVENTURERS DISCOVER A GIRL’S DROWNED BODY AND TRY TO SOLVE THE CASE.

 


MISSOURI TRAVELLER, THE 1958-USA ; 105 ; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JERRY HOPPER; C: BRANDON DE WILDE, LEE MARVIN, GARY MERRILL, MARY HOSFORD, PAUL FORD. EARNEST STORY OF ORPHANED YOUTH FINDING NEW ROOTS IN SOUTHERN COUNTRY TOWN IN 1910S. HE PROVIDES FOR HIMSELF BY TRAINING RACEHORSES.

 


MISS V FROM MOSCOW 1943-USA; 70M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ALBERT HERMAN; C: LOLA LANE, NOEL MADISON, HOWARD BANKS. A RUSSIAN SPY IMPERSONATES A GERMAN SPY IN PARIS. HILARIOUSLY INEPT PROPAGANDA PIECE, SINCE THE COLD WAR IT HAS BEEN RETITLED ‘INTRIGUE IN PARIS’.

 


MITCHELL 1975-USA; 97M; COLOR

ACTION-THRILLER. D: ANDREW V. MCLAGLEN; C: JOE DON BAKER, LINDA EVANS, JOHN SAXON, MARTIN BALSA, MERLIN OSLEN. BAKER PLAYS A TOUGH COP WHOSE SINGLE-MINDED PURSUIT OF A DRUG DEALER LEADS TO EXPECTED ACTION AND VIOLENCE WHILE BATTLING CORRUPTION IN LOS ANGELES. WELL DIRECTED ACTIONER.

 


MOB WAR 1988-USA; 96M; COLOR

ACTION, CRIME DRAMA. D: J. CHRISTIAN INGVORDSEN; C: JOHN STUMPER, JAKE LAMOTTA, DAVID HENRY KELLER, JOHN CHRISTIAN. MOB BOSS WALACE HIRES PUBLIC RELATIONS MOGUL, STUMPER, TO IMPROVE HIS IMAGE, SPARKING A WAR BETWEEN RIVAL MOB FAMILIES. JAKE LAMOTTA (ON WHOM ‘RAGING BULL WAS BASED) IS EXCELLENT AS THE GODFATHER. MOB HITS AND CAR CHASES SATISFY ACTION FANS.

 


MOHAWK 1956-USA; 114M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: SCOTT BRADY, NEVILLE BRAND, RITA GAM, LORI NELSON, ALLISON HAYES. TED DE CORSIA. RAMPAGING INDIANS ARE OUT TO KILL SETTLERS. THE INDIAN UPRISING IS STOPPED BY A PEACE LOVING MAN AND HIS SQUAW.

 


MOLLY AND ME 1945-USA; 76M; B&W

COMEDY. D: LEWIS SEILER; C: GRACIE FIELDS, RODDY MCDOWALL, MONTY WOOLEY. WARM HEARTED COMEDY OF HOUSEKEEPER WHO STRAIGHTENS OUT HER EMPLOYEE’S LIFE. WELL PLAYED BY FINE CAST.

 


MONEY MEANS NOTHING 1934-USA; 64M; B&W

ROMANCE, COMEDY. D: WILLIAM CHRISTIE CABANNE; C: WALLACE FORD, GLORIA SHEA, BETTY BLUTHE, EDGAR KENNEDY. TYRE SALESMAN IS ACCUSED OF HIJACKING A SHIPMENT OF TYRES TO SUPPORT HIS WIFE’S PREVIOUS EXPENSIVE LIFESTYLE. HE HAS TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE.

 


MONK, THE 1969-USA; 74M; COLOR

ACTION/COMEDY. D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: GEORGE MAHRIS, JANET LEIGH, RICK JASON, CARL BETZ. THIS PRIVATE EYE SERIES PILOT WAS DEVELOPED BY BLAKE EDWARDS, TRYING TO RECAPTURE THE GLORY OF HIS EARLIER; PETER GUNN AND MR. LUCKY. A GUNSHOE NAMED MONK IS SOMEWHAT EMBARRASSED AFTER FINDING HIMSELF THE PRIME SUSPECT IN THE MURDER OF AN UNDERWORLD ATTORNEY WHO HAS HIRED HIM TO GUARD A VALUABLE ENVELOPE CONTAINING INCRIMINATING EVIDENCE OF A SYNDICATE BIGWIG.

 


MONSOON (AKA: ISLE OF FORGOTTEN SINS) 1946-USA; 76M; B&W

ACTION. D: EDGAR G. ULMER; C: JOHN CARRADINE, GALE SONDERGAARD, FRANK FENTON, TALA BIRELL. TWO RIVALS FIGHT OVER A TREASURE HIDDEN IN A LAGOON.

 


MONSTER MAKER 1944-USA; 65M; B&W

HORROR, SCI-FI. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: J. CARROL NAISH, RALPH MORGAN, TALA BIRELL, WANDA MCKAY, TERRY FROST, GLEN STRANGE. A MAD SCIENTIST INJECTS A MUSICIAN WITH A DISEASE THAT GROSSLY DISFIGURES HIM IN AN ATTEMPT TO WIN OVER THE PIANIST’S DAUGHTER AND EXTORT MONEY. FLAWLESS PERFORMANCES BY THE ACTORS, GLEN STRANGE WOULD GO ON TO PLAY FRANKENSTEIN IN THREE UNIVERSAL PICTURES.

 


MONSTER WALKS, THE (AKA: MONSTER WALKED) 1932-USA; 64M; B&W

HORROR. THRILLER. D: FRANK STRAYER; C: REX LEASE, VERA REYNOLDS, SHELDON LEWIS, WILLIE EAST, MISCHA AUER. HAUNTED-HOUSE THRILLER, GOOD FUN, HEIRESS IS MARKED FOR DEATH BY A PARALYSED UNCLE. HE PLANS TO BLAME IT ON AN APE IN THE CELLAR.

 


MONTE CARLO NIGHTS 1934-USA; 62M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: MARY BRIAN, JOHN DARROW, KATE CAMPBELL, ROBERT FRAZER, ASTRID ALLWYN, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES. A YOUNG MAN FAKES HIS DEATH TO ESCAPE A MURDER CONVICTION. HE HEADS FOR THE RIVIERA TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE.

 


MOOCH GOES TO HOLLYWOOD 1970-USA; 51M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: RICHARD ERDMAN; C: JIM BACKUS, VINCENT PRICE, ZSA ZSA GABOR, JILL ST. JOHN, PHYLLIS DILLER, MICKEY ROONEY. A ZANY, SLAPSTICK COMIC FARCE, WHERE A CUDDLY DOG WOWS HOLLYWOOD AND ITS STARS.

 


MOONFIRE 1970-USA; 107M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: MICHAEL PARKHURST; C: RICAHRD EGAN, CHARLES NAPIER, SONNY LISTON, JOAQUIN MARTINEZ. A TRUCKER UNKNOWINGLY BECOMES INVOLVED IN A BLACKMAIL PLOT.

 


MOON OVER HARLEM 1939-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: EDGAR G. ULMER; C: BUD HARRIS, CORA GREEN, EARL GOUGH, IZINETTA WILCOX. GANGSTERS THREATEN THE PUSHCART PEDDLERS AND A GIRL IS FALSELY ACCUSED OF MAKING ADVANCES ON HER STEP-FATHER IN THIS DRAMATIC BLACK DRAMA.

 


MOON OF THE WOLF 1972-USA; 74M; COLOR

HORROR/THRILLER, MADE-FOR-TV. D: DANIEL PETRIE; C: DAVID JANSSEN, BARBARA RUSH, BRADFORD DILLMAN, JOHN BERADINO, GEOFFREY LEWIS, ROYAL DANO. A WOMAN’S BODY IS FOUND IN A SMALL LOUISIANA TOWN IN BAYOU COUNTRY, SHE FIRST APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN KILLED BY DOGS, BUT WAS MURDERED. JANSEN, THE SHERIFF, SEARCHES FOR THE CRAZED KILLER AND BECOMES CONVINCED THAT HE’S CHASING A MODERN DAY WEREWOLF. ADAPTED FROM THE BOOK BY LESLIE H. WHITTEN.

 


MOST DANGEROUS GAME, THE 1932-USA; 63M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: ERNEST B. SHOEDSACK; C: IRVING PICHEL, JOEL MCCREA, FAY WRAY, LESLIE BANK, ROBERT ARMSTRONG, NOBLE JOHNSON. VIVID TELLING OF RICHARD CONNELL’S FAMOUS, OFT-FILMED STORY ABOUT A MEGALOMANIAC NAMED COUNT ZAROFF WHO HUNTS HUMAN BEINGS ON HIS REMOTE ISLAND. THE FILM WAS MADE AT THE SAME TIME AS ‘ KING KONG’ AND UTILISES THE SAME SETS, SAME TECHNICAL STAFF, AND MOST OF THE SAME CAST. THE ORIGINAL IS STILL THE STANDARD TO MEASURE ALL THE OTHERS BY. POWERFUL, NON STOP ACTION.

 


MR. IMPERIUM 1951-USA; 87M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: DON HARTMAN; C: DEBBY REYNOLDS, LANA TURNER, ENGLO PINZA, MAJORIE MAIN, BARRY SULLIVAN. A HOLLYWOOD STAR RENEWS HER ROMANCE WITH A KING.

 


MR. MOTO’S LAST WARNING 1939-USA; 71M; B&W

THRILLER. D: NORMAN FOSTER; C: PETER LORRE, GEORGE SANDERS, RICARDO CORTEZ, JOHN CARRADINE, VIRGINA FIELD. THE CORPSES PILE UP AS THE SLEUTH RACES TO STOP THE KILLER FROM BLOWING UP THE FRENCH FLEET AT THE SUEZ CANAL. EXCITING STORY.

 


MR. ROBINSON CRUSOE 1932-USA; 70M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: EDWARD SUTHERLAND; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR, WILLIAM FARNUM. GREAT FUN IN THIS LIVELY ADVENTURE OF A MAN WHO BETS HE CAN SURVIVE ON A DESERT ISLAND FOR ONE YEAR.

 


MR. WISE GUY 1942-USA; 70M; B&W

ACTION. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: EAST SIDE KIDS. THE KIDS BREAK OUT OF A REFORM SCHOOL TO SAVE A PAL’S BROTHER FROM THE ELECTRIC CHAIR.

 


MR. WRONG DETECTIVE 1938-USA; 70M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: BORIS KARLOFF, GRANT WITHERS, MAXINE JENNINGS. A DETECTIVE WORKS TO SOLVE MURDER COMMITTED WITH POISON GAS. THE KILLERS IDENTITY IS A REAL SURPRISE.

 


MR. WONG IN CHINA TOWN 1939-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: BORIS KARLOFF, GRANT WITHERS, MAJORIE REYNOLDS. A DETECTIVE INVESTIGATES THE MURDER OF A CHINESE PRINCESS.

 


MURDER AT MIDNIGHT 1931- USA; 69M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: FRANK STRAYER; C: ALICE WHITE, LESLIE FENTON, AILEEN PRINGLE, HALE HAILTON, ROBERT ELLIOTT, CARA BLANDICK, BRANDON HURST. A GAME INVOLVING ENGLISH HIGH SOCIETY TURNS INTO A SERIES OF CUNNINGLY PLANNED MURDERS. YOU’LL NEVER GUESS WHO THE CULPRIT IS.

 


MURDER BY TELEVISION 1935-USA; 55M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: CLIFF SANDFORTH; C: BELA LUGOSI. THE INVENTOR OF TELEVISION EQUIPMENT IS MURDERED AND HIS ASSISTANT IS SUSPECTED.

 


MURDER ON CAMPUS 1934-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: RICHARD THORPE; C; CHARLES STARETT, SHIRELY GREY, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, DEWEY ROBINSON, EDWARD VAN SLOAN, MAURICE BLACK, RUTH HALL. A NEWSPAPERMAN SOLVES THE MURDER OF A COLLEGE STUDENT.

 


MURDER ONCE REMOVED 1971-USA; 78M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: CHARLES S. DUBIN; C: JOHN FORSYTHE, RICHARD KEILEY, BARBARA BAIN, JOSEPH CAMPANELLA. A DEADLY LOVE TRIANGLE INVOLVES A SCHEMING DOCTOR WHO TRIES TO CONVINCE HIS PATIENT’S WEALTHY WIFE TO DUMP HER HUSBAND FOR HIM, AND TOGETHER THEY HATCH THE PERFECT CRIME.

 


MURDER ON FLIGHT 502 1975-USA ; 97M; COLOR

ACTION/SUSPENCE. D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: RALPH BELLAMY, POLLY BERGEN, SONNY BONO, FARRAH FAWCETT-MAJORS, ROBERT STACK, GEORGE MAHARIS, BROOKE ADAMS, LARAINE DAY. A STELLAR CAST, BEING MENACED BY A MANIAC ON A TRANS-ATLANTIC JET WHO HAS MURDERED ONCE AND THREATENS TO KILL AGAIN. ROCK-JAWED ROBERT STACK IS THE STALWART, UNFLAPPABLE PILOT.

 


MURDER ON LENNOX AVENUE 1941-USA; 61M; B&W

ETHNIC CRIME-SUSPENSE. D: ARTHUR DREIFUSS; C: ALBERTA PERKINS, SIDNEY EASTON, ALEC LOVEJOY, DENE LARRY, AUGUSTUS SMITH, ERINE RANSOM, EARL SYDNOR. CLASSIC ALL BLACK MELODRAMA. A DISGRACED LEADER OF THE HARLEM BETTER BUSINESS LEAGUE PLOTS FOUL DEEDS AGAINST THE REFORMER WHO REPLACED HIM, IN A FAST MOVING MELODRAMA.

 


MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS (A.KA. LOVE BOUND) 1932-USA; 60M; B&W

THRILLER, MYSTERY, DRAMA. D; ROBERT F. HILL. C: JACK MULHALL, NATALIE MOORHEAD, MONTEGU LOVE. A CRUISE ON AN OCEAN LINER LEADS TO AN INVESTIGATION OF SEVERAL MURDERS ON BOARD.

 


MURDER WITH MUSIC 1945-USA; 60M; B&W

MUSCIAL, SUSPENSE, MYSTERY. D: GEORGE QUIGLEY; C: DEREK FARR, BOB HOWARD, NOBLE SISSIE, NELLIE HILL. A WRITER, ESTRANGED FROM HIS WIFE, IS BLACKMAILED FOR THE APPARENT DEATH OF HIS GIRLFRIEND.

 


MUTINY 1952-USA; 77M; COLOR

WAR-ACTION. D: EDWARD DMYTRYK; C: MARK STEVENS, ANGELA LANSBURY, PATRIC KNOWLES, GENE EVANS. PATRIOTS ATTEMPT TO RUN THE BRITISH BLOCKADE AND GET GOLD BULLION FROM FRANCE DURING THE WAR OF 1812. SAILORS RIVAL FOR THE ADVENTURESS, LANSBURY. FAST MOVING WARTIME ACTION-ADVENTURE.

 


MUTINY IN THE BIG HOUSE 1939-USA; 83M; B&W

DRAMA. D; WILLIAM NIGH; C: CHARLES BICKFORD, BARTON MACLANE, PAT LANE. A MAN IS SENT TO PRISON FOR WRITING A BAD TEN DOLLAR CHECK AND MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN SEEKING SALVATION WITH THE PRISON CHAPLIN OR TOUGHING IT OUT WITH HARDENED CONVICT.

 


MY DEAR SECRETARY 1948-USA; 95M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES MARTIN: C: KIRK DOUGLAS, LARAINE DAY, KEENAN WYNN, RUDY VALEE. A POPULAR NOVELIST IS LESS INTERESTED IN WRITING THAN IN FUN AND HIS NEW SECRETARY. COMEDY WITH WYNN STEALING THE SHOW.

 


MY FAVOURITE BRUNETTE 1947-USA ; 89M ; B&W

COMEDY. D: ELLIOTT NUGENT; C: BOB HOPE, DOROTHY LAMOUR, PETER LORRE, LON CHANEY. BOB HOPE PLAYS A BABY PHOTOGRAPHER WHO WORKS IN THE SAME OFFICE BUILDING AS THE GREAT SAM MCCLOUD, DETECTIVE. WHEN MCCLOUD GOES OUT OF TOWN ON A TRIP, BOB GETS MIXED UP IN A MYSTERY WITH A BEAUTIFUL GIRL, AS SHE MISTAKES HIM FOR MCCLOUD. HE CONTINUES THE DISGUISE AND ALMOST GOES TO THE GAS CHAMBER AFTER BEING FRAMED IN THE MURDER OF AN ALLY OF THE GOOD GUYS. HILARIOUS COMEDY ROUTINES.

 


MY MAN GODFREY 1936-USA ; 130M ; B&W

DRAMA-COMEDY. D:GREGORY LACAVA; C: WILLIAM POWELL, CAROLE LOMBARD, JUNE ALLYSON, GAIL PATRICK, ALICE BRADY, EUGENE PALLETTE, ALAN NOWBRAY. CLASSIC SCREWBALL COMEDY WITH LOMBARD AS MADCAP HEIRESS WHO HIRES POWELL AS BUTLER AFTER FINDING HIM ON GARBAGE HUNT. MARVELLOUSLY FUNNY POWELL TEACHES THEM MONEY ISN’T EVERYTHING. FROM ERIC HATCH NOVEL. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR BEST DIRECTOR-GREGORY LACAVA, BEST ACTOR-POWELL, BEST ACTRESS-LOMBARD, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR-MOWBRAY, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS-BRADY, AND BEST SCREENPLAY-ERIC HATCH AND MORRIS RYSKINCH.

 


MY OUTLAW BROTHER 1951-USA; 84M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ELLIOTT NUGENT; C: MICKEY ROONEY, WANDA HENDRIX, ROBERT PRESTON, ROBERT STACK, JOSE TORVAY. EASTERN KID ROONEY COMES WEST AND DISCOVERS THAT HIS BROTHER (STACK) IS THE MYSTERIOUS LEADER OF AN OUTLAW BAND BEING HUNTED DOWN BY TEXAS RANGER PRESTON.

 


MY PAL TRIGGER 1946-USA ; 79M ; B&W

WESTERN. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: ROY ROGERS, GABBY HAYES, DALE EVANS, JACK HOLT, TRIGGER. ONE OF THE BEST AND MOST FONDLY REMEMBERED OF ALL THE ROY ROGERS MOVIES. THIS GENTLE STORY CENTRES ON ROY’S ATTEMPTS TO MATE HIS MARE WITH A SUPERB GOLDEN STALLION. THE VILLAIN (JACK HOLT) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF THE SIR AND ROY IS BLAMED AND PUT IN JAIL.

 


MYSTERIOUS MR. WONG 1935-USA; 68M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D; WILLIAM NIGH; C: BELA LUGOSI, WALACE FORD, ARLINE JUDGE. LUGOSI PORTRAYS A FIENDISH CRIMINAL BENT ON POSSESSING TWELVE COINS CONNECTED WITH CHINESE PHILOSOPHER, CONFUCIUS.

 


MYSTERIOUS RIDER (AKA: THE FIGHTING PHANTOM) 1933-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: FRED ALLEN; C: KURT TAYLOR, LONA ANDRE, GAIL PATRICK, WAREN HYMER, BERTON CHURCHILL. A COWBOY TRIES TO PREVENT DEVIOUS HOMESTEADERS FROM CHEATING FARMERS OUT OF THEIR LAND.

 


MYSTERY LINER 1934-USA; 62M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: NOAH BERRY, ASTRID ALLWYN, CORNELIUS KEEFE. STRANGE DOINGS RESULT WHEN TWO BODIES ARE FOUND ON BOARD AN OCEAN LINER. SUPERIOR MYSTERY, GENUINE SURPRISE ENDING.

 


MYSTERY MAN, THE 1935-USA; 65M; B&W

COMEDY-ROMANCE. D: RAY MCCAREY; C: ROBERT ARMSTRONG, MAXINE DOYLE, HENRY KOLKER, LEROY MASON, JAMES BURKE. A CHICAGO REPORTER GOES ON A DRINKING BINGE AND ENDS UP IN ST. LOUIS. THERE HE STUMBLES UPON A MYSTERY WHICH MAY INVOLVE THE PAPER FOR WHICH HE WORKS. HE TEAMS UP WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN TO TRY TO CRACK THE CASE.

 


MYSTERY OF MR. WONG 1939-USA; 67M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAM NIGH. C: BORIS KARLOFF, GRANT WITHERS, DOROTHY TREE. ORIENTIAL SLEUTH INVESTIGATES A RARE GEM SMUGGLED FROM THE ORIENT AND AN ALTERED WILL.

 


MYSTERY OF HOODED HORSEMEN 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN, MUSICAL. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: TEX RITTER, IRIS MEREDITH, HORACE MURPHY, CHARLES KING, EARL DWIRE, JOSEPH W. GIRRAD. A GANG OF HOODED HORSEMEN ARE TERRORISING LOCAL RANCHERS IN CALIFORNIA. ONE KINDLY OLD GENTLEMAN PLEADS WITH TEX BEFORE HE DIES FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND, TO HELP HIS PARTNER SAVE THEIR MINE. TEX WITH HELP FROM HIS PARTNER AND THE MURDER VICTIM’S DAUGHTER, EVENTUALLY BRINGS THE GANG TO JUSTICE AND UNCOVERS WHO IS REALLY THE BRAINS BEHIND THE TERROR. THIS WAS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE BEST TEX RITTER MOVIES, AND EVEN OPENED ON BROADWAY IN NEW YORK. NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW, ‘REFRESHING’.

 


MYSTERY PLAN 1939-USA; 60M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: GEORGE WAGGNER; C: MILBURN STONE, JOHN TRENT, MARJORIE REYNOLDS. AN INVENTOR DEVISES A NEW BOMB-DROPPING MECHANISM, AND MUST EVADE SECRET AGENTS ON HIS WAY TO DELIVER IT TO THE GOVERNMENT.

 


MYSTERY RANCH 1934-USA; 52M; B&W

WESTERN. D: DAVID HOWARD; C: GEORGE O’BRIEN, CHARLES MIDDLETON, CECILA PARKER. A COWBOY FINDS HIMSELF IN STRANGE PREDICAMENTS OUT ON THE RANGE.



NABONGA (AKA: GORILLA) 1944-USA; 74M; B&W

ADVENTURE, ACTION. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: BUSTER CRABBE, JULIE LONDON, FIFI D’ORDAY, BARTON MACLANE, BRYANT WASHBURN. PLANE CRASH SURVIVOR LONDON IS LUSTED AFTER BY CRABBE AND GORILLA. THEY TEAM UP TO DEFEAT THE VILLIANS FOLLOWING THEM.

 


NAKED HILLS, THE 1956-USA; 73M; COLOR

WESTERN,ADVENTURE. D: JOSEPH SHAFTEL; C: DAVID WAYNE, JIM BACKUS, KEENAN WYNN. AN INDIAN FARMER LEAVES HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN TO HUNT FOR GOLD IN CALIFORNIA.

 


NANCY DREW, REPORTER 1939-USA; 68M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WILLIAMS B. CLEMENS, JOHN LANGAN; C: BETTY AMANN, SHELIA BROMLEY, BONITA GRANVILLE, OLIN HOWLAND, LARRY WILLIAMS, NANCY DREW. THE ADOLESCENT ACE DETECTIVE WHOSE EXPLOITS HAVE DELIGHTED GIRLS AND BOYS FOR MANY YEARS, FINDS HERSELF UP TO HER NECK IN A MURDER MYSTERY AND MAYHEM ENSUES AFTER SHE WINS A CONTEST AND GETS TO BE A NEWSPAPER REPORTER.

 


NANOOK OF THE NORTH (SILENT) 1922-USA; 55M; B&W

DOCUMENTARY. D: ROBERT FLAHERTY. AS CRUDE AND PRIMITIVE AS THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH IT WAS MADE, THIS DIRECT STUDY OF ESKIMO LIFE SET THE STANDARD FOR AND HAS REMAINED THE MOST FAMOUS OF THE EARLY DOCUMENTARY FILMS. THE WALRUS HUNT SCENE IS ESPECIALLY EFFECTIVE.

 


NARCOTIC 1933-USA; 57M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DWAIN ESPER, VIVAL SODAR’T; C: HARRY CORDING, JOAN DIX, PATRICIA FARLEY, JEAN LACEY, PAUL PANZER. DISGUISED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE ENTRY. THIS EXPLOITATION FILM TELLS THE STORY OF A NOTORIOUS SNAKE-OIL SALESMAN WHO HAD BEEN A MEDICAL STUDENT. HE BECOMES A SLAVE TO DRUGS AFTER ONE NIGHT IN AN OPIUM DEN, AND EVENTUALLY SELLS THEM AT A CARNIVAL SIDESHOW. THERE IS A DRUG PARTY THAT TURNS INTO AN ORGY OF EXCESSESS. EVENTUALLY HIS DRUG ADDICTION LEAVES HIM GAUNT, STOOPED AND LIVING IN A SHANTY.

 


NATIVE SON 1950-USA; 91M; B&W

THRILLER. D: PIERRE CHENAL; C; RICHARD WRIGHT, JEAN WALLACE, GLORIA MADISON, NICHOLAS JOY. FRIGHTENED CHAUFFEUR UNINTENTIONALLY KILLS A WHITE WOMAN. BASED ON THE NOVEL OF RICHARD WHITE.

 


NAVAJO 1951-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. C: FRANCIS KEY TELLER. A YOUNG NAVAJO BOY COMES TO TERMS WITH HIS HERITAGE.

 


‘NEATH BROOKLYN BRIDGE 1942-USA; 61M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: WALACE FOX; C: EAST SIDE KIDS. DANNY GETS CLEARED OF A MURDER RAP BY A MUTE WITNESS WHO BLINKS THE KILLER’S IDENTITY IN MORSE CODE.

 


NEVADA CITY 1941-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, SALLY PAYNE, GEORGE CLEVELAND, BILL LEE, JOSEPH CREHAN, FRED KOHLER JR, YAKIMA CANUTT. ROY STOPS CROOKED BUSINESSMAN, WHO TRIES TO CONTROL THE FREIGHT TRAFFIC IN CALIFORNIA.

 


NEVER WAVE AT A WAC 1952-USA; 88M; B&W

COMEDY. D: NORMAN MCLEOD; C: ROSALIND RUSSELL, PAUL DOUGLAS, MARIE WILSON. SOCIETY HOSTESS DOESN’T REALISE WHAT SHE IN FOR WHEN SHE JOINS THE WOMEN’S ARMY CORPS. AMUSING COMEDY, WITH A CAST OF SEASONED LAUGH-GETTERS HELPING IT ALONG.

 


NEW ADVENTURES OF HEIDI, THE 1978-USA; 98M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: RALPH SENENSKY; C: KATY KURTZMAN, BURL IVES, JOHN GAVIN. THE FAMILIAR HEIDI TALE IS GIVEN A CONTEMPORARY SETTING AND A MUSICAL BACKGROUND, AS THE YOUNG HEROINE LEAVES HER SWISS MOUNTAIN FOR THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF MANHATTAN.

 


NEW FACES 1954-USA; 99M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: HARRY HORNER; C: RONNY GRAHAM, ROBERT CLARY, EARTHA KITT, ALICE GHOSTLY, PAUL LYNDE, CAROL LAWRENCE. A COLLECTION OF SKITS, SKETCHES, SONGS AND DANCES, BASED ON LEONARD SILLMAN’S POPULAR BROADWAY REVUE, WHICH WAS THE SPRINGBOARD FOR MUCH NEW TALENT. ONE OF THE WRITERS MEL BROOKS.

 


NEW MEXICO 1952-USA; 78M; B&W

WESTERN. D: IRVING REIS; C: LEW AYERS, RAYMOND BURR, MARYLIN MAXWELL, ROBERT HUTTON, ANDY DEVINE, JEFF COREY. A CAVALRY CAPTAIN TRIES TO PREVENT INDIAN WARFARE AFTER AN INDIAN CHILD IS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. BUT A SAVAGE WAR BREAKS OUT, AND THE CAVALRY MUST HOLD OFF AN INDIAN ATTACK. EXCITING.

 


NIGHT FRIGHT 1970-USA; 76; COLOR

HORROR. D: JAMES A. SULLIVAN; C: JOHN AGAR, BILL THURMAN, ROGER READY. A MONSTER FROM A CRASHED SPACE SHIP ROAMS THE TEXAS COUNTRYSIDE KILLING ANYONE WHO GETS IN THE WAY. AGAR SAVES THE DAY..

 


NIGHT OF BLOODY HORROR, THE 1969-USA; 78M; COLOR

HORROR. D: JOY N. HOUCK JR; C: GERALD MCRANEY, GAYE YELEN, EVELYN HENDRICKS. WHEN A MAN ACCIDENTALLY KILLS HIS YOUNGER BROTHER AS A CHILD, HE CONTINUES TO SUFFER FROM GUILT AND ‘BLACKOUTS’ LATER ON, WHEN HIS GIRLFRIENDS START TO DIE VIOLENT DEATHS, HE IS THE PRIME SUSPECT. BUT IS HE REALLY THE KILLER?

 


NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 1968-USA ; 98M ; B&W

HORROR. D: GEORGE A. ROMERO; C: DUANE JONES, JUDITH O’DEA, RUSSELL STREINER, KARL HARDMAN, KEITH WAYNE. ROMERO’S FIRST FILM. GRUESOME AND STILL EXTREMELY UNSETTLING AND TERRIFYING. SEVEN PEOPLE BARRICADE THEMSELVES INSIDE A FARMHOUSE WHILST AN ARMY OF FLESH-EATING ZOMBIES ROAM OUTSIDE.

 


NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE, A 1979-USA ; 160M ; COLOR

THRILLER. D: RALPH THOMAS; C: RICHARD JORDAN, DAVID NIVEN, OLIVER TOBIAS, ELKE SOMMER, GLORIS GRAHAME, HUGH GRIFFITH. AMERICAN EX-CON JORDAN, RELEASED FROM A BRITISH PRISON, IS COERCED INTO TAKING PART IN AN ELABORATE BANK HEIST MASTERMINDED BY NIVEN. TERRIFIC CAST ENHANCES STORY. GRAHAME IS A JOY TO WATCH IN ONE OF HER LAST ROLES.

 


NIGHT TIME IN NEVADA 1948-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, ADELE MARA, ANDY DEVINE, GRANT WITHERS, JOSEPH CREHAN. A YOUNG WOMAN TRAVELS WEST TO CLAIM THE $50,000 TRUST LEFT BY HER FATHER. WHAT SHE DOESN’T KNOW IS THAT HER FATHER’S LAWYER AND HIS BUSINESS PARTNER HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THE MONEY. THEY TRY TO STEAL ROY’S CATTLE TO PAY OFF THE DAUGHTER. ROY NATURALLY DOES NOT TAKE KINDLY TO THIS.

 


NO MAN’S RANGE 1935-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, ROBERTA GALE, BUCK CONNORS. A GOOD GUY BATTLES THE OUTLAWS WITH FLYING BULLETS, JINGLING SPURS AND SNOW WHITE GOODNESS.

 


NO PLACE TO HIDE 1956-USA; 71M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: JOSEF SHAFTEL; C: DAVID BRAIN, MARSHA HUNT, HUGH CORCORAN, IKE JARIEGA JR, CELIA FLOR. TENSE ACCOUNT OF SEARCH FOR TWO CHILDREN WHO ACCIDENTLY HAVE DISEASE-SPREADING PELLETS IN THEIR POSSESSION.

 


NORTH STAR, THE 1943-USA ; 106M ; B&W

WAR-ACTION. D: LEWIS MILESSTONE; C: ANNE BAXTER, DANA ANDREW’S, WALTER HUSTON, ANN HARDING, ERICH VON STROHEM. A RUSSIAN VILLAGE DEFENDS ITSELF AGAINST THE NAZI ONSLAUGHT. DRAMATIC BATTLE SCENES. GOOD PERFORMANCES. NOMINATED FOR THE FOLLOWING ACADEMY AWARDS: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, INTERIOR DECORATION, MUSIC SCORING OF A DRAMATIC OR COMEDY PICTURE, SOUND RECORDING, SPECIAL EFFECTS AND WRITING, AND ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY WILLIAM HELLMAN.

 


NORTHWEST TRAIL 1946-USA; 60M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: DERWIN ABRAHAMS; C: JOHN LITEL, BOB STEELE, JOAN WOODBURY. A MOUNTIE TRIES TO FIND THIEVES WHO HAVE STOLEN MONEY FROM A WOMAN THAT HE WAS ACCOMPANYING TO HER FATHER’S LOGGING CAMP. HE RUNS INTO TROUBLE WITH THE LOCAL MOUNTIE SERGEANT, A SALOON KEEPER, AND OTHER ASSORTED SUSPECTS WHO KNEW THE GIRL’S TRAVEL PLANS. WOODBURY’S FIESTY PERFORMANCE STEALS THE SHOW.

 


NOTHING SCARED 1937-USA ; 74M ; COLOR

COMEDY. D: WILLIAM WELLMAN; C: CAROLE LOMBARD, FREDRIC MARCH, WALTER CONNOLLY, CHARLES WINNINGER. HILARIOUS COMEDY MIXED WITH CYNICAL SATIRE IN THIS CLASSIC ABOUT THE WORLD OF NEW YORK. FILLED WITH CITY SLICKERS AND PHONEY KNOW-IT-ALLS. IT IS A PLACE WHERE EVERYONE IS TRYING TO CON EVERYONE ELSE. A GIRL THINKS SHE IS DYING OF A STRANGE DISEASE AND IS PROPELLED BY A REPORTER, WORKING FOR AN EXPLOITATIVE EDITOR, TO THE STATUS OF NATIONAL HEROINE. IN A SERIES OF HYSTERICAL, BUT BITING EPISODES, BOTH COME TO SEE HOW THEY ARE BEING USED. THIS FILM IS AMONG THE BEST COMEDIES EVER MADE.

 


NO TIME FOR FLOWERS 1952-USA; 83M; B&W

COMEDY. D: DON SIEGEL; C: VIVECA LINDFORS, PAUL CHRISTIAN, LUDWIG STOSSEL, MANFRED INGOR. AN ACTOR IS HIRED BY COMMUNISTS TO TEST THE FIDELITY OF AN EMBASSY CLERK, BUT THEY BOTH FOIL THE REDS. FAIRLY AMUSING COMEDY SET IN PRAGUE.

 


NURSE EDITH CAVEL 1939-USA; 108M; B&W

DRAMA. D: HERBERT WILCOX; C: ANNA NEAGLE, EDNA MAY OLIVER, GEORGE SANDERS, ZASU PITTS. STORY OF BRAVE NURSE WHO SERVED THE ALLIES SO GALLANTLY DURING WWII WHILE WORKING WITH BELGIAN UNDERGROUND TO AID THE WOUNDED SOLDIERS. IMPRESSIVE AND WELL-ACTED DRAMA.

 


NUT FARM, THE 1935-USA; 65M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MELVILLE BROWN; C: WALLACE FORD, BETTY ALDEN, OSCAR APFEL, SPENCER CHARTERS, JOAN GALE, ARNOLD GRAY, BRADLEY PAGE., LORIN BAKER. A PAIR OF CON MEN, PRETENDING TO BE MOVIE MAKERS, TRY TO ACQUIRE SOME MONEY.



OATH OF VENGEANCE 1944-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: BUSTER CRABBE. FUZZY BUYS A RANCH BUT FINDS THAT HE CAN’T SETTLE DOWN.

 


OF HUMAN BONDAGE 1934-USA ; 83M ; B&W

DRAMA/ROMANCE. D: JOHN CROMWELL; C: BETTE DAVIS, LESLIE HOWARD, KAY JOHNSON, REGINALD DENNY, FRANCIS DEE. A TRAGIC TALE OF A CRIPPLED YOUNG MAN LOOKING FOR LOVE. BETTE DAVIS IN HER FIRST GREAT SCREEN ROLE – A PERFORMANCE THAT IS STILL AMONG HER BEST. BASED ON THE CLASSIC NOVEL BY W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM. THIS IS THE FAMOUS ORIGINAL FILM VERSION THAT ELECTRIFIED THE WORLD. SET AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY, IT TELLS THE STORY OF THE TRAGIC PASSION OF A CRIPPLED YOUNG DOCTOR AND A LOWBROW COCKNEY WAITRESS. SHE REJECTS HIM ONLY TO USE HIM WHEN SHE IS IN NEED, MOVING IN AND OUT OF HIS LIFE AT HER CONVENIENCE. LESLIE HOWARD GIVES ONE OF THE PERFORMANCES FOR WHICH HE HAD BECOME KNOWN – VULNERABLE, QUIET, AND SENSITIVE. EXTREMELY WELL-ACTED AND DIRECTED, THIS TRAGIC TALE OF HUMAN LOVE AND FOLLY REMAINS A POWERFUL, GRIPPING EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCE. OF BETTE DAVIS’ PORTRAYAL OF THE NASTY AND SPITEFUL MILDRED, LIFE MAGAZINE HAS SAID, “PROBABLY THE BEST PERFORMANCE EVER RECORDED ON SCREEN BY A U.S. ACTRESS.”

 


OKLAHOMA CYCLONE 1930-USA; 63M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHGN P. MCCARTHY; C: BOB STEELE, AL ‘FUZZY’ ST. JOHN, NITA RAY, CHARLES ‘BLACKIE’ KING. A YOUNG MAN INFILTRATES A GANG IN SEARCH OF HIS MISSING SHERIFF FATHER.

 


OLD BARN DANCE, THE 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTEW, ARLENE VALKIS, SAMMY MUKUM, ROY ROGERS. FORMER RAILROAD TELEGRAPHER IS A SINGING COWBOY. HE SINGS ON RADIO FOR A TRACTOR COMPANY THAT IS OUTTING HORSE-DEPENDENT FARMERS AND RANCHERS OUT OF BUSINESS.

 


OLD CORRAL 1937-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D; JOSEPH KANE; C; GENE AUTRY. GANGSTERS PURSUE A GIRL WHO SAW THEM MAKE A GANGLAND KILLING.

 


OLIVER TWIST 1933-USA; 73M; B&W

DRAMA. D; WILLIAM COWEN; C: DICKIE MOORE, IRVING PICHEL, DORIS LLOYD, WILLIAM ‘STAGE BOYD’, BARBARA KENT. AN ORPHAN FALLS IN AMONG THIEVES BUT IS RESCUED BY A BENEVOLENT OLD GENTLEMAN. BASED ON CHARLES DICKENS CLASSIC NOVEL.

 


ONE BODY TOO MANY 1944-USA; 75M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: FRANK MACDONALD; C: BELA LUGOSI, JACK HALEY, JEAN PARKER, BLANCHE YURKA, LYLE TALBOT, DOUGLAS FOWLEY. HALEY ARRIVES TO SELL INSURANCE, BUT THE PROSPECTIVE CLIENT HAS ALREADY EXPIRED. JACK HAS TO CRACK A MYSTERY CASE WHEN THE CORPSE STARTS DISAPPEARING.

 


ONE EYED JACKS 1961-USA ; 145M ; COLOR

WESTERN. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: MARLON BRANDO; C: MARLON BRANDO, KARL MALDEN, PINA PELLICER, KATY JURADO, BEN JOHNSON, SLIM PICKENS. FASCINATING PSYCHOLOGICAL WESTERN WITH OUTLAW BRANDO SEEKING REVENGE ON FORMER FRIEND MALDEN NOW A SHERIFF WHO HAD BETRAYED HIM. BRANDO TOOK OVER THE REINS OF DIRECTING THIS WESTERN FROM STANLEY KUBRICK MIDWAY THROUGH PRODUCTION, AND THE RESULT IS A TERRIFIC ENTRY IN THE GENRE. VISUALLY STRIKING AND RICH CHARACTER STORY. A MAJESTIC WESTERN.

 


ONE FRIGHTENED NIGHT 1935-USA; 65M; B&W

MYSTERY, COMEDY. D; CHRISTY CABANNE; C: WALLACE FORD, CHARLEY GRAPEWIN,MARY CARLISE, ARTHUR HOHL, EVERLYN KNAPP. AN ECCENTRIC MILLIONAIRE INFORMS HIS FAMILY THAT HE IS LEAVING THEM $1,000,000. THE RESULT IS MURDER. INTRICATE AND FAST-MOVING PLOT. WELL PRODUCED FROM OPENING SCENE TO FINAL CREDITS.

 


ONE RAINY AFTERNOON 1936-USA; 79M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D: ROWLAND V. LEE; C: IDA LUPINO, FRANCIS LEDERER. A MISTAKEN KISS IN THE MOVIE THEATRE LEADS TO UNEXPECTED DIVIDENDS.

 


ONE THIRD OF A NATION 1939-USA; 78M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DUDLEY MURPHY; C: SYLVIA SIDNEY, LEIF ERICKSON, SIDNEY LUMET. A POOR GIRL WANTS TO ESCAPE FROM THE OPPRESSION OF TENEMENT LIVING.

 


ON THE OLD SPANISH TRIAL 1947-USA; 75M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS, TITO GULZAR, JANE FRAZE, CHARLES MCGRAW, ANDY DEVINE. ROY AND HIS COHORTS TAKE ON VILLAINOUS CHARLES MCGRAW AND HIS GANG.

 


ON THE RUN 1983-USA; 92M; COLOR

CRIME-DRAMA. D: MENDE BROWN; C: ROD TAYLOR, PAUL WINFIELD. PROFESSIONAL HITMAN, TAYLOR, PURSUES WINFIELD AND THE YOUNG BOY HE IS TRYING TO PROTECT WHO WITNESSED TAYLOR’S LAST HIT.

 


ORPHANS OF PECOS 1937-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM KATZMAN; C: TOM TYLER, SLIM WHITAKER, ROGER WILLIAMS, FORREST TAYLOR, JEANNE MARTEL, MARJORIE BEEBE. COWBOY TRIES TO SAVE THE RANCH BELONGING TO THE DAUGHTER OF HIS MURDERER PAL.

 


ORPHANS OF THE STORM (SILENT) 1922-USA; 122M; B&W

DRAMA. D: D.W. GRIFFITH; C: LILLIAM GISH, DOROTHY GISH, SIDNEY HERBERT, SHELDON LEWIS, MONTE BLUE, JOSEPH SCHILDKRAUT, CREIGHTON HALE, MORGAN WALLACE. FILM’S FIRST MASTER DIRECTOR BLENDS FACT AND FICTION, MIXING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION WITH THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF TWO SISTERS…ONE BLIND AND RAISED BY THIEVES, THE OTHER BETRAYED BY ARISTOCRATS. GOOD ENTERTAINMENT.

 


OUR DAILY BREAD 1934-USA; 74M; B&W

DRAMA. D; KING VIDOR; C: TOM KEENE, KAREN MORLEY, BARBARA PEPPER, JOHN QUALEN. AN AMERICAN CLASSIC ABOUT THE DEPRESSION. DIRECTED, FINANCED, AND CO-AUTHORED BY A MASTER, KING VIDOR, AS A PERSONAL STATEMENT OF HIS FAITH IN AMERICA. YOUNG COUPLE JOIN A COMMUNE WHERE EACH PERSON CONTRIBUTES AN INDIVIDUAL SKILL TO HELP EVERYONE.

 


OUR TOWN 1940-USA; 90M; B&W

DRAMA. D: SAM WOOD; C: FRANK CRAVEN, WILLIAM HOLDEN, MARTHA SCOTT, THOMAS MITCHELL, FAY BAINTER. BIRTH, LIFE AND DEATH IN A SMALL NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY. BASED ON A THORNTON WILDER PLAY. SWEET AND SENSITIVE. BUOYED BY WISE PERFORMANCES.

 


OUT (AKA: DEADLY DRIFTER) 1983-USA; 88M; COLOR

ACTION. D: ELI HOLLANDER; C: PETER COYOTE, DANNY GLOVER, O’LAN SHEPHARD, GAIL DARTEZ, JIM HAYNIE, SCOTT BRACH. PETER COYOTE IS AN URBAN GUERILLA WHO STARTS OUT IN GREENWICH VILLAGE AND GOES CROSS-COUNTRY ON ASSIGNMENT FROM A MYSTERIOUS COMMANDER.

 


OUTLAW, THE 1941-USA ; 117M ; B&W

WESTERN. D: HOWARD HUGHES; C: JANE RUSSELL, JACK BEUTEL, WALTER HUSTON, THOMAS MITCHEL. THE COMPELLING STORY OF BILLY THE KID AND HIS GIRLFRIEND. JANE RUSSELL’S FIRST FILM ROLE. SHE TEAMED THE SCREEN IN HER PORTRAYAL OF RIO, THE FAMOUS OUTLAW’S GIRLFRIEND. CONSIDERED NOTORIOUSLY SEXY IN ITS DAY. PRODUCED BY HOWARD HUGHES.

 


OUTLAW ROUNDUP 1944-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D; HARRY FRASER; C: RALPH MORGAN. THE TEXAS RANGERS CATCH A GANG OF CROOKS.

 


OUTPOST IN MOROCCO 1949-USA; 91M; B&W

ACTION, ADVENTURE, WAR. D; ROBERT FLOREY; C; GEORGE RAFT, MARIE WINDSOR, AKIM TAMIROFF, JOHN LITEL, EDUARD FRANZ. RAFT IS A FOREIGN LEGION OFFICER WHO MUST PROTECT HIS GARRISON FROM THE LOCAL EMIR (FRANZ), WHO IS ALSO THE FATHER OF WINDSOR, WHOM HE LOVES. FILMED ON LOCATION IN MOROCCO. THE BATTLE SCENES FEATURE HUNDREDS OF REAL LEGIONNAIRES AND MOROCCAN CALVARYMEN. TAMIROFF STEALS THE SHOW AS RAFT’S DIRTY SECOND-IN-COMMAND.

 


OVAL PORTRAIT, THE 1980-USA; 86M; COLOR

HORROR. D: ROGELIO GONZALEZ JR; C: GISELE MACKENZIE, BARRY COE, WANDA HENDRIX. BASED ON THE EDGAR ALLAN POE CLASSIC. THIS STORY CONCERNS A YOUNG GIRL WHO BECOMES OBSESSED WITH A PORTRAIT OF A DECEASED RELATIVE. EVENTUALLY THE SPIRIT OF THE OVAL PORTRAIT BEGINS TO TAKE OVER THE GIRL’S SOUL.

 


OVER-THE-HILL GANG, THE 1969-USA ; 70M ; COLOR

WESTERN. D: JEAN YARBROUGH; C: PAT O’BRIEN, WALTER BRENNAN, CHILL WILLS, GYPSY ROSE LEE. IN THIS COMEDY WESTERN, A RETIRED TEXAS RANGER AND THREE AGED PALS HELP TO CLEAN UP A TOWN RUN BY A CROOKED MAYOR, A DRUNKEN JUDGE AND A TRIGGER-HAPPY SHERIFF. THIS MARKED THE TV-MOVIE DEBUTS OF BOTH RICK NELSON AND GYPSY ROSE LEE, AND IT WAS THE LATTER’S FINAL ACTING APPEARANCE.

 


OVER-THE-HILL GANG RIDES AGAIN, THE 1970-USA ; 76M ; COLOR

WESTERN D: GEORGE MCCOWAN; C: WALTER BRENNAN, FRED ASTAIRE, EDGAR BUCHANAN, ANDY DEVINE, CHILL WILLS. IN THIS SEQUEL TO THE OVER-THE-HILL GANG (1969), THE OLD TIME COMRADES-IN-ARMS JOIN FORCES TO SOBER UP AN OLD BUDDY, A DOWN-AND-OUT DRUNK, AND RESTORE HIS REPUTATION. FRED ASTAIRE MADE HIS TV-MOVIE DEBUT IN THIS ONE AND APPEARED IN HIS ONLY WESTERN ROLE.



PAINTED DESERT, THE 1931-USA; 75M; B&W

WESTERN. D|: HOWARD HIGGIN; C: CLARK GABLE, WILLIAM BOYD, J. FARRELL MACDONALD, WILLIAM FARNUM. FOLLOWS LONG-STANDING FEUD BETWEEN TWO COWBOYS (MACDONALD AND FARNUM) OVER AN ORPHANED BOY, WITH FARNUM GAINING CUSTODY. THE BOY GROWS UP (BOYD), AND FINDS HE MUST CHOSE BETWEEN HIS ADOPTIVE FATHER AND HIS NEIGHBOURING FRIEND (MACDONALD), WHOSE DAUGHTER HE HAS FALLEN IN LOVE WITH. CLARK GABLE MAKES HIS DEBUT IN HIS FIRST ‘TALKIE’ PICTURE AS THE BAD GUY. FILMED AT THE FOREST NATIONAL PARK IN ARIZONA.

 


PAINTED HILLS, THE 1951-USA ; 68M ; COLOR

FAMILY. D: HOWARD CRESS; C: LASSIE, PAUL KELLY, ANN DORAN. LASSIE TO THE RESCUE IN THIS FAMILY STORY SET IN THE 1870s. CHILDREN WILL ENJOY THE VILLAIN WHO IS OUTSMARTED BY THE CRAFTY CANINE (LASSIE) AND HER YOUNG MASTER.

 


PAINTED STALLION, THE (SERIAL –PART 1) 1937-USA; 106M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY, RAY TAYLOR; C; RAY ‘CRASH’ CORRIGAN, HOOT GIBSON, SAMMY MCKIM, JACK PERRIN, HAL TALIAFERRO, DUNCAN RENALDO, LEROY MASON, YAKIMA CANUTT. THIS HISTORY-SENDING SERIAL FINDS KIT CARSON, DAVY CROCKETT, AND JIM BOWIE COMING TO AID OF HOOT GIBSON AS HE LEADS THE WAGON TRAIN TO SANTA FE. LOTS OF ACTION AND PLOT REVERSALS HIGHLIGHT THE STORY. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 212 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


PAINTED STALLION, THE (SERIAL –PART 2) 1937-USA; 106M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY, RAY TAYLOR; C; RAY ‘CRASH’ CORRIGAN, HOOT GIBSON, SAMMY MCKIM, JACK PERRIN, HAL TALIAFERRO, DUNCAN RENALDO, LEROY MASON, YAKIMA CANUTT. THIS HISTORY-SENDING SERIAL FINDS KIT CARSON, DAVY CROCKETT, AND JIM BOWIE COMING TO AID OF HOOT GIBSON AS HE LEADS THE WAGON TRAIN TO SANTA FE. LOTS OF ACTION AND PLOT REVERSALS HIGHLIGHT THE STORY. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 212 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


PAINTED TRAIL, THE 1934-USA; 101M; COLOR

WESTERN. D; HOWARD HIGGIN; C: TOM KEENE. A LAWMAN PRETENDS TO BE A CROOK TO CATCH A GANG OF OUTLAWS.

 


PAJAMA GAME, THE 1957-USA ; 101M ; COLOR

MUSICAL. D: GEORGE ABBOTT, STANLEY DONEN; C: DORIS DAY, JOHN RAITT, EDDIE FOY JR, CAROL HANEY. BEAUTIFUL PAJAMA FACTORY UNION GRIEVANCE REPRESENTATIVE, WHOSE MEMBERS ARE FIGHTING FOR A RAISE, FALLS FOR NEW COMPANY SUPERINTENDENT AND MANAGES TO GET HIM ON HER SIDE. HANEY SHINES IN HER ‘STEAM HEAT’ NUMBER. ALSO INCLUDES SONGS: ‘HERNANDO’S HIDEAWAY’, ‘HEY THERE’, AND ‘THERE ONCE WAS A MAN’. CHOREOGRAPHY BY BOB FOSSE.

 


PALS OF THE RANGE 1935-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ELMER CLIFTON; C: REX LEASE, FRANCES WRIGHT, YAKIMA CANUTT, GEORGE CHEESEBRO, BLACKIE WHITEFORD, BUD OSBORNE, MILBURN MORANTE. AFTER BEING FALSELY ACCUSED OF CATTLE RUSTLING. A RANCHER ESCAPES JAIL TO FIND THE REAL THIEVES.

 


PANAMA PATROL 1939-USA; 67M; B&W

WAR-SUSPENSE. D; CHARLES LAMONT; C: LEON AMES, CHARLOTTE WYNTERS, WELSON HEYBURN, ADRIENNE AMES, ABNER BIBERMAN, HUGH MCARTHUR, DONALD BARRY. JUST AS THEY ARE ABOUT TO BE MARRIED, TWO ARMY OFFICERS ARE CALLED TO DUTY IN PANAMA. IT SEEMS THAT THE CHINESE HAVE INFILTRATED THE AREA WITH SPIES AND SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE.

 


PANAMINT’S BADMAN 1939-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: SMITH BALLEW. A MARSHALL GOES UNDERCOVER TO CATCH A GANG OF OUTLAWS.

 


PANIC IN ECHO PARK 1977-USA; 78M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JOHN LLEWELLYN MOXEY. C: DORIAN HAREWOOD, ROBIN GAMMELL. A DOCTOR FEVERISHLY WORKS TO SAVE A CITY FROM A POTENTIALLY DEVASTATING EPIDEMIC.

 


PAPER MAN 1971-USA; 90M; COLOR

DRAMA/SUSPENSE. D: WALTER GRAUMAN; C: DEAN STOCKWELL, STEFANIE POWERS, JAMES STACEY, ELLIOTT STRRET. A SUSPENSE DRAMA THAT BEGINS WITH A GROUP OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO CREATE AN IDENTITY FOR A FICTITIOUS CREDIT CARD HOLDER AFTER SENDING DATA INTO A COMPUTER, AND SNOWBALLS INTO A SCHEME THAT LEAVES THE THREE OF THEM DEAD.

 


PARADISE CANYON 1935-USA; 52M; B&W

WESTERN. D: CARL PIERSON; C: JOHN WAYNE, MARION BURNS. WAYNE TRAVELS UNDERCOVER WITH A MEDICINE SHOW TO ROUND UP COUNTERFEITERS.

 


PARADISE ISLAND 1930-USA; 68M; B&W

MUSICAL-ROMANCE. D: BERT GLENNON; C: KENNETH HARLAN, MARCELINE DAY, THOMAS SANTASCHI, PAUL HURST, VICTOR POTEL, GLADDEN JAMES, WILL STANTON. AN GIRL ON THE WAY TO JOIN HER FIANCE IN THE SOUTH SEAS, ONLY TO FIND THAT HE HAS GAMBLED AWAY HIS MONEY. THE OPPORTUNISTIC SALON OWNER TRIES TO PUT THE MOVES ON HER. WILL THE TWO LOVERS BE REUNITED.

 


PARISIAN ROMANCE, A 1932-USA; 77M; B&W

ROMANCE, D: CHESTER M. FRANKLIN; C: LEW CODY, MARION SHILLING, GILBERT ROWLAND, JANE COMPTON. A DASHING LOVE STORY WRITTEN BY F. HUGH HERBERT (THE MOON IS BLUE). A LOVE-THEM-AND-LEAVE-THEM FRENCH BARON FALLS FOR A BEAUTIFUL GIRL.

 


PARK AVENUE LOGGER 1937-USA; 65M; B&W

ADVENTURE-ROMANCE. D: DAVID HOWARD; C: GEORGE O’ BRIEN, BEATRICE ROBERTS, WARD BOND, WILLIAM ROBERTSON, BERT HANLON. A WEALTHY NEW YORK ARISTOCRAT’S SON IS SENT TO LUMBER CAMP TO MAKE HIM A REAL MAN. HE WAS ACTUALLY ALREADY A MASKED WRESTLER AND IS ABLE TO HANDLE THE THUGS AT THE CAMP. HE EXPOSES TWO SHADY FOREMEN, GETS INTO FIGHTS, AND SAVES THE LOGGING OPERATION OF A PRETTY GIRL WHO FALLS IN LOVE WITH HIM.

 


PARLOR, BEDROOM & BATH 1931-USA; 75M; B&W

COMEDY. D: EDWARD SEDWICK; C: BUSTER KEATON, CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD, CLIFF EDWARDS, REGINALD DENNY. ANOTHER OF BUSTER KEATON’S CLASSIC COMEDIES FROM THE THIRTIES.

 


PAROLE INC 1949-USA; 71M; B&W

CRIME-SUSPENSE. D: ALFRED ZEISLER; C: MICHAEL O’ SHEA, EVERLYN ANKERS, TURHAN BEY, LYLE TALBOT. GOOD MELODRAMA ABOUT AN INVESTIGATOR GOING UNDERCOVER TO STOP CORRUPTION IN THE PAROLE BOARD.

 


PARTY GIRLS 1929-USA; 61M; B&W

DRAMA. D: VICTOR HALPERIN; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR, JEANETTE LOFF, JUDITH BARRIE, MARIE PREVOT, JOHN ST. POLIS, LUCIEN PRIVAL. A YOUNG COLLEGE STUDENT MARRIES A GIRL AFTER BELIEVING THAT HE HAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF HER. IN REALITY SHE IS PART OF AN ESCORT SERVICE.

 


PAUL ROBESON:THE TALLEST TREE IN OUR FOREST 1977-USA;86M;COLOR

DOCUMENTARY. D: GIL NOBLE. DOCUMENTARY ON THE CONTROVERSIAL ACTOR AND SINGER PAUL ROBESON WHOSE PERFORMANCES AND POLITICAL BELIEFS WERE UNYIELDING IN AN ERA OF RACIAL DISCORD.

 


PAY DAY (SILENT) 1922-USA; 28M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN. CHAPLIN PLAYS A HUMBLE WORKING MAN, CONFUSED NOT ONLY ABOUT HOW MUCH HE IS SUPPOSED TO RECEIVE FROM THE FOREMAN, BUT ALSO ABOUT HOW TO KEEP WHAT HE GETS FROM HIS WIFE. WHILE HE STASHES AWAY ENOUGH TO BE ABLE TO ENJOY A NIGHT OUT WITH THE BOYS, IN THE END, HE PAYS. THIS WAS HIS LAST RELEASE AS A ‘TWO-REELER’ AND HIS 70 th FILM.

 


PECK’S BAD BOY WITH THE CIRCUS 1938-USA; 67M; B&W

COMEDY. D: EDWARD CLINE; C: EDGAR KENNEDY, BILLY GILBERT, SPANKY MACFARLAND. THE CIRCUS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AFTER THE MISCHIEVOUS YOUNGSTER AND HIS BUDDIES GET DONE WITH IT.

 


PENNY SERENADE 1941-USA ; 117 ; B&W

DRAMA. D: GEORGE STEVENS; C: CARY GRANT, IRENE DUNNE, BEULAH BONDI, EDGAR BUCHANA, ANN DORAN, EVA LEE KUNEY. GRANT AND DUNNE ADOPT A BABY AFTER THEIR UNBORN BABY DIES. DUNNE CONTEMPLATES DIVORCE, RECOLLECTING THE JOYS AND GRIEFS SHE HAS SHARED WITH HER HUSBAND. A WONDERFUL TEARJERKER, WITH EXPERT DIRECTION. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION FOR CARY GRANT-BEST ACTOR.

 


PEOPLE ARE FUNNY 1946-USA; 93M; B&W

COMEDY. D: SAM WHITE; C: RUDY VALLEE, OZZIE NELSON, JACK HALEY. A FEATURE VERSION OF THE HIT RADIO SHOW. SMALL TOWN ANNOUNCER WANTS TO BE A BIG-TIME PERSONALITY.

 


PEOPLE CHOICE 1946-USA; 67M; B&W

COMEDY. C: DREW KENNEDY, LOUISE ARTHUR, GEORGE MEEKER, REX LEASE. A SAMLL TOWN BOY SUFFERS LARYNGITIS, BECOMES A RADIO PERSONALITY DUE TO HIS NEW HUSKINESS, AND CLAIMS HE’S A NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL.

 


PERIL OF PAULINE 1947-USA; 67M; B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. WITH M&E TRACK. D: GEORGE MARSHALL; C: BETTY HUTTON, JOHN LUND, BILLY DE WOLFE, CONTANCE COLLIER, WILLIAM DEMEREST. LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING MUSICAL COMEDY BIO OF SILENT SCREEN HEROINE: PEARL WHITE. COLOURFUL ATMOSPHERE OF LIFE ON THE SET OF HOLLYWOOD. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST SONG BY FRANK LOESSER.

 


PHANTOM BROADCAST, THE 1933-USA; 70M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: RALPH FORBES, GAIL PATRICK, GABBY HAYES. AFTER A RADIO STAR IS MURDERED, A HUNCHBACK WHO HAS BEEN THE REAL SINGER DECIDES TO GIVE ONE LAST PERFORMANCE.

 


PHANTOM CREEPS, THE 1939-USA; 75M; B&W

MYSTERY, SCI-FI, ACTION. D: FORD BEEBE; C: BELA LUGOSI, ROBERT KENT, DOROTHY ARNOLD, ROY BARCROFT, JACK C. SMITH. THE FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL. A MAD SCIENTIST IS LOOSE WITH AN ARSENAL OF WEAPONS. A GREAT PERFORMANCE BY BELA LUGOSI.

 


PHANTOM EXPRESS, THE 1932-USA; 66M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: EMORY JOHNSON; C: WILLIAM COLLIER JR, SALLY BLANE, J. FARRELL MACDONALD. MELODRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF VILLAINS ATTEMPTING TO SABOTAGE A RAILROAD---AND IT’S THE COMPANY PRESIDENT’S SON (COLLIER) TO THE RESCUE.

 


PHANTOM FROM SPACE 1953-USA; 72M; B&W

SCI-FI, HORROR. D.W. LEE WILDER; C: TED COOPER, RUDOLPH ANDERS, NOREEN NASH, JAMES SEAY, HARRY SANDERS. AN ALIEN LANDS NEAR SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA, AND IS FORCED TO KILL TWO PEOPLE WHO ATTACK HIM DUE TO HIS MENACING APPEARANCE. A GOVERNMENT AGENT AND A POLICE LIEUTENANT TEAM UP TO TRACK DOWN WHO THEY THINK IS A REAL SERIAL KILLER. THE ALIEN BECOMES INVISIBLE WHEN HE SHEDS HIS SPACESUIT. WELL DIRECTED. IMPRESSIVE SPECIAL EFFECTS FOR THAT TIME PERIOD BY ALEX WELDON AND HOWARD ANDERSON.

 


PHANTOM FROM 10,000 LEAGUES, THE 1956-USA; 80M; B&W

SCI-FI. D: DAN MILNER; C: CATHY DOWNS, KENT TAYLOR, MICHAEL WHALEN. WHEN AN UNDERSEA MONSTER ATTACKS SWIMMERS AND FISHERMEN, AN INTREPID OCEANOGRAPHER INVESTIGATES.

 


PHANTOM OF CHINATOWN 1940-USA; 61M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: GRANT WITHERS, KEYE LUKE, LOTUS LONG, PAUL MCVEY, CHARLES MILLER. MR. WONG SOLVES THE MYSTERY OF THE MURDER THAT FOLLOWS DISCOVERY OF AN VALUABLE SCROLL.

 


PHANTOM OF THE 42 ND STREET, THE 1945-USA; 58M; B&W

MYSTERY. D; MARTIN MOONEY; C: DAVE O’BRIEN, KAY ALDRIDGE, ALAN MOWBRAY, FRANK JENKS. AN ACTOR AND A COP TEAM UP TO FIND THE KILLER OF A WEALTHY UNCLE.

 


PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (SILENT) 1925-USA; 74M; B&W

HORROR. D: RUPERT JULIAN; C: LON CHANEY, MARY PHILBIN, NORMAN KERRY, SNITZ EDWARDS, GIBSON GOWLAND. AN UNKNOWN ENTITY TERRORISES A PARIS OPERA HOUSE. GREAT MELODRAMA WITH CHANEY AS THE VENGEFUL COMPOSER WHO LIVES IN THE CATACOMBS OF THE PARIS OPERA, KIDNAPPING YOUNG PHILBIN AS NEW PROTEGE. FAMED UNMASKING SCENE STILL PACKS A PUNCH. ONE OF CHANEY’S FIRST FILMS. OFTEN REMADE.

 


PHANTOM SHIP, THE 1936-USA; 64M; B&W

HORROR. D: DENISON CLIFT; C: BELA LUGOSI, SHIRLEY GREY. AFTER A JINX SHIP SAILS, ONE BY ONE, THE CREW IS MURDERED. FINALLY NO ONE IS LEFT ALIVE ABOARD THE SHIP.

 


PICKLE GOES IN THE MIDDLE, THE 1972-USA; 70M; COLOR

FAMILY-COMEDY. D: JAMES A. SULLIVAN; C: CHARLIE DELL. A CRAZY, ZANY COMEDY AS THE MOB TRIES TO TAKE OVER THE FAST FOOD INDUSTRY. THERE ARE LOTS OF COPS CHASES, SHOOTOUTS, ETC.

 


PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, THE 1957-USA; 87M; COLOR

MUSICAL. D: BRETAIGNE WINDUST; C: VAN JOHNSON, CLAUDE RAINS, KAY STARR. MUSICAL VERSION OF THE FAIRY TALE ABOUT THE PIPER WHO RIDS THE TOWN OF RATS. HAUNTING MUSIC OF EDWARD GREIG IS EXCELLENT.

 


PINTO RUSTLERS 1936-USA; 52M; B&W

WESTERN. D; HARRY S. WEBB; C: TOM TYLER, CATHERINE COTTER, GEORGE WALSH, AL ST. JOHN, EARL DWIRE, GEORGE CHESEBRO, ROGER WILLIAMS, SLIM WHITAKER. A COWBOY LEFT ORPHANED BY A GANG OF RUSTLERS, SEEK REVENGE.

 


PIRANHA PIRANHA 1972-USA; 96M; COLOR

ADVENTURE, THRILLER. D: WILLIAM GIBSON III. C: PETER BROWN, WILLIAM SMITH, AHNA CAPRI. TWO WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS EXPLORING THE AMAZON JUNGLE RUN FOUL OF A HOMICIDAL HUNTER. AFTER BEING GIVEN A HEAD START, THE TWO ARE HUNTED DOWN LIKE WILD ANIMALS.

 


POLICE COURT 1932-USA; 62M; B&W

DRAMA. D; LOUIS KING; C: HENRY B. WALTHALL, LEON JANNEY, NAY BARRY, KING BAGGOT, LIONEL BELMORE, EDMUND BREESE, AILEEN PRINGLE, AL ST. JOHN. THE SON OF A FADED, ALCOHOLIC SCREEN STAR TRIES TO BRING THE OLD FELLOW BACK TO PROMINENCE.

 


POPPY IS ALSO A FLOWER, THE (AKA: OPIUM CONNECTION) 1966-USA ; 94M ; COLOR

ACTION-THRILLER. D:TERENCE YOUNG; C: RITA HAYWORTH, TREVOR HOWARD, E.G. MARSHALL, ELI WALLACH, YUL BRYNNER, MARCELLO MASTROIANNI, ANGIE DICKINSON, OMAR SHARIF, GRACE KELLY, ANTHONY QUAYLE. IAN FLEMING STORY OF DRUG SMUGGLING, AND THE EFFORT TO PUT AN END TO ITS OPERATION. VIOLENT AT TIMES.

 


PORT OF LOST DREAMS 1934-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. D: FRANK B. STRAYER; C: WILLIAM BOYD. SAILOR’S WIVES AND SWEETHEARTS WAIT WHILE THEIR MEN ARE AT SEA.

 


PORT OF MISSING GIRLS 1938-USA; 64M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D; KARL BROWN; C: HARRY CAREY, JUDITH ALLEN, MULBURN STONE. A YOUNG WOMAN IMPLICATED IN A MURDER STOWS AWAY A FREIGHTER. THERE SHE BECOMES CAUGHT UP IN WATERFRONT WORLD OF PIRATES, SMUGGLERS AND OTHER ASSORTED UNDESIRABLES.

 


PORT OF NEW YORK 1949-USA ; 86M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: LASLO BENEDEK; C: YUL BRYNNER, SCOTT BRADY. BRYNNER’S FILM DEBUT (WITH HAIR!) WHEN A GOVERNMENT AGENT IS KILLED WORKING ON A NARCOTICS CASE, HIS BUDDY CRASHES THROUGH TO GET THE GOODS ON THE GANG.

 


PORTRAIT OF A SHOWGIRL 1982-USA; 100M; B&W

DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV. D: STEVEN HILLIARD STERN; C: LESLEY ANN WARREN, RITA MORENO, DIANE KAY, TONY CURTIS, BARRY PRIMUS. THE LIFE AND LOVES OF LAS VEGAS DANCERS, WITH LESLIE ANN WARREN AS THE RECENT ARRIVAL FROM NEW YORK FLEEING AN UNHAPPY AFFAIR; DIANE KAY AS THE NAÏVE NEWCOMER, AND RITA MORENO AS THE CHORUS LINE VETERAN AND MOTHER HEN. TONY CURTIS IS MORENO’S HUSBAND WHO IS FOREVER MAKING DISASTROUS FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS. RITA MORENO EARNED A EMMY NOMINATION AS OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS.

 


POT O’ GOLD 1941-USA ; 87M ; B&W

MUSICAL. D: GEORGE MARSHALL; C: JAMES STEWART, PAULLETTE GODDARD. THE DAUGHTER OF A SPONSER OF A RADIO QUIZ SHOW TRIES TO SNEAK HORACE HIEDT’S BAND ON THE SHOW DESPITE HER FATHER’S HATRED OF DANCE BANDS.

 


POWDERKEG 1970-USA; 100M; COLOR

ACTION/ADVENTURE. D: DOUGLAS HEYES; C: ROD TAYLOR, DENNIS COLE, MICHAEL ANSARA, FERNANDO LAMAS, LUCIANA PALUZZI, TISHA STERLING. TOUNGE-IN-CHEEK ADVENTURE SET IN 1914, TWO TROUBLE-SHOOTERS ARE HIRED TO RETRIEVE HIJACKED TRAIN. GREAT ACTION.

 


POWER, PASSION & MURDER 1983-USA; 88M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: PAUL BOGART, LEON ICHASO; C: MICHELLE PFEIFFER, DARREN MCGAVIN, STELAI STEVENS. A YOUNG, GLAMOUROUS MOVIE STAR HAS AN AFFAIR WITH A MARRIED MAN WHICH BEGINS THE END OF HER CAREER IN 1930s HOLLYWOOD.

 


PRESIDENT’S MYSTERY, THE 1936-USA; 80M; COLOR

MYSTERY. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: SIDNEY BLACKMER, HENRY WILCOXIN, BETTY FURNESS. BASED ON AN IDEA BY FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. THIS IS THE STORY OF A MILLIONAIRE WHO CHANGES HIS IDENTITY ONLY TO RETURN WHEN HIS WIFE IS ACCUSED OF HIS MURDER.

 


PRIDE OF JESSE HALLUM, THE 1981-USA ; 80M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: GARY NELSON; C: JOHNNY CASH , BRENDA VACCARO, BEN MARLEY, ELI WALLACH, GUY BOYD, CHRYSTAL SMITH. COALMINER JESSE HALLAM, A FUNCTIONAL ILLITERATE, COMES TO GRIPS WITH HIS PROBLEM TO HELP HIMSELF AND HIS KIDS WITH THE HELP OF HIS NEW BOSS (PLAYED BY ELI WALLACH AND HIS SCHOOL-TEACHER DAUGHTER (BRENDA VACCARO), WHO TUTORS CASH IN READING AND WRITING. CASH NOT ONLY STARS, BUT WROTE THE MUSIC AND PERFORMS THE SONGS WITH HIS WIFE JUNE CARTER CASH.

 


PRIDE OF THE BOWERY 1941-USA; 63M; B&W

DRAMA. D: JOSEPH H. LEWIS; C: MARY AINSLEE, LEO GORCEY, DAVID GORCEY, HUNTZ HALL, GABRIEL DELL, BOBBY JORDAN THE DEAD END KIDS ARE SENT TO A CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP WHERE MUGGS IS IN TRAINING FOR A BIG BOXING MATCH. THERE ARE SOME WELL-SHOT RING SCENES.

 


PRISON BREAK 1938-USA; 73M; B&W

ACTION-SUSPENSE. D: ARTHUR RUBIN; C: WARD BOND, BARTON MACLANE, GLENDA FARRELL, PAUL HURST, CONSYANCE MOORE, EDMOND O’ BRIEN, EDWARD PAWLEY, EDMUND MACDONALD, JOHN RUSSELL, FRANK DARIEN. A CONVICT PLANS A DARING PRISON ESCAPE IN ORDER TO CLEAR HIS NAME FOR A MURDER HE DID NOT COMMIT.

 


PRISON TRAIN 1938-USA; 84M; B&W

THRILLER. D: GORDON WILES; C: FRED KEATING, CLARENCE MUSE. TAUT, FAST-PACED THRILLER ABOUT A GANGSTER BEING TAKEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY BY TRAIN TO ALCATRAZ.

 


PRISONER IN THE MIDDLE: (AKA: WARHEAD) 1974-USA; 87M; COLOR

ACTION/ADVENTURE/WAR. D: JOHN O’ CONNOR. C: DAVID JANSSEN, KARIN DOR, CHRISTOPHER STONE, ART METRANO. IN THIS TENSE ACTIONER, AN AMERICAN WEAPONS EXPERT IN SENT ON A MISSION TO A MIDDLE-EAST WAR-ZONE TO LOCATE A LOST NUCLEAR WARHEAD AND DISMANTLE IT BEFORE IT CAN FALL INTO THE WRONG HANDS. BUT BEFORE HE CAN DISARM THE WARHEAD, HE IS CAPTURED AND THUST INTO CONFLICT. HE MUST FREE HIMSELF AND COMPLETE HIS MISSION BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.

 


PRIVATE BUCKAROO 1942-USA; 68M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: EDWARD CLINE; C: THE ANDREWS SISTERS, HARRY JAMES AND ORCHESTRA, JOE E. LEWIS, DONALD O’ CONNOR. MUSICAL STORY ABOUT THE DIFFICULTIES OF PUTTING ON SHOWS FOR SOLIDERS DURING WARTIME. TYPICAL MUSIC OF THE 1940s FEATURING THE MOST POPULAR SINGING TRIO OF THE WAR YEARS.

 


PROJECT KILL 1977-USA; 91M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM GIRDLER; C: LESLIE NIELSEN, GARY LOCKWOOD, NANCY KWAN. A GOVERNMENT MAN IN A CIA-LIKE AGENCY MAKES A MYSTERIOUS EXIT AND IS HUNTED DOWN BY HIS EX-PARTNER, WHO MUST GET-HIM-DEAD OR ALIVE.

 


PROMISE OF LOVE, THE 1980-USA; 95M; COLOR

WAR-DRAMA. DON TAYLOR; C: VALARIE BERTNELLI, JAMESON PARKER, ANDY ROMANO, JOANNA MILES, SHELLEY LONG. TEENAGE BRIDE BERTINELLI BECOMES A WAR WIDOW WHEN HER MARINE CORPS HUSBAND ANDY ROMANO IS KILLED IN VIETNAM, AND INTO HER LIFE COMES A CIVILIAN RECREATION DIRECTOR (PARKER) WHO WORKS AT CAMP PENDLETON IN THIS ROMANTIC-DRAMA.

 


PROMISE HIM ANYTHING 1974-USA; 74M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: EDWARD PARSONS; C: WILLIAM SCHALLERT, EDDIE ALBERT, FREDRIC FORREST, MEG FOSTER. AN UNABASHED BACHELOR (FORREST) SIGNS ON WITH A COMPUTER DATING SERVICE TO DISCOVER NEW CONQUESTS, EXAGGERATING HIS ATTRACTIVENESS ON HIS RESUME TO IMPROVE HIS CHANCES. HE IS SOON MATCHED UP WITH SECRETARY MEG FOSTER, WHOSE RESUME PROMISES THAT ‘ANYTHING GOES’. WHEN HE LEARNS THAT ‘ANYTHING’ MEANS ‘NOTHING’, HE HAULS HER INTO COURT.

 


PROUD AND DAMNED, THE 1972-USA; 94M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: FERDE GROFE JR; C: CHUCK CONNORS, ARON KINCAID, CESAR ROMERO, JOSE GRECO, ANITA QUINN, HENRY CAPPS. FIVE CIVIL WAR VETERAN MERCENARIES WANDER INTO A LATIN AMERICAN WAR AND GET MANIPULATED BY BOTH SIDES. GOOD LUCK OF SOUTH AMERICAN LOCATIONS HELPS STORY.

 


PUNCH AND JODY 1974-USA ; 90M ; COLOR

FAMILY DRAMA. D: BARRY SHEAR; C: GLENN FORD, RUTH ROMAN, PAM GRIFFIN, KATHLEEN WIDDOES, SUSAN BROWN, PARLEY BAER, DONALD BARRY. A CIRCUS GRIFTER (FORD) FINDS HIS LIFE SUDDENLY COMPLICATED BY THE ARRIVAL OF HIS TEENAGE DAUGHTER HE NEVER KNEW ABOUT. SAWDUST, TEARS AND IMPRESSIVE FORD.


QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS 1947-USA; 59M; B&W

ACTION. D; EDWARD F. FINNEY; C: ROBERT LOWERY, PATRICIA MORRISON. A GIRL SEARCHES FOR HER FIANCE AND FINDS HIM RELUCTANTLY HELD CAPTIVE BY A TRIBE OF WOMEN WHO RULE THE JUNGLE. GREAT ADVENTURE FILM WITH FANTASTIC SCENERY.

 


QUICKSAND 1950-USA; 79M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D: IRVING PICHEL; C: MICKEY ROONEY, JEANNE CAGNEY, PETER LORRE. ATMOSPHERIC SUSPENSEFUL FILM OF AN AUTO MECHANIC WHO BORROWS A FEW DOLLARS FROM A CASH REGISTER AND GETS INTO TROUBLE.



RACKETTER, THE 1930-USA; 68M; B&W

CRIME-DRAMA. D; HOWARD HIGGIN; C: ROBERT ARMSTRONG, CAROLE LOMBARD, JOHN LODER, PAUL HURST, HEDA HOPPER. THIS EARLY SOUND GANGSTER FILM FINDS GANG LEADER ROBERT ARMSTRONG INVOLVED IN THE FAMILIAR TRIANGLE AS HE FALLS FOR CAROLE LOMBARD, WHO IS BROKE AND VULNERABLE. SHE, IN TURN, PINES FOR AILING CONCERT VIOLINIST ROLAND DREW. GOOD DIALOGUE WITH SOME LIVELY PERFORMANCES.

 


RADAR MEN FROM THE MOON 1952-USA; 150M; B&W

SCIENCE-FICTION. D: FRED BRANNON. C: GEORGE WALLACE, ALINE TOWNE, ROY BARCROFT. SERIAL VERSION WITH 12 CHAPTERS. COMMANDO CODY, SKY MARSHALL OF THE UNIVERSE AND INVENTOR OF THE FLYING SUIT AND ROCKET SHIP, COMBATS RETIK, RULER OF THE MOON, BENT ON INVADING EARTH. LOTS OF BATTLES. A SCI-FI CLASSIC.

 


RAGE AT DAWN 1955-USA; 123M; COLOR

WESTERN. D; TIM WHELAN; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, FORREST TUCKER, MALA POWERS, J. CARROLL NAISH, EDGAR BUCHANAN. DETECTIVES STAGE A FAKE TRAIN ROBBERY TO ATTRACT THE EVIL RENO BROTHERS AND THEIR OUTLAW GANG. GRITTY, FORCEFUL WESTERN. SCOTT TAKES TIME OUT TO ROMANCE THEIR PRETTY SISTER (POWERS) BEFORE BRINGING THE GANG TO JUSTICE.

 


RAGE OF PARIS 1938-USA; 90M; B&W

ROMANCE, COMEDY. D: HENRY KOSTER; C: MISCHA AUER, DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR, DANIELLE DARRIUCX. FAST PACED COMEDY IS FUN ALL THE WAY. SENSIBLE PARISIAN GIRL TRIES TO SNARE HERSELF A RICH HUSBAND, BUT SUCCUMBS TO TRUE LOVE. U.S. ACTING DEBUT OF FRENCH BEAUTY DANIELE DARRIEUX.

 


RAIDERS OF THE BORDER 1944-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN MMCARTHY; C: JOHNNY MACK BROWN. A WHITE-HATTED COWBOY MUST PREVENT THE TAKEOVER OF A TRADING POST.

 


RAIN 1932-USA; 93M; B&W

DRAMA. D; LEWIS MILESTONE; C: JOAN CRAWFORD, WALTER HUSTON, WILLIAM GARGAN, GUY KIBBEE, WALTER CATLETT, BEULAH BONDI. WITH THIS ADAPTATION OF THE MAUGHAM CHESTNUT. CRAWFORD SUPRISINGLY VIBRANT AND VULGAR, GAVE THE PERFORMANCE OF HER THEN-YOUNG CAREER AS SADIE THOMPSON, THE GOOD TIME GIRL OF THE TROPICS ENGAGED IN A BATTLE FOR HER SOUL WITH A HYPOCRITICAL MAN OF THE CLOTH (HUSTON). DRIECTOR, LEWIS MILESTONE DELIVERS SOME EXQUISITE VISUAL; INTERLUDES, DISPLAYING THE TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE INHABITED BY SADIE AND COMPANY.

 


RAINBOW VALLEY 1935-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, LUCILLE BROWN, LEROY MASON, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, BUFFALO BILL JR. A YOUNG JOHN WAYNE GOES UNDERCOVER TO ROUNDUP THE OUTLAWS WHO HAVE BEEN BLOCKING THE BUILDING OF A ROAD INTO THE MINING TOWN OF RAINBOW VALLEY. IN THIS BREEZY OUTING, WAYNE WORKS ESPECIALLY WELL WITH GABBY, WHO WAS PUTTING THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON THE OLD-TIMER SIDEKICK CHARACTER.

 


RANDY RIDES ALONE 1934-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HENRY FRAZER; C: JOHN WAYNE, ALBERTA VAUGHN, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, EARL DWIRE, YAKIMA CANUTT. WAYNE STARS IN THIS ENJOYABLE EARLY WESTERN AS A LAWMAN WHO GOES UNDERCOVER TO CATCH A GANG THAT HAS BEEN ROBBING AN EXPRESS OFFICE. THE OPENING IS PARTICULARLY GOOD.

 


RANGE BUSTERS, THE 1940-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D. S. ROY LUBY; C: RAY ‘CRASH’ CORRIGAN, MAX TERHUNE, KERMIT MAYNARD, EARLE HODGINS, JOHN ‘DUSTY’ KING, LEROY MASON, LUANA WALTERS. THE RANGE BUSTERS ARE CALLED IN TO FIND THE IDENTITY OF THE PHANTOM KILLER.

 


RANGERS ROUNDUP 1938-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D; SAM NEWFIELD; C: FRED SCOTT, AL ST. JOHN, CHRISTINE MCINTYRE, EARLE HODGINS, STEVE RYAN, KARL HACKETT, ROBERT OWEN, SIDNEY CHATTON, RICHARD CRAMER. THE TEXAS RANGERS PROVE THEIR COURAGE BY FIGHTING AND ROUNDING UP AN OUTLAW GANG OPERATING OUT OF A TRAVELLING MEDICINE SHOW.

 


RAWHIDE 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RAY TAYLOR; C: SMITH BALLEW. LOU GERIG FINDS CROOKS TRYING TO TAKE HIS SISTER’S RANCH AND TEAMS UP WITH A LAWYER TO STOP THEM.

 


REACHING FOR THE MOON 1931-USA; 73M; B&W

ROMANCE, COMEDY, MUSICAL. D: EDMUND GOULDING; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR, BEBE DANIELS, EDWARD EVERETT HORNTON, BING CROSBY. ROBUST AND ENERGETIC DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS PLAYS A FINANCIER ON WHOM LIQUOR HAS AN EFFECT AS THE STOCK MARKET CRASHES DURING A CRUISE AS HE WOOS A LADY. END HAPPYILY. LOOK FOR A YOUNG BING CROSBY SINGING IRVING BERLIN’S ‘LOWER THAN LOWDOWN’.

 


REAL AMERICAN HERO 1978-USA ; 92M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: LOU ANTONIO; C: BRIAN DENNAHY, FORREST TUCKER, KEN HOWARD. PILOT FILM BASED ON THE REAL-LIFE TENNESSEE SHERIFF BUFORD PUSSER, BEST KNOWN FROM THE WALKING TALL FILMS.

 


REAL BRUCE LEE, THE 1979-USA ; 108M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: JIM MARKOVIC; C: BRUCE LEE, DRAGON LEE . CONTAINS ACTUAL EARLY FILMS OF BRUCE LEE, ONCE FEARED LOST BUT RECENTLY DISCOVERED IN THE CHINESE FILM ARCHIVES.

 


REBECCA FORM SUNNYBROOK FARM (SILENT) 1917-USA; 77M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MARSHALL NEILAN; C: MARY PICKFORD, EUGENE O’ BRIEN, HELEN JEROME EDDY. ONCE AGAIN, THE ADULT MARY PICKFORD SUCCESSFULLY PORTRAYS A SAUCY TEENAGER WHO WINS LOVE, RESPECT, AND PROSPERITY IN THIS RAGS-TO-RICHES TEARJERKER BASED ON THE FAMOUS KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN BESTSELLER.

 


RECKLESS WAY, THE 1936-USA; 72M; B&W

DRAMA-ROMANCE. D: RAYMOND K. JOHNSON; C: KANE RICHMOND, MARION NIXON, INEX COURTNEY. A YOUNG WOMAN STRUGGLES FRO HER BIG BREAK INTO THE MOVIES.

 


REDHEAD 1934-USA; 75M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MELVILLE BROWN; C: BRUCE CABOT, GRACE BRADLEY, EDWARD BRADY, MONTE CARTER, BERTON CHURCHILL, GEORGE HUMBERT, REGIS TOOMEY. THE NEW WIFE OF A WEALTHY MAN FACES IN-LAW PROBLEMS.

 


RED HOUSE, THE 1947-USA; 100M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: DELMER DAVES; C: EDWARD G. ROBINSON, LON MCCALLISTER, ALLENE ROBERTS, JUDITH ANDERSON. WHAT IS THE SECRET THAT LIES HIDDEN IN THE ABANDONED RED HOUSE AND THE DARK PATH OF OXHEAD WOOD? ROBINSON EMPLOYS CALHOUN TO KEEP THE CURIOUS AWAY FROM THE DECAYING OLD HOUSE DEEP IN THE WOODS, BUT HIS NIECE AND A YOUNG HIRED HAND MUST LEARN THE SECRET. EXCITING SUSPENSE MELODRAMA WITH FINE CAST, ENHANCED BY MUSICAL SCORE BY MIKLOS ROZSA.

 


REEFER MADNESS 1936-USA ; 67M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: LOUIS GASNIER; C: DAVE O’BRIEN, DOROTHY SHORT. UNINTENTIONALLY HILARIOUS LOOK AT HOW ONE MARIJUANA CIGARETTE CAN LEAD TEENAGERS DOWN THE ROAD TO INSANITY AND DEATH.

 


REET, PETITE, AND GONE 1947-USA; 65M; B&W

WESTERN. D; WILLIAM CROUCH; C: LOUIS JORDAN, BEA GRIFFITH, STORY ABOUT A GIRL WHOSE MOTHER DIES, LEAVING A WILL WHICH A CROOKED LAWYER ALTERS.

 


REG’LAR FELLERS 1941-USA; 66M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ARTHUR DREIFUSS; C: CARL ‘ALFALFA’ SWITZER, DICK VAN PATTEN. A WOMAN WHO HATES KIDS GETS INVOLVED WITH THE FELLERS. COMEDY.

 


REHEARSAL FOR MURDER 1982-USA; 100M; COLOR

MYSTERY. D: DAVID GREENE; C: ROBERT PRESTON, LYNN REDGRAVE, PATRICK MACNEE, LAWRENCE PRESSMAN, JEFF GOLDBLUM. ENGROSSING RICHARD LEVINSON-WILLIAM LINK MYSTERY ABOUT DEATH OF A FAMOUS MOVIE STAR ON THE NIGHT OF HER BROADWAY DEBUT. PRESTON AND PALS, AS N.Y.C STAGE FOLK, GUIDE THE VIEWER CHALLENGINGLY THROUGH COUNTLESS TWISTS AND TURNS.

 


REMEDY FOR RICHES 1940-USA; 60M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ERLE C. KENTON; C: JEAN HERSHOLT, EDGAR KENNEDY. DR. CHRISTIAN SOLVES THE PROBLEMS OF A PATIENT WITH TOO MUCH MONEY. A SWINDLER HAS PEOPLE READY TO INVEST SAVINGS.

 


RENEGADE GIRL 1946-USA; 68M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM BURKE; C: ANN SAVAGE. THE SISTER OF A DEAD OUTLAW SEEKS REVENGE.

 


RENEGADE TRAIL 1939-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD. HOPPY COMES TO THE AID OF A WOMAN HOUNDED BY HER OUTLAW HUSBAND.

 


RENFREW OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED 1937-USA; 57M; B&W

FAMILY, WESTERN. D: AL HERMAN; C: JAMES NEWILL, CAROL HUGHES, KENNETH HARLAN. A ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTIE GOES AFTER A COUNTERFEITING RING WITH THE AID OF HIS DOG ‘LIGHTINING’.

 


RESCUE FROM GILLIGAN’S ISLAND 1978-USA; 100M; COLOR

COMEDY, FAMILY. D: LESLIE H. MARTINSON. C: BOB DENVER, ALAN HALE JR, JIM BACKUS, NATALIE SCHAFER, RUSSELL JOHNSON, DAWN WELLS, VINCENT SCHIAVELLI, ART LAFLEUR. A HUGH TIDAL WAVE SWEEPS THE CASTAWAYS BACK TO CIVILISATION, BUT NONE OF THEM ARE ABLE TO ADJUST TO MODERN LIFE. GILLIGAN HAS THE ADDED PROBLEM OF DEALING WITH TWO ENEMY AGENTS WHO WANT A COMPONENT FROM A RUSSIAN SATELLITE THAT CRASHED ONTO THE ISLAND. WHILE TAKING A SENTIMENTAL AIRPLANE TOUR OVER THE ISLAND, THEY MUST CRASH LAND, COMING FULL CIRCLE. LOTS OF FUN FOR GILLIGAN’S ISLAND FANS.

 


RETURN OF RIN-TIN-TIN, THE 1947-USA; 65M; COLOR

FAMILY-ADVENTURE. D: MAX NOSSECK; C: ROBERT BLAKE, DONALD WOODS, RIN-TIN-TIN. A BOY’S HEART IS BROKEN WHEN RIN-TIN-TIN IS LOST TO A BAD GUY.

 


REVENGE FOR RAPE 1976-USA; 100M; COLOR

DRAMA, CRIME, TV MOVIE. D: TIMOTHY GALFAS; C: MIKE CONNORS, ROBERT REED, DEANNA LUND, TRACY BROOKS SWOPE. A COMPELLING DRAMA OF A MAN WHO BECOMES A LONE VIGILANTE TRACKING DOWN THE THREE MEN WHO ATTACKED HIS WIFE WHILE ON A CAMPING TRIP.

 


REVENGE OF THE VIRGINS 1962-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D: PAUL PERRI; C: CHARLES VELTMAN, ROMONA ROGERS, JEWEL MORGAN. GOLD HUNTERS ARE ATTACKED BY A BAND OF FEMALE INDIANS. NUDITY.

 


REVOLT OF THE ZOMBIES 1936-USA; 65M; COLOR

HORROR. D: VICTOR HALPERIN; C: ROY D’ARCY, DEAN KJAGGER, DORTHY STONE, ROBERT NOLAND, GEORGE CLEVELAND. EVIL COUNT MAZOVIA HAS COME INTO POSSESSION OF THE SECRET METHODS BY WHICH DEAD MEN CAN BE TRASFORMED INTO WALKING ZOMBIES AND USES THESE POWERS TO CREATE A RACE OF SLAVE LABOURERS.

 


RIDE, RANGER, RIDE 1935-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: BOB STEELE. A LAWMAN DISGUISES HIMSELF AS A DUDE TO CATCH AN OUTLAW GANG.

 


RIDER OF THE LAW 1935-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, GERTRUDE MESSINGER. AGENT STEELE POSES AS A TENDERFOOT TO ROUND UP BANK ROBBERS.

 


RIDERS OF DESTINY 1933-USA; 50M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, CECLIA PARKER, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, FORREST TAYLOR, AL ST. JOHN. THE DUKE IS ‘SINGING SANDY’, A GOVERNMENT AGENT SENT TO STOP OUTLAWS FROM STEALING SETTLER’S LAND.

 


RIDERS OF THE SAGE 1939-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY S. WEBB; C: BOB STEELE, CARLETON YOUNG, TED ADAMS, CLAIRE ROCHELLE, EARL DOUGLAS, REED HOWES, FRANK LARUE, JAMES WHITEHEAD. A COWBOY WHO STOPS A KILLING FINDS HIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF A CATTLEMAN AND SHEEPHERDER WAR.

 


RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING PINES 1949-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D; JOHN ENGLISH; C: GENE AUTRY, PATRICA WHITE , JIMMY LLOYD, DOUGLAS DUMBRILLE. CLAYTON MOORE. AS USUAL, AUTRY COMES TO THE AID OF A FEMALE IN DANGER OF BEING CHEATED OUT OF HER RIGHTFUL PROPERTY, AND TRUE TO THE CODE OF THE WEST THE VILLIANS ARE DEFEATED.

 


RIDIN’ DOWN THE CANYON 1948-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GABY HAYES. ROY AND HIS PALS HELP A YOUNGSTER AND HIS SISTER RID THEIR DUDE RANCH OF CATTLE RUSTLERS.

 


RIM OF THE CANYON 1948-USA; 70M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN ENGLISH; C: GENE AUTRY. NAN LESLIE , WALTER SANDE, JOCKO MAHONEY, CHAMPION. GENE TRIES TO SAVE A TOWN FROM THREE OUTLAWS WHO RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THEIR CRIME FOR REVENGE.

 


RING, THE 1952-USA; 79M; B&W

ACTION-DRAMA. D: KURT NEUMANN; C: RITA MORENO, GERALD MOHR, LALO RIOS, ROBERT ARTHUR. UNDER THE TUTELAGE OF FIGHT MANAGER MOHR, POOR CHICANO RIOS TRIES HIS HAND IN THE RING. THIS FILM OFFERS A REFRESHINGLY NON-STEROTYPICAL PORTRAIT OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS, PLUS A PERSECTIVE OF THE FIGHT RACKET. SCRIPTED BY IRVING SHULMAN AND BASED ON HIS NOVEL.

 


RIP ROARING BUCKAROO 1936-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BOB HILL; C: TOM TYLER, BETH MARION. FIGHTER TOM IS FRAMED IN A DISHONEST FIGHT AND SETS OUT TO CLEAR HIMSELF.

 


RIVER NIGER 1976-USA; 105M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: STEVE CARTER; C: JAMES EARL JONES, CICELY TYLSON, LOU GOSSETT, GLYN TURMAN. INTELLIGENT, MOVING STORY OF A BLACK FAMILY TRYING TO COME TO TERMS WITH THE WORLD AND THEMSELVES. TOUCHING AND CONVINCING.

 


ROAD SHOW 1941-USA; 87M; B&W

COMEDY. D: HAL ROACH; C: GORDON DOUGLAS, HAL ROACH JR, ADOLPHE MENJOU, CAROLE LANDIS, JOHN HUBBARD. AMUSING STORY OF A YOUNG MAN, WRONGFULLY COMMITTED TO AN INSANE ASYLUM, ESCAPING AND JOINING UP WITH A TRAVELLING CARNIVAL. GGOD PERFORMANCES WITH BRIGHT AND TENDER MOMENTS.

 


ROAD TO BALI 1952-USA ; 88M ; COLOR

COMEDY-DRAMA. D: HAL WALKER; C: BOB HOPE, DOROTHY LAMOUR, BING CROSBY, MARVYN VYE, RALPH MOODY. ONLY COLOUR ‘ROAD’ MOVIE HAS LUSH TRAPPINGS, MANY GUEST STARS AND GOOD LAUGHS. HOPE AND CROSBY PLAY A PAIR OF VAUDEVILLE PERFORMERS IN COMPETITION FOR DOROTHY LAMOUR, PURSUING HER TO THE SOUTH SEAS ISLAND OF BALI, WHERE THEY MUST CONTEND WITH ALL SORTS OF JUNGLE DANGERS, FROM CANNIBALISTIC NATIVES TO VARIOUS HOLLYWOOD STARS WHO APPEAR IN HILARIOUS CAMEOS. THE HUMPHREY BOGART SCENE IS A CLASSIC. EXCELLENT ENTRY IN SERIES.

 


ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD 1942-USA; 70M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: BUD POLLARD; C: BING CROSBY, LUIS ALBERNI, ANN CHRISTY. COMPILATION OF EARLY MUSICAL SHORTS FEATURING BING CROSBY, LUIS ALBERNI, ANN CHRISTY. COMPILATION OF EARLY MUSICAL SHORTS FEATURING BING CROSBY.

 


ROAMIN’ WILD 1936-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BERNARD B. RAY; C: TOM TYLER, CAROL WYNDHAM, AL FERGUSON, GEORGE CHESEBRO, MAX DAVIDSON, FRED PARKER. A U.S MARSHAL INVESTIGATES A GANG OF CROOKS POSING AS GOVERNMENT AGENTS TO STEAL FROM MINERS.

 


ROARING GUNS 1936-USA; 66M; B&W

WESTERN. B: BERNARD B. RAY; C: TIM MCCOY, ROSALINDA PRICE, WHEELER OAKMAN. A RUTHLESS CATTLE BARON ATTEMPTS TO DRIVE OUT THE INDEPENDENT RANCHERS WHILE USING A PHONY FEUD WITH HIS MAIN COMPETITOR AS A COVER-UP. IT’S UP TO STEELY-EYED TIM MCCOY TO SET THINGS STRAIGHT. ENJOYABLE.

 


ROBIN HOOD (SILENT) 1922-USA; 118M; B&W

ACTION. D: ALLAN DWAN; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR, ENID BENNETT, WALLACE BEERY, ALAN HALE SR. A ROUSING, FAST MOVING SILENT MOVIE THAT ESTABLISHED THE CHARACTER AS A DEVIL-MAY-CARE ADVENTURER WITH A PASSION FOR JUSTICE AND WISTFUL MAID MARIAN….IN THAT ORDER. FAIRBANKS WROTE THE SCREENPLAY AND FINANCED THE THEN ASTRONOMICAL $1.5 MILLION FILM.

 


ROBIN HOOD OF THE PECOS 1914-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, MAJORIE REYNOLDS, JAY NOVELLO, ROSCOE ATES. EX-CONFEDERATE SOLDIER AND CITIZENS BAND TOGETHER IN POST CIVIL WAR TEXAS TO STOP THE NORTHERN CARPETBAGGERS.

 


ROCKETSHIP (AKA: FLASH GORDON) 1936-USA; 97M; B&W

SCI-FI, ACTION. D: FREDRICK STEPHANI; C: BUSTER CRABBE, JEAN ROGERS, CHARLES MIDDLETON, PRISCILLA LAWSON, FRANK SHANNON, RICHARD ALEXANDER. A ROGUE PLANET IS HURTLING TOWRDS THE EARTH, CREATING WORLDWIDE PANIC. A MAVERICK SCIENTIST, DR. ZARKOV, PLUS FLASH GORDON AND DALE ARDEN, HEAD FOR THE PLANET IN AN EXPERIMENTAL ROCKETSHIP. THE PLANET, MONGO, IS FILLED WITH WONDERS, WARRING FACTIONS WITH RAY GUNS, ROBOTS, AND IS CONTROLLED BY THE EVIL EMPEROR MING. MING HAS HIS OWN DIABOLICAL PLANS FOR PLANET AND FLASH GORDON MUST FIGHT TO KEEP HIM FROM DESTROYING OUR WORLD.

 


ROGUE OF THE RANGE 1936-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: JOHNNY MACK BROWN, LOIS JANUARY, ALDEN “STEPHEN” CHASE, PHYLLIS HUME, HORACE MURPHY, JACK ROCKWELL, GEORGE BALL, SLIM WHITAKER. A LAWMAN PRETENDS THAT HE IS A BANDIT IN ORDER TO TRACK DOWN AN OUTLAW GANG, WHILE COURTING A PREACHERWOMAN AND SINGER.

 


ROLLIN’ PLAINS 1938-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: AL HERMAN; C: TEX RITTER . TEX STOPS A CATTLEMEN VERSUS SHEEPHERDERS WAR.

 


ROLL ON TEXAS MOON 1946-USA; 67M; B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, DALE EVANS, DENNIS HOEY. ROY PLAYS A COWPOKE WHO IS HIRED TO PREVENT A FUED BETWEEN THE SHEEP MEN AND THE CATTLE RANCHERS.

 


ROMANCE ON THE RANGE 1942-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , GABBY HAYES, LINDA HAYES. ROY DISCOVERS THAT A HIGHLY RESPECTED CITIZEN IS AN OUTLAW LEADER.

 


ROOTIN’ TOOTIN’ RHYTHM 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN: D: MACK WRIGHT; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTE. GENE UNMASKS A GANG OF RUSTLERS AND THE HEAD OF THE CATTLEMAN’S PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.

 


ROUGH RIDERS ROUNDUP 1939-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN: D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , LYNNE ROBERTS, RAYMOND HATTON, EDDIE ACUFF, WILLIAM PAWLEY, DOROTHY SEBASTIAN. AT THE END OF THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, ROY AND THE ROUGH RIDERS JOIN THE TEXAS BORDER PATROL TO FIGHT ROBBERS AND SMUGGLERS. PAWLEY IS THE VILLAIN WHO MAINTAINS A RESPECTABLE FAÇADE, WHILE ROBBING STAGECOACHES AND EXPRESS OFFICES. ROY AND THE ROUGH RIDERS CRUSH HIS GANG ONCE AND FOR ALL. ROY SINGS “HERE ON THE RANCH WITH YOU” FILMED IN THE GHOST TOWN OF RYOLITE, NEVADA.

 


ROUND-UP TIME IN TEXAS 1937-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN: D: JOSEPH KANE; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTE, MAXINE DOYLE. AUTRY BRINGS HIS USUAL AIR OF CONTAINED ENERGY TO THIS FAIRLY EARLY ENTRY IN THE LONG-RUNNING SERIES. IN THIS ONE, TWO COWBOYS TAKE A HERD OF HORSES TO SOUTH AMERICA.

 


ROYAL BED, THE 1930-USA; 75M; B&W

COMEDY. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: MARY ASTOR, ROBERT WARWICK. SPRIGHTLY SATIRE OF A HENPECKED KING OF A SMALL COUNTRY HAVING A GOOD TIME WHEN HIS WIFE IS AWAY.

 


ROYAL WEDDING 1951-USA; 93M ; COLOR

MUSICAL. D: STANLEY DONEN; C: FRED ASTAIRE , JANE POWELL, PETER LAWFORD, SARAH CHURCHILL. MUSICAL AND GREAT DANCING BY ASTAIRE AND SINGING BY POWELL. A BROTHER AND SISTER DANCE TEAM GO TO LONDON AT THE TIME OF THE ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCESS ELIZABETH AND FIND ROMANCE OF THEIR OWN. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE ASTAIRE’S DANCING ON THE CEILING AND PARTNERING WITH A HAT RACK, AND HIS DYNAMITE DUET WITH POWELL. BURTON LANE/ ALAN JAY LERNER SCORE ALSO INCLUDES ‘TOO LATE NOW.’ NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST SONG.

 


RUSTLER’S VALLEY 1937-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: NATE WATT; C: WILLIAM BOYD. HOPPY PROVES THAT LUCKY IS INNOCENT OF A BANK ROBBERY.



SABAKA 1953-USA; 75M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: FRANK FERRIN; C: BORIS KARLOFF, REGINALD DENNY, VIKTOR JORY, LISA HOWARD, JEANNE BATES, JAY NOVELLO, JUNE FORAY. EXOTIC MELODRAMA, AS THE BRITISH ARMY TRIES TO STAMP OUT A CULT OF FANATICAL MURDERERS IN COLONIAL INDIA. STORY ENHANCED BY VETERAN, CAPABLE CAST.

 


SADDLE ACES 1935-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY L. FRASER; C: REX BELL, RUTH MIX, ROGER WILLIAMS, BUZZ BARTON, STANLEY BLYSTONE, EARL DWIRE, CHIEF THUNDERCLOUD, MARY MACLAREN. TWO MEN FALSELY CONVICTED OF CRIMES ESCAPE TO PROVE THEIR INNOCENCE. THEY JOIN FORCES WITH A YOUNG WOMAN BEING TAKEN BY SWINDLERS.

 


SAGA OF DEATH VALLEY 1939-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, DON BARRY. EARLY ROGERS FILM FINDS HIM FIGHTING A GANG OF OUTLAWS LED BY DESPERADO WHO TURNS OUT TO BE HIS OWN BROTHER. THE HIDDEN IDENTITY OR LOOK-A-LIKE THEME WAS A COMMON ONE FOR ROY’S FILMS OF THE LATE 1930’s, BUT THIS ONE HAS PLENTY OF ACTION AND EXCITEMENT.

 


SAGEBRUSH TRAIL 1933-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ARMAND SCHAFFER; C: JOHN WAYNE, NANCY SHUBERT, LANE CHANDLER, YAKIMA CANUTT, BIG JOHN WAYNE. ALMOST BEFORE HE WAS SHAVING, IS SENT TO PRISON FOR A MURDER HE DIDN’T COMMIT. NATURALLY, OUR HERO BREAKS OUT OF THE BIG HOUSE TO CLEAR HIS NAME. IN A NICE TWIST, HE UNWITTINGLY BECOMES FRIENDS WITH THE KILLER WHO DIES IN A CLIMATIC SHOOT-OUT. GOOD FILM FOR WAYNE.

 


SALLY OF THE SAWDUST (SILENT) 1925-USA; 92M; B&W

COMEDY. D: D.W. GRIFFITH; C: W.C. FIELDS, CAROL DEMPSTER, ALFRED LUNT, ERVILLE ALDERSON, EFFIE SHANNON. FIRST VERSION OF THE PLAY ‘POPPY’, ABOUT A GIRL, WHO IS RAISED BY HER JUGGLER FATHER (FIELD’S FIRST FILM), WHO FALLS IN LOVE WITH AN UPPER CLASS BOY. CHARMINGLY DONE, AND THE EXTENSIVE FOOTAGE OF FIELD’S AMAZING JUGGLING ROUTINES IS ENTHRALLING.

 


SALOME-WHERE SHE DANCED 1945-USA; 86M; COLOR

THRILLER. D: CHARLES LAMONT; C: YVONNE DE CARLO, ROD CAMERON, DAVID BRUCE, WALTER SLEZAK. DURING AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR A DANCER IS SUSPECTED OF BEING A SPY AND FLEES TO ARIZONA. THIS FILM MADE DE CARLO A STAR.

 


SALT OF THE EARTH 1953-USA; 94M; B&W

DRAMA. D; HERBERT BIBERMAN; C: JUAN CHACON, ROSOURA REVUELTAS, WILL GEER, MERVIN WILLIAMS. AN INTERESTING, SELDOM EXHIBITED FILM ABOUT LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS AND THE EXPLOITATION OF THE WORKING CLASS IN AMERICA. A WORTHWHILE, MORE RADICAL EXAMINATION OF SOME OF THE THEMES DEALT WITH IN THE GRAPES OF WRATH.

 


SAM CADE 1971-USA; 92M ; COLOR

ACTION/WESTERN. C: GLENN FORD, EDGAR BUCHANAN, ED ASNER. EPISODES OF CADE’S COUNTY. SPRAWLING MADRID COUNTY, CALIFORNIA WAS THE SETTING FOR THIS CONTEMPORARY WESTERN/POLICE DRAMA. SHERIFF SAM CADE KEEPS PEACE IN HIS COUNTY.

 


SANDCASTLES 1972-USA; 76M; COLOR

DRAMA. D; TED POST; C: HERSCHEL BERNARDI, BONNIE BEDLIA, JAN-MICHAEL VINCENT, MARIETTE HARTLEY. A GHOSTLY ROMANCE BETWEEN A LONELY YOUNG GIRL AND THE VICTIM OF AN AUTO ACCIDENT WHO HAD DIED IN HER ARMS BUT IS LATER DISCOVERED WANDERING ON THE BEACH.

 


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY 1944-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN ENGLISH; C: ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS, BOB NOLAN AND THE SONS OF THE PIONEERS, JEAN PORTER. COWGIRLS REPLACE COWBOYS ON THE LARGE CATTLE RANCH. NEVERTHELESS, ROY ROGERS IS BROUGHT IN TO RID THE VALLEY OF THE LAWLESS ELEMENTS. ROY GETS HIS FIRST SCREEN KISS HERE FROM JEAN PORTER. WAS THE NUMBER ONE BOX OFFICE WESTERN IN IT’S YEAR OF RELEASE.

 


SANTA AND THE THREE BEARS 1979-USA; 47M; COLOR

ANIMATION. D: TONY BENEDICT; VOICES OF: HAL SMITH, JEAN VANDER PYL, ANNETTE FERRA, BOBBY RIHA. WHEN A MOTHER BEAR AND HER CUBS TO DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS IN THE FOREST, THEY DECIDE TO SKIP HIBERNATION FOR THE WINTER.

 


SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (AKA:SANTA CLAUS DEFEATS THE ALIENS) 1964-USA; 80M; COLOR

FAMILY, ANIMATION, SCI-FI. D: NICHOLAS D. WEBSTER. WITH THE VOICES OF: PIA ZADORA, CHRISTOPHER MONTH, JOHN CALL, DORIS RICH, AL NESOR, LELIA MARTIN. MARTIANS SEND KIDNAPPERS TO EARTH TO CAPTURE SANTA CLAUS, BUT FIND THEMSELVES CONFUSED WHEN CONFRONTED WITH HUNDREDS OF SANTAS. TWO CHILDREN LEAD THE MARTIANS TO THE ‘REAL SANTA CLAUS’, AND THE MARTIANS KIDNAP BOTH SANTA AND THE TWO CHILDREN. WHEN THEY REACH MARS, SANTA FINDS A WORLD WITH NO CHRISTMAS AND THE BORED MARTIAN KIDS HAVE NOTHING MORE TO DO THAN WATCH MARTIAN TV. SANTA USES A LITTLE CHRISTMAS MAGIC TO HELP THE MARTIANS. THE FILM INCLUDES THE (THEN) CHILD STAR, PIA ZADORA, VOICING A MARTIAN CHILD.

 


SANTA FE BOUND 1936-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: HARRY S. WEBB; C: TOM TYLER, JEANNE MARTEL, RICHARD CRAMER, CHARLES ‘ SLIM’ WHITAKER, EDWARD CASSIDY, LAFE MCKEE, DOROTHY WOODS. A MAN SEARCHES FOR THE OUTLAW WHO BLAMED HIM FOR THE DEATH OF AN OLD MAN.

 


SANTA FE TRAIL 1940-USA ; 110; B&W

WESTERN. D: MICHAEL CURTIS, WARD BOND; C: ERROL FLYNN, OLIVIA DE HAVILAND, RONALD REAGAN, VAN HEFLIN. PRE-CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FIGHT FOR ‘BLOODY KANSAS’ LOTS OF ACTION AND ELABORATE PRODUCTION. REAGAN PLAYS FLYNN’S WEST POINT CLASSMATE AND ROMANTIC RIVAL, GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER.

 


SATAN’S HARVEST 1965-USA; 80M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: GEORGE MONTGOMERY; C: GEORGE MONTGOMERY, TIPPI HEDREN, MATT MONRO, DAY KAYE, BRIAN O’ SHAUGNESSY, MELODY O’ BRAIN. AN AMERICAN DETECTIVE INHERITS A SOUTH AFRICAN RANCH ONLY TO FIND THAT IT IS BEING USED AS THE HEADQUARTERS FOR A DRUG SMUGGLING OPERATION.

 


SCARED TO DEATH 1947-USA; 67M; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: CHRISTY CABONNE; C; BELA LUGOSI, DOUGLAS FOWLEY, JOYCE COMPTON, GEORGE ZUCIO, NAT PENDLETON, ANGELO ROSSITTO, MOLLY LAMONT. THE PIECES OF A PUZZLING MURDER ARE REVEALED TO US ONE AT A TIME IN THIS FRIGHTENING STORY. NARRATED BY A DEAD WOMAN, BELA LUGOSI’S ONLY COLOUR FILM.

 


SCARLET LETTER, THE 1934-USA; 70M; B&W

DRAMA. D; ROBERT VIGNOLA; C: COLLEEN MOORE, HARDIE ALBRIGHT, HENRY WALTHALL, WILLIAM FARNUM, ALAN HALE, CORA SUE COLLINS. A YOUNG WOMAN BEARS THE ILLEGITIMATE CHILD OF THE VILLAGE MINISTER. HER REFUSAL TO IDENTIFY THE FATHER BRINGS HER PROBLEMS.

 


SCARLET STREET 1945-USA ; 95M ; B&W

MELODRAMA. D: FRITZ LANG; C: EDWARD G. ROBINSON, JOAN BENNETT, DAN DURYEA, MARGARET LINDSAY. MIDDLE-AGED CASHIER BECOMES AN EMBEZZLER WHEN HE GETS INVOLVED WITH A PREDATORY, MANIPULATING WOMAN. SCARLET STREET WAS FRITZ LANG’S AMERICANISED VERSION OF A 1931 JEAN RENOIR FILM “LA CHIENNE.” IT’S THE STORY OF A RATHER ORDINARY MAN WHO FALLS IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN OF LOOSE STANDARDS. SHE ROBS AND DECEIVES HIM AND HE EVENTUALLY KILLS HER. HE’S NOT SUSPECTED HOWEVER, AND HER BOYFRIEND IS CONVICTED IN HIS PLACE. THE BOYFRIEND IS EXECUTED AND THE MAN MUST LIVE WITH THE SECRET OF HIS CRIME FOREVER. THE FILM IS NOTABLE FOR ITS EXCELLENTLY DRAWN CHARACTERIZATIONS AND ITS CLASSIC DEPICTION OF CITY SURROUNDINGS – WET DARK STREETS, SHIMMERING LIGHTS, ETC.

 


SECOND CHANCE 1972-USA; 77M; COLOR

COMEDY. D; PETER TEWKSBURY; C; BRIAN KEITH, ELIZABETH ASHLEY, KENNETH MARS, WILLIAM WINDOM. A SERIO-COMEDY ABOUT A RICH STOCKBROKER WHO BUYS A GHOST TOWN IN NEVADA TO CREATE A COMMUNITY FOR ‘LOSERS’ SEEKING ANOTHER CHANCE IN LIFE.

 


SECOND CHORUS 1941-USA; 83M; B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: H.C. POTTER C: FRED ASTAIRE, PAULETTE GODDARD, BURGESS MEREDITH, ARTIE SHAW AND ORCHESTRA, CHARLIE BUTTERWORTH. ASTAIRE AND MEREDITH TRY OUT FOR SHAW’S BAND AND COMPETE FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR MANAGER, GODDARD.

 


SECOND SIGHT: A LOVE STORY (AKA: EMMA AND I) 1984- USA- 100M; COLOR

ROMANCE, DRAMA, FAMILY, MADE-FOR-TV. D: JOHN KORTY; C: ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY, BARRY NEWMAN, NICHOLAS PRYOR, MICHAEL HORTON, BEN MARLEY, RICHARD ROMANUS, SUSAN RUTTAN. ACTUALLY, TWO LOVE STORIES- ONE OF A BLIND WOMAN AND HER DOG, THE OTHER WITH THE MAN WHO BREAKS DOWN HER RESISTANCE TO EMOTIONAL INVOLVEMENT. ANOTHER IN MONTGOMERY’S GALLERY OF VERY SPECIAL PORTRAITS. SCRIPT BY DENNIS TURNER FROM SUSAN MILLER’S ADAPTATION OF SHELIA HOCKEN’S EMMA AND (EMMA’S THE DOG).

 


SECOND WOMAN, THE (AKA: ELLEN) 1950-USA; 91M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D; JAMES V. KERN; C: ROBERT YOUNG, BETSY DRAKE, JOHN SUTTON, FLORENCE BATES, HENRY O’NEIL. A YOUNG ARCHITECT THOUGHT TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF HIS FIANCE, SEEMS PARANOID, UNITL HE PROVES HE IS BEING FRAMED AS A PART OF A PLOT TO GAIN REVENGE. HIS NEW LOVE HELPS HIM PROVE HIS INNOCENCE IN THIS GOOD PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE MELODRAMA.

 


SENIORS, THE 1978-USA; 87M; COLOR

ADULT-COMEDY. D: ROD AMATEAU; C: JEFFREY BYRON, DENNIS QUAID, GARY INHOF, LOU RICHARDS, PRICILLA BARNES, ALAN REED. IN ORDER TO MEET GIRLS, A GROUP OF COLLEGE BUDDIES OPEN A BOGUS SEX CLINIC, WHICH MUSHROOMS INTO A MILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS. FUNNY AND SATIRICAL, WITH SOME INNOCUOUS NUDITY THROWN IN.

 


SENSITIVE PASSIONATE MAN, A 1977-USA; 100M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JOHN NEWLAND; C: ANGIE DICKINSON, DAVID JANSSEN, MARICLARE COSTELLO, RICHARD VENTURE, RHODES REASON. SACKED AEROSPACE ENGINEER TURNS INTO PSYCHOTIC, SELF-DESTRUCTIVE DRUNK. FRIENDS AND FAMILY MUST HELP HIM RECOVER HIS TRUE SELF.

 


SEVEN ALONE 1975-USA; 96M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D; EARL BELLAMY; C: DEWY MARTIN, ALDO RAY, ANNE COLLINS, DEAN SMITH, STEWART PETERSON. FAMILY-WILDERNESS PICTURE ON TRUE STORY OF SEVEN CHILDREN WHO MAKE PERILOUS 2,000 MILE TREK WEST DURING THE 1800s AFTER THEIR PARENTS DIE EN ROUTE.

 


SEX MADNESS 1934-USA; 50M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DWAYNE VESPER. C; HARRY ANTRUM, RICHARD BENGALI, POLLY BESTOR, MIRIAM BILAVSKY, MARK DANIELS. PROPAGANDA FILM ABOUT THE DANGERS OF VENEREAL DISEASE. TOM THE SON OF A CRUSADING NEWSPAPER REPORTER, GOES PARTYING WITH FRIENDS AND WINDS UP AT A BURLESQUE HOUSE. THE STRIPPERS INVITE THEM BACK TO THEIR HOUSE WHERE HE HAS SEX WITH ONE OF THEM AND CONTRACTS A DISEASE. ENTERTAINING LOOK AT LIFE IN THE 1930’s.

 


SHADOW OF CHINATOWN 1946-USA; 70M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D; BOB HILL, BELA LUGOSI, HERMAN RIX. FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL. A SCIENTIST IS HIRED TO DESTROY ALL THE CHINATOWN RIVALS OF FOREIGN IMPORTERS.

 


SHADOW OF THE EAGLE 1932-USA; 185M; B&W

ACTION. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D; FORD BEEBE; C: JOHN WAYNE, DOROTHY GULLIVERS, YAKIMA CANUTT. FEATURE LENGTH VERSION OF THIS ACTION PACKED SERIES. STORY OF A STOLEN INVENTION AND KIDNAPPED SCIENTIST. MASTERMINDED BY A MYSTERIOUS CRIMINAL KNOWN AS THE ‘EAGLE’, WHO WRITES HIS THREATS IN THE SKY WITH AN AIRPLANE. PACKED FULL OF ACTION AND ADVENTURE. SHOWS WAYNE IN AN UNUSUAL ROLE. FUN TO WATCH.

 


SHADOW OF THE EAGLE (SERIAL- PART 1) 1932-USA; 113M; B&W

ACTION-THRILLER. D: FORD BEEBE; C: JOHN WAYNE, DOROTHY GULLIVER, YAKIMA CANUTT. STORY OF STOLEN INVENTION AND KIDNAPPED SCIENTIST. MASTERMINDED BY MYSTERIOUS CRIMINAL KNOWN AS THE ‘EAGLE’, WHO WRITES HIS THREATS IN THE SKY WITH AN AIRPLANE. FUN TO WATCH. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 266 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


SHADOW OF THE EAGLE (SERIAL- PART 2) 1932-USA; 113M; B&W

ACTION-THRILLER. D: FORD BEEBE; C: JOHN WAYNE, DOROTHY GULLIVER, YAKIMA CANUTT. STORY OF STOLEN INVENTION AND KIDNAPPED SCIENTIST. MASTERMINDED BY MYSTERIOUS CRIMINAL KNOWN AS THE ‘EAGLE’, WHO WRITES HIS THREATS IN THE SKY WITH AN AIRPLANE. FUN TO WATCH. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 266 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


SHADOW ON THE STAIRS 1941-USA; 63M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: ROSS LEDERMAN; C: FREIDA INESCORT, PAUL CAVANAUGH, HEATHER ANGEL, BRUCE LESTER, MILES MANDER, LUMSDEN HARE, TURHAN BEY. A CREEPY BOARDING HOUSE IS THE SCENE OF A NUMBER OF MYSTERY-DRENCHED, MURDERS. A BIZARRE ASSORTMENT OF SUSPECTS MAKE THINGS EVEN HARDER TO DISCOVER THE REAL MURDERER.

 


SHE CAME TO THE VALLEY (AKA: TEXAS IN FLAMES)1978-USA; 93M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: ALBERT BAND; C: SCOTT GLENN, RONEE BLAKELY, DEAN STOCKWELL, FREDDY FENDER. A TOUGH PIONEER WOMAN BECOMES EMBROILED IN POLITICAL INTRIGUE DURING SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR. BASED ON CLEO DAWSON’S BOOK.

 


SHE DEMONS 1958-USA; 68M; B&W

ACTION, SCI-FI. D: RICHARD E. CUNHA; C: IRISH MCCALLA, TOD GRIFFIN, CHARLIE OPUNI, GENE ROTH (STUTENROTH), RUDOLPH ANDERS. SHIPWRECK ON A VOLCANIC ISLAND, A SPOILED HEIRESS AND TWO EXPLORERS ARE CAPTURED BY NAZI SCIENTIST. EXPERIMENTING ON BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, HE HOPES TO CREATE A RACE OF SUPER-HUMANS. THE TWO EXPLORERS RACE AGAINST TIME TO SAVE THE HEIRESS FROM BECOMING ANOTHER OF THE MAD SCIENTIST’S HIDEOUSLY MUTATED FAILED EXPERIMENTS.

 


SHELL GAME 1975-USA; 72M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: GLENN JORDAN; C: JOHN DAVIDSON, TOM ATKINS, JOAN VAN ARK, ROBERT SAMPSON. A HEIST ROMP THAT HAS A CONVICTED CON MAN RISKING ANOTHER PRISON TERM BY SETTING OUT IN ROBIN HOOD STYLE TO FLEECE THE CROOKED HEAD OF A BIG CHARITY FUND WHO HAS BEEN DIVERTING MONEY TO COVER HIS GAMBLING LOSSES.

 


SHERIFF OF TOMBSTONE 1941-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, ELYSE KNOX, ADDISON RICHARDS, SALLY PAYNE, HARRY WOODS, JACK INGRAM. TROUBLE BEGINS WHEN A ‘JUDGE’ TAKES A SHARPSHOOTER IN A POKER GAME.

 


SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE SECRET WEAPON 1942-USA; 65M ; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: ROY WILLIAM-NEILL; C: BASIL RATHBONE, NIGEL BRUCE, KAREN VERNE, MARY GORDON, LIONEL ATWILL, DENNIS HOEY. IMAGINATIVE STORY PITTING HOLMES AGAINST MORIARTY. HOLMES WEARS VARIOUS DISGUISES AS HE THWARTS MORIARTY’S EFFORTS TO DELIVER VITAL INFORMATION TO THE GESTAPO.

 


SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WOMAN IN GREEN (AKA: THE WOMAN IN GREEN) 1945-USA; 65M ; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: ROY WILLIAM NEILL; C: BASIL ROTHBONE, NIGEL BRUCE, HILLARY BROOKE, HENRY DANIELL, PAUL CAVANAUGH. HOLMES AND WATSON ARE ON THE TRAIL OF BLACKMAILERS THAT UTILISE A LADY HYPNOTIST. BLACKMAIL SOON LEADS TO MURDER AND HOLMES MUST SOLVE THE CASE.

 


SHINE ON HARVEST MOON 1938-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOE KANE; C: ROY ROGERS. WHEN AN OUTLAW’S FORMER PARTNER REFUSES TO JOIN HIM, THE OUTLAW TRIES TO FRAME HIM FOR HIS CRIMES.

 


SHOCK 1946-USA; 70M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: ALFRED WERKER; C: VINCENT PRICE, LYNN BARI. PRICE PLAYS A MURDERING PSYCHIATRIST WHOSE NEWEST PATIENT HAS WITNESSED THE RECENT KILLING OF HIS SPOUSE. A CAT-AND-MOUSE GAME WITH PRICE TRYING TO PROLONG THE VICTIM’S SELECTIVE AMNESIA INDEFINITELY.

 


SHOOT TO KILL 1947-USA; 64M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: WILLIAMS BERKE; C: VINCE BARNETT, EDMUND MACDONALD, RUSSELL WADE, SUSAN WALTERS. EFFECTIVE THRILLER ABOUT AN AMBITIOUS PROSECUTOR WILLING TO BEND THE LAW TO HIS OWN ENDS, WHO TANGLES WITH A DANGEROUS ESCAPED PRISONER. GRITTY, INTENSE ATMOSPHERE, FORCEFUL PERFORMANCES.

 


SHOULDER ARMS (SILENT) 1918-USA; 47M; B&W

COMEDY. D; CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN. THIS IS THE STORY OF THE LITTLE TRAMP’S HEROIC EFFORTS IN AND OUT OF THE TRENCHES OF WORLD WAR I. AFTER AN EMBARASSING START AS A SOLDIER WHO CAN’T MARCH IN TIME, LET ALONE ‘SHOULDER ARMS’. THE LITTLE TRAMP REDEEMS HIMSELF IN A SERIES OF HILARIOUS ADVENTURES THAT COULD BE DREAMED UP ONLY BY CHARLIE CHAPLIN.

 


SHRIEK IN THE NIGHT, A 1933-USA; 66M; B&W

MYSTERY, THRILLER. D: ALBERT RAY; C: GINGER ROGERS, LYLE TALBOT, ARTHUR HOYT, PURNELL PRATT, HARVEY CLARK. A SHRIEK IS HEARD AS A PHILANTHROPIST FALLS FROM HIS PENTHOUSE BALCONY TO HIS DEATH. EVERYONE COMES UNDER SUSPICION AND TWO RIVAL REPORTERS (ROGERS AND TALBOT) KEEP ONE JUMP AHEAD OF THE POLICE TRYING TO BE THE FIRST TO TRACK DOWN AN UNKNOWN KILLER. ADDITIONAL BODIES PILE UP, EACH HAVING RECEIVED A CRYPTIC WARNING. AN ENTERTAINING WHODUNNIT THAT FAR OUTCLASSES OTHER SIMILIAR FILMS OF THE PERIOD.

 


SILENCE (AKA: CRAZY JACK AND THE BOY) 1974-USA; 88M; COLOR

FAMILY. D: JOHN KORTY; C; WILL GEER, ELEN GEER, RICHARD KELTON, IAN GEER GLANDERS, CRAIG KELLY. OUTDOOR DRAMA OF AUTISTIC BOY FLANDERS LOST IN THE WILDERNESS IS A GEER FAMILY AFFAIR, INTERESTINGLY DONE.

 


SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT 1973-USA; 82M ; COLOR

HORROR. D: TED GERSHUNY; C: PATRICK O’NEAL, JOHN CARRADINE, WALTER ABLE. A PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER ABOUT A SMALL NEW ENGLAND TOWN THAT LIVED IN THE SHADOWS OF A DARK SECRET THAT THREATENED ITS WAY OF LIFE. THE DIRECTOR KEEPS THE AUDIENCE RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF ITS SEAT WITH THE SUSPENSE, AND ADDS SOME CLASS IN HIS DEFT HANDLING OF THE FLASHBACK SEQUENCES.

 


SILVER BANDIT 1949-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ELMER CLIFTON; C: SPADE COOLEY, BILLY DIX, BOB GLIBERT, VIRGINIA JACKSON, DICK ELLIOTT, JEAN GRAY. A BOOK-KEEPER IS SENT TO INVESTIGATE A MINE THEFT. ALONG THE WAY HE SINGS COUNTRY AND WESTERN SONGS.

 


SILVER BULLET, THE 1934-USA; 53M; B&W

WESTERN. D: BERNARD B. RAY; C: TOM TYLER, JAYNE REGAN, LAFE MCKEE, CHARLES KING, GEORGE CHESEBRO, CHARLES ‘SLIM’ WHITAKER, LEW MEEHAN. A MAN TRIES TO WORK ON HIS CLAIM NEAR A TROUBLED BORDER TOWN.

 


SILVER SPURS 1943-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, JEROME COWAN, JOHN CARRIDINE, PHYLLIS BROOKS, SMILEY BURNETTE, JOYCE COMPTON. A VILLIAN TRIES TO GET SOME OIL-RICH PROPERTY BY MURDERING THE RANCH OWNER AND BLAMING IT ON THE RANCH FOREMAN ROY. ROY IS ABLE TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE.

 


SING, COWBOY, SING 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D; ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: TEX RITTER. TWO COWBOYS POSE AS ENTERTAINERS TO CATCH KILLERS OF A GIRL’S FATHER.

 


SINGING COWGIRL, THE 1939- USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAMUEL DIEGE; C: DOROTHY PAGE. AFTER A WOMAN RANCHER TAKES IN A BOY WHOSE PARENTS HAVE BEEN MURDERED, SHE SETS OUT TO FIND THE KILLERS.

 


SINGING IN PARADISE 1938-USA; 65M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: JAMES WHALE; C: MADGE EVANS, JOHN BOLES, BRUCE CABOT, GENE LOCKHART. SURVIVORS OF A PLANE CRASH FIND MURDER ON A TROPICAL ISLAND. THIS ENTRY HAS SOME GOOD ACTING AND STYLISH DIRECTION.

 


SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK, THE (AKA: MAD WEDNESDAY) 1947-USA; 86M; B&W

COMEDY. D: PRESTON STRUGES; C: HAROLD LLOYD, FRANCES RAMSDEN, JIMMY CONLIN, RAYOMND WALBURN. ZANY COMEDY ABOUT A SIMPLE, METICULOUS MAN TURNED INTO A WILD, IRRESPONSIBLE PLAYBOY—ALL BECAUSE OF A COCKTAIL MIXED JUST FOR HIM. HAROLD IS FIRED FROM HIS BOTTOM-OF-THE-LINE JOB HE HAS HELD FOR THE PAST 22 YEARS AND THEN HE HAS HIS FIRST DRINK. HE BETS ON HORSES, WINS, AND END UP BUYING A CIRCUS WHICH IS ABOUT TO GO BANKRUPT, HE THINKS UP A PLAN TO GET RID OF THE CIRCUS AND THEN MARRIES THE GIRL OF HIS DREAMS.

 


SISTERS OF DEATH 1978-USA; 87M; COLOR

HORROR. D: JOHN KELLY; C: ARTHUR FRANZ, CLAUDIA JENNINGS, SHERRY BOUCHER, PAUL CARR. FIVE WOMEN WHO WERE ONCE MEMBERS OF A SECRET CLUB ARE INVITED TO A REUNION AT A REMOTE CASTLE IN CALIFORNIA. THERE THEY ARE TRAPPED BY AN EVIL MAN ON THE EDGE OF MADNESS. COULD IT BE BECAUSE OF THE AWFUL SECRET THEY SHARE.

 


SIX-GUN RHYTHM 1939-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TEX FLETCHER. A SINGING COWBOY IS ACCUSED OF BEING A CROOK.

 


SIX GUN TRAIL 1938-USA; 59M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY, NORA LANE. AN AGENT POSES AS A CHINAMAN TO CATCH CROOKS TRYING TO SELL STOLEN GUNS.

 


SKULL AND CROWN 1935-USA; 55M; B&W

FAMILY, ADVENTURE. D: ELMER CLIFTON; C: RIN-TIN-TIN JR, REGIS TOOMEY, JACK MULHALL. A BORDER PATROLMAN AND HIS FAITHFUL GUARD DOG COMBINE TALENTS TO BREAK UP A BAND OF SMUGGLERS. LASSIE FANS WILL LOVE THIS ONE.

 


SKY BANDITS 1940-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RALPH STAUB; C: JAMES NEWILL, DAVE O’ BRIEN, LOUISE STANLEY, WILLIAM PAWLEY, JOSEPH STEFANI, DWIGHT FRYE, TED ADAMS, DEWEY ROBINSON, THE MOUNTIES DISCOVER CROOKS USING A MYSTERIOUS RAY TO DOWN PLANES.

 


SLIGHTLY HONORABLE 1940-USA; 87M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. D: TAY GARNETT; C: PAT O’ BRIEN, EDWARD ARNOLD, BRODERICK CRAWFORD, EVE ARDEN, RUTH TERRY, LAN DINEHART, CLAIRE TODD. MURDER MYSTERY, FAST PACED WITH GREAT CAST AND DIALOGUE. LAWYERS (O’BRIEN AND CRAWFORD) TANGLE WITH CROOKED POLITICIAN (ARNOLD) AND SINISTER KILLINGS. ARNOLD TRIES TO FRAME O’BRIEN BUT HE ENDS UP CLEARING HIMSELF AND NETTING THE REAL KILLERS.

 


SMART ALECKS 1941-USA; 63M; B&W

DRAMA. D: WALACE FOX; C: EAST SIDE KIDS, GALE STROM, GABRIEL DELL, WALTER WOOLF KING. A THROWBACK TO EARLIER EAST SIDE KIDS PLOTS IN ORDER TO GET MONEY FOR BASEBALL UNIFORMS, THE KIDS ARE LURED INTO ILLEGAL DEALINGS.

 


SMASH UP: STORY OF A WOMAN 1947-USA ; 103M; B&W

DRAMA. D: STUART HEISLER; C: SUSAN HAYWARD, MARSHA HUNT, LEE BOWMAN, EDDIE ALBERT. A NIGHTCLUB SINGER, BESET BY EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS, SEEKS REFUGE IN ALCOHOL WHICH DRIVES AWAY HER HUSBAND AND CHILD. ONE OF HAYWARD’S BEST PERFORMANCES. THIS WAS HAYWARD’S BREAKTHROUGH ROLE AFTER A DECADE IN HOLLYWOOD, AND IT DESERVEDLY EARNED HER FIRST ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST ACTRESS.

 


SNOW CREATURE 1954-USA; 72M; B&W

THRILLER. D: W. LEE WILER; C; PAUL LANGTON, LESLIE DENISON, TERU SHIMADA, ROLLIN MORIYAMA, ROBERT KINO, DARLENE FIELLDS, KEITH RICHARDS. BOTANIST AND A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER LEADS AN EXPEDITION TO THE HIMALAYAS TO DISCOVER NEW FLORA. AFTER THEIR GUIDE’S WIFE IS KIDNAPPED BY A YETI, THE EXPEDITION TURNS INTO A SEARCH-AND-RESCUE MISSION. THEY FIND A FAMILY OF YETIS, AND MANAGE TO CAPTURE A MALE AND SEND IT BACK TO THE US FOR STUDY. HOWEVER, THE YETI ESCAPES AND GOES ON A RAMPAGE IN LOS ANGELES, KILLING ANYONE IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH. THE TWO EXPLORERS TEAM UP AGAIN TO FIND AND RECAPTURE THE CREATURE.

 


SNOWBEAST 1977-USA; 82M; COLOR

HORROR-THRILLER. D: HERB WALLERSTIEN; C: BO SVENSON, YVETTE MIMIEUX, ROBERT LOGAN, CLINT WALKER MICHAEL J. LONDON. SCARY FILM ABOUT A BIGFOOT TYPE CREATURE WHO GOES ON A RAMPAGE, FRIGHTENING THE WITS OUT OF HOLIDAY MAKERS AT A SKI RESORT.

 


SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO, THE 1952-USA ; 113M; COLOR

ADVENTURE. D: HENRY KING; C: GREGORY PECK , SUSAN HAYWARD, AVA GARDNER , HILDEGARDE NEFF. THE STORY OF A WOUNDED HUNTER (GREGORY PECK), LYING INJURED ON THE SLOPE OF AFRICA’S FAMOUS MOUNTAIN, COMING TO THE END OF HIS LIFE IN AFRICA AND LOOKING BACK TO DECIDE IF HIS PAST HAD ANY MEANING. BASED ON ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S NOVEL AND PRODUCED BY DARRYL F. ZANNEK. NOMINATED FOR ACADEMY AWARDS FOR BEST ART DIRECTION, SET DECORATION, AND CINEMATOGRAPHY.

 


SOFIA 1948-USA; 82M; COLOR

SUSPENSE-THRILER. D: JOHN REINHARDT; C: GENE RAYMOND, SIGRID GURIE, PATRICIA MORISON, MISCHA AUER. RAYMOND HELPS NUCLEAR SCIENTIST IN THEIR DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE A RUSSIAN ONSLAUGHT IN TURKEY.

 


SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT 1937-USA; 88M; B&W

MUSICAL-MELODRAMA. D: VICTOR SCHERTZINGER; C: JAMES CAREY, EVELYN DAW, GENE LOCKHART, WILLIAM FRAWLEY, MONA BARRIE. CAGNEY STARS AS A TWO-FISTED BANDLEADER IN A MUSICAL MELODRAMA ABOUT HOLLYWOOD STUDIO LIFE-THE PEOPLE AND THEIR PROBLEMS. HE REFUSES TO BE PART OF THE STAR-MAKING MACHINERY OF HOLLYWOOD. NOMINATION FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL SCORE.

 


SONG OF ARIZONA 1946-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, LYLE TALBOT, BOB NOLAN AND THE SONS OF THE PIONEERS. ROY ROGERS AND THE SON OF THE PIONEERS ARRIVE TO AID THEIR PAL HAYES AGIANST A GANG OF BANK ROBBERS.

 


SONG OF NEVADA 1944-USA; 68M; B&W

WESTERN. D; JOESPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS. A MILLIONAIRE PRETENDS TO BE DEAD TO STOP HIS DAUGHTER’S MARRIAGE.

 


SONG OF TEXAS 1943-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C; ROY ROGERS, SHEILA RYAN. ROY HELPS AN EX-RODEO CHAMP FOOL HIS DAUGHTER WHO BELIEVES HER FATHER IS WELL OFF.

 


SONG OF THE TRAIL 1936-USA; 65M; B&W

WESTERN. D: RUSSELL HOPTON; C: KERMIT MAYNARD, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, AL ‘FUZZY’ KNIGHT, WHEELER OAKMAN, EVERLYN BRENT, ANDREA LEEDS. THE HERO SAVES AN OLD MAN SWINDLED IN A CROOKED CARD GAME.

 


SON OF OKLAHOMA 1932-USA; 51M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, JOSIE SEDGWICK, CARMEN LAROUX, JULIAN RIVERO, ROBERT HOMANS, HENRY ROQUEMORE, EARL DWIRE, SI JENKS. THE SECRET OF A GOLD MINE HIDDEN WITH AN ABANDONED INFANT.

 


SON OF THE RENEGADE 1953-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D; REG BROWN, C: JOHN CARPENTER, LRI IRVING, JOHN MCKELLEN, RON CANADA, FREDDIE CARSON, BILL GOOZ, JACK INGRAM, BILL WARD, JACK WILSON. THE SON OF A DISLIKED RANCHER INHERITS THE RANCH AND RETURNS HOME AND HAS TO PROVE HIMSELF TO THE TOWNSPEOPLE, WHEN ACCUSED OF A SERIES OF ROBBERIES.

 


SONS OF STEEL 1935-USA; 65M; B&W

DRAMA. D; CHARLES LAMONT; C: CHARLES STARRETT, POLLY ANN YOUNG, WILLIAM ‘BILLY’ BAKEWELL, WALTER WALKER, AILEEN PRINGLE, HOLMES HERBERT. A YOUNG WOMAN IS ACCUSED BY STEEL WORKERS OUT ON STRIKE FROM HIS FATHER’S MILL, RUN BY HIS BROTHERS.

 


S.O.S COASTGUARD (SERIAL PART –1) 1937-USA; 112M; B&W

ACTION-THRILLER. D: ALAN JAMES, WILLIAM WITNEY; C: RALPH BYRD, BELA LUGOSI,. A COAST GUARDSMAN (BYRD) HAS HIS HANDS FULL AS HE BATTLES A CRAZED INVENTOR (LUGOSI). LOTS OF ACTION MAKES THIS ENJOYABLE. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 224 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


S.O.S COASTGUARD (SERIAL PART –2) 1937-USA; 112M; B&W

ACTION-THRILLER. D: ALAN JAMES, WILLIAM WITNEY; C: RALPH BYRD, BELA LUGOSI,. A COAST GUARDSMAN (BYRD) HAS HIS HANDS FULL AS HE BATTLES A CRAZED INVENTOR (LUGOSI). LOTS OF ACTION MAKES THIS ENJOYABLE. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 224 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


SO THIS IS WASHINGTON 1942-USA; 63M; B&W

COMEDY. D: RAY MCCAREY; C: LUM AND ABNER. ABNER ACCIDENTLY INVENTS A WARTIME INVENTION. SYNTHETIC RUBBER. WARM HEARTED COMEDY.

 


SOUTH BRONX HEROES (AKA: REVENGE OF THE INNOCENTS, THE RUNAWAYS) 1985-USA; 105M; COLOR

CRIME-DRAMA. D: WILLIAM SZARKA; C: MARIO VAN PEEBLES, MEGAN VAN PEEBLES, BRENDAN WARD, MELISSA ESPOSITO, MARTIN ZURLA. A FORMER CRIMINAL (MARIO VAN PEEBLES) IS RELEASED FROM A MEXICAN PRISON, MOVING IN WITH HIS SISTER WHILE HE TRIES TO BEGIN A NEW LIFE. A 14 YEAR OLD RUNAWAY (WARD) AND HIS SISTER BREAK INTO THEIR APARTMENT, TRYING TO ESCAPE THEIR FOSTER FATHER (ZURLA). IT IS SOON REVEALED THAT ZURLA IS INVOLVED IN A CHILD PORNOGRAPHY RING, USING HIS FOSTER CHILDREN AS PHOTOGRAPHIC SUBJECTS, AND EVEN GOING AS FAR AS TO KILL A SIX-YEAR OLD CHILD WHEN HE WAS THROUGH WITH HIM. MARIO VAN PEEBLES AND HIS SISTER QUICKLY DECIDE TO PLAN AND EXECUTE A WELL-DESERVED REVENGE ON ZURLA.

 


SOUTHERNER, THE 1945-USA; 91M; B&W

DRAMA. D: JEAN RENIOR; C: ZACHARY SCOTT, BETTY FIELD, BEULAH BONDI, J. CARROL NAISH, NORMAN LLYOD, BUNNY SUNSHINE, ESTELLE TAYLOR. A TENANT FARMER STRUGGLES TO SUPPORT HIS FAMILY IN SPITE OF OPPOSITION FROM BOTH MAN AND NATURE. SUPERB, BEAUTIFULLY DETAILED, HEARTFELT FILM. WON VENICE FILM FESTIVIAL.

 


SOUTH OF SANTA FE 1942-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES, LINDA HAYES, PAUL FIX, JUDY CLARK. A FUGITIVE GANGSTER AND HIS MEN NEARLY WRECK ROY’S ATTEMPT TO HELP A FRIEND SAVE HIS OWN TOWN. THE MOBSTERS USE MACHINE GUNS AND AIRPLANES. ROY SINGS.

 


SOUTHWARD HO! 1939-USA; 56M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; ROY ROGERS, GEORGE ‘GABBY’ HAYES. IN THE FIRST WESTERN TO TEAM ROGERS WITH SIDEKICK GABBY HAYES. THEY PORTRAY RANCHERS INVESTIGATING BLOODSHED IN THEIR VALLEY.

 


SPEAK EASILY 1932-USA; 82M; B&W

COMEDY. D: EDWARD SEDGWICK; C: BUSTER KEATON, JIMMY DURANTE, RUTH SELWYN, THELMA TODD, HEDA HOPPER, SIDNEY TOLER. DIMWITTED PROFESSOR KEATON GETS INVOLVED WITH SHOW TROUPE, EN ROUTE TO BROADWAY. ONE OF KEATON’S BEST FILMS,INCLUDING A SUPERB ROUTINE INVOLVING AN ENORMOUS, OUT-OF CONTROL CYCLODRAMA. DURANTE IN GREAT FORM. TODD IS A WONDERFUL VAMP, AND TOLER AN AMUSING STAGE MANAGER.

 


SPEED REPORTER 1936-USA; 61M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: BERNARD B. RAY; C: RICHARD TALMADGE, LUNA WALTERS, RICHARD CRAMER. INTREPID REPORTER EXPOSES A CRIME RING THAT HAS TAKEN OVER THE TOWN.

 


SPEED TO SPARE 1948-USA; 57M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: WILLIAM BERKE; C: RICHARD ARLEN, JEAN ROGERS. A STUNT DRIVER JOINS A TRUCKING FIRM BUT HAS TROUBLE WITH HIJACKERS. FAST PACED.

 


SPHINX, THE 1933-USA; 64M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILER. D: PHIL ROSEN; C; LIONEL ATWILL, SHELIA TERY. A MAN COMMITS MURDER AND GETS AWAY WITH IT IN THIS STRANGE STORY OF JUSTICE. EFFECTIVE THRILLER.

 


SPIRIT OF THE YOUTH, THE 1938-USA; 66M; B&W

ACTION. D; HARRY FRASER; C: JOE LOUIS, CLARENCE MUSE, EDNA M. HARRIS, MAE TURNER, MANTAN MORELAND, CLARENCE BROOKS. THE FICTIONAL STORY OF A YOUNG FIGHTER WHO RISES TO BECOME CHAMPION. HE FALLS INTO THE HANDS OF A MONEY HUNGRY NIGHTCLUB SINGER, AND ONLY AFTER SHE DUMPS HIM DOES SHE RETURN TO HIS ORIGINAL FIRST LOVE. HE IS AIDED BY HIS TRAINER AND HIS BEST FRIEND. EXCELLENT PERFORMANCES AND LOUIS POPULARITY MADE THIS A CROSS-OVER FILM FROM SEGREGATED BLACK THEATRES OF THE DAY TO WHITE MOVIE HOUSES.

 


SPOOKS RUN WILD 1941-USA; 69M; B&W

COMEDY, HORROR, MYSTERY. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: EAST SIDE KID, BELA LUGOSI, LEO GORCEY, HUNTZ HALL, BOBBY JORDAN, ERNEST MORRISON, DAVE O’ BRIEN, , DOROTHY SHORT, ANGELO ROSSITTO, DENIS MOORE. ON THE WAY TO A MOUNTAIN CAMP THE BOYS MEET LUGOSI AND HIS HELPER IN ONE OF HIS ‘OLD HAUNTS’, A MONSTER KILLER IS LOOSE IN THE TOWN AND THEY DECIDE TO TRAP THE KILLER. IN THE MEANTIME THE CAMP NURSE SETS OUT TO FIND THEM WITH A MONSTER HUNTER. ENTERTAINING.

 


SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES 1937-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPHKANE; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTE. A RANNGE WAR, A NEW RANGE WAR, A NEW RANCH OWNER AND HER GIRLFIRENDS, A CAR LOAD OF SHEEP AND HOSTILE RANCHERS.

 


SQUADRON OF DOOM 1936-USA; 70M; B&W

THRILLER. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C; JOHN KING. FEATURE VERSION OF SERIAL. ‘THE DRAGON’ IS OUT TO STEAL A MOUNTAIN OF JADE.

 


STAGECOACH TO DENVER 1946-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: R.G. SPRINGSTEEN; C: ALLAN LANE, ROY BRANCROFT, ROBERT BLAKE, PEGGY SYEWART, MARTHA WENTWORTH. A WOMAN IS KIDNAPPED AND AN OFFICIAL REPLACED WITH A FAKE IN THIS FINE WESTERN ADVENTURE.

 


STAGE DOOR CANTEEN 1943-USA; 126M; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D; FRANK BORZAGE; C: KATHERINE HEPBURN, EDGAR BERGEN, HELEN HAYES, CHERYL WALKER, WILLIAM TERY. WARTIME ROMANCE BETWEEN SOLDIER AND HOSTESS AT NEW YORKS FAMOUS CANTEEN. LOTS OF CAMEOS BY FAMOUS ACTORS OF THE TIME PERIOD.

 


STAR IS BORN, A 1937-USA ; 111M ; COLOR

DRAMA. WITH M&E TRACK. D: WILLIAM WELLMAN; C: FREDERIC MARCH, JANET GAYNOR, MAY ROBSON, ADOLPHE MENJOU, ANDY DEVIN. A MOVIE STAR DECLINING IN POPULARITY MARRIES A SHY GIRL AND HELPS HER BECOME A STAR. HER FAME ECLIPSES HIS AND TRAGIC CONSEQUENCES FOLLOW. GREAT ACTING AND EXCELLENT SCRIPT MADE THIS FILM ONE OF THE BEST EVER. NOMINATED FOR THE FOLLOWING ACADEMY AWARDS: BEST ACTOR-FREDERIC MARCH, BEST ACTRESS-JANET GAYNOR, BEST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BEST DIRECTOR-WILLIAL WELLMAN, BEST CINEMATOGRAPGHY-(WINNER) W. HOWARD GREENE, AND BEST PICTURE. WINNER OF THE SPECIAL AWARD AND FOR WRITING-ORIGINAL STORY. EXTREMELY ACCURATE STORY OF HOLLYWOOD.

 


STAR PACKER 1934-USA; 55M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE, ‘GABBY’ HAYES VERNA HILLIE, YAKIMA CANNUT. THE ‘SHADOW’ AND HIS BAND OF OUTLAWS HAVE A GROUP OF RANCHERS INTIMIDATED UNTIL JOHN WAYNE RIDES INTO TOWN. BECOMES THE SHERIFF AND TURNS THE TABLES ON THE BAD GUYS. A GOOD EARLY WESTERN THAT WILL BE APPRECIATED BY WAYNE FANS.

 


STAR REPORTER 1939-USA; 61M; B&W

MYSTERY. C: MARSHA HUNT. AN REPORTER AND A NEW DISTRICT ATTORNEY BREAKS UP A CITY OF GANGS.

 


STATE DEPARTMENT FILE 649 1948-USA; 87M; COLOR

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: PETER STEWART (SAM NEWFIELD); C: VIRGINIA BRUCE, WILLIAM LUNDIGAN, RAYMOND BOND. AN ESPIONAGE STORY OF AN AMERICAN AGENT INVOLVED IN ORIENTIAL INTRIGUE WITH A DEMONIC WARLORD.

 


ST. BENNY THE DIP 1951-USA; 80M; B&W

COMEDY. D: EDGAR ULMER; C: DICK HAYMES, ROLAND YOUNG. GAMBLERS ESCAPE THE LAW BY DRESSING AS PRIESTS, BUT CIRCUMSTANCES CONVERT THEM TO GOOD WORK. PLEASANTLY ENTERTAINING.

 


STEAGLE, THE 1971-USA; 90M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: PAUL SYLBERT; C: RICHARD BENJAMIN, CLORIS LEACHMAN, DIANE LADD, PETER HOBBS, JOHN HIESTAND, SUSAN TYRRELL. THE HUMOROUS STORY OF A PROFESSOR (BENJAMIN) WHO DECIDED TO TAKE A CROSS-COUNTRY ROAD TRIP DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE 1962 CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS, RATHER THAN WAIT TO DIE. THE PROFESSOR DRIVES FROM A LONG ISLAND TO LOS ANGELES, STOPPING IN LAS VEGAS ALONG THE WAY. AS HE TRAVELS, HE ASSUMES DIFFERENT COMICAL IDENTITIES IN HIS INTERACTIONS WITH PEOPLE HE MEETS. THE STORY IS CAPTURED IN A NUMBER OF SHORT EPISODES, AS THE PROFESSOR ACTS OUT HIS FANTASIES WITH INCREASING ABANDON.

 


STEAMBOAT BILL, JR (SILENT) 1928-USA; 109M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES F. REISNER; C: BUSTER KEATON, ERNEST TORRENCE, MARION BYRON,. BUSTER PLAYS A RECENT YALE GRADUATE, WHO MUST PROVE HIS MANHOOD TO STEAMBOAT CAPTAIN FATHER (TORRENCE) AND WIN THE DAUGHTER OF HIS RIVAL SILENT CLASSIC WITH A MAGNIFICENT CYCLONE CLIMAX. ONE OF THE BEST COMEDIES EVER MADE.

 


STEP ON IT 1936-USA; 54M; B&W

DRAMA. C: RICHARD TALMADGE, LOUIS WILDE, ROGER WILLIAMS. A COP WHO IS FIRED FROM THE FORCE, ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE A STRING OF TRUCK HOLDUPS.

 


STICKING TOGETHER (A.K.A WONDERLAND COVE) 1978-USA; 74M; COLOR

FAMILY-DRAMA. D: JERRY THROPE. C: CLU GALUGHER, SEAN THOMAS ROCHE, LORI WALSH. WHEN FIVE YOUNG CHILDREN FIND THEMSELVES ORPHANED, A KINDLY FISHERMAN TAKES THEM UNDER HIS WING AND LEADS THEM ON A SERIES OF ADVENTURES.

 


STOLEN SWEETS 1934-USA; 71M; B&W

DRAMA. RICHARD THORPE; C; CHARLES STARRETT, SALLY BLANE, JANE KECKLEY, JAMESON THOMAS, POLLY ANN YOUNG, JOHN HARRON, CLAUDE KING, TOM RICKETTS. A RICH GIRL FINDS THAT HER RICH FRIENDS ARE NOT THE TRUE ONES.

 


STORK CLUB, THE 1945-USA; 98M; B&W

MUSCIAL-COMEDY. D; HAL WALKER; C: BETTY HUTTON, BARRY FITZGERALD, DON DEOFRE. HATCHECK GIRL BEFRIENDS PENNYLESS BUM WHO TURNS OUT TO BE A BILLIONAIRE. SHE SINGS ‘DOCTOR’, LAWYER, INDIAN CHIEF’. FINE PERFORMANCE IN LOVELY STORY.

 


STRAIGHT SHOOTER 1940-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D; SAM NEWFIELD; C; TIM MCCOY, JULIE SHELDON, BEN CORBETT, TED ADAMS, REED HOWES, FORREST TAYLOR, BUDD BUSTER, CARL MATHEWS. LAWMAN PRETENDS TO BE A RANCHER TO CATCH CROOKS WHO HAVE BURIED THEIR LOOT AFTER ROBBING AND MURDERING A GOVERNMENT AGENT.

 


STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS, THE 1946-USA ; 117M ; B&W

DRAMA. D: LEWIS MILESTONE; C: BARBARA STANWYCK, KIRK DOUGLAS, ELIZABETH SCOTT, VAN HEFLIN, JUDITH ANDERSON, DARRYL HICKMAN. GRIPPING MELODRAMA OF A WOMAN HAUNTED BY MEMORIES OF A MURDER LONG PAST. STANWYCK GIVES A BRAVURA PERFORMANCE AS THE WEALTHY NEUROTIC. EQUALLY FINE IS DOUGLAS, IN HIS FILM DEBUT, AS HER BITTER, WEAK HUSBAND.

 


STRANGER, THE 1946-USA ; 91M ; B&W

THRILLER. D: ORSON WELLES; C: EDWARD G. ROBINSON, ORSON WELLES, LORETTA YOUNG, RICHARD LONG. A GOVERNMENT AGENT, ROBINSON, IS ASSIGNED TO THE MANHUNT OF A NAZI FROM HITLER’S REGIME WHO HAS TAKEN THE NEW IDENTITY OF A HISTORY PROFESSOR AND IS ABOUT TO MARRY THE DAUGHTER OF A SUPREME COURT JUDGE. THE STRANGER IS PROBABLY WELLES’ MOST NEGLECTED, BUT MOST INTERESTING FILM. IT IS DISTINCTLY WELLES WITH DEEP-FOCUS PHOTOGRAPHY, LIGHTING, AND WARPING OF SPACE; EVIL BENEATH THE CALM AND THE GEOMETRIC TRAPS IN WHICH THE CHARACTERS ARE CAUGHT. NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST WRITING-ORIGINAL STORY.

 


STRANGERS IN 7A, THE 1972-USA; 73M; COLOR

MYSTERY. D: PAUL WENDOKS; C: ANDY GRIFFITH, IDA LUPINO, MICHAEL BRANDON, JAMES WATSON JR. BAD GIRLS ARE USED AS A LURE TO GET USE OF A MIDDLE-AGED SUPERINTENDENT’S APARTMENT FOR ROBBERY. GOOD TENSION TOWARD END, PLUS UNUSUAL SCRIPT SYMPATHETIC TO VICTIM’S POINT OF VIEW.

 


STRANGE WOMAN 1946-USA; 101M; B&W

THRILLER. D; EDGAR G. ULMER; C: HEDY LAMARR, GEORGE SANDERS, LOUIS HAYWARD, GENE LOCKHART. A BEAUTIFUL AND STRONG-WILLED GIRL WEDS AN ELDERLY BUSINESS MAN IN THE 19 th CENTURY LOGGING COMMUNITY. SHE THEN CONNIVES TO HAVE HIM MURDERED BY HIS SON WHILE AT THE SAME TIME WINNING THE AFFECTIONS OF SANDERS. ONE OF HEDY LAMARR’S FIRST PERFORMANCES.

 


STREET SCENE 1931-USA; 80M; B&W

DRAMA. D: KING VIDOR; C: SYLVIA SIDNEY, WILLIAM COLLIER. IN A NEW YORK SLUM ON A HOT SUMMERS NIGHT, AN ADULTEROUS WOMAN IS SHOT BY HER HUSBAND. VIVID STORY, HEARTBREAKINGLY REALISTIC. ELMER RICE’S PICTURE OF LIFE IN THE TENEMENT DISTRICT, ADAPTED BY KING VIDOR FROM THE FAMOUS BROADWAY PLAY, WITH SYLVIA SIDNEY.

 


STUDY IN SCARLET, A 1933-USA; 77M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: EDWARD L. MARIN; C: REGINALD OWEN, ANN MAY WONG, JUNE CLYDE, ALAN DINEHART, JOHN WARBURTON, ALAN MOWBRAY. SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY BASED ON CONAN DOYLE STORY. HOLMES IS UP AGAINST A CRAFTY MURDERER IN THIS COMPLEX STORY BUT NATURALLY PREVAILS WITH THE HELP OF WATSON.

 


STUNTS (AKA: WHO IS KILLING THE STUNTMEN?) 1977-USA; 89M; COLOR

THRILLER. D: MARK L. LESTER; C: ROBERT FORSTER, FIONA LEWIS, JOANNA CASSIDY, DARRELL FETTY. WHEN A STUNT MAN DIES WHILE MAKINF A FILM, HIS BROTHER (FORSTER) TAKES HIS PLACE IN ORDER TO PROBE THE “ACCIDENT”. ENGAGING MOVIE WITH TERRIFIC ACTION SCENES AND A WILD HELICOPTER-AND-CAR FINALE.

 


SUBMARINE ALERT 1943-USA; 67M; B&W

WAR-ACTION. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: RICHARD ARLEN, WENDY BARRIE, NILS ASTHER, ROGER PRYOR, ABNER BIBEMAN. ACTION FILM ABOUT AN FBI AGENT WHO INFILTRATES A GANG OF AXIS SPIES THAT ARE JAMMING CRITICAL RADIO FREQUENCIES. INTERESTING CAST AND THE PLOT OF THIS ONE IS SIMILIAR TO “THE 39 STEPS”.

 


SUCCESSFUL FAILURE 1934-USA; 62M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ARTHUR LUBIN; C: WILLIAM COLLIER SR, GEORGE P. BREAKSTON, LUCILLE GLEASON, RUSSELL HOPTON, WILLIAM JANNEY, GLORIA SHEA, JAMESON THOMAS, RICHARD TUCKER, CLARENCE WILSON. A NEWSPAPERMAN IS NOT APPRECIATED BY HIS FAMILY WHO ONLY CARE ABOUT HIS SALARY. THEY BADGER HIM UNTIL HE IS FIRED, BUT HE BOUNCES BACK IN A JOB AS A RADIO BROADCASTER.

 


SUDDENLY 1954-USA ; 116M ; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: LEWIS ALLEN; C: FRANK SINATRA, STERLING HAYDEN, JAMES GLEASON, NANCY GATES, WILLIS BONCHEY, KIM CHARNEY, PAUL FREES, CHRISTOPHER DARK, CHARLES SMITH. SINATRA IS IMPRESSIVE AS HE LEADS A TRIO OF PAID ASSASSINS WHO TAKE OVER A HOUSE IN A SMALL TOWN WHERE THE U.S. PRESIDENT WILL STOP ON HIS WAY FISHING. WHITE-KNUCKLE THRILLER WRITTEN BY RICHARD SALE.

 


SUNDAY SINNERS 1940-USA; 65M; B&W

SUSPENSE. D. ARTHUR DREIFUSS; C: MAMIE SMITH, FRANK WILSON. THE CITY RACKETEERS FRAME THE MINISTER’S SON FOR MURDER UNTIL HIS CONGREGATION RALLIES TO THE CAUSE.

 


SUNDOWN 1941-USA ; 91M ; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: HENRY HATHAWAY; C: GENE TIERNEY, BRUCE CABOT, GEORGE SANDERS, HARRY CAREY. THE ADOPTED DAUGHTER OF AN ARAB TRADER ASSISTS BRITISH TROOPS IN AFRICA DURING WWII. BRUCE CABOT IS FEATURED AS A CANADIAN AND GEORGE SANDERS AS THE ARMY OFFICER WHO REPLACES HIM AND PREPARES THEIR DESERT OUTPOST FOR ACTION. IT SEEMS THAT THE LOCAL TRIBESMEN ARE BEING ARMED BY THE GERMANS. LUSHLY PHOTOGRAPHED BY CHARLES LANG. WELL-PRODUCED AND COMPELLING. THREE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST INTERIOR DECORATION, AND BEST MUSIC SCORING A DRAMATIC PICTURE.

 


SUNDOWNERS, THE 1950-USA; 83M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: GEORGE TEMPLETON; C: ROBERT PRESTON, ROBERT STERLING, JOHN BARRYMORE, JR. CHILL WILLS, JACK ELAM, CATHY DOWNS, JOHN LITEL. TWO BROTHERS FIND THEMSELVES ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF A RANGE WAR. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE IS PRESTON’S SON, BARRY MORE, WHO STEALS THE SHOW. TOP-NOTCH WESTERN, WELL-WRITTEN AND ACTED, LEADING UP TO AN EXCITING CLIMAX. FILMED IN CINECOLOR.

 


SUNDOWN SAUNDERS 1936-USA; 65M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, CATHERINE COTTER. COWBOY WINS A BIG HORSE RACE AND A RANCH BUT MUST STOP CROOKS WHO WANT TO STEAL IT.

 


SUNNY 1941-USA; 98M; B&W

MUSICAL, COMEDY, ROMANCE. D: HERBERT WILCOX; C: ANNA NEAGLE, RAY BOLGER, JOHN CARROLL, EDWARD EVERETT HORTON, GRACE HARTMAN. PLEASANT MUSICAL OF A WEALTHY MAN FALLING FOR A SHOW GIRL. BOLDER’S DANCING IS A TREAT. SHE IS INTRODUCED TO HIS FAMILY AND HIDES THE FACT THAT SHE IS A CIRCUS ENTERTAINER. THE CIRCUS SHOWS UP AND HER DECEPTION IS DISCOVERED. SHE GOES BACK TO THE CIRCUS BUT HE IS DETERMINED TO HAVE HER AS HIS BRIDE. CLASSIC SCORE BY JEROME KERNS, OTTO HARBARCH AND OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II. NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL SCORE. SONGS ARE “WHO? THE LADY MUST BE KISSED”, “SUNNY”, “GOB AND TAR”, “SUNSHINE” AND “FOREVER AND NEVER”.

 


SUNNYSIDE (SILENT) 1919-USA; 36M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES CHAPLIN; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN . ORIGINALLY ENTITLED “JACK OF ALL TRADES” THIS FILM OFFERS UP THE LITTLE TRAMP AS A HOTEL EMPLOYEE WHO NOT ONLY ACTS AS DESK CLERK, JANITOR AND COOK, BUT ALSO IS A CATTLE HERDER, BALLET DANCER, SWOONING SUITOR AND JEALOUS SWAIN. BITS SUCH AS BLINDFOLDING THE HEROINE’S BROTHER AND SENDING HIM INTO THE ROAD TO PLAY BLIND MAN’S BLUFF ADDS AN UNUSUAL NOTE OF BLACK COMEDY TO CHAPLIN’S FILM.

 


SUNNY SKIES 1930-USA; 63M; COLOR

COMEDY. D: NORMAN TAUROG; C: REX LEASE, BENNY RUBIN, MARCELINE DAY, MARJORIE KANE, WESLEY BARRY. A COLLEGE CAPER WITH THE NEW MAN ON CAMPUS TRYING TO DO TOO MUCH.

 


SUNSET CARSON RIDES AGAIN 1950-USA; 63M; COLOR

WESTERN. D: OLIVER DRAKE; C: SUNSET CARSON, AL TERRY, PAT STERLING, DAN WHITE, PAT GLEASON, JOHN L CASON. SUNSET SAVES A KID FROM DRINKING POISONED SPRING WATER. JUNIOR HAS A LETTER IMPLICATING SUNSET IN THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER. THE YOUNG MAN IS A PRIZE FIGHTER AND BESTS SUNSET’S CROOKED PARTNER IN A BOXING MATCH. IT TURNS OUT THAT HE HAS ANOTHER UNOPENED LETTER IMPLICATING THE PARTNER AND A HENCHMAN.

 


SUNSET ON THE DESERT 1942-USA; 63M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, LYNNE GARVER, FRANK M THOMAS, BOB NOLAN, BERYL WALLACE, GLENN STRANGE. ROY’S STRONG RESEMBLANCE TO A NOTORIOUS CROOK GIVES HIM A CHANCE TO INFILTRATE THE GANG, BUT THE USUAL COMPLICATIONS ARISE WHEN THE LOOK-A-LIKE DESPERADO RETURNS. IT’S FUN TO WATCH ROY ROGERS PLAY THE TOUGH GUY.

 


SUNSET SERENADE 1942-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSPEH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, HELEN PARRISH, ONSLOW STEVENS, JOAN WOODBURY. ROY AND HIS HONORARY SIDEKICK GABBY HAYES THWART THE PLANS OF A COUPLE OF NO-GOODS WHO AIM TO MURDER THE HEIR TO A RANCH AND TAKE IT OVER FOR THEMSELVES. ENJOYABLE.

 


SUNSHINE RUN (AKA: BLACK RAGE) 1979-USA; 102M; COLOR

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: CHRIS ROBINSON; C: CHRIS ROBINSON, TED CASSIDY, CHAUNCEY LORD WESTBROOK, PHYLLIS ROBINSON, DAVID LEGGE, ROBERT SHIELDS, WILLIAM LAMPLEY. IN THIS EXCITING ADVENTURE SET IN THE 1850’S, TWO SLAVES ESCAPE AND ALONG WITH A WIDOW GO SEARCHING FOR SPANISH TREASURE IN THE POTENTIALLY DEADLY FLORIDA EVERGLADES. BOUNTY HUNTERS ARE ON THEIR TRAIL PLUS THE DANGERS OF THE ALLIGATORS, SNAKES, AND OTHER WILD ANIMALS MAKE AN EXCITING CHASE FILM. FILMED ON LOCATION IN THE EVERGLADES. PRODUCTION VALUES AND CINEMATOGRAPHY ARE EXCELLENT. SUPERIOR PERFORMANCES, ATTENTION TO PERIOD, COSTUMING AND SET DECORATION.

 


SVENGALI 1931-USA; 82M; B&W

DRAMA. D: ARCHIE MAYO; C: JOHN BARRYMORE, MARIAN MARSH, DONALD CRISP, ABSORBING STORY OF ARTIST’S OBSESSION WITH YOUNG GIRL. CONSIDERED A CLASSIC FILM THANKS TO PERFORMANCE OF BARRYMORE. BIZARRE SETS BY ANTON GROT AND MEMORABLE VISUAL EFFECTS.

 


SWAMP FIRE 1946-USA; 69M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: WILLIAM PINE; C: JOHNNY WEISSMULLER, VIRGINIA GREY, BUSTER CRABBE, CAROL THURSTON, PEDRO DECORDOBA, MARCELLE CORDAY. A FORMER NAVY MAN HAS LOST HIS NERVE. HIS FRIENDS TRY TO ASSIST HIM AS HE BATTLES A BAYOU BIGWIG FOR THE LOVE OF A GIRL.

 


SWAP, THE (AKA: SAM’S SONG) 1969-USA ; 84M; COLOR

DRAMA. D: JORDAN LEONDOPOULOS; C: ROBERT DE NIRO , JENNIFER WARREN, JERED MICKEY, TERRAYNE CRAWFORD, MARTIN KELLEY, VIVA. EARLY DE NIRO FILM CASTS HIM AS A NEW YORK FILM EDITOR WORKING ON A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NIXON AND SPENDING A WEEKEND WITH RICH FRIENDS WARREN AND MICKEY. CRAWFORD ENTERS THEIR LIVES AND PROCEEDS TO DISRUPT EVERYONE.

 


SWEETHEART OF THE NAVY 1937 – USA; 61M; B&W

DRAMA. D: DUNCAN MANSFIELD; C: CECILI A PARKER, ERIC LINDEN, ROGER IMHOF, BERNADENE HAYES, JASON ROBARDS SR., DON BARCLAY. SAILORS HELP A CAFÉ SINGER IN DISTRESS. PARKER IS ENJOYABLE AS THE SINGER.

 


SWING HIGH, SWING LOW 1937 – USA; 95M; B&W

DRAMA. D: MITCHELL LEISEN; C: CAROLE LOMBARD , FRED MACMURRAY, CHARLES BUTTERWORTH, DOROTHY ;AMOUR, ANTHONY QUINN. LOMBARD AND MACMURRAY ARE STRANDED IN PANAMA, AND HE HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM. SHE FALLS FOR HIM AND HELPS HIS CAREER. SKILFUL DIRECTION AND SPARKLING PERFORMANCES.

 


SWING HOSTESS 1944 – USA; 73M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: MARTHA TILTON, CLAIRE ROCHELLE, HARRY HOLMAN, TERRY FROST, CHARLES COLLINS, EARLE BRUCE, BETTY BRODEL, IRIS ADRIAN. A DISAPPOINTED SINGER TAKES A JOB AS A DISC JOCKEY.

 


SWING IT, PROFESSOR 1937 – USA; 73M; B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA. D: MARSHALL NEILAN; C: PINKY TOMLIN, PAULA STONE, MARY KOMMAN, MILBURN STONE, PAT GLEASON. A MUSIC PROFESSOR LOSES HIS JOB BECAUSE HE REFUSES TO RECOGNISE JAZZ AS A MUSICAL FORM. HE THE LEARNS TO LIKE IT IN A NIGHTCLUB.

 


SWORD OF VENUS (AKA: ISLAND OF MONTE CRISTO) 1953 – USA; 72M; B&W

ADVENTURE/THRILLING SWASHBUCKLER. D: HAROLD DANIELS; C: DAN O’HERLIHY, ROBERT CLARKE, CATHERINE MCLEOD, WILLIAM SCHALLERT, ERIC COLMAR, RENEE DE MARCO, STUART RANDALL. SON OF THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO FIGHTS ENEMIES WHO TRY TO STEAL THE FAMILY FORTUNE.

 


SYMPHONY OF LIVING 1935 – USA; 77M; B&W

DRAMA. D:FRANK B STRAYER; C: EVELYN BRENT, ALBERT CONTI, JOHN HARROW, GIGI PARRISH, AL SHEAN, RICHARD TUCKER, LESTER LEE. AN AGEING VIOLINIST HELPS HIS GRANDSON BECOME A MUSICIAN.



TAKE IT BIG 1944 – USA; 75M; B&W

MUSICAL. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: OZZIE NELSON, JACK HALEY, HARRIET NELSON. TWO VAUDEVILLIANS ORGANISE A DUDE RANCH. OZZIE NELSON AND HIS BAND PLAY FOR THE GUESTS.

 


TANGLED DESTINIES 1932 – USA; 58M; B&W

THRILLER. D: FRANK B STRAYER; C: LLOYD WHITLOCK, GLENN TRYON, VERA REYNOLDS, DORIS HILL, SIDNEY BRACY. SPOOKY MANSION MURDER THRILLER INVOLVING FAKE DIAMONDS. GOOD ACTING AND STORYLINE.

 


TANGO 1936 – USA; 66M; B&W

DRAMA. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: MARION NIXON, CHICK CHANDLER, MATTY KEMP, MARIE PREVOST, WARREN HYMER, HERMAN BING, FRANKLIN PANGBORN, GEORGE MEEKER. A CHORUS GIRL SEEKS SUCCESS AFTER BEING REJECTED BY HER BOYFRIEND AND HIS PHONY FRIENDS.

 


TARZAN AND THE GREEN GODDESS 1938 – USA; 72M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: EDWARD KULL; C: HERMAN BRIX (AKA: BRUCE BENNETT), ULA HOLT. FEATURE FROM THE SERIAL “THE NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN”. TARZAN SEEKS AN ANCIENT MAYAN RELIC CONTAINING A SECRET FORMULA. OLYMPIC CHAMPION BRIX IS ONE OF THE BEST LOOKING TARZANS.

 


TARZAN AND THE TRAPPERS 1958 – USA; 80M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: H BRUCE HUMBERSTONE; C: GORDON SCOTT, EVE BRENT, RICKY SORENSEN. TARZAN FREES ANIMALS FROM VILLAINOUS TRAPPERS, WHO ARE ALSO AFTER RICHES OF THE LOST CITY.

 


TARZAN OF THE APES (SILENT) 1917 – USA; 55M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: SCOTT SIDNEY; C: ELMO LINCOLN, ENID MARKEY. THE VERY FIRST TARZAN FILM IS A SURPRISINGLY WATCHABLE, VERY EFFECTIVE TELLING OF THE ENGLISH NOBLEMAN RAISED BY THE APES.

 


TARZAN’S NEW ADVENTURES 1938 – USA; 75M; B&W

ADVENTURE. C: HERMAN BRIX (AKA: BRUCE BENNETT), ULA HOLT. SECOND FEATURE CUT FROM THE TARZAN “SERIAL”. TARZAN HELPS CATCH SMUGGLERS IN THE JUNGLES OF THE YUCATAN.

 


TARZAN’S REVENGE 1938 – USA; 70M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: ROSS LEDERMAN; C: GLENN MORRIS, ELEANOR HOLM. OLYMPIC WINNER MORRIS PLAYS THE JUNGLE MAN WITH SWIMMING STAR HOLM AS HIS MATE.

 


TARZAN THE FEARLESS 1933 – USA; 86M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: ROBERT HILL; C: BUSTER CRABBE, JACQUELINE WELLS (JULIE BISHOP). AN ADVENTURE STORY OF THE APEMAN AND A PAGAN CULT. GIRL SEARCHES FOR HER FATHER.

 


TATTERED WEB, A 1971 – USA; 76M; B&W

ACTION/THRILLER. D: PAUL WENDKOS; C: LLOYD BRIDGES , FRANK CONVERSE, SALLIE SHOCKLEY, MURRAY HAMILTON. A DETECTIVE DISCOVERS HIS SON-IN-LAW CHEATING ON HIS DAUGHTER, CONFRONTS THE OTHER WOMAN AND ACCIDENTALLY KILLS HER, AND THEN ATTEMPTS TO PIN THE CRIME ON A WINO.

 


TEACHER, THE 1974 – USA; 94M; COLOR

ADULT-THRILLER. D: HIKMET AVEDIS; C: ANGEL TOMPKINS, JAY NORTH, ANTHONY JAMES, MARLENE SCHMIDT, SIVI ABERG, BARRY ATWATER, MED FLORY. ENJOYABLE FILM HAS “OLDER” WOMAN TOMPKINS INTRODUCING NORTH TO SEX, WHILE A PSYCHOPATHIC KILLER (JAMES) THREATENS BOTH THEIR LIVES.

 


TEENAGERS FROM SPACE 1959 – USA; 86M; B&W

SCI-FI, HORROR. D: TOM GRAEFF; C: DAVID LOVE, DAWN ANDERSON (BENDER), HARVEY B. DUNN, BRYANT GRANT, TOM GRAEFF. A SPACESHIP LANDS ON EARTH WITH ALIENS AND A HUGE, CRAB-LIKE HERD OF GORGONS THAT DEVOUR HUMANS ON SIGHT. ONE ALIEN, REALISING THERE IS INTELLIGENT LIFE ON EARTH, EVENTUALLY SACRIFICES HIMSELF TO PREVENT MORE HERDS FROM BEING BROUGHT HERE.

 


TERROR BY NIGHT 1946-USA; 57M; B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. D: ROY WILLIAM NEILL; C: BASIL RATHBONE, NIGEL BRUCE, ALAN NOWBRAY, DENNIS HOEY. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DR. WATSON ARE PITTED AGAINST A KILLER WHO HAS STOLEN A RARE DIAMOND. HOLMES FINDS HIMSELF TIED TO THE BACK OF A SHOOTING GALLERY CARDBOARD MAN WITH HIS HEART IN THE CENTRE OF THE BULLSEYE.

 


TERROR OF TINY TOWN, THE 1938-USA; 63M; B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: BILLY CURTIS, YVONNE MORAY. MIDGET WESTERN MUSICAL! TINY CATTLEMEN TURN AGAINST EACH OTHER.

 


TERROR, THE 1963-USA ; 81M ; COLOR

HORROR. D: ROGER CORMAN; C: JACK NICHOLSON, BORIS KARLOFF , SANDRA KNIGHT, DICK MILLER. A LIEUTENANT IN NAPOLEON’S ARMY FINDS HIMSELF TRAPPED BY A MAD BARON’S FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN, AFTER HE TRACES A MYSTERIOUS GIRL TO A CASTLE ON THE BALTIC COAST IN THE 1800s.

 


TEXAS LEGIONAIRES (AKA: MAN FROM MUSIC MOUNTAIN) 1943-USA; 54M; B&W

WESTERN. C: ROY ROGERS , BOB NOLAN, RUTH TERRY. ROY IS A RADIO SINGER COME HOME TO A RANGE WAR BETWEEN CATTLEMEN AND SHEEPHERDERS.

 


TEXAS TERROR 1935-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERTS N. BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE , LUCILLE BROWN, GEORGE “GEORGE” HAYES, LEROY MASON, FRANK BALL, YAKIMA CANUTT. WAYNE IS A LAWMAN WHO RESIGNS AFTER THINKING HE ACCIDENTALLY CAUSED THE DEATH OF HIS BEST FRIEND. BROWN, IN ROUTE TO TAKE OVER HER MURDERED FATHER’S RANCH, IS WITNESS TO A ROBBERY, BUT IS RESCUED BY WAYNE. HE EVENTUALLY FINDS THE REAL CULPRITS AND RIDES WITH A WHOLE BAND OF INDIANS WHO HELP HIM CAPTURE THE MURDERER MASON.

 


TEXAS TO BATAAN 1942-USA; 58M; B&W

WAR, WESTERN, ADVENTURE, ACTION. D: ROBERT TANSAY; C: JOHN KING, DAVID SHARPE, MAX TERHUNE, MARJORIE MANNERS, BUD BUSTER, KENNE DUNCAN. THE RANGE BUSTERS, A TRIO OF TEXAS COWBOYS, JOIN THE U.S. ARMY AND TAKE A HEARD OF CATTLE TO THE PHILLIPINES. BEFORE THEY LEAVE THEY CATCH THREE SPIES TRYING TO STEAL THE CATTLE, AND DISCOVER THEIR COOK IS A JAPANESE SPY, BUT HE ESCAPES. IN THE PHILLIPINES THEY SEE THEIR COOK AND A GERMAN AGENT PLOTTING, BREAK THAT UP, AND LEARN THAT ANOTHER TEXAS RANCHER IS THE AXIS CONTACT. THEY RETURN TO TEXAS TO TAKE CARE OF HIM, AND THEN PEARL HARBOR IS ATTACKED.

 


TEXAS WILDCATS 1940-USA; 57M; B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY, JOAN BARCLAY, BEN CORBETT, DAVE O’BRIEN, TED ADAMS, FRANK ELLIS, REED HOWES, FORREST TAYLOR, BOB TERRY. A COWBOY HELPS MAKE SURE THAT SINISTER ADVERSARIES ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE. THEY ARE TRYING TO DUPE A HOMESTEADER OUT OF A RICH GOLD VEIN ON HIS LAND.

 


THAT GANG OF MINE 1940-USA; 62M; B&W

COMEDY. D: JOSEPH H. LEWIS; C: EAST SIDE KIDS. MUGGS WANTS TO BE A JOCKEY AND IS GIVEN HIS CHANCE WHEN THE KIDS DISCOVER A POOR BLACK MAN AND HIS THOROUGHBRED HORSE IN A BARN. COMEDY OF THE BOWERY BOYS.

 


THAT UNCERTAIN FEELING 1941-USA; 84M; B&W

COMEDY. D: ERNEST LUBITSCH; C: MERLE OBERON, MELVYN DOUGLAS, BURGESS MEREDITH, ALAN MOWBRAY, OLIVE BLAKENEY, HARRY DAVENPORT, SIG RUMANN, EVE ARDEN. CHIC LITTLE LUBITSCH COMEDY ABOUT A MARRIED COUPLE WITH PROBLEMS, AND THEIR ABSURD PIANIST FRIEND. STOLEN HANDS DOWN BY MEREDITH AS THE MUSICAL MALCONTENT.

 


THEY CALL IT MURDER 1971-USA; 97M; COLOUR

MYSTERY/DRAMA. D: WALTER GRAUMAN; C: JIM HUTTON, LLOYD BOCHNER, JESSICA WALTER, LESLIE NIELSEN, EDWARD ASNER. SMALL-TOWN DISTRICT ATTORNEY, DOUG SELBY, INVESTIGATES A SWIMMING POOL MURDER OF A GAMBLER, A QUESTIONABLE CAR CRASH AND A HUGE INSURANCE CLAIM. ADAPTATION OF ERLE STANLEY GARNER MYSTERY NOVEL “THE D.A. DRAWS A CIRCLE.”

 


THEY MADE ME A CRIMINAL 1939-USA; 87M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: BUBY BERKELY; C: JOHN GARFIELD, CLAUDE RAINS, GLORIA DICKSON, MAY ROBSON, BILLY HALOP, HUNTZ HALL, LEO GORCEY, BOBBY JORDAN, GARIEL DELL, BARBARA PEPPER, WARD BOND, ANN SHERIDAN. GARFIELD GOES ON THE RUN WHEN HE THINKS HE’S KILLED A REPORTER, STAYS OUT WEST WITH ROBSON AND DEAD END KIDS. ENJOYABLE, WITH RAINS CAST AS A DICK TRACY TYPE.

 


THEY MEET AGAIN 1941-USA; 69M; B&W

MYSTERY. D: ERLE C KENTON; C: JEAN HERSHOLT, DOROTHY LOVETT, ROBERT BALDWIN. MYSTERY AS DR. CHRISTIAN TRIES TO CLEAR AN INNOCENT MAN AND LOCATE THE CULPRIT.

 


THEY NEVER COME BACK 1932-USA; 67M; B&W

DRAMA. D: FRANK C. NEWMEYER; C: REGIS TOOMEY, DOROTHEY SEBASTIAN, GERTRUDE ASTOR, GEORGE BYRON, EARLE FOXE, GRETA GRANSTEDT. AN EX-BOXER TAKES A JOB IN A NIGHTCLUB AS A BOUNCER ONLY TO HAVE A FALLING OUT OVER A WOMAN. HE IS FORCED INTO A COMEBACK.

 


THEY RAID BY NIGHT 19442-USA; 70M; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET; C: LYLE TALBOT, LESLIE DENISON, GEORGE N. NEISE, ERIC WILTON, JUNE DUPREZ, PIERCE LYDEN. EXCITING COMMANDO ACTION DURING WORLD WAR II

 


THIEF OF BAGHDAD (SILENT) 1924-USA; 150M; B&W

ADVENTURE. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: RAOUL WALSH; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS , JULANNE JOHNSTON, ANNA MAY WONG, SOJIN, SNITZ EDWARDS, CHARLES BELCHER, BRANDON HURST. A DASHING FAIRBANKS IS SENT ON A MAGIC QUEST IN ARABIAN NIGHTS-TYPE FANTASY/ADVENTURE WITH LOVELY JOHNSTON THE PRINCESS WHO RIDES OFF WITH FAIRBANKS ON HIS MAGIC CARPET. ONE OF THE MOST IMAGINATIVE OF ALL SILENT FILMS, WITH AWESOME SETS BY WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES. ASTONISHING SPECIAL EFFECTS. STILL AS EXCITING AND WONDROUS AS WHEN MADE.

 


THIS IS THE ARMY 1943-USA; 115M; COLOUR

MUSICAL. D: MICHAEL CURTIZ; C: GEORGE MURPHY, JOAN LESLIE, LT. RONALD REAGAN , SGT. JOE LOUIS , KATE SMITH, GEORGE TOBIAS, ALAN HALE, CHARLES BUTTERWORTH, DOLORES COSTELLO, UNA MERKEL, STANLEY RIDGES, ROSEMARY DECAMP, FRANCES LANGFORD, IRVING BERLIN, MANY OTHERS. SOLDIERS WHO STAGED IRVING BERLIN’S WWI MUSICAL “YIP YIP YAPHANK” REUNITE TO HELP MOUNT SIMILIAR WWII EFFORT. PLEASING FRAMEWORK (WITH WARNER BROS. CAST) FOR FILMED RECORD OF LEGENDARY 1940S SHOW, A TOPICAL CONCOCTION OF SONGS AND SKITS. ENJOYABLE.

 


THREE AGES (SILENT) 1923-USA; 87M; B&W

COMEDY. D: BUSTER KEATON; C: BUSTER KEATON , MARGARET LEAHY, WALLACE BEERY, OLIVER HARDY , KEATON’S FIRST FEATURE LENGTH FILM IS A PARODY OF THE HISTORICAL EPICS OF GRIFFITH AND DEMILLE. HILARIOUS THREE STORIES – CAVEMAN, ROMAN AND CONTEMPORARY.

 


THREE CAME HOME 1950-USA ; 106M ; B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: JEAN NEGULESCO; C: CLAUDETTE COLBERT, PATRIC KNOWLES, FLORENCE DESMOND, SESSUE HAYAKAWA, SYLVIA ANDREW, PHYLLIS MORRIS. DURING WWII, BRITISH FAMILIES RESIDING IN BORNEO ARE FORCED INTO PRISON CAMPS BY JAPANESE TROOPS. THE COURAGE AND SUFFERING OF THE CONFINED WOMEN MAKE FOR COMPELLING DRAMA. STUNNING PERFORMANCES BY COLBERT AND HAYAKAWA MAKE THIS A MUST-SEE FILM.

 


THREE GUYS NAMED MIKE 1951-USA; 90M; B&W

COMEDY. D: CHARLES WALTERS; C: JANE WYMAN, VAN JOHNSON, BARRY SULLIVAN, HOWARD KEEL, PHYLLIS KIRK, JEFF DONNELL. SMALL TOWN GIRL FINDS HERSELF THE OBJECT OF ASSORTED ROMEOS WHEN SHE BECOMES AN AIRLINE STEWARDESS. PLEASING COMEDY SCRIPTED BY SHELDON LEONARDS.

 


THREE HUSBANDS 1950-USA-106M;B&W

COMEDY. D: IRVING REIS; C: EVE ARDEN, EMALYN WILLIAMS. A COMEDY OF THREE HUSBANDS TRYING TO DISCOVER IF A DECEASED PLAYBOY SPENT TIME WITH THEIR WIVES. BRIGHT, WELL-ACTED, SOPHISTICATED COMEDY.

 


THREE MEN FROM TEXAS 1940-USA; 78M; B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, RUSSELL HAYDEN, ANDY CLYDE, MORRIS ANKRUM, DICK CURTIS. A LIKELY CONTENDER FOR THE BEST HOPALONG CASSIDY MOVIE EVER MADE. THIS ONE BREAKS EVERY RULE IN THE BOOK AS THE ROMANTIC INTEREST IS KILLED OFF. SIDEKICK ANDY CLYDE IS A REFORMED OUTLAW AS HE AND HOPPY BUST UP ANKRUM’S PLOT TO GAIN COMPLETE CONTROL OF THE MEXICAN BORDER TERRITORY.

 


THREE MUSKETEERS (SERIAL-PART 1) 1933-USA; 107M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: ARMAND SCHAEFER, COLBERT CLARK; C : JOHN WAYNE , RUTH HALL, LON CHANEY JR. FOUR FRIENDS WHO FIGHT AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF A HARSH DESERT ENVIRONMENT. FOREIGN LEGION PLOT. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 215 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


THREE MUSKETERS (SERIAL-PART 2) 1933-USA; 107M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: ARMAND SCHAEFER, COLBERT CLARK; C: JOHN WAYNE , RUTH HALL, LON CHANEY JR. FOUR FRIENDS WHO FIGHT AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF A HARSH DESERT ENVIRONMENT. FOREIGN LEGION PLOT. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 215 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


THREE MUSKETEERS, THE (SILENT) 1921-USA; 120M; B&W

ACTION/ADVENTURE. D: FRED NIBLO; C: DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR ., LEON BARRY, GEORGE SIEGMANN, EUGENE PALLETTE, BOYD IRWIN, THOMAS HOLDING, SIDNEY FRANKLIN, CHARLES STEVENS, NIGEL DE BRULIER, WILLIS ROBARDS, D’ARTAGNAN SWASHBUCKLES SILENTLY AMID STYLISH SETS, SCORES OF EXTRAS AND EXQUISITE COSTUMES. RELATIVELY FAITHFUL ADAPTATION OF ALEXANDRE DUMAS NOVEL, SLIGHTLY ALTERED IN FAVOR OF D’ARTAGNAN’S LOVER. EXHILARATING NONETHELESS.

 


THREE MUSKETEERS, THE (AKA: DESERT COMMAND) 1933-USA; 98M; B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: ARMAND SCHAEFER; C: JOHN WAYNE , FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN JR., LON CHANEY JR., RUTH HALL, JACK MULHALL, RAYMOND HATTON, NOAH BEERY JR. THE FEATURE VERSION OF THE SERIAL. THE DUKE AND HIS THREE FRIENDS MUST FIGHT AGAINST A HARSH ENVIRONMENT AND THE EVIL “DEVIL OF THE DESERT.” DARING DO IN THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION.

 


THREE SISTERS 1966-USA; 170M; B&W

DRAMA. THIS TITLE COUNTS AS TWO FILMS. D: PAUL BOGART; C: SANDY DENNIS, GERALDINE PAGE, KIM STANLEY, SHELLY WINTERS, KEVIN MCCARTHY. CHECKOV’S CLASSIC DRAMA OF THREE SISTERS LONGING TO RETURN TO THE MOSCOW THEY ONCE KNEW.

 


THUNDER RIVER FEUD 1942-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS, RAY CORRIGAN, JOHN KING, MAX TERHUNE, GEORGE CHESEBRO, STEVE CLARK, JACK HOLMES, TED MAPES, CARL MATHEWS, JAN WILEY, CARLETON YOUNG. AFTER FOLOWING A PRETTY GIRL HOME, THE RANGE BUSTERS GET INVOLVED IN A FEUD STARTED BY CROOKS.

 


THUNDER TRAIL 1937-USA; 58M; B&W

WESTERN. D: CHARLES BARTON; C: GILBERT ROLAND, CHARLES BICKFORD, MARSHA HUNT, J. CARROL NAISH, JAMES CRAIG. TWO YOUNG BROTHERS ARE SEPARATED BY OUTLAWS. YEARS LATER THEY ARE REUNITED AND ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE LAW. ZANE GREY STORY AND BIG CAST.

 


TILLIE’S PUNCTURED ROMANCE (SILENT) 1914-USA; 74M; B&W

COMEDY. D: MACK SENNETT; C: CHARLIE CHAPLIN , MARIE DRESSLER, THE FIRST FULL-LENGTH COMEDY FEATURE. A COUNTRY MAID FALLS FOR A CON MAN WHO STEALS HER MONEY. BUT SHE GETS HER REVENGE.

 


TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY 1946-USA; 132M; COLOUR

MUSICAL, FAMILY. D: RICHARD WHORF; C: ROBERT WALKER, VA HEFLIN, JUDY GARLAND , DINAH SHORE, FRANK SINATRA, JUNE ALLISON, ANGELA LANSBURY, CYD CHARISSE, LUCILLE BREMER, DOROTHY PATRICK, MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY OF “SHOW BOAT”. COUNTS AS 1 ½ TITLES.

 


TIMBER QUEEN 1944-USA; 66M; B&W

ADVENTURE. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: RICHARD ARLEN, MARY BETH HUGHES, JUNE HAVOC, SHELDON LEONARD, GEORGE E STONE, DICK PURCELL. A WWII PILOT COMES HOME AND HELPS HIS BEST FRIEND’S WIDOW WHO MUST MAKE A QUOTA OF LUMBER OR LOSE HER LOGGING BUSINESS TO CROOKS.

 


TIMBER TERRORS (AKA: MORTON OF THE MOUNTED) 1934-USA; 60M; B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT EMMETT TANSEY; C: JOHN PRESTON, MARLA BRATTON, WILLIAM DESMOND, TOM LONDON, JAMES SHERIDAN, “DYNAMITE” THE WONDER DOG. A MOUNTIE SETS OUT TO CATCH HIS PARTNER’S MURDERS IN THIS EXCITING NORTHEN FRONTIER THRILLER.

 


TIME IS RUNNING OUT 1952-USA; 74M; B&W

MYSTERY-THRILLER. C: DAVISON CLARK, LENNY DAVIDSON, MICKAEL A. SMITH. A MAN ON THE RUN RACES AGAINST THE CLOCK.

 


TIME OF YOUR LIFE, THE 1948-USA; 109M; B&W

DRAMA. D: H.C. POTTER; C: JAMES CAGNEY , WILLIAMS BENDIX, BRODERICK CRAWFORD, WARD BOND, WAYNE MORRIS, JEANNIE CAGNEY, JAMES BARTON, PAUL DRAPER, JAMES LYDON, GALE PAGE. EXPERTLY HANDLED STORY OF THE VARIOUS CHARACTERS WHO POPULATE NICK’S SALOON, RESTAURANT AND ENTERTAINMENT PALACE, WHICH IS ACTUALLY A WATERFRONT DIVE IN SAN FRANCISICO. FROM WILLIAM SAROYAN’S PRIZEWINNING MORALITY PLAY. THIS PLEASING FILM GROWS ON YOU.

 


T.N.T JACKSON 1975-USA; 73M;COLOR

ACTION,MARTIAL ARTS. D: CIRIO H. SANTIAGO; C: JEANNE BELL, STAN SHAW, PAT ANDERSON, KEN METCALF, CHRIS CRUZ. A WOMAN KUNG FU MASTER (FORMER PLAYBOY PLATMATE BELL) SEARCHES FOR HER BROTHER WHILE EVERYONE IN HONG KONG TRIES TO KICK HER OUT OF TOWN. SHE KEEPS LOSING HER CLOTHES AND HAS TO ENGAGE IN TOPLESS KARATE. QUENTIN TARANTINO SUPPOSEDLY WAS INSPIRED BY THE LIGHTSWITCH SCENE IN THIS MOVIE AND USED IT IN “JACKIE BROWN.” ROGER CORMAN WAS SO PLEASED WITH THE SUCCESS OF THIS FILM THAT HE REMADE IT TWICE MORE –“FIRECRACKER” AND “ANGELFIST.”

 


TO ALL MY FRIENDS ON SHORE 1972-USA;118M;B&W

DRAMA, MADE-FOR-TV, FAMILY. D: GILBERT CATES; C: BILL COSBY , GLORIA FOSTER, DENNIS HINES, TEDDY THOMPSON. BILL COSBY WROTE, PRODUCED, SCORED AND STARS AS AN AIRPORT REDCAP, WHOSE SINGLE-MINDED DREAM TO MOVE HIS FAMILY OUT OF THE GHETTO HAS CUT HIM FROM THEM, UNTIL FACED WITH THE SHATTERING NEWS THAT HIS ONLY SON HAS CONTRACTED SICKLE-CELL ANAEMIA. ALLAN SLOANE WAS AWARDED WITH AN EMMY FOR HIS TELEPLAY ADAPTATION.

 


TOL’ABLE DAVID (SILENT) 1921-USA;118M;B&W

DRAMA. D: HENRY KING; C: RICHARD BARTHELMESS, GLADYS HULETTE, WALTER P. LEWIS. EXEMPLARY RURAL DRAMA, BEAUTIFUL DIRECTED, TELLS THE STORY OF A MOUNTAIN BOY AND HIS FAMILY WHO MUST BATTLE A BRUTAL GANG OF CRIMINALS.

 


TOLL GATE, THE (SILENT) 1920-USA;59M;B&W

DRAMA. D: LAMBERT HILLYER; C: WILLIAM S. HART, ANNA Q NILSSON, JACK RICHARDSON, JOSEPH SINGLETON, RICHARD HEADRICK. ONE OF HART’S BEST FILMS, CASTING HIM AS FLEEING OUTLAW WHO STOPS TO SAVE A YOUNG BOY’S LIFE, BECOMES INVOLVED WITH THE CHILD’S WIDOWED MOTHER.

 


TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAY’S (AKA: ADVENTURES AT RUGBY) 1940-USA;86M;B&W

DRAMA. D: ROBERT STEVENSON; C: CEDRIC HARDWICKE, FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW, GALE STORM,. ENGROSSING SAGA OF TOM’S EXPLOITS IN A VICTORIAN BOY’S SCHOOL THAT SEEMS LIKE A HELL-HOUSE UNTIL HE IMPROVES THINGS.

 


TOMBSTONE CANYON 1932-USA;62M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ALAN JAMES; C: KEN MAYNARD. A COWBOY TRYING TO DISCOVER THE SECRET OF HIS HERITAGE HAS TO STOP A MYSTERIOUS HOODED PHANTOM.

 


TOMORROW AT SEVEN 1933- USA;62M;B&W

MYSTERY. D: RAY ENRIGHT; C: CHESTER MORRIS, VIVIENNE OSBORNE, ALLEN JENKINS, FRANK MCHUGH, HENRY STEPHENSON, GRANT MITCHELL, CHARLES MIDDLETON. MURDER DRAMA PITS CRIME NOVELIST CHESTER MORRIS AND BUMBLING POLICEMEN JENKINS & MCHUGH AGAINST THE MYSTERIOUS, WHO SENDS HIS VICTIMS A CALLING CARD AND TELLS THEM WHERE TO GO TO DIE, WHICH THEY INEVITABLY DO.

 


TOMMOROW’S CHILDREN 1934-USA;55M;B&W

DRAMA. D: CRANE WILBUR; C: DIANA SINCLAIR, SARAH PADDEN, DONALD DOUGLAS, STERLING HOLLOWAY. THIS EXPLOITATION FEATURE ABOUT STERILISATION WILL STILL ASTOUND MODERN AUDIENCES. A JUDGE DECIDES A NICE GIRL, ABOUT TO BE MARRIED, SHOULD BE STERILISED BECAUSE HER FAMILY MEMBERS ARE ALL DRUNKS, FEEBLEMINDED, AND/OR DEGENERATES.

 


TONTO BASIN OUTLAWS 1941-USA;62M;B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. THE TRIO CATCH MONTANA RUSTLERS DURING THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR.

 


TOO LATE FOR LOVE (AKA: THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW) 1934-USA;84M;B&W

DRAMA. D: EDWARD SLOMAN; C: ROBERT TAYLOR, LOIS WILSON, ALAN HALE, MARGARET HAMILTON, LOUISE LATIMER, FRANK MORGAN, MAURICE MURPHY, HELEN PARRISH, DICK WINSLOW, ELIZABETH YOUNG. A MAN NEGLECTED BY HIS WIFE HAS AN AFFAIR WITH HIS EX-SECRETARY.

 


TOO LATE FOR TEARS 1949-USA;99M;B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER. C: DAN DURYEA, ELIZABETH SCOTT, A WOMAN GOES AFTER MONEY ONLY TO FIND HERSELF INVOLVED WITH GANGSTERS AND MURDER.

 


TOPPER RETURNS 1941-USA;88M;B&W

COMEDY. D: ROY DEL RUTH; C: JOAN BLONDELL, ROLAND YOUNG, BILLIE BURKE, DENNIS O’KEEFE, EDDIE “ ROCHESTER” ANDERSON, PATSY KELLY, CAROLE LANDIS. COSMO TOPPER HELPS GHOSTLY BLONDELL SOLVE HER OWN MURDER IN THE LAST OF THIS SERIES, WITH HILARIOUS RESULTS. THE BEST OF THE TOPPERS, THIS IS A SPIRITED SUPERNATURAL FARCE WHICH SPOOFS MURDER MYSTERIES, SPOOKY HOUSES, SCARCED SERVANTS, ETC. IN A PACY, ACCOMPLISHED, AND DELIGHTFUL MANNER. TIP-TOP PERFORMANCES. LOADED WITH LAUGHS AND THRILLS.

 


TORCH, THE 1950-USA;90M;B&W

ACTION-ROMANCE. D: EMILIO FERNANDEZ; C: PAULETTE GODDARD, GILBERT ROLAND, WALTER REED. AFTER A TOWN IS CAPTURED BY REBELS THE LEADER FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE DAUGHTER OF A NOBLEMAN.

 


TOUGH KID 1939-USA;59M;B&W

DRAMA. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: FRANKIE DARRO, DICK PURCELL, JUDITH ALLEN, LILLIAN ELLIOT. A KID WITH GANG CONNECTIONS. ATTEMPTS TO SHIELD HIS BOXER BROTHER FROM CORRUPTION AT THE HANDS OF THE SAME GANG.

 


TOWN WENT WILD, THE 1944-USA;78M;B&W

COMEDY. D: RALPH MURPHY; C: FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW, JIMMY LYDON. FAMILY COMEDY ABOUT TWO FEUDING FAMILIES WHOSE OFFSPRING FALL IN LOVE; BUT THE BOY MIGHT BE THE GIRL’S BROTHER DUE TO A MIXUP IN HOSPITAL. ENTERTAINING.

 


TRAIL BEYOND, THE 1934-USA;55M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT BRADBURY; C: JOHN WAYNE , VERNA HILLIE, NOAH BEERY JR, ROBERT FRAZER, JAMES MARCUS, YAKIMA CANUTT. WAYNE TRAVELS BY TRAIN TO THE CANADIAN NORTHWEST TO HELP MASON FIND HIS LONG LOST BROTHER AND NIECE.THEY ARE GIVEN A MAP TO THE MINER’S CABIN AND GOLD, FIND HIS BROTHER DEAD BUT HIS NEICE ADOPTED BY BEERY, WHO GAVE THEM THE MAP. WAYNE CAPTURES THE VILLAINS AND RIDES OFF WITH BEAUTIFUL NIECE. LOTS OF ACTION ALONG WITH A RARE APPEARANCE OF THE FATHER AND SON BEERYS TOGETHER. BASED ON A STORY BY JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD. YAKIMA CANUTT AND EDDIE PARKER PERFORM SOME FANTASTIC STUNTS, ALTHOUGH A FAILED STUNT OF A TRANSFER FROM HORSE TO WAGON WAS LEFT IN THE MOVIE. FILMED IN THE BEAUTIFUL KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.

 


TRAILIN’ TROUBLE 1937-USA;56M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ARTHUR ROSSON; C: KEN MAYNARD. A COWBOY HAS TO CATCH A GANG OF RUSTLERS TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE.

 


TRAIL OF THE SILVER SPURS 1941-USA;58M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. TRACKING STOLEN GOLD, THE BOYS END UP IN A MYSTERIOUS GHOST TOWN.

 


TRAIL RIDERS 1942-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT TANSEY; C: DAVE SHARP, JOHN KING. THE RANGE BUSTERS HELP A FRIEND CLEAN UP A TOWN WHERE THE HEAD OF THE VIGILANTES IS A CRIMINAL.

 


TRAITOR, THE 1936-USA;56M;B&W

WESTERN. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: TIM MCCOY, FRANCES GRANT, WALLET WALES, KARL HACKETT. MARSHALL MCCOY GOES UNDERCOVER TO CATCH A GANG OF CUT-THROATS. HE SUCCEEDS IN HIS PLAN OF JOINING THE OUTLAWS, BUT HIS LIFE IS IN CONSTANT DANGER.

 


TRAPPED 1949-USA;78M;B&W

THRILLER. D: RICHARD FLEISCHER; C : LLOYD BRIDGES, BARBARA PAXTON, JOHN HOYT, JAMES TODD. THE FBI IS HOT ON THE TRAIL OF A GANG OF COUNTERFEITERS IN THIS THRILLER. THEY RELEASE A SUSPECT FROM JAIL AND FOLLOW HIM, HOPING HE WILL LEAD THEM TO THE BIG MONEY RING. EXCELLENT DOCUMENTRY-STYLE CRIME MELODRAMA.

 


TREASURE OF FEAR (AKA: SCARED STIFF) 1945-USA;65M;B&W

MYSTERY-COMEDY. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: JACK HALEY, ANN SAVAGE, VEDA ANN BORG, ARTHUR AYLESWORTH, GEORGE E. STONE. A REPORTER EXPLORES A MYSTERY INVOLVING FOUR JADE CHESSMADE THAT ONCE BELONGLED TO KUBLA KHAN. THE REPORTER IS CAUGHT IN A HAUNTED HOUSE. QUITE FUNNY.

 


TREASURE OF JAMAICA REEF, THE (AKA: EVIL IN THE DEEP) 1974-USA;81M;COLOR

DRAMA, THRILLER, MYSTERY. LETTER-BOXED D: VIRGINIA STONE; C: CHERYL LADD, STEPHEN BOYD, CHUCK WOOLERY, ROOSEVELT GRIER, DAVID LADD. TWO MEMBERS OF A TEAM ARE TRYING TO LOCATE AND RECOVER GOLD WHICH LIES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CARIBBEAN, THE RESULT OF A 2200-YEAR OLD SHIPWRECK. CHERYL’S NAME IS STOPPELMOOR IN THIS PRE-“CHARLIE’S ANGELS” FILM.

 


TRIAL OF CHAPLAIN JENSEN, THE 1975-USA;74M;COLOR

DRAMA. D: ROBERT DAY; C: JAMES FRANCISCUS, JOANNA MILES, LYNDA DAY GEORGE, DOROTHY TRISTAN. THE TRUE ACCOUNT OF THE ORDEAL OF A CHAPLAIN, THE ONLY U.S NAVAL OFFICER EVER TO BE COURT-MARTIALLED SOLELY ON THE CHARGES OF ADULTERY.

 


TRIGGER TRIO 1937-USA;53M;B&W

WESTERN. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. THE BOYS UNCOVER A HOOF-AND-MOUTH DISEASE RACKET.

 


TROUBLE IN TEXAS 1937-USA;53M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: TEX RITTER, RITA HAYWORTH , EARL DWIRE, YAKIMA CANUTT. TWO-FISTED RODEO COWBOY, TEX RITTER, INVESTIGATES CROOKED RODEO CONTESTS AND SEEKS THE IDENTITY OF THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF HIS BROTHER. FUTURE GLAMOUR GIRL, RITA HAYWORTH, APPEARS ON SCREEN FOR THE LAST TIME UNDER HER REAL NAME (CANSINO) AS AN UNDERCOVER AGENT WHO ASSISTS RITTER. THE FINALE FEATURES A WILD CHASE ON A DYNAMITE-LOADED WAGON.

 


TRUE BLOOD 1989-USA ; 100M ; COLOR

ACTION. D: PETER MARIS; C: CHAD LOWE, JEFF FAHEY, SHERILYN FENN . A MAN RETURNS TO HIS HOME TURF TO SAVE HIS BROTHER FROM THE SAME RUTHLESS GANG WHO SET HIM UP FOR A COP’S MURDER.

 


TULSA 1949-USA;128M;COLOR

WESTERN. WITH M&E TRACK. D: STUART HEISLER; C: SUSAN HAYWARD, ROBERT PRESTON, PEDRO ARMENDARIZ, ED BEGLEY, CHILL WILLS. THE DAUGHTER OF A CATTLE OWNER BUILDS AN OIL EMPIRE. LIVELY DRAMA OF OIL-WOMAN ( HAYWARD) FIGHTING FOR HER PROPERTY, FORGETTING ABOUT HUMAN VALUES WHILE INVOLVED IN WILDCAT DRILLING.

 


TUMBLEWEEDS 1925-USA;80M;B&W

SILENT, WESTERN. D: KING BAGGOT, WILLIAM S. HART; C: WILLIAM S. HART, BARBARA BEDFORD, LUCIEN LITTLEFIELD, J. GORDON RUSSELL, RICHARD NEIL, JACK MURPHY. IN 1899, THE CHEROKEEE STRIP IS TO BE OPENED TO THE HOMESTEADERS, WHERE A GUN IS FIRED AND THE GREAT RACE IS ON TO CLAIM THE BEST STRIPS OF LAND. HART IS A RANGE BOSS OUT OF WORK AND IN LOVE WITH BEDFORD, FROM ONE OF THE HOMESTEAD FAMILIES GATHERED IN CALDWELL KANSAS FOR THE LAND RUSH. HE IS FALSELY ARRESTED AND MUST BREAKOUT IN ORDER TO TAKE PART WITH THE OTHER HOMESTEADERS. CONSIDERED A TRUE WESTERN CLASSIC, WITH A ROAMING COWBOY WHOSE LIFESTYLE IS ABOUT TO DISAPPEAR WITH THE ARRIVAL OF SETTLERS. THIS FILM MARKED HART’S RETURN AND FINAL MOTION PICTURE. IT HAS ONE OF THE MOST EXICTING SCENES IN WESTERN FILMMAKING OF THE LAND RUSH, COPIED IN OTHER MOVIES.

 


TWILIGHT ON THE TRAIL 1941-USA;58M;B&W

WESTERN. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: WILLIAM BOYD, BRAD KING, ANDY CLYDE. HOPPY PRETENDS TO BE AN ENGLISH DANDY TO CATCH A GANG OF RUSTLERS.

 


TWO-GUN MAN FROM HARLEM 1938-USA;60M;B&W

WESTERN. D: RICHARD KAHN; C: HERBERT JEFFERY, MARY WHITTEN. FRAMED BY A SCHEMING WOMAN, A STRAIGHTSHOOTER BREAKS UP A RUSTLING GANG AND CLEARS HIMSELF.

 


TWO WEEKS TO LIVE 1943-USA;60M;B&W

COMEDY/SCI-FI. D: MALCOLM ST. CLAIR; C: LUM AND ABNER, CHESTER LAUCK, NORRIS GOFF. ABNER BELIEVES HE ONLY HAS TWO WEEKS TO LIVE AND TAKES ON DANGEROUS JOBS, INCLUDING PILOTING A ROCKET SHIP TO MARS. COUPLED WITH THIS IS A BOMB IN A VIOLIN CASE, THE FOILING OF A NAZI SPY PLOT, AND A HAUNTED HOUSE. BREAKNECK PACE WITH SIGHT GAGS GALORE.



UNDER CALIFORNIA STARS 1948-USA;70M;COLOR

WESTERN, FAMILY. D: WILLIAM WITNEY; C: ROY ROGERS , JANE FRAZEE, ANDY DEVINE, GEORGE LLOYD, WADE CROSBY, MICHAEL CHAPIN. TRIGGER. THE “SMARTEST HORSE IN THE MOVIES,” IS THE VICTIM OF A HORSE-NAPPING PLOT, AND IS HELD FOR $100,000 RANSOM. ROY INITIALLY SUSPECTS A YOUNG BOY WITH HELPING THE KIDNAPPERS, BUT THE BOY PROVES HIS HONESTY IN FOILING THE BAD GUY’S PLANS. TRIGGER HAS A VIOLENT CONFRONTATION WITH ONE OF THE VILLIANS. ANDY DEVINE PROVIDES THE COMIC RELIEF AND SONS OF THE PIONEERS SONGS.

 


UNDERCOVER MAN 1942-USA;54M;B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: ROY ROGERS , JANE FRAZEE. ROY IS OUT TO ROUND-UP A GANG OF WILD HORSE RUSTLERS IN CALIFORNIA.

 


UNDERCOVER RUSTLERS 1941-USA;56M;B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RANGE BUSTERS. OUTLAWS HAVE TUNNELLED INTO THE GOVERNMENT’S GOLD RESERVE.

 


UNDER NEVADA SKIES 1946-USA;69M;B&W

WESTERN. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, DALE EVANS, DOUGLAS DUMBRILLE,TRISTRAM COFFIN, RUDOLPH ANDERS, IRON EYES CODY. ROY LEADS A POSSE OF INDIANS TO RECOVER A STOLEN MAP FROM OUTLAWS TRYING TO LOCATE A VALUABLE DEPOSIT. THIS WAS DIRECTOR MCDONALD’S LAST OUTING, BEING REPLACED BY WILLIAM WHITNEY.

 


UNDER SEA KINGDOM (SERIAL-PART 1) 1936-USA;113M;B&W

SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: B. REEVES EASON, JOSEPH KANE; C: RAY “CRASH” CORRIGAN, LOIS WILDE, LON CHANEY JR. CRASH ATTEMPTS TO THWART THE EVIL PLANS OF SHARAD AND HIS FOLLOWERS WHO LIVE IN THE ANCIENT CITY OF ATLANTIS UNDER THE SEA. FILLED WITH GADGETRY, ROBOTS AND MACHINES. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 226 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


UNDER SEA KINGDOM (SERIAL-PART 2) 1936-USA;113M;B&W

SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: B. REEVES EASON, JOSEPH KANE; C: RAY “CRASH” CORRIGAN, LOIS WILDE, LON CHANEY JR. CRASH ATTEMPTS TO THWART THE EVIL PLANS OF SHARAD AND HIS FOLLOWERS WHO LIVE IN THE ANCIENT CITY OF ATLANTIS UNDER THE SEA. FILLED WITH GADGETRY, ROBOTS AND MACHINES. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUALS 226 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


UNDERTAKER AND HIS PALS, THE 1988-USA;104M;COLOR

HORROR, COMEDY. D: DAVID GRAHAM, TED MIKELS; C: ROBERT LOWERY, RAY DANNIS, LARRENE OTT, RYCK RYDON, CHARLES FOX. AN UNDERTAKER AND HIS TWO FRIENDS, WHO OWN A RESTAURANT, COME UP WITH A HORRIFIC SCHEME TO MAKE MONEY: THEY MURDER VICTIMS IN A SMALL TOWN IN THE SOUTH AND THEN SERVE THE HUMAN FLESH AT THE DINER. THE UNDERTAKER THEN CHARGES EXORBITANT RATES TO THE BEREAVED TO BURY THE REMAINS. THEIR PLAN FALLS APART WHEN TWO DETECTIVES BECOME SUSPICIOUS.

 


UNDER WESTERN STARS 1938-USA;54M;B&W

WESTERN. D: JOE KANE; C: ROY ROGERS . ROY IS TALKED INTO RUNNING FOR CONGRESS AGAINST CROOKED INTERESTS. THIS IS ROY’S FIRST STARRING FILM.

 


UNDERWORLD SCANDAL (AKA: BIG TOWN SCANDAL and I COVER BIG TOWN) 1948-USA;67M;B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM C. THOMAS; C: HILLARY BROOKE, STANELY CLEMENTS, PHILIP REED, DARRYL HICKMAN, CARL “ALFALFA” SCHWEITZER, ROLAND DUPREE, TOMMY BOND, JOHN PHILLIPS, VINCE BARNETT, JOE ALLEN JR., CHARLES ARNT. WAYWARD BOYS ARE PUT INTO A REFORM SCHOOL. A CRUSADING REPORT REVEALS PROBLEMS AND FIGHTS TO GET THEM JOBS AND A RECREATION CENTRE.

 


UNHOLY LOVE 1932-USA;75M;B&W

DRAMA. D: ALBERT RAY; C: H.B WARNER, BERYL MERCER, JOYCE COMTON, IVAN LEBEDEFF, JASON ROBARDS SR., LYLE TALBOT, RICHARD CARLYLE, LILA LEE, FRANCES RICH. AN ADAPTATION OF MADAME BOVARY TRANSPORTED TO RYE, NEW YORK, IN THE 1930’S. ALL CHARACTERS HAVE BEEN RENAMED. BASED ON FLAUBERT’S NOVEL.

 


UNKNOWN WORLD 1951-USA;74M;B&W

SCI-FI. D: TERRELL O’MORSE; C: JIM BANNON, KELLOGG, MARILYN NASH. SCIENCE FICTION STORY OF A MECHANICAL MOLE THAT DRILLS INTO THE EARTH TO FIND A HAVEN FROM THE A-BOMB.

 


UPTOWN, NEW YORK 1932-USA;80M;B&W

DRAMA. D: VICTOR SCHERTZINGER; C: JACK OAKIE, SHIRLEY GREY, LEON WAYCOFF ( AMES). STORY OF A GIRL WHO IS JILTED BY A DOCTOR AND MARRIES A BUBBLE-GUM SALESMAN. ENTERTAINING.

 


U-67 (AKA: SEA GHOST, THE ) 1936-USA;70M;B&W

WAR-DRAMA. D: WILLIAM NIGH; C: ALAN HALE, LAURA LA PLANTE, CLARENCE WILSON, PETER ERKELENZ, CLAUD ALLISTER, BRODERICK O’FARRELL, TOM LONDON. GERMAN NAVAL OFFICER IS COURT-MARTIALLED FOR PICKING UP SURVIVORS OF A U-BOAT ATTACK.

 


UTAH 1945-USA;60M;B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN ENGLISH; C: ROY ROGERS , GABBY HAYES. ROY MAKES A SINGER SEE THE PROBLEMS WHEN SHE PLANS TO SELL THE RANCH TO FINANCE A NEW SHOW.

 


UTAH TRAIL 1937-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ALBERT HERMAN; C: TEX RITTER, ADELE PEARCE, KARL HACKETT, LYTON BRENT, ED CASSIDY, CHARLES KING, HORACE MURPHY, DAVE O’BRIEN, RUDY SOOTER. THE RAILROAD CALLS IN AN INVESTIGATOR TO CATCH THE CROOKS WHO HAVE SABOTAGED THE LINE AND STOLEN A CATTLE TRAIN.


VAGABOND LOVER 1929-USA;69M;B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: MARSHALL NEILAN; C: RUDY VALLEE, SALLY BLANE, MARIE DRESSLER. AN ORCHESTRA LEADER AND SINGER FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE NIECE OF THE WOMAN WHO HIRES HIM IN THIS PLEASANT MUSICAL COMEDY.

 


VAMPIRE BAT 1933-USA;71M;B&W

HORROR, MYSTERY. D: FRANK STRAYER; C: MELVIN DOUGLAS, LIONEL ATWILL, FAY WRAY, MAUDE EBURNE, GEORGE E. STONE. WHEN AN INVASION OF BATS BRINGS ON THE BEGINNING OF A BIZARRE SERIES OF MURDERS, VILLAGERS BELIEVE IT IS A VAMPIRE. THEY SUSPECT A SIMPLE-MINDED MAN AND CAUSE HIS DEATH, BUT THE MURDERS CONTINUE. THE LOCAL POLICE DETECTIVE (DOUGLAS) SEARCHES FOR THE REAL OFFENDER , WHO TURNS OUT TO BE A MAD DOCTOR (ATWILL), IN SEARCH OF A “BLOOD SUBSTITUTE. “ A GOOD CAST AND GOOD ACTING ELEVATES THE PRODUCTION.

 


VENGEANCE IS MINE 1976-USA ; 90M ; COLOR

SUSPENSE. D: JOHN TRENT; C: ERNEST BORGNINE , MICHAEL J. POLLARD, HOLLIS MCLAREN. A STARK AND BRUTAL STORY OF BACK COUNTRY JUSTICE. SOME MURDEROUS BANK ROBBERS INVADE A FARM AND RUN INTO ERNEST BORGNINE, WHO MATCHES BRUTALITY WITH BRUTALITY.

 


VENGEANCE VALLEY 1951-USA;83M;COLOR

WESTERN. D: RICHARD THORPE; C: BURT LANCASTER , JOANNE DRU, ROBERT WALKER, SALLY FORREST. A RANCH FOREMAN’S LIFE IS ENDANGERED WHEN HE ATTEMPTS TO CONCEAL A TERRIBLE SECRET INVOLVING HIS WEAK FOSTER BROTHER.

 


VIKING, THE 1931-USA;58M;B&W

ADVENTURE. D: GEORGE MELFORD; C: CHARLES STARRETT, BOB BARTLETT. THE DRAMA OF A VIKING SEAL HUNT WITH SOME RARE AND UNUSUAL FOOTAGE.

 


VILLAIN STILL PURSUED HER, THE 1940-USA;66M;B&W

COMEDY. D: EDWARD CLINE; C: ANITA LOUISE, BUSTER KEATON , RICHARD CROMWELL. ALL STAR CAST ENGAGED IN A DEADPAN PARODY OF A TRADITIONAL MELODRAMA. A FASCINATING EXPERIMENT. KEATON ADDS THE BRIGHTEST MOMENTS.

 


VOYAGE OF THE YES 1972-USA;100M;COLOR

ACTION/ADVENTURE. D: LEE H. KATZIN; C: DESI ARNAZ JR., MIKE EVANS, BEVERLY GARLAND, SKIP HOMEIER, DELLA REESE. TWO TEENAGERS, ONE WHITE ONE BLACK, IN A SMALL SAILBOAT HIT ROUGH WEATHER AND BATTLE THE ELEMENTS WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THEMSELVES.



WACKIEST WAGON TRAIN IN THE WEST 1977-USA; 86M; COLOR

WESTERN/COMEDY. D: JACK ARNOLD, EARL BELLAMY; C: BOB DENVER, FORREST TUCKER, JEANNINE RILEY. HAPLESS WAGON MASTER IS SADDLED WITH A DUMMY ASSISTANT AS THEY GUIDE A PARTY OF FIVE CHARACTERS ACROSS THE WEST.

 


WAGON WHEELS 1934-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN. D: CHARLES BARTON; C: RANDOLPH SCOTT, GAIL PATRICK, RAYOND HUTTON. THREE SCOUTS LEAD A WAGON TRAIN TO OREGON AND MUST FACE A RENEGADE INCITING INDIANS INTO AN UPRISING.

 


WAKE ME UP WHEN THE WAR IS OVER 1969-USA;75M;COLOR

COMEDY, WAR, MADE-FOR-TV. D: GENE NELSON; C: KEN BERRY, EVA GABOR, DANIELLE DEMETZ, WERNER KLEMPERER, JIM BACKUS, HANS CONRIED. A COMEDY ABOUT A WORLD WAR II PILOT WHO BAILS OUT OF HIS PLANE AND IS HIDDEN BY A BARONESS TO PROTECT HIM FROM THE ENEMY. SHE IS SO ENAMORED WITH HIM THAT SHE DOES NOT TELL HIM THAT THE WAR HAS BEEN OVER FOR FIVE YEARS.

 


WALLABY JIM OF THE ISLANDS 1938-USA;61M;B&W

ADVENTURE. D: BUD BARSKY; C: GEORGE HOUSTON, DOUGLAS WALTON. THE SINGING CAPTAIN OF A PEARL FISHING BOAT MUST PROTECT HIS TREASURE FROM MARAUDING PIRATES. ENJOYABLE ACTION.

 


WALK IN THE SUN, A 1946-USA;117M;B&W

WAR DRAMA. D: LEWIS MILESTONE C: DANA ANDREWS, JOHN IRELAND, RICHARD CONTE, LLOYD BRIDGES . AS AN AMERICAN BATTALION IN ITALY PREPARES TO ATTACK AN ISOLATED NAZI-HELD FARMHOUSE, EACH OF THE INFANTRYMEN REVEALS HIS TRUE CHARACTER AS HE CONTEMPLATES THE JOB AT HAND. THE FILM PROVES IT’S WORTH BY THE CAREFULLY PICKED ALL-MALE CAST, WHOSE CHARACTERISATIONS ARE VERY REALISTIC, ESCAPING FROM RAMPANT CLICHÉ PERSONIFACTIONS OF SOLDIERS.

 


WANTED: THE SUNDANCE WOMAN 1976-USA; 95M; COLOR

ADVENTURE/WESTERN. D: LEE PHILIPS; C: KATHERINE ROSS, STEVE FORREST, STELLA STEVENS, MICHAEL CONSTANTINE. KATHERINE ROSS REPEATS HER PORTRAYAL OF ETTA PACE (FROM BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID) IN THIS ADVENTURE OF THE FUGITIVE WHO, ALONE AND DESPERATE FOLLOWING THE DEATHS OF BUTCH AND SUNDANCE, SEEKS HELP FROM PANCHO VILLA IN EXCHANGE FOR GUNS AND AMMUNITION.

 


WASP WOMAN 1959-USA;84M;B&W

HORROR. D: ROGER CORMAN. C: SUSAN CABOT, BARBOURA MORRIS, WILLIAM ROERICK. A COSMETIC MAGNATE DEVELOPS A REJUVENATING BEAUTY CREAM DERIVED FROM AN ENZYME SECRETED BY WASPS AND DECIDES TO RESTORE HER LOST BEAUTY AND BECOME ETERNALLY YOUTHFUL BY BEING THE FIRST TEST SUBJECT, SHE IS TRANSFORMED INTO A SULTRY BLONDE VIXEN ONLY TO CONTINUE TRANSFORMATION AND TAKE ON PREDATORY TRAITS OF A GIANT FEMALE WASP, SETTING OUT ON A NOCTURNAL KILLING SPREE. GOOFTY BUT ENTERTAINING.

 


WATERFRONT 1944-USA;66M;B&W

WAR-THRILLER. D: STEVE SEKELY; C: JOHN CARRADINE, J. CARROL NAISH. ESPIONAGE TALE OF NAZI AGENTS (CARRADINE & NAISH) MURDERING & BLACKMAILING IN WWII SAN FRANCISCO.

 


WATER RUSTLERS 1938-USA;55M;B&W

WESTERN. D: SAMUEL DIEGE; C: DOROTHY PAGE. A WOMAN RANCH OWNER AND HER FOREMAN OPPOSE A CROOKED LAND OWNER WHO TRIES TO TAKE OVER BY DAMMING THE ONLY CREEK IN THE VALLEY.

 


WAY DOWN EAST (SILENT) 1920-USA;110M;B&W

DRAMA. D: D.W GRIFFITH ; C: LILLIAN GISH, RICHARD BARTHELMESS, LOWELL SHERMAN. A MASTERPIECE. A CITY SLICKER DESPOILS THE INNOCENCE OF A VIRGINAL HEROINE, WHO THEN MUST PAY THE PRICE. EXECUTED WITH CONVICTION BY GRIFFITH & A FINE CAST, BUILDING UP TO FAMOUS CLIMAX WITH GISH DRIFTING AWAY ON THE ICE FLOES.

 


WAY DOWN SOUTH 1939-USA;61M;B&W

MUSICAL-DRAMA. BERNARD VORHAUS; C: BOBBY BREEN, ALAN MOWBRAY, EDWIN MAXWELL, CLARENCE MUSE, RALPH MORGAN, ROBERT GRIEG. FASCINATING MUSICAL NOVELTY (WRITTEN BY MUSE & LANGSTON HUGHES), SET IN THE PRE-CIVIL WAR SOUTH. A BOY SOPRANO (BREEN) IS THE YOUNG MASTER OF A PLANTATION, WHOSE “HAPPY” SLAVES ARE SCHEDULED FOR SALE BY A CROOKED LAWYER (MAXWELL).

 


WAY OF THE WEST 1934-USA;51M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT EMMETT TANSEY; C: JOHN MILLS, WALLY WALES, WILLIAM DESMOND, ART MIX, JIM SHERIDAN BOBBY NELSON. A FEDERAL INVESTIGATOR, WORKING UNDERCOVER, TRIES TO PROTECT SHEEPHERDERS FROM CROOKED CATTLEMEN. HE IS FRAMED FOR A MURDER, REVEALS HIS IDENTITY TO THE SHERIFF WHO LETS HIM LOOSE TO GO AFTER THE REAL KILLER.

 


WESTERN JUSTICE 1935-USA;56M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: BOB STEELE, JULIAN RIVERO, LAFE MCKEE, RENE BORDEN, ARTHUR LOFT, JACK COWELL, EARL DWIRE, VANE CALVERT. COWBOY SAVES RANCHERS WHO ARE BEING FORCED OFF THEIR LAND BY CROOKS.

 


WESTERN MAIL 1942-USA;53M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT TANSEY; C: TOM KEENE, FRANK YACONELLI, LEROY MASON, JEAN TRENT, FRANK KOHLER JR, GLENN STRANGE. A MARSHAL GOES UNDERCOVER TO CATCH A GANG WHO HAVE BEEN ROBBING THE PONY EXPRESS.

 


WESTERN TRAILS 1939-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN. D: GEORGE WAGGNER; C: BOB BAKER. UNDERCOVER AGENT PURSUES A VICIOUS OUTLAW GANG.

 


WEST OF THE BADLANDS (AKA: BORDER LEGION) 1940-USA;60M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT BRADBURY; C: ROY ROGERS , GEORGE “GABBY” HAYES, CAROL HUGHES, JOE SAWYER, MAUDE EBURNE, JAY NOVELLO. ROY IS A DOCTOR AND A FUGITIVE FROM NEW YORK ON THE RUN OUT WEST. HE IS KIDNAPPED BY THE LEGION AND MADE TO EXTRACT A BULLET FROM THEIR WOUNDED LEADER. ROY PLANS A RAID THAT WILL RESULT IN THE CAPTURE OF THE WHOLE GANG. HE IS EVENTUALLY CLEARED OF THE CHARGES AGAINST HIM.

 


WHAT COMES AROUND 1985-USA;92M;COLOR

DRAMA-ACTION. D: JERRY REED; C: JERRY REED, BARRY CORBIN, BO HOPKINS, ARTE JOHNSON. BURT REYNOLD’S SIDEKICK IN THE SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT MOVIES JERRY REED STARS AS A SUCCESSFUL SINGER WHO BECOMES AN ALCOHOLIC AFTER 25 YEARS IN THE BUSINESS. HIS BROTHER KIDNAPS HIM IN ORDER TO DRY HIM OUT. THEY DISCOVER THAT HIS MANAGER (BARRY CORBIN) HAS CHEATED HIM OUT OF 8 MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE YEARS, SO THEY SEEK REVENGE.

 


WHEN THE LIGHTS GO ON AGAIN 1944-USA;72M;B&W

DRAMA. D: WILLIAM K. HOWARD; C: JAMES LYDON, JILL BROWNING, GEORGE CLEVELAND, WARREN MILLS. A SHELL-SHOCKED VETERAN HAS TO ADJUST TO CIVILIAN LIFE AND MARRIAGE.

 


WHERE HAVE ALL THE PEOPLE GONE? 1974-USA;78M;COLOR

SUSPENSE, THRILLER, SCI-FI. D: JOHN LLEWELLYN MOXEY; C: PETER GRAVES, VERNA BLOOM, GEORGE O’HANLON JR., KATHLEEN QUINLAN. A FATHER AND HIS TWO CHILDREN STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE AFTER A LETHAL VIRUS, THE AFTERMATH OF A MYSTERIOUS RADIATION EXPLOSION, KILLS MOST OF THE EARTH’S POPULATION.

 


WHERE TRAILS DIVIDE 1937-USA;52M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT N. BRADBURY; C: TOM KEENE, WARNER P. RICHMOND, ELEANOR STEWART, LORRAINE RANDALL, DAVID SHARPE, HAL PRICE. KEENE PLAYS A LAWYER IN A FRONTIER TOWN, WHO IS MADE SHERIFF, AND EVENTUALLY REVEALS HIMSELF AS A FEDERAL AGENT OUT TO STOP THE GANG THAT HAS BEEN ROBBING THE STAGECOACHES. RICHARD GIVES AN ESPECIALLY GOOD PERFORMANCE AS THE BAD GUY.

 


WHISKEY MOUNTAIN 1977-USA;89M;COLOR

HORROR, ACTION, THRILLER. D: WILLIAM GREFE; C: CHRISTOPHER GEORGE, PRESTON PIERCE, LINDA BORGESON, ROBERTA COLLINS, ROBERT LESLIE, JOHN DAVIS CHANDLER. TWO COUPLES ON MOTORCYCLES GO ON A TREASURE HUNT TO WHISKEY MOUNTAIN BUT INSTEAD FIND TERROR. LETTER-BOXED.

 


WHISTLE STOP 1946-USA;85M;B&W

DRAMA. D: LEONIDE MOGUY; C: AVA GARDNER , GEORGE RAFT , VICTOR MCLAGLEN, TOM CONWAY. SMALLTOWN GIRL RETURNS FROM THE BIG CITY. SHE TRIES TO HELP RAFT, WHILE FIGHTING OFF VILLAINOUS NIGHTCLUB OWNER MCLAGLEN. PHILIP YORDAN STORY HAS IT’S MOMENTS OF TENSION AND SUSPENSE.

 


WHISTLIN’ DAN 1932-USA;80M;B&W

WESTERN. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: KEN MAYNARD, JOYZELLE JOINER, GEORGES RENAVENT, DON TERRY, HARLAN KNIGHT, JESSIE ARNOLD, TARZAN THE HORSE. A COWBOY AND HIS SIDEKICK JOIN A GANG ACROSS THE BORDER OF MEXICO FOR REVENGE AFTER THEIR PAL IS MURDERED. HIS PLAN IS TO LURE THEM BACK ACROSS THE BORDER TO BE ARRESTED, BUT THEY LEARN OF HIS IDENTITY.

 


WHISTLING BULLETS 1937-USA;60M;B&W

WESTERN. D: JOHN ENGLISH; C: KERMIT MAYNARD, MARLENE WOOD, JACK INGRAM, BRUCE MITCHELL. A TEXAS RANGER POSES AS A CONVICT IN ORDER TO FIND THE WHEREABOUTS OF STOLEN BANK BONDS. BASED ON A STORY BY JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD. GOOD DIRECTION AND ACTING RAISES THE LEVEL OF THIS FILM.

 


WHITE CRADLE INN (AKA: HIGH FURY) 1947-USA;71M;B&W

DRAMA. D: HAROLD FRENCH; C: MADELINE CARROLL, IAN HUNTER, MICHAEL RENNIE, ANN MARIE BLANC, MICHAEL MCKEAG. A COUPLE FIGHT OVER AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADOPT A WAR ORPHAN. THE PHILANDERING HUSBAND WILL NOT ALLOW HIS WIFE TO ADOPT AN ORPHAN UNLESS SHE SIGNS OVER THE RIGHTS TO HER FAMILY INN. SHE DOES AND LATER WHEN HE AND THE BOY ARE MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, SACRIFICES HIMSELF TO SAVE THE CHILD. NICE SWISS LOCATIONS.

 


WHITE FIRE (AKA: THREE STEPS TO THE GALLOWS) 1954-USA;80M;B&W

CRIME-ADVENTURE. D: JOHN GILLING; C: SCOTT BRADY, MARY CASTLE, FERDINAND “GERDY” MAYNE. A SAILOR IS LOOKING FOR HIS LOST BROTHER, WHO IS FALSELY ACCUSED OF MURDER, BREAKS UP A DIAMOND SMUGGLING RING. BRADY AND CASTLE SOLVE THE CASE. GOOD PHOTOGRAPHY.

 


WHITE GORILLA 1945-USA;62M;B&W

ACTION-ADVENTURE D: H.L. FRASER; C: RAY “CRASH” CORRIGAN, LORRAINE MILLER, FRANK MERRILL. CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORST FILMS EVER MADE, MUCH OF THE FOOTAGE CAME FROM A SILENT FILM. RAY CORRIGAN RUNS AROUND IN A WHITE GORILLA SUIT KILLING ALL PRIMATES IN HIS PATH. GREAT FUN!

 


WHITE PONGO 1945-USA;74M;B&W

ADVENTURE. D: SAM NEWFIELD; C: RICHARD TRAVIS, MARIS WRIXON, RICHARD FRASER. JUNGLE EXPEDITION TO FIND THE MISSING LINK, A WHITE GORILLA.

 


WHITE ZOMBIE 1932-USA;65M;B&W

HORROR. D: VICTOR HALPERIN; C: BELA LUGOSI , MADGE BELLAMY. EXTREMELY ATMOSPHERIC, EERILY MADE FILM. SINISTER LUGOSI WANTS A BEAUTIFUL GIRL FOR HIMSELF, SO THEY CAN RULE ZOMBIE JUNGLE EMPIRE TOGETHER.

 


WHO KILLED DOC ROBBIN? 1948-USA;50M;B&W

FAMILY. D: BERNARD CARR; C: GEORGE ZUCCO, THE “OUR GANG” KIDS. THE KIDS CLEAR A FRIENDLY TOWN HANDYMAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING THE SINISTER DR. ROBBIN.

 


WIDE OPEN TOWN 1941-USA;54M;B&W

WESTERN. D: LESLEY SELANDER; C: WILLIAM BOYD, ANDY CLYDE, EVELYN BRENT, RUSSELL HAYDEN, VICTOR JORY, MORRIS ANKRUM, BERNICE KAY, KENNETH HARLAN, ROY BARCROFT. HOPPY HELPS TO CATCH RUSTLERS AND SAVES THE MAYOR’S JOB.

 


WILDCAT 1942-USA;54M;B&W

ADVENTURE. D: FRANK MCDONALD; C: RICHARD ARLEN, BUSTER CRABBE, ARLENE JUDGE, WILLIAM FRAWLEY, ARTHUR HUNNICUTT, ELISHA COOK JR. IN THE OKLAHOMA OILFIELDS, OIL MEN ARE RIVALS TO SEE WHO CAN BRING IN THE FIRST OILWELL, TO WIN A $25,000 PRIZE. ARLEN’S OILWELL IS SABOTAGED BY CRABBE, KILLING HIS PARTNER, AND TWO CON ARTISTS TRY TO TAKE OVER HIS PARTNER’S HALF. LOTS OF THRILLS AND ROMANCE.

 


WILD HORSE 1937-USA;67M;B&W

WESTERN. D: SIDNEY ALGIER, RICHARD THORPE; C: HOOT GIBSON, ALBERTA VAUGHAN, STEPIN FETCHIT, NEAL HART, EDMUND COBB, GEORGE BUNNY, EDWARD PIEL SR, ROY SKEETER, BILL ROBBINS, GIBSON AND SKEETER ARE ON HIRE TO WORK ON A RODEO RANCH. GIBSON CAPTURES THE “DEVIL HORSE” THAT NONE OF THE OTHER WRANGLERS COULD CAPTURE, BUT IT IS STOLEN BY A JEALOUS RANCH HAND COBB, WHO MURDERS SKEETER. GISBON IS BLAMED AND ARRESTED, BUT AN OUTLAW WITNESSED THE KILLING. CONSIDERED ONE OF HOOT GIBSON’S BEST FILMS. STEPIN FETCHIT DID HIS USUAL COMEDIC JOB.

 


WILD HORSE CANYON 1938-USA;56M;B&W

WESTERN. D: ROBERT HILL; C: JACK RANDALL, DOROTHY SHORT, FRANK YACONELLI, WILLIAM P. RICHMOND, WALTER LONG, DENNIS MOORE. A COWBOY IS OUT FOR REVENGE FOR THE MURDER OF HIS BROTHER. HE WINDS UP ON A RANCH WHERE THE FOREMAN IS THE LEADER OF A GANG OF RUSTLERS WHO KILLED HIS BROTHER. RANDALL SETS A TRAP THAT RESULTS IN THE DEATH OF HIS BROTHER’S KILLER AND THE CAPTURE OF THE RUSTLERS.

 


WINDJAMMER 1937-USA;59M;B&W

ADVENTURE. D:EWING SCOTT; C: GEORGE O’BRIEN, CONSTANCE WORTH. SOLID ADVENTURE ABOARD A PACIFIC SAILING SHIP IN STORY OF HIGH-SEAS SMUGGLING.

 


WINDS OF THE WASTELAND 1936-USA;52M;B&W

WESTERN. D: MACK V. WRIGHT; C: JOHN WAYNE , PHYLLIS FRASER, YAKIMA CANUTT, LANE CHANDLER, DOUGLAS COSGROVE, KEW KELLY, SAM FLINT. WAYNE & HIS PARTNER PURCHASE A RUN-DOWN STAGECOACH COMPANY, THEN FIX UP A STAGECOACH AND COMPETE WITH OTHERS FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS IN THE DAYS OF THE PONY EXPRESS.THE RIVAL STAGELINE DOES EVERYTHING TO DEFEAT THEM. THE DUKE WAS BEGINNING TO SHOW MORE POLISH AND CONFIDENCE IN THIS FILM AND HIS FANS WILL ENJOY THE ACTION.

 


WINNER TAKE ALL 1975-USA;94M;COLOR

MELODRAMA. D: PAUL BOGART; C: SHIRLEY JONES, LAURENCE LUCKINBILL, SAM GROOM, JOYCE VAN PATTEN. A WOMAN’S COMPULSION TO GAMBLE THREATENS TO RUIN HER MARRIAGE – ESPECIALLY AFTER LOSING $30,000 OF HER HUSBAND’S SAVINGS.

 


WIN, PLACE OR STEAL (AKA: THE BIG PAYOFF) 1975-USA;77M;COLOR

COMEDY. D: RICHARD BAILEY; C: DEAN STOCKWELL, RUSS TAMBLYN, ALEX KARRAS, MCLEAN STEPHENSON. GOOD RACETRACK CAPER COMEDY, WITH TAMBLYN AND KARRASS AS LAUREL AND HARDY TYPE CHARACTERS.

 


WINTERSET 1936-USA;78M;B&W

MYSTERY. D: ALFRED SANTELL; C: BURGESS MEREDITH, EDUARDO CIONNELLI, JOHN CARRADINE. A YOUNG MAN IS DETERMINED TO FIND THE MAN WHO REALLY COMMITTED THE CRIME FOR WHICH HIS FATHER WAS EXECUTED. POETIC, DRAMATIC, POWERFUL. MEREDITH’S SCREEN DEBUT.

 


WITH LOVE AND KISSES 1936-USA;66M;B&W

MUSICAL-COMEDY. D: LES GOODWINS; C: PINKY TOMLIN, TOBY WING. COMEDY WITH MUSIC ABOUT NAÏVE FARMHOUSE, AN ASPIRING SONGWRITER, WHOSE COMPOSITION IS STOLEN BY A CONNIVING CROONER.

 


WOLF CALL 1939-USA;60M;B&W

WESTERN. D: GEORGE WAGGNER; C: JOHN CARROLL. A PLAYBOY VISITS HIS FATHER’S RADIUM MINE AND FINDS CROOKS TRYING TO TAKE IT OVER.

 


WOMAN HUNTER, THE (AKA: THE BAUBLE) 1972-USA;80M;COLOR

DRAMA. D: BERNARD KOWALSKI; C: BARBARA EDEN, ROBERT VAUGHN, STUART WHITMAN, LARRY STORCH. WEALTHY, UNSTABLE DINA HUNTER ( EDEN) ON MEXICAN HOLIDAY IS FEARFUL THAT MURDERER IS STALKING HER AND HER JEWELS.

 


WOMAN OF THE TOWN 1943-USA;88M;B&W

WESTERN. D: GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD; C: CLAIRE TREVOR, ALBERT DEKKER, BARRY SULLIVAN, HENRY HULL. DEKKER, AS FRONTIER MARSHAL: BAT MASTERSON, MUST CHOSE BETWEEN HIS LOVE FOR A DANCE HALL GIRL (TREVOR) AND LAW AND ORDER IN THIS FIRST CLASS WESTERN.

 


WOMAN ON THE RUN 1950-USA;77M;B&W

SUSPENSE. D: NORMAN FOSTER; C: ANN SHERIDAN, DENNIS O’KEEFE, ROBERT KEITH, ROSS ELLIOTT, FRANK JENKS. SHERIDAN IS MOST CONVINCING AS A WIFE TRYING TO FIND HER HUSBAND, WHO’S A WITNESS TO A GANGLAND MURDER, BEFORE THE UNDERWORLD DOES.

 


WOMAN’S MAN, A 1934-USA;61M;B&W

COMEDY, DRAMA. D: EDWARD T. LUDWIG; C: MARGUERITE DE LAMOTTE, WALLACE FORD, JAMESON THOMAS, KITTY KELLY. A PRIZE FIGHTER ENCOUNTERS A COLD BLOODED WOMAN.

 


WORLD GONE MAD, THE (AKA: PUBLIC BE DAMNED) 1932-USA;74M;B&W

MYSTERY-SUSPENSE, CRIME. D: CHRISTY CABANNE; C: PAT O’BRIEN, EVELYN BRENT, NEIL HAMILTON, MARY BRIAN, LOUIS CALHERN, J.CARROL NAISH. A DISTRICT ATTORNEY ABOUT TO UNCOVER A STOCK SWINDLE IS FRAMED BY A CROOKED FINANCIER AND THEN MURDERED. HIS REPORTER PAL (O’BRIEN) AND NEW DISTRICT ATTORNEY (HAMILTON) INVESTIGATE.

 


WRANGLER’S ROOST 1941-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN. D: S. ROY LUBY; C: RAY “CRASH” CORRIGAN, JOHN “DUSTY” KING, MAX “ALIBI” TERHUNE, FORREST TAYLOR, GWEN GAZE. THE RANGE BUSTERS ARE OUT TO CATCH A BANDIT MASQUERADING AS THE LEGENDARY NOTORIOUS BLACK BART, LONG RETIRED. HIS IDENTITY IS REVEALED IN A CLIMATIC POKER GAME.

 


WRESTLER, THE 1973-USA;103M;COLOR

ACTION/DRAMA. D: JIM WESTMAN; C: ED ASNER, ELAINE GIFTOS, VERNE GAGNE, HAROLD SAKATA. STORY GOES INTO THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING HONEST PROMOTER BUMPS HEADS WITH BAD-GUY CROOKS WHO WANT IN ON THE ACTION.



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YELLOWSTONE 1936-USA;103M;COLOR

ADVENTURE, MYSTERY, FAMILY. D: ARTHUR LUBIN; C: HENRY HUNTER, ANDY DEVINE, RALPH MORGAN, ALAN HALE, JUDITH BARRETT. UPON THEIR RELEASE FROM PRISON, FOUR EX-CONS EACH HEAD FOR YELLOWSTONE TO FIND $90,000 IN BURIED LOOT. PARK RANGER HUNTER HAS TO INVESTIGATE THE SERIES OF MURDERS THAT BEGAN TO TAKE PLACE. SOME OF THE VIOLENCE IS QUITE STARTLING, SUCH AS WHEN ONE BODY COMES SHOOTING OUT OF “OLD FAITHFUL”. GOOD DIRECTING AND ACTING.WELL-PRODUCED.

 


YIN AND YANG OF MR. GO, THE 1971-USA;89M;COLOR

THRILLER. D: BURGESS MEREDITH; C: JEFF BRIDGES , JAMES MASON, BURGESS MEREDITH, BRODERICK CRAWFORD. A CIA OPERATIVE MUST RETRIEVE THE STOLEN PLANS OF AN AWESOME WEAPONS SYSTEM. SET IN HONG KONG, THIS IS AN EXCITING ESPIONAGE. JEFF BRIDGES DEBUT FILM.

 


YODELIN’ KID FROM PINE RIDGE 1937-USA;59M;B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: GENE AUTRY, SMILEY BURNETTE, BETTY BRONSON. AUTRY TRIES TO STOP WAR BETWEEN CATTLEMEN AND WOODSMEN IN GEORGIA.

 


YOUNG BILL HICKOK 1940-USA;59M;B&W

WESTERN. D: JOSEPH KANE; C: ROY ROGERS , GABBY HAYES, JULIE BISHOP, JOHN MILJAN, SALLY PAYNE, ARCHIE TWITCHELL, MONTE BLUE. YOUNG BILL ( ROY) IS A FREIGHT AGENT WHO SENDS A GOLD SHIPMENT WITH HIS FRIEND (GABBY). THE GOLD IS STOLEN AND MILJAN, AN EUROPEAN AGENT, ACCUSES BILL OF STEALING THE GOLD. BILL WINDS UP IN JAIL, WHERE CALAMITY JANE BREAKS HIM OUT, SO THAT THEY CAN CAPTURE THE GANG AND PROVE HIS INNOCENCE. LOTS OF ACTION. ROY SINGS “WHEN THE SHADOWS FALL ON THE ROCKIES,” “A COWBOY WEDDING,” “I’LL KEEP SINGING A SONG,” AND “UP AND DOWN THE PRAIRIE”.

 


YOUNG BLOOD 1933-USA;59M;B&W

WESTERN. D: PHIL ROSEN; C: ROY ROGERS , GABBY HAYES. A COWBOY ROBS FROM THE RICH TO HELP THE POOR. THE WESTERN VERSION OF ROBIN HOOD.

 


YOUNG FUGITIVES 1938-USA;68M;B&W

CRIME. D: JOHN RAWLINS; C: ROBERT WILCOX, HARRY DAVENPORT, DOROTHEA KENT, CLEM BEVANS, LARRY J. BLAKE, MARY TREEN, TOM RICKETTS, MIRA MCKINNEY, A CROOK ATTEMPTS TO CHEAT THE LAST SURVIVING CIVIL WAR VETERAN OUT OF HIS MONEY.

 


YOUNG LAND , THE 1959-USA;127M;COLOR

WESTERN. D: TED TETZLAFF; C: PAT WAYNE, YVONNE CRAIG, DENNIS HOPPER , DAN O’HERLIHY, ROBERTO DE LA MADRID, CLIFF KETCHUM. IN 1848 IN CALIFORNIA, AN AMERICAN (HOPPER) IS PLACED ON TRAIL FOR KILLING A MEXICAN. MEXICAN-AMERICANS ARE ANXIOUS TO SEE IF THE AMERICAN JUSTICE SYSTEM TREATS EVERYONE EQUALLY. AFTER THE TRIAL THE YOUNG SHERIFF (WAYNE), WHO HAD ARRESTED HIM, HAS TO SAVE HIM FROM BEING LYNCHED.

 


YOU’RE OUT OF LUCK 1941-USA;61M;B&W

SUSPENSE-THRILLER, MYSTERY. D: HOWARD BRETHERTON; C: FRANKIE DARRO, MANTAN MORELAND, KAY SUTTON, RICHARD BOND, TRISTRAN COFFIN, WILLIAM COSTELLO. DARRO IS AN ELEVATOR OPERATOR WHOSE BROTHER IS A POLICE DETECTIVE.HE WANTS TO SOLVE A CRIME TOO, AND GETS HIS CHANCE, WITH A GREAT DEAL OF HELP FROM PORTER MORELAND, WHEN TWO MOBSTERS ARE MURDERED AT THE HOTEL WHERE THEY WORKED. THEY ARE ABLE TO PIECE TOGETHER THE CLUES BEFORE AN OBNOXIOUS REPORTER DOES. MORELAND DOMINATES THE SCENES WITH HIS COMEDIC ROUTINES TO THE EXTENT THAT HE WAS BILLED AS THE STAR IN COMMUNITIES WITH HEAVY BLACK POPULATIONS.

 


YUKON FLIGHT 1940-USA;57M;B&W

WESTERN, ACTION-ADVENTURE. D: RALPH STAUB; C: JAMES NEVILL, LOUISE STANLEY, WARREN HULL, WILLIAM PAWLEY, DAVE “ TEX” O’BRIEN. RENFREW OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED POLICE IS ON THE TRAIL OF THE OPERATORS OF A CROOKED AIR FREIGHT SERVICE THAT WILL KILL ANYONE WHO GETS IN THEIR WAY. BASED ON A STORY BY LAURIE YORK ERSKINE.

 


YUMA 1970-USA;73M;COLOR

WESTERN. D: TED POST; C: CLINT WALKER, BARRY SULLIVAN, EDGAR BUCHANAN, KATHRYN HAYS, PETER MARK RICHMAN, MORGAN WOODWARD. MARSHAL OF FRONTIER TOWN AS THE CENTRE OF A PLOT TO DISCREDIT HIM, STALKED BY BROTHER OF PRISONER, MUST UNRAVEL THE CHAIN OF EVENTS TO UNMASK THE PLAN’S CREATOR.



ZORRO’S BLACK WHIP (SERIAL – PART 1) 1944-USA;91M;B&W

ACTION. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET, GEORGE J. LEWIS. C: LINDA STIRLING, GEORGE J. LEWIS, FRANCIS MCDONALD, TOM STEELE, STANLEY PRICE. A WOMAN MASQUERADES AS “THE BLACK WHIP” TO DEFEAT FORCES WHO ARE TRYING TO THWART A MOVE TO STATEHOOD. STUNT WORK DIRECTED BY THE GREAT YAKIMA CANUTT. SPECIAL EFFECTS BY THE FAMED THEODORE LYDECKER. VERY WELL MADE. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 182 MINUTES TOTAL.

 


ZORRO’S BLACK WHIP (SERIAL – PART 2) 1944-USA;91M;B&W

ACTION. D: SPENCER GORDON BENNET, GEORGE J. LEWIS. C: LINDA STIRLING, GEORGE J. LEWIS, FRANCIS MCDONALD, TOM STEELE, STANLEY PRICE. A WOMAN MASQUERADES AS “THE BLACK WHIP” TO DEFEAT FORCES WHO ARE TRYING TO THWART A MOVE TO STATEHOOD. STUNT WORK DIRECTED BY THE GREAT YAKIMA CANUTT. SPECIAL EFFECTS BY THE FAMED THEODORE LYDECKER. VERY WELL MADE. BOTH PARTS TOGETHER EQUAL 182 MINUTES TOTAL.

 

 
 

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