The 1920’s and 30’s career of singer Helen Morgan is followed from her early days singing outdoors in a carnival, through her speak-easy and chorus-girl days, to her stardom on Broadway in Ziegfeld’s “Show Boat”.
Daily Archives: November 21, 2017
Uomini e lupi / Men and Wolves (1957) Giuseppe De Santis, Leopoldo Savona, Silvana Mangano, Yves Montand, Pedro Armendáriz, Drama
Blood of the Vampire (1958) Henry Cass, Donald Wolfit, Vincent Ball, Barbara Shelley, Horror, Sci-Fi
Kommissar X – In den Klauen des goldenen Drachen (1966) Gianfranco Parolini, Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Barbara Frey, Adventure
Sleepy Eyes of Death 7: The Mask of the Princess (1966) Akira Inoue, Raizô Ichikawa, Yaeko Mizutani, Ichirô Nakatani, Drama
The masked daughter of the Shogun wants to kill a samurai who has seen her scarred face. She sends waves of ninja warriors to kill the samurai and plots diabolical schemes / ambushes without much success.
Menilmontant (1926) Dimitri Kirsanoff, Nadia Sibirskaïa, Yolande Beaulieu, Guy Belmont, Short, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways.
La promesse / The Promise (1996) Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Jérémie Renier, Olivier Gourmet, Assita Ouedraogo, Drama
A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.