Romance

Sinbad, the Sailor (1947) Richard Wallace, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O’Hara, Walter Slezak, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

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Sinbad is a story teller who weaves great adventures about – himself. Whether they are true or not, no one knows. For this is the story of the eight adventures of Sinbad – as told by Sinbad. A ship saved by Sinbad and Sabu. A treasure map to the treasure of Alexander the Great, which mysteriously disappears from the ship. The beautiful Shireen – the woman who has stolen the heart of Sinbad. The evil Amir who wants the treasure for himself to own the world. The deadly Melik, who will stop at nothing and kill anyone to have the treasure. A perilous voyage to a mysterious island where the treasure is said to be held.
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Hiawatha (1952) Kurt Neumann, Vince Edwards, Yvette Duguay, Keith Larsen, Drama, Romance, Western

Hiawatha (1952)
Hiawatha, a member of the Ojibway tribe, is on a peace mission to the Dakotah tribe. He meets and falls in love with Minniehaha. The romance is obstructed by a threatened war between the two tribes, instigated by a hot-headed Ojibway tribe member. The war is averted and Hiawatha learns that he is actually the long-missing son of the Dakotah chief. Hiawatha and Minniehaha set up tent-keeping together.
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Anthony Adverse (1936) Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz, Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Adventure, Drama, Romance

Anthony Adverse (Mervyn LeRoy, 1936)
In late 18th century Italy, a beautiful young woman finds herself married to a rich but cruel older man. However, she is in love with another, younger man. When the husband finds out, he kills the lover in a swordfight, and takes his wife on a long trip throughout Europe. Months later, she dies giving birth to a son. The husband leaves the child at a convent, where he is raised until the age of 10; then he is apprenticed to a local merchant, who gives him the name “Anthony Adverse” because of the adversity in his life. But his adversity has only begun, as fate takes him to Cuba, Africa, and Paris.
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The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946) David Butler, Dennis Morgan, Martha Vickers, Jack Carson, Musical, Comedy, Romance

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The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that’s next door to the Cassels’ home. The club’s owners–Steve, a handsome ladies man, Jeff, his clownish sidekick–hatch a plan to keep the club open. Steve arranges to meet–and woo–Vicki and then invite her and her uncle to the club. When Vicki’s snobbish aunt and the manager discover that Vicki now favors popular music to the classics, they arrange to get the club closed. But that doesn’t keep Steve and Jeff down. Instead they decide to put on a Broadway show if they can get a backer. They find their “angel” in Vicki’s uncle who agrees to finance the show only if Vicki is the leading lady. But once again, Vicki’s aunt and manager may be the spoiler in everyone’s plans.
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Getting Gertie’s Garter (1945) Allan Dwan, Dennis O’Keefe, Marie McDonald, Barry Sullivan, Comedy, Romance

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Getting Gertie’s Garter is an updated adaptation of the venerable stage farce by Wilson Collison and Avery Hopwood. Dennis O’Keefe, newly married to lovely Sheila Ryan, is in a jam. O’Keefe’s former girl friend, exotic dancer Marie McDonald, has in her possession an expensive, jeweled garter given to her by O’Keefe in his bachelor days. McDonald intends to show the garter to O’Keefe’s suspicious wife, so Our Hero must retrieve the embarrassing accouterment without tipping off the missus. Previously filmed in 1927, Getting Gertie’s Garter was one several enjoyable films produced by Edward Small and directed by Allan Dwan, all based on popular stage comedies.
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