City of Hope is a portrait of a typical middle-sized American city of the present day. The crux of the story is an old apartment block which stands in the way of a major commercial development. Joe Rinaldi is the building contractor who owns the buildings, and is being pressured to torch them to permit the development to occur. His estranged son, Nick, soon becomes a pawn in the power politics of the city. Corrupt Mayor Baci and policeman O’Brien are determined to push the development, while idealistic city councilman Wynn soon finds himself torn between what he knows is right and what his black constituents want.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) Harold S. Bucquet, Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Crime, Drama
Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him for it, he has to try and prove his patient’s innocence, especially for his sister Rosalie’s sake.
Behind the Headlines (1937) Richard Rosson, Lee Tracy, Diana Gibson, Phillip Huston, Action, Adventure, Crime
Eddie Haines is a radio reporter with Station KBC. He is always getting the scoop, which infuriates those at the New York Star, which happens to employ his ex-girlfriend Mary Bradley. But when Mary is kidnapped while thinking she is getting a scoop on a big story, Eddie and Mary, (ie. the print media and the radio media), must work together to rescue her.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) W.S. Van Dyke, Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Comedy, Romance
Young Andy develops a crush on his drama teacher. When his play is chosen as the school’s annual production, Andy seizes the opportunity to spend as much time as possible with his pretty teacher. Meanwhile, Judge Hardy has his own problems when he gets conned into forming a phony aluminum corporation.
7 pistole per un massacro / Seven Pistols for a Massacre (1967) Mario Caiano, Craig Hill, Eduardo Fajardo, Piero Lulli, Western
An elderly woman in a Baltimore neighborhood finds out that a somewhat slow-witted neighbor is being put up for local office by some shady politicians who have no interest in their neighborhood but are interested in getting their hands on the money that comes into it. She gets some neighborhood people together and together they plan to thwart the politicians’ schemes.
Daughter of the Jungle / Incontro nell’ultimo paradiso (1982) Umberto Lenzi, Sabrina Siani, Rodolfo Bigotti, Renato Miracco, Adventure, Comedy
Brighton Rock (1947) John Boulting, Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Crime, Drama
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. This doesn’t convince Ida Arnold, who was with Fred just before he died, and she sets out to find the truth. She comes across naive waitress Rose, who can prove that Fred was murdered. In an attempt to keep Rose quiet Pinkie marries her. But with his gang beginning to doubt his ability, and his rivals taking over his business, Pinkie starts to become more desperate and violent.
Bikini Bandits Experience (2002) Steve Grasse, Maynard James Keenan, Dee Dee Ramone, Jello Biafra, Crime, Comedy
The Bandits are killed, and, upon entering the underworld, are given an ultimatum from Satan: Go to Jerusalem and desecrate the Virgin Mary or be forced to watch Corey Feldman dance for all eternity. The Pope shows up to try and stop them.