Three Marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II. Frankie O’Neill visits his lower-class dysfunctional family; Nico Kantaylis visits his pregnant fiancée; and the upper-class Alan Newcombe visits his high-living playgirl girlfriend.
The Army wants the ranchers land and the Borax plant for their maneuvers. Stevenson is dissatisfied with their offer for the plant and has his men blowing up ranches making it look like the work of the Army.
Absent-minded professor Quincey Pennant creates a formula to transmit the impact of explosives over greater distances.
Beau Geste (1926) Herbert Brenon, Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes, Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael “Beau” Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs.
BBC Play of the Month: The Millionairess (1972) William Slater, Maggie Smith, Peter Barkworth, James Villiers, Drama
Das Lied der Matrosen / The Sailor’s Song (1958) Kurt Maetzig, Günter Reisch, Günther Simon, Raimund Schelcher, Ulrich Thein, War
The Russian Revolution is finally triumphant in the Fall of 1917. As soldiers, the engineer Henne Lobke and the stoker Jens Kasten show solidarity with the Russians, eventually disarming their officers to stop the sinking of a Russian cargo ship.