Tag Archives: 1950s

Il boia di Lilla / Milady and the Musketeers (1952) Vittorio Cottafavi, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Lebon, Armando Francioli, Action, Adventure, Drama

Milady and the Musketeers (1952)
La storia narra della vita Anne de Beuil, meglio conosciuta come Milady De Winter, famosa per essere la nemica dei 3 moschettieri, donna crudele dal passato oscuro legato a quello del conte de La Fère , prima come moglie e poi come avversari. La donna riuscirà a sopravvivere al tentato omicidio del marito ma la rincontrerà con il nome di Athos. Alla fine verrà condotta al patibolo, e il boia che deve ucciderla si scopre essere…

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Mrs. O’Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) Norman Taurog, Marjorie Main, James Whitmore, Ann Dvorak, Comedy, Mystery

Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950)
“Murder-on-the-train” mystery has lawyer Malone chasing his paroled embezzler client (Kepplar) who still hasn’t paid Malone’s fee. When Kepplar jumps parole on a train to Chicago, Malone follows, in company with Kepplar’s ex-wife, a police inspector and Mrs. O’Malley, a hearty radio contest winner from Montana. Kepplar is murdered, and a game of musical corpses commences, with hijinks in coach corridors as Malone and Hattie search for the killer.

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Stalag 17 (1953) Billy Wilder, William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Drama, War

Stalag 17 (1953)
One night in 1944 in a German POW camp housing American airmen, two prisoners try to escape the compound and are quickly discovered and shot dead. Among the remaining men, suspicion grows that one of their own is a spy for the Germans. All eyes fall on Sgt. Sefton (William Holden) who everybody knows frequently makes exchanges with German guards for small luxuries. To protect himself from a mob of his enraged fellow inmates, Sgt. Sefton resolves to find the true traitor within their midst.

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Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) Edward D. Wood Jr., Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon, Horror, Sci-Fi

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
In California, an old man (Bela Lugosi) grieves the loss of his wife (Vampira) and on the next day he also dies. However, the space soldier Eros and her mate Tanna use an electric device to resurrect them both and the strong Inspector Clay (Tor Johnson) that was murdered by the couple. Their intention is not to conquer Earth but to stop mankind from developing the powerful bomb “Solobonite” that would threaten the universe. When the population of Hollywood and Washington DC sees flying saucers on the sky, a colonel, a police lieutenant, a commercial pilot, his wife and a policeman try to stop the aliens.

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