When war breaks out in Germany, the parents of young Emil Buckner (Skip Homeier) send their son to live in the United States with his American uncle (Fredric March). Read More »
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Frightened 19-year-old Marie Allen gets sent to an Illinois penitentiary for being an accomplice in an armed robbery. Read More »
The Bat (1959) Crane Wilbur, Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder has rented a country house called “The Oaks”, which not long ago had been the scene of some murders committed by a strange and violent criminal known as “The Bat”. Read More »
Jeanne Eagels (1957) George Sidney, Kim Novak, Jeff Chandler, Agnes Moorehead, Biography, Drama, Romance
A largely fictionalized account of the career of actress Jeanne Eagels, whose fame was both on stage and on the screen in the 1910s and 1920s, is presented. Read More »
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) Lewis R. Foster, Rhonda Fleming, Gene Barry, Agnes Moorehead, Musical, Western
A woman takes her four beautiful daughters to Dawson City Yukon during the Gold Rush to find their fortune. Read More »
All That Heaven Allows (1955) Douglas Sirk, Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Drama, Romance
Cary Scott is a widow with two grown children. She’s been leading a quiet life since her husband died, socializing with a small circle of friends. Read More »
Reckless playboy Robert Merrick (Rock Hudson) is in a boat accident, and his condition requires a resuscitator to save his life. Soon afterward Dr. Phillips has a heart attack and needs the same machine. Without it, Dr. Phillips dies. Due to his philanthropy and his wife Helen’s accident, she (Jane Wyman) has very little money. Merrick then tries to right his wrongs with Helen – falling in love with her in the process – and decides to turn to the study of medicine to become a surgeon.
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Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) Roy Rowland, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Chuck Redwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he’s lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn’t like to hold hands with him, at least not in the beginning…
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Station West (1948) Sidney Lanfield, Dick Powell, Jane Greer, Agnes Moorehead, Action, Mystery, Romance
Dick Powell stars as Haven, a government private investigator assigned to investigate the murders of two cavalrymen. Travelling incognito, Haven arrives in a small frontier outpost, where saloon singer Charlie controls all illegal activities. After making short work of Charlie’s burly henchman, Haven gets a job at her gambling emporium, biding his time and gathering evidence against the gorgeous crime chieftain Cast as a philosophical bartender, Burl Ives is afforded at least one opportunity to sing.
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After their orphanage burns down, a group of children are being transported west by train to Manitoba. All of them are available for adoption and at a stop at Scourie, Ontario little Patsy meets Victoria McChesney. Victoria and her husband Patrick have no children and she immediately decides to adopt the girl. The only condition imposed on them is that as Patsy has been baptized a Roman Catholic the Protestant McChesneys agree to raise her as a Catholic. Patsy is a well-behaved little girl whose only real problem is a school bully, also one of the orphans, who spreads stories that she set their orphanage on fire. Problems arise when the local newspaper goes after Patrick, the town reeve and prominent member of his political party. Patrick decides they can’t go forward with the adoption. Patsy overhears him and runs away but does so just as the school catches fire. The community quickly decides Patsy is responsible but it’s Patrick who comes to her defense. It all ends well.
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