Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. Read More »
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The Great Mr. Nobody (1941) Benjamin Stoloff, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie, Alan Hale, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Perpetual-optimist “Dreamy” Smith aspires to quit his job as newspaper publicity drudge and sail the world. Read More »
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man’s daughter. Read More »
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper, Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, Adventure, Drama
Peaceloving blacksmith Marcus refuses lucrative offers to fight in the arena…until his wife dies for lack of medical care. Read More »
The Stack family of New York City has fallen on difficult financial times. Pa Stack squandered the family’s money by buying a home in Newhall Read More »
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) Lewis Seiler, John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman’s daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man’s death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.
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Destination Tokyo (1943) Delmer Daves, Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, Adventure, History, War
Made during World War II, this chronicles a voyage of a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to the very shores of Japan. Much of the film is spent developing the cast of characters that populate the sub.
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