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In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Read More »
August 1944: proceeding with the invasion of France, Patton’s Third Army has advanced so far toward Paris that it cannot be supplied. Read More »
In early February 1945 as Allied Forces slowly closed the net around the Japanese army entrenched within the city ruins of Manila, the defeated Empire’s soldiers adopted a brutal and savage operation of persecution against the citizens. Read More »
A farmer, Zachary Hallock (Joel McCrea) & his son Joshua (Jimmy Hunt) try to establish new roots on their farm near a small western town victimized by outlaws. Read More »
Blonde ‘doll’ Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she’s his unwitting accessory. Read More »
Universal’s Air Cadet stars Stephen McNally as the obligatory tough topkick, here assigned to whip a bunch of green pilots into shape. Read More »
Steve and Harry become involved in an art theft. Harry is framed by the crooks, and arrested by the police. Steve has to prove his brother’s innocence. Read More »
The House Across the Lake / Heat Wave (1954) Ken Hughes, Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke, Sidney James, Crime, Drama
Sensuous and desirable, Carol Forrest has always attracted the attention of men. Read More »
Teen idol Paul Anka plays Craig Fowler, the troubled son of dysfunctional parents Jackie and Jay Fowler (Ruth Roman and Alex Nicol). When Jay loses his job as a aircraft mechanic, he goes on a drinking binge to end all, passing out on the floor in front of his bored and disappointed wife. Read More »
When a gambler wins a Mexican cattle ranch at a game of poker, he plans to drive the herd across the Rio Grande to Texas, sell the cattle and leave the ranch behind. He hires on local hands, but during the drive, the discover that he plans to cheat them.
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In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux…to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne wife led him to see the conflict from both sides. The powder-keg situation needs only a spark to bring war, and violent bigots like Lieut. Rob Dancy are all too likely to provide this. Meanwhile, Bridger’s chance of preventing catastrophe is dimmed by equally wrenching personal conflicts. Unusually accurate historically.
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Face the music / The Black Glove (1954) Terence Fisher, Alex Nicol, Eleanor Summerfield, John Salew, Crime, Drama
Brad Bradley (Alex Nicol) is a famous trumpet player who is suspected of murdering a blues singer. Using only two minor clues, he narrows the suspects down to four people, after surviving some fights and having poison placed on the mouthpiece of his trumpet.
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