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Frank Gorshin and his girlfriend, Joyce Taylor, are on the run from the law when apprehended and arrested by the Sherriff, David Janssen. Read More »
Her new husband’s behaviour convinces Julie Benton that his jealousy is dangerous Read More »
Danger and suspense sail the high seas in this nautical thriller that some commentators call uncommonly fierce for its time. Read More »
Dancing great Bill ‘Williamson’ sees his face on the cover of Theatre World magazine and reminisces: just back from World War I Read More »
Peterson Price Porterhouse III (Eddie Bracken)) and Nancy Crane (Priscilla Lane), both flat broke Read More »
The “Tri-State” gang goes on a successful bank robbing streak causing local authorities to turn up the heat on the daring career criminals. Read More »
The Night Holds Terror (1955) Andrew L. Stone, Jack Kelly, Hildy Parks, Vince Edwards, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A group of escaped convicts take over a suburban home to evade the ongoing police manhunt, making the lives of the family living there a nightmare. Read More »
After successfully swindling thousands of dollars from hapless victims, conflicted con artist Mary (Hillary Brooke) decides to go straight Read More »
A Blueprint For Murder (1953) Andrew L. Stone, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Two orphans, Polly and Doug, live with their stepmother Lynne; Polly collapses with the same mystery symptoms that killed her father. Read More »
As dancer Ginny Walker performs on stage, a veiled woman in the audience stands up, accuses Ginny of stealing her husband and then fires a gun at her. Read More »
In this farcical comedy, a couple with money woes arrange a financially motivated marriage between their golf-pro son and a wealthy heiress. Read More »
Cliff Henderson and his family are traveling aboard the SS Claridon en route to Japan. The Claridon is an old ship, on its last voyage before heading to the scrap heap. An explosion in the engine room weakens the hull and the ship is now taking on more water that the bilge pumps can deal with. The Captain seems to have difficulty accepting that his ship will sink. Henderson’s wife Laurie is severely injured and trapped under a fallen beam. While the men in the engine room work frantically to shore up the hull, Henderson tries to free his wife from the wreckage with the help of one of the crew, Hank Lawson.
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Cry Terror! (1958) Andrew L. Stone, James Mason, Rod Steiger, Inger Stevens, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Yesterday Jim Molner was an ordinary guy. Today he’s a desperate man, frantically trying to save himself and his family, held hostage by a demented terrorist who’s demanding $500,000 not to detonate a bomb he’s planted on a domestic airliner.
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A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it. On Friday, he steals a million dollars from the bank, knowing it won’t be missed until the bank opens on the following Monday. He and his wife, who doesn’t know what he has done, then take a flight to Brazil. After some difficulties, they get as far as New Orleans, where his wife discovers the reason for their flight and what he has done. She leaves him and returns home. He is now alone with his conscience, and doesn’t know if he can get back and return the money to the bank’s vault before the start of business on Monday.
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