During the winter of 1944, the partisans stationed in the Ligurian Apennines must go to a factory in Genoa, in order to pick up a delivery of weapons. Meanwhile, there’s a strike in the city and the Nazis are trying to suppress it violently. The factory becomes the scene of fighting between the Germans and the partisans but the latter, aided by the workers, will be able to get the better.
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Floods of Fear (1958) Charles Crichton, Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack, Action, Thriller, Adventure
Two inmates working to shore up a dike during a severe flood are swept away in the current along with their guard. The three of them wind up in an isolated house whose flooded interior contains a frightened woman.
Gene Autry attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City’s mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason. Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol, Gene is able to expose Mason’s schemes.
Fanny By Gaslight (1944) Anthony Asquith, Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Ann Stephens, Drama, Romance
The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Charles Crichton, Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Comedy
Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to help bring his company into the 20th century. The staff, lead by Mr. Martin, have other ideas and a battle between the old and new business methods breaks out.
Three Marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II. Frankie O’Neill visits his lower-class dysfunctional family; Nico Kantaylis visits his pregnant fiancée; and the upper-class Alan Newcombe visits his high-living playgirl girlfriend.
The Army wants the ranchers land and the Borax plant for their maneuvers. Stevenson is dissatisfied with their offer for the plant and has his men blowing up ranches making it look like the work of the Army.
Absent-minded professor Quincey Pennant creates a formula to transmit the impact of explosives over greater distances.