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A housewife is doing her best to keep her family together as it’s slowly falling apart, a fact she’s trying to ignore. Read More »
The world’s weather seems to have changed dramatically with violent storms everywhere and long dormant volcanoes suddenly erupting. Read More »
A white family has had the same black maid for many years. When she tells them she wants to go back to school and will be leaving soon Read More »
For two decades Doc and Lola Delaney avoided coming to terms with what Doc considered a “shot gun” marriage. Read More »
Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) Daniel Mann, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Martin Balsam, Comedy
Actor Jason Steel plays a caring, godlike doctor on television. Off the set, he’s the insecure fiancé of pretty art teacher Melissa. Read More »
An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. Read More »
Playing for Time (1980) Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Drama, Music
In World War II, the Jewish French musician and cabaret singer Fania Fenelon Goldstein is sent by the Nazis from Paris to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Read More »
As the fiercely dedicated general practitioner who tries to help the sick, the poor and the unfortunate in his decrepit neighborhood Read More »
In 1944, in eastern part of China, U.S.Army Major Baldwin and his volunteer team of demolition engineers are left behind the retreating Chinese forces. Read More »
A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. Read More »
A hunch horse-player’s marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.
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The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) Daniel Mann, Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Comedy, Drama
This comedy-drama is partially a gentle satire on America’s drive to change the world in the post-war years. One year after World War II, Captain Fisby is sent to the village of Tobiki in Okinawa to teach the people democracy. The first step is to build a school – but the wily Okinawans know what they really want. They tell him about their culture and traditions – and persuade him to build something they really want instead: a teahouse. Fisby has a hard time breaking this news to his superiors.
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The Rose Tattoo (1955) Daniel Mann, Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Marisa Pavan, Comedy, Drama, Romance
An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period of years draws more and more into herself, trying to force her lovely teenaged daughter Rosa to do likewise. On one eventful day, Rose finally breaks away; Serafina learns of Rosario’s affair with another woman; and a new carefree, handsome Italian truck driver enters her life…
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Beautiful Gloria Wandrous, a New York fashion model engages in an illicit affair with married socialite Weston Liggett. However, Gloria’s desire for respectability causes her to reconsider her lifestyle.
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