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The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) Daniel Mann, Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Comedy, Drama

The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
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

The Rose Tattoo (1955)
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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Butterfield 8 (1960) Daniel Mann

Butterfield 8 (1960)
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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Ill Cry Tomorrow (1955) Daniel Mann, Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert

I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman, he dies and Lillian takes her first drink of many down the road of becoming an alcoholic. She enters into a short-lived marriage to an immature aviation cadet, Wallie, followed by a divorce and then marriage to a sadistic brute and abuser Tony Bardeman. After a failed suicide attempt, Burt McGuire comes to her aid and helps her find the road back to happiness after sixteen years in a nightmare world, not counting the first twenty with her mother.
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