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Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark, designs a radical new car. Read More »
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard, a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen Read More »
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II Read More »
The eleven-year-old Deirdre suffers from an incureable heart trouble. For two years, her parents Eugene and Ruth have consulted heart specialists – but without any success. Read More »
Two sailors sneak a talking duck on board their ship. Complications ensue. Read More »
One night in 1944 in a German POW camp housing American airmen, two prisoners try to escape the compound and are quickly discovered and shot dead. Read More »
Ride the Wild Surf (1964) Don Taylor, Phil Karlson, Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown, Comedy, Drama, Sport
A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there – they also find love… Read More »
Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. Read More »
For the Love of Mary (1948) Frederick De Cordova, Deanna Durbin, Edmond O’Brien, Don Taylor, Comedy, Romance
Mary Peppertree, a switchboard operator in the White House, is being courted by three men; Philip Manning, an attorney Read More »
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) Don Taylor, Duncan Regehr, Adrian Aron, James Bacon, Biography, Drama
Based on Errol Flynn’s lurid autobiography, this is a TV drama from the 80’s. Read More »
The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976) Don Taylor, Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Comedy, Western
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby’s wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam’s old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
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The Five Man Army / Un esercito di 5 uomini (1969) Don Taylor, Italo Zingarelli, Bud Spencer, Peter Graves, James Daly, Western, Adventure, Action
Five Man Army can best be described as a marked-down Magnificent Seven. Peter Graves, James Daly, Bud Spencer, Testuro Tamba and Nino Castelnuovo play the quintet of the title. Caught in the middle of the 1914 Mexican Revolution, the five men pool their individual skills in hopes of incapacitating the enemy. With Mission: Impossible star Graves in the lead, it’s only natural that the plan involves the “impossible” task of relieving a nasty general of a large gold shipment. Set in Mexico but filmed in Italy, this spaghetti western was bankrolled by MGM, the same folks who brought you the popular The Dirty Dozen and who were undoubtedly hoping that lightning would strike twice.
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In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.
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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977) Don Taylor, Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
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