In 1950, life as usual in a middle-American town. Cold War paranoia is beginning; the young men’s biggest concern is the draft board and deferments from the peacetime army. Read More »
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Crystal ‘Chris’ Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. Read More »
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) Delbert Mann, Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Drama
In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. Read More »
Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can’t stand living so far away from her mother. Read More »
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel, Comedy, Western
Two smart marketing people resurrect some old films starring cowboy Smoky Callaway and put them on television. Read More »
Till the End of Time (1946) Edward Dmytryk, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Drama, Romance, War
Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can’t deal with the loss of the use of his legs. Read More »
The Hunter family has long owned a mansion on Pine Island, a summer resort located off the Maine coast. Read More »
The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don’t know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years.
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Elia Kazan, Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Drama, Romance
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa’s alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy’s scandalous succession of “husbands”; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie’s desire to transfer to a better school… if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.
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