The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. Read More »
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When David’s father dies, his mother remarries. His new stepfather Murdstone has a mean and cruel view on how to raise a child. Read More »
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) Edgar Selwyn, Richard Boleslawski, Robert Montgomery, Elizabeth Allan, Lewis Stone
There have been a spate of London police murders, the victims always killed by a long knife (which the police know is a sword cane) Read More »
A newly-arrived army padre is put in charge of camp entertainment and has the idea of putting on a Brains Trust with local notables. Read More »
The Soldier and the Lady (1937) George Nichols Jr., Anton Walbrook, Elizabeth Allan, Akim Tamiroff, Adventure, History, Romance, War
Based on a story by Jules Verne and featuring battle footage from a French film version of the tale Read More »
George Gribble (George Formby) works for the local council as an odd job man in the small, industrial town of Tangleton. Read More »
A sculptor who doesn’t want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.
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The story revolves around Pamela, as a woman in late-1800’s England who has no intention of marriage and wishes to be her own person. After a great deal of difficulty in finding a job, she finally lands a position at a “woman’s” magazine, which covered topics such as sewing and cooking. After the editor takes sick, she moves the magazine into discussing issues of gender equality, child labor, medical care, and finding a job. She then finds herself as the unexpected leader of a movement. After an unexpected event, she is also faced with raising a child without a father, which people at that time thought was scandalous.
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