This particular feature, the first director credit of Philip Ford (nephew of John), casts the witty, square-jawed leading man of serials and b-action films, Kane Richmond, as a private eye sucked into a web of dirty dealings involving a nightclub owner, his wife, her “friend”, etc.
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Sking at a Big Bear resort are Dr. Lanson, an atomic scientist, Ted Nolan, Donna Weeks and her unscrupulous sister, Peggy. Also there are Joan Cochran, Burke and Johnny, young communists out to steal Lanson’s papers.
Night Must Fall (1964) Karel Reisz, Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Mona Washbourne, Crime, Thriller
Albert Finney stars in this second film version of Emlyn Williams thriller about an innocent looking but psychopathic killer named Danny. Danny is a Welsh hotel bellboy who commits an axe murder near the home of Mrs. Bramson (Mona Washbourne), a well-to-do widow.
Last Train from Bombay (1952) Fred F. Sears, Jon Hall, Christine Larsen, Lisa Ferraday, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Martin Viking, an American diplomat in India, is falsely accused on the killing of an Indian dignitary and sets out to prove his innocence while trying to find the location of explosions planed on a Bombay train by a group of terrorists.
Children of Divorce (1927) Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg, Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Drama, Romance
A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn’t marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents’. Complications ensue.
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) Roy Del Ruth, Milton Berle, Virginia Mayo, Ruth Roman, Comedy, Drama
Kip Cooper, a successful comedy star, is the hit of the nation starring on his own television show. His agent, in flashback, tells a young, inexperienced comedian how Cooper rose to the top, mostly running over others on the way.
A group of aliens return to earth to retrieve cocoons containing the people they’d left behind from an earlier trip. These cocoons had been resting at the bottom of the ocean. Once retrieved, they stored these recovered cocoons in the swimming pool of a house they’d rented in a small Florida town. Their mission is hampered by a number of elderly people from a nearby retirement community who had been secretly using the pool, and who discover unusual powers from within these cocoons.
Members of the French underground resistance, live their “normal” lives during the day, and fight the occupying Nazis in the war-torn Paris after dark. Some will end their lives fighting, and some will find purpose in life once again.