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High Society (1956) Charles Walters, Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra

High Society (1956)
C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife’s Tracy Lord’s family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, who tries to win Tracy’s heart again. Mike Connor, an undercover tabloid reporter, also falls for Tracy while covering the nuptials for Spy magazine. Tracy must choose between the three men as she discovers that “safe” can mean “deadly dull” when it comes to husbands and life.
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A Taste Of Blood (1967) Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rogers, Elizabeth Wilkinson, William Kerwin

A Taste Of Blood (1967)
Mild-mannered Miami businessman, John Stone, receives a parcel from England containing two old bottles of Slivovitz brandy and upon drinking them both, becomes a vampire. Stone uses his new-found vampire powers to keep his wife, Helena, in a trance as he travels to England to kill the descendants of Van Helsing whom murdered Count Dracula while Hesling’s distant relative, Howard Helsing, pursues Stone with the intent to put the re-born vampire to rest for good.
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The Deep Six (1958) Rudolph Maté, Alan Ladd, Dianne Foster, William Bendix

The Deep Six 1958
The conflict between duty and conscience is explored in this WWII drama. Alan Ladd stars as Naval gunnery officer Alec Austin, a Quaker whose sincere pacifist sentiments do not sit well with his crew members. When he refuses to fire upon an unidentified plane, the word spreads that Austin cannot be relied upon in battle (never mind that the plane turns out to be one of ours).
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The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) Peter Godfrey, Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn’t tell her he’s already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffreyy returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself.
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Room for One More (1952) Norman Taurog, Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle

Room for One More (1952)
Anne and “Poppy” Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home – and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation.
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The Swordsman (1948) Joseph H. Lewis, Larry Parks, Ellen Drew, George Macready

The Swordsman (1948)
In the eighteenth century, in Scotland, families and Glowan McArden support a violent and long enmity. Alexander, an attractive member of the clan McArden, falls for the beautiful lady Barbara Glowan. Quickly, their relationship arouses anger Barbara’s cousin, Robert Glowan, trying to destroy the enemy forever family. Groom, anxious to marry his sweetheart, try the two irreconcilable positions coexist peacefully.
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Roberta (1935) William A. Seiter, Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Roberta (1935)
Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh fashion house run by her assistant, Stephanie. There they meet the singer Scharwenka (alias Huck’s old friend Lizzie), who gets the band a job. Meanwhile, Madame Roberta passes away and leaves the business to John and he goes into partnership with Stephanie.
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Road to Rio (1947) Norman Z. McLeod, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Road to Rio (1947)
Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship’s captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotized, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
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