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Girls’ Dormitory (1936) Irving Cummings, Herbert Marshall, Ruth Chatterton, Simone Simon, Drama, Romance

Girls' Dormitory (Irving Cummings, 1936)
Dr. Stephen Dominick is the head of a German girls’ finishing school and a published author who is very popular with his students. When Professor Augusta Wimmer, a snooping busybody, finds a love letter in a wastepaper basket, she goes immediately to Dominick and demands an inquiry to determine the writer’s identity. Handwriting comparisons point to Marie Claudel, a 19 year old French girl. Despite threats, the senior refuses to disclose the object of her affections. Could it be the headmaster?
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The Lickerish Quartet (1970) Radley Metzger, Silvana Venturelli, Frank Wolff, Erika Remberg, Drama, Erotic

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A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in the show looks exactly like one of the women in the movie, so the man invites her to join them for a nightcap. Tensions among the family seem to rise. She stays overnight, and during her 24 hours in the castle, each of its three residents involves her in a fantasy. She, in turn, keeps asking, “Who has the gun?” Will there be violence before it’s over?
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Fantasm (1976) Richard Franklin, John Holmes, Uschi Digard, Candy Samples, Comedy, Erotic

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Jurgen Noetafreud is a professor of the psyche of human sexuality, who introduces 10 short stories from his case studies of the most common female sexual fantasies. In “Beauty Parlour”, Abby finds the experience of a salon haircut and manicure a very sensual experience. In “Card Game”, Barbara’s husband uses her as bargaining chips to his friends during a evening round of poker. In “Wearing the Pants”, Gabrielle is a lonely housewife who dreams up having her way with a neighbor who steals her underwear. In “Nightmare Alley”, Felicity has an encounter with a boxer/rapist who turns on her desires she never knew existed in her. In “The Girls”, Francine develops an attraction to a large-breasted woman during a daily stay in a steam room. In “Fruit Salad”, Imogene has fantasies involving a ‘well-endowed’ man in the form of the sea god Neptune during a fruit basket binge…
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Paths to Paradise (1925) Clarence G. Badger, Betty Compson, Raymond Griffith, Tom Santschi, Comedy

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A con-woman has a nice business going in fleecing gullible tourists who want a genuine ‘underworld’ experience – but the tables are turned when one of her victims turns out to be less innocent than he looks! Dodging the city detective who knows her by sight and wants her to “go straight”, she next sets her sights on a valuable diamond pendant; but when her elegant nemesis turns up at the scene of the would-be crime, it becomes a race to see who can carry out the con first…
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The Rainmaker (1956) Joseph Anthony, Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Romance, Western

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Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can’t make up for the fact that she’s just plain plain! Even the town sheriff, File, for whom she harbors a secrect yen, won’t take a chance –- until the town suffers a drought and into the lives of Lizzie and her brothers and father comes one Bill Starbuck … profession: Rainmaker!
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The Private War of Major Benson (1955) Jerry Hopper, Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Comedy, Family, Romance

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A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it fails its next inspection. At Sheridan he encounters three hundred pre-teen cadets who range from rascally to adorable, and a female doctor who has just the right prescription for him.
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