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The War of the Worlds (1953) Byron Haskin, Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Sci-fi, Action

The War of the Worlds (1953)
Earth is under attack in the chilling Cold War classic “The War of the Worlds” (1953). In one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, invaders from another world target a small California town with autonomous probes and laser disintegration rays. A terrifying vision of an America under siege based on the novel by H.G. Wells starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson and Les Tremayne and featuring Academy Award-winning special effects.

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Hong Kong Confidential (1958) Edward L. Cahn, Gene Barry, Beverly Tyler, Allison Hayes, Drama, Thriller

Hong Kong Confidential (1958)
Secret agent Casey Reed is assigned to locate a missing Arab prince kidnapped by Communists who hope to force the prince’s father, king of the small Arab nation of Thamen, to cancel the signing of an agreement allowing a US missile base in his country. Reed, fronting as a nightclub singer with his unsuspecting girlfriend Fay, gets a lead which ultimately leads to his capture by the Communists. He learns that he and the Arab prince are both to be killed in order to blame the kidnapping on the US.

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