Following Napoleon’s Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress, in 1817, granted four townships in the Alabama territory to the exiles. Read More »
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The Climax (1944) George Waggner, Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Read More »
Sealed Lips (1942) George Waggner, William Gargan, June Clyde, John Litel, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
The warden of a California prison suspects that a New York gangster who is about to complete his sentence and be released is in reality a double for the real criminal Read More »
On his way to a post as special adviser of the new parachute troops of the French Foreign Legion in Morocco, Paul Dumont meets the beautiful Helene on the ship. Read More »
Gunfighter “Brazos” Kane lays aside his guns “forever” when he is forced to shoot his best friend, and decides to join another friend, Bob Tyrell, as a cowhand on the Inskip ranch. Upon arriving there he finds the bullet-riddled body of his friend. He carries the body to the Banner ranch, the largest in the territory, and is accused by Banner of murdering Tyrell; Banner orders Deputy Sheriff Bill Yount, who is in Banner’s pay, to arrest Kane. But Kane has the sympathy of Banner’s daughter, Jane, who notifies Inskip of Kane’s plight, and Inskip arrives in time to prevent a lynching. Sheriff Kiscade dismisses the murder charge for lack of evidence. Brazos then sets out to find the killer of his friend. Bess Bannister, Jane’s sister, is in love with the Banner ranch foreman, Bard Macky, and knowing that Bard killed Tyrell and that Kane will track him down, then hampers Kane’s mission somewhat by pretending to be in love with him.
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The Wolf Man (1941) George Waggner, Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Upon the death of his brother, Larry Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with village girl Jenny Williams, who is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Larry kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela’s mother tells him that this will cause him to become a werewolf at each full moon. Larry confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Transformed by the full moon, Larry heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John and Gwen Conliffe.
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