In the charming community of Balboa 50 miles from Los Angeles, middle-class housewife Lucia Harper Read More »
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In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona Read More »
Challenge to Lassie (1949) Richard Thorpe, Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Brooks, Drama, Family
In Edinburgh in 1860, sheep herder Jock Gray finds a Collie puppy on the loose. When she is unclaimed, he takes her as his own and calls her Lassie. Read More »
Cry Wolf (1947) Peter Godfrey, Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while a search is made for a missing will that would prove her claim. Sandra befriends James’ sister, Julie, who tells of strange noises and agonized screams from the laboratory wing of the estate. Between verbal duels with Mark, Sandra secretly investigates the lab and learns that ominous things really are happening.
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While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that passed it off to Eagle Lion and finally to United Artits when they acquired Eagle Lion properties. Anna Magnani, a prostitute, is banished from Naples and returns to her home, a volcanic island off of southern Italy. There, she is accepted only by her younger sister and younger brother, and takes whatever job she can to get by.
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