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The Chairman (1969) J. Lee Thompson, Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood, Arthur Hill, Action, Drama, Thriller
An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. Read More »
Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. Read More »
Captain Newman, M.D. (1963) David Miller, Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Comedy, Drama, War
In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. Read More »
In 1936, the witty columnist Sheilah Graham leaves her noble British fiancé and travels in the Queen Mary from Southampton, England, to New York. Read More »
In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Nazi Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a “hard luck” bomber group. Read More »
A band of bank robbers on the run from a posse flee into the desert. Near death from lack of water they stumble into what appears to be a ghost town Read More »
Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Read More »
After the American Civil War, a rebel soldier and his wife become pioneer farmers in Florida. Read More »
Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. Read More »
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. Read More »
David and Bathsheba (1951) Henry King, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Drama, History, Romance
Though David has all the wealth, power, wives & children inherent for the King of Israel he does not have what he craves most: the true love of a woman who loves him as a man instead of as King. He is attracted to Bathsheba, the wife of one of his soldiers who is more devoted to army duty than to his wife.
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Henry King, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
As writer Harry Street lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing. Through his delirium he recalls his one true love Cynthia Green who he lost by his obsession for roaming the world in search of stories for his novels. Though she is dead Cynthia continues to haunt Street’s thoughts. In spite of one successful novel after another, Street feels he has compromised his talent to ensure the success of his books, making him a failure in his eyes. His neglected wife Helen tends to his wounds, listens to his ranting, endures his talk of lost loves, and tries to restore in him the will to fight his illness until help arrives. Her devotion to him makes him finally realize that he is not a failure. With his realization of a chance for love and happiness with Helen, he regains his will to live.
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American Masters: A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999) Barbara Kopple, Gregory Peck, Cecilia Peck, Veronique Peck, Documentary, Biography
In 1999, Gregory Peck (1916-2003) visits the Barter Theatre, Abingdon, VA, where he had acted in 1940 and where this evening he tells stories and answers questions about his career. Interspersed are clips from Peck’s films and from interviews recorded over the years and vérité contemporary footage of visiting with his daughter Cecilia before and after the birth of her son, receiving the National Medal of Arts, chatting with Lauren Bacall and with Martin Scorsese, and dining with Jacques Chirac, always with his wife of forty-four years, Veronique Passani, beside him. Throughout, Peck is informal, candid, and wry.
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Night People (1954) Nunnally Johnson, Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Björk, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Post WWII yarn about a young GI abducted by the Soviets in West Berlin and hauled off to the East. His recovery gets complicated as Colonel Steve Van Dyke (Peck) tries to sort out the usefulness of informants, spies, bureaucrats, and the abductee’s influential father (Crawford)!
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