Set in turn-of-the-century London, a woman trying to solve the mystery of a friend’s murder finds that she may be the next victim. Read More »
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Novelist Alexander Dumas tells his writer-son of Joseph Balsamo, a gypsy boy in southern France who was embittered because his parents were wrongfully hanged Read More »
Barricade (1939) Gregory Ratoff, Alice Faye, Warner Baxter, Charles Winninger, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
In China, a singer and a journalist meet while traveling on a train attacked by bandits. Read More »
Leonard Borland’s contracting business is doing badly, while his monied wife wants to pursue an operatic career. Read More »
The Corsican Brothers (1941) Gregory Ratoff, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Ruth Warrick, Akim Tamiroff, Adventure, Romance
Douglas Fairbanks jr plays Siamese twins, separated by a good doctor [scalpel hemostat sutures quickly!!] after their parents are killed by Vendetta Read More »
This Technicolor musical biopic stars Argentina-born Dick Haymes as Irish-American composer Ernest R. Ball. Read More »
Set during World War I, Lancer Spy stars a young George Sanders as Michael Bruce, an officer in the British Navy who bears an uncanny resemblance to the recently-captured Baron Kurt von Rohbach (also Sanders). Read More »
Song of Russia (1944) Gregory Ratoff, Robert Taylor, Susan Peters, John Hodiak, Drama, Music, Romance
In June 1941, famed American symphony conductor John Meredith (Robert Taylor) is touring Soviet Russia with his manager Hank (Robert Benchley) when they go to a small rural town where famed Russian composer Tchaikovsky was born. John meets Nadya (Susan Peters), a sweet peasant girl with an ear for classical music and they soon get married. When war breaks out, John want to flee back to the USA, but Nadya wants to stay and fight the invading Germans who are closing in on the village.
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Nightclub singer Joan Warren’s agent Nicky puts her into situations designed to advance her career.
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Adam Had Four Sons (1941) Gregory Ratoff, Ingrid Bergman, Warner Baxter, Susan Hayward, Drama, Romance
Emilie has been hired to care for the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard and his wife, Molly. After Molly dies, Adam and the boys grow to depend on Emilie even more. At the same time, Emilie falls in love with Adam. The boys grow up, but Adam insists that Emilie stay on as part of the family. Her relationships with both the boys and Adam become strained after one son marries a gold-digging viper named Hester.
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