A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. Read More »
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Back Streets of Paris (1946) Jacques Feyder, Marcel Blistène, Françoise Rosay, Andrée Clément, Simone Signoret
Madame Rose runs a seedy hotel in a suburb of Paris. Strong-minded but without the least moral scruple Read More »
When the village of Boom, in Flanders, learns a Spanish Duke and his troops plan to pass the night Read More »
Lost legionnaire André de Saint-Avit (Georges Melchoir) is rescued from the desert sands. Read More »
Because he can pass as a Russian, A.J. Fothergill is recruited to spy on the revolutionary movement in Russia in 1913. Read More »
Carmen has neither a past nor a future. She lives only in the present. For her love is of no importance, just a passing whim. Read More »
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman, but very much in love with a handsome young lawyer. Read More »
A man who unthinkingly sullied the honor of a virtuous girl now must deal with his own ethical downfall in this drama. Willi Kasder (Ramon Novarro) is a lieutenant in the Austrian Army who one night picks up an innocent young woman named Laura Taub (Helen Chandler). Willi shares several drinks with the naive Laura and takes advantage of her; the next morning, she discovers to her horror that he left money for her and has no intention of seeing her again. Emotionally shattered, Laura soon becomes the mistress of Herr Schnabel (Jean Hersholt), a wealthy but corrupt gentleman with a taste for gambling. Willi begins gaming with Schnabel and soon falls deeply in debt; eventually Schabel gives Willi two options: pay the money you owe or kill yourself. Willi tries to find a way out of his dilemma while also hoping to free Laura from the corrupt lifestyle into which he led her.
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Karim, a collector of jewels, is one of the richest men in Bombay, which belies his humble beginnings and being poor as little as ten years ago. His wealth was derived from a diamond he received from his jewel merchant father, who was killed by marauding bandits because of the jewels in his possession. Twice, ten years ago, Karim was saved from people who would kill, steal or lie to get the diamond. His two saviors were an Indian holy man, and an American tourist. When Karim and American tourist Janice Darsey meet, it is mutual love at first sight. Their interracial romance has many obstacles to happiness, including the disapproval by Janice’s aunt, with who she is traveling through India. As Karim and Janice begin a courtship against all odds, two people from Karim’s past may ultimately factor into whether it will be happily ever after for Karim and Janice together.
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