The unsuccessful writer Stephen Byrne tries to force his servant Emily Gaunt sexually while his wife Marjorie Byrne is visiting a friend and accidentally strangles her. Read More »
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Connecticut prosecutor Henry Harvey (Dana Andrews), faced with a political maelstrom in the wake of the shooting death of a Catholic priest on a city street corner Read More »
On the day of his retirement, Rear Admiral Jonathan L. Scott reflects on his role in introducing aircraft carriers to the U.S. Navy. Read More »
Nine year-old orphan ‘Pip’ Pirrip lives with his harridan older sister and her hen-pecked but good-natured blacksmith husband Joe Gargery in rural, Regency-Period Britain. Read More »
A young married couple’s weekend is disrupted by the birth of a brash, loud-mouthed familiarity with the spouse, who understood her before her marriage. Read More »
Rodney has just married the often engaged Juliette and they are both ready to leave on their honeymoon. Read More »
The Navy Comes Through (1942) A. Edward Sutherland, Pat O’Brien, George Murphy, Jane Wyatt, War, Drama
A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis. Read More »
Lost Horizon (1937) Frank Capra, Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Read More »
The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950) Felix E. Feist, Lee J. Cobb, Jane Wyatt, John Dall, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing her fortune-hunter husband, finds he’s bought a gun. Read More »
Criminal Lawyer (1951) Seymour Friedman, Pat O’Brien, Jane Wyatt, Carl Benton Reid, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
James Ragan, a brilliant criminal lawyer is fed up with his lucrative practice and longs to retire to a quiet judgeship Read More »
After finding a vital pass through the Canadian Rockies for the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Tom Andrews tells his boss Cornelius Van Horne that he is resigning to marry the girl he loves, Cecille Gautier. From Cecille, Tom learns that fur trader Dirk Rourke fears the coming of the railroad because it threatens his hold on the Indians and other trappers.
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We’re Only Human (1935) James Flood, Preston Foster, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason, Crime, Drama, Action
In We’re Only Human a (action/crime/drama) film, a rebellious cop doesn’t hesitate to bend the rules when it comes to roughing up prisoners and bringing in deadly gangsters. His insistence on working alone and on using excessive violence causes conflict with his superiors. They change their minds when he engages in a great shoot-out with a notorious gun-toting gang leader and brings him to justice.
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John Forbes is a family man who’s tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens. Her boyfriend has embezzled from a store insured by Forbes’ company and has showered her with gifts using the loot. Forbes comes to collect the ill-gotten gifts, but the boyfriend is in jail, and Forbes falls hard for Mona and begins an affair. The only problem is that MacDonald, a private dick who freelances for the insurance company, has had his eyes on Mona first. The obsessed MacDonald turns the soon-to-be-released boyfriend against Forbes.
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THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS! Danny is a juvenile delinquent sentenced to Variety Club Ranch in lieu of jail. He charms the headmistress and goads everyone else. The marshal sets out to find source of Danny’s rage, and learns he mistakenly believes he is responsible for his mother’s death. After a final crime spree and escape attempt, Danny learns he’s not to blame. Court return him to Ranch on the marshal’s conviction that he’s redeemed from life of crime. Danny goes on to graduate from Texas A&M’s ROTC program.
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