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The Capture (1950) John Sturges, Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Drama, Film-Noir

The Capture (1950)
Badly injured and hunted by the police, Lin Vanner takes refuge in a priest’s home, and tells him what has happened. When Vanner was working in a Mexican oil field, he captured a man who was suspected of a payroll robbery, but then felt responsible when the man died in police custody. As a result of the incident, Vanner’s fiancée broke off their engagement, and he resigned from his job. He later felt compelled to visit the dead man’s widow, and ended up working on her ranch. But, as he now explains to the priest, the past has quickly caught up with him.
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976) John Sturges, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Oberst Steiner, a German parachute unit commander, is sent to England on a covert mission to kidnap Prime Minister Winston Churchill and bring him to Berlin. The seemingly impossible assignment becomes more and more feasible as the mission grows nearer with Steiner and his men arriving in England to a very real possibility of success.
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