The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a “shocking” novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Read More »
Tag Archives: José Ferrer
“Nine hours to Rama” depicts the life of Nathuram Godse the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. Read More »
True story of Clarence Gideon’s fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. Read More »
Duelist and poet Cyrano de Bergerac and musketeer d’Artagnan meet and team up to stop the conspiracy against King Louis XIII of France. Read More »
A Royal Marine Reserve Major must work with a veteran Captain and a group of incorrigible recruits to attempt Read More »
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec frequently visits the Moulin Rouge, where he drinks cognac and draws sketches of the dancers and singers. Read More »
Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg. Read More »
Middle-aged middle-manager Jim Fry, with the same company for fifteen years, is in a comfortable rut. Read More »
A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Read More »
David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. Read More »
Joan of Arc (1948) Victor Fleming, Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, Biography, Drama, History, War
During the Hundred Years’ War, peasant girl Joan of Arc (Ingrid Bergman) hears voices instructing her to save France from the English. Read More »
The famous “Dreyfus Case” where a Jewish captain in the French Army is falsely accused of treason. Read More »
Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests.
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Ship of Fools (1965) Stanley Kramer, Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Drama, Romance, War
Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship’s doctor who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Contessa. A young American woman, Jenny, is traveling with the man she loves, David. Jenny is fascinated and puzzled by just who some of the other passengers are. The once famous Mary Treadwell gets much of her attention.
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Miss Sadie Thompson (1953) Curtis Bernhardt, Rita Hayworth, José Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Drama, Musical, Romance
At a lonely military outpost on American Samoa, sticky heat alternates with torrential rain. A ship quarantine strands here Sadie Thompson, a “breezy dame” who sets the Marines afire… and self-righteous Mr. Davidson, powerful head of the Mission Board, who suspects Sadie is a fugitive from the notorious Emerald Club of Honolulu. Meanwhile, Sadie is courted by crude but good-hearted Marine Sgt. Phil O’Hara.
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