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Lady of the Tropics (1939) Jack Conway, Leslie Fenton, Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Schildkraut
A party of yachting jet-setters visit French Saigon, where they meet lovely Manon deVargnes Read More »
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. Read More »
Henriette and Louise, a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever. Read More »
Magazine photographer Ann Larkin is snapping photos at Mexico’s National Museum when she sees Brod Williams steal a painting from its frame. Read More »
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) George Stevens, Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Biography, Drama, Family
Based on Anne Frank’s diary, and the stage play that was adapted from it: In Nazi-occupied Holland, Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding, because of the increasing persecutions against Jews. The businessman Kraler and his assistant Miep prepare a hiding place in the rooms above their place of business, and arrange for the Franks and another family, the Van Daans, to stay there. Later on, they are joined by the dentist Dussel. Together, they try to avoid detection while hoping for Holland to be liberated by the Allies, but even meeting basic needs can become a challenge, and even minor incidents could present a grave risk.
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Phantom Raiders (1940) Jacques Tourneur, Walter Pidgeon, Donald Meek, Joseph Schildkraut, Comedy, Crime, Drama
A mysterious rash of cargo ship sinkings in Panama leads insurers Llewellyns of London to hire vacationer Nick Carter and his eccentric associate Bartholomew to investigate. Nick recognizes influential nightclub owner Al Taurez as a shady operator, but getting the goods on him depends on slick diversions involving the heavyweight champ of the Pacific Tuna Fleet, a Panamanian bombshell armed with American slang, a young couple in love and a whole raft of crooks and cutthroats.
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