Vacuum-cleaner salesmen Homer “Jeeter” Smith and “Breezy” Jones are accidentally inducted into the army, and “Jeeter” Read More »
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International Squadron (1941) Lothar Mendes, Lewis Seiler, Ronald Reagan, Olympe Bradna, James Stephenson, Adventure, Drama, War
The true story of the exploits of the RAF’s (Royal Air Force) foreign legion battling the German Luftwaffe Read More »
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935) Lewis Seiler, Hamilton MacFadden, Warner Oland, Mary Brian, Thomas Beck, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Charlie’s trip to Paris, apparently a holiday, is truly a mission to explore a bond-forgery racket. Read More »
A struggling artist becomes a nyc prizefighter in an effort to win the attachment of this ring promoter’s night bar husband. Read More »
Rodney has just married the often engaged Juliette and they are both ready to leave on their honeymoon. Read More »
Withers is an immigrant who learns on arrival in the U.S. that her mother is dead. Read More »
A rebuilt WWII carrier sails back to the Pacific theater to rejoin the war in early 1945, a carrier the Japanese think they sank. Read More »
A girl accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer and successfully by a new, straightforward one. Read More »
A fight promoter finds his fighter, Wayne Morris, in the sticks, a country hick left by his mother when he was young and he won’t leave his home as he is still waiting for her to return to him. Read More »
This forgettable piece of 1950s sleaze stars Cleo Moore as a voluptuous blonde who becomes a successful commercial photographer. Read More »
Cpl. Jim of the R.C.M.P. is taking his daughter Julie to school in Edmonton on the Arctic Queen. Read More »
Corp. Brady (Brian Keith) an American soldier captured during the Korean War, is taken to a POF camp. There he meets Sgt. Rand (Robert Francis)a prisoner who is cooperating with the North Koreans.
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Gambler John Merrick (Frank Lovejoy) is the head of a bookie syndicate and the newspaper is crusading against him and the rackets, primarily because Merrick is in love with Felice Stuart (Joan Weldon), daughter of the newspaper publisher who can not break up the romance through persuasion. A senate committee investigating crime gets involved, the racketeers, other than Merrick who is a “nice guy”, strike back and kill a reporter, and Merrick’s own son, Jerry Merrick (Robert Arthur), commits suicide. Merrick, to his own disadvantage, helps bring down the syndicate. Since it is in black-and-white-, deals with crime and was an American-made film, some will call it “film noir” since that seems to be the current guidelines for putting a film in that, at one time limited-and-defined genre. It ain’t, and neither are most of the others currently so classified.
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You Can’t Get Away with Murder (1939) Lewis Seiler, Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Johnnie learns crime from petty thug Frank Wilson. When Wilson kills a pawnbroker with a gun stolen from Johnnie’s sister Madge’s fiance Fred Burke, Fred goes to Sing Sing’s death house. Wilson uses all the pressure can to keep Johnnie silent, even after he and Johnnie themselves wind up in the big house.
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Cullen has hired Tom to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen’s secretary Holt is tipping off the gang, Tom works undercover by posing as a highwayman. To help him bring in the gang he enlists the help of the hobo DeLuxe Harry.
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