Hounded by the police on charges of inflammatory writing, the once handsome Marquis De Sade seeks refuge in an abandoned family mansion. Read More »
Tag Archives: Lilli Palmer
Toward the end of World War II, the allied secret service receives a partial message indicating that the Germans are researching nuclear energy to build atomic bombs. Read More »
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Read More »
After the death of her parents young girl Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a boarding school where Prussian drill rules the education. Read More »
Frustrated by a seemingly infallible gang of jewel thieves, Scotland Yard arranges to have an undercover agent become part of the gang. Read More »
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) Arthur Hiller, Robert Taylor, Lilli Palmer, Curd Jürgens, Family, Drama, War, Adventure
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. Read More »
Beta Som / Torpedo Bay (1963) Charles Frend, Bruno Vailati, Lilli Palmer, James Mason, Gabriele Ferzetti, War, Drama
An Italian submarine captain tries to navigate his sub through enemy waters whilst being stalked by a British commander (James Mason). Read More »
Perry Ashwell is a self-satisfied child psychologist who takes his colleagues and wife somewhat for granted. Read More »
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Read More »
In this romantic drama, a renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Read More »
This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the Gods.
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Only the Cool / La peau de torpedo (1970) Jean Delannoy, Stéphane Audran, Klaus Kinski, Lilli Palmer, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir
A secret agent is murdered by his jealous wife who mistakenly interprets his absences from home as acts of infidelity. This triggers a deadly chain of events. Will she be next? Read More »
My Girl Tisa gave American audiences their first real glimpse of the charms of Lilli Palmer, who had been making waves in Great Britain in a number of films for a decade previously. Here she has the starring role as a Hungarian immigrant dealing with the plight of survival in New York’s Lower East Side, swarming with tenement apartments, sweatshops and all the rascals needed to keep the plot spinning. Sam Wanamaker was a pleasant choice for a co-star and Warners surrounded them with a top notch supporting cast, headed by Akim Tamiroff (studying hard for his naturalization test), Hugo Haas, Stella Adler and Alan Hale and gave the production some nice pictorial touches with regard to costumes and music for the early 20th century flavor.
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In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns a blind eye. When the Germans take over the camp security the nuns’ activities become far more dangerous.
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