Erik Toresen, widower and fishery observer, leads a quiet life in a small Norwegian town Read More »
Tag Archives: Lillian Gish
In Puritan Boston, seamstress Hester Prynne is punished for playing on the Sabbath day 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 »
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. Read More »
Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Read More »
Innocent and naive Letty Mason moves from her Virginia home to Sweet Water on the western prairies to live on the ranch of her cousin Beverly, his wife Cora and their three children. Read More »
Orders to Kill (1958) Anthony Asquith, Eddie Albert, Paul Massie, Lillian Gish, Film-Noir, Drama, War
A grounded American figter pilot is switched to espionage on a special job in which he must kill a small-time Paris lawyer suspected of double-crossing France by selling out radio operators to the Nazis. Read More »
The Night of the Hunter (1955) Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
It’s the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he is captured, he is able to convince his adolescent son John and his daughter Pearl not to tell anyone, including their mother Willa, where he hid the money, namely in Pearl’s favorite toy, a doll that she carries everywhere with her. Ben, who is captured, tried and convicted, is sentenced to death.
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An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.
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