Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party’s candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her. Read More »
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In Switzerland, German singer Willie falls in love with Jewish composer, Robert, who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. Read More »
This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Read More »
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Read More »
Green Mansions (1959) Mel Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb, Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Venezuelan idealist flees his native land to escape a revolution. Hoping to find peace, he goes to the mountains and the forests of the Amazon. Read More »
The Racket (1951) John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
The large federal crime syndicate has proceeded in to town, teaming up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. Read More »
One Shoe Makes It Murder (1982) William Hale, Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, Mel Ferrer, Mystery, Thriller
A down-at-the-heels private detective is hired by a crime boss to find his missing wife. Read More »
The Secret Fury (1950) Mel Ferrer, Claudette Colbert, Robert Ryan, Jane Cowl, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
During the ceremony marrying Ellen and David, a stranger stands up when that phrase “if anyone knows why these two may not be joined…” is spoken. Read More »
Members of a circus troupe “adopt” Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. Read More »
Blood and Roses / Et mourir de plaisir (1960) Roger Vadim, Mel Ferrer, Elsa Martinelli, Annette Stroyberg, Horror
Young Carmilla is jealous of her friend’s engagement, and her obsession leads her to the tomb of a female vampire. Read More »
A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.
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In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a WWII air raid. Helping an American military man escape the Gestapo, she finds herself on the run from the Russian Army. Escaping to the American (and safe) side of Berlin, she registers herself as a prostitute (unknowingly) and finds herself caught between the German officer who thinks she is for sale and the American officer who she saved and is now in love with her.
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By 1812, Napoleon’s forces controlled much of Europe. Russia, one of the few countries still unconquered, prepares to face Napoleon’s troops together with Austria. Among the Russian soldiers are Count Nicholas Rostov and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky. Count Pierre Bezukhov, a friend of Andrei’s and self-styled intellectual who is not interested in fighting. Pierre’s life changes when his father dies, leaving him a vast inheritance. He is attracted to Natasha Rostov, Nicholas’s sister, but she is too young, so he gives in to baser desires and marries the shallow, manipulative Princess Helene. The marriage ends when Pierre discovers his wife’s true nature. Andrei is captured and later released by the French, and returns home only to watch his wife die in childbirth. Months later, Pierre and Andrei meet again. Andrei sees Natasha and falls in love, but his father will only permit the marriage if they postpone it for one year until Natasha turns 17.
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Knights of the Round Table (1953) Richard Thorpe, Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Action, Adventure, Drama
King Arthur establishes the greatest reign England has ever seen, and along for the ride are his indispensable Knights of the Round Table, particularly Sir Lancelot. Then, Arthur finds himself a bride, the beautiful Guenivere. While she loves Arthur, she also loves Lancelot and though Lancelot repeatedly fights it, he loves her, too. Treachery is brewing as the evil Morgan le Fay and her knight Sir Modred work to trap them. So begins the decline and eventual fall of Arthur and Camelot.
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