Tag Archives: Norman Panama
The Court Jester (1956) Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel, Comedy, Western
How to Commit Marriage (1969) Norman Panama, Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman, Comedy, Music, Romance
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950) Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, June Allyson, Dick Powell, David Wayne, Comedy, Romance
Above and Beyond (1952) Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Action, Biography, Drama
The story of Colonel Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the Enola Gay, the bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Although unaware of the full potential of this new weapon, he knows that it is capable of doing tremendously more damage than any other weapon used before, and that the death toll resulting from it will be enormous. He is reluctant to be the person who will end so many lives, but if using it may bring an end to the war, then not doing so may result in even more lives being lost in continued ground assaults as the fighting goes on. At the same time, the intense secrecy surrounding this mission leaves him with no one he can express his thoughts and doubts to, not even his wife. As time goes on, the pressure upon him only increase.
During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but remains happily married to Curtis until Scott re-enters their lives 14 years later.
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph’s arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army of gangsters takes over the town. Then the situation abruptly changes…