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An American reporter smells a story when he is stranded in an Iron Curtain country Read More »
Nanda Diotallevi, called Fortunella, is a poor girl living in the second-hand dealers district, and is the lover of one of these, Peppino. Read More »
The bitter and cynical Mae Doyle returns to the fishing village where she was raised after deceptive loves and life in New York. Read More »
An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest. Read More »
A college professor is working on a long term experiment when a baseball comes through the window destroying all his glassware. Read More »
When a body is found in the New Orleans docks, it’s pretty obvious that he died from gun shot wounds. Read More »
In 1948, the Soviet Union blockades the Allied sectors of Berlin to bring the entire city under their control. Read More »
Straitlaced teacher Anne (Jean Simmons) needs extra work, so she becomes a receptionist at a swanky nightclub owned by mobster-turned-businessman Rocco (Paul Douglas), who seems tough but quickly shows his soft side. Read More »
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) Norman Z. McLeod, Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Marie Wilson, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. Read More »
Angels in the Outfield (1951) Clarence Brown, Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates’ losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. Read More »
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) Richard Quine, Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Comedy, Romance
Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. Read More »
The skipper of a tatty coastal ‘puffer’ boat cons an American into letting “The Maggie” carry a cargo to a Scottish island. The American soon realises he’s been conned but can he stop them?
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Rian Mitchell discovers an emerald deposit in South America, but gets chased away before he can start to mine. He tricks his partner, Vic, into returning to the site. While there, he meets Catherine and Donald Knowland, siblings who run a coffee plantation. Rian falls for Catherine and is torn between his love for her and his love for the “green fire” of emeralds.
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In 1928, Big Ed Hanley, boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie, are relieved of their hardware by Quentin, Ed’s butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed’s problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
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