Rich, nerdish Tommy Van Steel seldom leaves his home gadget workshop, but somehow has become engaged to socialite Ellen Cromwell, who treats him badly. Read More »
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Near the end of WW II, a member of the German underground (Martin Richter) escapes from the Gestapo and takes shelter at Hotel Berlin Read More »
Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. Read More »
Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party–until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Read More »
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) Peter Godfrey, Warren William, Ida Lupino, Rita Hayworth, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of “spies” is after the plans for an anti-aircraft gun, and the leader uses the opportunity to embroil the Lone Wolf in the plot. Read More »
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Peter Godfrey, Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Comedy, Romance
Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country’s most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman Read More »
He’s a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) Peter Godfrey, Mickey Rooney, Terry Moore, William Demarest, Comedy, Crime
Freddie Frisby is informed by Bob Sears that he can’t marry Bob’s daughter, Judy, as he is only a fumbling failure as an orange picker, and Judy can do better. Read More »
It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement is off and so is she for the mountains. There she meets and is intrigued by Sebastian, but she does not know that he is the composer that Gemma is staying with. When she learns about him, Gemma demands that she choose but Fenella cannot so Gemma and Sebastian leave to be married. They go to England to write his Ballet and Caryl and Fenella are re-engaged. But Fenella still loves the fun-loving Sebastian.
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Seton Mansley aka Alfred Crane narrates–and steals the show–as a Florida retiree who intercedes to patch up problems between Kathleen Brown and Johnny Kerrigan.
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The Woman in White (1948) Peter Godfrey, Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a strange young woman dressed in white whom he meets in the forest and who bears a striking resemblance to Laura; cunning Count Fosco, who hopes to obtain an inheritance for nobleman Sir Percival Glyde, whom he plans to have Laura marry; Mr. Fairlie, a hypochondriac who can’t stand to have anyone make the slightest noise; and eccentric Countess Fosco who has her own dark secret. The artist also finds himself drawn to Marion Halcomb, a distant relation to Laura whom the Count also has plans for.
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