Another in a unrelated series of Warner’s penitentiary tours in three different decades. Read More »
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This laid-back western manages to deliver a full quota of action, an agreeable dash of sentiment, and quite a few three-dimensional characterizations. Read More »
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951) Gordon Douglas, Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
The FBI infiltrates one of their agents in the US Communist Party. Read More »
Pushover (1954) Richard Quine, Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A bank heist yields $210,000. Soon, sultry Lona McLane, girlfriend of one of the robbers, meets Paul Sheridan and has a torrid affair. Read More »
Tonka / A Horse Named Comanche (1958) Lewis R. Foster, Sal Mineo, Philip Carey, Jerome Courtland, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. Read More »
After eleven years in prison, Clay Hollister escapes. Two other prisoners escape with him and the three return to find the money that was never recovered. Read More »
In 1867, Nebraska becomes a state, but still has no permanent peace with the Indians. Read More »
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
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Screaming Mimi (1958) Gerd Oswald, Anita Ekberg, Philip Carey, Gypsy Rose Lee, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson sees a man get shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and takes over her life, although she insists on continuing her career at the El Madhouse nightclub. The club’s tough owner is none other than Gypsy Rose Lee who plays ‘Gypsy’ and sings an incredibly bad song (“Put the Blame on Mame”) when Virginia is late one night. The traumatized Virginia is suspected of a series of murders. Each victim had purchased a contorted sculpture of a woman called the Screaming Mimi, which was created by her step-brother Charlie who was also responsible for shooting her attacker. It’s up to a handsome columnist Bill Sweeny to figure it all out.
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