Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Read More »
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When a naval officer’s wife breaks her ankle and is laid up Read More »
A cattle baron takes in an orphaned boy and raises him, causing his own son to resent the boy. Read More »
Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. Read More »
While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman’s canteen and meets a USO hostess. Read More »
Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. Read More »
The further adventures of Hargrove as he and his scheming pals take France by storm during World War 2. Read More »
This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col. James B. ‘Jim’ Brewton (Spencer Tracy) after a short courtship. Read More »
Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Richard Whorf, Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer, Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists Read More »
The Clock (1945) Vincente Minnelli, Fred Zinnemann, Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Drama, Romance
Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together. Read More »
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) Richard Thorpe, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Comedy, Romance
A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.
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The Beginning or the End (1947) Norman Taurog, Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Biography, Drama, History
Docudrama on the development of the first atomic bomb. Told from the perspective of a film recovered from a time capsule several hundred years into the future, the story is narrated by Robert Oppenheimer (Hume Cronyn) and Major General Leslie Groves (Brian Donlevy) beginning with the Nazis stated goal of developing an atomic bomb. Along with Britain and Canada, the U.S. reacts by beginning its own atomic program. The major developments are all presented: Fermi’s successful atomic chain reaction; building the huge complex at Oak Ridge, Tenn.; the production of the first supply of plutonium; the testing in the Nevada desert; and finally the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
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One Touch of Venus (1948) William A. Seiter, Gregory La Cava, Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
In the art department of a large department store, the statue of the famed Anatolian Venus comes to life and falls in love with Eddie Hatch, a window trimmer. Just before the unveiling of the prized statue, Eddie takes “Venus” to the model-display house in the store, where the store’s boss finds her. He, too, falls in love with her and makes her Glamour Girl Number One. Eddie and Venus dance in Central Park, but Eddie is arrested for stealing the statue. Venus goes back to her pedestal and Eddie is released. While Eddie is sadly preparing for another unveiling, a new employee asks him a question. She tells him her name is Venus Jones.
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Strangers on a Train (1951) Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
In Alfred Hitchcock’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s thriller, tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) is enraged by his trampy wife’s refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed senator’s daughter Anne (Ruth Roman). He strikes up a conversation with a stranger, Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker), and unwittingly sets in motion a deadly chain of events. Psychopathic Bruno kills Guy’s wife, then urges Guy to reciprocate by killing Bruno’s father. Meanwhile, Guy is murder suspect number one.
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