After Confederate officer Blayde Hollister’s home and family are destroyed by the Marlowe Brothers during the Civil War Read More »
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Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett Read More »
Always believing she had a happy marriage, a young wife’s trust in her husband is shaken when she discovers that her father had paid him to marry her. Read More »
After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Read More »
In North Africa during World War II, Major David Brand is assigned to lead a British commando raid into German-held Benghazi Read More »
Greg Mason, salvage diver in the Philippines, finds his partner Andy drunk and raving about treasure. Read More »
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. Read More »
Ex-Confederate Bedloe Mason and his four sons ride into a small Western town with robbery in mind. Read More »
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951) King Vidor, Richard Todd, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
An actress Shelley Carnes (Ruth Roman), is looking forward to an exciting vacation at a dude ranch, but she gets more than she bargained for,including a perhaps murderous new husband. Read More »
In 1903 Kenya, tough colonist John Gale is leading a safari to bring in escaped murderer Abel McCracken, who is stirring up the Nukumbi tribe and endangering Gale’s holdings. Read More »
Teen idol Paul Anka plays Craig Fowler, the troubled son of dysfunctional parents Jackie and Jay Fowler (Ruth Roman and Alex Nicol). When Jay loses his job as a aircraft mechanic, he goes on a drinking binge to end all, passing out on the floor in front of his bored and disappointed wife. Read More »
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) Roy Del Ruth, Milton Berle, Virginia Mayo, Ruth Roman, Comedy, Drama
Kip Cooper, a successful comedy star, is the hit of the nation starring on his own television show. His agent, in flashback, tells a young, inexperienced comedian how Cooper rose to the top, mostly running over others on the way.
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The Killing Kind (1973) Curtis Harrington, Ann Sothern, John Savage, Ruth Roman, Crime, Drama, Horror
Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides in and who keeps bringing him glasses of chocolate milk. One of her boarders, Lori, becomes attracted to him. However, while he was serving his prison sentence, Terry developed an interest in rough, violent sex, and gory death. Now, one by one, some of the town’s women pop up dead.
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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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A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first – consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. The problem is, the baby is twenty-one years old.
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