It’s Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put a little excitement into a fifth anniversary.
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The Secret Invasion (1964) Roger Corman, Stewart Granger, Raf Vallone, Mickey Rooney, Action, Drama, History
The Nazis imprison an Italian general who was planning to switch sides and turn over his army to the Allied side. Allied headquarters sends a small, somewhat misfit group of soldiers to spring the general from prison and carry out his plans.
Till the End of Time (1946) Edward Dmytryk, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Drama, Romance, War
Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can’t deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can’t decide what he wants to do with his life, although he gets encouragement from war widow Pat Ruscomb.
Song Without End (1960) Charles Vidor, George Cukor, Dirk Bogarde, Capucine, Geneviève Page, Biography, Drama, Music
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) John Brahm, Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera, Drama
In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. The anticlerical government wishes to squelch the Church; reports of religious experiences are cause for serious concern. Yet the children stand by their story, and the message of peace and hope the Lady brings. In the last vision, attended by thousands of people, the Lady proves her reality with a spectacular miracle that is seen by everyone present. Based on actual events at Fatima in the summer of 1917.
The Window (1949) Ted Tetzlaff, Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
At the age of 9, Tommy Woodry has a reputation for telling tall tales — the latest one being that his family is moving from Manhattan to a ranch out west. When the landlord interrupts the Woodrys at dinner to show their about to be vacated apartment, the Woodrys tell Tommy enough is enough. Then that hot summer night Tommy decides to sleep on the fire escape — outside the Kellerson’s apartment, since it is a story higher and gets more breeze. Tommy sees the Kellersons kill a man. Tommy’s parents and the police won’t believe his story. But the Kellersons want to silence him.
Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family objects when she goes to work as a maid for the wealthy Scott family which controls the mill. Mary catches the attention of handsome scion Paul Scott, but their romance is complicated by Paul’s engagement to someone else and a bitter strike among the mill workers.
Ocean’s Eleven (1960) Lewis Milestone, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Comedy, Crime, Music
Eleven friends who know each other from World War II service plan to rob five of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas in one night. They develop a master plan but after the whole thing is over, something goes wrong…
Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don’t see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers.
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) Norman Jewison, Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Crime, Drama, Romance
Four men pull off a daring daytime robbery at a bank, dump the money in a trash can and go their separate ways. Thomas Crown, a successful, wealthy businessman pulls up in his Rolls and collects it. Vickie Anderson, an independent insurance investigator is called in to recover the huge haul. She begins to examine the people who knew enough about the bank to have pulled the robbery and discovers Crown. She begins a tight watch on his every move and begins seeing him socially. How does the planner of the perfect crime react to pressure?