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The Last Frontier (1955) Anthony Mann, Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston, History, Western

The Last Frontier (1955)
Crude and uncivilized backwoods trapper Jed Cooper and his two partners sign up as scouts in a remote Oregon army fort, manned chiefly by untrained rookie soldiers. Jed, flirting with the idea of leading a more settled life, decides he needs a woman to start the process, and selects Corinna Marston, the beautiful young wife of Colonel Marston, commander of the next fort down the line. Marston arrives and announces to commanding officer Captain Riordan that he has lost his fort and most of his men to an Indian attack and that he, as ranking officer, is assuming command. Riordan, a young, but sensible officer, is outraged when he learns that Marston, posted out west for having lost his 1500-man command during a Civil War battle, has ordered the entire fort’s complement, totally unprepared for combat and outnumbered, to march out against experienced Indian warriors.

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The Last Hard Men (1976) Andrew V. McLaglen, Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Barbara Hershey, Western

The Last Hard Men (1976)
In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo’s wife, at least in Provo’s mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade’s daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?

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High Society (1956) Charles Walters, Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Comedy, Musical, Romance

High Society (1956)
C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife’s Tracy Lord’s family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, who tries to win Tracy’s heart again. Mike Connor, an undercover tabloid reporter, also falls for Tracy while covering the nuptials for Spy magazine. Tracy must choose between the three men as she discovers that “safe” can mean “deadly dull” when it comes to husbands and life.

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Room for One More (1952) Norman Taurog, Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle, Comedy

Room for One More (1952)
Anne and “Poppy” Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home – and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation.

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The Swordsman (1948) Joseph H. Lewis, Larry Parks, Ellen Drew, George Macready, Adventure

The Swordsman (1948)
In the eighteenth century, in Scotland, families and Glowan McArden support a violent and long enmity. Alexander, an attractive member of the clan McArden, falls for the beautiful lady Barbara Glowan. Quickly, their relationship arouses anger Barbara’s cousin, Robert Glowan, trying to destroy the enemy forever family. Groom, anxious to marry his sweetheart, try the two irreconcilable positions coexist peacefully.

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