A woman’s idle remark about her son has devastating consequences when she is overheard by a nazi spy. Read More »
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Calling the Tune offers a fascinating look at the fledgeling gramophone industry as it tries to solve the problems of reliable recording and production methods. Read More »
Giv’a 24 Eina Ona AKA Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer (1955) Thorold Dickinson, Edward Mulhare, Haya Harareet, Michael Shillo
This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. Read More »
While a houseguest at an upper-class gathering, wealthy Jew Ferdinand de Levis Read More »
An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. Read More »
A biopic of the legendary Benjamin Disraeli, his rise from a foppish young novelist to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and confidante of Queen Victoria. Read More »
The High Command (1937) Thorold Dickinson, Lionel Atwill, Lucie Mannheim, Steven Geray, Drama, Mystery
A general of the old school, who believes strongly in his own honour and sense of duty, must come to terms with a crime he commited years earlier, during the Irish War for Independence in 1921. Read More »
Gaslight (1940) Thorold Dickinson, Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Mystery, Thriller
Twenty years ago, old Mrs. Barlow was killed in her home at 12, Pimlico Square for her priceless rubies. The murderer searched the whole house without finding them, then disappeared. The house has been empty since then, but now Paul and Bella Mallen move into the apartment.
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In 1930, Maria Brentano and her younger sister Nora flee to London after their father is murdered by a European dictator. Seven years later, during a weekend trip to Paris, Maria unexpectedly meets Louis, her former lover who is now plotting the assassination of the dictator. Maria and Nora become involved in the plan, which goes tragically wrong when the time bomb they plant kills an innocent bystander.
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