Vicki Meredith, an American ballet student in Paris, falls in love with Randall Williams, another American studying architecture in Paree Read More »
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The Man Who Turned to Stone (1957) László Kardos, Victor Jory, William Hudson, Charlotte Austin, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of 18th-century scientists, led by Dr. Murdock, have remained young after all these centuries by using electricity to suck the life out of young women. Read More »
Vaudeville hoofer’s wife Twelvetrees lies about her marital status to get hubby Ford a break with Jory, an honest radio executive. Read More »
Flicker Hayes informs the police after he sets up two men to be caught in a phony robbery attempt, because they were responsible for his going to prison. Read More »
When the daughter of the town’s leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town Read More »
The popular Ivor Novello musical play Glamorous Night was given a conservative film treatment in 1937–minus much of the Novello score that had made it famous. Opera singer Mary Ellis plays an opera singer (why not?) who falls in with a band of roguish but likeable gypsies. Mary manages to convince her Bohemian cohorts to rescue the King from the machinations of his ambitious prime minister. As “cast insurance” to make certain that Glamorous Night would get American bookings, Hollywood character actors Otto Kruger and Victor Jory are given leading roles. The US distributors also sliced the film down from 81 to 65 minutes, through the simple expedient of removing several songs.
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Badly injured and hunted by the police, Lin Vanner takes refuge in a priest’s home, and tells him what has happened. When Vanner was working in a Mexican oil field, he captured a man who was suspected of a payroll robbery, but then felt responsible when the man died in police custody. As a result of the incident, Vanner’s fiancée broke off their engagement, and he resigned from his job. He later felt compelled to visit the dead man’s widow, and ended up working on her ranch. But, as he now explains to the priest, the past has quickly caught up with him.
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The Last Stagecoach West (1957) Joseph Kane, Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Victor Jory, Action, Adventure, Western
The coming of the railroad to Cedar City spells the end of the stagecoach as the government gives the mail contract to the fastest means of delivery. McCord loses the stagecoach line gambling with the new buyer, but has enough hidden money to buy a ranch and some cattle. To make more money, he starts a gang to rob the railroad, express offices and steal cattle. But the railroads send out special agent Cameron to end his reign of violence.
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