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Willie Taylor, small-town 4th-grade schoolboy, takes to heart his admired teacher’s words about truthfulness Read More »
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who’s come to the island in search of slaves. Read More »
At Los Alamos, New Mexico, the maximum-security “atomic city” of U.S. nuclear-weapons research, top atomic scientist Frank Addison has a normal Read More »
Capt. Harper’s cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. Read More »
Pony Express (1953) Jerry Hopper, Charlton Heston, Rhonda Fleming, Jan Sterling, History, Romance, Western
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok join forces to establish a mail route that can get mail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, in ten days. Read More »
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Read More »
Naked Alibi (1954) Jerry Hopper, Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame, Gene Barry, Film-Noir, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Read More »
Never Say Goodbye (1956) Jerry Hopper, Douglas Sirk, Rock Hudson, Cornell Borchers, George Sanders, Drama, Romance
In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Read More »
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled star burst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele, an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary, a grizzled old man even more into skulduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu, an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.
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The Private War of Major Benson (1955) Jerry Hopper, Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Comedy, Family, Romance
A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it fails its next inspection. At Sheridan he encounters three hundred pre-teen cadets who range from rascally to adorable, and a female doctor who has just the right prescription for him.
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Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother…who’s a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town’s new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker’s daughter Judith Watrous, who’s seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
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