Consuelo (May Britt) happen so many misfortunes in the name of virtue as a heroine of Sade Read More »
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The Unfaithfuls AKA Le infedeli (1953) Mario Monicelli, Steno, Gina Lollobrigida, May Britt, Pierre Cressoy
An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce Read More »
A woman in her thirties is a single mother of a teenager daughter, and both are in love with the same young soldier. Read More »
Ça va barder / Give ’em Hell (1955) John Berry, Eddie Constantine, May Britt, Jean Danet, Action, Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
During the 1950s, in Portuguese Mozambique, small-time American hustler, ex-soldier, ex-boxer and adventurer Johnny Jordan is looking for a new gig. Read More »
Murder, Inc. (1960) Burt Balaban, Stuart Rosenberg, Stuart Whitman, May Britt, Henry Morgan, Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hitman Reles.
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Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), “The Blue Angel”, in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn’t last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife.
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