Major Lex Kearney, dishonorably discharged from the army for cowardice in battle Read More »
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A few years after the end of WW2 a special French military commission is convened to summon witnesses who could shed light Read More »
The Sign of the Ram (1948) John Sturges, Susan Peters, Alexander Knox, Phyllis Thaxter, Drama, Film-Noir
The wheelchair-bound matriarch of an English family uses her handicap to cynically manipulate all those around her. Read More »
A burglar is surprised by David and Lisa Collins in their son’s room. In the struggle, Lisa’s eyes are hurt and David throws an ornament, unintentionally killing the young thief. Read More »
The Breaking Point (1950) Michael Curtiz, John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fishing boat captain Harry Morgan charters his boat. Due to strained finances, he is none too careful as to whom he does business with. Real trouble erupts when Harry hires out his boat to transport four men who turn out to be criminals on the lam from a racetrack heist.
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Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew’s old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
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