June 27, 2020

Classic Mystery: Postmark for Danger (1955) - Full Movie | Robert Beatty, Terry Moore






Classic Mystery: Postmark for Danger (1955) - Full Movie | Robert Beatty, Terry Moore

A woman's painted portrait and a post card with a sketch of a woman's hand holding a Chianti bottle are the main clues used by the Scotland Yard to solve a string of murders connected to a diamond-smuggling ring.

Directed by Guy Green
Written by Ken Hughes, Guy Green
Starring Robert Beatty, Terry Moore, William Sylvester


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June 26, 2020

Manhattan Tower (1932)




Manhattan Tower (1932)


Stars: Mary Brian, Irene Rich, James Hall
Director: Frank R. Strayer

The lives of the residents of Manhattan's Empire State building are intertwined with the actions of a crooked investor! From the director of VAMPIRE BAT, CONDEMNED TO LIVE, and THE MONSTER WALKS!



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June 14, 2020

Murder on the Campus (1933) PRE-CODE HOLLYWOOD





Murder on the Campus (1933) PRE-CODE HOLLYWOOD


Stars: Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett, J. Farrell MacDonald
Director: Richard Thorpe

A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.



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June 13, 2020

Kansas City Confidential (1952) Film Noir




Kansas City Confidential (1952) Film Noir

"Kansas City Confidential" is a 1952 film noir crime film directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne. The film was marketed with the tagline "Exploding like a gun in your face!" and released in the United Kingdom as "The Secret Four".

Four robbers hold up an armored truck, getting away with over a million dollars in cash. Joe Rolfe (John Payne), a down-on-his-luck flower delivery truck driver is accused of being involved and is roughly interrogated by local police. Released due to lack of evidence, Joe, following the clues to a Mexican resort, decides to look for the men who set him up both to clear his name and to exact revenge. What he doesn't know is that the heist involves a retired policeman who is also intent on revenge. The plot was inspiration for Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs.

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Directed by Phil Karlson, produced by Edward Small, screenplay by George Bruce, and Harry Essex, story by Rowland Brown and Harold Greene, starring John Payne
Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand and Lee Van Cleef.


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June 12, 2020

D.O.A. (1950) Film Noir ....Drama




D.O.A. (1950) Film Noir ....Drama

The film begins with what a BBC reviewer called "perhaps one of cinema's most innovative opening sequences." The scene is a long, behind-the-back tracking sequence featuring Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien) walking through the hallway of a police station to report his own murder. Oddly, the police almost seem to have been expecting him and already know who he is. A flashback begins with Bigelow in his hometown of Banning, California where he is an accountant and notary public. He decides to take a one-week vacation in San Francisco, but this does not sit well with Paula Gibson (Pamela Britton), his confidential secretary and girlfriend, as he does not want her to accompany him.

Bigelow accompanies a group from a sales convention on a night on the town. At a "jive" nightclub called "The Fisherman", unnoticed by Bigelow, a stranger swaps his drink for another. The nightclub scene includes one of the earliest depictions of the Beat subculture. The next morning, Bigelow feels ill. He visits a doctor, where tests reveal he swallowed a "luminous toxin" for which there is no antidote. A second opinion confirms the grim diagnosis, and the other doctor implies that the poisoning must have been deliberate. Bigelow remembers his drink tasted strange. With a few days to live at most, Bigelow sets out to untangle the events behind his impending death, interrupted occasionally by phone calls from Paula. She provides the first clue: a man named Eugene Philips had tried to contact him, but died the previous day, purportedly a suicide. Bigelow travels to Philips' import-export company in Los Angeles, first meeting Miss Foster (Beverly Garland) (whose on-screen credit reads "Beverly Campbell"), the secretary, then Mr Halliday (William Ching), the company's comptroller, who tells him Eugene Philips committed suicide. From there the trail leads to Philips' widow (Lynn Baggett) and brother Stanley (Henry Hart).

The key to the mystery is a bill of sale for what turns out to be stolen iridium. Bigelow had notarized the document for Eugene Philips six months earlier. He connects Philips' mistress, Marla Rakubian (Laurette Luez), to gangsters led by Majak (Luther Adler). They capture Bigelow. Since Bigelow has learned too much, Majak orders his psychotic henchman Chester (Neville Brand) to kill him. However, Bigelow manages to escape. Bigelow thinks Stanley and Miss Foster are his killers but when he confronts them, he finds Stanley has been poisoned too - after having dinner with Mrs. Philips. He tells them to call an ambulance and what poison has been ingested so that, in Stanley's case at least, prompt treatment may save his life. Stanley tells Bigelow he found evidence that Halliday and Mrs. Philips were having an affair. Bigelow realizes that the theft was merely a diversion. Eugene discovered the affair and Halliday killed him.

Halliday and Mrs. Philips used the investigation of the iridium as a cover for their crime, making it seem that Eugene Philips had killed himself out of shame. However, when they discovered that there was evidence of his innocence in the notarized bill of sale, Halliday murdered anyone who had knowledge of the bill of sale. Bigelow tracks Halliday down and shoots him to death in an exchange of gunfire. The flashback comes to an end. Bigelow finishes telling his story at the police station and dies, his last word being "Paula." The police detective taking down the report instructs that his file be marked "D.O.A."

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Directed by Rudolph Maté, produced by Leo C. Popkin, written by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene, starring Edmond O'Brien as Frank Bigelow, Pamela Britton as Paula Gibson, Luther Adler as Majak, Lynn Baggett as Mrs. Philips, William Ching as Halliday, Henry Hart as Stanley Philips, Beverly Garland as Miss Foster, Neville Brand as Chester, Laurette Luez as Marla Rakubian and Virginia Lee as Jeannie.



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June 11, 2020

Crime Doctor's Man Hunt 1946 .... William Castle



Crime Doctor's Man Hunt 1946 .... William Castle


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June 06, 2020

The Amazing Mr. X (1948) Film Noir Thriller




The Amazing Mr. X (1948) Film Noir Thriller


"The Amazing Mr. X", also known as "The Spiritualist", is a film noir directed by Bernard Vorhaus with cinematography by John Alton. Like "Nightmare Alley" (1947), this film tells the story of a phony spiritualist racket. The film is prominently featured in Alton's book on cinematography "Painting with Light" (1949). The film stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, and Richard Carlson. Eagle-Lion Films signed a contract with Carole Landis for the part played by Bari, but Landis committed suicide a few days before shooting began.

Two years after her husband's death, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) thinks she hears her late husband (Donald Curtis) calling out of the surf on the beach one night. She meets a tall dark man named Alexis (Turhan Bey) who seems to know all about her. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and her younger sister (Cathy O'Donnell) become enmeshed in the strange life of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper cruelness than he had in mind.

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Directed by Bernard Vorhaus, produced by Benjamin Stoloff, written by Crane Wilbur, Muriel Roy Bolton and Ian McLellan Hunter, starring Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, and Richard Carlson.



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June 05, 2020

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937) JOHN BARRYMORE





Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937) JOHN BARRYMORE

Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell
Director: Louis King

Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.



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June 04, 2020

Sunset Murder Case (1938) CRIME DRAMA




Sunset Murder Case (1938) CRIME DRAMA

Stars: Sally Rand, Esther Muir and Vince Barnett
Director: Louis J. Gasnier

Small-time showgirl, loved by two decent men, poses as a stripper to infiltrate a nightclub whose owner is believed responsible for her father's murder.



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May 31, 2020

A Night for Crime (1943) MYSTERY




A Night for Crime (1943) MYSTERY

Stars: Glenda Farrell, Lyle Talbot, Ralph Sanford
Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

A dark night in war time, with several black-outs, is just the right night for murder! Can a fast-talking girl reporter and amateur super sleuth solve this mystery among Hollywood's famous?



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May 24, 2020

Murder at Glen Athol (1936) MYSTERY






Murder at Glen Athol (1936) MYSTERY


Stars: John Miljan, Irene Ware, Iris Adrian
Director: Frank R. Strayer


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May 16, 2020

The Great Flamarion (1945) Drama, Mystery, Film-Noir Full Length




The Great Flamarion (1945) Drama, Mystery, Film-Noir Full Length



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May 14, 2020

The Corpse Came C O D George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens 1947




The Corpse Came C O D George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens 1947


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May 11, 2020

Too Many Crooks 1959) Terry Thomas, Sid James, George Cole





Too Many Crooks 1959) Terry Thomas, Sid James, George Cole


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May 09, 2020

How To Murder A Rich Uncle 1957 Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Wendy Hiller, & Michael Caine




How To Murder A Rich Uncle 1957 Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Wendy Hiller, & Michael Caine


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May 08, 2020

Murder In Greenwich Village 1937 Fay Wray & Richard Arlen




Murder In Greenwich Village 1937 Fay Wray & Richard Arlen



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May 03, 2020

Star of Midnight William Powell, Ginger Rogers 1935



Star of Midnight William Powell, Ginger Rogers 1935


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May 01, 2020

Rebecca (1940)




Rebecca (1940)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Starring Laurence Olivier & Joan Fontaine



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April 26, 2020

THE KENNEL MURDER CASE (Full Movie) - William Powell - Mary Astor




THE KENNEL MURDER CASE (Full Movie) - William Powell - Mary Astor

Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.

William Powell
Mary Astor
Eugene Pallette
Ralph Morgan
Robert McWade


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April 25, 2020

Hercule Poirot - Triangle at Rhodes




Hercule Poirot - Triangle at Rhodes


An enchanting beauty is fatally poisoned while Poirot holidays on the Greek island of Rhodes.

Director: Renny Rye

Writer: Stephen Wakelam (dramatized by)

Stars: David Suchet, Frances Low, Jon Cartwright, Peter Settelen


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April 24, 2020

Journey Into Light (1951) Sterling Hayden Viveca Lindfors





Journey Into Light (1951) Sterling Hayden Viveca Lindfors


A lost movie treasure! A black-and-white evangelical classic for all of us, especially when we reach the stage of down-and-out.... Viveca Lindfors is wonderful as Christine, whose father (Ludwig Donath) is a street preacher. Together they take in John Burrows (Sterling Hayden), a former pastor who has turned away from God and is now hiding his identity. He has ended up on skid row, and arrested for apparent public intoxication along with Gandy (Thomas Mitchell).

Burrows comes to realize that Christine is blind.... She falls in love with him, enjoying his discussions of the spirit and the soul but knowing little of his past. One day she is struck by a streetcar and knocked unconscious, causing Burrows to once again question his faith. Great ending!


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April 22, 2020

The Snow Creature (1954)




The Snow Creature (1954)

The movie has two acts, the first taking place in the exotic locale of the Himalayas and the second occurring in Los Angeles, California. While the first act takes place in an undisclosed Himalayan country (presumably bordering India) the actors portraying the locals speak Japanese. The movie starts with a scientific expedition intent on collecting botanical samples, led by Dr. Frank Parrish (Paul Langton) and encounters difficulties when the wife of the expedition's chief guide is kidnapped. The guide, a sherpa named Subra (played by Teru Shimada), seizes the expedition's guns and takes control of the team when he is unable to convince Parrish to pursue the Yeti and save his wife. Parrish, a man of science, is skeptical of the Yeti's existence, put is forced to participate in Subra's march. Along with his fellow westerner (a photographer named Peter Wells, played by Leslie Denison), Parrish awaits his opportunity to overthrow the renegade sherpa. However, as the team draws closer to the Yeti, evidence emerges that begins to change Parrish's opinion regarding the creature's existence (such as the tell-tale "giant footprints"). Finally, the team makes contact with the snow creature, who hurls stones at them from atop his mountain refuge.

The expedition tracks the creature to his cave, where they encounter the creature, along with two other Yeti's - a female and young one. The team also discover Subra's wife, who is guarded jealously by the snow creature. Parrish forcibly prevents the enraged Subra from shooting the Yeti, reasoning that the creature is more valuable for science alive. This delays the capture long enough to enable the creature to create a cave-in (presumably to keep his family safe from the humans). However, the cave-in works against the Yeti, killing the female and young Yetis and knocking the snow creature himself unconscious. The cave-in also enables Parrish and Wells to take control of the sherpa's guns. Having regained control over the expedition, and successfully capturing a live Yeti, Parrish declares that he is intent upon bringing the creature to the U.S. where it will be studied.

The Yeti is eventually sedated and placed in a telephone booth-sized freezer. Trapped inside this icebox, the Yeti is transported to Bombay to be flown to California. In an odd geographic twist, the return flight heads west from India to California (via TWA) -- beginning the second act. Upon reaching Los Angeles, Parrish is greeted by reporters who have been made aware of the creature's existence. A U.S. Customs official informs Parrish that the admission of this creature to the U.S. has been made difficult by a newspaper article published by Peter Wells that refers to the creature using the term "man". The issue is raised whether the snow-creature is actually human and the officials decide to keep the creature in quarantine until an anthropologist can determine the question of the creature's humanity. It is during this delay at the airport's customs station that the snow creature manages to escape the ice box (which was apparently meant to confine him temporarily only). The snow creature roams the city, terrorizing a woman and finding refuge in the cool temperature of the city's sewers as well as meat-lockers (where it can also feed).

The police, aided by Parrish, manage to track the Yeti through the sewer system and, where the creature is caught in a roap mesh and grabbed by 5 men. As the creature resists it starts to choke one of the men through the mesh. One of the men shoots the creature once who then stops choking the man. There's a pause after the choked man had been released and then the man with the gun decides to shoot the rare creature with two more slugs just for good measure. Thus, one of the greatest finds of all time is dead.

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Directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder, written by Myles Wilder, Paul Langton as Frank Parrish, Leslie Denison as Peter Wells, Taru Shimada as Subra, Rollin Moriyana as Leva
and Robert Kino as Inspector Karma.



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April 07, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery.... Too Many Clients






A Nero Wolfe Mystery.... Too Many Clients



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April 05, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery......Death of a Doxy




A Nero Wolfe Mystery......Death of a Doxy



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April 03, 2020

The Million Pound Note (1954) Starring Gregory Peck




The Million Pound Note (1954) Starring Gregory Peck

As part of a bet, two aristocrats offer a penniless American (Gregory Peck) a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000 in the form of a single banknote.



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April 02, 2020

What's The Worst That Could Happen?




What's The Worst That Could Happen?


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April 01, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery ....The Silent Speaker




A Nero Wolfe Mystery ....The Silent Speaker



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March 28, 2020

The Limping Man (1953) LLOYD BRIDGES





The Limping Man (1953) LLOYD BRIDGES

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Moira Lister, Alan Wheatley
Director: Cy Endfield

A WWII veteran goes back to England after the war only to discover that his wartime sweetheart has got mixed up with a dangerous spy ring!



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March 27, 2020

The Stranger (1946) ORSON WELLES






The Stranger (1946) ORSON WELLES

Director: Orson Welles
Stars: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young

A Federal Agent poses as an antique dealer to snare a Nazi war criminal living in a small Connecticut town with his unsuspecting American fiancee. Best-known for Citizen Kane, this was Orson Welles’ most popular film at the box office.


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March 26, 2020

Agatha Christie Death on the Nile






Agatha Christie Death on the Nile



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March 25, 2020

Suddenly It's Spring 1947 Paulette Goddard Fred MacMurray Macdonald Carey Comedy




Suddenly It's Spring 1947 Paulette Goddard Fred MacMurray Macdonald Carey Comedy


Suddenly, It's Spring (some sources list the title without a comma) is a 1947 comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen. It stars Paulette Goddard and Fred MacMurray.

The story is set in 1945, at the end of World War II. Goddard and MacMurray play a married couple seeing other again after both served in the military. When they parted, they were planning to divorce, but they never went through with it. Now reunited, they must decide if the marriage should end. Meanwhile, another woman considers herself betrothed to the husband, and a friend of the husband has romantic designs on the wife.



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March 23, 2020

Hercule Poirot (The Lost Mine) 1990






Hercule Poirot (The Lost Mine) 1990

Hercule Poirot is hired by Lord Pearson, who happens to the head of the bank where Poirot keeps his accounts, to find Mr. Wu Ling who was to have attended a meeting at the bank hat morning, but has disappeared. The missing man was to sell the bank a deed to a silver mine. When the man is found dead, he finds himself searching for a killer. All of the evidence seems to point to an American, Charles Lester, but Poirot finds that to be just a little too convenient. At home, Poirot and Captain Hastings find themselves involved in a vicious game of Monopoly!



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March 21, 2020

Made for Each Other (1939)





Made for Each Other (1939)


Stars: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn
Director: John Cromwell
Producer: David O. Selznick

After a whirlwind courtship, newlyweds discover their road to happiness is besieged by a meddling mother-in-law, money problems, a curmudgeonly boss, and tragic illness. David O. Selznick's next production would be "Gone with the Wind."


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March 19, 2020

Poirot dead man's folly




Poirot dead man's folly


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March 17, 2020

INVISIBLE GHOST (1941)




INVISIBLE GHOST (1941)

Invisible Ghost (1941) full movie | old horror movies | BELA LUGOSI | classic horror movies | classic cinema | The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.


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March 16, 2020

C-Man (1949) DEAN JAGGER




C-Man (1949) DEAN JAGGER

Stars: Dean Jagger, John Carradine and Lottie Elwen
Director: Joseph Lerner

A US customs agent investigates the death of his partner and becomes entangled in a complex maze of jewel smuggling, deceit, and murder!


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March 15, 2020

Million Dollar Weekend (1948) CRIME THRILLER




Million Dollar Weekend (1948) CRIME THRILLER


Stars: Gene Raymond, Osa Massen, Francis Lederer
Director: Gene Raymond

A young stockbroker embezzles a million dollars, but en route on his escape he falls in love with a woman suspected of murdering her husband. He now regrets his theft, and the pair attempt to return the stolen loot before it is discovered missing!



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March 14, 2020

My Dear Secretary (1948) KIRK DOUGLAS





My Dear Secretary (1948) KIRK DOUGLAS


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March 13, 2020

Whistle Stop (1946) AVA GARDNER





Whistle Stop (1946) AVA GARDNER

Stars: George Raft, Ava Gardner, Victor McLaglen
Director: Léonide Moguy

A small town girl returns home as a glamorous femme fatale and ignites a deadly love triangle between a small-time hood and an unsavory nightclub owner.


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March 07, 2020

The Amazing Adventure (1936)




The Amazing Adventure (1936)


Ernest Bliss (Cary Grant) is a rich socialite suffering boredom. He makes a bet with a doctor, Sir James Aldroyd, that he can live a year without relying on any of his inherited wealth. He loses the bet for £50,000 when he has to draw money to wed poverty stricken Frances Clayton (Mary Brian), to save her from an unhappy marriage of convenience.

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Directed and produced by Alfred Zeisler, written by John L. Balderston (writer) and E. Phillips Openheim (novel), starring Cary Grant as Ernest Bliss, Mary Brian as Frances Clayton, Peter Gawthorne as Sir James Alroyd, Henry Kendall as Lord Honiton, Leon M. Lion as Dorrington, John Turnbull as Masters, Arthur Hardy as Crawley, Iris Ashley as Clare, Garry Marsh as The Buyer, Andreas Malandrinos as Guiseppi asn Alfred Wellesley as Montague.


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March 06, 2020

Scarlet Street (1945) EDWARD G. ROBINSON




Scarlet Street (1945) EDWARD G. ROBINSON


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February 26, 2020

Charade (1963)






Charade (1963)


Charade (1963) full movie | COMEDY | classic movie | AUDREY HEPBURN | mystery movie | classic cinema | Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen.


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February 22, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery Too Many Clients





A Nero Wolfe Mystery Too Many Clients


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February 17, 2020

Charlie Chan at the Secret Service Sidney Toler 1944




Charlie Chan at the Secret Service Sidney Toler 1944


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February 15, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery Eeny, Meeny, Murder, Moe




A Nero Wolfe Mystery Eeny, Meeny, Murder, Moe


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February 13, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery Christmas Party




A Nero Wolfe Mystery Christmas Party


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February 12, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery Immune to Murder






A Nero Wolfe Mystery Immune to Murder



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February 09, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery ....Motherhunt



A Nero Wolfe Mystery ....Motherhunt


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February 08, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery The Doorbell Rang




A Nero Wolfe Mystery The Doorbell Rang



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February 07, 2020

A Nero Wolfe Mystery The Golden Spiders Pilot




A Nero Wolfe Mystery The Golden Spiders Pilot



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February 03, 2020

Beat The Devil (1953)




Beat The Devil (1953)

Beat the Devil is a 1953 British film directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones and Gina Lollobrigida, and featuring Robert Morley, Peter Lorre and Bernard Lee. Huston and Truman Capote wrote the screenplay, loosely based upon a novel of the same name by British journalist Claud Cockburn, writing under the pseudonym James Helvick. Houston made the film as a parody of a genre of film. Although often described as a parody of The Maltese Falcon, which Huston directed and in which Bogart and Lorre appeared, this is not the case.

The script, written on a day-to-day basis as the film was shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to claim land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard a tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.

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Plot: Billy Dannreuther (Humphrey Bogart) is a formerly-wealthy American who has fallen on hard times. He is reluctantly working with four crooks: Peterson (Robert Morley), ex-Nazi Julius O'Hara (Peter Lorre), Major Jack Ross (Ivor Barnard) and Ravello, who are trying to acquire uranium-rich land in British East Africa. Billy suspects that Major Ross murdered a British Colonial officer, who threatened to expose their plan. While waiting in Italy for passage to Africa, Billy and his wife Maria (Gina Lollobrigida) meet a British couple: Harry (Edward Underdown) and Gwendolen Chelm (Jennifer Jones), who plan to travel on the same ship. Harry is a very proper and traditional Englishman, while Gwendolen is flighty and fanciful and a compulsive liar. Billy and Gwendolen have an affair, while Maria flirts with Harry. Peterson becomes suspicious that the Chelms may be attempting to acquire the uranium themselves. His suspicions are unfounded, but they seem to him to be confirmed by Gwendolen, who lies about her husband and exaggerates his importance.

Billy and Peterson are in a car accident and wrongly reported to have been killed. In order to replace Peterson's lost capital, Ravello approaches Harry Chelm and explains their scheme. Just then, to everyone's surprise, Billy and Peterson return to the hotel alive and unharmed. The purser announces that the ship is at last ready to sail. On board, Harry reveals that he knows about Peterson's scheme and intends to inform the authorities. Peterson orders Major Ross to kill Harry, but Billy thwarts the murder attempt. Harry's outraged accusations alienate the ship's drunken captain, who locks Harry in the brig, where he is uncomfortable, but safe from Major Ross.

The ship's engine malfunctions and the ship sinks. When Billy goes to free Harry he finds that Harry has escaped and left the ship, intending to swim ashore. The passengers abandon the sinking ship in a lifeboat and land on an African beach, where they are arrested by Arab soldiers. They are interrogated by Ahmed, an Arab official who suspects that they may be spies or revolutionaries. Billy befriends Ahmed by talking with him about Rita Hayworth, upon whom Ahmed has a crush. Billy persuades him to send the party back to Italy. When they land, they are met and questioned by a Scotland Yard detective (Bernard Lee), who is investigating the murder of the Colonial officer. Gwendolen reveals Peterson's scheme, and his involvement in the murder, and his attempt to murder Harry, to the detective, who promptly arrests Peterson, O'Hara, Major Ross and Ravello. As the four crooks are led away in handcuffs, Gwendolen receives a telegram from British East Africa saying that Harry has acquired the land Peterson and the others meant to steal, and is now extremely rich and willing to forgive Gwendolen, Billy and Maria. Billy laughs happily, saying "This is the end, the end!".

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Directed and produced by John Huston, screenplay by John Huston and Truman Capote, based on the novel Beat the Devil (1951) by Claud Cockburn (as James Helvick), starring Humphrey Bogart as Billy Dannreuther, Jennifer Jones as Mrs. Gwendolen Chelm, Gina Lollobrigida as Maria Dannreuther, Robert Morley as Peterson, Peter Lorre as Julius O'Hara, Edward Underdown as Harry Chelm, Ivor Barnard as Maj. Jack Ross, Marco Tulli as Ravello, Bernard Lee as Insp. Jack Clayton, Mario Perrone as Purser on SS Nyanga, Giulio Donnini as Administrator, Saro Urzì as Captain of SS Nyanga, Aldo Silvani as Charles, restaurant owner and Juan de Landa as Hispano-Suiza Driver



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January 19, 2020

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) | Starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce





Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) | Starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce

The third in a series of fourteen films to star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce as the Twentieth Century's most iconic iteration of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, respectively.

In wartime England, cryptic radio broadcasts from Nazi Germany are spreading panic throughout the region. Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and his devoted assistant, Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), are summoned by British intelligence to find the source of the mysterious "Voice of Terror." A slain informant's tip sends Holmes to London's grimy Limehouse district. There the stalwart sleuth gains the trust of the informant's wife, Kitty (Evelyn Ankers), and evades capture by a Nazi spy.


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January 18, 2020

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) | Starring Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce




The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) | Starring Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce

The second in a series of fourteen films to star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce as the Twentieth Century's most iconic iteration of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, respectively.

Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) square off against their archenemy, Professor Moriarty (George Zucco), who has designs on the Tower of London's Crown Jewels. As a perfect distraction from Moriarty's schemes, Holmes and Watson are contacted by a woman (Ida Lupino) who claims that her family is in danger after her brother receives the same warning message her father got 10 years ago -- just before he was brutally murdered.


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January 15, 2020

Dishonored Lady (1947)




Dishonored Lady (1947)


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January 13, 2020

The Red House (1947)



The Red House (1947)


"The Red House" is a 1947 psychological thriller starring Edward G. Robinson. It is adapted from the novel "The Red House" by George Agnew Chamberlain, published in 1943 by Popular Library. The novel was serialized in five consecutive issues of Saturday Evening Post, 10 March 1945 through 7 April 1945.

Handicapped farmer Pete (Robinson) and sister Ellen (Anderson) have raised ward Meg as their own on a reclusive farm. Now a teen, Meg (Roberts) convinces her friend Nath to come help with chores on the farm. When Nath insists on using a shortcut home through the woods, Pete warns the young man of screams in the night and the terrors associated with the abandoned red house. Curious, Meg and Nath ignore his warnings and begin exploring and troubling secrets are revealed.

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Directed by Delmer Daves, produced by Sol Lesser, written by George Agnew, Chamberlain (novel) and Delmer Daves, starring Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun.


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January 12, 2020

Fear in the Night (1947)




Fear in the Night (1947)


Fear in the Night is an American low budget black-and-white film noir directed by Maxwell Shane and starring Paul Kelly and DeForest Kelley (in his film debut). It is based on the Cornell Woolrich story "And So to Death" (retitled '"Nightmare" in 1943). Woolrich is credited under pen name William Irish. The film was remade by the same director in 1956 with the title Nightmare this time starring Edward G. Robinson playing the cop and Kevin McCarthy.

Bank teller Vince Grayson (DeForest Kelley) dreams that he stabs a man in an octagonal room of mirrors and locks the body in a closet. When he wakes up, he discovers marks on his throat, a strange key and a button in his pocket, and blood on his cuff. Cliff Herlihy (Paul Kelly), his police officer brother-in-law, tries to convince him it was just a dream. A few days later, while trying to find cover from the rain, the pair finds themselves taking shelter in the strange house from Vince's dream. They discover that the police found two bodies in the house, one in the mirrored room and one run over in the driveway. Mrs. Belknap, who was run over by a car, gave the police a description matching Vince before she died.

At first Vince is hopeful that he is innocent because he does not know how to drive, but he recognizes the victims from his dream. Overcome with remorse, he attempts suicide, but is rescued by Cliff. The detective uncovers clues that point to an evil hypnotist (Robert Emmett Keane) manipulating Vince. They realize that the hypnotist is actually Mr. Belknap in disguise and try to trap him by pretending that Vince wants hush money. Belknap puts Vince under hypnosis and tries to get him to drown himself. Cliff rescues him from the lake and Mr. Belknap is killed in a car accident as he is trying to evade the police. It is implied that Vince will be acquitted of all charges since he killed the man in the mirrored room in self defense.

"The Amazing Mr. X", also known as "The Spiritualist", is a film noir directed by Bernard Vorhaus with cinematography by John Alton. Like "Nightmare Alley" (1947), this film tells the story of a phony spiritualist racket. The film is prominently featured in Alton's book on cinematography "Painting with Light" (1949). The film stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, and Richard Carlson. Eagle-Lion Films signed a contract with Carole Landis for the part played by Bari, but Landis committed suicide a few days before shooting began.

Two years after her husband's death, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) thinks she hears her late husband (Donald Curtis) calling out of the surf on the beach one night.
She meets a tall dark man named Alexis (Turhan Bey) who seems to know all about her. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and her younger sister (Cathy O'Donnell) become enmeshed in the strange life of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper cruelness than he had in mind.

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Directed by Maxwell Shane, produced by William H. Pine and William C. Thomas, written by Cornell Woolrich (story Nightmare as William Irish) and Maxwell Shane, starring Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran and Kay Scott.


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January 10, 2020

Charlie Chan's Secret - 1936




Charlie Chan's Secret - 1936

Alan Colby reappears after a seven year absence, only to be murdered before he can claim his inheritance. The Lowells have been living off the Colby fortune, and now someone is trying to kill Henrietta Lowell, the matriarch of the family. Among the suspects are Prof. Bowen (who is paid handsomely by the Lowells for his valuable psychic research), Fred and Janice Gage (who live off the Lowell fortune, which would have gone to Alan Colby), Prof. Bowen (who is paid handsomely by the Lowells for his valuable psychic research), Ulrich (who had a longstanding grudge against Alan Colby), Mr. Phelps (the executor of the Lowell estate) and Henrietta Lowell herself (who wants to continue psychic research) .


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January 09, 2020

Casbah (1948)




Casbah (1948)

Casbah is a 1948 American film noir crime musical film directed by John Berry starring Yvonne DeCarlo, Tony Martin, Peter Lorre, and Märta Torén. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "For Every Man There's a Woman".


It is a musical remake of Algiers (1938), which was in turn an American remake of the French film Pépé le Moko (1937)



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January 06, 2020

Algiers (1938)




Algiers (1938)

Pepe Le Moko is a notorious thief, who escaped from France. Since his escape, Moko became a resident and leader of the immense Casbah of Algiers. French officials arrive insisting on Pepe's capture are met with unfazed local detectives, led by Inspector Slimane, who are biding their time. Meanwhile, Pepe meets the beautiful Gaby , which arouses the jealousy of Ines


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January 04, 2020

Eyes in the Night (1942)






Eyes in the Night (1942)


Captain Duncan "Mac" Maclain is a formidable private detective who happens to be blind; but his other senses are sharper than average. He copes with his sight deficiency by being accompanied by a dog named Friday and a human assistant named Marty.
Mac is asked by his friend Norma to break up a romantic relationship between her seventeen-year-old step-daughter Barbara and a fifty-year-old actor. Mac finds the lover has been murdered and detects his body has been removed from the scene of the crime. The murder leads him to an Axis spy ring.

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Directed by Fred Zinnemann, produced by Jack Chertok, written by Baynard Kendrick (book The Odor of Violets), Guy Trosper (screenplay) and Howard Emmett Rogers (screenplay), starring Edward Arnold as Duncan "Mac" Maclain, Ann Harding as Norma Lawry, Donna Reed as Barbara Lawry, Stephen McNally as Gabriel Hoffman, Katherine Emery as Cheli Scott, Allen Jenkins as Marty, Stanley Ridges as Hansen, Lawry's butler, Reginald Denny as Stephen Lawry, John Emery as Paul Gerente, Rosemary DeCamp as Vera Hoffman, Lawry's maid, Erik Rolf as Boyd, Barry Nelson as Mr. Busch, Reginald Sheffield as Victor, Steven Geray as Mr. Anderson, Mantan Moreland as Alistair, Duncan's butler and Friday as Friday the dog.


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December 31, 2019

Meet John Doe (1941)




Meet John Doe (1941)


"Meet John Doe" is a 1941 American comedy drama film directed and produced by Frank Capra, and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. The film is about a "grassroots" political campaign created unwittingly by a newspaper columnist and pursued by a wealthy businessman. It became a box office hit and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Story. Though the film is less well known than other Frank Capra classics, it remains highly regarded today. It was ranked #49 in AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers.

Infuriated at being told to write one final column after being laid off from her newspaper job, Ann Mitchell (Barbara Stanwyck) prints a letter from a fictional unemployed "John Doe" threatening suicide on Christmas Eve in protest of society's ills. When the note causes a sensation and the paper's competition suspects a fraud and starts to investigate, the newspaper editor rehires Mitchell who comes up with a scheme of hiding the fictional nature of "John Doe" while exploiting the sensation caused by the fake letter to boost the newspaper's sales, for which she demands a bonus equal to 8 months' pay. After reviewing a number of derelicts who have shown up at the paper claiming to have penned the original suicide letter, Mitchell and editor Henry Connell (James Gleason) hire John Willoughby (Gary Cooper), a former baseball player and tramp who is in need of money to repair his injured arm, to play John Doe. Mitchell now starts to pen an article series in Doe's name, elaborating on the letter's ideas of society's disregard of people in need.

Willoughby gets $50, a new suit of clothes, and a plush hotel suite with his tramp friend (Walter Brennan), who launches into an extended diatribe against "the heelots", lots of heels who incessantly focus on getting money from others. Willoughby is hired to give radio speeches, guided by Mitchell who is promised $100 a week to write his speeches, paid by the newspaper's publisher, D.B. Norton (Edward Arnold). Willoughby turns down a $5,000 bribe to admit the whole thing was a publicity stunt, gives Mitchell's speech, and dashes off to the countryside with "The Colonel". They ride the rails, playing the harmonica and ocarina until they show up in Millsville, where John Doe is recognized at a diner. He's brought to City Hall, where he's met by Hanson, who gives a five-minute monologue about how he was inspired to start a local John Doe club.

The John Doe philosophy spreads across the country, developing into a broad grassroots movement whose simple slogan is, "Be a better neighbor". Far from being an altruistic philanthropist, however, Norton plans to channel the support for Doe into support for his own national political ambitions. As a culmination of this plan, Norton has instructed Mitchell to write a speech for Willoughby in which he announces the foundation of a new political party and endorses Norton as its presidential candidate.

When Willoughby, who has come to believe in the John Doe philosophy himself, realizes that he is being used, he tries to expose the plot, but is first stymied in his attempts to talk his own mind to a nationwide radio audience at the rally instead of reading the prepared speech, and then exposed as a fake by Norton, who claims to have been deceived, like everyone else, by the staff of the newspaper. Frustrated by his failure, Willoughby intends to commit suicide by jumping from the roof of the City Hall on Christmas Eve, as indicated in the original John Doe letter. Only the intervention of Mitchell and followers of the John Doe clubs persuades him to renege on his threat to kill himself. At this point in the movie, a reference to Jesus Christ is made, that a historical "John Doe" has already died for the sake of humanity. The film ends with Connell turning to Norton and saying, "There you are, Norton! The people! Try and lick that!"

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Produced and directed by Frank Capra, written by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell, Sr., starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.


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December 30, 2019

The Strange Woman (1946)...Film Noir




The Strange Woman (1946)


"The Strange Woman" is an American film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, starring Hedy Lamarr, and released by United Artists. An unscrupulous 19th-century woman will stop at nothing to control the men in her life.

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Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, produced by Jack Chertok (producer), Hedy Lamarr (executive producer), Eugen Schüfftan (producer) and Hunt Stromberg (executive producer), written by Ben Ames Williams (novel), Herb Meadow (screenplay), Hunt Stromberg (writer) and Edgar G. Ulmer (writer), starring Hedy Lamarr as Jenny Hager, George Sanders as John Evered, Louis Hayward as Ephraim Poster, Hillary Brooke as Meg Saladine and Gene Lockhart as Isaiah Poster.


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Port of New York (1949)






Port of New York (1949)

"Port of New York" is a 1949 film shot in semidocumentary style. The film is notable for being Yul Brynner's first movie. He had not begun shaving his hair yet. The film, which is very similar to T-Men (1947), was shot on location in New York City. The movie was directed by László Benedek with cinematography by George E. Diskant.

The film tells the story of a two federal agents, one from Customs and one from Narcotics, out to stop the distribution of opium that came in on a ship in the Port of New York but was smuggled off by drug dealers. The leader of the drug dealers is the suave Vicola (Brynner).

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Directed by László Benedek, produced by Aubrey Schenck, written by Eugene Ling (screenplay) and Bert Murray (story), starring Scott Brady as Michael 'Mickey' Waters, Richard Rober as Jim Flannery, K.T. Stevens as Toni Cardell and Yul Brynner as Paul Vicola.


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December 29, 2019

The Whales Of August 1987 (Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price)




The Whales Of August 1987 (Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price)


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December 28, 2019

The Rage of Paris 1938




The Rage of Paris 1938


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December 27, 2019

The Chase (1946) ......Film Noir



The Chase (1946) is an American film noir, shot in black and white, directed by Arthur Ripley. The screenplay (adapted by Philip Yordan) is based on the Cornell Woolrich novel The Black Path of Fear.

This dream-like film noir is about Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings), a World War II vet now a penniless drifter tormented by bizarre dreams, who takes a job as driver to Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), a vicious gangster. Roman tests his new driver, Scott, by assuming control of his car from the back seat. Unbeknownst to Scott, Roman has an accelerator installed in the rear passenger compartment so that he can "take over" the vehicle whenever he wants. This bizarre trick not only unnerves his new driver but also Roman's right-hand man, Gino (Peter Lorre).

Scott passes the test and gets the job. But things get tough for Scott when he falls in love with the gangster's wife, Lorna (Michele Morgan), who has attempted to kill herself because life has become unbearable with her sadistic husband. The two run off together to Cuba and a bizarre chase begins wherein Scott is framed for a murder and must therefore avoid both Roman and the police. Finally, at a point when Scott is able to clear his name, he is thrown back into the nightmare in a surprising twist.

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Directed by Arthur Ripley, produced by Seymour Nebenzal, screenplay by Philip Yordan, story by Cornell Woolrich (novel "The Black Path of Fear"), starring Robert Cummings, Michèle Morgan, Steve Cochran.


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Shadow of the Thin Man 1941



Shadow of the Thin Man 1941


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December 26, 2019

The Pushover 1954







The Pushover 1954

A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Philip Carey, Kim Novak, Dorothy Malone, E.G. Marshall



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Charade (1963)






Starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn and Ned Glass.
Directed by Stanley Donen


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December 23, 2019

The Thirteenth Guest (1932)






"The Thirteenth Guest" (1932) is an American mystery film, released on August 9, 1932. The film is also known as "Lady Beware" in the United Kingdom. It was based on the 1929 novel by crime fiction writer Armitage Trail best known for writing "Scarface".

The films opens on an old abandoned house and our leading character, Marie Morgan (Ginger Rogers). As she sits down at the banquet table inside, she thinks back to the banquet that was held there 13 years before. A banquet set for 13 guests. However the 13th guest to this banquet never arrived. Now, 13 years later, the 12 attending guests are being murdered and set once again at the banquet table.

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Directed by Albert Ray, produced by M.H. Hoffman, written by Arthur Hoerl (Screenplay)
Frances Hyland (Screenplay) and Armitage Trail (Additional Dialogue), starring Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, J. Farrell MacDonald, Paul Hurst, Erville Alderson, Ethel Wales, James Eagles, Crauford Kent, Eddie Phillips and Frances Rich.


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December 21, 2019

He Walked by Night (1948)...Film Noir...Thriller





He Walked by Night (1948)...Film Noir...Thriller


On a Los Angeles street, Officer Hollis, a patrolman on his way home from work, stops a man he suspects of being a burglar and is shot and mortally wounded. The minor clues lead nowhere. Two police detectives, Sergeants Marty Brennan (Brady) and Chuck Jones (Cardwell), are assigned to catch the killer, Roy Morgan (Basehart), a brilliant mystery man with no known criminal past, who is hiding in a Hollywood bungalow and listening to police calls on his custom radio in an attempt to avoid capture. His only relationship is with his little dog.

Roy consigns burgled electronic equipment to Paul Reeves (Whit Bissell), and on his fifth sale is nearly caught when he shows up to collect on his property. Reeves tells police that the suspect is a mystery man named Roy Martin. The case crosses the paths of Brennan and Jones, who stake out Reeves' office to arrest and question Roy. He suspects a trap, however, and in a brief shootout shoots and paralyzes Jones. Jones wounds Roy, who performs surgery on himself to remove the bullet and avoid going to a hospital, where his gunshot wound would be reported to the police.
With his knowledge of police procedures, Roy changes his modus operandi and becomes an armed robber. During one robbery he fires his semi-automatic pistol, and the police recover the ejected casing. Lee (Jack Webb), a forensics specialist, matches the ejector marks on the casing to those recovered in the killing of Officer Rawlins and the wounding of Sgt. Jones, connecting all three shootings to one suspect.

Captain Breen (Roy Roberts) uses this break to gather all of the witnesses to the robberies. They assist Lee in building a composite photo of the killer. Reeves then identifies Roy from the composite. However, Roy hides in Reeves' car and attempts to intimidate him into revealing details of the police investigation. He barely eludes a stakeout of Reeves' house.
Because the police do not realize that Roy has inside knowledge of their work, the case goes nowhere. Breen takes Brennan off the case in an attempt to shake him up. Jones convinces his partner to stop viewing the case personally and to use his head.

Plodding, methodical follow-up by Brennan, using the composite photograph, results in information that Roy, whose actual name is Roy Morgan, worked for a local police department as a civilian radio dispatcher before being drafted into the Army. Brennan tracks him down through post office mail carriers and disguises himself as a milkman to get a close look at Morgan and his apartment.

The police surround and raid the apartment that night, but Morgan, forewarned by the barking of his dog, escapes through the attic and uses the Los Angeles sewer system as a means of escape. The film continues with a dragnet and chase through the sewers. Roy is finally cornered by the police in a passage blocked by the wheel of a police car. As the police shoot tear gas at Roy, he staggers and attempts to fire at them. He is then shot down and killed. The final scene is notable for its resemblance to the final scene in The Third Man in which Orson Welles is chased through the sewers of Vienna. No known connection between the films has been established.

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Directed by Alfred L. Werker and Anthony Mann, produced by Bryan Foy and Robert Kane, story by Crane Wilbur, screenplay by John C. Higgins and Crane Wilbur, starring Richard Basehart as Roy Martin/Roy Morgan, Scott Brady as Sgt. Marty Brennan, Roy Roberts as Captain Breen, Whit Bissell as Paul Reeves an electronics dealer, James Cardwell as Sgt. Chuck Jones and Jack Webb as Lee.


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December 20, 2019

Eyes In The Night (1942) EDWARD ARNOLD




Eyes In The Night (1942) EDWARD ARNOLD


Stars: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed
Director: Fred Zinnemann


Friday the dog was amazing, almost stole the show from a wonderful cast.


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December 18, 2019

Spellbound (1945)





Spellbound (1945)
Gregory Peck & Ingrid Bergman were two of the best Actors in Motion Picture Films just Fabulous this cast or actors were Marvelous also!!!


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December 15, 2019

The Thin Man Goes Home 1945





The Thin Man Goes Home 1945


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December 14, 2019

A Christmas Carol (1951)





A Christmas Carol (1951)

Starring Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Michael Hordern and George Cole.


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December 13, 2019

The Green Murder Case ....William Powell classic movie




The Green Murder Case ....William Powell classic movie


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December 09, 2019

Eyes In The Night (1942) EDWARD ARNOLD




Eyes In The Night (1942) EDWARD ARNOLD



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December 07, 2019

Shadow of the Thin Man 1941






Shadow of the Thin Man 1941.... starring William Powell



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December 05, 2019

Beyond Tomorrow (1940) CHRISTMAS




Beyond Tomorrow (1940) CHRISTMAS


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December 03, 2019

Impact (1949) BRIAN DONLEVY




Impact (1949) BRIAN DONLEVY


Starring: Brian Donlevy, Helen Walker, Charles Colburn, Anna May Wong
Directed by Arthur Lubin


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December 01, 2019

MY MAN GODFREY 1936 COLOR - WILLIAM POWELL





MY MAN GODFREY 1936 COLOR - WILLIAM POWELL


My Man Godfrey is a 1936 American screwball comedy film directed by Gregory La Cava.

The screenplay was written by Morrie Ryskind, with uncredited contributions by La Cava, based on 1101 Park Avenue, a short novel by Eric Hatch.

The story concerns a socialite who hires a derelict to be her family's butler, only to fall in love with him.
The film stars William Powell and Carole Lombard.

Powell and Lombard had been briefly married years earlier.

The film was remade in 1957 with June Allyson and David Niven in the starring roles.

In 1999, the original version of My Man Godfrey was deemed "culturally significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.



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November 30, 2019

Inner Sanctum 1948 Thriller





Inner Sanctum 1948 Thriller


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1952 Monkey Business




1952 Monkey Business


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November 29, 2019

Sherlock Holmes And The The Hound Of The Baskervilles 1939




Sherlock Holmes And The The Hound Of The Baskervilles 1939



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November 28, 2019

Nick and Nora Charles Visit His Parents




The Thin Man Goes Home 1945


The detectives and sophisticates Nick and Nora Charles go back for a visit where Nick was raised.

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Made for each other 1939 Film Colorized




Made for each other 1939 Film Colorized


John Mason (James Stewart) is a young, somewhat timid attorney in New York City. He has been doing his job well, and he has a chance of being made a partner in his law firm, especially if he marries Eunice (Ruth Weston), the daughter of his employer, Judge Doolittle. However, John meets Jane (Carole Lombard) during a business trip, and they fall in love and marry immediately. Eunice eventually marries another lawyer in the firm, Carter (Donald Briggs). John's mother (Lucile Watson) is disappointed with his choice, and an important court trial forces him to cancel the honeymoon. He wins the case, but by that time Judge Doolittle has chosen John's kowtowing coworker Carter as the new partner.

Jane encourages John to demand a raise and a promotion, but with finances tightened by the Depression, Doolittle requires that all employees accept pay cuts. After Jane has a baby, John becomes discouraged by his unpaid bills and by tension between Jane and his mother, who lives with them in their small apartment.

On New Year's Eve, 1938–39, the baby is rushed to the hospital with pneumonia. The baby will die within hours unless a serum is delivered by plane from Salt Lake City. Doolittle agrees to provide funding to deliver the serum, but with a storm raging, and with a wife and children to consider, the pilot refuses to fly. John pleads over the telephone, and the pilot's unmarried friend takes the job. The new pilot almost crashes in the mountains, and the plane's engine catches fire a short distance from New York. The pilot is also injured and knocked unconscious after jumping from the plane and parachuting to safety, but he crawls to a nearby farm house after he comes to. The farmer sees the box containing the serum and telephones the hospital, and the baby is saved. A few years later, John is made partner at the law firm and his son has just spoken his first words.


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November 26, 2019

Sherlock Holmes The Spider Woman





Sherlock Holmes The Spider Woman


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November 24, 2019

Sherlock Holmes in Washington Classic Movie






Sherlock Holmes in Washington Classic Movie

British secret agent Alfred Pettibone carrying a vital secret document is murdered on his way to deliver it in the USA. The British government turns to Holmes for help. He deduces that Pettibone converted the document to microfilm. Avoiding an assassination attempt, he hurries to Washington with Watson to retrieve it before it falls into the hands of an "international spy ring". Holmes is certain that the spies do not yet possess the document, as people who were in contact with Pettibone on his journey have been harassed. Pettibone's body was then delivered to Holmes by the spies as means to throw Holmes off the track.

Before his death, the agent managed to pass the microfilm, hidden inside a "V for Victory" matchbook, into the unwitting hands of Washington debutante and bride-to-be Nancy Partridge. The matches get passed from hand to hand at a party unknowingly and end up in the inadvertent possession of the chief spy, Heinrich Hinkel (known as the seemingly respectable Richard Stanley in Washington), when he has Partridge kidnapped.

Holmes tracks down the ring to an antiques shop, where he confronts Hinkel. During their cat-and-mouse conversation, he even tells the spy that "the man who has it doesn't know he has it", with the matchbook in plain sight. Holmes is taken prisoner, but just as he and Partridge are about to be murdered, the police, summoned by Watson by prior arrangement with Holmes, break in and, after a gunfight, rescue the pair. Hinkel gets away, along with the matchbook, however. Holmes races to the office of Senator Henry Babcock, having led Hinkel to believe the microfilm is under a stamp of a letter in the senator's possession. Holmes arrives first and, as Hinkel eavesdrops, reveals the importance of the letter. Hinkel takes the letter at gunpoint, only to have the police capture him. Holmes then takes the matches and sets fire to the letter, before revealing that the microfilm was in the matchbook all along.


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November 23, 2019

Sherlock Holmes In The House of Fear 1945






Sherlock Holmes In The House of Fear 1945

Holmes is visited by Mr. Chalmers (Gavin Muir), an insurance agent with a strange tale. Seven single men, calling themselves "The Good Comrades", live together in the remote Scottish castle of Drearcliffe House, near the village of Inverneill. Recently one of the "Good Comrades" received a strange message, an envelope containing nothing but seven orange pips. That night, he was murdered and his body horribly mutilated. A few days later, a second envelope was delivered, this time containing six pips, and the recipient also died mysteriously soon afterwards, his battered corpse being recovered from the base of the cliffs. Chalmers holds £100,000 of life insurance policies on the seven men, and suspects that one is systematically murdering the others in order to collect the money, and begs Holmes to investigate.

Holmes and Watson arrive at the scene only to find another murder has occurred. His body is burned to a crisp. Lestrade also arrives to investigate. Despite Holmes' best efforts, three more deaths occur, each time leaving the victim's body unrecognizable.

Lestrade jumps to the obvious conclusion, that the last surviving member, Bruce Alistair (Aubrey Mather), murdered all the others. However, after Watson goes missing, Holmes has deduced the truth and leads Lestrade (and Alistair) to a secret room where all the "Good Comrades" - alive and well - are hiding with Watson tied up. Holmes explains that Alistair was the victim of a plot to frame him for murder and collect the insurance money by the other six.


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November 22, 2019

Devil's Cargo (1948) THE FALCON



Devil's Cargo (1948) THE FALCON



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November 17, 2019

The Power of the Whistler 1945






The Power of the Whistler 1945



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November 16, 2019

The Whistler - The 1st Whistler movie. Starring Richard Dix 1944





The Whistler 1944


The 1st Whistler movie. Starring Richard Dix. 1944.

The actress who played Miss Walker is Gloria Stuart, who was the older Rose in Titanic.


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November 15, 2019

The Secret of the Whistler




The Secret of the Whistler


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November 14, 2019

Kolchak: The Night Stalker S01E09 - The Spanish Moss Murders




Kolchak: The Night Stalker S01E09 - The Spanish Moss Murders


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November 09, 2019

The Last Alarm (1940) CRIME THRILLER





The Last Alarm (1940) CRIME THRILLER

Stars: J. Farrell MacDonald, Polly Ann Young, Warren Hull
Director: William West


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November 08, 2019

Charlie Chan in Rio - Sidney Toler - 1941




Charlie Chan in Rio - Sidney Toler - 1941


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November 03, 2019

The Return of the Whistler 1948





The Return of the Whistler 1948


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November 02, 2019

Kolchak The Night Stalker Movie 1972





Kolchak The Night Stalker Movie 1972

Starring: Darren McGavin, Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Claude Akins



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November 01, 2019

Topper Returns (1941) ROLAND YOUNG




Topper Returns (1941) ROLAND YOUNG


Stars: Roland Young, Joan Blondell, Carole Landis
Director: Roy Del Ruth


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October 31, 2019

The Norliss Tapes (1973)






The Norliss Tapes (1973)

Director: Dan Curtis
Starring: Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson , Nick Dimitri, Claude Akins.


Dan Norliss is an investigative reporter writing a book about the supernatural. When he mysteriously disappears while inquiring into reports of a walking dead man, the tapes are all that is left behind.


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October 26, 2019

One Body Too Many (1944) BELA LUGOSI






One Body Too Many (1944) BELA LUGOSI


Stars: Bela Lugosi, Jack Haley, Jean Parker
Director: Frank McDonald


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October 25, 2019

Scared to Death (1947) BELA LUGOSI





Scared to Death (1947) BELA LUGOSI



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October 19, 2019

Detour (1945)




Detour (1945)

Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer



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October 18, 2019

C-Man (1949) DEAN JAGGER





C-Man (1949) DEAN JAGGER

Stars: Dean Jagger, John Carradine and Lottie Elwen
Director: Joseph Lerner



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October 12, 2019

Philo Vance: The Benson Murder Case (1930)





Philo Vance: The Benson Murder Case (1930)

The last of William Powell's four Philo Vance movies to hit youtube, I hope this is not infringing on any copyrights. Let me know and I'll remove it. True movie magic.


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October 11, 2019

Murder at Midnight (1931)






Murder at Midnight (1931)


Stars: Aileen Pringle, Alice White, Hale Hamilton
Writer/Director: Frank R. Strayer


If you love a good old fashioned "real" murder mystery that will "truly keep you guessing" all the way to the end,as there's too many suspects,then you will love this film.


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October 06, 2019

Mystery Liner (1934) THRILLER




Mystery Liner (1934) THRILLER


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October 05, 2019

It Couldn't Have Happened...But It Did (1936) MYSTERY





It Couldn't Have Happened...But It Did (1936) MYSTERY


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October 04, 2019

Shadows on the Stairs (1941) MYSTERY




Shadows on the Stairs (1941) MYSTERY


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September 28, 2019

The Town Went Wild (1944) COMEDY-ROMANCE







The Town Went Wild (1944) COMEDY-ROMANCE


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September 27, 2019

My Man Godfrey (1936) WILLIAM POWELL




My Man Godfrey (1936) WILLIAM POWELL


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September 22, 2019

Hats Off (1936) JOHN PAYNE



Hats Off (1936) JOHN PAYNE


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September 21, 2019

Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) CHARLES COBURN



Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) CHARLES COBURN


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September 14, 2019

Fog Island (1945) CRIME THRILLER





Fog Island (1945) CRIME THRILLER



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September 13, 2019

The Sphinx (1933) LIONEL ATWILL



The Sphinx (1933) LIONEL ATWILL



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August 31, 2019

Dangerous Millions (1946)




Dangerous Millions (1946)



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August 30, 2019

Sherlock Holmes The Hound of the Baskervilles, Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce




Sherlock Holmes The Hound of the Baskervilles, Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce


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August 28, 2019

The Shadow Strikes (1937) MYSTERY





The Shadow Strikes (1937) MYSTERY


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August 27, 2019

Charlie Chan In London 1934 Sidney Toler






Charlie Chan In London 1934 Sidney Toler



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August 24, 2019

The House on 92nd Street-1945





The House on 92nd Street-1945



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August 23, 2019

Mr and Mrs North SEVEN SACRED RUBIES





Mr and Mrs North SEVEN SACRED RUBIES


Sophisticated witty series starring Richard Denning and Barbara Britton as a married couple living in NYC who investigate various crimes and invariably solve them before the police do!


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August 19, 2019

And Then There Were None (1945) AGATHA CHRISTIE





And Then There Were None (1945) AGATHA CHRISTIE


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August 18, 2019

The Shadow (1933) CRIME THRILLER




The Shadow (1933) CRIME THRILLER


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August 17, 2019

My Man Godfrey (1936) WILLIAM POWELL




My Man Godfrey (1936) WILLIAM POWELL


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August 16, 2019

Sherlock Holmes In The House of Fear 1945



Sherlock Holmes In The House of Fear 1945



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August 15, 2019

The Strange Case of Doctor RX 1942





The Strange Case of Doctor RX 1942

Private eye Jerry Church is hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters he has gotten acquitted are apparently strangled by a serial killer.


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August 11, 2019

The Shadow: The Missing Lady (1946)




The Shadow: The Missing Lady (1946)



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August 10, 2019

The Whistler - Mysterious Intruder 1946



The Whistler - Mysterious Intruder 1946



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August 03, 2019

Charlie Chan City in Darkness - Sideny Toler - 1939




Charlie Chan City in Darkness - Sideny Toler - 1939


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July 06, 2019

Midnight Intruder (1938)







A former actor (Louis Hayward) poses as the son of a wealthy man and gets involved in a murder in which the real son is a suspect.


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July 03, 2019

What The Butler Saw (1950) Rare Hammer Film







What The Butler Saw (1950) Rare Hammer Film



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June 15, 2019

Charlie Chan In Panama



Charlie Chan In Panama


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May 19, 2019

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum - Sidney Toler - 1940





Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum - Sidney Toler - 1940


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May 10, 2019

"Hawaiian Eye" US TV series (1959--63) intro





My husband Nick is the man in the scene with Connie Stevens.

"Hawaiian Eye" US TV series (1959--63) intro

Private investigator Tracey Steele (Anthony Eisley) and his half-Hawaiian partner, Tom Lopaka (Robert Conrad), own Hawaiian Eye, a combination detective agency and private security firm, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Their principal client is the Hawaiian Village Hotel, which in exchange for security services, provides the agency with a luxurious private compound on the hotel grounds.

The partners investigate mysteries and protect clients with the sometime help of photographer Cricket Blake (Connie Stevens), who also sings at the hotel's Shell Bar, and a ukelele-playing cab driver Kim Quisado (Poncie Ponce), who has "relatives" throughout the islands.

Engineer turned detective Greg McKenzie (Grant Williams), joins the agency later on as a full partner, while hotel social director Philip Barton (Troy Donahue) lends a hand after Tracey Steele departs.



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January 01, 2019

Johnny O'Clock (1947)




Johnny O'Clock (1947)

Johnny O'Clock (Dick Powell) is a junior partner in a posh casino with Guido Marchettis (Thomas Gomez). Complicating their longtime working relationship is Guido's wife Nelle (Ellen Drew), who is still in love with former boyfriend Johnny. She gives Johnny an expensive custom pocket watch, the twin of a birthday present she gave her husband, except Johnny's has a romantic engraving on the back.

Johnny gives the watch, along with a rejection note, to Harriet Hobson (Nina Foch), a hat-check girl at the casino, to return to Nelle. Harriet, however, apparently commits suicide using gas. Her sister Nancy (Evelyn Keyes) shows up to find out what happened. She becomes attracted to Johnny. They eventually learn from Police Inspector Koch (Lee J. Cobb) that Harriet was killed by poison.

Harriet was dating Chuck Blayden (Jim Bannon), a crooked cop who is trying to persuade Guido to let him take Johnny's place. When Blayden also turns up dead, Koch suspects that either Johnny or Marchettis is responsible.
Though Johnny tries to resist, little by little, he falls for Nancy. When Koch shows both Johnny and Marchettis Johnny's watch and note, Johnny tells Nancy their relationship is through and takes her to the airport. As he is driving away, however, he narrowly survives a drive-by shooting, and Nancy realizes he was only trying to protect her. She refuses to leave him.

Johnny decides to flee to South America with Nancy, but not before brazenly cashing in his share of the casino. Marchettis pulls out a gun when Johnny's back is turned. They shoot it out; Marchettis is killed and Johnny wounded. Afterward, Nelle offers to testify it was self-defense, but only if he will come back to her. He refuses, so she tells Koch it was cold-blooded murder. Johnny's first instinct is to run away, but Nancy convinces him to give himself up.

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Directed by Robert Rossen, produced by Edward G. Nealis and Jerry Giesler, story by Milton Holmes, screenplay by Robert Rossen, starring Dick Powell as Johnny O'Clock, Evelyn Keyes as Nancy Hobson, Lee J. Cobb as Inspector Koch, Ellen Drew as Nelle Marchettis, Nina Foch as Harriet Hobson, Thomas Gomez as Pete Marchettis, John Kellogg as Charlie (Johnny's traitorous flunky), Jim Bannon as Chuck Blayden, Mabel Paige as Slatternly Woman Tenant, Phil Brown as Phil, Hotel Clerk and Jeff Chandler as Turk.



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December 19, 2018

It's a Wonderful Life Movie






It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Full Movie Colorized and Remastered in HD 1080p

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra

Writers: Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay)

Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

The Jimmy Stewart 1946 Christmas Classic in color. Produced and directed by Frank Capra. Based on the short story "The Greatest Gift".

Capra revealed that this was his personal favorite among the films he directed and that he screened it for his family every Christmas season.


George Bailey is a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, and whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he has touched, and how different life in his community of Bedford Falls would be if he had never been born.


Despite initially performing poorly at the box office because of stiff competition at the time of its release, the film has become the most popular Christmas Classic and the American Film Institute has recognized it as the 20th best American film ever made. It was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture,


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