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The Las Vegas Story

The Las Vegas Story (1952) starring Victor Mature, Jane Russell, Vincent Price
The Las Vegas Story (1952) starring Victor Mature, Jane Russell, Vincent Price Synopsis of The Las Vegas Story Investment broker Lloyd Rollins, insisting to his wife Linda that they stop at Las Vegas on their trip from Boston, begins to gamble heavily. Linda visits the Last Chance, a...
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Charade

Charade (1963) starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau
Charade (1963) starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau, directed by Stanley Donen Synopsis of Charade  In the stylish thriller Charade. Regina (Audrey Hepburn) finds herself pursued through the streets of Paris by several men in search of the fortune that her murdered husband...
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Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith
Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line’s flagship the Silver Queen.  They’re en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. The plane crashes into...
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Dance, Girl, Dance

Dance, Girl, Dance - starring Lucille Ball, Maureen O'Hara, Ralph Bellamy
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) starring Lucille Ball, Maureen O’Hara Hard-working ballet dancer Judy O’Brien (Maureen O’Hara), and her street-wise gal-pal Bubbles (Lucille Ball) work as members of a small-time dance troupe operated by Madame Basilova (Maria Ouspenskaya). The story begins with their dance troupe performing in a seedy...
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Broadway Bill

Broadway Bill (1934) - Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter
Broadway Bill (1934) – movie review – Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter   Movie review of Broadway Bill– a ‘lost’ classic, found & restored, starring Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter. Look for a very young Lucille Ball in a minor role as a telephone operator Tycoon J.L. Higgins...
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Ada

Ada (1961) starring Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Ada (1961) starring Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White Synopsis of Ada In Ada, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks weds a governor and helps him stand up to the corrupt state officials who seek to control him and his leadership. Review of Ada I have to say,...
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Boom Town

Boom Town, starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan, Chill Wills
Boom Town, starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan, Chill Wills Synopsis of Boom Town Boom Town stars Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy as competitive oil prospectors who strike it rich in oil and romance. With screen legend Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, and Oscar-nominee Frank Morgan.
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Julie (1956)

Julie (1956) starring Doris Day, Louis Jordan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy
Julie (1956) starring Doris Day, Louis Jordan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy Synopsis of Julie In Julie, a disturbed and possessive husband confesses to his wife about a murder.  The murder of her first husband.  And he’ll stop at nothing, including murdering her, to keep her from leaving him. Review of Julie...
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The Judge Steps Out

The Judge Steps Out starring Alexander Knox, Ann Sothern
The Judge Steps Out (1948) starring Alexander Knox, Ann Sothern Review of The Judge Steps Out The Judge Steps Out is a surprisingly enjoyable drama.  A probate court judge (Alexander Knox) is comfortable with his lot in life – but his wife isn’t.  She’s far more worried about what “her friends will...
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Woman’s World

Woman's World, (1954) starring Clifton Webb, Lauren Bacall, Fred MacMurray, Cornel Wilde, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Arlene Dahl
Woman’s World, (1954) starring Clifton Webb, Lauren Bacall, Fred MacMurray, Cornel Wilde, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Arlene Dahl Synopsis of Woman’s World In Woman’s World, the chairman of a large automobile maker is left to find a new second in command. Believing that an executive’s wife is crucial to her husband’s success he examines each...
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