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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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Midnight Lace

Midnight Lace (1960), starring Doris Day, Rex Harrison, Myrna Loy, John Gavin, Roddy McDowall
Midnight Lace (1960), starring Doris Day, Rex Harrison, Myrna Loy, John Gavin, Roddy McDowall Synopsis of Midnight Lace  In Midnight Lace, Doris Day portrays a rich young wife living in London who is the target of life-threatening phone calls and near-fatal accidents. Everyone becomes a potential murderer, including her debonair...
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Shadowlands

Shadowlands (1993), starring Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Joseph Mazzello, directed by Richard Attenborough
Shadowlands (1993), starring Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Joseph Mazzello, directed by Richard Attenborough Synopsis of Shadowlands Shadowlands: This lavishly mounted adaptation of the play by William Nicholson tells the true story of the doomed love affair between novelist and noted Christian scholar C.S. Lewis and a Jewish-American poet. Anthony...
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The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid, starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margaret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell - He'd take on anyone, at anything, anytime
The Cincinnati Kid, starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell Synopsis of The Cincinnati Kid The Cincinnati Kid is to poker what The Hustler was to pool, a fascinating suspense study of masters at work. Steve McQueen brings his cool fire to the role...
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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Frederic March, Alexis Smith
The Adventures of Mark Twain, starring Fredric March, Alexis Smith Review of The Adventures of Mark Twain  I’ve often said that Hollywood takes enormous liberties with biographies.  That’s true in The Adventures of Mark Twain as well.  But that doesn’t mean that it’s not a very enjoyable movie.  It...
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Damnation Alley

Damnation Alley (1977) starring George Peppard, Jan-Michael Vincent
Damnation Alley (1977) starring George Peppard, Jan-Michael Vincent Synopsis of Damnation Alley  Damnation Alley – In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all-terrain vehicles.
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Separate Tables

Separate Tables (1958) starring Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster, Wendy Hiller
Separate Tables (1958) starring Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster, Wendy Hiller Synopsis of Separate Tables  A look into the lives of several residents at a seaside hotel where guest have their meals at separate tables. They all share one trait – loneliness.  John Malcolm is a...
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