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Secondhand Lions

Second Hand Lions (2003) starring Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment
Secondhand Lions is one of the truly great films. It’s about a young man, bonding with his cantankerous uncles. And learning that there’s much more to them …
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Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1955) starring William Holden, Jennifer Jones
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1955) starring William Holden, Jennifer Jones Love is a Many Splendored Thing. Newsman Mark Elliott is an American war correspondent in Hong Kong, separated from his wife. During the closing days of the Chinese Civil War, he meets and pursues a beautiful...
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A Star is Born

A Star is Born (1954) starring Judy Garland, James Mason
A Star is Born (1954) starring Judy Garland, James Mason As a band singer guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, Judy Garland performs one superb song after another (most by Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin) in a production – also starring James Mason...
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I Passed for White

I Passed for White (1960) starring James Franciscus, Sonya Wilde
I Passed for White (1960) starring James Franciscus, Sonya Wilde In I Passed for White, a middle class girl, who looks white but is “secretly” black, marries a wealthy white man. This leads to conflict, as she tries to hide her past from his racist family.
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The Juggler

The Juggler (1953) starring Kirk Douglas, Milly Vitale, Joseph Walsh
The Juggler (1953) starring Kirk Douglas, Milly Vitale, Joseph Walsh The Juggler is a powerful, touching story of a Holocaust survivor. Once a world-famous juggler, he’s made his way to Israel. He blames himself for the deaths of his wife and child in the Nazi death camps.
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Death of a Scoundrel

Death of a Scoundrel, starring George Sanders, Tom Conway, Yvonne DeCarlo
Death of a Scoundrel (1956), starring George Sanders, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Yvonne DeCarlo Synopsis of Death of a Scoundrel Death of a Scoundrel – George Sanders stars with beautiful Yvonne de Carlo and Zsa Zsa Gabor in this torrid drama loosely based on the life and mysterious death of...
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Man on a Tightrope

Elia Kazan directs Man on a Tightrope (1952) starring Frederic March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Adolphe Menjou, Cameron Mitchell - 'Director Elia Kazan ... and a varied cast have conjured up convincing shapes of courage and fear' -- New York Times
Man on a Tightrope (1952) starring Frederic March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Adolphe Menjou, Cameron Mitchell, directed by Elia Kazan Synopsis of Man on a Tightrope The Man on the Tightrope is Czech circus owner-Clown. He has a daring plan for his entire troupe to order to escape from behind...
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Lady for a Day

Lady for a Day (1933) starring Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell, Ned Sparks, directed by Frank Capra
Lady for a Day (1933) starring Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell, Ned Sparks, directed by Frank Capra Synopsis of Lady for a Day A Cinderella fairy tale set in the early 1930s, Lady for a Day is a delightfully charming mix of drama and comedy that earned four...
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) starring Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) starring Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier Synopsis of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner In Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as white liberal parents perplexed about their daughter’s engagement to a black doctor. Dad… Dad, you’re...
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This Land Is Mine

This Land is Mine (1943) starring Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O’Hara, Walter Slezak
This Land is Mine (1943) starring Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O’Hara, Walter Slezak This Land is Mine is the story of a Nazi-occupied town in France, where a meek schoolteacher is accused of murdering a resistance fighter. He’s in love with the dead man’s sister, and is...
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