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Fog Island (1945) starring George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Veda Ann Borg

Fog Island

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Fog Island (1945) starring George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan

Fog Island – a man wrongly sent to prison plans a trap the people who framed him, and find out which were guilty. Very dangerous people …

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Dangerous When Wet, starring Esther Williams, Jack Carson, Fernando Lamas

Dangerous When Wet

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Dangerous When Wet (1953), starring Esther Williams, Jack Carson, Fernando Lamas

Synopsis of Dangerous When Wet

Buy from Amazon In Dangerous When Wet, Esther Williams stars as a spirited member of a fitness-obsessed family who sets out to swim the English Channel and finds romance along the way.

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The Founder (2016) starring Michael Keaton

The Founder

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The Founder (2016) starring Michael Keaton

The Founder is a story about turning McDonald’s into a national, and international, restaurant chain. It’s a story that is very unflattering to Ray Kroc.

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The Stranger (1964) starring David McLean, Victor Buono, Ellen Corby

The Strangler

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The Strangler (1964) starring David McLean, Victor Buono, Ellen Corby

Victor Buono is “The Strangler” – a meek, quiet hospital technician, under the thumb of his shrewish mother. Who goes on a killing spree, and leaving the police baffled.

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Stalag 17 (1953) starring William Holden, Otto Preminger

Stalag 17

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Stalag 17 (1953) starring William Holden, Otto Preminger

[Opening narration]

Cookie: I don’t know about you, but it always makes me sore when I see those war pictures… all about flying leathernecks and submarine patrols and frogmen and guerillas in the Philippines. What gets me is that there never w-was a movie about POWs – about prisoners of war. Now, my name is Clarence Harvey Cook: they call me Cookie. I was shot down over Magdeburg, Germany, back in ’43; that’s why I stammer a little once in a while, ‘specially when I get excited. I spent two and a half years in Stalag 17. “Stalag” is the German word for prison camp, and number 17 was somewhere on the Danube. There were about 40,000 POWs there, if you bothered to count the Russians, and the Poles, and the Czechs. In our compound there were about 630 of us, all American airmen: radio operators, gunners, and engineers. All sergeants. Now you put 630 sergeants together and, oh mother, you’ve got yourself a situation. There was more fireworks shooting off around that joint… take for instance the story about the spy we had in our barracks… 

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Nightmare (1956) starring Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy

Nightmare

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Nightmare (1956) starring Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy

A jazz musician has a recurring Nightmare about killing a stranger in an odd mirrored room. And suspects that it was all too real …

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How to Steal a Million (1966) starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

How to Steal a Million

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How to Steal a Million (1966) starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O’Toole

In How to Steal a Million, an art forger’s daughter needs to steal one of his paintings, before he’s exposed – so she hires what she thinks is an expert burglar …

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High Sierra (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde

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High Sierra (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino High Sierra stars Humphrey Bogart as a self-destructive ex-con. He’s “just rushing toward death” after an attempted… Read More »High Sierra

Evelyn Prentice (1934) William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell - Mystery about a powerful attorney who doesn't realize his wife has gotten herself into some trouble.

Evelyn Prentice

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Evelyn Prentice (1934) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell

Synopsis of Evelyn Prentice

Evelyn Prentice is a mystery about a powerful attorney who doesn’t realize his wife has gotten herself into some trouble.  Will he lose his first case?  Will she have to reveal her role in a murder?

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Svengali (1931) starring John Barrymore, Marian Marsh

Svengali

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Svengali – the classic story of the obsessed hypnotist who compels a beautiful young woman to marry him …. But can’t compel her to fall in love with him.

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