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Valley of the Sun (1942) starring James Craig, Lucille Ball, Dean Jagger

Valley of the Sun

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Valley of the Sun (1942) starring James Craig, Lucille Ball, Dean Jagger

In Valley of the Sun, a man escapes from prison, and heads to Washington, D.C. But he faces a crooked Indian agent as he as he tries to prevent a war between the cavalry and the Indians. And fights with him for the love of a beautiful woman!

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Mad Love

Mad Love

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Mad Love (1935), starring Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive

Mad Love What will obsessed surgeon Dr. Gogol do to be with lovely Yvonne Orlac … When her pianist husband’s hands are crushed? How far will he go…

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Song lyrics to Fee Fi Fo Fum (1947) written by Paul J. Smith and Arthur Quenzer, performed by Billy Gilbert in Fun and Fancy Free

Fee Fi Fo Fum song lyrics

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Song lyrics to Fee Fi Fo Fum (1947) written by Paul J. Smith and Arthur Quenzer, performed by Billy Gilbert in Fun and Fancy Free

Fee Fi Fo Fum is sung by Willie the Giant in Disney’s 1947 animated film Fun and Fancy Free, in the segment Mickey and the Beanstalk. It features Willie gloating about himself while displaying his magic powers, changing shapes, etc.

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Snow White, the poisoned apple, and the evil Queen

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, join the beautiful princess Snow White. Watch as she escapes her jealous stepmother, the queen, and befriends a lovable group of dwarfs. But when she falls under the queen’s wicked spell, only true loves kiss can save her.

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Joy of Living (19  ) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer

Joy of Living

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Joy of Living (1938) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball, Warren Hymer

Synopsis of Joy of Living

Hard-working and successful Broadway star Maggie Garret (Irene Dunne) is not only emotionally and financially drained by her parasitic family (Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball and Warren Hymer) but lately traced by ship-owner Dan Brewster (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.). His efforts to gain her attention are unappreciated by Margaret, and she has him arrested. At last, they end up at court and to rescue Dan from a six-month prison sentence – Margaret had something more mild in mind – she agrees to serve as his probation officer. …Joy of Living

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Irwin Allen's Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962), starring Cedric Hardwicke, Richard Haydn, Red Buttons, Barbara Eden, Fabian, BarBara Luna, Peter Lorre

Five Weeks in a Balloon

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Irwin Allen’s  Five Weeks in a Balloon  (1962), starring Cedric Hardwicke, Richard Haydn, Red Buttons, Barbara Eden, Fabian, BarBara Luna, Peter Lorre

Synopsis of  Five Weeks in a Balloon

buy Five Weeks in a Balloon from Amazon.com  In Five Weeks in a Balloon,  Professor Ferguson plans to demonstrate the practicality of his new hot air balloon design by charting the unknown areas of Africa – but the government wants him to claim the area to prevent slave trading from being established there. His crew consists of his friend Jacques, a retired general, and a journalist — and along the way they pick up two escaped slaves and a slave trader as well.

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The Great Dictator - where Charlie Chaplin mocks Nazism in general, and Adolph Hitler in particular

The Great Dictator

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The Great Dictator, starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert

The Great Dictator, possibly the most well-known of Charlie Chaplin’s films, was a timely satire on Nazisim and fascism in general, and Adolph Hitler in particular. In it, Charlie Chaplin plays a double role — Adenoid Hynkel, autocratic dictator of Tomania who blames the Jewish people for all of society’s ills, and a Jewish Barber who happens to be the spitting image of Hynkel. Contrary to what some people believe, the Jewish Barber was not Chaplin’s world-famous tramp character, although they clearly share some of the same traits. The film is a true classic, with the famous “dance with the globe” where Hynkel dances with an oversized inflated image of the globe, fantasizing about his eventual conquests. The film ends with the famous “Look Up, Hannah” speech which is, perhaps, both verbose and even hokey, but it fits properly and plays well.

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Broadway Melody of 1938 - Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, Billy Gilbert, Judy Garland

Broadway Melody of 1938

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movie review of Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937), starring Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, Billy Gilbert, Judy Garland

Synopsis of Broadway Melody of 1938

Steve Raleigh (Robert Taylor) wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a financial backer, Herman Whipple as well as a dancing leading lady, Sally Lee (Eleanor Powell). But Whipple’s scheming wife, Caroline, wants to force Steve to use a known star, not a newcomer. In a subplot, Sally (a former farm girl, who used to train horses on her parents’ farm before they lost everything in the Depression) purchases a horse and with two ex-vaudevillians, Sonny Ledford and Peter Trott (Buddy Ebsen), she trains it to win a race, providing the money Steve needs for his show.

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