Berserk (1967) starring Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Judy Geeson
In Berserk, Joan Crawford is the owner and ringmaster of a nearly bankrupt circus. But then, one fatal accident follows another, and attendance starts increasing. And all of the men start falling madly in love with the sixty-year-old Joan …
Mildred Pierce (1945) starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Ann Blyth, Eve Arden
Synopsis of Mildred Pierce
In Mildred Pierce, a mother’s love can lead to murder! Joan Crawford delivers an Academy Award-winning performance as a woman clawing her way to success. In order to provide her daughters with everything she lacks. A woman named Mildred Pierce. Dying of gunshot wounds, Monte Beragon (Zachary Scott) croaks the name “Mildred”. The police believe he has named his murderer … and Pierce confesses to the crime. Now, as her story unfolds, the police learn of a woman who divorces her philandering husband. Then she takes a job as a waitress. And does anything to achieve success–only to be betrayed by the daughter she adores.
Possessed (1931) starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford
Possessed is a pre-code story of the allure of wealth and easy living — though at a price, for a beautiful young woman. She becomes a successful attorney’s mistress, and slowly falls in love with him …
Sudden Fear (1952) starring Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame
In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance) with a troubling secret. She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame). Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Actress (Crawford), Best Supporting Actor (Palance) and Best Black & White Cinematography (Charles Lang Jr.), this taut thriller also features a score by Elmer Bernstein that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.