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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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Father Goose

Father Goose (1964) starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron Father Goose is a strange, funny, war-of-the-sexes story that turns into a love story. It’s set during World War II, with Cary Grant and Leslie Caron.
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Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four

Song lyrics to Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four, Lyrics by Don Raye, Music by Hugh Prince, Performed by The Andrews Sisters in Buck Privates Say, what kind of beat is thatMan, that really spins my hatDoesn’t sound like boogie woogie,‘Cause it’s really got a beat.
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All Through the Night [Humphrey Bogart]

All Through the Night (1942) starring Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt, Peter Lorre Synopsis In All Through the Night, Humphrey Bogart plays a New Yorker with underworld connections who battle Nazi saboteurs planning to sink a battleship.
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Flight Command

Flight Command (1940) starring Robert Taylor, Walter Pidgeon, Ruth Hussey, Red Skelton I originally watched  Flight Command because it was one of Red Skelton‘s earliest movie roles — which is technically true; Red’s in the film as part of the Hellcats squadron, acting as the class clown, but...
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5 Fingers

5 Fingers (1952) starring James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie Synopsis of 5 Fingers The valet to the British ambassador in Turkey during WWII decides to improve his lot …. By selling his employer’s top-secret documents to the Nazis. This classic spy film stars James Mason. Based on the true story...
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Twelve O’Clock High

Twelve O’Clock High, starring Gregory Peck, Dean Jager Synopsis of Twelve O’Clock High An Allied flight commander and his successor run daylight bombing raids out of England. Directed by Henry King. Best supporting Oscar for Dean Jagger.
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The Hasty Heart

The Hasty Heart (1949) starring Richard Todd, Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal Synopsis of The Hasty Heart  In The Hasty Heart, a group of Allied soldiers are recovering in a hospital of Burma, when a dour Scot is added to their ranks. The Scot is dying, unknown to himself.  Can...
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Destination Tokyo

Destination Tokyo (1943) starring Cary Grant, John Garfield Synopsis of Destination Tokyo  It’s a daring and dangerous underwater adventure with Oscar-winner Cary Grant (The Awful Truth, Suspicion, North by Northwest) as the captain of a U.S. submarine bound for a search and destroy mission in Tokyo harbor during...
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