99 River Street 1953 Ace of Spades 1935
John Payne and Evelyn Keyes star in the story of a Dorothy Boyd stars - directed by George Pearson, one of Britain's
washed up boxer and his nagging wife. (its better greatest directors. It's just a routine melodrama with the usual
than I make it sound :-). Also in the case is Regis hackneyed situations and uninspired dialogue. Whatever merit it
Philbin’s first father-in-law Frank Faylen. Oh and by achieves is not due to the flat, slack direction, but solely to the efforts
the way – Keyes is not the nagging wife – that’s of a far more deserving group of players.
Aerial Gunner 1943
13 demon street Chester Morris, Richard Arlen and Dick Purcell star in this great world
Three episodes of the original TV series, plus the Devil’s war II action drama
Messenger – a feature movie, created from three episodes from the
series (featuring Lon Chaney Jr) Abilene Town 1946
Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Edgar Buchanan, Rhonda Fleming and
A Boy, A Girl and a Dog 1946 Lloyd Bridges star in this fast paced action western based on the book
Jerry Hunter, Harry Davenport and Lionel Stander star in this moving Trail Town by Ernest Haycox (who also wrote Stagecoach).
drama about two children who volunteer their dog for combat duty
during World War II. Will the dog aid the allies in the pacific? Will he Affairs of Jimmy Valentine 1942
turn tail and run? Will he return to his brave little masters? This film (AKA Unforgotten Crime) Dennis O'Keefe stars as Mike Jason, idea
plays well with Danny Boy, and should be viewed as a piece of 1940's man for the Bullard Advertising Agency, and Cleo Arden, director of
Hollywood; don't look for the slick treatment, just old time the Jimmy Valentine radio program, based on the exploits of the old-
sentimentality. time safe cracker, fear their jobs are in jeopardy
when the sponsor decides to switch his show to
A Bucket Of Blood 1959 another agency. Mike suggests that a $10,000 prize
Roger Corman's first vision of "Little Shop of be offered to anyone who can locate the real Jimmy
Horrors" With Dick Miller getting that life like Valentine. Mike and Mousey, a little chiseler who
quality to his clay sculptures by building them has attached himself to Mike, follow a clue to a
around life like dead people small town. Unknown to Mike, Mousey is out for
revenge and kills two innocent men before they
learn the identity of the real Jimmy Valentine.
Mousey tries to kill Valentine but he himself is killed in the scuffle.
A Case for PC 49 1951
Mike refuses to identify Valentine, claiming that one of the murdered
Second film adaptation of the British
men was the real Jimmy Valentine.
radio show. Here PC 49 grapples with a beautiful
artist's model in a case involving the murder of a
millionaire Africa Screams 1949
Vastly under rated Abbott and Costello comedy with Hillary Brooke,
Max and Buddy Baer, Shemp Howard and Joe Besser. Lion tamers
A Passport To Hell 1932
Frank Buck and Clyde Beatty appear as themselves. This was mastered
Frank Lloyd World War I (WWI) romantic
from a rare original 16mm print and is well worth a viewing
infidelity spy espionage military melodrama (an
extremely complicated story about an English
woman who is blamed for another woman's After Dark 1932
The plot of this extremely short feature revolves around several
suicide, and she was deported to Germany, and she
emeralds. A young man is returning home on a boat with the gems
marries a German man who sells secrets to the
when he meets a an older man and his niece. While traveling on the
British to try to get her allowed back in, and she
night train the older gentleman drugs our hero and takes the gems.
has an affair which causes her husband to kill
When he wakes up and realizes that the gems are gone he goes in
himself and then she leaves Germany trying to find
search of the man and his niece (who knows nothing of what her uncle
her lost love!) starring Elissa Landi, Paul Lukas, and Warner Oland
has done) at the address he was given by the girl. The uncle realizing
that he is being pursued hides the gems in a clock in a shop which then
is sold before anyone can recover them. The remainder of the film then
A Shot In The Dark 1933
takes place at the spooky mansion where the clock now resides.
Dorothy Boyd, A. Bromley Davenport and Jack Hawkins star in this
old dark house mystery. A hated old miser dies, the police believe it to
be a suicide however the murderer is found out at the reading of the Airborne 1962
the story of a new paratrooper in the 82nd division
will. The Will, by the way, is read by the deceased
of the army. Eddie Slocum is a wet behind the ears
kid who has dreams of becoming a paratrooper just
A Shot In The Dark 1935
like his Uncle Charlie. He meets up with a crew all
Charles Starrett Edward Van Sloan and Robert
from different backgrounds, like Rocky, the bully of
Warwick star in this Chesterfield murder mystery.
the group, and Mouse, the uh, jive-talking "lover" of
Three murders take place in a New England College
the group and so on. They're put through exercises.
via the use of an air gun
Some 'Drama' develops when Eddie meets a country girl (Jenny May).
All in all, I wouldn't be surprised the fellows who made Top Gun were
fans of this flick!
A Star Is Born 1937
This was the first, and best, remake of the
RKO/Pathe' classic 'What Price Hollywood?'. Amazing Adventure 1936
AKA Romance and Riches, Cary Grant stars - A bored millionaire
Fredric March and Janet Gaynor star in this full
wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for
Technicolor feature mastered from an original Tech
year without touching his inheritance. (62 min American release of
Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss)
Algiers 1938 Anna Karenina 1948
Pepe Le Moko, a thief who escaped from France with a fortune in The beautiful Vivien Leigh stars as the tragic Anna,
jewels, has for two years lived in, and virtually ruled, the mazelike, with Ralph Richardson, Sally Ann Howes, Martita
impenetrable Casbah, "native quarter" of Algiers. A French official Hunt and Michael Gough are also featured. This
insists that he be captured, but sly Inspector Slimane knows he need stunning film is not a simple remake of the Garbo
only bide his time. The suave Pepe increasingly regards his stronghold classic, but a complete reworking from the original
as also his prison, especially when he meets beautiful Parisian visitor material. A seldom seem Korda Classic
Gaby, who reminds him of the boulevards to which he dare not
return...and arouses the mad jealousy of Ines, his Algerian mistress. Ape Man1943
Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr star. Bela Lugosi. Low budget horror. Similar in some ways to Son of
Ingagi. Need we say more?
Amazing Mr. X 1948 Arizona kid 1930
Originally released as The Spiritualist, this The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his
atmospheric and moody film features Truhan Bey mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as
and Lynn Bari. Bey is a phony fortune teller who a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern
has made a deal with Bari's possibly late husband. girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompanied
by presumably her brother, Dick Hoyt (Theodore
von Eltz), actually her husband. The Kid's mine is
Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand 1936 raided and two of his friends are killed and he learns
Loosely based on a novel by "Craig Kennedy" creator Arthur B. Reeve, that Dick and Virginia are the culprits...
and was also released as a 15 chapter serial, Doctor Paul Gironda
announces he has discovered a formula for the
manufacture of synthetic gold. The International Arizona kid 1939
Research Foundation agrees to financially help him Roy Rogers is a Confederate officer stationed in
develop his formula. Just before the Board of Missouri during the Civil War. He must put an end
Directors arrive at Gironda's laboratory to witness to outlaw gangs working under the pretense of
his achievement, he is heard screaming, and service to the Confederacy.
mysteriously disappears before help arrives
Amazing Transparent Man 1960 Ask Dad (short) 1929
Edgar Ulmer directs - A crazed scientist invents an Tommy, home from school, is infatuated with his father's secretary, so
invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to he goes to their office to try to tell her. After quoting much poetry, he
create an army of invisible zombies. finds she loves another, causing more quotes.
Edward Everett Horton, Winston Miller and Ruth Renick star
Anatomy of a Psycho 1961
Driven to the edge of insanity by the execution of his Atom Age Vampire 1960
older brother, Chet is boiling over with hatred. After Dubbed American version of Seddok, l'erede di Satana. A stripper is
getting his face slashed in a senseless alley-way horribly disfigured in a car accident. A brilliant scientist develops a
brawl, his paranoia begins to paint everyone around treatment that restores her beauty and falls
him as an enemy. He turns to his sweet younger in love with her. To preserve her
sister, his slutty girlfriend, and even his old poker appearance the doctor must give her
buddies for solace, but all of them have real or additional treatments using glands taken
imagined links back to the ill-fated trial that from murdered women. His unexplained
condemned his brother, thus aggravating Chet's ability to turn into a hideous monster
psychosis. After viciously assaulting the helps with this problem but does nothing to win her love. The doctor's
prosecuting attorney's son, the troubled youth draws woes multiply as the police and the girl's boyfriend begin to close in on
the relentless attention of detective Lt. Mac. him
Spiraling out of control, Chet commits an arson and then a senseless
murder. With Lt. Mac ratcheting up the pressure, Chet sinks deeper and The Atomic Brain 1964
deeper into the bottomless pit of his own psychotic delusions. From 1964 - A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a
scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young
Angel on my Shoulder 1946 woman. Marjorie Eaton, Frank Gerstle and Frank Fowler start (this film
After his role as heavenly messenger Mr. Jordan, Claude Rains plays is also known as monstrosity (and for good reason).
the devil himself in this fine fantasy which also stars the great Paul
Muni in a double role as gangster and judge (newly mastered from an Atomic Man 1955
original print). Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue and Peter Arne star -
An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a
Angry Silence 1960 bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his
A young factory worker decides to body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-
stand up against his work-mates and fellow union half seconds ahead of us in time. He teams up with a
members when they want to hold a wildcat strike. reporter to stop his evil double from destroying his
Directed by Guy Green Writeren by and staring experiments in artificial tungsten.
Michael Craig. Also in the cast are Richard
Attenborough, Pier Angeli and Michael Craig
Assignment Outer Space 1960 The Atomic Submarine 1960
Films like this one are what have given 60's sci-fi its reputation. This 1960 classic starring Arthur Franz, Dick Foran and Tom Conway.
awful Italian import has almost nothing to recommend it, save Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a
Gabriella Farinon's curves. specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate
Attack of the 50 foot woman 1958 Beat the Devil 1954
When an abused wife grows to giant size because of an alien encounter Classic straight faced comedy, of the first order. Bogart, Lorre and
and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after cheating husband with John Huston parody the Maltese Falcon almost as well as did Satan
revenge on her mind. Met A Lady, but thrown in are elements of Key Largo and Sierra
Baby Face Morgan 1942
When gang chief Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Beauty Parlor 1932
Rogers re-organizes the mob. Learning that Morgan has a son named Barbara Kent, Joyce Compton and John Harron star in this Chesterfied
Edward , living in the country with his mother, Rogers has him brought Drama.
to the city, and installs him as the head of Acme
Protective Agency, which is a blind for gang's Bees' Buzz, The (short) 1929
shakedown activities with local merchants. Edward Andy and Harry get into trouble while trying to stop the marriage of
thinks his father left him a legitimate business, and Andy's daughter
that he is running an actual insurance company.
Rogers tells the gang members that "Baby Face" Beggars In Ermine 1934
Morgan is now in charge, is a cold-blooded killer Lionel Atwill, H.B. Walthall, Betty Furness and George (Gabby) Hayes
and does not even want the gang members to know star in this fascinating little melodrama. Atwill as the head of a steel
him. Joe Torelli, who thinks he should be the leader mill is more concerned with his men than selling out to a big syndicate.
of the gang, is suspicious and grows more so after the protection Walthall convinces one of the workers to kill Atwill, he just misses
collection money starts to roll in, and nobody sees the money after it is with a bucket of molten steel, burning off Atwill's legs. Walthall takes
turned over to Rogers, who tells them that "Baby Face" is handling the up with Atwill's wife during his stay in the hospital and gets her to sell
dough. Complications arise when Edward/"Baby Face" meets Virginia the mill and run off with him to England. Atwill
Clark. Mary Carlisle, Robert Armstrong and Warren Hymer star. gives up hope and goes to a home for the disabled
that he had helped to build. There he meets a blind
Back Door To Heaven 1939 beggar and together they begin to roam the
William K. Howard's potent social docu-drama staring Wallace Ford countryside looking for Atwill's wife and daughter.
and Stuart Erwin. Ford turns to crime during the depression and the All the while Atwill's business skill is employed to
well off members of the community discover that it was their lack of organize the beggars of the nation into a financial force. He discovers
concern that is responsible. that his wife is dead (killed by Walthall) and his daughter was put up
for adoption. This covers the first half of the film. How Atwill deals
Bad Blonde 1953 with Walthall, his own daughter and his friends at the steel mill is
The who is not ashamed (Barbara Payton) stars in a film some call worth the viewing. One of the few really fine films from Monogram
"The Flanagan Boy". Under either title she plays a studios.
scheming blonde who seduces a fighter and
convinces him to murder her husband, a fight Behind Green Lights 1946
manager. A real stand out in this film is Sid James. The beautiful, tragic and stupid* Carol Landis stars.
The story: Police lieutenant Sam Carson investigates
a political murder after the victim is dumped at the
Badge of Honor 1934 door of police headquarters. *I mean - what 29 year
Buster Crabbe stars as a society boy posing as a reporter. This is one old beauty kills herself because a slob like Rex Harrison dumps her -
action packed drama where he doesn't swim! please!
Bank Alarm 1937 Behind Office Doors 1932
Conrad Nagel stars - An investigator tries to find a gang responsible for The power behind the power is the theme behind the
a rash of bank robberies. What he doesn't know is that his sister is the study of the executive secretary of the thirties. Mary
girlfriend of the gang's ringleader. Astor and Ricardo Cortez star in another pre-code
Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead and Gavin Gordon star. Mystery Behind Prison Walls 1943
writer Cornelia Van Gorder has rented a country house called "The Alan Baxter and Gertrude Michael star with Tully
Oaks", which not long ago had been the scene of some murders Marshall (in his last film). Despite the title, this is
committed by a strange and violent criminal actually one of the better PRC comedy outings.
known as "The Bat". Meanwhile, the house's
owner, bank president John Fleming, has recently Behind The News 1940
embezzled one million dollars in securities, It's school graduate, Jeff Flavin's, first day on the job as a cub reporter
and has hidden the proceeds in the house, but for the Enquirer. Boss, Archer, places Jeff with Stu Woodrow a lazying
he is killed before he can retrieve the money. Thus the lonely country reporter. Stu detests cubs, treating Jeff badly. Jeff saves a drunken Stu's
house soon becomes the site of many mysterious and dangerous job by covering the convicted racketeer, Houseman's escape from
activities. prison. Jeff goes to Houseman's sister for a scoop he witnesses the
murder of Houseman and an innocent young child. Stu grateful to Jeff
The Beachcomber (1938) thinks Jeff is to decent to be a reporter, sends Jeff on a fake story.
Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester and Robert Newton star in this Resulting in Jeff being demoted by an angry Archer. On his own, Jeff
prototype for the African Queen (Newton and Laughton would work goes to the court house to see the trail of Marques, accused of
together a year later at the Jamacia Inn) Houseman's murder. Jeff, who speaks Spanish, hears the translater,
Olmeda falsely state that Marques confesses to the killing. Jeff tells
Beast of Yucca Flats 1961 Archer that he has a story. The problem is that nobody believes him
Legendary wrestler Tor Johnson stars as A defecting due to the fake story. Lloyd Nolan and Robert Armstrong star.
Soviet scientist is hit by a nuclear explosion near
Yucca Flats and roams around as a beast. _ We offer
son=me real stinkers, but this one - wow!
Below the Deadline 1946 Big Town After Dark (1947)
A veteran, Joe Hilton, returns from the war to find that his brother Phillip Reed stars as A crusading newspaper reporter battling big-city
Jeffrey Hilton, a gangster, has been killed. His quest for revenge leads gambling interests. – Hillary Brooke also stars.
him to take over his brother's illegal operations but his sweetheart,
Lynn Turner, persuades him to change his ways and return to the Big Wheel 1949
straight and narrow. Billy Coy comes to Carrell (a real speedway in Gardena, California
when the movie was made). Red, Billy's late father's mechanic, hires
Beware of Ladies 1937 Billy as a mechanic. Billy soon gets a job as a driver. Will he get to
Donald cook, Judith Allen, George Meeker and race the Indianapolis, the track where his father died? Thomas Mitchell,
Dwight Frye star: Irving Pichell directs this Michael O'Shea, Spring Byington, Hattie McDaniels, Allen Jenkins and
newspaper drama Richard Lane star (Oh yeah - Mickey Rooney's in this as well sorry :-(
Bird of Paradise 1932
Beyond the Caribbean 1936 Mastered from an original 16mm print, this scenic
Professing to be a documentary wonder from the RKO location crew is as
this flick becomes an exploitation entertaining today as it was 78 years ago. 'I don't
film of the first order. The closing reels show care what you do with the script, as long as you call
hopped up natives and their voodoo ceremonies. it Bird of Paradise and the girl jumps into the
Here they carve each other up and finally crucify volcano'.
some errant blackamoor.
Beyond Tomorrow 1940 Anna Neagle stars in this first filmed version of
Jean Parker, Richard Carlson and C. Aubrey Smith Noel Coward's tragic operetta. Fernand Graavey is
star in this fine fantasy about three elderly men who the brilliant violinist she falls in love with, but joy
befriend two strangers on Christmas eve. The two turns to sorrow as his compulsion for gambling is
strangers (boy and girl) fall in love with each other, revealed. (redone in color 7 years later)
and remain friends with the three men. Later these
three are killed in a plane crash, but return as ghosts Black Dragons 1944
to help the young couple they brought together Lugosi, a respected plastic surgeon since his days in
Such Men Are Dangerous, is hired by the Japs to
turn Jap spies into American looking chaps who can
Big Bluff, The 1955 move freely in the U.S. A war time
When scheming fortune hunter and erstwhile Latin espionage/horror film from Monogram.
lover Ricardo De Villa learns that a wealthy but
sickly widow has terminal heart disease, he seduces Black Raven 1943
and marries the vulnerable millionairess. Playing the A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and
part of a faithful and doting husband, he carries on a must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money, George
torrid affair with sexy exotic dancer Fritzi Darvel Zucco stars..
while avoiding the suspicious eyes of her jealous
bongo-playing husband. When his wife's condition Black Rider 1954
seems to go into remission, the impatient De Villa Lionel Jeffries stars - When young reporter and amateur biker Jerry
decides on action that will hasten her seemingly Marsh investigates a mysterious hooded figure on a motorbike, he
inevitable death. discovers crooks hiding out in a ruined castle with atomic sabotage on
Big Fella (1937) Black Roses 1936
Paul Robeson stars (and sings) in this neat little musical – even Near the end of her life Lilian Harvey asked to see only one of her
Margaret Rutherford films; Black Roses. A search of the major archives
turned up nothing, and she was never again to see
her favorite film. Set in 1900's Finland, Harvey (a
Big News1929 ballerina) must sleep with the Tsarist governor to
Robert Armstrong and Carole Lombard star in this save the life of her true love. Dennis Hoey also
early newspaper drama, which must have served stars. When we first uncovered this film in 35mm
Milestone well in 1930 when he put the Front Page nitrate, we offered it for restoration to UCLA and
on film. the AFI. Both turned us down. We now offer,
mastered from the only known 35mm nitrate print,
Lilian Harvey in 'Black Roses' produced by UFA in 1936 Germany.
Big Show-Off, The1945
Joe Bagley (Lionel Stander),owner of the Blue Heaven Club, tries to Black Sleep 1956
foster a romance between shy pianist Sandy Elliott How can a film that stars Basil Rathbone, Akim
(Arthur Lake)and band vocalist June Mayfield(Dale Tamiroff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr.and John
Evans.) Joe tells June that Sandy is really a Carradine smell worse than yesterday's fish?
professional, masked wrestler known as "The Devil." Watch and see.
Wally Porter (George Meeker),also in love with June
doesn't believe the story. The real wrestler breaks a Blood of a Poet 1930
leg in a match and Sandy, in order to keep up the The same year Under the Roofs of Paris was made, France also
ruse now has to wear a cast on his leg. June attends a produced Blood of a Poet. This was to become a classic in the realm of
match and hears the real Devil announce his surrealistic imagery.
engagement to another girl.
Bloody Brood 1959
Your shocked eyes will see it... your stunned mind Boris Karloff: The Ghoul 1933
won't believe it... Never before... has vice and Karloff stars back in the date, J&J offered this title
violence struck with such frightening force! Peter from a film print that was reconstructed from a beat
Falk's 2nd feaure film credit (if you want to call it up old 35mm Czech nitrate. Until recently this was
that) in this story - Two beatniks get their kicks by the only known print: we now offer this from a
dealing drugs and violence. complete original UK print.
Blue Parrot 1953
Many British crime thrillers of the 50s are set in a nightclub.The Boy of the Streets 1937
nightclub in this film is so small and uninhabited that getting a parrot Monogram melodrama with Jackie Cooper and
cage in might be difficult a blue budgie cage more likely.Yet again we Marjorie Main. Cooper is a tough teen out to break
have an "American policeman" helping Scotland Yard.Obviously the into corrupt city government. The gritty side of
producers in this case could not afford an American actor so instead urban life is well presented.
they brought in an Irishman,Dermot Walsh,who makes a woeful
attempt at an American accent.Did the producers really think that this Boy What A Girl 1947
would be enough to sell this to American audiences.John Le Mesurier Another (near) all black musical - Two small-time (aspiring to be big-
makes a suitably sinister club owner and Ballard Berkley plays a time) producers are trying to convince a Chicago businessman to
detective for the umpteenth time.Funny that it was not till he played finance half of their show, while the other half is to be financed by a
"The Major" in Fawlty Towers that he ever really became famous mysterious Mme. Deborah. But when Madame Deborah is not on hand
to meet the money-man from Chicago, an ex-prizefighter is dressed to
Blue Angel (English or German) 1930 pose as her. Music and dancing provided by Deek Watson and His
Available is either language version of this classic Brown Dots, 'Big' Sid Catlett and his band, and Ann Cornell and the
Von Sternberg film. One of Germany's greatest International Jitterbugs. Drummer Gene Krupa has a drumming cameo.
actors: Emil Jannings turns in a touching
performance as a school master who falls for a night Boys in Brown 1949
club singer (order both and we’ll include the color Richard Attenborough and Dirk Bogarde star in this
remake) slice of life in a British Borstal reform institution for
Blue Steel 1933
An early John Wayne western from Lone Star Boys Will Be Girls 1936
Studios. Here Wayne is mistaken by George (Gabby) Not - not a 30's look at gay life - Matronly great aunt Emily went off to
Hayes as the notorious Polka Dot Bandit ("Pokie Africa and left behind her wanna be snobbish family. Ten years later,
Dot"). This was mastered from an original 16mm upon her death, the greedy family members awaits the reading of the
print, it is not the UCLA print with that appalling new will. Ready to celebrate their fortunes the family gathers the evening
music. before with a big party. A great assortment of characters, comic ones,
are all expecting to get their share of the inheritance.
Considering the production values; Brand of the Devil 1944
and considering the cast, which includes John Above average B western staring Dave (Reefer
Carradine, Ludwig Stossel, Jean Parker and Nils Madness) O'Brian. Jolley is the leader of the Devil's
Asther; it is difficult to believe that this is a PRC Brand gang of rustlers. When Molly Dawson sends
production. for the Texas Rangers, Tex, Jim, and Panhandle
arrive pretending not to know each other. But
Bombs over London 1937 eventually their identities become known and they
Presented here under its original British release title are captured by the gang.
of Midnight Menace this is the third (along with
Non-Stop New York and Things to Come) in the
trilogy of English prophetic features. Here star Bride for Henry 1937
Charles Farrell plays a cartoonist who uncovers a Anne Nagel stars - On the day of her wedding a young woman's fiancé
Balkan minister's plot to bomb London with doesn't show up, sleeping off the results of the previous night's wild
pilotless airplanes (just as Hitler was to do within 5 bachelor party. Miffed, the woman decides to go ahead with the
years). wedding anyway to teach her fiancé a lesson, so she calls her lawyer,
Henry, and has him stand in for her missing groom. She intends to
Boots and Saddles 1937 divorce her new "husband" at the first opportunity, but Henry--who has
Gene Autry stars and sings ("You're the Only Rose been in love with her for a long time--is determined to win his "wife's"
That's Left in My Heart") in this standard Republic B hand.
western. Smiley Burnette and Judith Allen are also
featured as Gene saves the old homestead. Breakaway 1955
Suave, if a trifle elderly, private eye Duke Martin is on the
trail of a secret formula and a kidnapped girl. Director: Henry Cass.
Border Patrolman (George O'Brian) 1936 Stars:Tom Conway, Michael Balfour and Honor Blackman
When a border patrolman catches their spoiled
daughter smoking in a no-smoking area, parents Bride of the Monster 1955
hire him to watch over her. She then runs over to Bela Lugosi's last speaking role. Also known as Bride Of The Atom.
Mexico and gets involved with jewel thieves and he Written, Directed and Produced by the Dewit Clinton school of attire
has to go save her. honor student: Ed Woods Jr.
British Intelligence 1940 Candlelight In Algeria (1942)
This almost forgotten remake of Three Faces East (1930) starred Boris atmospheric locations including the casbah, an intriguing war
Karloff (in the role originated by Erich Von Stroheim) as a master tale and james mason all ad up to a lively mix of WWII espionage fact
German spy, posing as a butler in the British War Office. and fiction - a story of Allied leaders heading for a top-secret meeting
off the Algerian coast. A British spy(Mason) must risk his life in a
German-held section of Algeria to retrieve a piece of film with the
Broken Strings 1940 meeting's location before the Nazis find it
Clarence Muse stars as a concert violinist who's lost
the ability to play. He hopes his son will take up Candles at Nine 1944
where he left off. In a climactic talent show two of Neat little Old Dark House style film - A rich but miserly old man
his son's violin strings break and he is forced to play taunts his relatives about who will get his money when he dies, and is
swing. Stymie Beard and Tommie Moore also star. soon mysteriously murdered. It turns out that he has left his estate to a
beautiful young actress whom the other relatives didn't know was
related to him. Several attempts on her life are thwarted by a detective,
who sets out to discover who's behind the scheme to kill her.
But the Flesh Is Weak 1932
Robert Montgomery, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith and Captain Calamity 1936
Nils Asther star. The Clements father and son live Originally filmed in 'Magnacolor'. this monochrome
by the generosity of rich women. Max, the son, sets print is all that seems to remain of this high class
his sites on Lady Joan, who is rich, but down-to- Grand National adventure film. George Houston,
earth and charming. At her house he meets Rosine Marion Nixon and Movita star.
Brown, an Austrian widow involved with a rich
man. Instantly infatuated with her, Max pursues Captain Kidd 1945
Rosine until she relents and agrees to marry him. Rowland Lee directs a top flight cast that includes
But the elder Clement loses 4500 pounds gambling and Max decides he Randolph Scott, Charles Laughton, Barbara Britton,
must marry Joan to prevent his father's imprisonment. Reginald Owen, John Carradine, Gilbert Roland,
William Farnum and Sheldon Leonard.
Butler's Dilemma 1943
Droll comedy from the UK., Writer: Michael Barringer, Stars: Francis Carnival In Flanders 1933
L. Sullivan, Judy Kelly, Hermione Gingold and Ian Fleming Winner of the Grand Prix Du Cinema Francais and the gold medal at
the Venice International Exposition of Cinematography. The fantastic
little comedy concerns a small French town that is about to be occupied
C Man 1949 by the Spanish. To avoid this, the towns people first play dead; then
Dean Jagger stars as an undercover customs agent in hold such a great carnival for their captors that their taxes are cancelled
this gritty semi-documentary filmed on the streets of for a year.
New York. John Carradine and Harry Landers also
star. Carnival of Souls 1962
Awful and dreary cult classic – but we do have a
very nice print of it.
Calendar Girl 1947
Around the turn of the century, two young men, Johnnie Bennett, a Case of the Frightened Lady 1939
composer and Steve Adams, an artist, go to New York City to make A classic of literature comes to home video.
their fortune. They both fall in love with the Edgar Wallace's "Case of the Frightened Lady"
same girl, Patricia O'Neill. The artist paints a with Marius Goring and Helen Haye. There are
picture of her which outrages her father's mysterious goings on at the old mansion
sensibilities but, as a result of the picture, she including murder, and a deep family secret. This
wins a chance to star in a Broadway play. She is a “twofer” – you get the complete original UK
soon learns that the artist is just a trifler, and turns to the composer, version, and mastered from a 35mm nitrate print, the US release “The
who loves her sincerely. Scarf Murder Mystery”. Okay, its not a classic of literature – there was
a 1932 movie called The Frightened Lady – Wallace turned that into a
stage play, and in this film was adapted from that play!
Call It Murder 1934
Based on the novel "Midnight", a young Humphrey Case of the Lucky Legs 1935
Bogart shows the early sparks that were to make This above average entry to Warner Brothers' Perry Mason series is
him a screen immortal. taken from an original 16mm print. Here a young
girl is suspect when a contest promoter is murdered.
Perry Mason is played by Warren William who is
Caltiki the Undying Monster 1959 outstanding. During his years in Hollywood William
Basically a Mexican Blob - in black and white, and also appeared as the Lone Wolf, Philo Vance and a
without Steve McQueen Sam Spade type in Satan Met A Lady.
The Case OF Velvet Claws (1936)
Warren William and Claire Dodd - Perry and Della are Cavalcade of the West 1936
finally married by his old friend, Judge Mary. They plan to go on a Two brothers are separated when young. One becomes the pony
honeymoon, but before it can start, Perry is retained by a woman with a express rider Clint Knox and the other the outlaw Ace Carter. Their
gun and $5000. She wants him to stop a story that is coming out in next meeting finds Ace way-laying Clint as he delivers the mail.
Cause for Alarm 1951 Circus of Fear 1966
Invalid George Jones is both physically and mentally ill. He mistakenly Christopher Lee stars in this outstanding
believes his wife Ellen and his doctor are having an psychological drama. We offer the uncut 91 min.
affair and also planning to kill him. He writes a British release in full color. This title is also know
letter to his lawyer detailing their alleged murder (in B&W) as Psycho Circus at 67 min.
plot. After he has Ellen give the letter to their
postman, he reveals its contents to her and then
threatens her with a gun. The excitement proves to City of missing girls 1941
much and George suffers a fatal collapse. Now Ellen must find a way Climaxing a long series of mysterious disappearances of young girls,
to retrieve the incriminating letter. dancer Thalia Arnold is found murdered. Police-detective Captain
McVeigh believes that King Peterson, a nightclub operator and owner
Challenge 1938 of the Crescent School of Fine Arts, knows something about the
Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn. In 1865, the missing girls. Peterson's silent partner is Joseph
unconquered Matterhorn beckons; former rivals, Italian Carrel and Thompson, a theatrical agent, whose daughter,
Englishman Whymper, hope to climb it together, but national rivalry Nora, a reporter, is waging a newspaper
intervenes. Rival parties dangerously race for the summit in realistic, crusade against the district attorney's office
well-photographed climbing scenes; but when the mountain is climbed, for failing to trace the girls, much to the
the danger is far from over. Writers: Emeric Pressburger (screenplay), discomfiture of James Horton, a young assistant district attorney.
Patrick Kirwan (scenario) - Stars: Robert Douglas, Frank Birch and Pauline Randolph is the next to disappear but Nora had seen her
Geoffrey Wardwell leaving her grandmother's home in a car driven by a blonde woman.
Nora interviews the grandmother who tells her that Pauline had
Charlie Chaplin Festival theatrical employment, along with one of her friends, Mary Phillips.
Four Chaplin shorts from 1917: The Adventurer, The Cure, Easy Street When the police begin investigating the Crescent talent-school,
and The Immigrant, presented with music and sound effects. Thompson, who knew the Arnold girl intimately...
Charlie's Aunt 1930 CITY OF SHADOWS 1955
This Gaumont British adaptation of Brandon Thomas' 1892 story stars Dan Mason, a twelve-year-old newsboy, is an expert at figuring all the
Charlie Ruggles and June Collyer. The print quality angles; so, when Kink, veteran bartender at Billy's Steak House,
is decent and is well worth watching. A classic of catches him winning a big jackpot in the battered
transvestite humore - even before Uncle Milty old slot machines that belong to seedy Tim
"invented" the genre. Channing, he not only defies them to do anything
about it but shows Tim how he can corner the
Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt 1940 slot-machine racket and, at the same time, put
Same as above (they filmed this quite often). Richard his big-racketeer competitors Tony Finetti
Murdoch is credited with '(Stinker)' in the middle of and Angelo Di Bruno out of the running. Thusly
his name. It also stars Arthur Askey, a long-forgotten begins a partnership between the larcenous---but
English entertainer. There's a nice attempt at using 'Charley's Aunt' as big-hearted---Tim and the precocious newsboy
almost a play-within-a-play. Done with a light enough sense of humor that lasts and prospers while he is growing up. Reaching college age
that it toddles along amiably, all clichés intact, with laughs for those Dan studies law, showing a greater aptitude for finding loopholes in the
easily amused by another English music hall performer donning law than an inclination to uphold it, despite the advice of his law-school
woman's clothing. Dean and the wholesome companionship of his roommate Roy
Fellows, whose father is a retired judge. But Dan meets Roy's sister
Charlie's Aunt 1941 Fern and his family. (note – not the best image quality)
Yep - same thing, this time with Jack Benny
City without Men 1943
Check and Double Check 1930 A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for
Amos and Andy - The white radio actors - in Black face - star. Some a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to
write ups claim this is their only feature - but not so - extra points if try to help him get his sentence overturned, she
you can tell what feature film Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose
turn up in (as Amos and Andy) - and no internet searches. residents are the wives of inmates.
CHINA'S LITTLE DEVILS 1945
Out of the raging heart of China storms the first story Clipped Wings 1937
of these reckless young guerillas... Harry Carey and Mickey Lofton, young half-brother of famed war-aviator Jerry, fails in
Paul Kelly star. his attempt to enter the Canadian Air Corps, because
of his fear of thunderstorms developed by an
Chinatown After Dark 1931 incident in his boyhood days. Jerry, now a Captain
Barbara Kent as a white girl raised as and by Chinese in the U.S. Department of Justice, is given an
to become a Dragon Lady. Does she hold the secret assignment to capture some border oil smugglers.
of the sacred dagger?, Does Rex Lease? do you? Through his friendship with Raoul McGuire, one of
the suspects, Jerry is accepted as a member of the
gang. Mickey is in love with Raoul's sister, Molly.
The Choppers 1961 Gang leader Moran shoots and wounds Raoul, and is
A gang of teenage delinquents terrorize a small himself shot down by Jerry. Mickey flies Molly and
community by stealing cars and stripping them for her wounded brother to a hospital. Jerry takes off in
parts, then selling the parts to a crooked junkyard another plane to guard Mickey's craft from a pursuing airplane, and
owner. The police and an insurance company crashes his plane into the gangster's plane but parachutes to safety.
investigator set out to break up the gang.
Close Up 1948 Convention Girl 1935
Alan Baxter plays a newsreel camera man who captures Richard The beautiful Rose Hobart stars as the owner of an
Kollmar on film. Kollmar is an Ex-Nazi hiding in Atlantic City convention spot with much of the film
New York and would like it to stay that way, he shot on location. Shemp Howard appears in a
fears Baxter's film will make this difficult and straight role as a small time hustler.
takes extreme measures to retrieve it (Nazis were
just not very pleasant). Filmed on location in New Convict's Code 1939
York City, before it was fashionable to do so. Another Anne Nagel classic - A man is framed and
sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. When he
Club Paradise (Robert Lowery) 1945 is let out on limited parole, he sets out to clear his
A naive young girl, looking to escape from a bad family situation, falls name and find the real criminals.
in love with a man who turns out to be a cad, and leads her down the
road to ruin. Convoy 1940
Clive Brook, Stewart Granger and Charles Farrell star in this first
British film of World War two to deal with the war and its battles as the
Comeback 1970 central theme. Tight direction, good solid acting and a strong plot
An aging actress whose career ended in the '30s lives make this a film worth seeing.
in her decaying mansion with a retinue of bizarre
people, including a personal assistant who keeps an CORRIDOR OF MIRRORS 1948
arsenal of weapons. (Hopkin's Last) (AKA A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to
Hollywood Horror House, Savage intruder) suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.
Corruption (Preston Foster) 1933
Common Law Paul Stein 1931 A young lawyer is elected mayor of the city and promises to rid it of
the corruption it's famous for. The problem is that most of the
corruption he's vowed to eliminate is caused by the crooked political
machine that helped elect him.
The story has Mervyn Johns as a Nazi doctor and escaped prisoner-of-
war who goes to London. There, via the Nazi underground, he poses as
an Australian bacteriologist, whom he has killed and taken his place,
assigned to do some medical research. His plot is, using British labs
and knowledge, to find a method of immunizing the German people
against a plague the Nazis are going to use in their next war. Reissued
in 1953 as The Devil's Plot.
Crazy House 1943
Follow up to Hellzapoppin - with eve less of a story - but everyone on
the Univeral lot walks through this review (including Rathbone and
Bruce as Homs and Watson).
Crime Inc 1945
Pre-code all the way, with Constance Bennett, living with Lew Cody, Corruption in high places is the plot of this crime drama. Lionel Atwill
then modeling nude for Joel McCrea (and she really does), then moving turns in one of his last good performances, Tom Neal (future husband
in with him, then back to Cody and finally off to Tarrytown to marry of Barbara Payton and life long friend of Franchot Tone) stars, and
McCrea. This is from a soft, original, TV print. Sheldon Leonard is on hand.
Constant Woman 1933 The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938)
Victor Schertzinger directs Conrad Nagel, Leila Ralph Bellamy and William Gargan star. A young well to do
Hyams and Stanley Fields in this fine melodrama doctor-researcher from high society joins a pair of less glamorous
concerning a traveling group of actors. In the late researchers in the jungle and they attempt to discover the cure for a
1930's it was re-titled 'Hell in a Circus' because of its deadly disease. Isolated from civilization, certain events take place, not
thrilling circus disaster finale because anyone is a maniac, but for other reasons, and a visit from a
lady visiting one of the doctors presents a problem.
Crimes At The Dark House 1940
Contender, The 1944 Best of the Todd Slaughter films; this was the first,
Widower Gary Farrell can't afford, on his $45-weekly salary as a truck and most enjoyable, film version of The Woman In
driver, to send his young son, Mickey, to a high-priced military school White.
and decides to enter a heavyweight boxing tournament in an effort to
win the $500 prize money. He wins and
turns to boxing as a career in a short while,
under the guidance of "Pop" Turner, becomes a
Contender for the Heavyweight title. Cry of the Werewolf 1944
Newspaper reporter Linda Martin is attracted Nina Foch stars as a Young woman raised by
to Farrell but he is paying more attention to the flashy Rita Langdon, gypsies but she is actually daughter of a werewolf.
who introduces him to night clubs, late hours, drinking, roistering and She starts killing those who know about her. - how
other attractions and distractions. rude!
Crooked Circle (Zazu Pitts) 1932 Curse of The Swamp Creature 1966
A group of amateur detectives sets out to expose The Yet another Larry Buchanan epic, on the grand scale
Crooked Circle, a secretive group of hooded of the Creature of Destruction and the Eye
occultists. Creatures. One begins to wonder if John Agar ever
made a good film?
Cry Baby Killer 1958 Curtain at Eight 1933
Jack Nicholson (in his first feature role) stars as 17-year-old Jimmy An elderly detective (C. Aubrey Smith) sets out to
Walker who is brutally beaten by Manny Cole and two of his teen-age find who murdered a stage actor. Dorothy Mackaill
punk friends, Joey and Al, because Manny wants to move in on also stars.
Jimmy's girl, Carole Fields. Later, Jimmy shows up at the hangout of
the teenage crowd to take Carole away, and challenges Manny to a
fight. Manny's two buddies move in with brass knuckles, and one of
them pulls a pistol, which falls to the ground in the scuffle. Jimmy D.O.A. 1949
picks it up and shoots Manny and Al. A police officer orders Jimmy to Edmund O'Brien stars as a Notary Public who is suspected of knowing
surrender, but he panics, thinking he killed the pair, and dives into a too much, so he his given a slow acting poison. He discovers that he
small storeroom, and holds Sam and Mrs. Maxton and her small infant has less then two days to live, and spends them trying to find his
baby hostages. Police Lieutenant Porter and others plead with Jimmy to murderer. Told in flashback to the police, at the end of the film he is
surrender and release the hostages, but the terrified Jimmy threatens marked Dead On Arrival. The film's been colorized and remade twice
Sam and Mrs. Maxton with death if they break out. A large crowd (Color Me Dead and 1988's DOA), but this version never looses its
gathers and almost breaks through the police lines to storm the punch.
Dancers in the Dark 1932
Cry Tough 1959 A bandleader tries to romance a dancer by sending her boyfriend, a
John Saxon plays tough Puerto Rican kid from the Barrio District of musician, out of town. However, things get
New York who gets out of jail with the hope of going straight, only to complicated when he finds out that a gangster has
fall right back in with the criminal element. He marries Cuban designs on her too.
firebrand Linda Cristal to legally keep her in the country, but has a
rocky reunion with his father, who loves his son despite his shame. The
relationships are bracing, particularly that between Saxon and hard- Danger Ahead 1935
working father Joseph Calleia. Based on Irving Shulman's novel, the An old sea captain and his daughter go to a club to get the 40,000
production benefited from the new permissiveness of the early 1960s, dollars he's owed for the cargo he's brought in. But unfortunately, the
there are good scenes, some 'artsy' camera set-ups, and solid supporting club's owner, who brought the cargo in, has a
work, particularly from Calleia and Cristal scheme (with plenty of eyebrow raising) of robbing
the man of his money. After knocking the guy
Crystal Ball 1943 senseless, a newspaper reporter, who's viewed all of
Toni Gerard lands in New York with 38 cents to her this it seems from the table he was sitting at the club,
name and is befriended by fortune teller Madame rescues the money from the bad guys, and then holds
Zenobia and a neighboring shooting gallery owner. the money in the newspaper's vault for safekeeping
Toni is smitten with Brad, a lawyer/suitor to Jo, one so that the captain can pick it up.
of Zenobia's "clients." When Zenobia is slightly
injured, Toni takes her place and uses her newly Danger Flight 1939
found influence to meet Brad, and break up the Our hero tries to straighten out some juvenile
budding romance between him and Jo. delinquents in this adventure based on the comic
strip "Tailspin Tommy."
Curse of Her Flesh 1968
a painful movie to have to sit through - but some Danger on the Air 1938
people like this stuff; A weapons dealer who Lee J. Cobb, Donald Woods, William Lundigan,
murdered his unfaithful stripper wife goes on a Edward Van Sloan, Skeets Gallagher and George
killing spree, bumping off exotic dancers and Meeker star in this great entry into the Crime Club
hookers while plotting revenge on his wife's lover. series.
Dangerous Passage 1944
Curse of The Swastika (1940) Joe Beck leaves Central America so that he can
The Curse of The Swastika, a classic British Pathe documentary from return to Texas and collect a large inheritance, but
1940, illustrates the insidious rise of the Nazi Party from its post World he picks a dangerous ship on which to travel.
War One origins through Adolf Hitlers conniving to become the leader
of the party and eventual dictator of his self-styled Third Reich.The
twisted logic of the scape-goating of the Jews, the development of the Daniel Boone 1936
dreaded Nazi concentration camps, the construction of the Siegfried The great John Carradine plays Simon Girty to
Line and the dynamic tensions and botched compromises of all George O'Brien's Daniel Boone. This chapter of
European inter-war politics that led to the annexation of Austria and the Boone's life concerns the famed tracker's leading
Sudetenland before the eventual declaration of war with the invasion of settlers from North Carolina to Kentucky.
Poland are all explored. The Battle of the River Plate in December Carradine organizes five Indian tribes to attack the
1939, the preparedness of French troops for the Battle For France and encampment.
the sinking of the Graf Spee by Admiral Harwood and the British Navy
feature heavily in this call to arms giving us a unique slant on the
reasons for the start of the Second World War and The Curse of The
Dark Hour, The 1936 Day The Earth Froze 1959
A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire We are fortunate to be able to present the uncut
who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is 80min version of this film, in color. This is a
no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family. delightful fantasy film from Finland, the US and
the USSR; with evil queens, magic mills and
mystical harps. Based on Finnish mythology, this
Danny Boy 1946 movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he
Robert "Buzz" Henry stars in this sentimental story woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch
about a Marine mascot's (Danny the Dog) return Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her
home after WWII. A bit dated, even a bit corny; but father to build for her a Sampo, a magical device
there won't be a dry eye in the house. A classy PRC that creates salt, grain, and gold. When Lemminkainen tries (and fails)
production. to recover the Sampo, Louhi steals the sun, plunging the world into
Dark Journey 1937 Deadly Invention 1958
A four star World War I espionage drama with film of Jules Verne's "For The Flag" by the Czech
Vivien Leigh (two years before Scarlet) as the master director Karel Zeman.Although the story is
owner of a dress shop in Stockholm, who is actually enacted in a rather understated late Victorian style,
a double agent. Conrad Veidt is the head of the the visuals are a knockout. Zeman uses animation,
German secret service who falls in love with her, not knowing that her graphics, painted sets, model animation combined
true loyalties lie with the Allies. Tight direction (Victor Saville) and with live action to create the atmosphere of Verne that the reader
outstanding production values (Alexander Korda) make this a top notch associates in his mind.
Death is Called Engelchen 1963
DARK WATERS 1944 A classic from the makers of The Shop on Main Street. A young
Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine fighter is shot in the spine on the last day of WWII, while lingering
accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover near death he recalls his experiences during the war, and believes that
emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various the German General Engelchen is after him.
scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her
and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps
Leslie to defeat Sydney. Merle Oberon, Franchot
Tone and Thomas Mitchell star.
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (Gerd Forbe) 1962
Director Werner Klingler takes over for Fritz Lang - originally released
in the US as "The Terror of Dr. Mabuse"
Date Bait 1960 Death Kiss 1933
A Troubled young man, Brad, returns home after Another Lugosi outing, interesting for its behind the scenes look at a
six months rehab. On his first movie studio of the 1930's; this one is Tiffany. This neat murder
night he starts a fight in dance mystery stars Lugosi as head of a studio that is having trouble getting
club with a man named Logan the film "Death Kiss" made; it seems the actors keep getting themselves
because he was dancing with murdered (actors are so rude!). Edward Van Sloan (Lugosi's costar in
Sue, a girl whom Brad is in love with. Brad's older Dracula) also stars. This was transferred from an original 16mm print.
brother ends the fight just to beat Logan up later
himself. Although Sue's strict father is strongly Death of a Salesman 1951
against her relationship with Logan, they secretly Arthur Miller's story about Willy Loman, an an over-the-hill salesman
get married in Las Vegas. Soon Brad's love turns to who faces a personal turning point when he loses his job and attempts
obsession and at the same time he falls back into using drugs. Sue's to make peace with his family: Willy's long-suffering wife Linda, and
father takes matters into his own hands. Biff and Happy, his troubled sons and his life. A Powerhouse
performance from Fredric March!
Daughter of Horror 1955
AKA Dementia - As the narrator invites us to explore Death on a Highway (industrial) 1962
the horrors of an insane mind, a young woman wakes Part of our Hot Rod/Highway saftey set - greusome and chilling - and
from a nightmare in a cheap hotel room. We follow its all real!
her through the skid-row night and encounters with
an abusive husband; a wino; a pimp and the rich man Delightfully Dangerous 1945
he panders for; a flashback to her traumatic Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she
childhood; violence; pursuit through dark streets; idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to
dementia. Filmed in film-noir style throughout; only the narrator perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just
speaks. before performing at her school, a visiting
Broadway producer encourages her by telling her
Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961 positive things about her sister. Soon afterwards,
Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the Sherry decides to make a surprise trip to New York
United States and the Soviet Union to visit Josephine - but what she finds there is not at
simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and all what she expected. Jane Powell and Ralph Bellamy star, with Arthur
have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, Treacher (supplying the fish and chips), Louise Beavers Constance
sending it hurtling towards the sun. - and my Moore, and even Morton Gould in supporting roles.
goodness is Janet Munro easy on the eyes!
Demon Barber of Fleet Street 1936 Devil Monster 1946
Tod Slaughter, under the direction of George King they took a 10 year old film (The Sea Fiend) and
is at it again, this time as Sweeney Todd. A Fleet recut it into this. A schooner disappears at sea
Street barber recounts the story of Sweeney Todd, without a trace. Years later, evidence of possible
a notorious barber who in the last century survivors prompts the mother of the schooner's
murdered many customers for their money. mate Jose to hire a tuna boat to investigate. They
discover the lad living happily on a South Seas
Deputy Drummer 1935 island, and, when he refuses to leave with them,
Obscure British musical dealing with an impoverished composer who they abduct him.
poses as an aristocrat in order to crash a swanky party. This film
features two of Ida Lupino's less then well remembered relations: Devil Bats Daughter 1946
Lupino Lane and Wallace Lupino. Wishing to dispose of his wife, psychiatrist
Doctor Elliott makes his patient Nina think that
Desert Escape (Warren Hull) 1940 she suffers from a compulsion to kill. He drugs
aka Marked Men - Bill Carver is a young medical-school graduate Nina, murders his wife and leaves evidence that
wrongly confined in prison. He escapes and finds a haven and romance points to Nina. The latter, pre-conditioned by
in an Arizona small town. But his hopes of happiness and freedom are Elliott, also thinks she is guilty.
dashed when gangster Joe Mallon and his four henchmen show up.
Mallon was the one who engineered Bill into the frame-up felony that
sent him to prison along with Mallon. Bill is forced to lead Mallon and Devil's Commandment 1956/63
his men into an escape attempt across the blistering, sun-scorched AKA Lust of the Vampire and I Vampiri (original
desert. title). A mad scientist captures young women and
drains their blood, in order to keep alive an
Desert Phantom 1936 ancient, evil duchess. Writers: Riccardo Freda
Johnny Mack Brown stars as Billy Donovan who arrives looking for (story) (dialogue), Piero Regnoli (story) (dialogue)
his sister's killer. When he hires on at the Halloran ranch where the , Stars: Gianna Maria Canale, Carlo D'Angelo and
mysterious Phantom has killed all the hands, it's not long before the Dario Michaelis
Phantom shoots him.
Desert Sands 1955 Ann Harding and Leslie Howard star; The poor, downtrodden
The French Foreign Legion battles rebellious (beautiful, of course) "dutiful" daughter in a London society family
Arabs in North Africa. Directed by Lesley falls for a barrister, disguises herself, and takes a job as governess to his
Selander, Ralph Meeker, Marla English and J. son. Adapted from the novel, "A Little Flat in the Temple"
Carrol Naish star.
Dick Barton At Bay 1950
Desirable Lady (aka A Fig Leaf for Eve) 1944 Special Agent Dick Barton has been assigned to recover a kidnapped
Exotic-dancer Eve Lorraine(Jan Wiley)), with aspirations of being a professor and de-activate a death ray before catastrophe occurs and
screen actress, isn't happy with the direction her career has taken, what World War III is declared.
with performing at a club where the opening and closing act is Selika
Pettiford (Selika Pettiford) playing the organ. She's being ragging her Dick Barton Special Agent 1948
boy friend slash publicity agent, Dan McGrath (Phil Warren)) to get her AKA Dick Barton Detective; Government agent Dick Barton battles a
some attention, so while she is dancing around a smoke pot, dandy Dan ring of Nazi spies who are planning to poison the entire London water
puts in a call to police sergeant Tomlin (Dick Rush) to send them over supply.
to the club because Eve is performing a dance that will corrupt the
town's morals for decades to come. So the obliging Tomlin drops by Dick Barton Strikes Back 1949
and arrests her. Bail bondsman Gus Hoffman(Eddie Dunn) bails Eve Best of the Hammer Dick Barton films. Barton, England's comic strip
out of the clink, and gets the idea she could be passed off as a candidate detective hero, must stop Sebastian Cabot and James Raglan from
for a 'missing since childhood' heiress, and he and lawyer Campbell exploding an atomic bomb in England. Non stop action and an exciting
(Emmett Vogan) hustles Eve over to meet the Sardham family, who plot make this a stand out of the genre'
may or may not be all that enthused about finding the missing relative.
Dirty Gertie from Harlem, USA 1946
Detour 1945 An all-black Caribbean island resort welcomes flashy dancer Gertie La
Edgar Ulmer classic - Told in flashback, New York Rue, forced to perform in this remote spot because she two-timed Al,
nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to her Harlem lover and backer, once too often. As Gertie amuses herself
Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, by dazzling the local men with her sex appeal, sanctimonious Mr.
the sleazy gambler he's riding with mysteriously Christian (shades of 'Rain') schemes to either reform her or have her
dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man's thrown off the island. On opening night, her sensuous performance
identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, exceeds Christian's worst fears.
Roberts' every move plunges him deeper into
trouble. Tom (Mr. Barbara Payton) Neal starrs Dishonored Lady 1947
Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine
along with Ann Savage. by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of
her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck
Devil Bat1942 with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a
Possibly the best remembered of the PRC/Lugosi psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a
films; it even spawned both a sequel, and a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting
remake. Lugosi invents an after shave lotion that and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an
attracts giant killer bats (that he happens to ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.
Doll Face 1945 Dreaming out loud 1940
Burlesque queen Doll Face Carroll is dismissed from an audition for a Radio stars Lum and Abner work at a general store in Arkansas. There
legitimate Broadway show because she lacks culture. Her boss/manager they get involved in some misadventures with the locals.
Mike decides that she can get both culture and plenty of publicity by
writing her autobiography. He hires a ghost writer to do all the work, Drifter, The (william farnum) 1932
but doesn't count on the possibility that Doll Face and her collaborator A man known as The Drifter returns home to his cabin in the woods
might have more than a book on their minds. and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter,
lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder.
Donovan's Brain (1953)
Lew Ayers and Nancy (Mrs Ronald) Regan - the story of Dreyfus 1930
mind control - only in this one, its the mind doing the controlling! The original German film about the famous Zola/Dreyfus
case – remade a year later in England – and in 1937 it was the central
Don Quixote 1933 theme in Paul Muni’s Life of Emile Zola. There were at least 8 other
In Spain, in the sixteenth century, an elderly gentleman named Don versions of this story – but this was the first!.
Quixote has gone mad from reading too many books on chivalry. Oskar Homolka is among the cast, and the opening prologue has a great
Proclaiming himself a knight, he sets out with his squire, Sancho deal of bitter irony. - And remember - Dreyfus was still alive when this
Panza, to reform the world and revive the age of chivalry, choosing a film was shot, and had honored himself with his service in WW1 -
slut to be his noble lady Dulcinea. He mistakes inns for castles, a play against the Germans.
about chivalry for the real thing, flocks of sheep for armies, convicts
for wronged prisoners, and windmills for giants. While he and Sancho Drums Of Jeopardy 1931
are off on their adventures, his niece, her fiancee, and the local priest Take the man who starred as Dr. Fu Manchu, put
think up a strategy to get him back home. (available in French or him in a plot that concerns his avenging his
English) daughter's death, and you have Mark of Terror
(AKA Drums Of Jeopardy). The great Warner
Doomed to Die 1940 Oland plays (are you ready) Dr. Boris Karloff.
Mr. Wong (Boris Karloff) and a girl reporter
investigate a shipping magnate's murder.
Dye Ken John Peel 1938
Obscure British film set in Victorian England. . Major John Peel
Door with Seven Locks 1940 returns to England, following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat, and renews
released in the US as Chamber of Horrors - A his acquaintance with Lucy Merrall, but she tells him she is engaged to
murder is found to be connected to a false heir be married. He later learns that, Cravens, the man she is to marry
and a secret underground torture chamber. already has a wife. He also learns that Craven cleaned out Lucy's father
Directed by Norman Lee abd based on the novel in a crooked gambling game, and Lucy is paying the price to hold the
by Edgar Wallace - Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer family home together. Writers: Charles Cullum (story), H. Fowler Mear
and Romilly Lunge star. (screenplay), Stars: John Garrick, Winifred Shotter and Stanley
Double Cross 1956
poor video copy of obscure Fay
Compton & William (Dr. Who) Hartnel drama. - Rober shaw make his East of Borneo 1931
third film appearence (though only the second one he's credited with). Rose Hobart, the same year she was to make
The bulk of the narrative falls on wily poacher Donald Houston as he is Jekyll and Hyde, starred with Charles Bickford in
enlisted by enemy agents Anton Diffring and Alan Cuthbertson (not to this action packed jungle adventure directed by
mention Delphi Lawrence, but I will!) to smuggle them across to George Melford for Universal
Europe before they're arrested for murder - they shoot a security guard
in the opening scene as they steal secrets from an office. A neat little Ecstasy 1933
drama with a surprisingly brutal fight at the climax between Houston Hedy Lemar in her first film.
and the bad guys. but as I wrote - the copy is a bit weak Most noted for its brief nude
scene of a very young Lemar, this is actually a
Double Exposures (1937) fine melodrama, nearly silent, well worth seeing
From England's poverty row (George King Productions) Directed by
John Paddy Carstairs, written by Gerald Elliott and starring Julien Emergency Case 1930
Mitchell, Ruby Miller and Basil Langton A man assumes his brother's identity as a doctor to
avoid a speeding ticket. Complications ensue
Dr. Blood's Coffin 1961 when the police officer later asks the "doctor" to
People are mysteriously disappearing near a examine his wife.
remote Cornish village, where a scientist is
experimenting with reviving the dead. Directed by Epic That Never Was 1965
Sidney J. Furie and starring Kieron Moore (Crack Here is the legendary BBC special of the 60's. Dirk Borgart hosts a
in the world, Day of the Triffids, Anna Karenina), Hazel Court and Ian reconstruction of Von Sternberg's "I Claudius" the film he never
Hunter (The Adventures of Robin Hood). completed! Flora Robeson, Merle Oberon, Von Sternberg, Emlyn
Williams and others are interviewed. This is the complete 74min
Dragstrip Girl 1957 British release, not the 52 min. American version.
the story about a young pretty girl (Fay Spain) who drives a hotrod -
she has two guys fighting over her, poor but honest nice guy (Steve Escape by Night 1937
Terrell) and rich snobby nasty dishonest guy (John Ashley) who both Anne Nagel stars - A group of criminals on the run hide out in an
are also drag racers. Her parents don't like either of them (go figure) - abandoned farmhouse. They find themselves being "looked after" by a
Frank Gorshin also stars. friendly dog, and soon afterwards they meet up with a blind man and
his young daughter, and they begin to rethink the direction their life has
been taking them.
Eye Creatures 1966 Fighting Men, The (Rosano Brazzi) 1950
Awful color remake of Invasion Of The Saucer Saverio Luparello is the manager of Sicilian baron Occipinti's estate.
Men. At one point you'll see several Eye Creatures The cunning greedy man intentionally lets the land turn into a
running through the woods (if you're still awake), wasteland, hoping that his employer, discouraged by its low returns,
two have only head and shoulder costumes with will sell his earth to him for next to nothing. His plans are thwarted by
black shirt and jeans below. a share cropper, Diego Costa, who farms his lot zealously and to good
results. Luparello's three sons try to scare the Costas out of their farm
Eyes of the Underworld 1942 but they are defended by Don Salvatore, the innkeeper and leader of the
Richard Dix in a story of Blackmail and murder in local Mafia. The next day, Andrea, the oldest son, indirectly causes the
a tale of an auto-theft ring. death of Diego and Wanda Costa. Don Salvatore has him eliminated
and has Saro Costa, the honest share-farmers' ten-year-old son,sent to
Eyes Without A Face 1960 America. Fifteen years later, Saro, now a handsome well-built young
This is the original French version (with English man, is back!
subtitles) not the dubbed Horror Chamber of Dr.
Faustus. Valli (best known for her role as Orson Fighting Stallion (Bill Edwards) 1950
Welles' girl friend in The Third Man) turns in a Released from a navy hospital following WW II, Lon Evans learns that
chilling performance, and the face grafting scene he faces eventual blindness and returns to his Wyoming ranch. He sees
is more horrifying then any scene from a modern slasher flick. a beautiful white stallion named Starlight and his cowhands Lem and
Yancy say he is a killer and cannot be trained. Lon disproves this by
FP1 1930 training the stallion to act as his guide in preparation for his future
This is the English version of this classic sci-fi blindness. He meets Jeanne Barton, who is staying at a nearby dude
adventure. Conrad Veit stars as the mysterious ranch and they fall in love, but Lon, knowing that he is going blind,
pilot who must save floating platform one; the first decides he cannot marry Jeanne, and avoids her. A wild black stallion
man made island. that also roams on Lon's ranch jumps in the corral and kills Lon's pinto
Fabulous World of Jules
Verne 1958 Fighting Valley 1943
AKA Vynález zkázy, see the Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Patti
listing for Deadly Invention. McCarty and Charles King star. The Independent
Smelting Company is being forced out of business
Farewell Again 1937 through ore shipments being hijacked while on the
Aka Troopship. This was made at a time when King and empire rang way from the various mines. Ma Donovan, owner
resonant tones and duty must be put first. This is a of the Elkhorn Mine, asks for help from Texas
portmanteau film which was much loved by the Rangers Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle
cinema in this era for example Friday 13th,Bank Perkins. They learn from Frank Burke, manager of
Holiday. The cast is in fact quite distinguished the smelter, that if he cannot get ore he will be
including Banks, Robson and Newton. Although forced to close, and the miners will have to do
the theme and the story are quite dated business with the Rio Grande Corporation owned by Dan Wakely. Joan
nevertheless it is a rather entertaining film. This Manning, owner of the smelter, arrives from the east, with her fiancée
was made at a time when Korda was put under Paul Jackson and, acting on his advice, intends to sell the smelter to
pressure to make sure that Denham Studios were Wakely's company. At a meeting, with the Rangers present, Joan
kept full by independent producers such as in this instructs Paul to prepare an inventory of the plant for the sale, and he
case Eric Pommer. remarks that it is practically bankrupt. Tex suggests that the miners use
the remark by Jackson to declare it bankrupt and appoint a receiver.
Fatal Hour 1940 They do so and make Tex the receiver.
Karloff as Mr Wong - When Captain Street's best friend Dan O'Grady
is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Find the Blackmailer 1943
Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San A politician is being blackmailed by a shady character from his past.
Francisco and unmasks the killer, though not until several more The key to this plot is a talking crow that has been taught to implicate
murders occur. the politician once the blackmailer has been killed. Add to this mix, a
sexy actress, a couple of thugs, a crooked lawyer, etc. and you have the
Father Brown (1954) basic story. The dialogue pops like a machine gun. Faye Emmerson &
Alec Guinness is Father Brown (the detective) also featured in the cast Gene Lockhart star.
are Peter Finch, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee and Ernest Thesiger.
Fire Over England 1937
Fiend without a Face 1958 William K. Howard's direction shines with the
A Scientist, experimenting with telekinetic powers help of an all star cast that includes Vivien Leigh,
enhanced by a nearby nuclear power plant Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Leslie Banks,
succeeds in creating a new form of life. This new Raymond Massey, James Mason, Robert Newton
creature grows in intelligence until it finally and Evelyn Ankers. While regarded as one of the
escapes his laboratory. Once outside the lab, and closer to its nuclear finest historical dramas ever produced in England,
power source it multiplies. The creature is also invisible, so no one there is enough adventure and action to rank this
knows what it looks like (unless you've seen the poster). high on anyone's list of great swashbucklers.
Robson so impressed the film community as
Fighting Marines 1935 Queen Elizabeth that she was signed to repeat the
Corporal Larry Grant and Sergeant "Mac" McGowan, of the U.S. role in The Sea Hawk (1940). J & J was
Marines, are rivals for the love of Frances Schiller, but team up to hunt extremely lucky to obtain a fine original print for this release. Our
down "The Tiger Shark," a mad, scientific wizard who is holding print, in fact, was the source for many of the dupes that exist on this
Sergeant William Schiller, Frances' brother, prisoner. The lovely Ann title.
Rutherford stars, along with Jason Robarts Sr.
Four Sided Triangle 1953 Frankie and Johnny 1934/36
First official Hammer film stars Barbara Payton Completed in 1934 this was to be the first major
(who was not ashamed) as a girl to good to be Republic production. Running about 100 min;
one so they made her two. starring Helen Morgan, Chester Morris, and
Lilyan Tashman; music written and directed by
Fisherman’s Warf 1939 Victor Young; and a story by Jack Kirkland with screenplay by Moss
Carlo Roma and his foster-son, Toma, and their friend Beppo, are Hart. One problem: the Hayes office. After two years, with 34 min cut
living a happy fisherman's life in San Francisco until Carlo's widowed and its third billed star dead, Frankie and Johnny was released. Here
sister-in-law, Stella, shows up with her brat-son, Rudolph, and takes we present the 1936 release.
over. Poor Toma gets his feelings hurt and the idea he "isn't wanted"
and runs away. Bobby Breen, Leo Carrillo and Henry Armetta star. Fresh From Paris (AKA Paris Follies of 1956) 1955
Hollywood's Moulin Rouge cafe is the setting for this musical. Starring
Fit for a King 1937 Margaret Whiting, the movie has some great songs to look forward to.
Joe E. Brown in a film the publicity department refered to as "Blades
clang! Women scream! Horses die laughing!" Friday THE Thirteenth (1933)
It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the
Five Minutes to Live 1961 thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred
Johnny Cash, Donald Woods, Pamela Mason and Vic Tayback star in windscreen as his vehicle sails down an empty road. Suddenly,
this low-budget crime drama. Tayback narrates the film in flashback, lightning strikes, and a vast crane above topples into the path of the
detailing a suburban bank robbery that goes awry. In his simple plan, oncoming bus... Then Big Ben begins to wind backwards. Time
he hires a hard-up hood, Johnny Cabot (Johnny Cash) to take the wife recedes. And we discover the lives of all the passengers and the events
of the bank's vice president hostage & hold her until he gets a call that that brought them to that late-night bus journey, from the con-man with
Fred (Tayback) has been successful in getting ransom money. a hundred-pound cheque to the businessman's distraught and elderly
wife. Time flows on, inevitably, to the crash -- and past it, as some live
Flaming Signal 1933 and some die.
From the book of Forgotten Horrors this actually is a fast paced little
action adventure film with a fine supporting cast that includes Noah From Headquarters 1933
Beery, Mischa Auer and Henry B. Walthall From Morn to Midnight (Von morgens bis Mitternacht) 1920
Frontier Horizon (John Wayne) 1933
Flight to Nowhere 1946
Evelyn Ankers stars - A map containing nuclear secrets has been stolen Frozen Limits 1939
from a Korean national. Getting information that the map maybe in the Five films were made by the Crazy Gang, a group of three English
LA area, an agent named Donovan springs into action and steers the music hall duos, between 1937 and 1959; this was the best of them.
suspected thieves toward an old friend, and ex FBI agent's charter flight When the sextet order fish and chips, it comes wrapped in a 40 year old
service. news paper which hawked the discovery of gold in Alaska. The group
leaves the big city and heads north, there they find an old prospector
FLYING SAUCER 1950 who can't quite find his gold mine. Its a fast paced comedy.
First – and worst – of the 50’s flying saucer flicks
– more an excuse for a badly acted black and white Fury of the Wolfman 1972
travelogue of Alaska. La furia del Hombre Lobo (original title) released
February 1972 (Spain) . A man has had a
Found Alive 1934 werewolf curse cast upon him. If he doesn't get rid
Again we take a page from Forgotten Horrors only of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the
to find a jungle adventure film starring Barbara moon is full. Writer: Paul Naschy (story) Stars:
Bedford. This one is interesting because the plot Paul Naschy, Perla Cristal and Verónica Luján
involves the kidnapping of a young boy by his
mother after she looses custody in a divorce Gamma People 1956
settlement. An American reporter smells
a story when he is stranded
Four Just Men 1940 in an Iron Curtain country where the local dictator
AKA The Secret Four is using gamma rays to transform children into
(1939) The Four Men of the mutated henchmen. Paul Douglas (of all people)
title are British WWI veterans who decide to stars with the beautiful and tragic Eva Brrtok.
work secretly against enemies of the country.
They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to Gang Bullets 1938
serve their ends, but they consider themselves to Anne Nagel stars - A ruthless but clever gangster who knows every
be true patriots loophole in the law has the tables turned by a dedicated District
Attorney and his assistant.
Framed For Murder 1934
AKA I Hate Women – Wallace Ford stars as Gangster 1947
“Scoop” - A misogynistic reporter finds himself Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach
taking up the cause of a young women he waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner:
believes is falsely accused of killing her husband. the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
Frankenstein’s Daughter 1958 Gangster Story 1960
Dr. Frankenstein's insane grandson (Donald Murphy) attempts to create Gangster and cop killer Jack Martin is on the run from the law, and
horrible monsters in modern day L.A. never realizing he could have hides out in a small town. Low on funds, he engineers a clever bank
just sent an open call notice to SAG members and about 34,000 of them robbery that yields him a big bundle. Now he has not only the cops and
would have turned up. John Ashley also stars - and look for Harold the FBI after him, but also the local crime boss
Lloyd Jr as Suzie's boyfriend Don.
Ghost Patrol 1936 Girls in Prison 1956
Tim McCoy stars - A Professor has an invention that will bring down a bit racey for its day; Protesting innocence (of course), 21-year-old
planes causing them to crash and Dawson is forcing him to use it on Anne Carson, convicted as an accomplice to a
those carrying money. When Tim arrives to investigate he is mistaken bank robbery, finds herself in prison with 3
for a noted outlaw. So he assumes that identity to force Dawson to equally glamorous cellmates in form-
make him a partner. But just as a plane bringing Tim help is arriving, fitting uniforms: tough Jenny, unbalanced
his true identity is revealed and while he is a prisoner, Dawson forces Dorothy (played by Phyllis Coates), and
the Professor to start his machine. deceptive, sweet-talking Melanee who (it's
implied) makes unwanted lesbian
Ghost Walks, The 1934 advances toward Anne. The prison chaplain
During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, takes an interest in her case...or is it in her? As
people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls Anne meets the darker side of prison life, she
are later found murdered. learns that her greatest danger is the existence,
somewhere out there, of unrecovered bank loot everyone thinks she
Giant Behemoth 1959 hid. Jane Darwell and Richard Denning also star.
One of my favorite 50's monster movies - Marine atomic tests cause
changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in the resurrection of a Glorifying the American Girl 1929
dormant dinosaur which threatens London. Transferred from a rare, complete (though
monochrome) original 16mm print. This was one
Giant Gila Monster 1959 of the earliest (1929) all talking pictures from the
Another in the long, long lists of painful monster Astoria Studios and features guest stars like Eddie
movies of the late 1950's. A giant lizard terrorizes Cantor and Helen Morgan.
a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager
attempting to destroy the creature.
God's Little Acre 1949
Gideon OF Scotland Yard (1958) Robert Ryan is convinced
Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his there is buried treasure on his
day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic- farm. No stone is left un-turned, except on an
violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical acre of land with a cross on it. That acre keeps
day" consists in learning that one of his most-trusted detectives has moving as the treasure hunt continues. A superior
accepted bribes; hunts an escaped maniac who has murdered a girl; book adaptation
tracks a young girl suspected of a payroll robbery and, then, helps
break up a bank robbery. His long day ends when he arrives at home GOG 1954
and finds that his daughter has a date with the policeman who gave him Scientists working on induced hibernation for space travel are killed,
a ticket that morning. apparently by machines acting independently. Security agent Sheppard
arrives at the secret underground space research base to investigate
Ginger Rodgers double feature possible sabotage. He finds that the whole base is coordinated by
Queen HIGH (1930) supercomputer NOVAC and its robots Gog and Magog; and a strange
Young MAN OF Manhattan (1930) aircraft is detected high overhead. Richard Egan, Constance Dowling,
Herbert Marshall and William Schallert star
Girl from Calgary 1932
Fifi D'Orsay and Paul Kelly star - A French-Canadian girl is a Gold 1934
champion bronc rider and is also a nightclub singer. An ambitious A great little film from German (with english
young man sees her act one night and is struck by her talent, realizing sub-titles). At its core, a science fiction film
that she is good enough to become a Broadway star. He convinces her with Brigitte Helm (queen of Metropolis). Two
to accompany him to New York, where she indeed does become a scientists have discovered a way to make gold
Broadway star. However, the young man finds himself being squeezed from lead by using radioactivity. The
out by greedy Broadway producers who see the talented young girl as experiment gets sabotaged by an unscrupulous
their own personal gold mine. tycoon, who wants to cash in on this discovery.
One of the scientists (Friedrich Kayssler) dies
Girl from Monterey, The 1943 when the lab explodes, the other one (Hans Albers), after recovering
Mexican club singer Lita Valdez is amazed to find that her younger from his injuries, tries to find the saboteur. He very soon gets hired by
brother Alberto is a talented boxer and is even more thrilled by his the very person, and he pretends to play along with the tycoon's
consistent success in the ring. Till he is forced to fight Jerry O'Leary, (Michael Bohnen) plans. The tycoon's daughter (Brigitte Helm) helps
the man she loves. Caught between her devotion to both men, Lita tries the hero. The sets are breathtaking (for its time) and look very real- so
her best to have the match canceled, but there is much more to the real in fact, that during WWII the Americans confiscated a copy of this
boxing racket than she had ever imagined... movie to find out how advanced the Germans use of radioactivity really
was. In the 1950's Ivan Tors used a good deal of footage from this film
Girl Missing (1933) for the climax in Magnetic Monster.
Two sassy gold-diggers stranded in Palm Beach become
involved in the case of a fellow chorus girl who goes missing on her
wedding night. Glenda Farrell, Ben Lyon, Lyle
Talbot, Guy Kibbee and Peggy Shannon star. Goliath & the Sins of Babylon 1960
Or is it Matiese? – anyway - Gordon Scott in the
muscle man adventure. Presented in letter box
Girls In Chains 1943 format.
Not an exploitation film as the title might suggest,
but a neat little murder mystery. This is one of the
first films to show the killer at the beginning of the
Golden Glove Story 1950 Green Glove 1952
James Dunn stars while Dewey Martin and Often shown as The Gauntlet - An ex-soldier and his new girlfriend
Devin O'Morrison fight for the championship, comb France for a valuable relic...which others are willing to kill for.
and the hand of his daughter: Kay Westfall. The director: Rudolph Maté, The writer: Charles Bennett and the stars:
Arch Ward (founder of the Golden Gloves) and Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, George Macready and Cedric
boxers Johnny Behr, Tony Zale and Issy Kline Hardwicke.
Grumpy, a retired London criminal lawyer who lives on his country
estate with his granddaughter, Virginia, is a witty and lovable, though
temperamental, old man. Jarvis, one of Virginia's recent acquaintances,
Goodbye Love 1935 is their houseguest when Ernest Heron, Virginia's sweetheart, returns
Charlie Ruggles, Varree Teasdale and Sidney from South Africa as the secret bearer of a valuable diamond. That
Blackmer star in this bright romantic comedy night, Ernest is attacked in the library and the diamond is stolen, the
about alimony. Blackmer goes to jail rather than only clue being a camellia placed in his hand. Grumpy's sleuthing leads
pay up, his valet, Ruggles joins him, because he him to suspect Jarvis, and he follows him to London. There he is
can't pay up. Blackmer: "What do you think of unable to sell the diamond to Berci, who learns that Jarvis is under
alimony?", Ruggles: "Its like paying for a dead suspicion. Terrified by Grumpy's visit to his apartment, Jarvis returns to
horse!" the country to retrieve the camellia; faced with Grumpy's accusations,
he returns the diamond and is arrested. Ernest and Virginia are left to
The Good Die Young (1954) their happiness as the old man grumbles off to bed. Directed by George
Three good men - a broken boxer, an American veteran trying to win Cukor, Cyril Gardner. With Cyril Maude, Phillips Holmes, Frances
back his mother-dominated wife, and an air force sergeant married to a Dade, Paul Lukas.
faithless actress. Director: Lewis Gilbert staring Laurence Harvey,
Gloria Grahame, Richard Basehart, Joan Collins, John Ireland, Stanley Gulliver's Travels 1939
Baker, Margaret Leighton and Robert Morley In 2010, Jack Black showed how much more 3
dimensional a drawing can be. Gulliver washes
Gorgo (1961) ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war
My personal favorite “moster” movie. A salvage vessel is between that tiny kingdom and its equally-
nearly sunk off the Irish coast by an undersea earthquake. A few nights miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the
later, a walking sea monster tangles with the fishing boats and enters way for the romance between the Princess and
the town. The salvage vessel captures Gorgo and takes it to London for Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is
display. Gorgo's mother, who is upset and significantly larger follows alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian
his trail to London leaving a wake of destruction in her path. town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby. A life-
threatening situation develops when the bumbling trio of Blefiscu spies,
Great Gabbo 1929 Sneak, Snoop, and Snitch, manage to steal Gulliver's pistol. a true gem
An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he is possessed by from Max and Dave.
his wooden dummy, is in love with a dancer who is in love with
another. The dummy gives advice to the ventriloquist. The movie really Gunman in the Streets 1950
creaks but Betty Compson is always good to look at and Von Stroheim Frank Tuttle must have been a fan of French
is mesmerizing! cinema - not just the style, but the settings as
well. Dane Clark, Simone Signoret and Fernand
Great Gatsby 1949 Gravey star. Never actually release in the US.
Remember the NY World's Fairs (1939 and 1964)? They were staged at Dane Clark is a U.S. army deserter-turned-
what we now call Flushing Meadow park. Before 1939 that area was gangster Eddy Roback who is sprung from a
called the great Carona dump. This was a massive ash dump that police van by his criminal cohorts whilst being
provided the boundry in F. Scott's book between the lower classes of transported to the courthouse. Wounded in the
NYC and the upper crust of Long Island. All those scenes at the gas gun battle, Eddy looks up former flame Denise Vernon (Simone
station? That was the Carona dump. Fitzgerald dedicated the book to Signoret), in the hope that she will obtain the necessary cash for a flight
his friend and mentor H. L. Mencken, not sure if he or Mencken would across the border. However, with the dogged police and Denise's new
have recognized this film. Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey, beau, a crime reporter named Frank Clinton, on his trail, time is
Ruth Hussey, Barry Sullivan, Howard (Ben Franklin) DaSilva, Shelly running out for Eddy as he attempts to rely on his former criminal
Winters, Henry Hull, Ed Begley and Elisha Cook Jr. star. - plseas not, network and moll to secure his passage to freedom. Shot on authentic
the analog master this was taken from was only fair - watchable, but a locations by noted cinematographer Eugen Schufftan, this is a gripping
notch below our regular quality. man-on-the-run crime movie, and rattles along at a fair clip, aided in no
small part by the performances; especially Signoret as the tragic moll
Green Eyes 1934 and Clark as the pitiless hard-boiled criminal. The Gallic setting lends
No sign of Helen O'Connel anywhere - The owner of a large mansion an effective air of authenticity and doomed romanticism to an oft-told
in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. tale.
However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a
closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the Great Hospital Mystery 1937
murder. Directed by Richard Thorpe[ Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett and When gangsters threaten the life of the brother of a nurse, she and her
Claude Gillingwater star. superintendent make it look as if he died while a hospital patient.
Directed by James Tinling and staring Jane Darwell, Sig Ruman and
Guilty Of Treason 1959 Sally Blane.
One of the best iron curtain films made during the
cold war. Charles Bickford is outstanding as
Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary in this true story
of the communist take over and its mistreatment of
any "enemies of the state".
Hairy Ape 1944 Having A Wild Weekend 1965
Hank Smith, a brutish stoker on board a freighter, is appalled when Dave Clark (and his 5) star - Dinah is a model whose face appears in an
Mildred Douglas, a society girl forced by circumstance to travel as a ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and
passenger, visits the stokehold and recoils at the filthy, sweating Hank. Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising
A powerhouse of a man with a primitive confidence, Hank has never executives use their disappearance to generate more publicity for meat.
been looked down on before nor suffered the insult "hairy ape" flung at
him by the rich girl. At first he seeks vengeance for the insult, but Hawaii Calls 1938
broods over it until more than anything, he desires to understand it. After being nabbed while trying to stow away on board an ocean liner
When the ship reaches port, he seeks her out in her upper class en route to Hawaii, young Bobby Breen sings for his travel fare and,
surroundings, determined to grasp the meaning of the encounter. along with sidekick Pua, turns detective to recover stolen naval
William Bendix (I make the ship go) and Susan Hayward star in this documents from crooks
film based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
He Walked By Night 1948
Half Shot At Sunrise 1930 Richard Basehart stars in this story of a petty crook who becomes a
Max Steiner received his first credit as musical burglar, then a cop shooter and finally the subject of an intense
director for this Wheeler and Woolsey outing. manhunt: Told in documentary style – a prototype for the Dragnet TV
This is probably the best of the team's films and is series – in fact, Jack Webb is among the cast!
most representative of the comedy they were able
to create (mastered from an original RKO 16mm Heading for Heaven 1947
print). Stuart Erwin plays a small-town real estate agent who owns much
property which, for several generations, has failed
Hand of Death 1962 to sell even while the town has grown. It becomes
Directed by Gene Nelson - A scientist (John Agar) experimenting with know, except to Erwin, that the property is being
nerve gas accidentally infects himself and soon he's able to kill with the considered for the new airport and the owner will
very touch of his hand. As days go on he also starts to form into a make a small fortune. He is swarmed upon by an
burned up monster. Unseen for many years - it turned up once on the unscrupulous swami (Russ Vincent)and his
Fox Movie Channel, then started turning up all over the place - Now equally-crooked business partner, and Erwin is
people finally can see what a stinker this really is. soon convinced that he hasn't long to live. With
his life a mess, he leaves home and family.
Hard Guy 1941
PRC crime drama with Mary Healy and Kane Heartbeat 1946
Richmond. Jack LaRue plays a suave, yet A young female escapee from a reform school (Ginger Rogers) joins a
licentious owner of a night club. There he pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first
specializes in using his chorus girls in black mail attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a
schemes. When he kill an uncooperative wench, favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young,
the girl's sister plays detective. Offered under the title Adventure In handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another
Hearts. story. Basil Rathbone and Adolphe Menjou also star.
Harlem Rides the Range 1939 Hearts in Bondage 1936
Bradley is after Dennison's radium mine and it appears that his Lew Ayres directed this touching look at friends and families torn apart
henchman Conners has killed him. When Blake arrives at Dennison's, by the Civil War. Ayres, who had appeared in All Quiet On The
Bradley and Conners arrive at the same time. When Blake leaves he Western Front, refused to carry arms during the second world war, yet
drops a glove. Bradley kills Conners and uses the glove to frame Blake. as a medic at the front lines he was highly decorated by the government
Learning of Bradley's plan to kill Dennison's daughter, Blake escapes
jail and sets out to reach her first. Heatwave 1954
AKA House Across the Lake, Hillary Brooke stars - An American
Harmony Lane 1935 writer living in England gets entangled in a scheme by a beautiful
Not exactly "Swannee River" but a stellar performance by Douglass blonde to murder her rich husband.
Montgomery of composer and song writer Stephen Foster makes this
worth a look. Foster's life was one of heartbreak and despair. He lost Held for Ransom 1938
the love of his youth to another man. His family disliked his musical Candy magnate Herbert Scott is kidnapped. A
interests and played down his musical talent. His later marriage failed. $50,000 ransom is paid but the hostage isn't freed.
His wife was a conniving, jealous and bitter woman who preferred Police investigators are coming up empty handed,
social position and fine things in life to family and her husband's talent but they're keeping a close eye on their prime
and interests. All of this was portrayed, more or less, with very good suspect, the tycoon's playboy son, Larry. The Feds
acting by the entire cast. Montgomery especially portrayed the send in one of their finest, Agent Betty Mason, a
emotional turmoil of Foster very well. sharp-tongued tough gal who holds her own in the
dangerous all-male world of law enforcement.
Hats Off 1937 Agent Mason teams up with Larry in a bold effort
Fun musical from Grand National Studios; Mae to rescue the elder Scott and recover the ransom money, but the real
Clarke and John Payne star as opposing press culprits are equally determined to stop them.
agents. Skeets Gallagher and Franklyn Pangborn
head the supporting cast. Hellgate 1952
Variation on the Prisoner of Shark Island, this time
Haunted Ranch 1943 its Sterling Hayden as the innocent doctor,
This above average entry into the Monogram imprisoned for helping the wrong man back to
'Range Busters' series stars Glenn Strange (Gunsmoke's bartender and health.
Frankenstein's monster) and David Sharpe.
Hell's House 1932 HIGH SCHOOL BIG SHOT 1959
Pat O'Brien is the smooth talking bootlegger and a Marv needs money. His unemployed dad is so poor that he makes Marv
very young and very blonde Bette Davis is the love give up half his last six bucks so they can both go on three-dollar dates;
interest in this early crime drama. he's just lost his scholarship after getting caught writing a term paper
for Betty, the prettiest (and only) girl in his class; and Betty herself has
Hell's Sold Out 1951 told him he doesn't stand a chance with her unless he can give her what
A book is sent to the publishers she wants most: money, money, money. But Marv has mob ties and
under the name of "Lom", a Marv knows where to find a million dollars cash
popular writer, long believed to
be dead. The real "Lom" turns HIGH SCHOOL Ceaser 1960
up & meets the new authoress using his name. Writers: Moie Charles, John Ashley stars as Matt Stevens; the big man at
Maurice Dekobra (novel), - Stars: Mai Zetterling, Herbert Lom and high school. He sweats the students for protection
Richard Attenborough money, acquires copies of tests for a fee, and has
rigged the votes so he can beat Kelly in the
Hellzapoppin 1941 election for student president. Aside from his anointed acolytes, Matt is
Pretty much defies description - the first 10 minutes are just about the almost universally despised. His parents are obscenely rich and spend
funniest ever put on film. Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the their time travelling in Europe rather than giving him the parental
director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who guidance he needs. Things begin to get ugly when some of the teens
outlines them an absurd story. They have to resist his power and show Matt up at the drag race.
support Jeff and Kitty in setting up a musical
revue in their garden and want to bring it up High School Confidential (1958)
on Broadway. If Jeff is successful he can marry How's this for a cast: Russ Tamblyn (Amber's Dad), the
Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who beautiful Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Mamie Van Doren, Ray
also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian Anthony, Jackie Coogan, Charles Chaplin Jr. and Lyle Talbot. A tough
count, and detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the
for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think that Kitty isn't the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to
right girl for Jeff and they start sabotaging the show, but the Broadway reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him, and the "weedheads" are eager
producer is impressed and signs the contract. to use his newly found enterprise, but he has his own agenda.
Hemo the Magnificent 1957 Here Is Germany
Second of four educational films produced by Bell Laboratories and WW2 "know-your-enemy" propaganda film (from 1945)
directed by Frank Capra on the subjects of the sun, the human
circulatory system, radioactivity and the weather. These films were High Voltage 1929
used regularly in classrooms since they were well produced and Bell Dreadful melodrama from Pathe' Studios. This was one of three films
Laboratories would supply 16mm copies of the films to schools free of made by Carole Lombard for this outfit, and it is by far the weakest.
charge. Capra also holds the writing credit for this - voices include William Boyd (Hoppy) is on hand, as are Billy Bevan and Owen
those of Mel Blanc and Richard Carlson. Moore. Mastered from a rare original 16mm print and is the finest
quality we've seen (also at the full original release time of 64 min.)
or, if you prefer "Le fatiche di Ercole". Hercules, demigod and His Double Life 1933
superman, arrives in the ancient Greek kingdom of Iolcus to tutor Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet
Iphitus, son of king Pelias; immediately on arrival, he falls in love with dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as
the king's daughter; Iole. Before he can win her, he must succeed in a Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the identity of his former
series of quests, in the course of which he teams up with Jason, true servant, but finds himself faced with constant dilemmas as a result.
heir of Iolcus, whom he accompanies on the famous voyage of the
Argonauts. This Italian classic stars Montanna born strong man Steve His Girl Friday 1940
Reeves. Mr America in 1947, Mr Universe in 1950 - at age 23, he was Howard Hawks lightning fast remake of The
6' 1", 200 pounds, with a chest measuring 48 inches, a 29-inch waist, Front Page. This time Hildy Johnson is a girl
and had 17 1/2-inch biceps. reporter, and former wife of Walter Burns. The
story was to be remade at least two more times,
Heroes in Blue 1939 but this is the true stand out.
Gangster Moran (Edward Keane) gives Joe Murphy (Charles Quigley)
several thousand dollars to bet on a horse race, the horse wins and Joe Hold That Woman 1940
takes off with the money. Moran informs Mike Murphy (Frank James Dunn stars - A skip tracer--someone who
Sherida), Joe's father, that no harm will come to Joe if Mike doesn't collects late payments from people who've purchased appliances, etc.,
interfere with the robbing of stores on his beat. Joe's policeman brother, or takes them back them when they don't pay--repossesses a small radio
Terry Murphy (Dick Purcell), learns of the plot and sets out to free his from a deadbeat who's skipped payments. What he doesn't know is that
father and brother of Moran's threats. a gang that has stolen diamonds from a Hollywood movie star has
stashed them inside the radio, and they start hunting for him
High Command 1938
Here's something really special; the complete 83 Hitchhiker 1952
min. version of this fine Lionel Atwill drama. Frank Lovejoy, Edmund O'Brien and William
James Mason co-stars in this screen adaptation of Talman star in a classic film noir directed by Ida
The General Goes too Far. Lupino. Talman is an ex-convict who hitches rides
then robs and kills the driver. A fascinating
High Gear 1933 physiological study.
When Mark 'High Gear' Sherrod (Murray) looses his nerve, the race car
driver takes a job driving a taxi, but when he befriends a cute reporter
and the young handicapped son of a deceased driver, he attempts to
return to the track.
Hitler Dead or Alive 1942 Horror of Party Beach 1964
Available at last is this nifty little war time drama. A wealthy While the hot rodders and motorcyclists are having a rock-and-roll
American doctor's brother is killed by the Nazis beach party, a barrel of radioactive material is unloaded from a passing
and he holds Hitler personally ship, plunges to the bottom and splits against a jagged rock. A black
responsible. He offers $1,000,000 for liquid oozes out and covers a shapeless mass on the ocean floor, which
Hitler; dead or alive. The first to take him up suddenly moves and becomes an encrusted vicious monster. Soon there
on his offer are three American are several monsters and they must have human blood to survive. Tina
gangsters just out of the 'slammer': Ward is the first victim, and football hero Hank Green and airhead Elaine
Bond, Paul Fix and Warren Hymer. The film Gavin enlist the aid of her science-professor father, Dr. Gavin, to solve
swings between high drama, action and comedy and capture the killer. Not working fast enough to prevent the attack on
and never disappoints. The ending is twenty teen-agers at a slumber party nor the killing of three girl
particularly chilling with a great monologue motorists, Dr. Gavin finds an arm lost by one of the monsters and
by Ward Bond discovers that only sodium will destroy the monsters whose
composition is mostly water.
Hollywood Stadium Mystery 1938
Neil Hamilton (a star from his What Price Horror Rises From The Tomb 1975
Hollywood days, to his stint on Batman) is cast El espanto surge de la tumba (original title) In
opposite Evelyn Venable in this fine Republic Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his
murder mystery. A fighter is killed in the ring and wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years
Hamilton is on the case, out to prove that the police are smarter then later an isolated group of people discover his head
Venable thinks they are. buried on their property. Soon it comes back to
life, possessing people and using them to commit
Hollywood Story 1951 sacrifices and to search for the rest of his body.
Here are some of the folks that turn up in this flick; Richard Conte, Writer: Paul Naschy (story), Stars: Paul Naschy,
Julie Adams, Richard Egan, Henry Hull, Fred Clark, Jim Backus, Emma Cohen and Víctor Alcázar
Francis X. Bushman, Betty Blythe, William Farnum, Helen Gibson,
Joel McCrea, Paul Cavanagh, Lon Chaney Sr., Elmo Lincoln and Mary Hot Rod 1950
Philbin. And its all directed by William Castle! Hollywood 1950: The The screen's first Jimmy Olsen (Tommy Bond) stars. David Langham,
successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a the youngest son of a hot-rod hating father, Judge Langham, buys an
motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused old jalopy but, out of respect for his father, doesn't convert it. He
since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous changes his mind when Jack Blodgett, the local speed demon,
director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until impresses David's girl, Janie Pitts, and David makes his car the fastest
now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated in town. Jack steals David's hot rod, and flees the scene of an accident
by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates he causes. The car is traced back to David, but the truth comes out in
himself and soon gets into danger himself. - Truth be told - this is based court, although David's father is still unhappy about the car... until
on the (still) unsolved murder of William Desmond Taylor on february David and his friend, Swifty Johnson, use it to apprehend some
1, 1922. In his 10 year film career he directed more than 60 films and escaping robbers. The Judge decides to back a movement for building a
acted in at least 25. hot-rod race track for the town.
Hoppity Goes to Town 1941 Hotel Continental 1932
The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered An adaptation of Grand Hotel, filmed and released
when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper before the MGM classic (but note the similarities)
is to be built over their tiny town. Max & Dave Alan Mowbray, Peggy Shannon, Theodore Von
Fleischer's follow up to Gulliver's Travels - and it Eltz and Henry B. Walthall star in this unusual
certainly was a match for the Disney studio output title.
- but this one had the bad luck to open two days
after Pearl harbor. People just weren't into cartoons House by the River 1950
that week. (AKA Mr. Bug goes to town) Released by Republic, this suspenseful film stars
Louis Hayward as a deranged writer and was
Horace Takes Over (AKA One Thrilling Night) 1942 directed by the great Fritz Lang. Hayward
A young newlywed couple from a small town decide to spend their murders his maid when she resists his advances.
wedding night at a posh hotel in New York City, since they only have He then draws his brother into hiding the body
one day before the husband has to report for duty in the army. and eventually watches as his brother is charged
However, instead of a romantic evening together, they find themselves with the crime. This was classic Lang material;
mixed up with gangsters, stolen loot and missing Lang himself was accused of the murder of his
bodies. first wife and this coloured many of his films
(Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Fury and so on).
Horror Hotel 1960 House I Live In (short) 1945
What must be called a sleeper. This truly scarey Add this to any feature - at no charhge (I do this just to see if you're
film concerns witchcraft in old New England and paying attention). The is the famous RKO short featuring Frank Sinatra
stars Christopher Lee. The climax in the graveyard in a lesson about tollerance.
never fails to chill
House of Secrets 1936
House of Darkness 1948 Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed
Laurence Harvey stars with Grace Arnold - A young man visiting a scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.
house that turns out to be haunted is terrorized by the ghost of a man
who had been murdered there years before.
House on Haunted Hill 1959 I'm From Arkansas 1944
What can I say? One of the best from director Slim Summerville, El Brendel (eeek!), Iris Adrian and Bruce Bennett
William Castle - a horror picture withous any star. People flock to a small Arkansas town after a prize pig delivers
horror - simply a classic; Eccentric millionaire another huge litter of young. Much music and some humor results. (you
Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have find yourself wondering if they are all going to end up at Sam
invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a Drucker's store, of Kate's front porch.
"haunted House" party. Whoever will stay in the
house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars Im Stahlnetz des Dr. Mabuse - Lex Barker 1961
each. As the night progresses, all the guests are Commissioner Lohmann is already planning his holidays. An
trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, unexpected phone call calls him back to work. A member of Interpol
and other terrors. As an added bonus this is the only sound film (though was murdered. The head of an organisation wants to come into contact
her character does not speak) in wich the sister of Gilbert M. 'Broncho with the gangster organisation of chicago. But who is this? Mysterious
Billy' Anderson (Leona) appears. She was the self proclaimed "worst murders happen and all trails lead to a penitentiary. But there is Joe
singer in the world" and put out a real collectable in the vinyl album Como, FBI agent, who is helping commissioner Lohmann. But soon
market; "Music to Suffer By" Lohmann doubts Comos' identity. When Lohmann sees the name of Dr.
Mabuse mentioned in a book found by a victim he believes that Dr.
Housekeeper's Daughter 1939 Mabuse is the mind behind the crimes
Another Hal Roach quicky, notable as the first screen credit
for Victor Mature - though the rest of the cast isn't too shabby...Joan Impact 1949
Bennett, Adolphe Menjou, William Gargan, George E. Stone, Peggy Leo Popkin (D.O.A.) produced and Arthur Lubin
Wood, Donald Meek, Marc Lawrence and Lilian Bond. directed this complicated and fascinating crime
drama with Brian Donlevy as the target of a
Hunted, The 1948 murder plot. The wrong man is killed but
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that everyone believes it to be Donlevy; who is now in hiding. The
points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was supporting cast includes Mae Marsh, Charles Coburn, Ella Raines,
framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is convicted and serves several Anna May Wong, Erskine Sanford, Jason Robards and Helen Walker.
years in prison. Finally out on parole, she is soon mixed up in a murder.
The detective is torn between his love for his girlfriend and his belief The impersonator 1960
that she may have committed the murder. Preston Foster, Charles In a small English town a schoolmistress meets a sergeant
McGraw and Mike's dad (Larry J. Blake) star. from the nearby U.S. airforce base and they decide on a date. When
they miss each other at a cafe as arranged, a train of events is set in
I Cover The Waterfront 1933 motion culminating in the murder of a woman in the local park, and
Ben Lyon and Claudette Colbert star in this drama things look bad for the American.
about smugglers of human (Chinese) cargo. This
idea was reused in Shadows of the Orient, and The Incredible Petrified World (1957)
served as a powerful opening statement for Dick John Carradine, Robert Clarke and Phyllis Coates (TV’s first
Powell's: To The Ends Of The Earth. Lois Lane) star; Four adventurers descend to the depths of the ocean
when the cable on their underwater diving bell snaps. The rest of their
I Killed Wild Bill Hickok 1956 expedition, believing them to be lost, abandons hope of finding them.
The story tries to justify the murder of Wild Bill Hickok, painting him Exiting the diving bell, the party finds themselves in a network of
as a claim-jumping scoundrel. A bad plot, poor direction and non- underwater caverns
existent production values make this one a 7 on the stinker scale!
In Love With Life 1934
I'll Get You 1952 Professor John Sylvestus Applegate (Onslow
Hard hitting George Raft spy drama, has our hero Stevens) has been dismissed from his college
hot on the trail of the abductors of a British Atomic teaching position for objecting too loudly to the
Scientist. predominant part that football and other sports
play in the curriculum, and soon finds himself dead broke when
I'll Name The Murderer 1936 publishers show no interest in the dry material he brings to them. He
newspaper gossip columnist Tommy Tilton (Ralph meets a young boy, Laury (Dickie Moore) and his mother, Sharon (Lila
Forbes) turns sleuth when his friend is blamed for Lee) in the park and is quite taken with them. He gets a job-prospect
the murder of an ex-girlfriend with a taste for letter, as a private tutor, and applies at once. His employer is Mr.
blackmail Morley (Claude Gillingwater), a surly, sour, mean-tempered old man
who informs John he is to act as a tutor for his grandson, who turns out
I'll Reach For A Star 1937 to be Laury. Sharon, Morleys daughter had eloped against her father's
62 min re-release of The Hit Parade starring wishes and was abandoned by her husband after Laury's birth.
Frances Langford, Pert Kelton, Ed Brophy, Stanley
Fields, Bill Demarest, Duke Ellington, Eddie Indestructible Man 1956
Duchin, and J. Farrell MacDonald. This was A violent criminal called The Butcher is brought
Republic's answer to the Big Broadcast Series. back to life by a scientist using electricity. The
Butcher becomes an invulnerable mute, and seeks
I'll Sell My Life 1940 vengeance upon those who caused his execution.
Beautiful Rose Hobart stars in the thrilling crime
drama about a woman who goes to jail for a crime Inner Sanctum 1948
she didn't commit so that the real murderer will Lew Landers directs Charles Russell, Lee Patrick and Mary Beth
give her brother the money he needs. Hughes in this low budget murder mystery, with a title lifted from the
popular radio series.
Inspector general 1949 Isle of Destiny 1940
Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Society glamour girl/aviatrix Virginia Allerton (June Lang) decides to
Lockhart and Alan Hale (Sr) Star. An illiterate stooge in a traveling alter her around-the-world flight by stopping off on the Pacific isle of
medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a Palo Pango where her brother, Lieutenant Allerton (Grant Richards) is
vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the stationed with a detachment of U.S. Marines, including "Stripes"
inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he Thornton (William Gargan) and "Milly" Barnes (Wallace Ford.) Local
will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several smuggler Barton (Gilbert Roland) baits her into a trap using her plane
bungled attempts to kill him. for his gun-smuggling racket and she ends up wrecked on another
island. Thornton, as a stowaway on Barton's gun-smuggling plane, and
The Interrupted Journey (1949) Barnes, by water in a stolen speed boat, rush to her rescue. Inda
Valerie Hobson stars - When John North, a budding author, (Katherine DeMille), the jealous native wife of Barton, with a penchant
pulls the communication cord of a late night train that is taking him for dispatching people with poison darts from a blow gun, does her best
away on a weekend with his publishers wife, he sets in motion a series to do the same for Virginia.
of events that lead to a train crash, a murder and a police man hunt, but
all is not what it seems. It Happened In Paris 1938
Invasion of the Saucer Men 1957 Carol Reed's first film starring John Loder and Nancy Burne. Loder
tries to romance Burne but fears his money will get in the way. A fine,
Invasion of the Vampires 1964 gentle comedy.
Dubbed American release of La invasión de los vampiros - A doctor
and his assistant hunt down a vampire named Count Frankenhausen, It Happened Out West 1937
who is terrorizing the populace. Classy little Fox western starring Paul Kelly as a
New York banker out to get Judith Allen to sell
her milk ranch. You won't believe how many
black lines can appear on a film and have it still
It’s a Small World 1950
Not exatly "freaks", not exatly "Chained for life" -
heck, not even "Terror of Tiny Town" - what
happens to the circus freak when he tries to live a
normal life ? He is unwillingly taken advantage of.
This time its the midget/actor Paul Dale that
breaths life into a story where he is exploitet by
some crooks that takes advantage of his size. The
film does not take place in the entertainment
business this time, but small town USA. We
follow the day to day life of a midget that grows from child to adult.
Many of the episodes in his life are very sad and depressing. But he is
able to move forward and fights for his independence away from home.
ITS A SMALL WORLD has a happy ending and love is found when he
meets a woman his own size. Absurd ending takes place in a trailer
Invisible Ghost 1941 where his new found love all of a sudden starts singing a song like she
Above average Lugosi second feature. Though Such Men Are was in a middle of a musical. This film has to be seen to be believed.
Dangerous, Ninotchka and Devil's in Love show the fine work that
Lugosi was capable of, he has always been associated with this low It’s Tough to be Famous 1932
budget genre When his submarine, S89, is sunk by an excursion boat, Scotty is the
last one left aboard after helping the crew to be rescued. However,
Irish Luck 1939 Navy divers are able to save Scotty and his heroics make him a hero.
Buzzy O'Brien (Frankie Darro) is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is Retiring from the Navy as a Commander, he finds that, as a hero, he is
murdered. The police blame Kitty Monahan (Sheila Darcy) and Buzzy in great demand. There are parades. speeches, endorsements, banquets
succeeds in helping her escape and hides her at his home with his and autographs galore. Even his marriage to his sweetheart Janet is
mother (Lillian Elliott). Buzzy and his pal Jefferson (Mantan headline news. Everyone wants a piece of Scotty. The only thing that
Moreland) manage to fumble their way to finding the real killer who Scotty does not have is his freedom and a life of his own.
was after the stolen bonds carried by the victim. Based on Charles
Molyneaux Brown's story "Death Hops the Bells." It's A Wonderful Life 1946
Both Frank Capra and Jimmy Stewart's favorite
Iron Duke 1935 film. This is one of the few movies that can not
George Arlis as Duke Wellington. This film be tired of, it's a perfect film. Hal Roach colorized
concerns itself with the year in Wellington's life it in 1986, an it stands as the best argument against
following his Victory at Waterloo. that technology.
Isle of the Dead 1945 Jackie Robinson Story 1950
Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew and Jason Robards Sr. star. On a Greek The first great black baseball player in the
island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine major's. Mr. Robinson plays himself with help
for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a from Ruby Dee, Minor Watson and Bill
superstitious old peasant woman, suspects one young girl of being a Spaulding. Alfred Green directs.
vampiric kind of demon called a vorvolaka.
Jack and the Beanstalk 1952
Abbott and Costello – in color! (well, once the
story gets going anyway)
John Wayne - Rainbow Valley 1935
John Wayne - (1935) Texas Terror 1935
John Wayne - (1935) The Desert Trail 1935
John Wayne - (1935) Westward Ho Rating 1935
John Wayne - (1936) King of the Pecos 1936
John Wayne - (1936) Winds of the Wasteland 1936
John Wayne - (1937) Born to the West (Hell Town) 1937
John Wayne - 1926 Hell Town 1926
Journey To Beginning of Time 1957
Three kids go to New York's museum of natural
history and discover a portal to the past filmed in
1957, released in 1960
Milburn (Doc) Stone stars as
a great criminal lawyer who
discovers his wife
(Katherine de Mille) is having an affair with
Stanley Waxman. Stone plots their murder with
the aid of a criminal (Paul Guilfoyle) he
defended. Jonathan Hale is the Judge and
narrator, John Hamilton plays a police
Judge Priest 1934
Jane Eyre 1934 Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses
An odd entry in the book of Forgotten Horrors, there partly because of common sense and considerable humanity to
the mystery, but more for the appearance of Colin Clive. Clive stars dispense justice in a small town in the Post-
with Virginia Bruce and Beryl Mercer under the direction of Christy Bellum Kentucky. Writers: Irvin S. Cobb
Cabane in this quite rare; first filmed version – and as far as I can tell – (character "Judge Priest"), Dudley Nichols
the only original 16mm print to turn up. (screenplay) Stars: Will Rogers, Tom Brown and
Jail Bait 1954
Lyle Talbot (first screen Lex Luthor) stars in this Jungle Book 1942
first effort of Ed Wood. While many film makers Teenaged Mowgli (Sabu), who was raised by wolves, appears in a
improve during the course of thier careers. Wood village in India and is adopted by Messua (Rosemay DeCamp). Mowgli
got worse (but wore very tasteful gowns). learns human language and some human ways quickly, though keeping
jungle ideas. Influential Merchant Buldeo is bigoted against 'beasts'
Jim Hanvy, Detective 1937 including Mowgli; not so Buldeo's pretty daughter, whom Mowgli
Jim Hanvey (guy Kibbee) is a genial but top-notch detective who has takes on a jungle tour where they find a treasure, setting the evil of
retired to his country home. An insurance company hires him to find a human greed in motion.
missing emerald so they won't have to pay out the $100,000 for which
the jewel is insured. It doesn't take him long to find the emerald, but he Jungle Man 1941
discovers that finding it was the easy part; the difficult part is getting it Buster Crabbe and Charles (Ming) Middleton star in this PRC epic; An
back to its rightful owner, and he winds up involved in a murder in expedition sets out to darkest Africa to find the fabled City of the Dead,
which an innocent man is framed. and must battle thick jungle, hostile natives, wild animals and a deadly
John Wayne - Hell Town 1926
John Wayne - Blue Steel 1934 Just Like a Woman 1939
John Wayne - Lucky Texan 1934 a 1939 British comedy film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Felix
John Wayne - Star Packer 1934 Aylmer, Jeanne De Casalis and Fred Emney.A group of private
John Wayne - Dawn Rider 1935 detectives working for a jeweller pursue a gang of thieves in Argentina.
John Wayne - Lawless Range 1935
John Wayne -Telegraph Trail 1933 Kansas City Confidential 1952
John Wayne - Four Sons 1928 Preston Foster, John Payne, Coleen Grey, Lee Van
John Wayne - Claim Jumpers 1934 Cleef, Neville Brand, Dona Drake and Jack Elam
John Wayne - Haunted Gold 1932 are featured in this exciting crime drama. Payne is
John Wayne - Men Without Women 1930 accused of a crime he didn't commit and goes to
John Wayne - Frontier Horizon 1933 excessive measures to prove it.
John Wayne - Sagebrush Trail 1933
John Wayne - Gold Strike River 1934 Kansas Pacific 1953
John Wayne - Neath Arizona Skies 1934 directed by Ray Nazarro. It stars Sterling Hayden and Eve Miller. The
John Wayne - Paradise Canyon 1934 movie is western, offering a fictionalized account of the struggle to
John Wayne - Randy Rides Alone 1934 build the Kansas Pacific Railway in the 1860s during the American
John Wayne - The Man From Utah 1934 Civil War. In the movie, the building of railroad in Kansas is opposed
John Wayne - The Trail Beyond 1934 by sympathizers of the Confederacy. General Winfield Scott sends a
John Wayne - West Of The Divide 1934 Corps of Engineers Captain (Hayden) incognito to complete the
John Wayne - Lawless Frontier 1935 railroad in order to supply Western outposts when war is declared.
Kennel Murder Case 1933 Killers From Space 1954
Once again we have been able to locate a mint Atomic scientist/pilot Doug Martin (Peter Graves) is missing after his
original print of a classic. Here is the best of the plane crashes on an reconnaissance mission after a nuclear test.
Philo Vance mysteries (with William Powell), Miraculously appearing unhurt at the base later, he is given sodium
presented with unmatched picture and sound amethol, but authorities are skeptical of his story that he was captured
quality. by aliens determined to conquer the Earth with giant monsters and
insects. Martin vows to use existing technology to destroy them.
Kentucky Blue Streak 1935
Typical, awful, horse racing flick directed by Knock on Wood 1954
Bernard B. Ray, written by Rose Gordon and Jerry Morgan (Danny Kaye) is a ventriloquist who is having trouble
Edward O'Brien and stars Edward J. Nugent, Frank with love: just when his relationship with a
Coghlan Jr. and Patricia Scott woman gets around to marriage, his dummy turns
jealous and spoils everything. Jerry's manager
Kept Husbands 1931 threatens to quit unless Jerry sees a psychiatrist,
Directed by Lloyd Bacon, this is a study of the Ilse Nordstrom (Zetterling), who tries to discover
'kept' society husbands of rich shallow girls. The the source of his problem. The two of them
film stars Joel McCrea as a local hero and Dorothy eventually fall in love. ~ At the same time, Jerry
Mackaill as the society girl (and daughter of becomes unwittingly intertwined with spies and
McCrea's boss), the film also features Ned Sparks has to run from the police. In his escape, he finds
in a supporting role himself impersonating a British car salesman,
trying to demonstrate a new convertible with loads of bells and
Killer Bait 1949 whistles. Later on, he finds himself on stage in the middle of the
The sultry Lizabeth Scott stars in this action performance of an exotic ballet.
packed mystery. Rarely seen today, Scott appears
near the close of her heyday in Hollywood, and is La bete humaine (1938)
still dynamite Director Jean Renoir's famous adaptation of the
Killer Dill 1947 Émile Zola. The film stars Jean Gabin, Julien
Door-to-door salesman Johnny Dill, the exact double of a notorious Carette and Simone Simon. Typical of its author,
gangster, finds himself struck between the forces of good and evil. director, country of origin and its time - Some
scenes are absolutely unforgettable:the beginning,
Killing Game 1968 which films the railroad tracks as never before; the
Jean-Pierre Cassel, Claudine Auger and Michel railroad men dance, during which a murder is
Duchaussoy star in this Alain Jessua film. Cassel committed while a singer is crooning an old
and Auger are cartoonists. They meet a wealthy song;the finale, faithful to Zola to a fault: a train, belting in the night,
playboy who lives out the fantasies in their gone mad, which becomes a metaphor not only for Lantier's descent
cartoons. He hires them to develop an new comic into hell, but for the France of 1938!. Remade by Fritz Lang in 1954
strip and as they do, he begins to live it out; :"human desire" with Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame
unfortunately this one deals with murder. This
uncommon foreign cult classic is offered La Habanera 1937
German melodramatic feature film directed by
King of the Zombies 1941 Detlev Sierck (later Douglas Sirk). Zarah
During World War 2, a small plane off the south Leander, recently signed by UFA, is the main star
coast of America is low on fuel and blown off in the lead role of Astrée Sternhjelm and performs
course by a storm. Guided by a faint radio signal, its title song, "La Habanera". Like many of her
they crashland on an island. The passenger, his films of this era, it proved an enormous box office
manservant and the pilot take refuge in a mansion owned by a doctor. success
The easily-spooked manservant soon becomes convinced the mansion
is haunted by zombies and ghosts. Exploring, the 3 find a voodoo ritual Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne 1945
in the cellar, where the doctor is trying to acquire war intelligence by French film directed by Robert Bresson. It is a
transferring personalities into his zombies. But the interruption causes modern adaptation of a section of Diderot's
the zombies to turn on their creator. Jacques le fataliste written in 1796, telling the
story of a man who is tricked into marrying a
Klondike 1932 former prostitute. The real title is Les dames du
Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been Bois de Boulogne. Les Dames was Bresson's
done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and second feature. It is also his last film to feature a
manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury acquits him. But the cast entirely composed of professional actors
court of public opinion is still against him, and the medical board is
meeting to decide whether or not to take his medical license away from Lady of Burlesque 1943
him. Before they do, Cromwell, an amateur pilot, decides to join his Screen adaptation of Gypsy Rose Lee’s novel “G String
friend, WWI Ace Donald Evans, on a flight to Alaska looking for a Murders, Barbara Stanwyck stars. After one member of their group is
shorter route to Japan by following the Aleutian Islands. They crash in murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to
Alaska and Evans is killed, but Cromwell is rescued by a fur trapper find out who the killer is before they strike again.
named Tom Ross. He takes Cromwell to Armstrong's Trading Post,
where is is nursed back to health by Klondike, a girl who works for Lady Says No 1952
Armstrong, and was engaged to marry Armstrong's son Jim. The latter A woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the
is suffering from the same disease that Cromwell's last patient had. "dangers" of men. A handsome photographer (David Niven)for a
Mark talks Cromwell into performing the same operation. national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her.
Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the
English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German
submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is charged with
neglect and volunteers for a perilous mission. Meanwhile, his girlfriend
Mona (Patricia Plunkett), through some odd information she has picked
up, is trying to prove that Rick is innocent of the charges and actually
did sink a German U-Boat.
Lady Behave! 1937
A charming romantic comedy from the 1930s, Lady Behave! is a
bubbly mess of love, relationships, and high society gossip. Debonair
millionaire Neil Hamilton has a bit too much to drink at a fancy party
and wakes up married! Hurrying to his lawyer, Hamilton seeks an
immediate annulment for his drunken mistake. Much to his dismay, it
turns out that his new bride, Patricia Farr, was already married!
Hamilton fears for his upstanding reputation, and to keep from being
charged with bigamy Farr's sister, the adorable Sally Eilers, offers to
La grande illusion 1937 fill in and live with Hamilton until the matter can be straightened out.
During the First World War, two French aviators — aristocratic This is when Lady Behave! gets out of hand: young Eilers is miserable
Captain de Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and working-class Lieutenant juggling her sister, her pretend husband, her brother in law, and her
Maréchal (Jean Gabin) — embark on a flight to examine the site of a pretend step children who are all a nightmare! Lady Behave! enchants
blurred spot on photos from an earlier air reconnaissance mission. They with flawed, yet loving people and the misery they can cause one
are shot down by a German aviator and aristocrat, Captain von another.
Rauffenstein (Erich von Stroheim). Von Rauffenstein, upon returning
to base, sends a subordinate to find out if the aviators are officers and, Lady in the death house 1944
if so, to invite them to lunch. During the meal, von Rauffenstein and de Jean Parker, Lionel Atwill and Douglas Fowley
Boeldieu discover they have mutual acquaintances—a depiction of the star. A young woman is on death row for the
solidarity, within the upper classes across national boundaries. murder of a man who was blackmailing her
De Boeldieu and Maréchal are then placed in a prisoner-of-war camp. family, although she claims she was framed. Her
Soon after their arrival, they help dig an escape tunnel. However, just fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on
before it is completed, they are moved to another camp, and because of reviving the dead, also happens to be the state's executioner, and is
the language barrier, are unable to pass word of the tunnel to the assigned to pull the switch when she is strapped into the electric chair.
incoming British prisoners. A famous criminologist, believing her to be innocent, rushes to
De Boeldieu and Maréchal are moved from camp to camp, finally investigate the case and clear her before her execution date.
arriving in Wintersborn, a mountain fortress prison commanded by Von
Rauffenstein, who has, since their last meeting, been disabled in battle Larceny On The Air 1937
and reassigned. Wintersborn is said to be escape-proof, but de Boeldieu Robert Livingston, best remembered for his many westerns, stars as a
and Maréchal have a history of valiant escape attempts. crusading radio doctor out to rid the country of radium patent
At Wintersborn, the pair meet one of their fellow prisoners from an medications.
earlier camp, Rosenthal (Marcel Dalio), a wealthy French Jew. The
three come up with an idea after carefully observing how the German Last Alarm 1940
guards respond to emergencies. After some commotion, the guards A veteran firefighter is forced to retire at age 65 by the Fire
order an assembly of the prisoners in the fortress courtyard and proceed Department. However, when one of his friends dies in a blaze set by a
to call the roll. When it is discovered that de Boeldieu is missing, he serial arsonist, the now retired fireman teams up with his daughter and
makes his presence known high up in the fortress, drawing the German her fiancé, who is an investigator for an insurance company, to hunt
guards in pursuit. Maréchal and Rosenthal take the opportunity to lower down and capture the arsonist.
themselves from a window by a homemade rope and flee.
Von Rauffenstein and his guards corner de Boeldieu, and von Last Man on Earth 1964
Rauffenstein pleads for him to give up. De Boeldieu refuses, and von First of three screen adaptations of Richard
Rauffenstein reluctantly shoots him in the stomach (though he was Matheson's I Am Legend. Dr. Robert Morgan is
aiming for the legs). Nursed in his final moments by a remorseful von the only survivor of a devastating world-wide
Rauffenstein, de Boeldieu laments that their usefulness to society (as plague due to a mysterious immunity he acquired
aristocrats) will end with this war, and that he pities von Rauffenstein, to the bacterium while working in Central America
who will have to find a new purpose in the emerging social order. years ago. He is all alone now... or so it seems. As
Maréchal and Rosenthal journey across the German countryside, trying night falls, plague victims begin to leave their
to get back to France. Rosenthal is injured. They take refuge in the barn graves, part of a hellish undead army that''s
of a German woman, Elsa (Dita Parlo), who has been widowed by the thirsting for blood...his!
war. She generously takes in the two men. Maréchal begins to fall in
love with her, but he and Rosenthal eventually head for Switzerland,
planning to go from there to France so they can return to active service. Last Mile 1932
Maréchal promises to come back to Elsa if he survives. A German Based on the Auburn and Dannemora prison riots
patrol sights the two fugitives crossing a snow-covered valley. The of 1929, this story way first presented as a stage
soldiers fire a few rounds, but an officer immediately orders them to play with Spencer Tracy then later; Clark Gable.
cease fire, saying the pair have in fact crossed the Swiss border. "So This outstanding film stars Preston Foster,
much the better for them," remarks one German, as the film closes with George E. Stone, Paul Fix and Edward Van
an image of Maréchal and Rosenthal stumbling through the deep snow Sloan. This was to be the only directorial credit
to safety. for Sam Bischoff.
Last Woman on Earth 1960 Let's Have Fun 1943
Eve; her husband, Harold; and their lawyer friend, This Bert (Mad Russian) Gordon film was shelved and another film of
Martin, are skin-diving while on vacation in Puerto the same title was released by Columbia the same year (also with
Rico. When they resurface, they gradually Gordon). Unseen for many years we are proud to present this Charles
conclude that an unexplained, temporary Barton comedy with Margaret Lindsay and John Beal
interruption of oxygen has killed everyone on the
island - maybe in the world! Let's Sing Again (Bobby Breen) 1936
Beautiful little musical drama with Henry Armetta turning in a
sensitive performance as an opera star who's lost his voice and now
Late Extra 1935 works in a traveling show. He adopts Bobby Breen (in his first film)
James Mason's first movie. Alastair Sim, Micheal and together they search out the boy's real father.
Wilding (Liz Taylor's 2nd) and Clifford McLaglen
also star. Letter of Introduction 1938
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on
Latin Love 1930 Broadway, is surprised when his estranged
AKA Greek Street and presented here under the daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress
title Neapolitan Nights. A well done, and certainly and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries
pre-code, musical starring Sari Maritza as a cafe to re-establish his relationship with her while also
singer in Soho, with lover William Freshman and trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from
suitor Martin Lewis both on hand. A fine the press. Adolphe Menjou, George Murphy,
depiction of 1930 London, and the scant attire of Edgar Bergen, Ann Sheridan and Eve Arden star.
Maritza make this well worth the viewing.
Laughing At Life 1933 German film directed by Max Ophüls. The film, based on a play of the
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind same name by Arthur Schnitzler, describes an ill-fated love affair
escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. between a young lieutenant and a musician's daughter ends tragically
His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he when the lieutenant is killed in a duel, and the girl commits suicide.
is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to Ophüls later remade the film in France as Une histoire d'amour, using
eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own most of the original cast.
son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's. Victor
McLaglen, William Boyd, Lois Wilson, Henry B. Walthall, Regis Life at Stake (Angela Landsbury) 1954
Toomey, Ruth Hall, Noah Beery, J. Farrell MacDonald, Tully Marshall An out-of-work architect meets a married woman who has a business
and Henry Armetta star. proposition for him. The architect begins to suspect the woman's
interest in him is not just financial and may actually be deadly. Jane
Law Commands, The 1937 Darwell and Douglass Dumbrille also star.
Night riders are terrorizing homesteaders, and the town doctor tries to
keep the locals from forming a vigilante group. After more towns The Life of the Party (1930)
people are killed, however, the rest of the town makes the doctor the Broadway song-pluggers Flo and Dot, besieged with
town sheriff and tells him to clean up the gang. admirers, are fired; disgusted with men, they decide to become gold-
diggers. After a first success in "taking" fashion retailer LeMaire, they
LE GOLEM 1936 try the millionaires' playground of Havana, where mistaken identities
The Golem, a giant creature created out of clay by bring their schemes to comic confusion. Winnie Lightner, Irene
a rabbi, comes to life in a time of trouble to protect Delroy, Jack Whiting & Charles Butterworth star
the Jews of Prague from persecution. Nicely done
by Director Julien Duvivier. Life With Father 1947
Turn of the century New York settings and the
Leech Woman 1960 great William Powell make this screen adaptation
Coleen Gray, Grant Williams and Gloria Talbott of one of the longest running Broadway plays; a
star - When a very old African woman offers an ambitious winner
endocrinologist the secret of eternal youth, he decides to take his
estranged and no-longer-young-and-beautiful wife along with him on Lil’ Abner 1940
the safari. But then she finds out the true reason for their sudden Set in the mythical town of Dogpatch. Dogpatch
reconciliation is so that she can serve as his guinea pig. Hell hath no has a serious unemployment problem. Men spend
fury like a woman scorned, especially one with a stolen pineal gland their days idling away fishing, and the single women spend time
tapper. But once you try Nipe, there's no going scheming about how to catch their preferred single men come the next
back. Sadie Hawkins Day. Daisy Mae has her sights set on Li'l Abner, but
rival, Appasianata, has other plans. Remade as a musical in 1959. In
Legend of Blood Mountain 1965 supporting roles are Buster Keaton, Edgar Kennedy and Lucien
Film near Athens (Goergia) - A small-town Littlefield.
newspaperman begins to suspect that a wave of
murders committed in the area may not be the Looking Forward 1933
work of a serial killer but a monster. Depression Era story set in London has department store owner (Lewis
Stone) facing bankruptcy while his family fritters away money. A long-
Legend of the 7 golden Vampires 1974 standing employee (Lionel Barrymore) gets fired but finds new life in a
Peter Cushing stars in this mess - Count Dracula home-based bakery. The owner's wife (Benita Hume) can't face life
journies to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support without money, so she runs off with another man. The tables turn,
six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of however, when a last-minute reprieve saves the store and a new
their cult. At the same time, vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing happens relationship is forged between the men.
to be lecturing in the country and is persuaded by villagers to help them
fight this curse of the ages.
Liliom 1935 Lone Rider in Cheyenne, The 1942
In 1935 Erich Pommer brought together Franz In the 8th film of PRC's "Lone Rider" series,
Waxman (who had scored the Bride Of Smoky Moore is riding to Cheyenne to see his
Frankenstein), Charles Boyer (who gained fame foster father, Sheriff Bill Hastings, whom he has
that same year as the star of Private Worlds) and not seen in fifteen years. Smoky catches town
Fritz Lang (for his first film after escaping from Mayor Dan Blodgett and Mort Saunders, head of
Nazi Germany). The team was to produce the the Cattleman's Association, robbing the bank at
finest film version of the classic stage play; night. They get the drop on him, and he is accused
Liliom. This is the story of a low life carnival of the crime. He is rescued from jail by his friends
barker that was later transformed by Rodgers and Hamerstein into the Tom (Lone Rider) Cameron and Fuzzy Jones and
musical: Cauousel. Here we present the original, just as it was first weeks later, the trio returns disguised to prevent
screened in France over 50 years ago. When the film was first shown recognition, and begin a campaign to smash the crooked city
in this country it had been subtitled and cut by over half an hour. This administration.
is the original French Language version, un-subtitled; but the striking
visuals, created by the capable hands of the director of Metropolis, will Long Shot, The 1939
more than carry the viewer through any difficulties. The film begins with rich horse owner Harry
Davenport losing yet another race. His horses just
Little Giant 1933 keep losing again and again...until he's broke and
More ethnic slurs than you can shake a stick at! - Mary Astor stars. miserable. He releases his prize horse into the
wild AND fakes his own death. A bit later,
Little Men 1940 Gordon Jones is down and out after an injury and
Jo March (Kay Francis) and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the feeling sorry for himself. He moves in with a jockey friend (George E.
Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes Stone) and soon discovers the prize horse in a roundup of wild horses.
to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she defends He buys it for a pittance because he sees potential in the animal. Soon,
him when he is falsely accused. Dan's foster father, Major Burdle Marsha Hunt (Davenport's granddaughter) meets up with old friend
(George Bancroft), is a swindler in cahoots with another crook called Jones (who, incidentally, was hurt saving her life) and they form a
Willie the Fox (Jack Oakie). When the Plumfield School becomes in partnership--and plan to race their new horse. Got all that? - well to
danger of foreclosure, the two con men cook up a scheme to save the sum it up - its a horse racing film.
Looking On The Bright Side 1932
Little Orphan Annie 1932 Gracie Fields, in her first major hit film, plays a manicurist who falls
Thia first screen adaptation of the popular comic for a song writing hairdresser. The hairdresser has a crush on some one
strip, was produced by David O. Selznick for else. A fine early musical released in the U.S. by RKO.
RKO and starred Mitzi Green as Annie. The plot
was uncomplicated: Warbucks leaves on Lost in the Stratosphere 1934
business and Annie finds herself in the Two military pilots are close friends, and share in a lot of hazardous
orphanage again. She pals around with a little boy named Mickey and, missions while engaging in a series of good-natured romantic rivalries.
when he is adopted by a wealthy woman, she visits him in his new But when one of the pilots loses a girl he really cared for, he cannot
home. Warbucks returns and holds a Christmas party for all. The film forgive his friend. Soon afterwards, they must work together on their
opened on Christmas Eve 1932. Variety panned it and the New York most dangerous mission yet.
Daily News was "slightly disappointed" with the film, thinking Green
too "big and buxom" for the role Lost Zeppelin 1930
Ricardo Cortez stars in this adventure tale of
Little Princess 1939 explorers in the Antarctic. Fine acting and (for
When her father, Captain Crewe, goes off to fight in the Boer War, 1930) great special effects highlight this, which
young Sara Crewe is placed into the care of Amanda Minchin, the head may be the best film to escape from Tiffany.
of an exclusive private school for girls. Sara lives a wonderful life of a
privileged child and is quite happy in her surroundings. When her Loudspeaker, The 1934
father is listed as missing in action however, her life goes from one of A young man from a small town hits New York
plenty to that of a poor house maid. Mrs. Minchin agrees to keep her on City, bound and determined to become a radio
at the school, but in the absence of her tuition payments, she has to star. Amazingly, he achieves his ambition, but in
work for her keep. She is soon cleaning out the fireplace and scrubbing the process alienates everyone around him with his arrogance and
floors and is dubbed the little princess by her former schoolmates. She egomania.
also refuses to accept that her father is dead and prowls the hospitals in
the hope of locating him. Luck - and Royal intervention - assist her in Love From A Stranger 1937
her quest. Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Basil Rathbone, in what might well be his finest
Cesar Romero, Arthur Treacher and Beryl Mercer star. performance, stars in this Agatha Christie story of
a young working girl (Ann Harding) who wins
Live Wire 1935 the lottery and decides to tour Paris. While
Richard Talmedge plays Dick Nelson a sailor who was once attempting to rent her flat in London she meets
shipwrecked on a uncharted island. While stranded he found an old Rathbone who turns up on her cross channel
vase which he brought back with him and sold at junk shop. A ship. Romance and marriage develop, as well as
professor who finds the vase and knows what it is looks up Nelson and a fascinating a mystery. A rare classic
asks him to take him to the island. Thrills, chills and the right touch of
comedy make this a breezy fast moving adventure. Where many cheap- Love Island 1952
o films of this time are hurt by lack of music this one moves so fast you US-Navy pilot Lt. Richard Tabor crash-lands on a south Pacific isle
don't notice it. called Love Island in English. Richard befriends the Balinese beauty
Sarna. The bad and jealous Jaraka doesn't like their friendship, so he
has Sarna's father Aryuna arrested on a vague charge. Jaraka tells
Aryuna that he only will be released when his daughter marries him.
Lust of the Vampires 1956 Mad Doctor 1941
Earliest of the famed Mario Bova's epics. This is Basil Rathbone, Ellen Drew and John Howard star; A crazed physician
presented in letter box format from an original marries a wealthy women and, with the help of his demented assistant,
16mm scope print. It is offered under the title murders them for their money.
"The Devil's Commandandment".
Magic Fountain 1961
Lying Lips 1939 This is the 77 min. version of John Lehmann's
A nightclub singer refuses to adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale. The voices of
"date" customers, so she's Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Hans Conried enhance
framed for the murder of her this film. The print opens in monochrome then
aunt, convicted of the killing and sent to prison. fades into a strange sepia and blue.
However, her friend, who is a police detective,
doesn't believe she did it and sets out to prove her Magic Sword 1962
innocence. Bert I. Gordon color fantasy
with Gary Lockwood, Estelle Winwood and Basil
Same basic story as the German classic from 1931 - Someone is Magnetic Monster 1953
murdering children in a German city. The Police search is so intense, it with special effect spliced in from the German
is disturbing the 'normal' criminals, and the local hoods decide to help film "Gold" - this neat little feature keeps things
find the murderer as quickly as possible - but "updated" for the 1950's moving fast enough so that you don't ever ask
US market. David Wayne, Howard DaSilva, Raymond Burr and why the old scientist bombarded the element with alpha rays.
Luther Adler star.
The film stars Silvana Mangano as Giovanna Masetti, a poor Venetian
who is admired by the crafty croupier Mario Rossi (Vittorio Gassman)
and the rich count Enrico Marisoni (Michael Rennie). Giovanna lives
out a dream to become a dancer and moves to Rome. Returning 6
months later to the competing affections of Mario and Enrico, resulting
in a choice between the two and the dramatic finale. Shelly Winters and
Eduardo Ciannelli also star.
man bait 1952
Originally called "The Last Page" (since it took
place in a book store) - this outting stars George
Brent, Marguerite Chapman and Raymond
Huntley. The credits also read "and introducing
Diana Dors" (despite the face that she had been
making films for more than 5 years. The married
owner of a bookstore is attracted to his sexy blonde clerk. He finally
gives in to temptation and makes a pass at her, but that only results in
him getting enmeshed in blackmail and murder.
Man Beast 1956
One of the late Jerry Warren's better efforts. An expedition to the
M (English) 1931 Himalayas to find a lost man, turns to horror as the Abominable
English language version of the Fritz Lang classic; Peter Lorre stars. Snowman joins the group.
Not seen since its original release - this version was made for
distribution in the UK (where we discovered this 16mm print, in less Man With Two Faces 1953
than perfect condition, but quite watchable) - you know the story - Not the Edward G. Robinson classic; in fact not even close. Tab
Someone is murdering children in a German city. The Police search is Hunter stars as a man returning to his family and society from prison.
so intense, it is disturbing the 'normal' criminals, and the local hoods Unfortunately he has a split personality.
decide to help find the murderer as quickly as possible.
Mandarin Mystery 1936
M (German) 1931 Legendary detective Ellery Queen (played by Eddie Quillan) sets out to
Someone is murdering children in a German city. The Police search is solve a mystery involving an extremely valuable stamp. Charlotte
so intense, it is disturbing the 'normal' criminals, and the local hoods Henry and Franklin Pangborn also star.
decide to help find the murderer as quickly as possible. Fritz Lang's
classic - English sub-titles - Manhattan Merry-go-Round 1937
Musical review held together with a slim gangsters-take-over-a-record-
Machine Gun Mama 1944 company plot. Leo Carrillo, Ann Dvorak, James Gleason, Ted Lewis
Ollie and John are a long way from their home in Brooklyn when their and His Orchestra, Cab Calloway and His Cotton
truck breaks down. When they run into a fair, they decide to sell their Club Orchestra, Joe DiMaggio, Henry Armetta,
only valuable possession. It's an elephant with the name Bunny, and Smiley Burnette, Louis Prima and His Band and
Ollie has grown really attached to him. At the fair the 'ferocious' Nita Gene Autry star.
Cordoba works and John falls in love with her, the feeling is mutual.
Most employees of the fair are willing to buy Bunny, as the fair is in Manhattan Tower 1932
great commercial trouble and an elephant might just be the injection so The lives of the residents of a Manhattan
barely needed. Owner Jose, however, has different ideas. He'd rather apartment building are intertwined with the
see the fair go down as that will be more beneficial to him. actions of a crooked investor.
Manster 1962 Merrily We Live 1938
Japanese horror film, shot in English and starring Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit
Peter Dyneley as a reporter injected with split of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest
juice. He later discovers an eye has sprouted on find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her
his shoulder; he develops a second head then splits doorstep and soon ends up in a chauffeur's
in two. uniform. He also catches the eye of her pretty
Marie Galante 1934
One of the greatest actors Mesa of Lost Women 1953
Hollywood ever produced A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant
was Spencer Tracy. His years at Fox were spiders and dwarves in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to
marked with such classics as Power and the create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects
Glory and Dante's Inferno. In "Marie Galante" with spider venom.
Tracy is caught up in a web of international
intrigue with a plot to destroy the Panama Canal Mexican Bus Ride 1946
(just as the American Fleet passes through). Ned Written and directed by Luis Bunuel in Spanish
Sparks is the seedy cafe' owner; the provocative with English subtitles.
Helen Morgan his main attraction. What secrets
did she pass to the Japanese shop owner? This 1934 Fox film is a don't Midnight At Madame Tussaud's 1936
miss classic. One of George Pearson's last directorial efforts,
this is the familiar tale of a man who bets he can
Mariners of the Sky (AKA Navy Born) 1936 stay over night in a wax museum (with interiors
Possessing only scant amounts of war propaganda, Mariners of the Sky actually shot at Madame Tussaud's). The catch is that someone is out to
is the touching story of a naval officer who adopts a boy who is kill him!
orphaned when his parents are tragically killed. The officer, played by
the affable William Gargan, takes good care of the child, despite the midnight manhunt 1945
low expectations of the child's surviving relatives. The film then A gangster is shot in his hotel room and manages to make his way to a
becomes charmingly absurd, because the child is kidnapped by a nearby wax museum, where he dies. A female reporter discovers the
gangster who believes the child is his. Angry and motivated, Gargan body and determines to break the case, but she must maneuver around a
marshals the entire US Navy to get back his little boy! An adventurous rival reporter--who happens to be her boyfriend--who also wants to
and warm film, Mariners of the Sky is as cute and cuddly as the Navy break the case and the killer himself, who wants to find out where the
has ever been! body is.
Mechinized Death (industrial) 1961 Midnight Menace (AKA Bombs Over London) 1937
Cabal of armament manufacturers conspire to wreck a peace
Meet Dr. Christian 1939 conference and start a war for profit and personal reasons. Standing in
First in the RKO Dr. Christian series starring Gene Hersholt. This their way is a pair of newspaper reporters who stumble upon the plot
adaptation of the CBS radio series finds the good Dr, out to get a when a fellow reporter is killed to prevent him telling all.
hospital constructed, the town Mayor has different ideas.
Midnight Phantom 1935
Meet John Doe 1941 A newly hired police chief vows to clean up a notoriously corrupt
Classic Capra; Barbara Stanwyck is a newspaper police department. When he is murdered, investigators find that there is
reporter who invents Joe Doe the soul of America. no shortage of suspects, most of them being fellow cops.
She and editor James Gleason hire Gary Cooper to
act the part. Walter Brennan is Cooper's friend The Mind Reader (1933)
who doesn't like the 'goings on'; Edward Arnold is the man pulling the Warren William’s stars - Chandler, a con-man,
strings for his own gain, and the supporting cast includes Spring and his helper Frank decide to create a clairvoyant
Byington, Gene Lockhart, Rod LaRocque, Regis Toomey, Warren act for the carny circuit, as a little research reveals
Hymer, J. Farrell MacDonald, Billy Curtis, Harry Davenport, and Americans spent $125 million on mind-readers
Sterling Holloway. and astrology. The carny, renamed Chandra, falls
for one of his marks, Sylvia, but their love is
Meet the Boyfriend 1937 tested when he brings tragedy to other peoples'
Robert Paige, Warren Hymer, Pert Kelton and lives and she asks him to go straight
Smiley Burnette star in this Republic outing. Paige
is the country's #1 Radio Crooner who's studio has Millie 1931
a $300,000 anti-marriage insurance policy on him. Helen Twelvetrees, Lilyan Tashman, Joan
Blondell and Robert Ames star in this rare RKO
Melody of the Plains 1937 feature. John Haliday is featured as a man after
A Spectrum Studios western which starred David Sharpe and Fred Twelvetrees' affection, when he is rejected his
Scott. Jed Buell produced and Sam Newfield directed this story of interest turns toward her 16 year old daughter.
cattle rustling in the old west.
Million Dollar Weekend 1948
Men of San Quentin 1942 Nicholas Lawrence, a young stockbroker,
A crooked deputy warden at San Quentin embezzles a million dollars worth of cash and
Penitentiary tries to frame a sergeant of the guards, stock, planning to flee to Shanghai. En route, he meets Cynthia Strong,
Jack Holden, for the killing of a guard and a who is fleeing Los Angeles after the suspicious death of her husband.
prisoner during a jailbreak. When a blackmailer tries to force her to pay him or he'll accuse her of
murder, she appeals to Nicholas for assistance. During a layover in
The Midnight Story (1957) Honolulu, while Nicholas and Cynthia are eating dinner, the
Tony Curtis & Gilbert Roland star. blackmailer steals the attaché case containing the stolen loot.
Minstrel Man 1944 Monster Maker 1944
Rare little title showing a side of American J. Carrol Naish, Glenn Strange and Ralph Morgan
entertainment that will never be seen again. star in this sinister horror flick. Dr. Naish gives
This Classy PRC musical features Benny Fields Morgan a disease that only Naish is able to cure.
as a minstrel performer who gives his daughter He hopes to cure Morgan so as to marry his
over to friends to raise after the death of his daughter.
Mistaken Identity 1940
Miracle Kid, The 1941 All black cast in a weird murder mystery of, guess
A third-rate boxer who loses most of his fights what... mistaken identity
suddenly finds himself knocking out almost every one of his
opponents. His sleazy manager spreads the word that the fighter has Monolith monsters 1957
"the evil eye" and casts a spell on the men he's fighting. A female Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a
reporter sets out to find the truth. sleepy Southwestern desert community.
Miracle Man 1932 Monster from the Surf 1965
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their or is it The Beach Girls and the Monster? or The Invisible Terror? or
operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, Surf Terror? Writers: Joan Gardner (screenplay), Joan Gardner
John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses (story),Stars:Jon Hall, Sue Casey and Walker Edmiston Stars:Jon Hall,
him to scam the gullible public of funds for a Sue Casey and Walker Edmiston. A young girl is killed at the beach in
supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes Malibu. Professor Otto Lindsay suspects that it is some form of
place, a change comes over the gang. Sylvia mutated fish. However, his son Richard, who was a good friend of girl,
Sidney, Chester Morris, Ned Sparks, Virginia thinks that it is a madman who has a grudge against Richard and his
Bruce Irving Pichel and Boris Karloff star in this friends. Soon the list of victims grows to include one of Rich's surfing
remake of the lost Lon Chaney film. buddies, Rich's bitchy stepmother Vicky and his friend Mark who was
crippled in an auto accident.
Miracle Rider 1935
Tom Mix (one of the pallbearers at Wyatt Earp's funeral) stars - In Monster Of Piedras Blancas 1957
1930s Texas, following the murder of his father, Tom Morgan joins the Les Tremayne stars in this off beat creature
Texas Rangers to avenge his father's death and to follow in his path as a movie. A Light house keeper leaves food for a
proponent of Indian rights. His task as a Ranger is to stop the evil head ripping, blood sucking crustacean.
Zaroff and his gang, who are smuggling the elements for a powerful
explosive from a mine on Indian land. Monster Walks 1932
Misbehaving Husbands 1940 Familiar re-working of the Cat and the Canary
type of old dark house mystery. This one stars Rex
Missile To The Moon 1959 Lease, Vera Reynolds Sheldon Lewis and Mischa
A giant Spider, a race of rock men and those Auer.
beautiful moon women help make this awful
Moon Over Harlem 1939
Missing Corpse, The 1945 An all black cast including Bud Harris and Cora
a comedic melodrama that successfully incorporates both verbal and Green is featured in this high stepping, lively
visual humour, along with a dollop of suspense, in creating a picture musical
notable for its rare featured performance by veteran supporting actor J.
Edward Bromberg, skillful direction, and especially effective scoring, Moonstone 1934
in addition to a clever scenario that benefits from perfect pacing to Monogram whodunit from the 30's, with dialogue
smoothly advance the action. and sound effects based on the well known
mystery book with same title. A valuable gem from India is stolen in an
Missing Guest 1938 old dark mansion and it is up to Scotland Yard
One of the guests at an old mansion disappears from his room. The inspector Charles Irwin to find out who did it
other guests search the house for him, but he appears to have vanished among all the suspects who were in the house.
into thin air.
Mistaken Heiress 1935 Morning departure 1950
Gigolette (1935) (original title) Writers: Gordon AKA Operation Disaster - The crew of a
Kahn (story), Gordon Kahn (screenplay) Stars: submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it
Adrienne Ames, Ralph Bellamy and Donald sinks. How can they be rescued before they run
Cook Kay Parrish, a society girl, finds she is out of air? John Mills, Nigel Patrick, Richard
penniless when her father dies. However she Attenborough and Bernard Lee star.
persuades Terry Gallagher to give her a hostess
job at his New York City clip-joint, which he
operates on the theory that if the suckers want it
he'll give it to them, albeit he does apply some
principles regarding the matter. A Broadway playboy, Greg Emerson, Most Dangerous Game 1932
falls in love with Kay and proposes but his high-society parents object Transferred from an original print, this fine
strongly. Terry. Although he also has fallen in love with Kay and adventure film was made on the jungle sets of
doesn't realize she feels the same about him, sets out to provide a happy King Kong with Fay Wray and Robert
ending for the couple. Armstrong.
Mother And Son 1931 Mummy's Revenge 1973
Mastered from a very rare original Monogram La venganza de la momia (original title) Paul
16mm print, this was silent star Clara Kimball Naschy has a duel role as Amenhotep/Assad Bey,
Young's second sound film. She plays the owner an ancient egyptian mummified Pharaoh, and the
of a gambling house, who must keep this a secret high priest who brought him back to life. In order
from her son. A Melodrama of the first order. For Amenhotep to achieve immortality, Assad
Bey has to kidnap nubile young virgins in
Motive for Revenge 1935 Victorian London for blood sacrifices. Writer:
Bank teller Barry Webster is driven to stealing Paul Naschy, Stars: Paul Naschy, Jack Taylor and
bank funds by his mother-in-law who continually nags him about María Silva
forcing her daughter Muriel to live in poverty. He is caught and sent to
prison and, while there, the mother forces Muriel to divorce him and Murder AT 3AM (1953)
marry a wealthy industrialist. After serving his term and being released, Dennis Price stars as a police detective who suspects that his sister's
the new husband catches Barry and Muriel together. A shot is heard, boyfriend is a murderer.
the husband is killed and Barry and Muriel are accused of the murder.
Murder AT 45 RPM (1960)
Motorcycle Gang 1957 Interesting little murder mystery from France.
A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old
tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle Murder at Midnight 1931
club. Friction erupts between him and the new Writers: Scott Darling (dialogue), Scott Darling (story) ..Stars: Aileen
leader about this goody-goody setup, and about the Pringle, Alice White and Hale Hamilton. Wealthy Mr. Kennedy shoots
charms of gang moll Terry. his secretary, Channing, during a parlor game, but it turns out the gun
was loaded with real bullets. Luckily, criminologist Phillip Montrose is
Mr. Boggs Steps Out 1938 on hand to help the police. When Kennedy quickly ends up dead as
Oliver Boggs, a typical office drone, with no well, the police think it's a tidy murder-suicide, but the family lawyer
success in sight, who can spout statistics about knows of a letter that voiced Kennedy's suspicions about someone who
anything and everything, wins $1500 in a bean- was out to get him. Soon, the cops are on the trail of a ruthless and
guessing contest at the movie theatre, quits his clever killer who is one step ahead of even Montrose
job and sets forth for the seedy, down-at-the-
heels town of Peckham Falls. There he buys a Murder at the Vanities 1934
barrel factory and falls in love with Irene Lee, the A homicide detective with an eye for the ladies investigating a murder
snobbish niece of crusty old Morton Ross, the in Earl Carroll's Vanities allows the music review to continue during
town's only rich man and owner of the closed the investigation.
canneries. Oleander Tubbs and her inventor
father Angus, who sold Oliver the factory, tell him it has no future but Murder by Television 1935
he disagrees and says he will have everything booming again. Oleander Lugosi stars in a dual role with June Collyer,
thinks he is daffy but she and her father agree to help him. Angus George Meeker and Hattie McDaniel. Here a
invents a collapsible barrel and Oliver, seeing fame and fortune just scientist is killed during an experimental television
ahead, spends all of his money just keeping the factory going. Oliver broadcast. While the BBC was just gearing up for
persuades old man Ross to re-open the canneries and to use the ground- regular TV broadcasts, and RCA was to begin
breaking barrels and things appear to be going okay. daily broadcast in April of 1939, this film was still
seen as futuristic. Television, however, had been
Mr Moto's last warning 1939 cropping up in films since the 1920's (note
Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international Barrymore's 13th Hour).
agents who try to foment an international incident
by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and Murder By The Clock 1931
blaming the British. Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez This is a rare chance to see Lilyan Tashman in a leading role, and she is
and George Sanders star. spot on as a woman who wants wealth and comfort by any means
possible and sees her ability to manipulate men to do her bidding as key
Mr. Reckless 1948 to her plan. The opening scene is set in a foggy graveyard with a group
Returning to his hometown after a long absence, of mourners gathered around a grave. Next old Mrs. Endicott enters the
oil-well digger William Eythe discovers that his sweetheart has gotten scene with her maid and son to visit the family crypt. However,
engaged to an older suitor. In an attempt to win back his lost love, honoring the dead is not her purpose, instead she is there to insure that
Eythe decides to impress her with a series of daredevil oil-field stunts. her own crypt is in working order. Mrs. Endicott has a fear of being
buried alive and has a creepy sounding horn installed in her own vault
Mr. Robinson Crusoe 1932 so that if she is erroneously interred she can sound the alarm and be
Doug Fairbanks Sr. produced and stared in this rescued. Thus she likes to try it out from time to time to see if it still
little comedy for the studio he, wife Mary works.
Pickford, D.W.Griffith and Charlie Chaplin had
formed: United Artists. murder on lenox ave 1941
Featuring an all-black cast - Dramatic events in a
Mr. Wong, Detective 1938 Harlem apartment house center around Pa
Karloff in his first outing as the oriental Wilkins, chosen by the Better Business League to
detective; Monogram's answer to Charlie Chan. replace their ousted, crooked leader
Marshall...who wants revenge; and Pa's ward Jim
Murder in the Museum 1934 Bracton, a two-timing Romeo whose affairs are
Neat little film – but made from a fairly poor 16mm dupe. coming to a crisis. And hanging around is
Marshall's murderous junkie henchman, Lomax.
Murder is News 1937
Canadian / American film directed by Leon Barsha.
Murder on Campus 1934 My Love for Yours (AKA Honeymoon in Bali) 1939
A well above average Chesterfield mystery staring Charles Starrett, Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in
Edward Van Sloan, Shirley Grey and J. Farrell MacDonald. love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop,
who is determined to remain free and independent. Bill proposes, Gail
declines and Bill goes home to Bali. But a young girl, Rosie, and Tony
the Window Cleaner, who dispels advice on every floor, soon have Gail
thinking maybe she was a bit hasty with her no to Bill's proposal. Ere
long she discovers that she does love Bill and can't live without him.
She goes down to Bali to give him the good news. He learns that he is
soon to marry Noel Van Ness. She goes back to New York City.
My Son The Vampire 1952
It took seven years to bring Old Mother Reilly
Meets The Vampire to this country, and its easy to
see why, This was the last and weakest of the
series worth seeing only for Bela Lugosi (who
under stood the title was to be Vampire Over
Mysterious Mr. Wong 1935
Bela Lugosi & Wallace Ford In New York's
Chinatown, a Mandarin (Lugosi) will stop at
nothing to obtain the 12 coins of Confucius. This
Murder on the High Seas 1932 was mastered from an rare original 16mm print,
This is really the 1949 re-release title for Love Bound, Robert F. Hill with all original Monogram opening and closings
was the director with the stars Natalie Moorehead, Alice Day, Jack (64min).
Mulhall, Montagu Love and Clara Kimball Young. A lurid tale of
extortion and murder. Mystery Liner 1934
Noah Beery stars as Captain Holling, relieved of command of his ship
Murder without Crime 1950 after he suffers a nervous breakdown. His replacement, Captain
A top-flight noir from the U.K. Dennis Price is a Downey, takes over the liner just as it is about to be used for an
down on his luck aristocrat forced to rent out experiment in remote control. Professor Grimson has devised a system
rooms to maintain his former lifestyle. for controlling the ship from a laboratory on land. But as Grimson
demonstrates the system and the special component that makes it work,
Mutiny in the Big House 1939 a rival group is listening in, hoping to use the device for its own
Writers: Martin Mooney, purposes. Shortly after the demonstration, the professor is attacked and
Robert Hardy Andrews -. fatally injured. Major Pope comes on board to investigate the attack,
Starring Charles Bickford, and he decides to come along on the planned trip. Soon the ship is full
Barton MacLane and Pat Moriarity - A young of passengers and crew--and at least two of the ship's occupants are
man forges a check in order to help his mother, really enemy agents.
but is caught and sentenced to 14 years in prison.
The prison chaplain, seeing that the new arrival is a good man, his Navy Way, The 1944
cellmate, a hardened con, sees the chaplain's interest in the young The experiences of a disparate
convict as something he can use in his planned jailbreak. group of young men as they
make their way through Navy
My Dog Shep 1948 boot camp.
Lannie Rees, Tom (Barbara Payton) Neal and Flame the movie dog star
in this Ford Beebe film. Nation Aflame 1937
Frank Sandino (Noel
My Favorite Brunette 1947 Madison), a slick confidence
Without a doubt Bob Hope's best non-Road picture (though he gets just man, and his henchmen are
a touch of help from Crosby even here). Lon Chaney Jr, Peter Lorre, about to be run out of town on
Dorothy Lamour, John Hoyt and Alan Ladd are on hand as well in this a fake real estate scheme, but
stand out comedy mystery. his smooth talk soon has the
locals in a buying frenzy.
My Irish Molly 1938 Sandino and Roland Adams
Presented under the title, My Irish Sweetheart and (Harry Holman), front man for
features 18 year o;d Maureen O'Hara in what she Sandino, form an Avenging
feels is her first film - though she did have a line of Angels league to rid America
dialogue in one film before this. "Laughton of foreigners, and plan to
arranged for me to make my first picture, a low make a fortune selling robes to
budget musical called My Irish Molly. It's the only the members. Sandino decides
picture that I made under my real name, Maureen to adopt the name of Sands for this escapade. They return to a town in
FitzSimons. I was to play a young woman named Eiléen O'Shea who which Adams was once the mayor, and find that Adams' daughter,
helps rescue a little orphan named Molly. Laughton wanted me to Wynne (Norma Trelvar), is busy entertaining a host of friends at a party
become more comfortable with both being on a movie set and being in she is giving for her fiancee District Attorney Bob Sherman (Arthur
front of the camera." She would make her nxt two films with the great Singley.) -These stinkers were never short on plot.
man; Jamaica Inn and Hunchback of Notre Dame (she would make one
more; "How Green was my Valley").
Night Boat to Dublin 1946
Written and planned before the War actually
ended. There is still a ring of Nazi agents at work
in this film, but the War is now over and the Nazis
have become an international organisation trying to
steal the secrets of the atomic bomb and sell them to other hostile
powers or organisations. Robert Newton stars (between cocktails and
bar fights). Herbert Lom and Marius Goring are featured players in the
cast as well.
The Night of June 13th 1932
Elna Curry, once a concert pianist, develops an unfounded
jealousy of neighbor, Trudie Morrow. Elna who suffers from
neurasthenia, believes that Trudie is having an affair with her husband,
John, and vows revenge on Trudie. John explains to Trudie Elna's
condition and plan. Trudie, being good-hearted tells John that she'll
move. One evening, John returns late from work to discover Elna dead.
John burns Elna's suicide note to protect Trudie. This results in John
New Adventures of Tarzan 1935 being charged for murder and put on trial. Clive Brook, Frances Dee,
The Green Goddess is a totem worshiped by the primitive natives of a Charles Ruggles, Gene Raymond, Lila Lee & Mary Boland star.
lost city deep in the jungles of Guatemala, which contains both a
fortune in jewels and an ancient formula for a super-explosive which Night of Passion 1960
could threaten the world in the wrong hands. From Africa, Major Mike, the co-pilot of a US, England-based World War II bomber, is
Martling launches an expedition to find the Goddess and place its secret injured aboard. Although an almost complete recovery is likely, the
in safe hands. So does Ula Vale, whose fiancé died attempting a similar loss of his 'manhood' drives him to suicide. For Mike's skipper, captain
expedition, despite the warnings of her lawyer Hiram Powers, who David, a gentle, well-educated Pittsburgh virgin, this seems a wake up-
secretly wants the Goddess' contents for himself and has dispatched call that he must start his sexual life. After a ghastly failure with one on
Raglan, a mercenary, to get it for him. Aboard ship to Guatemala, they the airbase's women, David goes AWOL. The he bumps into even
meet Lord Greystoke - aka Tarzan - on his way to the same locale to shyer, charming English barmaid Jean. She not only hides him from the
find his old friend d'Arnot, whose plane reportedly crashed near the lost MP's, but falls in love with the handsome officer even more
New Orleans Uncensored 1955
made on location in New Orleans is the "true" Night of the Big Heat 1971
story of one man's battle with the mob. Arthur Very rare under this, its original British release
Franz plays a just discharged navy man who title, this effective horror film is better known as
ends up in New Orleans looking for work. He the Island of the Burning Damned. Peter Cushing
hits the docks looking for a job as a and Christopher Lee star
longshoreman. It does not take long before he
becomes involved in the seamy side of dock Night of the Blood Beast 1958
life. Kick-backs to the union bosses, stolen cargo, or as they say, With just a hint of the creeping unknown; An
"misplaced" cargo, and even murder. When a friend is killed off for astronaut returns from space dead. The base that
rocking the boat, Franz decides to get some pay back. He tells the recovered him is then cut off from the outside
police he will go undercover and get the goods on the mob boss, world by an alien. The revival of the dead
Michael Ansara. Ansara plays the mobster with the unlikely name of astronaut, the death of a scientist, and the
Floyd "Zero" Saxon. When Ansara catches wind of the police discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected
investigation he decides to bump off Franz. There is a dockside chase astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those
and a blazing gun battle before all is put right and Ansara is disposed trapped at the base and the rest of humanity.
of. There is some great back and forth between Franz and Beverly
Garland who plays the mobster's girl. While Garland and Franz are Night Tide 1963
doing a little couch wrestling she says,"Be sure not the skid on the Moody but well done adaptation of Cat People,
curves!" both in style and story line. Dennis Hopper falls
for Linda Lawson who believes she is descended
Night Alarm 1934 from a long line of sea devils. She is aided in her
A reporter itching to get off the boring gardening "beat" gets a chance beliefs by Gavin Muir.
to investigate a series of arson fires that have been plaguing the city. He
believes the fires are tied into a web of political corruption involving a Nightmare Castle 1964
wealthy businessman, the mayor and the police chief. Complicatins Barbara Steele stars - A sadistic count tortures and
ensue when the girl assigned to help him turns out to be the murders his unfaithful wife and her lover, then
businessman's daughter. removes their hearts from their bodies. Years later, the count remarries
and the new wife experiences nightmares and hauntings. The ghosts of
Night Life In Reno 1931 the slain return to exact their bloody revenge, until their hearts are
A story of love, humor and drama against the background of America's destroyed.
"Biggest Little City." An (interrupted) indiscretion by John Wyatt with
a floozy prompts his wife, June, to make a trip to Reno, Nevada in Nine Girls 1944
order to get a quickie six-week-waiting-period divorce. John, penitent Ann Harding, Evelyn Keyes, Anita Louise, Leslie Brooks, Nina Foch
over his past actions (since he got caught), follows his wife to Reno and and William Demarest star. One of the members of a sorority is found
manages a reconciliation after a murder gives him a chance to prove his murdered. Although the police are called in to investigate, fellow
true devotion sorority girl Mary O'Ryan decides to do some sleuthing on her own to
unmask the killer.
No No Nanette 1940 One Romantic Night 1930
Anne Neagle, Victor Mature, Richard Carlson, Filmed in 1925 and again in 1956 as "The Swan". Princess Beatrice's
Roland Young, Zazu Pitts, Eve Arden, Billy days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter,
Gilbert and Keye Luke star in the second of Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when
three filmed versions of the 1925 Broadway he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all
musical. This was RKO's big Christmas release over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine.
of 1940, and has been unseen for nearly 35 years He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden.
And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's
brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully
Alexandra dances with him. Lillian Gish, Rod La Rocque, Marie
Non Stop New York 1937 Dressler and Conrad Nagel star.
Anna Lee and John Loder star in this complex and
fascinating mystery which uses a trans-Atlantic air One Way Ticket to Hell
plane ride in the climactic escape from England (AKA Teenage Devil Dolls) 1955
(three years before such flights existed). Cassandra falls in with the wrong crowd in high
school. Her home life is not great, and she turns to
No trees in the street (1959) a group of delinquent bikers to help escape. Before
A young mugger is caught, knife in hand, by a local off duty long she's doing drugs and failing her classes until
policeman who drags him home and gives him a lecture about a kid just she has no chance of getting in to college. She
like him that he knew some years earlier. The film is then told as one marries her clueless high school sweetheart
big flashback, before it was so bloody common to to do so. Directed by Johnny, but soon grows desperate for more drugs
J. Lee Thompson, written by Ted Willis and staring Sylvia Syms, and falls into her old habits. The police try to help
Herbert Lom and Melvyn Hayes. her out of her dilemma and take action against the increasing drug
traffic, but have only mixed results in both pursuits.
Klaus Kinski Horror by klassic - actally a quite good remake of the Orphans of the Pecos 1937
1922 film. Shortly after Brand kills Gelbert, Tom Rayburn arrives on the scene
and is accused of the murder. Escaping, he goes after Doc Mathews, the
Nothing Sacred 1937 man that can prove his innocence. Brand is also after Mathews and
The ultimate screw-ball comedy. Frederic March intends to keep him from testifying. But Mathews is a ventriloquist and
and Carole Lombard star along with Walter this will lead to Brand's downfall.
Connolly, Sig Rumann, Charles Winninger, Hedda
Hopper, Hattie McDaniel and Margaret Hamilton. Ossessione (1943)
Wellman's direction, Oscar Levant's music and Ben Hecht's script all The negative was first cut, then burned on Mussolini's orders.
help make Selznick's production a knock out. The director managed to save one 35mm print - and that's where this
transfer comes from. That director? Luchino Visconti (who also wrote
Odd Man Out 1947 the film, basing it on "The Postman Always Rings Twice). Staring
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti and Dhia Cristiani
failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Carol
Reed directs James Mason and the volitile Robert Newton. Our Daily Bread 1934
Writers: King Vidor (story), Elizabeth Hill (scenario) - Stars: Karen
Of Human Bondage 1934 Morley, Tom Keene and Barbara Pepper. John and Mary are city-
Leslie Howard and Bette Davis were to make three dwellers hit hard by the financial fist of The Depression. Driven by
films together at Warners, but this RKO outing is bravery (and sheer desperation) they flee to the country and, with the
almost completely overlooked, despite the fact that help of other workers, set up a farming community - a socialist mini-
it is by far the best film version of Maugham's society based upon the teachings of Edward Gallafent. The newborn
classic tragedy. Only one original print of this film community suffers many hardships - drought, vicious raccoons and the
is known to exist (in the collection of Bette Davis), long arm of the law - but ultimately pull together to reach a bread-based
our 16mm is a reduction from that print. Utopia.
Old Barn Dance 1938 Old Curiosity Shoppe 1934
Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette team up with Dick Weston (later Roy Dicken's comes to life - An elderly shop-keeper and his grand-daughter
Rogers) in this Republic western. The studio signed Rogers to replace are threatened by the rich, mean-spirited dwarf Quilp, and decide to
Autry, who left after this film. flee across England to escape him. They are pursued both by Quilp and
by the shop-keeper's long-lost brother, who wants to find them for a
One of Our Aircraft is Missing 1942 different reason.
During the Allied Bombing offensive of World
War II the public was often informed that "A raid Oliver Twist 1933
took place last night over ..., One (or often more) First sound remake of the Chaney classic, interesting for Pichel's
of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre performance as Fagin.
words hid tales of death, destruction and derring-
do. This is the story of one such bomber crew who The Outlaw 1942
were shot down and the brave Dutch patriots who Here we offer the uncut United Artists release.
helped them home. Look for Peter Ustinov in his first film. Howard Hughes later bought this film from
himself (when he took charge of RKO) and had it
Outcasts of the City 1958 re-released at 104 then 93min. Walter Huston,
Another title from the Larry J. Blake cannon - Robert Hutton also stars Thomas Mitchell and Jane Russell's bust are
"Their past forgotten, living only for today!" always fun to see, but Jack Beutel is not. Not a
good film by any means, or at any length - but a fun cult classic.
Outer Gate 1937 Parole Inc 1948
Ralph Morgan and Ben Alexander star (yes - star) Bob Terry is in love A classic B cast including Michael O'Shea, Turhan
with Lois Borden the daughter of his employer, John Borden. When Bey, Lyle Talbot and Evelyn Ankers. When
some bonds are missing from the office, Bob is accused and because of several notorious criminals are unjustifiably
Borden's strong sense of obligation to his stockholders, Bob is released on parole, the Federal Government smells
railroaded to prison. A few years later, the real thief is apprehended and a rat and sends ace agent Richard Hendricks to
Bob is released. He now begins his plan for revenge against Borden investigate. Hendricks infiltrates the gang,
with the aid of his prison cell mate Todd and a gangster, John responsible for the parole racket by posing as a
Carmody. Soon, some bonds are missing again and Borden knows Bob much-wanted convict Rick Carson. However, the
is involved but because Bob has suffered at his hands before, Borden wily Barney Rodescu, who is the brain behind the
assumes the responsibility and is about to be sentenced to prison. Todd racket, soon finds out Carson's true identity. Carson's life is now in
is shot while trying to steal the bonds back from Carmody, but gets the grave danger.
bonds back to Bob and, before he dies, begs Bob to return them to the
owner. Party Girl 1930
Jay Rountree, son of a wealthy manufacturer and young, rising
Outlaws' Paradise 1939 businessman, gets caught up in a web involving an escort service or
Y.A.T.M.B.W. (Yet another Tim McCoy B-Western) - Gang leader 'party girls.' While eluding the wily Diana Holster, the self-proclaimed
Trigger Mallory is about to be released from prison. When Bill Carson Queen of the Party Girls, he manages to get trapped in a web spun by
notices the resemblance, he gets the Warden to hold Mallory and he Leeda Cather and her supposed mother and, much to his consternation
assumes his identity. He fools both the gang and Trigger's girlfriend and to the surprise of his fiancée, Jay soon finds himself an unhappily
Jessie as he sets them up to be captured. But Trigger escapes from married man. And, as events would show, Diana isn't all that happy,
prison and returns to expose the hoax and Bill is made a prisoner. herself. Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jeanette Loff and Judith Barrie star.
Outlaw's Son 1957 Party Wire 1935
aka "Gambling Man" and "His Father's Son". Dane When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman
Clark is the outlaw - Ellen Drew and Eddie Foy III have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out
are also on hand. Clark's sister implicates him in of town, the local gossips, employing the small-town's shared telephone
the murder of the sheriff (a crime she knows he did lines, start a malicious gossip campaign discussing the assumed-but-
not commit) - his son grows up to be an outlaw, incorrect reason.
only to be saved by dad in the end.
Passing of the third floor back 1935
One Frightened Night 1935 In a London boarding house, a number of lives exist precariously on the
In this film Charley Grapewin has the lead role as edge of disaster or despair. Stasia, the housemaid, hungers for
Jasper Whyte, a crotchety head of a family, who happiness but is treated like a drudge and constantly threatened with a
are planning how to spend his money before he is return to the punishments of her youth. Vivian, a beautiful young girl,
dead. Jasper has a surprising announcement - he is going to give each loves the architect Chris, but must marry the repugnant Mr. Wright in
of his relatives a $1 million before he dies! But if his granddaughter can order to erase her parents' debts. Miss Kite derides all around her out of
be found, it all goes to her!!! fear of aging and loss of beauty, while her friend Mr. Larkcom sells
mediocre phonograph records though he'd secretly love to be a concert
Painted Dessert 1931 pianist. Into the lives of these and other unhappy residents comes a
William Boyd, Helen Twelvetrees, William Farnum, J. Farrell mysterious stranger, under whose influence they each begin to see the
MacDonald and Clark Gable star - Western pardners Jeff and Cash find possibility of happiness. But the cynical Mr. Wright prefers to see them
a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over in misery and plots to thwart the angelic stranger who lives in the back
which is to be "father." They are still bitterly feuding years later when room of the third floor.
they own adjacent ranches. Bill, the foundling whom Cash has raised to
young manhood, wants to end the feud and extends an olive branch Passion Flower 1930
toward Jeff, who now has a lovely daughter. But during a mining A rich girl who gives up everything to marry for love - marriage to a
venture, the bitterness escalates. poor but independent, honest and reliable man who has nothing but
disdain for his wife's glamorous cousin, one of the idle rich who wed a
Panther's Claw, The 1942 much older man for his money. Unable to escape her wiles, unable to
What was the meaning of the fateful claw-prints get ahead in the world despite his strong character and earnest efforts,
that meant death to the receiver? IT'S SPINE- he leaves wife and children to join the sorceress in an aimless pursuit of
CHILLING! pleasure here and abroad - until he comes to his senses, returns home
and asks his wife's forgiveness. Kay Francis, Charles Bickford and
Paradise In Harlem 1939 lewis stone star, and in one of 8 pictures he made that year - there's
Frank Wilson, Mamie Smith, Juanita (Bloody little Dickie Moore!
Mary) Hall and Edna Mae Harris star in this all
black musical Passport To Pimlico 1946
It seems the residents of Pimlico, England have
Paradise Isle 1937 declared their community a separate country.
Love is different on Paradise Great fun in the post war effort that shows the
Isle...where a woman adjustments that were being made to peace.
pledges her life for the man she loves! Come to the
South Seas for a thrilling lesson in love! Pay Off 1930
Lowell Sherman directed and stars in this crime drama about a master
Parlor Bedroom and Bath (1931) thief who will only steal from other crooks.
Buster Keaton, and his house, star - Jeff wants to get married to
Virginia, but Virginia won't marry until her older, hard-to-please sister Phantom Creeps 1939
Angelica gets married off first. Feature version edidited from the Universal serial.
Peck's Bad Boy 1934 Phantom Speaks 1945
Released by Fox, this was the first talking version The spirit of an executed murderer enters the body
of the old theatrical war horse. 12 year old Jackie of a physician, and forces him to do its bidding--
Cooper discovers that he's adopted when Dorothy namely, murder. Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges,
Peterson and Jackie Searl (who play's the original Jonathan Hale and Lynne Roberts star.
obnoxious son) move in with Cooper and his dad. Peterson trys to
cause a split between the two, so that her own son can take Cooper's PEPE LE MOKO 1937
place. A great family film. Pépé le Moko is a gangster from Paris that hides in
Algier's Casbah. In the Casbah, he is safe and is
Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus 1938 able to elude the police's attempts to capture him.
A variation/adaptation of the George W. Peck stories originally But he misses his freedom, after two years in the Casbah. He meets a
published in the 1880s, was brought up to date with few alterations. gorgeous Parisian tourist, Gaby, and they fall in love. Native inspector
While "Peck's Bad Boy" might have been simply a little boy never Slimane tries to use her to attract Pépé out of the Casbah in order to
allowed to grow up as with the long running comic strip character of catch him. Jean Gabin and Gabriel Gabrio star in the roles played by
"Dennis the Menace, this latest edition matures its title character to Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr a year later.
adolescent age as he continues getting himself into various situations as
well as trying the patience of his parents. Phantom Express 1932
Set in the town of Bloomfield, the story starts off with Billy Peck An engineer at the throttle of a locomotive speeding through a tunnel
(Tommy Kelly) seated outside his home looking over the trophies he's sees the lights of a train approaching from the other end. Although the
won during his two years in summer camp, now having his heart set on signals say the track is clear, he still sees the train's lights. He grinds the
winning a third for 1938. At the dinner table, Bill gets himself in train to a halt, derailing it. He survives, but many passengers are killed.
trouble with his parents, Henry (Grant Mitchell) and Martha (Nana He is fired in disgrace, but sets out to prove his innocence by finding
Bryant) for placing a frog in the soup, causing him to be punished by the "phantom express."
not attending summer camp and remaining home with Cassie, the maid
(Louise Beavers). Before the parents get to have their fishing trip in the Phantom Fiend (Elizabet Allen AKA The Lodger). 1932
country, each has a change of heart about their son's punishment by This was the first sound remake of the Hitchcock silent classic inspired
secretly giving Bill bus fare to go to camp. With the Gordon Brothers by the Jack the Ripper legend. Ivor Novello, who played the title role
Circus coming to town, Bill and his pals decide to earn some money in and headed the team writing the script, was in the original as well.
exchange for free tickets, but are refused admittance by the ticket agent Look for Jack Hawkins in his second feature.
for presenting a false pass. Thanks to one of the circus employees, the
boys are snuck in and given places to seat. Unfortunately, they are Phantom of Chinatown 1940
spotted by one of Bill's friends, having Bill forced to pay for the seats Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as
with his bus fare. Along the way, Bill encounters Bailey (Edgar archeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned
Kennedy), a lion tamer who's out to get that certain someone who gave from an expedition in China where a valuable
one of his lions sleeping pills (guess who?) as well as befriending ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while
Fleurette Decana (Ann Gillis), a child bareback rider, who, along with giving a lecture on the expedition.
her mother (Fay Helm), must cope with Myrna Darrow (Benita Hume),
a temperamental sideshow performer married to the show's manager Phantom of 42nd st 1945
(William Demarest). Highlight includes Bill filling in for Fleurette, An actor is killed during the performance of a play and critic Tony
following her slight leg injury, dressed up in girls clothes and doing her Woolrich (Dave O'Brien) undertakes to solve the crime. Claudia Moore
act himself. (Kay Aldridge, in her last movie role), the girl he loves, is suspected,
but when two more deaths occur, she is also threatened by the Phantom
Pennies From Heaven (1936) Killer. During a production of "Julius Caesar" the killer makes a final
Larry Poole (Bing Crosby), in prison on a false attempt.
charge, promise an inmate that when he gets out he
will look up and help out a family. The family Phantom of the Red House 1956
turns out to be a young girl, Patsy Smith (Edith AKA El fantasma de la casa roja - A millionaire's
Fellows), and her elderly grandfather (Donald ghost watches while his heirs murder each other
Meek) who need lots of help. This delays Larry over his fortune. Writers: Miguel M. Delgado
from following his dream and going to Venice and (screenplay), María Cristina Lesser (story) -
becoming a gondolier. Instead he becomes a street Stars:Alma Rosa Aguirre, Raúl Martínez and
singer and, while singing in the street, meets a Antonio Espino
pretty welfare worker, Susan Sprague (Madge
Evans). She takes a dim view of Patsy's welfare under the guardianship Phantom President 1932
of Larry and her grandfather, and starts proceedings to have Patsy Too bad for the presidential hopes of banker T.K. Blair; his party feels
placed in an orphanage. he has too little flair for savoir faire. But at a medicine show, the party
bosses find Blair's double: huckster Doc Varney. Of course, they
Penrod and Sam 1931 scheme to make Varney T.K.'s public spokesman; at first, he even fools
screen version of Booth Tarkington's novel in his Penrod series about Blair's girlfriend Felicia, providing a romantic complication. As
ordinary kids living ordinary lives. The humor is nicely done and low- election eve approaches, the conspirators face the problem of what to
key, in the style of Roach's OUR GANG series and features some do with Varney...who has difficult decisions of his
excellent comedy performances by such adult actors as Johnny Arthur own to make. George M. Cohan, Claudette
and the great Zasu Pitts and, interestingly, the director's daughter as Colbert, Sidney Toler and Jimmy Durante star.
Penrod's older sister, Marjorie Cohan only made 2 sound films - and this is the
only one that still exists.
Peter Lorre Der Verlorene 1951
aka The Lost One - German language film. German scientist murders Phantom Ship 1935
his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been During a horrific storm at sea, the crew realizes
selling the results of his secret research to the enemy. that there is a murderer among them who is killing
them off one by one.
PHANTOM SUBMARINE U-67 1931 Port of New York 1949
AKA Sea Ghost - A rare starring role for the Agents Mickey Waters and John Flannery re-team to investigate the
skipper’s dad (Alan Hale). A crooked lawyer theft of medicinal narcotics from the S.S. Florentine. The vicious gang
trying to cheat a young girl out of her inheritance responsible is headed by the ruthless, but debonair Paul Vicola, who
tries to convince a sea captain to help him. Laura doesn't hesitate to murder anyone who stands in his way. Vicola's
LaPlante also stars girlfriend is garroted when she becomes unreliable, and when go-
between nightclub comic Dolly Carney poses a risk, he is thrown from
Pharoah's Curse 1957 his apartment window. After Waters is shot and killed trying to break
Archaeologists in Egypt find into the gang's Brooklyn-based yacht club front, Flannery decides to go
one of their crew has been turned into a blood undercover and pose as a San Francicco drug dealer. The gang is
sucking mummy after they have unleashed a smoked out and after a furious gun battle, Vicola is apprehended and
three thousand year curse by entering a Pharaoh's his gang broken. Scott Brady and Yul Brynner star.
Phenix City Story 1955
John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Edward Andrews and Kathryn Grant star
in this semidocumentary. An Alabama town is run by a crime syndicate
that's grown fat on prostitution and crooked gambling, directed at
soldiers from Fort Benning across the river. Lawyer John Patterson,
back from the army, is triggered by what he sees to join the reformers
with a plan: to run his father Albert for state attorney general. The
syndicate responds with escalating violence.
Port of Seven Seas 1938
American remake of Fanny - Directed by Jame Whale, written by
Preston Sturges - Uncle Carl bought the rights to make this from
Pagnol while still at Universal - but things didn't work out. Frank
Morgan and Maureen O'Sullivan star.
Port Sinister 1953
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates
rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake
many years before. A scientist wants to study it, some thugs want the
treasure alleged to be stored there, a bunch of mutated giant crabs
living there attack them all.
Postal Inspector 1936
A city is being ravished by a flood when a group of criminals
(including Bela Lugosi) decide to steal three million from the post
office, which gets the postal inspector (Richard Cortez) involved. This
Pickup 1951 was Lugosi's final film for Universal under his Dracula contract.
Low-budget, tabloid-lurid story with high camp value of older man
falling for much younger beauty who's busy figuring out how she can Postmarked For Danger 1955
kill him now that they're married. Nasty verbal encounters and above A car plunging over a cliff kills its two occupants identified as
all, Beverly Michaels, spike up this flick. newspaperman Lewis Forrester and actress Alison Ford (Terry Moore).
Surviving Lewis are his two brothers, Tim (Robert Beatty), a portrait
Pleasure Cruise 1933 painter, and Dave (William Sylvester), a pilot. Scotland Yard discovers
Roland Young and Genevieve Tobin have been married for one year, that Lewis' death was engineered by a gang of international diamond
and they feel as if they are drifting apart in their marriage. They decide smugglers he was about to expose. Before he died, he had sent
that they will take separate vacations away from each other to sort the someone in London a post card with a sketch of a woman's hand
marriage out. Tobin decides to go on a pleasure cruise, and while holding a Chianti bottle. Alison's father, John Smith (Henry Oscar)
aboard many available men begin to hit on her, and she begins to commissions Tim to paint her portrait from a photograph. While Tim is
contemplate having a quick shipboard fling with one of the men. out, the supposedly-dead Alison enters his studio, but flees when she
Unknown to her, her husband had gotten a job as a barber aboard the finds the body of Jill Stewart (Josephine Griffin), Tim's favorite model.
ship in order to keep a close tab on her and who she speaks to. Scotland Yard Inspector Colby (Geoffrey Kene) suspects Tim because
whatever alibi evidence Tim presents vanishes before the Inspector can
Police Patrol (aka Riot Squad) 1933 confirm it. Reg Dorking (William Lucas).
Starring the sexy silent film sensation Madge Bellamy, Police Patrol is
a sleek and sophisticated drama with love, crime, and fatally beautiful Prehistoric Women 1950
women. Bellamy plays a bad girl, a gangster's girlfriend. Used as a tool Tigri (Laurette Luez, working her way up to
in his evil plots, Bellamy is put up to seduce a good looking young Bomba and Bowery Boys films) and her stone-age
detective, played perfectly by Pat O'Malley, and get him back to an girl friends hate all men, but realizing they are a
apartment where the fiend lays in wait. O'Malley thwarts the plot, but necessary evil, capture some for potential (strictly
ends up developing feelings for Bellamy. The immoral coquette is also business, no recreation allowed) husbands. Engor (Allan Nixon,
being pursued by another detective, and as the two fight for her they working his way down to the Mesa of Lost Women) escapes and, in his
both risk their careers and eventually their lives striving for her travels, discovers fire. This comes in handy later, after he has been
affection. Rife with unrequited and impure love, Police Patrol is a recaptured by the women, when he saves them with his new
gripping struggle through depravity and perilous beauty. discovery…. just awful.
President's Mystery 1936 Q Planes (AKA Clouds Over Europe) 1939
A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes A power-house cast (Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson and Valerie
up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a Hobson) in a lighthearted romp of a pre-war spy story: quirky British
new life without anyone knowing who he is and be secret service man finds out who's using a secret weapon to steal
able to take all his money with him. experimental planes.
Preview Murder Mystery 1936 Quicksand 1950
an ensemble piece with Reginald Denny and Frances Drake as the Peter Lorre and Mickey Rooney star - After borrowing $20 from his
romantic leads, but there isn't much time for romance in this 60 minute employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of
murder mystery. What stands out most here is the editing. There are increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his
simply a TON of shots in this film. I don't think there is a single shot control.
that lasts more than 10 seconds. Florey gives us every angle and many
points of view for each scene and there are many short scenes so that if Queen of the Amazons 1947
you get up to go to the bathroom, you'll miss a good chunk of the A woman's husband has disappeared on an
details. It's a pretty simple plot, but with many twists. An actor is expedition into the jungle. She hires a guide to
threatened to be murdered before the preview of the movie he is take her into the jungle to find him. However, they
shooting. After the screening he is found dead and the actress and discover that he has been captured by a savage
director are next on the murderer's wish list. Robert Florey directs. female tribe.
Pride of the Bowery 1941
The Bowery Boys in action in a CCC (civilian conservation camp);
another Roosevelt II innovation that did nothing. These were
disbanded shortly after the outbreak of FDR's other innovation: WWII. RACING BLOOD 1936
Frankie Reynolds (Frankie Darro' ), youngest
Prison Mutiny (aka You Can't Beat the Law) 1943 member of a family of jockeys, borrows $4.85
Playboy Johnny Gray is framed and sent to prison after his stolen car is (yes, four dollars and eighty-five cents) from his
found at a holdup committed by Rico, and while the latter is not sister Phyllis (Gladys Blake), who is not a jockey,
suspected, his henchman Harry, Creeper and Red are convicted with to buy a crippled colt from the stables owned by
Johnny. Stung by the injustice, when even his fiancée believes him Clay Harrison (Kane Richmond). He nurses the
guilty, Johnny becomes an unruly prisoner and is put in a cell with colt back to health, and in two years has one of
Cain, head of the prison gang planning a break. The new warden, Frank the fastest horses in the country. He borrows
Sanders, wins Johnny over by changing his cell mate and giving him a money from his pals to enter his horse in the opening race of the meet.
chance to work in the prison gardens. Here, he meets Amy Duncan, The favorite, from the Harrison stables, is to be ridden by his brother
daughter of prison guard Duncan. In an failed escaped, engineered from Smokey (James Eagles as Jimmie Eagles). Race track racketeer Tex
the outside by Rico, who is killed, one of Rico's men confesses that O'Donnell (Matthew Betz) frames Smoky and keeps him from winning
Johnny is innocent the race, which Frankie wins. Smokey is ruled off the track for life.
Frankie innocently has been responsible because of $500 he has
PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIII 1933 accepted for his brother from a drunk named "Legs" (Arthur Housman).
Four stars film (and perfomance by Laughton) This movie tells the Frankie swears to find the drunk and clear his brother
story of King Henry VIII and the last five of his six wives. Set almost
entirely within the royal castle, it begins just before the death of his Racketeer 1929
second wife (Anne Boleyn) and ends just after his sixth wedding (to Armstrong and Lombard team up again for Pathe' in this hard hitting
Catherine or Katherine Parr). crime drama from the talkies earliest days. This film helped set the
pace for all the gangster films to come.
Private Secretary 1935
Edward Everett Horton and Alistar Sim in a Rag Doll (1958 well – 1961 actually)
delightful little British comedy from Twickenham Aka Young, Willing and Eager. a young girl who gets away
studios. from her town to go to London, to her auntie's home. London, the big
city and its high lights. But also its dangers. All kind of dangers.
Professor Beware 1938 Especially men. All kind of men. The female lead falls in love with a
Harold Lloyd stars as Egyptologist, Dean Lambert, youngster like her, a handsome night club singer who happens to be a
accused of car-theft, he skips bail and begins a petty hood, nothing more. And our young girl is also harassed by an
cross-country trek to join a group in New York elder man, who is himself in love with her. A wealthy man. And, of
headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of course, the young lover of the girl is searching for the big money
scrapes along the way.
Pygmalion 1938 Joan Crawford as Sadie Thompson and Walter Huston as Rev. Jimmy
The snobbish & intellectual Professor of Swaggart (Alfred Davidson) are fine as the stars of this drama. Guy
languages, Henry Higgins makes a bet with his Kibbee and William Gargan also appear.
friend that he can take a London flower seller,
Eliza Doolittle, from the gutters and pass her off Rain or Shine 1930
as a society lady. However he discovers that this Early Capra sound film - After her father's death, Mary Rainey takes
involves dealing with a human being with ideas over the Rainey Circus (which operates twice daily, rain or shine) but
of her own. This film is as good - as the musical runs into financial troubles. In one bit reminiscent of the Marx
remake is bad - yes I wrote that - My Fair Lady is just painful to watch. Brothers, the circus performers are up to some ridiculous antics at a
Rex Harrison is such a bore, and Hepburn is no Julie Andrews. Howard dinner party with the family of Bud Conway, Mary's beau. As times
and Hiller on the other hand - magic! become worse and the performers go on strike, Mary must try to save
the circus from rioting patrons.
Rat, The 1937 Renegade Girl 1946
This Imperator studios film stars Ruth Chatterton who befriends a thief Jean Shelby, a member of a family of Confederate
(Anton Walbrook) who turns out to be a rat. An unpleasant version of sympathizers in Missouri during the Civil War, has
Raffles. been providing information about the Union Army
to Confederate Raiders. So the Union is trying to
Reach for the Sky 1956 capture the Shelby family, with the help of an
The true story of airman Douglas Bader (Kenneth Moore) outcast Indian who has his own grudge against the
who overcame the loss of both legs in a 1931 flying accident to become Shelbys. When Jean and a Yankee captain fall in
a successful fighter pilot and wing leader during World War II. love, their plans and loyalties are tested.
Reaching For The Moon 1931 Renfrew of the Mounties 1937
This is the 62 min version of this classic Bing Crosby, Douglas AKA Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937) Counterfeit bills are being
Fairbanks Sr, film. printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of
ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new
Reckless Moment 1949 plate, he inscribes a tiny help message on it. Renfrew catches a
After discovering the dead body of Bea Harper's henchman who has one of the new bills. A magnifying glass lets him
lover, Bea's mother Lucia hides the body under the read the message and he heads out alone to round up the counterfeiters.
assumption that it was her daughter who killed the Writers: Laurie York Erskine (story), Charles Logue (screenplay) -
man. Martin Donnelly comes to blackmail Lucia Stars:James Newill, Carol Hughes and William Royle
on behalf of his partner Nagel and falls in love
with Lucia instead. Nagel wants the money and Repeat Performance 1947
Donnelly kills Nagel to protect Lucia, and then Unbelievably good little dramatic fantasy - Sheila Page, a Broadway
kills himself to end the impossible relationship star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She
with the married Lucia. Jame Mason and Joan flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she
Bennett star. arrives, it is New Year's day, a year earlier. She has been given the
chance to live life over and correct the errors of the past only to find
Red House 1947 that the end will be the same although the path will be different. Louis
Lesser known Edward G. Robinson film - Pete and Ellen have reared Hayward, Joan Leslie, Tom Conway, Richard Basehart and Natalie
Meg as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Schafer star.
Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath to come help with chores
on the farm: Pete isn't getting around on his wooden leg like he used to. Revolt of the Zombies 1936
When Nath insists on using a short cut home through the woods, Pete Dean Jagger stars in this story of Zombies that
gets quite agitated and warns him of screams in the night, of terrors were created by the French in Cambodia as
associated with the red house. Curious, Meg and Nath ignore his fighters. This was made by the brothers Halperin
warnings and begin exploring. Meg begins falling in love with Nath, who also brought us White Zombie and
but his girlfriend Tibby has other plans for him. Meanwhile they all get Supernatural.
closer to real danger and the dark secret of the red house.
Rhythm and Blues Revue 1955
Red Lights Ahead 1936 This 1955 R&B Revue consists of performances
Pa Wallace (Roger Imhof), an ardent member of the Whales, is offered by some of the greats of the golden era of Rhythm and Blues including
a chance to invest $5,000 in a gold mine by the head of the Whales, Cab Calloway, Martha Davis, Ruth Brown, Lionel Hampton, Faye
Grand Harpoon F. Q. Whitney (Sam Flint). Mrs Wallace (Lucile Adams, Herb Jeffries, and Joe Turner.
Gleason) is opposed but the four Wallace children, Willie (Frank
Coghlan Jr.), George (Ben Alexander), Edna (Paula Stone) and Mary Rich and Strange (aka East of Shanghai) 1931
(Ann Doran) are all for it, on the premise that if Pa makes some easy see Sir Alfred's section
money, they can continue to loaf. Grandpa (Andy Clyde), a kindly but
meddling old soul also arrives for a visit. Money begins to roll in but Riders of the Whistling Skull 1937
not as fast as the children spend it. The bubble bursts when the police Best of the Three Mesquiteers' series of Westerns.
arrest Whitney and his accomplice Nordingham (Addison Randall) as Ray (Crash) Corrigan, Bob Livingston and Max
swindlers involved in a pyramid scheme. Stone broke and without the Terhune are well complimented by a supporting
money to pay the mortgage Pa put on the house, the clan moves back to cast including Iron Eyes Cody and Chief Thunder
their small, old home. The children come through and knuckle down to Cloud. The plot centers on an archaeological
work to help the family recover. Then, Grandpa tells them that the gold expedition to a lost Indian city of gold. The city is
mine never existed and the monthly checks had been coming from him, surrounded by an ominous rock formation that
as he was anxious to prove that they weren't just loafers. whistles as the wind blows through it. The film is
enhanced by the eerie lighting effects and exciting suspense sequences.
Red Nightmare/ It Happened Here 1966
First we present that cold war classic, narrated by Jack Webb, about Ring Around the Moon 1935
what would happen if an American woke up one day and found that his Donald Cook turns in a fine performance in the best film that the little
country was taken over by Communists. Then, from an original 16mm poverty row company called Chesterfield was to
print: the 1966 film, ten years in the making; It Happened Here. This produce. Based on Vera Hobart's novel, the story
film deals with England, after the Nazi occupation of the 1940's traces and contrasts the romance of a poor shop
girl and that of a society debutante's.
Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) 1936
Rehearsal For a Crime (Criminal Life) 1962 Ringside 1949
Written and directed by Luis Bunuel, and presented here under its Don Barry and Lyle Talbot star in this tightly paced answer to City For
original title of "The Criminal Life of Archibaldo De La Cruz" in Conquest. Here Barry is a concert pianist who turns to boxing in order
Spanish with English subtitles. This is a complex and surreal image of to avenge his brother.
a man's passions for sex and murder.
River Beat 1954 Rogue's Tavern 1936
Phyllis Kirk stars - A London police inspector is patrolling the river Wallace Ford and Clara Kimball Young are
looking for smugglers, when he becomes attracted to a woman working among the stars in this old dark house type
as a ship's radio operator. When the woman turns up in possession of mystery from the forgotten horror club.
some smuggled gems, the inspector must determine whether she knew
about them or was just being used. If she is guilty, he must arrest her in Rolling Home (Jean Parker)...... 1946
spite of his feelings. If she is innocent, he must protect her from the Old time rodeo performer Raymond Hatton and
smuggling gang, which is known to silence anyone who might talk. his grandson, (Buzz Henry as Robert Dee 'Buzzy"
Henry) arrive in a small town with an injured
Riverside Murder. 1932 horse, and local minister Russell Hayden tends the
A rich man is killed in his home. There appears to be no reason for the horse's injured leg. Jean Parker, a wealthy but
murder, however there are several suspects: the house keeper, two selfish young widow, lives in the town. The
house guests and a mysterious woman who left just before the murder. church is in debt but the minister's financial
The Police dispatch two detectives to take charge of the case and it problems are eventually solved by the horse winning a surrey race, and
soon transpires that there is ample reason for numerous people to bump the widow whose attitude has been softned by Hatton, Henry and
off the dead man. Hayden.
Road to Happiness 1942 Royal Bed 1931
The BIG Monogram release of 1942 stars John Lowell Sherman, Mary Astor, Robert Warwick
Boles in one of his many come backs, as a man and J. Carrol Naish appear in this film, which
trying to make a home for himself and his son, Sherman himself directs. A King of a small
despite seemingly insurmountable odds. island must call all the shots for the first time, as his over bearing wife
is away on holiday. This is one of those few comedies that has not
Road to Reno 1931 become hopelessly dated.
Lilyan Tashman, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers and
Peggy Shannon star - Tashman is Jackie, the
perpetually adolescent mother of two grown children - daughter Lee Rules of the Game 1939
and son Jeff - who are in their early 20's. Even though fourth husband Jean Renoir's masterpiece, made two years after his
Robert (Irving Prichel) is a good provider, good step-dad, and all- Grand Illusion, has been on just about every top
around good sport about Jackie's rather wild ways, Jackie is intent on ten list of films. This film is in French with
divorcing him although she seems to bear the man no resentment. It just subtitles.
seems that her only reason is that it's time for a change, much like an
impulse to buy a new hat. Both children are upset about her decision
since they have great affection for Robert. However, daughter Lee has
just arrived home from school and decides to accompany her mother to
Reno to look after her. On the train west, Lee meets a young mining Saint’s Girl Friday 1953
engineer, Tom(Charles Buddy Rogers), who is headed to a job An Anglo-American crime thriller distributed by
interview in California. The two hit it off and a romance buds. Tom RKO in 1953, filmed by Hammer Film
says goodbye at the stop for Reno and vows to write to Lee while she Productions and Royal Productions in London,
and her mother wait the necessary six weeks for the divorce. When and produced by Anthony Hinds and Julian
Tom can't contact Lee he goes out to Reno to see her in person and Lesser. American release of the film occurred in
what he finds shocks him. 1954. It was the 9th and last in a series of popular
films, dating back 1938, featuring the character of
Roadracers (1959) Simon Templar, hero of a series of novels by
Screeching Hell on Wheels ... is it Sport or Murder?! The father of a Leslie Charteris. It was also released under the
race car driver blames him for a death on the track, disowns him, and title The Saint's Return. Louis Hayward, who had been the first actor to
sponsors a rival racer. play Templar in the series 18 years earlier, returned to the role one last
time for this film. Although based upon Charteris' character, the film
Roar of the Press 1941 was an original work and not based directly upon any of his original
Jean Parker and Wallace Ford star - Our reporter stories though Charteris had a percentage in the film. Diana Dors
hero has just married our heroine, country girl from appears in a supporting role (as, oddly enough. "the blonde")
Vermont, and has come back to New York for a
brief honeymoon. When he sees a famous rich Sally in Our Alley 1931
person fall from a window, will he get entangled in getting the story, A British soldier (Ian Hunter) goes off to fight in World War I, with his
following the siren call of the ROAR OF THE PRESS, or will he be girlfriend (Gracie Fields) waiting and worried at home. He is soon
able to give his cute newlywed some quality time? wounded in battle and crippled. He comes to the conclusion that she
would be better off believing that he has been killed so she can get on
Roar of the Dragon 1932 with her life. She gets the news and is devastated. Several years later
A boatload of Westerners is trapped in Manchuria as bandits led by she is still grieving for him, but he has now been cured and goes
Russian renegade Voronsky ravage the area. Seeking refuge in a looking for her.
fortified inn, the group is led by the boat's Captain Carson, who
becomes involved with a woman who "belongs" to Voronsky. Carson San Francisco Story 1952
must contend with the bandits outside and the conflicting personalities Joel McCrea, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Blackmer,
of those trapped inside the inn, as well as dealing with spies among the Onslow Stevens and the mighty Tor Johnson star
inn's personnel. in this political drama set on the Barbary coast of
Room to Let 1950
52min British version of the Jack The Ripper story
starring Jimmy Hanley.
Self Made Lady 1932 Secret of the Blue Room 1933
Heather Angel turns in a fine performance as a poor girl from the slums murder mystery film starring Lionel Atwill, Gloria Stuart, and Paul
who works her way up, out and into society. Henry Wilcoxon, A. Lukas. It is based on the German film Geheimnis des Blauen Zimmers.
Bromley Davenport and Louis Hayward also star. A woman's suitor challenges his two rivals to each spend a night in a
room in which several murders occurred years before (Edward Arnold
Santa Fe Trail 1940 also stars).
An underrated Warner Brothers all star film that
traces the events leading to the outbreak of the civil The Sea Bat (1930)
war. Raymond Massey, often associated with his The West Indies island of Portugal exists mainly for sponge
portrayal of Lincoln, here plays John Brown; Errol diving. But the best area of collection is frequented by a very large
Flynn later to play Custer, here is seen as Jeb manta ray. Nina loses her lover to the creature and is comforted by a
Stuart opposite Ronald Reagan's Custer. Michael Curtiz's direction, newly arrived minister, who seems very interested in an old poster
Max Steiner's music and the production values brought by Hal B. offering a reward for a convict recently escaped from nearby Devil's
Wallis and Jack L. Warner make this a near masterpiece. The film also Island. More deaths attributed to the sea bat follow before Nina
starred Olivia de Havilland with a supporting cast that included Alan resolves her feelings for her comforter. Raquel Torres, Charles
Hale, Van Heflin, Henry O'Neill, Bill Lundigan, John Litel, Gene Bickford, Nils Asther and Boris Karloff star.
Reynolds, Alan Baxter, Ward Bond, Charles Middleton, William
Hopper and Creighton Hale. Search for Beauty 1934
Pre-Code film directed by Erle C. Kenton and
Scandal in Paris 1946 starring Buster Crabbe and Ida Lupino. They play
fictionalized 1946 biographical film, directed by Douglas Sirk, a pair of champion Olympic swimmers who
depicting the life of Eugène François Vidocq, a French criminal who become the face of a health magazine, which over
reformed and became a famous French prefect of police during the their objections is turned into a "skin" rag
Napoleonic era. This one stars George Sanders, Carole Landis, Akim
Tamiroff, Gene Lockhart and Alan Napier. Sensation Hunters 1933
Dale Jordan is first accepted by the aristocratic
Scared to Death 1947 first-cabin passengers on a south-bound Panama-Pacific liner until they
Scared to Death opens with the disclosure by morgue examiners that a discover she is a member of a troupe of cabaret girls led by Trixie Snell
beautiful woman has literally died of fright. The plot reveals how she en route for the Bull Ring Cabaret in Panama City. This makes no
reached the fatal stage of terror. The woman is married to the son of a difference to Tom Baylor, San Blas mining engineer, who presents her
doctor, the proprietor of a private sanatorium, where she is under with a bracelet upon their arrival in Panama. Tom departs for his
unwilling treatment. Both the son and the doctor indicate they want the mining location in the jungle and Dale is taken in tow by hard-boiled
marriage dissolved. Arriving at the scene is a mysterious personage but good-hearted Jerry Royal, an old timer with Trixie's crew. Dale
identified as the doctor's brother who formerly was a stage magician in takes up with millionaire Jimmy Crosby who promises to get a divorce
Europe. He is accompanied by a threatening dwarf. After it is apparent from his wife in the states, but is unable to and commits suicide by
that the wife is terrified of the foreigners, it is disclosed that she is the crashing his plane. Jerry and Dale go from one dive to the other in an
former wife and partner of a Paris dancer known as René, who had effort to get enough money to go home. They land in The Cobra, one of
been shot by the Nazis. Attempts to draw a confession that she had the lowest dives in Panama, and Jerry is knifed in a saloon brawl. (look
betrayed her dancer husband and had collaborated with the Nazis led to for Walter Brennan as the stuttering waiter).
the use of a device employing a death mask of the dead patriot, which
literally frightens her to death. Although the young newspaperman hero Sepia Cinderella 1947
and his sweetheart guess the answer to the story, they allow the Among the best of the all Black cast musicals offered here with the
diagnosis "scared to death" to stand. original sepia toned finale. Billy Daniels, Sheila Guyse & Dusty
Freeman star in this story of a struggling young musician who strays
Scarlet Street 1945 from his roots, only to find emptiness with success. Freddy
Fritz Lang directs this follow up to the Woman in Bartholomew (who was not black) has a cameo role as himself..
the Window with the same leads. Edward G.
Robinson, Dan Duryea and Joan Bennett star with Serials - Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand1936
Margaret Lindsday in this remake of Renoir's La Serials - Devil's Horse 1932
Chienne. Serials - Three Musketeers (1933) - Mascot Serial 1933
Serials - Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand 1936
Screaming Mimi 1958 Serials - Batman 1943
Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson (Anita Ekberg) sees a man get Serials - Batman AND Robin - Columbia Serial 1949
shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Serials - Green Archer 1940
Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and Serials - Hurricane Express - Mascot Serial 1932
takes over her life, although she insists on continuing her career at the Serials - Miracle Rider 1935
El Madhouse nightclub. The club's tough owner is none other than Serials - Phantom Creeps 1939
Gypsy Rose Lee who plays 'Gypsy' and sings ("Put the Blame on Serials - Shadow Of Chinatown 1936
Mame") when Virginia is late one night. The traumatized Virginia is Serials - Shadow of the Eagle 1932
suspected of a series of murders. Each victim had purchased a Serials - Three Musketeers - Mascot Serial 1933
contorted sculpture of a woman called the Screaming Mimi, which was Serials - The Galloping Ghost 1931
created by her step-brother Charlie who was also responsible for
shooting her attacker. It's up to a handsome columnist Bill Sweeny to Sidewalks of New York 1931
figure it all out <hope he as better luck then I did> Anita Page, Buster Keaton and the voice of
Jiminy Cricket; Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards
Seven Sinners 1937 star - A dim-witted slumlord tries to reform a
AKA Doomed Cargo. The film opens during a costume party and after gang of urban boys (and impress an attractive
several spectacular train crashes, ends in a shoot out in a movie theater, young woman) by transforming their rough
while a newsreel of a train wreck is on the screen. Edmund Lowe stars. neighborhood into a more decent place.
Serpent Island 1954 She Gods of Shark Reef 1958
An office secretary from Scranton, Pennsylvania (Rosalind Hayes) sets Two brothers, one wanted for murder, are
out to find her great-grandfather's hidden treasure. She enlists the aid of shipwrecked on an island inhabited by nubile
a former Marine Engineer turned harbor bum (Sonny Tufts) and the young women who have amassed a valuable cache
greedy Captain (Tom Monroe) of the sea ship "Constellation". They of pearls.
find the gold hidden on an island near Haite, but it's guarded by a
voodoo cult and a boa constrictor. Stars: Sonny Tufts, Mary Munday Sherlock Holmes - Fatal Hour (aka The Sleeping Cardinal) 1931
and Tom Monroe (this is a real stinker – stock footage mixed with Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1928
badly acted newer footage, and a pretty drab looking film to boot – Sherlock Holmes Dressed To Kill 1946
offered only for those Sonny Tufts fans out there) Sherlock Holmes Secret Weapon 1943
Sherlock Holmes Terror By Night 1946
Seven Days to Noon 1950 Sherlock Holmes Woman In Green 1945
The British Prime Minister, (Ronald Adam), is
sent a letter by Professor Willingdon (Barry Shock 1946
Jones), who works at Britain's Atomic weapons Vincent Price, Reed Hadley and Lynn Bari star in
development facility, the Wallingford Research this psychological murder mystery. Price kills his
Centre, from which he has surreptitiously taken a wife so as to continue his affair with Bari. The
nuclear warhead. It is a very explicit threat that Willingdon will destroy only witness is being treated by Price for a mental
the centre of London in a week's time, at noon (hence the film title), disorder.
unless the British government declares that it is to stop all stockpiling
of nuclear warheads. Detective Superintendent Folland (André Morell)
of Scotland Yard's Special Branch is charged with tracking down
Willingdon and stopping him Shriek in the Night 1933
A fine little murder mystery from poverty row.
Seven Were Saved 1947 The central character is played by a very young
A nurse (Catherine Craig) is taking an amnesia Ginger Rodgers.
victim, who was imprisoned by the Japanese
during WW II, to the United States in a plane Signal 30 (industrial) 1959
piloted by Richard Denning. The passengers
include a Japanese colonel (Richard Loo) on his Silent Passenger 1935
way to Manila to face war-crime charges, and a couple (Ann Doran and A detective mystery in which a lord sets out to prove that a man did not
Byron Barr (II)) who were married on the day they were liberated from kill his wife's blackmailer. This was the first film outing for novelist
a Japanese prison camp. During the flight, the colonel---Richard Loo Dorothy L. Sayers' fictional amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. The
NEVER surrendered---breaks away from his guards, causes the plane Silent Passenger was an original story written by Sayers specifically for
to go out of control, and it crashes into the sea. The survivors get into a the screen but unfortunately her amateur sleuth turn out as a somewhat
rubber boat and go through a minor-league version of "Lifeboat, with eccentric imbecile who solved murders in spite of himself. A
no Alfred Hitchcock sightings, until Air-Sea Rescue pilot Russell blackmailer is murdered by the husband of one of his victims, a railroad
Hayden rides to the rescue, just as he did in his Columbia westerns also detective Henry Camberley (Donald Wolfit), but it is the innocent John
directed by William Berke. Ryder (John Loder) who is suspected of the murder when Camberley
puts the dead body into his trunk. After making the casual acquaintance
Sex Madness 1938 of Ryder, amateur detective, Lord Peter Wimsey (Peter Haddon) sets
This is a typical sex exploitation film from the early 1930s - complete about proving his friend's innocence. All these events take place while
with wild parties, sex out of wedlock, lesbianism, etc. A chorus girl's on a train trip from London to the English Channel, with Ryder acting
exposure to the "casting couch" also exposes her to syphilis. as "bait" to flush out the real killer and solve the murder.
Exploitation filmmakers hoped to capitalize on the taboo subjects of
venereal disease, sex before marriage, lesbianism, etc. while skirting Silk Noose, The 1948
the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 which forbade a film from AKA The Noose – Carol Landis’ last film before she offed herself over
containing such content... – of all people – Rex Harrison, What a waste!
Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror 1938 Silver Horde 1930
Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, Joel McCrea, in his first he-man role, stars in this
and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire. action packed adventure film based on the novel
Another Tod Slaughter classic. We also offer the 1945 follow-up Meet by Rex Beach. An early appearance by Jean
Sexton Blake. Arthur and a final role for Blanche Sweet also
highlight this feature
Shadow Strikes 1937
Low budget detective story filmed quickly to cash Sin Takes A Holiday 1930
in on the radio show: Constance Bennett, Basil Rathbone and ZaSu
Pitts star in this RKO/Pathe' drama. Bennet
Shadows of the orient 1935 enters a marriage of convenience with her boss,
Esther Ralston, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell on a trip to Paris she meets Rathbone who shows
MacDonald and Sidney Blackmer star in this lurid her the ropes and asks her to get a divorce. She
tale of smugglin "Chinamden" into the US. returns to her husband (Kenneth MacKenna) and
they find that they were intended for each other after all.
Shanty Tramp 1967
A sleazy evangelist makes a play for a small town's local tramp, but is Song of Freedom (1936)
shocked to learn that she prefers a local black kid over him. Furious, he Paul Robeson plays a man who has a chance to fulfill his dream and in
stirs up the town against the couple. the process learn more about himself and his roots.
Sinful Cargo (AKA Yellow Cargo) 1936 Something to Sing About 1937
The first of a series of four "G-Man" films produced by George A. A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a
Hirliman's Condor Productions (with all four starring Conrad Nagel contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and
and Hirliman's wife, actress Eleanor Hunt, in continuing roles), not theirs. Writers: Victor Schertzinger (story), Austin Parker
"Yellow Cargo" has G-Man (nee FBI) Alan O'Connor (Conrad Nagel) (screenplay) - Stars:James Cagney, Evelyn Daw and William Frawley
being "borrowed" by the United States Immigration Service to track
down a smuggling ring on the West Coast, which is engaged in Son of Ingagi 1940
bringing in Orientals to the U.S. in violation of the Chinese Exclusion All black cast in one of the rarest of the forgotten
Act. O'Connor is met at the airport by reporter Bobbie Reynolds horror films. J & J was the first to offer this title,
(Eleanor Hunt), who mistakes him for a New York actor in search of a having transferred it from an original 16mm print.
movie job in Hollywood. O'Connor falls in with her plan to introduce Staring Laura Bowman and Spencer (Andy
him to some producers, so he can get a line on the leaders of the Brown) Williams.
smuggling ring, who are operating under the guise of an independent
motion picture company. Vince Barnett is on hand for comedy relief as Song for Miss Julie 1945
"Bulbs" Callahan, a bone-head news photographer, while Crane A play is being written about an older actor. His Southerner
Wilbur, who directed and wrote the original screenplay, also plays an granddaughter holds the rights to his estate, and is rather reluctant to
uncredited role. give info about her grandfather to some visiting New York playwrights.
This soon disintegrates into a full family relative comes forward with
Sinners in Paradise 1938 some new information.
James Whale directs Madge Evans, John Boles,
Bruce Cabot, Milburn Stone and Gene Lockhart in Song of the Gringo 1936
this air plane disaster/survival film. The cast must In his film debut Ritter is sent to investigate miners being killed and
survive on a deserted south seas island while their mines confiscated. The culprit is Evans and after Tex joins the
facing up to their past lives gang, he is sent to kill two more miners. When Estaban is killed, Tex is
put on trial for all three murders.
Six-gun Rhythm 1939
When football player Tex Fletcher arrives home he finds his father Southerner 1945
missing. Jim Davis has killed the father and learning of Tex's identity, Jean Renoir's brilliant portrayal of one man's
sends his men to kill him. But when Tex kills one of the attackers, struggle to start a farm in the south. Renoir co-
Davis' stooge Sheriff puts Tex in jail. wrote this with an uncredited William Faulkner.
Zachary Scott, Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, Percy
Slander House 1938 Kilbride and J. Carrol Naish star.
Madame Helene Smith operates a swanky salon for
renovations of women's faces and bodies, with her Speak Easily 1932
partner Mazie Mason who grew up with Helene on It is not often we can offer a classic from the
New York's not-so-swank Tenth Avenue. Mazie is vaults of MGM; but here are Buster Keaton and
in love with newspaper columnist Terry Kent, who Jimmy Durante together for non-stop laughs.
frequents the place for juicy items as the salon is a Keaton is a mild mannered professor who inherits
gathering place for the town's rich and near-rich $750,000. He decides to come out of his shell;
ladies. Terry calls it a "scandal house" and, if he there waiting with open palms is Thelma Todd.
had known the title would be changed to "Slander House" before Durante is handed most of the laughs in the body
release, would have deemed it as such. Upper-crust Doctor Herbert of the film, while Keaton's best moments are
Stallings, with mandatory pencil mustache, is in love with Helene, who saved for the end.
isn't all that taken with him. Enter Ruth DeMilo, statuesque showgirl
and gold-digger de luxe, quickly followed by Pat Fenton, dashing Sphinx 1933
young man-about-town, who sees and quickly falls in love with Helene, Lionel Atwill, George (Gabby) Hayes and Paul
despite the fact she uses Madame as a title. He takes her to a cabaret Fix star in this outstanding Monogram outing.
where she is insulted by Fenton's attorney Atwill is a deaf-mute accused of murder by an
immigrant janitor. The problem is that the janitor
Small Town Boy 1937 testifies Atwill asked him the time of day. A
This filmed version of the Broadway play "The medical examination proves Atwill can not speak
Thousand Dollar Bill" was most likely re-titled to or hear. Remade by the same studio as The
cash in on MGM's release of Small Town Girl the Phantom Killer in 1943. Mastered from 35mm
year before. This Grand National outing stands up nitrate.
quite well on its own, however, and finds Stuart
Erwin and Joyce Compton turning in fine Star Reporter 1939
performances in this drama about a Nobody who Unbelievable Monogram newspaper drama has
finds a thousand dollar bill, only to discover that it Warren Hull inheriting a newspaper after the
changes him into a heartless business man. "mob" kills his father. He diverts all efforts of
the paper to bring the murderers to justice. Turns
Smiling Ghost 1941 out that the head of the mob is Hull's real father
Elinor Bentley Fairchild's previous three grooms-to-be have either died who writes a confession that frees Marsha Hunt.
or been maimed. Her aunt hires Lucky Downing to become engaged to He then shoots Paul Fix and is killed by the
her for a month to break the curse. But Lucky becomes a target of what coppers. Is that Clear?
appears to be the ghost of one of the former fiances.
Stoker, The 1932
Some Like It Hot (aka Rhythm Romance) 1939 A man whose wife has deserted him winds up
Remake of the 1934 film: Shoot The Works, starring Bob Hope, Una saving a beautiful girl from the clutches of a
Merkel, Shirley Ross, Gene Krupa and Richard Denning. Hope plays murderous bandit on a Nicaraguan coffee
Krupa's promoter in this re-titled print of Rhythm Romance plantation. (Noah Beery stars with Monte Blue and Dorothy Burgess.
Stars Look Down 1939 Strange Love Of Martha Ivers 1946
Carrol Reed's beautiful film concerning the plight An outstanding and complex mystery featuring
of the British mining community. Not as well Van Heflin, Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas and
remembered as How Green Was My Valley which Lizabeth Scott. Stanwyck, Heflin and Douglas
was released at about the same time, but a more grow up together, Heflin leaves town and the other
realistic study of the same subject. Michael Redgrave, Margaret two marry. A match made in heaven as both are
Lockwood, Cecil Parker and Emlyn Williams star. criminally insane. When Heflin returns and meets
Scott, Douglas doesn't make it very pleasant for
Stepping Out 1931 either of them.
Kane Richmond, Charlotte Greenwood, Reginald Denny, Leila Hyams,
Lilian Bond and Cliff Edwards star. slapstick mixes with drawing room Stranger 1946
style wit, Charlotte Greenwood shines most consistently. Adapted from Orson Welles' intense study of a Nazi war
a hit Broadway comedy, the plot involves neglected Hollywood wives criminal who's assumed a new identity in New
(Greenwood and Leila Haymes) who, after catching their wealthy England. Loretta Young, Richard Long and
husbands (Harry Stubbs and Reginald Denny) in the company of two Edward G. Robinson (as the Nazi hunter) also
voracious gold diggers (Lillian Bond and Merna Kennedy), run off star. Welles' flair for the dramatic was never
together to a Mexican resort only to find themselves chased by a pair of better than during the incredible finale in the
male gold diggers (Cliff Edwards and Kane Richmond). The husbands clock tower.
pursue the wives, the female gold diggers pursue the husbands and they
all get mixed up together in Caliente where they indulge in several Stranger Left No Card 1952
farcical encounters. A strangely dressed and eccentric-acting stranger arrives in a small
English town. But, after several days on being in the town, the citizens
Strange case of Dr Manning (1957) accept him as a harmless, though a bit daft, member of the community.
Dr. Manning, a successful doctor, married to a rich He then pays a visit to the town's leading citizen and reveals himself as
woman (played by Greta Gynt), is called out in the a man with the perfect plan for murder.
middle of the night to take care of a patient. Dr.
Manning never returns from his visit and soon after Strangers Of The Evening 1932
his wife receives a ransom letter requesting five A fine murder mystery from Tiffany studios based
thousand pounds. on "The Illustrious Corpse". Zazu Pitts, Eugene
Pallette, Tully Marshall, Lucien Littlefield and
Strange Confession 1945 Theodore Von Eltz star.
Jeff Carter (Lon Chaney, Jr.) is testing a vaccine
for influenza. He is working for tycoon, Roger Graham (J. Carrol Street of Women (1932)
Naish), who takes the credit and the profit for Jeff's discovery. Roger Archie Mayo is the director - and the women?...
cares more about profits than safety and tests it on Jeff's son. Jeff Kay Francis, Gloria Stuart, Marjorie Gateson, Adrienne Dore and
resigns and is blacklisted by his boss. He heads to South America to Louise Beavers
perfect the formula. Graham has used this opportunity to release the
drug and romance Jeff's attractive wife, Mary (Brenda Joyce). When Submarine Alert 1943
Jeff hears that his son has died, he takes revenge. War time spy drama with Richard Arlen, Wendie
Barrie and Nils Asther. Arlen is under cover for
Strange Fascination 1952 the FBI trying to stop enemies of freedom from
Hugo Haas was the crown prince of low-budget films in the 1950's. It jamming radio waves.
was his seven collaborations with beautiful Cleo Moore that are best
remembered today. STRANGE FASCINATION was their first film Successful Failure 1934
together and one of the more conservative, less lurid of the bunch. This Ellery Cushing is full of catchy sayings and old-fashioned wisdom. But
is a drama regarding a renown concert pianist (Haas) who becomes all that his family cares about is how much money he makes, and all
attracted to and marries a nightclub dancer (Moore) which starts him on that his boss at the newspaper sees is that Cushing is getting too old to
the road to ruin. A few years later, Moore's character would have been keep up with his work. So his loyal co-worker Phil decides to see what
a bad girl who took him for everything he had, here she's rather sweet he can do to help everyone see what his friend has
girl who is really not responsible for his problems its all very low key. to offer.
Strange Holiday 1946 Suddenly 1954
aka "Terror on Main Street" & "The Day After In the city of Suddenly, three gangsters trap the
Tomorrow" - Arch Obler's adaptation of his radio Benson family in their own house, on the top of a
play. Businessman John Stevenson returns from a hill nearby the railroad station, with the intention
camping holiday in the mountains to discover the of killing the president of the USA. Directed by
whole of America has been taken over by foreign Lewis Allen and starring Frank Sinatra, Sterling
invaders. His family has been taken away and he is Hayden and James Gleason.
thrown into prison and must come to terms with
the new USA. Suddenly Its Spring 1947
Light weight comedy with Paulette Goddard and
Strange Illusion 1945 Fred MacMurray as lawyers, married to each
Edgar G. Ulmer's best moment, better even than other, but about to divorce. The divorce is on
Bluebeard. Warren William and Regis Toomey star again/off again: with Macdonald Carey after
in this metaphysical tale of suspicion and murder. Goddard and Arleen Whelan after Fred.
Super-Sleuth 1937 Sword of the rebellion 1964
An actor who plays a detective in films soon finds AKA: Il ribelle di Castelmonte (Italy) - Writers:
himself out of his depth when he tries to investigate Aldo Berni, Luigi Bonelli (story); Stars:Gérard
a real crime. Landry, Annie Alberti and Luciano Benetti
Sunset Murder Case 1938 Swing High 1930
Small-time showgirl, loved by two men, poses as a Yet another Pathe' classic. This one's a semi-musical/circus/drama
stripper to infiltrate a nightclub whose owner is starring Helen Twelvetrees as part of a sister aerialist act with an
believed responsible for her father's murder. ending that was painstakingly reconstructed from several sources
Sunny Skies 1930 Swing High Swing Low 1937
A rare musical from Tiffany Studios. Norman Taurog directed this A remake itself of Dance of Life, the negative to
feature starring Benny Rubin and Marceline Day. It has the distinction this film was destroyed when it was remade as
of being the worst college musical ever made. In fact it is so painful its When My Baby Smiles At Me. All three films
fun, but for all the wrong reasons. were adaptations of the stage play Burlesque.
Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray star with a supporting cast that
Svengali 1954 includes Dorothy Lamour, Franklin Pangborn, Anthony Quinn, Lee
Hildegarde Neff, Donald Wolfit and Micheal Craig Bowman, and Bud Flanagan (later Dennis O'Keefe). No original prints
star in this British remake of the Warner's 1931 of this film are available, our’s was mastered from a reduction reversal,
classic. Based on the du Maurier novel "Trilby", a bit contrasty and grainy, but a film well worth seeing.
this film boasts outstanding sets (fashioned from
the illustrations in the original book), but still falls short of the Swiss Family Robinson 1940
Barrymore version. – and the color is off as well! Thomas Mitchell stars in this great family
entertainer, mastered from a splicey 16mm print
Svengali (Archie Mayo) 1931 (an original theatrical trailer replaces the opening
J & J located a mint original 16mm print of the titles). Mitchell and his family are ship wrecked
classic - This is the classic story "Trilby" with the and find refuge on a deserted island. Here they
great John Barrymore as Svengali, the mysterious first simply survive, then learn to love the beauty
music teacher with hypnotic powers, Marian of nature.
Marsh also stars.
Swamp Fire 1946 Sword of Venus 1953
Directed by William H. Pine, this marked a rare Robert C. Clarke and Dan O'Herlihy star in this
opportunity for Olympic champion Johnny remake of the Son of Monte Cristo with Clarke
Weissmuller in a non-Tarzan performance for the assuming the role originated by Louis Hayward.
very first time on screen (not counting a cameo
appearance in the 1943 all-star musical, STAGE Symphony of Living 1935
DOOR CANTEEN for United Artists). Having acquired the role and Evelyn Brent stars - There is this old
loincloth since his introduction as the Jungle Lord in TARZAN THE concertmaster of the Cosmopolitian Orchestra
APE MAN (MGM, 1932), followed by nearly ten sequels thus far, and he is about to realize his life-long ambition of
Weissmuller finally got his chance breaking away from the jungle into appearing as a soloist with the orchestra, when an
something completely different, a he-man adventure in the tradition of accident robs him of use of his right hand. His
William H. Pine, producer and director of profitable "B" products since children, upon learning of his misfortune, immediately desert him
the early 1940s, many starring Richard Arlen. SWAMP FIRE provides knowing he will no longer provide them with money. So Adolph Greig
Weissmuller a chance to enact fully clothed, either in striped shirt and sinks lower and lower and becomes a street beggar, too proud to ask for
cap or coast guard uniform. He does get to do Tarzan-like duties such help from his friends and unable to find his son or daughter. One night,
as diving into the river and wrestling an alligator in order to rescue a standing in front of the concert hall, he sinks to the street from hunger
lady in distress, along with battling with a villain, played by another and fatigue. He is picked up by two men
former Olympic champ, Larry "Buster" Crabbe, who, at one point in associated with the orchestra, Mancini and
Hollywood history, rivaled Weissmuller with an independent Rozzini, and they take him to Rozzini's and they
production as TARZAN THE FEARLESS (1933). develop a plan whereby they will set up Greig in a
next-door studio where he can give violin lessons.
Sweeny Todd 1936 A young violin genius named Carl Rupert shows up and, with the aid of
A Fleet Street barber recounts the story of Mancini and Rozzini, Greig starts the boy off on a brilliant career
Sweeney Todd, a notorious barber who in the last
century murdered many customers for their Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven 1948
money. Directed by George King and staring Tod A would-be playwright and a young woman escaping from a job at a
Slaughter, Stella Rho and John Singer gas station meet cute and fall in love.
Sweet Beat 1959 Tarzan and the Green Goddess 1938
An aspiring singer wins a trip to London and is promised a record deal, The Green Goddess is a totem worshiped by the
but when she gets there an underhanded American record producer primitive natives of a lost city deep in the jungles
spirits her off to New York and away from her boyfriend. of Guatemala, which contains both a fortune in
jewels and an ancient formula for a super-
Sweetheart of the Navy 1937 explosive which could threaten the world in the wrong hands. From
Grand National outing has Eric Linden coming to the aid of cafe singer Africa, Major Martling launches an expedition to find the Goddess and
Cecilia Parker. Linden falls for Parker and nearly throws away his place its secret in safe hands. So does Ula Vale, whose fiancé died
Navy career to marry her. Jason Robarts Sr. is also featured. attempting a similar expedition, despite the warnings of her lawyer
Hiram Powers, who secretly wants the Goddess' contents for himself
Swing 1938 and has dispatched Raglan, a mercenary, to get it for him. Aboard ship
All black musical starring Cora Green, Hazel Diaz, to Guatemala, they meet Lord Greystoke - aka Tarzan - on his way to
Carmen Newsome, Dorothy Van Engle and Alec the same locale to find his old friend d'Arnot, whose plane reportedly
Lovejoy. Oscar Micheaux directs crashed near the lost city. On reaching Guatemala, Tarzan, the Martling
party and Ula learn of Raglan's devilish mission and that he has a good
head start on them.
Tarzan The Fearless 1933 Terror 1963
This is the feature version of the lost Buster Yes - Roger Corman's at it again - this time with
Crabbe serial. Crabbe was up for the Tarzan role Boris Karloff and Jack Nicholson. A young officer
at MGM but turned it down to go to Paramount. in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman
While Weissmuller was swinging at Metro, Crabbe to the castle of an elderly Baron.
became King of the Jungle, a Tarzan-like
character. This was Crabbe's only actual Tarzan Terror Aboard (1933)
feature An ocean liner is found at sea with everyone on
board dead. An investigation is begun to find out
Tarzan's revenge 1938 what happened. Charles Ruggles, Shirley Grey &
Glenn Morris as the ape man - Eleanor and her parents are hunting big Neil Hamilton star.
game, acompanied by her wimpish fiance. Ben lleu Bey wants to add
her to his 100-woman harem. Tarzan wants her too. Terror in the Midnight Sun 1959
AKA Invasion of the Animal People, of if you're
Teenage Confidential (AKA Boy in Court) from Sweeden; Rymdinvasion i Lappland (original
typical warning short (20min) for teens of the 40's - Johnny is a title). Aliens release a furry critter in the wilds of
troubled 15-year-old who falls in with a bad crowd, steals a car and Lapland where it takes a woman captive and
gets caught by the police. However, instead of sending Johnny to threatens a group of scientists.
reform school, the judge takes an interest in him and assigns a
probation officer to try to steer Johnny away from a life of crime. Terror Of Tiny Town 1938
Released by Columbia, this boasts of being the
Teenage Doll 1957 only all midget western... thank God. A year later
Roger Corman - at it again - The Black Widows, a teenage girl gang, Jed Buell's midgets were to go under the rainbow
find one of their number killed; they suspect Barbara, sometime at MGM.
girlfriend of the leader of rival gang The Vandals. As the gangs prepare
for a rumble, we glimpse the members' home lives, exaggerating every Terror Street 1952
type of family dysfunction; but that of their "average American" quarry Fine crime drama with Dan Duryea being accused and hunted for a
is no better. Full of shadowy urban night scenes murder he did not commit. He's a U.S. service man in England
suspected of killing his unfaithful British Wife.
Teenage Gang Debs 1966
A no-good Manhattan girl moves in on a Brooklyn gang. Using her Testament of Dr. Mabuse 1933
obvious charms she gets the leader killed in a fight over her and then Fritz Lang brings back The Doctor - Berlin police inspector Lohmann
takes up with the victor and new head man. Then she starts pushing investigates a case, in which all clues lead to a man, who's in a hospital
him to get out onto the streets to mix it with rival gangs. for mental illnesses for since many years - Dr. Mabuse.
Teenage Zombies 1959 Texas Kid 1944
Re-issued as Teenage Torture - Teenagers Reg, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton star in
Skip, Julie and Pam go out for an afternoon of this Monogram outing. This is the archetypical B
water skiing on a nice day. They come ashore on western of the 1940's. While the screen play was
an island that is being used as a testing center for a written by Jess Bowers it was based on a story by
scientist and agents from "an eastern power." They Lynton Brent, who appears in the film as a character named Jess.
seek to turn the people of the United States into
easily controlled zombie like creatures. The agents That Brennan Girl 1946
steal Reg's boat, stranding the teens on the island. The film begins on Mother's Day, 1938 when 14-
The four friends are then held captive in cages able year-old Ziggy Brennan (Mona Freeman buys a
only to speculate on their fate. Though they have already been testing gardenia for her mother. Ziggy's youthful
the formula on convicts and drunks, the enemy scientist and agents plan exuberance disappears when she enters their
to conduct final tests on the teens before they use it on the rest of apartment and finds her mother, Natalie (June
America. Meanwhile, two of their friends, whom the captives had Duprez), drinking with a strange man. Natalie
planned to meet later, search for their missing friends. After a series of introduces Ziggy as her "sister" and quietly
suspicious encounters, they urge the corrupt sheriff to search the island cautions Ziggy against calling her "mother."
where their friends are trapped. Later, dispensing some motherly-advice, Natalie
tells Ziggy that if she learns all the tricks, she'll never have to work for
TEEN-AGE Crime WAVE (1955) a living. Ziggy goes right out and applies parts of this advice by
- see Jail Bait stealing a valuable lapel pin from a fellow high-school student, and is
promptly expelled from school. About five years later, Ziggy has made
Teenagers From Outer Space 1959 progress and meets Denny Reagan (James Dunn), who persuades her to
This is the Tom Graeff epic about invading go into his racket. Ziggy's role is to telephone people who are planning
teenagers and cardboard to move and make arrangements to provide a truck to move the
lobsters. This is one of the furniture
few really bad films that is
fun to watch. Graeff (an That Uncertain Feeling 1941
Orson Wells all rolled into Ernst Lubitsch (and his "touch") directs Merle
one) is the only name in the production credits. Oberon, Melvyn Douglas and Burgess Meredith
star. Against her better judgment, happily married
Temptress 1949 Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her
Joan Maude and John Stuart star in this down psychosomatic hiccups. Soon, she's disillusioned about husband Larry;
beat crime drama involving a doctor who kills for and one day in the doctor's waiting room she meets pianist Alexander
love and money. Sebastian, who's even more confused than she is. Can this marriage be
saved? Larry has a plan that is pure Lubitsch
That's My Baby 1944 This is the Army 1943
This cleverly produced comedy stars Richard In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier
Arlen as a producer who presents a spectacular show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank.
musical show to cheer up his melancholy father- Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In
in-law. WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was before his
fathers assistant, gets the order to stage a knew all-soldier show, called
They came from beyond space 1967 THIS IS THE ARMY. But in his pesonal life he has problems, because
Astronomers investigate a mysterious meteorite shower in a rural he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over. Beautiful print -
English farm field, - exceptional because the space rocks all fell in a V full color and a killer cast: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George
formation. Dr. Richard Arden, preeminent in the field of extraterrestrial Tobias, Alan Hale, Charles Butterworth, Dolores Costello, Una Merkel,
study, is not permitted to accompany his colleagues, including his Stanley Ridges, Rosemary DeCamp, Frances Langford, Gertrude
girlfriend Lee Mason, because he is still recovering from the effects of Niesen, Kate Smith and Ronald Reagan.
a recent motor accident. The scientists are summarily taken over by
some alien force, and others in the area are dying from a mysterious This Side of the Law 1950
"crimson plague," which covers their bodies with drops of blood. David Cummings, a vagrant, is bailed out of jail
Temple seems the only person immune to both maladies, so if he can by Philip Cagle, an attorney, who hires him to
discover the reason for this immunity, he may yet foil the alien plan to impersonate a missing millionaire, whose presence
take earthlings back to the moon for their own sinister purposes - is necessary in order to distribute a $3,000,000
Robert Hutton stars. estate. Cummings' masquerade involves fooling the missing man's
wife, his brother and the brother's wife. Cagle, desiring to be rid of
They Can't Hang Me 1955 Cummings, sets actions in play which ends in murder, attempted
Sentenced to death for murder, a civil servant murder and the entombment of Cummings.Janis Paige and Nita Talbot
reveals that he has long been a foreign agent are among the featured players.
smuggling secrets out of the country. He meets
with special branch officer Inspector Brown and Those We Love 1932
offers to reveal the identity of an elusive master Mary Astor, Kenneth MacKenna and Lilyan Tashman star - A young
spy in return for a reprieve. With five days before author meets and marries the woman who bought the first copy of his
Pitt is to be hung, Brown sets out to trace the new book. They live happily with their son, but some time later, as the
identity of the spy. husband is moving into the family's new home, a woman in the
neighborhood tries to seduce him. Although he resists, his wife
They Never Come Back 1932 becomes very suspicious, and her distrust threatens to ruin the whole
Prizefighter Jimmy Nolan, facing an opportunity to get a championship family
fight, is knocked out when he sustains what is apparently a permanent
injury to his arm. From there, Nolan's path leads downhill. He is drawn Thousand Eyes Of Dr. Mabuse 1960
into a romance with a nightclub entertainer, then is framed on a theft Lang's last stand - Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to
charge by a jealous suitor. After his prison term, Nolan makes a his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant
spectacular comeback in a fight which proves his courage and integrity, Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force prevents
while disproving the fallacy about the old sports adage that "they never Cornelius from seeing the man behind the crime. Meanwhile the
come back." policemen concentrate their activities on the hotel Luxor. There exist
too many links between the hotel and the unsolved crimes. Trevors, a
They raid by night 1942 rich American, rents a room in the hotel at the same time. He can
The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle prevent the suicide of the young woman Marion Menil at the last
Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His minute
mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul
Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides Threat, The 1949
include Eric Falken (George Nesie) and Harry At Folsom Prison, several inmates
(Charles Rogers). Inga (June Duprez), a escape...including killer Arnold Kluger, who
Norwegian girl to whom Falken was once engaged swore revenge on the detective and district
but who has become the sweetheart of Oberst Von attorney who convicted him. Despite precautions,
Ritter (Victor Varconi), betrays their hiding place. the two men are soon in Kluger's power, together
The three overpower the Gestapo men sent after them, take their with showgirl Carol whom he suspects of
uniforms and enter the prison camp and free Heden. The four men then informing on him. At a shack in the California
start for the coast to meet the Commando expedition. Inga, who the desert, Kluger, two henchmen, and four hostages
men still trust, again informs von Ritter and Falken is captured but Bob wait, and wait, for an escape plane that may never come.
and Harry escape with the aid of Dalberg, who they thought was a
Quisling stooge. Three Cases Of Murder 1950
This must have been the fore runner of Rod
Things to Come 1936 Serling's Night Gallery, more so than Flesh and
The ultimate British prophecy film. This, based on Fantasy. Three separate tales (the first one "In
The Shape Of Things To Come foretold the advent The Picture" was re-done as a Night Gallery
of WWII by a sneak attack in December. This is episode) are told: all feature Alan Badel in one
the 93min American release print. role or another, the last has the powerful Orson
Welles as a member of Parliament with an
Thirteenth Guest, The 1932 obsession.
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the
13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and Three crooked men 1958
left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that Three men arrive in a small town to pull the local bank heist. And in
is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their that purpose, they have to use the shop that stands besides the bank.
dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years They have to break the wall which is on the other side of the safe.
Three Weird Sisters 1948 Tough to Handle 1937
When a mine collapses destroying the homes built on top of it, the three A young reporter's grandfather wins a sweepstakes, but it turns out that
sisters of the the family that owned the mine promise to rebuild the his ticket is phony. The reporter finds out that the police are looking for
homes. This doesn't sit well with their brother who now lives in the city the criminal ring responsible for the phony-sweepstakes racket, so he
and is the real source of money for the family. Returning home in order and his young brother set out to track down the gang responsible and
to straighten out the situation, he soon finds that all is not well in the expose them.
old homestead, and his life is in grave danger.
Town Went Wild, The 1944
They were so young 1954 Feuding fathers deal with the shocking news that their sons were
AKA Mannequins für Rio, A model agency in Rio switched at birth, meaning that one of their daughters is about to marry
de Janeiro is actually a front for a white-slavery her own brother. Staring Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon and
ring that kidnaps European women and sells them Edward Everett Horton.
on the South American sex market. And anlong the
way you'll see Scott Brady, Raymond Burr, Gert Transatlantic Tunnel 1935
Frobe and in her first screen role: Caterina Valente Richard Dix stars in this futuristic and effective
(then 23 years old). drama. A tunnel is to be built beneath the Atlantic
ocean and Dix risks everything to see it through.
Ticket To A Crime 1934 Trapped by Television 1936
A Man is found murdered at the Lido Country Club and, although Mary Astor stars with Lyle Talbot, Nat Pendleton,
several people are under suspicion, including Elaine and Willis Purdy, Joyce Compton and Thurston Hall. An inventor
the police can not find the murderer; but private detective Clay Holt, looking for backing for his television invention
and his pretty secretary Peggy Cummings unearth the vital clue and gets involved with a crooked businessman and
bring the killer to justice. gangsters who try to steal his invention.
Time out for Romance 1937 Trapped in Tia Juana 1932
A girl (Claire Trevor) escapes marriage and hitchhikes with a young Duncan Renaldo stars in a double role in this combination of the Zorro
man (Michael Whalen) in whose car a jewel thief has planted his loot. legend and the tale of the Corsican brothers. A lot of fun, even if it's a
Joan Davis and William Demarest are on hand as well. bit creaky.
T-Men Dennis OKeefe, Wallace Ford 1947 Triumph Of Will 1935
Director Anthony Mann's tale of United States Treasury agents O'Brien Classic Nazi film that help inspire a generation of Germans to join in
and Genaro who infiltrate a counterfeiting ring which has some the most loathsome episode of modern history.
dangerously good paper. This is based on several actual Treasury
cases. Trouble At Melody Mesa 1949
Jimmy's father, a rancher, died in suspicious circumstances. To make
Tomboy 1940 things worse, Jimmy's disreputable uncle has a plot to take over the
Marcia Mae Jones, Jackie Moran and Grant Withers star in this ranch. Jimmy turns to his friend Brad, the Marshal, for help.
charming film about a city girl who falls in love with a country boy. A
fine romance film from the days when Hollywood could afford to be Try And Find It 1943
tender Adlophe Menjou, Pola Negri, Billie Burke, June
Havoc and Martha Scott star in this bright comedy;
Tombstone Canyon 1935 further highlighted by great annimated sequences.
This film was saved from being just another horse opera by the A pair of newlyweds is allowed only a 48 hour
outstanding performance of Sheldon Lewis as The Phantom, some neat honeymoon before the groom must 'ship out'. A
plot twists and fine production values. This was filmed at Tiffany with non-stop parade of loonies thwarts them at every
a Universal studios' crew and Ken Maynard as star. turn. Classic comedy from the closing days of the
screwball genre. (AKA: "Diamonds and Crime"
Tomorrow’s Youth 1935 and "Hi Diddle Diddle")
A look at how his parents' divorce affects the life of a young boy. That
young boy; Dickie Moore - featured players include Jane Darwell and Tudor Rose 1936
Franklin Pangborn. AKA Nine Days A Queen, AKA Lady Jane
Grey. Sir Cedric Hardwicke, John Mills and
Toni (Jean Renoir) 1935 Nova Pilbeam (then unknown members of the
First of the neorealist films, the story line is taken from a news event of London West End Theatre Company) star in this
the day. Renoir turns in a classic of crime and romance (Subtitled: detailed and historically correct account of the
$16.95 pst pd.) days following the death of Henry VIII. Watch
this one after the Private Life of Henry VIII or Man for All Seasons
Richard Carlson labours under the direction of Bert
I. Gordon - A man lets a former flame fall to her Turnabout 1940
death rather than let her interfere with his new Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally
relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of
impending nuptials. When this hit TV they called it Buddha and wind up living each other's life.
"Eye of the Dead". Writers: Thorne Smith (novel), Mickell Novack
(screenplay) Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Carole
TURN THE KEY Softly (1953) Landis and John Hubbard
Joan Collins stars in an Intimate Study in Passion
Under The Big Top 1938 Unstoppable Man 1960
A pretty young circus trapeze artist is pushed by her domineering aunt Cameron Mitchell, Marius Goring and Lois
to be the best aerialist in the world. When she begins to fall for one of Maxwell star in this superior British crime drama.
the two men in her act, her mother determines to break up the romance. Mitchell's son is kidnapped, and he is out to get
So does the other trapeze artist, who is also in love with her. Marjorie the culprits himself; Rambo style (flame thrower
Main, Anne Nagel, Jack La Rue, Fred 'Snowflake' Toones and Betty and all)
Untamed Women 1952
Under the Bridges 1945 Mikel Conrad and Doris Merrick star in this silly sci-fi flick. Told in
Two barge skippers fall in love with the same woman. Third film for flashback with footage from 1,000,000 B.C. one feels sorry that
Hildegard Knef, the original German title was "Unter den Brücken" - Conners ever got off the island.
alright, not quite as catchy as it could be.
Untamed Youth 1957
Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking
on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a
quick skinny dip in a rural town. Local
agricultural magnate Trump is a sponsor for a
local prison work program and the women get put
in the fields to work off their sentence. Trump is
dating the widowed judge in order to ensure a
stable supply of cheap labor in order to undercut his competition. The
prisoners suffer ill treatment, but the judge's son has signed on as a
hired hand and begins to figure out the scam as he begins falling in love
with Jane, and Penny dreams of making it big in showbiz. Howard W.
Koch directs Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson and John Russell.
Up The River 1938
Forgotten remake of the 1930 classic. Preston Foster, Tony Martin,
Phyllis Brooks, Slim Summerville and Arthur Treacher star.
Vampire Bat 1933
Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas,
George E. Stone and Dwight Frye star. When
the villagers of Klineschloss start dying of
Under the Roofs Of Paris (AKA Sous les toits de Paris) 1930 blood loss, the town fathers suspect a
A simple story of a love triangle, was to become France's first all resurgence of vampirism. While police
talking - all singing film. In so doing, Clair was to create one of the inspector Karl remains skeptical, scientist Dr.
most beautiful films of the early sound era. This compares well with von Niemann cares for the vampire's victims one by one, and suspicion
Sunrise (1927 Murnau) and is nearly as charming today, 58 years later. falls on simple-minded Herman Gleib because of his fondness for bats.
A blood-thirsty mob hounds Gleib to his death, but the vampire attacks
Undercover Agent 1939 don't stop.
Neat little crime drama from Crescent Pictures: A railway postal clerk
goes after a sweepstakes counterfeiting ring.. Vanity Fair 1932
Myrna Loy stars as Becky Sharp in this modern dress version of the
Undertaker & His Pals 1966 Thackeray novel. Billy Bevan and Montagu Love also star. This 62
Ray Dannis and Robert Lowery star in this gore, min. feature was mastered from a sparkling original 16mm print.
exploitation, comedy. Dannis runs a funeral parlor
in the best of taste, he even offer trading stamps. Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women 1968
Only for the stout hearded. Astronauts landing on Venus encounter dangerous exotic creatures and
almost meet some sexy Venusian women who like to sunbathe in hip-
hugging skin-tight pants and seashell bras. Credited Director: Peter
Underworld Story (1950) Bogdanovich with Mamie Van Doren, Mary Marr and Paige Lee. The
A yellow journalist and antihero, prints a story that film is actually a re-edit of a Soviet science fiction film with extra
leads to a gang killing, and is blacklisted from the footage of young American girls. Very low budget. The two sets of
city papers under suspicion of ties with a racketeer. a neat little film, actors never actually meet. - There are actually two re-edits of the
with a great cast ;Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, Gale Storm, Howard original - and both - well - are kinda awful.
Da Silva, Michael O'Shea, Alan Hale Jr., Roland Winters and in his last
screen role; Edward Van Sloan (who did not get screen credit). Walk into Paradise 1956
Originally called A Walk into Hell (go figure)
Unfinished Task (aka I'll Give My Life) 1960 Steve McAllister, an Australian official for The
This a touching and important story about faith, love, and the big New Guinea Administration, gets orders to
choices in life. A son decides to forgo fame and fortune in order to fully investigate an oil discovery by Ned 'Shark-Eye'
embrace his Christian beliefs by joining a seminary. This is much to the Kelly in the interior. He selects his native
chagrin of his wealthy father. Their relationship on the skids, both learn policeman, Sergeant-Major Towalaka, to
about themselves and each other in this emotional drama that mingles accompany him on his "walk into hell" and then
tragedy with hope. Also not to be missed is a glimpse of the finds that a French lady doctor, Louise Dumurcet,
phenomenal Angie Dickinson in one of her earliest roles. is to go with them part of the journey. They find the malaria-stricken
Jeff Clayton in a deserted village and he joins the trek. They are
captured by jungle-natives but are released after Dr. Dumurcet cures
the fever-stricken children of the chief
Wallaby Jim of the Island 1937 While the Patient Slept 1935
Wallaby Jim and his men have just found a valuable source of pearls in Grandfather is sick and the family and his lawyer gather around waiting
the South Pacific. But Jim's associate Norman has put the whole for him to die. When he receives a telegram from his disinherited son,
operation in jeopardy because of his gambling problem. Jim's Charles, he passes out and a nurse, Sarah, comes to the house to attend
unscrupulous rival Richter decides to exploit the situation by jumping to him. His other two sons, Ross and Adolphe, quarrel over an
Jim's claim and trying to take over for himself. outstanding loan. Later that night, Adolphe is murdered and the police
are called. Everyone is lying and has their reasons. A mysterious man is
Warning from space 1956 seen on the property before Grondel, the Butler, is killed. When the
AKA Uchûjin Tôkyô ni arawaru - UFO's are seen around Tokyo. reporters arrive, they write wild stories as O'Leary looks for the killer
Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us with little help from Det. Jackson. Sarah has nothing but wisecracks for
without creating panic. Hence one of them sacrifices itself and takes the O'Leary but does offer some clues to the identity of the murderer
form of a popular female singer. It/she warns mankind that a meteor
will crash on Earth. While the approaching meteor causes hotter and White Pongo 1945
hotter weather, mankind runs and builds a last-chance anti-meteor Hunters and scientists venture into the jungle to
weapon. track down a savage albino gorilla, which they
believe could be the missing link between man
Waterfront Lady 1935 and ape.
Ann Rutherford as the title character - When a young man is befriended
by a gambling ship operator and made a partner in the business, he White Zombie 1932
becomes involved in a police manhunt after he covers up a murder Based on the novel The Magic Island by William
committed by his new partner.
Seabrook, this Halperin brothers' production is
Weary River 1929 among the finest in the low budget horror field.
great chance to see two silent screen stars Richard Barthelmess and Lugosi could not have been better, and the film
Betty Compson step into the talkie era together in what might otherwise itself so impressed Paramount that they hired the
be a standard early talkie prison picture. Halperins to do a picture ("Supernatural") with
their biggest star: Lombard.
Werewolf In A Girls Dormitory 1961
Like many of these imports this one's known by a few names; "Ghoul Wild Gold (1934)
in a Girl's Dormitory" amd "Lycanthropus". Also, like many of these A young man desperately in love with a nightclub singer sees
imports - its not short on plot; The new science teacher Dr. Julian an opportunity to spend some time alone with her when they're
Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school traveling through the Nevada gold country, and he takes the carburetor
for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is off her car and throws it in the river, stranding them there. They wind
blackmailing another teacher - Sir Alfred Whiteman - with some love up staying at the cabin of a crusty old prospector, and soon the manager
letters, is slaughtered by a werewolf. The detective in charge of the of a nightclub act shows up with his bevy of beautiful showgirls.
investigation attributes the crime to a wolf, while her mate Priscilla Things get weirder from there
believes she was killed by Sir Alfred. On the next days, other deaths
happen in the school, reducing the list of suspects. Wheels of Tragedy (industrial) 1963
Werewolf of Washington (1973) Wild Ride 1960
Dean Stockwell, Katalin Kallay and Henry Ferrentino star in this A rebellious punk of the beat generation (Jack Nicholson) spends his
stinker - A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. days as an amateur dirt track driver in between partying and
President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then troublemaking. He eventually kidnaps his buddy's girlfriend, kills a few
gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press police officers and finally sees his own life end in tragedy.
assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C. . . .
Wild Women 1951
When the West Was Young (aka Heritage of the Desert) 1932 The 1950's answer to "Ingagi". An African
often filmed Zane Grey story - Nabb controls the pass and lets all the exploitation epic with a solid cast of Hollywood
ranchers through except Holderness and his stolen cattle. When Nabb second stringers: Don Orlando, Dana Wilson,
refuses to sell, Holderness works an his son Snap who has run up Mort Thompson, Clarence Brooks, Lewis Wilson
gambling debts. There is more trouble when Snap becomes jealous of and Frances DuBay. WARNING: this film is only
Judy's attraction to the surveyor Jack. When Holderness has Snap for fans of the genre (or fans of National
killed, everyone heads to town for the showdown. This time out it stars Geographic's countless photo sessions with jungle
Randolph Scott, Sally Blane and J. Farrell MacDonald natives). Mastered from 35mm nitrate
When's Your Birthday 1937 Window In London 1939
One of Joe E. Brown's best features, with a cartoon This film was released in the U.S. in 1942 under the title Lady In
sequence by Leon Schlesinger besides. Brown Distress. Universal remade it as Lady on a Train with a maturing
plays an astrologer who believes he is invincible Dianna Durbin and later Hitchcock borrowed from it in his classic Rear
when the full moon is out. The supporting cast Window. Michael Redgrave sees Paul Lukas murder his wife, or does
includes Edgar Kennedy, Marian Marsh and he? Redgrave is on a passing train and only gets a glimpse of the
Margaret Hamilton. This was mastered from an original monochrome crime. Later it turns out that Lukas is a magician who uses his wife as
print an assistant. You won't believe the ending!
Wild Boys of the Road 1933 Woman Between 1931
Frankie Darro stars - In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys Lily Damita and Anita Louise star in this romantic melodrama about a
strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find newly married French woman who finds herself more attracted to her
life on the road tougher than expected. step son, then her husband. An other pre-code epic from Radio
Winslow Boy 1950 Women in the Night 1948
Robert Donat stars as the lawyer who sacrifices Six women from the main Allied Nations battling
nearly everything in defence of a young man the German-Japanese Axis in WW2 are arrested
dismissed from military school on charges of theft, by the Germans in Shanghai University, under the
Sir Cedric Hardwicke plays the boy's father. false accusation they are accomplices of the killing
Brilliant acting and fine court room drama. of a German officer in the Hospital. Two Asian
Mastered from an original 16mm print. women will join the group, and eventually it is
revealed that there are at least three underground
Winterset 1936 spies amongst the small group. Some will survive,
this four star drama from RKO stars Burgess others will die heroic deaths for their religious
Meredith, Eduardo beliefs, nationalist ideals, or the sake of humankind.
Ciannelli, John Carradine,
Paul Fix, Myron McCormick, Mischa Auer, and Wrong Road, The 1937
Lucille Ball. Fictionalized here is the tail of Spoiled young lovers rob bank and hide the loot.
Sacco and Vanzetti in an adaptation of the Lionell Atwill tries to find it. With Richard
Maxwell Anderson play. Cromwell and Helen Mack.
Witching Hour 1934 X Marks the Spot 1942
A gambler with clairvoyant and BLACK MARKET CZAR!...Exchanging human
hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through lives for blood-soaked Profit! This was the
his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay second of 3 films produced under this title (made
Thorne, Thorne kills an enemy of the gambler while under a trance. No between 1931 and 1944). Rubber is a valuable commodity during
one believes his protestations that Thorne is innocent of any murderous WW2. Eddie Delaney is a second lieutenant in the army, but also a
intent, so he teams up with a retired lawyer in hopes of saving the private detective. Eddy swings into action, when his father, police-
young man from the gallows. Featured in the cast are Gertrude Michael sergeant Timothy J. Delaney, is gunned down by
and William frawley rubber racketeers. With the help of his brave
friend and radio disc jockey Linda Ward and
Without Warning 1952 police-lieutenant William 'Bill' Decker, Eddy goes
riviting, but forgotten little noir gem - Carl Martin is a morose and after the racketeers. Eddie, Linda and Bill have
deranged Los Angeles gardener, who,in retribution for the infidelity of during their search to deal with various criminals,
his unfaithful wife, sets about to kill as many blonde's as he can. From like Marty Clark and the unscrupulous
the time the film opens, to the sound of a radio turned up full-blast over businessman and owner of the nightclub 'The
the still-warm corpse of a blonde, the audience knows the identity of Spot', John J. Underwood. – and they fit all that
the killer. The film depicts, with documentary realism as it was shot on into 6 reels!
location in and around Los Angeles, how the police, using laboratory
techniques against the few clues they have, track down Martin. Their Young Daniel Boone 1950
key clue is a spring from a pair of garden shears. The police move in Frontier scout Daniel Boone is sent out to locate
just as Martin is about to add Jane Saunders, the daughter of a the only two survivors of General Braddock's
greenhouse owner, to his long list of victims. men that are believed two have lived through an
Indian massacre. One of the survivors, CHarlie
Wives Under Suspicion 1938 Bryan, witnessed the capture of his two
James Whale's remake of his own Kiss Before The daughters, Rebecca and Helen, by the Indians.
Mirror, based on the novel Suspicion by Ladislaus Boone succeeds in locating and rescuing the
Fodor. A fine cast highlights this film: Warren women. Shorty afterwards, the Boone party is
William, Gail Patrick, Ralph Morgan, Bill joined by Captain Fraser, who proves to be an
Lundigan, Connie Moore, Samuel S. Hinds, intelligence officer in the French forces, and
Milburn Stone and Jonathan Hale. Boone's small group is captured. An Indian attack is diverted and the
tables are turned in favor of the British forces. Boone kills Captain
Fraser, and looks forward to a happy future in Kentucky with Rebecca.
Wolves of the Range 1943 Zontar, The Thing from Venus 1966
Bob Livingston stars in this entry into the PRC John Agar (again) teams with Larry Buchanan
Lone Rider series. Sam Newfield directs. (again) in this color remake of It Conquered The
World. A bat-like creature invades Agar's mind
Woman Eater 1958 and forces him to cut off the world's power
Get your mind out of the gutter! this one is about A supply.
mad scientist who captures women and feeds them
to a flesh-eating tree, which in turn gives him a
serum that helps bring the dead back to life. Kind
of a mad scientist recylcling program.
World gone mad 1933
Pat O'Brien ("Hell's House") stars as an obtrusive
reporter investigating the vicious assassination of a
befriended District Attorney and unravels almost single-handedly an
entire network of corruption, blackmail and political scandals. Evelyn
Brent, Neil Hamilton, Louis Calhern and J. Carrol Naish join in the
Herbert Marshall, in his first speaking role, is Sir John in the fine who
done it. Here Marshall is a juror who sets out to prove that a convicted
girl is innocent of murder.
HITCHCOCK'S: NUMBER 17 1927
A fine crime drama that was to set the pace for many of Hitch's climax
scenes to come. A Jewel thief helps the police track down her former
HITCHCOCK'S: RICH AND STRANGE 1932
Least common of the early sound films by Hitchcock. Again the first 7
min or so is a visual montage orchestrated to sounds and music (no
dialogue) that show a man's frustration with is dull life. This remains a
bizarre and engrossing entry.
HITCHCOCK'S: SABOTAGE 1936
Fine performances by Sylvia Sidney, John Loder and (as the foreign
agent passing himself off as a London movie house owner) Oscar
Homolka highlight this suspense thriller.
HITCHCOCK'S: SECRET AGENT 1936
Alfred Hitchcock It took the direction of the master and a power house cast to put this
over. Robert Young, Peter Lorre, John Gielgud, Lilli Palmer and
HITCHCOCK'S: The 39 Steps 1935 Madeleine Carroll star in this spy drama.
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the
agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both HITCHCOCK'S: THE FARMER'S WIFE 1928
save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret Long believed lost, this stands as a fine example of the master's lighter
information. touch. This comedy centers around a farmer whose wife dies in the
first reel, he then spends the rest of the film searching for a new one.
HITCHCOCK'S: The Lady Vanishes 1936 His methods and the women's reactions are reminders of the gentle
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes comedy that was possible only on the silent screen.
that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
Waltzes From Vienna (Alfred Hitchcock) 1933
TV cut down of the master's least favorite film. The story of Johann
Strauss the elder and younger.
HITCHCOCK'S: BLACKMAIL 1929
Though this was to be the Master's first talking film, the first 10 min.
are a montage narrated by sound without dialogue.
HITCHCOCK'S: CHAMPAGNE 1927
Early Hitchcock comedy concerning a millionaire who pretends to go
bankrupt to teach his daughter a lesson. Betty Balfour and Jean Bradin
HITCHCOCK'S: THE LODGER 1926
HITCHCOCK'S: EASY VIRTUE 1927 First of three film versions under this title of the Jack The Ripper story.
Ian Hunter and Isabel Jeans star in this social melodrama about a This was the first Hitchcock film to exhibit all of the master's dynamic
married woman who falls in love with a young man who later killes visual touches.
HITCHCOCK'S: THE RING 1927
Jamaica Inn 1939 Carl Brisson, Charles Farrell and Ian Hunter star in this fine silent
Hitchcock’s last British film before heading to the US and turning out drama. Brisson is a circus attraction called "One Round" Sanders
Rebecca! If you’re looking for a great Hitchcock movie – don’t look who's in love with Lilian Hall-Davis (the girl in the box office). He
here – but if you want a good film with an ample side of ham provided meets his match in the ring and with Davis, when pro-boxer Hunter
by Laughton – well this is the place. And Maureen O’Hara is not hard comes on the scene.
to look at either.
HITCHCOCK'S: THE SKIN GAME 1932
HITCHCOCK'S: MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH 1934 John Galsworthy's popular play about a land owner who hates his self
Edna Best, Nova Pilbeam, Peter Lorre and Leslie Banks star in the spy made neighbor shines with the talents of Edmund Gwenn, Helen Haye
thriller. Though it may well be dated, it is still more fun to watch than and Frank Lawton.
Hitchcock's own 1956 remake.
HITCHCOCK'S: YOUNG AND INNOCENT 1937
HITCHCOCK'S: MANXMAN 1928 Nova Pilbeam is a girl on the run, when her boyfriend is suspected of
Carl Brisson stars as a fisherman who is lost at sea. When he returns he murder. All of the master's touches a present to highlight this chase
finds that his girl friend is expecting his best friend's baby drama.
HITCHCOCK'S: MURDER 1930
Silent Cinema Wrath of the Gods (1914)
Sessue Hayakawa & Frank Borzage star; An American sailor falls in
love with a fisherman's daughter and convinces her that Jesus is more
powerful than the gods who have cursed her.
From Morn to Midnight (Von morgens bis Mitternacht) (1920)
A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of
money by the visit of a rich Italian lady. He embezzles 60, 000 Marks
and leaves for the capital city, where he attempts to find satisfaction in
politics, sport, love and religion.
Dante's Inferno 1924
Also mastered from a tinted original 16mm print.
A Christmas Carol 1910 An outstanding fantasy drama which must have
10 minute Edison version - Based on the story by Charles Dickens: been as powerful when it was released as the
Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is Tracy remake many years later.
visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three
other spirits. The cast is believed to include Charles Ogle as Bob Das Schweigen im Walde (1929)
Cratchet. Directed by and starring William Dieterle, this
was the first of 4 filmed version of this story.
20000 Leagues Under the Sea 1916
Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for Mother Machree 1928
his mission of revenge. He has traveled over Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a
20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But
man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. when her position is found out, the school expels Brian. Mrs. McHugh
Seeing what he had done, Denver took the feels compelled to allow the school principal and his wife to adopt
daughter to his yacht and sailed away. He Brian. The widow McHugh becomes a housekeeper and raises her
abandoned her and a sailor on a mysterious island employer's daughter Edith, who grows up to fall in love with Brian
and has come back after all these years to see if she McHugh.
is still alive and if the nightmares he has will stop.
The daughter has been found by five survivors of a Union Army Smoldering Fires (1925)
Balloon that crashed near the island. At sea, Professor Aronnax was A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much
aboard the ship 'Abraham Lincoln' when Nemo rammed it and threw younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her
the Professor, his daughter and two others into the water. Prisoners at younger sister.
first, they are now treated as guests to view the underwater world and Directed by Clarence Brown and staring Pauline Frederick, 21 year old
to hunt under the waves. Nemo will also tells them about the Nautilus Laura La Plante and Malcolm McGregor
and the revenge that has driven him for all these years.
Warning Shadows (1925)
A Kiss For Mary Pickford 1925 During a dinner, given by a wealthy baron and his wive, attended by
This was one of the few truly charming films to be four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor, a shadow-player
produced in the USSR. In the early 1920's Mary rescues the marriage by giving all the guests a vision what might
Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks toured Europe and happen tonight if the baron stays jealous and the suitors do not reduce
Russia. While in the USSR a Russian film maker their advances towards his beautiful wife. Or was it a vision ?
shot a few moments of the famous duo, then staged (mastered from a 16mm Thunderbird print
a scene between Pickford and a local actor. The plot of the film
revolves around this actor being kissed by America's sweetheart, they Häxan Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
being chased by the women of Russia. It was an early attempt at A documentary about the history of witchcraft,
showing the effect of celebrities on the movie going public told in a variety of styles, from illustrated
slideshow to dramatised events of alleged real-life
events, right up to the early twentieth century
Waxworks 1924 (when the film was made).
Conrad Veit is featured in this errie episodic tale,
where a young couple is terrorized as wax images The Bells
come to life at a mysterious side show attraction. Mathias, an Alsatian innkeeper, murders a rich Pole staying at his inn
But Mathias' conscience will not let him rest, and the murdered man's
spirit drives the innkeeper nearly mad. The victim's brother calls for an
inquest and brings with him a sideshow mesmerist supposedly able to
The Alice in Wonderland disc
read minds. Mathias, as burgomaster, is called upon to conduct the
Included are feature versions from 1903 and
inquest, but under the intuitive eye of the mesmerist cannot resist
1915 and Disney's 1923 Laff-o-Gram Alice's
torment of his own conscience - staring Lionel Barrymore.
Kid Boots (1926)
The Cinderella Disc
Prooving he's no Al Jolson - Eddie Cantor stars in this silent adaptation
Included are the 1898 Milies fil, the 1914
of his stage play. The plot, such as it is - A salesman is helped out of a
Mary Picford feature and Disney's Laff-o-Gram
jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees
to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself
Dragon Painter (1919)
falling for the girlfriend of the customer who got him in trouble in the
A wild man and genius becomes a master painter's disciple, but loses
first place. The good news? Cantor's co-stars are Clara Bow and Billie
his divine gift when he finds love. Sessue Hayakawa stars
The Outlaw and his wife 1918 Dr. Mabuse: Der Spieler 1922
AKA You and I, AKA Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru. A stranger comes This was the first of Lang's Mabuse films, originally J&J offered the
to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but official American version of this classic of the Silent German cinema.
when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by Now we offer the complete original (2 part) film with the original
his family's starvation, they flee and become two of the many outlaws German dialogue cards (with an English translation below).
of Iceland's mountains.
Ella Cinders 1926
The City Without Jews (1924) Poor Ella Cinders (cOLLEEN mOORE) is much abused by her evil
AKA Die Stadt ohne Juden; from Austria - a warning against anti- step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she
semitism. Written and directed by H.K. Breslauer with stars: Johannes jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to
Riemann, Hans Moser and Karl Tema. Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies. When she
arrives in Hollywood, she discoves that the contest was a scam and the
Spies 1929 job non-existant. But through pluck, luck, and talent, she makes it in
Director Fritz Lang's first film after Metropolis, this is a riveting the movies anyway, and finds true love.
suspense drama dealing with Russian spy activity in England.
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1920
Strong Man 1926 The Great Profile at the peak of his powers portrays Stevenson's
A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I tormented Doctor in this fine filmed version. Our tape was mastered
receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American from a fine reduction, and looks quite fresh even 68 years later.
girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by long distance.
After the war, the young Belgian journeys to America as assistant to a Doomsday 1928
theatrical "strong man", Zandow the Great (Arthur Thalasso). While in Writers: Doris Anderson (story), Warwick
America, he searches for Mary Brown... and he finds her, just as word Deeping (novel) Stars:Florence Vidor, Gary
comes that Zandow is incapacitated and the little nebbish must go on Cooper, Charles A. Stevenson and Lawrence
stage in his place. Writers: Hal Conklin, Robert Eddy with Harry Grant Mary Viner (Vidor) works to support herself
Langdon, Priscilla Bonner and Gertrude Astor and her father (Stevenson), and she's ready for a
break. Marriage seems to offer an escape from the drab life she lives,
Treasure 1926 and she has two prospects. One is a local farmer named Arnold
(Cooper) - her first choice. The other is a wealthy older man
Frank Capra The Power of Press 1928 (Grant).Mary is torn between a life of hard work filled with love and a
Clem Rogers (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) is a cub reporter who gets his big life of no responsibility without love. - Tough choice!
break covering the murder of a District Attorney. One the scene Rogers
sees the daughter (Jobyna Ralston) of an upcoming Mayor leaving the Der Letzte Mann (The Last Laugh) 1924
house and soon it's all over the news that she was involved in her death. The great Emil Jannings plays a proud Berlin
doorman who is demoted to men's room attendant,
Frankenstein 1910 then is left a fortune by a wealthy American. A
A young medical students, trying to create the perfect human being, stunning film told with visions and music, but
instead creates a misshapen monster. Made ill by what he has done, without a single dialog card. From the director of Sunrise and
Frankenstein is comforted by his fiancée but on his wedding night he is Nosferatu.
visited by the monster. A fight ensues but the monster, seeing himself
in a mirror, is horrified and runs away. He later returns, entering the Das Schweigen am Starnbergersee 1920
new bride's room, and finds her alone. Director Rolf Raffé's post war classic about German's mad king.
Starring Ferdinand Bonn and Martin Wilhelm as king Ludwig II (at
Flesh And Blood 1922 different points in his life). This is the first feature film concerning the
Lon Chaney is a convict hiding in Chinatown who life of Ludwig - who could forget Visconti's 4 hour epic). Here Ludwig
assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a is portrayed as an Idealist who cannot fit into the world of his
businessman who framed him 15 years previously. contemporaries. His major relationships are platonic love for both
He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love Richard Wagner (Karl Guttenberger) and
with the businessman's son. Elizabeth of Austria (Carla Nelsen). The narrative
is straightforward, with somewhat melodramatic
acting (at least by today's standards)..
Feel My Pulse 1928 Cheat 1918
Gregory La Cava, most remembered for My Man Mastered from an original
Godfrey, directs William Powell, Bebe Daniels 16mm tinted print. A fine early
in this fine silent classic. 'A' picture directed by DeMille.
Eleven Devils (Die elf Teufel) 1927
German film directed by the Hungarian Zoltan Korda. It's a film of
great silent-film photography, with cameras riding on trucks
interspersed with radiant-eyed reaction shots. The film was made in the Cat & The Canary 1927
summer of 1927 in Berlin. There is a scene where the underdog team of Mastered in August of 1988 from a direct print
day-workers wonder how long it will take for them to save enough to down of the only 35mm print known to exist.
build their own stadium. By their calculations, at the rate they are Paul Leni, who also directed Waxworks, gave
saving they won't have enough money to build a stadium until 1947. stars Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale and Tully
Marshall ample support in this Gothic horror
from the closing days of the silent cinema. Not
the first, but certainly the prototype "Old Dark
House" type mystery.
Cameraman 1928 Berlin, Symphony of a great city 1928
After becoming infatuated with a pretty office A train speeds through the country on its way to Berlin, then gradually
worker for MGM Newsreels, Buster (Keaton) slows down as it pulls into the station. It is very early in the morning,
trades in his tintype operation for a movie camera about 5:00 AM, and the great city is mostly quiet. But before long there
and sets out to impress the girl (and the studio) are some signs of activity, and a few early risers are to be seen on the
with his work. streets. Soon the new day is well underway - it's just a typical day in
Berlin, but a day full of life and energy.
Docks of New York 1928
George Bancroft & Betty Compson star - A blue-collar worker on New Anna Christie 1923
York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a This is the Thomas Ince classic, lost for many
woman attempting suicide. Directed by Josef von Sternberg. years; now available on video. This was to be the
only film version of an O'Neill play that the
Devil's Island 1926 legendary author was to fully approve of. Blanche
Pauline Frederick, Marion Nixon and George Sweete turns in the performance of a lifetime as
Lewis star in this fine example of latter day silent Anna, George F Marion plays Sweet's father. a role
film. For our transfer we were able not only to he as to reprise when Garbo Talked.
obtain a complete print, but a stunning original.
Destiny 1922 Toll of the Sea 1922
Fritz Lang's vision of death and the grim reaper This was the first feature film to be shot in
must have been the inspiration for Death Takes a Technicolor. It was also one of the few films
Holiday. Each human's life is measured in lengths of candles which produced by the Technicolor Company. The film
burn as long as we live. runs 41 min. and the final shot was reconstructed
using the original two strip colour cameras to film the final sunset. It
Camille 1921 stars Anna May Wong
Popular story (used in the opera Manon - The
original play opened in Paris in 1852. The first Thirteenth Hour 1926
Broadway production of the play opened on 9 Lionel Barrymore plays Professor Leroy, who
December 1853. There have been 15 Broadway lives in a Charles Addams-style house, chock-full
revivals of the popular play, the last in 1935) - of trap doors, secret panels, and galloping
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in furniture ... all of which he operates via a
love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. switchboard. You might guess that a chappy like
When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his Leroy would have no need of a hobby, but you'd
hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, be wrong. Periodically, Leroy goes forth to
she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, commit a moonlight murder, which he is always
when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers careful to perpetrate at one o'clock in the morning.
that Armand has not lost his love for her. Oh, and in case you didn't
know - Rudolph Valentino stars. Student Of Prague 1913
A poor student rescues a beautiful countess and
By The Light Of Faith Lon Chaney Sr 1922 soon becomes obsessed with her. A sorcerer
Tinted and toned from the only known 35mm source, having been makes a deal with the young man to give him
reissued in the 1930's in this form. fabulous wealth and anything he wants, if he will
sign his name to a contract. The student hurriedly
By The Sun's Rays 1914 signs the contract, but doesn't know what he's in
Earliest of Lon Chaney Sr.'s films to survive in for.
tact. Full length for its day, this is a one reel
feature western, with Chaney as the bad guy. Spoilers 1914
Original filmed version of the classic Rex Beach
Brown of Harvard 1926 western adventure. During the great fist fight
First film where Joh Wayne is said to be clearly scene the actors were so 'into' it that one of them
visible (he's on the team). landed in the hospital
Body & Soul 1926 Spartacus 1913
An all black cast is headed by the legendary Paul This film really doesn't stray too far from the
Roebson in this rare, tinted silent classic. source as we have our hero Spartacus being sold
as a slave only to rise up and battle the evil
Blind Husbands 1918 Crassus. The Italian movies are certainly a far cry from the American
A short opening title, but otherwise fine print was used to master our ones coming out at the same time and this one here has so much going
video of Eric Von Stroheim's first feature as director, actor and writer. for it that I'm sure even the most jaded silent-hater would have to
respect what's on display here. For starters, the set design here is
Black Pirate (color) 1926 incredibly well-done and I couldn't help but lose focus of the story at
Amazing adventure saga with the original action certain parts of the film while I just looked in great detail at the
hero - Douglas Fairbanks (Sr..) buildings. I thought all of the sets looked extremely real and they really
made you feel as if you were in ancient Rome. Another major plus
Birth of a Nation 1915 were the costumes, which yet again add a touch of realism to the film
This may be called the first really important as they all look and feel as if they're in a real setting. The movie runs
American film. It was to give movies the social just over an hour and there's really not a dry or slow moment to be had.
standing of "art form" and remain a vital screen The movie has some terrific action scenes and we also get some nice
effort to this day. Books have been written about drama. This can easily be seen towards the end when Spartacus is in
'Birth". jail accused of killing a man.
Silent Enemy 1929 Mystery of the Leaping Fish 1916
The last great Paramount silent film, released with Earliest existing work by "Dracula" director Todd Browning.
a spoken prologue and musical score. This was a Browning wrote the scenario for this two reel feature which stars Doug
semi-documentary on the vanishing American Fairbanks Sr. as a Sherlock Holms parody; Coke Anyday.
Indian and his real enemy in the early 20th century:
hunger. Mocny Czlowiek aka A Strong Man (Henryk
Seven Chances 1925 a remarkable film, using a vigorous film narrative
Financial broker Jimmie Shannon (Buster Keaton) (camera movements or dissolves and over
is nearly bankrupt when an attorney presents grandfather's will leaving impression shots) for the developing of the story -
him seven million dollars. In order to inherit the money Jimmie must based on a controversial novel by the Polish
marry before 7 pm on his 27th birthday - today! author Stanislaw Przybyszewsky, known as "the discoverer of the
human naked soul", a literary reflection that it is not exclusive of that
time or country. The film depicts the story of Henryk Bieleck (Gregori
Pony Express 1925 Chmara ) who is a mediocre journalist that, dreaming of fame and
Ricardo Cortez and Wallace Beery star in the glory, doesn't hesitate to lead his ill friend Jerzy Gorski, a writer, to
Kodascope Libraries print. George Bancroft plays death in order to appropriate his unknown manuscript. It's the perfect
the heavy. way to achieve success without effort for Bielecki.
Phantom Chariot 1922 Midnight Faces 1926
AKA The Phantom Carriage, Körkarlen (original title), A Carruagem One year before Cat and the Canary, Francis X. Bushman was to star in
Fantasma (Brazil), A halál kocsisa (Hungary), Ajomies (Finland), Der this off beat thriller, much of which takes place in what was to become
Fuhrmann des Todes (Germany), Furman smierci (Poland), I amaxa known as an Old Dark House
fantasma (Greece), Il carretto fantasma (Italy), Køresvenden
(Denmark), La charrette fantôme (France), O Carro Fantasma Million Dollar Mystery 1927
(Portugal), The Stroke of Midnight and Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness – Just about the time this old dark house mystery
They just couldn’t make up their minds. Writers: Selma Lagerlöf was released, its stars Lila Lee and James
(novel), Victor Sjöström; Stars: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström and Kirkwood (parents of A Chorus Line author;
Tore Svennberg - It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. James Kirkwood Jr.) were giving character
The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great testimony at the celebrated Paul Kelly murder trail.
sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot,
the one that picks up the souls of the dead... David Holm, one of the
three drunkards, dies at the last stroke of midnight Matinee Idol 1928
Frank Capra directs Bessie Love and Johnny Walker; The famous
matinee idol and blackface comedian, Don Wilson, heads out of town
to escape adulation. There, calling himself Harry Mann, he accidentally
joins a traveling acting troupe, and falls in love with Ginger Bolivar,
who runs the troupe and stars in their Civil War melodrama. Don's
producer sees the play, and thinks it's a comic masterpiece, and just
what Don's Broadway show needs.
Phantom of the Opera 1925
Lon Chaney stars
Paris Qui Dort 1925
(see The Crazy Ray)
Pandora's Box 1927
G.W.Pabst's best known silent film. Brooks is cast
a sexually loose, and shallow young girl, accepting
money from the men she's with. The complex story
line has Brooks raped by, then marrying the father
of Franz (Francis) Lederer. She is later convicted
of his murder. Brooks escapes, Lederer joins her Mark Of Zorro 1920
and after several adventures they land in London, One of the best of the Douglas Fairbanks Sr. swashbucklers. Remade
where she becomes a prostitute eventually meeting with Tyrone Power neary twenty years later, but never topped.
up with Jack the Ripper
Oliver Hardy - Yes, Yes Nanette (short) 1925
Oliver Twist 1923 Nanette sends a letter to her family telling of her new husband, Hillory.
Dickens wrote about real people that he knew. No filmed version, When Hillory arrives to meet the family, he gets insulted by each
especially the musical, depicts the London of Dickens' story as well as member, including the dog, and loses his wig. After having dinner with
this silent with Jackie Coogan as Oliver and Lon Chaney as Fagin. the family, Nanette's former lover returns, and Hillory must confront.
Nosferatu 1922 Love, Loot and Crash 1915
long version of this earliest of Dracula films. A flustered father seeks a cook for his kitchen, his daughter seeks to
While the special effects were dated by the time of elope and a pair of crooks seek to get some loot. Add the Keystone
its American release in 1929, this remains an cops and stir vigorously. Max Sennet short with Charlie Chase.
important and effective thriller
Hindle Wakes 1927 Magician1926
British silent film drama, directed by Maurice Elvey and starring A magician/alchemist, seeking to create life, finds that he needs the
Estelle Brody and John Stuart. The film is adapted from Stanley "blood of a virgin" to continue his experiments. He sends out his dwarf
Houghton's 1912 stage play of the same name, and reunites Brody and assistant to pick out the right girl. - it seems drwafs always know where
Stuart following their hugely popular pairing in the previous year's to find brains and virgins. Directed by Rex Ingram who adapted the
Mademoiselle from Armentieres. In its time, Houghton's play was novel by W. Somerset Maugham and stars Alice Terry & Paul
considered extremely controversial and provocative in its message. It is Wegener
seen as proto-feminist in tone, with its assumption that women as well
as men could enjoy a brief sexual fling for what it was, without any Love Speed And Thrills 1915
sense of obligation on either side, and further that a woman was After Walrus has been shot, Ambrose takes him into his house. When
capable of making her own decisions, ignoring familial and societal Ambrose sees Walrus flirting with his wife he leaves. When Walrus
strictures if necessary. Hindle Wakes was filmed four times, twice as a runs away with Mrs. Ambrose, Ambrose gets on a horse to save her.
silent (the first version, also directed by Elvey, made in 1918) and The Keystone Kops are also after Walrus. Max Sennet Short with Mack
twice in sound (in 1931 and 1952). The 1927 production was well- Swain, Chester Conklin, Billy Gilbert and Charley Chase.
budgeted, made extensive use of location filming in Manchester and
Blackpool, and is generally held by film historians to be the best of the Ludwig der Zweite, Konig von Bayern 1930
four. Director Wilhelm (William) Dieterle, who also plays Ludwig II in the
film, depicts very well the controversies around the figure of the
Bavarian king. The film is a lavish UFA production which means the
art direction and the historical settings are all that you would expect.
The contrast between the dreamy, whimsical king and his down to earth
and fickle subjects is carefully depicted and faithful to history.
Love ‘em and Leave ‘em 1926
Louise Brooks and Evelyn star - The tale of two sisters with the older
one pledged to look after the younger one that transpires between a
department store, NYC's Central Park and a boarding house. THe older
one is the sweet, old-fashioned type and the younger is a jazz-age
flapper who takes whatever falls her way. Mame, the older, goes on
vacation and returns home to find that her kid sister, Janie, has vamped
her way into the arms of Mame's intended.
Last Days of Pompeii 1913
The body of the film is in tact, running over 54
min. missing are the credits, and the dialog cards
have been replaced with narration. This film
greatly influenced D. W. Griffith and his Birth of a
Lady of the night 1925
My Lady of Whims 1925 The Prince and the Pauper (female style): Lady of
Clara Bow is sexy, titillating, carefree and Bohemian, with lots of the Night ~ the story of two baby girls, born near
pouting and come-hither looks - but little of actual delivery. You see, in proximity, but worlds apart in life, - Molly Helmer, the daughter of a
she's actually a nice girl at heart, even though she's led her indulgent thief, and Florence Banning the daughter of the judge who would send
but worried Dad to believe she's kicking up her heels and living life to Molly's father to prison. The girls' lives come together as young women
the full in the madly artsy surroundings of Greenwich Village. So Dad at eighteen as Florence leaves the security of the exclusive Girls Select
hires a muscle man (Donald Keith) to track down his "wayward" School, and Molly, now orphaned, begins her life free from reform
daughter and bring her home. school. Norma Shearer plays both young women, but the apparent
differences in their worldliness will also make them most unfamiliar in
Mantrap 1926 appearance. Molly's new world consists of nights at Kelly's Dance Hall
Clara Bow, the "IT" girl, stars in this fine Paramount outing. Along and her ever-present worshiper, Chunky Dunn. On one of her nightly
with Miss Bow, Ernest Torrence, Percy Marmont and the great Eugene dance hall outing's Molly meets David Page, an up and coming
Pallette all turn in exceptional performances under the skillful direction inventor, whom she quickly falls in love with. Molly persuades David
of Victor Fleming. Fleming, who began his years in Hollywood as a to seek an honest buyer for his new safe-cracking device; against the
cameraman in 1916, was to direct such classics as The Wizard of Oz advice of Chunky whose shadier side see's this as an opportunity for
and Gone with the Wind. himself
Free To Love 1925 La Terre 1921
A young woman is released from the reformatory where she was based on the novel by Emile Zola; As Jean is walking across the
unjustly sent. She starts a new life with the help of a judge and an countryside in search of work, he helps and befriends a young woman,
idealistic young minister. But a gang of Françoise, who is having trouble controlling the cow that she is leading.
criminals have made plans that could destroy Jean finds work at a local farm, but he soon finds himself caught in the
the new life that she has built. middle of the conflicts in Françoise's family. Her uncle Fouan has just
decided to divide everything that he has amongst his two sons and his
daughter, hoping that he can then spend the rest of his life at ease. But
Man With A Movie Camera1929 the details of the division only create bitterness, rivalry, and intrigue.
Early film-within-a-film theme that borders on
the surreal. One of the last of the Russian Backstage 1919
Silent films with Fatty Arbuckle, a nice print of a simple little comedy from 1919.
Mable Norman costars.
Irish Destiny 1926
When the notorious "Black and Tans" arrive at his village of Clonmore,
IRA man Denis O'Hara discovers a plan to raid a secret IRA meeting,
and he races to Dublin to warn his colleagues. He reaches the city, but
is shot and captured by British soldiers. Denis is imprisoned in Kildare,
but manages to escape along with his fellow prisoners. Believing him
to be dead, his mother goes blind from the shock, and his girlfriend
Moira is abducted by fellow villager Beecher, who is in league with the
Tans. Denis arrives back in Clonmore just in time to rescue Moira.
With the burning of the Customs House in Dublin, the War of
Independence is soon over and a truce is reached with the British.
The U.S. Army and the Indians sign a peace treaty. However, a group
of surveyors trespass on the Indians' land and violate the treaty. The A Fool There Was 1915
army refuses to listen to the Indians' complaints, and the surveyors are A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory
killed by the Indians. A vicious Indian war ensues, culminating in an woman. Theda Bara, Edward José, Mabel Frenyear, Runa Hodges, May
Indian attack on an army fort. Allison, Clifford Bruce, Victor Benoit, Frank Powell, and Minna Gale
star. This is one of the very few films of Theda Bara that survive.
It took Griffith nearly the rest of his life to pay off The bellboy 1918
the debts he incurred during his making of this Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton team up as hotel bellhops. Some
film. After its initial release it was edited into four interesting props, including a horse-drawn elevator. Decent gags,
separate films in an effort to recoup some of the culminating with a classic chase scene
losses. J & J discovered an ORIGINAL 16mm
hand tinted print. Here color was used to the best Burglars Dielmna 1912
advantage possible, and all this has been captured In this latter day Cain and Abel story, a jealous brother strikes down his
on video. sibling just as a young burglar is about to enter the house. The jealous
brother summons police, who then charge the young intruder with
Hunchback of Notre Dame 1924 murder. Lionel Barrymore, Henry B. Walthall, Harry Carey, Dorothy &
Lon Chaney stars. Lillian Gish star.
Hangman's House 1928 Burstup Holmes' Murder Case 1913
John Ford, Victor McLaglen, June Collyer and a film, set in Ireland Typical Sherlock Holms parody of the day.
notable as the first film where you can clearly pick out John Wayne
The Butcher Boy 1917
Golem (Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam) 1920 Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. This Fatty Arbuckle short feature is
In 16th-century Prague, a Jewish rabbi creates a giant creature from a historical treasure in that it was the first film appearance of the great
clay, called the Golem, and using sorcery, brings the creature to life in Buster Keaton, and it has some decent slapstick too.
order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution. Paul Wegener
stars. Sunnyside (Cahrlie Chaplin 1919)
Shanghaied (charlie Chaplin)
Keaton's favorite of his many films, and most County Fair (1920)
likely his best. Newly mastered from a Based on a famous 19th century play, the story is set in summery rural
Thunderbird 16mm print with a music track. Massachusetts where nothing happens. The big event in the town is the
new preacher who scandalises everybody by not preaching hellfire and
Foolish Wives 1922 brimstone sermons. A beautiful orphan lives with her aunt on a farm.
The boy genius; Irving Thalberg, felt that 330min. was a bit too long Both the son of the evil landlord, and the farm hand are courting her.
for a feature, so he directed that this film be trimmed by about two Unfortunately, her aunt's mortgage is falling due and she will be
hours. What we offer is the longest reconstruction ever made of this evicted unless the niece marries the son. As she prepares to sacrifice
classic at just over 140 min. with shimmering picture quality and a fine herself, a down and out breaks into the farm looking for food. This is
organ score provided, and a job offered. The down and out notices that the family
horse, Cold Molasses, has a fair turn of speed. Being an ex-jockey from
Forbidden City 1918 Saratoga(!) he offers to race the horse at the county fair, where there is
The daughter of a Chinese mandarin is sentenced to death for her secret a three grand prize. In the race he is pipped at the post by Lightning, the
marriage to an American. Their child, raised in the mandarin's palace, landlord's horse. However, dark deeds have been afoot: interestingly, in
grows up and escapes to seek her father, now a high-ranking official in view of recent events, Lightning's rider carried a battery with which to
the Philippines. Norma Talmadge stars. give the horse an electric shock to make it go faster. The evil landlord
and son are run out of town, the girl and the farm hand marry, and even
Palace of The Arabian Nights 1906 Auntie frogmarches an elderly admired into matrimony.
Produced by Georges Melies in 1906. A typical Melies fantasy with
walking trees, crawling white bears and balled dancers. Daydreams 1922
Buster Keaton asks the father of the woman he loves for her hand in
Good Night Nurse 1918 marriage, but the father wants to see Keaton make something of
A silent comedy with Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton and Al St John. himself first. "I'll leave for the city to make good. If I'm not a success,
Directed by Arbuckle I'll come back and shoot myself," Buster declares, which is a perfectly
acceptable arrangement as far as the father is concerned. So Keaton
heads off for the big city and tries his hand at a number of different
Dr Pyckle and Mr Pride 1925 His Wifes Relations 1922
Comedy masterpiece starring Stan Laurel as the dashing Dr. Pyckle, Buster Keaton wrote and directed this film in 1922. In it he accidentally
who transforms into the fiendish Mr. Pride. This hilarious movie from gets married to a woman because he thinks he is in court and they all
1925 shows the true genius of Stan Laurel. A gem! speak Polish. The comedy revolves around his living with his new
wife's Polish family.
Frolics Of Satan 1906
The Merry Frolics of Satan, 1906 Georges Melies. (Les 400 Farces du Wolf Blood 1925
Diable (1906)) A nice partial color print of this Melies film in which After wolf blood transfusion, man thinks he's becoming a wolf. - note
the devil rides in a carriage pulled by a wonderful skeleton horse. worthy as the first hint at a werewolf on screen. It took two fellows to
direct this one; George Chesebro and Bruce M. Mitchell. it was written
His Majesty The Scarecrow Of Oz 1914 by Bennett Cohen and Cliff Hill and stars Marguerite Clayton, George
A wicked king has taken over the Emerald City, and wants his Chesebro and Ray Hanford.
daughter, Princess Gloria to marry the horrid courtier Googly-Goo,
though she loves Pon, the Gardener's Boy. The camera follows two Diary of a Lost Girl 1929
farmers placing a Scarecrow upon a pole in a cornfield. Pon rescues a G.W.Pabst classic with Louise Brooks as
Kansas girl named Dorothy from the evil witch Mombi, whom Princess Thymiane; a beautiful young girl who is not
Gloria has been taken to by King Krewl to freeze her heart so she will having a storybook life. Her governess, Elizabeth,
no longer love Pon. An Indian princess has a ceremony to bring the is thrown out of her home when she is pregnant,
Scarecrow to life. Pon rescues the cold-hearted princess and they flee only to be later found drown. That same day, her
for help, discovering the Scarecrow, who promptly falls in love with father already has a new governess named Meta.
the princess, and Button-Bright, a lost boy from America. They come Meinert, downstairs druggist, takes advance of her
to the castle of the Tin Emperor, Nick Chopper, and after oiling him, he and gets Thymiane pregnant. When she refuses to marry, her baby is
falls in love with Gloria. After a bit of a chase aided by the Sawhorse taken from her and she is put into a strict girls reform school. When
and the Wizard, Mombi turns Pon into a Kangaroo, and a slough of Count Osdorff is unable to get the family to take her back, he waits for
Fred Woodward's animals battle it out. her to escape. She escapes with a friend and the friend goes with the
Count while she goes to see her baby. Thymiane finds that her baby is
His Wedding Night 1918 dead, and the Count has put both girls up at a brothel. When her father
Fatty Arbuckle stars with Buster Keaton and Al St. John not far behind. dies, Thymiane marries the Count and becomes a Countess, but her past
The first scene when Fatty us making sodas demonstrates what a fine and her hatred of Meta will come back to her.
comedian he was and hiw great he might have been were it not for the
shabby accusations made against him and the three trials from which Haunted Castle 1921
though he was acquitted his career never recovered. Far superior to his Nosferatu is the early German
psychological melodrama. It is mastered from a
Jack and the beanstalk 1902 fine old original print with all dialog cards in both
From Edison films catalog: A grand spectacular performance in nine German and English. Along with Last Laugh, this
scenes and one tableau, illustrating the most popular fairy story ever film shows the evolution of a fine director, and the
written.... From this very simple and popular fairy tale we have production quality of which the German film
produced a most pleasing, interesting and mirth producing play in industry was capable.
motion pictures, introducing therein many surprising new tricks and
dissolving effects. The subject was carefully studied, and every scene
posed with a view to following as closely as possible the accepted The Flapper 1920
version of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. We have, for the purpose The story of a teenage schoolgirl, Ginger King (Olive Thomas), who
of producing comedy (which in reality is the life of any animated dreams of lovers and jazz cabarets, wanting to escape her mundane life
picture play), in some instances departed slightly from the story, in that at boarding school and ride off into the sunset with the handsome older
we have burlesqued a few of the features; as, for instance, where the man all the schoolgirls are in love with, Richard Channing (William P.
butcher trades the hatful of beans with Jack for his mother's cow, we Carleton). She fools Channing into thinking she's 20, and he takes her
have introduced a burlesque animal made up of two men covered over to a country club, but her "romantic night" is ruined when the bad girl
with the head, horns and hide of a cow. This animal goes through many (though she looks to be 40!) at school, Hortense, gets in her way.
ludicrous antics, such as kicking, jig dancing, sitting down with legs Throughout the rest of the film, Ginger pursues her dreams and visits
crossed, etc., and finally, after strenuous efforts on the part of the 1920's nightclubs, wears glamorous clothes, but finds that being a
butcher, suffers herself to be led away. btw - This was a year before flapper is not easy when she gets involved in a mysterious jewel heist
The Great Train Robbery. and more!
Sea Lion 1921 Additional Silent Titles…
1921 Silent film starring and produced by Hobart Bosworth. This film
was directed by Rowland V Lee and tells the story of a bitter sea The Iron Mask 101min.
captain angry with the world because his wife left him. The film also Outside The Law
stars Emory Johnson and Bessie Love. The Penalty
Lady Windermeres Fan 1925 Rene Clair - Crazy Ray - 1925
Mrs Erlynne, the mother of Lady Windermere - her daughter does not Rene Clair - Entr'acte - 1924
know about her - wants to be introduced in society, so that she can
marry Lord Augustus Lorton. Lord Windermere, who helped her with a See also our “new” release section at the end of this catalog.
cheque, invites her to his wifes birthday-party, but Lady Windermere
thinks, she has reason to be jealous, so she decides to leave her husband
and go to Lord Darlington, who is pining for her. Mrs Erlynne finds
this out and tries to prevent her of this mistake, but her daughter leaves
her fan in Lord Darlingtons residence. Ronald Colman stars in this
Ernst Lubitsch classic.
Classics of 30's Annimation Vol 1-4
Special Programs Four 90 min. compilations, B&W and color, featuring the works of Ub
(shorts, trailers, animation, newsreels Iwerkes, Harmon Isling, and others.
Today's Trailer Tape #1
The Silent Years Vol 1 1916-22
Star Wars, Ragtime, Prince Of the City, Mommie Dearest, Dragon
Featured is a 50 min. (narrated) condensation of Valentino's Blood &
Slayer, First Monday In October, Taps, Gallipoli, Modern Times,
Sand. Following this is the complete Mystery of The Leaping Fish;
Sharkey's Machine, Southern Comfort, Time Bandits, Rollover, Arthur,
starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr. in a story by Tod Browning (an early
Shock Treatment, Paternity, Reds, Midsummer Night Sex Comedy,
parody of Sherlock Holmes). The tape is rounded off by two
Young Doctors in Love, Quest For Fire, Swamp Thing, Author;
Paramount shorts of the 1930's: Movie Milestones (#1 & #2). They
Author, Star Trek II, I Ought to be in Pictures, Saturday the 14th, Some
feature the only footage known to exist of Emil Jannings in Way Of All
Kind Of Hero, Mrs. Soffel, Return to Oz, Cat's Eye, 2010, Year of the
Flesh, and Lon Chaney Sr. in The Miracle Man. This title is offered at
Dragon, Red Sonja, Wetherby, Marie, To Live and Die in L.A., Officer
& A Gentleman, Lets spend the night together, The Verdict (Paul
Newman), Peter Pan (Disney), Long Good Friday, Eating Raoul, Class
The Silent Years Vol 2 1908-13
Reunion (Nat'l Lampoon), Man From Snowy River, Tron, Kiss Me
Here is a two hour study of the art of D. W. Griffith. 12 of his one and
Goodbye, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Monsignor, Lords of Discipline,
two reel features are presented here, 10 of them restored from the paper
Tex, Airplane II, Trading Places, Rambo, Desperately Seeking Suzan,
prints stored in the Library of Congress. Featured are: Lines of White
Purple Rose Of Ciaro, Last Dragon, Explorers, Code of Silence, Prizis'
Upon a Sullen Sea, Balked At The Alter, Faithful, Lonely Villa, Fools
Honor, Legend of Billy Jean, Life Force, Summer Rental, Real Genius,
of Fate, An Awful Moment, The Girls and Daddy, plus others. This
Volunteers, Cocoon, View to a Kill
title is offered at $19.95
Today's Trailer Tape #2
Hollywood Party Tape 30'S
Black Cauldron, Rocky IV, Beverly Hills Cop, Terminator, Buckaroo
90 Min of rare takes and footage including Bugs Bunny for bonds,
Bonzi, Cotton Club, Falling In Love, Thief of Hearts, Witness, First
Bette Davis for dish washers, Lugosi with Betty Boop, Ron Reagan
Born, Breakin' II, Spinal Tap, The Falcon & The Snowman, Song
Bloopers, Constance Bennet's Beauty Secrets, Star is Born world
Writer, Places In The Heart, Johnny Dangerously, Flamingo Kid, Over
premiere (1954), 1939 accadamy awards and a very rude Porky Pig are
the Edge, The Last Tycoon, An Unmarried Woman, Great Santini,
Other Side of Midnight, Brubaker, Pirhana, Winter Kills, Alien, Rabid,
Julia, Never Promised a Rose Garden, Romancing The Stone, The
Coming Soon 1931 - 1968
Natural, Beat Street, Racing With The Moon, Top Secret, Star Trek III,
We've remastered our collection of Universal horror trailers, added; the
The Bounty, Bachelor Party, Woman in Red, Revenge of the Nerds,
Karloff/Lugosi chess game, Lugosi on You Asked For IT, 'Tribute to a
Staying Alive, Porky's II, Baby its You, Still Smokin', Tough Enough,
Star' (50's TV Lugosi interview) "Today's Teens" (Karloff narrates a
Star Chamber, Eddie and the Cruisers, Max Dugan Returns, Mr. Mom,
Movie Tone horror story about the youth of the 60's), Trailers for many
Trading Places, Raiders (now playing), King Of Comedy, Flash Dance,
of Ray Harryhausen color films, King Kong VW commercial, and so
MGM Diamond Jubilee, Pope of Greenwich Village, Entre Nous,
on (Two hours).
Making the Grade, Electric Dreams, Until September, Red Dawn,
Breakin', Ice Pirates, Oxford Blues, Splash, Reckless
Coming Again 30's & 40's
One half hour of classic trailers, not horror related; then all three
Popeye Featurettes (Aladdin, Sinbad, & Ali Baba). Trailers include: Today's Trailer Tape #3
A Christmas Story, Rocky IV, Wise Guys, Santa Claus, The Movie,
Casablanca, A Stolen Life, Shadow of a Doubt, Juarez, Ministry of
Young Blood, One Magic Christmas, Down & Out In Beverly Hills,
Fear, Stage Fright, Mr. Skeffington, Brothers Karamazov, Song of
Journey Of Natti Gann, Fever Pitch, Poltergeist II, All The Right
Surrender and many others.
Moves, Easy Moves, Zelig, Silkwood, Under Fire, Dead Zone,
Uncommon Valor, Heart Like a Wheel, Daniel, Gorky Park,
Coming Once More 40's - 70's
Breathless, Two Of A Kind, Flash Dance, Terms of Endearment,
Trailers and promos from the late 60's and early 70's, an hour and 15
Greatest Story Ever told (featurette), Grease, Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu
min. of classic animation from Hollywood's Golden days, and the
Manchu, Picnic At Hanging Rock, Godfather, 101 Dalmatians, Student
theatrical trailers for four of Bette Davis' finest Films highlight this
Bodies, Small Change, Take This Job and Shove It, Phantasm, Stunt
offering. Included are: Tommy, Time Tunnel, The Deep, Close
Man, Silver Streak, Serpico, Breaker Morant, The Boat is Full, Bang
Encounters (preview), Taxi Driver, Lords of Flatbush, Voyage to the
the Drum Slowly, 9 to 5, My Bodyguard, Ordinary People, Norma Rae
Bottom of the Sea (TV), Murderer's Row, Where Angels go Trouble
Follows (Featurette) and more.
Four By Four Volume 1
Four Rare short subjects are presented with four equally hard to find
Coming At Last 1931 and up
cartoons. Russ Columbo stars in 'That Goes Double'; Phil Harris in
Featured are trailers from The Public Enemy (a rare preview trailer),
'Harris in the Spring'; Laurel and Hardy in 'Criminals at large' (from a
Phantom of the Opera (1939), The Climax (Karloff), Petrified Forest,
kodascope original) and Harry Langdon in the 1926 'Fiddlesticks' (with
42nd Street, Footlight Parade, Key Largo, Yankee Doodle Dandy,
Frank Capra receiving screen credit as writer). Four Ub Iwerkes
Cobra Woman and many others. They are followed by a Fleicher
cartoons are included.
Cartoon Festival and two classic W.C. Fields shorts: The Pharmacist
and The Barber Shop.
Four By Four Volume 2
Our second offering of classic shorts and cartoons from America's
People's Shorts 20's & up
golden days of cinema. Bessie Smith in "St. Louis Blues", Natalie
Five shorts are featured in this 90 min. program. The Voice That
Moorehead in "Git Along Little Wifie", A 16 year old Mary Astor in
Thrilled The World (sound film retrospective from the late 1940's),
the silent two reeler "Second Fiddle" and Leon Errol in "Truth Aches"
Once Over Lightly, Happy Times and Jolly Moments, Love's Intrigue,
are the four live action shorts. Four monochrome Merrie Melodies are
and Good Old Cord. The four titles are complete silent shorts of the
mid 1920's, all were scored, narrated and re-titled by Warner Brothers
in the 1940's.
Four By Four Volume 3 Video Song Books Volume 1
Our third collection of two reelers and cartoons features full (Cine) Volume one features Nick Lukas with "Tip Toe Through The Tulips",
color animation from the studios of Ub Iwerkes and the following The Mills Brothers with "Rockin' Chair", Gene Krupa with "Let Me
shorts: Buster Keaton in "Grand Slam Opera", Sterling Halloway in Off Up Town", Ray McKinley, The Delta Rhythm Boys, Johnny Long,
"Scooper dooper", the great Bert Lahr in "No More West" and Leon The King Sisters, The Three Suns, Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and
Errol again in "Wrong Romance. 20 others.
Two Reeler Parade Volume 1 Video Song Books Volume 2
Four live action shorts are included: Shemp Howard and his stooges in Volume two includes Henny Youngman, Louis Armstrong, Buddy
"Knife of the Party", Charlie Chase (under the direction of Leo Rodgers, Larry Clinton, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway, The Mills
McCary) stars in the silent "Crazy Like A Fox", Milton Berle stars in Brothers, a very young Ricardo Mantalban in "He's a Latin from Staten
the prohibition comedy "Poppin' The Cork" and Lloyd Hamilton rounds Island" and 22 more.
it off with "Too Many Highballs".
Video Song Books Volume 3
One Reeler Parade Volume 1 Volume three features Sally Rand and her Fan Dance, Luba Malina,
Featured are eight one reel short subjects including the 13 min Warner Spike Jones, Snooky Lanson, The Mercer Brothers, The June Taylor
Brothers Breakdowns of 1938, Night In Manhattan with Glenn Ford Girls, Ray Sinatra, The Mills Brothers, the Three Suns and 20 more
and Al Jolson in the Vitaphone short "I Love To Singa”.
Shirley Temple and Friends.
Two Reeler Parade Volume 2 Three classic two reelers staring Shirley Temple are presented uncut
Bing Crosby appears under the direction of Mack Sennet in "I from original 16mm material: "Merrily Yours", "What's To Do", and
Surrender Dear", Ruth Etting in "Artistic Temper", Mickey Rooney in "Dora's Dunkin Donuts". Intermixed to fill out this 90 min. program
"Mickey's Tent Show", Willie Howard in "The Smart Way" and a one are three one reel live action shorts: "Meet Jimmy Dorsey", Donald
reel bonus: a 1931 look at the Ziegfield Follies, hosted in part by Flo Novis with "Say It With A Song" and finally Rudolf Friml Jr and his
himself: "Glorifiers of the American Girl" orchestra play "Friml Favorites”.
One Reeler Parade Volume 2 TRAILER COLLECTIONS Horror, Fantasy, Exploitation 1
Nine shorts are featured including "Radio Roundup" hosted by an Volume One: Piranha, Ice Pirates, Splash, Alien, Rabid, Quest for Fire,
Amos and Andy rip off team: Molasses and January. Next is "Three Swamp Thing, Return To OZ, Cat's Eye, 2010, Shock Treatment, Star
Kings And A Queen" with a very young Betty Hutton. Others shorts Wars, Terminator, Buckaroo Banzai, Cocoon, Phantasm, The
include Andre Kastelanez with "Movie Melodies On Parade", Buddy Seduction, Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi, Tommy,
Rodgers in "New Deal Rhythm" and a "Song Hits Parade" from 1937. Poltergeist II, Star Trek II, Young Frankenstein, The Female Bunch,
Terminal Island, Pippi In The South Seas, Caged Heat, When Men
America: An Illustrated History Volume 1 Carried Clubs and Women Played Ding-Dong, Deadly China Doll,
Nine sound newsreels dating between 1928 and 1930 are presented. Terminal Man, Woodstock, Black Belly Of The Tarantula, Weekend
Historic moments include speeches by Calvin Coolidge, Al Smith, Murders, Cremators, The Big Doll House, The Asphynx, Love Me
General Hindenburg, George Bernard Shaw, Mussolini, & Sinclair Deadly, Creeping Flesh, Legend Of Frenchie King, Vanishing Point,
Lewis. Historic events such as a 1929 Civil War Veterans reunion, Willard, Someone Behind the Door, Tales from the Crypt, Godzilla's
Ramsey McDonald being welcomed to N.Y.C. by Grover Walen, Al Revenge, Island of the Burning Damned, Ben, The Woman Hunt,
Capone going to Jail, Hitler reviewing the troops, First Helicopter Nec'ro-man'cy, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape From The
(windmill plane) ride over N.Y.C. and the crash of the Akron. $19.95 Planet of the Apes, Planet of the Apes, Magus, Boston Strangler,
Post paid. Journey into Midnight, Pretty Poison, Batman The Movie, Defcon 4,
Company of Wolves, UFO Target Earth, Final Exam, Blood On Satan's
America: An Illustrated History Volume 2 Claw, Tower of Screaming Virgins, Dr. Tarro's Torture Dungeon,
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Newsreels cover much of the first half of the 20th century with Blood Island. 89 min
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Laguardia taking a 1932 stand against prohibition, Coolidge visits Much, Psycho, Its A Wonderful Life, Phantom Of The Opera ('39),
Hollywood in 1930 and more. You'll see the crash of the Hindenburg, Night at the Opera, Big Store, All Quiet on the Western Front, 13
The Byrd expedition, Justice Black and the KKK, and more. Frightened Girls, Strait Jacket, House on Haunted Hill, Zotz, Let's Kill
Uncle, Bug, Old Dark House ('63), Rosemary's Baby, 13 Ghosts, Mr.
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The Joys of Christmas
Volume 1 of "The Joys of Christmas" featured are the 1955 NBC
Christmas eve special "An evening with Charles Laughton" - for a full Following is a list of “new” releases I haven’t had the
hour Mr Laughton reads from the works of James Thurber, the Book of time to review, but thought I list the titles here until I
Daniel, the gospel according to Luke and Charles Dickens' "The can incorporate them into the main listing.
Pickwick Papers". Taken from an original NBC Kinescope.
Also on this volume is the 1954 Christmas episode of Waterfront;
"Christmas in San Pedro" with Preston Foster, Willie Best and Arthur 1,000 dollars a minute - 1935
Shields. There are several Christmas short subjects including 1957's
Howdy Doody's Christmas. Adultress (AKA Therese Raquin)- 1953
ask a policeman 1939
The Joys of Christmas And The There were None - 1945
Volume 2 of "The Joys of Christmas" featured are over 90 minutes of
Christmas shorts including "No Room at the Inn", "Christmas Lace",
Angel on the Amazon 1948
"The Brightest Night" and more. The collection ends with The Patti Angels One Five - 1952
Page show. This is the Christmas episode (Patti sings 4 or 5 songs) - Angry Silence - 1960
but it should be noted, this was her 15 minute syndicated show, not the Arizona Stage Coach - 1942
one sponsored by Oldsmobile!
Band Waggon - 1940
The Joys of Christmas The Bat - 1926
Volume 3 of "The Joys of Christmas" featured are 4 half hour specials battleship potemkin - 1925
including one from 1950 called "The Guiding Star", The moving "No Beloved Rogue - 1927
Escape from Christmas", The animated "The City that Forgot About
Christmas" and Jim Backus telling the story behind the most famous
Big Timers - 1945
Christmas letter of all "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus". Big Town After Dark - 1947
Black Glove - 1953
The Joys of Christmas Blackout - 1954
Volume 4 of "The Joys of Christmas" featured are Two versions of Black Rider - 1954
Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" - the first is narrated by Fredric March Black Sunday - 1960
and stars Basil Rathbone as Scrooge - the second Stars Mach as Blood Orange - Three Stops to Murder - 1953
Scrooge, with Rathbone as Jacob Marley. This one is a musical with Blue Parrot - 1953
lyrics by Maxwell Anderson and music composed and conducted by Borderline - 1950
Bernard Herrmann. It was originally shown on Christmas Eve, 1954 as
part of the CBS/Desilu "Shower of stars". Rounding out the two hours
Boys from the streets - 1949
on this volume are 4 shorts including a a Christmas letter from the front Bulldog Drummon - 1929
(1914), The Snowy Day, Moss Hart's Christmas memories, and Teddy Bulldog Drummon strikes back - 1934
Roosevelt's early (age 11) thoughts on Christmas. burglar - 1957
by the law - 1926
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - 1920
Cabiria - 1914 Hollywood Canteen - 1944
candlelight in Algeria - 1944 Hollywood Extra Girl (short) - 1935
Carnival of Sinners (aka La main du diable) - 1943 Hoodlum - 1951
Cavalry Scout - 1951 Hoop-la - 1933
Call of the jungle - 1944 horrible dr. hitchcock
Canary Murder case - 1929 (weak copy) Hot Pepper - 1933
Charles Reisner's Love In The Rough - 1930 House of Horrors - 1946
Chase a crooked shadow - 1958 HOUSE OF THE ARROW - 1953
City Without Jews - 1924 Huggetts Abroad - 1949
Corpse Vanishes - 1942
convict - 1939 Immoral Mr. Teas - 1959
CROWDED DAY - 1954 impersonator 1960
cuban rebel girls International crime - 1938
Interrupted Journey - 1949
Invaders - 1912
das schweign am starnbergersee - 1920 It Grows on Trees - 1952
dead in the air (aka pilot x) - 1936 it happened in hollywood
(The Big) Deadly Game - 1954 It Happened Tomorrow - 1944
Devil's Daughter - 1932
de stadt ohne juden James Dean; Harvest (1953), A Long Time Till Dawn (1953),
different from the others 1919 I'm a fool
Docks of New York - 1928 Jivinin Be-Bob - 1946
Donovan's Brain - 1953 Johnny Holiday - 1949
Doomed at Sundown - 1937 joyless street 1925
double cross - 1956
Double Exposures - 1937 Kid Brother - 1924
The Dragon Painter - 1919 Kid Boots - 1926
dreyfus - 1930
DUBLIN NIGHTMARE - 1958 Lady Windermeres Fan - 1925
Duck and Cover - 1952 La Main Du Diable
Dunkirk - 1958 landfall - 1949
Le Grand jeu - 1934
eine dichterjugend 1923 The Lineup - 1958
Elevator to the Scaffold (aka Ascenseur pour l'échafaud) - 1958 Lonely Wives - 1931
Eve and the Handyman - 1961 Ludwig der Lweite Konig von Bayern (1929)
farewell to arms 1932 Mad Doctor of Market Street - 1942
The Falcon and the Devil's Cargo - 1948 Mad Ghoul - 1943
Flying FOOL - 1929 Malta Story - 1953
fog island 1945 man on the Eiffel Tower - 1949 (weak copy)
frontier pony express man in the mirror 1933
Friday THE Thirteenth - 1933 married virgin 1918
Friedrich Schiller's Eine Dichterjugend - 1923 Mario Bava's Black Sunday - 1960
From Morn to Midnight (AKA - Von morgens bis Mitternacht) - Married Virgin - 1918
1922 Maurise Elvey's Hindle Walks (aka Fanny Hawthorne) - 1927
Maurice Tourneur La Main Du Diable Carnival of Sin
Gambler and the Lady - 1952 Mauritz Stiller Hotel Imperial - 1927
George King's Candlelight In Algeria - 1942 Mervyn LeRoy Two Seconds - 1932
Girl in Every Port - 1928 (weak copy) Mesa of Lost Women - 1953
girl in lover's lane MIND Reader - 1933
Girl Shy - 1924 mise sire 1959
Glass Tomb - 1954 morning departure - 1950
Graft - 1931 Murder with Music (black cast)
Great Consoler (aka velikiy uteshitel) - 1933 Murder Without Crime - 1950
green glove (aka The Gauntlet) - 1952
Nathan der Weise - 1922
hands across the border 1937 New Babylon - 1929
Harlem Review Night Editor - 1946
Harry A Pollard's Uncle Tom's Cabin - 1927 Nightfall - 1957
Here come the Huggetts - 1948 No Man's Range - 1935
his royal highness
Hitch Hike Lady - 1935 October - 1928
Holiday Camp - 1947 Hugo Haas' One Girl's Confession - 1953
Of Human Bondage 1949 (Charlston Heston - kinescope) swing parade of 1946 - 1945
outlaw and his wife - 1918
outlaw woman - 1952 Tall Tan and Terrific - 1946
Oval Portrait - 1934 The Terror - 1938
Overland Stage Raiders -1938 Terror Aboard - 1933
they were so young - 1954
Paid to Kill - 1954 Thief of Bagdad - 1924
Passion Flower - 1930 This Day and Age - 1933
PAY-OFF - 1930 This Is Not a Test - 1962
PHANTOM SUBMARINE U-67 - 1931 timberjack - 1955
pilot x (aka death in the air) 1936 Titanic - 1943
Pick-up - 1933 Trouble in Store - 1953
Please Murder Me - 1956 TUNES OF GLORY - 1960
POLICE DOG - 1955 Two-Headed Spy - 1958
Portrait of an Assassin - 1949
prison shadows - 1936 un Chien Andalou - 1929
Unholy Four - 1954
Que Viva Mexico - 1931 Untamed Women
Queen HIGH - 1930
Queen of Blood - 1966 Vote for Huggett - 1949
Quicksand - 1950
warner brother's blooper reels 1936,7,8,9,40, 42.46.47
Race for Life - 1954 Wasp Woman - 1949
Rag Doll - 1958 way ahead - 1944
Rape of the Vampire (aka Le viol du vamp) - 1968 Westfront 1918 - 1930 (German, no-subs)
reach for the sky - 1956 Where's That Fire - 1940
Realm of the Six Dots (aka Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte) - Wild Gold - 1934
1927 Wings of Danger - 1952
Road to ruin - 1934 Winning of Barbara Worth - 1926
Rock River Renegades - 1942 winning the West (aka The Light Of Western Stars) - 1930
The Round-Up - 1920 WOMAN IN THE SHADOWS - 1934
Royal Wedding Wrath of the Gods (aka The Destruction of Sakura-Jima) - 1914
Saddle Mountain Roundup - 1941 Yield to the Night - 1956
Screaming Mimi - 1958 Young and Innocent - 1937
Sea Bat - 1930 Young MAN OF Manhattan - 1930
Secret of the Loch - 1934
SECRET PLACE - 1957
sensations of 1945 - 1944
Senso (both versions – Italian & English) - 1954
AKA "Livia", "Sense", "The Wanton Contessa" and "Senso -
Sedução da Carne"
serial - Perils OF Pauline - 1914 EP 1-9
serial - Crimson Ghost (Clayton Moore) - 1946
serial - Power God - 1925
serial - Brenda Star (chapters 3 & 4have issues)
serial - red barry - 1938
serial - Drums of Fu Manchu
Short Grass - 1950
sieg des glaubens - 1933
sitting on the moon
Smouldering Fires - 1925
Spook Town - 1944
Stepping Out - 1931
Stolen Face - 1952
Strange Case of Doctor Rx - 1942
Strange World of Planet X (aka cosmic monsters) - 1958
Strike (Stachla) - 1925
SUBMARINE ATTACK - 1954
Sundowners - 1950