|Adventure in Baltimore 1949 N/R, 89 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Richard Wallace
Cast: Robert Young, Shirley Temple, John Agar, Albert Sharpe, Josephine Hutchinson, John Miljan, Charles Kemper, Johnny Sands, Norma Varden, Charles Smith, Carol Brannon, Josephine Whittell, Patti Brady, Gregory Marshall, Patsy Creighton
Dinah Sheldon (Shirley Temple) is the daughter of a minister, Pastor Andrew Sheldon (Robert Young), and she is a liberated early 1900s' young woman who is campaigning for women's rights. Dinah expresses her freedom by painting a picture of a man in a loincloth; this, naturally, upsets the community and church members as well–until her father preaches a sermon on tolerance and rights.
|Brigadoon 1954 N/R, 108 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Barry Jones, Jimmy Thompson, Elaine Stewart, Albert Sharpe, Eddie Quillan, Hugh Laing, Tudor Owen, Virginia Bosler, Owen McGiveney, Dee Turnell, Dodie Heath
For one day every 100 years, a Scottish mythical village comes back to life. Two Americans, Tommy (Gene Kelly) and Jeff (Van Johnson), stumble into Brigadoon on that very day, and Tommy falls in love with Jean (Cyd Charisse). The film received three Academy Award nominations.
|Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Robert Stevenson
Cast: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea, Kieron Moore, Estelle Winwood, Walter Fitzgerald, Denis O'Dea, J.G. Devlin, Jack MacGowran
Leprechauns come to life for Darby (Albert Sharpe), an Irish teller of tall tales. This delightful story relates how Darby tricks the Leprechauns into giving him three wishes.
|Face to Face 1952 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: John Brahm, Bretaigne Windust
Cast: James Mason, Gene Lockhart, Michael Pate, Albert Sharpe, Sean McClory, Alec Harband, Robert Preston, Marjorie Steele, Minor Watson, Dan Seymour, Olive Carey, James Agee, Oliver Blake, Victor Kilian, Gayle Kellogg
This film presents two tales, each from popular short stories. "The Secret Sharer," from Joseph Conrad's story, is directed by John Brahm. James Mason, an inexperienced sea captain, deals with a fugitive sailor. "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," from a Stephen Crane story, is directed by Bretaigne Windust. A sheriff returns to his western home from a honeymoon with his new bride. His enemy awaits. 1 User Review
|Conrad psych drama||anonymous 03/18/2010 |
| I saw this on you tube...unfortunately it was deleted before I could show it to my class. Does anyone know where I can buy it?? Anyroad, Mason as always is stunningly understated, darkeyed intense and perfect.|
|Portrait of Jennie 1948 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: William Dieterle
Cast: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, David Wayne, Cecil Kellaway, Albert Sharpe, Florence Bates, Henry Hull, Clem Bevans
Eban Adams (Joseph Cotten) is an artist whose subject (Jennifer Jones) grows older as he paints her portrait. Is she real, or does she represent someone from the world beyond?
|The Return of October 1948 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Cast: Glenn Ford, Albert Sharpe, Terry Moore, James Gleason, Roland Winters, Dame May Whitty, Henry O'Neill, Samuel S. Hinds, Nana Bryant, Stephen Dunne
In this Melvin Frank-Norman Panama story, Terry Ramsey (Terry Moore) fantasizes that her Uncle Willie (James Gleason) has come back from the dead and is now a horse. Professor Bassert (Glenn Ford) becomes interested in writing a book about her story.
|Royal Wedding 1951 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Stanley Donen
Cast: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill, Keenan Wynn, Albert Sharpe, James Finlayson, Mae Clarke, Henri Letondal, Alex Frazer, Wilson Benge, William Cabanne, Jack Daley, Jack Gargan, "Snub" Pollard
Fred Astaire performs his famous dance on the ceiling in this film about brother/sister stars–Tom (Astaire) and Ellen Bowen (Jane Powell)–who set out to perform in London during the exciting time of Queen Elizabeth's wedding. While sailing to England, Ellen meets Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford), and, after missing a rehearsal, the act is broken up. Once in England, Tom holds auditions and meets Anne Ashmond (Sara Churchill), and love takes over as they become romantically involved.
|Up in Central Park 1948 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: William A. Seiter
Cast: Deanna Durbin, Dick Haymes, Vincent Price, Albert Sharpe, Tom Powers, Hobart Cavanaugh, Thurston Hall, Mary Field, Moroni Olsen, Howard Freeman
Set in the early 1900s, this musical is about a reporter (Dick Haymes) who exposes the evils of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed (Vincent Price).
|1. Adventure in Baltimore (1949)|
2. Brigadoon (1954)
3. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
4. Face to Face (1952)
5. Portrait of Jennie (1948)
6. The Return of October (1948)
7. Royal Wedding (1951)
8. Up in Central Park (1948)
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