|Adventures in Iraq 1943 N/R, 64 min.|
Director: D. Ross Lederman
Cast: John Loder, Ruth Ford, Warren Douglas, Paul Cavanagh, Barry Bernard, Peggy Carson, Bill Crago, Martin Garralaga, Manuel Lopez, Dick Botiller, Eugene Borden, Bill Edwards, John George, James Dime, Mike Tellegen
In this remake of 1930's "The Green Goddess," Doug's (Warren Douglas) plane is forced down in a desert storm. He and his two passengers are taken hostage by a sheik who intends to trade the trio for his brothers who are held by the British.
|Hail the Conquering Hero 1944 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Preston Sturges
Cast: Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Al Bridge, Bill Edwards, Jimmie Dundee, Georgia Caine, Elizabeth Patterson, Freddie Steele, Harry Hayden, Jimmy Conlin, Chester Conklin, Esther Howard
This "hero" Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) is really a U.S. Marine Corps reject (he has hay fever!) who returns home to a town whose citizens think he is one of their returning soldiers and deserving of honor. Now, he finds himself running for mayor of the town and tries to explain that he did not serve in the Marine Corps, but he cannot convince his fellow citizens that his reputation is undeserved. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
|Ladies of the Chorus 1949 N/R, 61 min.|
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks, Nana Bryant, Eddie Garr, Steven Geray, Bill Edwards, Myron Healey, Robert Clarke, Gladys Blake
A chorus girl (Adele Jergens) is determined to prevent her daughter (Marilyn Monroe) from making the same mistakes in romance that she, herself, did years ago.
|Miss Susie Slagle's 1945 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: John Berry
Cast: Veronica Lake, Sonny Tufts, Joan Caulfield, Ray Collins, Lillian Gish, Billy De Wolfe, Lloyd Bridges, Bill Edwards, Roman Bohnen, Morris Carnovsky
A group of medical students live together in Miss Susie Slagle's boarding house. Set in the early 1900s, this is the story of the drama and humor surrounding the lives of these future doctors and nurses.
|Our Hearts Were Growing Up 1946 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: William D. Russell
Cast: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Brian Donlevy, Billy De Wolfe, James Brown, Bill Edwards, William Demarest, Mikhail Rasumny, Mary Hatcher, Sara Haden
This sequel to "Our Hearts Were Young And Gay" doesn't match that one, but is still OK entertainment as we follow Cornelia Otis Skinner (Gail Russell) to college in the 1920s where she and her friend (Diana Lynn) get involved with bootleggers.
|Our Hearts Were Young and Gay 1944 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: Lewis Allen
Cast: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Charles Ruggles, Dorothy Gish, Beulah Bondi, James Brown, Bill Edwards, Jean Heather, Alma Kruger, Helen Freeman
Set in Europe during 1923 this is the story of Cornelia Otis Skinner (Gail Russell) and Emily Kimbrough (Diana Lynn) as they travel in Europe where romance and misadventures await. Sequel: "Our Hearts Were Growing Up."
|The War Lover 1962 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Philip Leacock
Cast: Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Gary Cockrell, Michael Crawford, Bill Edwards, Chuck Julian, Robert Easton, Al Waxman, Bob Kanter, Ed Bishop, George Sperdakos
Two pilots–daredevil, World War II bomber pilot Capt. Buzz Rickson (Steve McQueen) and his co-pilot, 1st Lt. Ed Bolland (Robert Wagner)–fall in love with Daphne Caldwell (Shirley Anne Field) who adds to their list of hoped-for conquests in the air and on land.
|Your Past is Showing 1957 N/R, 92 min.|
aka: The Naked Truth
Director: Mario Zampi
Cast: Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Dennis Price, Miles Malleson, Joan Sims, Kenneth Griffith, Moultrie Kelsall, Wally Patch, Georgina Cookson, Bill Edwards, David Lodge, John Stuart, Henry Hewitt
Nigel Dennis (Dennis Price) edits a tabloid newspaper through which he blackmails British celebrities to prevent him from printing stories about them. With their backs to the wall, several of the celebrities (Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount, and Shirley Eaton) plot to kill Nigel. The celebrities attempt poisoning, bombing, and even a drowning–all of which are met with amusing complications.
|1. Adventures in Iraq (1943)|
2. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
3. Ladies of the Chorus (1949)
4. Miss Susie Slagle's (1945)
5. Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946)
6. Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)
7. The War Lover (1962)
8. Your Past is Showing (1957)
aka: The Naked Truth
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