|Captain Newman, M.D. 1963 N/R, 126 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: David Miller
Cast: Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert, Jane Withers, Larry Storch, Robert Duvall, James Gregory, Dick Sargent, Bethel Leslie, Robert F. Simon, Vito Scotti, Crahan Denton, Paul Carr
This film adaptation of Leo Rosten's tragi-comedy bestseller is about Army neuropsychiatrist Dr. Newman (Gregory Peck) whose patients suffer breakdowns from battle fatigue. His job is to heal his patients and return them to active duty. But, he needs more help and gets it in the form of new arrivals–orderly Jackson Leibowitz (Tony Curtis) and nurse Lt. Francie Corum (Angie Dickinson). Jackson performs more than his fair share of pranks, but he aids Newman and Francie in dealing with the traumatized patients. Meanwhile, Newman and Francie are attracted to each other, and a romance blooms.
|Come September 1961 N/R, 112 min.|
Director: Robert Mulligan
Cast: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Walter Slezak, Brenda De Banzie, Rosanna Rory, Ronald Howard, Joel Grey, Ronnie Haran, Chris Seitz, Joan Freeman
Rich American Robert Talbot (Rock Hudson) arrives at his Italian villa for a vacation in July rather than the usual September visit. That poses a problem for Maurice (Walter Slezak), the caretaker, since he runs the villa as a hotel when Robert is not there. But Robert's problems prove greater as he tries to stop his girlfriend Lisa (Gina Lollobrigida) from marrying another, and also finds himself acting as a chaperon for American girls who are being hounded by oversexed boys at his villa.
|Cop-Out 1967 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Pierre Rouve
Cast: James Mason, Geraldine Chaplin, Bobby Darin, Paul Bertoya, Ian Ogilvy, Bryan Stanton, Clive Morton, Megs Jenkins, James Hayter, Moira Lister
This remake of 1942's "Stranger in the House" is about a lawyer (James Mason) who reluctantly agrees to defend his daughter's friend when he is accused of murder.
|The Happy Ending 1969 PG, 112 min.|
Director: Richard Brooks
Cast: Jean Simmons, John Forsythe, Shirley Jones, Lloyd Bridges, Teresa Wright, Dick Shawn, Nanette Fabray, Tina Louise, Bobby Darin, Barry Cahill
Jean Simmons was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Mary Wilson, a disillusioned and bored housewife who uses pills and booze to relieve her feelings of being unloved. The film was nominated for another Academy Award: "What Are You Doing the Rest of My Life" for Best Song.
|Hell Is for Heroes 1962 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Don Siegel
Cast: Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino, James Coburn, Don Haggerty, Nick Adams, Bob Newhart, L.Q. Jones, Mike Kellin, Joseph Hoover, Bill Mullikin, Michele Montau, Chuck Hicks, Robert Phillips
In this World War II drama, Sergeant John Reese (Steve McQueen) has been demoted because of his drinking and is sent back to his old squad, which is assigned to defend an area near a German pillbox. Reese persuades his squad leader Sgt. Larkin (Harry Guardino) to convince the Germans that the U.S. squad is much larger than it really is. Then, against orders, Reese leads two members of his squad in an attack on the pillbox. The attack fails, and the two men are killed, but Reese, despite being threatened with court martial, once again attacks the pillbox–this time alone. Reese is killed in his effort, but he has enabled the Allies to overtake the Germans.
|If a Man Answers 1962 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Micheline Presle, Stefanie Powers, John Lund, Cesar Romero, Christopher Knight, Ted Thorpe, Charlene Holt, John Bleifer
Newlyweds–Chantal (Sandra Dee) and Eugene (Bobby Darin)–are having problems when Chantal's mother, Germaine (Micheline Presle), steps in and offers advice. Numerous mishaps resulting from the advice occur, but all ends well when Chantal learns that she is pregnant.
|Pressure Point 1962 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Hubert Cornfield
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Munday, Barry Gordon, Howard Caine, James Anderson, Richard Bakalyan, Gilbert Green
A Nazi convict (Bobby Darin) is the object of interest for a prison psychiatrist (Sidney Poitier) who tries to figure out where his patient's racial hatred originated.
|State Fair 1962 N/R, 118 min.|
Director: Jose Ferrer
Cast: Pat Boone, Bobby Darin, Pamela Tiffin, Ann-Margret, Alice Faye, Tom Ewell, Wally Cox, David Brandon, Clem Harvey, Robert Foulk, Linda Heinrich, Tap Canutt, Bill Lee, Sheila Allen
In this remake of "State Fair," the action moves from Iowa to Dallas at the Texas State Fair. Alice Faye takes on the role of Melissa Frake who, with her husband Abel (Tom Ewell), sets off on an adventure with their almost adult children Margy (Pamela Tiffin) and Wayne (Pat Boone) to attend the State Fair. They become involved in romances and adventures during their week of fun.
|That Funny Feeling 1965 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Donald O'Connor, Nita Talbot, Larry Storch, Leo G. Carroll, James Westerfield, Robert Strauss, Ben Lessy, Benny Rubin
In an attempt to impress her wealthy NYC boyfriend, Tom (Bobby Darin), maid-for-hire Joan (Sandra Dee) tells him that she lives in a beautiful apartment that, in reality, she is paid to clean. What Joan doesn't know is that the apartment belongs to Tom. Tom plays along.
|1. Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)|
2. Come September (1961)
3. Cop-Out (1967)
4. The Happy Ending (1969)
5. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
6. If a Man Answers (1962)
7. Pressure Point (1962)
8. State Fair (1962)
9. That Funny Feeling (1965)
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