|Bombardier 1943 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Richard Wallace
Cast: Pat O'Brien, Randolph Scott, Anne Shirley, Eddie Albert, Walter Reed, Robert Ryan, Barton MacLane, John Miljan, Russell Wade, Richard Martin, Leonard Strong, Charles Russell, Hugh Beaumont, James Craven, Bruce Edwards
During World War II, Major Chick Davis (Pat O'Brien) and Captain Buck Oliver (Randolph Scott) are stationed at a bombardier training school. They differ over the methods to hit their targets, and they decide to perform their methods for the top brass to prove who is correct. Meanwhile, Chick and Buck are both romantically interested in Burton Hughes (Anne Shirley) whose father has turned over his bombing school to the government. Their personal lives become subplots leading to a bombing raid over Tokyo when they perform a precision aerial-bombing mission.
|The Late George Apley 1947 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Cast: Ronald Colman, Peggy Cummins, Vanessa Brown, Richard Haydn, Charles Russell, Richard Ney, Mildred Natwick, Edna Best, Paul Harvey, Nydia Westman
Ronald Colman is excellent in his portrayal of the stuffy, autocratic Bostonian who is determined to rule his roost and maintain his family's social status.
|The Purple Heart 1944 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Lewis Milestone
Cast: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Farley Granger, Kevin O'Shea, Don "Red" Barry, Trudy Marshall, Sam Levene, Charles Russell, Richard Loo, Philip Ahn, John Craven, Tala Birell, Peter Chong, Benson Fong, Nestor Paiva
This excellent World War II film tells the story of an American crew whose plane was downed, and they were captured after raids on Tokyo early in the War. The hardships, including torture and subsequent trials, encountered by the crew are presented well in this good movie. Fine performances.
|Wake Up and Dream 1946 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: John Payne, June Haver, Connie Marshall, Clem Bevans, Charlotte Greenwood, John Ireland, Charles Russell, Lee Patrick, George Cleveland, Irving Bacon
A young girl (Connie Marshall) sets off to find her brother (John Payne) who has been listed as missing-in-action in World War II. He had told her he could be found on a remote island if he was reported missing. She takes her brother's girlfriend (June Haver) with her; after adventures, misadventures, and songs, all ends well.
|1. Bombardier (1943)|
2. The Late George Apley (1947)
3. The Purple Heart (1944)
4. Wake Up and Dream (1946)
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