|Francis of Assisi 1961 N/R, 111 min.|
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Pedro Armendariz, Cecil Kellaway, Eduard Franz, Finlay Currie, Athene Seyler, Mervyn Johns, John Welsh, Russell Napier, Malcolm Keen, Harold Goldbatt, Edith Sharpe, Jack Lambert
Bradford Dillman plays the beloved 13th-century Franciscan friar who gives up his worldly possessions and achieves sainthood. After hearing God calling for him, he gathers people together, and they rebuild the church in Assisi. He forms a relationship with Clare (Dolores Hart) who leaves her aristocratic family and becomes a nun. He serves God and, obeying his vow of poverty, dies in a cave in 1226.
|King Creole 1958 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart, Dean Jagger, Vic Morrow, Paul Stewart, Jan Shepard, Dick Winslow, Raymond Bailey, Liliane Montevecchi, Brian G. Hutton, Jack Grinnage, Gavin Gordon, Val Avery
Based on Harold Robbins' novel, "A Stone for Danny Fisher," this story is set in New Orleans. Aspiring young singer Danny Fisher (Elvis Presley) is a delinquent and high-school dropout who becomes involved with ruthless gangster Maxie Fields (Walter Matthau) and his alcoholic moll Ronnie (Carolyn Jones). Will Danny figure out how to escape a life of crime, find employment as a singer, and gain the love of Nellie (Dolores Hart)? Many good Elvis songs include "Hard Headed Woman."
|Lonelyhearts 1958 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Vincent J. Donehue
Cast: Montgomery Clift, Robert Ryan, Myrna Loy, Dolores Hart, Maureen Stapleton, Frank Maxwell, Jackie Coogan, Mike Kellin, Frank Overton, Onslow Stevens
Based on Nathaniel West's novel, this is a fair representation of his story about Adam White (Montgomery Clift) who takes on the "Miss Lonelyhearts" column for his newspaper. Maureen Stapleton received an Oscar nomination for Supporting Actress.
|Loving You 1957 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Hal Kanter
Cast: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey, Dolores Hart, James Gleason, Paul Smith, Ralph Dumke, Jana Lund, Grace Hayle, Steve Pendleton
Deke Rivers (Elvis Presley) is a boy from the country who is discovered by Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott). Glenda is determined to make him a star.
|This Is Elvis 1981 PG, 101 min.|
Director: Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt
Cast: David Scott, Johnny Harra, Paul Boensh III, Rhonda Lyn, Debbie Edge, Larry Raspberry, Emory Smith, Elvis Presley, Dolores Hart
This is a very good documentary featuring Elvis Presley performing and interspersed with actors portraying him in different phases of his life.
|Where the Boys Are 1960 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton, Barbara Nichols, Paula Prentiss, Frank Gorshin, Chill Wills, Connie Francis
Ft. Lauderdale during Spring Break is the setting for this sex-and-surf musical starring Connie Francis in her first film. Of course, she sings the title song. Barbara Nichols excels in her role as dumb-blonde Lola.
|Wild Is the Wind 1957 N/R, 114 min.|
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Franciosa, Dolores Hart, Joseph Calleia, Iphigenie Castiglioni, Lili Valenty, James Flavin, Dick Ryan, Joseph Vitale, Ruth Lee, Frances Morris, Franklyn Farnum, Jeane Wood, Trude Wyler
Following the death of his wife, Nevada sheepherder Gino (Anthony Quinn) travels to Italy and marries his deceased wife's sister, Gioia (Anna Magnani). Gino brings Gioia back to his ranch, but memories of his departed wife begin to take over, and he has trouble separating his fantasies from reality. A disappointed Gioia turns to ranch hand Bene (Anthony Franciosa) for attention and begins an affair with him. Finally, Gino realizes that Gioia means the world to him, and he has not given her a chance to be herself. Just as she is preparing to leave for Italy, Gino asks for Gioia's forgiveness, and she agrees to a new beginning of their lives together. Songs include Oscar nominee "Wild is the Wind." Both Quinn and Magnani received Academy Award nominations for their performances.
|1. Francis of Assisi (1961)|
2. King Creole (1958)
3. Lonelyhearts (1958)
4. Loving You (1957)
5. This Is Elvis (1981)
6. Where the Boys Are (1960)
7. Wild Is the Wind (1957)
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