|At War with the Army 1950 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: Hal Walker
Cast: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Mike Kellin, Jimmie Dundee, Dick Stabile, Tommy Farrell, Polly Bergen, Angela Greene, Douglas Evans, Frank Hyers, Danny Dayton, William Mendrek, Kenneth Forbes, Paul Livermore, Jean Ruth
This is Dean Martin's and Jerry Lewis' first film in which they are the headliners. They play two Army friends, 1st Sgt. Vic Puccinelli and Pfc. Alvin Korwin, who have grown up together and performed as a song-and-dance team before enlisting in the Army. Their lives are heading in different directions, both professionally and personally. Vic has done well in the Army, but Alvin continues to bumble his way through assignments. Alvin is married, but Vic is involved in womanizing adventures with beautiful Helen (Polly Bergen) while his pregnant ex-girlfriend Millie (Jean Ruth) continues to pursue him. Nevertheless, Vic and Alvin do stick together through a number of escapades.
|Beginning of the End 1957 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Bert I. Gordon
Cast: Peter Graves, Peggie Castle, Morris Ankrum, Richard Benedict, James Seay, Than Wyenn, Thomas Browne Henry, John Close, Don C. Harvey, Larry J. Blake, Eilene Janssen, Frank Wilcox, Hylton Socher, Douglas Evans, Paul Grant
Grasshoppers grow to enormous size following exposure to radiation near a government research laboratory. After devouring smaller towns, they descend on Chicago where there is more to eat. Can reporter Audrey Aimes (Peggie Castle) and lab doctor Ed Wainwright (Peter Graves) cut through the government cover-up and save humanity?
|Champagne for Caesar 1950 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Richard Whorf
Cast: Ronald Colman, Celeste Holm, Vincent Price, Barbara Britton, Art Linkletter, Byron Foulger, Mel Blanc, Peter Brocco, Douglas Evans, John Eldredge
Professor Beauregard Bottomley (Ronald Colman) makes a fortune as a contestant on a quiz show while sponsors stop at almost nothing to break his winning streak.
|Dangerous Venture 1947 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: George Archainbaud
Cast: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Fritz Leiber, Douglas Evans, Harry Cording, Betty Alexander, Francis McDonald, Neyle Morrow, Kenneth Tobey, Elaine Riley
An archeological expedition is formed to validate the claims that a Native American tribe is descended from the Aztecs. But trouble looms when one of the expedition members, in cahoots with a gang, tries to discredit the claim and loot the burial grounds. But along comes Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and his sidekicks, California (Andy Clyde) and Lucky (Rand Brooks), to stop that nonsense.
|Force of Arms 1951 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
aka: A Girl for Joe
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: William Holden, Nancy Olson, Frank Lovejoy, Gene Evans, Dick Wesson, Paul Picerni, Katherine Warren, Ross Ford, Ron Hagerthy, Don Gordon, Philip Carey, Amelia Cova, Douglas Evans, William Forrest, Henry Kulky
This film, based on Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" is set in Italy during World War II where WAC nurse Lieutenant Eleanor McKay (Nancy Olson) falls in love with her patient, Sergeant Peterson (William Holden). After his recovery, Peterson is sent back to the front, and Eleanor waits anxiously for his return.
|The Golden Stallion 1949 N/R, 67 min.|
Genre: Western / Action / Adventure / Musical / Romance
Director: William Witney
Cast: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez, Pat Brady, Douglas Evans, Frank Fenton, Greg McClure, Dale Van Sickel, Clarence Straight, Foy Willing, Jack Sparks, Chester Conklin, Tommy Coats, Cactus Mack, Mauritz Hugo
A clever diamond-smuggling operation is going on across the Mexican border. A mare has a specially made horseshoe that holds the diamonds. The mare runs off, a smuggler is killed, Trigger is blamed, Roy Rogers confesses in order to save Trigger, Trigger becomes the smuggler, the mare gives birth to Trigger's offspring, and Roy uses the offspring (Trigger Jr.) to get the smugglers (after legally getting out of jail, of course). Sing, Roy, Sing.
|I Saw What You Did 1965 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: William Castle
Cast: Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson, Sara Lane, Andi Garrett, Patricia Breslin, John Archer, John Crawford, Douglas Evans
Teenagers Kit (Sarah Lane) and Libby (Andi Garrett) pull telephone pranks until they unwittingly call a murderer, Steve Marak (John Ireland), who thinks they are on to him, and he is determined to track them down in an effort to get rid of "witnesses."
|King of the Rocket Men 1949 N/R, 166 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Action / Adventure
Director: Fred C. Brannon
Cast: Tristram Coffin, Mae Clarke, I. Stanford Jolley, Don Haggerty, House Peters Jr., James Craven, Douglas Evans, Ted Adams, Stanley Price, Tom Steele, David Sharpe, Eddie Parker, Michael Ferro, Dale Van Sickel, Frank O'Connor
In this 12-episode serial, a mad traitor, from a group of scientists who have made scientific breakthroughs, is now killing them off so he can have exclusive control of the inventions. But, Jeff King (Tristram Coffin) is assigned the task of safeguarding the secrets and dons his Rocket Man costume to fight the dastardly traitor who calls himself "Dr. Vulcan" (I. Stanford Jolley). Let the fight begin, as Dr. Vulcan has his own lethal devices.
|North of the Great Divide 1950 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: William Witney
Cast: Roy Rogers, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Roy Barcroft, Jack Lambert, Douglas Evans, Keith Richards, Noble Johnson, Foy Willing, Iron Eyes Cody, Al Bridge, Alden "Stephen" Chase, Frank Lackteen, Holly Bane, George Sowards
Roy Rogers is an Indian agent this time around, and he tries to protect the Oseka Indians who depend on the supply of salmon to survive. Fish cannery owner Banning (Roy Barcroft) wants to take over the salmon, and he frames Chief Nagora (Noble Johnson) for murder. Roy suspects Banning of foul play, and gets to the bottom of the matter. Songs include "By the Laughing Spring," "Just Keep a' Movin'," and the title song.
|Short Cut to Hell 1957 N/R, 89 min.|
Director: James Cagney
Cast: Robert Ivers, Georgann Johnson, William Bishop, Jacques Aubuchon, Yvette Vickers, Murvyn Vye, Roscoe Ates, Peter Baldwin, Milton Frome, Sarah Selby, Richard Hale, Douglas Evans, Mike Mahoney, Max Power, Dennis McMullen
This screen adaptation of Graham Greene's "A Gun for Sale" is about a hit man who searches for the man who hired him. This is a remake of 1942's "This Gun for Hire."
|1. At War with the Army (1950)|
2. Beginning of the End (1957)
3. Champagne for Caesar (1950)
4. Dangerous Venture (1947)
5. Force of Arms (1951)
aka: A Girl for Joe
6. The Golden Stallion (1949)
7. I Saw What You Did (1965)
8. King of the Rocket Men (1949)
9. North of the Great Divide (1950)
10. Short Cut to Hell (1957)
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