|Corregidor 1943 N/R, 73 min.|
Director: William Nigh
Cast: Otto Kruger, Elissa Landi, Donald Woods, Frank Jenks, Rick Vallin, Wanda McKay, Ian Keith, Ruby Dandridge, Eddie Hall, Frank Jaquet, Ted Hecht, Ted Adams
On the island of Corregidor, U.S. and Philippine troops took a stand against the Japanese advances early in World War II. This is the backdrop for a story which really focuses on a love triangle of three doctors who treat injured soldiers on the island. Stock footage from years earlier was used along with the staged scenes in this low-budget effort that, nonetheless, helped to keep the home folks supportive of the War.
|Detour 1945 N/R, 67 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Cast: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Roger Clark, Pat Gleason, Don Brodie, Harry Strang, Eddie Hall
Al Roberts (Tom Neal) performs as a pianist in a NYC nightclub. After his girlfriend leaves for L.A., Al decides to follow her and hitchhikes his way west. When the man who gave Al a lift dies, Al, fearing that he will be blamed, buries the body and takes the man's identity. Continuing his journey in the dead man's car, Al picks up another hitchhiker, Vera (Ann Savage), who figures out Al's deception, and, under the threat of blackmail, he gets in ever-deeper trouble when he must join in on her scheme. Cheaply made in six days, this classic film noir has rightly become a cult favorite.
|I'll Be Seeing You 1944 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: William Dieterle, George Cukor
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, Tom Tully, Chill Wills, John Derek, Olin Howland, John James, Kenny Bowers, Gary Gray, Dorothy Stone, Eddie Hall, Margaret Bert, Earl Johnson
While serving time in prison for manslaughter, Mary Marshall (Ginger Rogers) is given a prison furlough to visit relatives for Christmas. She meets Zachary Morgan (Joseph Cotten) while riding on a train, and the two fall in love. But, Zachary is a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. Will they be able to deal with their pasts and form a relationship?
|The Lady Eve 1941 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Preston Sturges
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest, Eric Blore, Melville Cooper, Martha O'Driscoll, Luis Alberni, Robert Greig, Janet Beecher, Dora Clement, Al Bridge, Eddie Hall, Bess Flowers
This not-to-be-missed comedy pits Charles Pike (Henry Fonda) and Jean Harrington (Barbara Stanwyck) as the romantic couple who meets aboard ship. Very rich Charles rejects Jean who in turn plots to get him back by posing as Lady Eve Sidwich. A fun ride.
|1. Corregidor (1943)|
2. Detour (1945)
3. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
4. The Lady Eve (1941)
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