|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1960 N/R, 107 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Eddie Hodges, Archie Moore, Buster Keaton, Tony Randall, Mickey Shaughnessy, Patty McCormack, Neville Brand, Judy Canova, Andy Devine, John Carradine, Sherry Jackson, Finley Currie, Josephine Hutchinson, Parley Baer, Royal Dano
In this version of Mark Twain's story, Huckleberry Finn (Eddie Hodges) escapes from his brutal alcoholic father, Pap (Neville Brand), and joins runaway slave Jim (Archie Moore) on a rafting trip down the Mississippi River. Along the way, they meet con-men "King" and "Duke" (Tony Randall and Mickey Shaughnessy) who find work on a riverboat and join the circus–neither the riverboat nor the circus were in Twain's book. Reluctantly, Huckleberry and Jim are drawn into the schemes of "King" and "Duke."
|Advise and Consent 1962 N/R, 139 min.|
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon, Don Murray, Charles Laughton, Peter Lawford, George Grizzard, Gene Tierney, Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith, Paul Ford, Lew Ayres, Eddie Hodges, Inga Swenson, Edward Andrews
Backstage politics are exemplified in this film concerned with the U.S. Senate Confirmation Hearings of the President's (Franchot Tone) newly appointed Secretary of State Robert A. Leffingwell (Henry Fonda). It provides an insightful look into Washington, D.C., politics.
|A Hole in the Head 1959 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter, Keenan Wynn, Eddie Hodges, Joi Lansing, Dub Taylor, James Komack, Benny Rubin, Ruby Dandridge, Connie Sawyer, B.S. Pully, Joyce Nizzari
Ally (Eddie Hodges) is the 10-year-old son of Miami hotel operator Tony Manetta (Frank Sinatra) who struggles to keep his son and cope with financial problems. "High Hopes" won the Oscar for Best Song, which was sung by Frank Sinatra. The song and Eddie Hodges are the highlights of this film.
|Live a Little, Love a Little 1968 N/R, 89 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee, Sterling Holloway, Eddie Hodges, Dick Sargent, Celeste Yarnall, Joan Shawlee, Mary Grover, Phyllis Davis, Emily Banks, Merri Ashley, Ursula Menzel, Michael Keller
In Elvis Presley's 28th film, he takes on the role of freelance photographer Greg Nolan who has problems juggling his careers in which he works for a girlie magazine while taking a second job with a conservative publication located in the same building. Complications arise after he meets fashion model Bernice (Michele Carey) and enters into an on-again, off-again romance. Songs include "Wonderful World," "Almost in Love," and "Edge of Reality."
|Summer Magic 1963 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Musical
Director: James Neilson
Cast: Hayley Mills, Burl Ives, Dorothy McGuire, Deborah Walley, Eddie Hodges, Una Merkel, Darren McGavin, Michael J. Pollard, Peter Brown, James Stacy, Jimmy Mathers, O.Z. Whitehead, Wendy Turner, Harry Holcombe, Hilda Plowright
In this Disney remake of "Mother Carey's Chickens," widow Margaret Carey (Dorothy McGuire) moves to Maine with her children in hopes of building a new life.
|1. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)|
2. Advise and Consent (1962)
3. A Hole in the Head (1959)
4. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
5. Summer Magic (1963)
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