|Branded 1950 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Rudolph Mate
Cast: Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford, Robert Keith, Joseph Calleia, Tom Tully, Milburn Stone, Peter Hanson, Selena Royle, John Berkes, Martin Garralaga, Edward Clark, John Butler, George L. Lewis, Bob Kortman
Choya (Alan Ladd) impersonates the kidnapped son of the Lavery family who has been missing for 25 years. However, his life changes when he is with his "new family," and he ends up risking his own life to rescue their real son–missing since he was five years old–from the clutches of a Mexican bandit.
|The Falcon's Alibi 1946 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Ray McCarey
Cast: Tom Conway, Rita Corday, Vince Barnett, Jane Greer, Jason Robards Sr., Elisha Cook Jr., Emory Parnell, Al Bridge, Jean Brooks, Myrna Dell, Esther Howard, Paul Brooks, Morgan Wallace, Lucien Prival, Edward Clark
When jewelry is stolen from her wealthy employer, Joan (Rita Corday) calls on the Falcon (Tom Conway) to clear her name.
|Finders Keepers 1951 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Cast: Tom Ewell, Julie Adams, Evelyn Varden, Dusty Henley, Harold Vermilyea, Douglas Fowley, Richard Reeves, Jack Elam, Herbert Anderson, Harvey Lembeck, Madge Blake, Harris Brown, George Lynn, Edward Clark
A little boy finds money that had been hidden by bank robbers and brings it home in his wagon. Thus starts a chain of events as his dad, who is on patrol, his grandmother, and mother all fuss on what should be done with it. Meanwhile, the robbers are out to get the loot back.
|Nightmare Alley 1947 N/R, 111 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker, Taylor Holmes, Mike Mazurki, Ian Keith, Roy Roberts, James Flavin, Julia Dean, Henry Cheshire, Edward Clark, Oliver Blake, Mike Lally, Robert Karnes
Carnival barker Stan Carlisle (Tyrone Power) romances mind-reader Zeena (Joan Blondell) who performs with her alcoholic husband Pete (Ian Keith). Stan is also interested in Molly (Coleen Gray), but her boyfriend Bruno (Mike Mazurki) interferes. When Pete dies, Zeena teaches Stan the tricks of the trade, and their act succeeds. But, Stan falls in love with Molly, which upsets Bruno and Zeena, and Stan and Molly are kicked out of the carnival. Stan performs a new act of channeling dead relatives of socialites. This works for awhile, but when Molly reveals Stan's scam, Stan leaves and now wanders into another carnival taking on the job of a Geek. 1 User Review
|Anonymous 07/16/2013 |
| Power scored a real tour de force playing huckster Stan Carlisle. Golden Gray and Joan Blondelle also give wonderful performance. Beautifully filimed in black and white, its a rare example of Carny Noir|
|1. Branded (1950)|
2. The Falcon's Alibi (1946)
3. Finders Keepers (1951)
4. Nightmare Alley (1947)
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