|The Conversation 1974 PG, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth MacRae, Mark Wheeler, Robert Shields, Phoebe Alexander, Richard Hackman, Ramon Bieri
Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) is a wiretap expert who hires himself out to anyone willing to pay his prices. He has been hired by a man known only as the "Director" (Robert Duvall). While working on the case, he listens to the recorded voices of Ann (Cindy Williams) and Mark (Frederic Forrest) and hears something that makes him think that Ann–who is the wife of his client–is having an affair with Mark. Now Harry is suspicious of his client's motives for wanting the tapes, and he worries about the consequences. Could he be helping with a murder plot?
|For Love or Money 1963 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Michael Gordon
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Gig Young, Thelma Ritter, Julie Newmar, William Bendix, Leslie Parrish, Dick Sargent, William Windom, Alvy Moore, Ina Victor, Elizabeth MacRae, Willard Sage, Jose Gonzales-Gonzales, Billy Halop
Chloe Brasher (Thelma Ritter) owns a successful hotel chain and wants to see her daughters married. To accomplish her goal, Chloe hires lawyer Deke Gentry (Kirk Douglas) to find the right husbands for her girls. Deke finds husbands for beatnik Jan (Leslie Parrish) and health food fanatic Bonnie (Julie Newmar), and then he ends up with sensible Kate (Mitzi Gaynor). A triple wedding is the final scene in the film.
|The Incredible Mr. Limpet 1964 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan, Larry Keating, Oscar Beregi Jr., Charles Meredith, Elizabeth MacRae, Paul Frees, Phil Arnold
Harry Limpet (Don Knotts) is a nervous little bookkeeper who is infatuated with fish. He volunteers for the Navy at the start of World War II but is turned down. Then the miracle happens: he slips off a pier, becomes a fish, and helps the war effort by hunting down German U-boats. Good animation in this enjoyable film.
|1. The Conversation (1974)|
2. For Love or Money (1963)
3. The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)
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