|Boomerang! 1947 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur Kennedy, Sam Levene, Ed Begley, Taylor Holmes, Robert Keith, Karl Malden, Cara Williams, Philip Coolidge, William Challee, Bert Freed, Lucia Backus Seger, George Petrie
When a New England priest is murdered, John Waldron (Arthur Kennedy) is arrested. He is beaten into confessing that he is the killer and then tried for the crime. Based on the true story of a 1924 murder case that is still unsolved, the film follows State's Attorney Henry Harvey (Dana Andrews) as he works to sort out the facts.
|Gypsy 1962 N/R, 149 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace, Betty Bruce, Parley Baer, Harry Shannon, Morgan Brittany, Ann Jillian, Jack Benny, Diane Pace, Faith Dane, Roxanne Arlen, Ben Lessy, George Petrie
This version of the Broadway musical production, based on the life of Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick, stars Natalie Wood in the title role. Gypsy's mother, Mama Rose (Rosalind Russell), always wanted fame but never achieved it. So, she is determined to make vaudeville stars of her daughters June (Ann Jillian) and Louise. June bails out leaving an unwilling Louise to do Mama Rose's bidding. Vaudeville is on the wane, but Louise does get a booking in a burlesque house where she finds stardom as stripper "Gypsy Rose Lee." Songs include "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Let Me Entertain You," and "All I Need Is a Girl." The film received Academy Award nominations for Best Music, Cinematography, and Costume Design.
|Hud 1963 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon DeWilde, Whit Bissell, John Ashley, Val Avery, Crahan Denton, Yvette Vickers, Curt Conway, George Petrie, Pitt Herbert, Sheldon Allman, Carl Low, Robert Hinkle
Cattle rancher Hud (Paul Newman) wants profits in oil and tries to talk his father (Melvyn Douglas) into turning the ranch into an oil field. Alma (Patricia Neal) watches as Hud tries to coerce his father and tries to ward him off when Hud drunkenly propositions her. Neal won the Best Actress Oscar, and Douglas won for Best Supporting Actor. The film also won for Cinematography and received for other nominations, including Best Actor and Director.
|The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 1978 PG, 100 min.|
Director: Larry Peerce
Cast: Marilyn Hassett, Timothy Bottoms, Nan Martin, Belinda Montgomery, Gretchen Corbett, William Bryant, James A. Bottoms, George Petrie, Charles(2) Frank, Myron Healey
Following her tragic ski accident, Jill Kinmont (Marilyn Hassett) was left paralyzed. Now, she falls in love with trucker John Boothe (Timothy Bottoms) in this continuing saga of Kinmont's trials and tribulations.
|1. Boomerang! (1947)|
2. Gypsy (1962)
3. Hud (1963)
4. The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 (1978)
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