|The Caddy 1953 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed, Barbara Bates, Joseph Calleia, Fred Clark, Marshall Thompson, Howard Smith, Marjorie Gateson, Frank Puglia, Lewis Martin, Romo Vincent, Clinton Sundberg, Argentina Brunetti, Houseley Stevenson Jr.
Harvey Miller (Jerry Lewis) is an expert golfer, but he gets nervous in front of crowds and knows that he cannot become a professional on the PGA tour. His solution is to teach Joe Anthony (Dean Martin) how to become a professional golfer and then serve as Joe's caddy. As Joe's game improves, he wants to get rid of Harvey, and chaos ensues–until they decide that show business, not golf, is the field they should enter. Their song, "That's Amore," was nominated for an Academy Award.
|War of the Worlds 1953 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Horror / Thriller
Director: Byron Haskin
Cast: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Lewis Martin, Cedric Hardwicke, Robert Cornthwaite, Jack Kruschen, Henry Brandon, Sandro Giglio, William Phipps, Houseley Stevenson Jr., Paul Frees, Vernon Rich, Cedric Hardwicke
This imaginative film relates the H.G. Wells story about a Martian invasion and earned the Academy Award for Best Special Effects. What looks like a meteor crashes on Earth while a crowd, including Dr. Clayton Forrester (Gene Barry) and Sylvia Van Buren (Ann Robinson), watches. The object is too hot to investigate, and it turns out to be a Martian spaceship. When the Martians invade and destroy cities, the military attacks; but, even the atomic bomb does not stop them. The invasion is finally stopped short when a bacteria invades the aliens' bloodstreams.
|1. The Caddy (1953)|
2. War of the Worlds (1953)
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