|Bathing Beauty 1944 N/R, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: George Sidney
Cast: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin, Harry James, Xavier Cugat, Margaret Dumont, Jean Porter, Donald Meek, Ann Codee, Nana Bryant, Carlos Ramirez, Jacqueline Dalya, Francis Pierlot, Bunny Waters
College girl Caroline Brooks (Esther Williams) meets and falls in love with a songwriter, Steve Elliott (Red Skelton); however, she still spends as much time as possible swimming in her pool.
|Charlie Chan in Rio 1941 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Harry Lachman
Cast: Sidney Toler, Mary Beth Hughes, Victor Jory, Harold Huber, Richard Derr, Victor Sen Yung, Kay Linaker, Truman Bradley, Ann Codee, Eugene Borden, Jacqueline Dalya, Cobina Wright, Ted North, Hamilton MacFadden, Leslie Denison
Following Warner Oland's untimely death in 1937, Sidney Toler took over the role of Charlie Chan, Honolulu investigator. In this film, Chan travels to Rio with Number 2 son Jimmy (Victor Sen Yung) to bring a murderess, nightclub singer Lola (Jacqueline Dalya) to Hawaii for trial. After Lola is murdered, Chan must solve her murder.
|Lady from Louisiana 1941 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Cast: John Wayne, Ray Middleton, Ona Munson, Henry Stephenson, Helen Westley, Jack Pennick, Dorothy Dandridge, Shimen Ruskin, Jacqueline Dalya, Paul Scardon, James C. Morton, Major James H. McNamara, Maurice Costello, Al Bridge, Howard C. Hickman
A lawyer, John Reynolds (John Wayne), leaves New England and travels to New Orleans where he looks into the lottery with plans to fight the local crime syndicate that is skimming off profits. On the trip to New Orleans, John meets Julie (Ona Munson) and falls in love. But, problems develop because Julie just happens to be the daughter of General Mirbeau (Henry Stephenson) who runs the gaming business that John is trying to clean up.
|Mystery Submarine 1950 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: Douglas Sirk
Cast: Macdonald Carey, Marta Toren, Robert Douglas, Carl Esmond, Ludwig Donath, Jacqueline Dalya, Fred Nurney, Katherine Warren, Howard Negley, Bruce Morgan
Brett Young (Macdonald Carey) is an undercover agent with the job of keeping U.S. atomic secrets from falling into the wrong hands. The mysterious Madelein Brenner (Marta Toren) and a renegade submarine that is after atomic secrets become Young's challenge. Weak.
|One Million B.C. 1940 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Adventure / Romance
Director: Hal Roach
Cast: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr., John Hubbard, Mamo Clark, Nigel De Brulier, Conrad Nagel., Jacqueline Dalya, Inez Palange, Edgar Edwards, Mary Gale Fisher, Norman Budd, John Northpole, Lorraine Rivero
This caveman saga has excellent special effects depicting the dangers encountered by early humans inhabiting Earth. The story is told by an archaeologist (Conrad Nagel) as he interprets the paintings on the wall of a cave. Tumak (Victor Mature) is a member of the uncivilized Rock Tribe that is led by his father, Akhoba (Lon Chaney Jr.). When Tumak is exiled, he is taken in by the civilized Shell Tribe where he meets and falls in love with Loana (Carole Landis). After a fight, Tumak is exiled, and Loana joins him on the trek back to the Rock Tribe's cave where she teaches them civilization. When a volcano erupts, the two tribes join in a fight for survival. Remade as "One Million Years B.C." in 1966.
|Sky Raiders 1941 N/R, 230 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Cast: Donald Woods, Billy Halop, Reed Hadley, Roy Gordon, John Holland, Irving Mitchell, Robert Armstrong, Eduardo Ciannelli, Alex Callam, Kathryn Adams, Jacqueline Dalya, Jean Fenwick, Phil Warren, Edgar Edwards, Bill Cody Jr.
In this 12-episode serial, a new, top secret fighter plane is nearing completion and ready for testing. But there are plenty of enemy agents who have designs on the plane.
|Submarine Base 1943 N/R, 65 min.|
Director: Albert H. Kelley
Cast: Eric Blore, Luis Alberni, Iris Adrian, Fifi D'Orsay, John Litel, Alan Baxter, Jacqueline Dalya, Georges Metaxa, George Flaherty, Rafael Storm, Iris Adrian, Lucien Prival, Frederic Brunn, Maurice Cass
An ex-gangster, Joe Morgan (Alan Baxter) works with the Allies from a small island–until the Nazis catch on to his double-crossing activities.
|The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 N/R, 126 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Western / Drama
Director: John Huston
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya, Jose Torvay, Jacqueline Dalya, Robert Blake, Julian Rivero, Arturo Soto Rangel, Manuel Donde, Margarito Luna, John Huston, Pat Flaherty
Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and his friend Curten (Tim Holt) join forces with a prospector (Walter Huston) to search for gold. They find a rich gold field, and their problems increase as greed comes between them. Great line by Gold Hat (Alfonso Bedoya): "Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinking badges." John Huston won the Best Director Academy Award for this film, and Walter Huston (John Huston's father) won for Best Supporting Actor. An Oscar was also received for Best Writing, and the film was nominated for Best Picture.
|Wabash Avenue 1950 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner, James Barton, Barry Kelley, Margaret Hamilton, Irving Bacon, Jacqueline Dalya, Charles Arnt
Set during the 1892 Chicago World's Fair, this remake of 1943's "Coney Island" features Victor Mature and Phil Harris as the partners in a dance hall who vie for the attentions of burlesque queen Ruby Summers (Betty Grable).
|1. Bathing Beauty (1944)|
2. Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)
3. Lady from Louisiana (1941)
4. Mystery Submarine (1950)
5. One Million B.C. (1940)
6. Sky Raiders (1941)
7. Submarine Base (1943)
8. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
9. Wabash Avenue (1950)
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