|Arabian Nights 1942 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: John Rawlins
Cast: Sabu, Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Leif Erickson, Billy Gilbert, Edgar Barrier, Richard Lane, Turhan Bey, John Qualen, Shemp Howard, William "Wee Willie" Davis, Thomas Gomez, Jeni Le Gon, Robert Greig, Charles Coleman
After his brother Kamar (Leif Erickson) tries and fails to kill him, Haroun-Al-Raschid (Jon Hall) is nursed back to health by the sultry Scheherazade (Maria Montez). Now–with help from Ali Ben Ali (Sabu), Sinbad (Shemp Howard), and Aladdin (John Qualen)–Haroun-Al-Raschid sets out to regain his position as the legal heir to the throne of the Kalif of Baghdad.
|Easter Parade 1948 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Charles Walters
Cast: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ann Miller, Peter Lawford, Jules Munshin, Clinton Sundberg, Jeni Le Gon, Richard Beavers, Dick Simmons, Lola Albright, Joi Lansing, Helene Heigh, Peter Chong, Nolan Leary
After his dancing partner Nadine Hale (Ann Miller) signs a contract to begin life working on her own as a singer/dancer, Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) picks Hannah (Judy Garland) out of the chorus line and determines to make her a star. Astaire's dance solos are great and include "Steppin' Out with My Baby," and the hobo routine "We're a Couple of Swells" performed by Astaire and Garland is especially fun to watch. Irving Berlin wrote the Oscar-winning score for this musical classic that includes the title song "Easter Parade."
|I Shot Jesse James 1949 N/R, 81 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama / Romance
Director: Samuel Fuller
Cast: Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland, Reed Hadley, J. Edward Bromberg, Victor Kilian, Barbara Woodell, Tom Tyler, Tommy Noonan, Byron Foulger, Margia Dean, Eddie Dunn, Jeni Le Gon, Phillip Pine, Robin Short
In Samuel Fuller's directorial debut, he puts together a dark, fictionalized tale of Bob Ford (John Ireland) who killed his friend Jesse James (Reed Hadley) for the reward money. As a result, he loses his girlfriend Cynthy (Barbara Britton), is reduced to making money by acting out his killing in bars, and finally must run from would-be killers who seek to kill the man who killed Jesse James.
|I Walked with a Zombie 1943 N/R, 69 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller / Romance
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: James Ellison, Frances Dee, Tom Conway, Edith Barrett, James Bell, Theresa Harris, Christine Gordon, Jeni Le Gon, Sir Lancelot, Darby Jones
When a Canadian nurse Betsy Connell (Frances Dee) arrives on a Caribbean island to care for Jessica (Christine Gordon), the zombie-like wife of planter Paul Holland (Tom Conway), she discovers voodoo and black magic in this near-classic horror story.
|My Son, the Hero 1943 N/R, 66 min.|
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Cast: Patsy Kelly, Roscoe Karns, Joan Blair, Carol Hughes, Max "Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom, Luis Alberni, Joseph Allen, Lois Collier, Jeni Le Gon, Nick Stewart, Hal Price, Al St. John, Maxine Leslie
Con-man "Big Time" Morgan (Roscoe Karns) has lied to his war correspondent son, Michael (Joseph Allen), by telling him he is a wealthy businessman. Now, Michael is coming to visit his father, and "Big Time"–with help from ex-wife Gerty (Patsy Kelly) and prize fighter Kid Slug (Max "Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom)–gets his hands not only a mansion but a family as well, thus increasing his chances of pulling off the deception.
|Sundown 1941 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Harry Carey, Joseph Calleia, Reginald Gardiner, Cedric Hardwicke, Carl Esmond, Marc Lawrence, Gilbert Emery, Emmett Smith, Dorothy Dandridge, Jeni Le Gon, Woody Strode, Kenny Washington
While stationed in Africa during World War II, British Station Chief Capt. William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) and Maj. Coombes (George Sanders) suspect that the Nazis are plotting to run guns to the African Natives. Zia (Gene Tierney) is a member of the African tribe, and she helps the British uncover the plot by infiltrating the Nazi organization run by Kuypens (Carl Esmond). When Zia disappears, she is suspected of running guns, and Cabot and white hunter Dewey (Harry Carey) set off to find her. Some pretty good action in this wartime patriotic film.
|1. Arabian Nights (1942)|
2. Easter Parade (1948)
3. I Shot Jesse James (1949)
4. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
5. My Son, the Hero (1943)
6. Sundown (1941)
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