|Frankenstein - 1970 1958 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Howard W. Koch
Cast: Boris Karloff, Tom Duggan, Jana Lund, Don "Red" Barry, Charlotte Austin, Norbert Schiller, Rudolph Anders, Irwin Berke, Mike Lane, John Dennis, Franz Roehn, Joe Ploski, Otto Reichow, Jack Kenny
In this story, set in the future (1970), Victor III (Boris Karloff) is the disfigured grandson of Frankenstein who tries to create life in his own unique way–by employing nuclear power! Because he needs money to generate atomic energy, Victor allows a TV crew to shoot a documentary about his grandfather. When they arrive at his German castle, Victor collects rent from them and then uses the money to buy an atomic reactor, which he employs to kill off crewmembers for spare parts for his creature. But, just like in the case of his grandfather, tragedy ensues.
|We're No Angels 1955 N/R, 106 min.|
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone, Leo G. Carroll, Lea Penman, Gloria Talbott, Paul Newlan, Torben Meyer, John Baer, John Smith, Joe Ploski, Ross Gould, Victor Romito
Three Devil's Island convicts–Joseph, Albert, and Jules (Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, and Peter Ustinov)–escape and take refuge with the Ducotel family (Leo G. Carroll, Joan Bennett, and Gloria Talbott). While living with the Ducotels, the ex-cons protect the family from evil Uncle Andre Trochard (Basil Rathbone) who threatens the family with eviction after auditing the books of the store he owns that the Ducotels manage. The convicts contemplate murdering Trochard, but Albert's pet poisonous snake does the job for them. Now the Ducotels inherit the store and Trochard's fortune. The convicts have solved the family's problems except for finding a mate for Isabelle (Talbott), but soon that problem will be solved, and the convicts will have done their "good" deeds.
|White Christmas 1954 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Jagger, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Grady Sutton, Sig Ruman, Mary Wickes, John Brascia, Anne Whitfield, Herb Vigran, Joe Ploski, George Chakiris, I. Stanford Jolley, Barrie Chase
Irving Berlin songs are the real draw in this film as Phil and Bob (Danny Kaye and Bing Crosby) come to the aid of their ex-military boss Maj. Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger) who needs a boost in his struggling winter resort. Accompanied by singing sisters Betty and Judy (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen), Phil and Bob travel to Vermont and make plans to put on a musical show to raise needed funds for Waverly. Songs include "White Christmas," "Sisters," and "Blue Skies"–and "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep" was nominated for an Oscar for Best Song.
|1. Frankenstein - 1970 (1958)|
2. We're No Angels (1955)
3. White Christmas (1954)
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