|Aerial Gunner 1943 N/R, 78 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: William H. Pine
Cast: Richard Arlen, Chester Morris, Amelita Ward, Jimmy Lydon, Keith Richards, Dick Purcell, Robert Mitchum, William "Billy" Benedict, Olive Blakeney, Edward Earle, William Marshall, John Hamilton, Ralph Sanford, John James, Frank Fenton
Real-life action scenes help make this standard World War II propaganda fare worth watching. Rival buddies Jonathan "Jon" Davis and "Foxy" Pattis (Richard Arlen and Chester Morris) go through basic training together, as well as both wooing Peggy Lunt (Amelita Ward). After training, their squadron leaves for the South Pacific where Jon and Foxy are shot down and land on an island occupied by Japanese troops. Now, they must put aside their rivalry and work together if they are to survive. Look for Robert Mitchum in a bit part.
|Bedside Manner 1945 N/R, 79 min.|
aka: Her Favorite Patient
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford, Claudia Drake, Renee Godfrey, Esther Dale, Grant Mitchell, Frank Jenks, Vera Marshe, John James, Bert Roach, Joel McGinnis, Constance Purdy, Mary Currier
Dr. Hedy Fredericks (Ruth Hussey) visits her hometown, and her overworked uncle, Dr. J.H. Fredericks (Charles Ruggles), wants her to stay around to help with the patient load. When he learns that Hedy has other plans, her uncle convinces an Air Force pilot (John Carroll) to fake an injury and have Hedy treat him. The plot works but not without complications.
|Devil Bat's Daughter 1946 N/R, 66 min.|
Genre: Horror / Mystery
Director: Frank Wisbar
Cast: Rosemary La Planche, Molly Lamont, John James, Ed Cassidy, Nolan Leary, Michael Hale, Eddie Kane, Monica Mars, Frank Marlowe, Frank Pharr
In this sequel to "The Devil Bat," Dr. Paul Carruthers' daughter, Nina (Rosemary La Planche), suffers from nightmares and visits a psychiatrist, Dr. Clifton Morris (Michael Hale). Morris is having an affair with Myra (Monica Mars) and sees Nina as the vehicle that will allow him to have a life with Myra. After giving Nina a large dose of sleeping pills, Morris kills his wife (Molly Lamont) and then convinces Nina that she is a vampire and that she killed his wife.
|I'll Be Seeing You 1944 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: William Dieterle, George Cukor
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, Tom Tully, Chill Wills, John Derek, Olin Howland, John James, Kenny Bowers, Gary Gray, Dorothy Stone, Eddie Hall, Margaret Bert, Earl Johnson
While serving time in prison for manslaughter, Mary Marshall (Ginger Rogers) is given a prison furlough to visit relatives for Christmas. She meets Zachary Morgan (Joseph Cotten) while riding on a train, and the two fall in love. But, Zachary is a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. Will they be able to deal with their pasts and form a relationship?
|1. Aerial Gunner (1943)|
2. Bedside Manner (1945)
aka: Her Favorite Patient
3. Devil Bat's Daughter (1946)
4. Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944)
5. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
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