|Music in My Heart 1940 N/R, 69 min.|
Director: Joseph Santley
Cast: Tony Martin, Rita Hayworth, Edith Fellows, Alan Mowbray, Eric Blore, George Tobias, Joseph Crehan, George Humbert, Joey Ray, Don Brodie, Eddie Kane, Marten Lamont
Two NYC cabs collide, and the occupants–Broadway understudy Robert (Tony Martin) and about-to-be-married Patricia (Rita Hayworth)–meet and are attracted to each other. Problems develop involving both Patricia's millionaire fiance (Alan Mowbray) and the Department of Immigration, which is prepared to deport Robert. But, true love conquers all.
|The Navy Comes Through 1942 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Cast: Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, Jane Wyatt, Jackie Cooper, Carl Esmond, Max Baer, Desi Arnaz, Ray Collins, Frank Jenks, Frank Fenton, Joey Ray, Marten Lamont
Filmed shortly after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and using newsreel film footage, this World War II story involves the heroics of the crew of an old freighter that blows up U-Boats and shoots down Nazi bombers. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Special Effects.
|Of Human Bondage 1946 N/R, 106 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Paul Henreid, Eleanor Parker, Edmund Gwenn, Marten Lamont, Alexis Smith, Patric Knowles, Janis Page, Henry Stephenson, Isobel Elsom, Una O'Connor
In this version of W. Somerset Maugham's story, the young medical student is replaced by a young artist (Paul Henreid), whose love affair with a promiscuous waitress (Eleanor Parker) nearly brings about his ruin.
|Pride and Prejudice 1940 N/R, 117 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edmund Gwenn, Melville Cooper, Edna May Oliver, Ann Rutherford, Maureen O'Sullivan, Frieda Inescort, Karen Morley, Heather Angel, Marsha Hunt, Bruce Lester, Marten Lamont, Edward Ashley
Set in 19th-century England, Jane Austen's comedy of manners tells the dilemma of five unmarried sisters. One of them, Elizabeth (Greer Garson), is enamored with Darcy (Laurence Olivier), and this spurs on the other sisters–Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan), Lydia (Ann Rutherford), Kitty (Heather Angel), and Mary (Marsha Hunt)–to find their own romances.
|Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake 1942 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: John Cromwell
Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer, Roddy McDowall, Kay Johnson, John Carradine, Elsa Lanchester, Harry Davenport, Dudley Digges, Halliwell Hobbes, Marten Lamont, Arthur Hohl, Pedro de Cordoba, Heather Thatcher
In England during the reign of George III, an orphaned heir to a dukedom, Benjamin (Roddy McDowall), is being raised by his abusive uncle, Arthur Blake (George Sanders), who uses Benjamin as a bonded servant. Ten years later, Ben (now played by Tyrone Power) rebels and eventually sets sail for South America. Aboard ship, Ben meets a sailor, Caleb Green (John Carradine), and, together, they amass a fortune diving for pearls off a Polynesian island. During this period, Ben falls in love with an island girl he calls Eve (Gene Tierney). With his new wealth, will Ben have the courage to say farewell to Eve and return to London to claim his inheritance?
|Waterfront 1944 N/R, 68 min.|
Director: Steve Sekely
Cast: John Carradine, J. Carrol Naish, Maris Wrixon, Edwin Maxwell, Terry Frost, John Bleifer, Marten Lamont, Olga Fabian, Claire Rochelle, Billy Nelson, Gene Roth
Supposed optometrist Carl Decker (J. Carrol Naish) is, in reality, the head of the local Nazi espionage ring working from the San Francisco docks. His power lies in what is written in his little black book, forcing local German-Americans to support his cause. When his assistant, Victor (John Carradine), challenges Carl for the leadership, the U.S. has a chance to be saved. Another shot of motivation for the U.S. citizenry during World War II.
|1. Music in My Heart (1940)|
2. The Navy Comes Through (1942)
3. Of Human Bondage (1946)
4. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
5. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
6. Waterfront (1944)
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