|Act of Violence 1948 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Cast: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxter, Berry Kroeger, Taylor Holmes, Will Wright, Connie Gilchrist, Harry Antrim, Don Haggerty, Mary Jo Ellis, Rex Downing, Sayre Dearing, John Albright
After returning home at war's end, disabled ex-soldier Joe Parkson (Robert Ryan) tracks down prison-camp informer Frank R. Enley (Van Heflin), Joe's former commanding officer, to avenge the death of his buddies. Frank learns that Joe is looking for him, and he tells his wife Edith (Janet Leigh) that Joe is mentally ill and then leaves for Los Angeles for a convention. Joe contacts Edith and tells her that Frank is responsible for many deaths, and she follows Frank to Los Angeles to warn him–with Joe close on her heels.
|The Barkleys of Broadway 1949 N/R, 109 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Charles Walters
Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, Gale Robbins, Jacques Francois, George Zucco, Hans Conried, Clinton Sundberg, Frank Ferguson, Inez Cooper, Carol Brewster, Wilson Wood, Lorraine Crawford, Mary Jo Ellis
After a 10-year separation, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are re-teamed as musical-comedy performers Josh and Dinah Barkley. Although Dinah is the protege of Josh, she is offered and accepts a new role as a dramatic actress, and this creates problems in their marriage. Musical numbers include "They Can't Take That Away from Me," "You'd Be Hard to Replace," "The Sabre Dance," and "My One and Only Highland Fling."
|Forbidden 1932 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson, Henry Armetta, Halliwell Hobbes, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Graves, Charlotte Henry, Myrna Fresholt, Mary Jo Ellis, Arthur Hoyt, Chuck Hamilton, Bess Flowers, Bill Elliott
Lulu (Barbara Stanwyck) becomes pregnant by politician Bob Grover (Adolphe Menjou) and gives up the baby to him and his invalid wife. All remains secret until a newspaper editor gets wind of a possible story.
|The Pirate 1948 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, George Zucco, Lester Allen, Lola Deem, Ellen Ross, Mary Jo Ellis
Manuella (Judy Garland) is a Caribbean girl happily engaged to Don Pedro (Walter Slezak)–until a dashing "pirate" (Gene Kelly) sails into her life.
|1. Act of Violence (1948)|
2. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
3. Forbidden (1932)
4. The Pirate (1948)
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