|Against All Flags 1952 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: George Sherman
Cast: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Alice Kelley, Mildred Natwick, Robert Warwick, Harry Cording, Phil Tully, Lester Matthews, John Alderson, Tudor Owen, Maurice Marsac, James Craven, James Fairfax, James Logan
During the 16th century, swashbuckling British naval officer Brian Hawke (Errol Flynn) goes undercover and manages to enter a pirate fortress on Madagascar. His mission is to learn more about Capt. Roc Brasiliano (Anthony Quinn) whose pirate band is attacking ships. Problems ensue, and Brasiliano demands that Hawke be executed, but pirate Spitfire Stevens (Maureen O'Hara) defends Hawke. During a raid on an Indian ship, Princess Patma (Alice Kelley) is kidnapped, but Hawke gets the information he needs on the pirate activities, rescues Princess Patma, and escapes the pirates. This film was remade in 1967 as "The King's Pirate" with Doug McClure in Flynn's role.
|The Big Red One 1980 PG, 162 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Samuel Fuller
Cast: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Bobby DiCicco, Kelly Ward, Siegfried Rauch, Stephane Audran, Maurice Marsac, Perry Lang, Charles Macaulay, Alain Doutev, Serge Marquand, Joseph Clark, Ken Campbell, Doug Werner
During World War II, a World War I veteran Sergeant (Lee Marvin) leads his squad in the First Infantry Division in combat from Vichy French Africa, through D-Day at Omaha Beach, and on to Germany. This top-notch adventure looks at war through the eyes of the foot soldiers who exist one day at a time in the dangerous war zone. Director Samuel Fuller, a WWII veteran, was disappointed when his film was cut to 113 minutes. In 2003, film historian Richard Schickel added footage to expand the film to better reflect Fuller's desired product.
|The Black Shield of Falworth 1954 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Romance
Director: Rudolph Mate
Cast: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, David Farrar, Barbara Rush, Dan O'Herlihy, Patrick O'Neal, Rhys Williams, Herbert Marshall, Ian Keith, Claud Allister, Torin Thatcher, Craig Hill, Doris Lloyd, Leonard Mudie, Maurice Marsac
Based on Howard Pyle's novel, "Men of Iron," this is the story of young Knight Myles (Tony Curtis) who fights for his King, Henry IV (Ian Keith)–and for the love of Lady Anne (Janet Leigh).
|Gigi 1958 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott, Monique Van Vooren, Dorothy Neumann, Jean Ozenne, Bernard Musson, Edwin Jerome, Maurice Marsac, Corinne Marchand
This excellent film won nine Academy Awards. Gaston (Louis Jourdan) has his eye on Gigi (Leslie Caron) who, after a series of misadventures, becomes his wife. Narrated by Maurice Chevalier, this musical features such great songs as "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and the title song (an Academy Award winner). Other Academy Awards included Best Picture and Director.
|How Do I Love Thee? 1970 PG, 110 min.|
Director: Michael Gordon
Cast: Jackie Gleason, Maureen O'Hara, Shelley Winters, Rosemary Forsyth, Rick Lenz, Clinton Robinson, Don Beddoe, Alex Gerry, Maurice Marsac, J. Edward McKinley
Based on the Peter De Vries novel, this is the story of strained relations between Stanley Waltz (Jackie Gleason) and his son Tom (Rick Lenz).
|Monkeys, Go Home! 1967 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Cast: Maurice Chevalier, Dean Jones, Yvette Mimieux, Bernard Woringer, Clement Harari, Yvonne Constant, Marcel Hillaire, Jules Munshin, Alan Carney, Maurice Marsac
When Hank Drussard (Dean Jones) inherits an olive grove in France, he trains chimpanzees as pickers and creates the wrath of locals. Disney.
|Take Her, She's Mine 1963 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: James Stewart, Sandra Dee, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley, John McGiver, Bob Denver, Irene Tsu, Philippe Forquet, Marcel Hillaire, Maurice Marsac
This family comedy involves problems imagined by the father, Frank Michaelson (James Stewart), when his daughter Mollie (Sandra Dee) heads off to college.
|Tarzan and the Trappers 1958 N/R, 74 min.|
Director: Charles F. Haas, Sandy Howard, H. Bruce Humberstone
Cast: Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen, Leslie Bradley, Maurice Marsac, Bruce Lester, Scatman Crothers, Don Blackman, Naaman Brown, Paul Thompson
Taken from three pilots for a TV series that never made it on the air, this video is about hunters searching for the eternal city of gold.
|What a Way to Go! 1964 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, Dick Van Dyke, Robert Cummings, Margaret Dumont, Dean Martin, Reginald Gardiner, Roy Gordon, Fifi D'Orsay, Lou Nova, Maurice Marsac, Wally Vernon, Jane Wald
Poor Louisa (Shirley MacLaine)–every time she marries, her new husband dies. Eventually, she has a whole lot of money that she is trying to give to the IRS, but officials suspect that she is insane and send her to a psychiatrist, Dr. Victor Stephanson (Robert Cummings), Louisa's story unfolds as she tells Stephanson about her marriages. The first one involves her choice of poor shopkeeper Edgar (Dick Van Dyke) over wealthy Leonard (Dean Martin), but Edgar works himself to death. Next, Louisa marries inventor Larry (Paul Newman) who becomes wealthy and dies. Then, she marries business tycoon Rod (Robert Mitchum) who retires, becomes a farmer, and is killed by a bull. Finally, Louisa marries entertainer Jerry (Gene Kelly), and he becomes a star and is crushed to death by a mob of his fans. All died trying to make Louisa happy, and now she believes that the money they made is cursed.
|1. Against All Flags (1952)|
2. The Big Red One (1980)
3. The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)
4. Gambit (1966)
5. Gigi (1958)
6. How Do I Love Thee? (1970)
7. Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)
8. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
9. Tarzan and the Trappers (1958)
10. What a Way to Go! (1964)
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