|The Children's Hour 1961 N/R, 109 min.|
aka: The Loudest Whisper
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter, Karen Balkin, Veronica Cartwright, Hope Summers, Mimi Gibson, William Mims
This film adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play is the story of two teachers (Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine) who are accused of being lesbians. The film received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter).
|Courage of Black Beauty 1957 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: Harold D. Schuster
Cast: Johnny Crawford, Mimi Gibson, John Bryant, Diane Brewster, J. Pat O'Malley, Russell Johnson, Ziva Rodann
Young Bobby Adams (Johnny Crawford) feels alienated from his father, and, thus, spends his time with his young horse. As the boy grows, he learns lessons from caring for his horse, especially after Black Beauty is nearly put to death. Bobby and father finally get together in this weakest of the "Black Beauty" films.
|Houseboat 1958 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Melville Shavelson
Cast: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Harry Guardino, Eduardo Ciannelli, Murray Hamilton, Mimi Gibson, John Litel, Mary Forbes, Madge Kennedy, Charles Herbert, Werner Klemperer, Paul Petersen, Brooks Benedict, Susan Cabot
After Tom Winston's (Cary Grant) estranged wife is killed in an accident, Tom reunites with his children–Elizabeth (Mimi Gibson), David (Paul Petersen), and Robert (Charles Herbert). But, the children are not happy to be living with Tom in his small Washington, D.C. apartment. Tom prepares to move to a large house, but plans fall through, and they move onto a rundown houseboat on the Potomac River. Cinzia (Sophia Loren) signs on as the children's governess, and she helps Tom understand the meaning of love when romance blooms between Tom and Cinzia, and the children will now enjoy a happy family life.
|The Monster That Challenged the World 1957 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Arnold Laven
Cast: Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton, Hans Conried, Harlan Warde, Jody McCrea, Max Showalter, Mimi Gibson, Gordon Jones, Marjorie Stapp, Charles Tannen
Monsters appear out of a salt lake in the California desert, and U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander John Twillinger (Tim Holt) is assigned the mission of saving the world from their destructive forces.
|No Down Payment 1957 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: Joanne Woodward, Sheree North, Tony Randall, Jeffrey Hunter, Cameron Mitchell, Patricia Owens, Barbara Rush, Pat Hingle, Jim Hayward, Mimi Gibson
The explosion of suburban populations and alienation from traditional family relationships in the 1950s are examined through a look at several couples living in their new look-alike homes.
|The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker 1959 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Charles Coburn, Jill St. John, Ron Ely, Ray Stricklyn, David(1) Nelson, Richard Deacon, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates, Ray Ferrell, Nancy DeCarl, Mimi Gibson, Ahna Capri, Pamela Baird
This is a story about Mr. "Pa" Pennypacker (Clifton Webb), a Pennsylvania businessman in the early 1900s, who is married to two different women and is raising families (17 children) in two different towns. He has kept his separate lives a secret, but when the truth is revealed, more than a few problems develop.
|The Three Faces of Eve 1957 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Nunnally Johnson
Cast: Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome, Alistair Cooke, Nancy Kulp, Douglas Spencer, Ken Scott, Mimi Gibson, Vince Edwards, Alena Murray, Terry Ann Ross, Mary Field, Frank Marlow, Richard Garrick
Joanne Woodward won an Academy Award for Best Actress playing Eve who suffers from a multiple personality syndrome. The film is based on the true story of Eve's psychiatric treatment as three personalities emerge: Eve White, Eve Black, and Jane.
|1. The Children's Hour (1961)|
aka: The Loudest Whisper
2. Courage of Black Beauty (1957)
3. Houseboat (1958)
4. The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)
5. No Down Payment (1957)
6. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959)
7. The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
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