|Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion 1950 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure
Director: Charles Lamont
Cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak, Douglass Dumbrille, Marc Lawrence, Leon Belasco, Tor Johnson, Jack Raymond, Fred Nurney, Jack Raymond, Jeff Chandler, Ted Hecht, Sammy Menacker, Paul Fierro
Wrestling promoters Bud Jones (Bud Abbott) and Lou Hotchkiss (Lou Costello) are in Algeria searching for a missing star wrestler. While searching the desert, they buy slave girl Nicole Dupre (Patricia Medina) who is really an undercover agent working for France. Then, French Sergeant Axmann (Walter Slezak) tricks them into joining the French Foreign Legion, after which Bud and Lou expose Axmann as a traitor for his dealings with Sheik Hamad El Khalid (Douglass Dumbrille).
|The Black Knight 1954 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: Tay Garnett
Cast: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, Peter Cushing, Harry Andrews, Andre Morell, Laurence Naismith, Anthony Bushell, Patrick Troughton, Ronald Adam, Bill Brandon, Basil Appleby, Jean Lodge, Tommy Moore, Pauline Jameson, John Kelly
John (Alan Ladd) is a young sword maker who wants to join the knights of the Round Table so that he can rise above his commoner status and marry the Earl of Yeonil's (Harry Andrews) daughter Linet (Patricia Medina). But, after being accused of cowardice, John is banished from the area. John then becomes the Black Knight by training himself, making himself a suit of armor, and protecting King Arthur (Anthony Bushell) from those who are plotting his demise.
|Botany Bay 1953 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: John Farrow
Cast: Alan Ladd, James Mason, Patricia Medina, Cedric Hardwicke, Murray Matheson, Dorothy Patten, John Hardy, Ben Wright, Hugh Pryse, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Malcolm Lee Beggs, Jonathan Harris, Alec Harford, Noel Drayton, Branden Toomey
During the 18th century, a prison ship heads for Australia to drop off exiled convicts. Along the way, prisoner Hugh Tallant (Alan Ladd) has problems with the ship's captain, Gilbert (James Mason).
|The Buckskin Lady 1957 N/R, 66 min.|
Director: Carl K. Hittleman
Cast: Patricia Medina, Richard Denning, Gerald Mohr, Henry Hull, Hank Worden, Robin Short, Richard Reeves, Dorothy Adams, Frank Sully, George Cisar, Byron Foulger, John Dierkes, Louis Lettieri, I. Stanford Jolley, Richard Devon
Gambler Angela (Patricia Medina) supports her drunken father, Doc (Henry Hull), and runs around with a gunslinger (Gerald Mohr). But, she really loves the new doctor in town, Dr. Bruce Merritt (Richard Denning)–and the inevitable showdown looms.
|Count Your Blessings 1959 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Deborah Kerr, Rossano Brazzi, Maurice Chevalier, Martin Stephens, Tom Helmore, Patricia Medina
During World War II, a British woman, Grace Allingham (Deborah Kerr), marries a wealthy Frenchman, Charles Edouard de Valhubert (Rossano Brazzi). A nine-year separation ensues leading to a myriad of problems when they reunite. Semi waste of time.
|The Fighting O'Flynn 1949 N/R, 94 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: Arthur Pierson
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Patricia Medina, Richard Greene, Helena Carter, Arthur Shields, J.M. Kerrigan, Ludwig Donath, Lumsden Hare, Otto Waldis, Henry Brandon, Harry Cording, John Doucette, Patrick O'Moore, Tom Moore, Leslie Denison
Irish swashbuckler O'Flynn (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) tries to foil Napoleon's invasion plans and manages to save the fair Lady Benedetta (Helena Carter) in the process.
|Francis 1950 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Donald O'Connor, Patricia Medina, Zasu Pitts, Tony Curtis, Ray Collins, Chill Wills, John McIntire, Eduard Franz, Howland Chamberlin, Frank Faylen, James Todd, Robert Warwick, Mikel Conrad, Charles Meredith, Loren Tindall
Peter Sterling (Donald O'Connor) is a West Point cadet who discovers that the mule Francis (voice of Chill Wills) can talk, and they become friends. The problem is that Francis will not speak to anyone else, and Peter gets sent to the psychiatric ward when he insists that he and Francis carry on conversations. The problems are solved when Francis helps Peter uncover the activities of Nazi spy Mareen Gelder (Patricia Medina), and Peter becomes a hero. First in a series of seven "Francis" films.
|Hotel Reserve 1944 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Victor Hanbury
Cast: James Mason, Lucie Mannheim, Raymond Lovell, Julien Mitchell, Martin Miller, Herbert Lom, Patricia Medina, David Ward, Frederick Valk, Laurence Hanray
A suspect Nazi spy is caught between Nazis and Nazi hunters at the Hotel Reserve on the Riviera.
|The Jackpot 1950 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Walter Lang
Cast: James Stewart, Barbara Hale, James Gleason, Fred Clark, Patricia Medina, Alan Mowbray, Natalie Wood, Tommy Rettig, Lyle Talbot, Robert Gist
After winning "The Jackpot" on a radio quiz show, Bill Lawrence (James Stewart) finds his anxiety level leaping as he finds new financial complications.
|Latitude Zero 1969 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
aka: Atragon II
Director: Ishiro Honda
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Cesar Romero, Richard Jaeckel, Patricia Medina, Akira Takarada, Masumi Okada, Tetsu Nakamura, Mari Nakayama, Linda Haynes, Hikaru Kuroki, Akihiko Hirata, Wataru Omae, Susumu Kurobe, Haruo Nakajima
Following a volcanic eruption, the men aboard a bathysphere are rescued by Captain Craig McKenzie (Joseph Cotten) who commands a nuclear submarine. McKenzie takes them to Latitude Zero–a secret underwater city dedicated to world peace. But, peace is not to be when mad scientist Malic (Cesar Romero) plots to kidnap another scientist and use him in his animal-human hybrid experiments. Now, it becomes McKenzie's mission to save the scientist from the hands of evil Malic.
|Moss Rose 1947 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Gregory Ratoff
Cast: Peggy Cummins, Ethel Barrymore, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Margo Woode, George Zucco, Patricia Medina, Rhys Williams, Patrick O'Moore, Billy Bevan
Chorus girl Belle Adair (Peggy Cummins) uses blackmail as an entry into society to get Michael whose mother, Lady Margaret Drego (Ethel Barrymore), allows her selfish love for her son to cause two murders.
|Mr. Arkadin 1955 N/R, 95 min.|
aka: Confidential Report
Director: Orson Welles
Cast: Orson Welles, Robert Arden, Paola Mori, Akim Tamiroff, Mischa Auer, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina, Katina Paxinou, Gregoire Aslan, Peter van Eyck
Orson Welles took on roles of actor, director, and writer of this strange story about an amnesiac millionaire, Gregory Arkadin (Welles), who hires an American, Guy Van Stratten (Robert Arden), to uncover his past life.
|Siren of Bagdad 1953 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Richard Quine
Cast: Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina, Hans Conried, Charles Lung, George Keymas, Michael Fox, Carl Milletaire, Laurette Luez, Vivian Mason, Anne Dore, Karl "Killer" Davis, Eddie Foster, Richard Reeves
Kazah the Great (Paul Henreid) is a magician who joins forces with Princess Zendi (Patricia Medina), who is the daughter of a deposed sultan. Together, they work to rid the kingdom of the evil Maldi (Charlie Lung) in this adventure/comedy.
|The Three Musketeers 1948 N/R, 128 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama / Romance
Director: George Sidney
Cast: Gene Kelly, Lana Turner, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Vincent Price, Gig Young, Angela Lansbury, Keenan Wynn, Reginald Owen, Frank Morgan, John Sutton, Robert Coote, Ian Keith, Patricia Medina, Richard Wyler
For the sheer fun of spotting many MGM stars, this is a good rendition of the Alexandre Dumas classic novel about D'Artagnan (Gene Kelly) and the musketeers'–Athos, Porthos, and Aramis (Van Heflin, Gig Young, and Robert Coote)–reaction to Louis XIII (Frank Morgan) and the calculating Cardinal Richelieu (Vincent Price).
|1. Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)|
2. The Black Knight (1954)
3. Botany Bay (1953)
4. The Buckskin Lady (1957)
5. Count Your Blessings (1959)
6. The Fighting O'Flynn (1949)
7. Francis (1950)
8. Hotel Reserve (1944)
9. The Jackpot (1950)
10. Latitude Zero (1969)
aka: Atragon II
11. Moss Rose (1947)
12. Mr. Arkadin (1955)
aka: Confidential Report
13. Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
14. Plunder of the Sun (1953)
15. Siren of Bagdad (1953)
16. The Three Musketeers (1948)
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