|Black Spurs 1965 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: R.G. Springsteen
Cast: Rory Calhoun, Linda Darnell, Scott Brady, Lon Chaney Jr., Bruce Cabot, Richard Arlen, Terry Moore, Patricia Owens, Jerome Courtland, DeForest Kelley, Joseph Hoover, James Best, James Brown, Manuel Padilla Jr, Robert Carricart
Bounty hunter Santee (Rory Calhoun) is brought to town to stir up the citizens and divert attention away from a scheming railroad baron.
|The Fly 1958 N/R, 94 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Horror / Mystery
Director: Kurt Neumann
Cast: Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall, David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Kathleen Freeman, Betty Lou Gerson, Charles Herbert, Eugene Borden, Torben Meyer, Charles Tannen, Arthur Dulac, Harry Carter, Franz Roehn, Bess Flowers
When scientist Andre Delambre (David Hedison) uses himself in an experiment to disintegrate and reassemble atoms, a terrible accident occurs: Andre disintegrates his own atoms and reassembles himself with the atoms of a fly. His wife Helene (Patricia Owens) is accused of murder, and her brother-in-law Francois (Vincent Price) and Inspector Charas (Herbert Marshall) investigate Andre's disappearance and the strange events that follow. Two sequels ("Return of the Fly" and "Curse of the Fly") follow.
|The Gun Runners 1958 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Don Siegel
Cast: Audie Murphy, Eddie Albert, Patricia Owens, Everett Sloane, Richard Jaeckel, Jack Elam, Paul Birch, John Qualen, Edward Colmans, Steven Peck
Hanagan (Eddie Albert) plans to operate a gunrunning business out of the Florida Keys by selling guns to Cuban rebels.
|Hell to Eternity 1960 N/R, 132 min.|
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens, Richard Eyer, John Larch, Miiko Taka, Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Bill Williams, Michi Kobi, George Shibata, Reiko Sato
This film is based on the real-life experiences of World War II hero Guy Gabaldon. The story begins when Guy (Richard Eyer) is being raised by a Japanese-American family and how, after the family is sent to a relocation camp following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Guy (now played by Jeffrey Hunter) enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps. After a fling with his buddies (David Janssen and Vic Damone), Guy is sent to Saipan. Because of his knowledge of Japanese customs and language, he is able to help save Saipan civilians hiding in caves and even persuades Gen. Matsui (Sessue Hayakawa) and his troops to surrender.
|Island in the Sun 1957 N/R, 119 min.|
Director: Robert Rossen
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Diana Wynyard, Harry Belafonte, Stephen Boyd, Patricia Owens, John Williams
Based on the novel by Alec Waugh, this is a story of racial prejudice in the West Indies and how it affects an affair between a British widow (Joan Fontaine) and a Black labor leader (Harry Belafonte).
|The Law and Jake Wade 1958 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: John Sturges
Cast: Robert Taylor, Richard Widmark, Patricia Owens, Robert Middleton, Henry Silva, DeForest Kelley, Burt Douglas, Eddie Firestone, Richard H. Cutting, Roy Engel, Rory Mallison, Al Ferguson, Reginald Simpson
This is a fast-paced, good Western, pitting Marshal Jake Wade(Robert Taylor) against outlaw gang-leader Clint Hollister (Richard Widmark). Jake had been a member of Clint's gang, but after a heist he ran with the money and buried it. Now, Jake aids in getting Clint out of jail–only to be kidnapped and forced to lead them to the hidden loot.
|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.
|Sayonara 1957 N/R, 147 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Joshua Logan
Cast: Marlon Brando, Miiko Taka, Red Buttons, Patricia Owens, Miyoshi Umeki, Ricardo Montalban, James Garner, Kent Smith, Martha Scott, Harlan Warde, Douglass Watson, Reiko Kuba, Soo Yong, Dennis Hopper, James Stacy
During the Korean war, an American soldier, Airman Joe Kelly (Red Buttons), falls in love with a Japanese maiden, Katsumi (Miyoshi Umeki). If he marries her, Joe will face a court-martial because of the Army's opposition to marriages between U.S. soldiers and Japanese women. His friend, Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando), is prejudiced but reluctantly agrees to be the best man at the wedding. Later, Lloyd falls in love with Japanese entertainer Hana-ogi (Miiko Taka) and overcomes his prejudice, which results in the Army stepping in and sending soldiers who marry Japanese women home without their spouses. In the case of Lloyd and Joe, one of the marriages ends in tragedy, while the other promises hope for the future. Red Buttons and Miyoshi Umeki won Best Supporting Actor and Actress for their roles in this film.
|A Stranger Came Home 1954 N/R, 75 min.|
aka: The Unholy Four
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Paulette Goddard, William Sylvester, Patrick Holt, Paul Carpenter, Jeremy Hawk, Russell Napier, Alvys Mahen, Kay Callard, Kim Mills, David King-Wood, Patricia Owens, Jack Taylor, Owen Evns, Philip Lennard
During a fishing trip with his three friends, Philip Vickers (William Sylvester) is hit on the head and left for dead. Three years later, Philip comes home–an amnesiac. On the night of his return, one of the friends is murdered, and circumstantial evidence points to Philip.
|These Thousand Hills 1959 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Richard Fleischer
Cast: Don Murray, Richard Egan, Lee Remick, Patricia Owens, Stuart Whitman, Albert Dekker, Harold J. Stone, Royal Dano, Jean Willes, Douglas Fowley, Fuzzy Knight, Robert Adler
Cowboy "Lat" Evans (Don Murray) borrows money from dancehall girl Callie (Lee Remick), buys a ranch, moves up in society, and turns his back on past friends–including Callie. But when he is finally faced with choices between ambition and friends, "Lat" steps up and protects Callie from land baron Jehu (Richard Egan) when he physically beats her.
|X-15 1961 N/R, 107 min.|
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: David McLean, Charles Bronson, Ralph Taeger, Brad Dexter, Mary Tyler Moore, Patricia Owens, Kenneth Tobey, James Stewart, James Gregory, Patty McDonald, Lisabeth Hush, Stanley Livingston, Lauren Gilbert, Phil Dean, Chuck Stanford
This film pays tribute to the X-15 supersonic jets and the military heroes who flew them.
|1. Black Spurs (1965)|
2. The Destructors (1968)
3. The Fly (1958)
4. The Gun Runners (1958)
5. Hell to Eternity (1960)
6. Island in the Sun (1957)
7. The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
8. No Down Payment (1957)
9. Sayonara (1957)
10. A Stranger Came Home (1954)
aka: The Unholy Four
11. These Thousand Hills (1959)
12. X-15 (1961)
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