|The Barbarian 1933 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
aka: A Night in Cairo
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny, Louise Closser Hale, C. Aubrey Smith, Edward Arnold, Hedda Hopper, Marcelle Corday, Leni Stengel, Blanche Friderici, Akim Tamiroff, Hector Samo, Isabelle Keith, Michael Visaroff, Pedro Regas
While touring Egypt, Diana Standing (Myrna Loy) falls in love with her guide, Jamil (Ramon Novarro). While thinking that he is only a peasant, Diana soon learns that he is actually a prince.
|Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ 1925 N/R, 116 min.|
Director: Fred Niblo
Cast: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Frank Currier, Myrna Loy, Claire McDowell, Nigel De Brulier, Betty Bronson, Kathleen Key, Carmel Myers, Mitchell Lewis, Leo White, Charles Belcher, Dale Fuller, Winter Hall
Judah Ben-Hur (Ramon Novarro) is falsely accused of a crime by his childhood friend, Massala (Francis X. Bushman), and is imprisoned. Later, Ben-Hur returns to seek vengeance but, instead, becomes a Christian and takes Christ as his savior in this excellent film that took years in the making.
|The Big Steal 1949 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: Don Siegel
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro, Don Alvarado, John Qualen, Pascual Garcia Pena, Don Dillaway, Henry Carr, Virginia Farmer, Dorothy Mitchum, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Alfonso Sanchez Tello, Arturo Soto Rangel
A robbery of $300,000 from an Army payroll turns into a chase over country roads in America's Southwest and Mexico. Jane Graham (Jane Greer) and Lt. Duke Halliday (Robert Mitchum)meet in Vera Cruz and are joined by Inspector General Ortega (Ramon Novarro) in tracking down Jim Fiske (Patric Knowles).
|Crisis 1950 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Richard Brooks
Cast: Cary Grant, Jose Ferrer, Paula Raymond, Signe Hasso, Gilbert Roland, Leon Ames, Ramon Novarro, Antonio Moreno, Pedro de Cordoba, Soledad Jimenez
Doctor Eugene Norland Ferguson (Cary Grant) and his wife, Helen (Paula Raymond) are kidnapped while vacationing in Central America. The doctor is then forced to perform needed brain surgery on a dictator–the kidnappers want the dictator to die as a result of the surgery.
|Heller in Pink Tights 1960 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest, Eileen Heckart, Edmund Lowe, Ramon Novarro, George Mathews, Frank Silvera, Ed Binns
This film, based on a Louis L'Amour story, is about a traveling troupe who entertained in Wyoming more than a century ago.
|The Little American 1917 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Cecil B. MeMille
Cast: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Wallace Beery, Hobart Bosworth, DeWitt Jennings, Ben Alexander, Carl Gerard, Walter Long, James Neill, Colleen Moore, Ramon Novarro
The year is 1914, and American Angela Moore (Mary Pickford) has two suitors–Karl is from Germany, and Jules is French. Then war breaks out, and Karl and Jules return to their countries to fight. Angela sails for France to visit her aunt, but her ship is sunk by a U-boat. Angela survives and goes to her aunt's chateau where she learns that her aunt has died. Angela has inherited her aunt's chateau. The Germans attack, and Angela begins to send messages to the Allies but is caught and sentenced to be executed. Karl comes to her aid, denounces the Kaiser, and is also sentenced. Now, the French, along with Jules, arrive in time to free Mary and Karl who then sail back to the United States.
|Mata Hari 1931 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Cast: Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, C. Henry Gordon, Karen Morley, Alec B. Francis, Blanche Friderici, Edmund Breese, Helen Jerome Eddy, Frank Reicher, Sarah Padden, Mischa Auer, Harry Cording, Michael Visaroff
The infamous World War I spy, exotic dancer Mata Hari (Greta Garbo), uses her sexuality to get her hands on secret papers. She seduces Russian General Shubin (Lionel Barrymore) and obtains valuable information. But, she is finally caught after falling in love with Lt. Alexis Rosanoff (Ramon Novarro) and allowing a doomed love, not the Nazis, to govern her actions.
|We Were Strangers 1949 N/R, 106 min.|
Director: John Huston
Cast: Jennifer Jones, John Garfield, Pedro Armendariz, Gilbert Roland, Ramon Novarro, Wally Cassell, Leonard Strong, Jose(2) Perez, Morris Ankrum, Tito Renaldo
Set in Cuba during 1933, this good political drama is filled with intrigue caused by a plot to bomb a tunnel and blow up certain corrupt Cuban government officials.
|1. The Barbarian (1933)|
aka: A Night in Cairo
2. Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ (1925)
3. The Big Steal (1949)
4. Crisis (1950)
5. Heller in Pink Tights (1960)
6. The Little American (1917)
7. Mata Hari (1931)
8. We Were Strangers (1949)
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