|Baby Face Nelson 1957 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Don Siegel
Cast: Mickey Rooney, Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke, Ted de Corsia, Anthony Caruso, Jack Elam, Elisha Cook Jr., George E. Stone, Leo Gordon, Emile Meyer, John Hoyt, Robert Osterloh, Lisa Davis, Tom Fadden, Dan Terranova
In the early 1930s, Lester Gillis (Mickey Rooney) is released from prison and goes to work for mob boss Rocca (Ted de Corsia) where he gets the name, "Baby Face Nelson." Problems ensue, and he kills Rocca and takes Rocca's gun moll, Sue (Carolyn Jones), with him. He becomes one of John Dillinger's (Leo Gordon) henchmen–until FBI agents finally put an end to his criminal activity when they kill him.
|I Bury the Living 1958 N/R, 76 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Albert Band
Cast: Richard Boone, Theodore Bikel, Peggy Maurer, Robert Osterloh, Herbert Anderson, Howard Smith, Russ Bender, Matt Moore, Glen Vernon, Lynette Bernay
Robert Kraft (Richard Boone) is the new chairman of a cemetery, and in his office is a large map of the grounds. Plots are marked: black pins for occupied plots and white pins for plots that have been sold but not yet occupied. When Robert mistakenly places a black pin on a plot that should have been white, the plot-owner dies. This starts a series of MAJOR problems. Good trick photography.
|Mutiny 1952 N/R, 77 min.|
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Cast: Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, Patric Knowles, Gene Evans, Rhys Williams, Robert Osterloh, Peter Brocco, Norman Leavitt, Walter Sande, Morris Ankrum, Todd Karns, Clayton Moore
During the War of 1812, officers serving on an American Naval ship, the Ulysses–American Capt. James Marshall (Mark Stevens) and British Capt. Ben Waldridge (Patric Knowles)–vie for control of the gold shipment as well as the attention of passenger Leslie (Angela Lansbury).
|New Mexico 1951 N/R, 76 min.|
Director: Irving Reis
Cast: Lew Ayres, Marilyn Maxwell, Robert Hutton, Andy Devine, Raymond Burr, Jeff Corey, Lloyd Corrigan, Verna Felton, Ted de Corsia, John Hoyt, Donald Buca, Robert Osterloh, Ian MacDonld, William Tannen, Hans Conried
U.S. Cavalry Captain Hunt (Lew Ayres) is stationed in Indian Territory and is sympathetic to the plight of the Native Americans. In fact, he has become friends with Chief Acoma (Ted de Corsia) and was instrumental in getting a peace treaty signed by Acuma and President Lincoln (Hans Conreid). But after Lincoln is assassinated, the relationship with the Native Americans deteriorates, and war breaks out. Now, Capt. Hunt sets out to avert all-out war.
|One Minute to Zero 1952 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Tay Garnett
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman, Charles McGraw, Margaret Sheridan, Richard Egan, Eduard Franz, Robert Osterloh, Robert Gist, Roy Roberts
Colonel Steve Janowski (Robert Mitchum) is overseeing the evacuation of Americans from Korea when he falls in love with United Nations worker Linda Day (Ann Blyth).
|Pinky 1949 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, Nina Mae McKinney, William Lundigan, Basil Ruysdael, Griff Barnett, Evelyn Varden, Raymond Greenleaf, Arthur Hunnicutt, Kenny Washington, Frederick O'Neal, Everett Glass, William Hansen, Robert Osterloh
The absurdity of racial prejudice is shown in this film about a Black woman, Patricia "Pinky" Johnson (Jeanne Crain), who passes for a White woman while studying nursing at a New England school. A White doctor wants to marry her, but Pinky has turned him down. Pinky returns to her Southern home where her grandmother (Ethel Waters) is working for a wealthy, White woman, Miss Em (Ethel Barrymore). Miss Em becomes ill, and Pinky stays to nurse her. When Miss Em dies and leaves her estate to Pinky, a court battle ensues because Pinky is Black. Jeanne Crain was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar, and both Ethel Barrymore and Ethel Waters were nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
|Red Skies of Montana 1952 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Romance
Director: Joseph M. Newman
Cast: Richard Widmark, Constance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Boone, Warren Stevens, James Griffith, Joe Sawyer, Richard Crenna, Ralph Reed, Charles Bronson, Robert Adler, Paul Dubov, William Murphy, Robert Osterloh, Ann Morrison
During a large forest fire in the mountains of Montana, forest firefighters lose their lives in the line of duty, and their leader, Cliff Mason (Richard Widmark), tries to remember if he must take the blame for the tragedy.
|The Ring 1952 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Kurt Neumann
Cast: Gerald Mohr, Rita Moreno, Lalo Rios, Robert Arthur, Robert Osterloh, Martin Garralaga, Jack Elam, Peter Brocco, Lillian Molieri, Julia Montoya, Pepe Hern, Victor Millan, Tony Martinez
Mexican-American Tommy Cantanios (Lalo Rios) lives in White dominated East Los Angeles in the 1950s when he decides that the best way to improve his lot in life is to train as a boxer and excel in the ring. Tommy gets his training from boxing scout Pete Genusa (Gerald Mohr) and gains success as a boxer but learns that despite his standings in the ring, he is still considered to be an "outsider" in the neighborhood.
|Star in the Dust 1956 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Charles F. Haas
Cast: John Agar, Mamie Van Doren, Richard Boone, Coleen Gray, Clint Eastwood, Leif Erickson, Harry Morgan, James Gleason, Paul Fix, Stuart Randall, Randy Stuart, Terry Gilkyson, Robert Osterloh, Stanley Andrews, Stafford Repp
Sheriff Bill Jordan (John Agar) runs up against a cattlemen versus farmers war over the execution of Sam Hall (Richard Boone), who killed three farmers. The farmers are plotting to lynch Hall, while the ranchers are trying to decide his fate. Meanwhile, Hall plots his escape with his girlfriend Nellie Mason (Coleen Gray) as Sheriff Jordan strives for law and order in his town.
|The Undercover Man 1949 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Cast: Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, James Whitmore, Barry Kelley, Howard St. John, Leo Penn, David Wolfe, Angela Clarke, Anthony Caruso, Kay Medford, Frank Tweddell, John F. Hamilton, Joan Lazer, Esther Minciotti, Robert Osterloh
United States Treasury Agent Frank Warren (Glenn Ford) investigates tax evasion on the part of a racketeer "Big Fellow" who has controlled his section of Chicago and has had hundreds of people killed. "Big Fellow" owes $3 million in back taxes, and Warren and his agents, George Pappas (James Whitmore) and Stanley Weinburg (David Wolfe) trace signatures to get evidence. Finally, with help from "Big Fellow's" lawyer O'Rourke (Barry Kelley), they find what they need to bring an end to "Big Fellow's " crime world. This film marked Whitmore's screen debut.
|The Wild One 1953 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Laszlo Benedek
Cast: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith, Lee Marvin, Jay C. Flippen, Jerry Paris, Alvy Moore, Peggy Maley, Hugh Sanders, Ray Teal, John Brown, Will Wright, Robert Osterloh, Robert Bice, Yvonne Doughty
When a motorcycle gang descends on a small town in California, trouble is a certainty for the citizens. Dated now, but a big deal in the 1950s, and it set the standard for future cycle flicks. A great, early Marlon Brando performance as motorcycle gang leader Johnny Strabler.
|1. Baby Face Nelson (1957)|
2. I Bury the Living (1958)
3. Mutiny (1952)
4. New Mexico (1951)
5. One Minute to Zero (1952)
6. Pinky (1949)
7. Red Skies of Montana (1952)
8. The Ring (1952)
9. Star in the Dust (1956)
10. The Undercover Man (1949)
11. The Wild One (1953)
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