|The Bachelor Party 1957 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Delbert Mann
Cast: Don Murray, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Philip Abbott, Larry Blyden, Patricia Smith, Carolyn Jones, Nancy Marchand, Robert Williams, Karen Norris, Arthur Tovey, Jeffrey Sayre
Written by Paddy Chayefsky, this is the story of a rowdy bachelor party thrown for quiet bookkeeper Arnold (Philip Abbott) on the eve of his wedding. The only other bachelor in the group, Eddie (Jack Warden), has planned the bash that includes hitting bars and a porn theater. During the course of the evening, the married men–Walter (E.G. Marshall) and Charlie (Don Murray)–reveal their own marital difficulties, and Charlie must decide whether or not to cheat on his wife with a beatnik (Carolyn Jones) who he meets at a Greenwich Village party. By the end of the bachelor party, the guest-of-honor as well as the party givers are affected by their night of revelry. Carolyn Jones was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
|The Bat 1959 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Crane Wilbur
Cast: Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon, John Sutton, Lenita Lane, Darla Hood, John Bryant, Harvey Stephens, Mike Steele, Elaine Edwards, Riza Royce, Robert Williams
Adapted from Mary Roberts Rinehart's novel, this is the story of mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder's (Agnes Moorehead) experiences after she rents a country mansion in which one million dollars in securities are hidden. A hooded killer "The Bat" wants those securities and will murder anyone who gets in his way. Mysterious and dangerous events ensue as the local police detective (Gavin Gordon) investigates–but there is more to the detective than meets the eye.
|Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion 1945 N/R, 66 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
Cast: Chester Morris, Lynn Merrick, Richard Lane, Frank Sully, Steve Cochran, George E. Stone, Lloyd Corrigan, George M. Carleton, George Meader, Douglas Wood, George Lloyd, Robert Williams, Joe Palma, Dan Stowell, Jessie Arnold
In this "Boston Blackie" entry, Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) tries to help his friend Arthur Manleder (Lloyd Corrigan) auction off what he thinks is a Charles Dickens first edition book. The book, however, turns out to be a fake, and murder and mayhem ensue. But, of course, Blackie steps in, solves the crime, and saves the day.
|Boston Blackie's Rendezvous 1945 N/R, 64 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
Cast: Chester Morris, Nina Foch, Steve Cochran, Richard Lane, George E. Stone, Frank Sully, Iris Adrian, Harry Hayden, Adele Roberts, Joe Devlin, Dan Stowell, Philip Van Zandt, Marilyn Johnson, Robert Williams, John Tyrrell
In this film, which is one of the best of the "Boston Blackie" series, Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) and his sidekick The Runt (George E. Stone) track down psycho killer "Jimmy" Cook (Steve Cochran) who has escaped from an asylum. To intimidate Blackie, Jimmy kidnaps dance hall hostess Sally Brown (Nina Foch). Now Blackie and The Runt try to find Jimmy, and, of course, Inspector Farraday (Richard Lane) is hot on their trail suspecting Blackie of murder.
|Eve Knew Her Apples 1945 N/R, 64 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Will Jason
Cast: Ann Miller, William Wright, Robert Williams, Ray Walker, Charles D. Brown, John Eldredge, Eddie Bruce, Frank Jaquet, Betty Hill, Syd Saylor, Si Jenks, Jessie Arnold, Al Hill
In this re-make of 1934's Academy Award winning "It Happened One Night," Ann Miller plays popular singer Eve Porter (rather than the rich heiress) who needs to get away for a vacation–and away from her stuffy fiance. So, she skips town by hiding in the back seat of a car owned by newspaper reporter Ward Williams (William Wright). And the fun and adventures begin as Ward seeks a good story while keeping a step ahead of her pursuers. Love blossoms.
|Frankie and Johnny 1966 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Cast: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Sue Ane Langdon, Nancy Kovack, Audrey Christie, Robert Strauss, Anthony Eisley, Jerome Cowan, Joyce Jamison, Naomi Stevens, Henry Corden, Cliff Norton, Dave Willock, Robert Williams
Johnny (Elvis Presley) is a Mississippi riverboat gambler who is a singer with his lover Frankie (Donna Douglas) on the riverboat. Johnny meets Nellie Bly (Nancy Kovack) who seems to bring him luck at the gambling tables, which makes Frankie unhappy because she wants him to give up gambling. In this film rendition of the folk song by the same name, Johnny forsakes Frankie for the attentions of Nellie. Songs include "Frankie and Johnny," "Down By the Riverside," and "When the Saints Come Marchin' In."
|The Groom Wore Spurs 1951 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: Richard Whorf
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Joan Davis, Stanley Ridges, James Brown, John Litel, Victor Sen Yung, Mira McKinney, Gordon Nelson, George Meader, Kemp Niver, Robert Williams
Cowboy movie star Ben Castle (Jack Carson) is a creampuff in real life who likes the ladies and gambling. After getting in trouble with the law, he calls on lawyer Abigail (Ginger Rogers) for help. Her "help" involves love, marriage, and a crusade to make Ben into the man reflected in his movies.
|It Happened at the World's Fair 1963 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Musical / Romance / Adventure
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu, H.M. Wynant, Edith Atwater, Guy Raymond, Dorothy Green, Yvonne Craig, Kurt Russell, Kam Tong, Don Brodie, Tom Greenway, Paula Lane, Robert Williams
An adorable little girl, Sue-Lin (Vicky Tiu), is the catalyst for love and romance between Mike Edwards (Elvis Presley) and Diane Warren (Joan O'Brien) while they are both attending the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle. Kurt Russell makes his screen debut in a bit part. Songs include "Take Me to the Fair," Cotton Candy Land," and "Beyond the Bend."
|The Lady Says No 1952 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Frank Ross
Cast: Joan Caulfield, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, Lenore Lonergan, Frances Bavier, Peggy Maley, Henry Jones, Jeff York, George Davis, Robert Williams, Mary Lawrence, Eddie Parker
When magazine photographer Bill Shelby (David Niven) arrives in town to work on a story about best-selling author Dorinda (Joan Caulfield), he is amazed that this beautiful woman wrote a book trashing men. Determined to change Dorinda's opinion on men, Bill pursues her, and complications are inevitable.
|Man on Fire 1957 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Ranald MacDougall
Cast: Bing Crosby, Inger Stevens, Mary Fickett, E.G. Marshall, Malcolm Broderick, Richard Eastham, Anne Seymour, Dan Riss, William Schallert, Leslie Parrish, Marjorie Bennett, Robert Williams, Jack Daly, George Cisar, Ed Sullivan
Earl Carleton (Bing Crosby) wants full custody of his son Ted (Malcolm Broderick) in his divorce settlement and refuses to give his wife Gwen (Mary Fickett) visitation rights after she marries Bryan Seward (Richard Eastham). When Gwen takes the case to court, Gwen and Bryan are given custody of Ted. Emotions flare, and Earl kidnaps Ted. But, through help from Earl's new lady friend and lawyer Nina (Inger Stevens), Earl finally controls his temper.
|One Mysterious Night 1944 N/R, 61 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Budd Boetticher
Cast: Chester Morris, Janis Carter, Richard Lane, William Wright, George E. Stone, Robert Williams, Mark Roberts, Dorothy Malone, Lyle Latell, George McKay, Joseph Crehan, John Tyrrell, Ben Taggart
In this "Boston Blackie" episode, ex-thief Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) is accused of stealing the Niles diamond from a charity event at the Carleton Plaza Hotel. Police Inspector Farraday (Richard Lane) tells Blackie that if he finds the diamond and returns it, the charges will be dropped. Now, with his sidekick The Runt (George E. Stone) assisting, Blackie sets out to find the missing diamond. He catches the thugs and, as a bonus, gets an apology from Inspector Farraday.
|A Patch of Blue 1965 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Guy Green
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, John Qualen, Elisabeth Fraser, Renata Vanni, Debi Storm, Kelly Flynn, Saverio LoMedico, Tom Curtis, Robert Williams, Dorothy Lovett, Gregg Martell
Selina D'Arcy (Elizabeth Hartman) is a blind, White girl who meets a Black man, Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), at the park and falls in love with him. Although his brother Mark (Ivan Dixon) sternly advises Gordon to tell Salina that he is Black, Gordon refuses to do so. Problems rise to the fore when Selina's selfish mother Rose-Ann (Shelley Winters) learns about Gordon and Selina's relationship and forbids Selina from being with Gordon because he is Black. Despite Rose-Ann's objections, Gordon and Selina remain bonded. Winters won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and Hartman was nominated for Best Actress.
|Platinum Blonde 1931 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Loretta Young, Robert Williams, Jean Harlow, Louise Closser Hale, Donald Dilloway, Reginald Owen, Walter Catlett, Edmund Breese, Halliwell Hobbes, Claud Allister
When a newsman, Stew Smith (Robert Williams), marries the very wealthy Ann Schuyler (Jean Harlow), he finds that society life is not always to his liking and seeks solace from a female reporter, Gallagher (Loretta Young).
|Revenge of the Creature 1955 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Jack Arnold
Cast: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield, Nestor Paiva, Grandon Rhodes, Dave Willock, Robert Williams, Charles Cane, Ricou Browning, Clint Eastwood, Tom Hennesy, Diane DeLaire, Robert Nelson, Robert F. Hoy, Jack Gargan
The Creature was killed in the successful original, "Creature from the Black Lagoon," but is back for another try. This time it is captured from the lagoon and taken to an aquarium in Florida for exhibition, study, and to be taught English. But it has its eyes on one of the scientists, Helen Dobson (Lori Nelson), looking after him and soon escapes and kidnaps her. And the chase is on. Clint Eastwood makes his screen debut in a small part.
|Special Agent 1949 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: William C. Thomas
Cast: William Eythe, George Reeves, Kasey Rogers, Paul Valentine, Tom Powers, Carole Mathews, Frank Puglia, Jeff York, Virginia Christine, Walter Baldwin, Robert Williams, Raymond Bond, Morgan Farley, John Hilton, Joseph Granby
With help from the daughter Lucille Peters (Kasey Rogers) of the engineer killed during a train robbery, special agent Johnny Douglas (William Eythe) investigates the murder and theft of $100,000 in railroad receipts and tracks down the perpetrators Paul and Edmond Devereaux (George Reeves and Paul Valentine).
|Sunday in New York 1963 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Peter Tewksbury
Cast: Cliff Robertson, Jane Fonda, Rod Taylor, Robert Culp, Jim Backus, Jo Morrow, Peter Nero, Jim Hutton, Alvy Moore, Rayford Barnes, Robert Williams, Sam Flint
Eileen Tyler (Jane Fonda) is a virgin who seeks refuge in her brother Adam's (Cliff Robertson) New York City apartment. The fun begins when Eileen discovers that she now has two men interested in her.
|Three for the Show 1955 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: H.C. Potter
Cast: Betty Grable, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Jack Lemmon, Myron McCormick, Paul Harvey, Willard Waterman, Hal K. Dawson, Gene Wesson, Eugene Borden, Bess Flowers, Aileen Carlyle, Rudy Lee, Henry Slate, Robert Williams
Musical comedy star Julie (Betty Grable) is married to her dancing partner Vernon (Gower Champion) when–out of the blue–her "dead" husband Marty Stewart (Jack Lemmon) returns home from World War II. Now, Julie has two husbands, begins to like the idea, and chooses to stay with both while she decides which one she is more in love with.
|Tunnel of Love 1958 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Gene Kelly
Cast: Doris Day, Richard Widmark, Gig Young, Gia Scala, Elisabeth Fraser, Doodles Weaver, Elizabeth Wilson, Charles Wagenheim, Robert Williams, Vikki Dougan, Esquire Trio, Sid Melton, Cosmo Sardo, Donald Kerr, Howard Negley
There are really funny things that happen during the adoption process, and a married couple, Isolde and Augie Poole (Doris Day and Richard Widmark), encounter more than their share when they register with the Rock-a-Bye adoption agency. When the agency sends out Estelle Novick (Gia Scala) to interview Isolde and Augie, their neighbor Dick (Gig Young) hits on her, and Estelle decides that Augie is not a good candidate for fatherhood. Augie decides to change Estelle's mind by taking her out to dinner. Matters get out of hand, and Augie wakes up in a motel room with a hangover. Nine months later, the agency tells Augie and Isolde that they have a baby for them. The baby bears a striking resemblance to Augie. Is there more to this than meets the eye?
|Two-Man Submarine 1944 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Lew Landers
Cast: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, J. Carrol Naish, Abner Biberman, Robert Williams, George Lynn, Alex Havier, Shelley Winters
The Japanese and Germans team up to steal a secret drug being developed by the U.S. during World War II. To get into the area, a two-man submarine is used, which had been developed by the Japanese shortly before the war's start. But, the U.S. has a surprise of its own. Look for a young Shelley Winters in a bit part.
|Unexpected Guest 1947 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: George Archainbaud
Cast: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Una O'Connor, Joel Friedkin, Earle Hodgins, Ian Wolfe, John Parrish, Robert Williams
After inheriting a ranch, the new heirs are greeted with murder and mayhem until Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) rides to the rescue.
|Viva Las Vegas 1964 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: George Sidney
Cast: Elvis Presley, Ann - Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Teri Garr, Jack Carter, Robert Williams, Roy Engel, Eddie Quillan, Francis Ravel, Ivan Triesault, Connie Hermida, Bob Nash, Rick Murray
Singing racecar driver Lucky Jackson (Elvis Presley) arrives in Las Vegas for the Grand Prix race. Lucky needs money for a new engine, so he takes a job working as a waiter at a casino. He also performs at the casino and falls in love with dancer Rusty Martin (Ann-Margret) on his way to a Grand Prix victory. Along with the title song, Elvis sings "What'd I Say?" and "The Yellow Rose of Texas" along with many other songs.
|1. The Bachelor Party (1957)|
2. The Bat (1959)
3. Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (1945)
4. Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)
5. Eve Knew Her Apples (1945)
6. Frankie and Johnny (1966)
7. The Groom Wore Spurs (1951)
8. It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
9. The Lady Says No (1952)
10. Man on Fire (1957)
11. One Mysterious Night (1944)
12. A Patch of Blue (1965)
13. Platinum Blonde (1931)
14. Revenge of the Creature (1955)
15. Special Agent (1949)
16. Sunday in New York (1963)
17. Three for the Show (1955)
18. Tunnel of Love (1958)
19. Two-Man Submarine (1944)
20. Unexpected Guest (1947)
21. Viva Las Vegas (1964)
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