|Atoll K 1951 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Leo Joannon
Cast: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Suzy Delair, Max Elloy, Adriano Rimoldi, Paul Frees, Luigi Tosi, Alec Dalmatoff, Suzet Mais, Roger Legris, Vittorio Caproioli, Lucien Callamand, Robert Vattier, Robert Murzeau
When their yacht runs aground during a storm, Stan and Oliver (Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy) are stranded on an atoll with their cook Giovanni Copini (Adriano Rimoldi) and stowaway Antoine (Max Elloy). They are soon joined by a nightclub singer Cherie Lamour (Suzy Delair) who has run away from her domineering fiance. They form their own republic, and life is good–until they discover Uranium on the atoll, word gets out, and the world powers fight for control. This marks Laurel and Hardy's final feature film.
|The Green Glove 1952 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Mystery / Romance
Director: Rudolph Mate
Cast: Glenn Ford, Cedric Hardwicke, Geraldine Brooks, George Macready, Gaby Andre, Jany Holt, Paul Bonifas, Frederick O'Brady, Roger Treville, Georges Tabet, Meg Lemonnier, Jean Bretonniere, John Dehner, Roger Legris, Edmond Ardisson
Former paratrooper Michael Blake (Glenn Ford) strives to return a pilfered religious artifact–the jeweled gauntlet of St. Elizire, the Green Glove–to the French church from which it was stolen. Jewel thief Count Paul Rona (George Macready) had stolen the relic during World War II but lost it. Along the way, Blake meets tour guide Chris Kenneth (Geraldine Brooks), and they fall in love while tracking down the relic with Rona in pursuit.
|Pepe le Moko 1937 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Julien Duvivier
Cast: Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Line Noro, Gabriel Gabrio, Lucas Gridoux, Fernand Charpin, Saturnin Fabre, Marcel Dalio, Roger Legris, Gaston Modot, Gilbert Gil
Gentlemanly master criminal Pepe le Moko (Jean Gabin) is safe in Algiers' Casbah, where he plies his trade while surrounded by his gang members. But, he yearns for his beloved Paris. Meanwhile, Police Inspector Slimane (Lucas Gridoux) bides his time while awaiting his opportunity to catch Pepe. The break comes when Pepe meets and falls in love with a tourist from Paris, Gaby (Mireille Balin). When she returns to Paris, Slimane knows that Pepe will follow and nabs his man. Excellent film with fine acting.
|Port of Shadows 1938 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Marcel Carne
Cast: Jean Gabin, Michel Simon, Michele Morgan, Pierre Brasseur, Rene Genin, Marcel Peres, Roger Legris, Robert Le Vigan, Edouard Delmont, Raymond Aimos
A French Army deserter (Jean Gabin) arrives in the port of Le Havre where he meets and is attracted to young Nelly (Michele Morgan). As he gets involved with Nelly, he realizes how morally corrupt her "friends" are and tries to protect Nelly, but loses his own life in the process.
|1. Atoll K (1951)|
aka: Robinson Crusoeland
2. The Green Glove (1952)
3. Pepe le Moko (1937)
4. Port of Shadows (1938)
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