|The Corn Is Green 1945 N/R, 115 min.|
Director: Irving Rapper
Cast: Bette Davis, John Dall, Joan Lorring, Nigel Bruce, Rhys Williams, Rosalind Ivan, Mildred Dunnock, Gwyneth Hughes, Thomas Louden, Arthur Shields
Bette Davis gave a classy performance as a devoted teacher in a Welsh mining town. When she discovers a gifted young student, they work together to help him win a scholarship to Oxford.
|Pursuit to Algiers 1945 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Mystery
Director: Roy William Neill
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Riordan, Rosalind Ivan, Martin Kosleck, John Abbott, Morton Lowry, Frederick Worlock, Gerald Hamer, Rex Evans, Leslie Vincent, William "Wee Willie" Davis, Wilson Benge, Tom Dillon, Sven Hugo Borg
While sailing from London to Algiers, Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) protect a prince, Far Eastern regent Nikolas (Leslie Vincent), on his trip home following his father's assassination. Nikolas is disguised as Watson's son in an effort to confuse possible assassins who are on Nikolas' trail. As luck would have it, the assassins are among the passengers, and Holmes must weed out the good passengers from the bad.
|Scarlet Street 1945 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Fritz Lang
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Rosalind Ivan, Jess Barker, Samuel S. Hinds, Arthur Loft, Vladimir Sokoloff, Russell Hicks, Charles Kemper, Lou Lubin, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Cy Kendall, Lee Phelps
An amateur painter, Christopher Cross (Edward G. Robinson), is also the henpecked husband of Adele (Rosalind Ivan). Christopher is a sitting duck for extortion when the seductive Kitty March (Joan Bennett) arrives on the scene with big plans for making money off Christopher's art work. Kitty persuades Cross to embezzle money to pay for her apartment. Meanwhile, what Cross does not know is that Kitty's lover is con man Johnny Prince (Dan Duryea), and he is removing Cross' name from the paintings and replacing them with Kitty's name. Now the art work proves successful, and Johnny claims they are Kitty's and makes money off of them. Cross finally catches on, kills Kitty, and then suffers a mental breakdown. This is a remake of Jean Renoir's classic "La Chienne."
|The Suspect 1944 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Robert Siodmak
Cast: Charles Laughton, Ella Raines, Dean Harens, Stanley Ridges, Henry Daniell, Rosalind Ivan, Molly Lamont, Raymond Severn, Eve Amber, Maude Eburne, Clifford Brooke, John Berkes, Katherine Yorke, Rebel Randall, Barbara Gray
Philip (Charles Laughton) is a successful shopkeeper in the early 1900s and has an ever-complaining wife. After he meets another woman (Ella Raines) and falls in love with her, he kills his wife and convinces the authorities that she had an accident. But a neighbor and a police detective are not convinced of his innocence.
|Three Strangers 1946 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Peter Lorre, Joan Lorring, Robert Shayne, Marjorie Riordan, Arthur Shields, Rosalind Ivan, John Alvin, Alan Napier
Three strangers (Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Geraldine Fitzgerald) meet by accident and then form an alliance as owners of a sweepstakes ticket in this John Huston/Howard Koch script.
|The Verdict 1946 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: Don Siegel
Cast: Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Joan Lorring, George Coulouris, Rosalind Ivan, Paul Cavanagh, Arthur Shields, Morton Lowry, Holmes Herbert, Ian Wolfe
Superintendent Grodman (Sydney Greenstreet) and Victor Emmric (Peter Lorre) work to clear the name of a man who the obnoxious Scotland Yard Investigator Buckley (George Coulouris) has railroaded through the court system in his zest to solve a murder. This all began as a plot to teach Buckley a lesson, but the matter quickly gets out of hand.
|1. The Corn Is Green (1945)|
2. Elephant Walk (1954)
3. Pillow of Death (1945)
4. Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
5. Scarlet Street (1945)
6. The Suspect (1944)
7. Three Strangers (1946)
8. The Verdict (1946)
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