|All in a Night's Work 1961 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Joseph Anthony
Cast: Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Charles Ruggles, Cliff Robertson, Gale Gordon, Jack Weston, Jerome Cowan, Ian Wolfe, Mary Treen, Rex Evans, John Hudson, Ralph Dumke, Mabel Albertson, Roy Gordon, Norma Crane
When his uncle dies, Tony Ryder (Dean Martin) becomes heir to a publishing fortune. Tony suspects that Katie Robbins (Shirley MacLaine) was his uncle's mistress and that she was responsible for his death. But, Katie is innocent, and, by story's end, Tony falls in love with her.
|Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman 1958 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Comedy
Director: Nathan Juran
Cast: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers, Roy Gordon, George Douglas, Ken Terrell, Otto Waldis, Eileen Stevens, Michael Ross, Frank Chase, Thomas E. Jackson, Dick Tate
Nancy Archer (Allison Hayes) finds the way to avenge her unfaithful husband, Harry (William Hudson), when–after her encounter with an alien–she grows to enormous proportions. This film has become an entertaining cult film.
|Beyond the Purple Hills 1950 N/R, 69 min.|
Director: John English
Cast: Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, Jo-Carroll Dennison, Don Beddoe, Hugh O'Brian, Gregg Barton, Robert J. Wilke, James Millican, Don Reynolds, Harry Harvey, Roy Gordon, Kermit Maynard, Merrill McCormick, Pat O'Malley, Jerry Scoggins
Gene Autry has just been appointed sheriff when he is forced to arrest his good friend Jack Beaumont (Hugh O'Brian) for the murder of Jack's father Judge Beaumont (Roy Gordon). Gene is convinced that Jack is innocent, and the way to prove it is to find the real killers. So, Gene and his sidekick Mike Rawley (Pat Buttram) follow the trail that leads to Rocky Morgan (James Millican) and Amos Rayburn (Don Beddoe). The film features good stunt riding by young Don Reynolds.
|The Big Combo 1955 N/R, 86 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Cast: Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, Brian Donlevy, Jean Wallace, Robert Middleton, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Helen Walker, Jay Adler, John Hoyt, Brian O'Hara, Ted de Corsia, Helene Stanton, Roy Gordon, Steve Mitchell
This film was considered to be extremely vicious at the time of its initial release and is a good example of film noir. Police Lieutenant Diamond (Cornel Wilde) sets out to get crime boss Mr. Brown (Richard Conte), but he is told to drop the case because of associated extra costs and time. Diamond makes one last attempt to bring the boss to justice by soliciting the help of the boss's girlfriend Susan Lowell (Jean Wallace) whom Diamond also loves. Matters heat up, and, as in life, the distinction between good and bad is not always clear.
|Blondie Brings Up Baby 1939 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: Frank R. Strayer
Cast: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Danny Mummert, Jonathan Hale, Robert Middlemass, Peggy Ann Garner, Irving Bacon, Fay Helm, Olin Howland, Roy Gordon, Grace Stafford, Helen Jerome Eddy, Selmer Jackson, David Newell
Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead (Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake) become parents in this film about the arrival of Baby Dumpling into the family.
|Blue Skies 1946 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama
Director: Stuart Heisler
Cast: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield, Billy De Wolfe, Olga San Juan, Frank Faylen, Mikhail Rasumny, Victoria Horne, Karolyn Grimes, John Gallaudet, Art Gilmore, Roy Gordon, Charles La Torre, Roberta Jonay, Mary Jane Hodge
This Irving Berlin musical received an Academy Award nomination for Best Song with "You Keep Coming Back Like a Song." Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire star as suitors Johnny Adams and Jed Potter who compete for the attentions of the beautiful Mary O'Hara (Joan Caulfield). Astaire's "Puttin' on the Ritz" has become a classic, as has the duo's version of "A Couple of Song and Dance Men."
|Boom Town 1940 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure / Romance
Director: Jack Conway
Cast: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan, Chill Wills, Lionel Atwill, Minna Gombell, Sara Haden, Marion Martin, Joe Yule, Horace Murphy, Roy Gordon, Richard Lane, Casey Johnson
Love among the excitement of wildcatters and oil captures an earlier era in America. Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy play oilmen Big John McMasters and Square John Sand whose luck in the fields is as much of a roller coaster ride as their personal lives in which they both love the same woman.
|The Fountainhead 1949 N/R, 114 min.|
Director: King Vidor
Cast: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith, Robert Douglas, Henry Hull, Ray Collins, Moroni Olsen, Jerome Cowan, Paul Harvey, Roy Gordon, Creighton Hale, Jonathan Hale, Ruthelma Stevens, Selmer Jackson
In this screen adaptation of Ayn Rand's philosophical novel about the value of individualism, after being expelled from college, Howard Roark (Gary Cooper) finds work with architect Henry Cameron (Henry Hull). After Cameron drinks himself to death, Howard remains the individualist architect who stands for integrity in a world of conformity.
|Indian Territory 1950 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: John English
Cast: Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, Gail Davis, Kirby Grant, Philip Van Zandt, Chief Thundercloud, Kenne Duncan, James Griffith, G. Pat Collins, Roy Gordon
After the Civil War, reb cavalryman Gene Autry helps a former Yank bring peace between the Indians and the settlers.
|Million Dollar Legs 1939 N/R, 64 min.|
Director: Nick Grinde
Cast: Betty Grable, John Hartley, Donald O'Connor, Jackie Coogan, Peter Lind Hayes, Buster Crabbe, Richard Denning, Thurston Hall, William Holden, Roy Gordon
Greg (John Hartley) is an able college athlete and student who strives to succeed without the financial backing of his father (Thurston Hall). The college kids buy a racehorse to get the school out of debt. Holden's appearance is very brief-look fast.
|The Real Glory 1939 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: Gary Cooper, Andrea Leeds, David Niven, Reginald Owen, Broderick Crawford, Kay Johnson, Charles Waldron, Russell Hicks, Roy Gordon, Vladimir Sokoloff, Benny Inocencio, Rudy Robles, Tetsu Komai, Henry Kolker, Elmo Lincoln
Dr. Bill Canavan (Gary Cooper) is an army medic fighting cholera among United States soldiers stationed in the Philippines following the Spanish American War.
|Riders of the Whistling Pines 1949 N/R, 69 min.|
Director: John English
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Patricia Barry, Jimmy Lloyd, Douglass Dumbrille, Clayton Moore, Len Torrey, Damian O'Flynn, Harry Cheshire, Leon Weaver, Loie Bridge, Lane Chandler, Lynn Farr, Roy Gordon, Steve Benton
When Gene Autry is assigned by the Forest Department to supervise spraying of DDT over a forest preserve, he gets in the way of outlaws who are destroying valuable timberland. Gene has heard a strange plane flying during the night and suspects that it is involved in mysterious cow poisonings. He investigates and–after a confrontation with outlaw leader Henry Mitchell (Douglass Dumbrille)–puts an end to the outlaw activities.
|The Shanghai Cobra 1945 N/R, 64 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Sidney Toler, Benson Fong, Mantan Moreland, Joan Barclay, Walter Fenner, James Cardwell, James Flavin, Addison Richards, Arthur Loft, Janet Warren, Roy Gordon, Joe Devlin, Gene Roth, Cyril Delevante, Stephen Gregory
Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) and his son, Tommy Chan (Benson Fong), heed the U.S. government's call for help in solving a case of suspicious deaths following cobra bites. Charlie had worked on a similar case in Shanghai during 1935 that involved stealing radium, and now he looks for clues to identify the murderer.
|Silver Lode 1954 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Allan Dwan
Cast: John Payne, Dan Duryea, Lizabeth Scott, Dolores Moran, Emile Meyer, Harry Carey Jr., Morris Ankrum, John Hudson, Robert Warwick, Alan Hale Jr., Stuart Whitman, Frank Sully, Florence Auer, Hugh Sanders, Roy Gordon
The townsfolk of Silver Lode are preparing for the Fourth of July festivities, and Dan Ballard (John Payne) is preparing for his wedding to Rose (Lizabeth Scott) when four strangers, led by Ned McCarthy (Dan Duryea), ride into town. Ned claims to be a U.S. Marshal and that he is in town to arrest Dan for murder and robbery. Dan must prove his innocence, but his "friends" in town desert him in his time of need. Good Technicolor scenery and direction make this "High Noon"-style film enjoyable. It is also thought to be a statement concerning "McCarthyism," the Communist witch-hunt conducted by Senator Joe McCarthy during this time period that affected the movie industry.
|Sky Raiders 1941 N/R, 230 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Cast: Donald Woods, Billy Halop, Reed Hadley, Roy Gordon, John Holland, Irving Mitchell, Robert Armstrong, Eduardo Ciannelli, Alex Callam, Kathryn Adams, Jacqueline Dalya, Jean Fenwick, Phil Warren, Edgar Edwards, Bill Cody Jr.
In this 12-episode serial, a new, top secret fighter plane is nearing completion and ready for testing. But there are plenty of enemy agents who have designs on the plane.
|Slightly Scarlet 1956 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Allan Dwan
Cast: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor, Ted de Corsia, Lance Fuller, Buddy Baer, Frank Gerstle, George E. Stone, Ellen Corby, Roy Gordon, Murray Alper, Myron Healey, Frank Jenks
Ben (John Payne) works for crime boss Sol (Ted de Corsia), and he seeks to find dirt on the mayoral candidate, Frank (Kent Taylor), who is campaigning on a platform to rid the city of crime. But Ben falls in love with Frank's secretary, June (Rhonda Fleming), and decides to work for Frank's election. Meanwhile, June's sister (Arlene Dahl) trys to win Ben's love, and Sol is obviously upset over what's going on. Predictable film noir, but good use of Technicolor to set the mood (and show off the redheads).
|Sons of New Mexico 1949 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: John English
Cast: Gene Autry, Gail Davis, Robert Armstrong, Dickie Jones, Irving Bacon, Russell Arms, Clayton Moore, Frankie Darro, Marie Blake, Sandy Sanders, Kenne Duncan, Roy Gordon, Pierce Lyden, Frankie Marvin, Steve Pendleton
Gene Autry is the executor of his friend's estate and has custody of the friend's teenage, juvenile delinquent son Randy Pryor (Dickie Jones). Gene sends Randy to the New Mexico Military Institute, but Randy escapes and heads back to gambler Pat Feeney (Robert Armstrong) who has his eye on Randy's money. When Feeney frames Randy on a murder charge, Gene and a group of Military Academy cadets ride to the rescue.
|Speed to Spare 1948 N/R, 57 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: William Berke
Cast: Richard Arlen, Jean Rogers, Richard Travis, Roscoe Karns, Nanette Parks, Pat Phelan, Ian MacDonald, Paul Harvey, George Eldredge, Roy Gordon, John Bagni, Sol Gorss, Gloria Marlen, Lee Phelps, Eddy Waller
Stunt car driver Cliff Jordan (Richard Arlen) decides to take a less dangerous job as truck driver for his friend Jerry McGee's (Richard Travis) company. But trouble looms on the road when Cliff makes enemies with trucker Pusher Wilks (Ian MacDonald) who then sets out to sabotage Cliff's truck..
|The Strawberry Blonde 1941 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale, Jack Carson, George Tobias, Una O'Connor, George Reeves, Edward McNamara, Roy Gordon, Lucile Fairbanks, Helen Lynd, Hebert Heywood, Russell Hicks, Creighton Hale
Set in the "Gay Nineties," this is the tale of Biff Grimes (James Cagney) and how he deals with an unrequited love for the "strawberry blonde" Virginia Brush (Rita Hayworth). By film's end, he is reconciled with his happy marriage to Amy (Olivia de Havilland).
|The Unearthly 1957 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Boris Petroff
Cast: John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Myron Healey, Sally Todd, Marilyn Buferd, Arthur Batanides, Tor Johnson, Harry Fleer, Roy Gordon, Guy Prescott
The "mad scientist" theme is back with Professor Conway (John Carradine) searching for eternal life. But his experiments have failed so far, and the mutant failures reside in this dungeon. A new patient on which to experiment arrives. Will she be another failure? Will someone come to the rescue?
|The Wasp Woman 1959 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Roger Corman
Cast: Susan Cabot, Michael Mark, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, Frank Gerstle, Aron Kincaid, Bruno VeSota, Frank Wolff, William Roerick, Roy Gordon, Carolyn Hughes, Lynn Cartwright, Lani Mars, Philip Barry, Roger Corman
Aging, cosmetics tycoon Janice (Susan Cabot) uses wasp jelly as her formula for eternal youth. However, problems develop when a chilling side effect of her youth potion turns her intermittently into a wasp monster.
|What a Way to Go! 1964 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, Dick Van Dyke, Robert Cummings, Margaret Dumont, Dean Martin, Reginald Gardiner, Roy Gordon, Fifi D'Orsay, Lou Nova, Maurice Marsac, Wally Vernon, Jane Wald
Poor Louisa (Shirley MacLaine)–every time she marries, her new husband dies. Eventually, she has a whole lot of money that she is trying to give to the IRS, but officials suspect that she is insane and send her to a psychiatrist, Dr. Victor Stephanson (Robert Cummings), Louisa's story unfolds as she tells Stephanson about her marriages. The first one involves her choice of poor shopkeeper Edgar (Dick Van Dyke) over wealthy Leonard (Dean Martin), but Edgar works himself to death. Next, Louisa marries inventor Larry (Paul Newman) who becomes wealthy and dies. Then, she marries business tycoon Rod (Robert Mitchum) who retires, becomes a farmer, and is killed by a bull. Finally, Louisa marries entertainer Jerry (Gene Kelly), and he becomes a star and is crushed to death by a mob of his fans. All died trying to make Louisa happy, and now she believes that the money they made is cursed.
|1. All in a Night's Work (1961)|
2. Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1958)
3. Beyond the Purple Hills (1950)
4. The Big Combo (1955)
5. Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
6. Blue Skies (1946)
7. Boom Town (1940)
8. The Fountainhead (1949)
9. Indian Territory (1950)
10. Million Dollar Legs (1939)
11. The Real Glory (1939)
12. Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949)
13. The Shanghai Cobra (1945)
14. Silver Lode (1954)
15. Sky Raiders (1941)
16. Slightly Scarlet (1956)
17. Sons of New Mexico (1949)
18. Speed to Spare (1948)
19. The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
20. The Unearthly (1957)
21. The Wasp Woman (1959)
22. What a Way to Go! (1964)
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