|Baby the Rain Must Fall 1965 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Robert Mulligan
Cast: Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Don Murray, Paul Fix, Josephine Hutchinson, Ruth White, Charles Watts, Carol Veazie, Estelle Hemsley, Kimberly Block, Zamah Cunningham, George Dunn, Wallace Schlemmer, Georgia Simmons, Charles Horvath
Henry Thomas (Steve McQueen) is released from prison and tries to settle down with his wife Georgette (Lee Remick) and their young daughter, Margaret Rose (Kimberly Block). While Henry wants to go back to his singing career, Miss Kate (Georgia Simmons), who raised him, pressures him to return to school. Problems ensue when Henry's temper leads to knife fights, which may result in jeopardizing his parole.
|Charly 1968 N/R, 106 min.|
Director: Ralph Nelson
Cast: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney, Dick Van Patten, William Dwyer, Barney Martin, Ruth White, Edward McNally, Dan Morgan
Cliff Robertson won the Oscar for his portrayal of Charly, a mentally retarded man who becomes a genius after undergoing a new surgical technique. Claire Bloom plays the teacher and friend who helps him adjust to his new situation.
|Edge of the City 1957 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee, Robert F. Simon, Ruth White, Val Avery, John Kellogg, David Clarke, William A. Lee, Estelle Hemsley, Mike Dana, Roy Glenn, Ralph Bell
Longshoremen–cohorts Axel North (John Cassavetes) and Army deserter Tommy Tyler (Sidney Poitier)–confront their bullying, racist supervisor Charles Malik (Jack Warden). The result is death for Tyler. The police investigate, but North, who knows that Malik killed Tyler, keeps silent. It isn't until later that North challenges Malik to a showdown in a one-on-one fight to avenge Tyler's death.
|Hang 'Em High 1968 PG, 114 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama
Director: Ted Post
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, Pat Hingle, James MacArthur, Arlene Golonka, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper, Ruth White, Ben Johnson, Charles McGraw, Alan Hale Jr., James Westerfield, L.Q. Jones, Joseph Sirola
Rancher Jed Cooper (Clint Eastwood) is accosted by nine men, led by Captain Wilson (Ed Begley), and accused of stealing his neighbor's cattle and killing him. They hang Cooper and leave him for dead, but he is rescued by Deputy U.S. Marshal Bliss (Ben Johnson) and later cleared by Judge Fenton (Pat Hingle). Now a free man, Cooper wants revenge and takes the law into his own hands and sets off to administer his own form of justice on the men who tried to hang him.
|A Lovely Way to Die 1968 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: David Lowell Rich
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, Sylva Koscina, Kenneth Haigh, Sharon Farrell, Gordon Peter, Martyn Green, Ali MacGraw, Ruth White, Dolph Sweet
The district attorney (Eli Wallach) assigns a detective (Kirk Douglas) the duty of protecting a woman (Sylva Koscina) who has been accused of murder. While guarding her life, the detective becomes attached to the woman and determines to clear her name. Be sure to catch Ali MacGraw in her movie debut via a small role as Melody.
|Midnight Cowboy 1969 R, 113 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Barnard Hughes, Ruth White, Jennifer Salt, Bob Balaban, Paul Benjamin
New York's 42nd Street is the setting for this great movie about a hick, Joe Buck (Jon Voight), from Texas who comes to the big city to find work as a male prostitute, teams up with petty thief Ratso Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman), and gets out-hustled in the process. The film depicts the seedy side of America and does it so well that it won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director, and Screenplay. Additionally, Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight were nominated for Best Actor, and Sylvia Miles was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
|A Rage to Live 1965 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Walter Grauman
Cast: Suzanne Pleshette, Bradford Dillman, Ben Gazzara, Peter Graves, Bethel Leslie, James Gregory, Virginia Christine, Carmen Mathews, Linden Chiles, Ruth White, Mark Goddard, Sarah Marshall, George Furth, Brett Somers, Byron Morrow
This adaptation of John O'Hara's novel is about the free-swinging heiress Grace (Suzanne Pleshette) whose sexual compulsions threaten to destroy her marriage to Sidney Tate (Bradford Dillman).
|The Reivers 1969 N/R, 107 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Mark Rydell
Cast: Steve McQueen, Will Geer, Sharon Farrell, Rupert Crosse, Mitch Vogel, Michael Constantine, Lonny Chapman, Juano Hernandez, Clifton James, Dub Taylor, Ruth White, Diane Shalet, Pat Randall, Diane Ladd, Ellen Geer
Set in 1905, this good film adaptation of William Faulkner's story is about young Lucius (Mitch Vogel) who joins Boon (Steve McQueen) and Ned (Rupert Crosse) on an adventure from rural Mississippi to the big city of Memphis. Their vehicle for transportation is the stolen car of Lucius' grandfather (Will Geer). Crosse received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
|The Tiger Makes Out 1967 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy, John Harkins, David Burns, Ruth White, Charles Nelson Reilly, Dustin Hoffman, Sudie Bond, Frances Sternhagen
A mailman (Eli Wallach) makes his stand against society by kidnapping a housewife (Anne Jackson) in this film marking the film debut of Dustin Hoffman.
|To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 N/R, 130 min.|
Director: Robert Mulligan
Cast: Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Brock Peters, Philip Alford, Robert Duvall, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Ruth White, Paul Fix, Estelle Evans, Collin Wilcox Paxton, James Anderson, Alice Ghostley, William Windom
The story takes place during the 1930s in the South where a Black man, Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), has been accused of raping a White woman. Wise lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) defends him. Atticus is a widower with two children, 10-year-old Jem (Philip Alford) and six-year-old Scout (Mary Badham). As the trial progresses, Jem and Scout learn the realities of racial prejudice. They also learn about overcoming fears when their mysterious neighbor Boo Radley (Robert Duvall) comes to Scout's aid when she is attacked. This film marks Robert Duvall's movie debut. Gregory Peck won an Academy Award for Best Actor. In addition to two other Oscars, the film received five nominations, including Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Mary Badham), and Director.
|1. Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)|
2. Charly (1968)
3. Edge of the City (1957)
4. Hang 'Em High (1968)
5. A Lovely Way to Die (1968)
6. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
7. A Rage to Live (1965)
8. The Reivers (1969)
9. The Tiger Makes Out (1967)
10. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
11. Up the Down Staircase (1967)
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