|The Bell Jar 1979 R, 107 min.|
Director: Larry Peerce
Cast: Marilyn Hassett, Julie Harris, Anne Jackson, Barbara Barrie, Robert Klein, Donna Mitchell, Mary Louise Weller, Scott McKay, Roxanne Hart, Jameson Parker, Thaao Penghlis, Meg Mundy, Carol Monferdini, Dick Carballo, Elizabeth Hubbard
Sylvia Plath's novel is brought to the screen in this story about Esther (Marilyn Hassett) who suffers a nervous breakdown brought about by problems encountered because of her over-achieving personality.
|Duel in the Sun 1946 N/R, 138 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama
Director: King Vidor
Cast: Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck, Joseph Cotten, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Walter Huston, Herbert Marshall, Charles Bickford, Harry Carey, Otto Kruger, Joan Tetzel, Tilly Losch, Butterfly McQueen, Scott McKay, Sidney Blackmer
Half-breed Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) is taken into the home of Laura Belle McCanles (Lillian Gish), her cattle baron husband Senator (Lionel Barrymore), and two sons Jesse (Joseph Cotten) and Lewt (Gregory Peck). Because of her background, Pearl is thought of as hot-blooded, and both Jesse and Lewt vie for her affections. Meanwhile, the two brothers use different means to fight the railroad that is infringing on their land, and Lewt kills one man (Charles Bickford) when he tries to propose to Pearl. By story's end, Pearl decides to take the easy road and takes on the role of the Jezebel she is reputed to be. Produced by David O. Selznik, this epic film captures the romance and dangers of the bygone era when cattle was king.
|Guest in the House 1944 N/R, 121 min.|
Director: John Brahm
Cast: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay, Jerome Cowan, Marie McDonald, Margaret Hamilton, Percy Kilbride, Connie Laird
After her mental breakdown, Evelyn is taken by her fiance, Dan (Scott McKay), to his family home to recuperate. Once there, Evelyn becomes infatuated with Dan's married brother, Douglas (Ralph Bellamy), and tries her best to ruin his marriage. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Musical Score.
|Kiss and Tell 1945 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Richard Wallace
Cast: Shirley Temple, Jerome Courtland, Walter Abel, Katharine Alexander, Robert Benchley, Porter Hall, Tom Tully, Darryl Hickman, Kathryn Card, Darren McGavin, Virginia Welles, Mary Philips, Scott McKay, Scott Elliott, Edna Holland
This film is based on the Broadway character Corliss Archer. In this episode, 17-year-old Corliss Archer (Shirley Temple) tries to keep news of her brother Lenny's (Scott Elliott) marriage to Mildred (Virginia Welles) a secret. When Mildred becomes pregnant, Corliss goes to the doctor with her and is spotted leaving. Now, people mistakenly believe that it is Corliss who is pregnant and that her boyfriend Dexter (Jerome Courtland) is responsible.
|Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo 1944 N/R, 138 min.|
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Spencer Tracy, Phyllis Thaxter, Robert Mitchum, Leon Ames, Stephen McNally, Scott McKay, Don DeFore, Donald Curtis
This is the story about strategic and logistic plans for carrying out the first bombing missions over Tokyo, Japan during World War II. A fine wartime story.
|You Better Watch Out 1980 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: Christmas Evil
Terror in Toyland
Director: Lewis Jackson
Cast: Brandon Maggart, Dianne Hull, Scott McKay, Joe Jamrog, Peter Friedman, Raymond J. Barry, Robert Lesser, Sam Gray, Ellen McElduff, Patricia Richardson, Jeffrey DeMunn, Andy Fenwick, Brian Neville, Peter Neuman, Gus Salud
Toy factory worker Harry Standling (Brandon Maggart) is obsessed with putting out a quality product. He is also about to go off the deep end due to trauma he suffered as a child when he found out about Santa–in a shocking manner. Matters get worse when he snaps and starts rewarding the good children and killing the bad.
|1. The Bell Jar (1979)|
2. Duel in the Sun (1946)
3. Guest in the House (1944)
4. Kiss and Tell (1945)
5. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
6. You Better Watch Out (1980)
aka: Christmas Evil
aka: Terror in Toyland
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