The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husbands ardor. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American Ambassador. A jealous lover gives a list of all her conquests to the national press and a scandal ensues. But will she ever manage to get her own husband into bed?
Psychiatrist Jonathan Kingsley is an expert on the problems of the adolescent ' unless that adolescent is his own daughter. In his best I-only-think-I'm-in-control fashion, David Niven plays the exasperated doc and Cristina Ferrare is his rebellious offspring in this '60s generation-gap comedy ' complete with long hair, peace symbols and campus pro..
Red Skelton was already a presence on early TV, brining creations like Clem Kadiddlehopper and Freddie the Freeloader into millions of living rooms, when he made his last film for MGM, the studio that had been his movie home since 1940. The beloved funnyman portrays diamond cutter Ambrose C. Park (the middle initials stands for Central) in The Grea..
Japans Rising Sun bows to a rising new Japanese star in this rollicking comedy romp. Famed movie director Paul Robaix (Yves Montand) breaks with tradition by not casting his actor/comedian wife, Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), in his latest film production, a version of Madame Butterfly. Undaunted, the resourceful Lucy wings her way to Tokyo and, mas..
The Mauch Twins return in this fast-paced adventure, the third and final film in the Penrod series, loosely based on the stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Booth Tarkington (Alice Adams). Penrod Schofield (Billy Mauch) is missing! Convinced he's been kidnapped, his parents post a $5000 reward for any information leading to their boy's return...
Here is the most far-out courtroom thriller you'll ever see. The setting is outer space, the defendant is all of us and the issue is whether we should be allowed to survive. Defending counsel, the Spirit of Man (Ronald Colman), says yes. Prosecuting counsel, the Devil (Vincent Price), says no. And each presents historical evidence in vignettes that..
Sonja Henie and Cesar Romero star in a romantic comedy, in which a department store owner turns an attractive store clerk into his living mannequin by sending her off to college to promote his fashion ware. Richard Greene and Joan Davis also join this all-star cast.
In 1935, Greta Garbo starred in one of her finest and best-loved talkies, Anna Karenina. In 1927, she starred in this loosely adapted silent version of Leo Tolstoy's novel, a film that today provides an intriguing opportunity for a before-and-after comparison of the actress in the same role and remains an intriguing film in its own right. Love capt..
Originally conceived as the final season, Night Court's eighth hit year saw the show's creators moving some very long simmering subplots off the back burner and on the boil. As the season begins, Judge Harry (HARRY ANDERSON), DA Dan (JOHN LARROQUETTE), bailiff Bull (RICHARD MOLL), clerk Mac (CHARLES ROBINSON) and bailiff Roz (MARSHA WARFIELD) are w..
Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith, Computer Killers) finds himself in many sexy and hilarious situations working for his brother-in-laws window cleaning operation. Timothy quickly learns that his female customers expect more than a squeegee, but he realizes that hes really in love with Elizabeth (Linda Hayden, The Blood on Satans Claw), a police officer h..
Romance, suspense and a confusion of identities in Paris when a woman is being chased by several men in search of a fortune they believe her husband (who is dead) had stolen. She does not know about the fortune or where it is hidden.
With large confidence and an even larger hat, cattleman Calvin Jones (rubber-faced comic Joe E.Brown) rolls along the lighted cow path of Broadway. He has $20,000 to invest in a show, intending to skedaddle back to Texas with his profits. Faster than you can say flopperoo, the producers of the show Calvin bankrolls button it up and keep the dough. ..
The Housing Shortage Comedy might have been a short-lived sub-genre of World War II-era comedy, but it produced some gems in its short lifespan. Among them is this antic, code-provoking jewel from Monogram Pictures starring Simone Simon (Cat People). Quebec-native Kathie Aumont (Simon) finds herself sans shelter in Washington, D.C. Striking sparks ..
They came, they played, they conquered. There was no stopping them. The British invasion of the U.S. pop scene was in full force in 1965. And one of the most super of the supergroups was The Dave Clark Five. The quintet takes to the screen with the same spirit they bring to their music - the Tottenham Sound to 60 buffs - in this breezy romp thats ..
An over-eager newspaper reporter (Fredrich March) hot on the trail of a story ends up falling in love with his subject (Carole Lombard). But when her story turns out false, everyone involved goes beyond simple truth-bending to save face! This landmark screwball comedy was the first-ever to be shot in Technicolor (offering an amazing look at New Y..
HBO premieres a four-part showcase for some of the comedy-club circuits most outrageous R-rated comics, hosted by the foremost practitioner of cringe comedy and co-star of the HBO series Lucky Louie Jim Norton. Each half-hour edition features an opening routine from Norton, who then introduces 2-3 comics per show, with each show ending with a top c..
1940 marked a high point in Ginger Rogers' career: it was the year of Kitty Foyle, which would earn her a Best Actress Academy Award?. Rogers made another exceptional drama that year: this overlooked gem that pushed boundaries with its (for the time) frank view of prostitution. Rogers plays dreamer Ellie May Adams, whose mother supports her squalid..