A chess champion (Maximilian Schell) sees his wife (Ingrid Thulin) dragged off to apparent death at Dachau. After the war, he remarries (to Samantha Eggar). Then his former wife reappears. His solution: kill both of them....
Lots of action animates this Western saga of a fugitive who must convince his retired gunslinger brother to join him in a bank heist. The brother agrees, but goes undercover to foil the robbery and his brother.
No more loneliness. Shy, plain Ellen Bowker has found unexpected fulfillment as the bride of handsome Dan Pierce. What she doesn't know is that Dan was bought and paid for ' he's a gift from Ellen's wealthy father, who wants his fatally ill daughter to experience romance before she dies. A story that might have been a three-hanky soaper in lesser h..
As the Civil War spills our nation's blood, Capt. John Hayes (Randolph Scott) fights on a vital but little-known battlefront. He aims to ship gold to Union banks through a small Colorado town, defying Southern sympathizers who aim to stop him. At any cost. As chiseled and bone-lean as its star, Westbound is the sixth of seven Westerns Scott made wi..
Beautiful young Laura Murdock chooses the easiest way out of the slums: become the plaything of her wealthy boss. No ring, but lots of clothes, servants and glamour. It's just what Laura wants, until she falls in love with another man and discovers the easy way can lead straight to heartbreak. Fans adored suffering in luxury with three of Hollywood..
Six years after he completed his long run as Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, the beloved TV star returned as a small-town lawman in Winter Kill. Griffith brought the same common sense and friendly, laconic style to his new role, but Police Chief Sam McNeill has something more challenging than Mayberry's town drunk to deal with: life-..
Lana Turner and Oscar (R) winner* Ray Milland star in this look at the special curse of glamour, directed by George Cukor (The Philadelphia Story) and written by Isobel Lennart (Funny Girl). Turner is Lily James, an ambitious young woman from the Midwest who comes to New York to make it as a model. On her first day in town, she's befriended by Mary..
A romantic rivalry leads to an innocent woman's murder. Or is it a hoax crime, part of a cunning deception? Killjoy aims to keep you guessing, plunging you into a whodunit that earned scripter Sam H. Rolfe the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar (R) Award. The main setting is City General Hospital, where two young doctors engage in a move-and-counte..
Cecil B. DeMille's The Squaw Man is a first and a last. The 1914 version is widely regarded as the first feature film made in Hollywood. And DeMille makes the final film under his MGM contract with a 1931 Talkie of the oft-told tale (DeMille lensed a second silent version in 1918) about a British outcast in the West, his Native American bride and e..
God casts Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden because Eve decided to have a fling with a visiting Cro-Magnon named Bearkiller. The disgraced couple find themselves on the outside up against an assortment of various dinosaurs, flying monsters and cannibals.
Let other movie ice queens skate into happily-ever-after. Belita straps on her blades for the noir-on-ice thriller Suspense, a torrid tale of an ice-show star who commits adultery for the man she loves ' and of the man who commits murder for her. Frank Tuttle (This Gun for Hire, The Glass Key) directs; Barry Sullivan co-stars. Belita's career was ..
Public Enemy #1 boards a train to go claim a sweepstakes winning when he encounters an undercover G-man intent on collaring him and a news reporter in disguise who wants the scoop. One of 1997s Titanic blockbuster star Gloria Stuarts early film roles.
With spacious skies, amber fields and alabaster cities gleaming, with E Pluribus Unum and red, white and bally-hoo, It's a Big Country celebrates the USA with a star-studded array of eight slice-of-life vignettes. Among highlights: a train passenger (William Powell) sets another traveler (James Whitmore) straight about how America defies simple des..
Korea, 1952. Cut off from Easy Company, Lt. Tom Flagler and his patrol are caught between the shifting lines of war. With Flaglers group is a three-man British tank crew, a pair of plumbers - a mortar team - separated from their squad, and a female civilian who was helping war refugees. Through skirmishes and setbacks, the makeshift unit pushes on ..
Casino dealer Tony Vincenzo knows how to figure the odds, and he figures the job he's planned is close to a sure thing. He knows about the route and the security measures taken to protect an armored car hauling cash from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. He knows no one will find the car after he's detoured it off the road and into a specially constructed ..
Katharine Hepburn made her stunning screen debut as John Barrymore's daughter in 1932's A Bill of Divorcement. In Christopher Strong, Hepburn's second film and first star vehicle, the intelligent, liberated and unconventionally beautiful actress chose to play an intelligent, liberated and unconventionally beautiful aviatrix who soars into a torrid ..
Spanning the years from the 1870's to the turn of the century; CALAMITY JANE chronicles an uncommon woman's wild and woolly life; including her unorthodox affair with the legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok; and the birth of their daughter. This film takes a very realistic look at one of the few liberated women in the old west. Two-time Emmy(R)Award ..
WBLA is on the air, presenting the live music, the sudsy dramas and the sell-sell-sell of commercial interludes that keep consumers buying and sponsors smiling. But one sponsor, a producer of plumbing supplies, isn't happy. So WBLA scriptwriter Bill Grimes is bounced from his job, setting in motion this movie's turn from comedic to darkly tragic. W..
Frankie Avalon's beach-movie days were still ahead when he lent his boyish charm and golden pipes to this colorful tale set in 1897, blending breathtaking nature footage and sturdy performances. As David Moore (Lloyd Bochner) and gutsy young Brian Ferrers (Avalon) set off to inspect an African railway site, rampaging wildebeests turn their trek int..
One year after 1933s Queen Christina, Greta Garbo again portrays a heroine faced with irrevocable choices. She plays Katrin in The Painted Veil, an exotic love triangle loosely based on W. Somerset Maughams novel. The story unfolds in China, where Katrins marriage to busy M.D. Walter Fane (Herbert Marshall) is in trouble. Lonely and neglected, Katr..