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The Outlaw

Scandalous for it’s time, “The Outlaw” directed by Howard Hughes, is the story of Billy the Kid, Doc Holiday, and Pat Garrett. The supporting cast includes Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston. Hughes also produced the film,...

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin was an English actor, comedian, and filmmaker, who rose to fame in the silent movies era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona “the Tramp” and is considered one of the most important…

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Dragnet

Dragnet is an American radio, television and motion picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. 52 episodes of Dragnet, featuring Joe Friday, are in the public domain. The Big...

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Can your heart stand the shocking facts about grave robbers from outer space?” That’s the question on the lips of the narrator of this tale about flying saucers, zombies and cardboard tombstones. A pair of aliens, angered by the “stupid...

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Blood on the Sun

In pre-World War II Tokyo the American newspaper editor Nick Condon (James Cagney) working for an English-language daily paper aimed at the American business community is given a document relating to Japan’s foreign affairs which could have political ramifications if...

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Scrooge

Seymour Hicks plays the title role in the first sound version of the Dickens classic, Scrooge, about the miser who’s visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. This British import is notable for being the only adaptation of this story…

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Star Odyssey (Italian Star Wars)

Third in a series of Italian science fiction films clearly inspired by Star Wars. This entry features a couple of comical robots. Three other films in the series are #1 War of the Planets (aka Cosmos 1977), #2 War of...

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The Phantom Of The Opera

At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs,...

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Dressed to Kill (Sherlock Holmes)

A convicted thief hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes (each one plays a subtly different version of “The Swagman”). The boxes are sold at a local auction house. However, a criminal…

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The Little Princess

The Little Princess is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang. The screenplay by Ethel Hill and Walter Ferris is loosely based on the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The film was the first Shirley...

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke Show was an American television situation comedy which initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961 to June 1, 1966, created by Carl Reiner and starring Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore.  A few episodes...

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Alfred Hitchcock Movies

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries and all episodes are in the public domain. Blackmail Rich And Strange Juno And The Paycock Martin Scorsese’s Tribute to...