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An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
A good-natured but decidedly eccentric family meets a new friend.
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
A touching story about two lonely people who have almost resigned themselves to never being truly loved.
This biography follows the ups and downs of a famed producer of extravagant stage revues.
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the . However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
Two young men fall in love for the same same girl. After US enters WWi, both join the Air Corps and become ace..
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Harriet and Queenie Mahoney, a vaudeville act, come to Broadway, where their friend Eddie Kerns needs them for his number in one of Francis Zanfield's shows.
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle.
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
the adopted son of a British country squire, is a love-'em-and-leave-'em lady charmer who goes blithely from bed to bed, while managing to get into enough other mischief to come wi
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot.
an English 'middle-class' family experience life in the first months of World War II
William Shakespeare's tale of tragedy of murder and revenge in the royal halls of medieval Denmark.
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower.
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his residence for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Jerry Mulligan, a struggling painter in France, is 'discovered' by an influential heiress with an interest in more than art. Jerry in turn falls for a young French girl
Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, now takes over a parish from an aging priest
When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants.
Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love.
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. But then he falls for her...
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

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