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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
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.
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
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
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
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
Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love.
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
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 young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
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.
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
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.
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
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 dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle.
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.
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.
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
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
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
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
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.
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.
This biography follows the ups and downs of a famed producer of extravagant stage revues.
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower.
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
Two young men fall in love for the same same girl. After US enters WWi, both join the Air Corps and become ace..
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.
English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot.
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.
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.
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
A touching story about two lonely people who have almost resigned themselves to never being truly loved.
A good-natured but decidedly eccentric family meets a new friend.

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