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October 10, 2016

Moonlight (2016) Trailer


This is the story of a lifetime.

Moonlight is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins, with a story by Tarell Alvin McCraney.

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A three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of an African-American man who survives Miami's drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself.

September 10, 2015

Raffles (1925)



Raffles (1925) is a feature length silent adventure crime drama/romance motion picture starring House Peters, Miss DuPont, Hedda Hopper, Fred Esmelton and Walter Long.

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Rose-Marie (1928) Preview Clip


A thrill in a thousand! A film sensation from the play that ran two years!

Rose-Marie was a 1928 American drama film directed by Lucien Hubbard.

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Marie de Flor (MacDonald), a glamorous Canadian prima donna, is renowned for her beauty, exquisite voice and fierce temperament. When news arrives that her brother Jack (Jimmy Stewart in one of his earliest screen roles) has been wounded in a prison escape, Marie realizes she must go to him despite the danger. Lured into the wilderness, she encounters Sgt. Bruce (Eddy), who is hunting the fugitive. Sgt. Bruce is soon hot on Marie's trail as well! The New York Times called Rose-Marie a "blithely melodious film rich in scenic beauty." And after all these years, this rugged romance is as wonderful as ever. 

September 03, 2015

Something for the Boys (1944) Trailer

Something for the Boys

Something FOR YOUR EYES...Something FOR YOUR EARS...Something FOR YOUR HEART!

 Something for the Boys is a 1944 musical comedy Technicolor film. The movie starred Carmen Miranda.

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August 28, 2015

The Belle of New York (1952) Trailer

The Belle of New York

M.G.M's Gay TECHNICOLOR Musical!

The Belle of New York is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Hollywood musical comedy film set in New York circa 1900 and stars Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Alice Pearce, Marjorie Main, Gale Robbins and Keenan Wynn, with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

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Set in turn-of-the-century New York, wealthy playboy Charles Hill (Fred Astaire) is causing difficulties for his guardian, Aunt Lettie (Marjorie Main) and lawyer, Max (Keenan Wynn). Prone to fall in love then ditching his showgirl brides-to-be at the altar, the compensation bills are mounting. After the most recent episode, he hears Angela (Vera-Ellen) leading a Salvation Army band in song. He falls in love at first sight and when she scoffs at him, telling him that if he were in love his feet would leave the ground, he promptly floats high into the air. He pursues her, even vowing to do an honest day's work for the first time in his life. After various attempts to convince her, Angela's feeling finally cause her feet to leave the ground. After a couple of misunderstandings are resolved, they float into the air together, to a chorus of well-wishers below.*Wikipedia*

March 21, 2015

Waltz of the Toreadors (1962) Scene

Waltz of the Toreadors

Waltz of the Toreadors is a 1962 film directed by John Guillermin and based on the play of the same name by Jean Anouilh with the location changed from France to England.

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This is the end of a glorious military career: General Leo Fitzjohn retires to his Sussex manor where he will write his memoirs. Unfortunately, his private life is a disaster: a confirmed womanizer, Leo has infuriated his wife Emily, now a shrewish and hypochondriac woman, all the more bitter as she still loves him. The General has two plain-looking daughters he dislikes and an attractive French mistress, Ghislaine, with whom he has had a platonic affair for seventeen years. When Ghislaine resurfaces, determined to complete her love with him and to get rid of Emily, Leo is at a loss what to do...*Wikipedia*

November 22, 2014

Schweitzer: Jungle Doctor (1952) Insert

Il est minuit, docteur Schweitzer

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Pierre Fresnay, Maria Winter, Raymond Rouleau. Fine film rendition of the adventures of Albert Schweitzer. Fresday is good in the title role as he tries to free natives of deadly diseases. 16mm.

November 20, 2014

The Riot Club (2014) Trailer

The Riot Club

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Set amongst the privileged elite of Oxford University, THE RIOT CLUB follows Miles (Max Irons) and Alistair (Sam Claflin), two first year students determined to join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.

November 03, 2014

October 03, 2014

The Last Warning (1929)

The Last Warning

A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously
 when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production
 of the same play with the remaining members of the original cast. 
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