|Cover Girl 1944 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Charles Vidor
Cast: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers, Jinx Falkenburg, Eve Arden, Otto Kruger, Anita Colby, Leslie Brooks, Thurston Hall, Jess Barker, Cecilia Meagher, Jean Colleran, Francine Counihan, Helen Mueller
Chorus girl Rusty Parker (Rita Hayworth) wins a beauty contest that leads to an offer for a Broadway production. Now, she must choose between fame and the man she loves: nightclub owner Danny (Gene Kelly). Hayworth's and Kelly's dancing make this film a delight. Jerome Kern-Ira Gershwin songs include "Long Ago and Far Away." As usual, Eve Arden's quick wit is a highlight.
|Government Girl 1943 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Dudley Nichols
Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Sonny Tufts, Anne Shirley, Jess Barker, James Dunn, Paul Stewart, Agnes Moorehead, Harry Davenport, Sig Ruman, Jane Darwell
When Ed Browne (Sonny Tufts) is hired to develop bomber planes, a pretty secretary, Smokey Allard (Olivia de Havilland), shows him the ropes of wartime bureaucracy in Washington D.C.
|The Night Walker 1964 N/R, 86 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: William Castle
Cast: Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Judi Meredith, Hayden Rorke, Rochelle Hudson, Lloyd Bochner, Marjorie Bennett, Jess Barker, Tetsu Komai
Widow Irene Trent (Barbara Stanwyck) suffers from nightmares about her dead husband, and she begins to confuse her dreams with reality.
|Reign of Terror 1949 N/R, 89 min.|
aka: The Black Book
Director: Anthony Mann
Cast: Robert Cummings, Arlene Dahl, Richard Hart, Richard Basehart, Arnold Moss, Norman Lloyd, Charles McGraw, Beulah Bondi, Jess Barker, Wade Crosby, William Challee, Ellen Lowe, John Doucette, Victor Kilian, Wilton Graff
Set in France during the French Revolution, this tale of conspiracy and greed centers on the actions of Maximilian Robespierre (Richard Basehart) whose name has become synonymous with The Terror.
|Scarlet Street 1945 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Fritz Lang
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Rosalind Ivan, Jess Barker, Samuel S. Hinds, Arthur Loft, Vladimir Sokoloff, Russell Hicks, Charles Kemper, Lou Lubin, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Cy Kendall, Lee Phelps
An amateur painter, Christopher Cross (Edward G. Robinson), is also the henpecked husband of Adele (Rosalind Ivan). Christopher is a sitting duck for extortion when the seductive Kitty March (Joan Bennett) arrives on the scene with big plans for making money off Christopher's art work. Kitty persuades Cross to embezzle money to pay for her apartment. Meanwhile, what Cross does not know is that Kitty's lover is con man Johnny Prince (Dan Duryea), and he is removing Cross' name from the paintings and replacing them with Kitty's name. Now the art work proves successful, and Johnny claims they are Kitty's and makes money off of them. Cross finally catches on, kills Kitty, and then suffers a mental breakdown. This is a remake of Jean Renoir's classic "La Chienne."
|Shack Out on 101 1955 N/R, 79 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Edward Dain
Cast: Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin, Whit Bissell, Frank DeKova, Jess Barker, Len Lesser, Donald Murphy, Fred Gabourie
Kotty (Terry Moore) is a waitress in a diner along California's Highway 101 that is a front for Communist spies. The Professor (Frank Lovejoy) visits the restaurant often and exchanges government secrets with the restaurant's short-order cook Slob (Lee Marvin). Both men lust after Kotty. As the story progresses, there is more to The Professor than meets the eye, and he is trying to trap Communist agent Slob and, at the same time, working to keep Kotty and Slob apart.
|She's a Soldier Too 1944 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: William Castle
Cast: Beulah Bondi, Lloyd Bridges, Nina Foch, Percy Kilbride, Shelley Winters, Ida Moore, Jess Barker, Jeanne Bates, Edward Earle, Marilyn Johnson, Mickey Wagner, Harrison Greene, Nancy Brinckman, Erik Rolf, Ruth Warren
Taxi-driver Agatha Kittredge (Beulah Bondi) listens to the story of a soldier, Charles Jones (Lloyd Bridges), who is searching for his son and determines to help him in his quest.
|The Time of Their Lives 1946 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Thriller / Romance
Director: Charles Barton
Cast: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes, Gale Sondergaard, John Shelton, Jess Barker, Robert Barrat, Donald MacBride, Ann Gillis, Lynn Baggett, William Hall, Rex Lease, Selmer Jackson, Myron Healey
Ghosts Horatio Prim (Lou Costello) and Melody Allen (Marjorie Reynolds) try to prove their innocence 200 years after being denounced as Revolutionary War traitors. Dr. Greenway (Bud Abbott) is a descendant of the manservant, Cuthbert Greenway (also played by Abbott), who double-crossed Horatio, and only he knows where the proof of their innocence lies. Hotatio uses his invisibility to play tricks on Greenway, and a seance takes place to find out what is going on. Different (and good) movie for the funny duo. 1 User Review
|Anonymous 07/25/2009 |
| I remember this movie from long ago. I do not believe Abbott is a ghost in this one. Lou is a ghost along with a female ghost that were hanged as traitors and condemned to stay on the parcel of land until they proved they were innocent. Very funny movie I have always loved watching it over and over.|
|1. Cover Girl (1944)|
2. Government Girl (1943)
3. The Night Walker (1964)
4. Reign of Terror (1949)
aka: The Black Book
5. Scarlet Street (1945)
6. Shack Out on 101 (1955)
7. She's a Soldier Too (1944)
8. The Time of Their Lives (1946)
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