It’s not your typical sword and sandal. It reminded me somewhat of a modern interpretation of the King and I without it being as good of course.
A mild banker and amateur painter is at a dinner honouring him for for twenty-five years of service in the bank for which he works. Enroute home he helps Kitty , an amoral femme fatale apparently being attacked by a man. Soon, he is enamoured of her, since his own domestic life is ruled by his bullying wife Adele (Rosalind Ivan), who idolises her former husband, a policeman drowned while trying to save a woman.
A small group of soldiers who are trapped deep behind enemy lines following the infamous Malmedy massacre that took place during World War II’s Battle of the Bulge. The soldiers have vital enemy intelligence in their possession and decide to deliver it to the front lines, over 20 miles away.
Jack Webb hosts this anti-Soviet, anti-communist movie about a man who finds himself living in a Communist America.
Jose Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. Mala Powers played Roxane, and William Prince portrayed Christian de Neuvillette.
Charlton Heston brings to the island a shipload of Chinese slaves to work the plantation fields. With Asian Tina Chen at his side, Heston creates a thriving pineapple plantation.
Working from quartet of Eugene O’Neill plays, John Ford created a hauntingly dark dramatic universe, populated with his usual stock company of players augmented by John Wayne in the role of the naïve Swedish sailor Olsen.