Angela Lansbury plays another bad girl who starts an affair with an out of luck builder and architect. He begins to figure out that she really isn’t interested in him, but wants to kill him off for insurance money.
A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.
he Lost World is a 1925 silent film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 book of the same name. The movie stars Wallace Beery as Professor Challenger. This version was directed by Harry O. Hoyt and featured pioneering stop motion special effects by Willis O’Brien.
Creature from the Haunted Sea is a 1961 cult film directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by Charles B. Griffith. It is a comedy film spoofing the “sea monsters” genre. It can be considered a part of two different “trilogies”, either as the third in a Corman-Griffith comedy trilogy …
Glenn Ford stars as an American paratrooper GI who travels to France after the end of WWII to try and recover a jewel encrusted glove that had been stolen from a country church during the war. His quest leads him to a beautiful young tour guide (Geraldine Brooks), and a Nazi collaborator (George Macready) whom he had fought during the war. The movie was shot mostly on location in France and Monaco.
A little before her 21st birthday, a girl returns home to her father’s gothic castle with her boyfriend and best friend. She finds out her father was killed in an accident and finds her brother obsessed with the legend of the Blancheville family curse. Why have all the servants been replaced? Why is the brother so nervous about the girl’s upcoming birthday? Who keeps screaming and making creepy noises in the castle tower?
Victor Buono gives a very convincing portrayal of a character supposedly modeled after the Boston Strangler in this gripping drama. Ellen Corby plays his mother.