General Yodell accepts unconditional surrender for Germany. Mussolini and his mistress hang from the rafters of a gas station while partisans try and execute the last of the fascists, .German prisoners of war claim they never met a Nazi. This newsreel footage contains images of dead Italian fascists. Viewer discretion is advised.
Actor Wylie Thorton is shot to death at his back stage birthday party. Detectives have their work cut out for them, because everyone, including a trick shooting chimpanzee wanted Wylie dead.
John Wayne, James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Andy Devine star in this documentary about filmmaking legend John Ford. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed 140 films (although nearly all of his silent films are now lost) and he came to be regarded as one of the finest American filmmakers of his generation. Ford’s films and personality have been highly influential, leading colleagues such as Ingmar Bergman and Orson Welles to name him as one of the greatest directors of all time.
A Star Is Born (1937) is a romantic drama film produced by David O. Selznick and directed by William A. Wellman, with a script by Wellman, Robert Carson, Dorothy Parker and Alan Campbell. It stars Janet Gaynor as an aspiring actress who travels to Hollywood to become a movie star. Other members of the cast include Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine and Lionel Stander.