Drama

Strange Loves of Martha Ivers,The (1946)

Martha Ivers tried to get away from her aunt. She and her friend Sam were caught by the police and returns. When Mrs. Ivers attacks Martha’s pet cat with her cane; Martha intervenes and accidentally kills her aunt. After this, the movie is a great film noir full of blackmail and intrigue..

Crime

Gangster Story (1959)

This is a really low budget crime film with Walter Matthau. It makes me think it would have been a lot more entertaining if it had a budget. Still, it is Walter Matthau and he does get in some funny lines.

Crime

Big Bluff, The (1955)

He’s just a gigolo, everywhere he goes.  He’s Ricardo “They call me Rick” DeVilla.  He seduces a wealthy and sickly widow, Vanessa Bancroft, and plays the part of the good husband.  Really he’s a bad, bad boy.  Even the bongo player wants to kill him for fooling around with his wife.

Crime

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Johnnie Bradfield (John Garfield) is a boxer falsely accused of murder. He disappeared and is presumed dead. The only witnesses who could have exonerated him were his manager and girlfriend, both of whom have died in an automobile accident.

War

Stalag 17 (1953)

Stalag 17 is a 1953 war film which tells the story of a group of American airmen held in a German World War II prisoner of war camp, who come to suspect that one of their number is an informant.

Sci-Fi

Brave New World (1980)

Brave New World is an American television film first shown in 1980. An adaptation of the novel with the same name by Aldous Huxley, it was directed by Burt Brinckerhoff for Universal Television and first shown on NBC on 7 March 1980. The screen adaptation was written by Doran William Cannon. The filming location was entirely in Universal City, California.