Vladimir Lenin was the Bolshevik Leader of the 1917 October Revolution, and the first Head of State of the Soviet Union. Called treacherous, deluded, out-of-touch, insane, Lenin might have been a minor historical footnote but for the Russian Revolution, which catapulted him into the headlines of the 20th century.
Tales of Tomorrow is an American anthology science fiction series that aired live on ABC from 1951 to 1953. The series covered such stories as Frankenstein , starring Lon Chaney, Jr., 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea starring Thomas Mitchell as Captain Nemo, and many others
Here’s a stage performance by Rowan Atkinson, later known as “Mr. Bean”. He plays the devil, an Indian waiter, a schoolmaster in a stand up comic act that is as funny for American audiences as UK ones.
What was the role of the Baltic film actors in creating the figure of the enemy in the Soviet time cinema? Many generations of Soviet people were raised in the spirit of Soviet war films. It is a fact that most Nazi villains in Soviet war movies were played by Baltic actors. This film follows the development of the enemy’s figure in the Soviet film and in the role of Baltic actors in creating it.
Tod Slaughter plays the wicked Squire Corder who seduces then murders innocent country maiden Maria Marten before burying her body beneath the barn floor. The film is based on the popular 19th century melodramas about the 1827 real murder case called “The Red Barn Murder”.
Thelma Jordon (Barbara Stanwyck) falls for a jewel thief and helps him steal her aunts jewelry. She ends up shooting her formerly-rich aunt but makes it look like an outside job. The D.A. falls in love with her and gets her off. From there things go badly.
After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams) stumble across a room packed full of President Nixon’s secrets.
The story behind Richard Nixon’s resounding triumphs and crushing defeats.