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Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager.
(Adv ''53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle''s version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
A doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and singing ship's doctor Klin meet a family of once-wealthy Spanish colonists...and their daughter Cara who secretly dances in a cabaret. Romantic complications ensue, but Nicky seems less interested in Cara's favors than in inspirations for his future masterpieces.
When thieves rob his country estate, Bulldog Drummond¿s investigation uncovers a deadly jewel heist.
A motherless girl searches for the horse she raised.
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
An American playboy is sent to a British boarding school to learn discipline.
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
A cold-hearted teacher becomes the school favorite when he''s thawed by a beautiful young woman.
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
A runaway tries to help the students at a school for musical prodigies.
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
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