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Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
Set in the 10th Century, two young sons, named Erik and Eron, witness their parents murdered by the English during a raid on their Viking village. Erik is taken by Queen Anne to England where she raises him as her own son, while Eron lives a bitter life as a recluse. Years later, the adult Eron plots with his Norse allies to attack England while, Erik, an English naval officer, is order to lead an attack against the Norse Vikings where their paths soon cross and the brothers decide to form an alliance to attack Erik's villanious master Sir Rutford.
Orson Welles is Benjamin Franklin in this first film dealing with the story of Lafayette, the 19 year old pacifist who takes the side of the Colonials during the American war of Independence. The young man received the greatest honor given to a stranger: to tour the country as the nation's guest.
A barbarian army attacks Viking settlements along the Russian steppes.
Napoli, anni cinquanta. Un cantastorie, che abita con la numerosa famiglia in una misera catapecchia, viene sfrattato e se ne va coi suoi familiari per le strade, spingendo il pianino di Barberia, cui sono appese delle canzoni. Un colpo di vento spazza via i fogli e sullo schermo si susseguono gli episodi che formano l'argomento delle canzoni. Dall'arrivo dei mori nel 1300 fino al Secondo dopoguerra. Passano sullo schermo Francesi e Spagnoli, Inglesi e Americani: sembra non sia cambiato nulla attraverso tanti secoli di Storia per Napoli e per i napoletani. Senza perdere del tutto la speranza, il cantastorie continua il suo cammino: prima di allontanarsi nella via accoglie nella sua famiglia un giovane cantante innamorato della figlia maggiore. Riprendono tutti insieme il difficile cammino, con la musica nel cuore e nel cervello...
Two reluctant Italian army draftees try to avoid going to the battle front during World War II. When they are sent into town for supplies they scam a way to spend the night partying and falling in love. The next morning, they wake up to find that their whole battalion has been killed. It changes t
A Persian king selects a new bride who helps defend him from his enemies.
An over-the-hill boxer stakes his fortune on training a young railroad-worker.
A team of international outcasts risks their lives driving explosives through the South American mountains.
When a young woman of beauty and talent joins a provincial vaudeville troupe, they're suddenly playing to packed houses, and their aging comic Checco Dalmonte gets big ideas. He falls in love with the ingenue, Liliana, and ignores his companion of several years, Melina Amour. (She wants to marry Checco and she's saving to open a deli.) Also, believing he can be an impresario, he hires other actors and begins rehearsal for a revue that will star Liliana and himself. Liliana admires Checco, but she's being squired around town by Adelmo Conti, the assistant to the region's biggest impresario. Can Checco's new troupe hold onto Liliana, and how will Melina fare?
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