Nicholas Nayfack


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Border Incident (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I Can Be Very Impatient From a grisly depiction of undocumented Mexican “braceros” robbed and murdered entering the U.S. looking for work, director Anthony Mann follows John C. Higgins’ script into plain exposition, introducing George Murphy and Ricardo Montalban as Rodriguez and Bearnes, Harry Antrim and Martin Garralaga their bosses, in Border Incident, 1949.
Border Incident (1949) -- (Movie Clip) How Can Business Be Bad? Howard Da Silva as American Parkson, leader of a ring that smuggles in exploited workers from Mexico, calls his contacts (Sig Ruman, Arnold Moss), who are then visited by undercover American agent Bearnes (George Murphy), whose mission is to plant stolen immigration permits, in director Anthony Mann’s Border Incident, 1949.
No Questions Asked (1951) -- (Movie Clip) I Was Very Popular That Night Opening with Barry Sullivan as, we’ll learn, insurance lawyer Kiever, eventually meeting his fianceè Ellen (Arlene Dahl) at the airport, maybe less concerned than he should be about her expectations, in No Questions Asked, 1951.
No Questions Asked (1951) -- (Movie Clip) He Doesn't Let Me Dance Into his extended flashback, headed for trouble, insurance lawyer Kiever dips his toe into the underworld, hoping to please his boss by buying back stolen goods, at a night club where Natalie (Mari Blanchard) is the gatekeeper for mobster Callbert (Mauritz Hugo), in No Questions Asked, 1951.
No Questions Asked (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Talk To Any Strange Girls Now a brazen broker for stolen goods, lawyer Steve (Barry Sullivan) at the theater with his girlfriend, former colleague Joan (Jean Hagen), who in the powder room meets his ex-fianceè (Arlene Dahl), who drove him to wicked ways, then a bizarre crime, in No Questions Asked, 1951.
Ransom! (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Nurse In A Taxi Businessman Dave (Glenn Ford), at first angry that his son forgot their play-date, grows alarmed when wife Edith (Donna Reed) takes a disturbing call, trouble brewing in Ransom!, 1956.
Escape From Fort Bravo (1953) -- (Movie Clip) You're Beginning To Act Human Texan visitor Carla (Eleanor Parker) coming on strong to Union stockade captain Roper (William Holden), the night before the dance where, under the nose of commanding Col. Owens (Carl Benton Reid), we learn she’s in league with Confederate prisoner Capt. Marsh (John Forsythe), Escape From Fort Bravo, 1953.
Scarlet Coat, The (1955) -- (Movie Clip) A Very Highly Placed Person Continental Army espionage officer Bolton (Cornel Wilde) and his chief General Howe (John McIntire) meet with the popular new General Benedict Arnold (Robert Douglas) at West Point, with no notion yet that he’s “Gustavus,” the highly effective spy they’re hunting, in The Scarlet Coat, 1955.
Forbidden Planet (1956) -- (Movie Clip) The Conquest And Colonization The animation, score and narration suggesting a landmark in Hollywood science fiction narrative and production values, the opening of Forbidden Planet, 1956, from MGM, with support from Disney animators, starring Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Robby the Robot.
Forbidden Planet (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Welcome To Altair Four Space Cruiser C57D lands on Altair Four, Commander Adams (Leslie Nielsen), Doc (Warren Stevens) and Farman (Jack Kelly) among crew observing when Robby The Robot (voice by Marvin Miller) zips by offering a ride to meet survivors of the last human visit, in Forbidden Planet, 1956.
Glory Alley (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Title Song New Orleans boxer Socks (Ralph Meeker) is leaving to fight in Korea, so this sendoff with pals (John McIntire, Gilbert Roland et al) features a song from his trainer Shadow (Louis Armstrong), also the world’s greatest trumpeter, an original by Mack David and Jay Livingston, in Glory Alley, 1952.
Glory Alley (1952) -- (Movie Clip) St. Louis Blues Just the musical number, the W.C. Handy standard, Leslie Caron, as New Orleans gal Angie, in a rare vocal performance, Charles O’Curran the credited choreographer, and the band led by trombone giant Jack Teagarden, in Raoul Walsh’s Glory Alley, 1952, starring Ralph Meeker.