Plymouth Adventure

The story of the voyage of the “Mayflower” in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among those who made the 96-day storm-filled crossing. Along the way the Captain has an ill-starred romance with the wife of a religious fanatic that ends in a sudden, dramatic way off the coast of Cape Cod.

Roses Bloom on the Moorland

In a small German village in the middle of large moors, there is an old legend of a young woman having sunk in the wetland after being raped by a Swedish intruder of the Thirty Years’ war. Now young Dorothee, falling in love with the architect Ludwig, is harassed by an obnoxious, rich farmer Eschmann. The brutal man is ready to do anything to get the maiden. The history is repeating itself, as Eschmann follows…

Europe '51

A wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite is tacked by guilt over the death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city’s poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity.

Against All Flags

British Naval Officer (Errol Flynn) fights pirates on Madagascar.

My Son John

In this Cold War drama, a woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.

Son of Paleface

In this sequel to “The Paleface”, Peter Potter Jr. and Mike ‘The Torch’ Delroy return as the lead characters. Junior Potter returns to claim his father’s gold, which is nowhere to be found; Mike ‘The Torch’ Delroy is the luscious head of a gang of thieves; and Roy Barton is a federal marshal hot on Mike’s trail.

Gift Wrapped

It’s Christmas Day in the home of Granny, and her pet cat Sylvester delights at chasing her new Tweety Bird and takes fright at the bulldog unwrapped from under the tree.

Chained for Life

A Siamese twin kills the husband who left her. The courts have to decide if she is convicted of murder, how can they punish her sister, who had nothing to do with the crime?

What Price Glory

This remake of the 1926 silent film classic and play follows the adventures of a group of Marines stationed in France during World War I. Two military men, Captain Flagg (James Cagney) and Sergeant Quirt (Dan Dailey), who are rivals to begin with, grow more at odds with each other when Quirt is made Flagg’s top sergeant. And when a local beauty (Corinne Calvet) comes between them, their rivalry escalates even further. But when they…

Umberto D.

When elderly pensioner Umberto Domenico Ferrari returns to his boarding house from a protest calling for a hike in old-age pensions, his landlady demands her 15,000-lire rent by the end of the month or he and his small dog will be turned out onto the street. Unable to get the money in time, Umberto fakes illness to get sent to a hospital, giving his beloved dog to the landlady’s pregnant and abandoned maid for temporary…

Duck and Cover

Instructional short aimed at school-aged children of the early 1950s that combines animation and live-action footage with voice-over narration to explain what to do to increase their chances of surviving the blast from an atomic bomb.

Invasion, U.S.A.

A group of American witness the deadly invasion of the United States by the Soviet Union.

Limelight (1952)

A fading music hall comedian tries to help a despondent ballet dancer learn to walk and to again feel confident about life.

The White Reindeer

Pirita and Aslak are newly married. However, Aslak is a shepherd and his work takes him away from home for long periods of time, leaving his wife lonely and heartbroken. In an effort to tempt him back, Pirita visits the local shaman, with unexpected and deadly results.

Dreamboat

Thornton Sayre (Clifton Webb), a respected college professor – secretly formerly a Silent films romantic action hero – is disturbed, feeling his privacy has been violated, and his professional credibility as a scholar jeopardized, when he learns his old movies have been resurrected and are being aired on TV. He sets out to demand this cease. However, his former co-star (Ginger Rogers) is the hostess of the TV show playing the films, and she has…

Rancho Notorious

A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend’s killer.

The Golden Coach

A viceroy, a nobleman and a bullfighter court a comedy-troupe actress in 16th-century Peru.

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer, Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, including a writer, James Lee Bartlow; a star, Georgia Lorrison; and a director, Fred Amiel. He is a hard-driving, ambitious man who ruthlessly uses everyone on the way to becoming one of Hollywood’s top movie makers.

Ikiru

Mr. Watanabe suddenly finds that he has terminal cancer. He vows to make his final days meaningful. His attempts to communicate his anguish to his son and daughter-in-law lead only to heartbreak. Finally, inspired by an unselfish co-worker, he turns his efforts to bringing happiness to others by building a playground in a dreary slum neighborhood. When the park is finally completed, he is able to face death with peaceful acceptance.