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Arthur Kennedy
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 78 - You've Seen 0

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Signs of Life (1989)
A touching story of life in rural Maine, and the changes brought about by the closing of a town's small boat-building company -- on which many of the residents depended upon for a living. (imdb)
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The Humanoid (1979)
Hoping to overthrow his brother as ruler of the planet Metropolis, the evil Graal enlists the help of the insane Dr. Kraspin, who has invented a chemical capable of turning an ordinary person into a perfect soldier. (imdb.)
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Cyclone (1978)
An airplane goes down in the ocean during a storm and the few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any food or clean water. With no place to turn, the boat survivors resort to cannibalism to stay alive... that is... until the rescue planes come to pick them up and the man eating sharks decide it's time to eat, too! (synapse-films.com)
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Covert Action (1978)
CIA agent's life is endangered after he writes a book about his career with the agency. (imdb)
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Cave of the Sharks (1978)
When Andres and his partner are hired to recover some valuables from an airplane that went down in the Bermuda Triangle, they face not only human treachery but also the mysterious powers of an underwater civilization. (imdb)
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The Sentinel (1977)
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Manhattan apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (imdb)
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Rome Armed to the Teeth (1976)
A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer. (imdb)
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As of Tomorrow (1976)
Although this comedy is more Italian than German (it was directed by the Austrian comedyspecialist Franz Antel, here billed as Francois Legrand) the scenes were actually shot in Yugoslavia (look at the cars, you see Zastava, Yugo's national automobile). Caroll Baker plays the part of the nagging actress wonderful and Arthur Kennedy is great as an ex-gangster, who makes Baker his moll! Curd J├╝rgens has a small guestrole as the blackmailed American senator. (imdb)
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Emmanuelle on Taboo Island (1976)
A shipwrecked sailor falls in love with a beautiful island woman. (imdb)
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Killer Cop (1975)
Claudio Cassinelli does his best Maurizio Merli imitation as a no-nonsense ass-kicking cop in the most corrupt city in Italy. Arthur Kennedy tries to reign him in and Sara Sperati wants him to retire so they can make babies. Unfortunately for them, Cassinelli is having a real bad day! (eurotrashcinema.com)
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Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)
A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers. (imdb)
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The Antichrist (1974)
Hipolita (Carla Gravina) is a paralyzed young woman with serious mental problems stemming from the death of her mother. Her crisis of faith and the intervention of a well-meaning psychologist lead Hipolita to remember her past life as a witch during the Inquisition. Eventually, Hipolita becomes possessed and starts seducing local men, only to kill them. An exorcism seems to be the only solution to stop the madness. (imdb)
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The President
A political thriller based on the 1967 novel by Robert J. Serling (Rod's brother) about an incompetent vice president who is left in control of the government when Air Force One mysteriously disappears with the President aboard. (TCM.com)
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Family Killer (1973)
This Italian mafia melodrama stars two American-expatriate leading men, Arthur Kennedy and John Saxon. Kennedy stars as a mafia don known as Ferrante. The crimes committed in Ferrante's name are monstrous, and at least one of them is bound to boomerang disastrously. While its derivative plotline is unremarkable, Family Killer is distinguished by its number of alias. (allrovi.com)
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Crawlspace (1972)
A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results. (imdb)
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The Movie Murderer (1970)
An experienced arson investigator takes along his young associate as they try to find an arsonist who is burning down movie sets. (imdb)
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Hail, Hero! (1969)
Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the law as a Vietnam protestor. It is our hero's intention to use love, rather than bullets, to combat the Viet Cong. (allrovi.com)
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Shark! (1969)
A swarthy, good looking American named Caine arrives in a small, dusty town in the Sudan after having escaped government soldiers who nearly seized him with a truckload of illegal arms. Later, Caine, looking for an escape from the police, meets up with Anna nd Dr. Mallare, an ichthyologist looking for rare fish specimens. Anna convinces Caine to sign on as a deck hand. That night, however, Caine finds out that he is more than just a deck hand - he is a partner. (Surrealmoviez)
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Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
A gunman tries to control a vengeful farmer whose wife has been kidnapped. (TCM.com)
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Anzio (1968)
Allied forces land at Anzio unopposed but instead of moving straight inland their commanding officer decides to dig in. A battle-hardened war correspondent borrows a jeep and drives to Rome and back without meeting any German forces, but his report on this absence of the enemy is discounted. By the time it is finally decided to make a move the Germans have arrived in strength and a prolonged and bloody fight ensues. (imdb)
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A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die (1968)
Clay McCord is a former outlaw determined to live the life of a law-abiding citizen. Colby is the town marshal who keeps law and order. Not far from the peaceful town is a haven for criminals led by Kraut, a trigger happy outlaw who welcomes those who are wanted by the law. McCord worries that he may have the epilepsy that plagued his father and hastened his demise. He battles the sadistic gunman while hoping for a pardon from the sympathetic governor... (Answers.com)
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La chica del lunes (1967)
A married couple uproot their entire family and move to Puerto Rico where the familial tree promptly dies in the face of relentless poverty and depression in this down-beat drama, the directorial debut of Argentine filmmaker Torre-Nilsson. (allmovie.com)
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Fantastic Voyage (1966)
A surgical team is miniaturized and inserted into a dying man. (imdb)
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Nevada Smith (1966)
A naive half-Indian, half-white man evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers. (IMDb)
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Murieta (1965)
Mexican peasant Joaquin Murieta and his wife go north to California to prospect for gold, finding only one white person, a marshal, who will befriend them. But after Murieta is beaten and robbed, and his wife killed by bandits, Murieta takes out his vengeance by forming a gang of outlaws who rob the countryside. Murieta is eventually cornered by the marshal, who persuades him to end his crusade. (imdb)
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Attack and Retreat (1964)
Chronicle of the unheralded and unsuccessful invasion of the Soviet Union by the Italian army during World War II. (imdb)
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.(imdb)
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Hemingway
An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I. (imdb)
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Claudelle Inglish (1961)
She liked boys looking at her...and thinking...and then she'd take her delicious kind of revenge on them all! The author of 'God's Little Acre,' Erskine Caldwell, brings you his most misbehavin' female...the child-woman called Claudelle Inglish. (imdb)
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Barabbas (1961)
A movie in the same genre of "sparatus" but much more intense. This is the story of the man that was supposed to be crucified, but the people cried out that the Romans should execute Jesus instead. Spared from death, Barabbas (Anthony Quinn) lives a life of hell and persecution and constantly wonders why he should be spared from death instead of Jesus. (imdb)
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Murder She Said (1961)
Old miss Marple is on a train ride when she witnesses a murder in a passing train. She reports it to the police but they won't believe her: since no body can be found there can't have been any murder, right? As always, she begins her own investigation. The murder was committed while passing Ackenthorpe Hall and miss Marple gets herself a job there, mixing cleaning and cooking while searching the house for clues. (imdb)
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Elmer Gantry (1960)
Elmer Gantry, salesman, teams up with Sister Sharon Falconer, evangelist, to sell religion to America in the 1920's. They make enough money to build a temple, and Sister Sharon falls for Elmer. (imdb)
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A Summer Place (1959)
A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples. (imdb)
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Some Came Running (1958)
Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran, returns to 1948 Parkman, Indiana, his hometown. His prosperous brother introduces him to Gwen French, a local teacher. But the more flamboyant Ginny has followed him to Parkton, where he also meets gambler Bama Dillert. Dave must come to terms with his roots and with his future. (imdb)
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Twilight for the Gods (1958)
Hudson stars as Captain Bell, who crawls into a bottle after being court-martialed and discharged from the Navy. Reduced to skippering a rundown schooner in the South Seas, Bell comes into contact with a group of passengers and crew members who are almost as mixed up as he is: Charlotte (Cyd Charisse), a Honolulu prostitute on the lam from the authorities; Hutton (Leif Erickson), a third-rate show biz entrepreneur, Wiggins (Richard Haydn), an erudite beachcomber. (allmovie.com)
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Impulse (1957)
An American realtor living in England is dissatisfied with what he believes to be his humdrum life. One weekend while his wife is out of town, he gives a ride to a woman he sees stranded on the road. One thing leads to another, and he soon finds himself enmeshed in a plot involving a diamond robbery, gangsters and murder. (imdb)
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Peyton Place (1957)
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbour... (imdb)
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The Rawhide Years (1955)
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself. (imdb)
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Crashout (1955)
The survivors of a prison break set out on an arduous journey to retrieve some loot. (imdb)
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The Naked Dawn (1955)
Santiago, a jolly modern bandito, has just lost his partner when he happens on the isolated farm of young Manuel and Maria Lopez. Manuel's aid is enlisted in what develops into a violent encounter with Santiago's fence. Exposed to money, the fast life, and Santiago's anarchistic philosophy, Manuel (formerly simple and hardworking) is in serious danger of being corrupted (and Maria is not immune either). (imdb)
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Trial (1955)
The story of a murder trial where a Mexican boy is accused of the death of a Caucasian girl. The two-faced attorney (Arthur Kennedy) who takes the boy's case is only interested in defending him so he can exploit his Communist-backed organization for their own underhanded purposes. He and his organization bring in an idealistic law professor (Glenn Ford) who agrees to represent the boy in court. (imdb)
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The Man from Laramie (1955)
Mysterious Will Lockhart delivers supplies to storekeeper Barbara Waggoman at Coronado, an isolated town in Apache country. Before long, he's tangled with Dave Waggoman, vicious son of autocratic rancher Alec and cousin of sweet Barbara. But he sticks around town, his presence a catalyst for changes in people's lives, searching for someone he doesn't know...who's been selling rifles to the Apaches. (imdb)
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The Desperate Hours (1955)
Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household. (imdb)
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The Lusty Men (1952)
When he sustains a rodeo injury, star rider Jeff McCloud returns to his hometown after many years of absence. He signs on as a hired hand with a local ranch, where he befriends fellow ranch hand Wes and his wife Louise. Wes has big dreams of owning his own little farm, and rodeo winnings could help finance it... (imdb)
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Bend of the River (1952)
Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory... (imdb)
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Rancho Notorious (1952)
A western based on the story "Gunsight Whitman" by Silvia Richards. Vern Haskell, a nice rancher, seeks out to revenge his fiance's death when she is killed during a robbery (imdb)
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The Girl in White (1952)
The first female doctor in New York City comes up against prejudice from male counterparts who feel threatened by her skills. Eventually, though, they come to respect her and romance blossoms between her and the head doctor. (imdb)
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Red Mountain (1951)
Towards the end of the American Civil War, a rebel captain flees to Colorado to join a band of Southern mercenaries. He drags an innocent gold prospecting couple into trouble when the husband is accused of a murder he committed. (imdb)
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Bright Victory (1951)
In North Africa during World War II, Sergeant Larry Nevins is blinded by a German sniper's bullet. Rehabilitation at the military hospital presents many challenges, but accepting his disability also proves to be difficult for others. (imdb)
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The Glass Menagerie (1950)
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat. (imdb)
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The Walking Hills (1949)
A group of treasure hunters search for a wagon load of gold, buried years before in Death Valley. (imdb)
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Champion (1949)
Midge Kelly, hitchhiking west with lame brother Connie, is hustled unprepared into a pro boxing match. Though he's severely beaten, manager Tommy Haley finds him promising... (imdb)
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Too Late for Tears (1949)
Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder. (imdb)
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Chicago Deadline (1949)
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so. (imdb)
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The Window (1949)
At the age of 9, Tommy Woodry has a reputation for telling tall tales -- the latest one being that his family is moving from Manhattan to a ranch out west. When the landlord interrupts the Woodrys at dinner to show their about to be vacated apartment, the Woodrys tell Tommy enough is enough. (imdb)
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Cheyenne (1947)
Wells Fargo stages are being robbed by 'The Poet' and no one can find out who he is. Wylie is a gambler who is found by the sheriff and gives him the option of going back to a questionable trial in Carson City or finding 'The Poet' for the stage line. Wylie decides to look for the outlaw and he rides out in the stage with Ann and Emily to Cheyenne... (imdb)
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Boomerang! (1947)
This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence. (imdb)
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This short--long rumored to have been directed by John Ford--was produced by the US government specifically for veterans returning home from World War II, showing them what their responsibilities as citizens were now that they were returning to civilian life.
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Devotion (1946)
In Victorian England, literary siblings Emily and Charlotte vie for the affection of the Reverend Arthur Nichols. Along their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also try to help their tormented brother Branwell, a gifted artist whose life is being destroyed by alcohol. (imdb)
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Target - Invisible (1945)
Documentary short film depicting the uses of radar in high-level bombing during World War II. B-29 bombers are shown delivering bombs over Japan and using radar to make pinpoint accurate target assessments despite overcast conditions.
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P-47 Combat Operations (1945)
This documentary short film depicts the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane in combat operations in various locales around the world during the 2nd World War. A variety of pilots are depicted recounting their actions in combat missions such as strafing runs, softening up of invasion sites, bomber protection, and the destruction of enemy resources and fortifications. One of the pilots has made a disastrous error in his mission, and viewers are invited to guess which of the pilots failed in his duty.
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The Last Bomb (1945)
Documentary of the planning and delivery of the last great bomber attack on the city of Tokyo by the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. (imdb)
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Ditch and Live (1944)
Lt. Scott Reynolds is co-pilot on a B-17 bomber. When his ship is forced to ditch at sea, only Reynolds survives. The nine other crew members died as a result of insufficient training in ditching procedure. Sent back to the States and promoted, Captain Reynolds takes command of a new B-17 and indoctrinates his crew carefully in the proper methods of preparation for ditching and for survival at sea thereafter.
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Troop Carrier Airplanes: Cockpit Procedure (1944)
This U.S. Army Air Forces documentary short film depicts training methods and instructions for pilots of the C-47 Skytrain troop carrier aircraft. Lieutenant Warren is shown being put through his training paces by his instructor, Captain Mathews, who shows Warren the correct procedures and checklists for preparation for takeoff, takeoff, automatic pilot functioning, feathering a malfunctioning engine, and landing on one engine.
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Flight Characteristics of the P-51 Airplane (1944)
U.S. Army Air Force pilot Bob Chilton and North American Aircraft designer Arthur Deeds show an Air Force colonel and major the new P-51B aircraft, explaining the changes in this new model and taking the plane through its paces with full description of its flight characteristics.
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Resisting Enemy Interrogation (1944)
A downed American bomber crew quickly falls prey to the clever interrogation techniques of the Germans in this dramatic training film. (imdb)
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How to Fly the B-17 (Part 1, Ground Operations) (1943)
Military training film in which an instructor takes a new B-17 bomber pilot through preflight inspections of the aircraft and preparation for departure.
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Reconnaissance Pilot (1943)
Documentary/training film depicting the duties of a pilot in the Pacific Theatre of the Second World War as he flies reconnaissance missions over enemy-held islands.
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Air Force (1943)
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines. (imdb)
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How to Fly the B-17 (Part 2, Flight Operations) (1943) (1943)
Military training film in which an instructor trains a new B-17 bomber pilot in proper procedure and technique while airborne.
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Desperate Journey (1942)
When Flight Lt Forbes and his crew are shot down after bombing their target, they discover valuable information, about a hidden German aircraft factory, that must get back to England. In their way across Germany, they try and cause as much damage as possible. Then with the chasing Germans about to pounce, they come up with an ingenious plan to escape. (imdb)
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High Sierra (1941)
Roy 'Mad Dog' Earle is broken out of prison by an old associate who wants him to help with an upcoming robbery... (imdb)
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Knockout (1941)
In this boxing drama, champion fighter Johnny Rocket decides to leave the ring to please his new bride. Unfortunately, his greedy manager, unwilling to get off the gravy train engineers things so that the fighter cannot find work and must return to the squared circle to make a living. His ploy works, and the fighter resumes his career. He also begins falling in love with a sexy female sports writer. This causes his marriage to disintegrate. (allmovie.com)
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Bad Men of Missouri (1941)
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers. (imdb)
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Strange Alibi (1941)
A gambler comes into town to testify before the grand jury. He is killed by the mob before he can testify. Joe Geary (Kennedy) is fired from the police force for being soft on crime. This is a setup between him and the Police Chief so that Geary can infiltrate the gangsters. Geary then goes to prison when the police chief is killed. Geary escapes from prison and with the governor's help proves he is innocent and cleans up the mob. (imdb)
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Highway West (1941)
In this crime drama, a remake of Heat Lightning(1931), a robber kills a bank teller during a robbery and then takes his wife, who believes he is a traveling businessman, on the road with him as he flees. He is eventually captured and sentenced. Meanwhile his wife returns to running a motel and gas station with her sister. Her drab daily existence changes dramatically when her husband escapes from prison three years later and forces her to protect him. (allrovi.com)
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They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians. (imdb)
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City for Conquest (1940)
Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan his former girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his bother Eddie's music education... (imdb)
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