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Total Titles at Criticker: 66 - You've Seen 66

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Titles You've Ranked (66)
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Early to Bed Early to Bed (1936)
Summary: Chester Beatty and Tessie Weeks have been engaged for 5 years and going together for 15 years before that. Chester is reluctant to burden Tessie with marriage because of his secret problem. He is a sleepwalker. When Tessie finally does rope Chester into marriage, he can't get time off from his boss of 26 years, Mr. Frisbee. To resolve the problem, Chester sets out to impress his boss by securing a big sales contract of glass eyes. (imdb)
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Down to Their Last Yacht Down to Their Last Yacht (1934)
Summary: The musical picture that ended Lou Brock's career as an RKO Radio producer, Down to Their Last Yacht is almost festive in its awfulness. The nonsensical plot finds a group of impoverished socialites (including Sidney Blackmer and Marjorie Gateson) trying to raise money by renting out their yacht, offering themselves as crew members. When a nouveau riche family charters the yacht, everyone is marooned on the tropical island of Malakomokalu. (imdb)
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Down on the Farm Down on the Farm (1938)
Summary: Jones family outing as they vacation with country aunt (Fazenda), fall in love, enter contests, fight political corruption, and so on. (imdb)
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Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941)
Summary: Ralph Bellamy makes the third of four appearances as "master detective" Ellery Queen in Columbia's Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime. The principal villain is crooked stockbroker John Mathews (Douglass Dumbrille), whose Wall Street manipulations render Ray Jarden (H. B. Warner) penniless. Mathews' chicanery seems particularly coldblooded, inasmuch as his daughter Marian (Linda Hayes) is engaged to Jarden's son Walter (John Beal). (allmovie.com)
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Florida Special Florida Special (1936)
Summary: A Florida-bound train is filled with romance and intrigue in this comedy. Among the passengers is a millionaire bon vivant carrying $1 million in diamonds. He is fully aware that a gang of would-be jewel thieves have followed him and so pretends to be an invalid with an ice bag perpetually stuck to his head. Of course, the bag actually contains the diamonds. He puts some fakes in a different place to keep the thieves entertained. (allmovie.com)
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Girl Overboard Girl Overboard (1937)
Summary: A beautiful girl on a passenger ship is suspected of murder. (imdb)
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Framed Framed (1940)
Summary: A young newspaper reporter finds himself framed for murder. (imdb)
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A Doctor A Doctor's Diary (1937)
Summary: A Doctor's Diary is told through the eyes of Dr. Dan Norris (John Trent), resident physician in a private hospital. In his search for a cure for spinal meningitis, Norris recklessly runs roughshod over the feelings of his colleagues. The doctor's older, wiser supervisor, Dr. Clem Driscoll (George Bancroft), tries to curb Norris' impatience, pointing out that nothing takes place overnight. (allmovie.com)
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Convict Convict's Code (1939)
Summary: A man is framed and sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. When he is let out on limited parole, he sets out to clear his name and find the real criminals. (imdb)
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Shadows of the Orient Shadows of the Orient (1935)
Summary: A classic "B" featurette about "smugglin' in Chinamen for $300 a load" (imdb)
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False Pretenses False Pretenses (1935)
Summary: A girl who's just lost her job meets a drunk millionaire on a bridge who's just lost his money. They go back to his house, and eventually come up with a plan to benefit them both: he'll scrounge enough money together to teach her how to be a lady, and then introduce her to his rich friends so she can snag a husband, after which she'll pay him a finder's fee. Complications ensue. (imdb)
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Missing Girls Missing Girls (1936)
Summary: A group of gangsters shoot Senator Benson (Wallis Clark) and take his daughter, Dorothy Benton (Muriel Evans) and her friend Ann Jason (Ann Doran) as hostages at Ma Barton's hideout. Reporter Jimmie Dugan (Roger Pryor) shows up disguised as a tramp. (imdb)
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The President The President's Mystery (1936)
Summary: A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a new life without anyone knowing who he is and be able to take all his money with him. (imdb)
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Great God Gold Great God Gold (1935)
Summary: Greed, ambition and hunger-for-power drive John Hart, a New-York-City stock-market broker, into crooked dealings and deception, but he doesn't realize that those he ruined will seek vengeance. He meets his match and downfall when his path crosses with a reporter, Phil Stuart; a girl, Marcia Harper, and a man-with-a-gun from a family he ruined. (imdb)
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The Fire-Trap The Fire-Trap (1935)
Summary: An insurance investigator tracks down an arson ring involved in insurance fraud. (imdb)
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The Girl Who Came Back The Girl Who Came Back (1935)
Summary: A counterfeiter gives up her life of crime and goes straight. She gets a job in a bank, but the members of her former gang hear about it and try to blackmail her into helping them rob the bank. (imdb)
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I Want a Divorce I Want a Divorce (1940)
Summary: Ironically, the marriage between Dick Powell and Joan Blondell was beginning to fall apart at the time they co-starred in Paramount's I Want a Divorce. The film manages to sustain two plotlines, with newlyweds Alan and Geraldine MacNally (Powell and Blondell) beginning to have second thoughts about their union, while David and Wanda Holland (Conrad Nagel and Gloria Dickson) are in the last stages of their divorce proceedings. (allmovie.com)
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War of the Wildcats War of the Wildcats (1943)
Summary: Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen. (imdb)
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Law of the Pampas Law of the Pampas (1939)
Summary: Hoppy and Lucky are headed to South America to deliver a herd of cattle. Bad guy Ralph Merritt gets in their way. For a while. (imdb)
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Mothers Cry Mothers Cry (1930)
Summary: Having raised four children alone, widow Mary Williams still manages to love her eldest son, vicious and sadistic Danny Williams, who has led a life of crime and now returns to inflict his insane behavior on the family household. (imdb)
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Wife, Doctor and Nurse Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937)
Summary: Social butterfly (Young) marries Park Avenue doctor (Baxter) and learns that his nurse (Bruce) is in love with him.
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Mia and Roman Mia and Roman (1968)  - Short Film
Summary: Mia and Roman is a 1968 23-minute documentary film which was shot during the making of Rosemary's Baby. The title refers to Mia Farrow and Roman Polanski. (en.wikipedia.org)
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High Society High Society (1956)
Summary: C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, moves into a mansion close to his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's estate. She is on the verge of marrying a blander, safer man than Dex, who starts trying to win Tracy's heart again. (imdb)
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In Old Chicago In Old Chicago (1937)
Summary: Story of the great fire of 1871. Fictional story of two sons of Mrs. O'Leary (the owner of the cow which started the fire), one a rogue (Power) the other a lawyer (Ameche). One of the most expensive films of its time ($1.8 million). (imdb)
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Within the Law Within the Law (1939)
Summary: Mary Turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer Edward Gilder, and then convicted of theft. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam wealthy men, including Dick Gilder, son of her accuser. (imdb)
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Teddy the Rough Rider Teddy the Rough Rider (1940)  - Short Film
Summary: This short follows the political career of Theodore Roosevelt, beginning in 1895, when he was appointed police commissioner of New York City. In 1897 he was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy. His charge up San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War in 1898 is re-created. He becomes vice president in March 1901 and assumes the presidency when William McKinley is assassinated six months later. (imdb)
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John Meade John Meade's Woman (1937)
Summary: Edward Arnold once again plays a self-made businessman who inadvertently engineers his own downfall in John Meade's Woman. Starting with a second-rate tree-cutting business, Meade rapidly becomes a powerful lumber tycoon, using underhanded methods to rise to the top and crushing anyone who gets in his way. He falls in love with Chicago socialite Caroline Haig (Gail Patrick), but she doesn't feel the same way; nevertheless, for business reasons she agrees to marry him. (allmovie.com)
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It It's a Wise Child (1931)
Summary: In this comedy, a conservative family becomes alarmed when they begin believing their daughter is pregnant. They frantically begin searching for the father. The search is narrowed down to three possibilities: her ex-fiancee, her current one, or her legal guardian. Meanwhile, a drunken son marries the family maid, who is also pregnant. The daughter then admits her pregnancy is false--she only did it to cover for the maid. (allmovie.com)
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The Lady Who Dared The Lady Who Dared (1931)
Summary: Conway Tearle stars as Jack Norton, a diamond smuggler operating in South America who is strong-armed into participating in a blackmail scheme. Norton is to obtain several compromising photos of Margaret Townsend (Billie Dove), the wife of American consulate Charles Townsend (Sidney Blackmer). The plan collapses when the "hero" falls in love with Margaret. As one of several "comeback" attempts for silent-film beauty Billie Dove, The Lady Who Dared was a flop. (allmovie.com)
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Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)
Summary: Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for one last night with Lother, to get her younger brother Ned out of the Lother's clutches because he has faked Lother's name on a check to pay his gambling debts. (imdb)
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The President Vanishes The President Vanishes (1934)
Summary: The President Vanishes, released in the United Kingdom as Strange Conspiracy, is a 1934 American political drama film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Walter Wanger. Starring Edward Arnold and Arthur Byron, the film is an adaptation of Rex Stout's political novel of the same name.
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While New York Sleeps While New York Sleeps (1938)
Summary: Newspaperman (Whalen) looks into the deaths of bond-carriers while romancing a show girl (Rogers). (imdb)
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Streamline Express Streamline Express (1935)
Summary: A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady. (imdb)
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Goodbye Love Goodbye Love (1933)
Summary: A sexy golddigger lands who she thinks is a wealthy big-game hunter from a royal family. What she doesn't know is that not only is he not wealthy, nor a big-game hunter nor from a royal family, but he's only a butler. Complications ensue as he tries to keep up the pretense. (imdb)
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Straight Place and Show Straight Place and Show (1938)
Summary: The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man (Arlen) train the horse of his fiancée (Brooks). (imdb)
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The Little Colonel The Little Colonel (1935)
Summary: After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother. (imdb)
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The Count of Monte Cristo The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Summary: Edmond Dantes is imprisoned in the Chateau d'If without trial, for carrying a message from Napoleon in exile on Elba. After being told that he died in prison, his fiancé Mercedes is forced to marry his rival Count Mondego. Twenty years later, Dantes escapes with the help of the Abbe Faria, who leaves him the treasure of Monte Cristo. Dantes, now called the Count of Monte Cristo, plans his revenge on the three who framed him. (imdb)
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Trade Winds Trade Winds (1938)
Summary: Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing detective. The two soon develop a shipboard romance. Will Sam be able to bring Kay back to the States and likely imprisonment? (imdb)
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Cheers for Miss Bishop Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
Summary: In old age, Miss Bishop reminisces about her life. A dedicated teacher, she spent her whole life teaching at Midwestern College. She never married when her first love married her cousin and another could not get a divorce from his wife. When her cousin dies giving birth, she raises the girl as if she were her own daughter and names her Hope. Throughout her life, she proved to be an inspiration to many students, many of whom move on to great things. (imdb)
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Deluge Deluge (1933)
Summary: A massive earthquake strikes the United States, which destroys the West Coast and unleashes a massive flood that threatens to destroy the East Coast as well. (imdb)
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Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1937)
Summary: Although Charlie and Lee are in Monaco for an art exhibit, they become caught up in a feud between rival financiers which involves the Chans in a web of blackmail and murder. (imdb)
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Tammy and the Bachelor Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
Summary: An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman. (imdb)
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Thank You, Mr. Moto Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
Summary: Detective Mr. Moto becomes involved in the hunt for seven ancient treasure maps.
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Little Caesar Little Caesar (1931)
Summary: Rico joins Sam Ventori's gang. He replaces Sam as leader, pushes rival gang leader Arnie Lorch out of town... (imdb)
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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Summary: Writer sets himself up to take murder rap to show the errors of circumstantial evidence. With a friend holding back evidence so he can prove his innocence at the last minute, he goes to trial (imdb)
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People Will Talk People Will Talk (1951)
Summary: Dr. Noah Praetorius falls in love with Debra, a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend who recently died in combat. (imdb)
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How to Murder Your Wife How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Summary: Stanley Ford is a happily unmarried man with all the creature comforts one could desire, including a wonderful butler who takes care of all his material needs. At a bachelor party for a friend, Ford gets drunk and wakes up married to an Italian woman who speaks nearly no English... (imdb)
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Love Crazy Love Crazy (1941)
Summary: Steve and Susan Ireland are about to celebrate their 4th wedding anniversary by re-enacting their first date. When Susan's meddling mother interrupts and injures herself. Steve is left to take care of her and when he meets an old flame in the elevator--Susan's mother takes the opportunity to break-up their marriage. She convinces Susan that Steve is cheating on her-Susan files for divorce. Steve has one solution to save his marriage...Pretend he is insane. (imdb)
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The Panther The Panther's Claw (1942)
Summary: Arrested for loitering in a cemetery, wigmaker and operetta company proprietor Everett P. Digberry (Byron Foulger) claims to have been lured there by a blackmailer known only as the Black Panther. But as Colt and his lieutenant, Anthony Abbott (Rick Vallin), soon discover, the paw print on the blackmail note belongs to Digberry's own pet cat... (All Movie Guide)
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Heart of the West Heart of the West (1936)
Summary: Ranch owner Sally Jordan is engaged in a fence war with rancher Big John Trumbull. Hoppy and Johnny, along with trusty sidekick Windy, side with Sally Jordan. They control a huge cattle stampede by using dynamite. (imdb)
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Maryland Maryland (1940)
Summary: A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt. (imdb)
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From Hell to Heaven From Hell to Heaven (1933)
Summary: The various residents and occupants of a resort hotel await the outcome of a horse race at a nearby track, as it will affect each of their lives in different ways. (imdb)
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Behind the Green Lights Behind the Green Lights (1935)
Summary: Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works for an unethical criminal attorney and is corrupted by the association. But she sees the light when she twists the law to obtain the acquittal of a client and the man later shoots her father. Mary then enlists the aid of Detective Dave Britten in hopes of bringing down the crooks for whom she works. (imdb)
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The Great Swindle The Great Swindle (1941)
Summary: In this mystery, an insurance investigator must find the arsonists behind the burning of a warehouse. The detective does get some good photographs as evidence, but they are stolen from his apartment. He really isn't a great sleuth and winds up accusing everyone but the real culprit of the crime. (allrovi.com)
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Hotel for Women Hotel for Women (1939)
Summary: A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, successful architect who no longer cares for her. Fellow residents at a women's hotel encourage her to become a top model. When boyfriend tries to come back to her he has rivals. (imdb)
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I Escaped from the Gestapo I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)
Summary: A forger is forced to work for a Nazi spy ring. His conscience gets the better of him, though, and he secretly conspires with the FBI to turn over the gang. (imdb)
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House of Secrets House of Secrets (1936)
Summary: Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments. (imdb)
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Cocktail Hour Cocktail Hour (1933)
Summary: Cynthia Warren, independently wealthy through her ability as an illustrator and poster artist, rebels against the premise that every woman is destined for matrimony and motherhood, and decides she has as much right as a man to play around sans benefit of marriage. So, leaving behind steady-but-dull Randolph Morgan (who seems to be the primary buyer of her 'art' and income,) she heads for Paris. (imdb)
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The Bad Man The Bad Man (1930)
Summary: Film version of a play about a Mexican bandit. (imdb)
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Saturday Saturday's Hero (1951)
Summary: A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's. (imdb)
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Quiet Please: Murder Quiet Please: Murder (1942)
Summary: Book thief/forger sells a fake book to a Nazi through a female agent. A detective tries to uncover who the forger is and gets in the middle of a three way struggle for rare books and revenge in a public library. (imdb)
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The San Francisco Story The San Francisco Story (1952)
Summary: In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback. (imdb)
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Washington Story Washington Story (1952)
Summary: Van Johnson's character is a congressman. Reporter Alice Kingsly arrives in Washington D.C. determined to uncover a tabloid-worthy scandal, and chooses Representative Joseph "No Comment Joe, the human clam" Gresham as her target. However, problems arise when the senator's wholesome image looks to be true and Alice becomes torn between her desire for a scandalous story and her growing attraction to Gresham. (imdb)
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The Covenant with Death The Covenant with Death (1967)
Summary: A convicted murderer kills his hangman. Then it is discovered that he actually didn't commit the murder he was convicted for. (imdb)
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Accused of Murder Accused of Murder (1956)
Summary: Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence. (TCM)
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Rosemary Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Summary: A woman discovers that her pregnancy is actually part of a satanic ritual. (imdb)