This drama chronicles the fate of two disparate brothers, both of whom work at the same power plant. One of them is incarcerated after killing a gambler. He tries to convince his brother to help him use electricity to blow up the bars of his cell so he can escape.
Football is the focus of this drama, adapted from Frederick Exley’s famous novel. It tells the tale of an aspiring writer obsessed with football. His father was a football star, and the writer, wanting to follow in his dad’s illustrious footsteps, constantly berates himself for not having any talent for the sport at all. The young man becomes so distraught, that he winds up in a mental hospital. In time, he comes to accept the fact that he is destined to be only a fan of the game.
Small-town department store manager Sam Clayton is a born “Good Samaritan”, which in his case translates as “sucker.” Much to the dismay of his wife Lu, who’d like to save up enough cash for a new house, Sam habitually gives his money away to one “deserving” soul or other. But when Sam himself is in dire financial difficulty, none of the people to whom he’s extended his generosity come to his aid.
Laura and Katy White are the teenage daughters of a humble bank security guard. As a single father, Mr. White struggles to keep the girls on the straight and narrow. While Katy is engaged to the town football hero, Laura has started dating the secretive Al Simpson. Despite the fact that the young man has no visible means of support, he treats the wholesome girl to expensive lingerie and all-nighters at the jive bar. Suspecting that Simpson is a criminal, Laura worries that her sister may be in danger. When Al asks Katy to steal Mr. White’s gun, the stage is set for tragedy.
The dangers and evils of the mind-bending hallucinogen LSD are luridly presented in this psuedo-educational exploitation drama.
Based upon the life of Commander Francic D. Fane (USNR), Underwater Warrior follows the evolution of the US Navy’s Underwater Demolition Unit from its inception near the end of World War II through its acceptance and finally successful utilization in Korea. Landmark underwater camera work makes Underwater Warrior a milestone in cinematic history.
In this biopic set in 16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco journeys to Toledo, Spain to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl. It is she who warns him that the Inquisition is gathering evidence against him.
Alec Fenton, an Americanized-European commodities trader is living happily in Athens with Marjorie, his wife, an American of Greek origin who works at the American Embassy. Alec believes in signs and premonitions, which leads him to a torrid affair with Katherine, his beautiful co-worker. His obsessive pursuit of portents results in the slow, torturous unraveling of his seemingly orderly world.