Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe’s buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer’s niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe’s machinery is due just as he discover’s what his buddy has been doing.
Study of interracial marriage in the 1960’s. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the new husband fights for his parental rights in court, fighting against a judge who represents the prejudices of the era.
An actor continually confesses to murders he didn’t commit, figuring that the police won’t believe him when he confesses to a murder that he actually does intend to commit.
Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.
Seeking inspiration for a new book, a novelist comes upon San Francisco’s North Beach, where “night people” hang out.
A prominent New York attorney defends his estranged wife’s lover, who’s been charged with the murder of a model in Greenwich Village.
Wealthy European aristocrat Liviu and his wife, Julia escape the harsh reality of WWII by vacationing on a tropical island. Due to unforeseen circumstances involving their ship, they end up stranded on the island along with their servants, Eusebio and Larsen. They run around lawlessly and slowly run out of food. Soon the servants revolt and the wealthy couple discover that they can’t escape the war.
A New York chorus girl comes home to claim her family plantation and must choose between two men, one rich, one not.