After a practical joke leading to a libel action a reporter sets out to investigate a criminal’s past and finds more than he bargained for.
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Connie Heath is falsely accused of theft by witchy Gloria Adams, though Gloria withdraws her charge, the insurance company continues to persecute poor Connie, resulting in a charge of grand larceny. Championing her cause is crusading attorney Neil Dillon, who gets Gloria off with probation. Alas, she resumes her friendship with “fast girl” Hilda Engstrom, who was responsible for getting Connie into trouble in the first place.
The tumultuous presidency of 17th-president Andrew Johnson is chronicled in this biopic. The story begins with Johnson’s boyhood and covers his early life. During the Civil War, Johnson stays a staunch Unionist and upon Lincoln’s reelection in 1864, becomes his Vice President. After Lincoln’s assassination, Johnson becomes the President and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Guilty paranoia in a gritty 1950’s industrial town. An accountant, living a repressed life, becomes so obsessed with the person who is stealing his morning milk that he commits an act of irrational violence. His beautiful wife, meanwhile, is making plans of her own.
This Mexican film re-creates a dark chapter in the history of Chile. The scene is a small Chilean mining town in 1907. Suffering under the despotic rule of the British mine owners, the workers stage a revolt. The government’s solution is to utterly destroy the town rather than allow the rebellion to spread. Letters from Marusia was adapted from a novel by Patricio Manns, which in turn was based on eyewitness accounts of the 1907 massacre.
During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the population. Everything becomes more complicated with rumors that the reactionary forces have overthrown the socialist government. A movie that because of the coup was not released in Chile and was only terminated by Littin in exile in Mexico.
A stylish and attractive burglar, Bob, meets and fascinates two bickering paupers, Monique and Antoine. They are quickly inveigled into Bob’s exciting world, and first the wife and then the husband come to depend on him. The burglar at the same time has developed a crush on the husband. After hilarious resistance, eventually Antoine gives way and the true Menage begins…
When a gruesome bikini killer claims the life of a detective’s fiance, the grieving cop is possessed with revenge. It’s just a matter of time before he meets up with his prey and extracts that revenge.