Léon, a humble civil servant, has the unusual ability to walk through walls, however thick they are. One day, he falls madly in love with a charming hotel thief by the name of Suzan. In order to impress her he poses as Garou-Garou, a dangerous gangster. Mistaken for him, he is arrested and sent to jail but he, of course, leaves his cell (and comes back to it) just as he likes, infuriating the prison warden. But, despite this wonderful gift, he remains shy in the presence of Suzan.
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The Age of Insects follows the metamorphosis of a young delinquent forced by his parents to undergo dubious “orthopodization” treatments from an insect-obsessed doctor.
After getting caught cheating his bookmaking boss over a high-stakes pinball wager, Neil Gallagher leaves his Corpus Christi home for Los Angeles, hoping to make it big as a folk rock balladeer. With best friend Henry in town as his manager, Neil finds only failure, but when they come across a streetsmart 14-year-old pinball whiz named Tilt, he envisions a plan to get rich quick and save face in his hometown.
Marion Warner inherits property in Navajo country controlled by ruthless Indian agent Morgan and his henchman Glendon. Because the property is a source of water in this arid country, Morgan covets it. He also covets a young Indian girl whom he has imprisoned at the agency. When Marion uses her skill with a six-shooter to help the girl escape, Morgan plots to kill her as well as swindle her out of her property.
Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue her. Gossip linking the two escalates until Stella proves she is decent by shielding an innocent girl and winning the professor’s respect.
Malaya, September 1944: Many British soldiers have been captured by the Japanese, when they were cut off from their troops. On her way to Kuala Lumpur, the British secret agent Elaine’s plane is shot down near such a prison camp. The men hide her among them, but when the Japanese threaten them with torture, their morale weakens.
Near the turn of the century, John, his wife Maidi and their young son David are shipwrecked on a remote island. Resigned to the fact they may never be rescued, John teaches David how to survive on his own, and instills in him a macho philosophy that the strong will always defeat the weak. As the years pass, David grows to adulthood, and he begins formulating his own interpretation of his father’s teachings — as the stronger man, he is now ruler of the island, and that the island’s only woman should rightfully be his.
A ruthless, cynical, hated publisher is killed in a plane crash, and his ghost must wander restlessly unless someone sheds a tear for him.