Joyce Harper is an ex-Army nurse who enters police work with the L.A. Police Department, when her friend Ruby gets involved with a petty crook, Max Taylor refuses to listen to Joyce’s warnings, and eventually marries the hoodlum. Joyce gets through the detailed trained required to become an L.A. policewoman, and she and her newly-assigned detective partner, Harvey Gates cleanup up a skid-row Bar-girl scheme. And she and Gates are told to get the goods on a narcotics gang ran by Richard Cott, and Ruby and Max Taylor reappear.
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After spending three nightmarish years in a concentration camp, Petros Kazakos, a WWII survivor, returns to his hometown to avenge his betrayal. As the murderer flees the police seeking refuge in the rugged and desolate mountains, he will cross paths with two other fugitives, the hardened revolutionary and escape convict, Kosmas, and the young farmer with the haunting past, Argiris. Their only hope for survival and a fresh start is to cross over the vast sea where freedom lies; however, the lack of money will soon force the unlikely band to stain their hands with blood. Now, only death can purge their souls, but is all hope lost?
Meg is a secretary in a motivational research firm. She arrives in New York and uses the firm’s resources to help land a husband. During house to house interviews, she gets caught in a raid of a local brothel and a series of comedic adventures follow.
Young man just out of college tries to persuade his father, who owns a record company, to start signing up rock ‘n’ roll acts. The musical highlights in The Big Beat are provided by such luminaries as Gogi Grant, Fats Domino (“I’m Walking”), and The Diamonds.
Madame Berthe, a newly widowed 70-year-old miser, has lived a sheltered life married to her husband for some sixty years. She determines to venture into the modern world and have as much fun as possible, and in doing so finds that she loves it. She blows her life savings, much to the disapproval of the young people around her.
The film portrays the Italo-Turkish War. A young Italian-educated Libyan nobleman is summoned to fight for the Ottoman Empire when war breaks out in 1911, but eventually decides to change sides and support Italy.
As she rises in the fashion world, a talented dress designer loses contact with her own humanity. She also forgets that you meet the same people on the way up as on the way down.
A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police officers built around three different story lines.