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October 23, 2018 / Documentary

“Serengenti Shall Not Die” is a 1959 documentary film written and directed by Bernhard Grzmimek that highlights the efforts of Bernhard himself as well as his son, Michael Grzmimek, to preserve the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The movie also discusses threats posed to the Serengeti landscape stemming from human neglect and ignorance of its vast natural beauty.

October 23, 2018 / Drama

Juvenile delinquents living by stealing are sent to a work camp, run privately, which turns out to be run unscrupulously with long hours, bad conditions and low pay.

October 23, 2018 / Film Noir

A garage owner marries a much younger woman. Trouble begins when he becomes friends with a man who has his eyes on his former-showgirl wife.

October 23, 2018 / Musical

Chick Parker and Pete Pendleton are songwriters that are en route from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Dorothy, a lunch wagon proprietor, joins them.

October 23, 2018 / Foreign
October 23, 2018 / Drama

The bitter-sweet story of young lovers caught up in a political struggle waged by farmers against the grain trade, the banks, and the railroads. Set in North Dakota during 1915-16, a largely forgotten era of American history.

October 22, 2018 / Foreign

Luca is a man who runs a mill and he is married to Carmela, a beautiful wife, set in Naples in 1860. But his wife’s beauty catches the eye of Don Teofilo the Governor, who sets about to have Carmela. He has Luca arrested on trumped up charges, and then tries seduce Carmella. She resists, so he tells her he can free Luca, but there are strings attached.

October 22, 2018 / Film Noir

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.