Naïve insurance agent ‘Cyclone’ Case falls in love with Sylvia Martine, whose father has a dispute with gangster Mike Slade. When Sylvia is kidnapped by Slade and his gang, ‘Cyclone’ decides to save her and wanders straight into a gang war without even realizing it.
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The director of a school is surprised by a student when murdering someone. He must kill the only eyewitness too, but his only clue is a number 32 shoeprint.
A delightful and moving coming-of-age story. One summer, three young boys take an increasing interest in an eccentric old man who lives alone in a house surrounded by an overgrown garden. The boys form a bond with the recluse and set about weeding and replanting the garden.
This drama of 18th-century Russia and the reign of Catherine the Great tells of the romance of a young officer and his commander’s daughter. The country is torn by revolt as Pugachev leads his Cossack rebels against the forces of the Czarina. As battles rage, the young lovers are caught in a web of deceit and treason, only to be spared at the end through the generosity of Pugachev, who goes to the gallows.
In the imaginary 19th-century town of Hope, draper Dorothea Brooks is desperate to save her sister from the clutches of opium, sex and the dastardly Fraser. She begs hunky migrant Lawrence Hayes to help; but complications ensue.
This animated children’s film tells the story of the two popular dolls who go off to find a pretty French doll who has been stolen by pirates. Many songs from popular children’s composer Joe Raposo ensue, including: “I Look and What Do I See!,” “No Girl’s Toy,” “Rag Dolly,” “Poor Babette,” “A Miracle,” “Ho-Yo,” “Candy Hearts,” “Blue,” “The Mirage,” “I Never Get Enough,” “I Love You,” “Loony Anthem,” “It’s Not Easy Being King,” “Hooray for Me,” “You’re My Friend,” and “Home.”
A woman imbued with naturalistic and libertarian theories leaves her city home to live in the countryside with her young son. There she meets a litigious farmer who fights against the banks and the government, in which she will be somehow involved. Meanwhile, practising her theories, she makes some old men very happy and, by chance even passes as a saint!
A man becomes obsessed with a woman, who is unreceptive to his advances. Jealous of her attraction to another, he becomes increasingly desperate. His frustration reaches a peak when the woman hints at another liaison.