Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband’s approval, and this complicates the trial.
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In this film, an Italian girl enjoys a brief wartime romance with an American paratrooper — but she is already the property of a suave millionaire. She forsakes her wanton kept-woman status for her new lover, only to lose her newfound love to enemy bullets.
Patricia hears the voices of the band Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (D.A.F.), calling her to their concert. She makes her way there and tries to get in, despite the fact that she doesn’t have any money. Somehow she is buzzed into the backstage area though. Walking through the door, she finds herself in a shifted reality where violence blooms, blood flows easily and Patricia is hunted by something.
Lillian Harvey returned to her adopted country of Germany to star in the comedy-with-music Glueckskinder (Children of Fortune). Harvey plays Ann Garden, an unemployed actress who ends up in night court on a loitering charge. Here she meets Gil Taylor, a struggling songwriter temporarily employed as a court reporter. Hoping to keep her out of jail, Gil impulsively tells the judge that he’s engaged to Ann — whereupon the judge, equally impulsively, marries the couple on the spot! After this inauspicious start, Ann and Gil embark upon a rocky (but tuneful) whirlwind romance.
A gold prospector strikes it rich, but the crooks who run a frontier town take it away from him. He determines to get it back and clean up the town.
Jack Bender directed this made-for-TV romance about an attorney who falls for his firm’s latest hire, a woman 15 years older than he.
High-rise window cleaner Katsuo sees an office lady in an awkward situation. He is smitten and pursues her hotly. They are both running away from a hopeless life in their villages. They fall in love, but she gets raped. Tragedy ensues.
A small-time criminal and bar master comes across a girl handcuffed to a telephone pole. He takes her home and helps her get back on her feet before dropping her off in the city. He is later surprised to find her inside his home when he returns one night. At the same time, a dictionary company employee is trying to launder 1.5 billion yen that he stole from a company president, which is unusable due to the serial numbers being recorded. The three characters are brought together by coincidence, and begin an enterprise to turn the 1.5 billion into money they can use.