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December 18, 2017 / Drama

The story of an Aboriginal family’s attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their family camp, to a house in the main town.

December 18, 2017 / Biography

The film was actually based on a touring stage play, which itself was based on the life of Dr Mary McLeod Bethune, the pioneering educator and civil rights activist who became an adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 

December 18, 2017 / Pre Code

A doctor who is also a “mentalist” confesses to a murder. The only problem is that the murder he’s confessed to hasn’t happened yet–although dead bodies are now starting to turn up all over the place. A reporter sets out to solve the “mystery”.

December 18, 2017 / Comedy

A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic–something both she and the lover find quite a suitable arrangement.

December 18, 2017 / Adventure

Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British soldiers held prisoner there.

December 18, 2017 / Comedy

When Larry Larkin’s comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin’s secretary and soon-to-be wife.

December 17, 2017 / Mystery
December 17, 2017 / Comedy

A post-WWII romantic comedy that explores the effects of the war on American marriage, this film stars Fred MacMurray and Paulette Goddard as Peter and Mary Morley, a pair of constantly fighting attorneys. They are on the verge of breaking up their marriage when the war breaks out.