The 50s

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1950

“I don’t want to make trouble. All I want is a drink.”

I don’t want to make trouble. All I want is a drink. Marilyn Monroe in All About Eve 1950 A seemingly timid but secretly ruthless ingénue insinuates herself into the lives of an aging Broadway star and her circle of…

The Petty Girl 1950

The Petty Girl 1950 An artist famous for his calendar portraits of beautiful women becomes fascinated by a prim and proper professor and tries to get her to pose for his artwork. She declines his offer, but he’s determined not…

Kiss tomorrow goodbye 1950

Barbara Payton – James Cagney in Kiss tomorrow goodbye 1950 From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter’s violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner…who doesn’t make it. Soon Ralph…

The flame and the arrow – 1950

Virginia Mayo-Burt Lancaster (The flame and the arrow) 1950 Twelfth-century Lombardy lies under the iron heel of German overlord Count Ulrich ‘The Hawk’, but in the mountains, guerillas yet resist. Five years before our story, Ulrich stole away the pretty…

Laurette Luez – Errol Flynn (Kim) 1950

Laurette Luez – Errol Flynn (Kim) 1950 During the British Raj, the orphan of a British soldier poses as a Hindu and is torn between his loyalty to a Buddhist mystic and aiding the English secret service.