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Good Early Movies 1955
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Movie: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ( 1955 )
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
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Movie: Teaserama ( 1955 )
A collection of numerous burlesque acts from the 1950s, including strippers, and cult character Betty Page introducing the acts.
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Movie: Where There's a Will ( 1955 )
A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The rest of the family don't want to leave London but the father insists and off they go, to face the unknown.
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Movie: Rhythm and Blues Revue ( 1955 )
Extravaganza with lots of music legends from the 50s.
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Movie: Dead by Morning ( 1955 )
A crime writer and his wife go for a break to a country cottage. They receive an unexpected visitor, the bossy Miss Tulip, who needs shelter for the night. In the morning there is a dead body in the house.
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Movie: The Delavine Affair ( 1955 )
A man's death leads a local newspaperman and the man's girlfriend to seek the killer.
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Movie: The Long Gray Line ( 1955 )
In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.
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Movie: This Is Cinerama ( 1955 )
A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and photographic means. Cinerama format opens with Rockaway Playland Roller Coaster, then Temple Dance from "Aida", views of Niagra Falls, Long Island Choir - an early test of CineramaSound in B&W -, Canals of Venice, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, bullfight and musical performance in Spain, Act II finale of "AIDA" at La Scala Opera House, Milan. "Intermission 15 minutes" Act II commences with a sound demonstration - "we call it stereophonic sound" says LT. Then to Cypress Gardens, Florida, for trick water skiing and boating scenes. The last half of Act II- "America the Beautiful"- is viewed from the nose of a low flying B-25 aeroplane. Finally, credits.
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Movie: There's No Business Like Show Business ( 1955 )
Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.
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Movie: Black Horse Canyon ( 1955 )
The story of a wild black stallion and the cowboys who set out to capture him.
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Movie: Naked Alibi ( 1955 )
A chief of police detectives fired for brutality, tries to get evidence on a man suspected of killing 3 of his officers.
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Movie: Bride of the Gorilla ( 1955 )
The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla.
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Movie: 3 Ring Circus ( 1955 )
Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He wants to become a clown.
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Movie: The Americano ( 1955 )
An American Rancher takes a small herd of Brahma bulls to Brazil where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war......and in love. His concern, who are really his friends and who are his enemies?
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Movie: Six Bridges to Cross ( 1955 )
The emotional story of a lifelong friendship between a Boston rookie cop and a young street-wise delinquent.
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Movie: Battle Cry ( 1955 )
A group of young Marines have adventures in love and war.
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Movie: Many Rivers to Cross ( 1955 )
Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will NOT let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.
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Movie: Shield for Murder ( 1955 )
When a brutal police detective Lt. murders a bookmaker's runner for $25,000 in cash, a deaf mute sees him do it and now he finds he must kill again to cover his tracks.
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Movie: Bengal Brigade ( 1955 )
Set during British India 1857, Captain Clayboune (Rock Hudson) is faced with restoring his reputation after being harshly disciplined for disobeying orders.
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Movie: Désirée ( 1955 )
The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.
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Movie: The Big Combo ( 1955 )
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
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Movie: The Fast and the Furious ( 1955 )
A trucker framed for murder breaks out of jail, takes a young woman hostage, and enters her sports car in cross-border road race hoping to get to Mexico before the police catch him.
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Movie: One Good Turn ( 1955 )
Norman is the oldest orphan at Greenwood Children's Home and now acts as their caretaker. All the orphans are very happy and well cared for. The adventures start when a nasty property developer (boo hiss) who is also the chairman of the orphanage board wants to close the orphanage and build a factory on the site. The children are sent to Brighton for the day and Norman is very excited because he's "Never seen the Sea". When they get back they discover the plan to close the orphanage and have to decide what to do.
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Movie: The Bridges at Toko-Ri ( 1955 )
Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending of this grim war drama is all tension.
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Movie: Jupiter's Darling ( 1955 )
Fabius loves his beautiful but vulnerable city, Rome, and he also loves his beautiful but invulnerable fiancée, Amytis. Fascinated by the tales she has heard about Hannibal, who is about to attack Rome, Amytis is driven by curiosity to the edge of his camp. Captured, she makes a last request of the indifferent Hannibal...that he spare the city. She offers to lead him to a hilltop where she can prove that taking the city is not worth the trouble. Hannibal goes with her, even though she has to cup her hand under his chin and float him across a river as he can't swim. Before long, Hannibal is doing more surveying of Amytis than of Rome. And Fabius finds he can defend neither his city nor his fiancée against the advances of Hannibal. Especially after he has his elephants painted bright colors because Amythis thinks gray is drab.
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Movie: Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops ( 1955 )
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
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Movie: The Sea Shall Not Have Them ( 1955 )
In the North Sea in 1944, passengers of a downed R.A.F. transport aircraft talk about their lives while awaiting rescue in their dinghy.
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Movie: The Colditz Story ( 1955 )
Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.
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Movie: Murder Is My Beat ( 1955 )
A police detective helps a singer heading to prison for the murder of a man she claims is still alive.
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Movie: The Bamboo Prison ( 1955 )
Corporal Brady (Brian Keith) an American soldier captured during the Korean War, is taken to a POW camp. There he meets Sergeant Rand (Robert Francis) a prisoner who is cooperating with the North Koreans. Brady is disgusted by these actions, but he soon discovers that Rand is actually an intelligence officer playing along to access important secrets. Rand also becomes close to Tanya Clanton (Dianne Foster), the wife of an American traitor, in order to exact information.
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Movie: Untamed ( 1955 )
In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame.
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Movie: Black Widow ( 1955 )
A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.
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Movie: Hit the Deck ( 1955 )
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral...
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Movie: A Life at Stake ( 1955 )
An out-of-work architect meets a married woman who has a business proposition for him. The architect begins to suspect the woman's interest in him is not just financial and may actually be deadly.
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Movie: An Inspector Calls ( 1955 )
When a young girl is found dead an inspector is sent to investigate a prosperous Yorkshire household. It emerges that each member of the family has a guilty secret - each one is partly responsible for her death.
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Movie: The Far Country ( 1955 )
A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson.
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Movie: Yellowneck ( 1955 )
5 Confederate soldiers desert, make their way through the Everglades and try to make it to Cuba.
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Movie: The Divided Heart ( 1955 )
A story of litigation between a birth mother and an adopted family due to a child lost during a war.
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Movie: Blackboard Jungle ( 1955 )
A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
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Movie: Strategic Air Command ( 1955 )
An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.
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Movie: Captain Lightfoot ( 1955 )
A pair of Irish rebels have swashbuckling adventures in 1815.
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Movie: Wyoming Renegades ( 1955 )
Brady Sutton returns from three years in prison and tries to go straight. One a member of the Butch Cassidy gang, he is still suspected of being cahoots with them. When Cassidy and his men rob the bank, he is blamed. Escaping from the townspeople, he once again joins up with Cassidy to wait for a chance to help bring him in.
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Movie: Chief Crazy Horse ( 1955 )
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
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Movie: Cash on Delivery ( 1955 )
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage?
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Movie: The Last Time I Saw Paris ( 1955 )
Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy staying in Paris after his discharge and working for a news organization. He would try to write his great novel and that would come between Charlie, his wife, and his daughter.
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Movie: Drum Beat ( 1955 )
In 1872, Indian fighter Johnny MacKay is appointed peace commissioner for the California and Oregon territory but he faces tough opposition from the renegade Modocs led by their chief Captain Jack.
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Movie: East of Eden ( 1955 )
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
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Movie: As Long as They're Happy ( 1955 )
A stockbroker's youngest daughter tricks an American singer into visiting her family at their suburban Wimbledon home. Her two sisters and their oddball husbands also visit and the stockbroker notes the effect of the singer on his lovelorn family.
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Movie: Strange Lady in Town ( 1955 )
She plays a female doctor who plans to introduce modern techniques of medicine to old Santa Fe in 1880, but is opposed by an established doctor.
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Movie: The Man from Bitter Ridge ( 1955 )
In Tomahawk, the crooked Jackman brothers control the town, Sheriff Dunham is up for re-election, the sheep growers are banned in town and a stagecoach line undercover investigator arrives to catch the gang that regularly robs the stages.
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Movie: Man Without a Star ( 1955 )
A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her.
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Movie: Garden of Eden ( 1955 )
War widow and pre-teen daughter leave home of tyrannical father-in-law in Florida, get lost on a detour, and find shelter at a nudist colony.
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Movie: The Violent Men ( 1955 )
A bitter land dispute causes a Civil War veteran to take extreme action.
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Movie: Five Guns West ( 1955 )
Shalee Jethro (Dorothy Malone) helps her father run a desert stagecoach station. Five desperate outlaws arrive at the station to await a gold shipment they plan to rob, and Shalee becomes their hostage bait in several ways, and then the men begin to fight among themselves. four of them attack her but she is saved by Govern Sturges (John Lund), who also turns out to be a Confederate officer planted among the gang.
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Movie: Underwater! ( 1955 )
Two scuba divers find a shipwreck which may contain undiscovered treasure, however, their attempt to salvage it is threatened by scavengers.
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Movie: Cell 2455, Death Row ( 1955 )
Whit, condemned and awaiting execution, reviews the events of his life that has brought him to Cell 2455 on San Quentin's Death Row, a story he had told in a autobiography that became a sensational best-seller. As a boy, the young Whit stole groceries to help feed his impoverished family, later moving on into major crime to impress a young gang moll, Jo-Anne, and turns into a cold-blooded thug when he is repudiated by the girl he loves, Doll. And by his own lawyer when he is arrested and tried as the infamous Lover's Lane Bandit. In cell 2455, he studies law to the point where he wins stay after stay, twice within minutes of his scheduled execution.
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Movie: Violent Saturday ( 1955 )
Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.
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Movie: Conquest of Space ( 1955 )
An American-led team of International astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get in the way.
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Movie: Marriage a la Mode ( 1955 )
An Englishman wakes in a hotel bedroom suffering from amnesia and sets out to find his identity. He tracks down his wife but soon learns that the job she saw him leave for every morning did not exist. In HD.
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Movie: Godzilla Raids Again ( 1955 )
Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process.
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Movie: A Bullet for Joey ( 1955 )
In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.
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Movie: Three Cases of Murder ( 1955 )
A trilogy of fantastic stories involving murder and the supernatural.
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Movie: Seminole Uprising ( 1955 )
Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, daughter of Colonel Hannah and the girl Cam loves, planning to trade her to renegade white men for guns. Cam pursues the Seminoles, and after a bloody battle in which his small force kills hundred of Seminoles with avalanche and fire, forces Black Cat's surrender.
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Movie: Jedda the Uncivilized ( 1955 )
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught between two cultures forbidden from learning about her indigenous heritage and never fully accepted by the other.
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Movie: Bad Day at Black Rock ( 1955 )
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
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Movie: The Racers ( 1955 )
Follows the professional and personal life of race car driver Gino Borgesa (Douglas), as he struggles on the track and in his love life.
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Movie: Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier ( 1955 )
American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.
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Movie: Soldier of Fortune ( 1955 )
When Jane Hoyt's journalist husband disappears, she arrives in Hong Kong determined to find him but instead meets shady shipping magnate Hank Lee.
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Movie: Rage at Dawn ( 1955 )
A special agent from Chicago is sent out west to bring in the notorious Reno brothers.
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Movie: Son of Sinbad ( 1955 )
Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.
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Movie: Hell's Island ( 1955 )
Down-on-his-luck Mike Cormack is hired to fly to a Caribbean island to retrieve a missing ruby. On the island, possibly involved with the ruby's disappearance, is his ex-girlfriend.
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Movie: The Sea Chase ( 1955 )
As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
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Movie: The Big Bluff ( 1955 )
When a scheming fortune hunter finds his rich wife is not going to die as expected, he and his lover make other plans to get her millions.
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Movie: Marty ( 1955 )
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other.
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Movie: Gorilla at Large ( 1955 )
At a carnival called the Garden of Evil, a man is murdered, apparently by a gorilla...or someone in a gorilla suit.
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Movie: Love Me or Leave Me ( 1955 )
A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.
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Movie: King of the Coral Sea ( 1955 )
Ted King, aided by Jack Janiero, is in charge of a company owned by Peter Merriman, reputed playboy, which he inherited from his father. Merriman decides to have a look at the company which is getting shells and pearls from the ocean's bottom. King discovers a body out in the ocean and brings it in, which sets off a police investigation into the possible smuggling of undesirable aliens into the area and they ask for King's help. Merriman arrives and falls instantly for King's daughter, "Rusty." He also shows them that the use of modern equipment can streamline the operation as well as save lives, which he does for King when he is trapped under the sea. When the smugglers learn King is on their trail, they take "Rusty" hostage, but King, Jack and Merriman, with the use of Merriman's aqua-lungs, follow and rescue her and capture the crooks and killers before the police arrive.
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Movie: School for Love ( 1955 )
At the Conservatory of Vienna the student only have eyes for their beautiful singing teacher, tenor Eric Walter.
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Movie: This Island Earth ( 1955 )
Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.
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Movie: King Dinosaur ( 1955 )
A new planet moves into our solar system and four scientists (two couples) are sent to explore Planet Nova. In between romantic interludes, the cast faces an iguana masquerading as a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
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Movie: Lady and the Tramp ( 1955 )
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
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Movie: Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy ( 1955 )
Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.
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Movie: Land of the Pharaohs ( 1955 )
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.
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Movie: Santa Fe Passage ( 1955 )
A disgraced Indian scout and his partner are hired to escort a wagonload of guns through Indian territory.
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Movie: The Far Horizons ( 1955 )
United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to ...
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Movie: Lay That Rifle Down ( 1955 )
Judy works for a pittance as a char in her aunt's hotel. To add spice to her life she enrols on a charm course but it's a scam. Soon the swindlers show up and plan to use her to con her aunt out of her money.
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Movie: The Vanishing Prairie ( 1955 )
Story of the American Prairie as it was when vast herds of bison and elk grazed.
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Movie: There's Always Tomorrow ( 1955 )
When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.
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Movie: The Night Holds Terror ( 1955 )
A group of escaped convicts take over a suburban home to evade the ongoing police manhunt, making the lives of the family living there a nightmare. The longer the men stay there, the more the tensions build and the more likely it becomes a tragedy will occur. Based on a real-life hostage-taking.
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Movie: Tight Spot ( 1955 )
A female inmate is whisked out of prison and into a police guarded hotel until the district attorney can convince her to testify against the mob in the upcoming trial.
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Movie: The Dam Busters ( 1955 )
The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
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Movie: You Lucky People ( 1955 )
Tribulations of inept reservists who find a fortnight's training an unwelcome interruption.
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Movie: A Kid for Two Farthings ( 1955 )
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor shop. Joe is innocently and earnestly determined to help realize the wishes of his poor, hard-working neighbours. Hearing from Mr. Kandinsky the tale that a captured unicorn will grant any wish, Joe uses his accumulated pocket change to buy a kid with an emerging horn, believing it to be a unicorn. His subsequent efforts to make dreams come true exemplify the power of hope and will amidst hardship.
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Movie: Revenge of the Creature ( 1955 )
Men capture the Creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.
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Movie: Pearl of the South Pacific ( 1955 )
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
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Movie: The Seven Year Itch ( 1955 )
When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.
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Movie: Mister Roberts ( 1955 )
In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty.
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Movie: Spy Chasers ( 1955 )
Slip, Sach and the gang get mixed up in political intrigue when they try to help an exiled European king and his daughter regain the throne that is rightfully theirs.
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Movie: Pete Kelly's Blues ( 1955 )
In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection.
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Movie: Footsteps in the Fog ( 1955 )
In early 1900s England, a maid tries to blackmail her master into romancing her when she discovers he murdered his wife.
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