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#5:WEIRD, Rare, HARD-To-Find Big & Small Screen
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Part FIVE: These are the movie, TV Series, Made-For-Television Movies, Specials, Documentary, Drive-In Mature/Action/Grindhouse, Disney, Music (Concerts). Just overall some things that were things I’ve seen over my LONG lifetime to things I’ve discovered…Enjoy! (I will ALWAYS be adding) ~~ Please be sure to check out my other playlists - Thanks For looking!~~


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Movie: Vampire Circus ( 1972 )
As the plague sweeps the countryside, a quarantined village is visited by a mysterious traveling circus. Soon, young children begin to disappear, and the locals suspect the circus troupe might be hiding a horrifying secret.
Movie: Busting ( 1974 )
Defying orders to lay-off the case, two Los Angeles vice-squad cops go after a local mobster and use unorthodox methods to achieve results.
Movie: The War Lord ( 1965 )
In 11th century Normandy, a Norman duke sends one of his knights to build a defensive fortress in order to guard the borders against Frisian raiders.
Movie: Santamaria ( 2019 )
A heartbroken millennial joins an experimental dating service and descends into their pleasure-filled reality.
Movie: The Boys in the Band ( 2020 )
At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Movie: Midnight Madness ( 1980 )
Leon planned "the great all-nighter" by picking college students to participate in an all-night long scavenger hunt. The 5 teams are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue, hidden throughout the city. Making his film debut; Michael J. Fox, as Scott, the younger brother.
Movie: The Glorias ( 2020 )
The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.
Movie: Murder with Mirrors ( 1985 )
When Carrie Louise Serrocold (Bette Davis) suspects that someone is trying to poison her, she sends for the one person who might be able to help, her old friend Miss Jane Marple (Helen Hayes).
Movie: Heart of Stone ( 2001 )
A psychological thriller about a married women who has an affair with a charming young man and gets involved in a series of murders not knowing if the killer is her lover or her husband or someone else.
Movie: Shooting Elizabeth ( 1992 )
An American executive living in Europe plots to murder his judgmental, callous wife, only to get accused of actually murdering her when she disappears after leaving him over his own neurotic behavior.
Movie: Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes ( 2020 )
The life and times of Muhammad Ali, as shown through the lens of his numerous appearances on The Dick Cavett Show.
Movie: James Davis: Live from the Town ( 2019 )
James Davis rants about old people on Facebook, explains why he celebrates the anniversaries of his breakups and shares his conspiracy theory about Magic Johnson.
Movie: Murder on the Orient Express ( 2001 )
Hercule Poirot, now in modern times, investigates the famous crime on the famed train with a modern twist.
Movie: Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations ( 1938 )
The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin.
Movie: Cinderfella ( 1960 )
This was Jerry Lewis' answer to the classic Cinderella story. When his father dies, poor Cinderfella (Jerry Lewis) Fella is left at the mercy of his snobbish stepmother (Dame Judith Anderson) and her two no-good sons, Maximilian (Henry Silva) and Rupert (Robert Hutton). As he slaves away for his nasty stepfamily, Maximilian and Rupert attempt to find a treasure Cinderfella's father has supposedly hidden on the estate. Meanwhile, hoping to restore her dwindling fortunes, the stepmother plans a fancy ball in honor of the visiting Princess Charming (Anna Maria Alberghetti) who she hopes will marry Rupert. Eventually, Cinderfella's Fairy Godfather (Ed Wynn) shows up to convince him that he has a shot at winning the Princess.
Movie: Coffee & Kareem ( 2020 )
Twelve-year-old Kareem Manning hires a criminal to scare his mom's new boyfriend -police officer James Coffee - but it backfires, forcing Coffee and Kareem to team up in order to save themselves from Detroit's most ruthless drug kingpin.
Movie: Where Eagles Dare ( 1968 )
Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on.
Movie: Skeleton Coast ( 1988 )
During the Angola Civil War, CIA agent Michael Smith is captured by the Communists, prompting a rescue mission organized by his father aided by hired mercenaries.
Movie: White Palace ( 1990 )
Still getting over the death of his wife, a young advertising executive meets an older waitress, a woman that might set him free.
Movie: The Driller Killer ( 1979 )
An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Movie: Che! ( 1969 )
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.
TV Show: Jam ( 2000 )
British comedy that consists of a series of unsettling sketches unfolding over an ambient soundtrack.
TV Show: The Oblongs ( 2001 )
The tight-knit Oblong clan lives in Hill Valley, a toxic valley downstream from your typical industrial waste site, which has caused a variety of bizarre physical and emotional abnormalities. At the head of the dinner table is the loving, limbless, tirelessly upbeat patriarch Bob Oblong and his adoring, alcohol-and-tobacco-addicted, bald-but-beautifully-wigged wife Pickles, who frequents the Rusty Bucket bar, owned by transsexual Anita Bidet (who was originally to be named Sofonda Cox!). The family includes their conjoined twin sons Biff and Chip, who share three legs and three buttocks, but can't seem to agree on anything; sweet, tattling, 4-year-old daughter Beth, sporting a cucumber-like growth sprouting from her head; and youngest son Milo, a one-haired optimist who has every childhood emotional disorder and behavioural problem ever diagnosed. Other members of the family include Bob's...
TV Show: Crime Story ( 1986 )
The saga of a Chicago police detective's efforts to stop a young hood's ruthless rise in the ranks of organized crime.
Movie: Seventh Code ( 2014 )
Akiko travels to Vladivostok Russia to meet Matsunaga who she first met in Tokyo and is unable to forget. Even though Akiko meets Matsunaga again, Matsunaga does not remember her. Matsunaga tells her not to trust anyone in a foreign country and he leaves.Akiko tries to find Matsunaga again, but she is attacked by the mafia and thrown out in a wasteland in the middle of nowhere without her luggage or any money.
Movie: Inferno of Torture ( 1969 )
High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed women develop the history of confrontation between two highly skilled masters of tattoo.
Movie: Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia ( 2020 )
Letting loose with a goblet of frosé in hand, Michelle Buteau delivers a dynamic hour of comedy that delves into parenthood, cultural difference, and the overlooked value of short men.
Movie: The Story of Adele H ( 1975 )
Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.
Movie: 'N Sync: Making the Tour ( 2001 )
*NSYNC's Making The Tour is a sneak peek into the creation of the group's highly successful No Strings Attached Tour, from set design to rehearsal, featuring footage not seen in the original MTV broadcast!
Movie: Tim Minchin and the Heritage Orchestra ( 2011 )
Tim Minchin and The Heritage Orchestra was filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in April 2011. Tim's joined on stage by the awesome 55-piece Heritage Orchestra, led by Jules Buckley and by Pete Clements on bass and Brad Webb on drums.
Movie: Witchcraft ( 1989 )
A new mother and her child move into her mother-in-law's dark old mansion. She soon begns to suspect that neither the house nor her mother-in-law are quite what they seem to be.
Movie: Vampire Killer Barbys ( 1996 )
If you’re into badly English dubbed films including blood hungry vampires, murderous dwarfs, punk music, terrible acting, plenty of nudity and plenty of gore then this film might just be destined to be your new favorite film.
Movie: A Man Called Sledge ( 1970 )
In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into a prison in hopes of getting his hands on a large shipment of gold stored there.
Movie: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne ( 1981 )
In 19th century London, a sex maniac sneaks into the engagement party of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Miss Fanny Osbourne, turning the event into a nightmarish whirlpool of murder and debauchery.
Movie: Metallica in Antarctica ( 2014 )
First concert to take place in the South Pole.
Movie: Valerie and Her Week of Wonders ( 1970 )
Inspired by fairytales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red Riding Hood, is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.
Movie: Beast by Night ( 2020 )
When farmer Fabio is attacked by a werewolf, he goes to his twin brother Lucio for help. They venture to see Giovanni, Lucio's friend and Monster expert. However, a villainous hunter is after them and Fabio can't seem to control his animalistic urges. Will the curse be lifted in time?
Movie: Pizza: A Love Story ( 2019 )
Learn about the history, the families, the love and design that goes into each pie. Moreover, discover a completely new appreciation for pizza as true culinary art.
Movie: Hearts and Minds ( 1975 )
An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War.
Movie: !Women Art Revolution ( 2010 )
Through intimate interviews, provocative art, and rare, historical film and video footage, this feature documentary reveals how art addressing political consequences of discrimination and violence, the Feminist Art Revolution radically transformed the art and culture of our times.
Movie: Au Pair Girls ( 1973 )
Four sexy young foreign girls come to England as au pairs and quickly become quite intimate with their employers, host families, and just about everyone else they encounter.
Movie: For Men Only ( 1968 )
A sophisticated London fashion columnist takes a job with a small-town publisher and "moral crusader", much to the dismay of her rich, jealous boyfriend. The "crusader", however, turns out to be not quite what he says he is.
Movie: Sahara ( 1943 )
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
Movie: Only Yesterday: The Carpenters' Story ( 2007 )
Documentary on the Complex Story of the 1970's brother and sister duo The Carpenters. The Carpenters were one of the biggest-selling pop acts of the 1970s and one Story that ended in tragedy with a destructive and complex secret .
Movie: Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil ( 1985 )
The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the SA and experiences the darker side of Nazism after the SA is disbanded and Karl is thrown into prison and later conscripted into the German army. Brother is pitted against brother until their relationship, and the Third Reich, stands in ruins
Movie: Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker ( 2006 )
After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special Operations Division of the UK's secret intelligence service, MI6, into a mission which will save millions of lives.
TV Show: Alex Rider ( 2020 )
When Alex Rider learns that his uncle Ian has been killed in the line of duty as a British spy – and not in a car accident like he's been told – everything changes for this otherwise normal teen. He is approached by Alan Blunt, head of a shadowy offshoot of MI6 known as The Department, who reveals that Alex has been unknowingly trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage. Pressured to help investigate his uncle's death – and how it connects to the assassination of two high-profile billionaires – Alex reluctantly assumes a new identity and goes undercover in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc. Isolated far above the snowline in the French Alps, Point Blanc claims to set the troubled teenage children of the ultra-rich back onto the right track. But as he digs deeper, Alex discovers that the students are in fact the subjects of a disturbing plan by the mysterious Doctor Greif – a plan which he will have to risk his life to stop.
Movie: Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night ( 2014 )
A drama-documentary telling the story of the celebrated gathering in Geneva, 1816 which led to the creation of both Frankenstein and the first modern vampire story.
Movie: The Trackers ( 1971 )
When a rancher's daughter is kidnapped by Apaches, he forms a posse and sends for the U.S. Marshal but an African-American Deputy Marshal shows up instead.
Movie: James Joyce's Women ( 1985 )
In this tribute to James Joyce, Fionnula Flanagan gives a tour-de-force performance as a half-dozen or so women in Joyce's real and fictional worlds. When she portrays his wife Nora remembering their time together, Flanagan captures the era and the author in lyrical detail. As Sylvia Beach, the woman who first published Ulysses, new dimensions concerning the importance of Nora in Joyce's literary visions of women emerge, and when Flanagan interprets Joyce characters like Molly Bloom or a washerwoman from Finnegan's Wake, the beauty of Joyce's language shines through the melodious words.
Movie: Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story ( 2019 )
Comedian Kathy Griffin performs a new set in the aftermath of the fallout she experienced due to a controversial Donald Trump-inspired photo shoot that threatened to end her career.
Movie: The Scheme ( 2020 )
The true story of basketball insider Christian Dawkins, who hustled the FBI in a scandal that threatened to take down the NCAA.
Movie: Russell Brand: End the Drugs War ( 2014 )
Russell Brand sets out to find out how other countries are tackling their problems of drug abuse and to explore how the framework of criminalization implicit in the 'war on drugs' produces enormous harm in the treatment of addicts.
Movie: Flight from Ashiya ( 1964 )
A flight crew tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon.
Movie: Olivia ( 1984 )
An American engineer in London, who is helping to dismantle the London Bridge to be transported to Arizona, strikes up an acquaintance with a young British woman. Several years later he happens to be at the bridge's new location and sees the woman again--but this time she's a real estate agent, doesn't have a British accent and doesn't recognize him.
Movie: The Man Who Could Work Miracles ( 1937 )
George McWhirter Fotheringay, while vigorously asserting the impossibility of miracles, suddenly discovers that he can perform them. After being thrown out of a bar for what is thought to be a trick, he tests his powers and eventually sends a policeman to Hades by accident. Worried, he sends the police officer to San Francisco, and seeks advice from the local clergyman, Mr Maydig. Maydig, after having Fotheringay's powers demonstrated to him, quickly planning for reform of the world by means of miracle, but eventually Fotheringay orders a miracle which, due to clumsy wording, backfires. He relinquishes his power and returns to the time before he had it.
Movie: Silk ( 1986 )
Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
Movie: Hotel Paradise ( 1995 )
A bride-to-be wakes up one morning next to a man chained to the bed, but cannot remember what happened the night before.
Movie: That's the Way of the World ( 2007 )
Record executives want a highly-regarded record producer to focus on a white pop act whom they feel has the sound America wants. To keep his creative integrity, Buckmaster carefully begins to fight the system that has made him the respected producer he has become.
Movie: Murder on the Reef ( 2018 )
For the past 4 years, scientist Dr Allen Dobrovolsky has been testing the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Concerned with the degradation in water quality, his research has led him to believe that the reef could be facing an environmental disaster of enormous proportions. As Allen has been collecting data along the coast of the Great Barrier Reef, he has talked with residents, scientists, community activists and politicians about the hotly debated state of the Reef. The main voices in the documentary come from the top coral and marine research scientists in Australia, along with locals, activists, politicians and indigenous leaders, who are all concerned about the poor outlook for the reef due to the multiple port developments along the coast line that are contributing to its poor health. The story focuses on the fight that has been happening on land around governance of the reef's health.
Movie: Disorderlies ( 1987 )
Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.
Movie: Gloria mundi ( 1976 )
Hamdias, a producer, has just started a movie whose main theme is torture. But filming is soon interrupted first because of a lack of capital but mainly because Hamdias is killed in tragic circumstances. After a while, Gaila, his friend and also the main actress of his film, sets about continuing his work...
Movie: Private Lessons: Another Story ( 1994 )
Professional photographer Lauren travels to Miami to find the next hottest model for her shoot. She hooks up with her emotional Cuban limo driver Raul, but then her cheating sleazy husband Stephen shows up as well as hot Marissa.
Movie: Incident at Crestridge ( 1981 )
A woman campaigns for and wins election as sheriff in a crusade against the ineptitude and outright corruption of the local law enforcement in a small town in the West.
Movie: Hide ( 2011 )
A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Movie: The Miracle of the Bells ( 1948 )
Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress, who died after making her first and only film, back to her hometown for burial. To arouse public interest, and to get the reluctant studio head to release the film, he asks all the local churches to ring their bells for three days.
Movie: Embryo ( 1976 )
A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho and looks for a new formula to prevent her from aging further.
Movie: The Outing ( 1987 )
An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests. The genie kills them off in an attempt to fulfill her ultimate wish.
Movie: Luv ( 1967 )
Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his wife away from him so that Milt can be with his girlfriend. Ellen and Harry have an instant attraction and in a short while Harry is wearing Milt's suits and Milt is free. But, Ellen soon discovers that Harry is the world's worst roommate.
Movie: Knights ( 1993 )
In the future, a kickboxer and a robot lead a revolution against ruling cyborgs.
Movie: Whisper Kill ( 1988 )
Liz Bartlett, an ambitious reporter, is the central nerve in a killing spree in this spine-chilling mystery. Secretly wishing that her business associate Jerry Caper were dead, Liz's hidden desire becomes a reality when he is brutally murdered. Dan Walker, a top-notch investigative reporter, is assigned to the case and becomes intrigued by the pretty, though troubled, reporter.
Movie: Hot Lust! ( 1998 )
Oh those naughty little Leprechauns - they can be so irritating. In HOT LUST, handsome, woman-crazy Jeremy Jones makes the wrong wish at the wrong time, and his new friend, Leapin' Lep, is only too happy to oblige. Faster than you can say "Blarney Stone," Lee catches Jeremy in an unguarded moment, shrinks him down to a mere six inches, and zaps him into his laptop computer. Jeremy is joined in cyberspace by his sexy office manager Maxie. Together, they seek help from Lep's girlfriend Samrchura, the only one who can show them how to fill Lep's special Pot O' Gold, and form him to grant their wish. But to fill the Pot, Maxie must help Jeremy find a full-sized friend who can bring three maidens to ecstasy.
Movie: Major League: Back to the Minors ( 1998 )
Gus Cantrell is a major league pitcher in the twilight of his career. He contacted by Roger Dorn, General Manager of the Minnesota Twins, and offered the role of managing the Buzz, the Twins' AAA team. Cantrell accepts but regrets it almost immediately. The Buzz is a dysfunctional no-hoper team, with an odd assortment of characters. However, Cantrell quickly sets about forging them into a winning team.
Movie: The Ascent ( 1994 )
A highly fictionalized real-life adventure of an Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp to climb the challenging 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and plant the Italian flag on the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are locked in a battle of wills, fueled by honor and their love for the same woman.
Movie: Teach Me ( 1998 )
Sara Kane is an author with a naughty imagination. Her sensual erotic stories delve into the private places between loving couples. Sara's newest story however, takes her into the real life of Janine and Keith whose marriage desperately needs a teacher to guide Janine through lessons of sexual exploration. For three consecutive nights, Janine journeys into a world of fantasy and pleasure where she learns to overcome her sexual fears and breaks taboos to experience a new heightened peak of passion.
Movie: Julie Darling ( 1983 )
A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Movie: Diary of the Dead ( 1976 )
An unemployed man who lives with his wife and overbearing mother-in-law sees an opportunity to relieve himself of the old bat, which tangles him in a maze of deception.
Movie: Shadow Zone: The Undead Express ( 1996 )
A teen obsessed with horror films befriends a vampire who leads him to a whole coven of vampires that hide beneath the New York subways.
Movie: Alfie Darling ( 1975 )
Alfie Elkins (Alan Price) returns, up to his old womanizing ways, until he meets his match in a sophisticated Magazine Editor Abby Summers (Jill Townsend). His pursuit is complicated by his encounter with Norma (Sheila White) and the fact that a jealous husband won't let him forget about his time with his wife Fay (Dame Joan Collins).
Movie: Shane Mauss: Mating Season ( 2013 )
Shane Mauss, an honorary evolutionary psychologist, brings countless years of watching Animal Planet to aid in discussions of Snoop Dogg, crouton factories, and other important things.
Movie: Wet Woman in the Wind ( 2016 )
When a successful, but tired Tokyo-based playwright who has sworn off easy women and casual encounters takes refuge in the countryside, his plans are disrupted by a horny woman who pedals fast into his life and is unrelenting.
Movie: Waxwork II: Lost in Time ( 1992 )
In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil.
Movie: Vivarium ( 2020 )
A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.
Movie: Spies Inc. ( 1990 )
Spies from different nationalities stationed in a small Asian island work out a plot to create an international incident taking profit from it. Defrauding CIA through fake reports and running a front company using operating funds, they control the island and use the skills acquired in the service of their countries to pursue their personal dreams of wealth and happiness.
Movie: Enid Is Sleeping ( 1991 )
Enid is horrible, her husband and younger sister are having an affair. When Enid walks in on them 'enjoying' themselves, she is furious. A fight develops and Enid is hit over the head with a heavy object. One disaster after another ensues, as they attempt to make Enid's death look like an accident.
Movie: Visions of Murder ( 1993 )
Jesse Newman is an ambitious psychologist in a therapy center. One day Gloria Hager appears in her office and starts telling about her husband, who beats her. But suddenly she runs out... When Jesse starts having visions of Gloria shortly after, she at first believes it's due to stress. But when she seems to witness Gloria's husband Truman dump her body into the sea, she reports to the police -- and gets under suspect herself.
Movie: Queen of Blood ( 1966 )
The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit. An alien ship crash lands on Mars, and a rescue team is sent from Earth...
Movie: The Manster ( 1960 )
An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory. When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the perfect subject for his next experiment, he drugs the unfortunate man and injects him with a serum that gradually transforms him into a hideous, two-headed monster.
Movie: Gog ( 1954 )
A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory, home of two experimental robots.
Movie: The 27th Day ( 1957 )
Aliens take five people, give them small capsules which can kill mankind without additional damage, with the understanding they will colonize Earth only if they use the weapons.
Movie: Draw! ( 1984 )
In the final days of the Old West, a former desperado faces down a now drunken ex-sheriff, who was his long time nemesis.
Movie: The Secret of Seagull Island ( 1985 )
A woman searches for her blind sister in this feature-length English-language cut of the TV miniseries Seagull Island (1981).
Movie: Madame X ( 1981 )
Thrown out of her home by a jealous husband, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on harming her daughter. The daughter, unaware of who the woman is, takes the assignment to defend her in court.
Movie: The Madonna's Secret ( 1946 )
The sister of a murdered model poses for the same artist to try to catch her killer.
Movie: The Keys of the Kingdom ( 1944 )
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a priest in a more Christian area of the world, Father Chisholm struggles. He encounters hostility, isolation, disease, poverty and a variety of set backs which humble him, but make him more determined than ever to succeed. Over the span of many years he gains acceptance and a growing congregation among the Chinese, through his quiet determination, understanding and patience.
Movie: Where the Lilies Bloom ( 1975 )
A family of Appalachian children live together in the backwoods so that they can stay together after the death of their widower father.
Movie: The Giants of Thessaly ( 1960 )
In order to placate the angry gods, who have allowed Thessaly to be overrun with barbarian invaders and beset with natural disasters, King Jason takes his Argonauts on a search for the fabled Golden Fleece. Meanwhile, back at home, his scheming regent is plotting to get his hands on the kingdom--and the queen.
Movie: The Mind Snatchers ( 1972 )
A German scientist works on a way of quelling overly aggressive soldiers by developing implants that directly stimulate the pleasure centers of the brain.
Movie: Alexander the Great ( 1968 )
As Alexander the Great prepares for his battle against his great rival, King Darius III, he must also face down his own war weary army and internal rivals.
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