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Good Early Movies 1957
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Movie: The Tarnished Angels ( 1957 )
Story of a friendship between an eccentric journalist and a daredevil barnstorming pilot.
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Movie: Up in Smoke ( 1957 )
In order to be able to get the names of winning horses at the track, Sach agrees to sell his soul to the devil.
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Movie: All at Sea ( 1957 )
A seasick sea Captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.
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Movie: Raintree County ( 1957 )
A student falls in love with a Southern belle, but their relationship is complicated by her troubled past and the on-set of the Civil War.
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Movie: Paths of Glory ( 1957 )
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
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Movie: Manfish ( 1957 )
Three deep sea divers get involved in murder while searching for a lost treasure.
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Movie: The Hideout ( 1957 )
An insurance investigator has a chance encounter with the sister of a fur dealer and soon finds himself embroiled in intrigue involving a case filled with cash as well as a potential outbreak of anthrax.
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Movie: Your Past Is Showing ( 1957 )
A very British comedy about a blackmailer and his victims.
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Movie: Legend of the Lost ( 1957 )
American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.
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Movie: Pal Joey ( 1957 )
Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the chorus line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up.
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Movie: A Farewell to Arms ( 1957 )
An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
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Movie: The Toy Tiger ( 1957 )
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?
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Movie: Baby Face Nelson ( 1957 )
George "Babyface" Nelson became one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone, he allied himself with John Dillinger.
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Movie: Kiss Them for Me ( 1957 )
In 1944, three Navy pilots stationed in Hawaii and a P.R. officer go on a 4-day leave to San Francisco where they party with a good crowd in the executive suite of a busy hotel.
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Movie: The Pajama Game ( 1957 )
An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay raise.
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Movie: Campbell's Kingdom ( 1957 )
Englishman Bruce Campbell (Sir Dirk Bogarde) takes possession of his grandfather's Canadian land, but he faces various challenges such as disgruntled locals, a ruthless contractor, a new power dam, and his own bad health.
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Movie: The Monolith Monsters ( 1957 )
Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.
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Movie: Strange Affection ( 1957 )
Tod is a motherless boy, who is mistreated by his violent father. He eventually finds happiness with kindly foster parents.
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Movie: High Flight ( 1957 )
The Commanding Officer of an RAF Training School must deal with a difficult cadet, but the cadet reminds the C.O. of himself when young.
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Movie: Plunder Road ( 1957 )
Five men rob a train in Utah of 10 million dollars in gold and head to Los Angeles in 3 trucks hoping to meet up with their beautiful accomplice, and leave the country.
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Movie: The Monster That Challenged the World ( 1957 )
Giant mollusk monsters attack California.
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Movie: Stars in Your Eyes ( 1957 )
A group of talented young performers buy a dilapidated theatre to showcase their acts - but unscrupulous property developers plan dirty tricks to disrupt the first night's performance.
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Movie: Love Slaves of the Amazons ( 1957 )
A party of explorers in the Amazon jungle are captured by a tribe of women, and learn that they are to be used as the tribe's "love slaves."
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Movie: Stopover Tokyo ( 1957 )
In the post-world-war-two years, the United States and Japan make efforts to strengthen their friendship and to become allies against the Communist threat exacerbated by the onset of the Cold War. Famous Japanese sculptor Katsura creates a new sculpture symbolizing the growing friendship between Japan and the United States. The memorial features...
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Movie: All Mine to Give ( 1957 )
An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.
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Movie: The Black Sleep ( 1957 )
Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.
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Movie: The Sad Sack ( 1957 )
Private Meredith Bixby is so out of step in the Army that his six weeks of planned basic training has now stretched to 17 months. After he loses a tank, WAC Major Shelton, a psychologist, is assigned to make a good soldier out of him. She requests Corporal Dolan and Private Stan Wensalawsky to help with the training. Dolan and Stan both have scores to settle with Bixby and their "guidance" leads to more mishaps. Sergeant Pulley has them shipped out to Morocco. On leave in North Africa, Bixy wanders alone into a bar, has a few Moroccan Delights, which he thinks are malted milks, and becomes convinced that exotic singer-dancer Zita is THE girl for him. To protect him, Dolan tells him some lies about Zita, and Bixby, in despair, joins the Suicide Division of the Foreign Legion. He is kidnapped by a band of Arabian plotters and, guarded by the knife-happy Abdul, is ordered to assemble a stolen American cannon. Zita learns of his plight and gets Dolan and Stan to join her in a rescue mission.
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Movie: Annie Get Your Gun ( 1957 )
Irving Berlin's stage musical about Annie Oakley and Frank Butler.
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Movie: The Pied Piper of Hamelin ( 1957 )
Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal.
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Movie: I Was a Teenage Frankenstein ( 1957 )
Professor Frankenstein creates a hulking teenager from the body of an accident victim; his "creation" awakens and goes on a killing spree.
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Movie: The Burglar ( 1957 )
Dan Duryea and his cronies rob a fake spiritualist and then take it on the lam to Atlantic City.
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Movie: Seven Hills of Rome ( 1957 )
On a train to Rome, the American singer Marc Revere meets the Italian Raffaela. He notices that she intends to work and live at her uncle's. When he gives her a ride, it turns out that said uncle has moved to South America. So Revere offers her to live with him at his cousin's, an impecunious pianist.
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Movie: Man of a Thousand Faces ( 1957 )
The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, including his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife and his premature death.
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Movie: The Tall Stranger ( 1957 )
Back from the Civil War, an ex-Yankee officer aids a wagon train of former Confederates settle in a prosperous valley marred by cattle-rustling and land-grabbing feuds.
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Movie: Paradise Lagoon ( 1957 )
In 1905, Lord Henry Loam, his family and his servants are shipwrecked on a deserted island where the survival of the fittest renders the rigid class system irrelevant.
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Movie: Until They Sail ( 1957 )
During WW2, husband-less New Zealand women meet and marry American soldiers who are fighting in the Pacific theater.
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Movie: Decision at Sundown ( 1957 )
Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier.
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Movie: The Story of Mankind ( 1957 )
The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.
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Movie: Jailhouse Rock ( 1957 )
After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.
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Movie: The Three Faces of Eve ( 1957 )
A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.
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Movie: The Story of Esther Costello ( 1957 )
Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther's village in Ireland, is talked into helping to educate and possibly heal Esther. Margaret grows to love Esther as a daughter, but finds Esther's innocence threatened by sleazy promoters and her own sleazy ex-husband.
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Movie: The Tin Star ( 1957 )
A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun.
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Movie: The Beasts of Marseilles ( 1957 )
Escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France.
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Movie: Raiders of Old California ( 1957 )
At the end of the Mexican-American War, a crooked U.S. Cavalry Captain and his men force a captive Mexican officer to sign the deeds to his vast lands and large hacienda over to the Captain.
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Movie: No Down Payment ( 1957 )
The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone and her sadistic husband Troy, hard working Herman Kreitzer and his understanding wife Betty, and newlyweds Jean and David Martin.
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Movie: The Land Unknown ( 1957 )
Three men and a woman crash-land in a deep crater in Antarctica, where they find a prehistoric world.
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Movie: Rockabilly Baby ( 1957 )
The mysterious Mrs. Eleanor Carter moves to Springfield with her two teen-age children Jimmy and Cathy. Eleanor makes friends with the town's social leader, Mrs. Wellington, who supports her idea for a town youth center, and she is aided by Tom Griffith, the high school principal. At the town's annual picnic, to which Eleanor has bought a band (Les Brown and His Band of Reknown), the town busy-body, Eunice, reveals what she had learned from Eleanor's past.
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Movie: Time Limit ( 1957 )
During the Korean War former prisoner of war, Major Harry Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel William Edwards wants the details.
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Movie: Motorcycle Gang ( 1957 )
A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle club. Friction erupts between him and the new leader about this goody-goody setup, and about the charms of gang moll Terry.
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Movie: The Black Scorpion ( 1957 )
Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.
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Movie: The Bridge on the River Kwai ( 1957 )
After settling his differences with a Japanese P.O.W. camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors, while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
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Movie: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? ( 1957 )
To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover.
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Movie: Affair in Havana ( 1957 )
Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.
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Movie: Sorority Girl ( 1957 )
A poor-little-rich-girl feels alienated by her mother and enacts a string of revenges on her fellow pupils at a girls' boarding school. However, she is outcast when one of her stunts nearly drives a girl to suicide.
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Movie: Jet Pilot ( 1957 )
Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.
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Movie: The Girl in Black Stockings ( 1957 )
A party girl is murdered, and everyone at a Utah motel is a suspect.
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Movie: Town on Trial ( 1957 )
At a local tennis club in a posh London suburb, an attractive but flirty young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation.
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Movie: The Wayward Girl ( 1957 )
Framed by her stepmother "Katharine Barrett" for manslaughter, a convict "Marcia Henderson" turns to a parole racket.
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Movie: The Strange One ( 1957 )
Jocko De Paris, cadet leader in a Southern military academy, so manipulates events that George Avery, Jr., son of the school's executive officer, is found drunk and expelled. Through various pressures, Jocko silences such involuntary accomplices as his roommate Harold Koble, football star Roger Gatt and freshmen Robert Marquales and Maynard Simmons, a girl-fearing cadet whom Jocko terrorizes into dating Rosebud, a town girl.
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Movie: Lucky Jim ( 1957 )
Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get entangled with unexciting but neurotic Margaret Peel, a friend of the Professor's. All-in-all, the pub is the only friendly place to be. His misery is completed at a dreadful weekend gathering of the Welch clan by the arrival of son Bertrand. Not so much that Betrand is loud-mouthed and boorish - which he is - but that he has as companion Christine Callaghan, the sort of marvellous and unattainable woman Jim can only dream about.
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Movie: Death in Small Doses ( 1957 )
A government agent investigates the use of illegal amphetamines among long-haul truck drivers.
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Movie: Hellcats of the Navy ( 1957 )
The daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the waters of Japan during World War II.
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Movie: 3:10 to Yuma ( 1957 )
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.
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Movie: The Ride Back ( 1957 )
A troubled sheriff, a failure at everything in his life, tries to redeem himself by extraditing a popular gunfighter from Mexico to stand trial for murder.
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Movie: A Hatful of Rain ( 1957 )
A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.
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Movie: Across the Bridge ( 1957 )
A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.
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Movie: 20 Million Miles to Earth ( 1957 )
The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature comes with it and quickly grows gigantic.
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Movie: Run of the Arrow ( 1957 )
When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.
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Movie: Time Lock ( 1957 )
A boy is accidentally locked in a bank vault. With less than ten hours of oxygen left in the vault, it becomes a race to save the boy.
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Movie: The Careless Years ( 1957 )
High school girl from a wealthy family falls for a fellow student from a poor family. Both families disapprove, and, unable to stand the pressure, the couple quit school and flee to Mexico.
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Movie: Action of the Tiger ( 1957 )
Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.
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Movie: Rock Around the World ( 1957 )
This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. His manager wanted him to be a tough rock'n'roller and so challenge Elvis Presley but Tommy is too nice. He becomes famous anyway !!
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Movie: Perri ( 1957 )
True-Life nature photography is used to tell the tale of a female tree squirrel named Perri who encounters many different forest creatures, both friendly and dangerous, as she grows up through the four seasons and finds a mate named Porro.
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Movie: The Truth About Mother Goose ( 1957 )
The true story behind various nursery rhymes is explored.
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Movie: The Long Haul ( 1957 )
After leaving his U.S. Army job in Germany, a trucker takes a long-haul driver job in Britain where he runs into an organized-crime syndicate that controls the trucking industry.
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Movie: Night Passage ( 1957 )
A fired railroad man is re-hired and trusted to carry a ten thousand dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.
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Movie: Apache Warrior ( 1957 )
This is the story of the Apache Kid; how he aided in the capture of Geronimo and his band, and later became a hunted renegade himself.
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Movie: The Abominable Snowman ( 1957 )
A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
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Movie: The Disembodied ( 1957 )
A photographer on an expedition in the jungle runs afoul of a voodoo cult.
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Movie: From Hell It Came ( 1957 )
A wrongfully accused South Seas prince is executed, and returns as a walking tree stump.
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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.
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Movie: The Sun Also Rises ( 1957 )
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.
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Movie: Tammy and the Bachelor ( 1957 )
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.
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Movie: Operation Mad Ball ( 1957 )
In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Lock try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O.
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Movie: After the Ball ( 1957 )
The life and loves of Music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
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Movie: China Gate ( 1957 )
In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.
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Movie: The Unknown Terror ( 1957 )
A millionaire leads an expedition into a remote jungle to find his wife's long-lost brother, but instead the group finds a mad scientist who has created a fungus monster that feeds on the local inhabitants.
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Movie: Band of Angels ( 1957 )
Amantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South, but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.
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Movie: Island in the Sun ( 1957 )
Set during the 1950s on a British-ruled Caribbean island, this drama deals with local politics, interracial relationships, social inequality, racism, adultery and murder.
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Movie: The Accursed ( 1957 )
Survivors of the World War 2 German Resistance Group attend an annual reunion at an English country house. The reunion is hosted by Colonel Price, who intends to find out which guest had betrayed their leader.
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Movie: High Tide at Noon ( 1957 )
Set on an island off of Nova Scotia, Canada, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland.
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Movie: Desk Set ( 1957 )
Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.
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Movie: The Cyclops ( 1957 )
An expedition to Mexico finds and does battle with a mutated 25-foot man with one big eye.
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Movie: Hell Drivers ( 1957 )
Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.
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Movie: An Affair to Remember ( 1957 )
A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?
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Movie: Joe Butterfly ( 1957 )
American soldiers in occupied Tokyo get mixed up with a conniving black-marketeer.
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Movie: Loving You ( 1957 )
A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom.
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Movie: Sweet Smell of Success ( 1957 )
Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
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Movie: Beginning of the End ( 1957 )
Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up.
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