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Good Early Movies 1957
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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: You Pay Your Money ( 1957 )
A rogue smuggler enters the world of intrigue and deception, when he finds that his wife has been kidnapped his world changes.
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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: Voodoo Woman ( 1957 )
Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives' voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his village, the scientist realizes that Marilyn the expedition's evil leader is the perfect subject for his work.
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Movie: Voodoo Island ( 1957 )
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers.
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Movie: Utah Blaine ( 1957 )
Gunslinger Utah Blaine rescues rancher Joe Neal from lynching by vigilante land-grabbers and runs afoul of vigilante leader Russ Nevers' interests.
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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: 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: 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: Toward the Unknown ( 1957 )
At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.
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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: 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: Three Violent People ( 1957 )
When Confederate officer Colt Saunders returns to his Texas ranch after the war he finds his lands wanted by carpetbaggers and by corrupt provisional government commissioners Harrison and Cable.
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Movie: Three Men in a Boat ( 1957 )
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.
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Movie: Three Bad Sisters ( 1957 )
A millionaire dies in an airplane crash, leaving all of his money to be divided among his three daughters. One of the daughters doesn't want to share any of it, so she plans to get rid of her two sisters.
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Movie: The Wrong Man ( 1957 )
In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.
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Movie: The Wings of Eagles ( 1957 )
A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
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Movie: The Weapon ( 1957 )
A boy accidentally shoots a friend with a gun he found in the rubble of a destroyed building. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.
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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 Wayward Bus ( 1957 )
Three strangers, a stripper, an alcoholic wife and a travelling salesman embark on a life-changing journey. As the road presents challenges, each character faces his or her own shortcomings, not knowing where life will lead next.
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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: The Undead ( 1957 )
A beautiful woman is sent back in time via hypnosis to the Middle Ages where she finds she is suspected of being a witch, and subject to being executed.
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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 True Story of Jesse James ( 1957 )
Biopic loosely based on the last 18 years of Jesse James' life and focused on the relationship between brothers Jesse and Frank James.
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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: 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 Three Faces of Eve ( 1957 )
A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.
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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: The Tall T ( 1957 )
An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Spirit of St. Louis ( 1957 )
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
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Movie: The Spanish Gardener ( 1957 )
Rather undiplomatic British diplomat Harrington Brande (Sir Michael Hordern) takes up his new post in Spain accompanied by his son Nicholas (Jon Whiteley). The posting is something of a disappointment to Harrington, who was hoping for a promotion. That his wife had left him seems to have affected his career. Nicholas sees it all as something of an adventure, and soon becomes fast friends with the new gardener, José (Sir Dirk Bogarde). The apparently "delicate" Nicholas becomes attached to José, and Harrington's jealousy leads him to bar Nicholas from even speaking to José. As tensions mount, another servant frames José for theft, forcing everyone to review the situation.
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Movie: The Secret Place ( 1957 )
A beautiful redhead becomes involved with a smalltime gang of hoodlums who plan and perform a daring diamond robbery.
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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: The River's Edge ( 1957 )
A murderous thief on the run with stolen loot forces a poor rancher to guide him across the desert into Mexico. Accompanying them is the rancher's wife, who happens to be the killer's former girlfriend.
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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: The Quiet Gun ( 1957 )
Sheriff Carl Brandon must uphold the law and prevent a lynching when his best friend is accused of murder and immorality by the townsfolk.
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Movie: The Prince and the Showgirl ( 1957 )
An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the Prince Regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
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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: 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: The Opposite Sex ( 1957 )
Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York City Theater Producer Steven Hilliard (Leslie Nielsen) and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Ashley Hilliard (June Allyson), are getting a Kay-initiated Reno divorce after Kay finds out about a marital indiscretion he had with...
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Movie: The Oklahoman ( 1957 )
A doctor stops in a small Midwestern town to bury his wife. He decides to stay there and start a practice,but soon runs into violent cattle ranchers.
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Movie: The Monster That Challenged the World ( 1957 )
Giant mollusk monsters attack California.
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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: The Mole People ( 1957 )
A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopotamia.
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Movie: The Man Who Turned to Stone ( 1957 )
Jory and his followers stay immortal by siphoning off the life forces of others. If they don't get renewed, they petrify.
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Movie: The Man in the Road ( 1957 )
A man suffering from amnesia is held at an English country estate, used as a sanatorium. The doctors and nurses insist on an identity unfamiliar with him, and he's to go to Russia. On a forbidden trip outside the hospital, he's told it's a plot to kidnap him. With the help of an American girl, evidence mounts.
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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: 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: The James Dean Story ( 1957 )
This documentary, which was undertaken soon after James Dean's death, looks at Dean's life through the use of still photographs with narration, and interviews with many of the people involved in his short life. Interviewees include the aunt and uncle who raised him after his mother's death (when James was 9), his fraternal grandparents, a cabdriver friend in New York City, and the owner of his favorite restaurant in Los Angeles. James's father, who was alive when the film was made, does not get a single mention.
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Movie: The Incredible Shrinking Man ( 1957 )
When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
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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: The Girl in the Kremlin ( 1957 )
In 1953, Soviet dictator Stalin fakes his own death, undergoes plastic surgery and vanishes but OSS agent Steve Anderson searches for him in Europe.
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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: The Girl He Left Behind ( 1957 )
Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.
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Movie: The Garment Jungle ( 1957 )
The struggle of a lady's garment workers' organization to unionize a New York clothing sweat shop; the owner of which is determined to keep the union out of his business at any cost.
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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: The Deadly Mantis ( 1957 )
A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.
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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: The Curse of Frankenstein ( 1957 )
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
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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: 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: 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: 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 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 Beasts of Marseilles ( 1957 )
Escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France.
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Movie: The Beast of Hollow Mountain ( 1957 )
An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.
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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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Spring Reunion ( 1957 )
The class of 1941 at Carson High School is holding its 15th reunion. "Boy Most Likely To Succeed" Fred Davis is in town to sell his house before taking a job in San Francisco; he's been wandering from town to town since leaving college. "Most Popular Girl" Maggie Brewster is a successful real estate agent, but her very close relationship with her father seems to make any other man fall short in her eyes. While Maggie's best friend, "happily" married Barna, spends time with Jack, who still lives on the high school football field, Fred and Maggie renew their friendship and find the years haven't been as full as they should have been.
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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: Something of Value ( 1957 )
Although Peter and Kimani grew up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After Kimani's father is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani joins a band of rebels that wants all non-Kenyans out of their country. While Kimani believes in the cause, he does not agree with the indiscriminate killing of women, children, and those who will not join or agree with them. Even after the Mau Mau murder his little sister and brother, Peter still believes that there is a chance for peaceful co-existence and that he can stop most of the killing if he can reason with Kimani.
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Movie: Slander ( 1957 )
In an effort to improve the circulation of his notorious scandal magazine, unscrupulous owner, editor and publisher H. R. Manley spares nobody.
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Movie: She Devil ( 1957 )
Doctors Scott and Bach inject the dying Kyra Zelas with a formula which saves her life - but also renders her almost immortal and wickedly evil.
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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: Seven Days from Now ( 1957 )
Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.
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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: Rogue's Yarn ( 1957 )
An adulterous husband plans to kill his invalid wife. He thinks that he has the perfect alibi, but an alert detective unravels his story.
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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: 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: Revolt at Fort Laramie ( 1957 )
At the start of the Civil War, the soldiers manning Fort Laramie are split between Yanks and Confederates but the real threat is the warpath Sioux surrounding them all.
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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: 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: Quatermass 2 ( 1957 )
Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.
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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: Pickup Alley ( 1957 )
International narcotics smuggler Frank McNally is trailed through various European countries by U.S. drug enforcement agent Charles Sturgis.
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Movie: Pharaoh's Curse ( 1957 )
Archaeologists in Egypt find one of their crew has been turned into a blood sucking mummy after they have unleashed a three thousand year curse by entering a Pharaoh's tomb.
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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: 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: 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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