drama

Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, and James Gleason star in this story about a plot to assassinate the President of the United States. Good drama, well acted... Spoiler alert: the good guys win, and the bad guys lose. The video is pretty sharp; and I cleaned up the audio. Good show. Written by Richard Sale; and directed by Lewis Allen.

Taken from IMDB: The professional gambler Ross Hadley is the owner of a posh gaming establishment in the heart of New York. Hadley's main antagonist is his childhood friend Mike McGlennon. McGlennon, now a police lieutenant, is determined to stop the gambling activities of Hadley. Hadley's and McGlennnon's relationship becomes more complex, when they notice, that they both are in love with the attractive Mary Hayes. Mary sings in nightclubs under the stage name 'Vi Parker'.

Directed by Busby Berkeley and starring John Garfield, Claude Rains, and The Dead End Kids. It is a remake of the 1933 film The Life of Jimmy Dolan.

A story of the relationship between a young girl (Mildred Harris) and her Civil War vet grandfather (William Desmond Taylor). When the girl's new step mom arrives she objects to gramps heavy drinking so the old man packs up and heads out so that he doesn't ruin the young girl. A month passes and the family finds him in a poor house and it might be too late to help him.

Der Film, dessen Handlung sich ueber einen Zeitraum von rund 250 Jahren erstreckt, erzaehlt die Lebensgeschichte von vier herausragenden Wissenschaftlern, deren Forschungen die wesentlichen Teile eines immensen Puzzles beibrachten, das dann von einem noch bedeutenderen Gelehrten, Albert Einstein, in seiner epochalen Enfindung der Relativitaetstheorie vollendet wurde. Es wird ein Einblick in das Leben derjenigen gegeben, die hinter der wichtigsten Entdeckung aller Zeiten stehen, und die Albert Einstein erst den Weg dazu geschaffen haben.

John Howard Payne (Henry B. Walthall) leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and his sweetheart (Lillian Gish), Payne begins to lead a life of dissolute habits, and this soon leads to ruin and misery. In deep despair, he thinks of better days, and writes a song that later provides inspiration to several others in their own times of need.

On the eve of his execution, a vice-rackets bigshot (Willy Castello) recalls his various exploits in crimes such as abortion and white slavery, in which he frequently operated under an alias.

This early silent film is an adaptation of Neil Burgess' play about life in New England.

Der Spielfilm "FUENF TAGE - FUENF NAECHTE" ist eine UdSSR / DDR-DEFA Gemeinschaftsproduktion aus dem Jahre 1960. Die Handlung beginnt gegen Kriegsende im Mai 1945 nach Dresdens schrecklicher Bombardierung: Der Maler Paul Neumann wird in der zerstoerten Stadt von sowjetischen Soldaten aufgefordert, sie zur Gemaeldegalerie zu bringen. Hauptmann Leonows Befehl lautet naemlich, die weltberuehmten Kunstwerke zu retten, die dort untergebracht sind.

A thug (Hugh Trevor) robs a young engaged couple (Marian Nixon and William Janney) of their last few dollars. When the thug's gang boss (Lowell Sherman) hears of the robbery, he gives them back their money and takes them under his wing. The thug, resentful of the couple, plans to organize a mutiny against the gang's boss, but when he is killed in a botched robbery, the police focus their attention on the young couple.

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