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1.
The White Sheik (1952)
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During a day in their honeymoon, a couple is separated by the city's lust and the desires it produces. (86 mins.)
 
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Skirts Ahoy! (1952)
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Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble... (109 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
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The Girl in the Bikini (1952)
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When a 25-year old Parisian student, Gérard Morere, hears a lecture about a treasure Troilus lost at sea after the Peloponnesian War... (86 mins.)
Director: Willy Rozier
 
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Curtain Up (1952)
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In a small town in the 1950's a repertory company meets on Monday morning to start rehearsing the following week's play... (81 mins.)
Director: Ralph Smart
 
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Ikiru (1952)
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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. (143 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
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Poppy (1952)
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(90 mins.)
 
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The Steel Trap (1952)
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A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it... (85 mins.)
Director: Andrew L. Stone
 
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Diplomatic Courier (1952)
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Cold War yarn about a US State Department courier who tangles with Soviet agents and seductive women in post WW2 Europe. (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
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Bend of the River (1952)
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When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them. (87 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
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The Marrying Kind (1952)
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Florence and Chet Keefer have had a troublesome marriage. Whilst in the middle of a divorce hearing... (92 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
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Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
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After being dumped by his girlfriend, an airline pilot pursues a babysitter in his hotel and gradually realizes she's dangerous. (76 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
 
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5 Fingers (1952)
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During WWII the valet to the British Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess. (108 mins.)
 
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Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952)
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Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight. (118 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
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Adventure in Berlin (1952)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Franz Cap
 
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Dreamboat (1952)
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Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter to stop it. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans. (83 mins.)
Director: Claude Binyon
 
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The Pace That Thrills (1952)
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Hot shot motorcycle racer Dusty Weston takes too many chances. He and his design partner Chris Rhodes agree on almost everything... (63 mins.)
Director: Leon Barsha
 
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The Ring (1952)
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A young Mexican-American in East Los Angeles uses the boxing ring to make a better life for himself and his family, and learns as much about being a Latino in a white society as he does about boxing. (79 mins.)
Director: Kurt Neumann
 
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The Unholy Intruders (1952)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Harald Reinl
 
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Without Warning! (1952)
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Quiet, unobtrusive LA citizen Carl Martin picks up look-alikes for his estranged blonde wife and murders them with garden shears. (75 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
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Something for the Birds (1952)
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Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save... (81 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
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The Promoter (1952)
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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest... (85 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
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Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
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For Men Only (1952)
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A college professor begins to suspect that a student's accidental death was tied to his refusal to take part in a traditional "hazing" and was no accident. (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Henreid
 
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Son of Paleface (1952)
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Junior Potter returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. "Mike" is the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Barton is the federal marshal hot on her trail. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
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The Paris Express (1952)
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A Dutch company's owner bankrupts his own company, burns the incriminating ledgers and plans to run to Paris with the company payroll but he is caught in the act by his accountant who challenges his actions, leading to a reversal of roles. (82 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
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Invitation (1952)
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Always believing she had a happy marriage, a young wife's trust in her husband is shaken when she discovers that her father had paid him to marry her. (84 mins.)
 
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Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)
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While waiting on a delayed flight, David Trask, who has left his unfaithful wife, meets three of his fellow passengers. When the aircraft crashes, he is one of few survivors, and sets out to resolve their unfinished business. (105 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
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Crow Hollow (1952)
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A story of a newly-wed wife of a young doctor who goes to live with him in an oppressive old house where... (69 mins.)
 
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Clash by Night (1952)
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl. (105 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
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Die Försterchristl (1952)
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The time is 1850 and the place is the Austro-Hungarian Empire. An uprising against Emperor/Kaiser Franz... (103 mins.)
 
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The Winning Team (1952)
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Poor health and alcoholism force Grover Cleveland Alexander out of baseball, but through his wife's faithful efforts, he gets a chance for a comeback and redemption. (98 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
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One Minute to Zero (1952)
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During the early days of the Korean War, U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski is one of the military advisers training the South Korean army and he's tasked with evacuating American civilians from the war zone. (105 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
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Il romanzo della mia vita (1952)
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Biography of popular singer Luciano Tajoli, who at a young age was afflicted with polio which prevented him from becoming an opera singer. Instead he found popularity as a lyrical singer and actor. (100 mins.)
 
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Das weiße Abenteuer (1952)
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(90 mins.)
 
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Flesh and Fury (1952)
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A deaf boxer is exploited by a gold-digging blonde. (83 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
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My Cousin Rachel (1952)
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A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty. (98 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro. (114 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
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Glory at Sea (1952)
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The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis. (100 mins.)
Director: Compton Bennett
 
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Casque d'Or (1952)
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In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of them, Marie... (96 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
 
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Der Weibertausch (1952)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Karl Anton
 
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Lockende Sterne (1952)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Hans Müller
 
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Girl with the Whip (1952)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Jean Dréville
 
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Vater braucht eine Frau (1952)
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Once again, Hans Neumeister, a widowed man with four spirited children, is looking for a new maid. He advertises the position in the local paper... (98 mins.)
Director: Harald Braun
 
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Way of a Gaucho (1952)
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In 1875 Argentina, after killing a man, a gaucho is sentenced to harsh army duty but he deserts the army and becomes a bandit leader. (87 mins.)
 
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Belles on Their Toes (1952)
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The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income... (89 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
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The Quiet Man (1952)
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A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
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The Star (1952)
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A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but still desires a comeback. (89 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
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The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. (118 mins.)
 
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Umberto D. (1952)
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An elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome. (89 mins.)
 
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The Captive City (1952)
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A small town newspaperman's investigation into a local bookie operation turns up a web of organized crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
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Retreat, Hell! (1952)
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During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies... (95 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
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The Narrow Margin (1952)
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A woman planning to testify against the mob must be protected against their assassins on the train trip from Chicago to Los Angeles. (71 mins.)
 
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Sailor Beware (1952)
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Although allergic to kissing girls, Seaman Melvin Jones, through a fluke TV appearance, gets the undeserved reputation of a great kisser dubbed "Mr. Temptation" and is pursued by amorous young females. (108 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
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April in Paris (1952)
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A series of misunderstandings leads to a chorus girl traveling to Paris to represent the American theater, where she falls in love with a befuddled bureaucrat. (100 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
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Las tres alegres comadres (1952)
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When three poor young women fail in their attempts to break into films and night clubs in Mexico City... (113 mins.)
Director: Tito Davison
 
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O. Henry's Full House (1952)
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film. (117 mins.)
 
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We're Not Married! (1952)
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In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married. (86 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
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The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
61.
Blue Bandanas in the Summer Wind (1952 Documentary)
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A documentary of the Young Pioneers in the 1950's. Including segments: Young Pioneers build a glider... (52 mins.)
 
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Off Limits (1952)
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Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship... (89 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
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Montana Belle (1952)
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In a fictionalized biography, Oklahoma outlaw Belle Starr meets the Dalton gang when rescued from lynching by Bob Dalton... (82 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
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Scaramouche (1952)
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18th century France. A man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman. (115 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
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Heidi (1952)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
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The Gentle Gunman (1952)
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In 1941 in wartime UK, two Irish brothers working for the IRA come against their local leader's ruthless methods. (86 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
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Scandal Sheet (1952)
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The editor of an exploitation newspaper commits a murder and assigns his protégé to investigate hoping to divert attention away from himself. (82 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
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Plymouth Adventure (1952)
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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (105 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
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The Turning Point (1952)
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Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect. (85 mins.)
 
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Above and Beyond (1952)
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Col. Paul Tibbetts piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2. (122 mins.)
 
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Talk About a Stranger (1952)
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In an idyllic setting, a likable but dangerously volatile twelve-year-old boy tries to settle a score with his disagreeable, mysterious neighbor. (65 mins.)
Director: David Bradley
 
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Made in Heaven (1952)
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The Topham family wins a "Dunmow Flinch". However, it is stolen while the husband kisses a Hungarian maid. (90 mins.)
 
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Forbidden Fruit (1952)
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A doctor in southern France takes a mistress but lives to regret it. (100 mins.)
Director: Henri Verneuil
 
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I Believe in You (1952)
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A drama about parole officers to follow the successful Ealing police story of _Blue Lamp, The (1950)_. Various sub-plots follow the parole officers and their charges. (95 mins.)
 
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The Mistress (1952)
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An aging truck driver finds smuggled money and becomes involved with a hijacking crowd. (112 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Jugert
 
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Japanese War Bride (1952)
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Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital... (91 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
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Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)
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A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA. (73 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
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Forbidden Games (1952)
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A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death. (86 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
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The Thief (1952)
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A chance accident causes a nuclear physicist selling top secret material to the Russians to fall under FBI scrutiny and go on the run. (85 mins.)
Director: Russell Rouse
 
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Secret People (1952)
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This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed. (96 mins.)
 
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Schäm' dich, Brigitte! (1952)
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(87 mins.)
Director: E.W. Emo
 
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The Sellout (1952)
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Haven D. Allridge is the editor-in-chief of the News-Intelligencer newspaper in St. Howard, a town where he and his family have lived all their lives... (83 mins.)
Director: Gerald Mayer
 
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Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
84.
The Big Sky (1952)
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The success of the journey focuses on keeping the Indian girl alive as well as themselves to complete trade with the Blackfeet. (140 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
85.
Red Skies of Montana (1952)
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Drama dealing with the hazardous work of the U. S. Forest Service's paratroop fire-fighters in Montana. (99 mins.)
 
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The Stranger in Between (1952)
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Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority. (84 mins.)
 
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Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love... (88 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
88.
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits. (99 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
89.
Just This Once (1952)
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Mark MacLene owes the IRS, the banks and others a lot of money. The problem is that his trust makes $1,000,000 a year... (90 mins.)
Director: Don Weis
 
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Monkey Business (1952)
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A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
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The Assassin (1952)
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Private detective Edward Mercer goes to Venice at the request of a French insurance company to locate... (95 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
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Brandy for the Parson (1952)
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A young couple get involved with a smuggler. (79 mins.)
Director: John Eldridge
 
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Holiday for Henrietta (1952)
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After the rejection of their latest - and preposterous - scenario, two script writers get back to basics to prepare a new movie... (118 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
 
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Angels One Five (1952)
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. (98 mins.)
 
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Carrie (1952)
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Carrie boards the train to Chicago with big ambitions. She gets a job stitching shoes and her sister's... (118 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
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Crash of Silence (1952)
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Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher. (93 mins.)
 
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The Lusty Men (1952)
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Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
98.
Alraune (1952)
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A scientist creates a beautiful "perfect woman", but since she is artificial, she seems soul-less and with no sense of morality, she brings ruin to all around her. (92 mins.)
 
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The Pickwick Papers (1952)
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The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find... (109 mins.)
Director: Noel Langley