Movies I bought on DVD in May 2011

Movies watched for the first time on DVD. Not in order of rating, just in order of watching.
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1.
Murder She Said (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found. (87 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ I like the way Marple and Inspector Craddock have this love/hate relationship in this movie and the other Marple movies. ” - hansbearnl
 
2.
Murder Ahoy (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board. (93 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ Probably the only Miss Marple not created by Agatha Christie ” - hansbearnl
 
3.
Murder Most Foul (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer. (90 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ Margareth Rutherford surprises with her audition as actress within this movie. Shows she can more than you imagine ” - hansbearnl
 
4.
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Marple suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder. (81 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ I think the best of the 4 Miss Marple's with Margareth Rutherford ” - hansbearnl
 
5.
I Confess (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional. (95 mins.)
“ An amazing movie, Anne Baxter is great, but Montgomery makes you believe he is a real priest for life. ” - hansbearnl
 
6.
Stage Fright (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer. (110 mins.)
“ Marlene Dietrich is great when she sings, but Jane Wyman impressed me for the first time. I didn't like her for her bitchy part in Falcon Crest, but here she did a great job ” - hansbearnl
 
7.
Dial M for Murder (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. (105 mins.)
“ Even though on DVD not in 3D, I love the way Hitchcock added effects by placing his camera on special places to create the feeling that you are actually there. ” - hansbearnl
 
8.
Champagne Charlie (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of a 19th century English music hall (vaudeville) performer and life behind the scenes. (105 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
“ Drinking and singing, a fun movie to watch ” - hansbearnl
 
9.
Cleopatra's Daughter (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Cleopatra, after the civil war that followed the assassination of Caesar, met with Marc Antony in Assyria... (109 mins.)
“ One of the most rediculous movies ever made, but funny, I could sit it all out till the end. ” - hansbearnl
 
10.
The Conqueror of the Orient (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Centuries ago in the Orient, the fiscal exactions on the people lead to a revolt against the usurper of the throne, and the empowerment of a new leader. (102 mins.)
Director: Tanio Boccia
“ It looks like all these Italian movies from the 60-ies where filmed at exactly the same locations, with the same flat mountains and same cave. Costume drama in it's worst ” - hansbearnl
 
11.
The Last of the Vikings (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Harald and his brother Guntar return to Norway to find their father murdered and his throne usurped. They try to take revenge on Sveno, but a traitor amongst them puts both brother's lives at risk. (103 mins.)
“ Though the american dubbing is awfull, and parts of the movie have not much to do with Vikings at all, it is a reasonable movie, with a good plot. One of the few better B-Movies from Italy those years ” - hansbearnl
 
12.
Simbad contro i sette saraceni (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A rebel leader returns to his city for a final confrontation with the evil king he is fighting. However, he finds himself attracted to the king's beautiful niece. (94 mins.)
Director: Emimmo Salvi
“ The english title changes Sinbad into Ali Baba, which is according to me the right name in the movie for the caracter (!), Ali Baba can't fight still he wins in the end. One of the worst movies ever seen, sometimes laughable though. ” - hansbearnl
 
13.
For Me and My Gal (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI. (104 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Great wartime musical. ” - hansbearnl
 
14.
Damon and Pythias (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers, is condemned to death by Dionysus, the tyrant of Syracuse... (101 mins.)
“ somewhat slow, somewhat boring, but still not badly played ” - hansbearnl
 
15.
The Harvey Girls (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling... (102 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ So enjoyable, great songs, great humor, really worth watching ” - hansbearnl