2012 Re-viewings

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1.
Dance Hall Racket (1953)
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A gangster who operates a sleazy dance hall uses a sadistic bodyguard to keep his girls afraid and his customers in line. (60 mins.)
Director: Phil Tucker
 
2.
Before Sunset (2004)
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Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour. (80 mins.)
 
3.
Before Sunrise (1995)
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A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. (105 mins.)
 
4.
Gangster's Boy (1938)
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A popular high school valedictorian and star athlete becomes a pariah when it's discovered that his father is a former bootlegger. (80 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
5.
Smouldering Fires (1925)
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A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister. (80 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
6.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
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The boys' Army buddy, Eddie Smith, is killed in the trenches in France, leaving his baby girl an orphan... (68 mins.)
 
7.
Bad Company (1931)
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(76 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
8.
Once in a Lifetime (1932)
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Story of a Hollywood studio during the transition from silents to talkies. (91 mins.)
Director: Russell Mack
 
9.
Titanic (1943)
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The story of the sinking of the British luxury liner Titanic in 1912. (85 mins.)
Director: Herbert Selpin
 
10.
Laughter (1930)
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A former chorus girl weds a millionaire after the composer she loves leaves. Meanwhile, she strings along an artist in love with her. When the composer returns, she struggles with her needs for security vs love. High jinks and drama ensue. (85 mins.)
 
11.
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
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Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl. (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
12.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
13.
Paganini (1989)
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Klaus Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolò Paganini... (81 mins.)
Director: Klaus Kinski
 
14.
Eyes of Fire (1983)
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A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans. (90 mins.)
Director: Avery Crounse
 
15.
Vertigo (1958)
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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
 
16.
Old San Francisco (1927)
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In San Francisco, a villainous land owner with underworld connections seeks to steal the property of an old Spanish family. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
17.
Good Time Charley (1927)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
18.
The Bohemian Girl (1936)
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline... (71 mins.)
 
19.
City Girl (1930)
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A Chicago waitress falls in love with a Minnesota farmer, and decides to face a life in the country. (77 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
20.
Our Relations (1936)
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town... (73 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
21.
Way Out West (1937)
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Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector... (64 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
22.
Kelly the Second (1936)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Gus Meins
 
23.
Where East Is East (1929)
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When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action. (65 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
24.
Love Among the Millionaires (1930)
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A young waitress falls for the son of a railroad tycoon and finds herself hobnobbing with the rich when he invites her to spend some time with him and his family in Palm Springs. (74 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
 
25.
Chandu the Magician (1932)
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When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi. (71 mins.)
 
26.
Swiss Miss (1938)
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Stanley and Oliver are mousetrap salesmen hoping to strike it rich in Switzerland, but get swindled out of all their money by a cheesemaker... (73 mins.)
 
27.
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students. (63 mins.)
Director: Alfred Goulding
 
28.
Sunrise (1927)
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A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau