1955

The feature films of 1955 I've seen, listed alphabetically.
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1.
Fire in the Night (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Tim works at a newspaper during day time, and is a pyromaniac at night. Only the newspaper's editor, which also is a childhood friend, knows about Tim's dark side. Until Margrethe also gets to know. (96 mins.)
Director: Arne Skouen
“ ??.1?.2013. Lillehammer kino ” - jorgen_eg
 
2.
Diabolique (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The wife and mistress of a cruel headmaster conspire to kill him; after the murder is committed, his corpse disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. (117 mins.)
Director: H.G. Clouzot
“ ??.??.201?. Cinemateket i Oslo ” - jorgen_eg
 
3.
East of Eden (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend. (115 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ ??.??.201?. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
4.
The Fast and the Furious (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him... (73 mins.)
“ Not a particularly good film, but still better than the 2001 film of the same name.

??.??.201?. Download or YouTube ” - jorgen_eg
 
5.
Guys and Dolls (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. (150 mins.)
“ ??.1?.2012. Netflix ” - jorgen_eg
 
6.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. (76 mins.)
“ 2?.12.2013. Blu-ray
09.03.2014. DVD * Norwegian dialogue ” - jorgen_eg
 
7.
The Ladykillers (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. (91 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
8.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
9.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down. (119 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ 11.03.2014. Netflix ” - jorgen_eg
 
10.
Marty (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other. (90 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
11.
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. (92 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. Download ” - jorgen_eg
 
12.
Pather Panchali (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
13.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ ??.??.201?. DVD
05.01.2014. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
14.
Rififi (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes... (118 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
“ ??.??.201?. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
15.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 28.06.2015. Cinemateket i Oslo ” - jorgen_eg
 
16.
To Catch a Thief (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
 
17.
The Trouble with Harry (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... (99 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. DVD
09.04.2014. DVD ” - jorgen_eg