31 Days of 31 Degrees of Separation - 09/13

6 Degrees of Separation spread to 31 days for September 2013 - starting with Robert De Niro and ending with ... Robert De Niro!
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1.
True Confessions (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute. (108 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
“ Robert De Niro -> Robert Duvall ” - ianhenslee
 
2.
Newsies (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. (121 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
“ Robert Duvall -> Christian Bale ” - ianhenslee
 
3.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ Christian Bale -> Michelle Pfeiffer ” - ianhenslee
 
4.
The Russia House (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia. (123 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
“ Michelle Pfeiffer -> Sean Connery ” - ianhenslee
 
5.
Another Time, Another Place (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start. (91 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
“ Sean Connery -> Lana Turner ” - ianhenslee
 
6.
Honky Tonk (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
“ Lana Turner -> Clark Gable ” - ianhenslee
 
7.
Possessed (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife. (76 mins.)
“ Clark Gable -> Joan Crawford ” - ianhenslee
 
8.
The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
An ice skater jeopardizes her marriage when she becomes a movie star. (82 mins.)
“ Joan Crawford -> James Stewart ” - ianhenslee
 
9.
Airport '77 (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water. (114 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
“ James Stewart -> Jack Lemmon ” - ianhenslee
 
10.
Fire Down Below (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The friendship between two tramp boat owners is threatened by the arrival of a beautiful and seductive passenger. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
“ Jack Lemmon -> Rita Heyworth ” - ianhenslee
 
11.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order... (97 mins.)
“ Rita Heyworth -> Fred Astaire ” - ianhenslee
 
12.
Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style. (110 mins.)
“ Fred Astaire -> William Powell ” - ianhenslee
 
13.
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious... (89 mins.)
“ William Powell - Gary Cooper ” - ianhenslee
 
14.
Bright Leaf (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In 1894, Brant Royle shocks the aristocratic tobacco growers of Kingsmont by planning to mass-produce cigarettes. (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Gary Cooper -> Lauren Bacall ” - ianhenslee
 
15.
Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown. (110 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ Lauren Bacall -> Natalie Wood ” - ianhenslee
 
16.
This Property Is Condemned (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income)... (110 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ Natalie Wood -> Robert Redford ” - ianhenslee
 
17.
The Electric Horseman (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights... (121 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ Robert Redford -> Jane Fonda ” - ianhenslee
 
18.
The Chase (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (135 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Jane Fonda -> Marlon Brando ” - ianhenslee
 
19.
The Fugitive Kind (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women. (119 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Marlon Brando -> Joanne Woodward ” - ianhenslee
 
20.
The End (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds that he hasn't much longer to live and has bungled his attempts at suicide. (100 mins.)
Director: Burt Reynolds
“ Joanne Woodward -> Myrna Loy ” - ianhenslee
 
21.
Midnight Lace (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In London, a newly-wed American woman's sanity comes into question when she claims to be the victim of a stalker. (103 mins.)
Director: David Miller
“ Myrna Loy -> Doris Day ” - ianhenslee
 
22.
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism). (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Doris Day -> Kirk Douglas ” - ianhenslee
 
23.
The Devil's Disciple (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War. (83 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ Kirk Douglas -> Burt Lancaster ” - ianhenslee
 
24.
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A cynical Buffalo Bill hires Sitting Bull to exploit him and add his credibility to the distorted view of history presented in his Wild West Show. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ Burt Lancaster -> Paul Newman ” - ianhenslee
 
25.
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman. (121 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
“ Paul Newman -> William Holden ” - ianhenslee
 
26.
Texas (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure. (93 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ William Holden -> Glenn Ford ” - ianhenslee
 
27.
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1871 a convict escapes, with other prisoners, to kill the man that framed him, but has second thoughts after meeting the man's beautiful future wife. (83 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
“ Glenn Ford -> Gene Tierney ” - ianhenslee
 
28.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Susan Miller works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have... (86 mins.)
“ Gene Tierney - Henry Fonda ” - ianhenslee
 
29.
Wanda Nevada (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Romantic drama following the fortunes of a drifter named Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) who wins a... (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Fonda
“ Henry Fonda -> Brooke Shields ” - ianhenslee
 
30.
Pretty Baby (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in New Orleans in 1917. (110 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ Brooke Shields -> Susan Sarandon ” - ianhenslee
 
31.
The Big Wedding (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding. (89 mins.)
Director: Justin Zackham
“ Susan Sarandon -> Robert De Niro ” - ianhenslee