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1.
The Third Lover (1962)
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André Mercier, a journalist known as Albin Mercier, is a failed, embittered writer. Sent to cover an event in Germany... (80 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
2.
Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)
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An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys... (92 mins.)
 
3.
Young and Willing (1954)
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Frank "women in prison" story that sympathetically tracks several inmates through their imprisonment and subsequent return to society... (88 mins.)
Director: J. Lee-Thompson
 
4.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1949)
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Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him. (73 mins.)
 
5.
Phantom Raiders (1940)
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An insurance company tasks Carter and Beeswax to Panama as cargo ships are mysteriously exploding and sending their valuable cargoes to the bottom with all hands. (70 mins.)
 
6.
Harlow (1965)
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Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. (109 mins.)
Director: Alex Segal
 
7.
Corruption (1968)
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A doctor goes to extreme lengths--even murder--to restore the badly burned face of his fiancée. (91 mins.)
 
8.
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010 Documentary)
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar... (86 mins.)
Director: Craig McCall
 
9.
Hotel Berlin (1945)
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Near the end of WW II, a member of the German underground (Martin Richter) escapes from the Gestapo and takes shelter at Hotel Berlin... (98 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
10.
Dangerous Partners (1945)
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After surviving a plane crash, a couple tries to find out why one of the passengers was carrying four wills for a million dollars, with each one naming him as the beneficiary. (74 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
11.
Forbidden Cargo (1954)
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Kenyon is a narcotics agent who, with the aid of a titled bird-watcher attempts to trap a brother and sister drug smuggling team. (85 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
12.
Hotel Reserve (1944)
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A hunt for a spy, in an hotel in the South of France just before World War Two. (90 mins.)
 
13.
The Accursed (1957)
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A German Jewish doctor, who is a former resistance fighter against the Nazis during the war, attends... (88 mins.)
 
14.
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
 
15.
Man in the Dark (1964)
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When the wife of a blind composer discovers that her husband will cut her out of his estate, if he discovers that she is having an affair with a young artist, she and her lover plan to commit the perfect murder. (80 mins.)
Director: Lance Comfort
 
16.
Pit of Darkness (1961)
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When Richard Logan, the partner in a safe making firm, is found unconscious, on an old deserted bomb site... (76 mins.)
Director: Lance Comfort
 
17.
Dementia 13 (1963)
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Whilst out on a rowboat with her husband, John, Louise Haloran kills him, and casts his body overboard... (75 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
18.
The Scarface Mob (1959 TV Movie)
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Story of how a group of incorruptible federal lawmen helped put 1920s' Chicago gangster Al Capone in prison. (102 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
19.
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
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An entrepreneur will let nothing stand in his way of acquiring a 100-story office building. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Selwyn
 
20.
Daughter of Darkness (1948)
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Emily, a pretty young Irish girl, gets a job on an English farm owned by the Tallent family. The local men take to her but the women don't... (91 mins.)
Director: Lance Comfort
 
21.
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.)