A boy has been fishing for some time in a grounded ship at the zero point border. He has chosen the place for his seclusion and serenity when the appearance a stranger takes away his peace and his work.
Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past, he has invented a very ingenious plan to... See full summary »
After American scientist is severely injured and scarred in a car crash along the border with East Germany, he is captured by East German military. The scientists use metal implants to save him. Once back in the States no one can tell if it's really him so an intelligence specialist must determine who is under the "mask".
A western girl moves east and influenced badly by her snobby fiancé. She returns to sell her deceased father's ranch. The father isn't really dead, though; he's hoping that his friend Roy can restore the girl's western values.
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and ... See full summary »
The Brazilian is a short, slapstick comedy about a girl (Polly) who is convinced by her best friend (Clair) that a Brazilian bikini wax is a genius way to win the heart of her long time ... See full summary »
Light musical concoction set in "good neighbor" Brazil
This was Republic Pictures' answer to the Disney WW II "good neighbor" outreach (SALUDOS AMIGOS/THE THREE CABALLEROS). It is set in a b&w Brazil and involves a composer masquerading as twins, trying to win the hand of an anti-Latin novelist. The plots twists are really not necessary but if we didn't have them, there'd be no movie. Tito Guizar is pleasant and affable in the lead but can't act. Virginia Bruce is okay as his love interest. Edward Everett Horton provides the comedy. What is most fun are the eight musical numbers, very infectious and full of rhythm. The lively and colorful Scoring and the well recorded sound justly earned Oscar Noms. In addition the song RIO DE JANEIRO was nominated for Best Song. A most pleasant 90 minutes, but one wishes they'd splurged and filmed it in color.
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