Alexis Smith was a famous Canadian-American singer and actress. In the 1940s, she appeared in a number of Hollywood films. In the 1970s, she had a successful career on Broadway. She bagged in a ‘Tony Award’ for her performance in ‘Follies.’ She appeared in ‘Dive Bomber,’ which was her first credited role. It took some time for her career to gain momentum but her performance in ‘The Constant Nymph’ garnered her with praise and brought her bigger roles. Some of her popular film credits include ‘Conflict,’ ‘The Two Mrs. Carrolls,’ ‘Montana,’ ‘Gentleman Jim,’ ‘Once is Not Enough,’ ‘The Young Philadelphians,’ ‘San Antonio,’ ‘Night and Day,’ ‘The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane,’ and many more. Some of her other notable stage appearances include ‘Platinum,’ which also garnered her with another ‘Tony Award’ nomination, ‘The Women,’ ‘Summer Brave,’ ‘Picnic,’ ‘The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas,’ etc.
The biographical movie is a depiction of Samuel Langhorne Clemens’ journey from humblest of beginnings to one of the most beloved authors of all time, Mark Twain. As Sam becomes a famous humorist and later a renowned author, he marries the love of his life Olivia, thus fulfilling all his dreams.
Based on the life of famous Broadway composer, George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue showcases the life and times and struggles of Gershwin as he frenetically chases success and fame while sabotaging his romantic relationships. This biographical musical also involves elements of drama and romance as the turbulent professional life of Gershwin clashes with his romance with singer, Julie Adams, and socialite. Christine Gilbert.
Rynn Jacobs is a thirteen year old girl who lives alone in a small conservative town. Whenever the landlady inquires after Rynn’s father, she claims that he is in the city on business purposes. However, the landlady’s creepy and persistent son Frank refuses to leave the girl alone.
Adapted from the Margaret Kennedy novel of the same name, the film The Constant Nymph tells the story of a poor Belgian composer who is struggling in his professional life and the unrequited love his friend’s young daughter has for him.
District attorney, John Conroy, is tasked to bring down a crime syndicate but the mob has connections in high places, making his task difficult. He gets help in the form of journalist Jerry McKibbon, who also finds himself being hindered by political corruption. Will the two succeed especially after an assassin is hired to kill McKibbon?
Gambling-house owner Charley Kyng is diagnosed with heart condition and is advised to reduce his stress. He decides to give more time to his wife and son, but both detest his means of earning a livelihood. Besides, his brother-in-law and others create more problems for him. Charley needs to work hard to win back his embittered family and lead a peaceful life.
The biopic is about the life of controversial New York City Mayor, James Walker. After a landslide victory, state senator Walker becomes Mayor of NYC in 1926. Though popular with masses, his practice of accepting bribes and favors gives his opponents a chance to question his administration’s integrity. His estrangement with wife Allie and romantic affair with Betty Compton accelerates his decline.
This romantic drama film revolves around a lawyer, Newland Archer, who is happily engaged to May. His life however turns upside down when he meets and falls in love with her cousin, a woman separated from her husband.
After a young thug breaks into a psychotherapist’s home, the doctor surprisingly gains the upper hand. The criminal agrees to rehabilitation at the doctor’s home, rather than jail, but within time, the doctor’s wife becomes infatuated with him.
A playboy Tom Collier meets a photographer named Christie, and they soon get into a relationship. He eventually proposes to her, but realizing that she will not fit into his social circle, she decides to say no. Meanwhile, a gold-digger, Cecilia, forces Tom into a disastrous marriage.
Reporter Pete Garvey who works at a French orphanage wants to adopt two children Bobby and Suzi and marry his longtime girlfriend Emmadel. Unfortunately, she got tired of waiting for Pete is engaged to American aristocrat Wilbur Stanley. Pete hatches a plan with Wilbur’s cousin Winnifred Stanley to win Emmadel back.
Philip Carey, a club-footed medical student meets a pretty waitress, Mildred Rogers, who is not much interested in him, while he is strangely drawn towards her. Whenever Mildred finds a better opportunity, she leaves Philip to enhance her prospects. But once she is abandoned, she seeks his help, first during pregnancy, then with her baby. Though troubled, he always takes her back.
A newly married couple, Arthur and Vivian, get to their honeymoon suite in Washington DC, but they find it already occupied. Eventually, three friends of the bride also join in, and Arthur has to now find ways to get rid of the unwanted guests.
Morgan Lane, an Australian sheepherder, moves to the Montana territory looking for a better place for his sheep but runs into conflict with local cattle raisers Maria Singleton and her fiancé Rod Ackroyd. When Maria starts falling for Morgan, a gun battle erupts between Morgan and Rod with tragic consequences.
1n 1869, the railroad mail service is threatened by bandit attacks quite frequently. To put an end to this, the government hires Steve Davis, to infiltrate the gang of bandits and destroy it from within.
Trying to escape her drunken boss, Janet Blake accepts a ride to subway from another guest, Bill Tremaine. But detesting his attention, she flees in downpour to take shelter at Bill’s neighbor, retired actor Preston Mitchell. Nita, Mitchell’s girlfriend, misunderstands the situation while Mitchell appoints Janet as his secretary. Soon Janet is courted by both who end up competing in a horse-race.
A millionaire on his deathbed leaves a million dollars to Jane Barker, a film addict, who thinks that life is just like what is shown in the movies. However, things take a turn when the millionaire miraculously gets better, and wants his money back.
Casey, a young boy in a family that trains racehorses, befriends a foal who becomes his constant companion. The film revolves around the duo's attempt to win the All America Futurity at Ruidoso Downs, a horse race.
A foreign correspondent, who travels across the world in course of his work, is in the habit of getting involved with the local ladies. While in Lisbon, he comes to know that his wife back home has found somebody else and is divorcing him. Panicked, he rushes back home, unaware that his conquest from Lisbon is also following him.
Steel Against the Sky is a romantic action adventure film which revolves around Rocky Evans, whose only passions in life are his profession and his boss’s daughter Helen, who is the love of his life. However, his life gets quite complicated when his brother Chuck joins his company and also wins Helen’s affections. The two brothers soon find themselves clashing with each other.
The Great Mr. Nobody is a comedy drama film which revolves around Smith, an optimist who wants to quit his job as an editor and sail the world.
After a young woman goes home to New York, after a long stay in Europe, she is introduced to the decadence of her birthplace by her former schoolmate. She also falls for an older man, who is a stand-in for her father, but eventually tragedy strikes.