Victor Mature was an American actor, best known for playing ‘Tumak’ in the American fantasy film ‘One Million B.C.’ (1940). He made his screen debut in the comedy film ‘The Housekeeper’s Daughter’ in 1939. ‘No, No, Nanette’ (1940) was his first musical. Some of his popular films were ‘Footlight Serenade’ (1942), ‘My Darling Clementine’ (1946), which was his first Western film; ‘Kiss of Death’ (1947), ‘The Robe’ (1953), ‘Violent Saturday’ (1955), ‘The Big Circus’ (1959), ‘After the Fox’ (1966), and ‘Firepower’ (1979). He played ‘Dr. John "Doc" Holliday’ in the TV show ‘M*A*S*H’ in 1977. His final film role came in the TV film ‘Samson and Delilah’ (1984), as ‘Manoa.’ He also made radio appearances in shows such as ‘Lux Radio Theatre’ (1946) and ‘Suspense’ (1953). Victor has a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’
This movie chronicles the life of songwriter Paul Dresser, who moves into New York, and starts writing one hit song after another.
Footlight Serenade is a musical romantic comedy film which tells the story of Tommy Lundy, a former boxing champion, who becomes involved in a Broadway show.
This 1949 American drama film tells the story of Pete Wilson, the highest paid professional footballer in his league. Though he wishes to retire due to his age, his wife doesn’t want him to, due to which he has to risk his health.
Glamorous Linda Rollins returns to Las Vegas with her wealthy businessman husband. Dismayed by his gambling streak and his insistence that she wears her $150000 necklace, she decides to visit her old spots, where she comes across her former boyfriend, Lt. Dave Andrews. Meanwhile, a fellow passenger tries to befriend her; all these leading to a complex web of murder and deceit.
Hank Whirling, owner of the big circus, is facing financial troubles after splitting from his corrupt partner. He tries to get heavy loan, for which he has to appoint their accountant Randy Sherman. But along with dipping finances, when a series of accidents plague the circus, Whirling starts suspecting the presence of some mysterious saboteur who seemed determined to destroy the show.
At the end of the Civil War, an ex Confederate officer and his ten years old daughter embark on a westward journey. At one rest station, they meet two sisters, one of whom is cordial while other is hostile. In time, he resumes his journey; but when he sees a group of Indians carrying liquors from the same rest station he becomes concerned about the sisters.
When Andy Clark discovers that he was cheated by his former business partner Mike, he makes a plan to teach Mike a lesson. He finds an ally in Ruby Summers, who works in Mike’s dance bar.
Eleanor is an actress who is dating many men, including Bunny Harris, unaware of the fact that he is a gangster. Harris is the financier for one of her shows, but when he suddenly gets murdered and is found dead in her apartment, Eleanor finds herself in deep trouble.
Based on the well-known play of the same name by George Bernard Shaw, this film tells the story of a slave in Ancient Rome who escapes his bonds and flees to the wilderness.
A war drama film adapted from a screenplay by Ronald Millar and George Froeschel, Betrayed is set in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. It revolves around Colonel Pieter Deventer, an intelligence agent of the exiled Dutch government who is now involved in the Dutch resistance movement.
Pickup Alley is an action thriller crime drama film which tells the story of a U.S. DEA Agent Charles Sturgis who attempts to track down an international narcotics smuggler named Frank McNally. Sturgis has to travel through various countries in order to find and locate his target.
Johnny Grey is a soldier who is engaged to a singer named Mapy. However, he soon comes to know that he is the heir to a $ 100,000 from his great-grandfather but to claim it, he must marry another woman named Terry Havelock-Allen. He tries to figure out a temporary marriage-of-convenience with her.
Captain Cliff Brandon is an American pilot fighting against the Japanese during the Second World War in China. One day, he is forced to be the owner of a Chinese housekeeping girl, and eventually they fall in love and get married. However, they are soon separated by a tragedy brought on by the War.
Set in 1950s’ British Kenya, the story focuses on a settler-hunter, whose family is wiped out in an attack executed by his houseboy, actually a Mau Mau general in disguise. Knowing that he will use his skill to hunt down the insurgent, the police move him to Nairobi and temporarily cancel his hunting license. But he is not the one to give up.
The arrival of an actress brings the happily married life of a playwright on the rocks. The film follows the famous couple's story through a series of flashbacks as their friends and acquaintances recollect incidents and rumours from the past.
Fearful for her life after accidentally witnessing the murder of a crime boss, a young woman flees to Montana's Glacier National Park. Following her are two men; one is a government agent tasked with bringing her back safely to become an eye witness while other is a heartless killer, sent to silent her forever.
Captain Caution is an action adventure film which tells us the story of a few soldiers who are being held prisoners by the British during the 1812 war. Together they make a plan to escape from captivity.
The Sharkfighters is an American adventure film which revolves around US Navy scientists who are working to invent a shark repellent in order to protect military personnel down at sea. A senior naval officer Ben Staves, decides to join the project and get it tested on himself amid live sharks. However, he is unaware that the scientists are planning to use an inferior product.
Zarak Khan is the son of a chief, who is caught kissing his father’s youngest wife Salma. He is banished but he soon becomes a bandit chief, as well as an enemy of the British Empire. Soon Major Ingram is assigned to capture Zarak.
The film begins with the Roman Senate discussing Hannibal, who is traveling towards Rome with his men and elephants. On the way, his troops capture Sylvia, niece of a powerful Roman Senator and the two embark on a torrid love affair. His troops also defeat Rome in an open battle. But very soon the course of history takes a different turn.
A war breaks out between the Tartars and the Vikings in the harsh landscape of the Russian Steppe, after Oleg, the Viking leader kills the Tartar leader and kidnaps his daughter. The dead man's brother retaliates by holding Oleg’s wife Helga as hostage.
When a chemist is killed by a letter bomb, his wife suspects his employer, a reclusive billionaire, to be the assassinator. Eventually FBI takes up the case and a former mafia man is hired to track down the suspect in Antigua. The victim’s wife also chips in, helping the team to locate her husband’s murderer. But is revenge her only motive?
Known for the large number of cameo appearances by Hollywood's golden age actors and actresses, the movie is loosely based on the film debut of Rin Tin Tin, a male German shepherd, who follows an aspiring actress to Hollywood; but himself becomes an international star.