Classic film noir doesn't get much darker than this sordid tale of betrayal, blackmail, intimidation and murder. Nor are you likely to find a more impressive cast in a noir feature than the one assembled here, and available here for the first time ever in High Definition Blu-Ray. Martha Ivers (Barbara Stanwyck) is an heiress-turned-successful businesswoman. Sadly, she's spent much of her life bearing the burden of a horrific childhood event involving the rich, domineering aunt (Judith Anderson) who raised her, while subsequently enduring an unhappy marriage to Walter (Kirk Douglas), the local District Attorney. But everything could change for this power couple when her childhood sweetheart Sam (Van Heflin), now a drifter, shows up back in town one fateful night alongside new girlfriend Toni (Lizabeth Scott). Uncharacteristic for the noir genre, which typically featured B-movie production and B-level casts, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers was a comfortably-financed project with an adept collection of actors and an established director (but none the lighter on plot or cinematography). It is also the first-ever film role for actor Kirk Douglas. He was recommended for the job by none other than Lauren Bacall (who he knew from acting school) and delivers an intriguing performance as the sorry husband. Director Lewis Milestone, meanwhile, was no stranger to award-winning work, having previously won Oscars for Two Arabian Knights (1927) and All Quiet On The Western Front (1930). He would also go on to direct the original Oceans Eleven (1960). Film buffs will also want to keep an eye out for an un-credited cameo by a young Blake Edwards, who appears as a sailor hitching a ride with Sam!
A dastardly villain, a noble hero, a spirited suffragette and lots Edwards slapstick and silliness are the competitors in a New York to Paris auto race circa 1910.
A Prohibition-era cop teams up with his one-time friend, a private detective, to track down his partner's killer.
Soldier In The Rain movie trailer - starring Steve McQueen, Jackie Gleason, Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill, Tom Poston, Ed Nelson. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Genre: Comedy
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Blake Edwards' bitter farce about a multi-million dollar movie that bombs at the box office forcing the director to jazz it up with some pornography and a nude scene starring his own wife. Wildly funny.
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A Wing and a Prayer -- Barry sits down at a local diner to enjoy a dozen wings. Or so he thinks. As he finishes the last one, he eyes the plate. And counts...eleven wings. He calls over the waitress. What happens next has the potential to change his life.
The Party -- A middle-aged couple are on their way to a party when they pick up a teenage schoolgirl who claims she has just been attacked. But the girl has a secret that will lead to a night of terror.
Experiment in Terror -- A shadowy, asthmatic psychopath demands a bank teller to rob her bank of $100,000 or her sister will die.
Running Wilde: Season 1: Episode 5 -- Steve sets out to prove to Emmy he can be less extravagant by throwing an environmentally friendly soiree.
Curse of the Pink Panther -- Inspector Clouseau is missing and the Pink Panther (David Niven) is hot on his trail in this wildly funny laugh-fest that offers plenty of slapstick humor and a myriad of stars including Joanna Lumley, Herbert Lom and Robert Wagner.
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Interpol's Chief Inspector Dreyfus couldn't be happier-- bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau seems to have vanished. Dreyfus has a brilliant idea...he will program Interpol's computer to select the world's worst detective to aid in the search.
Comic icon Steve Martin steps into the shoes of the late Peter Sellers and wonderfully reprises the role of the bumbling, world famous Inspector Jacques Clouseau in this remake of Blake Edwards' comedy classic, The Pink Panther. With a strong supporting cast that includes Academy-Award winner Kevin Kline, pop star Beyonce and Jean Reno, Clouseau finds himself trying to solve the murder and robbery of a famous soccer coach, whose priceless diamond ring known as the Pink Panther was stolen during the crime.
An attractive widow who works for the British Foreign Office and who, while in the Caribbean, falls in love with Feodor Sverlov, a Russian military agent. Neither knows that their innocent affair has stirred up accusations in Farrow's headquarters in London, and at the Russian Embassy in Paris where Feodor is stationed. The heads of both intelligence operations are convinced their meeting was pre-arranged. As the relationship deepens, the two visit the island's museum, where Judith learns the romantic island tradition of pledging love with a Tamarind Seed. But when their vacation ends, they must each return to their homes and their jobs, and defend their innocent relationship. In the attempt to clear their names, they stumble across some dangerous information. A Russian agent, who works under the code name Blue, has infiltrated the top level of British politics and is involved in a case of counter-espionage. Feodor is ordered to return to Russia. But when Judith learns he is to be executed, she warns him. They decide to run off together to a corner of the world where no one can find them. Feodor is to meet Judith in Barbados, but something goes terribly wrong and a bomb demolishes the bungalow where he is staying.
In 1984-85, people at Lake Tahoe fell ill with flu symptoms, but they didn't get better. Medical literature documents similar outbreaks: in 1934 at LA county hospital, in 1948-49 in Iceland, in 1956 in Punta Gorda, Florida. The malady now has a name, chronic fatigue syndrome, and filmmaker Kim Snyder, who suffered from the disease for several years, tells her story and talks to victims and their families, and to physicians and researchers: is it viral, it is psychosomatic, is it one disease or several (a syndrome) ; what's the CDC doing about it; what's it like to have a disease that's not yet understood? Her inquiry takes her to Punta Gorda and to a high-school graduation.
Ends 02/28/14. Boy, has Steve got a problem! After he is killed by three angry ex-girlfriends, God won't let him enter Heaven unless he can go back and find a woman on Earth who likes him. And Satan, who wants him for Hell, insists he return as a woman! Ellen Barkin stars as the new, improved (?) Steve in Blake Edwards' gender-bending comedy-romance. Jimmy Smits plays his/her best friend.
From Blake Edwards, Oscar-nominated writer/director of the hit comedies "The Pink Panther," "10," and "Victor/Victoria" comes this hilarious journey of a womanizing writer who wants desperately to win back his ex-wife. The only thing standing in his way is his inability to quit drinking, give up his women, and go back to work. Featuring the classic glow in the dark condom scene! Starring Emmy and Golden Globe-winner John Ritter (TV's "Three's Company," "Slingblade"), Oscar-nominee Vincent Gardenia ("Moonstruck," "Bang the Drum Slowly") and Julianne Phillips (TV's "Sisters"). "...wicked and lighthearted...This is a smart, sensitive film." - Roger Ebert.
John Ritter plays mid-life-crazy Zach, ready to win back his ex-wife...if he can somehow give up his randy habits.
From Blake Edwards comes this hilarious journey of a womanizing writer who wants desperately to win back his ex-wife. The only thing standing in his way is his inabilities to quit drinking, give up his women, and go back to work.
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