The mysterious death of a faded actress (Mary Astor) in a family's garden uncovers some very unpleasant secrets. watch
Forbidden Hollywood Collection Volume 3 movie trailer - starring Grant Withers, Mary Astor, James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Barbara Stanwyck. Directed by William Wellman. Genre: Drama
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Classic adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett novel of San Francisco private eye Sam Spade's search for a priceless statue. Nominated for Best Picture Oscar! Colorized version available.
Beau Brummel (John Barrymore) is a dandy, a ladies' man, a social-climbing commoner admitted to English royal circles. Lady Margery Alvanley (Mary Astor) adores him, but is forced to marry a richer man. Their doomed affair -- and Brummel's fall into poverty and disgrace after a single unwise remark -- forms the dramatic heart of this opulent 1924 silent classic.
Cynthia movie trailer - starring Mary Astor, George Murphy, Morris Ankrum, Scotty Beckett, Harlan Briggs. Genre: Comedy
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Herman Wouk's bestseller about a Kentucky-born writer's spectacular rise and fall among the big-city glitterati gets the big-screen treatment courtesy of Warner Bros. master of melodrama Delmer Daves. Daves, fresh from a string of successes, recruited celebrated and storied composer Max Steiner to score the film, adding gravitas to the glitz. James Franciscus stars as the title character, a truck driver who arrives in New York City intent on making it as a writer. Aided by a friendly editor, Jeanne Green (Suzanne Pleshette), Hawke's star is on the rise, both among the intelligentsia and the jet set. Hawke inevitably succumbs to the lures of high society, breaking Jeanne's heart and eventually seeing his career destroyed by the jealous husband of one of his paramours.
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