Tag: 1951

Laughter in Paradise (1951) 7.1

Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Famed practical joker Henry Russell leaves 50,000 pounds to each of his four surviving relatives. But his will has one last joke - they each have to undertake a task completely out of character within a month. As each se...

The Stooge (1951) 6.9

The Stooge (1951)

Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge - Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. But Ted begins to steal th...

The Browning Version (1951) 8.2

The Browning Version (1951)

Andrew Crocker-Harris, a classics teacher at an English school, is afflicted with a heart ailment and an unfaithful wife. His interest in his pupils wanes as he looks towards his final days in employment....

Hot Lead (1951) 5.9

Hot Lead (1951)

Recently released from prison, nice guy Dave Collins finds himself unwillingly mixed up with his old outlaw acquaintances Turk Thorne and his gang as they try to use his telegraphy talents to zero in on the arrival of a ...

Gunplay (1951) 6.3

Gunplay (1951)

A female ranch owner and her two ranch hands try to help a young boy find the man who is responsible for ordering his father's murder.::Anonymous...

Thunder on the Hill (1951) 6.8

Thunder on the Hill (1951)

Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her i...

Storm Warning (1951) 7.1

Storm Warning (1951)

En route to a job, New York based model Marsha Mitchell decides to stop for less than 24 hours in the southern American town of Rock Point to visit her sister, Lucy Rice, who she has not seen in two years, and meet Lucy'...

That’s My Boy (1951) 6.3

That’s My Boy (1951)

Jarring Jack Jackson, the greatest football player in Ridgefield College history, is disappointed that his only son Junior is an uncoordinated, allergy-ridden bookworm. He uses his athletic reputation and standing as #1 ...

M (1951) 6.8

M (1951)

There is a baby killer loose and the police can't find him. He is a sick, psychotic and confused individual, though guilty. The increased police activity trying to find the baby killer is interfering with the mob's crimi...

The Kilties Are Coming (1951) 4.4

The Kilties Are Coming (1951)

The Royal Kiltie Juniors perform a variety show, and are interviewed by Peter Sinclair, while McDonald Hobley speaks to their parents....

Penny Points to Paradise-1951 5.1

Penny Points to Paradise-1951

Harry Flakers is a pools winner who is targeted by a forger.::Anonymous...

Four in the Afternoon-1951 5.6

Four in the Afternoon-1951

Poems narrate four afternoon vignettes; each protagonist is older than the one in the previous sketch. As a girl skips rope in "Game Little Gladys," she sings a jingle about who she might marry. In a park, ten men appear...

Fort Defiance-1951 6.1

Fort Defiance-1951

It's just after the Civil War and Ben Shelby arrives looking for Johnny Tallon whom he plans to kill. Shelby was the only survivor of a battle due to the cowardice of Tallon. Thinking Tallon dead, another man who lost a ...

Go for Broke!-1951 6.7

Go for Broke!-1951

A tribute to the U.S. 442nd Regimental Combat Team, formed in 1943 by Presidential permission with Japanese-American volunteers. We follow the training of a platoon under the rueful command of Lt. Mike Grayson who shares...

Sugarfoot-1951 6.2

Sugarfoot-1951

Jackson Redan, a former Confederate officer, arrives in Arizona expecting to start his life anew on land he hopes to buy and cultivate. He meets saloon-girl Reva Cairn and town merchant Don Miguel Wormser. Though he resc...

The Lemon Drop Kid-1951 7.1

The Lemon Drop Kid-1951

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally steers Moose Moran's girl away from a winning bet, he is forced to come up with $10,000 to repay the angry gangster. Fortunately it's Christmas, a time when people can be persuaded to...

The Day the Earth Stood Still-1951 7.7

The Day the Earth Stood Still-1951

Travelling with mind-boggling speed, a gleaming unidentified flying object zooming in from the boundless deep space, penetrates the Earth's atmosphere, landing smoothly in Cold War-Washington, D.C. Encircled by large yet...

Mystery Junction-1951 5.8

Mystery Junction-1951

Larry Gordon, well-known crime writer, is on a train journey when a scream is heard. Upon investigation, the guard had been mugged and a man murdered. Another man is arrested but the full story is yet to be discovered.::...

Only the Valiant-1951 6.5

Only the Valiant-1951

Capt. Richard Lance is unjustly held responsible, by his men and girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The...

Jim Thorpe — All-American-1951 6.9

Jim Thorpe — All-American-1951

True story of Native American Jim Thorpe, who rose from an Oklahoma reservation to become a collegiate, Olympic, and professional star. After his medals are stripped on a technicality and his dream of coaching is shatter...

Miracle in Milan-1951 7.7

Miracle in Milan-1951

An old woman finds a baby among the cauliflowers in her garden. She takes care of the orphan, and calls him Totò. When she dies, he is sent to an orphanage, which he leaves as a teenager. When Totò goes out in the world,...

A Christmas Carol-1951 8.1

A Christmas Carol-1951

Stubbornly refusing to believe in Christmas, and to be separated from his inexhaustible wealth, the Victorian money lender and parsimonious recluse, Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim), can't be bothered with the poor and de...

Comin’ Round the Mountain-1951 6.6

Comin’ Round the Mountain-1951

Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions.::...

Silver City-1951 6.2

Silver City-1951

The office of mining engineers and partners Larkin Moffatt and Charlie Storrs is robbed. Storrs accuses Moffatt of complicity with the robbers and fires him. He also asks all major mining companies in the region to avoid...

Ten Tall Men-1951 6.2

Ten Tall Men-1951

Sgt. Mike Kincaid of the French Foreign Legion learns, from a Riff prisoner, that an attack will soon be made by the villainous Hussin on the Legion's outpost of Tarfa. Kincaid volunteers to lead nine other Legionnaires ...

Raton Pass-1951 6.4

Raton Pass-1951

The ambitious Ann arrives with the stagecoach in Raton Pass to find herself in the midst of a feud between the Challon and the Pozner families. Ann immediately seeks out Marc Challon, a young man from the richest cattle ...

The River-1951 7.5

The River-1951

Harriet, now an adult, narrates the story of her coming of age growing up as a British national and a daughter of a jute press manager in the Bengal region of India, they living in the big house on the banks of one of th...

Sirocco-1951 6.3

Sirocco-1951

In 1925 Damascus Harry Smith runs guns to the rebels under Emir Hassan. The French arrest him along with others and force him to sell weapons to them. He develops an interest in French intelligence officer Feroud's mistr...

As Young as You Feel-1951 6.5

As Young as You Feel-1951

Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even...

Double Crossbones-1951 6

Double Crossbones-1951

Falsely accused by the corrupt Governor Elden of Charleston of fencing stolen pirate booty, young Davey Crandall and friend Tom Botts buy passage on the ship of local buccaneer Bloodthirsty Ben. They avoid being killed b...

Cattle Drive-1951 6.5

Cattle Drive-1951

The spoiled young son of a wealthy railroad owner manages to get himself lost in the middle of nowhere. He is found by a cowboy on a cattle drive and the lad must start learning the hard lessons of working in a team if h...

Detective Story-1951 7.6

Detective Story-1951

Jim McLeod is a hard-nosed and cynical detective. He believes in a strict interpretation of the law and doesn't believe in turning the other cheek. The current object of his zealousness is Karl Schneider, an abortionist ...

The Law and the Lady-1951 6.7

The Law and the Lady-1951

A beguiling international jewel thief loses her heart....

Royal Wedding-1951 6.7

Royal Wedding-1951

Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where Ellen meets and becomes involved ...

The Night Is My Kingdom-1951 7

The Night Is My Kingdom-1951

After an accident Raymond has gone blind. His family treats him like a child. But fortunately, a nun comes to his rescue. She works in a center where blind people learn to read with the Braille alphabet. The sister tells...

The Frogmen-1951 6.5

The Frogmen-1951

World War II drama in which Richard Widmark, as Lt. Cmdr. John Lawrence, replaces the popular commanding officer of a group of underwater demolition divers. a crew of fiercely independent studs who hang their proverbial ...

The Enforcer-1951 7.3

The Enforcer-1951

After years of pursuit, Assistant D.A. Martin Ferguson has a good case against Murder, Inc. boss Albert Mendoza. Mendoza is in jail and his lieutenant Joseph Rico is going to testify. But Rico falls to his death and Ferg...

The Tales of Hoffmann-1951 7.3

The Tales of Hoffmann-1951

This a film version of the opera "The Tales of Hoffmann", however it is NOT just a film of a staged performance. 'Michael Powell' & Emeric Pressburger (and the rest of "The Archers") work their usual magic here. The oper...

Early Summer-1951 8.2

Early Summer-1951

In postwar Tokyo, this household is loving and serene: older parents, their 28-year-old daughter Noriko, their married son, his devoted wife, and two rascally sons. Their only discontent is Noriko's lack of a husband. So...

Cry Danger-1951 7.3

Cry Danger-1951

Rocky Mulloy, back in town after serving 5 years of a life sentence for armed robbery, hopes to clear his friend Danny Morgan who's still in prison for the same crime. It won't be easy. Even the witness who cleared Rocky...