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  • Debate coach Melvin B. Tolson at Wiley College, a small and modest black college, works to place his team on equal footing with whites in the American South during the 1930s, when Jim Crow laws were common and lynch mobs were a fear for blacks. Tolson uses the power of words to shape his 'underdog' students into an elite debating team while challenging the social mores of the time, culminating in a groundbreaking invitation to debate Harvard University's championship team. Based on a  true story. Also stars Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker and John Heard.    
  • Cosmo Topper, the mild-mannered bank manager who was persuaded to take a walk on the wild side by the ghosts of George and Marion Kerby (he inherited them when he bought the wrecked sports car in which they'd died) is having more adventures. Ever the gentleman, Topper gives a lift to Ann and Gail - two pretty young ladies stranded after a car accident. But then  Gail turns up back on Topper's doorstep as a ghost, having been accidentally murdered while holidaying at the home of her wealthy friend - who was the intended victim! And Gail is determined that Topper will help her find her killer. Plenty of absurdity and zany comedy as Mrs Topper is confused - again - by her staid husband's eccentric behaviour and Gail's body goes missing. Also starring Carole Landis and Billie Burke.
  • In Hollywood, appearances are everything - so when conniving film maker Jonathon Shields realises the funeral of his father, a notorious former studio head dearly loathed by many, he hires extras to pose as mourners. When he needs financing for a film project, Shields turns to producer  Harry Pebbel, who in turn contacts director Fred Amiel, movie star Georgia Lorrison and screenwriter James Lee Bartlow and asks them into his office to explain that Shields needs  the three of them for the project. With their names attached, there would be no problem getting the finance he needs. They have already refused - but Pebbel asks them to allow him to get Shields on the phone before they give their final answer. As they await Shields' call, Pebbel assures the three that he understands why they refused to speak to Shields. Their involvement with Shields then unfolds in a series of flashbacks. Also starring Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan and Gloria Grahame.  This film won five Academy Awards out of six nominations in 1952.
  • In 1928, elderly and wealthy Samuel Fulton has no family of his own and he decides to leave his fortune to the family of his first love, the late Millicent Blaisdell, who turned down his proposal years before because he was poor. Wondering what sort of people the Blaisdells might be, he takes a room in their home posing as 'Mr Smith', a poor man.  They are a poor family who seem happy - Mr Blaisdell has taught his children to to place value on material things - but Mrs Blaisdell wants her daughter Millie to marry a wealthy, snobbish young man who can give her everything she never had as a young woman. Millie would rather marry her hard-working beau Dan. Fulton arranges for his lawyer to contact the family with news of a surprise 'inheritance' of $100,000 - will they pass the test or do they have to learn that money cannot ever buy happiness? Also starring Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau and Lynn Bari - with a surprise uncredited appearance by a young man who only three years later became a very big star indeed.
  • Volume 3 of the award winning series that covers the dynamic history of the railroads during warfare from the American Civil War to World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. Whether under full attack or evacuating the wounded, the trains kept running.
  • John Mason and Janet Carter each receive an anonymous letter telling them to travel to a ghost town that has an abandoned mine. There, they befriend each other as they try to find out why they were sent the letters. They soon find themselves targets of Joe Ryan and his gang who are looking for the hidden gold inside the abandoned mine.But who is the mysterious - yet helpful 'Phantom' of the mine? Also starring Harry Woods, Erville Alderson, Otto Hoffman, Martha Mattox, Blue Washington and John T. Prince.  Please not; This film was made in 1932  (pre-Production Code) and contains remarks which would now be considered racist.    
  • Bill Doolin, the Kid,  is on his way home after being released from jail and when the train he is travelling on is robbed of a payroll by his old boyhood friends, finds himself accused of being involved  with the robbery. Turning outlaw, the Kid hightails it to the high country and joins up with the Dalton gang. When the gang is decimated in a daring daylight robbery, the Kid takes over the remains of the gang and they hide out on a ranch. Can the love of the rancher's good daughter  reform the Cimarron Kid? Also starring James Best, Yvette Dugay, John Hudson and Leif Erickson  
  • Sir Robin of Loxley has returned home from the Crusades to find his land stolen and then people suffering under the iron fist of the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham. Robin and his band of Merry Men are fugitives yet with the aid of the beautiful Main Marion, they fight with weapons and wit for the rights of the people. The Sheriff, for all his power, armies and tireless scheming is no match for these valiant outlaws. Also starring Alan Wheatley. From the British ITV series 1955-1959.
  • Hell Town (originally released as Born To The West): Dare and Dinkey are two friends who love to gamble. Needing money and shelter, they travel to Montana to visit Dare's cousin Tom, owner of a successful cattle ranch. Dare quickly falls for Tom's girlfriend Judy who convinces Tom to give Dare a chance to prove himself by running a cattle drive. When he loses the herd in a high-stakes poker game, Dare joins forces with Tom and Dinkey to get the cattle back. Also stars Marsha Hunt, John Mack Brown and Syd Saylor. Desert Trail:Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City. Also stars Mary Kornman and Paul Fix. Frontier Horizon (also released as New Frontier): When politician William Proctor announces that a dam will be built on a site where many settlers have built homes, a retired major who founded the settlement leads a backlash. Eventually, the fight comes to the attention of the 'Three Mesquiteers' - Stoney Brooke, Tucson Smith and Rusty Joslin - who try to find a peaceful solution. However, they soon realise Proctor will resort to any trickery to get his way. Also stars Ray Corrigan,  Raymond Hatton and Jennifer Jones. 'Neath The Arizona Skies: Nina, a young half-Native American girl whose mother has recently died, must find her white father in order to claim her hefty inheritance. A defenceless heiress seems like easy pickings to some of the Wild West's worst thugs, including Sam Black, who is soon on her trail. But, Nina has a guardian 'angel' - cowboy Chris Morrell,  who vows to get the girl safely to her estranged father. Also starsSheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert and Yakima Canutt. West Of The Divide: Ted Hayden joins a gang of outlaws in order to get closer to their leader Mr Gentry who murdered his father. However, things get complicated when he falls in love with Fay Winters. Also stars  Virginia Brown Faire,  George "Gabby" Hayes  and Lloyd Whitlock. Texas Terror: When Dan is killed in a gunfight, John, his friend, blames himself for Dan's death. He quits his job as a sheriff and starts helping Dan's sister, but then - she learns about his guilt...Also stars Lucile Brown and George 'Gabby' Hayes.