Set in early 19th century, this classic film tells the tale of a rivalry between two Lincolnshire families when mill owner Mr. Tulliver (Sam Livesey) refuses to relinquish his water rights to Mr. Wakem (Felix Aylmer). Caught in the legal crossfire is Maggie (Geraldine Fitzgerald), Mr. Tulliver’s daughter who becomes infatuated with Mr. Wakem’s good-hearted son, Phillip (Frank Lawton) and whose good name becomes smeared by scandal.
Starring: Geraldine Fitzgerald and James Mason
Directed By: Tim Whelan
Written By: John Drinkwater, George Eliot, Austin Melford, Garnet Weston, Tim Whelan
Run Time: 77 minutes
In this East Side Kids entry, Bobby Jordan plays Danny Stevens, a young man who helps turn in a criminal and receives $200 as a reward. However, he conflicts with the gang when they think the money should be shared. Making matters worse, the vengeful criminal escapes from prison and comes after Danny.
Starring: Leo Gorcey, The East Side Kids, including Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell
Directed By: Wallace Fox
Written By: Harvey Gates
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime, Romance
Run Time: 67 minutes
The last silent swashbuckler for Douglas Fairbanks has him playing D’Artagnan of the “Three Musketeers,” joining with his comrades to protect the young, newly crowned King Louis XIV of France from an evil plan by De Rochefort (Ullrich Haupt) to put an impostor — the King’s own twin whom Cardinal Richelieu (Nigel De Brulier) had sent away to be raised secretly — in place.
Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Nigel de Brulier
Directed By: Allan Dwan
Written By: Jack Cunningham, Allan Dwan, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (screenplay, story & titles), Lotta Woods (scenario editor)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Run Time: 95 minutes
Based on a novel by Luke Short, this Western stars Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, the adopted son of the Strobie family. Lee Strobie, played by Robert Walker, resents the attention Daybright gets from his father. As they get older, Strobie’s resentment turns to hatred, and he plots to destroy the perfect image his family has for his adopted brother.
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker and Joanne Dru
Directed By: Richard Thorpe
Written By: Luke Short, Irving Ravetch
Run Time: 83 minutes
In this sequel to the 1948 film, Frontier Revenge, U.S. Marshal Lash LaRue goes undercover in pursuit of ‘Deuce’ Rago (Ray Bennett), who was recently released from prison and now serves as the head of a gang hijacking silver from nearby mines. Deuce hires Lash, who is thought to have turned outlaw, in order to find out who has being robbing from his own gang.
Starring: Lash LaRue, Al St. John and Peggy Stewart
Directed By: Ron Ormond
Written By: Kathy McKeel
Alternate Title: Thundering Trail
Run Time: 54 minutes
Chemist David Palmer (Dennis O’Keefe) returns to his hometown in Indiana to marry a socially ambitious teacher (Ruth Warrick) and meets with Ben Lathrop (John Hoyt), his father’s horse trainer. Palmer marries and becomes wealthy through an invention and as years pass, his father dies. Upon returning to Indiana, Palmer and becomes re-interested in his father’s passion for horseracing, as well as in Lathrop’s daughter, Cissy (Gail Russell).
Starring: Dennis O’Keefe, Gail Russell, Ruth Warrick, Charlotte Greenwood
Directed By: Joseph M. Newman
Written By: John Taintor Foote
Alternate Title: Ride a Reckless Mile
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Run Time: 94 minutes