The True Glory is widely regarded as one of the greatest war documentaries ever made. Co-directed by the legendary Carol Reed this feature length film was produced by the Allied military during 1944 and 1945 as a permanent visual record of the campaign in Europe and covers all the major engagements. Compiled from the pick of over six and a half million feet of film it includes some of the most devastating and memorable images of war ever captured on camera - and it won a well
Contains the titles: Indiscreet: Wealthy American Philip and famous actress Anne meet just as Anne insists that all the best men have already been taken. Though Philip is taken Anne can't resist their instant attraction and electricity. But the rather big and unexpected secret Philip hides from his new love threatens to spoil everything. Operation Petticoat: When Adm. Matt Sherman's (Grant) submarine the Sea Tiger is damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor he nee
Major And The Minor (Dir. Billy Wilder 1942): A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth. Bachelor Mother (Dir. Garson Kanin 1939): Ginger Rogers stars as a department store salesclerk about to be laid off after the Christmas holiday who happens to be passing an orphanage when a woman leaves a baby on the doorstep. The orphanage assumes that Rogers is the mother despite her protests; when they contact the department store the owner's son (David Niven) decides to restore her job so that she can take care of the child. Before long rumors are flying that Niven is the child's father... Top Hat (Mark Sandrich 1935): Following a case of mistaken identity dancer Jerry (Astaire) follows Dale (Rogers) the girl of his dreams to Europe and tries to win her heart through song and dance routines... This most lavish of musicals from Hollywood's golden era features lyrics and music by Irving Berlin. Gay Divorcee (Mark Sandrich 1934): In one of their best loved most charming song-and-dance comedies Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers demonstrate just how they became best known as America's greatest dance team. It Had To Be You (Dir. Don Hartman Rudloph Mate 1947): Victoria Stafford (Ginger Rogers) is a wealthy young woman who has been engaged three times and who has changed her mind at the last second at all three weddings. She is engaged again and is determined to wed her fourth fiance Oliver H.P. Harrington (Ron Randell) when she has a dream in which a man dressed like an Indian (Cornel Wilde) breaks up her fourth wedding. Upon awakening she is startled to find that the ""Indian"" from her dream is real... Tight Spot (Dir. Phil Karson 1955): Sherry Conley a street tough and cynical woman with an unhappy family background is taken from prison to a hotel where the DA tries to convince her to testify against a mobster. Sherry is reluctant because the last witness was murdered before he made it to the stand and why should she stick her neck out? At the hotel several attempts are made on her life and she falls for Vince the policemen guarding her...
This sparkling comedy was Oscar nominated. Polly (Ginger Rogers) a clerk at Merlin's Department Store is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a young child. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct David Merlin (David Niven) becomes determined to keep the single woman and 'her' baby together in this wonderful comedy of errors.
Major And Minor (Dir. Billy Wilder 1942): New York working girl Ginger Rogers is desparate to go home to Iowa but does not have the railway fare so she disguises herself as a child to ride half fare. Enroute she meets Ray Milland an Army major teaching at a military school. who takes her under his wing. The Bachelor Mother (Dir. Garson Kanin 1939): Polly Parrish a clerk at Merlin's Department Store is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct David Merlin becomes determined to keep the single woman and ""her"" baby together.
Ginger Rogers stars in this sparkling comedy about a woman who just can't say no to marriage proposals! Janie is a somewhat dizzy and dreamy telephone operator who is going steady with Tom (George Murphy) an ambitious car salesman striving to fulfil the American Dream. But whilst Tom is proposing to her Janie is dreaming of being swept off her feet by a handsome millionaire. And despite accepting Tom's marriage proposal Janie leaps into dates with Harry (Burgess Meredith) an unambitious car mechanic whom she mistakes for a millionaire and Dick (Alan Marshal) a real millionaire playboy. But Janie can only marry one of her suitors...
The True Glory is widely regarded as one of the greatest war documentaries ever made. Co-directed by the legendary Carol Reed (Odd Man Out, Oliver!), this film was produced by the Allied military during 1944 and 1945 as a visual record of the campaign in Europe. It covers the major engagements from D-Day to the fall of Berlin, including Omaha Beach, the Falaise Gap, Caen, Arnhem, the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge. Compiled from select footage from over six and a half million.
When his wife is believed dead after seven years missing at sea, a dashing attorney marries again only to have his first wife return on his honeymoon night.
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