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Three Came Home (1950)
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Watch Three Came Home (1950) Full Movie on The Film Detective. Three Came Home is the dramatic screen adaption of Agnes Newton Keith's war-time prison memoir. Separated from her husband, Keith (Claudette Colbert) and her young son must survive in captivity until the end of the war. The realistic and harrowing film was directed by Oscar nominee Jean Negulesco, and features former Japanese silent screen star Sessue Hayakawa as the stern camp commandant Colonel Suga. "It will shock you, disturb you, tear your heart out," wrote the NY Times' Bosley Crowther. "But it will fill you fully with a great respect for a heroic soul."

Director: Jean Negulesco
Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Agnes Newton Keith
Starring: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond

Patterns (1956)
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Writer: Rod Serling
Stars: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley
Director: Fielder Cook

In Rod Serling's tale of corporate greed, when a young man is recruited onto the board of a high-powered corporation, he finds his ethics at odds with his ambition. Watch for an unbilled Lauren Bacall in a lobby scene... or is it a look-a-like?

Suddenly (1954)
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In the city of Suddenly, three gangsters trap the Benson family in their own house, on the top of a hill nearby the railroad station, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.Director: Lewis AllenWriter: Richard Sale Stars: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James GleasonGenres

Blake of Scotland Yard (1937)
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Sir James Blake has retired from Scotland Yard so that he can assist his niece Hope, and her friend Jerry, in developing an apparatus they have invented, but he is called back onto the case after an experimental death ray is stolen.Director: Robert F. Hill Writers: Robert F. Hill (as Rock Hawley), Basil Dickey Stars: Ralph Byrd, Herbert Rawlinson, Joan Barclay

Nightmare (1964) - Hammer Horror
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Janet is a young student at a private school. Her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in a psychiatric hospital, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue.Director: Freddie Francis (Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, Tales From the Crypt)Writer: Jimmy Sangster (The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula)David KnightMoira RedmondBrenda BruceJennie Linden

Porridge (1979)
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Feature film based on the TV sitcom of the same name, featuring Ronnie Barker and the regular cast in the classic prison comedy. Also features Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde, Peter Vaughan, Geoffrey Bayldon and more.

⁣Cellmates Fletch and Godber find themselves on the wrong side of the bars when they're inadvertently bungled out of Slade Prison during someone else's escape. Somehow they've got to break back in before warder Mackay notices their absence.

Doctor in Distress (1963)
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⁣Dr. Simon Sparrow's (Sir Dirk Bogarde) love life improves dramatically when lovely Delia Mallory (Samantha Eggar) is brought into casualty with a sprained ankle. As a model she's relieved at the diagnosis, and she's as attracted to Sparrow as he is to her.


Meanwhile, Sparrow finds himself treating Sir Lancelot Spratt (James Robertson Justice), who has started sleep-walking. He has also suddenly lost his gruff manner, and is being nice to everyone. Sparrow quickly diagnoses Spratt's condition: he's fallen in love. The object of his affection is Physiotherapist Iris Merchant (Barbara Murray). Sparrow urges him on, but she has another suitor: Major Tommy Ffrench (Donald Houston). Spratt tries to hire a private detective to follow her, but when that doesn't work out, he follows her himself.

Green for Danger (1946)
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Murder mystery thriller starring Alastair Sim and featuring Trevor Howard. After the nurse who declares that a recent surgical death was a murder dies also, an enigmatic Scotland Yard inspector arrives to investigate.Green for Danger (1946)Studio: Individual PicturesDirector: Sidney GilliatWriter: Sidney Gilliat, Claud GurneyCast: Trevor Howard, Sally Gray

Space 1999  - Breakaway
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⁣Space: 1999 is a British science-fiction television programme that ran for two series from 1975 to 1977.


⁣"Breakaway" is the first episode of the first series of Space: 1999. ⁣Commander John Koenig, the new commander of Moonbase Alpha, leads the investigation of a mysterious disease at the station and uncovers evidence of a far greater looming disaster.

Invisible Man - Blind Justice (1958)
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When an airline pilot is framed for drug smuggling, a killer comes to his home to silence him... and the pilot's blind wife is the only witness.

Submarine Alert - 1943
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Nazi spies use a stolen shortwave transmitter prototype to broadcast top secret shipping info to an offshore Japanese sub. To nab the spy ring, the Government has the West Coast's top radio engineers fired and shadowed.

Stars: Richard Arlen, Wendy Barrie, Nils Asther, Roger Pryor, Marc Lawrence & Ralph Sanford.
Director: Frank McDonald.

Law of the Timber - 1941
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A girl (Marjorie Reynolds) takes over her dead father's logging company and fills a contract.

Stars: Marjorie Reynolds, Monte Blue, J. Farrell MacDonald, Sven Hugo Borg, Hal Brazeale & Earl Eby.
Director: Bernard B. Ray.

The Adventures of Tartu - 1943
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Stevenson, a British soldier, is summoned to Germany where he stays as Jan Tartu. He joins the Romanian Iron Guard to destroy the German poisonous gas factory.

Stars: Robert Donat, Valerie Hobson, Walter Rilla & Glynis Johns.

Danger! Women at Work - 1943
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3 women inherit a 10-ton truck and decide to go into business.

Stars: Patsy Kelly, Mary Brian, Isabel Jewell, Wanda McKay, Betty Compson, Jack Randall, Warren Hymer & Vince Barnett.
Uncredited: Charles King.
Director: Sam Newfield.

Green Grow the Rushes - 1951
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After their vessel runs aground during a storm and is impounded by the British authorities, local smugglers must find a way of disposing of their contraband brandy cargo before it's discovered by the Customs Officers.

Stars: Richard Burton, Roger Livesey, Honor Blackman, Geoffrey Keen & Archie Duncan.
Director: Derek N. Twist.

A Killer Walks - 1952
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In order to inherit his grandmother's farm, Ned Harsten plans to kill her and blame the murder on his younger brother, Frankie, who is a notorious sleep-walker.

Stars: Laurence Harvey, Susan Shaw, Trader Faulkner & Laurence Naismith.

The Broken Horseshoe - 1953
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When a hit-and-run patient is murdered, the attending doctor is placed under immediate suspicion. The mysterious Della, who has connections to a horse-doping ring, falls for the doctor and helps him to clear his name.

Stars: Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars & Peter Coke.
Director: Martyn C. Webster.

Midnight Episode - 1950
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A tramp gets involved with a mysterious crime when he finds a wallet in the street.

Stars: Stanley Holloway, Leslie Dwyer, Reginald Tate, Meredith Edwards, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Joy Shelton Natasha Parry Sebastian Cabot
Director: Gordon Parry.

The Girl in the News - 1940
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Nurse Anne Graham (Margaret Lockwood) is controversially, but rightly, acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies under suspicious circumstances. Changing her name, she gets a position nursing wheelchair-bound Edward Bentley (Wyndham Goldie), little suspecting that his wife and the butler are lovers setting Anne up so that when Bentley is found dead, it looks like a repeat of the earlier case.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Barry K. Barnes, Emlyn Williams & Basil Radford.
Uncredited: Leo Genn & Michael Hordern.

Fear - 1946
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A medical student is broke and murders his professor for money. The investigating officer knows that Larry is the culprit but does not arrest him. He tries to allow Larry to confess his crime.

Stars: Peter Cookson, Warren William, Anne Gwynne, James Cardwell, Darren McGavin & Ernie Adams.

Meet Sexton Blake! - 1945
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A famous detective and his assistant are called in by the war office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man during an air raid.

Stars: David Farrar, John Varley & Jean Simmons.
Director: John Harlow.

Blackmail - 1947
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A private detective is approached by a wealthy entertainment executive to stop a blackmail scheme against him. Although he hasn't decided to take the job, the blackmailers believe that he already has, and he is marked for murder.

Stars: William Marshall, Adele Mara, Ricardo Cortez, Grant Withers, Stephanie Bachelor, Richard Fraser, Roy Barcroft, George J. Lewis & Eva Novak.
Uncredited: Tom London & Robert J. Wilke.
Director: Lesley Selander.

The Echo Murders - 1945
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The police are investigating the suspicious death of a mine owner when they stumble upon a strange Nazi plot to invade England.

Stars: David Farrar, Dennis Price & Pamela Stirling.
Director: John Harlow.

False Paradise - 1948
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Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and company (Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks) help some friends whose friendly banker is a crook.

Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Elaine Riley, & Don Haggerty.
Director: George Archainbaud.

The Flying Deuces (1939)
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Ollie has fallen in love with the innkeeper's daughter in Paris. The only problem - she's very much in love with her husband. To forget her he joins the Foreign Legion with Stan. Bad idea.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Writers: Ralph Spence(original story), Charley Rogers(original story), Fred Schiller(original story)
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Language: English
Also Known As: Flying Aces
Release Date: 3 November 1939 (USA)
Duration: 68 min
Filming Location: General Service Studios - 1040 N. Las Palmas, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Storyline:
Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins the Legion, taking Stanley with him. Their bumbling eventually gets them charged with desertion and sentenced to a firing squad. They manage to escape in a stolen airplane, but crash after a wild ride.




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