Saturday, June 18, 2016

Les Misérables (1935) - adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel starring Fredric March, Charles Laughton and Cedric Hardwicke

Rating 7.7/10
Runtime: 109 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Richard Boleslawski
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026725/

Cast

Fredric March ... Jean Valjean/Champmathieu
Charles Laughton ... Inspector Javert
Cedric Hardwicke ... Bishop Bienvenu
Rochelle Hudson ... Cosette
Florence Eldridge ... Fantine
John Beal ... Marius
Frances Drake ... Eponine
Ferdinand Gottschalk ... Thenardier
Jane Kerr ... Madame Thenardier
Marilyn Knowlden ... Little Cosette

Description: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_UVNBanhvTTF4ZWM

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=44924378988727433375


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.11 GB, 2760 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x480 ~> 720x540 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 112
Audio : 150 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish) posters and screenshots included

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Black angel (1950) - little known film noir from director Roy William Neill, starring Dan Duryea, Peter Lorre and June Vincent

Rating 7.0/10
Runtime: 77 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Roy William Neill
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038360/

Cast

Dan Duryea ... Martin Blair
June Vincent ... Catherine Bennett
Peter Lorre ... Marko
Broderick Crawford ... Capt. Flood
Constance Dowling ... Mavis Marlowe
Wallace Ford ... Joe
Hobart Cavanaugh ... Hotel Caretaker
Freddie Steele ... Lucky

Description: Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_dnlRdjM4VDNOSTA

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=48860254225445388750


Video and audio information:

Video : 834 MB, 1500 Kbps, 25 fps, 720x576 ~> 768x540 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 110
Audio : 106 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Serbian, Greek) posters and screenshots included

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Fury (1936) - classic gangster movie from director Fritz Lang, starring Spencer Tracy and Sylvia Sidney

Rating 7.9/10
Runtime: 92 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Fritz Lang
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027652/

Cast

Sylvia Sidney ... Katherine Grant
Spencer Tracy ... Joe Wilson
Walter Abel ... District Attorney
Bruce Cabot ... Kirby Dawson
Edward Ellis ... Sheriff
Walter Brennan ... 'Bugs' Meyers
Frank Albertson ... Charlie
George Walcott ... Tom
Arthur Stone ... Durkin

Description: Based on the story "Mob Rule" by Norman Krasna. Joe Wilson and Katherine Grant are in love, but he doesn't have enough money for them to get married. So Katherine moves across the country to make money. But things go disastrously wrong for Joe when he is stopped in Strand by the redneck Deputy "Bugs" Meyers as suspect of kidnapping a boy in the Peabody Case. When they find peanuts in his pocket and a five-dollar bill in his pocket with the numeration of the money paid for ransom, Joe is arrested for investigation. "Bugs" Meyers makes a comment in the barbershop about the prisoner and sooner the gossip is spread in the little town. Joe is accused of being a kidnapper and they try to invade the police station to lynch him. For political reason, Governor Burt does not send the National Guard to help Sheriff Tad Hummel to protect Joe and the Police Station is burnt down by the vigilantes. Joe is presumed dead but out of the blue he appears at his brothers' apartment seeking justice. He had learnt that in accordance with the laws, Lynch Law is murder in the first degree and his brothers open a case against twenty-two dwellers of Strand. The prosecutor Mr. Adams accepts the case and Katherine Grant is the prime witness. Joe's revenge is set in motion.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_bE1KdHN5MVh6SGc

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=14549269657003262571


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.43 GB, 3757 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 710x480 ~> 710x517 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 122
Audio : 127/53 MB (main/commentary), 192/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1/2 channel(s), 0x55 = AC3/VORBIS, CBR/VBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish, Greek, Polish, Dutch, Czech, Finnish) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by Peter Bogdanovich, with interview excerpts of director Fritz Lang. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, commentary on Track 2)

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Boris Karloff's Thriller - season 2, episodes 17-23

Episode 17 - La Strega

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Ursula Andress ... Luana
Alejandro Rey ... Tonio Bellini
Ramon Novarro ... Maestro Giuliano
Jeanette Nolan ... La Strega
Frank DeKova ... Lieutenant Vincoli
Ernest Sarracino ... Padre Lupari

Description: Three men try to drown a young woman, fearing she's a witch. A wandering painter pulls her from the river, refusing to believe in such rural superstition. The young artist shelters her, but her elderly aunt who rules the 18th Century Italian countryside via supernatural power, plots to keep her niece as a sorcerer's apprentice - no matter what.


Episode 18 - The storm

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Nancy Kelly ... Janet Willsom
David McLean ... Ben T. Willsom
James Griffith ... Ed Brandies

Description: Woman & her jumpy black cat Baba increasingly besieged by amorous loon of a cabbie, power outages, and menacing sounds throughout her isolated home during a devastating storm. The newlywed just returned early from 2 weeks caring for her sister. As she prays for her husband's arrival, she decides to confront strange sounds emanating from the storm cellar.


Episode 19 - A wig for Miss Devore

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Patricia Barry ... Sheila Devore
John Baragrey ... George Machik
John Fiedler ... Herbert Bleake
Herbert Rudley ... Max Quinke
Linda Watkins ... Arabella Foote
Ina Victor ... Betty

Description: An aging actress tries for a comeback in a film about a witch hanged for murder. As a stunt she insists on wearing the historical woman's wig, which turns out to be cursed, changing her into a literal man-killer.


Episode 20 - The hollow watcher

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Audrey Dalton ... Meg O'Danagh Wheeler
Sean McClory ... Sean O'Danagh
Warren Oates ... Hugo Wheeler
Sandy Kenyon ... Mason
Walter Burke ... Croxton
Denver Pyle ... Ortho Wheeler

Description: An Irish mail-order bride marries into a family in North Carolina, with a scheme to steal their hidden fortune. She murders her autocratic father-in-law and hides his body inside a scarecrow - but the vengeful scarecrow is now stalking her.


Episode 21 - Cousin Tundifer

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Edward Andrews ... Miles Tundifer
Sue Ane Langdon ... Queenie de Lyte
Vaughn Taylor ... Pontifex Tundifer
Howard McNear ... Jack Passasstroy
Dayton Lummis ... Millard Braystone
Hallene Hill ... The Old Woman
Cyril Delevanti ... The Old Man

Description: Mass murderer's descendant plots quicker inheritance options when his ill, rich uncle Pontifex, takes up with Queenie De Lyte, a stripper turned art fancier. A psychologist cured Pontifex's obsession with restoring ancient family homes, destroying nephew Tundifer's hope of having Pontifex declared incompetent. Tundifer looks exactly like his evil ancestor, a portrait of whom hangs in one family mansion, whose expensive renovation may include a portal to a prior century.


Episode 22 - The incredible Doktor Markesan

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself / Dr. Konrad Markesan
Dick York ... Fred Bancroft
Carolyn Kearney ... Molly Bancroft
Richard Hale ... Prof. Everett Latimore
Henry Hunter ... Prof. Angus Holden
Basil Howes ... Prof. Charing

Description: Fred and Molly Bancroft, a pair of penniless newlyweds, are so desperate that they visit Fred's mysterious uncle Konrad Markesan, whom he hasn't seen in over twenty years. They are hoping to live in with him rent free until they can find jobs and be self-sufficient. The once-beautiful mansion is in a decrepitly musty state, filled with dust, cobwebs, and rats while Fred's once-kindly uncle is now a disheveled, cadaver-like figure who offers them shelter on condition that they never leave their room after dark, a condition that Markesan insures by locking them in at night.


Episode 23 - Flowers of evil

Cast:

Boris Karloff ... Himself
Luciana Paluzzi ... Madalena
Kevin Hagen ... Arno Lunt
Jack Weston ... Maurice Reynard
Vladimir Sokoloff ... The Janitor
Gregory Gaye ... The President

Description: A faithless wife and her lover murder her husband and sell his skeleton to a medical school. The skeleton keeps returning, however - and screaming.


Extras for episodes from this post (promos not included in my source):

2x17 - La Strega (Audio commentary by Gary Gerani, Steve Mitchell and Craig Reardon, audio commentary by Jon Burlingame and Steve Mitchell, isolated music score by Morton Stevens)
2x18 - The storm (Audio commentary by Larry Blamire and David Schow, isolated music score by Morton Stevens)
2x19 - A wig for Miss Devore (Audio commentary by Patricia Barry and Steve Mitchell, isolated music score by Morton Stevens)
2x20 - The hollow watcher (Audio commentary by Larry Blamire, Gary Gerani and David Schow)
2x21 - Cousin Tundifer (Isolated music score by Morton Stevens)
2x22 - The incredible Doktor Markesan (Audio commentary by Gary Gerani and David Schow, isolated music score by Morton Stevens)
2x23 - Flowers of evil (Isolated music score by Morton Stevens)


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They won't forget (1937) - classic drama directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Claude Rains, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger and Lana Turner

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 95 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029658/

Cast

Claude Rains ... Andy Griffin
Gloria Dickson ... Sybil Hale
Edward Norris ... Robert Hale
Otto Kruger ... Gleason
Allyn Joslyn ... Bill Brock
Lana Turner ... Mary Clay
Linda Perry ... Imogene Mayfield
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Joe Turner
Cy Kendall ... Detective Laneart

Description: A southern town is rocked by scandal when teenager Mary Clay is murdered on Confederate Decoration Day. Andrew Griffin, a small-time lawyer with political ambitions, sees the crime as his ticket to the Senate if he can find the right victim to finger for the crime. He sets out to convict Robert Hale, a transplanted northerner who was Mary's teacher at the business school where she was killed. Despite the fact that all the evidence against Hale is circumstantial, Griffin works with a ruthless reporter to create a media frenzy of prejudice and hate against the teacher.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_WGpLeFk4cHZibkE

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=25435858394344462629


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.32 GB, 1996 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 716x480 ~> 716x537 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 132 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (Spanish, Portuguese-Brazilian, French) posters and screenshots included

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Pépé le Moko (1937) - classic French crime movie starring Jean Gabin

Rating 7.8/10
Runtime: 94 min
Language: French/Arabic
Country: France
Directed by: Julien Duvivier
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029453/

Cast

Jean Gabin ... Pépé le Moko
Gabriel Gabrio ... Carlos
Saturnin Fabre ... Le Grand Père
Fernand Charpin ... Régis
Lucas Gridoux ... Slimane
Gilbert Gil ... Pierrot
Marcel Dalio ... L'Arbi
Charles Granval ... Maxime
Gaston Modot ... Jimmy

Description: Pépé le Moko is a gangster from Paris that hides in Algier's Casbah. In the Casbah, he is safe and is able to elude the police's attempts to capture him. But he misses his freedom, after two years in the Casbah. He meets a gorgeous Parisian tourist, Gaby, and they fall in love. Native inspector Slimane tries to use her to attract Pépé out of the Casbah in order to catch him.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_WndoM3pwODlJRFU

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=02039963128602869506


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.27 GB, 1966 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 706x480 ~> 706x530 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 112
Audio : 129 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish, Greek, Hungarian) posters and screenshots included

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Green for danger (1947) - lesser known British mystery starring Alastair Sim

Rating 7.6/10
Runtime: 91 min
Language: English
Country: UK
Directed by: Sidney Gilliat
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038577/

Cast

Leo Genn ... Mr. Eden
Henry Edwards ... Mr. Purdy
Trevor Howard ... Dr. Barnes
Alastair Sim ... Inspector Cockrill
Ronald Adam ... Dr. White
Judy Campbell ... Sister Bates
Wendy Thompson ... Sister Carter
Rosamund John ... Nurse Sanson
Sally Gray ... Nurse Linley

Description: After Nursing Sister Marion Bates publicly claims that a recent surgical patient, postman Joseph Higgins, was murdered on the operating table, she too is found dead. Before being wheeled into the operating theatre, Higgins, who had been injured in a V-1 rocket attack, claimed to have recognized someone's voice. He also chastised the anesthetist, Dr. Barnes. When Bates is soon after found dead, stabbed in the chest with a scalpel, Inspector Cockrill of Scotland Yard arrives to investigate. Several members of the staff have secrets, be they love affairs or something else and it isn't at all clear who might be responsible or why. In the end, a surgical gown and a dab of paint leads Cockrill to the killer.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_OENsLW9WZXNPdWM

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=94352191099727290098


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.25 GB, 1944 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 652x448 ~> 652x504 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 112
Audio : 126 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English (including hearing impaired), Spanish, Portuguese-Brazilian, French, Serbian, Turkish) posters and screenshots included

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The bridge at Remagen (1969) - less known war movie starring George Segal, Robert Vaughn and Ben Ragazza

Rating 6.7/10
Runtime: 115 min
Language: English/German
Country: USA
Directed by: John Guillermin
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064110/

Cast

George Segal ... Lieutenant Phil Hartman
Robert Vaughn ... Maj. Paul Kreuger
Ben Gazzara ... Sgt. Angelo
Bradford Dillman ... Major Barnes
E.G. Marshall ... Brig. Gen. Shinner
Peter van Eyck ... Gen. Von Brock
Hans Christian Blech ... Capt. Carl Schmidt
Heinz Reincke ... Holzgang

Description: In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperately searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhein River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. As they close in, the Nazis decide to blow up the last bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen? "The bridge at Remagen" tells the true story, from both the German and American perspective.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_X0x2Z1hMX0IwWjA

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=61193968245299362939


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.74 GB, 2182 Kbps, 25 fps, 720x448 ~> 1052x448 (2.35:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 79
Audio : 154 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Italian, Greek, Polish, Serbian, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Czech, Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian, Romanian) posters and screenshots included

Saturday, April 30, 2016

The spirit of St. Louis (1957) - classic adventure movie based on life of Charles Lindbergh, starring James Stewart

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 135 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Billy Wilder
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051003/

Cast

James Stewart ... Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh
Murray Hamilton ... Bud Gurney
Patricia Smith ... Mirror Girl
Bartlett Robinson ... Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co.
Marc Connelly ... Father Hussman
Arthur Space ... Donald Hall, Chief Engineer Ryan Airlines
Charles Watts ... O.W. Schultz, Salesman Atlas Suspender Co.

Description: A Hollywood version of Charles Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic solo flight from New to Paris. Lindbergh had been a flier in the Army Air Corps and subsequently flew in air shows and delivering the mail by air. He had the $25,000 Orteig prize in his sights as a means of paying for the flight. He travels to California and works with Ryan Aircraft to build a brand new airplane specifically designed for the solo trip. He departed in the early hours of May 20, 1927 arriving at Paris Le Bourget airfield just over 33 hours later and thus making aviation history.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_cEw1VGdTRC1tZkk

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=52099215223769631054


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.64 GB, 1739 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x336 ~> 853x336 (2.55:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 144
Audio : 443 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, German, Greek, Serbian, Turkish, Swedish, Hungarian, Romanian) posters and screenshots included

Monday, April 25, 2016

Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce in Sherlock Holmes movies - Dressed to kill (1946)

Rating 7.0/10
Runtime: 72 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Roy William Neill
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038494/

Cast

Basil Rathbone ... Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce ... Dr. Watson
Patricia Morison ... Mrs. Hilda Courtney
Edmund Breon ... Julian 'Stinky' Emery
Frederick Worlock ... Colonel Cavanaugh
Carl Harbord ... Inspector Hopkins
Patricia Cameron ... Evelyn Clifford
Holmes Herbert ... Ebenezer Crabtree
Harry Cording ... Hamid

Description: Sherlock Holmes is intrigued when Dr. Watson's friend, Julian 'Stinky' Emery, visits and tells them of a strange robbery at his flat the previous night. Stinky is an avid collector of music boxes and has several quite expensive pieces in his vast collection. The previous night, someone broke into his flat and knocked him unconscious when he tried to intervene. All they took however was a simple wooden music box he had bought at auction that day for a mere £2. The box was one of three available for sale and as Holmes and Watson begin to trace the other purchasers, it becomes apparent that someone will stop at nothing, including murder, to retrieve all three. When Holmes learns the identity of the music box maker, he is convinced it contains directions to the retrieval of something very valuable that the government has kept from the public.

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_bzkwZ0xtWnBCRVk

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=14770352357931878452


Video and audio information:

Video : 979 MB, 1905 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 768x576 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 230 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, German, Turkish, Serbian, Greek, Dutch, Finnish) posters and screenshots included