Sunday, February 7, 2016

Wagon master (1950) - lesser known western from director John Ford, starring Ben Johnson

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 86 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: John Ford
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043117/

Cast

Ben Johnson ... Travis Blue
Joanne Dru ... Denver
Harry Carey Jr. ... Sandy
Ward Bond ... Elder Wiggs
Charles Kemper ... Uncle Shiloh Clegg
Alan Mowbray ... Dr. A. Locksley Hall
Jane Darwell ... Sister Ledyard

Description: As Mormon settlers head to the promised land at the San Juan river in Utah, they hire horse traders Travis Blue and Sandy as wagon masters. They have to forge a trail across unknown territory and face many hardships along the way. They quickly come across some stranded travelers, a medicine show run by Dr. A. Locksley Hall which includes the attractive Denver. Along the way however, they are also joined by Shiloh Clegg and his murderous clan of robbers and thieves. An encounter with the Navajo leads to an invitation to their camp but after one of the Clegg boys gets a whipping for attacking one of the Navajo women, Uncle Shiloh plans his revenge. It's left to Sandy and Travis to protect the travelers and get them to their destination.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_ZXhiX1lSMWFLdDA

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=68851835218740020533


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.18 GB, 1950 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x480 ~> 720x540 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 118/62 MB (main/commentary), 192/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/1 channel(s), 0x55 = AC3/AAC, 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-Brazilian, Serbian, Turkish, Dutch, Swedish) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by Harry Carey Jr, Peter Bogdanovich and John Ford. 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)

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Some came running (1958) - classic drama starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine

Rating 7.5/10
Runtime: 130 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052218/

Cast

Frank Sinatra ... Dave Hirsh
Dean Martin ... Bama Dillert
Shirley MacLaine ... Ginnie Moorehead
Martha Hyer ... Gwen French
Arthur Kennedy ... Frank Hirsh
Nancy Gates ... Edith Barclay
Leora Dana ... Agnes Hirsh
Betty Lou Keim ... Dawn Hirsh
Larry Gates ... Professor Robert Haven French
Steve Peck ... Raymond Lanchak
Connie Gilchrist ... Jane Barclay
Ned Wever ... Smitty

Description: In 1948 Dave Hirsh returns to his home town of Parkman, Indiana. He's left the army and isn't quite sure what he will do for the rest of his life, though he does aspire to be a writer. He's not sure why he's returned home. He doesn't get along with his older brother Frank - who put him in a home after their parents were killed - and his sister-in-law Agnes hates him. He meets up with a professional gambler Bama Dillert and they soon become fast friends. He also has to deal with Ginnie Moorehead, a girl he met in Chicago the night of his departure and she's decided to tag along. He doesn't plan on staying in town for very long until he meets Dawn French a teacher of creative writing at the local college and an ardent admirer of his earlier works. He falls for her but she's not so quick to fall for him. As life in a small town continues to encroach on his style, Dave has a run-in with a Chicago hood who thinks that Ginnie is his girl, leading to tragedy all 'round.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_eHpONmdyX3dxZDQ

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=08135476542083983641


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.18 GB, 1295 Kbps, 25 fps, 716x424 ~> 1017x424 (2.4:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 130
Audio : 179 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


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

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Somebody up there likes me (1956) - boxing drama based on Rocky Graziano's biopic, starring Paul Newman

Rating 7.5/10
Runtime: 113 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Robert Wise
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049778/

Cast

Paul Newman ... Rocky
Pier Angeli ... Norma
Everett Sloane ... Irving Cohen
Eileen Heckart ... Ma Barbella
Sal Mineo ... Romolo
Harold J. Stone ... Nick Barbella
Joseph Buloff ... Benny
Sammy White ... Whitey Bimstein

Description: Rocky Graziano is building a career in crime, when he's finally caught and arrested. In jail, he is undisciplined, always getting into trouble. When he gets out after many years he has decided to start a new life. However, he is immediately drafted to the army. But they can't keep him and he goes AWOL. Rocky discovers boxing as a way of earning quick money, and is discovered as a new talent...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_VGk1UUstNkdoaVk

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=94916472447474950386


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.42 GB, 1736 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x480 ~> 853x480 (16:9), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 130
Audio : 156/57 MB (main/commentary), 192/70 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/1 channel(s), 0x55 = AC3/AAC, CBR/VBR


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


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by Paul Newman, Robert Loggia, director Robert Wise, Martin Scorsese and Richard Schickel. 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)

Sunday, January 10, 2016

The man with the golden arm (1955) - drama from director Otto Preminger, starring Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak and Eleanor Parker

Rating 7.5/10
Runtime: 119 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Otto Preminger
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048347/

Cast

Frank Sinatra ... Frankie Machine
Eleanor Parker ... Zosh Machine
Kim Novak ... Molly
Arnold Stang ... Sparrow
Darren McGavin ... Louie
Robert Strauss ... Schwiefka
John Conte ... Drunky
Doro Merande ... Vi
George E. Stone ... Sam Markette

Description: Frankie Machine is no sooner back in his old neighborhood after a 6 month stint in prison and rehab than his old drug dealer, Louie is after him to restart his old drug habit. Frankie will have nothing to with him, proudly declaring that he is drug free and has no intention of letting that monkey get on his back ever again. Before going to prison he was a card dealer but learned to play the drums and now has hopes of becoming a professional musician. It's going to be a struggle however. His wife Zosch, clinging and wheelchair-bound and his old gambling boss, Schwiefka, stress him to the point that he soon falls back into his old drug habit. The girl he really loves, Molly, stands by him through thick and thin but when Louie is killed, the police believe Frankie is the man responsible and go after him.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_YjJuMTF4eWhxYTg

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=07897877237462355426


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.74 GB, 3289 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x480 ~> 853x480 (16:9), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 129
Audio : 164 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


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

Friday, December 25, 2015

Lonely are the brave (1962) - Kirk Douglas starring in modern times western

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 107 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: David Miller
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056195/

Cast

Kirk Douglas ... John W. "Jack" Burns
Gena Rowlands ... Jerry Bondi
Walter Matthau ... Sheriff Morey Johnson
Michael Kane ... Paul Bondi
Carroll O'Connor ... Hinton
William Schallert ... Harry
George Kennedy ... Deputy Sheriff Gutierrez
Karl Swenson ... Rev. Hoskins
William Mims ... First Deputy Arraigning Burns

Description: When itinerant cowboy and drifter Jack Burns reads that his old friend Paul Bondi has been sentenced to two years for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants, he returns to Duke City, New Mexico to Bondi's home. After a reunion with Bondi's wife Jerry, with whom he has a very close relationship, the nonconformist Burns sets out to join his old friend in the county jail on a drunk and disorderly charge. Burns gets into a brawl in a local cantina, but when the police decide to release him because of jail overcrowding, he assaults a policeman. Now facing a seemingly unendurable one year term. Burns is disappointed to find that his friend does not want to escape but do his time and return to his family. Using two hacksaws smuggled in his boot, Burns breaks out of jail and heads for the Mexican border. Now facing a five year term for his escape, a sentence he could not endure because of his fiercely independent nature, he and his faithful horse Whiskey race up a mountaintop to freedom with the authorities in hot pursuit.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_OWhmS2NULU8zdjg

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=37184450541642033260


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.74 GB, 2415 Kbps, 25 fps, 718x436 ~> 1024x436 (2.35:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 120
Audio : 141 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, Portuguese, Greek, Serbian, Turkish) posters and screenshots included

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Julius Caesar (1953) - historic movie starring Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud, Edmond O'Brien and Deborah Kerr

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 121 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045943/

Cast

Marlon Brando ... Mark Antony
James Mason ... Brutus
John Gielgud ... Cassius
Louis Calhern ... Julius Caesar
Edmond O'Brien ... Casca
Greer Garson ... Calpurnia
Deborah Kerr ... Portia
George Macready ... Marullus
Michael Pate ... Flavius
Richard Hale ... Soothsayer
Alan Napier ... Cicero
John Hoyt ... Decius Brutus

Description: The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius and other high-ranking Romans persuade him to participate in a plot to assassinate Caesar. The people of Rome are on their side until Antony, Caesar's right-hand man, who they have sorely underestimated, makes a moving burial speech. The conspirators are driven from Rome, and two armies are formed: one side following the conspirators; the other, Antony. Antony has the superior force and surrounds Brutus and Cassius.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_UzB0ekt2ZExXUkk

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=14753527199225310124


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.89 GB, 2229 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x478 ~> 720x540 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 120
Audio : 389 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


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

Sunday, November 29, 2015

The man in the white suit (1951) - classic British satire/comedy starring Alec Guinness

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 81 min
Language: English
Country: UK
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044876/

Cast

Alec Guinness ... Sidney Stratton
Joan Greenwood ... Daphne Birnley
Cecil Parker ... Alan Birnley
Michael Gough ... Michael Corland
Ernest Thesiger ... Sir John Kierlaw
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Cranford
Henry Mollison ... Hoskins
Vida Hope ... Bertha
Patric Doonan ... Frank

Description: The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material, but may cause a crisis in the process. After all, once someone buys one of his suits they won't ever have to fix them or buy another one, and the clothing industry will collapse overnight. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing the clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_TTBiaW4yQkctdlk

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=42511316746383872181


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.16 GB, 2037 Kbps, 25 fps, 696x572 ~> 741x572 (1.3:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 120
Audio : 262 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


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

Forbidden planet (1956) - classic sci-fi movie starring Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Leslie Nielsen

Rating 7.7/10
Runtime: 98 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049223/

Cast

Walter Pidgeon ... Dr. Morbius
Anne Francis ... Altaira Morbius
Leslie Nielsen ... Commander Adams
Warren Stevens ... Lt. 'Doc' Ostrow
Jack Kelly ... Lt. Farman
Richard Anderson ... Chief Quinn
Earl Holliman ... Cook
Robby the Robot ... Robby the Robot
George Wallace ... Bosun
Robert Dix ... Crewman Grey

Description: An expedition is sent from Earth to Altair in the constellation of Aquilae (some 17 light years from Earth) to discover what happened to a colony of settlers on its fourth planet, Altair-4. They find that Dr. Edward Morbius and his beautiful daughter Altaira are the only survivors from the original expedition that had arrived some 20 years before. Morbius isn't exactly pleased to see them and would have preferred that they not even land their spaceship. He does his best to get them on their way but Commander Abrams and his men soon face an invisible force leading them to believe that Morbius and the girl are in danger. Morbius claims to know nothing of other life on the planet but does reveal there once existed a far superior race, now extinct, that left a huge subterranean industrial and scientific complex.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_QXhSQ0J5SGxUYU0

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=13963343783398426012


Also included a set of extra materials:

* Deleted scenes - Presents footage from a "workprint" used by the film's composers, editors and effects artists during post-production. Some of these moments were deleted from the film entirely, while other footage gives us scenes in their rough state before the addition of special-effects and sound. The chief points of interest are the alternate opening narration, the spaceship landing, a wholly cut sequence of Robby speeding Adams and his men across the desert in the "atomic car" toward their first encounter with Morbius and the dialogue concerning Altaira`s "maiden purity".

* Lost footage - Features test footage of special-effects sequences, such as planets and starfields, "DC Stations", the C-57D model over Altair 4, alternate takes of the spaceship landing and the Monster`s "footprints", matte paintings of the Krell Machine and footage incorporated into the Monster blaster battle.

* Excerpt from MGM Parade S01E27 & S01E28 (1956) - Walter Pidgeon addresses us in MGM Parade. While hosting a TV adaptation of "Captains Courageous", he breaks to promote his new MGM feature, Forbidden Planet. Robby joins him in one of them, and the spot gives Robby a weird malevolent twist that must have come from some PR hack`s idea of what a giant robot was supposed to act like.

* The Thin Man S01E23 - "Robot Client" (28.02.1958) - Robby, with various modifications, made appearances on TV shows for years afterward, most famously on The Twilight Zone. Here we find him framed for murder in "Robot Client", a 1958 episode of "The Thin Man" TV series starring Peter Lawford and Phyllis Kirk as Nick and Nora Charles.

* "Amazing! Exploring the far reaches of Forbidden Planet (2006)" - In addition to reuniting the surviving cast members of the '56 classic (including Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis, Richard Anderson, Warren Stevens, and Earl Holliman), "Amazing! Exploring the far reaches of Forbidden Planet" is an appreciative tribute to Forbidden Planet with some of Hollywood's foremost sci-fi fans including special effects masters Dennis Muren and Phil Tippett, SF movie expert Bill Warren and others.

* "Robby the Robot: Engineering a sci-fi icon (2006)" - A featurette about the robot's design, creation and pop-cultural history, featuring original "Robby" designer Robert Kinoshita, Bill Malone (current owner of the original Robby), and Fred "The Robot Man" Barton, a lifelong robot fanatic who now sells fully authorized, full-scale replicas of Robby for sci-fi fans with deep pockets.

* "Watch the Skies!: Science fiction, the 1950s and us (2005)" - A documentary from Turner Classic Movies, written and directed by Time magazine critic Richard Schickel. It's a thoroughly comprehensive survey of '50s sci-fi and its influence on the next generation of film directors, including engaging interviews with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, Ridley Scott and James Cameron.

* Trailer


Video and audio information:

Video : 3.23 GB, 4701 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 1024x426 (2.4:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 316 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English (including hearing impaired), Spanish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Turkish, Polish, Serbian, Swedish, Danish, Czech, Greek, Italian), posters and screenshots included

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce in Sherlock Holmes movies - Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 65 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Roy William Neill
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038008/

Cast

Basil Rathbone ... Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce ... Dr. Watson
Marjorie Riordan ... Sheila Woodbury
Rosalind Ivan ... Agatha Dunham
Morton Lowry ... Sanford
Leslie Vincent ... Nikolas Watson
Martin Kosleck ... Mirko
Rex Evans ... Gregor
John Abbott ... Jodri
Gerald Hamer ... Kingston
William 'Wee Willie' Davis ... Gubec
Frederick Worlock ... Prime Minister

Description: Holmes and Watson are recruited by the Prime Minister of a foreign country to escort the heir to a European throne back to his native country following his father's assassination. Because the prince has been educated in Great Britain, Holmes persuades him to masquerade as Watson's nephew Nicolas on a ocean liner bound for Algiers. Unfortunately the ship is filled with red herrings as well as real assassins, and Holmes is challenged to outwit them all and deliver his charge to his destination. Among the suspects are a knife-throwing circus performer, two shadowy archaeologists, a hulking deaf mute, an enigmatic ship's steward, a chanteuse with a mysterious song case, and a gun-toting British dowager.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_SFpOSkI5M3V6WkU

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=03900795502695474435


Video and audio information:

Video : 817 MB, 1756 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 768x576 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 209 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, German, Turkish, Serbian) and screenshots included