Sunday, November 29, 2020

Two rode together (1961) - little known western directed by John Ford, starring James Stewart, Richard Widmark and Shirley Jones

Rating 6.8/10
Runtime: 109 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: John Ford
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055558/

Cast

James Stewart ... Marshal Guthrie McCabe
Richard Widmark ... First Lt. Jim Gary
Shirley Jones ... Marty Purcell
Linda Cristal ... Elena de la Madriaga
Andy Devine ... Sgt. Darius P. Posey
John McIntire ... Maj. Frazer
Paul Birch ... Judge Edward Purcell
Willis Bouchey ... Mr. Harry J. Wringle
Henry Brandon ... Chief Quanah Parker

Description: Pressed into service by his superior, the immoral marshal of the 1880s Tascosa, Guthrie McCabe, resentfully accepts to negotiate and retrieve a small group of white captives taken years earlier by the Comanches' formidable chief, Quanah Parker. Accompanied by the old friend and honourable U.S. Cavalry Lieutenant, Jim Gary, McCabe who is in it for the money rather than justice, will soon find himself deep into one of the most shielded Indian territories, only to face troublesome and unanticipated complications. What happens when the prisoners refuse to be freed?

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WLInFWcohVt8dBPl2Q3n3g7js_T3lDek


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.90 GB, 3809 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 1024x552 (1.85:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 157
Audio : 99 MB, 127 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AAC, CBR


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

Friday, November 27, 2020

No highway in the sky (1951) - little known drama directed by Henry Koster, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns and Jack Hawkins

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 98 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Henry Koster
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043859/

Cast

James Stewart ... Theodore Honey
Marlene Dietrich ... Monica Teasdale
Glynis Johns ... Marjorie Corder
Jack Hawkins ... Dennis Scott
Janette Scott ... Elspeth Honey
Elizabeth Allan ... Shirley Scott
Ronald Squire ... Sir John - Director

Description: Theodore Honey is an aeronautical engineer being sent to Labrador from London to examine the wreckage of a new passenger plane designed by his company. His theory is that the planes are susceptible to metal fatigue after a specific amount of time in the air. The absent minded Honey boards the Reindeer class plane and only realizes that this plane is due to fail in the next few hours after the plane is airborne. He decides to warn the crew and creates an incident regardless of whether he is right or wrong...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11rqMUYtxixxJj36M9k7Iov3Opb6jhkgH


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.33 GB, 3401 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 772x576 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 144
Audio : 163/57 MB (main/commentary), 232/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = FLAC/AAC, VBR/VBR


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


Dual audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by film historian Jeremy Arnold and Bob Koster. 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, additional track on Track 2)

Sunday, November 15, 2020

The Bedford incident (1965) - lesser known thriller from director James B. Harris, starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur and Martin Balsam

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 102 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: James B. Harris
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058962/

Cast

Richard Widmark ... Capt. Eric Finlander U.S.N.
Sidney Poitier ... Ben Munceford
James MacArthur ... Ens. Ralston
Martin Balsam ... Lt. Cmdr. Chester Potter M.D., U.S.N.
Wally Cox ... Seaman Merlin Queffle
Eric Portman ... Commodore Wolfgang Schrepke - Deutsche Marine
Michael Kane ... Cmdr. Allison - Executive Officer, Bridge

Description: Tension is high aboard the destroyer USS Bedford as it tracks a Soviet submarine in the North Atlantic. Capt. Eric Finlander runs a taut, disciplined ship and his stern approach isn't appreciated or understood by the lone civilian on board, journalist Ben Munceford. The sub they are tracking can only stay under for a maximum of 24 hours and Finlander has every intention of being right there when it has to surface. With the ship on what is essentially a constant war footing, the officers and men are always on edge. Mistakes are inevitable...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Zctij9GxSNeFMwWLTE_qA-36tN3rZav3


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.56 GB, 3597 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 1024x576 (16:9), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 157
Audio : 100 MB, 138 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AAC, CBR


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


Thursday, November 12, 2020

No way out (1950) - little known thriller/film noir from director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Linda Darnell and Stephen McNally

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 106 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042792/

Cast

Richard Widmark ... Ray Biddle
Sidney Poitier ... Dr. Luther Brooks
Linda Darnell ... Edie Johnson
Stephen McNally ... Dr. Dan Wharton
Mildred Joanne Smith ... Cora Brooks
Harry Bellaver ... George Biddle
Stanley Ridges ... Dr. Sam Moreland

Description: The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident Dr. Luther Brooks. When brother John dies while Luther tries to save him, Ray is certain it's murder and becomes obsessed with vengeance. But there are black racists around too, and the situation slides rapidly toward violence.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HaI16bSPHAMRc6eTsDhpNoVv4eoqr8ce


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.77 GB, 3713 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 640x480 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 155
Audio : 195/53 MB (main/commentary), 256/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = AC3/VORBIS, CBR/VBR


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


Dual audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by film noir historian Eddie Muller. 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, additional track on Track 2)

Friday, October 30, 2020

Panique AKA Panic (1946) - little known French film noir from director Julien Duvivier, starring Viviane Romance and Michel Simon

Rating 8.0/10
Runtime: 99 min
Language: English
Country: France
Directed by: Julien Duvivier
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038824/

Cast

Viviane Romance ... Alice
Michel Simon ... Monsieur Hire
Max Dalban ... Capoulade
Émile Drain ... Monsieur Breteuil dit le petit caporal
Guy Favières ... Monsieur Sauvage
Louis Florencie ... L'inspecteur Marcelin
Charles Dorat ... L'nspecteur Michelet

Description: In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and meets up with her lover Alfred again. They act as they do not know each other, for Alice went to jail to spare Alfred. But Mr Hire falls in love with Alice, and he suspects who the murderer is.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qbsoSyj9irhKR9jccKTfPlYgpKGrx_q3


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.17 GB, 3154 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 788x576 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 157
Audio : 73 MB, 104 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AAC, CBR


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

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Caught (1949) - little known film noir from director Max Ophüls, starring James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes and Robert Ryan

Rating 7.0/10
Runtime: 88 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Max Ophüls
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040221/

Cast

James Mason ... Larry Quinada
Barbara Bel Geddes ... Leonora Eames
Robert Ryan ... Smith Ohlrig
Frank Ferguson ... Dr. Hoffman
Curt Bois ... Franzi Kartos
Ruth Brady ... Maxine
Natalie Schafer ... Dorothy Dale

Description: It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband - he is power mad and insane! Since he will not grant her a divorce, she leaves her life of luxury on Long Island and goes to work as a receptionist in an impoverished doctor's office in NYC's lower east side. After Smith deceives her into a temporary reconciliation, Leonora becomes pregnant. By the time she realizes she is expecting, she and one of the doctors, Larry Quinada (James Mason), have fallen in love. But she is again lured backed to her wealthy husband to give her child financial security. Her sadistic husband is hell-bent on keeping her and her child prisoner. What will happen to Leonora?

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lOSrEpiuXAzsD70CCMTdnu8FLdwH__fv


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.20 GB, 3656 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 656x480 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 174 MB, 275 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = FLAC, VBR


Subtitles (Separate English (including hearing impaired), Spanish, French, Portuguese-Brazilian, Greek, Turkish) posters and screenshots included

Friday, October 9, 2020

El Cid (1961) - historical biopic from director Anthony Mann, starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 195in
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Anthony Mann
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054847/

Cast

Charlton Heston ... El Cid Rodrigo de Vivar
Sophia Loren ... Jimena
Raf Vallone ... Count Ordóñez
Geneviève Page ... Princess Urraca
John Fraser ... Prince Alfonso
Gary Raymond ... Prince Sancho
Hurd Hatfield ... Arias
Massimo Serato ... Fanez
Frank Thring ... Al Kadir

Description: Epic movie of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honor, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d4Iq-QJ7OxgfJLTlfn8U23uv2NBt0s4p


Video and audio information:

Video : 3.30 GB, 2420 KBps, 23.976fps, 1024x436 (2.35:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 130
Audio : 625/112 MB (main/commentary), 448/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6/2 channels, 0x55 = AC3/VORBIS, CBR/VBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian, Indonesian closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary with William Bronston (movie producer's son) and biographer Neal Rosendorf. 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, additional track on Track 2)

Thursday, September 17, 2020

House of strangers (1949) - lesser known film noir from director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Edward G. Robinson, Richard Conte and Susan Hayward

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 101 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041487/

Cast

Edward G. Robinson ... Gino Monetti
Richard Conte ... Max Monetti
Susan Hayward ... Irene Bennett
Luther Adler ... Joe Monetti
Paul Valentine ... Pietro Monetti
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Tony Monetti
Debra Paget ... Maria Domenico

Description: In New York, after seven years in prison, the lawyer Max Monetti goes to the bank of his brothers Joe, Tony and Pietro Monetti and promises revenge to them. Then he visits his lover Irene Bennett that asks him to forget the past and start a new life. Max recalls the early 30s, when he is the favorite son of his father Gino Monetti, who has a bank in the East Side. Gino is a tyrannical and egocentric self-made man that raises his family in an environment of hatred and Max is a competent lawyer engaged with Maria Domenico. When Max meets the confident Irene, he has a troubled love affair with her. In 1933, with the new Banking Act reaches Gino for misapplication of funds. Max plots a plan to help his father but is betrayed by his brothers. Now Max will see his brothers that have also being raised under the motto "Never forgive, ever forget".

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CaLZzvSwhKyF8OQ82wsiJSXG1RZaHWrV


Video and audio information:

Video : 3.09 GB, 4355 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 642x480 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 148
Audio : 211/52 MB (main/commentary), 292/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = FLAC/VORBIS, VBR/VBR


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


Dual audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by Foster Hirsch, author of "Film Noir: The dark side of the screen" book. 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, additional track on Track 2)

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Inherit the wind (1960) - classic court drama from director Stanley Kramer, starring Dick York, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March and Gene Kelly

Rating 8.1/10
Runtime: 128 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053946/

Cast

Dick York ... Bertram T. Cates
Spencer Tracy ... Henry Drummond
Fredric March ... Matthew Harrison Brady
Gene Kelly ... E. K. Hornbeck
Donna Anderson ... Rachel Brown
Harry Morgan ... Judge Mel Coffey
Claude Akins ... Rev. Jeremiah Brown

Description: Based on the famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925 a Tennessee schoolteacher Bertram Cates who is arrested for teaching his students Darwin's theory of evolution. The case receives national attention and one of the newspaper reporters, E.K. Hornbeck, arranges to bring in renowned defense attorney and atheist Henry Drummond to defend Cates. The prosecutor, Matthew Brady, is a former presidential candidate and famous evangelist. The two are old adversaries and clash throughout the trial. The situation is further complicated by the fact that Cates's girlfriend is the daughter of the town's preacher.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFfWQyX9TtvNGt1rd4Xz3iom2c1etIPA


Video and audio information:

Video : 3.02 GB, 3319 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 966x576 (1.66:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 148
Audio : 235 MB, 257 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = FLAC, VBR


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