An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.Read More
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Academy Award winner Joan Crawford stars as a woman who uses and abandons men–clawing her way from poverty to wealth and social status–a woman who knows that The Damned Don’t Cry. Ethel Whitehead (Crawford–The Women) leaves her laborer husband and squalid factory town behind to find a new, better life. She uses a quiet accountant who adores her to meet a rich gangster, learns to carry herself as a socialite and leads a life of […]Read More
Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, then find them selves falling in love with each other. Neither is aware of the other’s identity As they decide to make a run for the border.Read More
As the delusional George Jones (Barry Sullivan) struggles to recover from a crippling heart attack, he begins to believe his wife, Ellen (Loretta Young), and friend, Dr. Grahame (Bruce Cowling), are planning to kill him in order to be together. George decides to write the authorities about his wife’s supposed murder plot. But when he really does die, of health complications, the innocent Ellen realizes that she must stop the letter before she’s accused of […]Read More
A lawyer tries to exact justice on a woman he defended in court — a woman whom he found out was guilty after getting her off.Read More
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