William Bendix

Cover Up

Cover Up

Director: Alfred E. Green
Year: 1949

Sam Donovan (Dennis O'Keefe) is an insurance investigator sent to a small Midwest town, to find out whether the death of one of its policyholders was a suicide or murder. Sam is convinced that he was murdered but the entire town, led by the sheriff (William Bendix), is not talking. It's only when local girl Anita (Barbara Britton) breaks her silence does Sam begin to uncover the truth.

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Lifeboat

Lifeboat

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Year: 1944

Alfred Hitchcock directed this suspenseful World War II thriller, a remarkable story of human survival. Lifeboat received three Academy Award nominations for Director, Best Writing – Original Story and Cinematography.

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The Web

The Web

Director: Michael Gordon
Year: 1947

A lawyer hired as<span data-sheets-value="{"1":2,"2":"From Michael Gordon, the acclaimed director of An Act of Murder, The Lady Gambles, Woman in Hiding, Pillow Talk, Portrait in Black and Texas Across the River, comes this stylish film noir starring Ella Raines (Phantom Lady, The Suspect), Edmond O’Brien (The Hitch-Hiker, D.O.A.), William Bendix (Lifeboat, Wake Island) and Vincent Price (Tales of Terror, The House of the Seven Gables). Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby (Price), claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan (O’Brien) as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby’s room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan,

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Where There's Life

Where There's Life

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Year: 1947

A timid New York radio personality has his world turned upside down when he is named the long-lost heir to a far-away kingdom.

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Wake Island

Wake Island

Director: John Farrow
Year: 1942

The first realistic American film made about World War II, this hard-hitting drama is based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault and battling their way to glory and into the pages of history.

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China

China

Director: John Farrow
Year: 1943

An American gasoline salesman in 1941 China, joins a band of guerrillas on a daring heist.

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema IV [Calcutta / An Act of Murder / Six Bridges to Cross]

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema IV [Calcutta / An Act of Murder / Six Bridges to Cross]

Director: John Farrow, Michael Gordon, Joseph Pevney
Year: 1946

This collection features three film noir classics.

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