Sophisticated comedy with Larry (Bob Hope) and Kitty (Lucille Ball) leaving their spouses for an interlude together.
Although Ellie Andrews (June Allyson) is in love with the treasure-hunting Ballarino, her father, Texas cattleman A.A. Andrews (Charles Bickford), will stop at nothing - including kidnapping -- to see that the wedding never takes place. Escaping her father's grasp, Ellie takes to the road where her flight to avoid a nationwide manhunt attracts the attention of Peter Warne (Jack Lemmon), a newspaper reporter who recognizes that he's stumbled into the story of the year. Despite the oil-and-water chemistry between them, Peter and Ellie fall in love. And after seeing that it's the reporter who she really wants, Andrews encourages Ellie to abandon her plans to marry Ballarino and run away with Peter instead.
Skeeter finds a strange animal which looks like a dog. It laughs , even cries real tears instead of barking. Skeeter brings it home and into the best adventure a boy could ever have.
Claude Binyon and Robert Riskin took the latter's screenplay of the 1943 hit IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT about a runaway heiress and the reporter she meets on a cross-country bus trip, added some zesty songs (and a top-notch cast) and called it YOU CAN"T RUN AWAY FROM IT.
Claude Binyon and Robert Riskin took the latter's screenplay of the 1943 hit IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT about a runaway heiress and the reporter she meets on a cross-country bus trip.
Divorced society hostess Jo McBain (Russell) decides to join the Women's Army Corps to be closer to her boyfriend Lt. Colonel Sky Fairchild (Ching), in Paris. Jo thinks that her high connections in Washington, D.C., will help her get out of the service at any time she desires. However, her ex-husband decides to teach Jo a lesson by influencing his own army contacts to give her a difficult time in her new army life. A secondary plot follows scene-stealing, well-endowed former chorus girl Clara Schneiderman joining the WACS alongside Jo to escape the legions of men who pursue her.
A rancher helps a friend claim a spread he's inherited, only to get involved in his murder.
The life of Jackie Robinson from his college days to the military and then his becoming the first African-American professional baseball player in the modern era is covered in this feature.
This inspirational classic stars Jackie Robinson as chronicles his life from youth, through his college career at UCLA, to his rise to legend with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Jackie Robinson stars as himself in this inspirational classic. The movie chronicles his life, from youth, through his college career at UCLA, to his rise as a legend with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jack triumphs over racial injustices and emerges as nothing less than one of America's true heroes. Presented in color for the first time and beautifully restored, this is the definitive edition of The Jackie Robinson Story - it is released in conjunction with The Jackie Robinson Foundation.
One of the most remarkable biopics of all time, this inspiring film tells the story of Jackie Robinson, the famous black baseball player of the 1940s who broke racial barriers while playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows Robinson’s career, starting with his college days as a track star at both Pasadena College and UCLA. After graduating, Robinson tries to find work as a coach, but is turned away due to his race, leading him to join the army and later, play in the Negro Baseball League. Robinson’s extraordinary skills on the field attract the attention of the general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Branch Rickey. Thus begins the remarkable career of a truly inspirational black athlete whose dreams of overcoming the stereotypes around him helped him to ignore the racial prejudices of the time and become one of the greatest baseball players that has ever lived.
Jackie Robinson himself stars in this biographical film of his rise from
UCLA to become the first black man to play in the major leagues.
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