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BIO BACALL, L
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BIO BACALL, L
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BIO BACALL, L
On the silver anniversary of its original publication, Bacall brings her inspiring memoir up to date. Bacall and Humphrey Bogart produced some of the most electric scenes in movie history, and their romance on and off screen made them Hollywood's most celebrated couple. But when Bogart died of cancer in 1957, Bacall and their children had to take everything he had taught them and grow up fast. In a time of postwar communism, Hollywood blacklisting,...
Join Madeline, Miss Clavel, Pepito, eleven school friends, and her ever-so-smart dog, Genevieve, in a thrilling Paris adventure that kids won't want to miss, where everyone learns the true meaning of family! Includes five new Madeline songs.
4) The walker
Washington, D.C. Carter Page is a popular socialite who serves as confidant, companion and card partner to the wives of the most powerful men in America. When Carter's dearest friend finds herself on the brink of a scandal, he covers for her. Suddenly, he finds himself the chief suspect in a criminal investigation and this well-connected man-about-town becomes an outcast, hounded by the police and forced to hunt down the true culprit in order to clear...
"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container.
6) Blood Alley
A merchant marine captain, rescued from the Chinese Communists by local visitors, winds up transporting an entire Chinese village to Hong Kong on an ancient paddle steamer.
7) Dark passage
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent.
8) The shootist
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A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle.
9) Gone dark
An undercover drug agent has been 'in' too long. The line between her job and her assumed lifestyle as girlfriend to the crime boss has become blurred. As her double life begins to unravel she must do whatever it takes to stay alive.
10) Key Largo
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A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holds at gunpoint hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-Gl Frank McCloud.
Hard-boiled private investigator Lew Harper is hired to locate a missing millionaire.
Rose, a literature professor who lives with her mother, is in search of passion. Gregory, a mathematics professor who has been hurt in the past, is afraid to start a new relationship. Fate brings the two together and they soon agree to a marriage of convenience, built on intellectual passion instead of sexual heat. Then they fall in love.
Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a spell on Sophie. In a life changing adventure, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent moving castle and enters a magical world on a quest to break the spell.
Three New York models, Schatze, Pola, and Loco sublet a luxury penthouse apartment with a plan: they are tired of cheap men and a lack of money, so they'll use all their talents to trap and marry millionaires. The trouble is that it's not so easy to tell the rich men from the hucksters. Recent divorcee Schatze meets real-estate mogul Tom, but thinks he looks like a gas station attendant. Loco gets involved with a married man, but falls for forest...
A young girl wants to reunite her divorced parents during the holidays. Determined to carry out her plan, she seeks out the Santa Claus at Macy's to tell him what she truly hopes for.
A charter boat operator in the Caribbean breaks his policy of neutrality and takes a job transporting a resistance member to Martinique.
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive.
An American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators.
19) The big sleep
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich.