Pocketful of Miracles
Damon Runyon\'s fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples --- he thinks they bring him luck. But Dave and girlfriend Queenie Martin need a lot more than luck when it turns out that Annie is in a jam and only they can help: Annie\'s daughter Louise, who has lived all her life in a Spanish convent, is coming to America with a Count and his son. The count\'s son wants to marry Louise, who thinks her mother is part of New York society. It\'s up to Dave and Queenie and their Runyonesque cronies to turn Annie into a lady and convince the Count and his son that they are hobnobbing with New York\'s elite.
The Long Hot Summer
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman\'s Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman\'s Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family
The Magnetic Monster
Mighty Joe Young
After being taken from his home in Africa, Gorilla \"Joe\" is an instant hit in a Hollywood nightclub. This fun and wonderfully entertaining slant on \"King Kong\" is much better than Kong\'s 1934 sequel, \"Son of Kong\". This all ages adventure has superb special effects from Willis O\'Brien and his protege, Ray Harryhausen.
The Lost Weekend
Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
Hangmen Also Die!
During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal \"Hangman of Europe\", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor Stephen Novotny and his daughter Mascha.
Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won\'t be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to \"know trouble\" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.
Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won\'t be distracted from his journey and Phoebe is left alone and plenty busy with villains Jefferson Carteret and Lazarus Ward plotting at every turn to destroy her freighting company. She has not seen the last of Peter, however.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys\' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss.
One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing it. Chief troubleshooter Jeff Butler has his hands full fighting Barrows\' agent, gambler Sid Campeau; Campeau\'s partner Dick Allen is Jeff\'s war buddy and rival suitor for engineer\'s daughter Molly Monahan. Who will survive the effort to push the railroad through at any cost?
It Happened in Hollywood
Make Way for Tomorrow
At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents\' home is being foreclosed. \"Temporarily,\" Ma moves in with son George\'s family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the parents are like sand in the gears of their middle-aged children\'s well regulated households. Can the old folks take matters into their own hands?