Tag: 1954

The Silver Chalice (1954) 4.7

The Silver Chalice (1954)

Storyline:A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver, and sculpt around its rim, the faces of the disciples and Jesus. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Mean...

Gorilla at Large (1954) 5.4

Gorilla at Large (1954)

Storyline:At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, te...

Prince Valiant (1954) 6.2

Prince Valiant (1954)

Storyline:Young Prince Valiant, son of the exiled King of Scandia, journeys to Camelot to become a knight at King Arthur's Round Table. He hopes to help his father reclaim his throne from the pagan Viking usurper Slig...

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) 6.2

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Storyline:Charles Wills returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led there after it was liberated. He worked then for "Stars and Stripes" when he met both Marion and Helen Ellswirth. He soon married and was hap...

Attila (1954) 5.5

Attila (1954)

Storyline:The king of the Huns, whose hordes from various tribes and allies have been sweeping the Asian steppes and both Roman empires, dies, leaving the throne to two sons. Bleda, tired of war and hungry, bloody cam...

Vera Cruz (1954) 7.1

Vera Cruz (1954)

Storyline:After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and togeth...

Secret of the Incas (1954) 6.1

Secret of the Incas (1954)

Storyline:An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled star burst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the tr...

Johnny Guitar (1954) 7.7

Johnny Guitar (1954)

Storyline:Vienna has built a saloon outside of town, and she hopes to build her own town once the railroad is put through, but the townsfolk want her gone. When four men hold up a stagecoach and kill a man the town of...

Sabrina (1954) 7.7

Sabrina (1954)

Storyline:Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work -- busily running the family corporate empire with no time for a wife and family. David is all play -- technically employ...

Blackout (1954) 6.3

Blackout (1954)

Storyline:An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a beautiful blonde in a bar who offers him a lot of money to marry her. Broke and unemployed, he takes her up on it. When he wakes up the next day, he finds...

Magnificent Obsession (1954) 7.1

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Storyline:When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne Phillips, who dies as ...

Them! (1954) 7.2

Them! (1954)

Storyline:In the New Mexico desert, Police Sgt. Ben Peterson and his partner find a child wandering in the desert and sooner they discover that giant ants are attacking the locals. FBI agent Robert Graham teams up wit...

The Good Die Young (1954) 6.7

The Good Die Young (1954)

Storyline:Three good men - a broken boxer, an American veteran trying to win back his mother-dominated wife, and an Air Force Sergeant married to a faithless actress - are corrupted by Miles "Rave" Ravenscourt (Lauren...

A Day in Court (1954) 6.5

A Day in Court (1954)

Storyline:Magistrate (Judge) Del Russo presides over four cases brough before him during a period of one day. "Adultery in 16mm" focus on Elena who brings her salesman husband to court on charges of abandonment where ...

Duel in the Jungle (1954) 5.9

Duel in the Jungle (1954)

Storyline:An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurerers...

Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) 5.7

Taza, Son of Cochise (1954)

Storyline:Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in ...

Bengal Brigade (1954) 5.7

Bengal Brigade (1954)

Storyline:At the end of 1856, in Northeast India's Malakai Pass, British Colonial troops under the command of Captain Jeffrey Steven Claybourne are staging an attack on Indian rebels' position. The rebels are part of ...

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954) 7.5

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)

Storyline:Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.User Reviews: The first of a trilogy that really should be viewed as a...

Beau Brummell (1954) 6.4

Beau Brummell (1954)

Storyline:In nineteenth century England, Captain George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (Stewart Granger) is an upper-class dandy. He has to leave the Army after having insulted the Prince of Wales (Sir Peter Ustinov). This giv...

Thunder Pass (1954) 7.2

Thunder Pass (1954)

Storyline:A cavalry unit escorts a group of civilians through dangerous territory inhabited by Indians on the warpath.User Reviews: Thunder Pass is directed by Frank McDonald and collectively written by Tom Hubbard, F...

Wishing Well (1954) 6

Wishing Well (1954)

Storyline:User Reviews: THE HAPPINESS OF THREE WOMEN is one of the last of the three hundred odd films to be made by veteran English director Maurice Elvey and one which he held in some regard, using it in his teachin...

What Every Woman Wants (1954) 6.2

What Every Woman Wants (1954)

Storyline:A newly wed couple have no option to move in with parents.Whilst trying to maintain their relationship without any privacy.User Reviews: This is the film version of a play,with most of the action taking plac...

Bait (1954) 6

Bait (1954)

Storyline:Another in the long line of the Trials-and-Tribulations (compounded by Misery and Irony) offerings from Hugo Haas. This time out his character, Marko (Hugo Haas, is searching for a lost gold mine with his yo...

Make Haste to Live (1954) 5.8

Make Haste to Live (1954)

Storyline:A single mother in New Mexico senses her own death in the hands of a mysterious stalker.User Reviews: Woman in the Fog.rnrnMake Haste to Live is directed by William A. Seiter and adapted to screenplay by War...