Tag: 1956

The Montecarlo Story (1956) 5.7

The Montecarlo Story (1956)

Storyline:A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.User Reviews: A continental dream team of Marlene Dietrich and Vittorio DeSica team up for Montecarlo a...

It’s Never Too Late (1956) 6.1

It’s Never Too Late (1956)

Storyline:To Laura Hammond's large family, she is simply the mother who makes all their lives run more smoothly. But although they don't know it, she is a very successful novelist.User Reviews: Phyllis Calvert has her...

Nero’s Mistress (1956) 5.6

Nero’s Mistress (1956)

Storyline:Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians...

Madame White Snake (1956) 6.7

Madame White Snake (1956)

Storyline:Lavish Japanese-Chinese coproduction based on an ancient Chinese legend about a man who falls in love with a snake goddess in human form.User Reviews: This film takes place in China during the ancient Song D...

Totò lascia o raddoppia? (1956) 6.6

Totò lascia o raddoppia? (1956)

Storyline:The Duke Gagliardo della Forcoletta, penniless and expert in horse-races, finds out he has a daughter, Emma Marini. Her job is in the bar Aurora. The Duke decides to participate in Lascia o raddoppia, a TV q...

Serenade (1956) 5.8

Serenade (1956)

Storyline:Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is spotted by Kendall H...

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) 6.4

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Storyline:While driving through the desert with his wife Carol Marvin to a military base to send the eleventh rocket into Earth orbit to assist the exploration of outer space in Operation Sky Hook, Dr. Russell A. Marv...

Stars in Your Eyes (1956) 6

Stars in Your Eyes (1956)

Storyline:A group of talented young performers buy a dilapidated theatre to showcase their acts - but unscrupulous property developers plan dirty tricks to disrupt the first night's performance.User Reviews: When this...

Bigger Than Life (1956) 7.6

Bigger Than Life (1956)

Storyline:Schoolteacher and family man Ed Avery, who's been suffering bouts of severe pain and even blackouts, is hospitalized with what's diagnosed as a rare inflammation of the arteries. Told by doctors that he prob...

Lovers and Lollipops (1956) 7

Lovers and Lollipops (1956)

Storyline:Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and ...

Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) 6.1

Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)

Storyline:Chuck Rodwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not to begin with... ...

Warning from Space (1956) 4.5

Warning from Space (1956)

Storyline:UFOs are seen around Tokyo. Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us without creating panic. Hence one of them sacrifices itself and takes the form of a popular female singer. It/s...

Blonde Sinner (1956) 7.1

Blonde Sinner (1956)

Storyline:A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is cheating on her, and s...

Man from Del Rio (1956) 6.3

Man from Del Rio (1956)

Storyline:Mexican gunfighter Dave Robles outdraws the town's outlaw-turned-sheriff and is invited to fill the dead man's shoes. But a tin star doesn't bring automatic respectability and Robles is shunned by the town's...

Her Bridal Night (1956) 5.6

Her Bridal Night (1956)

Storyline:A country girl is discovered by a Paris magazine and becomes a top modelUser Reviews: Sweet and lovely Brigitte Bardot is almost in her own world in this delightful "love" story from the mid-50's. ...

Elena and Her Men (1956) 6.3

Elena and Her Men (1956)

Storyline:Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party's candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <[email protected]

Aparajito (1956) 8.4

Aparajito (1956)

Storyline:After living awhile in Benares, 10 year old Apu and his mother move in with her uncle in a small Bengali village. Apu enters a local school, where he does well. By the time he graduates, he has a scholarship...

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 7.7

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Storyline:Dr. Miles Bennell returns to his small town practice to find several of his patients suffering the paranoid delusion that their friends or relatives are impostors. He is initially skeptical, especially when ...

Back from Eternity (1956) 6.6

Back from Eternity (1956)

Storyline:A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm. The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by vicious cannibals an...

Night and Fog (1956) 8.6

Night and Fog (1956)

Storyline:One of the most vivid depictions of the horrors of Nazi Concentration Camps. Filmed in 1955 at several concentration camps in Poland, the film combines new color and black and white footage with black and wh...

Moby Dick (1956) 7.3

Moby Dick (1956)

Storyline:This classic story by Herman Melville revolves around Captain Ahab and his obsession with a huge whale, Moby Dick. The whale caused the loss of Ahab's leg years before, leaving Ahab to stomp the boards of hi...

The Opposite Sex (1956) 6.1

The Opposite Sex (1956)

Storyline:Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York City Theater Producer Steven Hilliard (Leslie Nielsen) and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Ashley Hilliard (June Allyson), are getting a Kay-...

Friendly Persuasion (1956) 7.4

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Storyline:The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern...

Julie (1956) 6.2

Julie (1956)

Storyline:Her new husband's behaviour convinces Julie Benton that his jealousy is dangerous, and when he admits he killed her first husband she realises she has to get away. A long-time friend helps all he can, but ev...