Tag: 1958

The Black Orchid (1958) 6.4

The Black Orchid (1958)

Storyline:After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life ...

Legs of Gold (1958) 5.4

Legs of Gold (1958)

Storyline:Baron Luigi Fontana is a rich and stinging producer of fine wines, as well as president of the amateur football team of Cerignola who, to crown a triumphant championship, is about to be promoted to Serie C.U...

Diary of a Pregnant Woman (1958) 6.7

Diary of a Pregnant Woman (1958)

Storyline:A pregnant filmmaker takes us to rue Mouffetard, "la Mouffe," in the Latin Quarter of Paris for a mix of documentary footage and imagined scenes. Vignettes or chapters unfold - on the feeling of nature, on p...

Io, mammeta e tu (1958) 5.9

Io, mammeta e tu (1958)

Storyline:In 1950s Naples (more Italian than Italy itself), a couple struggles to be together against, you guessed it, the will of the mother-in-law. in the end, not only they will be together, but the mother-in-law t...

Venice, the Moon and You (1958) 6.2

Venice, the Moon and You (1958)

Storyline:Bepi is a gondolier and he wants to marry Nina. Bepi, however, likes exotic girls. So Nina, after a fight with Bepi, decides to marry Toni who is richer, who is liked by her family and who is the owner of a ...

Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958) 6.5

Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)

Storyline:The adventures of a cute little panda, a dragon god and an evil serpent.User Reviews: I first came across this title reading an Wikipedia article about the history of anime, as well as an Animatorium article...

Mannequin in Red (1958) 6.5

Mannequin in Red (1958)

Storyline:A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer...

Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958) 6

Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958)

Storyline:Andy Hardy, now a grown man with a wife and children, returns to his hometown on a business trip and finds himself getting mixed up in local politics.User Reviews: As a way to tie up the loose ends of the se...

Back to the Wall (1958) 7.1

Back to the Wall (1958)

Storyline:Jacques Decrey, an industrialist, finds out that his wife Gloria has a lover. Posing as a man named Berthier, he blackmails her. After a while, Decrey decides to make Yves Normand, a young unemployed actor a...

Damn Yankees (1958) 7.1

Damn Yankees (1958)

Storyline:Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant. Written by Stewart M. C...

Another Time, Another Place (1958) 5.9

Another Time, Another Place (1958)

Storyline:An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start.User Reviews: I'm still trying to figure out exactly what is the most ridiculous thing abou...

Weddings and Babies (1958) 6.6

Weddings and Babies (1958)

Storyline:Photographer struggles to make enough money to marry his fiancee, who is starting to believe he's delaying their marriage deliberately.User Reviews: A young woman tries to be patient and understanding with h...

Ô saisons ô chateaux (1958) 7.1

Ô saisons ô chateaux (1958)

Storyline:The director takes us to a trip to the castles of the Loire ,from the fortresses bold of the Middle-Ages (Chinon,which was destroyed by Richelieu,Langeais,Angers) to the exquisite Châteaux Renaissance (Cheno...

The Haunted Strangler (1958) 6.3

The Haunted Strangler (1958)

Storyline:A writer investigating the execution of a serial killer known as "The Haymarket Strangler" 20 years previously begins to suspect that the wrong man might have been hanged. However, when he picks up a scalpel...

The Lineup (1958) 7.3

The Lineup (1958)

Storyline:In San Francisco, two police inspectors are on the case when a rogue taxi driver, with the help of a rogue porter, manages to steal the suitcase of an antiques collector before running down a cop, who shoots...

Murder by Contract (1958) 7.3

Murder by Contract (1958)

Storyline:Claude is a young man with a regular job, no history of trouble with the law and no chance of making any real money. He also has the brains and emotional detachment to make the big bucks as a hit man, and th...

The Man Upstairs (1958) 6.5

The Man Upstairs (1958)

Storyline:John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks help from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model, and is reluctant...

The Screaming Skull (1958) 3.8

The Screaming Skull (1958)

Storyline:Newlyweds Eric and Jenni Whitlock retire to his desolate mansion, where Eric's first wife Marianne died from a mysterious freak accident. Jenni, who has a history of mental illness, begins to see strange thi...

A Night to Remember (1958) 7.9

A Night to Remember (1958)

Storyline:A successful attempt at an even-handed portrayal of the White Star Line's (later part of Cunard) luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic's sinking from the standpoint of 2nd Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller, himself t...

Indiscreet (1958) 6.8

Indiscreet (1958)

Storyline:Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met there and was initi...

Appalachian Spring (TV Short 1958) 6.3

Appalachian Spring (TV Short 1958)

Storyline:A filmed version of Aaron Copland's most famous ballet, with its original star, who also choreographed.User Reviews: I feel that I am an odd one out. I find the dancing to be odd, awkward, and boring -- so u...

Some Came Running (1958) 7.4

Some Came Running (1958)

Storyline:In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman, Indiana. He is followed by Ginnie Moorehead, a vulgar and easy woman wit...

Flower in Hell (1958) 6.3

Flower in Hell (1958)

Storyline:A country bumpkin (Dong-shik) goes to Seoul in order to bring his older brother (Young-shik)back to the country. Little does he know Young-shik is a petty crook involved with a prostitute (Sonia) who is serv...

Rusty Knife (1958) 6.8

Rusty Knife (1958)

Storyline:Udaka is a new, post-war city where corruption has already taken hold. A persistent district attorney wants to arrest and convict Katsumata, a laughing, self-confident thug. The D.A. gets an anonymous letter...