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Films free to view In memory of Micheal John Jones
founder of AppleCrackers

Micheal had a passion for films that demonstrated the futility of war. As a tribute a selection drawn from the Internet Archive, YouTube and other sources.
(Free
to download in most cases).

Notes for users:
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Parental Guidance (PG)
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Film Title Information - Free to watch film file formats are usually in
mpeg2, mpeg4, mkv or avi files. Please read admin notes:

Click link to link page - either watch on-line or where possible to
download file to watch off-line.
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(1930) (war, history, psychology, docurama) (b/w)
Plot: A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Admin notes: Format : mpeg4 (Gd quality)  Link2 = Trailer
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(1940) (b/w) (horror) PG 
Plot:
M
ad scientist (Bela Lugosi) develops aftershave lotion that causes gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it
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Admin notes: (Cheap "B" movie"
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(mpeg2 qual. video)
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(1942) (Biography, drama, war) (b/w)
Info: By the late 1920's aircraft designer R.J. Mitchell feels he has achieved all he wants with his revolutionary mono-planes winning trophy after trophy. But a holiday in Germany shortly after Hitler assumes power convinces him that it is vital to design a completely new type of fighter plane and that sooner or later Britain's very survival may depend on what he comes to call the Spitfire. - IMDB Description
Admin notes:
File format Mpeg4 or Divx
Both historically interesting and a facinating insight into the birth of the Spitfire.

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Wiki
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(1943) (War, Submarines, History, melodrama, action)
Stars: John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar
Plot:
All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.

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700

(1945) (History, doumentary) (b/w) PG **This film contains extremely graphic scenes of human suffering, please exercise caution when viewing.**
Compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials.
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(1951) (Biography, drama, history)
Stars: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy
Plot:
The life and career of the respected World War II German general.

Admin notes: File format:
h.264 or mpeg4, excellent.
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(1952) (War, Suffering) (Eng subs) (Lang. Nippon) (b/w)  PG
Kaneto Shindo's "Children of Hiroshima" was released in Japan, when the memories of World War II and the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were still fresh and painful. An uncanny sense of present-tense witness prevails as it does for Japan's more recent disasters impart a somber feeling of renewed relevance.

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(1953, 2002) (b/w,colour,  drama) Writer: William Shakespeare
Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason

Plot: The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic

Admin notes: Trailer & film, ideal for students. Has embedded subs.


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(1955) Horror movie (suspence) (no dialog) PG
Director/Producer: John Parker, Production Company: H.K.F. Productions

admin notes:
(experimental / interesting use of music to create atmosphere.
Ideal for students studing film or media studies.

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(1957) (Adventure, Drama, War)
Stars: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe 

Plot: A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again..

Admin notes:
AVI or mpeg4. Lang: English (Has Portuguese subs embedded.)
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(1957) (Adventure, Drama, War)
Stars: Rock Hudson,  Anna Kashfi,  Dan Duryea

Plot: A remorseful bomber pilot turned minister rejoins for the Korean War.

Admin notes:
mpeg4. or ogv
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(1957) (Adventure, Drama, War)
Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins

Plot: After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Admin notes:
mpeg4. PG for those a nervous disposition.
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(1957) (Drama, Mystery, Psychology)
Stars: Joanne Woodward,  David Wayne,  Lee J. Cobb 

Plot: A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.

Admin notes:
mpeg4. PG for those a nervous disposition.  Book by Corbett Thigpen
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2Gb

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(1958) (Action, Biography, History) B/W
Stars: Laurence Harvey,  Dawn Addams,  Michael Craig
Plot:
In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibraltar to organise defenses.

Admin notes: File format:
mpeg4, excellent.
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(1958) (War, drama)
Stars: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms
Plot:
A group of army personnel and nurses attempt a dangerous and arduous trek across the deserts of North Africa during the second world war.

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(1959) (Comedy)
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
Plot:
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
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(1962) (War, drama, history) PG
Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Kurt Jurgens.
Plot:
The epic of the events of "D-Day", told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Admin notes: File format: mp4
(The film has subs (various languages used to portray events.)

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(1962) (War, Action, Drama) PG
Stars: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan
Plot:
A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.

Admin notes:
File format: mp4

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(1965) (War, drama) PG
Stars: Sean Connery.
Sydney Lumet, Ton deutsch
Plot: Inmates in a military prison (WWII) struggle with harsh discipline and over zealous warders. Gritty performances, good insight into the passions (psychology) aroused in a war scenario.
Admin notes:
File format: mp4 - Brilliant
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(1965) (Adventure, Drama) PG
Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch

Plot: After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Admin notes: File format: mp4  Probably still the most psychologically interesting
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(1965) (War, Action, Drama) PG
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrŕ

Plot: An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII.

Admin notes: File format: AVI or mp4  Probably still the most psychologically interesting
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(1968) (Crime, Drama, Romance) : (simply the best)
Stars: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke
Plot:
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.
Admin notes: 
On-line viewing Or select Link2,  Right click on either (mp4 file) or (AVI file) - your choice.
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(1969) (Thriller, espionage) (Alfred Hitchcock) PG
Stars: Frederick Stafford,  Dany Robin,  John Vernon
Plot:
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Admin notes:  File format mp4 or ogv  - View online or right click on file.
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(1972) (Horror; satanic)  PG Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Tele Salvalas
Plot: Scientist finds creature frozen in ice, brings the creature back for to Europe for examination - strange things start to happen ....
admin note: Lang - English - Italian/Spanish credits, SD/Gd quality.(mkv 3.3 Gb)
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(1987) (Comedy, Drama, Romance) PG 15
Stars: Sarah Miles,  David Hayman,  Sebastian Rice-Edwards
Plot:
A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more of an adventure, a total upheaval of order, restrictions and discipline. The liberating effect of the war on the women left behind. And the joy when Hitler blows up your school.
Admin notes:  File format mkv or mp4  - View online or right click on file.
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3 films - One location - Historical - Action - Drama
To find out more visit - 
http://www.imdb.com
Note: Links below are direct for off-line viewing
Apocalypto (2006)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Note from the contributor: FAIR USE NOTICE: I am making this material available in my efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues. 
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