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(Free
to download in some cases).

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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
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(1903, (Action, drama, history) (B/w, silent  w acc, music)
Info:
In 1903, an employee of Thomas Edison's motion picture company produced a movie with a story. It was called "The Great TrainRobbery." It told a simple story of a group of western criminals who steal money from a train. Later they are killed by a group of police in a gun fight. The movie was extremely popular.
"The Great TrainRobbery" started the huge motion picture industry.

admin notes: interesting, GD Qual, range of formats available.
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(1944) (action, serial) (b/w) 15 Episodes: Right to Left (The original)
The Purple Death
Mechanical Executioner
The Scarlet Shroud
Preview of Murder
Blade of Wrath
Vault of Vengeance
Wholesale Destruction
Cremation in the Clouds
Triple Tragedy
The Avenging Corpse
The Dead Man Returns
Horror on the Highway
Skyscraper Plunge
The Scarab Strikes The Toll of Doom admin note
format mpeg4
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Trailer Imdb
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(1948) (Romance, Western)
Stars: Bill Elliott,  Lorna Gray,  Joseph Schildkraut

Plot: When power-hungry Faulkner and Leroux want to divide Texas into smaller sections, instead of allowing it to enter the Union as a single state, Gary Conway and the Texas Rangers must step in.

Admin notes: mpeg4 or ogv , Typical western film
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(1952), (Animation, comedy, family)
Stars:
Peter Ustinov, Pierre Brasseur, Anouk Aimée, Serge Reggiani
Plot: Based on a story by Hans Christian Anderson (The Sheperdess & the chimney-Sweep), Mr. Wonderbird (Sir Peter Ustinov) tells the story of two lovers who flee their two dimensional painting and are then hunted by a mean-spirited King.

Admin note: Divx, Gd Qual (originally a French film)
64 Link Imdb
619

(1952) (fim noire, crime, action, drama) (b/w) Stars: John Payne, Doreen Gray
Plot: An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.

Admin note: HD version available - matroska 4.4Gb
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(1954) Comedy) (B/w)
Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan

Plot: An EastSide boxing champion has been challenged to fight the West Side champ but is kidnapped before the match. A friend takes his place and wins the fight only to have the first guy thinks that his friend was responsible for his kidnapping. [edited Imdb]
Admin notes: OK Qual.mpeg4,  mpeg2 (better), check content first.
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2.2Gb

(1954) (Drama)
Stars: Van Heflin,  Lauren Bacall,  Clifton Webb

Plot:An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates' wives.

Admin notes: mpeg4 or ogv , Gd film
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2.2Gb

(1954) (mystery, drama)  Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly. Director: A. Hitchcock
Plot: A wheel chair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Admin notes: Gd Qual, This is the origial, there have been later versions..
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Imdb 867

(1956) (Action, Adventure, Comedy, (sword & sandles) (Italian film/Eng overdub)
Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen
Plot:
Two musclemen come up against a tribe of Amazon women. (Hunks & Dames)
Admin notes: Music (jazzy), English overdub makes this highly amusing, If you like your amazons to be full of figure?  This will amuse.

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1.9Gb

(1957), (Sci fi) (b/w) Stars: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry 

Plot: Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth. (Imdb)

Admin note: mpeg4, Gd Qual Harry Hausen effects/models
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(1957)  (Adventure, Biography, Drama) (Cinemascope)
Stars: James Stewart,  Murray Hamilton,  Patricia Smith

Plot: Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing (Imdb)

Admin note: mpeg4, Excellent Quality  (Portuguese subrip if req.)
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803

(1958) (action, adventure, Horror) (b/w)
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jnr and Maureen O'Hara,
Plot:
The walking Aztec mummy Popoca has returned, and this time he is pitted against a mad scientist and his creation, the Human Robot, a cyborg with a mechanical body, steel claws and a human head!!!

Admin notes: "Yep!" "B" movie time. Silly but might scare some.
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570

(1959) (Action, Drama) Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason.
Plot:
A suave, succesful New York advertising executive finds himself, through a case of mistaken identity, embroiled in a web of intrigue and murder that takes him across the country to prove his innocence to the police and get an evil crime syndicate, looking for a lost microfilm, off his tail.
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(1959) (drama Sci fantasy) (b/w) Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire
(Book by Neville Shute)
Plot:
The residents of Australia after a global nuclear war must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.. (Imdb)
Admin notes: mpeg4, Gd film
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Trailer
Imdb
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(1959) (Sci fi, action, adventure) Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl
Plot: An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center. (book by Jules Verne)
Admin notes: HD Qual.mpeg4, Probably the best version,
tho Verne never had a woman in his story.
Admin notes: mpeg4, Gd film
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The_Abduction
The Mission
Day Of Reckoning
Dark Star
Feet Of Clay
Desert Justice
The Last Trophy
The Spanish Grant
The Spitfire
Escape to Ponderosa
Badge Without Honor
The Blood Line
Silent Thunder
Bitter Water The Mill The Avenger
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(1962), (drama) (b/w) Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter.
Plot: A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Admin notes: Excellent true story - dramtised, Gd qual. mpeg4
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979
(1962), (Comedy)
Stars: Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne, Raymond Huntley

Plot: Norman wants to be a policeman like his father was, but he fails the height test (amongst others). One day he gets out his father's old uniform and "walks the beat". This leads to a level of chaos that only Norman could cause.

Admin notes: File format: mp4

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(1963-73), (US comedy series) (culture, meptaphor, humour) S! b/w, S2-5 Colour)
Spur Line to Shady Rest (s1e1)
Night at the Hooterville Hilton Bobbie Jo and the Beatnik Kate's Recipe for Hot Rhubarb
Last Chance Farm Please Buy
My Violets
Yt1 Yt2
admin note: V.G., formats vary,  Childrens delight in home or classroom.
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wiki
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(1964) (Adventure, comedy, romance)
Stars: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard
Plot:
During WW2, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female...
 
Admin notes: mpeg4 or ogv, Good film
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(1965) (Western, action) Stars: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Martha Hyer
Plot: Based on the US radio series by George W. Trendle.
Newspaper publisher Britt Reid, (The Green Hornet), and his Korean valet Kato stop expose several seemingly separate crimes. This leads them into continued conflict with The Leader, the criminal mastermind behind "The Syndicate" and the individual crimes.
Admin notes: select Mpeg4 - Gd qual.VCR recording
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(1965) (Sci fi fantasy) (b/w), Stars: Ken Utsui, Minako Yamada, Junko Ikeuchi
Info: The last of the STARMAN features from USA producer Walter Manley, edited together from the 1950s Japanese TV advetures.

Admin notes: select either h.264 (Gd qual)
, mpeg2 file is better in quality.
The film would be a comedy, but the seriousness makes it believeable.
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Imdb
460
1.8Gb
(1965) (Drama, Thriller) PG 12
Stars: Richard Widmark,  Sidney Poitier,  James MacArthur 
Plot:
An American destroyer captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined. .
 
Admin notes: mpeg4 or ogv, Good film
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(1966) (Mystery, thriller, horror) PG
Stars: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands
Plot:
A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Admin notes: h.264, Typical horror movie of the period. Trailer only at this time.

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(1966) (Sci fantasy, drama) Stars: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien
Plot
: A diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
Admin notes:
D/l only (mpeg4) - Its on the US site, so be patient.
Select HTTPS, to access folder, right to "save target"
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imdb
808

(1968), (Comedy) (PG 12 originally A rated)
Stars: Jack Lemmon,  Walter Matthau,  John Fiedler
Plot: Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day.

Admin notes: File format: mpeg4

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990

(1969), (Drama) (PG 18 originally X rated)
Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles
Plot: A naive hustler goes to New York to seek personal fortune but in the process finds himself a new friend.
Admin notes: File format: mpeg4

A hindsite look at the swinging sixties in the USA, (Funny) (strong language).
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1Gb

(1972), (Animation, comedy) (PG 18 originally X rated) (Lang. Eng.)
Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry
Plot: A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.

Admin notes: File format: mpeg2 or mp4.
Spanish subs embedded
A hindsite look at the swinging sixties in the USA, (Funny) (strong language).
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709

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(1972), (Horror, Mystery, Romance) (PG 15 originally A rated) (Lang. Italian)
Stars: Barbara Bouchet,  Ugo Pagliai,  Marina Malfatti 
Plot: When two sisters inherit their family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark haired woman in a red cloak decimates their circle of friends.
Is the killer their ancestor?

Admin notes: File format: avi or mpeg4.
- Spooky - Eng subs embedded
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589

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(1973) (love, drama, Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor
Plot:
A two-part film, actually two concurrent stories, that reveals the dissolution of an 18-year marriage from two points of view. The stories are set in Rome, where the wealthy Martin and Jane Reynolds (Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor) meet by chance after a two-year separation.
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(1974) (Sci Fi, drama) Stars: Richard Basehart
Plot
: Two men go back to Chicago in 1871 to find a cure for a plague in 1975.
Admin note: mpeg2 format, from video.
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1Gb
(1974) (Drama) PG
Disturbing drama about the Ku Klux Klan and race starring Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell, Lola Falana and Linda Evans. Directed by Terence Young (of James Bond (Dr. No & From Russia With Love) fame). Based on the novel by William Bradford Huie. (IA admin note: This is probably the cut TV version of the movie.)
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(1975), (Western, action)
Stars: James Caan, Stefanie Powers, Aldo Ray

Plot: After being framed, a cowboy is sent to jail. After his time is served, he leaves with vengeance in his heart. Soon he meets a young Native American woman and together they go to settle their score with a small town and its corrupt leader..

Admin note: mpeg4 or ogv, scratches on film, interesting musically.
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(1983) (mystery, drama)  Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Plot: The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way..(Imdb)

Admin notes: Gd Qual, This is the original..PG (some expletive's)
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cinepak
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1Gb

(1985) (Animation, Sci-Fi) Stars: Michael Bell, Arthur Burghardt, Corey Burton
Plot: A human starship crew crash lands on a planet and divides between two sides of a war fought by two camps of giant robots.

Admin notes: Early form of Transformers/Pacific Rim. Ideal Saturday moning fun.
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600

(1987) (Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi) PG
Stars:
William Devane,  Lauren Hutton,  John Ratzenberger
Plot: Scott McKenzie, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph from 1886.


Admin notes: File format:mp4 - Interesting approach to time travel.
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606

(1987) (Action, Drama, War) PG 15
Stars: Demi Moore,  Viggo Mortensen,  Anne Bancroft

Plot: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.


Admin notes: File format:mp4 - Very persuasive
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597

(2009) (Animation, Adventure, Drama, comedy)
Stars: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger
Plot: 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.
Admin note: File format (h.264, (Eng Lang) (Arabic subs)
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570

(2012) (action, crime) Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Jun-Jae Lee, Hye-su Kim
Plot: In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner.
Admin notes: HD, Japanese film, Arabic subs, English subs here   Or at  Subscene
To use - Unzip and place in same folder. Must have same name as film.
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780

(2014) ( Action, Crime, Thriller) PG 18
Stars: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra
Plot:
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force.
Admin notes: File format:mp4
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