Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

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Drama | History
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In eleventh century England, King Edward the Confessor wants Saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the Sheriff's... See full summary »

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A story following Lieutenant Peter Stirling (Donald O'Connor) and his dream of being in the Navy.

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Dr. Michael Parker (Rock Hudson) is a prominent surgeon, who unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife Lisa (Cornell Borchers), who he thought was dead. Victor (George Sanders), an artist... See full summary »

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A Sheriff planning on legally hanging a killer, has to contend with farmers who want to lynch him, and cattlemen who want to help him escape.

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Drama | War
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The story of a U.S. Naval ship and its crew in the Pacific, from 1943 to 1945.

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At the turn-of-the-century, Miss Rose Gillray (Ginger Rogers) and ex-showbiz friend Molly Wade (Carol Channing) get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets, they ... See full summary »

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West Point (1956–1957)
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Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

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Certificate: Passed Horror | Sci-Fi
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Men capture the Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

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In 1867, a Yankee patrol joins forces with a group of ex-Confederate soldiers in order to cross Apache territory and reach the nearest fort.

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Drama | Romance | War
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American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I, meets and loves a French girl and a prostitute.

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Navy Log (1955–1958)
History | War
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad
Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Action | Crime | Drama
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett
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Gene Raymond ...  Himself - Host / ... 37 episodes, 1955-1956
Hugh Reilly Hugh Reilly ...  Himself - Host / ... 28 episodes, 1955
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geschichten, die der Alltag schrieb See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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