Great Expectations (1947)
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This classic film version of Charles Dickens' masterpiece tells the story of a poor orphan boy named Pip who, through the largess of a mysterious benefactor, becomes a gentleman and falls in love with the beautiful ward of the strange Miss Havisham.
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1955 Drama, Romance
Ernest Borgnine won a Best Actor Oscar for his role as a Bronx butcher who gives up on love -- until he meets an equally lonely school teacher in this charming story that garnered a total of four Oscars including Best Picture.
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2006 Biography, Drama, Music
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A commune of people takes up residence in a Hollywood mansion before fleeing to Hawaii.
Legend Of The Lost
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1930 classic-movies, biographies, drama
Returning to the historic era of his greatest success, D.W. Griffith pays homage to the sixteenth President in this drama starring Walter Huston
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Witness For The Prosecution
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich and Charles Laughton star in this exceptional courtroom drama about a young man on trial for a wealthy widow's murder after he suspiciously profits from her will.
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