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Scandal Sheet | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Scandal Sheet  82 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Phil Karlson]  [16 Jan 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Donna Reed, John Derek, Rosemary DeCamp
Plot:  The editor of an exploitation newspaper commits a murder and assigns his protégé to investigate hoping to divert attention away from himself.
Writer:  Ted Sherdeman (screenplay), Eugene Ling (screenplay), James Poe (screenplay), Samuel Fuller (based upon the novel "The Dark Page" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
All the King's Men | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  All the King's Men  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Rossen]  [01 Jan 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Joanne Dru, John Derek, John Ireland
Plot:  The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
Writer:  Robert Penn Warren (based upon: the Pulitzer Prize novel "All the King's Men"), Robert Rossen (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Knock on Any Door | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Knock on Any Door  100 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray]  [17 Mar 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allene Roberts, George Macready, Humphrey Bogart, John Derek
Plot:  Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy...
Writer:  Daniel Taradash (screenplay), John Monks Jr. (screenplay), Willard Motley (from the novel "Knock On Any Door" by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prince of Players | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Prince of Players  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [Philip Dunne]  [24 Jun 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Derek, Maggie McNamara, Raymond Massey, Richard Burton
Plot:  A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President ...
Writer:  Moss Hart, Eleanor Ruggles (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Run for Cover | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Run for Cover  93 min,  [Western]  [Nicholas Ray]  [14 May 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Cagney, Jean Hersholt, John Derek, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  Mistaken for train robbers, Matt Dow and Davey Bishop are shot at by the sheriff and his posse but they are cleared and hired as lawmen.
Writer:  Winston Miller (screenplay), Harriet Frank Jr. (story), Irving Ravetch (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Saturday's Hero | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Saturday's Hero  111 min,  [Drama, Sport]  [David Miller]  [10 Sep 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alexander Knox, Donna Reed, John Derek, Sidney Blackmer
Plot:  A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's.
Writer:  Sidney Buchman (screenplay), Millard Lampell (novel), Millard Lampell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Family Secret | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Family Secret  85 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Henry Levin]  [24 Oct 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Erin O'Brien-Moore, Jody Lawrance, John Derek, Lee J. Cobb
Plot:  A lawyer faces a difficult decision when his son accidentally kills his best friend with no witnesses present, and a rift develops in his mother and father offer contradictory solutions to their sons dilemma.
Writer:  Marie Baumer (story), James P. Cavanagh, Francis M. Cockrell, Andrew Solt
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Outcast | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Outcast  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [William Witney]  [15 Aug 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Catherine McLeod, Jim Davis, Joan Evans, John Derek
Plot:  Jet Cosgrave returns home to claim the ranch that was stolen from him, after his father's death.
Writer:  John K. Butler (screenplay), Richard Wormser (screenplay), Todhunter Ballard (Esquire Magazine story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Omar Khayyam | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Omar Khayyam  101 min,  [Adventure, Biography, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [23 Aug 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Debra Paget, John Derek, Michael Rennie
Plot:  During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.
Writer:  Barré Lyndon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nightmare in the Sun | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Nightmare in the Sun  80 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [John Derek, Marc Lawrence]  [14 May 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Aldo Ray, Arthur O'Connell, John Derek, Ursula Andress
Plot:  A young man hitchhiking through the desert is picked up by a beautiful woman. They have an affair, and he finds out that she's married. The consequences of the affair lead to murder and blackmail.
Writer:  George Fass, Fanya Foss, Marc Lawrence, Ted Thomas
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thunderbirds | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Thunderbirds  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [John H. Auer]  [27 Nov 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Evans, John Derek, John Drew Barrymore, Mona Freeman
Plot:  An Oklahoma National Guard unit, comprised mainly of Native Americans, is called up for duty at the start of World War II.
Writer:  Kenneth Gamet (story), Mary C. McCall Jr. (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once Before I Die | Movie Details for Actor John Derek | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Once Before I Die  97 min,  [Drama, War]  [John Derek]  [01 Dec 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Derek, Richard Jaeckel, Ron Ely, Ursula Andress
Plot:  WW-II 1941: Shortly after Pearl Harbor the Japanese attack the Philippine islands. A group of Polo playing soldiers and their families are surprised far off in the countryside. Lt. Bailey ...
Writer:  Anthony March (story "Quit For The Next"), Vance Skarstedt (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Philippines    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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