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Man of a Thousand Faces | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Man of a Thousand Faces  122 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Dorothy Malone, James Cagney, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau
Plot:  The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.
Writer:  Ralph Wheelwright (story), R. Wright Campbell, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts
Language:  English, American Sign Language, Chinese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Six Bridges to Cross | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Six Bridges to Cross  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [29 Jan 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Nader, Jay C. Flippen, Julie Adams, Tony Curtis
Plot:  Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial ...
Writer:  Sydney Boehm (screenplay), Joseph F. Dinneen (story "They Stole $25, 000, 000 - And Got Away with It")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tammy and the Bachelor | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Tammy and the Bachelor  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Joseph Pevney]  [23 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers, Walter Brennan
Plot:  An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.
Writer:  Oscar Brodney (screenplay), Cid Ricketts Sumner (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flesh and Fury | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Flesh and Fury  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Sport]  [Joseph Pevney]  [24 May 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jan Sterling, Mona Freeman, Tony Curtis, Wallace Ford
Plot:  A deaf boxer is exploited by a gold-digging blonde.
Writer:  William Alland (story), Bernard Gordon
Language:  English, American Sign Language    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Portrait of a Mobster | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Portrait of a Mobster  108 min,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [21 Dec 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Leslie Parrish, Norman Alden, Peter Breck, Vic Morrow
Plot:  This movie portrays the rise and fall of 1920s gangster Dutch Schultz. While building his own mob ring, he romances Iris, the daughter of a man he killed. When Iris marries a cop, Schultz ...
Writer:  Howard Browne, Harry Grey (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Because of You | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Because of You  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Pevney]  [25 Dec 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alex Nicol, Frances Dee, Jeff Chandler, Loretta Young
Plot:  A female ex-con falls in love and hesitates to reveal her past.
Writer:  Ketti Frings, Thelma Robinson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cash McCall | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Cash McCall  102 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Pevney]  [27 Jan 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jagger, James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch
Plot:  Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for ...
Writer:  Lenore J. Coffee (screenplay), Marion Hargrove (screenplay), Cameron Hawley (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Torpedo Run | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Torpedo Run  98 min,  APPROVED,  [War, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [11 Jan 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jones, Diane Brewster, Ernest Borgnine, Glenn Ford
Plot:  A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese ship with prisoners.
Writer:  Richard Sale (screenplay), William Wister Haines (screenplay), Richard Sale (stories)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Istanbul | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Istanbul  84 min,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [28 Sep 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornell Borchers, Errol Flynn, John Bentley, Torin Thatcher
Plot:  A suspected diamond smuggler returns to Istanbul and finds the lady love he thought was dead...or does he?
Writer:  Barbara Gray, Seton I. Miller (screenplay), Seton I. Miller (story), Richard Alan Simmons
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Strange Door | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Strange Door  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller]  [Joseph Pevney]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Richard Wyler, Sally Forrest
Plot:  Noble-born cad Denis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty...
Writer:  Jerry Sackheim (screenplay), Robert Louis Stevenson (story "The Sire de Maletroit's Door")
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Away All Boats | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Away All Boats  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Joseph Pevney]  [16 Aug 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Nader, Jeff Chandler, Julie Adams, Lex Barker
Plot:  The story of a U.S. naval ship and its crew in the Pacific, 1943-1945.
Writer:  Ted Sherdeman (screenplay), Kenneth M. Dodson (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Foxfire | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Foxfire  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Pevney]  [23 Aug 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan Duryea, Jane Russell, Jeff Chandler, Mara Corday
Plot:  In Arizona, during the 1950s, privileged white girl Amanda Lawrence marries half-Apache mining engineer Jonathan Dartland who dreams of finding gold in an old abandoned Apache mine.
Writer:  Anya Seton (story), Ketti Frings (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Female on the Beach | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Female on the Beach  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph Pevney]  [27 Aug 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cecil Kellaway, Jan Sterling, Jeff Chandler, Joan Crawford
Plot:  Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.
Writer:  Robert Hill (play), Robert Hill (screenplay), Richard Alan Simmons (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Air Cadet | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Air Cadet  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [29 Jun 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alex Nicol, Gail Russell, Richard Long, Stephen McNally
Plot:  A group of cadets have assorted problems at the U.S. Air Force Pilot Training Academy.
Writer:  Robert L. Richards (original story and screenplay), Robert Soderberg (story), Joseph Hoffman (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
3 Ring Circus | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  3 Ring Circus  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Joseph Pevney]  [22 Jan 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Joanne Dru, Zsa Zsa Gabor
Plot:  Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He wants to become a clown.
Writer:  Don McGuire (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Twilight for the Gods | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Twilight for the Gods  120 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [06 Aug 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Cyd Charisse, Leif Erickson, Rock Hudson
Plot:  The sailing vessel Cannibal has a leaking hull. The captain (Rock Hudson) reluctantly changes course for Honolulu, where one passenger (Cyd Charisse) is wanted by the law. The water rising, everyone struggles against nature to survive.
Writer:  Ernest K. Gann (novel), Ernest K. Gann (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Congo Crossing | Movie Details for Director Joseph Pevney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Congo Crossing  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [01 Jul 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Nader, Michael Pate, Peter Lorre, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  Attractive Louise Whitman catalyzes action and adventure in an African country that offers haven to foreign fugitives.
Writer:  Houston Branch (story), Richard Alan Simmons
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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