Captain Kidd, 1945 movie starring Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton plays Kidd, a merchant captain who cons the King of England (Henry Daniell) into allowing him to take to the sea to recover a lost treasure and escort a ship back to London.
An old fellow conspirator who he thought dead (John Carradine) and a mysterious young man (Randolph Scott) manage to get on board and cause problems for Kidd.

This movie is part of the collection: Feature Films (Internet Archive)

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Director: Rowland V. Lee
Producer: Benedict Bogeaus
Production Company: Benedict Bogeaus Production
Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Keywords: Action; Drama; Adventure; Charles Laughton
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Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Quicksand starring Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney

Quicksand (1950)  - An engrossing film noir with Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing money for a date, Rooney borrows $20 from the cash register, starting a chain of events that includes car theft, burglary, and possibly murder. Read more at the IMDB.

This movie is part of the collection: Film Noir

Director: Irving Pichel
Production Company: Samuel H. Stiefel Productions
Audio/Visual: sound, black and white
Keywords: suspense; noir; crime; Mickey Rooney; Peter Lorre

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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