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Special Inspector[BW]
A government treasury agent goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of criminals who routinely hijack trucks containing valuable fur. However, his life is placed in danger when his real identity is revealed. Crime drama, starring Charles Quigley and Rita HayworthFilm/General Movie/Drama

Freedom Radio[SUB BW]
A Viennese doctor tries to maintain business as usual while living under Nazi rule. However, events take a sickening turn when his wife begins wholeheartedly espousing Hitler's views - prompting him to start broadcasting Allied propaganda from a secret transmitter. World War Two drama, starring Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard, Raymond Huntley and Derek FarrFilm/Adventure/War

The Cheaters[BW]
A snobbish wealthy family faces financial ruin, and their only hope of rescue is to find the mystery woman has inherited a fortune from their wealthy uncle. Meanwhile, they take in a drunken, out-of-work actor for the Christmas holidays, completely unaware that he may hold the solution to their problems. Festive comedy, starring Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke and Eugene PalletteFilm/Comedy

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
English servant Gladys Aylward fulfills her dream of becoming a missionary in China. Working from a roadside inn used by mule caravans, she ends up caring for dozens of orphans, who she courageously leads to safety through hostile and mountainous territory during the Sino-Japanese War. Fact-based drama, starring Ingrid Bergman, with Curt Jurgens, Ronald Squire and Robert DonatFilm/General Movie/Drama

Hope Floats[SUB]
A former beauty queen's husband ruins her life by admitting on national TV that he is having an affair with her best friend. Humiliated and heartbroken, she returns to her childhood home, where a fledgling romance with a kind-hearted admirer helps her regain a sense of purpose and self-esteem. Romantic drama, starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr, Gena Rowlands and Mae WhitmanFilm/General Movie/Drama

The Thin Red Line
American soldiers sent to fight on the Pacific island of Guadalcanal are forced to face their fears and find the inner strength to continue in the face of overwhelming odds. Terrence Malick's epic World War Two drama, starring Sean Penn, Ben Chaplin, Nick Nolte, Jim Caviezel and Woody HarrelsonFilm/Adventure/War

California Dreamin'
American soldiers transporting military supplies by train across Romania during the Kosovo War are left stranded in a remote town by the machinations of the scheming station master. As diplomats try to unravel the situation, the troops make a big impression on the townsfolk. Comedy drama, with Armand Assante and Jamie ElmanFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy/Comedy