FILMS

PETE KELLY'S BLUES (1955)

The leader of a jazz band and his fellow musicians try to stand up to a gangster who's extorting them for agent's fees in prohibiton era Kansas City.

ILLEGAL (1955)

Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks "the last mile" to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man.

HELL ON FRISCO BAY (1956)

A cop framed for a murder he did not commit hunts the San Francisco waterfront for the Mob racketeers who are responsible.

THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT (1956)

A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 months. But what is he going to do when he finds out that she has no talent? And what is going to happen when the two fall in love?

FEMALE JUNGLE (1956)

A blonde actress is murdered across from a bar. An off-duty cop has been getting pleasantly sloshed, but becomes worried about his innocence when he finds out he was seen leaving the establishment with a blonde, but doesn't remember.

THE WAYWARD BUS (1957)

A fascinating film based on the John Steinbeck novel of a bus driver and his passengers and their adventures as they get detoured and sidetracked...both on the bus and in life.

WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? (1957)

A striving-for-the-top ad-man tries to land a beautiful, bombshell movie-star to endorse his lipstick account as a way of moving up the ladder at his agency. Soon, however, success becomes more than he can handle.

KISS THEM FOR ME (1957)

Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco. Once they manage to elude their ulcerated public relations officer, the trio throw a wild party with plenty of pretty girls.

THE BURGLAR (1957)

A rogue cop tries to get his hands on a valuable stolen necklace in the hands of a trio of burglars.

THE SHERIFF OF FRACTURED JAW (1959)

A proper English gentleman, traveling in the American West, inadvertently stops an Indian attack on the stagecoach in which he is a passenger.

THE LOVE OF HERCULES (1960)

While Hercules is away, his people and the woman he loves are killed by the king of Ecalia. Hercules goes to Ecalia to revenge his dead.

TOO HOT TO HANDLE (1961)

In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot is a competitor, Diamonds Dielli.

IT TAKES A THIEF (THE CHALLENGE) (1961)

Billie and Kristy lead a gang of armed robbers who steal from banks, armoured cars, and the like. When Billie's lover, Jim, gets caught by the police after stashing a large amount of money, they wait for him to get out of jail.

THE GEORGE RAFT STORY (1961)

Story follows the rise of George Raft from a Hell's Kitchen crooner to a Hollywood star who befriended many mobsters and as many women.

IT HAPPENED IN ATHENS (1962)

Set at the time of the first modern Olympic Games, a famous sexpot actress agrees to marry the winner of the Marathon though her comparatively plain maid has other ideas.

PROMISES! PROMISES! (1963)

After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.

HEIMWEH NACH ST. PAULI (HOMESICK FOR ST. PAULI) (1963)

Evelyne, an American singer is traveling to Hamburg by ship. She is followed by an Elvis-like American pop star.

DOG EAT DOG (1964)

Three thieves rip off a shipment of used money being sent back to the US. As they are escaping the robbery, they wind up on an island in a hotel with an apparently crazed manager and a building full of demented residents.

PANIC BUTTON (1964)

A producer seeking to make a flop in order to use it as a tax write-off hires a washed up film star for the lead role, and then, surprise to everybody, it becomes a huge hit.

L'AMORE PRIMITIVO (PRIMITIVE LOVE) (1964)

A strange Italian sex comedy, concerning two bungling hotel bellhops that will do anything to sneak a peek at one their new guests.

THE FAT SPY (1966)

Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt.

LAS VEGAS HILLBILLYS (1966)

When Woodrow Wilson Weatherby, a Tennessee wood hauler, inherits a Las Vegas casino from his uncle, he goes to investigate the property, only to find that it comes with a $38,000 debt and a couple of persistent creditors.

A GUIDE FOR THE MARRIED MAN (1967)

Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out.

SPREE (LAS VEGAS BY NIGHT) (1967)

This documentary on the nightlife of Las Vegas features musical numbers performed by the film's stars. "Spree" also includes scenes of gambling casinos and boxing.

MONDO HOLLYWOOD (1967)

Long considered a cult classic, "Mondo Hollywood" captures the underside of Hollywood by documenting a moment in time (1965-67), when an inquisitive trust in the unknown was paramount, hope for the future was tangible and life was worth living on the fringe.

THE WILD, WILD WORLD OF JAYNE MANSFIELD (1968)

Produced in the last year of her life, a camera crew follows Jayne as she visits gay bars in Paris, attends a drag ball in New York and generally has glamour fits all over the place.

SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED (1968)

Johnie is married, but her husband deserts her when she becomes pregnant. She changes her name to Mae and takes a job as a waitress.