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Megashare Crashout (1955)
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff\'s bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of \"regular folks,\" each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
Director: Lewis R. Foster
Cast: William Bendix , Arthur Kennedy , Luther Adler , William Talman , Gene Evans , Marshall Thompson , Beverly Michaels , Gloria Talbott , Adam Williams , Percy Helton , Melinda Markey , Christopher Olsen , Adele St. Mauer , Edward Clark , Tom Dugan
Megashare The Shadow on the Window (1957)
Three teenagers, led by psychopathic Jess Reber, break into an isolated farmhouse and murder its prosperous owner whose secretary, Linda Atlas, witnesses the crime. The three thugs decide to hold her hostage. Detective Tony Atlas, perplexed by the sudden disappearance of Betty, his estranged wife, tries desperately to locate her.
Director: William Asher
Cast: Philip Carey , Betty Garrett , John Drew Barrymore , Corey Allen , Gerald Sarracini , Jerry Mathers , Sam Gilman , Rusty Lane , Ainslie Pryor , Paul Picerni , William Leslie , Doreen Woodbury , Ellie Kent
Megashare Hot Cars (1956)
Nick Dunn doesn\'t want to be mixed up in a stolen car ring operating out of a chain of car dealerships in Culver City, CA, but Nick Dunn\'s son needs an operation, and an operation costs money. When detective Davenport comes snooping around about some hot cars, and later turns up dead, Nick\'s fortunes take a turn for the worse.
Director: Don McDougall
Cast: John Bromfield , Joi Lansing , Mark Dana , Carol Shannon , Ralph Clanton , Robert Osterloh , Dabbs Greer , Charles Keane
Megashare The Night Holds Terror (1955)
A group of escaped convicts take over a suburban home to evade the ongoing police manhunt, making the lives of the family living there a nightmare. The longer the men stay there, the more the tensions build and the more likely it becomes a tragedy will occur. Based on a real-life hostage-taking.
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: Jack Kelly , Hildy Parks , Vince Edwards , John Cassavetes , David Cross , Eddie Marr , Jack Kruschen , Joyce McCluskey , Jonathan Hale , Barney Phillips , Roy Neal , Joel Marston , Guy Kingsford
Megashare Singapore (1947)
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt\'s pearls.
Director: John Brahm
Cast: Fred MacMurray , Ava Gardner , Roland Culver , Richard Haydn , Spring Byington , Thomas Gomez , Porter Hall , George Lloyd , Maylia , Holmes Herbert , Edith Evanson , Frederick Worlock , Lal Chand Mehra , Curt Conway
Megashare Without Warning! (1952)
Carl Martin is a morose and deranged Los Angeles gardener, who,in retribution for the infidelity of his unfaithful wife, sets about to kill as many blonde\'s as he can. From the time the film opens, to the sound of a radio turned up full-blast over the still-warm corpse of a blonde, the audience knows the identity of the killer. The film depicts, with documentary realism as it was shot on location in and around Los Angeles, how the police, using laboratory techniques against the few clues they have, track down Martin. Their key clue is a spring from a pair of garden shears. The police move in just as Martin is about to add Jane Saunders, the daughter of a greenhouse owner, to his long list of victims.
Director: Arnold Laven
Cast: Adam Williams, Meg Randall, Edward Binns, Harlan Warde, John Maxwell, Angela Stevens, Byron Kane, Charles Tannen, Marilee Phelps, Robert Foulk, Connie Vera, Robert Shayne
Megashare Detour (1946)
In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he\'s riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man\'s identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts\' every move plunges him deeper into trouble...
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Cast: Tom Neal , Ann Savage , Claudia Drake , Edmund MacDonald , Tim Ryan , Esther Howard , Pat Gleason
Megashare Scene of the Crime (1949)
Homicide detective Mike Conovan investigates the shooting of fellow detective Monigan...who apparrently was moonlighting as guard for a bookie. He finds that all the bookies in town are ...
Director: Roy Rowland
Cast: Van Johnson, Arlene Dahl, Gloria DeHaven, Tom Drake, Leon Ames, John McIntire, Donald Woods, Norman Lloyd, Jerome Cowan, Tom Powers, Richard Benedict, Anthony Caruso, Robert Gist, Romo Vincent, Tom Helmore
Megashare The Big Knife (1955)
Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this screen adaptation of a Clifford Odets play, Castle is pressured by his studio boss and manipulated into a potentially murderous cover-up to protect his career. An indictment of the amoral world of 50\'s Hollywood and its corrosive effect upon the artist.
Director: Robert Aldrich
Cast: Jack Palance , Ida Lupino , Wendell Corey , Jean Hagen , Rod Steiger , Ilka Chase , Everett Sloane , Wesley Addy , Paul Langton , Nick Dennis , Bill Walker , Michael Winkelman , Shelley Winters
Megashare The Boss (1957)
Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne\'s persuasive performance as \".\"
Director: Byron Haskin
Cast: John Payne , William Bishop , Gloria McGehee , Doe Avedon , Roy Roberts , Rhys Williams , Joe Flynn , Robin Morse , William Phipps , Gil Lamb , George Lynn , Bob Morgan
Megashare Shockproof (1949)
Jenny Marsh, still dangerously attractive after 5 years in prison for killing a man in defense of her shady lover Harry, clashes at first with parole officer Griff Marat, who\'s determined to make Jenny go straight. For lack of other prospects Griff finds Jenny a job in his own home, and his objectivity about her wavers, while Jenny continues to meet Harry secretly. However, when Jenny transfers her affections from Harry to Griff, the situation becomes even more dangerous...
Director: Douglas Sirk
Cast: Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knight, John Baragrey, Esther Minciotti, Howard St. John, Russell Collins, Charles Bates
Megashare Screaming Mimi (1958)
Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson sees a man get shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and takes over her life, although she insists on continuing her career at the El Madhouse nightclub. The club\'s tough owner is none other than Gypsy Rose Lee who plays \'Gypsy\' and sings an incredibly bad song (\"Put the Blame on Mame\") when Virginia is late one night. The traumatized Virginia is suspected of a series of murders. Each victim had purchased a contorted sculpture of a woman called the , which was created by her step-brother Charlie who was also responsible for shooting her attacker. It\'s up to a handsome columnist Bill Sweeny to figure it all out.
Director: Gerd Oswald
Cast: Anita Ekberg, Philip Carey, Gypsy Rose Lee, Harry Townes, Linda Cherney, Romney Brent, Red Norvo, Red Norvo Trio, Alan Gifford, Oliver McGowan, Stephen Ellsworth, Vaughn Taylor, Frank J. Scannell
Megashare New Orleans Uncensored (1955)
A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.
Director: William Castle
Cast: Arthur Franz, Beverly Garland, Helene Stanton, Michael Ansara, Stacy Harris, William Henry, Michael Granger, Frank Ray Perilli, Ed Nelson, Mike Mazurki, Al Chittenden, Joseph L. Scheuering, Victor Schiro, Howard L. Dey, Pete Herman
Megashare Escape in the Fog (1945)
A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, she is astounded to discover that he is the man in her dream who is the intended murder victim.
Director: Budd Boetticher
Cast: Otto Kruger, Nina Foch, William Wright, Konstantin Shayne, Ivan Triesault, Ernie Adams
Megashare The Man Who Died Twice (1959)
A nightclub singer loses her husband in an automobile accident, and soon afterward witnesses the murders of two narcotics agents, and suffers a nervous breakdown. The police come to believe that all three murders are related, as they had suspected her husband was involved in a heroin smuggling ring, and now they think she may have been involved in it - especially after they find a large stash of heroin hidden in her apartment.
Director: Joseph Kane
Cast: Rod Cameron, Vera Ralston, Mike Mazurki, Gerald Milton, Richard Karlan, Louis Jean Heydt, Don Megowan, John Maxwell, Robert Anderson, Paul Picerni, Don Haggerty, Luana Anders, Jesslyn Fax
Megashare Smooth as Silk (1946)
An attorney, engaged to an actress, gains acquittal for a wealthy playboy accused of manslaughter. The actress, anxious to play the lead in a production backed by the uncle of the playboy, ...
Director: Charles Barton
Cast: Kent Taylor, Virginia Grey, Milburn Stone, John Litel, Jane Adams, Danny Morton, Charles Trowbridge, Theresa Harris, Harry Cheshire, Bert Moorhouse, Ralph Brooks
Megashare Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Writer sets himself up to take murder rap to show the errors of circumstantial evidence. With a friend holding back evidence so he can prove his innocence at the last minute, he goes to trial. But during the trial, his friend is killed in a car accident.
Director: Fritz Lang
Cast: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer, Arthur Franz, Philip Bourneuf, Edward Binns, Shepperd Strudwick, Robin Raymond, Barbara Nichols, William F. Leicester, Dan Seymour, Rusty Lane, Joyce Taylor, Carleton Young, Trudy Wroe
Megashare Second Chance (1953)
Claire Sinclair is hiding in Mexico to avoid testifying against her gangster boyfriend. Her seclusion is made difficult by Cappy Gordon, a mob strongman out to kill her unless she runs off with him. Trying to help Claire is Russ Lambert, an American prizefighter.
Director: Rudolph Maté
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Linda Darnell, Jack Palance, Sandro Giglio, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Reginald Sheffield, Margaret Brewster, Roy Roberts, Salvador Baguez, Maurice Jara, Judy Walsh, Dan Seymour, Fortunio Bonanova, Milburn Stone, Abel Fernandez
Megashare This Side of the Law (1950)
David Cummings, a vagrant, is bailed out of jail by Philip Cagle, an attorney, who hires him to impersonate a missing millionaire, whose presence is necessary in order to distribute a ...
Director: Richard L. Bare
Cast: Viveca Lindfors, Kent Smith, Janis Paige, Robert Douglas, John Alvin, Monte Blue, Frances Morris, Nita Talbot
Megashare Wicked as They Come (1957)
A poor but beautiful woman sets her sights on rising to the top, and lets nothing stand in her way - including murder.
Director: Ken Hughes
Cast: Arlene Dahl, Philip Carey, Herbert Marshall, Michael Goodliffe, Ralph Truman, Sidney James, David Kossoff, Faith Brook, Marvin Kane, Patrick Allen, Gil Winfield, Larry Cross, Alastair Hunter, Jacques B. Brunius, Anthony Sharp