Recent Arrivals for Rent/Sale at Movie Village-March-June 2016

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Project X, 1987. This classic 80’s film features a very young Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt trying to save chimpanzees from military pilot experiments.
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Foxfire, 1987. Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn star in this Hallmark TV movie about a widow adjusting to life in the Blue Ridge Mountains after her husband dies. Jessica Tandy won an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries. John Denver co-stars.
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City Lights, 1931. Charlie Chaplin’s classic has been discontinued on DVD for years. It is now available as a Criterion Collection DVD. All the special features are at this link
https://www.criterion.com/films/27558-city-lights
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Attack!, 1956. Jack Palance’s character takes umbrage with the fact that men died because of his commander, played by Eddie Albert. This World War II movie also stars Buddy Ebsen and was directed by Robert Aldrich.
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Halls of Montezuma,1950. This World War II film stars Richard Widmark as a marine trying to destroy a Japanese rocket site in the South Pacific. The film was directed by Lewis Milestone and also stars Jack Palance, Robert Wagner and Karl Malden.
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The Rains Came, 1939. This is an early winner for special effects at the Academy Awards for it’s depiction of a monsoon, earthquake and massive flooding. Myrna Loy and Tyrone Power star in this film based on the novel by Louis Bromfield.
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A Raisin in the Sun, 1961. A family living in Chicago receives a ten thousand dollar insurance payment that will change their lives forever. Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee star in this adaptation by Lorraine Hansberry’s of her own play.
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Lifeboat, 1944. The story of eight people stranded in a lifeboat during World War II after the Germans sink their ship. This is a John Steinbeck story directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It was nominated for 3 Oscars, director, story and cinematography. Tallulah Bankhead stars.
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Wedding Night, 1935. Gary Cooper stars in this drama about a couple who move to Connecticut so the husband can write a book. He soon becomes involved with a local woman. Directed by King Vidor.
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Inspector General, 1949. Danny Kaye stars as a traveling medicine man who arrives in a small town and gets mistaken for an Inspector General. The corrupt local government plot to assassinate poor Danny Kaye. Sounds grim, but is a lively musical classic.
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In Which We Serve, 1942. John Mills and Celia Johnson star in this World War II drama. The story of the sinking of the HMS Torrin is told through flashbacks from survivors clinging to a life raft. The screenplay is based on the true life story of Lord Louis Mountbatten.
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