As Rommel’s Afrika Korps sweeps toward Egypt and the Suez Canal in September, 1942, Major Craig suggests that the Desert Fox can be stopped with a daring raid on his fuel bunkers at Tobruk. Colonel Harker then recruits Craig to guide a team posing as POWs, “guarded” by Captain Bergman and a group of German Jews serving with the British, to their target.
In the 11th century, the powerful Duke William of Ghent sends his most trusted knight and a troop of warriors to guard Normandy’s coastal settlements from plunder and pillage by Frisian raiders. Smitten with Bronwyn, the foster child of village elder Odins, the war lord is tempted simply to take her, under the feudal custom of droit du seigneur, but finds he is falling in love.
Starring hypnotic, blond superstar Hans Albers, this lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting, and a rich color palette.
Orphaned as a young child and adopted by a band of notorious thieves, now-grown Ali Baba sets out to avenge his father’s murder, reclaim the royal throne and rescue his beloved Amara from the iron fist of his treacherous enemy.
An action classic based on the runaway hit song, Convoy stars Kris Kristofferson and Ernest Borgnine in a film about scores of truck drivers who unite into a gigantic mile-long convoy along the Arizona highways.
The captain of a submarine (Clark Gable) sunk by the Japanese during WWII is given a chance to skipper another sub after a year of working a desk job. His single-minded determination for revenge against the destroyer that sunk his previous vessel puts his new crew (including Burt Lancaster, Jack Warden) in danger.
The long-lost 1960 3-D and Cinemascope feature September Storm is back, fully restored by the 3-D Film Archive! New DCP now available!
This drama of treasure hunters exploring the Mediterranean Sea was the last 3-D picture filmed in the 1950s, and the first to be released in 3-D CinemaScope. Hoping to impress New York model Joanne Dru, sailor Asher Dann borrows his boss’s boat; con men Mark Stevens and Robert Strauss convince the couple to search for a fortune in sunken gold coins. Director Byron Haskin is best known for the 1953 classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS; the script is by noir legend W. R. Burnett (THE ASPHALT JUNGLE, HIGH SIERRA). The first feature to include color underwater 3-D footage, SEPTEMBER STORM was long considered lost until the original negative elements were located for this digital restoration. - American Cinematheque
Italian goddess Sophia Loren (Five Miles to Midnight) made her American film debut in this adventure yarn set upon the Greek island of Hydra. There in a seaside village the beautiful Phaedra (Loren), a sponge diver finds a breath-taking gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin.