Intrigo: Dear Agnes

Intrigo: Dear Agnes

What is a human life worth? How is it possible that a woman like Agnes could agree to kill another human being? Is it the money? Or are there other forces at play?

Where Has Poor Mickey Gone?

Where Has Poor Mickey Gone? 1964

Things go terribly wrong for four youths, ejected from a London nightclub for rowdiness, after they decide to break into a Magic shop, where they tie up and terrorize the owner. They find to their cost that he deals in more than illusions...

The Lone Wolf in Mexico

The Lone Wolf in Mexico 1947

In this entry in the enduring series, the suave jewel thief finds himself helping the police break up a ring of diamond smugglers. Along the way, he winds up accused of both robbery and murder.

Easy Pickings

Easy Pickings 1927

Simeon Van Horne is poisoned by Stewart, his lawyer, who hopes to get a part of the estate to be divided between young Peter Van Horne and Dolores, Peter's cousin. Knowing that Dolores is dead, Stewart, who catches Mary Ryan burglarizing the Van Horne home, induces her to pose as Dolores.

Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case

Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case 1941

The Carter Case was the second and last Republic film based on the popular radio series Mister District Attorney. Like the first entry, this one is played mostly for laughs, with Radio's Mister District Attorney. James Ellison replacing Dennis O'Keefe as feckless assistant DA P. Cadwallader Jones. The publisher of a tony fashion magazine is murdered, requiring Jones to sift through a colorful array of suspects. He is helped (?) along by snoopy girl reporter Terry Parker (Virginia Gilmore), who by default is the brightest character in the picture.

The Thirteenth Chair

The Thirteenth Chair 1919

Mrs. Philip Mason commits suicide after she has an affair with Stephen Lee, a disreputable stockbroker, and sells her husband's securities so that Lee can buy stocks. When Lee goes bankrupt, he blackmails Helen Trent by threatening to reveal silly love letters she wrote to him before she married. Her brother, Willy Grosby, and his fiancée, Helen O'Neil, who lives with the Grosbys, go to retrieve the letters. While Willy waits outside, Lee is knifed to death as he attacks Helen. Lee's friend, Edward Wales, attempts to pin the murder on Helen by having Madame LaFarge, a clairvoyant, conduct a séance. In the darkened room, Wales, through whom Lee's spirit supposedly speaks, is about to name Helen as the murderer, but Wales, who sits in the thirteenth chair, is himself murdered. After Helen confesses to Inspector Donohue that Madame LaFarge is her mother, LaFarge, while conducting another séance, tricks Philip Mason into confessing to the murders.

Fade to Black

Fade to Black 2001

Things were going pretty well for Julia. She was about to get her Bachelor's degree in drama, had many promising offers from local theater troupes, and it seemed as if her boyfriend, Gilbey, was finally getting serious about their relationship and might even pop the question. But Julia's life takes a sudden and drastic downturn, and she slowly finds out things are not what they seem...

The Mantrap

The Mantrap 1943

Henry Stephenson stars as a retired Scotland Yard detective. He is regarded as an icon because he has written volumes of books on the art of detection. While Stephenson is being honoured for his past successes, he senses modern detectives, particularly the current District Attorney, look at him and his methods as outdated. This spurs the old man out of retirement to prove himself to the know-it-all modern detectives.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles 1921

After the death in suspicious circumstances of Charles Baskerville, the last descendant of the lineage of the Baskervilles, Henry, returned to the old family mansion. The charismatic detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful assistant, Dr. Watson, investigating the case, and discover the existence of a supernatural hound that in addition murderer according to history, killed many years ago Hugo Baskerville, the first of the line, and it seems that the curse stalks his descendants.

Shinjuku Boy Detectives

Shinjuku Boy Detectives 1998

n the streets of ultra-modern Shinjuku, Sosuke,a young would-be detective, all of a sudden attacked by a monster robot and falls unconscious. Determined to unravel the mystery, Sosuke joins forces with four members to fight against the robot. Will they be successful?

Forced Landing

Forced Landing 1935

In this high-flying mystery set aboard a cross-country flight to New York, some of the passengers are kidnappers who are trying to locate a hidden cache of loot. Unfortunately, something goes wrong during the trip and the pilots must land the plane in the Arizona desert during a terrible storm. There all of the passengers and crew find cramped accommodations in a lonely farmhouse where murder, mystery and mayhem occur.

David Blaine - Showman

David Blaine - Showman 2001

Premier American magician David Blaine's first ever street perfomance, on the streets of Brooklyn, when he swallows a diamond from a wedding ring and produces it from his eye (!), amazes onlookers with his card tricks and even re-incarnates dead animals. Also included is Blaine's most famous stunt (and behind-the-scene accounts of it) when, in November 2000, 1 million people came to witness him frozen in a six-ton block of ice for 3 days and nights and then walking out unharmed.