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“Nights of Shame” was the 1954 French movie “Marchandes d'illusions.”
Marquee image also posted.
“Le crime ne paie pas” (1962) and “Risate di gioia” (1960).
Rossellini’s “Woman” (“Desiderio”) plus Gassman in “Shamed” (“Preludio d'amore”.) An Italian double bill that circulated widely, if slowly, during the 1950s and early 1960s.
This would have been the abbreviated version, not the complete 207 minute “Seven Samurai.”
Shown at Center for Contemporary Arts Cinematheque.
The film was withdrawn by the management after the Saturday matinee showing for insufficient business. And it’s such a wonderful movie!
Actually not in Westerly, RI but just across the line in Pawcatuck (Stonington), Connecticut.
This had already played at the Kenmore in late 1947.
The film with Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi had to have been the 1965 “How to Murder Your Wife.”
“Les Otages” by Raymond Bernard, also with Charpin.
This was the 1950 Italian film “Mater Dei” (Mother of God) with Myriam De Mayo in the title role. It was directed by Emilio Cordero. It was the first Italian color film.
French Cinema galore, Old and New Wave, in three Los Angeles area theatres.
Director Mario Lanfranchi passed away in Langhirano, Italy on January 3, 2022.
Viewable complete on YouTube as “Tre storie proibite” with no English subtitles.
This can be seen, complete, on YouTube as “Lo squadrone bianco,” in Italian without English subtitles.
This was also reviewed in The Guardian by writer and film critic Graham Greene.
Looks like a 1919 flyer.
It can be seen complete on YouTube…or you can see just this title song there as a separate clip.
I don’t think this film played much if at all in the US at the time. It was revived in November 2021 by the Roxie in San Francisco.
…and it can be seen, complete, on YouTube without English subtitles.
“Amours de minuit” was a 1931 film directed by Augusto Genina and Marc Allégret.
“La voce del sangue” could be “Catene invisibili,” 1942, which has Alida Valli, Carlo Ninchi and Carlo Campanini together. Chi lo sa?
This was a 1950 16mm film not shown in theatres but instead presented in parish halls, schools, and community buildings. It was shot in California.