Salt of the Earth is a 1954 American drama film written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert J. Biberman, and produced by Paul Jarrico. All had been blacklisted by the Hollywood establishment due to their alleged involvement in communist politics. The drama film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and political point of view. Its… Read more →
American educational film on civil defense against atomic and thermonuclear attack. Author: U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Info.
Suddenly is a 1954 American film noir crime film directed by Lewis Allen with a screenplay written by Richard Sale. The drama stars Frank Sinatra and Sterling Hayden, and features James Gleason and Nancy Gates, among others. The story concerns a small Californian town whose tranquility is shattered when the train of the President of the United States is scheduled… Read more →
Killers from Space (a.k.a. The Man Who Saved the Earth) is a 1954 independently made American black-and-white science fiction film, produced and directed by W. Lee Wilder (brother of Billy Wilder), that stars Peter Graves, Barbara Bestar, Frank Gerstle, James Seay, and Steve Pendleton. The film originated from an original, commissioned screenplay by his son Myles Wilder and their regular… Read more →
Carnival Story is a 1954 film directed by Kurt Neumann, produced by Frank King and Maurice King, starring Anne Baxter and Steve Cochran, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Sometimes this film is credited as a 3D feature, although it wasn’t filmed or exhibited in a three-dimensional process. This idea in many sources may be based on a wrong note… Read more →
The Last Time I Saw Paris is a 1954 romantic drama made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story “Babylon Revisited.” It was directed by Richard Brooks, produced by Jack Cummings and filmed on locations in Paris and the MGM backlot. The screenplay was by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Richard Brooks. The… Read more →