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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Wyler, William

Ben-Hur
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race.
DVD 4554
Best years of our lives
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives.
DVD 4
Children's hour
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove.
DVD 6411
Dead end
"On the mean streets on New York's Lower East Side, Drina hopes to save her brother from a life of crime. But notorious hoodlum Baby Face Martin has come back to his old haunts looking for trouble and threatening to drag the boy down with him. Drina turns to her childhood friend Dave for help. But can he stop Martin without becoming just like him?"--Container.
DVD 4372
Desperate hours
Three escaped convicts break into a suburban home and hold the family therein hostage.
DVD 8528
Detective story
An embittered cop leads a precinct of characters in their grim battle with the city's lowlife while his wife suffers from neglect. Based on Sydney Kingsley's play.
DVD 4134
Dodsworth
Sam Dodsworth, a recently retired industrialist, sets off to Europe with his young wife. In Paris the wife, Fran, begins an open flirtation with an attractive gentleman and Dodsworth, hurt by his wife's actions, searches for the happiness which has eluded him.
DVD 175
Funny girl
A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice.
DVD 8074
Heiress
Catherine is the only heir to her stern father's vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend wants her to elope, she is threatened with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage, he deserts her. Seven years later, Morris returns, and a wiser Catherine plots her revenge.
DVD 5729
Jezebel
Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process.
DVD 264
Letter
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.
DVD 2618
Little foxes
Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter.
DVD 419
Mrs. Miniver
"This story of an average English middle-class family begins with the summer of 1939; when the sun shone down on a happy, careless people, who worked and played, reared their children and tended their gardens in that happy, easy-going England that was so soon to be fighting desperately for her way of life and for life itself." -- Title screens. [The film] dramatizes the effect of the Second World War on the English at home. Mrs. Kay Miniver's tranquil domestic existence is torn to shreds by the winds of war: her husband, Clem, disappears on a secret volunteer mission; eldest son, Vin, joins the RAF; and the village faces regular German bombings with a typically British stiff-upper-lip. Embodying understated British courage in the face of danger, Mrs. Miniver's mission is to stay alive, and keep her family together with hope, strength, and dignity.
DVD 10069
Roman holiday
A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love.
DVD 3278
Wuthering Heights
A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax.
DVD 32
WWII, the ultimate collection 30 films.
A collection of documentaries on World War II.
DVD 1044