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123movies The Rack (1956)
Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a prison camp in the Korean war. In the camp he was brainwashed and helped the Chinese convince the other prisoners that they were fighting an unjust war. When he comes back he is charged for collaboration with the enemy. Where does loyalty end in a prison camp, when the camp is a living hell?
Director: Arnold Laven
Cast: Adam Williams, Anne Francis, Barry Atwater, Cloris Leachman, Fay Roope, James Best, Lee Marvin, Paul Newman, Robert Burton, Robert F Simon, Trevor Bardette, Walter Pidgeon, Wendell Corey
123movies A Cry in the Night (1956)
A deranged man kidnaps the nubile daughter of a police captain.
Director: Frank Tuttle
Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Brian Donlevy, Natalie Wood, Raymond Burr, Richard Anderson, Irene Hervey, Carol Veazie, Mary Lawrence, Anthony Caruso, George J. Lewis, Peter Hansen, Tina Carver, Herb Vigran
Release: February 02, 1956
123movies The Conqueror (1956)
In ancient times, the Mongolian warlord Temujin must do battle against the rival tribe that killed his father. The battles pale in comparison with Temujin's home life, as he attempts to woo the heart of the red-haired Tartar prisoner Bortai whom he has captured in a raid. He must also deal with various intrigues within his palace. Eventually, Bortai falls to his manly charms, Temujin defeats his enemies within and without, and is crowned Genghis Khan.
Director: Dick Powell
Cast: Agnes Moorehead, Barrie Chase, Carl Vernell, Charles Horvath, David Hoffman, Fred Aldrich, Fred Graham, George E Stone, Gregg Barton, Jarma Lewis, Jeanne Gerson, John Daheim, John George, John Hoyt, John Wayne, Ken Terrell, Lane Bradford, Larry Chance, Lee Van Cleef, Leo Gordon, Leslie Bradley, Michael Granger, Michael Wayne, Patricia Tiernan, Patrick Wayne, Paul Hoffman, Pedro Armendáriz, Peter Mamakos, Phil Arnold, Ray Spiker, Richard Loo, Robert Hinkle, Susan Hayward, Sylvia Lewis, Ted de Corsia, Thomas Gomez, Torben Meyer, Weaver Levy, William Conrad
123movies Toward the Unknown (1956)
The trials and tribulations of a group of experimental aircraft test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base at the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s.
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw, Murray Hamilton, Paul Fix, James Garner, L.Q. Jones, Karen Steele, Bartlett Robinson, Malcolm Atterbury, Ralph Moody, Maura Murphy, Carol Kelly
123movies The 3 Penny Opera (1956)
In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the \'king of the beggars\'.
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Cast: Rudolf Forster, Carola Neher, Reinhold Schünzel, Fritz Rasp, Valeska Gert, Lotte Lenya, Hermann Thimig, Ernst Busch, Vladimir Sokoloff, Paul Kemp, Gustav Püttjer, Oskar Höcker, Krafft-Raschig, Herbert Grünbaum, Sylvia Torf
123movies Warning From Space (1956)
UFO's are seen around Tokyo. Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us without creating panic...
Director: Koji Shima
Cast: Bontarô Miake, Isao Yamagata, Keizo Kawasaki, Kiyoko Hirai, Shozo Nanbu
123movies Escape from the Iron Curtain (1956)
Mission to bring out a scientist from Hungary.
Director: Denis Kavanagh
Cast: John Bentley, Theodore Bikel, Donald Gray, Carina Helm, Adrienne Fancey, Oskar Wegrostek, George Roderick, Geoffrey Wilmer, Harold Jamieson, Van Boolen, Paul Homer, Sybil Rares
123movies Bugs' Bonnets (1956)
Bugs\' Bonnets: A psychological study of the behavioral effects of headgear as Bugs and Elmer continually switch personas depending on which hats they wear.
Director: Chuck Jones
Cast: Mel Blanc
123movies A Star Is Bored (1956)
Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.
Director: Friz Freleng
Cast: Mel Blanc
123movies Broom-Stick Bunny (1956)
Witch Hazel\'s claim to be the ugliest witch of all is threatened by a Halloween witch who turns out to be Bugs trick-or-treating.
Director: Chuck Jones
Cast: Mel Blanc
123movies The Rawhide Years (1956)
Dishonest riverboat gambler Ben Matthews is blamed for a murder he didn\'t commit and must find the real killer before the lynch mob finds him.
Director: Rudolph Maté
Cast: Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur Kennedy, William Demarest, William Gargan, Peter van Eyck, Minor Watson, Donald Randolph, Robert J. Wilke, Trevor Bardette, James Anderson, Robert Foulk, Chubby Johnson, Leigh Snowden, Don Beddoe
123movies Bob le flambeur (1956)
Bob, a old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend, a high official from the police, to rob a gambling casino in Dauville. Everything is planed exactly, but the police is informed about the planned coup. Meanwhile in the Casino Bob starts to gamble.
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Cast: Andre, Chris Kersen, Claude Cerval, Colette Fleury, Daniel Cauchy, Evelyne Rey, Gerard Buhr, Guy Decomble, Howard Vernon, Isabelle Corey, Jannick Arvel, Jean-Marie Rivière, Jean-Marie Robain, Rene Havard, Roger Duchesne, Roland Charbaux, Simone Paris
123movies The Brave One (1956)
is a bull named Gitano (or Gypsy). A Mexican boy Michael Ray \"adopts\" Gitano after saving the animal\'s life during a storm. The friendship between bull and boy is threatened when Gitano\'s legal owners claim the animal and ship it off to the bullring. Moved by the boy\'s plight, the President of Mexico signs a \"pardon\" for Gitano - but not soon enough to prevent the bull\'s appearance at the Plaze de Mexico at Mexico City, where he faces top matador Fermin Rivera. Based on a true incident, the film earned a \"best story\" Academy Award for one Robert Rich - who, much to the embarrassment of the Academy (and the delight of civil libertarians) turned out to be blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.
Director: Irving Rapper
Cast: Carlos Fernández, Carlos Navarro, Elsa Cárdenas, Joi Lansing, Jorge Treviño, Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr
123movies Le coup du berger (1956)
When an unfaithful wife receives a fur coat from her lover as a gift, they must figure out a way to keep the husband from discovering the coat\'s true origins.
Director: Jacques Rivette
Cast: Virginie Vitry, Anne Doat, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Claude Brialy
123movies The Last Hunt (1956)
Set in the early 1880s, this is the story of one of the last buffalo hunts in the Northwest. Sandy McKinzie is tired of hunting buffalo, and tired of killing-Charley on the other hand ...
Director: Richard Brooks
Cast: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget, Russ Tamblyn, Constance Ford, Joe De Santis, Ainslie Pryor, Ralph Moody, Fred Graham, Ed Lonehill
123movies A Day of Fury (1956)
While on a manhunt the Marshal is saved by a passing gunslinger named Jagade. It is a time when law is coming to the west and when the gunslinger shows up in the Marshals' town the Marshal is caught between the town citezens fears and the debt he owes the gunslinger. The situation is further complicated by a previous relationship between the Marshal's fiancĂ©e and Jagade.
Director: Harmon Jones
Cast: Bobby Barber, Carl Benton Reid, Charles Cane, Dale Robertson, Dani Crayne, Dee Carroll, Fern Barry, George Barrows, Harry Tyler, Helen Kleeb, Henry Wills, Howard Wendell, Howard Wright, James Bell, Jan Merlin, Jane Howard, Jock Mahoney, Joe Bassett, Joe Kerr, John Dehner, Malcolm Atterbury, Mara Corday, Michael Ross, Phil Chambers, Ralph Votrian, Robert Filmer, Rush Williams, Sheila Bromley, Steve Conte, Sydney Mason, Terry Frost, Tim Graham
123movies A Bullet for Joey (1956)
In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.
Director: Lewis Allen
Cast: Audrey Totter, Edward G Robinson, George Dolenz, George Raft
123movies Diane (1956)
A beautiful woman serving as advisor to the King of France falls for his son.
Director: David Miller
Cast: Alan Lee, Ann Staunton, Anthony Marsh, Barbara Darrow, Basil Ruysdael, Cedric Hardwicke, Charles Keane, Christopher Dark, David Hoffman, Duane Grey, Fay Morley, Gene Reynolds, Geoffrey Toone, Henry Daniell, Ian Wolfe, James Drury, James Fairfax, James Logan, Jamie Farr, Jerry Martin, John Irving, John Lupton, John O'Malley, Lana Turner, Leonard Mudie, Leslie Denison, Marc Cavell, Marisa Pavan, Melville Cooper, Michael Ansara, Milton Parsons, Paul Cavanagh, Paul Kent, Paul Preboist, Pedro Armendáriz, Percy Helton, Peter Brocco, Peter Gray, Peter Hansen, Robert Dix, Roger Moore, Ronald Green, Sean McClory, Stuart Whitman, Taina Elg, Torin Thatcher, Tyler MacDuff, Vesey O'Davoren
123movies Julie (1956)
Her new husband's behaviour convinces Benton that his jealousy is dangerous, and when he admits he killed her first husband she realises she has to get away. A long-time friend helps all he can, but even in a town the size of San Fransisco Benton seems able to track them down. The police can do nothing despite a death threat, so the next move is up to .
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: Aline Towne, Ann Robinson, Barney Phillips, Barry Sullivan, Carleton Young, Doris Day, Ed Hinton, Eddie Marr, Frank Lovejoy, Frank Marlowe, Hank Patterson, Harlan Warde, Jack Kelly, Jack Kruschen, Joel Marston, John Gallaudet, John Phillips, Louis Jourdan, Mae Marsh, Marjorie Stapp, Pamela Duncan
123movies While The City Sleeps (1956)
Death of media magnat Amos Kyne is causing power struggle between his executives. In the meantime New York women become prey of a serial killer. Reporter Edward Mobley is in that circumstances faced with almost impossible missions: to catch the killer, to prevent the media empire from falling into the wrong hands and to save his romantic relationship from break-up.
Cast: Bert Stevens, Carleton Young, Celia Lovsky, Charles Sherlock, Dana Andrews, David Andrews, Ed Hinton, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Ida Lupino, James Craig, Joe Devlin, John Drew Barrymore, Larry J Blake, Leonard Carey, Mae Marsh, Mickey Martin, Mike Lally, Pitt Herbert, Ralph Brooks, Ralph Peters, Rhonda Fleming, Robert Warwick, Sally Forrest, Sayre Dearing, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Vladimir Sokoloff