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123movies Hemo the Magnificent (1957)
The second in a group of full-color Bell Science Specials produced, written and directed by the legendary Frank Capra, is an hour-long combination of animation and live action, explaining in the most entertaining manner possible the human circulatory system. Shakesepearean scholar Dr. Frank Baxter again appears as "Dr. Research," with Richard Carlson as "The Fiction Writer." After establishing that "haemo" is the Greek word for blood, Dr. Research introduces The Fiction Writer
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Frank Baxter, June Foray, Marvin Miller, Mel Blanc, Richard Carlson, Sterling Holloway
123movies Mother India (1957)
The film begins with the finishing of a water canal for the village set in the present. Radha (Nargis), as the mother of the village, is asked to open the canal and remembers back to her past when she was newly married, mirroring the new independence of India. The wedding between Radha and Shamu (Raaj Kumar) was paid for by Radha's mother-in-law, who got a loan from the moneylender Sukhilala. This event starts the spiral of poverty and hardship that Radha endures. The conditions of the loan are disputed, but the village elders decide in favor of the moneylender, after which Shamu and Radha are forced to pay three-quarters of their crop as interest on the loan of 500 rupees. While trying to use more of their land to alleviate their poverty, Shamu's arms are crushed by a boulder. He is shamed by his helplessness and is humiliated by others in the village. Deciding that he is no use to his family, he leaves and does not return. Soon after this, Radha's mother-in-law dies. Radha continues...
Director: Mehboob Khan
Cast: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Kanhaiyalal, Jilloo Maa, Kumkum, Chanchal, Sheela Naik, Mukri, Siddiqui, Ram Shastri, Fakir Mohammad, Geeta, Hameeda
123movies Paths of Glory (1957)
When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Adolphe Menjou, Bert Freed, Christiane Kubrick, Emile Meyer, George Macready, James B Harris, Jerry Hausner, Joe Turkel, Kem Dibbs, Kirk Douglas, Paul Bös, Peter Capell, Ralph Meeker, Richard Anderson, Rolf Kralovitz, Timothy Carey, Wayne Morris
Release: February 09, 1957
123movies Ali Baba Bunny (1957)
Bugs and Daffy tunnel to Baghdad where they find caves full of treasure and a guard named Hassan who wants only to \"chop\" them.
Director: Chuck Jones
Cast: Mel Blanc
Release: July 06, 1957
123movies What's Opera, Doc? (1957)
Elmer Fudd is again hunting rabbits - only this time it\'s an opera. Wagner\'s Siegfried with Elmer as the titular hero and Bugs as Brunnhilde. They sing, they dance, they eat the scenery.
Director: Chuck Jones
Cast: Mel Blanc
123movies Quantez (1957)
Gang of robbers heads for Mexican border, meets unexpected opposition along the way.
Director: Harry Keller
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone, James Barton, Sydney Chaplin, John Gavin, John Larch, Michael Ansara
123movies The White Orchid (1957)
A romantic triangle leads to complications on an archaeological expedition in Southern Mexico.
Director: Reginald Le Borg
Cast: William Lundigan, Peggie Castle, Armando Silvestre, Rosenda Monteros, Jorge Treviño, Alejandro de Montenegro, Miguel A. Gallardo, Ramón Sánchez, Ballet Moderno de Mexico
123movies War Drums (1957)
The friendship between a white man and an Apache chief is tested when they fall in love with the same woman during a time of frontier conflict
Director: Reginald Le Borg
Cast: Ben Johnson, James Parnell, Jeanne Carmen, Jil Jarmyn, Joan Taylor, John Colicos, John Pickard, Larry Chance, Lex Barker, Mauritz Hugo, Richard H Cutting, Tom Monroe, Ward Ellis
123movies China Gate (1957)
In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.
Director: Samuel Fuller
Cast: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov, Lee Van Cleef, George Givot, Gerald Milton, Neyle Morrow, Marcel Dalio, Maurice Marsac, Warren Hsieh, Paul Busch, James Hong, Willie Soo Hoo, Walter Soo Hoo
Release: December 05, 1957
123movies The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1957)
A group of lonely Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarians that also hold their men captive. There is a cameo appearance by the sea serpent.
Director: Roger Corman
Cast: Abby Dalton, Betsy Jones-Moreland, Bradford Jackson, Gary Conway, Herman Hack, Jay Sayer, Jonathan Haze, June Kenney, Lynette Bernay, Michael Forest, Richard Devon, Sally Todd, Susan Cabot, Wilda Taylor
123movies Designing Woman (1957)
A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common.
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene, Tom Helmore, Mickey Shaughnessy, Jesse White, Chuck Connors, Edward Platt, Alvy Moore, Carol Veazie, Jack Cole
123movies Rogue's Yarn (1957)
An adulterous husband plans to kill his invalid wife. He thinks that he has the perfect alibi, but an alert detective unravels his story.
Director: Vernon Sewell
Cast: Nicole Maurey, Derek Bond, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Hugh Latimer, John Serret, John Salew, Joan Carol, Nigel Fitzgerald, Madoline Thomas, Agatha Carroll, Barbara Christie, Hugh Morton, John Helier, Eric Corrie, Vernon Sewell
123movies Please Murder Me (1957)
A lawyer wins an a acquittal for his client, a woman accused of murder. After the verdict, he finds out that she indeed did commit the murder and manipulated him to win her acquittal. Guilt-ridden, and knowing that she can't be tried again for the murder, he devises a plan to bring her to justice.
Director: Peter Godfrey
Cast: Alex Sharp, Angela Lansbury, Bud Osborne, Denver Pyle, Dick Foran, John Dehner, Lamont Johnson, Lee Miller, Madge Blake, Raymond Burr, Robert Griffin, Russell Thorson
123movies Raintree County (1957)
Idealist John Wickliff Shawnessy drifts away from his high school sweetheart Nell Gaither and enters into a passionate, but loveless, marriage with Susanna Drake a wealthy New Orleans belle. But John soon learns that Susanna's mother died in a lunatic asylum and it becomes apparent that Susanna has inherited her family's curse for she tricked him into marriage. Frustrated with life, John leaves home by enlisting in the Northern Army and fights in Tennessee and Georgia during the terrible and brutal Civil War where he does some soul searching for himself and explores his path in life to what may lay in store for him should he return home.
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Cast: Agnes Moorehead, Bill Walker, Burt Mustin, Charles Watts, Christopher Riordan, DeForest Kelley, Don Burnett, Donald Losby, Dorothy Granger, Eileen Stevens, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint, Frank Kreig, Frank Mills, Gardner McKay, Isabel Cooley, Jack Daly, James Griffith, Janet Lake, Jarma Lewis, John Eldredge, Lee Marvin, Michael Dante, Michael Dugan, Milicent Patrick, Montgomery Clift, Myrna Hansen, Nesdon Booth, Nigel Patrick, Oliver Blake, Owen McGiveney, Phil Chambers, Phyllis Douglas, Rhys Williams, Robert Foulk, Robert Stevenson, Rod Taylor, Rosalind Hayes, Russell Collins, Ruth Attaway, Stacy Harris, Sue George, Tom Drake, Walter Abel, William Challee
123movies Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold stature of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical power to grant wishes. Her shiftless boyfriend wants to sell it to an unscrupulous art collector, but Phaedra wants to give it to anthropologist Jim Calder, who would return it to the Greek government.
Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Alan Ladd, Alex Minotis, Charles Fawcett, Clifton Webb, George A Cooper, Gertrude Flynn, Jorge Mistral, Laurence Naismith, Piero Giagnoni, Sophia Loren
123movies Saint Joan (1957)
Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon...
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud, Felix Aylmer, Archie Duncan, Harry Andrews, Margot Grahame, Barry Jones, Francis De Wolff, Finlay Currie, Victor Maddern, Bernard Miles, David Oxley, Patrick Barr
123movies The Invisible Boy (1957)
Timmie is a typical ten-year-old boy: he loves fun and mischief and hates to study. When his scientist father, in an attempt to improve Timmie's mind, plops him in front of the Super Computer, the boy learns more than how to beat his dad at chess. With designs on world domination, the computer has Timmie reactivate Robbie the Robot and directs the metal hulk to do his bidding. But while Robbie is an efficient minion, can he be made to harm the boy who gave him life?
Director: Herman Hoffman
Cast: Alexander Lockwood, Alfred Linder, Alvy Moore, Dennis McCarthy, Diane Brewster, Gage Clarke, Gary Vinson, Harold J Stone, Helen Kleeb, John O'Malley, Marvin Miller, Michael Miller, Philip Abbott, Ralph Votrian, Rayford Barnes, Richard Eyer, Robby the Robot, Robert H Harris, Than Wyenn
123movies Les Girls (1957)
After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and ", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Demonernas port (1950)-style narrative presents the story from three points of view. Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry (Gene Kelly), while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story.
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall, Taina Elg, Jacques Bergerac, Leslie Phillips, Henry Daniell, Patrick Macnee, Stephen Vercoe, Philip Tonge
123movies The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)
Jean and Bill are a struggling married couple with Bill trying to scrape a living as a writer. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them that Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business - a cinema in the town of Sloughborough. They pack their bags and travel to Sloughborough expecting to sell the cinema to gain a huge inheritance, however, they discover the cinema is falling apart and is run by a comically incompetant staff who seem to have worked there forever. They set out with a plan to sell it but things don't quite go to plan.
Director: Basil Dearden
Cast: Bernard Miles, Bill Travers, Francis De Wolff, Frazer Hines, George Cormack, George Cross, John Bush, John Pike, June Cunningham, Leslie Phillips, Liz Fraser, Lynne Roberts, Margaret Rutherford, Marian Collins, Michael Corcoran, Michael Scoble, Peter Sellers, Sid James, Stringer Davis, Virginia McKenna
123movies The Tall T (1957)
Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom. Tension builds over the next 24 hours as Usher awaits a response to his demands and as a romantic attachment grows between Brennan and Doretta.
Director: Budd Boetticher
Cast: Arthur Hunnicutt, Christopher Olsen, Fred Sherman, Henry Silva, John Hubbard, Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Robert Anderson, Robert Burton, Skip Homeier