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123movies Silk Stockings (1957)
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to complete their mission and to retrieve them. She starts out condemning the decadent West, but gradually falls under its spell, with the help of Steve Canfield, an American movie producer.
Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Cast: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Jules Munshin, Joseph Buloff, Wim Sonneveld
123movies Jeanne Eagels (1957)
The life of 1920s actress .
Cast: Agnes Moorehead, Jeff Chandler, Kim Novak
123movies Voodoo Island (1957)
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers.
Director: Reginald Le Borg
Cast: Adam West, Beverly Tyler, Boris Karloff, Elisha Cook Jr, Friedrich von Ledebur, Glenn Dixon, Herbert Patterson, Jean Engstrom, Jerry Frank, Murvyn Vye, Owen Cunningham, Rhodes Reason
123movies Band of Angels (1957)
Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to the best schools. When he dies suddenly however, Amantha's world is turned upside down. She learns that her father had been living on borrowed money and that her mother was actually a slave and her father's mistress. The plantation is to be sold to pay off her father's debts and as the daughter of slave, Amantha is also to be sold as property. She is bought by a Louisiana plantation owner, Hamish Bond and over time she grows to love him until she learns he was a slave-trader. She tries again to become part of white society but realizes that her future lies elsewhere.
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Andrea King, Clark Gable, Efrem Zimbalist Jr, Patric Knowles, Ray Teal, Raymond Bailey, Rex Reason, Sidney Poitier, Tommie Moore, Torin Thatcher, Yvonne De Carlo
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