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  • Hold Back the Dawn

    Hold Back the Dawn

    ★★★★

    Charles Boyer, a European immigrant, is waiting in Mexico for his chance to enter the United States. Due to the quota system, he may have to wait at least 5 years before he can legally enter. Former paramour Paulette Goddard explains to him her method of gaining immediate entry; she married an American and entered the country as his wife. Boyer decides to follow Goddard’s example. He will marry an American and gain immediate entry as her husband. Once in…

  • Fraulein

    Fraulein

    ★★★

    As Germany collapses and the allies capture Berlin, young, beautiful Dana Wynter becomes an internal refugee whose safety is continually threatened due to the chaotic conditions within the city. American Army Major Mel Ferrer helps Wynter find tranquility and the happiness of a secure future.

    The grim aftermath of Germany’s fall is depicted. The script tries to bring out the events, and the acting is acceptable, but the make-up, costumes, and sets are too clean and bland to convey the gritty atmosphere of immediate postwar Berlin. Only the documentary shots of the broken streets of the city clearly show the devastating results of war.

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  • The General

    The General

    ★★★★★

    Buster Keaton's masterpiece.

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    ★★★★★

    A farmer, inflamed by passion for an alluring city girl, contemplates killing his wife. He repents and convinces his terrified wife of his contrition and love. They spend a happy day touring the city. As the couple sails home, a storm wrecks their boat, and they are thrown into the water. The despairing husband, believing his wife has drowned, nearly strangles the city girl, but he is stopped by his neighbor’s call that his wife has been found alive. During…