It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards
Country: United States
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Starring: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey
Directed by: John Huston
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall
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Starring: Douglas Edwards
Starring: Maggi McNellis
Starring: John Garfield
Starring: Alan Dale, Janie Ford
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By: Lloyd C. Douglas
It was a calm, early summer noon in the southern mountains of Arabia. Sheltering the King's well-guarded domain, a mile above and a dozen miles east of the Dead Sea, motionless masses of neighbourly white clouds hung suspended from a ...
By: Norman Mailer
Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon.
By: Frances Parkinson Keyes
Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.
By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull
Hilary Laurens, a young Episcopal priest about 1939, has recently returned to his hometown, somewhere in the American heartland. Upon receiving sudden word that his grandfather, the Bishop of that diocese and the only father he's known, has suddenly taken ...
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