It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Directed by: Michael Powell
Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price
Country: United States
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young
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Starring: Arthur Shields
Starring: Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang, Tommy Dix, Betty Ann Nyman
Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris
Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker
Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman
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By: Mika Waltari
The only Finnish novel adopted into a Hollywood filmMika Waltari's 1945 novel The Egyptian was turned into a DeLuxe Color epic film by 20th Century Fox in 1954 and was nominated for an academy award a year later.A
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
By: Sholem Asch
With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of ...
By: John O'Hara
A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.
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