Best Action Movies of 1945
The Man from Morocco
With the ending of the Spanish Civil War, a dispirited band of volunteers from the International Brigades seeks refuge in France. But on reaching the frontier, the band is disarmed, and all are detained as political prisoners. Then come instructions from Vichy that all fit prisoners are to be sent to Morocco to work on the Sahara railway for the Germans. However, one man manages to escape to London with vital information for the Allies.
Docks of New York
A 1945 East Side Kids comedy, with Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and their pals pursued by killers seeking a stolen necklace.
Walter Calvert (Davison Clark) calls upon his brother Henry (Davison Clark) at his eerie old house and demands a share of the family fortune, and threatens to kill Henry if he doesn't get it. A few days later Henry's car goes over a cliff and he is presumed dead. Bob Stewart (Robert Kent, a detective whom Henry asked to investigate the matter if he should die, starts his investigation and Duke Ellis(Tim Ryan, a newspaper reporter friend is with him. Bob meets the family at their mansion and questions Henry's sister, his half-brother, his nephew and his nephew's bride, and Ruth Allen (Amelita Ward), whose father was in business with Henry. Henry's brother Patton (Charles Middleton) and a shadowy figure known as The Voice (NO, not the Narrator)plan to kill all the relatives and divide the fortune. As the murder attempts multiply, Bob, Ruth and Duke endeavor to track down the masterminds and bring them to justice.
Don't Fence Me In
Wildcat Kelly has been dead and buried for years. Or has he? Dale is a reporter for an Eastern magazine who comes West to find out the true story of Kelly, of whom Gabby seems to have mysterious knowledge. Songs include the title song by Cole Porter and two famous songs by the Sons of the Pioneers, "The Last Roundup" and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds."
Brenda Starr, Reporter
Reporter Brenda Starr (Joan Woodbury) and her photographer Chuck Allen (Syd Saylor) get involved in a search for the loot from a payroll robbery. Cliffhanging action and adventure and a fair amount of comic relief follow them at every turn.
Man from Oklahoma
The feuding Lanes and Whittakers are brought together with the help of Roy Rogers, when a business tycoon tries to play one family against the other.
The White Gorilla
A white gorilla causes trouble in the deepest heart of Africa. The film uses footage from the silent 1927 serial Perils Of The Jungle which was written by director of The White Gorilla Harry L Fraser under the name Harry P.Crist
The Woman in Green
A series of murders of women, each with their right forefinger posthumously severed, leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to a mysterious, glamorous woman, a hypnotized assassin, and a blackmail scheme worthy of Professor Moriarty, who is its mastermind.
This unhistorical account of pirate Captain Kidd revolves around treasure and treachery. In 1699, William Kidd, presenting himself as an honest shipmaster, dupes King William III into backing his mission to fight pirates, with a crew of condemned pirates and the promise of pardon.
The House on 92nd Street
The US Government tries to track down embedded Nazi agents in the States.