Mild-mannered Henry Limpet longs to serve his country during World War II, but he he is too small and weak to pass the Navy's admissions physical. Then a magical wish changes Henry Limpet from a little fish in a big pond into...well, a fish! With a fin up on the enemy, Henry uses his new aquatic abilities to lead the Navy into battle as its ultimate secret weapon!
Say it together everyone: “Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” Re-experience this classic holiday story about a man who thinks his life is not worth living until an unlikely guardian angel named Clarence shows him what life would be like if he had never born. This film hits on biblical truths such as the value of each individual life and the purpose God has for each of us. This enchanting classic directed by Frank Capra will warm your heart and lift your spirit. Make it an annual Christmas event!
Jeffrey Hunter stars in this beautifully filmed life of Christ. Panoramic scenes of battles between Roman legions and Judean rebels contrast with the serene faith of Jesus. Includes scenes of Christ's Sermon on the Mount, His selection of the apostles, His Passion, Crucifixion and Ascension. The life of Christ with simplicity, taste and reverence.
Ian worries that his summer vacation at Grandma's will be totally lame—even with his spirited dog Bentley with him. When the cute tomboy living next door to Grandma Mimi befriends him, the adventures begin, for there is a dark and haunted mansion in which the reclusive Franklin Lyle lives. Suspense builds as the kids meet Jimmy Murano and his devious lawyer who are trying to force Franklin off the property. Can Ian and Jules solve the mystery of who owns the house...really? Stars Ernest Borgnine, Jason Harvey, Jeffrey Sharmat, Stephanie Sawyer, and Eileen Brennan.
The Legend of the Three Trees is a timeless retelling of the classic folk tale of three distinct trees, each with its own hopes, dreams and aspirations. We follow a beautiful olive tree blossoming in the valley, a knotty oak tree clinging to the shore and a strong pine standing high on the mountainside. They each dreamed of becoming great - perhaps a majestic treasure chest, or a magnificent sailing ship or maybe the tallest tree in the forest.
Victor Hugo's stirring novel of redemption and revolution is brought to life in this theatrical version. Liam Neeson stars as Jean Valjean, a heartless convict who is transformed by a single act of mercy. Uma Thurman is Fantine, the vulnerable prostitute who begs Valjean to raise her only child, Cosette (Claire Danes). Geoffrey Rush is an ambitious policeman determined to return Valjean to prison. A compelling and powerful human drama.
A little shepherd boy dies on his eighth birthday and is whisked to Heaven, where he has a hard time accepting he's really dead and he just wishes to return home. His assigned guardian angel tries his best to help the shepherd boy adjust to his new home, even allowing him to return to Earth to retrieve his special treasure box and to see his parents again. When the shepherd boy witnesses the birth of Jesus, he comes to realize what truly is important in the world.
Man From Snowy River A rancher sets his sights on the hills of Snowy River country. Before he can stake his claim, however, a cowboy steals his daughter’s heart and uncovers a secret in those hills. Escape to Grizzly Mountain A rugged adventure set in the splendor of the Pacific Northwest, Escape to Grizzly Mountain follows a brave boy back through time in a race to save one of Earth’s cutest and most lovable creatures!
Director John Ford brings us to the lawless frontier village of Shinbone, a town plagued by a larger-than-life nemesis, Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin), James Stewart plays the bungling but charming big-city lawyer determined to rid Shinbone of Valance, and he finds that he has an unlikely ally in the form of a rugged local rancher (John Wayne). The two men also share the same love interest (Vera Miles). But when the final showdown becomes inevitable, one of the two will attempt to get the gunman...but the other one will wind up getting the gal.
The holiday season is in full swing when a cultured gentleman with twinkling eyes, an ample belly, and a snowy beard (Edmund Gwenn) is hired as Macy's department store Santa. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with Christmas spirit...except for his boss, Doris Walker (Maureen O'Hara), who's raising her daughter (Natalie Wood) to not believe in Santa. But when Kringle is declared insane, and put on trial, everyone's faith is put to the test as young and old alike face the age-old question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?
A young boy is determined to befriend a rebellious horse in this touching family film based on the celebrated novel by Mary O'Hara. Ten-year-old Ken McLaughlin (Roddy McDowall), who lives on the Goose Bar Ranch, desperately wants a colt of his own. Frustrated by the boy's constant daydreaming, Ken's father (Preston Foster) finally lets him choose any horse in the herd. Ken picks a beautiful filly whom he names Flicka, but the high-spirited animal comes from a "bad" bloodline that's considered to be hopelessly wild.
Les Manning is a self-made Texas oilman living in a world of wealth and power. He’s used to getting what he wants when he wants it. However, when his only daughter begins to discover his sordid lifestyle, and a humble but straight-talking rancher stands up to him, Manning’s world fractures. Having run from God all his life, Manning must finally come to grips with who he is and his need for change. Special appearance by Billy Graham.
Pinky (Jeanne Crain), a black woman who works as a nurse in Boston, finds she is able to "pass for white." Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiancé (William Lundigan) and returns home to Mississippi. There, she helps her ailing grandmother (Ethel Waters) by caring for her employer (Ethel Barrymore), an imperious plantation owner. When she names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial.
This 1951 Biblical epic stars Robert Taylor as the Legion commander whose love for a Christian slave girl (Deborah Kerr) crosses the divide between Empire and a sect with a higher loyalty. Presiding over all is Nero (Peter Ustinov). He is Caesar, madman, murderer -- an imperial ruler of the spectacular, and spectacularly doomed, glory that was Rome. A two-disc special edition set.
A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI when he single-handedly attacks and captures a German position using the same strategy as in turkey shoot.