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Golden Years of Television: Counterfeit / Model Couple / Ship Day / Unknown Madonna

A collection of rare television dramas from the series "Douglas Fairbank Jr. Presents" and the "Conrad Nagel Theater."
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DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1953
  • Label: Alpha Video

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COUNTERFEIT (1955): A GI stationed in Occupied Germany investigates a counterfeiting ring and finds the temptation of easy money irresistible. He blackmails the counterfeiters into giving him money to marry his fiance, but his guilt and desire to escape lead to desperate measures. Starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Robert Beatty, Linda Caroll, Rolf von Nauckhoff, Ernst Fritz Furbringer, Klaus W. Krause, Hans Hinrich; Directed by Roy Rich.

SHIP DAY (1956): A ship's doctor goes ashore to assist in the delivery of a baby, but a typhoon is approaching the island. The captain has to decide whether he should leave, stranding his medical officer on the island for months, or stay in port, endangering his ship. Starring Clifford Evans, Cyril Cusack, John Rae, Michael Hall, James Liggat, Alexander Gauge, Elspeth March; Directed by Derek Twist.

THE MODEL COUPLE (1953)): A wife inherits a large sum of money from a mystery man out of her past. Her husband of seventeen years is perplexed when she refuses to divulge details, putting a tremendous strain on the marriage. Starring Leslie Daniels, Peg La Centra, Clelia Matania, John Stacy; Directed by John Mantley.

THE UNKNOWN MADONNA (1953)): An artist falls in love with his model, not knowing she's a prostitute. When the painting sells for $10,000, she schemes to get her share. Starring Peg La Centra, Michael Tor, John Stacey, Phyllis Browne; Directed by John Mantley.

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  • Sales Rank: 17,677
  • UPC: 089218716590
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