Bwana Devil     Robert Stack     Charlton Heston     Singing in the Rain     High Noon     Fred Zinnemann     Gary Cooper     Grace Kelly,     Katy Jurado     The Quiet Man     John Ford     John Wayne     Maureen O'Hara     Victor McLaglen     Come Back, Little Sheba     Daniel Mann     Shirley Booth     Burt Lancaster     Terry Moore     Richard Jaeckel     The Bad and the Beautiful     Vincente Minelli     Lana Turner     Kirk Douglas     Dick Powell     Barry Sullivan     Gloria Grahame

1952 Fifties

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Good Movies of 1952



High Noon - Directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges and Katy Jurado. The real time tick tock story of one man having to face a gang of outlaws alone for a town full of cowards. High Noon



The Quiet Man - John Ford directed this romantic comedy starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and narrated be Ward Bond. Colorfully filmed in the Irish countryside with an abundance of macho Irish drinking and fighting. It is perhaps best remembered for the fight scene. The Quiet Man Big Fight



Come back little sheba 1952Come Back, Little Sheba - Directed by Daniel Mann is the story of a middle aged woman in a loveless marriage with a reformed alcoholic and a young woman boarder to contend with. Her lost dog Sheba an analogy of her lost life. Staring Shirley Booth who won an Academy Award, Burt Lancaster, Terry Moore and Richard Jaeckel. Come Back Little Sheba review


bad and beautiful 1952The Bad and the Beautiful - Directed by Vincente Minelli staring Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, and Gloria Grahame. It is the story of a self consumed producer (Kirk Douglas) who alienates all those around him. The movie launched Douglas as one of the superstars of the Fifties. The Bad and Beautiful.


New Movies 1952


The Pride of St. Louis

The Greatest Show on Earth

Singin' in the Rain

5 Fingers
Abbott and Costello Captain Kidd
Above and Beyond
Affair in Trinidad
Against All Flags
Androcles and the Lion
Angel Face
The Atomic City
Because You're Mine
The Belle of New York
Bend of the River
The Big Sky
The Big Trees
The Black Castle
Brandy for the Parson
Brave Warrior
Tomahawk Territory
Captive Women
The Card
Carson City
Clash by Night
The Crimson Pirate
Don't Bother to Knock
Down Among the Z Men
Forbidden Games
Hangman's Knot
Hans Christian Andersen
Anybody Seen My Gal?
Being Earnest
Indian Uprising
Invasion U.S.A.
The Jazz Singer
Forbidden Games
Jack and the Beanstalk
Japanese War Bride
The Life of Oharu

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Viva Zapata!

Moulin Rouge
My Cousin Rachel
My Six Convicts
My Son John,
The Narrow Margin
Dangerous Ground
Pat and Mike
Pepe el Toro
Rancho Notorious
Red Ball Express
Red Planet Mars
Sailor Beware,
The Savage
The Sniper
Son of Paleface
The Sound Barrier
The Star
The Stooge
Sudden Fear
This is Cinerama
The Thief
The Titfield Thunderbolt
Two Centsof Hope
We're Not Married!
With a Song in My Heart
The World in His Arms
Lost in Alaska
The Medium
Member of the Wedding
The Merry Widow
Million Dollar Mermaid
Lady of Fatima
Monkey Business
Montana Belle

Jumping Jacks
Kansas City Confidential




Entertainment News 1952


bwana devil 1952


Bwana Devil is considered the first 3D movie that began the 3D boom of the 50's. It stared Robert Stack, Nigel Bruce and Barbra Britton it was billed as "The Miracle of the Age!!! A LION in your lap! A LOVER in your arms!" Bwana Devil 3D


Ronald Reagan married Nancy Davis, Liz Taylor married husband number two Michael Wilding and we see debuts for Anne Bancroft, Julie Harris and Leonard Nimoy,


Academy Awards 1952


greatest show on earth 1952
Charlton Heston and Jimmy Stewart


Picture: "THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH", "High Noon", "Ivanhoe", "Moulin Rouge", "The Quiet Man"


Actor: GARY COOPER in "High Noon", Marlon Brando in "Viva Zapata!", Kirk Douglas in "The Bad and the Beautiful", Jose Ferrer in "Moulin Rouge", Alec Guinness in "The Lavender Hill Mob"


Actress: SHIRLEY BOOTH in "Come Back, Little Sheba", Joan Crawford in "Sudden Fear", Bette Davis in "The Star", Julie Harris in "The Member of the Wedding", Susan Hayward in "With a Song in My Heart"


Supporting Actor: ANTHONY QUINN in "Viva Zapata!", Richard Burton in "My Cousin Rachel", Arthur Hunnicutt in "The Big Sky", Victor McLaglen in "The Quiet Man", Jack Palance in "Sudden Fear"


Supporting Actress: GLORIA GRAHAME in "The Bad and the Beautiful", Jean Hagen in "Singin' In The Rain", Colette Marchand in "Moulin Rouge", Terry Moore in "Come Back, Little Sheba", Thelma RItter in "With a Song in My Heart"


Director: JOHN FORD for "The Quiet Man", Cecil B. DeMille for "The Greatest Show On Earth", John Huston for "Moulin Rouge", Joseph L. Mankiewicz for "Five Fingers", Fred Zinnemann for "High Noon"


Top Box Office 1952


Singing in the Rain, Good Morning Good Morning


1. The Greatest Show on Earth
2. The Bad and the Beautiful
3. The Snows of Kilimanjaro
4. Ivanhoe
5. Singin' In The Rain
6. Sailor Beware
7. Moulin Rouge
8. Hans Christian Andersen
9. Affair in Trinidad
10. Monkey Business



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