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A United Artists Retrospective Scrapbook: 1954


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William Lundigan, Herbert marshall, and Matha Hyer starred in the sci-fi film Riders to the Stars

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Personal Affair had Gene Tierney racing to protect husband Leo Genn from horrible claims made about what he had supposedly done to Glynis Johns.

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Dane Clark, Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee and the Harlem Globetrotters appeared in a sports film, Go Man Go

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Tony Curtis was among the marines in Beachhead

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Dragon's Gold was a crime film.

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Phil Silvers starred in Top Banana, a 3D musical

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overland Pacific was a B western

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In The Scarlet Spear, there was a race against time to stop a ritual killing.

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Van Heflin went to England for a treasure hunt film

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A Queen's World Tour was a Documentary about Queen Elizabeth doing just that

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In came a Swiss made version of the famous Swiss tale, Heidi.... two years late

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Beat the Devil, John Huston's famous cult film arrived with Humphrey Bogard, jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, and Peter Lorre in the cast from a Truman Capote script.

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Back to the West with Southwest Package. Like Top Banana earlier in the year, it was originally shown in 3D, but 3D prints of both have vanished, leaving only regular ones

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Barbara Stanwyck was a Witness to Murder

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The Lone Gun was another western. this time, the main female was Dorothy Malone, supporting George Murphy

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Another swashbuckler, this one with Eva Gabor.

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More noir, this time with Anthony Quinn and Charles Coburn

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And to the West for The Yellow Tomahawk

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Challenge the wild was a nature documentary

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Richard Egan and Herbert Marshall went sci-fi in Gog

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Charles Laughton received raves for his leading part in Hobson's Choice

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Gregory Peck went to England to appear in the comedy The Million Pound Note

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Return to Treasure Island again had Robert Newton as Long John Silver. This one also had Tab Hunter.

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The Lawless Rider was another little Western

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Burt Lancaster and Jean Peters played Native Americans in Apache

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The Diamond Wizard was a heist film that was also England's first 3D film

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Crossed Swords starred the greatest of the Swashbucklers, Errol Flynn and Gina Lollobrigida

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Victory at Sea was a condensed movie version of a documentary TV show about historic naval battles of WWII

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Luis Bunuel did a fine job with an energetic film version of Robinson Crusoe, buoyed by a great performance from Dan O'Herlihy, Oscar nominated.

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Alec Guiness, Jack Hawkins, and Flora Robson appeared in the war film Malta story

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Edmund O'Brien was a crooked cop in Shield for Murder, a film much seen on TV in the early days

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The Little Kidnappers was a British import with much praised child performances

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Broderick Crawford and Ruth Roman went Down Three Dark Streets in a noir type of way

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Khyber Patrol was a B adventure film with Richard Egan

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Jesse James's Women made for a slightly different Western

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The Barefoot Contessa was another acid-tonged showbiz tale from Joseph Mankiewitz, director of All About Eve. This won won an Oscar for Edmund O'brien, and starred Humphrey Bogart and Ava Gardner in its deeply pessimistic tale

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The hunt was on for a killer in Operation Manhunt

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Back to the West with Sitting Bull

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Frank Sinatra was a hitman hired to kill the president in Suddenly, co-starring Sterling Hayden.

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The Golden Mistress was a saga with good vs. voodoo

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You Know What Sailors Are was a british comedy of the amorous activity of sailors

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Ginger Rogers was in Twist of Fate, a dark thriller

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The White Orchid was a Western Adventure film

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The Snow Creature returned UA to the world of sci-fi and horror

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Laurence Harvey was Shakespeare's famous Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, with Flora Robson as the nurse

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Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster were mortal enemies in Vera Cruz

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Two crime films closed the year: The Steel Cage, a prison film

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And Black Tuesday with Edward G Robinson

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