The period of film and television between 1950 and 1959.

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What is the name of a SciFi movie about intelligent Ants

I saw a B&W (circa 1950's) SciFi movie many years ago that was about astronauts who were held captive on another planet by large intelligent ants. The scene I remember most was when a person was ...
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What movie has characters singing about the Ed Sullivan Show?

A long time ago, I saw parts of a very strange movie on TV. It appeared to either be in or take place in the same era as films like Singin' In The Rain, and like that film it too was a musical. I ...
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Need help identifying UK 50's or 60's 'foster home' movie

Can anyone identify a movie from this vague description? British film made in the 50s or early 60s and is the story of a girl who has to live in a foster home as her father is away at sea. The foster ...
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Astronaut turns into a monster

When I was a child, I saw a movie that was about an astronaut who returned from a space mission with a virus or something in him that turned him into a monster at the end. In the movie, he is stopped ...
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Movie about a reform school where the staff are ageless and made of stone

I remember seeing an older woman who was part of the staff at the reform school. She was showing someone that she was ageless and maybe made of some kind of stone. I saw it around 1971. I also ...
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1950s? color movie about the search for a black or blue rose

1950s? color movie about finding a black or blue rose Group of knights(?) searching for a blue or black rose Memorable scene: The group makes camp for the night, trees come alive and attack them. ...
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50s-60s movie about a country man who goes on an adventure

I have a very faint recollection of this movie, having watched it as a kid. The general plot was about a big man (who may or may not have been an English or Scottish lumberjack), who lived in a tiny ...
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black and white movie about orphans and opening a school

It's one of those classic black and white movies back in 40s and 50s i believe. There is this man who adopts some kids I think. On Christmas I think, he brings home some used presents for the kids ...
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What's this romantic comedy about a housemaid pretending to be the owner?

Need help finding the name of the following movie: There was a guy who lived in an apartment in a big city (likely New York City), and there was a woman who posed as his housesitter/keeper while he ...
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Planet where time slowed/stands still and fight ants on ledge

I saw this movie (from the 50s?) on TV as a child in later 60's. I recall it being b/w. I recall somewhat clearly a number of 'explorers' on a distant planet moving up a narrowish path/ledge along the ...
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Boy's dream about a hairy monster or alien turns out to be real

What is this 1950s sci-fi movie about a boy's dream? I remember its ending where you are convinced that all the action in the movie turns out to just be a dream that occurred when a boy fell asleep ...